This tour package is designed for you and your family and friends to enjoy the beauty of Bintan Island, the greatness of its history and culture. Bintan Island is the origin of Lingga Malay Sultanate which language Bahasa Melayu and its literature are the root of bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian language) today.
The royal family tree of Lingga Malay kingdom shows that a number of ruling Sultans in Malaysia today are descendants of Daeng Celak, one of the most respected Bugis warriors who later led his Bugis brothers to sign a pact with the then Malay Sultan to jointly rule the kingdom.
Today you can see and enjoy the heritage of the great history and culture of Lingga Malay Sultanate in Bintan Island in several interesting places, objects and form through this superior package.
Upon your arrival at Bintan Resorts ferry terminal we will transfer you to the hotel you choose to stay. Presently your have several good 4 and 5 star hotel to choose. After hotel check in completed your are free until dinner time. We will pick you up for dinner at one of restaurants and the resort township area. After that we will bring you back to your hotel for rest.
After breakfast in the hotel we will bring you for a day tour to Tanjungpinang. Tanjungpinang is the capital city of the Province of Riau Archipelago. In the past, Riau (the ancient name of Tanjungpinang) was also the administrative capital of former Riau Lingga Malay Sultanate. From the Tanjungpinang city port we will bring you for a small boat (locally called Pompong) ride to a small island where the ruins of the kingdom palaces, buildings and the royal family tombs and the Dutch cannon are located. The boat ride will take around 20 minutes.
The formal royal name of this island in Malay is Pulau Penyengat Indera Sakti. A beautifully designed, old mosque built by one of the Sultan in the beginning of 19th century is well preserved and still functional by the local as well as visiting moslems for prayer until today. The tomb of some Malay Sultanate royal families are located here including the famous Prince Engku Puteri Hamidah.
After that, we will bring you for lunch at one of the local restaurants in Tanjungpinang. After that we will bring you for shopping at the local market called Pasar for gift and souvenir. After shopping we will bring you to visit the newly built Buddist Temple Avalokitesvara Graha in Tanjungpinang and the century old beautiful Buddhist temple Dharma Sasana located in Senggarang.
Dinner with sea food at one of the finest restaurat in tour Tanjungpinang will close the tour for the day before we send you back to your hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel we will let you free and easy to enjoy yourself the hotel facilities: the pristine beach, sport facilities such as lawn tennis, table tennis or golf driving.
Before 12.00 noon, we will pick you up from your hotel for lunch at one of the sea food restaurants on the sea located outside the resort. After lunch we will bring you for a PATA Award winner mangrove tour in the resort. The mangrove site for this tour is very well preserved. This tour will give you an exposure to the mangrove forest habitat and its flora and fauna species living there such monkey, snakes monitor lizard, something that will last long in your memor
After breakfast in the hotel we will let you free and easy to enjoy yourself the hotel facilities: the pristine beach and spa until check out at 12.00.
Upon hotel check out we will send you to the ferry terminal for your ferry return to Singapore or Batam.
For further information abour this tour please contact us:
ANUGERAH INDONESIA TOUR & TRAVEL
Kompl. Graha Indonusa Permai Blk C/18
Jln. Tanjungpinang KM 8 Baru Tanjungpinang
Telp. +62771 7003597, +62 82170791890 or +62 771 443316
Other package to enjoy the beauty of Bintan Island and its culture with different itinerary and budget are also available for you.