Kayan River Jogging Track in Bulungan Regency, North Kalimantan Province
Kayan River beautifies both Tarakan City and Bulungan Regency. Moreover, the presence of the river gives a new option for tourists to spend their vacation. Visitors can enjoy sightseeing, hanging out, photography, and sports! Here is the fact. The river even features a jogging track, which becomes a locals’ favorite place to conduct casual sports either in the morning or afternoon. The location is in Tanjung Selor Hilir Village and the jogging track is located in Katamso Street. Due to the popularity, in fact, this jogging track is known among tourists or outsiders. No wonder, the site becomes crowded when weekends or holidays come.
The nuance at jogging track is definitely soothing, as it is located by Kayan River. The site even features a park with several plants and flowers! The best feature in that area perhaps is the famous Cinta Damai Monument that tourists can see while jogging. The clean and neat environment also makes it more comfortable to enjoy the activity. As for the facility, toilets are available but their number is low. It is because the jogging track is considered short, as compared to others.
Exploring Kayan River Jogging Track
The prime reason to visit the Kayan River Jogging Track is to conduct casual sports. Visitors simply enjoy jogging either in the morning or afternoon. Those times are the best to conduct the activity, due to the refreshing nuance. The only consideration is related to the size of the jogging track. It is considered short, so tourists can explore the site without spending much time. Here is the tip. Tourists should avoid visiting the site during weekends or holidays. The purpose is to avoid the crowds and get a more peaceful nuance for either jogging or relaxation.
Aside from doing casual sports, people come to the Kayan River Jogging Track for relaxation and enjoying a family recreation. Thanks to the clean and neat environment. Visitors simply sit by the river or monument and enjoy the nuance. In fact, the local government has provided several facilities on the site. The best spot to relax and enjoy a recreation is at Cinta Damai Monument, actually. The can also take advantage of some shady spots near to plants in order to avoid the heat of the sun.
Another thing that tourists can do in Kayan River Jogging Track is photography. While jogging, they can take some beautiful photos of nearby objects including the river, monument, other visitors, plants, flowers, etc. If they come at night, in fact, the scenery becomes more attractive due to the sparkling lights of nearby buildings.
- Tepian Park
- Cinta Damai Monument
How to Get There
For those coming from Jakarta City, they can get an airplane service at Soekarno – Hatta International Airport and head directly to Tanjung Selor City (Tanjung Harapan Airport). The flight takes approximately 1 day and 11 hours. After arriving at the airport, tourists can get directly to the Kayan River Jogging Track by taking Kolonel Sutadji and Sengkawit Street. This trip may take only around 10 minutes, as the distance is 3.1 km.
Where to Stay
- Kaltara Hotel
- Platinum Hotel
- Crown Hotel