Bandar Lampung

Bandar Lampung (which means Lampung harbor) is the capital of Lampung province. It was formerly called Tanjungkarang-Telukbetung, the names of the two major sections of the city, before being renamed in 1983. For travelers from Java island, the city is the entry point to Sumatra, especially before the construction of the major harbor at Bakauheni, […]
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Way Kambas National Park

Way Kambas National Park: Habitat of the Sumatran Elephants Way Kambas National Park forms a lowland forest ecosystem consisting of freshwater swamp forest, tall grassland/bush, and coastal forest. Located at the southern tip of Sumatra, 110 km from Bandarlampung, the Way Kambas National Park (WKNP) is one of the oldest reserves in Indonesia.  It occupies 1,300 sq km of […]
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Tanjung Setia Beach

Tanjung Setia Beach: Lampung’s Secret Surfers Paradise Secluded along the western coast of Lampung, beyond the thick forests of the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park lies an enchanting hidden paradise called Tanjung Setia Beach. Although obscured from spotlights, the waves at Tanjung Setia are touted as among the world’s best by surfers from all over the globe, and at par with the world […]
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Krakatau Islands

Krakatau Islands Nature Reserve: Site of Catastrophic Volcanic Eruption In the afternoon of 26th August 1883 Mount Krakatau suddenly erupted with such cataclysmic force that its boom could be heard in Burma to far away Australia. The next day, massive volcanic materials blasted so high causing a gaping gash in its crater and the mountain imploded […]
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Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park

Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park: Home of the Sumatran Tigers Location: In Lampung Province:Tanggamus Regency, West Lampung Regency In Bengkulu Province: South Bengkulu Regency Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park (BBSNP) or (the South Bukit Barisan National Park) – spans over three of Sumatra’s provinces. They are: Lampung, South Sumatra and Bengkulu. Along with Mount Leuser and Kerinci Seblat, the combined national parks […]
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