Rabu, 20 Oktober 2010

Visit Balikpapan City

if you are familiar with kalimantan? many visitors more familiar with the name of the island of Borneo .. if anyone has been to the city of Balikpapan?

The city is one of the city of Balikpapan in Kalimantan (Borneo), East to the position between 1 degree of latitude 05.01 degrees latitude and 116.5 degrees east longitude between 117 degrees east longitude with the following limits:

a. Northern borders of Samarinda and Kutai Regency
b. South side is bordered by the Strait of Makassar
c. East side is bordered by the Makassar Strait
d. West side is bordered by Sand County

balikpapan certainly has attractions yag may be your favorite place in the holidays or just fill your weekend ...

at least there are 14 favorite places frequented by foreign or local visitors including:

Tourism Hill Bengkirai:

Nature tourism is adventure tourism Hill Bangkirai within primary forest hill Bangkirai, can be reached 90 minutes or 58 km from City Balikpapan.Kawasan is part of the area of tropical forests in Kalimantan (Borneo), East area of almost 15 million ha. In this region besides beauty of its natural forests also have a bridge canopy (canopy bridge) and several species of birds of heaven (drongos) and hornbills (richoneros) is very rare. This place also for research purposes and other natural ovservasi well equipped with accommodation facilities in the form of cottages can be rented by visitors to contact PT. Balikpapan Inhutani tel (0542) 736066 - 734644.

crocodile breeding:

Captive Crocodile Village is located in barnacles with a total area of 5 ha. The number of crocodiles in captivity are numbered 3000 tail consisting of three kinds, namely Estuary Crocodile, Crocodile Supit and Freshwater Crocodile (alligator swamp). This place is open to the public every day from 08.00 - 17.00. This location can be reached by using two-or four-wheeled vehicles, as well as by public transportation ie No public transportation. 7 with a distance of 27 km from the center of Balikpapan.

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source: Wisata- borneo
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