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Palangkaraya Sightseeing Tour

Palangkaraya sightseeing tour, visit Dayak and Longhouse is enjoyable tour program in Palangkaraya, mingle with local combines with beautiful river cruise.

The sightseeing tour is combined wildlife and cultures visit Dayak longhouse and learn the way of their life, daily activity and involved with local traditional music performance at night.This trip is slightly different in services as the boat used very comfortable and experienced for years cruising in Palangkaraya Kahayan river. Beside those offers, the highlights are meeting new experience of your life as well as when return home with good memories. So, don;t think twice, book your 2017 Palangkaraya sightseeing tour in Central Borneo Indonesia with your friends or family. Because Life is short. Take the trip. Buy the shoes. Eat the cake.

General Knowledges: The traditional boat has been cleverly remodeled into a comfortable 5 cabin, 3 bathroom cruise vessel which departs regularly on journeys along the Kahayan and Rungan Rivers in Central Kalimantan. Named the Rahai`i Pangun, meaning big development in the local Dayak language, she is pioneering eco tourism here.

At 20m in length and 6m across, with 5 cabins below deck, and large viewing decks above, she plies the strong flowing waters at a graceful rate of 8 Knots. Passing serenely along the reflected jungle river banks, she makes her way past orangutan release islands and small communities. Guests relax on sofas as the timeless scenery slips by. Meals are made freshly on board, and are a fusion of local Dayak, Indonesian and Thai food. The emphasis is on taste, freshness and variety. Its a gourmet experience, according to many of the guests. Getting here is an easy hop of just over an hour from the international airport in Jakarta and after a short transfer to the boat, you can enjoy the tranquil scenes in this image.

Private trip/group of your friends or family:

  • Price per person for 2 participants:
    USD 2,750
  • Prices for larger bookings are Upon Request:
    USD $$$$ per person

To Reserve Palangkaraya Sightseeing Tour 10 days, please email us at: Book Now by mentioning the tour code: KNLR-CB-PST-10D 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.
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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.

palangkaraya sightseeing tour

Palangkaraya Sightseeing Tour

10 day / 9 Nights.
Start/Finish: Palangkaraya airport
Tour Code: KNLR-CB-PST-10D.
Grade: Easy - Moderate
Departure: Upon request for the depart schedules 2016.

Palangkaraya Sightseeing Tour Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival Palangkaraya - Picked Up - Start Cruise

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. Back to the boat for dinner in the midst of the jungle.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Double Cabin Boat

Day 02: Marang - Kanarakan

The Rahai’i Pangun moves up the Rungan River, passing the orangutan 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: Double Cabin Boat

Day 03: Kanarakan - Tangkiling - Pallas Island

The boat makes its way down stream, again passing the orangutan island and making its way to Pallas Island.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Double Cabin Boat

Palangkaraya 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$ 35 per person, donation to the BOS Orangutan Rehabilitation Project Transfer by canoe to Tumbang Tahai, and later 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 Rahai’i Pangun for dinner and the quiet mooring on the river.

Day 04: Tangkiling - Bukit Rawi Hill

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. Dinner on board, and later enjoy an evening of traditional entertainment.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Double Cabin Boat

Day 05: Palangkaraya Sightseeing Tour

Make the final cruise from Bukit Rawi to Palangkaraya. Transfer to Hotel Aquarius.
Visit the Museum and learn about Dayak birth, marriage and death traditions through the fascinating artifacts on display.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Aquarius Hotel

Optional Tour
Sightseeing tour visiting the original boardwalk village, Pahandut, handicraft markets and a meal of traditional Dayak grilled seafood (at own expense) on river bank. Price : US$ 45 per person, min. 2

Day 06: Palangkaraya - Tumbang Malahoi Dayak Village

Transfer from the hotel direct to Tumbang Malahoi by 4WD vehicle (approx 5 hours)
Simple lunch on the way. On arrival, a welcome ceremony will be performed before settling into your room at the longhouse and resting. Later join the family of the longhouse for dinner. Gather after dinner to talk with the elders about the history of this longhouse and everyday life here, the culture and traditions.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Longhouse

Day 07: Jungle Walk - Dayak Tribe Musical Performance

After breakfast, a local guide will take you trekking in the forest near the longhouse to see ironwood or rubber tree plantation area. See how to take latex from the trees and listen to the Dayak agricultural philosophy. After lunch together at the longhouse with the family, visit a Kaharingan (the Dayak traditional religion) temple. Enjoy the evening with musical performance and dance. Learn some stories behind some particular dances and play traditional music instruments.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Longhouse

Day 08: Malahoi Dayak Village - Drive to Tewah - Kuala Kurun

After breakfast, we pack the bags and say goodbye to the people of the longhouse.
Set out by 4WD to see the Dayak holy rocks at Batu Suli, soaring above the Kahayan River, and continue to the town of Tewah. See the magnificently carved totem poles in the Kahayan style in burial areas. Overnight at Kuala Kurun.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Simple hotel

Day 09: Kuala Kurun - Palangkaraya Hotel

Set out from Kuala Kurun for for the return trip to Palangkaraya. Stop along way to see totem poles and to have a simple meal. Check in to Palangkaraya hotel. Evening at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: the Aquarius Hotel

Day 10: Airport Transfer

Breakfast, free at your own leisure until we escort you Airport for flight to Bali via Jakarta/Surabaya. Tour End - Palangkaraya Sightseeing Tour

Meals: Breakfast.

Note: Itineraries are samples only, and are subject to seasonal river conditions. Cruises may be tailor made to your timetable and take different routes depending on weather and river conditions, but all cruises offer the same experiences. Due to seasonal low water levels, some upper river excursions may be unavailable. And type of wooden boat in Palangka raya river cruise is cabin class which 1 large cabin and 4 double/twin cabins.

Palangkaraya Tour Cost Inclusion:

Airport transfers, transport as indicated on the itinerary, meals during the trip as indicated, and English speaking guide.

Price Exclusion:

Domestic airfares (Denpasar Palangkaraya via Jakarta/Surabaya), airport tax, local guide in village, canoe or motor bike rides, and additional requested services.

Flights into Palangkaraya:

Garuda Indonesia
CGK-PKY 0700-0840; 1545-1725; PKY-CGK 0915-1050; 1800 - 1935

Lion Air
CGK-PKY 1915-2055; PKY-JKT 0700-0840
Sriwijaya Air

What to bring during Palangkaraya Sightseeing Tour:

Suntan lotion, sunglasses, hat
Rucksack or day bag
Rain jacket and small umbrella if possible
Trousers and long shirt (cotton) for trekking
Trekking shoes or other comfortable walking shoes
Long socks plus extra
Sandals(teva/paddling shoe)
Pocket knife and flash light (torch)
Mosquito and insect repellent
Camera/waterproof camera plus extra micro chip/memory and battery/charger
Other personal things and medicine
For souvenir and other personal expenses, please bring Rupiah( IDR Indonesia Money ).

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