Kutai National Park Indigenous Orang Utan

ARRIVAL BALIKPAPAN OR SAMARINDA  / SANGATTA / KABO PIER / KUTAI NATIONAL PARK / SANGATA DELTA 

Need to Know

BALIKPAPAN OR SAMARINDA AIRPORT / LOA JANAN / TENGGARONG / MUARA MUNTAI /
MANCONG / TANJUNG ISUY l LOA JANAN / SANGATTA / KUTAI NATIONAL PARK

Pick up point

Samarinda or Balikpapan Airport

Drop off point

Samarinda or Balikpapan Airport

Region

East Kalimantan

Chalenge Level

Easy

Duration

4 Days / 3 Nights

Tour Code

ATB 141

Tour Highlights

  • Walk through lush primary rainforests in search of orangutans and other wildlife
  • Overnight in the rain forest to hear sound of the jungle
  • Cruise through the river spotting proboscis monkeys, crocodiles and any bird species
  • Night jungle trek to find the tarantulas
  • Bird watching

Overview

Kutai National Park is an area over 2,000 km2 and It has been protected since the 1970’s. The Park is dominated by lowland tropica rainforest . It is one of the natural tourist destinations in East Kalimantan due to the potential of biodiversity combined with the beauty of green lowland tropical forests. Indigenous orangutans are the main attraction that makes tourists from all over the world visit this park

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Itinerary

Upon arrival at the Airport of Balikpapan or Samarinda, meet and great with your guide then immediately transfer by vehicle to Sangatta. A bumpy but fascinating road through a string of villages and forest.  Stop somewhere for lunch and coffee. Upon arrival in Sangata check in hotel and dinner. 

🕓Balikpapan – Sangatta is about 291 km : 7 hrs by vehicle
🕚 Samarinda – Sangatta is about 180 km : 4 hrs by vehicle

Breakfast at hotel. Short drive to Kabo pier then take motor canoe upstream Sangatta river towards the jungle of Kutai National Park. Upon arrival at Prefab Jungle Camp, we will drop our stuff in the camp and start a jungle trek into the forest. looking for wild life and Orang Utans. Late afternoon return back to Prefab Station for Dinner.

Night walk in the Park

The rain forest comes peaceful at night. Your guide and ranger, with the help of a torch will find Tarantula as well as birds which are more easily found at night.

Dinner and overnight at Prefab Jungle Camp

After breakfast, take motorcanoe to the mangrove forest of thedelta of  Sangata river to spot proboscis monkeys, macaques, birds even crocodiles and other wild life. Return to Sangata for lunch. Afterwards transfer to Samarinda for diner and overnight.

Breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport of Samarinda or Balikpapan for your next destination. Depending on your flight time. There may be time to stop at a local restaurant for lunch.

 

✔ Samarinda downtown - Airport : 30 km (45 minutes drive)
✔ Samarinda - Balikpapan : 110 km (3 hrs drive)

  • WHAT[S INCLUDED
  • WHATS EXCLUDED
  • HOTEL
  • LODGE
  • Accommodation : 1 night stay at Hotel Kutai Permai Sangata*, Sangatta or simillar 1 night stay at Prefab Jungle Camp - Kutai National Park and 1 night stay at Hotel Grand Victoria Samarinda*** or smillar, in twin or shared double room.
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle & private motor canoe.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits

 

Day Temperatures 27 °– 32°C
Night Temperatures 20 °– 25°C
Humidity 80%-90%
Rainfall 4,000mm per year
Wet Months October & June
Dry Months February & August ( but expect daily rain )

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance

 

Hotel Kutai Permai Sangatta *

Hotel Grand Victoria Samarinda ***

 

Kutai National Park has a simple jungle camp, which is called Prefab Camp. It’s located on the Sangatta river side inside the forest. It is a simple wooden lodge with several small rooms, equipped two matrasses on the floor, Kitchen facility, Indonesian styled bath room with cold water, and toilet. Electricity is 220 volt and restricted to evening hours only ( 6pm-11pm ). In front of the rooms is a shared terrace for leisure to enjoy view and the sound of the forest.

Camp Kakap Kutai national park

Prevab1 - Kutai national Park

Kutai national Park