Lake Tes is the largest freshwater lake in Bengkulu province. Surrounded by the village of Kutei Donok and the village of Tes, this lake has 5 km (3 mi) of shoreline and is approximately 1 km (0.6 mi) wide. The lake and the surrounding rainforests offer a variety of outdoor activities including kayaking, swimming, fishing, boat rides, trekking, and photography. Additionaly, by observing and interacting with the daily lives of the rural Rejang people, you will greatly enrich your cultural understanding in this off-the-beaten-track location.
Besides serving as a recreational attraction, the lake also serves as a hydroelectric power plant for the region. Lake Tes and its verdant surroundings are full of adventures that are just waiting to be explored. The lake is located on the slopes of the Bukit Barisan mountain range in the Lebong district, about 1 hour drive from Muara Aman or 3-4 hours from the city of Bengkulu.