Sketching Tour Rimba Ecolodge, Borneo


Central Borneo, Indonesia. Witness the amazing rainforest and orangutans in the wild

Discover Central Kalimantan at the famous Rimba Ecolodge. You will have the chance to witness orangutans, cruise along the river and spot the Proboscis monkey. Jungle trek and visit the famous Camp Leakey to see orangutans that have been reintroduced to the forest.


‘Sketching Tour Rimba Ecolodge, Borneo’

9 days – 8 nights May 20th – 28th 2019

 DAY 1 

Monday 20th

Arrive Bali. Transfer to Puri Bambu, Jimbaran. Welcome dinner

 DAY 2  

Tuesday 21st

9.00-12.30 - Travel Sketching workshop. Discuss colours and techniques for sketching the orangutans and working from photographs to complete sketches. Afternoon Sketching in and around the Lodge and relaxing

6.30pm - Dinner

 DAY 3 

Wednesday 22nd         

Fly to Pangkalan Bun Airport, Kalimantan, Borneo. Transfer by klotok to Rimba Ecolodge.  Arrive Rimba late afternoon. Sketch around Ecolodge

6.30pm - Dinner then short talk and video on orangutan ecology

 DAY 4 

Thursday 23rd  

Morning, explore area around ecolodge, sketching .  

Afternoon travelling by klotok to the Tandjung Harapan feeding station.  Sketch or photograph the orangutans.

Evening: Short talk and film on orangutan ecology

06.30pm -  Dinner

 DAY 5 

Friday 24th

7.00am - Breakfast

8.00am - After breakfast visit the Reforestation Centre. 

There is leisurely 45 min. Walk through forest and a small medicinal plant area, with very good bird viewings. Take a boat ride to Camp Leakey, possibly the most famous place for orangutan research in the world, with lunch along the way. Visit the Education Centre. The boat trip back travels through any roosting areas of the Proboscis monkeys.

 DAY 6 

Saturday 25th 

8.00am   1 hour boat trip takes us up to the Pondok Tangui feeding station.

We may see Giant Squirrels, pigs and many butterflies on the walk in. Enjoy a short walk around the area before boarding the boat. We will have lunch on the boat

Afternoon: Visit the Harapan Village.  There will also be the opportunity to visit the local village across the river.

 DAY 7 

Sunday 26th

8.00am   Breakfast. Return to Bali Transfer and overnight at Puri Bambu

 DAY 8 

Monday 27th

Free time to finish sketches. Afternoon exhibition. Farewell dinner

 DAY 9 

Monday 28th

Transfer to airport. Flights home

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