Practical Information


Kalimantan Tengah, Indonesia. This national park has been chosen as World’s Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO since 1977. Today Tanjung Puting National Park is recognized as home to the endangered species, orangutans. Due to the destructive activities of humans, the wild population has decreased more than 50% in the past decade. Estimates of the current population are less than 60.000 with approximately 7.300 in Sumatra and in Kalimantan for the rest. The number of national and overseas visitors to Tanjung Puting National Park has increased every year. The growth encourages people of Kalimantan Tengah to continue developing other exciting spots for tourism destinations. Find delights in the amazing Central Kalimantan through superlative natural beauty, diversity of species and habitats, history, art and cultural attractions as well as indigenous local food. Welcome to heavenly Tanjung Puting, the land of real adventure.


The story of Tanjung Puting begins in Pangkalan Bun, a pleasant town by the Arut River. Pangkalan Bun is the entrance gate to reach Tanjung Puting National Park in the southern part and the Dayak villages in the north of Kalimantan Tengah. Daily direct flights to Pangkalan Bun are available from Jakarta, Semarang, Surabaya, and Pontianak by Garuda, Kalstar, Trigana, and Wings.