Bukittinggi is located on the Bukit Barisan chain and is flanked by two mountains, Mount Singgalang and Marapi. No wonder this city has an amazing landscape. One of the tourist attractions with beautiful views in Bukittinggi is Ngarai Sianok.
This tourist destination is located on the border of the city of Bukittinggi, and the exact location is in District IV Koto, Agam Regency, West Sumatra. Then, this tourist destination is popular with cliff views with a height of approximately 100 meters. If you want to know more about Ngarai Sianok, here is the full review:
What To Do
This most popular tourist destination in Bukittinggi has an amazing attraction. In addition to providing a beautiful view, there are various activities you can do while visiting it. The following are various activities that you can do in this tourist destination:
1. Taking Pictures in Panorama Park
Panorama Park is the right location to enjoy the beauty of the natural charm of this valley. From the park, which is located in the middle of the city of Bukittinggi, you can see the beauty of this valley from a height. In Panorama Park there are several gazebos and seats.
So, you can use to sit back and enjoy the beauty of the natural charm of this valley. Then, you can also take pictures with the background of hilly cliffs. Panorama Park opens at 9 am and closes at half past 6 pm. Moreover, the entrance ticket to Panorama Park is IDR 10,000 per person.
2. Exploring The Cave of Lobang Jepang
In Ngarai Sianok, there is also a spot for those of you who like historical things. This tourist destination related to the colonial history of the past is called Goa Japan. This cave was once used as a defense place for the Japanese army in Bukittinggi from 1942 to 1945.
To enter this historic cave, you have to go through the Panorama Park gate. This cave has a length of 6 kilometers, but you can only explore the cave as far as 1.5 km for safety reasons.
For those of you who want to go to this cave, you have to buy a ticket for IDR 15,000 per person. However, this tourist destination also provides guide facilities, but you have to pay an additional fee.
3. Relax and Enjoy Bukittinggi Culinary
There are many food stalls available in this tourist destination. You can relax while enjoying the culinary of Bukittinggi in the gazebo. In addition, around this tourist destination, there is Pasa Ateh, a traditional market that sells many souvenirs of Bukittinggi.
Entrance Ticket Prices and Operating Hours
This tourist destination is open every day from 8 am to 5 pm. The entry ticket price is IDR 15,000 per person for adults and IDR 10,000 for children. Moreover, foreign tourists will be charged an entrance fee of IDR 25,000 per person for all ages.
Now you know what activities you can do in Ngarai Sianok. Starting from seeing the beauty of the valley from a height, relaxing, taking selfies, to enjoying the delicious culinary of Bukittinggi. Don’t forget to pay attention to the operating hours so you can fully enjoy the beauty of the valley from here.