Orang Utan and Dayak Cultural Tour

Orang Utan and Dayak Cultural Tour

Special offering this year! Central Borneo Guide would like to offer people to join their special tour in Central Kalimantan this October 4th-7th 2016. The price of package is USD 700/person, quota is 6 people in a group.


Central Borneo Guide

Central Borneo Guide

Central Borneo has unique tribes that are rich in culture and tradition like no other. The tribe you will visit is almost similar to American Indians for their clothes and traditional dances. The area has iconic primates such as Orang Utan and proboscis monkeys.
We would like you to join our Orang Utan and Dayak Cultural Tour. This tour supports small local business in Palangkaraya, the capital city of Central Borneo. Small local business include batik makers and the Spirit of Hornbill Dance Academy in Palangkaraya. By booking this tour you also support small local business and give them a chance to improve their life. Tour schedule is as follows:

Day one
The group will be picked up at Tjilik Riwut airport and transferred to the hotel to check in. Lunch will be in a restaurant serving traditional food. The group will then meet and greet the Spirit of Hornbill Dance Academy, before being taken to Old Town.

Day two
The group is taken to the Bapalas Island to see the Orang Utan conservation camp on small boats, as well as to Kaja Island, another Orang Utan park. Back to Palangkaraya, the group will visit Museum Balanga to discover the ethnography of Dayak people and their old religion. Lunch will be followed by a visit to a batik workshop. The group will learn how to make traditional batik. Finally, the group travels back to the hotel and get ready for dinner.

Day three
The group will board a river cruise to visit Ransel Buku in Petuk Katimpun village. The project is designed to give a chance to local children to love books, the environment and the culture – we would like to encourage you to donate some education book or story books, stationary and anything you feel like to this program. Back to Palangkaraya for lunch, after which the group is taken to a traditional souvenir shop. Last activities are a visit to a museum and a special dance performance exclusively performed for the group.

Day four
Transfer to airport early morning. End of tour.

Quota is 6people in a group. Price includes entrance to all locations, meals and alcoholic drinks, hotels, car rental and boat. Price excludes personal expenses, flight tickets and tipping the guide.
If the quota is less than 6 people, additional charges may apply. For details, price list and booking visit this link http://centralborneoguide.com/package/orang-utan-and-dayak-cultural-tour/ or contact Pratiwi Yun at pratiwiyun@gmail.com or +62811 5233 389

Here are some reviews of the tour in Trip Advisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g303951-d10376399-Reviews-Central_Borneo_Guide-Palangkaraya_Central_Kalimantan_Kalimantan.html 

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