Itinerary

Day 1 Balikpapan - Sangatta

Meet at airport and directly transfer to Sangatta town for overnight on hotel. Free at your own leisure.


 


Location & Highlights:
  • Natural Surroundings

Day 2 Sangatta - Kutai National Park

After breakfast, driving to Kabo village for cruise up to Mentoko by motorized canoe and then soft trekking in the jungle to observe wild orangutan. In the afternoon, we will trek other trails for more exploring orangutans and other wildlife. Mentoko is a site in Kutai National Park offers various trekking trails to explore wild orangutans and other animals; a Japanese scientist built a research camp to study for the orangutans here. In the peaceful evening, we will have a night safari for observing nocturnal animals such as tarantula, insects, birds, and many more. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on research camp or tent.


 


Location & Highlights:
  • Cultural Attractions
  • Natural Surroundings
  • Traditional Village

Day 3 Kutai National Park - Samarinda

In the morning, we will be trekking in different trail of the jungle to observe orangutans, monkeys, birds, insects, etc. Next, we will cross down the river back to Kabo village for catching our coach to drive to Santan Ulu village to observe the equatorial monument. Afterwards, proceed to Samarinda for overnight on hotel. (B,L,D)


Location & Highlights:
  • Cultural Attractions
  • Natural Surroundings
  • Traditional Village
  • Wildlifes

Day 4 Samarinda - Muara Muntai

Early morning, we will get the public houseboat cruise the Mahakam River, here you can explore local people way of life, the riverside civilization that certainly different with our normal life on land. The public boat has two decks, the first deck carrying goods and economy class with capacity about 100 passengers and the second deck is better class with capacity of 75 passengers. At back side, there are Borneo style toilets and canteen providing Indonesian food, tea, coffee, and snacks. The boat stop sometimes to pick and drop passengers or loading supplies. Arrive at Muara Muntai and directly check in to a homestay. (B,L,D)

Day 5 Around Muara Muntai

After breakfast, we will explore the exotic of Muara Muntai village with the long wooden bridge which is made of iron wood linking all the roads and alleys of the hamlet. Next, proceed to Mancong by motorized canoe crossing Jempang Lake where we have opportunity to view plenty of water bird species and fishermen floating houses as well as the romantic Ohong River where proboscis monkeys, monitor lizards and other wild animals are hanging around at riverside. In Mancong, we will explore an exotic longhouse and Benuaq Dayak daily life. Afterwards, proceed to Kuyung to start driving to Samarinda for overnight on hotel. (B,L,D)


Location & Highlights:
  • Architectures
  • Cultural Attractions
  • Natural Surroundings
  • Traditional Village

Day 6 Samarinda - Airport

Breakfast at hotel and free at your own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for your next destination.


Location & Highlights:
  • Natural Surroundings