Maninjau Lake is a beautiful volcanic lake a short drive away from Bukittinggi.
We start tour driving through picturesque surroundings of Bukittinggi. Bukittinggi situated between two mountains Merapi and Singalang and has spectacular view due to green landscapes.
First stop we make in the place Sungai Landir with green scenery which faces down the slope of Singalang Mount.
Next stop is Lawang that an area surrounded by sugar cane plantations and is main produce of sugar cane in West Sumatra. You can see how local people making brown sugar (saka) in traditional way.
After that we drive up to Lawang Top (Puncak Lawang) is a great place to have a drink while enjoying the magnificent view of Lake Maninjau.
After Lawang Top we will be driving down with the 44 sharp turns, it is a unique road and takes special skills to drive safely to the lake.
We have lunch on the beach of the lake, after lunch you can swim in the lake.
After spending good time on the lake we comeback to Bukittinggi via village Kota Gadang which is famous for their masters of silver work. You can see and buy jewelry and souvenirs from silver made in Minangkabau style pattern. If we are lucky we will be able to see flying fox hanging up on trees and at dusk fly out of the trees.
Price: 30$ per person, min. 2 persons
- Local Lunch
- Drinking water
- Car Toyota Avansa A/C