Palangkaraya is the province capital of Central Kalimantan and situated
in the upstream region of the Kahayan River. In the local Dayak
language, Palangkaraya means a holy container. Palangkaraya can
easily reached from Jakarta, Banjarmasin, Samarinda, Balikpapan
and other points of the island by air.
Nowadays, the town has become the center of government, trade and
education of the province. The regional Museum of Palangkaraya contains
a collection of historical and cultural interest from all over Central
Kalimantan. The Nature Reserve of Tangkiling lies 34 kilometers
north of Palangkaraya. Small rivers flow through the reserve.
Tangkiling Hill is a group of eight Batu hills that have beautiful
scenery and very attractive to be visited. It is about 43 km from
Palangkaraya and located in Banturung village admission in Batu
hill region. One of way to reach there, is use land transportation
about 30 minutes from Palangkaraya, there is also a lake, 27 km
from Palangkaraya. The lake is hardly good for family recreation
The museum that located in Central Kalimatan, Raya Tjilik Riwut
Street, 2 km Palangkaraya, is collecting many kinds of public culture.
There is the equipment of traditional fieldsman named MIHING and
traditional dress named BAJU SANGKAURUT and traditional weapon of
Dayak tribe like Mandau, Duhung and the other traditional weapon.
Besides that, it also demonstrates goods as those types: Ethnographical,
Historical, Archeological, Numismatic / Heraldic foreign ceramics
Arboretum is protection place name of forest. It located in side
of Tahai Lake. There are various birch's stepped, it suitable for
a research as well as place of various bird types and other animal.
You can find a place in this location. Orang Utan rehabilitation
that is located in side of the Arboretum, try to help to assist
the local animal returned and know their annually habitat.
It is a nature lake that accommodating the rainwater effusing and
as a water recreation place, suited for fishing devotee, can circle
the lake with boat that being rented. The Adrift houses, place of
karaoke and some shelter to take a rest are available for visitor.
It is located in RTA. Milono Street, about 8 km from the downtown.
This can go through landline. This is a beautiful building in china
design with typical ornaments of Kalimantan Tengah.
BANGKIRAI LAKE KERENG
It is an exquisite lake and located across Sebangau River, in Kereng
Bangkirai village 12 km from Palangkaraya toward south. For towards
to the location we can apply vehicle of land only 15 minutes from