Belitung is a second biggest island in the Province of Bangka Belitung in Republic of Indonesia, and the province of Bangka Belitung is located between Borneo Island and Sumatra Island.
Formerly Bangka Belitung attached to Province of South Sumatra, then the peoples of Bangka Belitung asked the central government of Republic of Indonesia to separate have them separated from the province of South Sumatra.
Bangka Island and Belitung Island are riches with tin produce, their tin produce are famous around the world, but unfortunately some area have disturbed by the mining activities, and could lead to the environment hazards.
Belitung Island is very beautiful with big boulder of granite, coral and white sandy beach, especially at Tanjung Tinggi, a part of beautiful white sandy beach, you should visit Tanjung Tinggi and enjoyed spectacular sunset.
How to get to Tanjung Tinggi?
From your country you should fly to Jakarta, the Capital City of Indonesia, then from Jakarta you should fly to Tanjung Pandan, the capital of Belitung Regency, flying time approximately 1 hour, you could stay at City of Tanjung Pandan or Tanjung Tinggi village. The travel time from Tanjung Pandan to Tanjung Tinggi about 30 minutes by car.
You could stay at Lor In at Tanjung Tinggi, this accommodation is quite comfortable and provide a good and delicious foods, the price of room reasonably cheap, the view is spectacular, extra ordinary beautiful.
You may sail to the beautiful islands surrounding Belitung island, you could charter the boat with reasonable cheap price. You could go to Pulau Lengkuas where the light house located, the journey will take about 40 minutes from Tanjung Tinggi, this light house was build during the Dutch colonialism era around 1889.
In the video below, you will see the moment when we sailed to Pulau Burung or Bird Island, you will see the stones formation were stacked made a bird’s head formation.