PICTURES: Tanjung Puting National Park, Orangutan Jungle Trekking, Borneo, Kalimantan, Indonesia


Orangutan is endemic primate in Borneo. Visitors can visit the feeding area in the morning and afternoon in the jungle of Borneo. It is very impressive to see this reddish arboreal primate swinging from one tree to another, and the baby orangutan always attached to their mothers.

 


Bekantan is also an endemic primate with long nose, they can be seen in the afternoon. They can be seen easily along the river.


To reach the feeding from river jetty is about 30 to 45 minutes walk.  Camp Leaky and Tanjung Harapan provides useful information about Orangutan to understand more about the research and the orangutan characteristic.


Sekonyer river is an acid river, and the color is black especially when it gets deeper in the jungle that still preserved. The acid and black color derives from the falling leaves of the trees in the jungle.


River cruising is a thrilling experience, and though you go on a maybe 3 days 2 nights trip along the river and staying overnight on boat, the forest, the river, the wildlife, the stillness will make us feel excited about the journey.


Sunset behind nipah trees which overgrown along the river. In the past everynight fireflies can be seen like a natural lamps twinkling on the nipah trees.