Gate to Java .
In century 17th many people from Bali and Java brought by the
Dutch to work in Dutch plantation in Lampung , because they were over
population in small area , after independent day the plantation is
nationalized by the
Now government manage the over population in Jawa and Bali by send
them to work in Middle East , government pay first for the pasport ,
flight , etc then cut half every month from their salary through the
The native people here is Ogan and Lampung people , language and tradition has the same root with Malay and Batak people .
How to get there :
While it is a long way from Medan if take bus or
there is flight from all cities around Indonesia to Lampung .
Teras Berundak ( Stepped Pyramid )
Taman Purbakala Teras Berundak ( Megalitic site ) .
Visit this site is good if you like arkeology , Located on Desa
Pugung Raharjo, Kecamatan Sekampung Udik, Lampung Timur , around
42 km from city Bandar lampung . Width around 30 acre , a site from
Hindu and Budhist era but also from ancient time like Primitif fence
Canal , table stone , sarchopagi , menhir , inscription , penis stone , etc
Way Kambas National park .
Most is for Elephant Conservatory even though many other Sumatera extict animals like Rhino , etc .
They offer Elephant safari for visitor , if you want there is also
Elaphant safari night , there is entry ticket around Rp2.500 .
Terminal bus Rajabasa around 500m from city , you take bus to Way
Jepara stop in Gajah Batu , Desa Rajabasa Lama , take ojek ( motor
biker rental ) to Way Kanan /Pusat Pelatihan Gajah (PLG) this is the
entry point , you can see their brochure for information in park . The
latest public bus to city is at 3pm but there are cottages near the
Visit their blog : http://www.way-kambas.blogspot.com/
Danau Ranau ( Lake Ranau )
Danau Ranau ( lake Ranau ) is volcanic lake , the 2nd biggest lake in
Sumatera , located on Desa Lumbok , Sukau or around 31km from Kota Liwa
, Kabupaten Lampung Barat and on the border of Kabupaten OKU Selatan ,
Sumatera Selatan ( Palembang ) . Behind the lake there is Gunung
Seminung ( mountain Seminung , 1.880mdpl ) at position 4°51′45″ South longitude and 103°55′50″ East longitude .
Tanjung Setia beach
A good place for surfer , the wave form long pipe line till 200m like wave in Hawaii , season for big wave from April till October .
Many hotels here or camping ground for tourist here .
Located on Pekon Bumi Agung, Kecamatan
Biha, around 22 km from Kota Krui , around 273km from city Bandar Lampung ( takes around 5-6 hours by bus ) .
How to get there :
Go to bus terminal of the city Bandar Lampung : terminal Rajabasa ,
take public bus Putra Krui the stop at beach Tanjung Setia , cost
around Rp 50.000 .
Pantai Merak Belantung
This beach is suitable for relaxing , quiet , good for snorkeling .
Located on Kecamatan Kalianda , Kabupaten Lampung Selatan , close to Bakauheni seaport . There is cottage near by .
Kain Tapis (
traditional woven ) is made from cotton and gold or silver thread
woven . In century 17th Van der Hoop from Holland had found that people
in Lamoung already have lace traditional fabric what they castylelled Nampan
and kain Pelepai with motif tree , Key and Rhomboid shape , house with
the death spirit . Motif in kain Tapis are animals , sun , moon ,
jasmine during the Neolithicum but after influenced by the Moslem some
Arabian motif also added.
Price/piece from Rp700.000 till Rp2 millions .
Traditional foods :
Seruit : Fried fish serve with sambal terasi , sambal tempoyak , ulam sayuran ( raw vegetables ) .
Sambal tempoyak is chilli sauce with durian .
Pindang : fish cooked in chili and turmeric like Tom Yam taste in Thailand .
Gulai taboh is many kind of peanuts , young bamboo and potato cooked with coconut milk , hm...tasty ..
Lempok Durian ( sweetened durian )
Snack from banana .
Bolu Lapis Legit .
Fishes products .
Kain Tapis ( traditional woven ) .
Kopi Lampung .
Ojek Kopi ( Motor biker rental as coffee courier )
Near gunung Tanggamus , kecamatan Kota Agung Barat , Kabupaten
Tanggamus Lampung is place for coffee plantation , the ojek kopi
( motor biker rental for carrying coffee ) here is the extreme motor
biker because they must bring 1,5 kwintal coffee from plantation about
12km to the collector takes 2 hours , they are paid 1 way Rp150.000 .
Bad road just wet clay and muddy so they modificate the wheel to suitable on wet clay with chain the tyre .
Can Casey Stoner the winner of racing world from Australia to do this ?
Kain tapis ( traditional woven from Lampung )