West Sumatra Lembah Harau Nature Reserve

Written by on November 19, 2010 in West Sumatera Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

 West Sumatra

Lembah Harau Nature Reserve

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General  Lembah Harau Nature Reserve lies 47 km north-east of Bukittinggi in the province West Sumatra. The reserve consists of tropical forests, limestone formations, waterfalls and a little natural history museum. Locals visit this little reserve (270 ha) on Sundays.
Access
Take a bus to Payakumbuh from Aur Kuning station in Bukittinggi. From Payakumbuh catch a local minibus to the market place and from there a minibus to Sari Lama or Lamaksari. From Sari Lama it’s a one hour walk (4 km) to the entrance of the reserve. You don’t need a permit but you have to pay a little admission. At the entrance you can find a guide and get a map of the area.
Accommodation
* Bukittinggi
o Many possibilities
* Payakumbuh
o The Echo
Tarantang Lb. Limpato
Payakumbuh 26271
Sumbar, Indonesia
+ 62 752 50306
Email: klausneven@hotmail.com
Web: mailto:http://www.geocities.com/habibneven/the_echo.html
Addresses
Jub Balai Konsenasi Jumbu Drya Nam, Padang

Mammals
* Siamang – Hylobates syndactylus
* Sumatran tiger – Panthera tigris sumatrae
* Malayan tapir – Tapirus indicus
* Sumatran serow – Naemorhedus sumatraensis
* Wild boar – Sus scrofa

 Lembah-Harau

The Lembah Anai waterfall is located in the Lembah Anai Nature Reserve near Padang Panjang (West Sumatra, Indonesia). The site comprises an area of 221 ha, consists of the river Anai and the surrounding tropical rain forests in the Anai valley.

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