Situated in the southern tip of Sumatra, Bandar Lampung was originally two major cities known as Teluk Betung and Tanjung Karang that was united in 1983 to become the name it is known by now. As well as acting as the gate of Sumatra from Java, the city is also rich in culture and diversity. This can be reflected in its people and the variety of local foods. Besides that, this coastal city is also jammed packed with natural attractions from beaches, waterfalls to rainforests and man-made monuments that have become Bandar Lampung's popular landmark.
Weather-wise, Bandar Lampung is accessible all year round due to its pleasant temperatures and tropical rainforest climate. However, the ideal period of visiting this coastal city would be during the month of July when the annual Krakatau Festival is being celebrated. The entire city comes to life during this festival. Visitors will be fortunate to see a vibrant parade of performers in their traditional costumes.
Mactan–Cebu International Airport – Located in Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island which is approximately 15 kilometres from Cebu City, the Mactan-Cebu International Airport is the second busiest international airport in the Philippines in terms of passenger traffic. The airport serves the Central Visayas region with regular flight routes to countries all over the Asia continent. The airport terminal also plays home to airline providers such as Cebu Pacific, Pan Pacific Airlines and Royal Air Philippines.
Radin Inten II Airport – The primary airport that serves the province of Lampung is known as Raden Intan II Airport. The airport terminal operates daily scheduled domestic flights to major Indonesian cities such as Jakarta, Batam Island, Palembang and Bandung besides many others. The airport provides legit and reliable taxi services that can connect you easily to the city centre.
Bandar Lampung alike most cities in Indonesia experiences a tropical rainforest climate. As the city is situated in a coastal area, Bandar Lampung’s temperatures can go very high during the day but then dropping quickly in the evening. There are barely any weather variations throughout the year, the climate generally remains hot and humid with occasional rainfall. Bandar Lampung welcomes the warmest temperatures during May, September and October.