Hop on a temple trail and discover the oldest and most notable temples in Bintan. A step into the Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva (500 Lohan Temple), transports you into a setting from ancient China. Structures and unique stone statures of over 500 arhats await and greet you a the temple’s front yard. Marvel at the grandiose of the entrance as you spot notable figures such as Tripitaka (Tang San Zang) and Guan Gong.
At Vihara Avalokitesvara Graha (Guan Yin Temple), take in the majestic sight of one of the tallest Goddess of Mercy statues in Southeast Asia. Crafted from brass and coated in 22k gold, the Goddess of Mercy sits magnificently at 16.8m. A quiet stroll around the temple grounds will introduce you to the delicately crafted dragons and other mythical creatures embedded in the architectural elements.
The next stop brings you to some of the oldest temples in Bintan. A relaxing respite just beside Tanjung Pinang lies the Senggarang Village on the southwestern coast of Bintan Island. Said to be the first settlement for Chinese immigrants hundreds of years ago, popular pilgrimage sites, the centuries-old Banyan Tree Temple as well as the complex of Lau Ya Keng are situated here.
On the last stop of the tour, a wholesome shopping experience awaits at Tanjung Pinang City Center, Bintan Island’s first and largest integrated shopping mall. With a huge supermarket and a two-floor departmental store, an enjoyable retail fix filled with local souvenirs and charming purchases is guaranteed.
Tour is inclusive of:
- 2 Way Land Transfer
- Fully Guided Tour
- Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva (500 Lohan Temple) Entrance Ticket
- Local lunch
- Bottled water
Departure time: 9am
Tour duration: 8hrs
Terms & Conditions:
- Child defined as 3 to 11 years as of date of tour
- Tour Operators reserve the right to cancel, amend or reject any reservations or departure timings at its sole discretion
*Minimum 2 to go
*Optional add-ons available