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Gunung Bintan

13 June 2018

Embark on a trek up the tallest summit of Bintan, soak in the dense tropical rainforest and enjoy the magnificent 360 view of the island at the top. Standing at 340-metres, Gunung Bintan is home to ancient trees up to 40-metres tall and animals like silver leaf monkeys, sun birds, eagles and more.   Observe the different tree species and learn about the various flora and fauna in the area. Indulge in the sights and ...

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Tanjung Uban Explorer

30 July 2018

Checking off many scenic spots, the Tanjung Uban Explorer Tour offers visitors an authentic and interactive experience. Be transported to a magical desert setting at Gurun Pasir Busung and Telega Biru. The impressive sand dunes form desert-like terrain coupled with emerald lagoons are a sight to behold; they make fantastic backdrops to your next insta-worthy profile picture.   Situated on the north-west coast of Bintan Island, Tanjung Uban is the second largest town after Tanjung ...

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Grotto Santa Maria

13 June 2018

Approximately 20 minutes away from the pearly sands of Trikora Coast, lies a serene pilgrimage spot known as the Grotto Santa Maria. From the entrance, the trail starts with the ’14 Stations of the Cross’, depicting the story of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion in limestone statues, leads up to a beautifully preserved statue of Virgin Mary in a cave, beside a quaint little chapel. The chapel comes to life on Sundays as devotees gather with song and ...

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Gurun Pasir Busung

13 June 2018

Be transported into a dreamy insta-worthy photo spot with mysterious and picturesque hilly sand dunes at Gurun Pasir Busung. Located next to the road, Jalan Raya Busung near Tanjung Uban, the western bay of Bintan Island, it is hard to imagine coming across a 'desert' in the middle of a tropical Indonesia island.   After the extraction of sand was prohibited in Bintan Island, the area was left untouched and transformed into a charming desert ...

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Trail of Sea Gypsies

8 August 2018

Embark on an adventure to discover the hidden gems along Bintan Island’s pristine eastern coastline. The first stop brings you to Panglong Village, Berakit, the largest Orang Laut (Sea Gypsies) village of the island. Spot interesting sights such as hand-made fishing tools and displays of 'sun tanning' kerupuk (prawn/fish flavored crackers) or small fish as you stroll through the labyrinth of stilt houses. Play a game of tag with the curious and jovial local kids before ...

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