Kumai, Kalimantan, Borneo
Kumai is a port in Central Kalimantan province in Indonesia, on the island of Borneo. Kumai is the jumping-off point for Tanjung Puting National Park, famous for its orangutans
Tanjung Puting National Park is famous primarily because of two primates: the orangutan and the proboscis monkey (endemic to Borneo). The park is divided into four areas; Tanjung Harapan which hosts the information ceter, Pondok Tanggui which is home to pre-wild and adolescent orangutans, Camp Leakey which is devoted to the research and rehabilitation of adult orangutans and Pantai Sungai Cabang.
Things to See & Do
* Tanjung Puting National Park
* Bugam Raya countryside
* Patih Mambang waterfull
* Sei. Cabang beach
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Rupiah (IDR)
Language – Indonesian
Population – 40,000 approx
Land Area – 2,921 km2
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – +62
Port Location – The port is located at Kumai, the jumping off point for the Tanjung Putting National Park.
Travel Links – Pelni ships travel from Surabaya to Kumai approximately once every two weeks. It is also possible to fly to Pangkalanbun from Jakarta, Pontinak, Banjarmarsin and Sermarang, and take a taxi or ojek to Kumai.