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Cross Borneo adventure tour is extremely shaking of your body and mind. But it is rewarding back after completion of this great Borneo expedition. Once a lifetime must do it. So, you will have more stories on your life one day. Not now but later on when time needs to tell a story. The Experiences.

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Cross Borneo Adventure Tour

Cross Borneo adventure tour is a challenging adventure tour for crossing the border. Starting from West and Finish in the East Borneo, Indonesia. 16 days beautiful jungle hike. And it is a mysterious island tour 900 kilometers cross the border passing wilderness of Indonesian jungles. This is one of the best jungle adventure programs in Indonesia. Moreover, Cross Borneo adventure tour is an extreme wilderness of jungle trekking in the tropical rainforest of Borneo (Kalimantan). This expedition that follows a historical expedition route of a Dutch botanist, DR. Anton W. Niewenhius in 1894. Who crossed the jungle border of West and East Kalimantan (Borneo). This adventure trekking requires your good stamina. And also brave to attack rapids with a traditional wooden boat. Cross the steep mountains as well as to witness of Punan tribes. And cross the unique of two famous rivers.

Imagine, Borneo is five times the size of England and Wales, Put together. Cross Borneo adventure tour Sixteen-day expedition will bisect the main body of this beautiful island. Hence, it is linking the coastal towns of Pontianak and Samarinda. Then we will follow the equator. Continue to the natural highways of the Kapuas and Mahakam rivers in the center of the islands. The dense untouched of Borneo rainforests. And also the great central will form a formidable barrier between the tributaries of the two rivers. Furthermore, Cross Borneo adventure tour consists of a group of 12 maximum. It must have adventurous souls. Also, passionate people from countries around the world. This traveling and trekking across Borneo (Indonesian Kalimantan), from one side to the other side.

In addition before joining this cross Borneo adventure tour. We suggest you avoid overseas tight connections. It must be a flexible plan. And if possible adding a few days ahead from the 16 days trip duration. It is due to occasional matter with local transportation. On our side, we work and think hard to solve this issue. So that you will be on time arriving Balikpapan/Samarinda. But still, we don't know yet, the x-factor on the way. We must anticipate in advance regards Cross Borneo adventure tour programs. Undertake a long and challenging journey with the ultimate challenge.

cross borneo adventure tour price

Cross Borneo Adventure Tour Price

Details & Miscellaneous information for Trans Borneo 2020.
GROUP SIZE : Minimum 2 - 4 People
PRICE : USD 3,900 Per Person - Book Now
DURATION : 16 Days 15 Nights
TRANSPORT : Private Car, Local Boat, Airplane
TOUR TYPE : Jungle Hiking Tour
LOCATION : West & East Kalimantan
START : Putussibau Airport
FINISH : Balikpapan Airport
GRADE : Challenging
DEPARTURE : Every Month - You May Arrange Your Own Date
NOTE : If Larger Booking, Pleasse Contact Us.
english guide speaking meals services
English Speaking Guide & Porters Meals 15x Breakfast, 14x Lunch, 14x Dinner.
bedding services airplanes services
15 Nights of Accomodation (Mixed) Airfares & Airport Transfer.

Cross Borneo Adventure Tour Itinerary.

Day 1: Jakarta Airport - Pontianak - Putussibau.

Fly into into Putusibau via Pontianak, arrived Putussibau, picked up then directly transfer to hotel. Free at your own leisure while our guide and team prepare for the jungle expedition.

Meals: Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel Aman Sentosa or Hotel Marisa Putussibau.

Flight Info Cross Borneo:
Depart: 05:20 Jakarta, Indonesia - Soekarno Hatta International, terminal 2
Arrive: 06:55 Pontianak, Indonesia - Supadio
Airlines: Garuda Indonesia GA500
Aircraft: Boeing 737-800

Connected Cross Borneo:

Depart: 11:35 Pontianak, Indonesia - Supadio
Arrive: 12:55 Putussibau, Indonesia - Pangsuma
Airlines: Garuda Indonesia GA7524
Aircraft: Aerospatiale/Alenia ATR 72

Note: Our people will be waiting in Putussibau airport. IF flight is NOT operating due to weather condition, alternative way is by overland from Pontianak to Putussibau. Suggested not tight your connecting flight to overseas.

Day 2: Putussibau – Nanga Bungan Village.

The trip starts from a boat station by traditional wooden longboat to reach Na. Bungan village. Along the way you will notice some longhouses, local fruit garden, rice field and rapids. Get your lunch on a sandy-rocky beach. In the Afternoon you will arrive in Nanga Bungan village.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local house.

Day 3: Nanga Bungan Village – Tanjung Lokang Village.

Again in the traditional wooden longboat you will attack some big rapids and sometime pulling your boat to get Tanjung Lokang the last village.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local Lodge.

Day 4: Tanjung Lokang Village – Trekking to Data Opet.

From the village, the traditional wooden longboat will take you to the Jungle by following a shallow river and pass some rapids. before dark, preparing places to sleep. Resting with Coffee or Tea.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Simple Jungle Camp.

Day 5: Data Opet - Barokan Jungle Trekking.

After breakfast, start the trekking by following a path, some time you have to cross the river. Lunch will be cooked and served on the way near the river.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Simple Jungle Camp.

Day 6: Barokan – Trekking to Lea River Mouth.

Trekking here is never boring, there is always new development, estimating distance, location, progress the road to follow. On the trekking, the guide might introduce you to the skills of Dayak fishing and fire lighting sodden wood.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Simple Jungle Camp.

Day 7: Lea River Mouth – Trekking to Savang River.

The trekking to be continue, while trekking you can feel the genuineness of Borneo’s rain forest, enjoy the clear water, and listen to the wild animal’s calls.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Simple Jungle Camp.

Day 8: Savang River – Muller Valley.

The trekking seemed to be heavier than before combination between dray and wet trekking.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Simple Jungle Camp.

Day 9: Muller Valley Trekking - Opan Tanah.

Today is heaviest hiking, attack the steep and slippery mountain of Muller to reach the border between West and East Kalimantan. This point is unique as all people who pass this area should leave their belonging to avoid attack of bad spirit. After lunch, the trekking continues to reach a point for jungle camp constructing.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Simple Jungle Camp.

Day 10: Opan Tanah – Batu Bahat.

The journey will be continued through the tropical rain forest, a dip in the river, a rest to be taken and surrounding to be examined an investigation of just a few square metres will reveal something different of animals every time.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Simple Jungle Camp.

Day 11: Batu Bahat - Muara Huvung.

Today is the last trekking activity, after hour and hour you will reach Huvung River mouth. Here you wait your local longboat to take you to the village. As the longboat is delivered from the village.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Simple Jungle Camp.

Day 12: Muara Huvung - Tiong Ohang.

Now time to head down the Mahakam river by traditional wooden longboat to find the village of Dayak Aoheng.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Longhiuse

Day 13: Tiong Ohang - Long Bangun.

Breakfast at the local house/ local inn, then another 8 - 10 hours sail by longboat to Long Bagun.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Simple Guest House/inn.

Day 14 & Day 15: Long Bangun - Samarinda.

After breakfast, leave the village of Long Bagun by houseboat. Lunch and dinner provided at the houseboat. During the sailing trip, you can explore and learn the local way of live river side civilization' which is much different from what we normally have in the dry land area. The rest of the day is free for your own activities.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: House Boat.

Day 16: Samarinda – Balikpapan- Fly Jakarta.

Breakfast at hotel then in the appropriate time; drive to Balikpapan airport for catch your flight to the next destination.

Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: None.

Depart: 13:05 Balikpapan, Indonesia - Sepinggan
Arrive: 14:10 Jakarta, Indonesia - Soekarno Hatta International, terminal 2
Airline: Garuda Indonesia GA567
Duration: 2:05
Aircraft: Airbus Industrie A330-200

Tour Package Cost Inclusion:

All inclusive Day 1 - Day 16.
Airfare Jakarta Pontianak Putussibau and Balikpapan Jakarta.
Meals as indicated in per day itinerary above.
Accommodations ( Tent/Local villagers house/hotel).
Transportation during the program(motor canoes/vehicles land).
Porters, Local Guide Fee, Speaking English Guide.
Permit, Donation fee.

Price Exclusion:

Airport tax (if any - most airport included already in the ticket).
Alcoholic beverages.
Soft drinks.
Phone calls.
Travel Insurance.
Tips for guide/porter and driver.
All extra personal expenses that not mentioned on items above.
Any kind of expenditures incurred due to flight cancellation/delays or due other caused beyond our control.

What to bring on Cross Borneo Adventure Tour:

Water proof backpack (trekking)/Dry bags.
Clothing should be light.
Preferably cotton with at least one long sleeved shirt and pants.
Bathing suit.
Thongs or sandals and Trekking shoes.
Bring one light sweater or jacket as it can get cool at night.
Insect repellent.
Sunglasses, sunhat.
Flash light.
Rain jacket and small umbrella if possible
Trousers and long shirt (cotton) for trekking
Long socks plus extra
plastic bags to cover your stuffs from water
Small binocular for bird watching
Pocket knife and flash light (torch)
Mosquito, insect repellent and mosquiot net
Camera plus extra micro chip/memory and battery
Other personal things and medicine
For souvenir and other personal expenses, please bring Rupiah( IDR Indonesia Money ).

Notifications of Cross Borneo Adventure Tour:

You will get wet on the boat. Please protect your baggage.
There is no bathroom is in the Jungle. For women, it is recommended to bring sarong (traditional bath wear for women) to bath in the river.
There is no electricity.
This tour depends on the weather. If needed, the tour will possibly be adjusted accordingly

Note: Subject to changes, considering the local condition, safety and comfort.

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