5 attractions you should visit in West Kalimantan - With photos & details

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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.

Air Terjun Riam DaitSekendal, Air Besar, Landak Regency, West Kalimantan 79367, Indonesia
Waterfalls
Forests

Waterfalls cascade located in the village Dait Sekendal, District water Large, Porcupine District, West Kalimantan Province, Indonesia. The beauty of Dait Riam Waterfall lies in the large water discharge.

Mount Palung National ParkPadu Banjar, Simpang Hilir, Ketapang Regency, West Kalimantan 78857, Indonesia
Forests
Wildlife Sanctuaries
National Parks

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.

Sentarum Lake National ParkNanga Leboyan, Sentarum, Nanga Leboyan, Danau Sentarum, Kabupaten Kapuas Hulu, Kalimantan Barat 78765, Indonesia
Lake/ River/ Ponds
National Parks

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.

Temajuk beach SambasTemajuk, Paloh, Sambas Regency, West Kalimantan 79466, Indonesia
Beaches
Snorkeling Spots

Temajuk beach is located in Temajuk village, Sambas Regency, West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Temajuk marks the point where Indonesia ends and Malaysia starts.

The Equator monument (Khatulistiwa Park)Jl. Khatulistiwa No.Kel, Batu Layang, Pontianak Utara, Kota Pontianak, Kalimantan Barat 78244, Indonesia
Parks
Monuments
Notable Architectures

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