Holidays or excursions will indeed be more exciting when we travel to enjoy the style, beautiful nature and still nature that offers a variety of beautiful flora and fauna that can spoil our eyes and refresh our minds. The country that we love Indonesia is indeed one of the locations or paradise for travelers who want to enjoy amazing natural beauty, in each island that has a lot of exoticism and beauty that sometimes cannot be expressed in words.
Attract various kinds of natural beauty that become tourist magnets have a lot of spot or forest areas that are still very green and natural which is a habitat for flora and fauna, although the existence of forests in Indonesia is now decreasing, but it would be nice for us as humans or individuals to have responsibility for the environment bestowed by God, where one of them is a place that can become a tourist facility. From the many enchanting natural forests, let’s focus on visiting tourist attractions in Jambi.
The province which is located in Sumatra, namely Jambi has a vast stretch of forest that holds many secrets of its natural beauty which is very well known as the Kerinci Seblat National Park. This vast green forest is the largest forest in Sumatra, which is also one of the world heritage sites set by the UNESCO agency. This beautiful National Park is already no stranger to the ear which also has a majestic high mountain, namely Mount Kerinci, which is the highest mountain in Sumatra, not only that there are many series of hills in the Bukit Barisan mountains and many save extraordinary beauty.
If you are in Sumatra, precisely in Kerinci Seblat National Park, which is of course a holiday destination, you must try to come to a location located on Mount Seven Peak, which is located right behind Mount Kerinci. Beautiful location and known as the Mountain Lake Seven is a favorite for nature lovers or mountain climbers because if Mount Kerinci holds a myriad of amazing reputation. For those of you who just want to enjoy their natural beauty and enjoy a place at an altitude you can choose Mount Tujuh and Gunung Tujuh Lake which can be an alternative. After you arrive at the location, you will not be disappointed because this location is called the highest lake in the Southeast Asia region.
Having a height of almost 2 kilometers above sea level you will find an oasis of coolness which is certainly awesome and an irreplaceable experience. You can imagine how beautiful nature lay with water which is certainly very cool and cool with a height that is quite amazing. Created from a seven-year long eruption of the mountain, this location feels very natural and charming, not only used as a place to relieve fatigue, even this location is also a location for surrounding communities to find livelihoods by fishing.
With all the beauty that is owned, Gunung Tujuh Lake is also inseparable from the myths of the people circulating about the dwelling of a pair of dragons as well as spirits in the form of tigers. Another unique feature of the lake is that the water is very clean and quite clear, where you will rarely see leaves floating and littering the surface of the lake, and make this danu clean. Even with all the charm and mystery that the surrounding community has called it Lake of the Gods. Contents Climbing the Highest Lakes in Southeast Asia Mountain Lake Transportation Seven Mountain Lake Tourism Accommodation Seven Travel Tips
The Highest Lake in Southeast Asia
There is much you can get when visiting this beautiful lake. During the hiking trip from the bottom up you will be treated to a variety of natural beauty from the start of the resident plantation, to the forests in the Pelompek and Gunung Tujuh Village areas. Up above you will be treated to a beautiful oasis which is the highest caldera lake in Southeast Asia, even in some parts of the lake you will find white sand which adds to the exoticism of the lake. For those of you who spend the night and stay around the lake you will be treated to the beauty of the dazzling sunrise.
Other activities that you can do around the location of the lake is to visit some other beautiful locations, such as waterfalls and find some animals that are there. Do not stop there fishing and along the lake using a fishing boat can be an activity that you should not miss when visiting Mount Seven Lake. Followed by eating and chatting activities from the catches that you do yourself will be an unforgettable experience while traveling to Seven Mountain Lakes.
Mount Tujuh Lake Transportation
Located in Pelompek Village, Kayu Aro Subdistrict, Kerinci, Jambi, you only have to travel 3.5 times from Jambi to Pelompek after previously passing Sungai Penuh City. Arriving at Pelompek Village as an entrance to Kerinci Seblat National Park you will then start walking and trekking through a fairly gentle slope but uphill to the location.
The estimated time to get to the location is 2-3 hours. You can take the route through the Gunung Tujuh guard post with a distance of 3 kilometers to the location or from the back of the guest house a little closer to just 2.5 kilometers.
Mount Tujuh Lake Tourism Accommodation
Talking about accommodation, by looking at the location conditions it seems that there are no lodging or hotel facilities that you can use as shelter locations, and maybe actually it will be more interesting if you visit the banks of the lake and set up tents there to enjoy the beauty at night. For those of you who choose lodging, you may be able to find a homestay in Pelompek Village, but for those who want to find a hotel you can get it at Sungai Penuh, maybe while you are on the way home.
Related to culinary, you do not need to worry too much, because in the surrounding villages to the location of the lake you easily find stalls that provide a variety of typical foods such as semah fish curry, lemang and others. Other culinary that you should try is by cooking your own fish that you catch or buy from fishermen who are looking for fish in the lake.
For those of you who intend to climb and spend the night around the Mountain Lake, seven of them prepare well for trekking and natural activities such as tents and various other things, including warm clothing, because the peak conditions will be very cold at night.
For those who intend to spend the night, then you should also prepare logistics, so you do not have to go back and forth down to find a warung, the trip will be quite time-consuming and energy-consuming, because it takes up to 2-3 hours of travel.