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East West understands that each client have different interests and preference. Listed below are tour and package selections that will help you in planning your itinerary. These items are grouped according to the type of experience you have selected.

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Kalimantan - at my leisure
Enjoy Kalimantan at your own leisure and pace. You may choose to simply relax and enjoy the surrounding nature.
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Tanjung Puting National Park research and rehabilitation centre
Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun airport, you will be picked up by our local staff and take you to Kumai and board a boat. The boat is a traditional wooden boat called “Klotok “ about 12 m by 2.5 m with a roof which forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. 

The guide team includes the boatman, a cook, and expert guide. In the afternoon, observe proboscis monkey (Nasalis Larvatus), long tail macaque (Macaca Fascicularis), Silver Langur and perhaps wild orangutan along the way up the river. 

On your first day, you will get a close-up experience with the Orang-utans at the Orang-utan Centre Tanjung Harapan camp. After that, you will be able to take a stroll into the forest and participate in the orang-utan feeding at 1500hrs. 
 
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Camp Leaky

Located in the Tanjung Puting Reserve (now National Park) in Central Borneo, Camp Leakey was established in 1971 by Dr. Biruté Galdikas and former spouse Rod Brindamour. This famous research and rehabilitation centre was  named after the legendary paleo-anthropologist, Louis Leakey, who was both mentor and an inspiration to Dr. Galdikas as well as Drs. Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey.

Projects have ranged from orangutan, proboscis monkey, gibbon and leaf-eating monkey behavior and ecology, to studies of orangutan sign language abilities and cognition, to leech behavior, and river system ecology. Enjoy the observation of the river vegetation and beautiful forest along the river. Along the trip, encounter some wild orangutan, proboscis monkey, birds and even crocodiles if you’re lucky enough. Stop and visit the Orang-utan education centre and walk through Kalimantan’s richest tropical rainforest 

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Wildlife exploration
​In the late afternoon, we will continue on with our exploration of the wildlife for Proboscis monkeys, long tail macaques, silver leaf monkey and birds. Than, river exploring for proboscis, silverleaf monkey,macaques, and birds. Overnight at Rimba Lodge.  (L,D)
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Tanjung Harapan Village
We will visit the Tanjung Harapan Village semi traditional village cross the park to feel village life experience. than river exploring for wildlife includinga big firefly colony on Nipa vegetation. Overnight at the Lodge (B,L,D)
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Pondok Tanggui
Enjoy the observation of the river vegetation and beautiful forest along the river. Along the trip, encounter some wild orangutan, proboscis monkey, birds and even crocodiles if you’re lucky enough. Stop and visit the Orang-utan education centre and walk through Kalimantan’s richest tropical rainforest 

Tanjung Puting National Park was founded in 1970 as the first place in Indonesia to become a Reserve for orangutans. There are now three orangutan rehabilitation locations, Tanjung Harapan, Pondok Tanggui, and Camp Leakey. Tanjung Puting National Park at Central Kalimantan Indonesia Borneo Island is the location for semi-wild and wild orangutans in the middle of the prime Rain Forest. Tanjung Puting National Park Flora and Fauna is an ecological wealth, from coast featured mangroves swamps, and low-land rain forest, to dense jungle. The wild life is exotic, orangutan, only found at Sumatra and Borneo, along with the endemic proboscis monkeys, and other forest denizens including clouded leopard, leaf monkey, macaque, pangolin anteater, tiny tarsier, lizards, crocodiles, pythons and more then 600 bird spieces as the most famous Sun Birds, pheasants, Kakatua, and Hornbills.
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4 Days 3 Nights Adventure at Camp Leaky
What started out to be just two small huts is now a functional research facility. Camp Leakey is where all of the research the OFI conducts on orangutans is done. Others other than the OFI have studied and researched at Camp Leakey including graduate and undergraduate students from multiple institutions such as Universitas Nasional, a college in Indonesia, and universities in the United States. The camp now consists of about 19 miles of trails, rainforest, and swamp land for the rehabilitated orangutans and the wild orangutans that made their home there.
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Chinatown-Bangkok
6 Days 5 Nights Semarang - Pangkalan - Jakarta
What started out to be just two small huts is now a functional research facility. Camp Leakey is where all of the research the OFI conducts on orangutans is done. Others other than the OFI have studied and researched at Camp Leakey including graduate and undergraduate students from multiple institutions such as Universitas Nasional, a college in Indonesia, and universities in the United States. The camp now consists of about 19 miles of trails, rainforest, and swamp land for the rehabilitated orangutans and the wild orangutans that made their home there.
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