We leave Monday Morning at 7:30am our time and return Saturday in the afternoon. I will be helping build, taking large quantity of video and photo and preaching Thursday night.
Kalimantan historical Culture and Rainforest wealth on it’s 540.000 square Kilometers area is unique for trekking and expedition through the connected trails that lead you to mostly virgin forest. You can stay overnight in the local houses of the villages. In the Hinterland of Kalimantan The villages can only be reached by foot or missionary aircraft. The Jungle Trails range from 2 hours to weeks in length, depending on the route you choose. Kalimantan Dayak cultural treasures that survive deep within the rainforest jungle of Indonesia ’s largest island. You can discover a virtual
The Dayak people in the villages at Kalimantan are trustworthy, and have a good sense of humor. Almost Each Dayak Tribe is self sufficient, and producing all their own food and supplementing their diet through hunting. Hunting is with either home-made rifles, blowpipes or packs of dogs and spears. In the Hinterland of Kalimantan, money is difficult to come by as they are isolated from markets. PT. Gigantara is in unanimous agreement for the area’s forests to be protected and for more tourists to arrive. You will be warmly welcomed. No one in the area speaks any English, so if you hire another guide at least some knowledge of Indonesian will be required.
While it is often Raining at Kalimantan, The more dry period of July-September is the best. The forest is at its loudest, leaches are few, trails dry up and butterflies are plentiful. Although you will have to contend with hot afternoons and lots of honey bees. In recent years the climate has been more difficult to predict than usual. Second-best time is November-December when fruit and wild boar are in abundance. November also tends to be dry and is honey harvesting season.Actually all the months are OK for travel at Kalimantan, while January and February are the months with the most rainfall, but is still a mixture of sun and rain.
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