Places to visit

The Twin Lakes, Double The Splendor

Overview

The Twin Lakes: Double The Splendor
It is not one but two highland lakes which are the main attractions here. The Lakes of Danau Diatas (Lake Above) and Danau Dibawah (Lake Below) are beautiful natural wonders separated by only a few hundred meters. Located over 1000 meters above sea level, the lakes are covered with a thick mist giving them an eerie beauty. The soil surrounding the lakes comes from volcanic ash from eruptions of Mt Talang. Come here to relax and take in some spectacularly unique scenery. Walk around and take in the superb view of the cool clear lakes against a mountain backdrop. 

To Stay

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Al-Ghani

Jl. Aur Duri Indah no.23, 25119 Padang

Grand Sari Hotel

Jl. MH Thamrin No.48, 25112 Padang

Grand Zuri Hotel Padang

Jl. M. Thamrin No. 27, 25211 Padang

Hotel Ranah Bundo

Jl. MH Thamrin No. 81 25133 Padang West Sumatera

The Aliga Hotel

Jl. MH. Thamrin no 71, 25211 Padang

Jesnic Hotel

Jl.Kp Nias II no.27D (Belakang Pondok), 25211 Padang

Bunda Hotel Padang

Jl. Bundo Kanduang No.19, 25117 Padang

The Axana Hotel

Jl. Bundo Kandung No.14/16 25119 Padang

The Axana Hotel - Padang

Jl. Bundo Kandung No. 14-16, 25119 Padang

Hotel Bintang

Bandar Pulau karam Street No.29 25118 Padang West Sumatera

Brigitte's House

jln kampung sebelah I no 14D, 25000 Padang

Brigitte's House

Jl. Kampung Sebelah I No 14D, Sumatera Barat 25000 Padang West Sumatera

Get There

The Twin Lakes are located in the Kerinci-Seblat Reserve, around 45kms from Padang. The easiest way to get here is to drive, leaving the main Padang-Solok road at Lubukselasih and travelling up the flank of Mr Talang.
A number of tour operators run trips to West Sumatra which include a stop at the Twin Lakes.  

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