Archive for February 2011

Telun Berasap Waterfall   Leave a comment

Telun Berasap Waterfall is a nature tourism destination which is located in Kerinci District, Jambi Province. The water flows from Lake Gunung Tujuh, which is situated at an altitude of 50 meters. The surrounding people call the waterfall “Telun Berasap” (literally means water smoke) since the fast current of water falling down from the crag creating such “water smoke.”

There is a cave nearby the waterfall. However, the local inhabitants are not brave enough to enter the cave. The cave has numerous meandering alleys hence it is difficult to reach. Moreover, the fast current of the waterfall and its escarpment keep the cave isolated from tourists visiting Telun Berasap Waterfall.

Telun Berasap Waterfall offers you with the magnificent scenery of green nature and fresh air of surrounding areas. The water falling down from above sprays soft sprinkle water on the bottom of the waterfall. It is jut like a white smoke called “water smoke”. The water‘s grains spread beautiful colour when the sun shines brightly. The grains spout shinning light like a rainbow.

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Queen of Dutch Drink Only Kayu Aro Tea   Leave a comment

When asked what tea lovers the best tea in the world, the answer may vary by mentioning brands like Ty.phoo from england if their answers are pursed again there appears a name of Kayu Aro, Kerinci, Jambi Province.

They will oust Kayu Aro best tea in the world. But do not expect to be able to get tea that the royal families of Europe’s customers in Indonesia, including in Jambi. The best quality or Grade 1 is only sold in Europe, while the products sold in Indonesia, only a mixture of Grade I, II, III.
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Mount Kerinci   Leave a comment

Mount Kerinci is one of the attractions found in Kerinci Regency, for the mountainous nature tourism lovers, please come to the province of Jambi.

Mount Kerinci with a height of 3805 meters above sea level (asl), is the highest volcano in Indonesia. Mount has a cone-shaped crater with a wall-sized section of 600 x 580 x 120 meters and 100 meters to the bottom wall. The crater is filled with water colored chartreuse
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Lake Gunung Tujuh   Leave a comment

The peak of Mount Kerinci, which is the highest active volcano in Indonesia. This mountain looks so close from one GunungTujuh back. Mount Kerinci towering into the sky as if seen alone. GunungTujuh region separated by a highway that connects Sungai Penuh, the capital of Kerinci regency, Jambi province, with Labuh Estuary, Solok regency, West Sumatra. For the climbers, Mount Kerinci with a peak at an altitude of 3805 meters above sea level (asl) is as always a challenge. However, for amateur climbers who just want to feel tired to walk uphill through the trail, the Seven Mountains region can treat the dream to conquer the mountain.

Gunung Tujuh in this area live many species typical of Kerinci Seblat National Park (TNKS), such as the Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrensis), gibbons, sun bears, wild boars, tapirs, various birds, and various species of butterfly.
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Kerinci Seblat National Park   Leave a comment

The Kerinci Seblat National Park comprises an area of 1.5 million ha in four provinces: West Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu and South Sumatra. A large part of the biggest national park of Sumatra lies above 400 m and is relatively cool. The park probably contains the largest contiguous population of the Sumatran Rhino, estimated at between 250 and 500 individuals.

Due to the fact that a large part of Bukit Barisan Mountain range, including it’s highest peak the Gunung Kerinci (3,805m), lies in the park, Kerinci Seblat consists of very mountainous terrain. In the mountains you will find hot springs and many rivers with rapids and scenic waterfalls. Especially around the crater-lakes of Gunung Tujuh (2604m) and Gunung Kerinci, the landscape is very beautiful.
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