SAMBOJA ECO LODGES A new venture for The Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF) is the construction of our Samboja Lodge facility. Here, for the first time, visitors will be able to work closely with us in the many projects currently active in Samboja Lestari in aid of saving our rainforests and the orangutan.
SUNGAI HITAM (Black River)
Sungai Hitam is best visited in the early morning and late afternoon. Following a 20 minute drive from Samboja Lestari you take a boat ride along the Sungai Hitam tidal river to see highly endangered Proboscis monkeys and other wildlife.
BUKIT BANGKIRAI The Hanging bridge 40 meters high from the ground level 60 meters length is located in Bukit Bangkirai.
Visitors can take short forest walks and climbing into the forest canopy using connecting bridges to a height of 40 meters. Platform provide a perfect vantage point for observing macaques, leaf monkeys, maroon langurs, gibbons and hornbills
Day 01: BALIKPAPAN, SAMBOJA LESTARI RESERVE ( LD)
Balikpapan airport/Hotel, meeting service and transfer to Samboja Lodges, While Entering, we pass the Rain Forest over the muddy road with our 4 wheel drive car. After Check in at The Samboja Lodge we take a look from the Tower to have a overview of the National Park Samboja. Afterwards trekking the forest to see the Orangutans and Sun-bears in their rehabiliation process back in the wild. Lunch and Dinner at Samboja Lodge.
Day 02: SAMBOJA LESTARI , BLACK RIVER , BUKIT BANGKIRAI , BALIKPAPAN HOETEL (BLD)
After Breakfast by car to Black River to see highly endangered Proboscis monkeys and other wildlife then Bukit Bangkirai where we can find several species of hard wooden trees and a Tree Top Hanging Bridge with a beautifull View over Kalimantan 's Hills filled with emerald Jungle. Dinner and Overnight at Balikpapan hotel.
Day 03:HOTEL, KEBUN SAYUR-AIRPORT (B)
After Breakfast free time to the Art shop kebun sayur untill departure time to the Air port.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Air port/Loby hotel
Close Arrival room/ Loby hotel
End location: Air port/Loby hotel
Close by Depature room/ Loby hotel
Duration: 3 days
Full AC private car,boat on black river
Standart room in Samboja Lodge&
3 Star Hotel Balikpapan(twin share).
Meals and Beverages
English speaking tour Guide
I am not a Driver, we will take a Driver with us.
National Parks and Private Reserves have their own local guides, we must hire them as needed.