Sekonyer River - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Sekonyer River, Kumai, West Kotawaringin Regency, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
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About Sekonyer River
Sekonyer is a river in southern Borneo, Central Kalimantan province, Indonesia, about 700 km northeast of the capital Jakarta. Part of the river traverses the Tanjung Puting National Park. Travel on the river is often done by klotok, an Indonesian riverboat. The river includes orangutan habitat. The river is brown and murky. Gold mining takes place along it.
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Tanjung Puting National Park is a national park in Indonesia located in the southeast part of West Kotawaringin Regency in the Indonesian province of Central Kalimantan. The nearest main town is the capital of the Regency, Pangkalan Bun. The park is famous for its orangutan conservation. it is one of the best and wild trekking and tourist destinations in Indonesia.
Sabangau National Park is a national park in Central Kalimantan, a province of Indonesia in Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo established in 2004. Between 1980 and 1995 the site was a massive logging concessions area. After 1995, the park became a site for illegal logging, which resulted in up to 85 percent of the 568,700-hectare total park area being destroyed. By 2012, less than 1 percent of the park's total area has been reforested and several centuries is needed to rest
The Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation is an Indonesian non-profit NGO founded by Dr Willie Smits in 1991 and dedicated to the conservation of the endangered Bornean orangutan and its habitat through the involvement of local people. It is audited by a multinational auditor company and operates under the formal agreement with the Indonesian Ministry of Forest to conserve and rehabilitate orangutans. BOS manages orangutan rescue, rehabilitation and re-introduction programmes in East and Ce
A beautiful lake located in the village of Tahai, Tumbang Tahai, District Bukit Batu, Palangkaraya. It is located in a greeenish surrounding and is a cool place where we can spend somme vakuable time .
Sultan Suriansyah Mosque is the oldest mosque in South Kalimantan. Built about 300 years ago during the reign of Tuan Guru, the first Banjarese King to convert to Islam. The mosque is located in the village of Kuin Utara, in Banjarmasin. This location was near the site where the palace complex was before annihilated by the colonial Dutch. The roof is layered, showing Banjar's pre-Islamic architecture. Unique to old mosques of Banjar, the mihrab has its own roof, separated from the main building
The park is notable for its diversity of habitat types, ranging from mangrove and freshwater swamp forest, to lowland alluvial (empran bench) forest, to montane forest, and for its diversity of wildlife. It is one of only a handful of parks in the world where orangutans can be seen in the wild.
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It is one of five provinces in Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of Borneo. Central Kalimantan is the third largest Indonesian province by area with a size of 153,564.5 square kilometer, about 1.5 times the size of the island of Java.