Tanjung Selor is a town and the capital of North Kalimantan province in Indonesia. It is also the capital of Bulungan Regency. According to the 2010 Census, the district has an area of 1,277.81 km² and a population of 39,439. Tanjung Selor may not be a common tourist destination, unlike its neighbouring cities. However, it is still rich in culture and interesting sights to be seen from historical sights to the developing city.
Tanjung Harapan Airport (TJS) is an airport in Tanjung Selor, North Kalimantan, Indonesia. This airport is located on the island of Kalimantan, also known as Borneo. This airport handles flights from Balikpapan, Samarinda, Tarakan, Nunukan and Lung Apung. Some of the airlines that operate here are NAM Air, AirAsia, Susi Air, Wings Air, and Xpress Air.
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As we all know, Indonesia is a tropical country. Thus, the average temperatures in Tanjung Selor vary barely at all. If you prefer to visit during the warm season, it is best to visit Tanjung Selor, in November, October, or May where the temperature can reach up to 33.8°C and dropping to 24.9°C at night. For those who prefer the dry season, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tanjung Selor are August, September, and then July. However, it’s most likely to rain in late January and early February. It is recommended that you visit Tanjung Selor in December, as it is the least busy month. By contrast, it is most likely to be crowded in June, August, and October.
Selimau Park - Selimau Park is a new tourist spot in Tanjung Selor Bulungan, North Kalimantan. At this park, you can find children's swimming pool, water tours with large and small duck-to-duck games to children's games, including bathing, swinging, trains, aeroplanes and carousel. It is a great place, especially if you are with your family and children.
Gunung Putih – Directly translated to White Mountain, people say that your visit to Bulungan Regency is not complete if you haven't visited this tourist attraction. White Mountain is a famous tourist attraction in the Regency of Bulungan, and indeed many people come to visit this place. This place is the Cretaceous Mountain which was an iconic symbol of Tanjung Palas, which previously was the capital of one of the most influential sultanates in northern East Kalimantan. The name White Mountain came from the nature of the mountain that consists of a white limestone mountain with natural reliefs as if it was sculpted by an artist. To reach this mountain, you can use the car directly to the Tanjung Palas area, but the journey is rather far. A faster alternative is to cross to Tanjung Palas by boat and continue using a car or motorcycle.
Nunukan Island – Located at the east of Borneo/Indonesia, is the third-largest island in the world, lies the Maratua Atoll and its lagoon. On the very southern-eastern tip of the lagoon are a few islands and it is here, the untouched Pulau Nunukan. The natural aspect of this island has been well preserved and not a single tree has been cut down in the development of the resort. The resort is separated into two main areas, the first compromises of the open-air restaurant and bar, dive centre, office and shop overlooking the long jetty to the open seaside and the second area located on the opposite side overlooking the lagoon consists of the landscaped gardens and the lavish guest bungalows. A night on this island is definitely worth it as you get to enjoy the serenity of being away from the city hustle.