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Borneo River Trip.

Borneo river trip, Orang utan island tour, wow Palangkaraya is Borneo jungle tour, boat trip, wildlife, natures and mingle with Borneo dayak tribes. 5 days Borneo river trip is amazing cruise on the Kahayan river in Central Borneo. This tour combine between nature, wildlife and Dayak cultures with staying on nice boat.

Borneo River Trip.

The river trip located in the capital of central Borneo, Indonesia, Palangkaraya brings you to enjoy beauty of Borneo wildlife such as Orang utan, romantic river cruise in kahayan river, orangutan island tour, dayak villages and of course time to relax on comfotable cabin wooden boat. what an amazing experience and wow Borneo with amazing trekking through the Borneo ecosystem. 5 Days Borneo river trip with fully guided tours and accompanied expereinced tour eco guide to ensure you will really enjoy the trip, learning about Borneo wildlife, nature, local tradition as well as delicous meals during Borneo river trip program.

General Knowledge.
Central Borneo is the biggest province on the island, covering 153,800 square kilometers, most of which is jungle. The northern area is mountainous and difficult to reach. The central area is dense tropical forest. The southern area is swampy and has many rivers. The climate is hot and humid. The tree Dayak sub-tribes who inhabit this province are the Ngaju, Ot Danum, and Ma’anyan Ot Siang. The Ngaju are nomadic, adhering to old Kaharingan religion, which is a form of ancestor worship mixed with elements of animism.

With approximately 6,000 people, the Ot Danum is the largest among the tree sub tribes. The Ot Danum live in longhouses which sometimes have as many as 50 rooms. The women are known for their skill in plaiting rattan, palm leaves, and bamboo. Like other Dayaks, the men are good hunters, using simple tools. The art of Central Kalimantan clearly bears the marks of Kaharingan religion, which is the traditional belief of the Dayaks in the hinterland of Central Kalimantan. Building styles, statues and carvings have been influenced by the Chinese, and Hindu-Javanese. Aside from their aesthetic properties, many objects are appreciated for their magic value.

Making an Inquiry 2019 / 2020.

Price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences. Most tours package are customized for private travel according to your preferences and dates. Please inquire for a custom quote.

Borneo River Trip Price.

Price per person in USD - Private trip/group of your friends or family:

  • Price Upon Request

For request details trip dossier itinerary Borneo River Trip 5 days program and price, please send us inquiry at : Email Request by mentioning the tour code: KNLR-CBPKY-BRT-5D and number of tour participants in your email.

How to Book Borneo River Trip.

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.

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 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.

Borneo River Trip Related Links.

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Borneo River Trip Information.

5 Days / 4 Nights.
Start / Finish: Palangkaraya airport.
Grade: Easy.
Departure: please email for availability and tour schedules 2019 / 2020.

Borneo River Trip Itinerary.

Day 1: Arrival Palangkaraya - Start Borneo River Crusie Trip.

Meet at Palangkaraya Airport and transfer to the Rahai’i Pangun in Palangkaraya harbor to start your journey. Cruise past the stilted and floating houses of the provincial capital and continue upriver along the jungle lined river, passing villages and orangutan islands. In the early evening, take a canoe through the shimmering black water lakes. Keep an eye out for proboscis monkeys, hornbills, red langurs and Brahmini kites. Return to the Rahai’i Pangun for dinner and a quiet dinner in the midst of the jungle.

Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Cabin Boat

Day 2: Marang - Kanarakan River Trip.

The Rahai’i Pangun moves up the Rungan River, passing the village of Tangkiling and the orang utan release island of Pulau Kaja, to Kanarakan village. Walk through the village with a local host to see how people live and work in these isolated communities. Canoe ride in lakes and return to overnight near the village.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Cabin Boat

Day 3: Kanarakan - Bukit Tangkiling.

The boat makes its way down stream, again passing the orang utan island and making its way to Palas Island.
Optional tour Transfer by canoe to the BOS Orangutan Foundation’s Education Centre in Nyaru Menteng. Accompanied by experienced technicians, observe baby orangutans behind glass in the socialization cages and watch a film of BOS projects in Central Kalimantan. Cost : US$ 25 per person donation to the BOS Orangutan Rehabilitation Project Transfer by canoe to Tangkiling Hill to see the village ‘patahu’ at the sacred Batu Banama rock, and then to climb the hill for a view of the vast, flat flood plains and catch the sunset. Return to the boat for dinner and quiet mooring on the river.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Cabin Boat

Day 4: Tangkiling Hill - Trip to Bukit Rawi.

Today, relax and the enjoy the trip to Bukit Rawi, arriving mid afternoon. Walk through this historic town and learn about the Dayak ancestral bone houses, or Sandungs, and the Tiwah or funeral ceremony. Option to visit the nearby village of Sigi to see uniquely carved ‘sandungs’. Dinner on board, and later enjoy an evening of traditional entertainment.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Cabin Boat

Day 5: Palangkaraya - Airport Transfer.

Early morning cruise to Palangkaraya, enjoy breakfast on the way. Depending on flight departure times, transfer to the airport may be by taxi. Transfer from the boat to the airport, stopping by at the handicraft market (if time permits).

Meals: Breakfast.

River Trip Cost Inclusion:

Airport and other transfers as indicated, cabin accommodation, English speaking guide, meals and drinks during the cruise, service tax.

Price Exclusion:

Airfare, airport tax, porter, optional off boat tour, alcoholic and soda drinks on board.


Itineraries are samples only, and are subject to seasonal river conditions, but all cruises offer the same experiences. Cruises may be tailor made to your timetable and special interests. Just ask us!

Garuda Indonesia is the recommended airline and these itineraries are designed to connect with their schedules

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