Baluran National Park is one of the National Parks in Indonesia are located in the Banyuputih, Situbondo, East Java, Indonesia (north of Banyuwangi). The name of the Park is taken from the name of the mountain is in this area, the mountain Baluran. Gate to get into the National Park Baluran be 7 ° 55’17 .76 “S and 114 ° 23’15 .27” E. This national park consists of savanna vegetation types, mangroves, monsoon forest, beach forest, lower montane forest, swamp forest and evergreen forests throughout the year. Savanna vegetation types dominate Baluran National Park which is about 40 percent of the total land area.
By SK. Minister of Forestry. 279/Kpts.-VI/1997 dated May 23, 1997 TN Baluran the set has an area of 25,000 ha.
This National Park has about 444 species of plants and native plant of which are unique and able to adapt to very dry conditions. Typical plants are:
- Widoro bukol (Ziziphus rotundifolia)
- Neem (Azadirachta indica)
- Pilang (Acacia leucophloea)
- Other plants include:
- Tamarind (Tamarindus indica)
- Yam (Dioscorea hispida)
- Pecan (Aleurites moluccana)
- Gebang (Corypha utan)
- Api-api (Avicennia sp.)
- Kendal (Cordia obliqua)
- Salam (Syzygium polyanthum)
- Billowing (Sterculia foetida)
A group of deer in the Bama post, Baluran
In the National Park, there are 26 species of mammals, among which are:
- Banteng (Bos javanicus javanicus)
- Wild buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)
- Dhole (Cuon alpinus javanicus)
- Deer (Muntiacus muntjak muntjak)
- Deer (Cervus russa timorensis)
- Leopards (Panthera pardus melas)
- Deer (Tragulus javanicus pelandoc)
- Cats mangroves (Prionailurus viverrinus)
Animal bull is a mascot / characteristic of Baluran National Park.
In addition, there are about 155 species of birds, which include rare birds such as:
Kites fire (Hirundo rustica),Tuwuk asia (Eudynamys scolopacea),Peacock (Pavo muticus),Red jungle fowl (Gallus gallus).Kangkareng (Anthracoceros convecus), Hornbills (Buceros rhinoceros), stork barrels (Leptoptilos javanicus)
Trip start from Banyuwangi Hotel – Baluran
for your adventures in the glaze banyuwangi we will pick you at the port or hotels in the surrounding ketapang banyuwangi area. about 5:00 o’clock in the morning we will pick you up by car jeep. way to glaze is quite difficult. so we decided to use a transport jeep. from the city to the location banyuwangi takes approximately 1.5 hours. Baluran forest is known besides also accident prone mystery. Moreover, in it there is a steep cliff nan haunted, better known as “Curahtangis” the depth reaches 18 feet. Subject of the history of the emergence Curahtangis name has not been revealed, even a big secret to the general public.
Payment information: We accept payment via bank transfer and the balance can be paid at the time of pick-up. the payment has already includes tax and service. so all the price are net.
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