Some orangutan, sunbear, and proboscis monkey live on six man-made islands. The Island orangutans are for not release candidates, due to handicaps and miss-behavior. Therefore, they can only be viewed from the land.
Every day workers bring over many kinds of fruits, vegetables and leafy branches. Though there is No Contact for Visitors permitted with any orangutans, we could use your help in making new behavioral enrichment devices for them, preparing their food and even in taking observational data! Activities at the Orangutan Islands will begin at 8am and continue until 4 pm. The islands are easily reached on foot from the Lodge. The guide will assist you to visit the island
You can help with the maintenance of the cages, observations on the behavior of newly formed groups, creation of behavioral enrichment, preparation and feeding out of food. Activities at the sun bear compound will begin at 8am and end at 4pm. The bear compound is a short 15min walk from the Lodge. You must exercise extreme caution when around the bears, and remember No Contact! Please contact the front desk to arrange your further work to help sun bears!
sngai Hitam is best visited in the early morning and late afternoon. You will take a boat ride along the Sungai Hitam tidal river to see highly endangered Proboscis monkeys and other wildlife. Local fisherman will guide you on this tidal river. The fisherman will have a daily income for their services
Klayap team will pick you up at Balikpapan Airport. Then we will go to the Lodge, check in. After that we will explore Sungai Hitam. In here we will see Proboscis Monkey and other wild animal.
After that we will go back to Lodge, and visiting Sun Bear Sanctuary.
At morning we will go to Orangutan Island. Then go back to Lodge for breakfast.
After check out Lodge, if we have enough time we will go to Crocodile Sanctuary.
*Meals: Breakfast & Lunch (B&L)
• 1 Nights Accommodation
Eco Lodge (1 night)
Inclusive of fuel costs, parking & toll fees, and drivers’ expenses
• Explore Orangutan Island
• Explore Sun Bear Sanctuary
• Explore Sungai Hitam
• Meals as stated in the itinerary
• All permits, all entry fees and activities stated in the itinerary
• Drinking Water (Mineral water) during the trip
• Guide and/or Tour Leader
The temperature in the early morning will be around 5ºC-10ºC.
It is level 3 to 4.
• Temperature at Gede Mountain is around 10-15 celcius. In the night will be below 10 degrees.
• Ecosystem at Gede Mountain is a tropical rainforest.
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