Tourism of Indonesia
Ready to Go to Pampang Cultural Park Samarinda
Planning to go on a tour or travelling, we definitely want a smooth trip, comfortable accommodation, cheap hotels, good food, cheap plane tickets, close to everywhere, and can rent a motorbike or car.
In Pampang Cultural Park Samarinda, there is natural beauty and unique culture of the local community. There are many uniqueness, starting from the village (desa), sub-district (kecamatan), district (kabupaten) and provincial levels.
In Indonesia, each province has different and interesting characteristics. Each province has a different and unique culture and lifestyle.
Pampang Cultural Park is a cultural site to see when traveling to East Kalimantan. Dayak Kenyah tribe live in this area after their migration in 1967 from their original hometown of Apokayan in Malinau district, East Kalimantan.
They left their village to stay near urban areas, so that they could obtain education and fulfill their basic needs. At present, not less than 800 members of Dayak Kenyah community live in Pampang village.
The government is taking good care of the preservation of nature and maintaining the condition of the forest.
The environment is also well maintained.
Visiting Pampang Cultural Park Samarinda, we will witness routine community activities in unique traditional cultures. And there are special dishes and food as part of culinary tours that are delicious and yummy.
Dayak Kenyah performing art is held every Sunday from 2 pm to 3 pm. No show is held other than Sunday. Entrance fee is Rp 5.000 per person
Pampang is an interesting cultural park to understand the life of Dayak Kenyah tribe. Visitors could see attractive dances performed by the tribe’s children, teenagers and adults.
The show is performed in a Lamin or a customary home of Dayak tribe. Usually, 8 dances are performed in one show such as nyelamai sakai dance (welcome dance for guests), ajay (war dance), enggang terbang and berburu (hunting dances).
In this place there are also regular events or activities held every year, both national and international.
The journey to Pampang Cultural Park Samarinda is now very easy. We can enter through various modes of transportation.
Access to go to Pampang Cultural Park Samarinda:
East Kalimantan is a unique province. Although Samarinda is its capital city, yet the entrance gate to the province is at Balikpapan city.
The main airport of this province is Sepinggan which is situated at Marsma Iswahyudi street in Balikpapan. From Balikpapan, you could take a plane with Balikpapan-Samarinda local route.
Pampang Cultural Park is situated in Pampang village, Sungai Siring, Samarinda Utara sub-district. It is only about 25 km from Samarinda, at Samarinda-Bontang trans road to be exact.
It will take about 30 to 45 minutes to reach this location from Samarinda. If you take a public transportation, you could take those plying from Pasar Segiri-Sungai Siring, from Lempake bus station in Samarinda.
Main objective of tourists visiting Pampang park is to see performing arts shown by Dayak Kenyah children, teenagers and adults. Visitors can also take a village tour on food in Pampang village, mostly occupied by Dayak Kenyah community.
Next to Rumah Lamin theater, there is a batik gallery selling various types of Kalimantan batik.
The condition of the infrastructure is getting better. Starting from highways, airports, trails, ports, bridges, stairs, even some places can be reached by toll roads.
We can visit by plane, car, ship, bus, motorcycle and bicycle. At some point, we can take the train. We can also walk freely.
In Pampang Cultural Park Samarinda, as technology getting better. We can easily find locations for mini markets, shops (warung kedai), Money Changer, ATMs, Bank BRI BCA BNI Mandiri, BTPN Bank Nagari BJB, supermarkets, and restaurants. So we will not starve or lack the necessary items.
Please note that the performing art is held in Pampang only on Sundays from 2pm to 3 pm local time. When you visit this village on other days (outside the show schedule), you will not find anything because Dayak Kenyah community performs their daily activities.
When buying souvenirs, it is best for you to come one hour before the show. Dayak Kenyah community usually opens their stores from 10 or 11 am because after the show, they usually pack their merchandises. After the show you could take pictures with local children or teenagers in traditional outfits.
If you are sick and need help, you can also visit clinics, drugstore pharmacies (apotek), practice doctors, hospitals, and health centers (puskesmas).
In this place we can also look for places of worship such as mosques, churches, and others.
Finding place to stay in Pampang Cultural Park Samarinda is very easy. We can stay at homestays, hotels, inns, hostels and other places.
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Experience and Reviews
There are already many visitors have visited Pampang Cultural Park Samarinda, there are many interesting stories that are told. Like feeling satisfied, happy, wanting to come again, sleep well, and almost no one is disappointed or complains to come here.
So, visitors will find out on how to find the best hotels, where is exactly located, why it is amazing, how much is the fare and rate, who are the people, whom to ask, and when is the best time to visit.
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