Tanjung Puting National Park, Paradise For Habitat Orangutan in Borneo

National Park (TN) Tanjung Puting is located in Central Kalimantan peninsula. Here there orangutan conservation in the world with an estimated population of 30,000 to 40,000 orangutans are scattered in national parks and also outside the park. Additionally, TN Tanjung Puting is also a biosphere reserve designated in 1977 with a core area of ​​Tanjung Puting TN specified area of ​​415,040 ha in 1982.

Tanjung Putting National Park is managed by the Office of Tanjung Puting National Park, one of the Technical Implementation Unit (UPT) Directorate General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation (PHKA) of the Ministry of Forestry. With the status of a national park and biosphere reserve, TN Tanjung Puting can be maintained continuity and the appeal of one of the tours in Indonesia, in contrast with the conservation of orangutans of Borneo part more we see Orangutans in man-made habitats. Tanjung Puting is not in TN we can see directly the natural habitat of orangutans directly and see live their lives in the wild.

Tanjung Puting National Park measuring an area of ​​the island of Bali and has several types of ecosystems such as tropical rain forests, plains, dry land forest, freshwater swamp forests, mangrove forests, coastal forests and secondary forests. The layout of the park is located at an altitude of 0-100 meters above sea level and is home to the endemic and protected species such as orangutans, probosci’s monkeys, red monkeys, bears, deer, and bobcat. There are also 200 species of birds, 38 species of mammals, other wildlife and a wealth of flora that inhabit the park. Tanjung Putting National Park is the first orangutan rehabilitation center in Indonesia.

Most visitors to Tanjung Puting National Park are foreign tourists because the number of foreign tourists who come here to make public Pangkalan Bun and National Parks further improve their service. one example is when we climbed Klotok not inferior to five-star hotel services, guides and boat captains were friendly. cooking was also very tasty if we compare with the standard of the Big City, perhaps because they have been accustomed to serving foreign tourists so that the standard of service quality was still good. as well as if it’s late, we can sleep on board look accompanied by a mosquito net.

High season in TN Tanjung Puting cause full Booking this Klotok ship, in July to August is the high season period because it coincided with the number of holidays and school holidays. If you want to visit TN Tanjung Puting month avoid the month this month, in addition, bring mosquito repellent.

Sekonyer along down the river we can see monkeys swinging from one tree to another. These forests are home to eight species of primates. including monkeys who had a long nose (proboscis), with a long nose monkeys surrounding communities call with the Dutch for the pointy nose. at the time along the river to the place Sekonyer attractions in TN Tanjung Putting beware of crocodiles, they are difficult to see but they exist around the river. did see the river flow seems we want to swim and enjoy nature this National Park.