Borneo West to East Crossing, Kalimantan

The Cross Borneo West to East adventure is a real once in a lifetime adventure. Those who have undertaken this trip in the past have described it as the most challenging and the most enjoyable trekking trip they had ever done. The ultimate challenge – crossing one of the most rugged islands on earth from West to East using roads, rivers and feet, we traverse the jungle of Kalimantan in Indonesian Borneo.

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BORNEO WEST TO EAST CROSSING ITINERARY

Day 1: ARRIVAL JAKARTA.
Arrival in Jakarta. You will met by hotel staff and transferred to the FM7 hotel.
Today we meet in our Jakarta hotel and have a team briefing and prepare for travel to Balikpapan in East Borneo tomorrow morning.
Overnight at the FM7 Hotel. Tomorrow the journey begins !

Day 2: JAKARTA – BALIKPAPAN – MAHAKAM RIVER.(B,L,D)
Early morning flight to
Balikpapan in East Kalimantan and car transfer to the river town of
Loajanan, where we will board our house-boat and start travel along
the Mahakam River. Continue our travel overnight on the river to reach
our next stop.

Dinner & Overnight on house boat.

Day 3: MAHAKAM RIVER – MUARA MUNTAI – MANCONG – MELAK (B,L,D)
Today we will leave our house boat and continue along the river by both speed boat,
stopping at a dayak village along the way to learn more about their
traditional way of life.
Overnight in small village of Melak at Loseman (simple hotel).

Day 4: MELAK – KERSIK LUWAI – EHENG – TERING – LONG BAGUN (B,L,D)
Continue along the river by longboats until we reach the small village of
Eheng. Here we will meet our cars and drive to Tering where upon
arrival board our speed boat and continue our travel up the Mahakam
river to the local village of Long Bagun.

Day 5: LONG BAGUN – TIONG OHANG (B,L,D)
Speed boat and cruise up the Mahakam river by passing several rapids, wall rock, waterfall through to
village. Then sight-seeing around the village to see the activity of local people.

Day 6: TIONG OHANG – ATIKOP HILL – MUARA SAITE (B,L,D)
Board by motorized
canoe passing several small rapids. Start trek today.
Overnight jungle campsite

Day 7: MUARA SAITE – MUARA CUHUTING (B,L,D)
Continue our trekking through primary rainforest and rivers.
Overnight jungle campsite (

Day 8 : MUARA CUHUTING – MULLER RANGE (B,L,D)
Continue trekking through the Muller Range and will pass the border East and West
Borneo.
Overnight jungle campsite

Day 9: MULLER RANGE – BUAH KIU RIVER (B,L,D)
Continue our trekking through primary rainforest and rivers.
Overnight jungle campsite

Day 10: BUAH KIU RIVER – BUNGAN LEA (B,L,D)
Continue our trekking through primary rainforest and rivers.
Overnight jungle campsite

Day 11: BUNGAN LEA – BORAKAN (B,L,D)
Continue our trekking through primary rainforest and rivers.
Overnight jungle campsite

Day 12: BORAKAN – BATU BOBO (B, L, D)
Continue our trekking through primary rainforest and rivers.
Overnight jungle campsite

Day 13: BATU BOBO – TANJUNG LOKANG (B,L,D)
Today is last day trekking to Tanjung Lokang, the homeland of Punan tribe.
Overnight at village lodge.

Day 14: TANJUNG LOKANG – PUTUSSIBAU (B,L,D)
Full days travel down the Kapuas river by longboat passing rapids and villages along the way to the
town Putussibau.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 15: PUTUSSIBAU (B,L)
Today is a rest day to recover from our long trek.
In the afternoon we shall have a chance to explore the town

Day 16: PUTUSSIBAU – PONITANAK – JAKARTA. (B)
This morning we head to the airport for our return flights to Jakarta via Potinak.
On arrival you shall be transferred to your Jakarta Hotel for overnight accommodation.

Day 17: JAKARTA – TOUR ENDS (B)
This morning your transfer to your flights home or continue your further adventures

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  • Duration20 days/ 19 nights
  • Price£2,995 | $3,650

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