East Kalimantan  (Kaltim) is the easternmost and the northernmost of Kalimantan. Best known for the beautiful beaches along its east coast, it stretches from the Celebes Sea near Malaysia into the Makassar Strait.
 Other destinations
Mancong and Tanjung Issui Village; These two village inhabited by Dayak Banuaq living on a long-house. Most visitor take a house boat on Mahakam River beginning from Loajanan the area just before Samarinda City from Balikpapan.
Further up Mahakam River, Tering Village where Dayak Tunjung and Kenyah with long ear woman are worth to visit. Next to Tering is Melak Village, the location of Black Orchid garden.
East Kalimantan is the center of Indonesia's timber, oil and gas industries. As you might guess, the stripped coastal areas are not a pretty sight, but the province's more interesting sights lie far upriver in areas untouched by the voracious logging machines.
 Get in
You can also access Kalimantan Timur from Tawau in Malaysia. From Tawau there is a boat to Tarakan. From there another one to Nunukan in Berau district. You need a visa to enter Indonesia on that port (Visa on arrival is not available) but there is an consulate in Tawau which seems to do visas quite quick.
 Get around
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Visiting Mahakam River hinterland and orangutan or exploring kutai national park is the best option.
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There is quite good diving on on the east coast.
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