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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 ...

Gunung Bintan2018-09-24T17:55:34+00:00

Lagoi Bay Snorkelling Day Trip

8 August 2018

Start your trip at Lagoi Beach with a snorkelling tour of Bintan's beautiful underwater world. Build up the appetite for a fulfilling lunch at Plaza Lagoi, located a stone's throw away. With some free and easy time available after the meal; pamper yourself with a rejuvenating spa treatment, sip on interesting concoctions at the rooftop bar of Yeah! Lounge or try out other water sports and activities available at the beach. Before heading back to ...

Lagoi Bay Snorkelling Day Trip2020-04-15T15:34:00+00:00

Masjid Raya Sultan Riau (Sultan of Riau’s Grand Mosque)

3 October 2018

Sitting regally in hues of royal yellow and green,  Masjid Raya Sultan Riau (Sultan of Riau’s Grand Mosque) is probably the first thing that catches your eye as you approach the Pulau Penyengat on the pompong (water taxi) from Tanjung Pinang. The royal mosque was constructed on higher grounds and no other buildings around it are allowed to surpass its height.  An interesting story recounts the bonding agent used for the construction of the mosque ...

Masjid Raya Sultan Riau (Sultan of Riau’s Grand Mosque)2018-10-03T10:56:22+00:00

Panglong Village, Berakit

13 June 2018

Located on the North-Eastern tip of Bintan Island north of Trikora Coast, Panglong Village, Berakit is home to the largest community of sea gypsies in Bintan. Also commonly referred to as Orang Laut, the sea gypsies are sea nomads who dedicate their lives at sea. At this rustic village, discover the unique way of life of the sea gypsies carried down for generations over hundreds of years. Travel back in time as the labyrinth of stilt ...

Panglong Village, Berakit2018-11-12T09:19:28+00:00

South Bintan Heritage Tour

8 August 2018

Explore the rich culture and heritage of Bintan island with this day tour that covers the must-visit sites of South Bintan. Start the day at the surreal settings of Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva (500 Lohan Temple), home to over 500 life-like stone statures of arhats and other intricately carved structures.   Next, board the pompong (water taxi) at the jetty of Tanjung Pinang and head towards Pulau Penyengat. Known as the abode of the kings, this ...

South Bintan Heritage Tour2020-03-23T15:44:27+00:00