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Mount Kerinci

Mount Kerinci, South Lubuk Gadang, Sangir, South Solok Regency, West Sumatra, Indonesia

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2-5 Day Treks
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About Mount Kerinci

Kerinci is an active volcano, with nearly annual phreatic eruptions. Kerinci can be climbed from the village of Kersik Tuo, 6 or 7 hours away from Padang by car or bus. The climb and descent normally takes 2 days and 1 night, when choosing to go all the way to the summit.



Attractions near Mount Kerinci

Lake Diatas89.92km from Mount Kerinci

Lake Diatas is a lake in West Sumatra, Indonesia. This lake together with Lake Dibawah, are known as the Twin Lakes (Danau Kembar).

Mount Talang102.86km from Mount Kerinci

Mount Talang(2,597 m) is an active stratovolcano in West Sumatra, Indonesia. Talang has two crater lakes on its flanks, the largest of which is called Lake Talang.

Mount Kunyit107.54km from Mount Kerinci

Mount Kunyit is a fumarolic stratovolcano on Sumatra, Indonesia. The summit contains two craters; the uppermost is a crater lake. It is now one of the trekking and tourist destination in Indonesia.

Sikuai119.48km from Mount Kerinci

Sikuai is an island in the sub-district of Bungus Teluk Kabung, City of Padang, West Sumatra Province, Indonesia. Sikuai offers you the beauty of marine life with snorkel, swim at the beach, or paddle a canoe in the middle of the sea. You also can bike around the island, trekking into the rainforest.

Museum Adityawarman130.35km from Mount Kerinci

The Adityawarman Museum (State Museum of West Sumatra) houses historic and cultural objects found in the province of West Sumatra, especially those related to the culture and history of Minangkabau and Mentawai. The most notable collection in the Adityawarman Museum are relics from the time of the 11th-century Malay-Buddhist kingdom of Dharmasraya.

Grand Mosque of West Sumatra131.99km from Mount Kerinci

It is the largest mosque in West Sumatra and the second largest mosque in Sumatra. It is located in Padang Utara Subdistrict, Padang, West Sumatra. The main building consists of three floors. The main prayer hall is located on the second floor. The mosque is able to accommodate 20,000 people.

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West Sumatra17 attractions

Located on the west coast of the island of Sumatra. The prime tourist attractions of West Sumatra are the natural environment and the culture and history of the Minangkabau and Mentawai people.