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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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The province of East Kalimantan serves as a gateway to other destinations on Kalimantan Island. Most destinations, such as the Dayak settlements in the hinterland along the big rivers, can be reached from here, moreover, a visit to Kalimantan does not seems complete without a visit to East Kalimantan. The province of East Kalimantan occupies an area of 145,000 square kilometres. It is the biggest province of Kalimantan, while recently split up in two with North Kalimantan since October 2012. It has a population of more than two million. The forests of East Kalimantan contain a wealth of rare flora and fauna. The black Orchid (Clogena pandurata), Nephents Amularia and Rattan vines growing up to 200 meters long, grow in these forests. So do various species of valuable tropical hardwoods.
Among the animal species typical of Kalimantan, living in the forests are chimpanzees (Pongee pygmaeus), bekantan (Nasalis Larvatus), Mahakam fresh - water dolphins or pesut (Orcela fluminalis) and many bird varieties.
The cultural and artistic traditions of the island's indigenous Dayak population are still preserved in this region, especially in the hinterland of East Kalimantan. Sailing up the streams near the Malaysian border, one can still meet Traditional Dayak settlements than seem to have been little touched by the advent of modernity.
 
Samarinda
Samarinda is the provincial capital of East Kalimantan. Located on the Mahakam river, the town occupies a space of about 167 square kilometres and has a population of ....read more

Balikpapan
The name Balikpapan is presumably derived from an overloaded ship, which capsized near Tukung Island. A Dutch geological map in 1870 contained a small village of
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Mahakam River
The Mahakam river is 920 kilometers long, running over the Muller Mountain , which forms the boundary between East and West Kalimantan, Indonesia Kalimantan
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Long Apari
Long Apari is the last village far into the Mahakam river's upstream reaches. It can be reached in two hours from a point on the Peangei river. The people of Long Apari belong
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The Dayaks tribes came to Kalimantan as a migration from other parts in Asia about 3000 years ago. Dayak are defined in more then 200 different tribes, the main tribes are the Bakumpai and Dayak Bukit of South Kalimantan; the Ngajus and Baritos of Central Kalimantan; the Benuaqs, Kayan, Kenyah, and the nomadic Punan of East Kalimantan, and the Ibans of West Kalimantan and Malaysian Borneo. Traditionally, Dayak agriculture was based on swidden hill rice cultivation called "ladang" and "hutan. Dayaks organize their labor in terms of holding groups which determined who owned rights to land and how it was to be used. Nowadays, the Dayaks work in the mining industry, wood industry, and on the plantations of Kalimantan.
Tiong Ohang
Tiong Ohang is the most important distribution and transit village in the Long Apari district. The village's population has the past decades considerably swollen to due to migration of people from
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Long Pahangai
Long Pahangai village is divided into two parts, Long Pahangai and Long Pahangai II, each led by its own village head. The two parts are separated by road running parallel
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Long Iram
Long Iram, a migration village, is more like a small town. A boat service connects the village with Tenggarong. Small lodgings are available
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Orangutans are large apes which can be found at the islands Borneo and Sumatra. These large apes swing from tree to tree by using their arms (brachiating). Orangutan in Malay language means "human of the forest". The Orangutan 's population is decreasing and is in grave danger of extinction. The Expected population is less then 40.000 in the world. Early 2009 a rare subspecies of the orangutan is found in the area of Karst East Kalimantan, this subspecies of Orangutan has black fur as a gorilla Barong Tongkok
Barong Tongkok is a nice village and good for spending the night. Several small waterfalls are found in its surroundings. There are lodgings, shops, and motorcycles to take
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Melak
Melak is a rather busy little town and the capital of a district. It can be reached from Long Iram in about 30 hours or from Tenggarong by motorboat. The inhabitants
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Kersik Luway Nature Reserve
Kersik Luway is nature reserve between Melak and Barong Tongkok, 18 kilometers to the south. The "Black Orchid" (Coelogyne pandurata) which blossoms between
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Tanjung Isuy
Tanjung Isuy is a settlement of the Benuaq dayak. There is an original traditional longhouse in the village which welcomes visitors. Woman can be seen weaving ulap doyo
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Muara Muntai & The Big Lakes
Muara Muntai is not far from Lake Jempang. It is a convenient stop for visitors traveling into the hinterland. Lake Melintang covers a surface of 10,000 hectares near
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Tenggarong
Tenggarong is 39 kilometers away from Samarinda. It is the capital of the Kutai regency, and is almost two centuries old. Up to 1960, the regency was know as the special
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Pesut Mahakam ( Water dolphin )
If one is lucky, one might see a pesut Mahakam (orcela fluminalis), fresh water dolphin, during the trip. The species is also found in the Mekhong river in Cambodja and
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Bontang & Kutai Reserve
This 200,000 hectare Kutai National Park, the natural habitat of rare tropical flora and fauna. Several species of animals exist in this national park, such as chimpanzees
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Derawan Island
Derawan Island has to total land surface of 40,000 hectares and is nature reserve with beautiful scenery and beaches. Several species of rare flora and fauna are
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