Sentarum Lake

Sentarum Lake, West Kalimantan

Sentarum Lake, West Kalimantan

Sentarum is the only seasonal lake which lies in a primary swamp in West Kalimantan. It’s located in a basin close to Kapuas River. The water of the lake has reddish-black shades due to the amount of tannin which comes from the peat forest surrounding the lake. At the peak of dry season, this lake becomes a wide stretch of dry soil.

It could be reached using the route Pontianak-Sintang-Semitau by public transportation in about 11 hours. From Semitau to the site, visitors can use the motorboat to Lanjak.

photo :

Yhusanti Pratiwi

I was born to travel

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