Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Forest Tourism Camplong
Camplong Forest Tours is located on the edge of the road towards the City Soe, District Fatuleu, Kupang regency, or 46 kilometers from the city of Kupang, capital of East Nusa Tenggara Province.
Camplong Forest is a forest tour with the beautiful natural bath and cool, because it is located at the foot of Mount Fatuleu. This tour forest inhabited by many types of protected animals. In Forest Camplong there are also many natural resources, such as springs, natural pools, various species of flora such as redwood, pine, palm, eucalyptus, and various types of fauna such as apes, pheasant, squirrel, possum, and birds (parrot , cockatoos, doves, quail, heron, eagle, cuckoo, parrots).
On every weekend, ie Friday through Sunday, jungle tours are much visited by residents of Kupang. The majority of visitors are families who bring their children aged 7-12 years dikisaran.
Camplong forest area has a captive crocodiles, deer and python timor. In this area can also be found a variety of endemic animals, such as Timor deer, birds yellowish green-shouldered old sister (Olive-shouldered Parrot) and black-backed pigeon (Black-backed Fruit-Doves). While the endemic flora to be found is sandalwood (Santalun Album). In addition there are also many artificial caves, relics of the Japanese during the second world war. This cave contains historical value because it became a hiding place when Japanese troops invaded by people who live around Forest Camplong.