The Mighty River

7 Days / 6 Nights

DAY 01: Airport – Loajanan – Mahakam River
Upon arrival at the Sepingan airport you will be met by one of our representative in the arrivals hall and transferred to the harbor to start the journey.

DAY 02: Muara Ancalong – Kedang Kepala River
Breakfast onboard and then sailing to the Kedang Kepala River, which is one of the longest river in eastern kalimantan. Our first stop is Muara Ancalong, where you can interact and observe the life of the Kenyah Dayak Tribe. Besides of the daily life, you can also learn about the art of Dayak kenyah. The art of Kenyah culture is very interesting, so decorative art is widely used in buildings in East Kalimantan. Various handicrafts are also available for purchase. Travel further up the river to Muara Wahau. Overnight onboard.

DAY 03: Long Noran – Long Segar-Wahau- Nehes Liang Bing
Breakfast on board, and then proceed to the Long Noran and Long Segar villages. Once there guests will be greeted with welcome dances and traditional dishes typical of the local countryside.

Afterward, we will be escorted to Liang Bing, where you will be greeted by the Dayak Modang tribe who do attractions that might make you stunned. After the show you will be given the opportunity to learn how they live their lives by retaining their culture. At night you will enjoy dinner and stay at the traditional home of Dayak tribe.

DAY 04: Nehes – Liang Bing – Long Noran
Wake up early and the local people will prepare your breakfast. If you want, you are allowed to help the locals too cook or find some food material. After the breakfast guests will be taken to the village of Long Merah to meet with the Dayak Punan Tribe that has its own uniqueness. Compare by the all dayak in Borneo, the Punan are the most unique in terms of their culture and life. In general their lives are unique by living in the caves of the tributaries and so forth. They are also happy with food that is still raw like vegetable forest from the tree of nibung. After interact with Dayak Punan, we will back to the Long Noran and stay in a boat for 1 night.

DAY 05: Long Noran – Kedang Kepala – Tenggarong
Breakfast on the boat and we will spend much time on the boat for a trip to Tenggarong. Enjoy the river scenery along the way…sit back on the deck of the boat and drink your beverages.

DAY 06: Tenggarong – Loajanan – Balikpapan
Breakfast onboard; in appropriated time you will be escorted to Mulawarman museum to see the tomb of King Kutai kartanegara and relic of the king’s palace. In the middle of the museum, there is a bird statue of Lembus Wana which is an icon of this town of Teggarong. The museum also displays various historical items. Historical items that are still show in this museum are historical objects that have been used by the Sultanate such as Throne, Place of Compassion, Clothing of Greatness, Spear, Keris, Cannon, Necklace and Yupa Inscription and Chinese Ceramic Collection. Afterwards, you will return to the boat and head further down the river to Loa Janan. After lunch, transfer to Balikpapan where you will spend the night at hotel.

DAY 07: Hotel – Airport
After breakfast at the Hotel, transfer you to airport for your next destination flight.