Palangkaraya is the capital of the Indonesian province Central Kalimantan, also famously known as Central Borneo situated between the Kahayan and the Sabangau rivers. The closest airport serving the city is Tjilik Riwut. Palangkaraya is the largest city by land area in Indonesia. Most of the area is still forested, including protected forests, nature conservation areas, and Tangkiling Forest.
The town that has split by Kahajan river is not be a major of tourist destination town yet. It's prestige has not as tight as others tourism destination cities in Indonesia. But who would have thought, this capital of Central Kalimantan, collected quite a lot of interesting objects which unfortunately to passed away. Not only offers inland river edge tour, as the capital of the province, Palangkaraya also has a series of nature objects, culture, history, souvenirs shop to unique culinary special Dayak.
From Banjarmasin towards Palangkaraya takes about 4 hours, by split one of Trans Kalimantan lane. The grand of Barito Bridge will found about 30 minutes away. This bridge is the pride bridge of South Kalimantan. Barito River runs beneath stout as far as 900 miles and culminate in Muller Mountains. And along the way to Palangkaraya many other great rivers met.
Along Borneo rivers which looks pretty and natural has mix brown and green forest color along the edge. Stop for a while on the bridge to admire the exotic rivers.Dayak ornate monument will welcomed you when you arrived in Kuala Kapuas; the town that settled on the sides of giant river, after 4 hours drive from here, you will arrived in the beautiful city, Palangkaraya.