Rivers play an important role in communication and economy aspects of the inhabitants of Borneo. The rivers flow to the ocean with beautiful beaches. The island also has many nature reserve and national park for wildlife. The local wisdom will give us a lesson about harmony in life.
Kalimantan has several domestic and international airports. Tjilik Riwut Airport in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan; Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman International Airport in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan; Syamsuddin Noor Airport in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan; Supadio International Airport in Pontianak, West Kalimantan.
Public bus is available from other islands in Indonesia as well as from Kuching, Malaysia to Pontianak.
Ships are connecting Kalimantan with other islands in Indonesia, including Jakarta.
Speedboats depart frequently from Nunukan in East Kalimantan to Tawau in Sabah, Malaysia.
The largest island in Indonesia and the third largest in the world that will be a perfect destination for adventure lovers. The island is also known as Borneo and it is the largest biological resource center in Indonesia, and one of the largest in the world, besides Amazon.
Kakaban, Maratua and Sangalaki are part of Derawan Islands in East Kalimantan that have beautiful underwater. Swim with turtles and giant manta and snorkeling in a lake full of millions of stingless jellyfish.
City of Singkawang
Home to many gorgeous beaches, such as Samudera Indah Beach, Omong Beach, Pasir Panjang Beach and Batu Payung Beach. Visit Taman Bukit Bougenville, dazzling Blue Lake also Sinka Island Park at Simping Island.
Tanjung Puting National Park
One of the most famous national parks with orangutan conservation that is known as Camp Leakey. Find more than 800 species of plants, 250 species of birds, and 30 species of mammals in the wild. Adverture down the river which divides the forest with klotok boat.
Muara Teweh Water City
At the edge of the Barito River in Central Kalimantan, you can see various buildings and houses floating on water, as well as the daily life of its unique inhabitants. You can also enjoy the attractive natural landscape of green forest.
City of Martapura
A paradise for lovers of gemstones. There are two trade center processed gemstones, which are Batu Market and Cahaya Bumi Selamat Market. Various jewelery studded with precious stones can be found in this market as well as traditional Sasirangan cloth.
Muara Kuin Floating Market
Market that characterizes South Kalimantan is not far from the center of the city of Banjarmasin, precisely in Kuin River. Find the floating boats selling things like vegetables, fruits, and the famous Banjarmasin traditional cuisine, Soto Banjar.
Mount Kelam Expedition
An adventure to satisfy your dream to reach a remote exotic destination. Bukit Kelam Park in Sintang saves a mysterious legend, the story of Bukit Kelamand the unique rocks that are suspected as meteor fragments.
Dayak Tribe Expedition
Dayak Tribe of Kalimantan has an interesting culture to explore. You can witness the beauty of Lake Jempang, Ohong River, Long Iram, meet the Dayak Benuaq tribe. Stay overnight on a boat and sail the Mahakam River by kayak.
900 m high hill in Bengkayang, 4 hours far of Pontianak, it is the star among nature lovers in the province. It has easy tracks for trekking and this hill offers views of the sea of clouds and spectacular sunrise.
A beautiful waterfall that is located in Serimbu, Porcupine, 5 hour drive from Pontianak. Enjoy the scenic view with unspoiled jungle of Borneo, and meet the Dayak Tribe that will make it a memorable holiday.
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