Of course to venture out into the rainforest to see the orangutans is a must do and will not disappoint. The great apes are even more fascinating in real life as there are on any wildlife documentary. The very human like moves are captivating to watch hours on end but here are more unique creatures to discover. From as small as the Pygmy Squirrel to as large as the strange looking Proboscis Monkey the variety of species is indeed breathtaking. Best watched from a boat along the river banks nature and wildlife alike keeps every visitor in awe.
Tasting the typical food of the island is also recommended. Laksa is a traditional wide spread dish consisting of noodles and either prawn, chicken or fish.
Best time to visit is between March and October, considered to be the dry season. Temperatures are quite the same year around.