Setulang Village is inhabited by Dayak Kenyah located on the north most part of Kalimantan Island. The village is the gate to Kayan Mentarang National Park, the primary rainforest. From Setulang Village, jungle trek can be done back and forth without staying overnight at the jungle. The forest has superabundant flora and faunas as the remoteness of the location. The Dayak Tribe build settlements along rivers and they practice traditional medicine and tattoo their skin for social status mark and women have their ear elongated. Dayak Tribe are friendly and love meeting guests in their traditional longhouses.
Kayan Mentarang National Park is rich of biodiversity, flora and fauna. The access is not easy. That is not many tourist visiting this area. Kayan River which streams in the National Park has dangerous rapid even at the lower area of the river. It is challenging even for experience kayakers. Only travelers who are patient and adventurous who would like to explore the area.
Day 1: TARAKAN (D)
Airport pick up and then transfer to Tarakan. Check in.
Day 2 : TARAKAN-MALINAU- DESA SETULANG (B,L,D)
After breakfast and then drive to harbor and sail 3 hours by speedboat to Malinau, if you are lucky you will see freshw ater dolphin and proboscis monkeys along Sesayap River. Arrival at Malinau, if river water level is suffcient, then take motorized canoe upstream Sesayap River to Setulang River. Otherwise, you will drive to Setulang Village from Malinau.Arrival at Malinau and then enjoy sightseeing and overnight at local house or at lodge.
Day 3 & 5 : SETULANG VILLAGE – JUNGLE TREK (B,L,D)
You will be exploring the Dayak Tribe Village and then trekking to the rainforest during your stay in this region. You will search for some animals from monkeys, hornbills birds and king fisher bird. There are higher points where you can see the beautiful scenery of the forest. The trip can be done back and forth. Overnight : Local House or Camping
Day 6 : SETULANG VILLAGE- MALINAU-TARAKAN (B,L,D)
After breakfast cruise downstream by canoe or drive by car to Malinau and then take boat to Tarakan. Overnight : TARAKAN
Day 07 : TARAKAN (B)
Free program until we transfer you to airport. End of service.