Berau Jungle and Derawan Archipelago 8 days

This tour is designed for those who are adventurous body and spirit. Berau’s jungle in Kalimantan is ready to be explored with its flora and fauna such as Borneo’s proboscis monkeys, lizards, cloud leopards and diversity of birds. In flora such as raflesia, pitcher plants, wild orchids and pristine rainforest trees. Derawan Archipelago is a perfect tropical paradise. Derawan archipelago comprises 31 islands, most well known among these are the islands of Derawan, Sangalaki and Kakaban. Here is Indonesia’s largest nesting site of the rare and endangered giant green turtles and hawksbill turtles, where one can daily watch turtles lay their eggs in the sand or swim to sea with the turtles.

Day 1: Arrival Balikpapan – Berau – Tepian Buah
Upon arrival at Balikpapan airport, meeting service and transfer to check in for your flight to Berau Upon arrival at Berau airport, transfer by car for about three hours to the village Tepian Buah, check in to hotel (very simple hotel) and dinner at local restaurant.

Accommodation : Hotel Nirwana or similar

Dinner included

Day 2: Tepian Buah – Long Laay
Today’s program by 4 wheel drive over an unpaved road to our starting point to catch our motor-canoe cruising upstream Segah River to Long Laay. Lunch on the way, arrival early afternoon, possibility to trek and explore the forest, with pitcher plants and orchids.

Accommodation: Stay at local house

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 3-4: Jungle Trek
Full day jungle trek in a loop, to explore the beauty of Borneo ‘s flora and fauna in the tropical rain forest, like long nose monkeys, lizards, clouded leopards, deer’s, orchids, pitcher plants, several species of birds.

Accommodation: Stay at jungle camp

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 5: Long Laay – Derawan Archipelago
In the morning downstream Segah River by motor-canoe, continue by 4 wheel drive car to Berau harbor to board speedboat and cross the sea to Derawan Islands. Check in at Lodge, afternoon possibility for snorkeling.

Accommodation: Sari Lodge or similar

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 6-7: Derawan island – Sangalaki island
Early in the morning by fishermen’s boat to Sangalaki Island which is called the capital of The Mantas rays, many kinds of exotic fish could be seen in this area like the mantas, napoleons, purple sea horses, dwarf scorpion fishes, and not to forget the coral sea garden which is still intact. In the night we could explore the Turtle bay.
Accommodation: Sari Lodge or similar

Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 8: Derawan – Berau – Balikpapan
After breakfast start our trip cross the sea by boat to Berau for the return flight to Balikpapan or next destination.
Breakfast  included

Person Pris
2-3 person Euro 995 /person
4-6 person Euro 850 /person
7–9 person Euro 765 /person

Price Included:

All transfers as mentioned
Tours as mentioned
Accommodation as mentioned
Full board meals
Drink (mineral water, tea, coffee)
English speaking guide

Price Excluded:

International flight from Arlanda, Sweden or other destination (can be booked through us)

Important note:

It is possible to extend your stay and make combination with other destinations such as Bali, Lombok etc.