// Bukit Raya

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Elevation: 2,300 m (7,546 ft) Prominence: 2,017 m
Ribu category: Google MarkerTinggi Sedang Province: Kalimantan Tengah (Central Kalimantan)
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Bagging It!

This mountain is the highest peak in the Schwaner range and indeed the highest peak in Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo). The summit is known locally as Puncak Kakam. It is located in the Bukit Baka Bukit Raya National Park. You need a permit from the Park Office in Sintang. Then take a bus to Nanga Pinoh and on by boat to Jelundong via Serawai. The most common hiking route goes via Sungai Mangan.

Practicalities

Getting there Fly to Sintang from Pontianak.
Accommodation Unknown
Permits Speak to national park staff
Water sources Unknown
Recommended Hotel:
Local Average Monthly Rainfall (mm): kumai

Location

Origins and Meaning

Literally ‘big’, ‘large’ or ‘great’ hill in Indonesian.

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4 entries for “Bukit Raya”

  1. avatar

    cool…I’ll be there this year.

    Posted by Edwin Edelweiss Thomas | March 5, 2012, 18:42
  2. avatar

    Anybody been here before in this group ? need some info….

    Posted by WAN | August 28, 2012, 09:39
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    I just back from the Bukit Raya 2 weeks ago. It was a wonderful trip, and I can summarized so much thing unexplored yet around this region. I’ll share some more details in due soon.We went via Desa Rantau Malam route (via Pontianak ). Cheers

    Posted by Wan | April 22, 2013, 08:16
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    Thanks, Nick, for the following information….

    Taman Nasional Bukit Baka Bukit Raya
    Reaching puncak Bukit Raya

    Pontianak to Sintang – by road, 8 hours; by plane (Indonesia Air, Kalstar) 35 minutes
    TN Bukit Baka Bukit office is located at Sintang; park permits
    Jl Dr Wahidin Sudirohusodo 75
    tel: 0565-23521; http://www.bukitbakabukitraya.dephut.go.id
    Email: bukitbakabukitraya@gmail.com
    To Serawai – by speedboat, 7-8 hours, Rp 300,000 per person – last stop for purchasing supplies
    To Desa Rantau Malam – by klotok (slow boat), 7-8 hours, Rp 1,500,000 (rent boat), guides/porters here
    To puncak Bukit Raya – 3 days
    (Source: verbal communication with staff of Taman Nasional Bukit Baka Bukit Raya, Jakarta Convention Centre, 26 May 2013)

    Posted by Dan | May 27, 2013, 09:48

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