34 days in Kalimantan Itinerary

34 days in Kalimantan Itinerary

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Palangkaraya
— 4 nights
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Banjarmasin
— 4 nights
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Pangkalan Bun
— 3 nights
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Sambas
— 4 nights
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Berau
— 4 nights
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Derawan Islands
— 1 day
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Bontang
— 2 nights
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Balikpapan
— 9 nights

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Palangkaraya

Palangkaraya ©
Palangka Raya is the capital of the Indonesian province of Central Kalimantan, also famously known as Central Borneo situated between the Kahayan and the Sabangau rivers. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sebangau National Park Central Kalimantan and Bukit Tangkiling. Visiting Taman Wisata Alam Tangkiling and Kawasan Arboretum Nyaru Menteng will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: make a trip to Bukit Doa Karmel Tangkiling, Palangkaraya, stroll around Taman Pasuk Kameloh, explore the activities along Tahai Lake, and see the interesting displays at Balanga Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Palangkaraya online itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Palangkaraya is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Palangkaraya, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Banjarmasin.

Things to do in Palangkaraya

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:
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Taman Pasuk Kameloh ©
Taman Pasuk Kameloh
Balanga Museum ©
Balanga Museum

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pagatan Beach and Arung Jeram Sungai Kambang. Get outdoors at Lapangan Dr. Murjani Banjarbaru and Sultan Adam Forest Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Banjarmasin: Al-Karomah Great Mosque (in Martapura) and Van Der Pijl Park (in Banjarbaru). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jami Mosque Banjarmasin and appreciate the history behind Taman Siring 0 Kilometer.

To plan Banjarmasin vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Palangkaraya to Banjarmasin in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pangkalan Bun.

Things to do in Banjarmasin

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 20:
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Van Der Pijl Park ©
Van Der Pijl Park
Jami Mosque Banjarmasin ©
Jami Mosque Banjarmasin
Lapangan Dr. Murjani Banjarbaru ©
Lapangan Dr. Murjani Banjarbaru

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Pangkalan Bun

Pangkalan Bun or Pangkalanbuun, is a city in Central Kalimantan province on Borneo in Indonesia. Get outdoors at Arut River and Nature & Wildlife Tours.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pangkalan Bun trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Banjarmasin to Pangkalan Bun. The time zone difference when traveling from Banjarmasin to Pangkalan Bun is minus 1 hour. You will leave for Sambas on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Pangkalan Bun

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Sambas

Sambas
Sambas is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Palace of the Sultanate of Sambas Alwatzikhoebillah.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sambas trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pangkalan Bun to Sambas. You'll set off for Berau on the 28th (Sun).
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:

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Berau

Berau ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Baitul Hikmah Great Mosque and Mount Tabur Sultanate Palace. Escape the urban bustle at Nyadeng Lake and Segah River.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Berau day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sambas to Berau. Traveling from Sambas to Berau, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Berau can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Derawan Islands.

Things to do in Berau

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:
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Pasar Sanggam Adji Dilayas ©
Pasar Sanggam Adji Dilayas

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Derawan Islands

Derawan Islands ©
Derawan Islands sit in the Coral Triangle, which contains one of the most diverse marine habitats in the world.
Maratua Island has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): head off the coast to Maratua Island.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Derawan Islands trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Berau to Derawan Islands. April in Derawan Islands sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bontang.

Things to do in Derawan Islands

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:
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Maratua Island ©
Maratua Island

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Bontang

Bontang ©
Get outdoors at Beras Basah Beach and Kutai National Parrk.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bontang online sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Derawan Islands to Bontang with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Balikpapan.

Things to do in Bontang

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:
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Beras Basah Beach ©
Beras Basah Beach
Kutai National Parrk ©
Kutai National Parrk

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nipah-Nipah Beach and Jumlai Beach. Get in touch with nature at Batu Dinding and Melawai Beach. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monpera Beach, don't miss a visit to Kampung di Atas Air, kick back and relax at Benua Patra Beach, and grab your bike and head to Ulin Kariangau Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Balikpapan trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Bontang to Balikpapan in 5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Balikpapan can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Balikpapan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 14:
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Nipah-Nipah Beach ©
Nipah-Nipah Beach
Pentacity Shopping Venue ©
Pentacity Shopping Venue
Kampung di Atas Air ©
Kampung di Atas Air