Kumai, Pangkalan bun, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
Tanjung Puting National Park is the world’s best place to see orangutan’s in their natural habitat and is stellar vacation destination. Unlike most other outdoor adventures, physical exertions requird to enjoy jungle wildlife here are for antoine age.
Like other orangutan rehabilitation sites,TanjungPutingguaranteesplenty of these irresistable auburn primates close up. What sets Tanjung Puting apart is the journey on Seikonyer river straight out of The heart of Darkness by klotok ( boat ), your private floating losmen.
Motoring gently between walls of pandanus fringing the river like spiky haired stick figures, sharp eyes captain or guides may spot wild orangutans princes on riverside branches or macaques, proboscis monkeys and other animals .
The only great apes outside africa , orangutans face a very real threat of extinction this century as their rainforest habitat is convorted to furniture from often illegaly cut timber and palm oil plantations. The 415.040 Hektare park was Indonesia first site for the now controversial practice of orangutan rehabilitation . Training orphaned or corner captive orangutan to live in the wild.
Discover your wild side on a trip deep into the Borneo rainforest
Book your place on one of our orangutan tours and our experienced guides will unveil a world rarely seen – wild orangutans feeding on the banks of the Sekoyner River and other amazing wildlife sightings in Borneo’s Tanjung Puting National Park.
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Meet rehabilitated orangutans at the famous Camp Leakey, along with macaques, Proboscis monkeys, gibbons, and other mammals.
Take a lazy trip down Borneo’s wild river
On our wild orangutan tours you’ll travel leisurely along the river, spotting crocodiles and monitor lizards basking in the sun, and watching stunning kingfishers swoop in front of your klotok. If you’re lucky you’ll hear the deep flapping sound of hornbills overhead, or find delicate and beautiful butterflies landing on you.
The tour that lets you sleep under Borneo’s stars
This is the camping experience with a difference! On your orangutan tour you can spend a night under the jungle stars in the comfort and safety of your traditional klotok river boat – where the sounds of the forest will full you into a gentle sleep, and awake you at dawn with a magnificent chorus of exotic birds and insects.
Book your dream Borneo tour today
Exploring the Borneo rainforest really is the trip of a lifetime. And to ensure your wild orangutan tour is absolutely perfect, we’ll design your own, unique itinerary. To find out more about our unforgettable tours, and what we can arrange for you, get in touch through our contact page.