Mancong and Tanjung Issuy 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. you can asking the assisting from local tour operator at http://borneo-permatawisata.com and http://borneo-discoverytours.com.
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.
Fly to Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, from Jakarta the capital of Indonesia than fly connect to Balikpapan, Sepinggan Airport. There is more than 50 flight a day landing at International Airport Balikpapan. If you are from Europe you can fly via Singapore by Silkair where this Airlines fly to Balikpapan 3 time a week. Afterward you can contact local agent or local tour operator in Balikpapan who able to help and assisting you with global information to explorer hinterland, river, orangutan, car rental or city tours also available.There was agent/tour operator "Borneo Discovery Tours" (PT.Dayak Wisata permata) telp.62 542 5661696 fax.62 542 415053 email: [email protected] or to visit the website: http://www.borneo-permatawisata.com.
Diving can be quite good on the east coast.
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Tour Operator who specialist for mahakam river tours, kutai national park observation, orangutan tours, orangutan observation, expditions, sightseeing, cultural and educational tours, etc. contact office. Telp.62 542 5661696 and facsmile. 62 542 415053 Mobile. 62 812 5361221 Email:[email protected] Email:[email protected]