Educational Tour is specializing for students (local or overseas). This tour accompany to you about Dayak Culture, Traditional Dance, local project, and meeting locals. This tour is private group and minimal 10 people in a group. Free charge for teacher or companion (1 person). The itinerary as follow:
The group will be picked up from the airport and check in to guesthouse. Then, we will lunch in local restaurant to taste traditional cuisine. After that, we visit to Spirit of the Hornbill Dance Academy and meet the owner Ibu Siti Habibah who has a dream to make Dayak Culture to the international event and we will learn a simple traditional Dayak dance from her (visit her website www.spiritofthehornbill.com). Then, we continue to walk around in old town. When the sun is already gone, we will go to the restaurant for dinner and back to the guesthouse.
After breakfast, we visit to museum about the ethnography of Dayak for 1-2 hours. After that, we continue to Nyaru Menteng to visit Orangutan conservation with BOSF (http://orangutan.or.id/). The volunteer will give a presentation about Orangutan in Kalimantan. Then, we go to Tangkiling port or palangkaraya port (depending for the quota) to short river cruise and have lunch on the boat. After that, we visit to Batik maker and to see how to make Dayak Batik.
After breakfast, we will visit to Bukit Batu Kasongan which has lots of history and myth. After that, we will lunch in Tangkiling. Then, we continue to Petuk Katimpun village and visit Ransel Buku Program (http://ranselbuku.org/). This program is giving children a chance to change their life in future and crack the poverty people in this village. We suggest you to donate some books in Bahasa version or stationaries. They will be happy. Then, we back to Palangkaraya for dinner and back to the guesthouse.
The group will take to the Airport and end of tour.
This tour is inclusive :
Guesthouse, Meals, ticket entrance the location, boat, bus, and guide fee.
This tour is exclusive :
Ticket flight, personal expenses and tipping guide.