Trace the Heart of Kotawaringin Barat History
Visiting many regions in Indonesia is about discovering the authentic meanings and values that various places have with their respective riches. The city of Pangkalan Bun in Kotawaringin Barat regency historically was a city that started from the banks of the Arut river and became the center of the only Islamic empire in Central Kalimantan during the Dutch East Indies colonial period.
Strolling the Arut river is a highly recommended tourist activity when you visit the city of Pangkalan Bun. This approximately 250 km long river is the vein that started the life of the people forming the Kotawaringin Barat Regency, and becomes a nostalgic mosaic of history when you enjoy the sunset by cruising along it.
The variety of social life, typical local dwellings, beautiful sunset views, and the friendly welcome of the local residents are the values you get when you cruise along this beautiful river on a traditional boat which is managed directly by the surrounding community.
Arut river cruise is one of the leading tourist attractions that was nominated for the Anugerah Pesona Indonesia Awards, it is also a favorite activity for foreign tourists visiting the city of Pangkalan Bun.