With the status of the highest place on the island of Belitong, of course, Mount Sharp will have something special. By presenting the concept of nature tourism, Mount or Gunong Sharp will provide something that can eliminate all the fatigue and boredom that you are experiencing.
There are no special rates that you need to pay to enter this Gunung Sharp tour. You are only required to maintain the cleanliness and preservation of the natural environment on Mount Sharp. Especially if you plan to camp, then you must ensure that there is no residual fire when leaving the location. Don't forget to also prepare your physical and stamina if you are going to Sharp Mountain. This is because you will be hiking or climbing mountains which is certainly draining.
Named the Mountain or Gunong Sharp is because when viewed from a distance the top of this mountain looks like a sharp and sharp triangle shape. This non-volcanic mountain has a height of 510 meters above sea level. With this height, Sharp Mountain is the highest or highest place on Belitung Island. In this Sharp Mountain area you will find several interesting things. First, there is a 30-hectare protected forest. In addition, here there is a beautiful and exotic waterfall that you can visit. This waterfall that has clear water is known as Gurok Beraye Waterfall. Mount Sharp can itself be divided into two namely Mount Sharp and Mount Sharp Sharp.
Mount Sharp is also often called the Sacred Mount Sharp. This mention is due to the fact that in Gunung Sharp, there is a sacred tomb of a famous ulama in Belitung. You can visit the tomb of the scholar named Sheikh Abdullah Abubakar at the top of the mountain. Sheikh Abdullah Abubakar himself was a cleric who came from Aceh and was credited with starting the spread of Islam in Belitong. In addition to the tomb of Sheikh Abdullah Abubakar, at the peak of Mount Sharp you can also find a TVRI relay station managed by the Regional Government of Balitung Regency after it was previously owned by PT. Lead. In the forest on Mount Sharp, it is also believed that there is a rare fauna of Tarsius Bangkanus or Pelilean in the mention of local people that you can meet if you are lucky.
The facilities at Mount Sharp are somewhat inadequate. There are only toilets around Gurok Beraye Waterfall that you can find. Changing rooms around the Waterfall itself are in poor condition and not maintained.
Mount Sharp is in the Air Pegantung Hamlet, Kacang Botor Village, Badau District, Belitung Regency. From Tanjung Pandan City you can reach Mount Sharp in about 30 minutes. Meanwhile from HAS Hanandjoeddin Airport, you only need about 20 minutes. Because you are going to the mountain tour, you must prepare to walk on foot from the parking lot to the top of the mountain.