Ujung Kulon – Adventure Package 1
Depart from carita Beach at about 800 AM to Sumur , a fishing village near Ujung Kulon it is a 3 hour drive from Carita through hills , jungles , and rice fields. From Sumur a large traditional fishing boat takes us to Tamanjaya at the entrance to Ujung Kulon. On the way to Tamanjaya there is a stop over on Batul Island , a small uninhabited , reef-lined island with beautiful white sand beaches. Arrival in Tamanjaya should be around 400 PM , leaving time for a leisurely walk around the fishing village. Dinner is at 700 PM. The night is spent in a comfortable home stay on the beach near the pier and across from the World Wildlife Fund local headquarters. Stay over night at Taman Jaya ( Accommodation ).
After breakfast at 700 AM we board the boat for the trip to Handeuleum island inside the Ujung Kulon national Park.The Island is near the main peninsula and is home to a ranger station. We pick up canoes here and take them to the Cigenter river. Canoeing the river for an hour or so through some prime rainforest terrain will allow for many opportunities to view wildlife. The riverbanks are lined with the footprints of Banteng and the Javan Rhino. The treetops are home to the many types of monkey and bird life. Hornbills fly overhead , pythons hang on tree branches , and monitor lizards scurry up the riverbanks.
We return to the boat for lunch as we travel west on the coast to Citelang , a most spectacular white sand beach where the rain forest meets the ocean. Camp is set on the beach and there is time for snorkeling the nearby reefs or exploring the rainforest. Nearby is a large wildlife grazing ground with a look out tower. Close by is a small stream that pours onto the beach in a series of small waterfalls. This is a great place to cool down and clean up. Dinner is at 700 PM. Stay over night at Handeuleum Island ( Accommodation ).
Departure from Handeuleum Island to Citelang is at 900 AM , after breakfast. During this day we visit the grazing ground at Jamang and snorkel off Legon Waru beach. The surrounding reef is filled with a variety of fish and coral life. Lunch is served aboard the boat while we return to Citelang by 300 PM. Dinner is served at 700 PM. Stay over night at Peucang Island ( Accommodation ).
On the return trip , we go directly to the Sumur port. We may stop off some snorkeling on one of the small island in the area , if there are those on the trip wanting to stop. From Sumur , back to Carita and our fond best wishes and fond farewells.
The package includes :
- Slow boat , guide , snorkeling equipment , entry permit , self insurance, meals , fruit, accommodation , transportation , softy drink and mineral water.
- The trip schedule is very much dependent on weather conditions and may make changes accordingly.