Kalimantan – Borneo
Occupying three-quarters of Borneo, the third largest island in the world, Kalimantan spells great adventures into its vast and legendary jungles, abundance of fascinating wildlife, pristine natural landscape, enchanting well preserved traditional cultures, and a whole lot more amazing experiences.
Within this pristine paradise something extraordinary always lies around the next bend. From the exotic orangutan deep in the thick jungles, the mysterious Dayak villages who retain age-old traditions and way of life, to pure boating thrills along its countless rivers. Not only inland, the splendors of Kalimantan also lie beyond its seas which are filled with countless amazing creatures, perfect for those who enjoy diving, snorkeling, and underwater photography.
So, whether it’s for the cross Borneo trek adventure, encounter with the amazing creatures of the wild, or witnessing the traditional life of the Dayak, Kalimantan will definitely ensure great experiences.
Kalimantan is the third largest island in the world. This island known as the largest and thick tropical forest, Internationally known as Borneo.
The name Kalimantan, which is often spelled Kalamanthana, was derived from the Sanskrit word Kalamanthana, which means “burning weather island”, or island with a very hot temperature, to describe its hot and humid tropical climate.