Mas Harun Bastari Lake, is among the many attractions that exist in Rejang Lebong (RL), the province of Bengkulu. Lake with a beautiful natural panorama, the main attraction of the tourists visiting the lake which is located not far from Mount Kaba this.
Before entering the gates of Mas Harun Bastari Lake, first tourists welcomed the green landscape. Hills on either side of the road covered with various vegetables. So that this area is also referred to as the centra of vegetables, in addition to the results of the famous coffee. Therefore, this area includes one of the suppliers of vegetables to Jambi and South Sumatra.
The cool air, combined with its natural beauty that is very intriguing able to refresh the brain, after a day of struggling with the routine work which is sometimes very tedious. Of course, moments mingle with the family while throwing the hook into the surface of the lake is filled with various kinds of fish will not be found if not try visiting Mas Harun Bastari Lake.
Lake Mas Harun Bastari encompasses a total area of 36 hectares. The hills surrounding the lake are planted with a variety of vegetable gardens which add to its fresh ambience. At the center of the lake is a small island which uniquely resembles the letter “C”. The locals say that the C-shaped island stands for the name of the town of “Curup”.
On the east bank of the lake are a number of sheltering trees which make a perfect place for laying back and soak up the beauty of nature. The lake is perfect for a family vacation, where all members can enjoy spending time together in activities away from the bustling daily life. The Lake area is further complemented with a spacious parking lot, clean toilets, and mushalla (prayers room). There is also a hall which is frequently used for both formal and informal gatherings or other social events.
Besides enjoying the sights of the lake, you can visit the many cultivated strawberries plantations surrounding communities. Not only that, a few kilo meters from the lake, you can find tomato and vegetable plantations in the village of Karang Jaya. Not enough to the lake? because only 10 minutes by motor vehicle from the lake, there can directly enjoy the sights of Mount Kaba.
Mount Kaba is located in the Village Resources Urip, adjacent to the village of Karang Jaya. To reach the summit of Mount Kaba, do not have to take up to tens of hours. Only with a time of 2.5 hours on foot you can reach the summit of Mount Kaba and see the craters are still active. The peak of Mount Kaba also be penetrated by the two-wheeled vehicle or four wheel. Only, this time the course is being broken, so just double-axle vehicle that is able to climb to the summit of Mount Kaba.
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