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Balikpapan Trekking

Balikpapan trekking, Dayak inheritance, Borneo jungle camping, an adventure tour in the inland of Mahakam river, trekking activity and visit Dayak tribes.

This tour is to experiences daily local life who lives away from city and they still do ancestor ritual ceremony. one of famous Borneo people called Dayak tribe. The Trekking tour program combines exploring Dayak inheritances alike old blow pipe, Mandau(Dayak typical sword) and long houses. of course ancient tradition as well as cultures. Others, you will also enjoying river cruise on Mahakam river, jungle trekking, camping and relaxing. So, Book you 2017 Balikpapan trekking with your friends or family. Because Life is short. Take the trip. Buy the shoes. Eat the cake.

General Knowledges: The Banjarese and Kutainese are mostly the coastal population, living in towns and cities. The Dayak peoples form the overwhelming majority of the population of the hinterland, who live in longhouses called umaq daru.

Samarinda is known for its fine sarong cloth. The city shows some signs of being the capital of a prosperous province. New government offices and public buildings are rising everywhere. Samarinda has a number of modest but comfortable hotels.

Balikpapan, the centre of Kalimantan's oil industry is also the gateway to East Kalimantan with air and sea connections to Jakarta and other major points in Indonesia. Even the trip to Samarinda, begins in Balikpapan. Living up to its importance, Balikpapan has a number of good hotels, including one of international standard, as well as recreation facilities. It has the second busiest airport in the nation after Jakarta, due to its strategic position.

Tenggarong, up the Mahakam river from Samarinda, is the capital of the Kutai regency and was once the seat of the Kutai sultanate. The Sultan's palace on the riverside is now a museum where the old royal paraphernalia are kept, as well as an excellent collection of antique Chinese ceramics. Dayak statues can be admired in the yard. A curious thing about the royal paraphernalia is that they display a strong resemblance with Java's court tradition.

Private trip/group of your friends or family:

  • Price per person for 2 participants:
    USD 2,360
  • Prices for larger bookings are Upon Request:
    USD $$$$ Per Person

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To Reserve Balikpapan trekking 12 days 11 nights, please email us at: Book Now by mentioning the tour code: KNLR-EB-BT-12D and number of tour participants in your email.

TOUR BOOKING PROCESS:
1.Please send us TOUR REQUEST ( IF prices not mentioned ) or Book Now to reserve the trip ( IF prices is mentioned in the tour programs ) including detail date you would like have and the number of partners.
2.Available trip departure will inform to you upon received your email.
3.Please write back to us that you are confirmed available date trips departure and packages offered. NOTE: If prices is exist in online packages, by sending Book Now, you agreed cost/prices as stated in web page trip itinerary. we will proceed for next step, sending invoicing.
4.When we get your confirmation, we will send you the official confirmation Paper as agreed (invoice).
5.we have right to cancel the reservation with or without notice when it over from the limit booking time
6.Limit booking is a week after receiving the paper confirmation.

TOURS PAYMENT:
1.When the confirmation is sent, we require deposit payment 35% from total land cost for guaranty booking(No Refund)
2.Balance of payment could should be made at least 2 weeks before departure date.
3.Payment could be made through PayPal will be apply additional surcharge 5% for the amount will be transferred.

FORCE MAJOUR ( For flight Cancel and delay - most cases fly into remote areas in Indonesia ) :
Tour Packages excludes expenses incurred due to causes beyond our control (force majeur) and expenses also caused to flight cancellations & delays are not covered by www.adventuretourtravelindonesia.com. we will assist in the rescheduling of all flights & organizing suitable accommodations transport and meals etc… but ALL costs are to be covered by yourself if these circumstances occur.

balikpapan trekking

Balikpapan Trekking

12 Days / 11 Nights.
Start / Finish: Balikpapan Airport, East Kalimantan.
Tour Code: KNLR-EB-BT-12D.
Grade: Moderate - Challenging.
Departure: Daily.

Balikpapan Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Balikpapan Airport - Drive to Samarinda

Arrival at Sepinggan airport in Balikpapan before afternoon, meeting service and transfer by private car to Samarinda. Saty overnight at Samarinda nice hotel.

Meals: Nice Dinner
Accommodation: Swiss-Belhotel Hotel Samarinda

Day 02: Samarinda - Start Balikpapan Trekking by Cruing to Long Bangung by River House Boat

At 07.00 am cruise up Mahakam river to Long Bagun in 2 days/1 night trip by the same boat. Meals and overnight are provided on boat. ( This is one of most memorable time cruising in the biggest river in Indonesia and it reminds about Anaconda movie that taken place in east part of Borneo inland).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: House Boat

Day 03: Arrival at Long Bangun

We Will reach Long Bagun at late afternoon (20.30 pm). Keep stay at public boat until morning. Dinner and overnight are provided on boat.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: House Boat

Day 04: Long Bangun - Tiong Ohang

Depart to Tiong Ohang by public long boat in 6 hours, through the rapids. this is starting of your Borneo adventure. Lunch enroute, dinner and overnight at local house in Tiong Ohang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local house

Day 05: Tiong Ohang - Muara Hubung - Atikop Hill Trekking - Muara Saite

Ride the motorized canoe passing several small rapids in 2 hours to Muara Hubung. Start trekking and climb the Atikop hill, approximately 5 hours to reach the campsite at Muara Saite. Porter will set up a simple tent with waterproof awning. Meals prepared, and overnight in tent.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping

Day 06: Muara Saite - Bekana - Aringe Trekking

Trekking Through primary rain forest, the trekking is going deeper. Our next jungle camping is in Aringe. Meals prepared, and overnight in tent.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping

Day 07: Aringe Jungle Camping

Today activity is holding around campsite to enjoy your time in the forest - searching and learning about jungles plant includes herbs that usually Dayak tribe used for medicine. Meals prepared, and overnight in tent.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping

Day 08: Aringe Camp Site - Muara Saite Trekking

We Will be trekking back to Muara Saite before reach Muara Hubung. Meals prepared, and overnight in tent.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Camping

Day 09: Muara Saite - Muara Hubung - Tiong Buu

Arrival in Muara Hubung, we will continue the trip to Tiong Bu'u by motorized canoe and sightseeing along the river. Meals prepared, and overnight in local house.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hut, local house

Day 10: Tiong Buu - Back to Long Bangun - River Adventure

Downstream Mahakam river to Long Bagun by long boat passing many rapid and stones, it is also exciting and adventure. Meals prepared, and overnight in local house.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: local house

Day 11: Long Bangun - Cruising Back to Samarinda By House Boat

Depart to Samarinda by house boat public river taxi and we will arrive in the next morning. Meals and overnight are provided on boat.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: House boat

Day 12: Samarinda Arrival - Balikpapan Airport

Once arrive in Samarinda will proceed to Balikpapan airport by private car for 2,5 hours. Tour end

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: -

Trekking Package Inclusion:

Internal Domestic Airfare Jakarta Balikpapan Return
Transfer in/out From/to Balikpapan airport.
Private air conditioned car (land vehicle)
Public land and river transport as per program.
Full board meals during the trip.
Accommodation as per program.
English speaking guide.
Porter for one medium bag pack.

Trekking Price Exclusion:

International air fares, Airport tax
Personal expenses.
Soft drink and alcoholic beverages.
Insurance (Highly recommended to prepared your own Travel insurance)
Any expenses incurred due to all causes beyond the program.

What to bring during Balikpapan Trekking

Travel bag, rain coat, suntan lotion, hat, T-Shirt, paddling/beach sandals, comfortable walking/trekking shoes with extra socks, binocular, flash light with extra bulb and batteries, Camera + extra films, towels, swimsuit, mosquito/insect repellent, personal medicine, for souvenirs and other personal expenses please bring Rupiah.

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