Natural Destination

Experience the tropical nature!

Bangkirai Hill Natural Conservation Site

The Canopy Bridge at Bangkirai Hill (photo: Intisari)

Bangkirai Hill

If you have always dreamt to spend a night in a forest and do some adrenaline-pumping outdoor activities, you can do it in here. They also have a small restaurant to enjoy your meal in this tropical scenario. You will also discover the natural landscape as well as diverse flora and fauna unique to East Kalimantan.

Natural Tourism Destination

Bangkirai Hill Natural Conservation Site

Tourist Attractions in East Kalimantan

East Kalimantan

Batik Motifs

Hiu Taliyasan

Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest fish, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). Hiu Taliyasan refers to

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Tengkawang Ampiek

With its many advantages, the Dayaks use this leaf in ritual ceremonies. This plant is a symbol of

Kuntul Perak

Kuntul Perak refers to Egret Silver Bird. This bird is a Kalimantan endemic animal that becomes the

 

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Motifs

Sido Mulyo

Sidomulyo is one of the classical motifs, which is specifically used for the bride’s costume in

Taiganja

Taiganja is a precious gold pendant that shows the social status of the Kaili family. It is

Daun Simpor

This motif is inspired by the Simpor plant (Dillenia Suffruticosa) which is a typical

Gumin Tambun

Based on Hindu mythology, this motif symbolizes lucks, abundant wealth, and

Kain Cual

Cual textile tradition has existed since the 17th century. The word “Cual” refers to

Gigi Haruan Lidi

The Gigi Haruan Lidi motif is taken from the name of the cork fish and is a symbol of

Alam Pantai

The word “Alam Pantai” refers to the natural beauty of

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Ake Patra

Ake is related to the divinity and the composition of the universe. It is a symbol of

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Asmat Papua

The batik motif illustrates the Asmat’s sacred tribal motifs that are

Pucuk Rebung Riau

Pucuk Rebung symbolizes heart determination in achieving goals, good luck, and

Jumputan Bintang

The word Jumputan means the tie-dye technique, while the word “Bintang” refers to

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Karawo Pinang

Pinang refers to the Palm areca tree. This motif is considered as the original

Insang Ikan

Insang refers to the gills of the fish. This is a typical pattern of Malay ethnic who inhabits

Burung Bidadari

Bidadari birds are endemic birds in Halmahera. This motif represents an

Kawung

The Kawung motif was created by Sultan Agung Hanyokrokusumo (1593 – 1645) as a symbolic gift for

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

The motif illustrates the philosophy of the mangosteen fruit, which is

Buketan Bali

The Balinese bouquet (Buketan Bali) is a floral arrangement and the name is

Cengkeh

The clove flower motif is the main commodity of the Tolitoli Regency. This motif represents

Wirasat

Wirasat or divine inspiration is a gift from God. This inspiration is symbolized by

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

a combination of Javanese cultural motif of the Majapahit kingdom (XII-XIV century) with

Merak Ngeram

The hatching peacock motif has a very deep meaning which refers to the sacrifice and

Bultiya

The word ‘Bultiya’ is an acronym of the three major tribes in North Kalimantan, namely

Karawo Mahkuta

Mahkuta refers to Gorontalo’s traditional crown. It represents noble characters of

Pisang Bali

This batik motif is usually given by a person to his/her lover who is

Bomba Mawar

This motif means sacred love for family, kingdom, and God; It also illustrates

Wakatobi

It symbolizes the coastal beauty of the Wakatobi island and the symbol of Patra symbolizes

Manguni Minahasa

Manguni is identified as the symbol of the Minahasa people. Manguni is known as a

Daun Sirih

This motif illustrates betel leaves that are used by Lombok communities as traditional

Biji Kopi

The coffee seeds motif illustrates the pride of local coffee specialities in

Paqbarre Allo

The word “Barre” means round and “Allo” means the sunlight. This motif is interpreted as

Hiu Taliyasan

Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest fish, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). Hiu Taliyasan refers to

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

The Vertical Upright (Kerawang Tegak) Motif symbolizes a person who has a strong

Gorga Simeol-Meol

The Gorga Simeol-meol is a pattern of plant tendrils. it is regarded as a symbol of longevity and

Bintik Tujuh

The Bintik Tujuh (Seven Dots) motif has 7 white spots and green color gradation as

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Peresean

The Peresean is a game that sometimes some kinds of magic are

Kuda Sepasang

For the people of Kupang, having a strong horse is a matter of

Gentala Arasy

Built as high as 80 meters, the tower also highlights the historical side of

Gamolan

This motif illustrates Gamolan, a bamboo musical instrument of Lampung that is

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Dayak Kamang

Kamang motif is generally found in the Dayak tribe shield because it is believed to

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

If Batik Besurek combines Arabic calligraphy motifs, then the Kaganga batik takes

Tikar Natuna

The Tikar Natuna motif is adapted from the traditional making of pandanus mats in

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Kuda Kupang

Horses symbolize wealth. It contains noble values of virtuous characters that bring

Rasamala

The Rasamala Batik motif is associated with a story when the Dutch came

Lipaq Sabe

Lipaq Saqbe contains a simple geometric classical motif with various flower decorations. This textile is

Awan Berarak

Awan Berarak is a combination of Dayak motifs and Malay patterns. The word ‘Awan Berarak’ means the

Lontara

The Lontara script itself is a typical ancient script of Bugis and Makassar communities. History records that

Parang Seling

Parang Seling or “alternating daggers” is a royal batik motif. It is a feminine variant of

Sekomandi

Its philosophical meaning is the eternal union which refers to a saying “until death do us part”

Tubo Kelapa

Coconut tree is a symbol of a good character and strong mentality. It illustrates the more success a person, the more

Samudra

This art painting means to be strong-willed person to pursue

Anggrek Tewu

This motif is created based on the local wisdom and philosophy of

Enggang Dayak

Local people beliefs that hornbills are an incarnation of the Commander of the Birds. It has supernatural

Merak Lasem

The peacock is considered to be the king of the birds. It represents

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Abimanyu Prince

This motif implies a hope that the wearer will have the wisdom of

Ikan tambal

The word “Ikan” refers to fish. The philosophical meaning of Ikan Tambal means is

Lok Baintan Floating Market

As you can imagine, the most authentic thing is that you can buy things and even

Teguh Bersatu

This batik motif shows the strength of the people of Kupang. It also represents a sense of

Prada Papua

The word “Prada” in the Javanese-Indonesian dialect means a batik textile that

Angsa Duo

According to legend, the Angso duo batik motif is a pair of swans that are believed to have led Princess

Tengkawang Ampiek

With its many advantages, the Dayaks use this leaf in ritual ceremonies. This plant is a symbol of

Besurek Rafflesia

The term “Basurek” refers to a textile that contains letters or inscriptions

Sandeq

Sandeq Boat is a symbol of the maritime importance of the West Sulawesi region. The greatness of

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Tenun Bima

The motifs are adopted from Bima woven textile. This pattern has received a great

Gajah Way Kambas

The motif illustrates the Lampung’s natural reserve, the Way Kambas. it also symbolizes

Kaharingan

The Kaharingan or ‘tree of life’ based on the Dayak tribes’ belief system. This tree symbolizes

Keluak Daun Pakis

The word “Keluak” is a Minang language which means twisted or tangled. The Motif of

Ukir Sentani

The Ukir motif is a batik motif that is inspired by various traditional Sentani wood carvings

Sero Tangga

The Sero Tangga illustrates an endearing feeling and sacrifices of a person to fulfil

Dayak Taghol

Dayak Taghol has a distinctive style of four curved lines and small dots. This motif represents

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

The Batik motifs in Lampung are dominated by the acculturation of Buddhist and

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Pattimura

Pattimura is the name of an Indonesian hero who fought against colonialism in

La Galigo

La Galigo is a literary work of the Buginese Epic that has 300 thousand epic lines. It is considered even

Pucuk Mekar

This motive reflects the joy and gratitude to God over the grace of

Malinau Cultural Festival

You will witness a unique competition that might not be found other than in

Tanah Liek

The word “Tanah Liek” refers to clay in Minang language. It is also known as

Rangkiang

The word “Rangkiang” refers to the rice granary in the Minangkabau language. It symbolizes

Bekantan Pakis

This motif represents Pakis Haji (Polystichum setiferum), an endemic plant in

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Singayaksa

The Singayaksa motif comes from the name of a place where Sultan Hasanuddin used to

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Gonggong Siput

Gonggong (Strombus Turturella) is one type of sea snail found around

Gonggong Beruntun

This motif illustrates that a person should maintain a positive attitude and

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Pala Salawaku

This motif illustrates the unique weapons of the Maluku region, namely