4 Days & 3 Nights
Orang Utan at Lesan  Rain Forest

BERAU AIRPORT / MERASA / LESAN VILLAGE   

Need to Know

Pick up point

Berau Airport

Drop off point

Berau Airport

Region

East Kalimantan

Chalenge Level

Easy

Duration

4 Days / 3 Nights

Tour Code

ATB 142

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Itinerary

Upon arrival at Berau Airport, meet and greet with our Guide, then transfer by vehicle to  Merasa village, possibility for sightseeing at the village of extra ordinary art and vibrant design as flowing geometrical portraying scenes of jungle life, dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at local guesthouse.

  • Berau - Merasa village : 2,5 hours drive

Breakfast is prepared for our adventure trip by canoe cruising the Lesan river through the jungle while enjoying the scenery and its wildlife by passing Bawan Orangutan Island, as the ultimate orangutan spot. Continue cruising to Dayak Lesan Village. Picnic lunch en route. Upon arrival at Dayak Lesan village meet our host and drop our stuff, possibility to explore the village and do jungle treks around to explore the protected primary forest of Lesan to search for orangutans and other wildlife creatures, return to village for dinner and overnight.

Simple breakfast at Local house, a forest trek for wildlife and orangutans, afterwards we will cruise upstream Lesan River by motor-canoe for about two hours to the limestone forest, during the sail you can enjoy the forest view at the river banks, the birds, and other creatures along the way, we will pass “Dog stone” to end up at an old Dayak Grave in the forest, Lunch en route, short trek in the limestone forest before we head back to Lesan Dayak village, for dinner and overnight

Simple breakfast at Local house, a forest trek for wildlife and orangutans, afterwards we will cruise upstream Lesan River by motor-canoe for about two hours to the limestone forest, during the sail you can enjoy the forest view at the river banks, the birds, and other creatures along the way, we will pass “Dog stone” to end up at an old Dayak Grave in the forest, Lunch en route, short trek in the limestone forest before we head back to Lesan Dayak village, for dinner and overnight

Detail Information
  • SERVICES
  • OVERVIEW
  • GUEST HOUSE
  • TOUR HIGHLIGHT

Our services include:

  • 3 nights stay at Local Guest House - in shared twin / double room
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English speaking guide
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle and motor canoe.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Our services not include:

  • Other meals and services  that mentioned
  • Alcoholic drink and Soft drink
  • International and domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance

Lesan Culture & Wildlife
The wildlife is exotic, lots of water birds, along with the endemic proboscis monkeys, and other forest denizens including clouded leopard, leaf monkey, macaque, pangolin anteater, tiny tarsier, lizards, and pythons. The Tribal Cultures have spiritual believes and traditions, most do dry rise farming and hunting for daily needs, art is poor, no long houses

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 )     

Things to bring

  • Rain coat, cap or hat.
  • Torchlight, Sun block lotion.
  • Trek shoes & Sandals.
  • Towel and Toiletries.
  • Insect Repellent
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Small water proof bag for the documents

Guest house is very basic, with local house accommodation in the villages with Indonesian styled facilities. Expect not more then a matrass and cold water shower or even washing in the river. Electric is mostly strickted to evening time only ( 6pm - 10pm )

   
   
  • Meet the Orang Utan in the rehabilitation center
  • Jungle Trek through the rain forest
  • Beautiful scenery on the river