Nusa Penida Islands

Borneo Orangutan and Dayak Village Tour 3 Days 2 Nights

  • Borneo Orangutan and Dayak Village Tour 3 Days 2 Nights

Experience the Exotic Beauty of Borneo

Let’s enjoy and join the 3-day Kelotok River Cruise to explore the exotic beauty of Borneo Island. Cruise down the river and search for Borneo orangutans. After you arrive at Pangkalan Bun Airport around 8 AM, you will be welcomed by our local guide and transferred to Kumai Port by car. Board the boat and sail to the Kahayan River on a traditional Kalimantan river cruise while observing the wildlife.

Discover Central Kalimantan

Come to Central Kalimantan for a relaxing jungle river journey. Stop at the forest rehabilitation site to observe orangutans and visit traditional villages to meet the Dayak people of the Borneo ethnic group. Enjoy the fascinating 3-day river cruise tour, featuring floating houses, river vegetation, and glassy reflections on the black water lakes.

Perfect for All Types of Travelers

Whether you’re in the mood for a romantic adventure, a relaxing tour, or a family trip, this Borneo River cruise tour suits your interests. The upper deck is large and used for meals and enjoying the spectacular view. Relax in deck chairs while passing scenic views from the boat. It’s the perfect way to explore Borneo’s rivers and wildlife in their natural habitat. See orangutans, colorful birds, and, if you’re lucky, the shy, long-nosed monkey.

All-Inclusive Packages

These Borneo river cruise tour packages include airport transfers, a local tour guide, cabin accommodation, meals, a canoe boat, and an English-speaking guide. This trip combines the best of river vegetation, exotic orangutans, traditions, and unique experiences! Highlights include floating houses, local villages, endangered wildlife, and observing orangutans on a pre-release island operated by the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation.

Cultural Immersion and Wildlife Sightings

Visit an elder’s house to enjoy traditional coffee while sharing stories. Relax on a comfortable deck boat with relaxing chairs, surrounded by the soothing sounds of the rainforest. Enjoy meals on the deck boat while breathing in the fresh jungle air. Along the edge of the Kahayan River, observe around three hundred floating houses where all household activities occur.

Encouraging Conservation

The river and its environs are home to fascinating species of river vegetation and animals. Keep an eye out for hornbills, colorful birds, and shy proboscis monkeys. Encourage the protection of orangutans and their habitat conservation. Borneo is the best place to see orangutans in the wild, with several sanctuaries to increase your chances of sightings.


First Day: Palangka Raya-Palangka Raya Port-Katimpun

  • 08.00 AM: Meet up at Tjilik Riwut Airport Palangka Raya or hotel/airport pick-up
  • Heading to Palangka Raya Port
  • Start cruising, passing the stilted and floating houses.
  • Stop at Petuk Katimpu Village.
  • Walking along the boardwalks and visiting the small library foundation
  • Continues cruising to a beautiful Black Water Lake
  • Canoeing at Black Water Lake (if you’re lucky, you will see proboscis monkeys, hornbills, and Brahmini kites)
  • Back to the boat
  • Having dinner and staying overnight on the boat

Second Day: Palas Island, BOS, and Sei Gohong

  • Cruising to Palas Island and having breakfast on the boat
  • Taking a motorized canoe to observe orangutans
  • Visiting BOS Education (learning about BOS history and rehabilitation programs)
  • Return to the boat, having lunch on board while cruising to Sei Gohong Village.
  • Passing Kaja and Bangamat Island (Orangutan pre-release island)
  • Having a closer observation of the orangutans
  • Swimming in the Black Water Lake (only if the river water level is sufficient)
  • Having dinner and staying overnight on the boat

Thresrt Day: KSei Gohong-Kanarakan-Tjilik Riwut Airport

  • Transfer to Tangkiling Hill by car
  • Visiting the Dayak Cultural Spirit House
  • Trekking to the top of Tangkiling Hill
  • Having breakfast
  • Departing to Kanarakan (meeting the village elder, seeing village home gardens, a rubber field, and rubber
  • tapping demonstrations and other village livelihoods.
  • Visiting the elder’s house and enjoying the traditional spices of coffee while sharing stories
  • Return to the boat for lunch and cruise downstream to Sei Gohong.
  • Check out at 2 p.m. for a transfer to the Palangka Raya airport or hotel.


  • This trip is available on Saturday or Tuesday.
  • The tour will be conducted using a local wooden boat.
  • The itinerary may be subject to change, depending on the circumstances.
  • Dry-season conditions may cause alterations to the itineraries.
  • The pick-up time is about 8:00 a.m. We recommend you take a flight with an arrival time at Palangka Raya or Tjilik
  • Riwut Airport before 8:00 AM.
  • We recommend you arrive in the morning or one day before the tour starts.
  • Kindly note that the driver is not the tour expert guide. The driver will just pick you up and drop you off.
  • Permits can be obtained by Wandernesia and are IDR 250.000 for each camera.
  • Wandernesia is not responsible for any delay, loss, theft, accident, sickness, complaint, or any problems that occur during the tour.

What should I bring?

  • Voucher from Nusa Penida Islands Tour (printed or e-vouched)
  • Comfortable clothes (long trousers and sleeves)
  • Trekking shoes
  • Sunblock
  • Extra clothes
  • Hat, sunglasses
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Malaria pill
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Camera
  • Raincoats during the rainy season

Cancellation Policy:

  • The above rates are non-refundable. Once a booking is confirmed, it can’t be canceled.
  • No refund will be issued for cancellations made after the reservation.
  • Please read the cancellation policy carefully before you make a reservation.
  • Any change or cancellation is made via email at business hours.
  • Business hours: Monday–Friday (except public holidays) from 09:00 AM–15:00 PM (GMT +7)


  • Discover Orangutan and Dayak Village
  • Stay onboard and tour.


  • A local wooden boat
  • Selected Cabin
  • Return transfer from the airport or hotel to the airport or hotel (only in the Palangka Raya Area)
  • English-speaking guide
  • Meals during the cruise
  • Entrance Ticket
  • Donations to the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation and donations to local Dayak
  • Canoe
  • Off-boat tour
  • Service Tax


  • Tipping
  • Flight Ticket
  • Personal Expenses
  • Insurance
  • Alcoholic and soda drinks on board
  • Hotel or homestay accommodation
  • Permit for professional cameras such as SLR’s
  • Documentation


Price:Rp 16,490,000.00

Book the tour

Children  × Rp 16,150,000.00
 Adult  × Rp 16,490,000.00
Total = Rp 16,490,000.00
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