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Not to be confused with Lampang, the city in Northern Thailand.

Lampung is a province in Sumatra, Indonesia.


Map of Lampung

  • 1 Bandar Lampung - the capital city of the province
  • 2 Blambangan Umpu - capital city of Way Kanan Regency
  • 3 Gedong Tataan - capital city of Pesawaran Regency
  • 4 Gunung Sugih - capital city of Central Lampung Regency
  • 5 Kalianda - capital city of South Lampung Regency
  • 6 Kota Agung - capital city of Tanggamus Regency
  • 7 Kotabumi - capital city of North Lampung Regency
  • 8 Krui - capital city of Pesisir Barat Regency
  • 9 Liwa Liwa, Indonesia on Wikipedia - capital city of West Lampung Regency
  • 10 Menggala Menggala on Wikipedia - capital city of Tulang Bawang Regency
  • 11 Metro
  • 12 Sukadana - capital city of East Lampung Regency
  • Wiralaga Mulya - capital city of Mesuji Regency
  • Panaragan Jaya - capital city of Tulang Bawang Barat Regency
  • 13 Pringsewu - capital city of Pringsewu Regency

Other destinations[edit]

  • 1 Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park — the southernmost national park in the Barisan mountain range, including the montane forests as well as coastal forests and mangroves. It is one of the three parks listed as World Heritage as part of the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra. The largest remaining population of the critically endangered Sumatran elephant lives in the park.
  • 2 Krakatoa
  • 3 Way Kambas National Park — in the far southeast of Sumatra, Way Kambas consists of swamp forest and lowland rain forest. The key Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary of the International Rhine Foundation is within the park.


Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Lampung is served by Radin Inten II Airport (TKG IATA) about 20 km north of the provincial capital Bandar Lampung. There are regular flights from Jakarta (both Soekarno-Hatta and Halim airports), and flights from a range of other Indonesian cities including Bandung, Medan, Palembang, and Batam.

By car[edit]

Lampung is the southern terminus of the three (i.e. the Western, Central, and Eastern) Trans-Sumatran Highways The main road into the region is the Eastern Trans-Sumatran Highway (also known as Asian Highway AH25, although this is not signposted), which provides connections from cities such as Palembang, Jambi, and Pekanbaru. Keep in mind that road conditions are variable, and especially in the rainy season suboptimal.

By ferry[edit]

There is a highly frequent ferry connection from Merak on the island of Java to Bakauheni in the southeast of Lampung.

Get around[edit]


  • Sekura Festival which is held a week after Eid Al-Fitr in West Lampung.
  • Krakatoa Festival in Bandar Lampung.
  • Stabas Bay Festival in West Coast.
  • Semaka Bay Festival in Tanggamus.
  • Way Kambas Festival in East Lampung.


Way Kambas Elephant Trainingcenter
  • 1 Pasir Putih Beach, Jalan Trans Sumatra, Tarahan (about 20 km south from Bandar Lampung). a busy tourist area with beautiful reefs and very calm waves.

Surfing at Karang Nyimbor, Tanjung Setia, are highly recommended.



Some local specialities are:

  • Seruit is grilled freshwater fish with special spicy sour sauce made of fresh small chilli, baked shallot, shrim-paste, with sour taste taken from either 'blimbing wuluh' or 'rampai' with sparkles of citrus juice, serves with fresh salad or boiled cassava leaves or boiled eggplants. You can find this speciality at Rumah Warung restaurant in Kawasan Sentra Industri Keripik (banana chips industry area) Kedaton, Bandar Lampung
  • Pindang Lampung is made from either seawater fish (Kembung or Baung) or fresh water fish (gold fish or Patin) with tasty sour soup, served with fresh cucumber and kemangi, you can find as well in Rumah Warung, for info call +62 721 9011173
  • Tempoyak is preserved durian to make sambal, just add spice and stirfry or cook with other dish, smells delicious, tasty duriant
  • Kopi Lampung is special home made arabica coffee
  • Kripik Pisang - crunchy fried banana chips available natural, or adulterated with chocolate, cheese, strawberry, milk or a range of other flavours.
  • Kripik Raja Ikan - fish flavoured crispy fried crackers.
  • Sambal Lampung - even by Indonesian standards this sambal (spicy sauce) is fierce and fiery. Look for it freshly made at roadside vendors, or in bottled form at food stores.
  • Mie Kodon - a wheat based noodle served in a huge variety of ways, often with Sambal Lampung. Could be fried or in a soup format.



Accommodation in the relatively undeveloped, remote regions of Lampung Province, is very basic and few people are fluent in English. Bandar Lampung has many hotel in the city with a wide range of budgets.

Stay safe[edit]

Roads in Lampung are pretty much in a bad shape with holes every one meter, tread carefully.

Go next[edit]

  • Banten — across the Sunda Strait, the westernmost part of Java island.
  • South Sumatra and Bengkulu — the provinces bordering Lampung on the north side.
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