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Kalimantan giant rivers, Mahakam River, Barito River, Kapuas River,Kahayan River,Sekonyer River,Kayan River,Katingan River,Belayan River. montane and lowland rainforest, wildlife habitat. hard wooden tree species Borneo, climbing rattan palms, vines, orchids, ferns, and pitcher plants.The wildlife diverse, animal sounds, monkeys, gibbons, wild ox, wild cats, flying lemur, martins, weasels, fresh water dolphins, orang utans, sun bear, leopard, snakes, hornbill birds, parrots, parakeets, and crested fireback pheasants.many kinds of beautiful butterflies meta llic beetles, poisonous polypods, brightly colored millipedes, giant walking sticks, population of Kalimantan is diverse, cause of the booming oil, coal, gold industry, many Indonesians came to Kalimantan searching for work in the last two decades. The native Dayak people live deeper inland along the river banks throughout the interior of Borneo,each Dayak tribe about 200 Dayak tribes have dialect and culture, thriving as hunters and gatherers. Indonesians Dayaks headhunting animist customs. nature, Due airstrips and boat connections the Dayak territory is still some of the most inaccessible on earth. Headhunting doesn t exist in Kalimantan anymore, jungle nature. anthropology Dayaks tribes, Austronesian migration from Asia, South East Asian Archipelago some. The Dayaks Bakumpai, Dayak Bukit of South Kalimantan, The Ngajus, and Baritos of Central Kalimantan, Benuaqs,Kayan and Kenyah of East Kalimantan, and the Ibans of West Kalimantan and Malay Borneo, Other populations are the nomadic Punan, which are live nowadays along the Border between Kalimantan and Sabah Sarawak. Borneo Ilanun, Melanau, Kutai Islamized Dayaks, native to Borneo, cultural influences of the Javanese Majapahit Kingdoms and Islamic Malay Sultanates, South East Asian history. Dayak agriculture rice cultivation. Agricultural Land hill rice farming, ladang (garden), and hutan (forest). Dayaks organised, religion is Kaharingan a form of animism, Hinduism in Indonesia. The practice of Kaharingan spirit ascends to a mountain where the spirits of past ancestors of the tribe reside. Dayak social organisation Longhouse. hardwood posts river bank. longhouse 200 doors is equivalent to a settlement, Banjars and local Malays. Kutai National Park is a lowland forest area with a number of principal vegetation types, including coastal/mangrove forest, freshwater swamp forest, kerangas forest, lowland flooding forest, ulin/meranti/kapur forest, and mixed Dipterocarpaceae forest. This Park is also part of the largest relatively pristine ulin forest in Indonesia. plants grow in this Park mangrove (Bruguiera sp.), cemara laut (Casuarina equisetifolia), simpur (Dillenia sp.), meranti (Shorea sp.), benuang (Octomeles sumatrana), ulin (Eusideroxylon zwageri), kapur (Dryobalanops sp.), species of rafflesia, various orchid species. An ulin tree in Sangkimah, Indonesia As well as a variety of plants, this Park also has a high animal diversity. Primate groups like orangutan (Pongo satyrus), Mueller's Bornean grey gibbon (Hylobates muelleri), proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus), long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis fascicularis), maroon leaf monkey (Presbytis rubicunda rubicunda), white-fronted leaf monkey (P. frontata frontata), pig-tailed macaque (Macaca nemestrina nemestrina), and slow loris (Nycticebus coucang borneanus) can be found in Teluk Kaba, Prevab-Mentoko and Sangkimah. Ungulate groups like banteng (Bos javanicus lowi), sambar deer (Cervus unicolor brokei), barking deer (Muntiacus muntjak pleiharicus), and lesser Malay mouse deer (Tragulus javanicus klossi) can be found throughout the Park area.Carnivore groups such as sun bear (Helarctos malayanus euryspilus) and flat-headed cat (Pardofelis planiceps) can be found in Teluk Kaba, Prevab-Mentoko and along the Bontang-Sangatta road.Teluk Kaba in Kutai National Park is the location of the nation's third orangutan rehabilitation centre.Kaba Bay and Muara Sangkimah: marine tourism and observing animals, especially orangutans, proboscis monkeys, sambar deer, lesser mouse deer, sun bears, and birds.Lombok Bay and Muara Sungai Sangatta: marine tours and observation of original mangrove forest.Prevab-Mentoko: research; watching animals such as sun bears, orangutans, lesser mouse deer , and wild pigs.Kayan Mentarang National Park covers an area of 1,600,000 ha and is located in the far interior of East Kalimantan province. The park comprises the largest remaining block of rainforest in Borneo and as such forms a very important refuge for numerous species, including many species that are endemic to the Bornean mountain bioregion. About half of the reserve consists of species-rich dipterocarp lowland and hill forest while mountain forest ranges up to Kayan Mentarang's highest mountain park elevation Dayak Punan people Wildlife hunting WWF eco-tourist Long Alango, Long Pujungan, wildlife. Access Kayan Mentarang National Park remote flights Samarinda-Long Ampung, Tarakan-Long Bawan, riverboats Tarakan-Tanjung Selor-Long Pujungan route. Samarinda or Malinau to Long Ampung. Data Dian fuel is extraordinary expensive. MAF (Mission Aviation Fellowship) flights, MAF require advanced booking (minimum 1 month before departing date),and both airlines reserve the authority to prioritize seats for local citizens from around the Park accommodation, settlements park. Kersik Luway Nature Reserve nature Melak and Barong Tongkok, Black Orchid (Coelogyne pandurata) blossoms reserve. orchid species also grow in this forest. The reserve is located 170 kilometers from Samarinda and can be reached in 32 hours by boat. Other tourist spots in this regions include Jentur Gemuruh waterfall and Kersik Kerbangan, a forest known for is wild orchids. Visitors usually stay at Sekolag Darat village.Pepas Eheng village belongs to the Barong Tongkok district, 209 kilometers from Samarinda . Plait work, rattan furniture and Tunjung Dayak statues are made here. The village can be reached from Melak in one hour by car.Muara Oahu is a district town at the meeting point of the Kedang Pahu and Lawa river, in the Mahakam hinterland. Twenty-eight villages, with a total population a bout 11,000 are found in this area.The cultural heritage of the Dayak people is very much evident at Tolan village. There are two traditional houses and a graveyard which are worth seeing. The people here live from panning for gold, looking for bird's nests and tilling the dry fields.Tanjung Puting & Camp Leakey,Tanjung Puting National Park has several ecosystem types: lowland tropical rain forest, dryland forest, freshwater swamp forest, mangrove forest, coastal forest, and secondary forest.The Park is dominated by lowland forest plants like jelutung (Dyera costulata), ramin (Gonystylus bancanus), meranti (Shorea sp.), keruing (Dipterocarpus sp.), and rattans.Endangered and protected species of animal inhabiting the Park include the orangutan (Pongo satyrus), proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus), maroon leaf monkey (Presbytis rubicunda rubida), sun bear (Helarctos malayanus euryspilus), lesser Malay mouse deer (Tragulus javanicus klossii), clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa), and leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis borneoensis). This Park was the first place in Indonesia to become a rehabilitation centre for orangutans. There are now three orangutan rehabilitation locations, Tanjung Harapan, Pondok Tanggui, and Camp Leakey.The orangutan of Kalimantan.Tanjung Harapan: this is the first station in the orangutan rehabilitation process. forest and swamp forest, it has a guesthouse, an information centre, and trails. Pondok Tanggui orangutans that have passed the semi-wild phase are moved to Pondok Tanggui. There, they are closely monitored from a distance, and human contact is avoided.Camp Leakey: founded in 1971 in the middle of primary forest, this is the location for semi-wild and wild orangutans, and for younger orangutans from birth until three years of age. Natai Lengkuas bekantan research station, watching animals along the river. Buluh River and Danau Burung watching birds, Jakarta-Semarang-Pangkalan Bun by plane, or from Semarang to Pangkalan Bun by ship.Tangiling Reserve, is an Option to Find good wild life and orangutan. Danau Sentarum National Park (DSNP),is located in a remote area of West Kalimantan, Indonesia, and situated close to the Malaysian border of Sarawak, Pontianak. DSNP is an area of interconnected seasonal lakes and seasonally flooded tropical forests with the water catchment consisting of lowland tropical forest in the hills and flooded forest in the low-lying areas. A patchwork of various forest developmental stages characterizes the former and is a result of commercial logging, swidden cultivation, and smallholdings of rubber and pepper.The Sungai Sedik territory was occasionally hunted by members of at least five other longhouse communities and residents of Lanjak.Gunung Palung National Park Nature Reserve is a 100,000 ha (241,700 acres) park located on the southwestern coast of Borneo. It is rich in rain forest habitats and plant and animal biodiversity. It has coastal mangrove forest and fresh and brackish water swamp forest, lowland peat swamp forest, various types of lowland forest, submontane and montane forest. The orangutan Gunung Palung and the surrounding areas harbor what is thought to be one of the most dense and viable remaining orangutan populations in Kalimantan, and therefore, the world. funded in part by The Orangutan Conservancy, gives an estimate of 2500 individual orangutans population in Borneo.The Orangutan Conservancy Gunung Palung National Park, lBorneo. protect the forest wild orangutan. 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Dive The Sea Beyond Derawan Islands


Derawan as the scuba dive paradise, is surrounded by a group of several islands along the coast of East Kalimantan, which make it an attractive dive and leisure destination. Among the Derawan Island group, are the Semama, Sangalaki, Maratua, Nabucco and Panjang Islands, each of the islands differ and has it's own dive destination side which can't be found at one of the other Islands. All those islands as a part of Derawan Islands group can be reached from Berau, by speedboat.


Derawan Island
Derawan Island has a total land surface of 40,000 hectares and is a nature reserve with beautiful scenery and beaches. Several species of rare flora and fauna are preserved here, such as scaled turtles, belimbing turtles and sea cows.
event derawan, sail derawan, festival derawan, derawan festivalThis Island is occupied by Bajau people, living in their traditional villages, and even in the stilt houses build in the sea. Derawan sea gardens are beautiful, the paradise white beaches and coastal forests are inhabited by sea birds, iguanas, and swallows. There are caves inhabited by various kinds of crabs. The waters around Derawan are good for swimming, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and other water sports.
The sea which surround Derawan itself is filled with critters such as flamboyant cuttlefish, squat lobsters, ghostpipe fish, bluering octopus, nudibranchs, seahorses, ribbon eels and scorpionfishes.
Rabu-rabu Island is very small island next Derawan, and is also called Snake Island. There are also Tanjung Batu, Panjang, and Kakaban Island, the latter with lakes.


Several island are found along the East Kalimantan coast which make attractive dive destination. Among them are Nabucco and Maratua.


Nabucco Island Resort

On the west side of East Kalimantan, The Indonesian Part of the world’s third largest island, called "Borneo", you can find a clear blue lagoon of paradise. The Nabucco Resort is one of the exclusive dive resort of "Extra Divers".  

Nabucco Island Resort on about 20,000 square meters has eight wooden bungalows and one cosy honeymoon bungalow, all with the facilties of a mini-bar and air-conditioning, and a balcony overlooking the sea blue lagoon from a white palm beach. Each Bungalow lead the door directly to the beach into the sea for swimming or snorkelling.

The Nabucco Resort restaurant’s have a panoramic view which match with it's culinary delights.  Breakfast choices are made to order served together with freshly baked bread, fresh fruit and or fruit cocktail.  Typical light Asian dishes are offered for lunch and at dinner times, guests are treated to a five course dinner that guarantees to satisfy even the healthiest of
appetites.

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Diving programs to Sangalaki or Kakaban Islands give you the occasion to swim with elegant mantas.  Sangalaki houses also a Turtle Foundation that ensures to lay their eggs as a future safeguard, with your visit you help donate survival and have the opportunity to learn more about the Turtles and the Foundations work.  
Diving around Kakaban is thrilling with at the Barracuda Point and the colourful wall of Gorganian Forrest.
Kakaban Island has a saltwater lake inside where jellyfish can be explored.

Even waterskiing and wake boarding can be done at Nabucco Island, but for those seeking ultimate relaxation in the privacy, Asian massages can be arranged to stimulate Blood circulation as an easing away of stress, fatigue and anxiety.


Maratua Island
Maratua is beautiful Island with a small lake on it and a bay facing the Sulawesi sea. There are four village : Teluk Harapan, Teluk Alulu, Bohebelian, and Payung-payung. This area is very suitable for canoe races, speedboat racing, water skiing, and scuba diving. Maratua Island is also called as Sandalwood Island. It is reachable from Tanjung Redep or Tarakan.
Samama Island belongs to the some group as that of Derawan Island. Samama means "mother". It is a nature reserve for turtles.
Bunyu Island lies to the north, and in the past was believed to contain gold. The Dutch came and opened a mine there, but they never found any gold.

Dive Tour Destination :  Indonesia, East Kalimantan, Derawan Islands


Main Interest & Things to do :

Diving and snorkeling the undersea world of Derawan Islands, including Sangalaki, Kakaban, and Maratua, Relaxing at the Paradise beaches with white sand and blue sea under the tropical coconut trees.Recommended visit time for Derawan Islands is 3 to 6 days
Near Diving or exploring the undersea world, Kayan Mentarang Reserve could be an optional visit to find some of Borneo's tropical Flora and Fauna of the Kalimantans jungle and rainforest, recommended visit time for Kayan Mentarang Reserve is 5 to 8 days


Culture :
Dayak & Bajau



Flora & Fauna :

Coral Reefs, Mantas,Jelly Fish, at Derawan Islands, and Low Land Rainforest with wild life at Kayan Mentarang Reserve


Tour Starting Point :
 Balikpapan either Tarakan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia



Tour Transport Possibilities :
by Flight from Balikpapan to Tanjung Redeb, or direct from Jakarta to Tarakan, continue by speedboat to Derawan Islands, estimated travel by speedboat is between the 2 and 4 hours to reach Derawan Islands.


Tour Ending Point :

Balikpapan or Tarakan, from Tarakan you can cross the border via Nunukan to the City Tawau in Malaysia


Tour Distance to enry point :  900 Km from Balikpapan Airport, 200 km from Tarakan Airport


Tour Duration :
 Short Get Through Visit 4 to 6 Days



Tour Grade :
 Usual
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