Vifa Holiday DMC Indonesia

Orangutan Samboja Lodge

Step into a world filled with rugged jungles and exotic wildlife on this Borneo adventure. Escaping from the tourist trails and travel deep into the jungle to encounter orangutans in the wild, learn about conservation efforts and soak up the sounds of the rainforest

AT A GLANCE

  • Day 1: Arrival Balikpapan – Samboja Lodge
  • Day 2: Samboja Lodge
  • Day 3: Samboja Lodge – Balikpapan - Departure

DETAILED PROGRAM

Day 1: Balikpapan – Samboja Lodge

  • Meals: Dinner

Upon arrival at Sepinggan International Airport of Balikpapan, you’ll be greeted by our driver who will then take you on approximately one and a half hour to Samboja Lodge.

You’ll check in to your room then enjoy your afternoon tea afterwards.Dinner will be served at the lodge.

Option 1: Overnight at Samboja Lodge – Standard room

Option 2: Overnight at Samboja Lodge – Queen Suite room

Option 3: Overnight at Samboja Lodge – King Suite room

Day 2: Samboja Lodge

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wake to the sound of the jungle and enjoy your delicious breakfast. Today, you have the chance to visit the orangutan island and sun bear sanctuary – these activities are compliment and included in your stay package.

Some orangutan live on six man-made island which located on a nice walk distance from your lodge. The orangutan on these island are not to be released due to handicaps and miss-behaviour. Therefore, they can only be viewed from the land. Every day workers bring over many kind of fruits, vegetables and leafy branches. Though there is no contactfor visitor permitted with any of these orangutan, you could take part and help the workers making new behavioural enrichment devices for them, preparing their food and taking observation data. These activities take places start from 8 AM in the morning.

In the afternoon, you can take part in the world’s largest sun bear project by helping the maintenance of the cages, observation on the behaviour of newly formed groups, creation of behavioural enrichment, food preparation and feeding. These activities at sun bear compound takes place until 4 PM in the afternoon. However, you must exercise extreme caution when around the bears and remember, no contact!

Return to the lodge to enjoy your afternoon tea. Dinner will be served at the lodge.

Option 1: Overnight at Samboja Lodge – Standard room

Option 2: Overnight at Samboja Lodge – Queen Suite room

Option 3: Overnight at Samboja Lodge – King Suite room

Day 3: Samboja Lodge - Balikpapan - Departure

  • Meals: Breakfast

The morning is free for you to spend and enjoy breakfast. At designated time, you’ll be transferred to Balikpapan Airport for your onward flight to the next destination.

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation at Samboja Lodge based on single/double/triple room
  • All meals as programmed (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Return transfer from and to Balikpapan airport or hotel
  • English speaking guide during activities
  • Welcome drink, mineral waters, amenities and toiletries

EXCLUDED

  • Flight tickets domestic & international
  • Visa fee and/or visa authorization/extension
  • Insurance
  • Alcohol beverages and soft drinks
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, camera fee (if any) etc.
  • Tipping and gratuities
  • Other expenses not mentioned in the itinerary

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CONTACT US

This is one of the many tours we provide for Kalimantan and is used as an example. Please let us know your requirements and our team will contact you within 24 hours.

Vifa Holiday DMC Indonesia
Jl. Pelita Raya Blok A-22 No. 2
Makassar 90222
South Sulawesi, Indonesia