3 Days Banjarmasin Floating Market Tour is city tour exploring the activities on local market on Barito River in Banjarmasin. The 3 Days Banjarmasin Floating Market Tour starts early in the morning from your hotel. A traditional way to do trade in Banjarmasin, the provincial capital of South Kalimantan. People both vendors or buyers both gather in big Barito River to do transaction. This unique way has been done over 400 years The merchants bring out all domestic product such as; fruits, vegetables, food and handicrafts over the boat. This activity takes place from 05.00 to 09.00 mornings.
Now few of them can be seen, the government slowly build a market on land considering the accessibility and health and safety. So do rush and see them closely before this traditiona is really disappeared.
3 Days Banjarmasin Floating Market Tour Itenerary
Day 1 : Banjarmasin – Canal Tour
Upon your arrival at Syamsuddinnor airport, meeting service with your guide/assistance who will escort you to hotel in Banjarmasin, arriving at the hotel then check in and free program, at 05.00 pm joing for canal tour to see the local people activities at the bank side of Kelayan River. Back to hotel and at 07.30 pm having dinner at Local restaurant. Back to hotel and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : Floating market diamond mining
Early morning at 05.30 a.m, the 3 Days Banjarmasin Floating Market Tour starts with boating by using traditional boat “ Kelotok “ to visit Floating Market in Barito River to see the traditional market by using small traditional canoe called “ Jukung “ where we will watch the market activities that selling for food and vegetables. And we can take a pictures and some local cake at floating Café called “ Rombong “ to have a cup of coffee or tea. About 08.30 a.m back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast relax for an hour then at 10.00 a.m driving to Diamond digging at Cempaka village to see the semi traditional activities for finding precious and semi precious stones, driving to Sungai Paring area to see the Diamond polishing and diamond outlet to see the process to make a diamond after taking from the digging area. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Then driving again to Bumi Selamat Market in Martapura regency to buy some souvenirs of precious and semi precious stones such as diamond, blue safir, akiq, jambrut and etc. Traditional batik shirt call “ Sasirangan and air guci “, traditional medicine and etc. at about 4.30 pm back to hotel in Banjarmasin. Take a relax and at 7.30 pm having dinner at local restaurant. Back to hotel and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 : Banjarmasin – Departure
Breakfast at the hotel and free program until your guide/assistance picks you up to transfer you to Airport, arriving at the airport. End of 3 Days Banjarmasin Floating Market Tour.