• Rabu, 27 September 2023

The Enchantment of Lake Sentarum Attracts Tourists

- Kamis, 1 September 2022 | 14:34 WIB
Pesona Danau Sentarum
Pesona Danau Sentarum

Putussibau -- Lake Sentarum National Park (LSNP) in Kapuas Hulu Regency has become the favorite tourist spot for residents to spend holidays while celebrating Eid Al-Fitr 1440H. Data from the Betung Kerihun National Park Center and Lake Sentarum National Park (BBTaNaBentarum) as the area management states that as many as 456 people visited the Lake Sentarum area, mainly to Tekenang Hill and Sepandan Island on June 5, 2019.

This proves that Tekenang Hill and Sepandan Island of Lake Sentarum, are the mainstay of tourism for Kapuas Hulu Regency. In addition to the natural scenery that can be monitored 360 degrees from the top of Tekenang Hill, the facilities and accommodation provided by the area management are also an option for people to be on vacation here.

Indonesian Edition: Pesona Danau Sentarum Memikat Wisatawan

In addition to Tekenang Hill, Sepandan Island is the new tourist attraction that began to be opened in early 2019. Several facilities such as tracking routes, shelters and selfie spots have become new idols for visiting tourists. The island with an area of ​​​​approximately 8 hectares is expected to be a new destination for natural tourism on Lake Sentarum.

Dina, one of the officers said, the panorama from the hill can see Lake Sentarum with its charm of beauty, being the main destination for traveling on Lake Sentarum. “In addition to Tekenang Hill, we are opening a new natural tourist attraction on Sepandan Island. In 2018 we have built several facilities. This year, several new facilities will also be added,” said Head of Region III, Gunawan Budi Hartono.

Tekenang Hill is a calcareous hill located in the middle of Lake Sentarum National Park. The easiest access to Tekenang can be done via Lanjak and Semitau in Kapuas Hulu Regency. Visitors can rent a boat (speedboat) from Lanjak or Semitau at a price of Rp. 600,000, - with the capacity of 4-5 people for one way. While, Sepandan Island is an island located near Lanjak and it only takes 15 minutes by speedboat to reach it, with a speedboat rental fee of approximately Rp.150.000,- with the capacity of 4-5 people for one way.***

Editor: Islaminur Pempasa


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