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Padang Mangateh, New Zealand version of West Sumatra

Padang MangatehPadang Mangateh is located in Jalan Padang Mangateh, sub-district Luhak, District 50 Kota, West Sumatra. Located 12 km from Payakumbuh or 136 km from the capital of West Sumatra, Padang.

Padang Mangateh is a farm complex which has an area of 280 hectares and is situated at the foot of Mount Sago. At least 1250 cows inhabit the green grass. Padang Mangateh which is 700-900 meters above sea level has a very mild climate with a temperature of 18-28 degrees Celsius when the weather is normal.

Padang Mangateh is also dubbed as the New Zealand version of Indonesia for comprehensive view of the savannah grasslands like Australia and New Zealand with a hilly view and the cow is very much.

Greener pastures soothing eye, make you feel satisfied and make Padang Mangateh be a beautiful spot for pre wedding photos. Many couples who perpetuate their romantic moments on this farm.

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Padang Mangateh

Padang Mangateh

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Solok Regency

TdS 2013, 7 Stages Through 17 Beautiful Districts

Solok regencySolok Regency is well-known as the largest rice production center in West Sumatra. The famous Lake Singkarak as is the second largest lake in Sumatra, Lake Diatas and Lake Dibawah are located in this regency. Solok Regency is also home for many traditional Gadang house, namely Rumah Gadang 20 Ruang di Sulit Air, Rumah Gadang Cupak, Rumah Gadang Paninggahan, etc. Those houses are now used as cultural centers where various cultural activities are held.

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Rumah Gadang Cupak


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Pasumpahan Island, The Most Beautiful Island in West Sumatra

pasumpahan islandPasumpahan island is one of the tourist sites in the city of Padang, with an area of ​​5 hectares, Pasumpahan island has a beach with white sand and clear sea water ready for your visit. Not only that, the appeal of the underwater coral reefs are still awake you shall see with snorkeling or diving.

There are several points of dive sites that can be visited by tourists around Pasumpahan island include Gosong Island, Snake Island, Sirandah Island and Pandan Island. For those who can not dive, you can walk around the island to enjoy its natural beauty. Don’t forget to bring a camera to capture the beauty.

Located in the South Coast area of ​​West Sumatra, approximately 45 km from the city of Padang and about 200 meters from the Sikuai island. From Padang, first you use a motor vehicle to the direction of the Bungus Port precisely Banana Beach. The entrance to the Banana beach through an alley after Pertamina base. From here by boat for Rp 30,000 round-trip.
Bungus port also by the public bus from Pasar Raya Padang. Cost of Rp 5,000, 437 blue public transportation directly to the majors Bungus. To go Pasumpahan island, you can also hire a speed boat from the Gulf Bungus. Speed ​​boat rental rates to Pasumpahan island depends on your agreement with the owner of the boat.

Pasumpahan island don’t have lodgings for tourists. Most opt ​​for camping in the middle of the island using tents. If camping is not your taste, there Bungus In the port named Tin Tin Homestay accommodation that provide tours to the nearby islands, including Pasumpahan Rp 250,000 / person.

Due Pasumpahan island is uninhabited island, so we recommend you bring food and drink enough, especially if you are camping.

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pasumpahan island4Photos by: BARRY KUSUMA

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