Tanjung Puting National Park is nature tourism that is very fun and exciting because we can interact with nature that gives everything such as seeing tropical rainforests in Central Kalimantan.
The tourism object of Tanjung Puting National Park as a conservation area is a representation of the lowland tropical rain forest ecosystem in Kalimantan, which is rich in flora and fauna or seeing the original habitat of orangutans in the wild.
In this era of globalization, where humans at the local, regional, and international levels have a tendency (return to nature).
So this tourist attraction as a natural area with various potentials of flora and fauna is the right place and a great opportunity to accommodate needs.
The existence of orangutans in the wild and the rehabilitation of animals that are classified as rare and unique animals are the main attraction for local and foreign tourists.
Besides, tourists can also see their behavior and life, whether they are still half tame or wild.
Another interesting potential of orangutan tourism is along an unspoiled river with wild animals in trees such as proboscis monkeys, monkeys or hornbills, eagles, flying king prawns.
Orangutan tourist attractions are natural attractions that will take you to visit orangutan eating places in the wild in Kumai, West Waringin City, Central Kalimantan.
How to get to Tanjung Puting National Park
You will go around the river by boat, in Kalimantan it’s Klotok.
Most of the visitors are foreign tourists because many come here, Pangkalan Bun and the National Park are increasingly improving their services.
From Pangkalan Bun you can go to Kumai, which is about 8 km by public transportation for about 15 minutes. Then the journey continues to the National Park using Klotok for approximately 2 hours.
This boat isn’t only for travel, but also as a place to stay for tourists during the trip.
You can also hire a tour agent there.
July to August is the high season because it coincides with holidays and school holidays. If you want to visit in these months, bring mosquito repellent lotion.
Things to do in Tanjung Puting National Park
Tanjung Harapan, which is located in secondary forest and swamp forest, is the first station in the orangutan rehabilitation process that is equipped with an information center, a guesthouse, and a walking path.
Pondok Tanggui is a place where orangutans are personally observed and protected from humans.
Camp Lakey is located in the primary forest and is home to orangutans from semi-wild to wild, from newborns to three years old.
Natai Lengkuas is a research station for probosci monkeys and other animal observation by rivers.
Sungai Buluh and Danau Burung are places for bird watching, especially for migratory birds.
Most of the visitors are foreign tourists because many who come here make Pangkalan Bun and the National Park further improve their services.
Tanjung Puting Accommodations
Klotok is the place to stay in Tanjung Puting National Park during your trip. Their services are almost the same as star hotels because they are used to serving foreign tourists so that the quality standards are good. The food is also very good.