Pangkalanbun Gateway to Tanjung Puting Park

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Pangkalanbun Kalimantan

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 place.
The Mosque of Kyai Gede is the oldest mosque with it's more than 300 years old.
The 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.
Various bird species can be spot in Danau Burung (Bird Lake) of the area of Sungaibuluh.
The 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.
Tanjungkubu makes a good camping ground in the area of the wildlife reserve. The surroundings are very pleasant and beautiful.

Tanjung Puting National Park Travel Information

Tour Destination :
Pangkalanbun & Tanjung Puting National Park & Reserve

Main Interest & Things to do :
Jungle River Cruise by Klotok boat
rainforest Trek
Tropical flora and fauna reserve with wild orangutans, and other exotic wildlife, as crocodiles, proboscis monkeys, macaque and leaf monkey species, gibbons, deer, cloud leopard, and many endangered and endemic birds species

Culture :

Flora & Fauna :
Tropical Rainforest and Wildlife, Orangutans and wildlife at Tanjung Puting National Park

Tour Starting Point :
Pangkalanbun or Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Tour Transport Possibilities :
by chartered car or public bus from Palangkaraya, or by flight to Pangkalanbun continue by klotok houseboat into the National Park and Reserve.

Tour Ending Point :
Pangkalanbun or Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Travel Distance to entry point :
100 Km from Pangkalanbun Airport

Tour Duration :
Short Get Through Visit 3 to 5 Days

Accommodation & Hotels :
Hotels in Pangkalanbun, Rimba Lodge in Tanjung Puting park, or Klotok Houseboat

Tour Grade :
Moderate to challenging

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