Pangkalan Bun Tourism

Pangkalan Bun or Pangkalanbuun (Jawi: ڤڠکلن بون‎), is a city (population: around 200,000) in Central Kalimantan (Kalimantan Tengah) province on Borneo in Indonesia. It is the administrative headquarters of South Arut (Arut Selatan) district (kecamatan) and also the capital of West Kotawaringin Regency in the south-west part of central Kalimantan. Pangkalan Bun is served by Iskandar Airport. Several airlines fly to this airport. Shipping services provide connections to Jakarta, Surabaya, and Semarang. Birutė Galdikas established her base, Camp Leakey, for the study and conservation of orangutans about 30 miles (48 km) from Pangkalan Bun up the Sekonyer River. The site has expanded from the original hut in 1971. Its facilities, supported by the Orangutan Foundation International, are a part of the Tanjung Puting National Park.


A place in Indonesia, Pangkalan Bun is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A holiday in Pangkalan Bun can generally be of 1-2 days.

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