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Orangutans, Dragons & Beaches

Orangutans, Dragons & Beaches

Purpose: Relaxation, Ecology, Discovery
No. of days: 9 days - 8 nights
First & Last Cities: Dempasar
Other cities: Pangkalanbun, Tanjung Putting, Labuan Bajo, Rinca Island, Komodo Island, Bali, Ubud, Taman Ayun, Tanah Lot, Seminyak
Starting cost: $2,539
 
Tanjung Puting is one of the few places in the world where orangutans can be seen in the wild!  Observe Orangutans, Proboscis Monkeys, Gibbons, Tarsiers and other primate species in their natural habitat. Enjoy the Klotok river boat experience and the dense forest.
 
Day 1: Denpasar, Pangkalan Bun, Tanjung Puting           
Arrive in Denpasar and take you connecting flight to Pangkalan Bun. Upon arrival you’ll be met by our local guide who will drive you to the pier and assist you on the boat transfer to Kumai. The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river-boat, upper deck from where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. The guide's team includes the boatman, a cook and an expert guide. Lunch is served on the way to Tanjung Puting. Enjoy the cruise up the peaceful jungle for about two hours while slowly exploring the quiet river, observing the proboscis monkeys alongside the river or, if you’re lucky, some orangutans lying down on their nest or hunting for food and flying from one tree to another. You are in one of the most privileged places in the world to live this kind of experience. Arrive at the lodge for dinner and accommodation. [L/D]
 
Day 2: Tanjung Puting (Orangutan Exploration at Camp Leaky)
Breakfast at the lodge. Half day trekking exploring the orangutans and arriving at Natai Lengkuas, a research center for Proboscis monkey’s, in time for the feeding at 11:30 am. Then, continue to Camp Leaky with a short trekking through the rainforest. Lunch will be provided on the way. The camp was established in 1971 to support research activities in Tanjung Puting Wildlife Reserve. Now this area also functions as orangutans’ rehabilitation center. Over the years, the camp has served the research efforts of several scientists and students. Tourist will be able to walk on certain trails of the trail system without disturbing the research activities. Here you will also be able to watch the feeding of the monkeys around 2.00 pm. Later we return to the lodge for dinner and accommodation. [B/L/D]
There is only place in the world to meet these majestic dragons and we bring you there for a once-in-a-life-time experience! Entering the Komodo National Park, the boat passes many small remote islands, while slowly gliding through the crystal-clear water. The national park rangers make sure that the incredible animals keep their distance. Enjoy time on a deserted island beach and discover its unique fauna, roaming into one of the seven wonders of nature.
                                                                                   
Day 3: Tanjung Puting, Labuan Bajo
After breakfast at the lodge, prepare for transfer out by boat cruising back to Kumai River harbor where our car is waiting for the transfer to the airport to catch the flight for Labuan Bajo where you’ll be welcomed by our representative and taken on a tour of the Batu Cermin cave and an Ujung fishermen village near the local harbor to see the daily life in the region. Afterward, continue to the hotel for check in. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant. The rest of the day is free to rest and relax or to discover the surroundings. Dinner and overnight in Labuan Bajo. [B/L/D]
 
Day 4: Labuan Bajo (Rinca Island, Komodo Island)
After breakfast at the hotel you’ll be picked up for a transfer to the pier to board the speedboat for a sail to Rinca Island in Komodo National Park that has been granted UNESCO World Heritage status. Walk through the typical dry forest to explore the Island of Komodo Dragon, where you will find not just the dragons but may also encounter other wild animals like, deer, wild buffalo, long-tailed macaque, wild boar and numerous birds. Afterwards ride the speedboat to Komodo Island and enjoy lunch on board. Take an afternoon trekking in Banunggulung, in Komodo Island, then proceed to Pink Beach where is possible to swim and snorkel. Early evening ride back to the hotel for dinner and overnight. [B/L/D]
 
Day 5: Labuan Bajo, Bali, Ubud
Breakfast at the hotel. At the appointed time you’ll be picked up and transferred to the airport to catch your flight to Denpasar (Bali) where you’ll be greeted and transferred to your hotel in Ubud for dinner and overnight. [B/D]
 
Day 6: Ubud, Taman Ayun, Tanah Lot, Seminyak
Breakfast at the hotel and morning free for relaxing or shopping. In the afternoon start your trip visiting one of the most beautiful temples in South Bali, the Pura Taman Ayun. The temple was built in the 17th century by Prince Gusti Anom, which literally translated means “Floating Flower Garden”, because the temple is situated in the middle of an artificial lake. Take a short walk through the complex and admire the impressive surroundings. Your last stop, and highlight of this tour, waits you at the coast! The famous Tanah Lot Temple is one of the most important temples in Bali. Built on a small island in the sea, it is a perfect place to enjoy an amazing sunset in a breathtaking environment. After the tour, drop off at your beach resort in Seminyak. [B/D] 
   
Day 7: Seminyak
Breakfast at the hotel. The day is free for you to relax by the beach or the hotel pool. You may contact our local representative to take an optional tour. [B/D]
 
Day 8: Seminyak
Breakfast at the hotel. The day is free for you to relax by the beach or the hotel pool. You may contact our local representative to take an optional tour. [B/D]
 
Day 9: Seminyak, Bali, USA
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning is free until check out time at 12.00 pm or extend you stay until 6.00 pm with an additional subject to room availability on that day. At the appropriate time you’ll be picked-up for your transfer to the airport to board your onward flight to the next destination. [B]
 
[B] = Breakfast | [B/D] = Breakfast and Dinner | [L/D] = Lunch and Dinner [ [B/L/D] = Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


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Tour includes
  • Arrival and departure transfers at each location
  • 8 nights’ accommodation
    • Tanjung Putting 2 nights
    • Lebuan Bajo 2 nights
    • Ubud 1 night
    • Seminyak 3 nights
  • Meals
    • Daily breakfast
    • 4 lunches
    • 6 dinners
  • Applicable entrance fees and donations (except Camera fee and Conservation fee)
  • Trekking on Rinca Island
  • Snorkeling at Pink Beach
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Ubud city tour
  • Boat rides in Komodo Island
  • Free Visa
  • Entrance fees, donations, parking fees
  • Applicable entrance fees and donations (except Camera fee and Conservation fee)
  • Service charges, room tax, Local tax/VAT, driver, guide expenses and baggage handling
  • Transportation by A/C car
  • English-speaking guide
  • Mineral water and refreshment during trip
  • Free Visa
Not included in tour
  • Domestic flight ticket Denpasar/- Pangkalan Bun/Labuhan Bajo/Denpasar
  • Conservation fee at Komodo Island or Rinca Island:
    • USD 28 per person per visit on weekday and
    • USD 35 per person per visit on Sunday or Public Holiday
  • Camera fee at the Komodo National Park:
    • IDR 50,000 net per camera
    • IDR 150,000 net per video camera
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, phone calls
  •  Soft drinks, alcoholic beverages
  • Meals not specifying in the program
  • Diving equipment (for optional diving)
  • Tipping for guide/driver

Hotels in your Tour

Category Hotel Name Tripadvisor
First Class
Tanjung Putting Rimba Lodge 4
Lebuan Bajo Bintang Flores 4
Jayakarta 3.5
Ubud Wapa Di Ume 5
Seminyak Ize Seminyak 4.5
Alila Seminyak 4.5

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking


Tour Pricing

Season 2-Pax 3-Pax 4-Pax Single Suppl.
2020 Departures
1 Apr - 19 May $2,835 $2,475 $2,539 $899
20 May - 15 Sep $3,025 $2,675 $2,739 $1,089
16 Sep -20 Dec $2,835 $2,475 $2,539 $899
21 Dec - 31 Dec $3,125 $2,775 $2,839 $1,195
2021 Departures
1 Jan - 5Jan $3,125 $2,775 $2,839 $1,195
6 Jan - 31 Mar $2,835 $2,475 $2,539 $899
Prices are per person and may change without notice
 
Tour Code: ID02DPS20TE