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Sampit is a relatively large town in Central Kalimantan. It is a lot larger and much more interesting than the capital city of Central Kalimantan Palangkaraya.

Sampit is a great place to stop and break up the trip between Palangkalanbun and Banjarmasin (16 hour trip).

Main mosque in Sampit

Buses to Pangkalanbun can be caught from the bus terminal. Buses will take around 6 hours and cost 60,000Rp for executive (air conditioned or 45,000Rp for economy.

For 80,000Rp you can arrange a Kijang, a four wheel drive car which will take around 5 hours to Pangkalanbun.

Buses to Palangkaraya will take around 5 hours and cost 60,000Rp for executive or 45,000Rp for economy.

Bus from Banjarmasin - Palangkaraya - Sampit - Pangkalanbun

Flights to Sampit

Merpati Air have direct flights from Sampit to Denpasar Bali, Jakarta and Surabaya. www.merpati.co.id

 

Last updated 11th November 2009

Main street of Sampit

 

Hotels in Sampit

The following is a list of hotels with current prices 2009, contact details and reviews from other travelers:

Losmen Ridho is backpacker style accommodation close to Hotel Idola and the bus terminal. Prices 30,000Rp per person. For picture and contact details click here.

Hotel Wijaya Kusuma 2 is a budget hotel in central Sampit. Prices from 30,000Rp. For picture, prices and contact details click here.

Hotel Permata Indah is a budget hotel located a few minutes walk from the centre of Sampit. Prices start from 75,000Rp. For picture, prices and contact details click here.

Hotel Borneo Putri is a budget hotel located in the centre of Sampit. Prices starting from 80,000Rp. For picture, prices and contact details click here.

Mulia Hotel. Located in the main part of Sampit. Prices from 121,000Rp per night. For picture, prices and contact details click here.

Meridian Hotel. Located in the main part of Sampit. Prices from 121,000Rp per night. For picture, prices and contact details click here.

Hotel Idola (2 reviews) one of newest hotels in Kalimantan with 59 various rooms, 24 hour restaurant and cafe, private room Karaoke, meeting rooms, business centre with WiFi wireless internet access. Room rates start from 400,000Rp per nightFor pictures, prices and contact details click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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