BORNEO BIRDING TOUR & ORANGUTAN ITINERARY
DAY 01: ARRIVAL PANGKALAN BUN – KUMAI RIVER BIRD TOUR (Lunch, Dinner)
Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport, you will be picked up by our local staff and take you to Kumai to board on the boat. On the way up Sekonyer River, you will see the different vegetation around the river bank like Nipah Palm, Pandanus, water lily and another kind of vegetation. Around the river also the habitat of Pink-Necked Green Pigeon, Little Green Pigeon, Green Imperial Pigeon, Brahminy Kite, Heron, Bulbul, Fantail, King Fisher, Broadbill, etc.
Meals on the boat and overnight at klotok boat.
DAY 02: PESALAT AREA – RIVER BIRDING (B, L, D)
Early breakfast at klotok boat. At 5:00 AM we start our program to see some birds in the secondary forest around Pasalat area. Here you will see some kind of birds such as Pink-Nacked Green Pigeon, Little Green Pigeon, some kind of Bulbul, Long-Tailed Parakeet, Chestnut, Bellied Malkoha, Coucal, Trogon, Hornbill, Barbet, Woodpecker, Minivet, Leafbird, Babbler, Flowerpecker, etc. Back to the boat then our cook will serve lunch on the boat. In the Afternoon, boating up Sekonyer River for River Bird Watching Safari. You will enjoy take some pictures or observe them with your binocular from the boat. Meals on the boat and overnight at klotok boat.
DAY 03: ORANGUTAN EXPLORATION (B,L,D)
After breakfast, board the klotok to travel up a side creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans used to be were reintroduced into the rain forest. At Camp Leakey, you will have the opportunity to trek into the rain forest with your expert guide and the forestry rangers to appreciate the flora as well as perhaps sighting wild orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and birds. Lunch provided on boat. Afternoon visits the feeding station to see rehabilitate orangutans are given additional foods. We will then sail back down the river to overnight at klotok boat.
DAY 04 : RIVER BIRDING TOUR – CAMP LEAKEY – NIPAH PALM AREA (B,L,D)
We will boating around the river for River Bird Watching Safari. You will enjoy take some pictures or observe them with your binocular from the boat. Lunch on board. Return to Camp Leakey then take some trekking in to the forest. Here you will see some kind of birds in the primary forest such as Shama bird, Trogon, Drongo, Hornbill, if you are lucky you will see Asian Paradise- flycatcher, pheasant, etc. At the appropriate time return to boat then boating down to the Nipah Palm area to see thousand fireflies. Meals on the boat and overnight at klotok boat.
DAY 05 : RETURN KUMAI – PANGKALAN BUN AIRPORT ( B )
After breakfast boating down to Kumai before transfer by car to Pangkalan Bun airport for your flight to next destination.
END OF ORANGUTAN AND BIRD TOUR BORNEO