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Mahakam river, Kalimantan, Indonesia

Experience the abode of peace

The third largest island in the world is shared by Malaysian Borneo, Brunei Darussalam and Indonesian Kalimantan. The name ‘Kalimantan’ is ‘Kalamanthana’ in Sanskrit meaning ‘burning weather island’ referring to the often humid condtion of the island due to the streched tropical rainforests that contains a large portion of Indonesian Kalimantan.

Kalimantan known for its rural jungle where you can have great jungle trekking’s and be active by wild water rafting, is famous for the orang utang rehabilitation center in Tandjung Putih. Some area’s of the island are so rural it makes the island into one of the most bio-diversely populated, not only giving nature and trekking lovers some challenging and adventurous holidays, also culture seekers and divers find this island one of the best to travel to in the Indonesian Archipelago.


The Seasons in Kalimantan

Because its proximity to the equator, seasonal weather variation in Indonesia is limited. Roughly speaking, there are two mild seasons: wet season, which runs October through April, and dry season, which runs May through September.

Dry Season

April to October, Less rain with cool breezes

Rainy Season

November to March, Rainy & generally hotter



Get Inspiried on Kalimantan

Unique Experiences

We’ve created some unique experience for your travelers. These are excursions that will give a traveler that special moment in their holiday. Think off: a perfect white beach all to yourself, a special evening with locals or a walk in just that undiscovered area of a major city.

Kalimantan - Balikpapan Orang Utan Trek

Day 01 : Arrival Balikpapan Airport – Samboja Lestari

Upon arrival at Balikpapan airport proceed to Samboja Lodge by car about 1 hour driving, late afternoon available observe the Orang utans around the lodge. Dinner at Lodge.

Day 02 : Trekking

After Breakfast then trekking to observe the Orang Utans around the lodge, and also the other animals in Borneo likes Sun bear. This area is strictly for the orang utans survival foundation which has been developing since 1992 in Borneo, now at Samboja Lodge has about 210 orang utans  that have been released into 6 islands around lodge. After Lunch drive to Bukit Bangkirai for observing the typical Borneo rainforest, then soft jungle trekking to enjoy with canopy bridge, if enough time, continue to enjoy canoe trip  at Sungai Hitam river for observing proboscis monkeys and then back to Lodge. Dinner at Lodge.

Day 03 : Samboja Lodge – Sungai Wain

Breakfast at lodge then continue the trip to Sungai Wain by car about one hours drive then trekking around 4 hours to explore the real jungle of Borneo and observing wild life and natural Picher plans, then return back to Balikpapan for your accommodation at Hotel ***, Dinner at restaurant.

Day 04 :  Hotel – Airport

Breakfast at hotel then free until time to transfer to the airport for your next destination

Kalimantan - Dayak Cultural Longhouse Tour

Day 1 : Palangka Raya – Tumbang Malahoi

Pick up from the airport and transfer direct to Tumbang Malahoi by car (approx 4 hours). Simple lunch on the way. On arrival, a welcome ceremony will be performed before settling into your room at the longhouse and resting. Later join the family of the longhouse for dinner. Gather after dinner to talk with the elders about the history of this longhouse and everyday life here, the culture and traditions.

Day 2 : Jungle Walk – Musical Performance

After breakfast, a local guide will take you trekking in the forest near the longhouse to see ironwood or rubber tree plantation areas. See how to take latex from the trees and listen to the Dayak agricultural philosophy. After lunch together at the longhouse with the family, visit a Kaharingan (the Dayak traditional religion) temple. Enjoy the evening with musical performance and dance. Learn some stories behind some particular dances and play traditional music instruments.

Day 3 : Palangka Raya – Hotel Check in

After breakfast, we pack the bags and say goodbye to the people of the longhouse. On arrival in Palangka Raya, check into your hotel and enjoy a swim.

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