Airlines That Fly to Borneo
Indonesians call Borneo as Kalimantan. They are proud of the island and of dominating the two-third of overall Borneo. The most popular touristic activities in Borneo is river cruising. By taking longboat you will be driven to the virgin jungle, Dayak villages with longhouses and exotic culture, rainforest flora and fauna, habitat of orangutans, fresh water dolphins, great green landscape scenery and many more.
Each province in Kalimantan offers their best river destinations.
East Kalimantan has Mahakam River which offers river cruise which would let you enjoy not only the riverside views, but also Lesan Orangutan Jungle, karst limestone and caves, Wehea rain forest, and even dive into Derawan and Nabucco.
North Kalimantan gives us Apokayan Highlands, Kayan Mentarang Park, Kayan River, Sembakung Park, and Setulang.
South Kalimantan is known for a dense population, busier cities, and better facilities. This area on the other hand offers spectaculaire views of Barito River, Mount Meratus, and Martapura.
Central Kalimantan Province is the most popular place for jungle tour. It has Tanjung Puting where rehabilitation for orangutans is established close to nature. There is also Orangutan Camp Leakey, Pulau Kaja, and Mount Tangkiling.
West Kalimantan won’t be left behind. They have Kapuas River, Gunung Palung, Mount Kelam, and Danau sentarum.
Fly to Borneo
Now where can you start your journey to Borneo? What airlines that fly to Borneo? Take flight from your home to Jakarta. Choose one of those Kalimantan tours.
Travel to North Kalimantan and choose Tarakan Airport from Jakarta. The available flights are all connecting flights. You can take Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air, Batik Air, or Citilink at Tiket.com/pesawat/tiket-citilink . The cheapest price of the ticket is IDR 705.100.
If you choose Mahakam Cruise, you should take flight to Balikpapan first. For Jakarta to Balikpapan route you can take Citilink, Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air, Batik Air, and Garuda Indonesia. The cheapest ticket is offered by Citilink with a price of IDR 585.300. This route has to be taken by those who choose river cruise or tour to South Kalimantan to explore Barito River.
As for Central Kalimantan tour, there is one airline to choose, that is Kalstar Airline. For West Kalimantan tour, you can take flight to Pontianak. The airlines that fly to Borneo for Pontianak route are Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air, Garuda Indonesia, and Citilink. The cheapest ticket is offered by Lion Air with IDR 481.800.