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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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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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