7 days in Tarakan & Balikpapan Itinerary

7 days in Tarakan & Balikpapan Itinerary

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7 days in Tarakan & Balikpapan Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  12​h 45​min
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


Tarakan ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): make a trip to Masjid Al-Mubarak and then enjoy the sand and surf at Amal Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tarakan online trip itinerary builder .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Tarakan is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. In November, daily temperatures in Tarakan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Balikpapan.

Things to do in Tarakan

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Amal Beach ©
Amal Beach
Masjid  Al-Mubarak ©
Masjid Al-Mubarak


Balikpapan ©
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.
Balikpapan is known for shopping, beaches, parks, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Bangkirai Hill Nature Tourism, relax in the rural setting at Barnacles Crocodile Farm, delve into the lush surroundings at Margomulyo Mangrove Forest, and kick back and relax at Melawai Beach.

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Explore your travel options from Tarakan to Balikpapan with the Route module. In November, daytime highs in Balikpapan are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Balikpapan

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Lamaru Beach ©
Lamaru Beach
Kemala Beach ©
Kemala Beach
Barnacles Crocodile Farm ©
Barnacles Crocodile Farm