Monolith is one of the objects of nature that is unique in the world, which can promise the exotic atmosphere of natural scenery.
As we know in Australia, which is often known as "Uluru" or "Ayers Rock" is recognized by many monolith parties is the largest and highest in the world.
The good news, it turns out West Borneo there are also monolith very large and high, which of course can make you feel proud when it comes to the peak of her, and most interesting, monolith this, once regarded as monolith highest in the world, and is considered higher than the king monolith in australia "Ayers Rock". How could it be??
For those who've been to West Borneo, would have been familiar with the name of this tour.
Monolith are "Kelam Hill" or "Bukit Kelam".
"Bukit Kelam" is one of the many attractions in West Borneo promises unparalleled natural beauty, located in the province of West Borneo, precisely in Sintang.
"Bukit Kelam" is a giant rock. "Bukit Kelam" also has a wide range of rare flora such as; Clipeata Nepentles Nepenthes species that grow on the side of a vertical granite cliff, which has a height of over 500 meters.
In addition to "Bukit Kelam" also has other rare plants, such as the corpse flower (Rafflesia Arnoldi) but not as big as carrion flowers in Sumatra.
And then added a few species of "Coelogyne pandurata". There is also the rare fauna such as; Honey Bear, Pangolin, and also Walet Bird.
"Bukit Kelam" has an altitude of 1,002 meters above sea level and has an area of about 500 hectares. the location is very easy to reach, if it is from the Pontianak City (West Borneo provincial capital), visitors can use the land and air transport to reach the Sintang City.
If the trip is done through land transportation, can be taken as far as 7 hours of travel time between Pontianak - Sintang.
And after arriving in Sintang, we only need 15-20 minutes to get to the location of the "Bukit Kelam", which of course can also be accessed by using a four-wheel vehicle.
So it is very easy to get to location. If using air transportation, from the city of Pontianak will only take about 15 minutes to get to the Sintang.
"Bukit Kelam" is located in the Village area Jetak, District Kelam Permai, Kab. Sintang, West Borneo. It is well known, the location of the "Bukit Kelam" very strategic, which is located between two major rivers, namely Sungai Kapuas river Melawi.
"Bukit Kelam" has a unique potential as a tourist destination which is exciting as well as challenging.
As a giant lump of rock, "Bukit Kelam" offers a very exotic natural scenery. In addition there are several waterfalls, in "Bukit Kelam" also has a natural cave inhabited by thousands of bats.
"Bukit Kelam" very open to nature lovers activities, such as climbing is still relatively easy to get to the top.
When you hike, it will be through a series of stairs that slope of 40-50 degrees and some level of iron stairs, which can be reached within 3-4 hours.
In climbing you will find some small cafeterias and wagon shops selling a variety of food and beverages.
However, if you intend to linger - long on the rock, is expected to bring adequate food supplies, because at the top of the peak will not find a canteen or restaurant.
For those of you who have a hobby of rock climbing can try rock that stands almost 90 degrees in the south.
On top of this peak is also very ideal for gliding sport or the like.
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