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'''Diving''' can be quite good on the east coast.

Revision as of 08:26, 27 March 2008

The village of Long Sungai Barang, Apo Kayan

East Kalimantan (Kalimantan Timur, often abbreviated Kaltim) is on the Indonesian side of the island of Borneo.

Cities

Other destinations

  • Apo Kayan - remote highland plateau inhabited by Dayak tribes

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.

Understand

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.

Talk

Get in

Get around

See

Do

Mahakam River Safari


Diving can be quite good on the east coast.

  • Dera Dive Resort, Derawan Island, tel. +62-542-877866 [1]

Eat

Drink

Stay safe

Get out


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