Kalimantan Travel Guide
Your Kalimantan Travel Guide, famous for its great rivers, tropical rainforests, and the equator monument. This icon of Kalimantan became a magnet for those who want to enjoy the true tropical nature of Indonesia. A number of rivers with the title of “longest” and the tropical rain forest which is the third of seven major ozone fastener forest in the world is an amazing natural wealth of Kalimantan.
Investigate the famous rivers of kalimantan. From the top of a traditional boat, you’ll be presented with the charm of the rivers that become the vein of life for its people. In the rivers, it begins civilization.Floating houses or Lanting neatly lined up along the banks of the river, prepared to handle the ebb and flow of river water.
No less charming are forests , unspoiled by human hands. Explore the authenticity of the National forests which are decorated trees as high as 50 meters and reaches the age of 150 years. Various types of plants and rare animals can be found in the depths of this jungle.
Make sure you witness firsthand the Equator monument that stands firmly in the center of the city of Pontianak. Equator monument represents the pride of the community for their region as one of the places in the world passed by the Equator line. Make yourself as part of the lucky people who witnessed the incident of culmination point of the Sun.
Stop at the Thousand Islands River and you will be amazed with the amazing charm. Enjoy every inch of its beauty and feel the hospitality of the Dayak community that is always ready to welcome you warmly. Make your adventure trail in Kalimantan as unforgettable memories that always makes you compelled to return.
Kalimantan Places of Interest
- Tanjung Puting National Park
- Derawan and Sangalaki Islands
- Floating Market Lok Baintan
The development of tourism in Kalimantan is suported by the friendly and warm attitude of the community in welcoming each newcomer. The arrival of the guests to the Dayak land has significant meanings and realized in the form of dance welcome. The Gong Dance perormed by Dayak Salako and dances from the girls Dayak Kayan Hulu illustrates the friendliness and sincerity in accepting guests.
Local wisdom taught them to respect and tolerate diversity of cultures and beliefs. This is evident from the provision of special dishes are halal place for the newcomers during the ceremony ijambe, especially Muslim immigrants. Because, typically, these ceremonies serve pork. Local knowledge is a provision harmonious life of the Dayak and other community groups.
Travel to Kalimantan, is incomplete if you did not taste the typical culinary. You can hunt all over Kalimantan to find tounge-shaking foods. One of the unique snacks that are quite rare is Kenta. This Dayak typical food is made from sticky rice that was delicious with a mixture of grated coconut and water and a little sprinkling of sugar. Typically, these snacks can be found at local art festival performances.
Feel the sensation of Soto Banjar are eaten in the middle of the Floating Market. It gives incomparable pleasure from a bowl of soup mixed with rice or lead-wraped rice. You should taste is Singkawang Beef Rice Porridge, Pontianak Style Spicy Porridge, and bird’s nest soup. Enjoy the delights of Vegetable Umbut rattan sticks rattan intriguing tongue with a sour taste, sweetness, and bitterness.
Satisfied in enjoying Kalimantan culinary deight, you can aso bring little taste for relatives at home. Deer jerky, duck jerky, amplang, shredded fish meat, cracker base, aloe vera ‘dodol’, and bingke can be selected for your memento.
Kalimantan Tour Package
The island of Borneo is one of the major islands in Indonesia. This island is even the third largest island in the world. In the colonial era, Borneo was given the nickname Borneo, so until now the nickname was still attached.
Borneo itself is very famous for rivers that pass through its territory. Therefore, besides Borneo, the other nickname is Thousand Rivers Island. These rivers are also one of the Kalimantan points of interest. but of course there are many other interesting things that become Borneo tourist attractions such as orangutans, mangrove forest, the wildlife, and many more.
If you are interested in visiting Kalimantan, we have several interesting packages for Kalimantan travel. Our packages are divided into two part that is to visit East Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan. For the Central Kalimantan, we have main destination such as the Kalimantan orangutan tours, visiting the Dayak or local people, and see other wildlife in some river. While for East kalimantan, our focus is on Derawan island (diving spot), Sangalaki (swimming with jelly fish), and Maratua (snorkeling with Manta rays).
The recommended package from us is 4 days 3 nights Ourangutan Tanjung Puting tour and 3 days 2 nights Derawan Maratua Sangalaki Kakaban tour. To come to Kalimantan you can use airlines and arrived at Kalimantan airport. From there, we will picked you up to continue the trip to any destination in the package.
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