12 days in Balikpapan & Banjarmasin Itinerary

12 days in Balikpapan & Banjarmasin Itinerary

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Balikpapan
— 8 nights
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Banjarmasin
— 3 nights

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Balikpapan

Balikpapan ©

Oil City

Used as a hub for international oil and mining companies, the small city of Balikpapan boasts a blend of cultures making a comfortable home in this clean and relaxed environment.
Spend the 2nd (Sat) exploring nature at Balikpapan Botanical Garden. The adventure continues: stroll through Sun Bear Education and Conservation Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Benua Patra Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Batu Dinding, and delve into the lush surroundings at Margomulyo Mangrove Forest.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Balikpapan trip itinerary site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Aji Pangeran Tumenggung Pranoto International Airport. April in Balikpapan sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Banjarmasin.

Things to do in Balikpapan

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
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Lamaru Beach ©
Lamaru Beach
Kemala Beach ©
Kemala Beach
Mangrove Center Graha indah ©
Mangrove Center Graha indah

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Banjarmasin

Banjarmasin ©

City of a Thousand Rivers

Banjarmasin sits within a delta formed by the Barito and Martapura rivers, so life here generally happens along its waterways.
On the 4th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Duta Mall Banjarmasin, appreciate the history behind Bekantan Statue, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sabilal Muhtadin Great Mosque. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Al-Karomah Great Mosque and then look for gifts at Pertokoan Cahaya Bumi Selamat.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Banjarmasin trip builder website.

You can drive from Balikpapan to Banjarmasin in 11.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In May, daytime highs in Banjarmasin are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banjarmasin

Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Duta Mall Banjarmasin ©
Duta Mall Banjarmasin
Pertokoan Cahaya Bumi Selamat ©
Pertokoan Cahaya Bumi Selamat
Al-Karomah Great Mosque ©
Al-Karomah Great Mosque