This trip takes you explore Harau Valley Geological Park of West Sumatra, source of Sumatra Geological spot build beautiful paradise called Harau Valley place in Indonesian Province close by ecuador line and lively with local habbits also learn about the most unique culture in the world called Minangkabau, Indonesia.
Suitable for beginners and intermediate trekker, you will learn about geological things old more than 10 million years ago, learn unique tradition that still exist Minangkabau with local peoples and bring unforgetable experience in travelling only with Entra Indonesia.
Exploring the National geological park Harau Valley, you will experience outstanding scenery, wildlife and culture, cullinary– as well as geological trekking ! If you’re looking for a trip that allows you to spend your days exploring the great geological park and your evenings in different comfortable place and accommodations, this could be the perfect trip for you.
|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.|
Experience: This trip is suitable those who have little or no experience at all. You will need to be fit enough for 5 days active days of geotrekking, hiking, culinary, and cultural. There is hiking or portages planned for this trip – learn how to fish small fish on the top of valley also unforgetable farewell party at end of day.
Day 1 Welcome to Harau Valley
Meeting with ENTRA Indonesia representatives at Minangkabau International Airport. Enjoyed BIKA is traditional snacks unique Minangkabau that has been reviewed by some Indonesian media like Net.tv, Trans Tv. Relax and unwind by enjoying the scenery lake koto baru front merapi mountain. After eating BIKA continued to Payakumbuh then see the geological beauty Ngalau Seribu. Afternoon check in to House of Residents. Dinner is continued at the resident’s home.
- Arrival no later than BIM at 09.00 WIB or one visit program will be canceled
- Lunch local restaurant – Entra House Dinner
Geotrekking <em>ngalau soribu</em> (thousand caves)
Experience: This trip is suitable those who have little or no experience at all. You will need to be fit enough for 3 days active days of geotrekking, hiking, culinary, and cultural. There is hiking or portages planned for this trip – learn how to fish small fish on the top of valley also unforgetable farewell party at end of day. After breakfast, go to explore the uniqueness of Ngalau Seribu (thousand cave) geological phenomenon of batu badak, batu kamar, batu bersiul and others, enjoying the panorama that is served with a stretch of fields and hills surrounding the hills hill line. Learn to play Saluang and Bansi (traditional wind instruments).
- Lunch at ngalau seribu and dinner at the resident’s house.
- Routes conditioned Because the starting point of the journey to ngalau seribu there are several paths
Traditional Style Spearfish in Harau Valley
After breakfast immediately put the eel trap into the fields. Continued Learning Technique and applying the way of catching fish a la tempo in the Valley Harau, ” Manimbo ”, dried up a small river trap the fish so that it can be caught directly by hand. Malukah Baluik, catching eel using a special trap from wicker stick, Lukah. Back to Entra House, prepare a special menu of bawdy sambalado for dinner. Learn and play a typical musical instrument Minangkabau Saluang & Bansi (bamboo flute, which has different plays Technique).
- Activities muddy and demanding participants to wear special clothes.
Soft trekking ke Air Terjun berbentuk Donat
Breakfast at Entra House, using Becak Motor to Geoside Sarasah Donat, soft trekking to waterfalls formed by water erosion over millions of years, enjoying the beauty of rice fields in the panorama of Harau Valley geopark area above 100m altitude, fishing Palo fish, fish with fin color the uniqueness and color can only be found.
- Becak motor is a unique vehicle Harau Valley
- Palo fish caught should not be taken home Because protected. After the fishing has to be released.
Reforestation and Visiting to Habitat dragonfly at <em>Sarasah Aia angek</em>
Breakfast kecimuh, hawker past the typical Minangkabau made from cassava and palm sugar. Picking up tree seedlings planted by the inhabitants, proceeding to Hidden Paradise Waterfall, a waterfall surrounded by a 100m steep valley and trees, the habitat of various insects and orchid plants. Planting trees in Sarasah Aia Angek area for reforestation while relaxing blown waterfall blow. Return to Entra House and prepare for a saluang & bansi appearance at Farewell Party.
- Insects appear at certain times
- The planted tree has the name of each participant is a form of appreciation entra to participant participation for environmental conservation
- Farewell Party performed before the people of Harau Valley.
- The winner of the performance will get a reward for the losers to be punished.
<em>Bapisah Bukannyo Bacarai</em>
Free program, while waiting for the transfer schedule to the airport (can be delivered for souvenir or souvenir shopping).