Places to visit

Batang Palupuh


Batang Palupuh is a refuge for the giant flowers Rafflesia Arnoldi, blooming only once a year in November. A guide can be obtained from the office at the reserve.

To Stay

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The Hills Bukittinggi Hotel & Convention

Jalan Laras Datuk Bandaro Bukit Tinggi, West Sumatra , 26115 Bukittinggi

Royal Denai View Hotel

Jalan Yos Sudarso No.7A, 26116 Bukittinggi

Hotel Ambun Suri

Jalan Panorama No.2, 26128 Bukittinggi

Royal Denai Hotel

Jalan Dr. A. Rivai No.26, 26121 Bukittinggi

Grand Rocky Hotel Bukittinggi

Jalan Yos Sudarso No.29, 26128 Bukittinggi

Limas Hotel

Jalan Kesehatan No.34, 21163 Bukittinggi

Gallery Hotel

Jl. H. Abdul Salim No.25, 26115 Bukittinggi

Bunda Hotel Bukittinggi

Jl. Panorama No. 6 26116 Bukittinggi West Sumatera

Hotel Yuriko

Jl. Jend Sudirman No.7, 26122 Bukittinggi

Nikita Hotel

Jalan Sudirman No.55, 26152 Bukittinggi

Campago Resort Hotel

Jl. Cempaka No.1 Inkorba Bukittinggi West Sumatera

Hotel Grand Kartini

Jalan Teuku Umar No.5, 26112 Bukittinggi

To Stay

Various hotels and inns in Bukittinggi.


- Since Rafflesia arnoldi only blooms for a week, it is advisable to come in November and consult the tour agencies if you want to see the blooming flower.

To Buy

Your best bet is to find souvenir shops in Bukittinggi, plenty to see and buy there.

Get Around

On foot.

Get There

From Bukittinggi, use a car to this area.

To Eat

After a close look (and smell) of the flowers, you might not want to eat on the spot, so it’s advisable if you dine in the neighboring cities.

To Do

View the magnificence of Rafflesia arnoldi, a giant flower which is actually a parasite, luring insects and digest them to thrive. It grows for 9 months and only flowers for about a week.


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