Borneo - Kalimantan (PDF Chapter)
Skewered by the equator and roasting under a tropical sun, the steamy forests of Kalimantan serve up endless opportunities for epic rainforest exploration. Its ancient forests grow towering trees that house some of the world’s most memorable species, including the noble orangutan.
- complete the landmark Cross-Borneo Trek – if you can
- meet the orangutans of Tanjung Puting National Park
- go native in the Kapuas Hulu region
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: West Kalimantan, Pontianak, Sungai Kapuas, Sukadana, Central Kalimantan, Tanjung Puting National Park, Kumai, Pangkalan Bun, Palangka Raya, South Kalimantan, Banjarmasin, Kandangan, Negara, Loksado, East Kalimantan, Balikpapan, Samarinda, Sungai Mahakam, The Muller Mountains, Kutai National Park, Berau, Merabu, Derawan Archipelago and North Kalimantan.
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