13 Top Tourist Destinations in West Sumatra Indonesia that You Must Visit

Netgenz - Destinations West Sumatra | Hello friends, on this occasion we will discuss the topic of the province of West Sumatra, namely the 13 Most Popular Tourist Destinations in West Sumatra, Indonesia that You Must Visit. Natural attractions themselves are a suitable place to spend vacation time and unwind from daily activities, especially for someone who doesn't like crowds. Given that the Provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra are no less interesting than their natural destinations, read Destinations in Aceh. And more about the Best Tourist Attractions in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

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These Are 13 Top Tourist Destinations in West Sumatra Indonesia that You Must Visit




1. Pasumpahan Island

Pasumpahan Island

Pasumpahan Island



The city of Padang, which is located in West Sumatra, is indeed a place that often crosses the minds of tourists when they hear the city. However, besides the city of Padang, there is one island that you must visit for nature lovers when visiting West Sumatra, namely Pasumpahan Island. Indonesia is already famous for its natural tourism, one of which is this island in West Sumatra, so you could say, Indonesia has more advantages in the field of tourism, and one real example is Pasumpahan Island. Pasumpahan Island in recent years is often visited by various tourists because of its beautiful diving spots. Not only that, but Pasumpahan Island also offers amazing natural beauty. White sand beaches, high seas, and clear blue sea make this place a must-visit for nature lovers.


2. Pagang Beach

Pagang Beach

Pagang Beach




If you are traveling because you want peace, then Pagang Beach is the place you must visit. Unlike Pamutusan Beach, which is known to tourists as a place to play and have fun, Pagang Beach is perfect for tourists who want to rest and unwind from the city. The exoticism of this beach is not inferior to other beaches, even here you will find some simple resorts that visitors can use to rest.


3. Pemutusan Beach

Pemutusan Beach

Pemutusan Beach




This place is arguably a paradise for tourists and divers because you can see and enjoy a large stretch of coral reefs here. Around Pemutusan Beach several small islands can be visited by boat with very beautiful underwater beauty. There are also hotels and resorts around Pemutusan Beach that visitors can use to rest. Progress in tourism and natural beauty is what makes Pemutusan Beach very well known in foreign countries.



4. Nyarai Water

Nyarai Water

Nyarai Water




Of course, the number of forests in West Sumatra has created many natural baths, and one of the natural baths is Air Nyarai. Located in the heart of Gamaran Forest, Air Nyarai must be reached by visitors by walking into the forest. Along the way you will find lots of lubuak or natural pools, such as Lubuak Lalang, Lubuak Ngungun and Lubuak Batu Taduang.


5. Clock Tower

Clock Tower

Clock Tower




Although Jam Gadang is not a natural tourist attraction, it is not complete if you visit West Sumatra but don't visit Jam Gadang. Jam Gadang is a tourist place that is very mandatory to visit and indeed this place is very often visited by many tourists. Located in Bukit Tinggi, more precisely in the middle of Alun-Alun Bukit Tinggi. Jam Gadang has become an icon and symbol of Padang City, so try to visit this tourist spot and go up to Jam Gadang to enjoy the beauty of the city.


6. Pagaruyung Palace

Pagaruyung Palace

Pagaruyung Palace




Pagaruyuang Palace is a very interesting tourist attraction to visit. This palace has also been very often visited by tourists because indeed, here you can learn and see various relics from the Kingdom of West Sumatra, this is what makes Pagaruyuang Palace one of the leading tourist attractions in West Sumatra, although this palace is not a natural tourism object.


7. Lawang Peak

Lawang Peak




In West Sumatra, there is a mountain whose peak is even known to the world and tourists, the peak is Puncak Lawang which is located about 20 kilometers from the city of Bukit Tinggi. At this peak, visitors can enjoy views of the city of Bukit Tinggi from Puncak Lawang which is so beautiful, you can see the forest that surrounds the town of Bukit Tinggi and Lake Maninjau from a height.

8. Harau Valley

Harau Valley

Harau Valley




The Arau Valley is a high and steep valley that is quite dangerous but has a beautiful view that is not inferior to the Anai Valley. Harau Valley is also often used as a rock-climbing location. Visitors will see lots of beautiful waterfalls that are very beautiful and beautiful. There, visitors can also enjoy the scenery and play – the main route along the Harau Valley waterfall river.


9. Anai Valley

Anai Valley

Anai Valley




West Sumatra also has a famous tourist attraction which is also an icon of this city, namely the Anai Valley. Anai Valley is a beautiful place, so it is very interesting to visit during free time or spend holidays. The waterfall in the Anai Valley is thought to originate from the Batang Lurah Dalam River from Mount Singgalang which leads to the Anai fault. This place is perfect for those of you who like to take pictures because besides the waterfall there are also trains from the Dutch era and large rocks.


10. Natural Tirta Baths

Natural Tirta Baths

Natural Tirta Baths




This bath is located in the middle of the mountains surrounded by various lush and beautiful trees, Tirta Alam Bath is one of the natural attractions in West Sumatra. This place is a very suitable place for visitors who are stressed and want to like themselves. This bath, of course, uses natural water that comes from the earth and then flows into the Tirta Natural Bathing pool. You also don't have to worry about the chemical content in this hot spring.


11. Sago Mountain

Sago Mountain

Sago Mountain




Mount Sago has a height of 2,261 meters above sea level, this mountain is located in the Regency of Fifty Cities. Even though it is a volcano, it is not active. The last eruption of Mount Sago was around 1600. However, the surrounding community remains vigilant because of the unpredictable nature of the mountain. Several mountains in Sumatra are indeed inactive, but in the last 20 years, some of them suddenly erupted again. If you want to climb Mount Sago.


12. Singkarak Lake

Singkarak Lake

Singkarak Lake




It is said that the billfish is endemic that only lives in Singkarak. These small fish are then a source of livelihood for the people around the lake. Most of them work as fishermen. While others, some open stalls on the shores of the lake by offering the main menu made from bilih fish. Singkarak is the largest lake in West Sumatra which spans two districts, Solok and Tanah Datar. This lake is also the icon of West Sumatra's biggest event, the Tour de Singkarak TdS. TdS is a cycling event combined with tourism. The route takes the landscape of the natural beauty of West Sumatra.


13. Banda Hulu Waterfall 

Banda Hulu Waterfall

Banda Hulu Waterfall 




The next waterfall tourist attraction in West Sumatra is the Hulu Banda Waterfall. For its location, Hulu Banda Waterfall is located in Malalak District, Agam Regency. You will be presented with beautiful scenery and a cool and beautiful atmosphere and air when visiting here because the surrounding environment is surrounded by green trees.



Okay, I think the discussion is over, thank you for visiting our blog. And have read articles about 13 Top Tourist Destinations in West Sumatra Indonesia that You Must Visit. Hopefully, it will be useful for Indonesian netizens, especially Netizens +1 who are confused about looking for natural tourist attractions that must be visited in North Sumatra. In addition, the beach can also be used as a vacation spot for those who like to enjoy the beauty of the beach with strong sea breezes. And this island can also be used as a tourist spot when you have free time, especially if you visit an island in West Sumatra it is very good to eliminate boredom when the holidays arrive. Also, read articles about must-visit lakes in North Sumatra and beaches worth visiting. Learn more, and Find Tourism and Culinary In Indonesia.
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