THE TOWN OF SUNGAI PENUH

The Town Of Sungai Penuh At The Foothills Of Mount Kerinci

The town of Sungai Penuh, located at the foothills of towering Mt. Kerinci is 420 km. away from Jambi, the capital that bears the same name as the province. Micro buses, here known as “travel” access the route between Jambi and Sungai Penuh that cover the distance in around 10 hours riding on smooth to rough roads. But when twinkling[…]

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Bukit Khayangan, Kerinci Mountain

The Lush Beauty Of Nature, Bukit Khayangan

Entering the Kerinci Regency in the province of Jambi, one will be greeted by the lush beauty of nature. Rows of mountains and hills on the horizon, fresh green rice paddies, and the fresh breeze blowing in your hair will definitely indulge those who are  fortunate enough to set foot here. The best place to experience[…]

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Semurup Hot Spring

The Semurup Hot Spring in The Mountain Chain Of Bukit Barisan

In  the cold air  of its highlands, Mount Kerinci, in the province of Jambi, hides a natural wonder that was created by the earth’s volcanic activity. This is a sulfuric hot spring known as the Semurup Hot Spring, located at the Baru Air Hangat Village, Air Hangat Sub District, Kerinci Regency. In the mountain chain of[…]

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Kaco Lake, Jambi

Lake Kaco, An Enchanting Lake With Water As Clear As The Purest Crystal

Deep inside the tropical rainforests of the Kerinci Seblat National Park, an exceptional beauty radiates from an enchanting lake with water as clear as the purest crystal. The lake is so transparent that it earned the local name of Lake Kaco, or in English simply meaning the Glass Lake.  The lake is located at Sempur Village, Kerinci Regency,[…]

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The thunderous Telun Smoky Falls in Jambi

The Thunderous Telun Smoky Falls in Jambi

Deep within the Telun Seblat National Park, neatly concealed behind a tangle of thick foliage, the sounds of roaring waters splashing over rocks can be heard. After a laborious yet rewarding climb up Mount Kerinci, or perhaps a leisurely stroll through the Kayu Aro tea plantations, Telun Smoky Falls is the decoration atop the cake,[…]

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Tea Fields of Kayu Aro plantation, Jambi

Kayu Aro Jambi, The Tea Plantation

Tea is the most widely consumed beverage across the globe, second only to water, and can be found almost anywhere in almost every country. Tea has long been associated with health benefits, with some forms of tea even being classified as medicinal. Tea has also become a fundamental item amongst a number of cultures with[…]

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The Bukit Duabelas National Park

The Bukit Duabelas National Park, Jambi

The Bukit Duabelas National Park in the province of Jambi is a relatively small park among Indonesia’s large national parks. Covering only 60,500 hectares, the Park was only recently established in the year 2000, mainly to allow the regrowth of secondary forests and to protect the home of the forest people known as the Kubu,[…]

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Gentala Arasy, The new icon of Jambi City

Explore The City Of Jambi

Located on the east coast of the island of Sumatra, the city of Jambi is the capital city of the province that bears the same name, namely: the province of Jambi. The city of Jambi straddles the long and wide Batanghari river that has its source in the Bukit Barisan range, at Danau Diatas and Danau Dibawah (the Upper[…]

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Panoramic Lake Kerinci of Jambi

Panoramic Lake Kerinci, Jambi

Nearly 800 meters above sea level, surrounded by boundless stretches of bright, green rice paddies as far as the eye can see; against a backdrop of gently sloping mountains, seemingly a shade of blue; here lies a vast expanse of calm, clear waters, dotted sporadically by small fishing boats gliding along its surface. This is Lake[…]

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Mount Kerinci, Jambi

Mount Kerinci, The Highest Mountain On The Island Of Sumatra

Mount Kerinci is the highest mountain on the island of Sumatra and it is popular with mountain climbers. The nearest village and climber’s base is Kersik Tuo, near Kayu Aro, Kerinci. The route is marked by signs, posted at half kilometer intervals. GET THERE Fly to Padang the capital of West Sumatra Province and then[…]

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Muara Jambi Temple

Muara Jambi Temple : One Of The Richest Archaeological Sites On Sumatra

Muara Jambi Temple is considered one of the richest archaeological sites on the island of Sumatra. The eight temple-like structures appear to be Buddhist, and were probably built around the 14th century. Archaelogists conclude that the site was the center of Old Jambi, the capital of ancient Malay kingdom which reigned supreme about ten centuries[…]

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Jambi

Jambi, The Fascinating Province

Jambi province with total area of about 5,343,700 hectars consists of 9 regencies and one municipality. The Topography of Jambi Province generally varies from low land areas in the east and Kerinci regency. The natural resources with wealthy biodiversity are represented in four national parks such as Kerinci Seblat National Park, Berbak National Park, Bukit[…]

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