Tanjung Puting National Park is a national park that is located on a peninsula southwest province of Central Kalimantan. Tanjung Puting is initially a nature reserve and wildlife sanctuary established by the Government of the Dutch East Indies in 1937. Furthermore, by decree of the Minister of Forestry No. 687 / Kpts-II / 1996 dated October 25, 1996, designated as the Tanjung Puting National Park with a total area of 415,040 ha. Geographically, this national park is located between 2 ° 35′-3 ° 20 ‘ latitude and 111 ° 50’-112 ° 15 ‘ BT covers the sub Kumai in Kotawaringin West and sub-districts Hanau and Hilir Seruyan in Seruyan. Tanjung Puting National Park is managed by the Center for Tanjung Puting National Park, one of the Technical Implementation Unit (UPT) of the Directorate General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation (PHKA) of the Ministry of Forestry.

Here we can see through the forest and unspoiled with a variety of typical endemic animals that live in this national park such as orangutans, monkeys, wild pigs, birds, deer and various other animals. For you will be guided through the forest by a guide so relatively safe, and the second goal is Sekonyer River, which is a natural stream that is still rich with natural beauty that is still awake. In this river adventure you will be taken to use the traditional boat, uncover the beauty of unspoiled rivers. And one more place that you should not miss during a visit to Tanjung Puting National Park do not forget to visit the Camp Leakey is an Orang Utan rehabilitation center. Here we can see how the orangutans grow and adapt to the environment before being released that will teach you to love the environment. This National Park has several ecosystems, namely the lowland tropical forests, dry land forest (forest heath), freshwater swamp forest, peat swamp forests, mangrove forests, coastal forests and secondary forests.

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