Bun Gateway to Tanjung Puting
Pangkalabun is located in the western part of Central Kalimantan.
Nowadays, Pangkalanbun is a busy little town. It is a transit point for
both land and river traffic through the area. Traveling from West to
East Kalimantan, and for transit to Java Island as well. In
Pangkalanbun an old Palace of 200 years old, can found, The
Palace is made of iron-wood and in Banjarese, the only remidner to the
royal Banjar legacy in Central Kalimantan. Oars,
jewelry, music instruments, weapons, the royal standard, costumes and
other items more than a hundred years old are kept in the old
Mosque of Kyai Gede is the oldest mosque with it's more than 300 years
Tanjung Puting National Park is very well known among the foreigner and
domestic tourists as a nature and wildlife reserve
with lowland and swamp forests, inhabited by orang utans,
owa-owa, bekantan and other primates.
bird species can be spot in Danau Burung (Bird Lake) of the
area of Sungaibuluh.
southern part of Tanjung Puting National Park is a coastal area facing
the Java Sea with rare turtles. To the north in the Kumai river, with
very beautiful scenery.
makes a good camping ground in the area of the wildlife reserve. The
surroundings are very pleasant and beautiful.
Tour Destination :
Pangkalanbun & Tanjung Puting Reserve and National Park,
Interest & Things to do :
Jungle Trek, flora and fauna reserve with wild orangutans, and other
excotic wildlife,as crocodiles,several birds species, and many flower
spieces can be found here.
Flora & Fauna
Tropical Rainforest and Wildlife, Orangutans at Tanjung Puting National
Starting Point : Pangkalanbun or Palangkaraya, Central
Transport Possibilities :
by car or public bus from Palangkaraya, or by flight to Pangkalanbun
continue by klotok houseboat into the National Park and Reserve.
Ending Point : Pangkalanbun or Palangkaraya, Central
to enry point : 200
Km from Pangkalanbun Airport
: Short Get Through Visit 3 to 5 Days
: Simple Hotels, or Klotok Houseboat
Grade : Usual to challenging