Back from the trip to the Krayan Highlands

February 2012 (from Arjan, The Netherlands) “We really enjoyed our time in the Krayan Tengah and Krayan Hulu area and whished we could have spent more time there. At the moment there is little information to be found on the internet about the ecotourism activities in the area. As Christine told us there is a […]

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BANTENG TREK

07-14 May 2010 By Dave F. and Paul C. (MAF Pilots, Tarakan, East Kalimantan)   Day 1: MAF flight from Tarakan to Long Alango (50 minutes) 30 minute hike along a path upriver past various large rapids Ketinting ride approximately 2 hours upriver to Apau Ping.  Various small rapids, ancient burial grounds with large stones.  […]

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MALINAU AND NUNUKAN IN THE HEART OF BORNEO

The sub-districts of Pujungan and Bahau Hulu, in the Malinau District, and the sub-districts of Krayan and Krayan Selatan, in the Nunukan District, are part of the heart land of Dayak Kenyah, Lun Dayeh, Sa’ ban and other groups who settled this area hundreds of years ago. The Kayan Mentarang National Park is a vast […]

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WHY COMMUNITY-BASED ECOTOURISM

In 2002, in the heart of Indonesian Borneo, the communities in Hulu Pujungan, Hulu Bahau (Malinau) and the Krayan Highlands (Nunukan) started pilot projects in community-based ecotourism, with the support of WWF and the local government. The main objective was to develop alternative ways to generate income while protecting the forest and the natural beauty […]

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