Bengkulu Province Travel Guide

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    Samudera Ujung at sunset
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  • The Impressive Fort Marlborough

    Bengkulu Things to Do

    When visiting Bengkulu for a vacation or business there are many attractions to visit from its good beaches to nearby interesting historical sites. On the edge of the old port, the impressive fort Marlborough is a wonderful introduction for visitors to the city.Set on a hill overlooking the Indian Ocean fort Marlborough is an interesting place to...

  • Relaxing or Surfing at Panjang Beach

    Bengkulu Things to Do

    Bengkulu’s main beach, Pantai Panjang, stretches for approximately 7 km (4.4 miles). It is located on Indian Ocean western coast of Bengkulu city, about 2 km from Suprapto shopping center. The beach has white sand and pretty good surf. Early morning on a mid to high tide will be the best time for a surf. It is the most popular beach for the local...

  • Overcharging Rides

    Bengkulu Tourist Traps

    Keep in mind the angkot drivers often tend to overcharge westerners for the ride. To avoid this unacceptable overcharging, you should tell the driver where you’re going before get on. And you should have exact change for the fare (Rp. 3,000) regardless of the distance and anything the drivers may tell you.



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  • Scorpion Sting

    Curup Warnings and Dangers

    In Rejang Lebong district, Scorpions usually like natural attraction to cool moist areas. They frequently live in lumber or brick piles, and they may be found hiding in dark areas and near mountains. Scorpions use its venomous sting primarily to subdue insect prey. They also use the sting defensively, readily stinging a predator or the mistakenly...

  • New backpackers need to know

    Curup What to Pack

    Backpacking and camping can get difficult sometimes. The two most important things to know are how to dress comfortably and how to pack your equipment well. People need to understand the purpose of outdoor clothing. Clothes need to keep you warm in the cold, block the wind, and keep you dry in the rain. In hot environments, clothes should also...

  • The most popular restaurant in town

    Curup Restaurants

    The cleanest and most popular restaurant in town. It’s also home to a small karaoke. The long wooden tables are often crowded with families and couples for deep-fried fish and chicken lalapan style served with sambal (chili sauce) and fragrant raw kemangi leaves, a taste like very strong basil. You’ll find something tasty. Be warned, it gets quite...



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  • Tebat Monok a village with jungle walks

    Kepahiang Things to Do

    Another area of awesome natural beauty in Bengkulu province, Tebat Monok is a traditional village and also a nature conservation surrounded by mountains on all sides and rich with traditional Rejang culture. It is also home to endangered species such as, honey bear, Rafflesia arnoldii, the world’s largest flower, and Amorphophallus titanium...

  • Roadside Fruit Stalls

    Kepahiang Shopping

    Driving inland from Central Bengkulu region, you gradually leave the humid villages behind and ascend into the cool, damp hill villages around Kepahiang County, and then you will see a village (right before the city of Kepahiang) with tens of simple roadside fruit stalls. For tropical fruit and vegetable lovers, this village is a good place to buy...

  • Excellent eastern Javanese meatball soup

    Kepahiang Restaurants

    Travelers with a taste for tasty Javanese bakso (meatball soup) should head to Bakso Arema Cak Brewok on Jl. Air Rambai – Kepahiang. Warung bakso Arema Cak Brewok is simple, clean, serving excellent eastern Javanese meatball soup, cold soft drinks and icy fresh fruit juices locally known as “es juice” (Rp. 6,000). A bowl of bakso cost Rp. 9,000....


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