Tanjungpandan is the biggest town on the island Belitung in the Indonesian state of Bangka-Belitung, Indonesia. Tanjungpandan is the main city of the Belitung Regency containing one of the five districts (kecamatan). Most of the people in Tanjungpandan are Hakka Chinese and Malay. The religions of the Malays are Muslim, and the Chinese are Moslem, Buddhism, Catholic and Protestant. Tanjung Pandan has six primary shipping terminals such as International Terminal, Dry Bulk Terminal, Liquid Bulk Terminal, Roll-on Roll-off Ship Terminal with Cargo Ship, Domestic Terminal, and Container Terminal.
This is an international airport which previously well known as Buluh Tumbang Airport. H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin International Airport is the main and only airport serving Belitung Island. H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin Airport is named after an Indonesian Air Force pioneer and former regent of the Belitung Regency, H.A.S Hanandjoeddin. The airport is elevated 164 feet (50 metres) Above Mean Sea Level. There is one airline operator that fly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin International Airport, which is from Lion Air daily.
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Weather in Indonesia can be split into two seasons which is wet and dry with warm tropical temperatures averaging 29°C during the day, throughout the year. In most regions, the dry season spans from May to September, with the rains falling between October and April. Although the weather is acceptable all year round and mostly hot, the best time to come in TanjungPandan is from June to August as the other months, and specifically March, April, September and November experience high rainfall. The average temperature in TanjungPandan is from 25 to 32 degree Celsius annually. For those that want to visit here will fell relaxed since there is no monsoon season in TanjungPandan. There is lots of hotels, café, and restaurants that you can stay and dine when you arrive in TanjungPandan.
Tanjung Kelayang Beach - The shoreline of Tanjung Kelayang, in the northern part of the island, is the main of Belitung’s splendour. This tropical wonderland is genuinely a place where you can get a breath-taking sight of what paradise would be like. Once a secluded getaway, Tanjung Kelayang is now growing into a vast integrated resort following the government’s policy that designated the area as a 325-hectare Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Here, pearly white sandy beach, unsullied sea, and nothing but tropical wonder await you.
Traditional House Belitung - Belitung Traditional House has an exterior area of about 510 square meters. It has a distinct appearance as well. Tourists can easily notice their uniqueness. The house has five parts and each of them has a different function of it. In front of the house, you may see a breath-taking four beautiful ornaments and several plants. These make a soothing ambience. All tourist would be shocked, for sure. Several trees also surround the house. These make a wonderful environment for anyone who is seeking for a peaceful place.
Museum & Zoo Tanjungpandan - Museum had a very great collection to exhibits for the public as main attractions. This museum presents ancient items typical of Belitung customs, including satam stones which are said to come from wrecked pieces of meteorites, ancient clothing, and most outdoor areas are filled with zoos and parks. The entrance ticket fee is quite affordable. It doesn't take long to explore this place since it only in a small area, and it might be a last resort if you don't have a place to go before checking out from TanjungPandan.