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Pagang Island, the Perfect Island from West Sumatra

pagang islandThe most awesome and untouched island from West Sumatra, Indonesia, where located on the south coast area. Its white sand and blue clear water bring the calm feeling and makes grateful thought toward the hard days in life. For those who seek serenity and the beauty of nature, Pagang is the answer.

The attractiveness of the island brought it to a deserve phrase – a paradise island, but still few people visit it because this place is not well published. This breathtaking place is a dream island as well for water sport lovers. Clear blue sea water ever and amazing coral reef sites with variant colorful fish species. There is available a local resort assist for personal or groups to do the water sports such as diving, sea fishing, snorkeling, and other excitement activities; parasailing and banana boat.

How to get there?

Padang as the capital city of  West Sumatra is the first point to be reached. After arrived in the city, rent a car to Bungus Beach. At this point, rent a boat to Pagang Island.

If the started point from Minangkabau – West Sumatra, It is around one hour drive from Minangkabau airport.

  • Rent a taxi to go to Bungus if you stay in a hotel near the beach. If staying in a hotel in the city, take a taxi to Bungus, but it’s costly. Arrived at Bungus Beach, rent the boat to the Pagang Island, its around 150 thousand rupiah.
  • Pagang island4By public transportation; get on ELF Car (shared taxi) from Pasar Raya Padang or near Pasar Raya Plaza. The fare is around five thousand rupiah. It just takes around sixty minutes. It is quite cheap. On the way to Bungus Beach, wonderful scenery will accompany visitors along the trip. The car will pass trough hills with the beach under them, welcoming the visitors. There are also small and cute monkeys in the side of the hills. Many people sometimes stop by just to give peanuts or bananas to the monkeys while taking pictures. Arrived at Bungus beach, rent the boat to the Pagang Island.



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Paragliding Sports Held At Puncak Lawang

paraglidingParagliding is a recreational and competitive flying sport. A paraglider is a free-flying, foot-launched aircraft. With a paraglider, you can fly like a bird, soaring upwards on currents of air. In west Sumatra, you can find this challenge sport.

Paragliding sports held at Puncak Lawang is located at an altitude of 1210 m above sea level. This place is one of the objects of the tourism visited paragliding that many tourists, both domestic (local) and foreign. Situated in Tanjung Raya, Agam regency, West Sumatra Province.

Given the place that is located above the height of the natural scenery of Maninjau Lake in the valley so spellbind, the area of Puncak Lawang on the location of the start (Take Off) sports. Thus, the pilot, while hover in the air, can see the beauty of Maninjau Lake.

Sparagliding puncak lawangtart location which is 1210 m from the surface of the sea or right on the hill that encircle Lake Maninjau make this place challenging the paragliding sports. With the altitude, the pilot can fly on the air while enjoying the beautiful panorama of Lake Maninjau. Beautiful scenery offers natural fusion between the green mountains that encircle the lake extends to the broad sheen of water that turn, extend the carpet of rice field area.

paragliding puncak lawangIn addition, the effect of heating the water of Lake Maninjau, give effect to the position of the glider pilot, that is able to bring the pilot to fly higher than the take off location.

This location can be reach by land transportation. The journey starts from the city of Padang Pariaman path through the Lubuk cone (the capital of Kabupaten Agam), passing through Lake Maninjau and flexure 44 with the time of the approximately 2.5 hours.



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Painan City, Beautiful City At West Sumatera

carocok beachPainan, is a small town in south West Sumatra Province . Painan City is also the capital of Pesisir Selatan Distric .Now synonymous with the Painan City.Because Nagari Painan whole region including Nagari Painan.This regulation since the Province of West Sumatra said that the lowest in western Sumatra is Nagari.

Before returning to Nagari, Painan city divided into four sub-villages namely North Painan, sub-villages Painan East, South and sub villages Sungai Nipah.A respective villages led by a headman. After returning to Nagari.Nagari Painan by a guardian who is assisted by four heads villages.This headman Nort Painan , South Painan village Head, Head Painan East Village and the village of Sungai nipah. Administratively into the City of Painan including Nagari Painan, District IV sequence, South Coastal District.

cingkuak islandPainan a city approximately 15 thousand people with various professions, among others: goverment of civilians, fishers, traders and farmers. Painan city surrounded by hills and the sea north of the Goat with a standing height of a hill approximately 100 m, in the eastern mountain chain / Kerinci Seblat National Park (TNKS), in the western hills have Langkisau and south Painan Bay / Ocean Indonesia.
Painan city also passed by a river that is pinang large trunk rivers or better known as the stem Painan.

Painan consisting of a mix between the hills and the beach has a beautiful nature, among which serve as tourist attractions are: Carocok Painan Beach this beach town located on the west Painan, approximately two kilometers from the center Painan city features the beautiful scenery , this sand tour has built bridges that connect the Carocok beach with the Batu kareta island. This object very busy tour visited by the tourists both local and from outside the region.

langkisau hillLangkisau Hill, hill about this new three-year tour as an object is opened, since the road to make top of the hill Langkisau .Panoramic in the top Langkisau hill this very beautiful,you can see Painan city, Nagari salido And several small islands in the waters around Painan be clearly visible from the peak of this hill. Hill langkisau this increasingly popular to Indonesia and entire world because this is perfect for sports paragliding. the day more and more people are coming to langkisau hill gliding both local and international tourist . A artist who most often came to the hill for langkisau main Bucek Deep is Forum.

Timbulun waterfall, this waterfall is located in the city of East Painan is approximately three kilometers from the center of city.Air consists of several levels with different levels of height different level first at approximately 17 meters, at this place can be bath, because there pool.second level-guess approximately 25 meters, this waterfall sloping, very beautiful, at the third height is approximately 12 meters and the level of the fourth waterfall stood upright about 10 meters.

Before the middle of Sumatra used to be divided into three provinces of West Sumatra, Riau and Jambi.Painan also the Capital District Coastal south / Kerinci (PSK).
Besides Painan City also has two Sports Building the GOR Ilyas Yakob at Rawang and GOR Zaini Zein in Pincuran Boga.

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