LAMPUNG
Jl. Jend. Sudirman 140, Pahoman, Tanjung Karang, Bandar Lampung

DIRECTION TO HOTEL

BATIQA Hotel Lampung situated in 26 km away from Radin Inten II International Airport. Head southeast toward Jalan Raya Branti. In 300 meters slightly turn left onto Jalan Raya Branti / Jalan Raya Lintas Timur Sumatera and continue to follow Jalan Raya Lintas Timur Sumatera. After 15 kilo meters, at the roundabout, take the second exit onto Jalan Lintas Barat Sumatera/ Jalan Zainal Abidin Pagar Alam. Exit the roundabout onto Jalan Lintas Barat Sumatera / Jalan Zainal Abidin Pagar Alam. Continue straight and use the right 2 lanes to turn right onto Jalan Raden Intan.After 1,4 kilo meter slightly turn left to stay on Jalan Raden Intan. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Jalan Jend. Sudirman and continue straight, the hotel will be on the right.

Way Kambas

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Way Kambas National Park is a conservation area of the original animal of Sumatera Island, Sumatran elephant. The conservation area consists of swamp forest with grassland, shrubs, and coastal forest. The total area reaches 125,000 hectares.

The number of elephants trained in Way Kambas reaches up to 300 elephants. These elephants will then be distributed to different zoos in the nation.

As a conservation area, Way Kambas is not only home to Sumatran elephants, it also houses other protected animals. The list of endangered animals includes sun bears, Sumatran rhino, Sumatran tiger, sambas deer, and antelope among others.

For those of you who want to visit Way Kambas, do not miss the opportunity to get a close look of the animal breeding process. In the afternoon, the elephants will present various enjoyable attractions for you to watch, from wood-carrying attraction, rice field plowing, to elephant football.

Location

Way Kambas National Park is located in Raja Basa Lama, Labuhan Ratu, East Lampung District. For those of you who stay at BATIQA Hotel Lampung, this location can be reached within 2.5 hours drive.

Insider's Guide

Way Kambas National Park is open to the public from 8AM to 6PM. The entrance ticket price is Rp 7,000/person and Rp 10,000 for your four-wheeled vehicle. You can also buy the banana to feed to the elephant from the street vendor. You can easily meet the sellers right before you enter the Way Kambas National Park area.

Do make time to witness the rare opportunity of seeing the elephants bathing in the morning. This activity starts at 6AM. After that, try to hop on an elephant for Rp 20,000/round or about 50-100 meters ride.
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