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  Cross Borneo Adventure
MAIN INTEREST: Challenging treks on various trails, rivers and rapids, the Dayak Tribes, primary forests and all the challenges you are looking for!
ACCESS/ENTRY POINT:
PONTIANAK AIRPORT. Pontianak is the capital of West Kalimantan Province, accesible by flights from JAKARTA, BALI and other major cities in Indonesia, as well as to KUCHING (MALAYSIA).
ENDING POINT: BALIKPAPAN AIRPORT. Balikpapan is the largest city in East Kalimantan and has an international airport. The airport is accessible by daily flights from JAKARTA, BALI and other major cities in Indonesia, as well as international flights from SINGAPORE.
DURATION: 19 Days.
BEST SEASON: All year long - Both dry and wet/rain seasons offer different challenges.
GROUP SIZE: Min: 04 PersonS / Max: 08 Persons.
DEPENDENCIES: Participants must have a good level of fitness and adventurous spirit and a strong sense of determination.

Experience the ultimate challenge! Crossing one of the most rugged islands on earth from West to East is one of the greatest adventure in Indonesia.

Using roads, rivers and feet we traverse the jungle of Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo). You must have a good level of fitness and adventurous spirit and a strong sense of determination, as conditions and accommodations are challenging.  

This trip is different with other kinds of travel to Indonesia, and not so many Indonesia travel tour agent is able to arrange it. We will use busses, public house boat, chartered motorized canoes to access the jungle for a rugged days of trekking. We sleep in the simple houses of the villager with basic facilities and on the house boats. The trekking is tough and often wet, the only way to appreciate the primary jungle of Kalimantan and the most traditional Dayak Tribes settlements as well as the wildlife.

 

To reach the park, you should be ready with the off-beaten tracks, challenge the rapids and stream of the river on motorized boat and having dinner over the camp fire and sleeping in tents.

 

This is the place for the truly adventures you are looking for!

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19 DAYS CROSS BORNEO WEST TO EAST Grade: Challenging Start: Pontianak Airport
End: Balikpapan Airport

DAY 01: JAKARTA ARRIVAL - HOTEL
Upon your arrival at Soekarno - Jakarta International airport, we will have transfer to Hotel in down town for your free leisure program. Meals serve on your personal expenses.

DAY 02: JAKARTA - PONTIANAK AIRPORT – HOTEL
Upon your domestic arrival at Supadio airport – Pontianak, we will have transfer to Hotel Santika Pontianak (3 *** star) for your free on leisure program. Rest of the day, presenton your personal expenses. Dinner will be provided at local restaurant (D).

DAY 03: PONTIANAK – PUTUSSIBAU
Morning after breakfast, we will have transfer to Supadio Airport to catch your domestic flight to Putussibau airport. This will take 1,5 hours fly to the Heart of Borneo land. Lunch will have provided en route & afterward we will have stay overnight at a simple hotel (losmen) in Putussibau (B, L, D).

DAY 04: PUTUSIBAU – LAPUNG or BUNGAN
After breakfast we will have leave Putussibau by long boat its take 7 hours drive, for exciting an adventure on the Kapuas Head River. We will have full day trip down streams on Kapuas River to Bungan River by long boat pass some rapids. On early evening you will reach Lapung or Bungan rivers. During boating, we will have provided you a lunch boxes. Dinner and stay overnight in local house (B, Lunch Box, D).

DAY 05: LAPUNG OR BUNGAN - TANJUNG LOKANG
After breakfast, we will do short sight seeing in to deep village. Afterward we will have leave from village by long boat 8 or 10 hours. On the evening you will reach Tanjung Lokang which is lunch will be provided. Dinner and stay overnight at local house (B,L,D).

DAY 06: TANJUNG LOKANG - SUNGAI BULET
In your trip will be accompanied with porters across high land: dry rice field, cave with the typically six or seven hours walking per day plus breaks. Meals are prepared and we will have stay over night on the river side (camping by dome tent) (B, L, D).

DAY 07: SUNGAI BULET - SUNGAI BUNGAN (BRAKAN)
After breakfast, we will have to leave from Bullet, escorted by porters cross bullet the river. We will have same trekking activity as Day 06. Meals are prepared and stay overnight on river side (camping) (B, L, D).

DAY 08: SUNGAI BUNGAN (BRAKAN) - SUNGAI BUNGAN LEA
Trekking is never boring, there is always a new development estimating distance, a deep in the river, and rest to taker in your trip. Meals are prepared and stay overnight on the river side in clearing by Bungan river (B, L, D).

DAY 09: SUNGAI BUNGAN LEA - PIANG LO'ONG (UNDER MULLER)
On today we will have trekking to stream up the river and walking approx six or seven hours per day, plus break. Meals are prepared by our guide team and stay over night on the river side by camping (B, L, D).

DAY10: PIANG LO'ONG - MULLER RANGE (EAST KALIMANTAN)
After simple breakfast, we will have trekking through primary rain forest & Muller Mountain range where we will enjoy the beautiful views, fishing, experiencing the jungle, encounter many difficult rapids, and crossing the borderline of the East and Central Kalimantan, a tangled jungle plateau 780 meter high between Tanjung Lokang (West) and Long Apari (East). The areas between the borders of three Kalimantan Provinces (East, Central and West Kalimantan) is the most isolated and the most traditional settlements of the Dayak Tribe where you can find the original art and cultures as well as real stuffs from their head hunting age. Meals provided en route and stay overnight at jungle camp or the villager’s house with basic facilities (B, L, D).

DAY 11: MULLER RANGE - MUARA CUTING
After breakfast, we will have walking on to stream down of Hubungan River. Walking for about seven hour’s distance which is meals are prepared and stay over night on the river side (B, L, D).

DAY 12: MUARA CUTTING - SAITE OR MAHAKAM RIVER
On today we will have Hiking and Climbing Hill and crossing the river normally walking six or seven hours per day. Meals are prepared and stay over night in dome tent (B, L, D).

DAY 13: MUARA SAI'TE - TIONG OHANG
After breakfast, you will have trekking approx tree hours to reach the Mahakam river side and leaving by long boat (cas) to Tiong Ohang through some amazing rapids and where you will see beautiful views along boat side of the river. Meals are prepared and over night in Tiong Ohang (B, L, D).

DAY 14: TIONG OHANG - LONG BAGUN
Early morning, we will have to leave Tiong Ohang by long boat its take 8 - 10 hours evening arrive in Long Bagun (B,L,D).

DAY 15 - 16: LONG BAGUN - LOA JANAN - SAMARINDA
After breakfast boarding on the public boat for a three days Mahakam River cruise toward the west passing through some Dayak Villages such as Kota Bangun, Muara Muntai, Datah Bilang and ending at Long Bagun. Proceed to Samarinda for stay overnight (B, L, D).

DAY 17: SAMARINDA - BALIK PAPAN
Morning after breakfast, we will take land coach drive on to Balikpapan for about 3 hours drive. Arrive in Balikapan in the late afternoon. Check in a good and comfortable for our accommodation. Dinner serve on your personal expenses (B, L).

DAY 18: FREE PROGRAM
Free program on your personal arrangement (B).

DAY 19: BALIKPAPAN DEPARTURE
Morning after breakfast, transfer to the Balikpapan Airport for return flight to Jakarta or Bali or to your next destination (B).

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