Village Life Up Close

2017-06-07T10:07:56+00:00

Looking to really delve deep into the local culture? This itinerary takes you through the Kerinci valley from north to south, and everywhere in between, to discover what daily life is really like in the charming villages of rural Sumatra. From rice fields to cinnamon forests, fishing boats to wild honey hunting, [...]

Ladeh Panjang Wetlands

2017-06-07T09:36:55+00:00

The Ladeh Panjang Wetlands, at the western foot of Mt. Kerinci and deep within the Kerinci Seblat National Park, is the highest wetlands in Southeast Asia, at over 2000 meters in elevation. The trail there takes about 6 hours or less of fairly easy hiking, with four of those hours through primary [...]

Five Lakes of Lempur

2017-06-08T08:21:06+00:00

Spend four days trekking to five unique lakes in the southern reaches of Kerinci, closest to the village of Lempur. You’ll experience Sumatran wildlife and culture up close as you pass through ricefields and traditionally managed customary forests (hutan adat) of cinnamon, bamboo, and other forest crops, walk along (and through) small rivers [...]

Mt. Tujuh

2017-06-02T07:46:26+00:00

Gunung Tujuh is a massive, extinct volcano whose eruption in ancient times blew apart the top of the mountain, eventually forming a large, 4.5 km long lake in the crater left behind. Being completely within the Kerinci Seblat National Park, the surrounding peaks (of which there are 7 – hence the name [...]

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