Highland West Sumatra biking itinerary is an absolute epic and, without a doubt, one of our favourite trips. It features a 3 Days of superb riding Around Harau Valley Geological Park surrounded by 100m cliff also you can see a lot of rice fields from the top of it.
Our pioneering route covers 70km at totals, an awesome amount of ascent and descent and is the ultimate coast to coast mountain bike ride in the UK.
In the quest to make a great trip even better, we have made further improvements this year which mean more superb Highland trails and a offroad car of accommodation throughout the trip. The trails are as varied as the spectacular scenery of the Highland West Sumatra . Beginning in Entra House, we leave the Entra House behind and go with offroad car to Kelok Sembilan High way, then start ride all the way across the Highlands through the backcountry to the tip of the Landai Villages, the source of many biodiversity and unique cultural from West Sumatra. This is a truly superb multi-day mountain bike ride offering world class riding through some of the most spectacular scenery in the West Sumatra Highlands.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||San Francisco International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
Why choose the Entra Indonesia Mountain Bike in Indonesia?
With many Mountain bike trip itineraries out there, how do you know which one’s best? Through 3 years+ of experience, knowledge and passion, we believe our trip is the one to choose. Hopefully the following facts will help you make up your mind:
• Our 70km route features some of the best trails in Sumatra, this route also has been used by Tour de Singkarak event about 5 years ago. We have made it our mission not just to get from A to B, but to ride the best trails along the way.
• Over the years, we have ridden all the alternatives and know that the route we have devised offers the best riding, scenery and challenge. Unlike other routes, ours is genuinely Mountain Bike trip in West Sumatra – exclusive in Kab. 50 Kota, West Sumatra
• We invest each year in finding the best accommodation and food partners for the trip based upon our detailed knowledge and experience of the region. No other company offers such a high standard of accommodation and food throughout the trip.
• All of our guides are professionals from the Highlands and know the trails inside out. Riding with them, you can sure of discovering the best riding, learning a huge amount about West Sumatra Culture, Biodiversity, geological, and being safe, developing your skills and, for sure, having a lot of fun. Dont forget Entra Indonesia always has Farewell Party at the end of the trip.
Harau Valley to <em>Solok Bio-bio</em> MTB
Briefing Together with MTB guide for preparation around track and travel. Breakfast at Entra House Over the 80m-high valley of breccias and conglomerates, which is more than 40-50 million years old of rocks to the village of Solok Bio-bio, the Harau Valley is just above the Sumatra Fault evolutively moving up and down. Catch fish in Solok Bio-bio community pond with the old way typical Minangkabau (memancing, menimbo, dan menyumpit). Return to Harau Valley to rest.
- MTB bicycle is prepared by the committee
- Travel has no insurance but guided by a professional Guide (safety)
All fishing gear will be provided by the committee
Harau Valley – <em>Taeh Bukik</em> Cultural Field
After breakfast participants do City-Road Cycling to Taeh Bukit where through terraced rice terraces, comb the foot of the volcano is not active that is the youngest mountain, see the process of making Gulo Nira (Red Sugar), ranging from taking palm water which originated not fruit palm but from tree branches to cooking process. Seeing and learning to make a typical food Luhak 50 koto delicious processed red sugar Pinyaram. Learn directly world deadliest martial arts silek by CBS News from the 80-year-old Supreme Master, See the debus show. Return to the Harau Valley to rest
Fuel for the manufacture of pinyaram using firewood that is worth cutting down
<em>Bapisah Bukannyo Bacarai</em>
Free program, while waiting for the transfer schedule to the airport (can be delivered for souvenir or souvenir shopping).