WELCOME TO CENTRAL KALIMANTAN TOURISM
Central Kalimantan is one of the biggest Provinces in Indonesia with area total 1,53,564 km2 or one-third from total Kalimantan Island, or equal to Java and Madura Island. Most of it, is jungle (80%), swamps, rivers and agriculture land. The northern area is mountainous and difficult to reach. The central area is dense and fertile tropical forest, producing valuable commodities such as rattan, resin and the best woods. The southern area is swampy and has many rivers.
The province has a population of just over 2.2 million according to the 2010 Census. Central Kalimantan is dominated by the Dayaks, the indigenous inhabitants of Borneo. Many Tourist attractions available in Cental Kalimantan , such as beach , rainforest , hills , mountain and so on. The ecotourism is the main tourist attractions in Central Borneo tourism , offered two of main Indonesia's national Park , which is Sebangau National Park and Tanjung Puting National Park. At those National Park , tourist can find a biodiversity flora and Fauna , such as the main artist of Cental Kalimantan , Orang Utan.
Another insight that cannot be missed in Central Kalimantan is the live on the River. There are two main rivers in Cental Kalimantan, which is Kahayan River and Kapuas River, and so the River has an important role people in Central Kalimantan. Although the land and air transportation has been rapidly developing , the river is still has an important meaning for people in transportation. Transportation facilities are limited much to the rough terrain. Central Kalimantan Province, cover one municipalities and thirteen regencies: Palangka Raya Municipality, West Kotawaringin regency, East Kotawaringin regency, Kapuas regency, South Barito regency, North Barito regency, Katingan regency, Sukamara regency, Seruyan regency, Gunung Mas regency, Pulang Pisau regency, Lamandau regency, East Barito regency and Murung Raya regency. Central Kalimantan has a humid and hot climate, due to its position right crossed by the equator.
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THE ORIGIN OF BUKIT BATU Bukit Batu , now better known as the Hermitage for National Hero and Central Kalimantan Hero Tjilik Riwut, located in Central Kalimantan. Currently, by the Government of Central Kalimantan ,it has been established as a spiritual attractions. A long story of the emergence of Bukit Batu hermitage begins with the […]
Tiwah ritual is a procession that is intended to deliver ancestral spirits of relatives who has passed away to the afterlife by way of cleanse and move the rest of the body from the grave to a place called sandung. Ritual tiwah is unique and distinctive culture, because it is only done by the Dayak […]
Indigenous Cultural of Bakumpai Tribes, called “Bapapai” is still alive and thriving among the inland of Central Kalimantan Province. The cultural traditions are held mainly in the process of traditional tribal marriage of Bakumpai. Bapapai Ritual, is an event of flower bathing by bride held at night, usually after the ceremony on 8:00 PM until 10:00 […]
Peoples of Dayak Maanyan calls it Baluntang, while in Dayak Ngaju it’s called Sapundu. Both of it has an almost same shape and function. Its age are hundreds. Unfortunately, this archaeological heritage has not been officially registered by the government Generally, for the dayak Maanyan, especially for those who embrace the Hindu Kaharingan religion , […]
BADEWA, is one of the typical rituals of Bakumpai Tribe which is a sub of Dayak Ngaju Tribe . The ceremony aims to heal the sick in , or in banjar languaged known as Batatamba. Badewa ritual grown and developed before Islam entered the Barito Kuala district. Starting from a family that is still relatively […]
A Glance Explanation of Dayak Tribe of Central Kalimantan The three big Dayak tribes who inhabit this province are Ngaju, Ot Danum, and Ma’anyan Ot Siang. Ngaju, like some other tribes, moves from one region to another. They adhere to the old Kaharingan religion, which is the form of ancestor worship, mixed with animism elements. […]
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