The Majestic Lake Singkarak

Lake SingkarakThe majestic Lake Singkarak (Danau Singkarak) is Spread over two districts; Solok and Tanah Datar, the lake is a massive 1000 hectares. It is the widest lake in Sumatra and the second biggest lake on the island, after Lake Toba.
This lake is located with a height of 363.5 meters above sea level (masl). This lake has a water catchment areas along the 1076 kilometers with rainfall up to 252 melimeter 82 per month.

It can not be denied, scenery surrounding natural attractions are so charming. So fantastic. The eyes are not tired of seeing the expanse of clear blue water with small ripples with it.

Lake Singkarak located in two districts in West Sumatra, Kabupaten Solok and Tanah Datar. Location Lake area of 129.70 km2, is also very strategically located on the roadside between Tanah Datar and Solok. Because of its location within easy reach.

Lake SingkarakIn this resort you can do boating activities until the middle of the lake by using a canoe rental. The water was clear and cool, add the beauty of this charming lake nan. The sound of water ripples menghempas lake to the sand on the outskirts, also add to the atmosphere becomes serene. Not far from the lake area there is a resting place Biteh Nuts, precisely that is on the edge of Lake Singkarak.

Lake Singkarak also known as a place that is promising as a regional tourist fishing. Lake Singkarak, and is one of the local government program to promote the tourist attractions of the lake Singkarak.

How to get there: From Padang Minangkabau Airport is just about 1.5 hours-2 hours by public transport. When riding from Padang through the intersection of Solok, you must pass through this lake. And if along the edge of Bukittinggi telaknya only about 36 km from Bukittinggi, will pass the muffled Banjaran mountain on the left side of the road.

Besides the exciting tour, Lake Singkarak also be used as a place of sport such as on land can be used for trekking, jogging, calisthenics. On the lake for swimming sports, fishing, rowing and air sports like paragliding, skydiving, parasailing, paragliding floating in free air with beautiful scenery.

Locally Lake Singkarak is famous for its Bilih fish which is a species of fish that only lives in this lake. This fish is especially unique as it can’t survive anywhere but Lake Singkarak, not even in an aquarium.

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