Ketapang, otherwise known as Tau-pang in Teochew, is the capital of the West Kalimantan regency where Kalimantan or Kali kratom was first grown. It is a bustling multicultural hub known for its many colorful sights such as the Sungai Jawi beach and ancient Chinese temple. Ketapang kratom differs from several other strains in that it is extremely fast-acting and long lasting. Ketapang also stands out among its counterparts is that it very rarely causes nausea. It is one of the smoothest and least bitter-tasting kratom strains on the market. It should come as no surprise that Ketapang has landed on our list of the best kratom strains. That’s because it earned a 4.9 star rating among consumers who also threw hundreds of upvotes at it across multiple platforms.