©

Palangkaraya trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Palangkaraya

(2.6/5 based on 160+ reviews for top 10 attractions)
Things to do: sightseeing, nature, wildlife areas
Palangkaraya is the capital of the Indonesian province Central Kalimantan, also famously known as Central Borneo situated between the Kahayan and the Sabangau rivers. The closest airport serving the city is Tjilik Riwut.The city had a population of 220,962 inhabitants at the 2010 Census (compared with 158,770 at the previous Census in 2000), with an average population density of 92.1 per km² (Indonesian Population Census 2010 results). The latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 236,601.The city was built in 1957 (Emergency Law 10/1957 on the establishment of the Autonomous Region Central Kalimantan Level I) on wilderness that opened through the Pahandut village alongside Kahayan river banks. Palangkaraya is the largest city by land area in Indonesia.Most of the area is still forested, including protected forests, nature conservation areas, and Tangkiling Forest.HistoryKalimantan Tengah province was established on 23 May 1957. The First Indonesian President, Sukarno, initiated construction of the city of Palangkaraya, the capital of the new province. Initially, Palangkaraya was prepared as the new capital of Indonesia to replace Jakarta; a proposal that was discussed until recently. To support this process, many iconic buildings were built to reflect the idea of Greater Indonesia. For example, the Bundaran Besar in downtown Palangkaraya consists of a meeting of eight roads that symbolizes the eight great islands of Indonesia . This makes Palangkaraya one of the most well-constructed planned cities in Indonesia.
Use our Indonesia trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Palangkaraya and other destinations in Indonesia.
Source

Plan your trip to Palangkaraya

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

See this by visiting one of the destinations below

Why?
Some destinations do not have accommodations and require staying in a nearby city. Here are places you can stay:
Nature, wildlife areas, sightseeing
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Central Kalimantan

55 days in Asia BY A USER FROM CANADA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Kalimantan BY A USER FROM INDONESIA June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Kalimantan BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 57 days in Indonesia BY A USER FROM BULGARIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 44 days in Indonesia BY A USER FROM EL SALVADOR June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 35 days in Indonesia BY A USER FROM INDONESIA November, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: November, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 59 days in Indonesia BY A USER FROM LITHUANIA January, outdoors, relaxing, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Kalimantan BY A USER FROM TURKEY September, culture, outdoors, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 24 days in Indonesia BY A USER FROM TURKEY April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Indonesia BY A USER FROM LEBANON September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Kalimantan & Manado BY A USER FROM INDONESIA February, outdoors, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News