Mount Meratus is about 2000 meters high, and home of Dayak Tribe. Dayak Tribe houses are hidden in the lush green jungle and hold tight their indigenous animism belief. Longhouses are communal house, the traditional house of Dayak tribe. You will be staying in tent during jungle trekking and also in Dayak tribe house. During the trek you can spot monkeys, birds, and other wildlife. The path is definitely an off beaten one.
Day 1: ARRIVAL IN BANJARMASIN (D)
Upon arrival at Banjarmasin Airport and then drive to hotel, check in and free program. Afternoon crusing through river to know more and get closer about local life. Return to hotel.
Day 2: BANJARMASIN-CABAI-PAPAGARAN (B,L,D)
After breakfast and then drive about 4 hours through hilly forest to Cabai Village which is situated on the foot of Mt Meratus. You will start trekking through the jungle, and Dayak villages. Overnight : Tent
Day 3: RAINFOREST TREKKING (B,L,D)
Guide will make simple breakfast, after breakfast and then start trekking the jungle trek, crossing bamboo bridge over river and plantation toKadayang Village. Overnight: Tent
Day 4: RAINFOREST TREKKING (B,L,D)
After breakfast and then continue the trekking through jungle and also hanging Bamboo bridge to Haratai Waterfall passing by longhouse village and farms owned by Dayak tribe. Overnight : Tent.
Day 5: RAINFOREST TREKKING (B,L,D)
Today you will trek through higher slope of Mt Meratus to Kapayang Village passing by secondari rain forest, hanging bridges, rubber and cinnamon plantation and also Dayak villages. Overnight : Dayak Longhouse.
Day 6: KAPAYANG, BAMBOO RAFTING, BANJARMASIN (B,L,D)
After breakfast with local menu prepared by Dayak tribe and then start trekking down Meratus Mountain to Amandit River of Loksado and sail downstream passing by riverside full of vegetation and wildlife. Arrival at Muara Hatip and then drive to Banjarmasin. You will make a visit to Cempaka Village were locals mine gem stone and diamond traditionally. Overnight: Banjarmasin.
Day 7: FLOATING MARKET-DEPARTURE (D)
Wake up early and then cruising by boat to Barito River to visit floating market to find locals trade various commodity like fruits and vegetables. Return to hotel and transfer to airport. End of service.