3 Day Palangkaraya Borneo Rainforest Cruise – Join Tour : Forest Observation & Village Tour

Experience the wild side of Borneo and join this River Cruise at Sebangau National Park, home of the Orangutans
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Tour Name 3 Day Palangkaraya Borneo Rainforest Cruise – Join Tour : Forest Observation & Village Tour
Duration 3 Days 2 Nights
Tour Type Join in Tour – River Cruise Tour at Katingan & Sebangau National Park

Borneo Rainforests and Climate Provide The Ideal Conditions for Wildlife

Venture into the dense Borneo rainforest in Sebangau National Park. Boat along the river by 3 days rainforest cruise tour to explore the exotic of Borneo rainforest and villages. Upon arrival at Palangkaraya airport around 9 AM, you will be greeted by local guide and transfer for sailing down the river. See Borneo Orangutan and other wildlife from a distance by canoe. Highlight of the trip, also you will cruise in Katingan river and heads down to visit Telaga village to experience traditional local daily life and culture. At night, the boat finds a quiet mooring for the night sleeping on a cruise. 

Next day in the morning, join some local canoes to explore glassy reflections on the black water lakes while watching colorful birds, proboscis monkeys, gibbon, pig-tailed macaque and a variety of other animals (wildlife can’t be guaranteed). On arrival at the WWF research and information site, you will have a short presentation on activities at the research center and stroll around the camp. Here you will spend a night in a small jungle lodge. After dinner, set off on an exciting night wildlife spotting expedition. In the silent night, you might see the eye of clouded leopard. Last day in the morning, head off for a short jungle trek and animal spotting in Borneo rainforest before cruising to Jahanjang and transfer back to Palangkaraya airport or hotel.

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Imagining Wildlife: Flora and Fauna Observation Track

A trip that combines the best river sightseeing tour to see wildlife in Borneo rainforest and visiting local village. Look at the local fishing home industry and join some games with the villagers in Telaga village. Encounter dozen species of endangered wildlife in Borneo rainforest and observe wild Orangutans. Tours will give you a real experience full of insights about the Borneo flora, fauna, and local culture. Spend your two nights in traditional river cruise and in a small jungle lodge. This tour will be located in the forest and river, antimalarial drugs should always be purchased before traveling.

Amazing jungle trekking with a great chance to spot wildlife while learning about the secrets of wildlife in this beautiful Borneo rainforest

borneo rainforest

Encouraging the protection of orangutans and their habitat from a distance so we won’t disturb this process as they adapt to the natural forest environment of the island.

sebangau national park

Borneo is the best place to see orangutans in the wild with several sanctuaries to increase your chances of sightings.

First night in Borneo rainforest tour, you will spend a night on the boat. Enjoy freshly cooked set of meals served on the boat since you spend the night on the boat.

Visit Katingan Mentaya Project forest rehabilitation area. Quietly cruise by canoe to watch variety of other wildlife. Also, enjoy the perfect glassy reflections on the black water lakes.

Arrival at the WWF research and information site on day two, you will settle in a jungle lodge of Sebangau National Park

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Tour Options

Tour Options

Borneo River Cruise – Join in Tour Price per Pax
Superior Cabin US$ 840
Double Cabin US$ 770
The above price is per person price with minimum booking of 2 persons is required

The tour only available on Saturday or Tuesday

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Tour Detail


  • You will receive confirmation within 1 business day. Once confirmed, voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Local wooden boat
  • Selected Cabin
  • Accommodation in a Small Jungle Lodge (on Day 2)
  • Return transfer from airport/hotel to the airport/hotel (only in Palangkaraya Area)
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals during the cruise
  • Entrance Ticket
  • Donation to Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, donation to local Dayak
  • Canoe
  • Off-boat tour
  • Excursion as per itinerary
  • Service Tax


  • Tipping
  • Flight Ticket
  • Personal Expenses
  • Insurance
  • Alcoholic and soda drink on board
  • Accommodation before and after the tour
  • Permit for professional camera such as SLR’s
  • Documentation

Day 1 (Palangkaraya –
Orangutan Island – Jahanjang – Telaga):

  • 08.00 AM | Meet up at Tjilik Riwut Airport Palangka Raya or Hotel/Airport pick up
  • Heading to Nyaru Menteng
  • Canoeing to the Orangutan Island (watching Orangutan from a distance that will not disturb their adaptation to the natural habitat)
  • Visiting Foundation’s Education Center and having lunch in a favourite Dayak Warung
  • Heading to Jahanjang Port on Katingan River (about 2 hours drive)
  • Cruising to Village of Telaga and get a welcome drink and snack serve on the boat
  • Walking through Telaga Village and joining some games with the villagers
  • Visiting local fishing home industry at Telaga Village
  • Heading back to the boat and stay overnight on the boat

Day 2 (Telaga – Sungei Klaru – Sebangau National Park):

  • Cruising to Sungei Klaru
  • Canoeing to explore beautiful black water lake system
  • Learning about REDD+ project at RMU’s Katingan Mentaya Project (if your’re lucky, you can see birds, proboscis monkeys and a variety of other wildlife on that forest rehabilitation area)
  • Returning to the boat
  • Cruising to Punggu Alas River
  • Canoeing to Sebangau National Park
  • Check in at Small Jungle Lodge in WWF Research and Information Site (acomodating 2 or max 3 persons)
  • Having short presentation at the research center
  • Strolling around the camp
  • After dinner, having an exciting night wildlife spotting expedition (if you’re lucky, you can see leopard and other nocturnal wildlife)
  • Back to the camp and stay overnight in the jungle lodge

Day 3 (Sebangau National Park – Palangkaraya):

  • Breakfast at the camp
  • Enjoying short jungle trek and animal spotting at Sebangau National Park
  • Returning to the camp before lunch
  • Check out
  • Canoeing along the small stream to the boat
  • Enjoying lunch on board
  • Cruising to Jahanjang
  • transfer to Palangkaraya airport or hotel


  • This trip available on Saturday or Tuesday
  • The tour will be conducted using a local wooden boat
  • The itinerary may be subject to change, depending on the circumstances
  • Dry season conditions may cause alterations to the itineraries
  • Pick up time about 08.00 AM, we recommend you to take a flight with arrival time at Palangkaraya / Tjilik Riwut Airport before 08.00 AM
  • We recommend you arrive morning or one day before the tour start.
  • Kindly notice that the driver is not the tour expert guide. The driver will just pick up and drop you off.
  • Wandernesia is not responsible for any delay, loss, theft, accident, sickness, complaint, or any problems which occur during tour.

What to bring:

  • Voucher from Wandernesia (printed or e-voucher)
  • Comfortable clothes (Long trouser and sleeve)
  • Trekking shoes
  • Sunblock
  • Extra clothes
  • Hat, sunglasses
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Malaria pill
  • Personal firs aid kit
  • Camera
  • Raincoat during rainy season

Cancellation Policy:

  • The above rates are non-refundable. Once booking confirmed, it can’t be canceled.
  • No refund issued for cancellation made after reservation.
  • Please read the cancellation policy carefully before you make a reservation.
  • Any change or cancellation is made via email at business hours.
  • Business hours: Monday – Friday (except public holiday) from 09:00 AM – 15:00 PM (GMT +7)

No Show Policy:

  • 100% penalty will be charged for no-show case. No refund issued.


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  1. Fill the reservation form in the section below or contact us via WhatsApp or Email.
  2. We will proceed your booking and send you the online invoice by email or WhatsApp.
  3. As you receive the invoice, please complete the payment. For more details, please see payment method section.
  4. As your reservation confirmed, we will send the voucher to your email or WhatsApp.
  5. Show your voucher (e-voucher or printed version) at the location. Happy Travel!


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We receive payment by bank transfer. You can transfer the amount of the bill to the following bank account:

Bank Central Asia (BCA)


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