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.
[B/L/D] Simple accommodation in the Longhouse
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. [B/L/D] Simple accommodation in the Longhouse
The boat moves up the Rungan River as you enjoy breakfast. On arrival to Palas Island, a pre-release island operated by the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOS), take a motorised canoe to observe the orangutans and later continue to the BOS Education Centre where orangutans are awaiting release in socialisation cages. Learn about the BOS history and rehabilitation programs. Return to the boat and enjoy a leisurely lunch on board while cruising to Sei Gohong village. Check out 2pm for transfer to Palangka Raya airport or hotel.
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.
Transfer from and to the airport or hotels at start and end of the tour, all other transport, accommodation and activities as indicated on the itinerary, all meals during the trip, and English speaking and local guides.
Airfare, airport tax, alcoholic and soda beverages, optional tours, personal insurance