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23-08-2011, 15:16
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22-01-2020, 16:13
Bangka is an island located in the East of Sumatra.The island is the 9th largest island in Indonesia and it is part of Bangka Belitung province. The island has a lot of beautiful sites to visit. So, if you’re about to make plans for your next holiday, then make sure to put Bangka as one of destination.

Though not as popular as Bali or Lombok, it has beautiful beaches, white sands, amazing Coral Reef, and giant granite Rocks. Some of them in fact, are rarely visited at all. To experience the untouched splendour of the "Island of the Gods" at its finest, travel with an experienced local guide, or arrange your own transport.

How to get there
Flights from Jakarta to Belitung Island typically take just under an hour.

H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin International Airport in Tanjung Pandan currently serves only domestic airlines, including Batik Air, Sriwijaya Air, Citilink, Lion Air and Garuda Indonesia.

Visitors coming from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur can reach Belitung via connecting flights from Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.

Best times to visit
Island hopping is among the most popular activities in Belitung, so it is recommended to plan your visit during dry season from April to September.

Those who want to avoid the crowds can visit Belitung on weekdays, as weekends are usually packed with travelers from Jakarta.