Gunung Sitoli is the central city of Nias Regency, North Sumatra region, Indonesia, but is also an independent city within the province. It situated at 1°17′N 97°37′E. It is a coastal city located on Nias island, Indonesia. Gunungsitoli situated in the Indian Ocean, on the west part of Sumatra. On March 28, 2005, the city affected with lots of damage and casualties from the Nias–Simeulue earthquake. The area covered approximately 280 km per square and over 127,000 population recorded in 2010. Gunung Sitoli serves as the main entry and exit point to Nias, and for the most part, is of little interest to tourists.
Binaka Airport is a small domestic airport in Gunungsitoli, Nias Island, Indonesia. It situated in Jalan Pelabuhan Udara Binaka 20 km from Gunungsitoli. This airport provides domestic flight service with the only short runway that only can be landed by small aircraft. The airport served some airlines from other places in Indonesia such as Medan, Jakarta-Soekarno-Hatta, Medan, Batu Island, Sibolga, Silangit, and Padang. There are no airlines operators that provided flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Binaka Airport until today.
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The best time to fly to Gunung Sitoli is in October since the ticket fare in this month is cheapest among another month throughout the year. Moreover, a suitable time to book Gunungsitoli flights is two months in advance. And the cheapest days to fly are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Sunday is the most expensive. Since the state is in Equator climate, the weather will be hot and warm in the day and windy cool during the night. It will make travellers more enjoyable and don't forget to bring sunscreen to protect your skin from excessive heat in sunny day. There is plenty of beautiful hotel and motel to check in here and there are also many attractions places here in Gunung Sitoli.
Go Nias Tour - Go Nias Tour is a tour operator based in Nias Island as a licensed and registered tour company in the State of Gunungsitoli. There will bring you to the beautiful places that also provided full package such as ground handling, cultural, underwater, fishing, surfing, caving, trekking and camping at affordable price. It operates daily from 12.00 am until 11.59 pm.
Puri Asu Beach - It is the most popular and attracted places to visit by visitors. The beautiful beaches are situated facing the Indian Ocean where the sand is very beautiful, and the seawater is blue colour and can-do diving and snorkelling with friends with cheap rent of their equipment. In Puri Asu Beach also have a luxury hotel that you can check in to get the full experience of enjoying holidays.
Museum Pusaka Nias - This beautiful museum, it contains several traditional-style buildings, offers an in-depth introduction to the original culture of Nias. The displays run the gamut from jewellery worn by noblemen, weapons, crocodile-hide battle armour and traditional fishing and hunting gear to headhunting sculptures and paraphernalia, wood carvings used in ancestor love, ceremonial drums, nifolasara (boat-like) coffins with dragon heads, and microliths which is an anthropomorphic stone figures found on top of megaliths throughout Pulau Nias. One room features the beauty of the scale models of traditional houses of Gunungsitoli.