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    South Kalimantan

    From the lowlands Floating Market to the adventures Meratus mountain range

    South Kalimantan Province of Indonesian Borneo Island is the land of Dayak tribes and lush rainforests containing some of the richest flora and fauna in the world. The Tourist visitors can at least get a glimpse of their habitats of the inland Meratus Mountain belt gentle hills and alluvial plains as a mark of the start to the untouched deep jungle by the outside world. Tourist facilities are relatively undeveloped and visitors are few.
    Banjarmasin City as the capital of South Kalimantan province population is mostly Banjarese tribe know as the traders of Kalimantan. The Floating Market of Banjarmasin city, is a typical traditional market in the outfall of Barito River as a fascinating market where buyers and sellers doing trade negotiations on traditional boats. As the Market starts early tourist visitors have to be early to enjoy the floating market atmosphere activities and beautiful scenery with the sunrise where traders sells fresh vegetables, various fresh fruit, fish, household items, and other commodities at the Muara Kuin and the other in Lok Baintan on the Martapura River floating river market from their boats. Banjarmasin has one of the most historical buildings left from the colonial Ducth period at Borneo Island, as Sultan palace, and statutes. The Canal trip as a boat ride through the interior of Banjarmasin city one can spot the daily activities of the locals river life which is common at Kalimantan. Little out of The civilisation one can find the Cempaka Diamond digging mines at its most basic, cheap, and picturesque, where locals penny tradionaly gemstones and valueble diamonds out of the muddy sediment from where it mostly finds it way to the nearby Martapura market, where buyers from all over the world buy the Kalimantan diverse gemstones and diamonds commodities. Traveling further inland is the Loksado district, where the preserved indigenous Dayak culture meets the stunning natural landscape of the Meratus Mountian range. The rough lush landscape decorated with wonderful waterfalls, rushing rivers, and the indigenous people in the small hard wooden longhouse settelements are a particular part of Kalimantan. Beside the lush decorated jungle landscape of the Meratus Mountains, a tourist don't wish to miss the Bamboo Rafting adventure over the Amandit river as a highlight of a south Kalimantan trip.


banjarmasin floating market south kalimantan tour trip guide

2 Days / 1 Night
Banjarmasin Floating Market & Gemstone Mine

The floating market on the river in the center of Banjarmasin city is a great way for tourists to experience the unique culture and history of Kalimantan river life, where they trade vegetables, fruit and household stuff by boat

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4 Days / 3 Nights
Loksado Bamboo Rafting & Meratus Jungle Adventure

Loksado village is located at the base of Meratus Mountain, where the Amandit river offers a one-of-a-kind bamboo rafting adventure through the rainforest wilderness, visiting the floating market and traditional Dayak villages

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7 Days / 6 Nights
Meratus Mountain Rainforest Jungle Trek

The best way to experience this mystic Meratus mountain range, explore Dayak Longhouse villages scattered along the many jungle trails of your trip as one of the most tranquil rainforest stunning scenery views in Southeast Asia

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8 Days / 7 Nights
Tanjung Puting Jungle & Banjarmasin Loksado

Orangutan Jungle wildlife cruise Tanjung Putting National Park Reserve and Kalimantan river life explorer in the Meratus Mountains rainforest range, for emerald views over Kalimantan nature and Dayak culture experience on top


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14 Days / 13 Nights
Explore the real Borneo Experience Tour

Explore Kalimantan all out from the Orangutans in the Reserves, Dayak Culture tribe settlements along the rivers in the hinterland, and the white sand palm beaches to escape your busy life with stunning blue lagoon sea scenery

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14 Days / 13 Nights
Cross South to Central Kalimantan Overland

Cross South to Central Borneo overland, an adventures tour through the Meratus Mountains forest, Bamboo rafting the Amandit river, the Orangutans of Kalimantan by a klotok boat jungle cruise in Tanjung Putting wildlife Reserve

wonders of borneo

20 Days / 19 Nights
Visit Borneo Ancient Wonders Tour

The wonders of Borneo tour, to explore and deep dive in the wide Jungles of Kalimantan, meet the Dayak tribes to experience the ancient culture and mystic, chilling the nature beauty of the Derawan bounty Islands in the crystal clear sea