BENGKULU (ITA)

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Bengkulu is a coastal town known as Bencoolen in the British colonial period. Lots of historical relics from the British colonial era in this city, one of which is Fort Marlborough was built by the governor Joseph Callet in 1719.

You may visit the Pantai Panjang, Snorkeling in Pulau Tikus, sipping coconut ice on Danau Dendam Tak Sudah, and to visit the conservation of elephants in Seblat, North Bengkulu.

Bengkulu has a unique flora species like Rafflesia Arnoldi which were first discovered by Sir Thomas Raffles and Dr. Arnoldy in 1818. This flower have no roots, leaves and stems and emit a pungent odor. This flower only blooms once every 4 years and they only blooms in this city.

In Bengkulu, you will find not only a cultural heritage tour but you'll find a diversity of flora and fauna as well.
PREZZO : Inizia
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USD 451
GIORNI5    NOTTI4
Day 1
Arrive in Fatmawati Airport in Bengkulu City, we will go directly to Pulau Tikus for some water sport experience. Prepare your snorkeling equipment, sun block, and sun glasses. After lunch, we continue our trip to chase the sunset at the Pantai Panjang then we go to hotel for check in procedure. Then we return to Pantai Panjang for Seafood Dinner.
Day 2
Early breakfast at 6.30 and we will have our next journey to meet Robi The Elephant in Seblat. Our trip will take around 3 hours by car to the north of Bengkulu. We will ride the elephant to visit their playground in Seblat Forest. We will have a bath experience with them when possible. We will return to Bengkulu approximately at 4.00pm.
Day 3
Today we will visit one of the signature of Bengkulu’s Heritage, the conservation center of Bunga Bangkai and Raflesia Arnoldi. The flowers will not bloom throughout the month but we can visit the remains of the results of the bloom and how the local people tried to cultivate.
In the afternoon, we will take you for afternoon best spot in Bengkulu in Danau Dendam Tak Sudah. You will enjoy the best coconut water in town.
Day 4
Full Day Bengkulu City Tours. We will see a relic of British colonialism in the city of Bengkulu, called Fort Marlborough and we will continue our journey to visit the exile house of President of Republic Indonesia-The First, President Soekarno in the Dutch colonial period. We will escort and accompany you to buy some local souvenir such as Kain Besurek and other Bengkulu’s handy craft.
Day 5
Today we are departing to Jakarta. Tour will end when we escort you to the airport safely.
  • Return Airport in Bengkulu.
  • Land Transportation in Bengkulu.
  • Elephant Tour in Seblat.
  • Kepahiang Tour.
  • Accommodation based on twin share and includes Breakfast at your choice: Santika Bengkulu
  • Meals during trip.
  • English Speaking Tour Guide.
  • All tourist attraction’s ticket.
  • Return Airfare to/from Indonesia
  • Accommodation in Jakarta
  • Meals in Jakarta
  • Transportation in Jakarta
  • Return Airfare from Jakarta-Bengkulu
  • Personal Allowance
  • Porter
  • Tipping
  • Souvenir
  • Single Supplement cost at USD 30/person
  • Visa Permit


SEBLAT ELEPHANT CONSERVATION
Seblat Elephant Training Center (6,865 ha) was established to tame wild elephants of Sumatra, to foster the elephants to be more useful for the community, and also to assist in the breeding of wild elephants.

The conservation offers a variety of fun and challenging outdoor activities including feeding and bathing the trained elephants, riding the elephants with the mahouts (trainers) through the jungles, and even forging across the Seblat River on an elephant’s back.




AMORPHOPHALLUS TITANUM
Amorphophallus Titanum (Bunga Bangkai) known as the Titan Arum. It is a flowering plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence in the world.

These flowers emit an unpleasant smell when flowering and this species grows only endemic in forest areas in Sumatra.

Altitude corpse flower Amorphophallus Titanum types can reach about length of 4m.




RAFFLESIA ARNOLDII
Rafflesia Arnoldii is found in the rain forests of Indonesia by an Indonesian guide working for Dr. Joseph Arnold in 1818.

Flower diameter is more than 100 cm and weighing up to 10 kg

This species grows only in the south Sumatran forests, especially Bengkulu.

This is the largest flower in the world and only blooms once for 3-4 years.




FORT MARLBOROUGH
Fort Marlborough was built between 1714 and 1719 and was famous as the second-strongest fort built by British in Asia.

The fort has a rectangular layout, with an arrowhead-shaped bastion on each corner. The entrance to the fort is in the southwest, protected by a ravelin.

The fort encompasses 2.7 hectares, and stands on a site of 4.4 hectares.





SANTIKA BENGKULU
  • Price will be subject to changed without prior notice due to local economic situation in local area (destination).
  • There will be a surcharge for high season (long weekend and public holiday).
  • Flight Recommendation :

    • Citilink9551 -- Jakarta-ETD-07.20 -- Bengkulu-ETA-08.40

    • Citilink9552 -- Bengkulu-ETD-14.45 -- Jakarta-ETA-10.55
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  3. 50% of the settlement should be settled 7(seven) days after your 1st settlement.
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    Bank Central Asia (BCA) – branch office : KCU Blok A Cipete

    Account No: 218-170-0850

    PT Jalan Terus Indonesia.

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