Senin, 06 Desember 2010

Tangkiling National Park at Kalimantan Island

Tangkiling National Park at Kalimantan Island

Tangkiling National Park along the Kahayan River near Palangkaraya, has a lot of endangered spieces of animals, including the Orangutan, clouded leopard and a lot more. The Traditional Dayak Culture along the Kahayan and her side rivers as the Katingan River, and the Rungan River with it's dense jungle, make Tangiling National Park the most completed National Park for the adventures travelers.
The Danau Tahai is a blackwater lake, in the verdant jungle nearby Mt Tangkiling. Climbing the Mountain you will have a the forest mist view. Orangutans, macaques, elusive proboscis monkeys, gibbons and langurs, as well as several bird species as gliding fish eagles and the curious hornbills can be found in the park. The Borneo Orangutan Survival Rehabilitation Center can be visited and learn you how they try to sustain and rehabilitate this National Park and it's wild life. The  traditional Dayak village and Culture make it as one of the most attractive National Parks in Indonesia. From Flora and Fauna to Traditional activities as hulling rice, carving machete handles, weaving rattan mats and bags, to building canoes and drying fish can be found only at Tangkiling National Park. 


Several airlines from cities as Surabaya, and Jakarta connect Palangkaraya city as the main entrance port for Tangkiling Reserve along the Kahayan River.
You can reach Tangkiling National Park by boat or motorized canoe by sailing upstream Kahayan River from Palangkaraya as the Capital of Central Kalimantan Province. 

Severalother attractive destinations can be found upstream the Kahayan river near the Tangkiling National Park, Jungle, wild life and Traditional Dayak Culture with old longhouses can be found at the upper part at villages as Tumbang Malahui, the Katingan River area, Rungan River area and several other small rivers.
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