Bintan Island is famous for ecotourism. It is an amazing destination with beautiful beaches and wonders of nature. It has its own historical significance to be a major commercial port in the Southeast Asian region during the 16th century. If you take your flights to Indonesia, this is the perfect place to learn Indonesian culture, which is an exciting and educational experience. This island has everything you may want to see during your vacation. It is the largest of 3,200 islands in the Riau archipelago and the third largest of the country's 27 provinces. The island has a cultural mix of Malays, bugis, Chinese and a unique tribe called Orang Laut.
Bintan Elephant Park: this is the perfect place to have a wonderful opportunity to approach these gentle giants. It is home to seven Sumatran elephants. Your flights to Indonesia give you the opportunity for an interactive adventure. One can take an elephant ride through the forest or feed an elephant, or just sit and watch an elephant show that will allow you to observe its varied diet and eating habits. A tour of this place will educate you about its characteristics, food source, lifestyle habits and group behavior. Elephants here are well trained to perform different pranks, such as going around perfectly, swimming and dancing, etc.
Shopping on Bintan Island: although there are no large shopping centers, one can get unique souvenirs and great discounts on this captivating island. Here you can buy beautiful Indonesian handicrafts easily at reduced prices. After taking your cheap flights to Indonesia, you will find many places on Bintan Island for shopping, including; Bintan Ferry Terminal, Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Uban, Pass Oleh Oleh, The Real Bandung Factory Outlet and Pujasera Shopping & Market.
Nightlife on the island of Bintan: despite being a quiet and small island, Bintan offers many options to enjoy at night, but is limited to pubs and bars in larger hotels and resorts. The most popular night spots to those who prefer to go to Indonesia from the United Kingdom or other foreign countries are; Calypso Bar, The Pub and La Luna. As the night falls, there are many trapeze shows, dancing where all guests can join the dance and enjoy, fashion shows, etc. Travelers with like-minded ideas, locals and future friends will find lots of fun there. One can go to other activities on this island, such as adventure sports or attend events or festivals held there.