Alesa Tours

Kutai National Park Indigenous Orangutan

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

  • OVERVIEW

Kutai National Park is an area over 2,000 km2 and It has been protected since the 1970’s and is dominated by lowland tropical 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 make overseas travelers visit this park.

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
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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 = 291 km ( 7 hrs by vehicle)     

💧 Samarinda – Sangatta = 180 km  (4 hrs by vehicle)

Breakfast at hotel, then short drive to Kabo pier. Hop on a motor canoe to get upstream Sangatta river towards the jungle of Kutai National Park. Upon arrival at the jungle camp, drop our stuff in the camp then start a jungle trek, in to the deep forest looking for wild life and Orangutans. Late afternoon return back to the Prefab station.

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 a motor canoe to the mangrove forest of the Sangatta 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.

 

💧 Samarinda – Sangatta = 180 km  (4 hrs by vehicle)

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
  • WHAT'S 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

 

  • 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, namely Prefab Camp. It’s near the 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