Teweh at the Border of Central Kalimantan
Muarateweh is a quite busy and big town for a far upstream located
place along the Barito River, as it is the connecting point to several
destinations. A busy terminal serves both river and land
communications, while a air-strip serve several routes in South
Buntok is the capital of the Barito Selatan regency. Wildlife
as Orangutans, monkeys, and bird species can be found in the Forest
around Buntok, with beautiful jungle creeks, and you may like to visit
Liang Saragi, an attractive cave with 17 tunnels.
The longhouse of Makonjun stands in Makonjun village, can be reached in
two hours by motorized-canoe from Muara Teweh. The longhouse was built
almost 100 years ago, and has a lenght of about 100
Tour Destination : MuaraTeweh,
Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
Main Interest & Things to
sits on the road junction between Banjarmasin, From Buntok, one can
visit Liang Saragi, a cave with 17tunnels. It is very attractive cave
and is much visited by the people. It is a located in Tamiang Layang a
small town in the Dusun Timur district bordering the province of South
hot-water-spring are found in Ampah, 70 kilometers from Buntok Tanjung.
Liang Ayah is nearby.
The Jungle forest around Buntok has Orangutans, as one of the main
attraction, and place where Orangutans are living outside of a
conservation area as a National Park or Reserve, in their
habitat, near the orangutans, also Lizards, several monekys species,
and birds can be found, with beautiful creeks which you will pass when
sailing the small rivers.
Melawen is five kilometers away from Buntok, near the airstrip. Small
motorboats are available for boating or fishing. Melawen can be reached
From Palangkaraya or Banjarmasin. It can also be reached by sailing up
the Barito river while enjoying the scenery. The lake is a popular
longhouse of Makonjun stands in Makonjun village, Lahei district, not
far from Muaralahai. It can be reached by motorboat from Muarateweh in
two hours. The iron-wood house was built in 1930. It is 100 meters
long. The Makonjun longhouse is quite modern as Dayak longhouses go.
Purukcahu, on the Barito river, the houses are built in a row alongside
the river. The scenery around this town is beautiful and the air is
fresh. A sign at the port says Welcome to Purukcahu.
interested in history and culture there are the house of Temanggung
Suropati and the grave of H.M. Seman. One can see the longhouses at
Kunut Paraci, and Orung Apat in the Tanahsiang district. There is also
the Fort of Beras Kuning, in the Murung district.
waterfalls of Koloubesar and Poran are found not far from Purukcahu.
The wildlife reserves Bararawan I and II in the area are very
Culture : Dayak Ot
Danum, Dayak Ngaju
& Fauna : Low land
Tropical Rainforest and Wild life
Starting Point :
Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
Transport Possibilities :
transport facilities like boats and buses are availeble
Ending Point : Palangkaraya,
Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
Distance to enry point : 350km
Duration : Short Get
Through Visit 3 to 4 Days
& Hotels : Simple
Hotels, Local houses, jungle camp