There are many hotels near Lake Singkarak such as those along Solok-Bukit Tinggi main road and in the Tanah Datar district.
Visitors can travel and enjoy the beauty of Lake Singkarak by boat. In addition, several areas offer swimming and fishing facilities. There are many hotels near Lake Singkarak such as those along Solok-Bukit Tinggi main road and in the Tanah Datar district.
Bring your camera and capture the view of this beautiful lake. The best view of the lake is from the Solok-Bukittinggi main road, where visitors often stop to stock up on photos of the magnificent scenery.
The Tour de Singkarak is a major international cycling event, attracting teams from around the world who come to West Sumatra to battle it out in a grueling cycling competition. Racing through the regions most beautiful scenery over six days, riders finish the tour at the beautiful Lake Singkarak.
Test your nautical knowledge and explore the beauty of Lake Singkarak by boat. Boats are available for hire from vendors at the Lake.
The view of Lake Singakarak (Source : indonesia.travel)
Relax with a swim in the pristine waters of the lake. Several areas are suitable for swimming so take the opportunity to take dip in one of the most scenic swimming holes in the world.
Throw a line in and try your luck fishing. Test your skills and try to capture the famous bilih fish.
If you drive to the lake, on your way you will pass through the charming hilltop village of Balimbing (the name means starfruit).
The most convenient way of getting around here is to drive. Lake Singkarak can also be reached by public transport. Its clean water is another attraction of Lake Singkarak for those who live in the Tanah Datar and Solok districts. Its beauty can be seen by those who pass by or those who eat in restaurants along Solok-Bukit Tinggi road.
Lake Singkarak is located some 70 km from Padang and 20 km from the capital city of Solok. From Minangkabau international airport, you may take a rented car or a public minibus plying the Padang-Solok route and then take other transportation to the lake. This journey will take you passed the Sitinjau Laut area which is famous for its sharp curves and steep canyons.
It’s best to spend at least one night in a hotel because of the many attractions Lake Singkarak offers.