Unique food and natural attractions, as well as rich culture are your goals for visiting Pekanbaru. If you are on a business trip, Pekanbaru has many favorite tourist locations that are not far from the city center. Various tourist destinations in Pekanbaru are also suitable for you who are traveling with family. Here are tourist destinations in Pekanbaru that you must visit:
No need to go far to Peru to see the beauty of the colorful hills. Now, you can enjoy its beauty at Rainbow Hills Rumbai or Bukit Pelangi in Pekanbaru. This tourist destination that is popular among users of social media is located 10 km from the center of Pekanbaru City. Brown, yellow, orange and pink combine with the bright blue sky. These colors can change when it rains.
Because of this, Bukit Pelangi in Pekanbaru is a favorite photo tourist location. To visit here, you do not need to spend money on an entrance ticket because it is still free.
The artificial lake, also known as "Danau Lembah Sari" is located near Bukit Pelangi. Initially, the lake was made as a water dam used for irrigation to the nearest village. However, because beautiful scenery makes many people come here to refresh the mind merely. To enjoy the atmosphere of Khayangan Lake, you can rent a boat or play water sports with your family.
In the Air Hitam area, you can also find other beautiful photo locations. Although there are no blue lakes like Kaolin Lake in Belitung, Air Hitam Lime Hill remains a popular photo spot on social media. This place is often used as a pre-wedding photo spot. If you plan to come here, you must take a picture in the unique folded limestone.
In Tanjung Belit Village, Kampar Regency, you can find waterfalls that are still beautiful and not yet crowded with tourists. Batu Dinding Waterfall is one of in the Tanjung Belit forbidden forest areas. The waterfall which was inaugurated in August 2017 is surrounded by 300 hectares of forest which is the main ecosystem of Tanjung Belit. Local people and local governments take this forest and waterfall seriously.
From the city center of Pekanbaru, you need to drive about 3 hours to arrive at the Tanjung Belit Village residential area. The car can be parked on the local people's yard at the cost of around IDR 3,000. From there, you have to walk about 30 minutes to arrive at the Baru Dinding Waterfall area.
The roots of trees that hang around the waterfall are often used by residents to climb to the top. However, if you do not have expertise in this matter, you are better off doing safe activities such as chatting on rocks or swimming in clear river water.
In Kampar, there are also unique rivers that have waves. This river is one of the favorite tourist destinations for surfers. Kampar River has a tidal wave called "Bono" by residents. With a speed of 40 km / h, the wave height can even reach 6 meters. Kampar River is a natural tourist attraction, so you need to be careful when searching by boat.