Embark on a rugged wildlife adventure to the dense tropical forests of Kalimantan, rich in natural resources and spectacular biodiversity. Kalimantan comprises 73% the giant island of Borneo. The remaining area is shared between Malaysia and the tiny nation of Brunei. Kalimantan is best known as a major producer of natural resources such as oil and timber. The island is also home to an abundance of unique flora and fauna, many of which are endemic to the island.
The City of Thousand Rivers
Banjarmasin in South Kalimantan is often referred to as The city of a Thousand Rivers, or the Venice of Indonesia. This beautiful city is engraved with an abundance of floating rivers and and interesting rive culture that comes with it. From floating markets to splendid mosques and a vast selection of mouthwatering cuisine, this city has something for everyone. Plan your trip and experience Banjarmasin on a whole new level.
A Home to Unique Wildlife and Vast Tropical Rain Forests
Palangkaraya is the capital city of the Indonesian province of Central Kalimantan. Situated between Kahayan and Sabangau rivers, Palangkaraya is home to vast forested areas which include protected forests and nature conservation areas. This eco-tourism destination gives visitors an inside look at Palangkaraya’s fragile ecosystem and the dangers of illegal forestry. The most visited points of interest in Palangkaraya include the Sebangau National Park, Kahayan River, Bukit Batu, and the Tangkiling Hill Nature Reserve.
The Equatorial City of Pontianak
Located in West Kalimantan on the island of Borneo, is the capital city of Pontianak. Spend time with you family roaming the city of Pontianak, visiting the Kapuas River, Betang House and the Juang Mandor Cemetry. Pontianaks vast collection of historical sites make for an interesting and educational vacation or business trip.
Indonesia’s Coal-Mining Capital of Samarinda
Samarinda is the provincial capital city of East Kalimantan on the island of Borneo. The riverfront city boasts spectacular views of the sprawling Mahakam River with the enormous Islamic Center mosque towering in the background. The river plays an essential role in the city’s development, including a scenic view, a water source, a support for thriving forests, and an important transport route. Dedicated primarily to coal mining, East Kalimantan is home to 28% of the country’s coal reserves.