Formerly known as Borneo, Kalimantan is the 3rd largest island in the world covering the area of 539,460 km2 has divided into four provinces – East Kalimantan, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan and South Kalimantan.
Borneo is very rich in biodiversity compared to many other areas. There are about 15.000 species of flowering plants with 3.000 species of trees (267 species are dipterocarps), 221 species of terrestrial mammals and 420 species of resident birds. It is also home to many unique and endangered species, such as the orangutan, proboscis monkey, as well as the Green and Hawsbill Turtle.
Coursing Sungai Kumai in a klotok (motorised river canoe) and glimpsing the rust-red figure of an Orangutan in Tanjung Puting National Park. Tanjung Puting reserve, 415.050 hectares is situated in an ecologically diverse area of wetland, lowlands, swamp and hardwood rain forest. Borneo and Sumatra are the only places left in the world where Orangutans (the man of the forest) still survive in their natural habitat.
Colorful cultures of dayak tribe around Kalimantan is one of other wonderful spot to visit.
Dawn canoe rides to Banjarmasin’s floating markets and dusk journeys through its enigmatic canals imbue travelers with a taste of modern culture.
The Gunung (Mount) Palung National Park located in the Ketapang regency is home to miscellaneous flora and fauna. The Raya Pasi Mountain located in the Singkawang regency is also an interesting place to visit in order to see the Raffles.
Also you can have the fantastic experience at the Kapuas River and Landak Bridges with a river view and floating market.