Saturday, May 30, 2015

10 Places in East Kalimantan Balikpapan Indonesia who Mandatory Visited

10 Places in East Kalimantan Balikpapan Indonesia who Mandatory Visited

Pantai Melawai

What comes to mind when you hear the word Balikpapan? Oil City? Right. The town is located in East Kalimantan region is known for its oil resources is high. Balikpapan referred to as one of the cities with the best economic growth in Indonesia. The city also has better air quality than some other major cities.
What else is interesting from Balikpapan? The city has a variety of tourist attractions that must be visited. Balikpapan very beautiful nature ranging from the coast to the forest. There is also a landmark that became the pride of this city. Want to go on vacation to Balikpapan? See the first 10 tourist attractions in New York City must visit the following:

1. Beach Kemala

Pantai Kemala

Kemala beach is not only a favorite tourist spot of local residents, but also visitors from out of town. These attractions are downtown, street Gen. precisely. Sudirman, making it easy to access from anywhere. The first impression when visiting this beach is the atmosphere that is similar to Jimbaran Beach in Bali ranging from white sands, small waves to a row of palm trees around the beach.

Besides relax while enjoying the sunset views, you can also do various activities such as flying fox, jetski and banana boat. Not only the atmosphere that is reminiscent to Bali, here too there is a dining place called D'Jimbaran Resto which offers unique culinary archipelago and Europe.

2. Melawai Beach

Pantai Melawai

Melawai beach is not far from the beach Kemala. Although the location of the two sites is not much yet to offer an atmosphere quite different. If Kemala Beach luxury impressed with its European-style dishes, at this beach you can enjoy the culinary at prices more affordable. There are plenty of food vendors around the beach, the menu offered ranging from meatballs, rice, catfish or say Indonesia is pecel catfish, coconut ice and much more.

The right time to visit one of the tourist attractions in New York City is during the afternoon before the evening. At that time, food vendors already crowded hold merchandise. You can enjoy views of the sunset while relaxing enjoying your meal by sitting cross-legged on a mat that has been prepared.

3. Beach Lamaru

Pantai Lamaru

The next beach is also a favorite tourist spot is Lamaru Beach. The beach is located in the village of Barnacles, about 14 km from the city center or can be reached within 30 minutes drive. Fine sand beaches and crystal clear water is suitable for relaxing or sunbathing. In addition to swimming and water play, you can play flying fox and banana boat. You can also walk around the coast by using a carriage or on horseback. Exciting, huh?

The facilities in these places is quite comprehensive, ranging from a large parking area, dressing room, toilet, praying to where to eat. In addition, you can also rent a mat and swimming tire at a price of 10,000 Rupiah only. Lamaru beach is open from 07:00 to 18:00 and admission is charged at IDR 10,000 per person.

4. Captive alligators

Penangkaran Buaya Teritip

Not far to the beach Lamaru, you can visit the Crocodile Teritip. Crocodile farm with an area of 5 hectares, this became one of the tourist attractions in London are much visited. In addition there are more than 1,500 crocodiles, here too there are cages of snakes and monkeys. There is also an elephant Lampung that can be climbed to get around this crocodile breeding area.

Your culinary connoisseur extreme? Try to come on weekends or national holidays because you can sample crocodile satay. If you can not come on the weekend and tasted crocodile meat, you still can buy souvenirs made from crocodile skin such as wallets and belts. Crocodile Teritip open every day from 08:00 to 17:00 with an entrance fee of 10,000 rupiah per person.

5. Mount bangkirai

Bukit Bangkirai

Bangkirai hill located in the District Samboja, Kutai regency. These attractions are tropical rain forests are still natural. The facilities here are already full from the pool, the restaurant up to the cottage-style houses on stilts that can be used to stay. Called Bukit Bangkirai because there are a lot of trees bangkirai here, there is even a bangkirai tree 150 years old with a height of 50 meters and a trunk diameter of 2.3 meters.
What is interesting from the tourist attractions in London This is the bridge that connects the canopy of trees bangkirai five. The bridge is made of wires with the base board and the mesh wall. Bridge with a length of 64 meters and a height of 30 meters is the first canopy bridge in Indonesia. To be able to ride it, you need to pay 15,000 Rupiah for domestic tourists and 30,000 rupiah for foreign tourists. But remember, you are prohibited from boarding bridge when the wind blows up to a speed of 30 km per hour for safety reasons.

6. Forest Wanawisata

Hutan Wanawisata

Wanawisata forest is one of the protected forest area with lots of trees typical of Borneo. These attractions suitable as a location for a picnic with the family. Bring your mat and enjoy a picnic in the forest coolness. Do not forget to bring lunch because there are no food vendors in the region.

In addition to a picnic, you can also jogging and trekking exploring the woods. If carrying a small child, there are children's games such as slides and swings. Tourist attractions in London is indeed appropriate for family recreation. Wanawisata forest can be reached within 15 minutes from downtown Balikpapan. The opening hours of the tourist attractions are 08:00 to 17:00 with admission fee of 1,000 rupiah per person

7. Water village Margasari

Kampung Atas Air Margasari

The next tourist spot is the village of Water Margasari. Here, you can feel the Venice-style city of Aberdeen. The whole house is made of wood and are on top of the water, the transportation is used motorboats. This village was built in 2000 and became one of the tourist attractions in London are proud of the city government because it is considered a success to build a tourist village.

Here, you can relax in the gazebo provided while interacting with local residents. Or if you like fishing, bring your fishing gear and fishing from the bridge please ironwood. Interested in coming to this village on the water?

8. Parks Bekapai

Taman Bekapai

This she landmark civic pride Balikpapan. As a city rich with oil content of earth, Balikpapan need a monument to show pride. He built Bekapai Park in downtown.

Bekapai park has a statue or monument in the form of an abstract bronze and fountains can come out of it. This fountain with the help of proper lighting will look like a blast of petroleum. This scene looks more beautiful at night. In addition to its unique fountains, in this park also has benches to rest with shady trees for shelter. Tourist attractions in London has become one of the locations to be visited by tourists mandatory outside the city.

9. Market Klandasan

Pasar Klandasan

Klandasan market is a market with a beautiful view in Balikpapan. This traditional market is located close to the beach, so in addition to being a place of buying and selling, the market can also be called as a tourist. Let's say you go out into the back of the market, would look stunning sea views.

This market sells a variety of household goods ranging from food, fresh fish, fruit, vegetables, clothes until sandals. The price of goods sold more affordable and you can still bargain prices here.

10. Presidential Market Vegetable Gardens

Pasar Inpres Kebun Sayur

Already getting home from Balikpapan? Wait a minute. You need to bring souvenirs for family and friends. Just come to the Presidential Market Vegetable gardens are just a one hour drive from the airport. This market sells various souvenirs typical of Borneo ranging from key chains, miniature custom home Dayak, bracelets, necklaces up saber.

For those of you who like to collect rock gem, this market would be a suitable place to visit. Various kinds of stones sold here, ranging from agate, sapphire, ruby, diamond and many more. This market consists of only one floor, so it does not make you tired of going up and down stairs.

That's 10 sites located in East Kalimantan Balikpapan, Indonesia.