Top 6 attractions to explore in Central Kalimantan
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.
Attractions in Central Kalimantan
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
Samarinda Islamic Center Mosque, also known as Baitul Muttaqien Mosque, is a mosque located in East Kalimantan, Indonesia, which is one of the largest mosques in Southeast Asia. It situates at the foreground of Mahakam River, and it has seven minarets and a huge dome. The mosque has seven minarets, and the main tower reaches 99 meters, which is a reference to the Asmaul Husna, or the 99 names of Allah. The main tower consists of building with 15 floors and each floor has height of an average of
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
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.
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.
Map of attractions in Central Kalimantan