3 days Samboja Orangutan Experience ( Kalimantan)

Kalimantan | 3 days | from $ 641,-
Not far from Balikpapan is the Sambodja Eco lodge, the home of Bos or Borneo Orangutan survival. The organization cares for Orangutan, by reintroducing them into the wild, where they belong. Follow the ranger into the forest and see these magnificent animals, in their natural habitats.
  • Day 1: Balikpapan - Samboja
  • Day 2: Hiking
  • Day 3: Samboja departure

Price (2 people)
$ 663,- p.p.
Price (3 people)
$ 663,- p.p.
Price (4 people)
$ 663,- p.p.
Price (5 people)
$ 641,- p.p.
Transfer from/to hotel
  • Twin share accommodation based on the listed hotel above.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car with English speaking guide.
  • Land & River Transportation
  • All entrance fee, donations.
  • Service charge, room tax, VAT, driver and guide expenses, and baggage handling
Expenditures of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs and laundry etc.
Other tours & meals than mentioned in the program.
Domestic airfare from/to Balikpapan
Tipping for guide & driver
Travel Insurance

Price valid until 31.10.2019
High season charges apply on December 31 and January 1 & in June.


Day 1: Balikpapan - Samboja

Arrival at Balikpapan and proceed by car to Samboja Lodge. In the late afternoon, observe the Orangutans around the lodge before enjoying your dinner.
Accommodation: Samboja Lodge (Standard Room)
Meals: dinner

Day 2: Hiking

After breakfast, spend some time planting fruit trees to support the found supply for the orangutan foundations Orangutans. Observe the Orangutans around the lodge, and other wild animals such as the sun bear.  This area is strictly for the Orangutans survival foundation which has been in operation in Borneo since 1992. Currently, Samboja Lodge has about 210 Orangutans that have been released in the surrounding areas of the lodge.
After Lunch drive to Bukit Bangkiray for a trek through the rainforest and over the canopy Bridge. If there is enough time you may also enjoy a canoe trip on the black river, where you may be able to spot proboscis monkeys.  Return to the lodge and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Accommodation: Samboja Lodge (Standard Room)
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3: Samboja departure

Early trekking is available around the lodge for feeding time at around 07:00.
At the appropriate time pick up from the lodge and transfer to Balikpapan airport to catch your flight to your onward destination.
Meals: Breakfast
Samboja: Samboja Lodge (Standard Room)

note: Hotels offered depending on availability. If not available we will do our best to find a hotel in a similar category. Costs may be slightly different.