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MAHAKAM RIVER ADVENTURE TOUR I

The unforgettable cruise on the Mighty Mahakam River to meet the Dayak Tribes settled along the Mahakam River and it's tributaries.

This Mahakam River trip is a river cruise by the wooden house boat along the mighty Mahakam river which flowing from the very centre of the mainland passing through the towering gorge and thick primary un touch rainforest. Mahakam is the main river system on where the indigenous Dayak are reside for generations while preserved their very native way of life and culture.

During Mahakam River river cruise trip, we will explore the rich Dayak culture, visit their villages and come the their long houses and dance together with them.

To explore many different tribals with beautiful landscape we suggest you to sign up with our Makaham River Cruise in East Kalimantan. You will meet different Dayak tribals including long ears with various different culture and unique daily life. To reach this place you can fly from Jakarta to Balikpapan then drive to Samarinda for boarding the house boat. You will stay and use this house boat for the whole trip before transfer back to catch your flight to the next destination.

The indigenous East Kalimantan Dayak are famous of their colorful dance and art. Tatoo making and long earlobe are among the well preserved culture beside their unique long houses.

Moreover, the hinterland also rich of floral and faunal life. Therefore beside to enjoy the local peoples we will also discover the unique treasure of it's floral and faunal life.

Duration: 06 Days/05 Nights
Grade: Easy
Starts/Ends: Jakarta or BALI

DAY 01 : BALIKPAPAN - LOAJANAN - MAHAKAM RIVER
On arrival at Sepinggan Airport, meeting service then transfer you to Loajanan for boarding on the house boat. Then cruise up to Mahakam River. Meals and accommodation on boat. (LD)

dayak tribe, borneo, mahakamDAY 02 : MUARA MUNTAI - MANCONG - TANJUNG ISUY
After breakfast on boat, sight seeing the way of life of the local people as well as : Kutai, banjar tribe then you will be transferred into canoe for crossing the Jempang lake for reaching the Mancong village to see the way of life of the dayak Benuaq . On arrival at Mancong Village you will be welcomed a traditional dance performance by chief and his people. By passing the Ohong river with good luck we can see the probuscis monkeys, Macac, monitor lizards, king fisher. afterwards we will go to Tanjung Isuy for sight seeing the other way of life. Meals and accommodation at Long House. (BLD)

DAY 03 : TANJUNG ISUY - MUARA MUNTAI - MINTA VILLAGE - MELAK
After Breakfast at Long House Tanjung Isuy, then down river to Muara Muntai ( back to house boat to proceed up River Melak ) Stop over will be made at Minta Village for observing the way of life of kutai to see the brown sugar processing with a traditional system. Afterwards proceeding to Melak for observing the fresh water dholpin the to Melak . Meals and accommodation on boat. (BLD)

DAY 04 : MELAK - BLACK ORCHIDS- EHENG OLD LONG HOUSE-WATER FALL
After breakfast on boat, then you will be transferred for observing the natural black orchids, kersik luway, then short trekking to see the huge trees as well as : Bangkirai trees, Iron woods, then visiting the Black orchids ( By Luck ) thenwe will visit the old long house of Tunjung and benuaq tribe where here they have been living with coomunal in old long house, here also we can see the Coffin with beatiful ornaments in the front of their long house. Then visit the water fall of Mafan and Bunda maria cave. Back to House then down river. Lunch will be provided. Dinner and accommodation on Boat. (BLD)

dayak tribe, mahakam river, borneoDAY 05 : LEKAK KIDAU- TENGGARONG - HOTEL BALIKPAPAN
After breakfast on boat then sight seeing the way of life of the Kenyah dayak Tribe who the women group had been having the long eared lobes and tattoo on their skin. Afterwards keep moving down river to Tenggarong. Stop over will be made in Tenggarong for observing the royal collection of the Kutai kingdom in Museum ( It was the royal Palace) here we can see the collection of the oldest Hindu Kingdom in Indonesia since 4th century. After tenggarong then down river to loajanan. After lunch on house boat you will be transferred to Hotel for
accommodation. Dinner at local restaurant. (BLD) Notes : If the time is permitted the Guide will bring you to KRUS for observing the Orang Utan.

DAY 06 : HOTEL - AIRPORT
After breakfast at the Hotel , free program till transfer you toAirport/Executive lounge while wait for the destination flight. (B)

> BORNEO GENERAL INFO
> ORANGUTAN TOUR
> ORANGUTAN AND DAYAK
> ORANGUTAN & DAYAK & BAMBOO RAFTING
> MAHAKAM RIVER ADVENTURE I
> MAHAKAM RIVER ADVENTURE II
> DAYAK TRIBE & BAMBOO RAFTING
> CROSS BORNEO - WEST TO EAST
> ABOUT ADVENTURE INDONESIA

For descriptive Mahakam River Tour itinerary, Tour Price, flight details, airfares, further information and private trip arrangement, please contact us:

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