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Lake Maninjau

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Address: Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi | Kabupaten Agam - Bukittinggi, Padang, Indonesia
Phone Number: 3180753883
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Beautiful vieuws

The high location made it a cool relief from the steamy jungles and city side. View is beautiful in early mornings, its close to bukkittingi and worth staying overnight. Drive up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Landscape at Danau Maninjau is just great! I was there in January 2014 and I enjoyed it a lot. I can recomment to cycle all around the lake, you will have great views! Take care that you have a good bicycle, because its around 50km. Also recommendable is a trekking from View Point Puncak Lawang down to the lake. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

The high location made it a cool relief from the steamy jungles and city side. View is beautiful in early mornings, its close to bukkittingi and worth staying overnight. Drive up and down the 44 corner road for additional vieuws over the lake.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

we visit this lake on 9 August 2015. it was cloudy at that time but still looks pretty. we love the atmosphere so fresh and comforting. Love the scenery from the top. But we only spent 1 hour cause our flight at the same day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We had the best time at lake Maninjau, especially because of the hospitality of Neni (the owner) and the relaxing atmosphere! Even if all the bungalows are full, go there for a visit if only for her amazing fish bbq with homemade curry (order 5 hour in advance, so there is time to catch the fish). It's the best place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

The first part up gives one an indication of what to expect. Lovely Vilas side by side with quaint village houses and later on in the journey up, wide expanses of padi fields on your left, and your first glimpses of the lake in between trees on your right. The air gets cooler after the first 45 minutes. There is... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Our last visit in December 2014 ago. We really liked this place, especially the beautiful natural scenery that passed, the lake looks very beautiful from the steep road known as the Kelok 44, coupled with the cool air. unfortunately if not a visit if you are in West Sumatra.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Loved the lake and the view up to the craters edge, if anything preferred it to Lake Toba, but sadly the tourist infrastructure isn't there either in hotels or restaurants. Had a lovely chilled time though, enjoying our two nights at the Tan Dirih hotel (+62752 61474) much more than our two at the Pasir Panjang Permai. The highlight however... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Its located about 3 hours from Padang through Lubuk Basung.For public transportation you can take Mr AW Transport 0751-7894645 / 081374612000.They will pick you up at the hotel and drop you at destination address for 55.000 IDR. There are some Cheap and quite hostel facing to the lake with beautifull scenery : 1. Arlen Nova paradise / 081374080485 2. Muaro... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The scenery is nice and the 44 corners can be quite dangerous especially if travelling in a bus. Lucky for us we were in a 6-seater vehicle. Everyone was strapped in with safety belts.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I travel there with my family in December 2014, the lake was huge and if you went up the hill they provide viewing deck to give a wide view of the lake. And it was also cold there. nice place for relax and take some time to admire the nature, but lack of water entertainment and too much "keramba" for... More 

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