Long Pin Waterfall in Bulungan Regency, North Kalimantan Province
Visiting North Kalimantan Province gives a new experience to both tourists and nature lovers. In this case, a recommended region to explore would be Bulungan Regency which is the home of a beautiful waterfall called Long Pin. This stunning and secluded waterfall is located in Long Beluah Village and belongs to West Tanjung Palas Sub-District. Tourists can enjoy a beautiful landscape and conduct photography there. Not to mention visitors have the chance to take a bath and swim in nature, surrounded by a pristine environment. Some locals also come for relaxation and getting rid of stresses.
Both the nuance and beauty of Long Pin Waterfall are indeed satisfying. Once tourists arrive at the location, they may feel a quiet atmosphere right away. The location is secluded and it is surrounded by shady trees and bushes. As for the water discharge, it is considered strong! Below the waterfall, tourists may find a peaceful natural pond as well. The height of the waterfall is around 10 meters and it comes with crystal clear water. The temperature is refreshing and cold, which are suitable for showering and bathing!
Exploring Long Pin Waterfall
Local people often come to Long Pin Waterfall in order to enjoy a serene nuance. They come after work or during weekends, actually. As for tourists, the waterfall indeed gives them a nice nuance for relaxation too. As an alternative, tourists can enjoy sightseeing and photography in that area. The best objects to capture are the waterfall itself, natural pond, and trees. Tourists can even take selfies in that area. The only consideration is the time of the visit. Everyone must not come in the late afternoon or at night due to the absence of lighting.
Long Pin Waterfall has a strong water discharge, so tourists must not take a shower directly under it. The good news is the waterfall features a beautiful and serene natural pond, which is located in the downstream. Thus, visitors are allowed to get in the water either for swimming or taking a bath. The pond is surrounded by stones and trees as well, which gives a soother ambiance to those who spend much time in the pond. One thing, it is better to come with extra clothes.
Another recommended tourist activity in Long Pin Waterfall is to explore the site. Tourists may find good spots for exploration in that area, after all. The best destination perhaps is a neighboring waterfall called Long Buah. It has a similar beauty and nuance to Long Pin! Thus, no one should miss the chance to drop by later.
- Keburau Mountain
- Gunung Putih
How to Get There
It takes some time to reach Long Pin Waterfall. For those coming from Jakarta City, they must get an airplane service at Soekarno – Hatta International Airport and reach Tanjung Harapan Airport at Tanjung Selor City. This flight takes about 1 day and 11 hours. Next, they should take Ahmad Yani Street and reach Bulungan City. The distance is 93.1 km, so the trip may take around 2 hours and 10 minutes. Once arriving at Bulungan, they can head to the waterfall right away (which may take about 3 hours). The location is in Long Beluah Village.
Where to Stay
- Assoey Hotel