Top 5 attractions to explore in West Kalimantan
West Kalimantan is an area that could be dubbed "The Province of a Thousand Rivers". The nickname is aligned with the geographical conditions that have hundreds of large and small rivers.
Attractions in West Kalimantan
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.
Danau Sentarum National Park is one of the world's most biodiverse lake systems. Danau Sentarum National Park has a rich fish fauna with around 240 recorded species. There is a relatively large population of the endangered orangutans present in the park.
The monument marks the division between the northern and southern hemispheres. Twice a year, the shadowless sunlight occurs here, as the sun reaches its zenith on the Vernal Equinox (March 21st-23rd), and the Autumnal Equinox (September 21st-23rd).
Map of attractions in West Kalimantan