For the ultimate escape from the city, the natural treasures of Borneo are in easy reach, only 1½ hours from Jakarta on Garuda Indonesia’s regional service to the city of Palangkaraya. Come on over to Central Kalimantan for a relaxing jungle river journey. Relax in comfort and enjoy delicious food made on board as you travel through magical reflections, see orangutans on forested islands, and visit traditional Dayak villages to experience ... more
Orangutans are found in the tropical rain forest and Swamps of Borneo. As great apes, Orangutans (people of the forest) are among human kind’s closest living relatives in the animal kingdom. These great red apes share approximately 97% of their genetic material with humans.
Besides these fascinating red apes, you will also enjoy jungle trek 10K, camping in the jungle and in touch with nature. 6 days orangutan involve ... more
Dayak is a name of tribes that identifies the various indigenous peoples on the island of Borneo by the Indonesian part known as Kalimantan. They are divided into about 450 ethno-linguistic groups. Despite some differences, these group share physical features, architecture, language, an oral tradition, customs, social structure, weapons, agricultural technology and a similar outlook on life. Dayak population estimated at about four million spread over the four Indonesian ... more
The Orangutan is a great ape with long arms and reddish brown fur. Orangutans are presently found only in rainforests on Borneo and Sumatra, though they were once widely distributed in southeast Asia (as far as southern China). Today orangutans are highly endangered in the wild due to habitat loss (the destruction of rainforests for logging and agriculture) and the illegal trapping of baby orangutans for the pet ... more
From the moment we stepped off the plane, Danny has been exceptional in every way possible. Educational, professional, friendly, kind and humorous. We feel extremely lucky to have such a fantastic guide to show us through such a tranquil part of this world. We have learnt so much about the jungle, birds, Indonesian language, culture and of course the Orangutans and many types of monkeys. The accommodation on the ... more
Orangutans are large, intelligent great apes with medium long orange-brown fur, large heads and sturdy bodies, long arms, short bowed legs, and no tails. Their hands are similar to human hands with four long fingers and a thumb. Orangutans walk on legs and arms, but are able to stand and walk short distances on two legs. Both types of orangutans live in the tropical rainforest of Asia; one ... more