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The tour covers the some highlights of Bintan Island’s southern most areas – Tanjung Pinang, Senggarang, The Maria Cave of Trikora, The Tomb of Bukit Batu Tour, Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva, Pulau Penyengat and many more. Here are several place that we can recommend you with a land connectivity for your spiritual holidays.
Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva
This is praying place for the Buddhist is located in Tanjung Pinang, called Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva. The monastery is built in 2010. Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva has a unique feature compared to other monasteries. Vihara Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva has 1000 statues of Buddha. Historically, there are thousands of arhats in all over the world. Arhat is a person who has achieved the highest spiritual purity in following the teachings of Buddha. These statues are inspired by the purity of arhat in Buddhism.
Penyengat Island is a small island that is approximately 6 km from the town of Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands province. This island measures approximately 2500 meters x 750 meters, and is approximately 35 km from the island of Batam. This island can be reached by using a boat or better known by pompong boat. By using pompong boat, it takes approximately 15 minutes drive.
Pulau Bintan adalah sebuah pulau di Provinsi Kepulauan Riau. Di pulau inilah terletak Kota Tanjungpinang, ibukota provinsi. Bintan bisa diakses dengan pesawat udara melalui Bandara Internasional Hang Nadim di Batam. Bandara ini melayani penerbangan domestik dari berbagai kota di Indonesia, misalnya Pekanbaru, Palembang, Medan, Jakarta, dan Surabaya. Bandara ini juga melayani penerbangan internasional dari Malaysia. Dari bandara ini, Anda dapat pergi ke Bintan dengan kapal feri, dengan keberangkatan setiap hari dari Batam ke Lagoi atau Tanjung Pinang. Kapal feri juga tersedia dari Singapura dan Malaysia.
Indonesia is promoting Bintan as the next best tourist destination after Bali. Bintan is eastern neighbouring island of Bintan. With 45-50 minute trip by motorised catamaran across the Singapore Strait made the island has made this pristine island an attractive potential for beach-front International hotels and resorts. The Indonesian sea route through the Bintan straits has been considered very safe for sailing of small freighters. Bintan Island was one of the locations where turtles were found in large numbers; in the 1950s, during the nesting season, at least 2 nests used to be found every day on the coastline of Bintan Resorts. Now, the nests are not found as frequently as in the past. Turtle tracks, nests, eggs, and egg shells have been recorded during patrol surveys conducted during specified periods, not only in Bintan but also in the Pasir Pasan beach.