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Meratus Mountains

 

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Meratus Mountains is a mountain chain that starts in southern Borneo and goes all the way to the northern part of South Borneo,bordering the province of East Kalimantan. The area is inhabited by the Meratus Dayak ethnic tribes. They settle on remote places along the Meratus chain. Nomadic farming, animals hunting, and ritual ceremony are part of their life. The area is covered by tropical rain forest, river, mossy stone, and tremendous waterfalls.The highest part is on Mount Besar. Meratus area is home to a rich flora and fauna, including endemic species of Kalimantan and several of them are species that are in danger of becoming extinct. Therefore, these species need to be protected to ensure their conservation trekking here, you will breath the fresh of tropical forest air and hear the sound of the mighty nature.