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Bengkayang is a town and regency in West Kalimantan and is part of the northern triangle of Singbebas


Fresh Fruit in the Jungle

The Bengkayang Regency has a population of 215,000 with the region's capital at Bengkayang, a city located in the interior at an altitude of 160 meters above sea level, about 90 kilometres east of Singkawang. The regency stretches from the border of Sarawak in the east down the coastline, south of Singkawang City. The majority of the population are indigenous Dayaks. The Dayak are the aboriginal people of Borneo. The name of "Dayak" refers to more than 200 riverine and hill-dwelling ethnic subgroups occupying the interior of Borneo. Although all ethnically Dayak, each of these groups possesses its own dialect, customs, laws, home terriority and culture. In time past, the animistic Dayak were feared for their ancient tradition of headhunting.

Nature of Bengkayang

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Bengkayang its about 90 kilometres from Singkawang and about 225 kilometres from Pontianak. With using a taxi from center of Pontianak City with cost about IDR 100000 per pax, and when we arrival at Supadio Airport we can also using taxi or rent a car, such as Toyota Avanza for 4 pax with cost about IDR 600000 and by Toyota Innova for 6 pax with cost about IDR 850000.

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Many kinds of Waterfall in Bengkayang

one of the beautiful waterfall in Bengkayang
The Highest Waterfall in Bengkayang "Barawat'n Waterfall

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