Bambagan is an area around 12 km beyond the Elephant Centre which has suffered from fire destruction and is being reforested by the park with the help off the NGO ALERT*. The area is still threatened by poachers and illegal burning. After an early breakfast, you will proceed to Bambangan through the elephant centre where you will stop for a quick visit; then on slowly to Bambangan on a poor road to a new Ranger station where you will be given a review of the area by a park ranger. You can then plant a tree for a minimal fee to leave pert of yourself in park. You will have a picnic lunch at this site followed by a short siesta. Then accompanied by you guide and ranger, you will go for a short hike to the river area to try and see the endemic white winged wood duck and also see many birds in the area. Then you will proceed back to the lodge for arrival around 1630.
After dinner, Harry will take you on one of his exciting night walks where you will see night birds, and mammals. You may even see a wild Elephant.
*ALERT – Indonesian Bird and Wildlife Conservation Foundation