Loksado at the foot of the Meratus Mountain
Loksado is an attractive place for nature tourism on a plateau in the Meratus mountains, Hulu Sungai Selatan regency, 165 kilometers from Banjarmasin or 40 kilometers away from Kandangan towards the east.
The visitor can enjoy nature at its best in Loksado. The Meratus mountain is mostly covered with dense rain forest, and accessable over available pathways, which lead you along native Dayak villages.
There are 20 typical local houses around Loksado The typical traditional house here is 30 by 40 meters large. Each house is occupied by ten families, or as many as 120 people.
Loksado Mount Meratus Travel information
Tour Destination :
Loksado & Amandit River, Kalimantan Indonesia
Main Interest & Things to do :
Bamboo Rafting, Dayak Culture and Jungle Trek
Bamboo Rafting can be done in the Loksado area, recommended visit time is 1 or 2 days
Dayak Culture and Longhouse can be found in the area of Muara Hatip, recommended visit time 1 or 2 days
Jungle Trek can be done in the Meratus Mountain west of Loksado, recommended visit time is 1 to 4 days, for trekking to Palangkaraya about 7 to 9 days
Dayak & Banjarnese
Flora & Fauna :
Low Land Rainforest
Tour Starting Point :
Banjarmasin either Balikpapan, South - East Kalimantan Indonesia
Tour Transport Possibilities :
by Public Bus from Balikpapan or Banjarmasin to Kandangan Regency, continue by local public transport, estimated travel time between the 5 and 6 hours to reach Amandit River, by Chartered car directly about 4 hours.
Tour Ending Point :
Banjarmasin or Balikpapan, also possible to Trek via the Meratus Mountains to Palangkaraya
Travel Distance to entry point :
300 Km to from Banjarmasin Airport, South Kalimantan Indonesia Borneo 400 km from Balikpapan Airport, East Kalimantan, Indonesia Borneo
Tour Duration :
Short Get Through Visit 3 to 4 Days
Tour Grade :