KALIMANTAN TRAVEL FORMALITIES
All travelers to Kalimantan – the Indonesian Borneo must hold a passport for at least six months after arrival with onward/return tickets as a proven. Effective of 1st of February, 2004 The Indonesian Minister of Justice and Human Rights has announced that the Visa on Arrival introduced for foreign visitors arriving by Air at the airport should pay the entry fee upon arrival.
Visa on Arrival (VoA) is required for National of countries and one administrative Districts :
Argentine, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brasilia, Cambodia, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greek, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Islandia, Italy, Japan, Lao PDR, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco Nederland, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, People's Republic of China, Poland, Portugal, Qatar Kuwait, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Aljazair, Tunisia Romania, Lithuania, Panama, Libya, Latvia, Czech, Slovakia, Fiji, Slovenia
Visa On Arrival Rates are 7 days : US$ 10 30 days : US$ 25
The 11 Countries that retain visa Free status and need not purchase a VoA are : Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, The Philippines, Hong Kong , Macao, Chile, Morocco, Peru and Vietnam.
CITIZEN OF COUNTRIES NOT ON THE VoA OR FREE VISA LIST ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR A VISA AT THE NEAREST INDONESIA EMBASSY, CONSULATE OR FOREIGN MISSION.
Visa on Arrival is not extendable and not convertible into other types of visa.
International Airlines Link
Silk Air has a direct international flight from Singapore to Balikpapan (East Kalimantan), at every day. Meanwhile the major international airlines such as Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific, KLM, Qantas and many others mostly arrive in Jakarta or Bali as the arrival base to connect to the main city in Kalimantan with domestic carriers.
Airport Tax for International Departure is levied by the airport authority while international tickets used for domestic flights should also pay the airport tax from Rp. 25.000 – 100.000 depends on airport category.
Kalimantan has warm tropical climate with wet and dry seasons lasting approximately six months each, but now the climate is radically change , dry season is longer than wet season, the dry from APRIL to NOVEMBER is the best time to visit.
It is allow on entry a maximum of two litters of alcoholic beverages, 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 grams of tobacco and a reliable amount of perfume per adult. Photographic equipment, typewriter, radio are admitted provided. They are taken out on departure.
Currency and Exchange
Main foreign currencies are exchangeable at the bank or at money Changer in major cities. While credit card is also acceptable at big stores such as Department store which is now very common. Additional administration fee sometimes should be added for every transaction around 2-3 percents.
Business hours are from 08:00 am to 05:00 pm. Government office is 08:00 am – 04:00 pm from Monday to Friday.
Most hotels use 220 volts. An outlet for shaving equipment is both 220 and 110 voltage.
All rates are quoted in USD or IDR with appoint to our bank exchange rate.
Modern Air Conditioned Transports are used for land transport in big cities while in remote area the transport is still very limited.
All transfers and tour arrangement are inclusive of well trained a guide who speaks English.
A full amount of total calculated tour price, to be paid at ten (10) days before arrival, by transfer to our Bank Account :
|Name of bank
||BALIKPAPAN, Ahmad Yani EAST KALIMANTAN - INDONESIA
|Name of Account Holder
|Number of Account
||To be informed
|Bank swift Code
We would send you a reference from our bank regarding to the amount that we received, after your transfer.
Should you make reservation in a group number, you will have a special price and free of charge for the tour leader.
Cancellation charges may occur for transport, carriers, accommodation, restaurant, guide booking, correspondence costs and other component that use on the program, this fee should be charged to the clients.
There will be no refund since the date of arrival and also for any facilities not utilized in any reasons.
Every participant shall be regarded in every respect as carrying his/her own risk with respect to accidents or injury or loss to person or property. We do not accept responsibility for losses or expenses result.
Highly recommended to prepare your own Travel insurance, medical insurance and cacellation insurance. Price excluded insurance.
We acts as intermediary for transport, carriers, accommodation, restaurant and other component that use on the tour program, assumes no responsible for any delay, change of schedules, loss, damage, injury, theft, accident, and irregularity.
Due to all causes beyond the program, we reserve the right, without penalty, to alter itineraries or program.