MAHAKAM RIVER BUDGET TRIP

Travel into Mahakam River with a backpacker style, use any transport and enjoy the experience like a local.

MAHAKAM RIVER BUDGET TRIP

 

Combine the trip to Mahakam river to see the wooden village, Semayang Lake, any wild animals like birds, proboscis monkey, snake, etc. On Mahakam River you will go upstream by public river ferry and hire a motorized canoe. Use any public transportation or hire a car, eat at a local restaurant and stay at a local guest house. Experience how the local people live, enjoy the atmosphere of the truly Mahakam River.

 
 

Various of Interest :

Fisherman village and lakes. The life of the Banjar tribe, Kutai tribe, Buginese tribe, and Dayak tribe (Kenyah, Benuaq, Tunjung, Bahau) along the river bank. Floating houses and traditional markets at Mahakam River. Tebisaq village, Muara Muntai village, Mancong village, Tanjung Isuy village, etc. Traditional Longhouse (Lamin) and Mulawarman Museum (Kutai Kingdom). Art and Ceremony of Dayak Tribe. Birds, Proboscis Monkey, Fresh Water Dolphin (Pesut), and snake. Kersik Luway and Black orchid.

Various of  Mahakam River backpacker trip :

Mancong & Tanjung Isuy

Tebisaq Village

Mahakam & Kutai National Park

Melak & Kersik Luway

: 4 Days & 3 Nights

: 5 Days & 4 Nights

: 5 Days & 4 Nights

: 5 Days & 4 Nights

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13 COMMENTS

  1. Angelo Valerio
    March 20, 2020 03:34

    Hello, i wat to do a river cruise up the mahakam river for 5 to 6 days. I dont need any luxury. As i am travellingon a very slim budget i am searching for a cheap tour. Could you send me quotes?

    • March 20, 2020 23:29

      Dear Angelo,

      I do thank for your comment.
      When will you do the tour ? I could send the details by email and also we could do fast correspondence by WhatsApp at +62 82151972860.

      Best regards,
      Nila.

  2. Sonya
    February 18, 2020 09:51

    Hello,
    I am planning a trip here in August and wanted to get an idea about pricing. We are two people on a budget and happy to combine the trip with another group. Looking to spend 4-5 days along the river mainly seeing the wild life and nature and some trekking! Thank you :)

    • February 27, 2020 13:30

      Dear Sonya,

      I do thank for your message.
      I will reply your request through email.

      Best regards,
      Nila.

  3. Janwim Lodder
    July 25, 2019 16:42

    Hello,
    I planned to go to Kalimantan at the 26th of november this year and I want to make a rivercruise on the Mahakam river for 5 or 6 days. I
    do’ t need any luxery and I want to meet the local people. I stay in Samarinda in a hostel. Is it possible to make a plan and give an estimation of the price?
    Thanks a lot Janwim Lodder

  4. Zakaria
    August 21, 2018 11:14

    Hello,

    I am planning exactly the same as Margiet. We will arive today at 15:00 local time and we would like to have a really local experience without any luxury. We would like to do the Mahakam River cruise for 3 days and if possible to celebrate Eid Adha with the local people. Is it possible to make a plan and give an estimation of the price?

    Kind regards,

    Zakaria

    • August 23, 2018 16:29

      Dear Zakaria,
      My team already set up the tour at Mahakam River, I hope you could enjoy the trip.

      Best regards,
      Nila – Kalimantan Tour Guide team.

  5. Margriet
    January 25, 2018 21:49

    Hello, we are planning a visit to Kalimantan in august 2018. We will be in Kalimantan for aprox. 10 days and would like to have a realy local experience. We don”t need luxury (backpack), we want to meet the locals and do a river cruise. Light trekking is oke. Is it possible to make a plan and give an estimation of the price?

    yours sincerely,
    Margriet
    Holland

    • January 26, 2018 21:31

      Dear Margriet,
      I do thanks for your comment, please find the email that I send to you.
      Nila – Kalimantan Tour Guide team

    • Zakaria
      August 21, 2018 11:10

      Hello,

      I am planning exactly the same as Margiet. We will arive today at 15:00 local time and we would like to have a really local experience without any luxury. We would like to do the Mahakam River cruise for 3 days and if possible to celebrate Eid Adha with the local people. Is it possible to make a plan and give an estimation of the price?

      Kind regards,

      Zakaria

      • August 23, 2018 16:30

        Dear Zakaria,
        My team already set up the tour at Mahakam River for your group, I hope you could enjoy the trip.

        Best regards,
        Nila – Kalimantan Tour Guide team.

  6. January 09, 2018 10:37

    Selamat Pagi,

    We were enquiring about a 3-4 day trip up the MAHAKAM RIVER CRUISE. At present we are In Balikpapan at the shopping center. Are you available this week?

    Thanks,

    Greg & murine

    • February 03, 2018 09:20

      Thanks for your request
      Nila for Kalimantan Tour Guide team.