When you visit Sentarum Lake, you must also visit the Tekenang Hill. Its located right in the middle of the lake, its kind of gateway to the beauty of the Sentarum lake.
This area provided by one guest house with 6 simple bedrooms and 3 shared bathrooms. Also one meeting room, simple kitchen and cafeteria. And the office to provide any information for the visitors.
The management of Sentarum Lake also built the wooden platform. Bird watching and animal observing are easily accessed by this platform that goes halfway aroud the hill, early morning or in the afternoon are the best time to explore the surroundings.
One medium trek up hill for about a half one hour will bring the visitors to about 130 meters above the see level. From here we can see the fascinating landscape of the park with mountain ranges on the background.
Expect to find the Proboscis Monkey (Nasalis Larvatus), Long-tail Macaque (Macaca fascicularis) and other animal. If you are very lucky, you could also find the Oriental-Pied Hornbill (Antharacoceros albirostris) and some species of woodpecker.
The scenery around the Tekenang Hill is too beautiful to be missed, its highly recommended to explore the surroundings waterways. Local longboats are available for hire and normally the owner will accompany the guest as certain skills are required to manage the boat.
So…What are you waiting for ? Take your backpack and join our trip to Putussibau to visit Sentarum Lake and Tekenang Hill.
Kalimantan Tour Guide Team.