May 2010

Sikuai The Privilege Island



The Sikuai island is a popular tourism in West Sumatera, Indonesia. It is a wonderfull and private island with white sand beach, and tropical weather, while the exotic wave may spoilt those who wanting for unforgetable natural moments. Sikuai island is about ± 23 KM up to south Padang city, which is at Bungus bay.

To come to this island, you can reach by public transportation or taxi, and you stop at teluk kabung pier, then you will take a motor boat and cross the sea into the Sikuai island, or with other route is from wisata-bahari-pier/ dermaga-wisata-bahari at muara-port/ pelabuhan-muara, Padang, about 20 minutes by speedboat and 60 minutes by boat into Sikuai island.

Banyu Biru

Banyu Biru natural swimming pool has situated at Sumberejo village, Winongan sub district. Formerly this swimming pool has called Telaga Wilis. On Friday many visitor go there and take a bath because according to the legend, whoever takes a bath in this swimming pool will… Read More »Banyu Biru

Mandara Giri temple

At this location a religious ceremony is performed by Hindus, who are primarily Balinese. They perform the MEMENDAK THIRTHA ceremony and the MJEJAUMAN ceremony on Mount Semeru. The annual ceremonies are conducted in July. Balinese traditional dances are performed as part of those ceremonies. The… Read More »Mandara Giri temple

Kapuas River Tours into the Heart of the Jungle

kapuan.jpgThe Kapuas River at Indonesia Borneo Island is the Longest in Indonesia, and second in the world. The Kapuas River as a Highway into the hinterland can bring you to the Dayak Tribes, with a wealth of ecological and cultural treasures that survive deep within the rainforest jungle of Indonesia ’s largest island. With its legacy of Chinese, Malay, Hindu, Muslim, and Dutch influences, we discover a virtual mosaic of traditions flourishing in the bustling seaports and riverside cities of Borneo. Kalimantan ’s dense jungle and wide terrain of wetlands have traditionally kept the region isolated from all but the adventurous travelers, and along the upper reaches of the rivers, you can discover the rich Dayak Culture. The indigenous Dayak settlements along the Rivers of Kalimantan is an ideal way to experience the incredible culture, where village elders practice traditional medicine and mark their status with intricate body tattoos and remarkably heavy ear adornments, we will be warmly welcomed guests in their traditional longhouses. At Borneo you can enjoy a sightful experience of traditional culture and grand diversity of exotic flora and wildlife from black orchids to fresh water dolphins and orangutans, and venture ashore for captivating jungle explorations and unforgettable encounters in our village visits.

Way Lalaan Waterfall

way_laa.jpgWay Lalaan is a constitution gradually waterfall that have 200 m distance of one to others, from the flow of Way Lalaan river which mouth of a river to Semangka Bay. This location is in foot Valley of Tanggamus Mountain which just 2 Km from the Central Government of Tanggamus region or 80 Km from Bandar Lampung. This waterfall was unknowable since 1937 in Dutch Colonial Government, which make the cement ladder to waterfall valley. The facilities available are shelter, fitting room and park area.

 

Sawmil beach

Sawmil beach is located about 20 km from the centre of the Tanggamus regency government widely the location that could be developed about 300 hectares. This location is very appropriate for the development of the object and tourism means like the maritime tour, Sky water,… Read More »Sawmil beach