Ferry Ride from Bintan to Tanah Merah

If you suppose to land in the country of Indonesia and more precisely in the archipelago of Riau, you shall definitely make your way to the Bintan Islands.

Another interesting place located to the east of Singapore is Tanah Merah.


It is the ferry route that makes its way from the bintan to Tanah Merah ferry terminal, as a result of which, thankfully, the connection is no more a problem between Bintan and Singapore. However, much of the appreciation currently goes to the Bintan resort ferries, which is the sole company operating the service currently. It takes close to an hour for the sail travelling to complete. In a single week, the operation takes place up to 35 times usually. Needless to say, seasonal and climatic conditions does have a role to play when it comes to factors like frequency of operations and their duration.

It is private residencies mainly that make up most of the area of Tanah Merah. You will get to see clubs and hub of industries there as well. The area has good communication via bus transportation as well and remains well connected throughout various important parts of Singapore.

Tourists have a liking towards the Bintan Islands which boasts of a very pleasant surroundings. The various beach activities, lush green landscapes or simply playing golf – there is no dearth of excitement when it comes to spending time in this place.

You should actually think of visiting this place if you are making a visit to Singapore. It is an ideal location to spend some quality time with your family. The number of golf courses present in the Island is four and the count of beach resorts are five.

Bintan is covered by dense forest in most parts.


It is important to keep in mind that the time zone of Bintan is an hour earlier than the time zone of Singapore. This becomes as important consideration especially when you decide to avail the ferry service from Bintan to Tanah Merah terminal.

If you are considering to avail the service on weekdays then considering Bintan ferry time, the timings are around 09:35, 11:35, 14:35, 17:35 and 20:15. When it comes to weekends, the service operates at 08:35, 09:35, 11:35, 14:35, 15:35, 17:35 and 20:15. The timings on weekends are followed even on Public holidays as well.

You should ideally be collecting your pass to board on to the ferry at a minimum of 1.5 hours before the departure. If unfortunately you cannot make it even within 40 minutes of the scheduled departure time, your booking might get cancelled as well.

Don’t forget to bring along with you the important documents needed to clear immigration procedures. These include your Passport and Visa, the Embarkation card and lastly your Boarding Pass.

Cameron Highlands – Leading Hill Station of Malaysia

Cameron Highlands is one of the marvelous hill station located on the northwestern 
tip of Pahang, Malaysia. In Malay it refers to – ‘Tanah Tinggi Cameron’ situated 200 
kilometer from Kuala Lumpur & 90 kilometers from Ipoh. Its well conserved natural 
environment boosts tourism in that region. The ethnic community of Cameron 
Highlands has contributed to its transformation from barren land to beautiful hill 
station. It is considered to be one of the oldest tourist’s destinations in Malaysia. 
Nature lovers prefer Cameron Highlands due to its peaceful surrounding & serenity. 
Away from the bustling city life, one can spend their vacation in a more relaxing & 
meaningful manner in Cameron Highlands. The natural beauty of Cameron 
Highlands such as rivers, lakes, ponds, hills, waterfall, wildlife etc. enhances its 
tourism business by propelling it towards new boundaries & developments. You may also take buses from Singapore to Genting and then only visit Cameron Highlands.
Tourists in Cameron Highlands love to hike & camp in alluring mountain ranges 
which offers spectacular view of the whole region. These mountain ranges possess 
amazing waterfalls along with exceptional flora & fauna. Tourists often admire its 
natural beauty which makes them to stay for longer periods in one of the guest 
houses or low budget inns. 
Upon arriving in Cameron Highlands, most of the visitors start their day by visiting 
tea plantations in lofty mountains which offers pleasant view for first time 
travelers. The most desirable factor for tourists visiting Cameron Highlands is its 
favorable climate which remains around 18 degree Celsius throughout the day & 9 
degree Celsius during night. Some of the major districts of Cameron Highlands are 
Tanah Rata, the Bertam Valley, Kampung Raja, Ringlet etc. All government 
departments along with crucial administrative offices are based in Tanah Rata. It 
offers magnificent food & awesome shopping experience.      
Tourists also prefer to visit strawberry & vegetable farms which invigorate them 
with wide variety of vegetable specimens bought from the entire world. Some 
prefer to tour & dine together as it hosts range of markets with delicious Malaysian 
cuisines. The mossy forest & lavender garden are other such destinations which 
charms the vacation of several tourists. Their lush green bushes & brown trees 
rising high up in the sky thrills everyone to camp near such locations. Some visitors 
prefer to light camp fires which lighten up their moods & cleanse their soul & mind
Though, it is always advised to put out the fire before prior sleeping as it can cause 
raging wildfires. But, tourists at Cameron Highlands need not worry as the local 
administration makes sure that tourists receive all kinds of facilities & benefits to 
enjoy their charming vacation at Cameron Highlands.