Kota Bangun along the Mahakam lakes

jump of for canoe cruise over the Jempang and Semayang lakes

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Kota Bangun Mahakam River Lakes

Kota Bangun is a small city upstream Mahakam River, as a jump off point for a cruise trip over the big lakes of the Mahakam River. The Jempang and Semayan Lakes are wide water reservoirs of the Mahakam River. The lakes are the habitat of the fresh water dolphins, lots of birds, and a wealth of fish for the locals. Villages as Muara Muntai, and Jantur are fishermens villages, at the villages Macong and Tanjung Isuy one can find the Dayak culture and longhouse arts.

Kota Bangun Mahakam River Lakes Travel information

Tour Destination :
Kota Bangun, Jempang Lake, Semayang Lake, Muara Muntai, Tanjung Isuy, Mancong, East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Main Interest & Things to do :
Kota Bangun is the transit place for short Mahakam Jungle and River trips, also the jump off point for other destinations as Kedang Kepala River, Tabang, Tanjung Isuy,and Mancong Dayak villages, also The Semayang and Jempang lake, including the Fresh Water Dolphin Centre can be reached easily from the Kota Bangun village.

Culture :
Dayak Benuaq, Banjarese and Kutai

Flora & Fauna :
lowland Rainforest

Tour Starting Point :
Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Tour Transport Possibilities :
by car or public bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda, continue by public bus or car to Kota Bangun, or either public ferry, or houseboat to Kota Bangun, estimated travel time is between the 6 hours and 1 day to Reach Kota Bangun.

Tour Ending Point :
Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Travel Distance to entry point :
250 Km from Balikpapan Airport, East Kalimantan, Indonesia

Tour Duration :
Short Get Through Visit 1 Day

Accommodation & Hotels :
Simple Hotels

Tour Grade :

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