Kerinci Seblat National Park is a representative type of lowland rain forest ecosystems to sub-alpine ecosystems as well as some unique ecosystems such as peat swamps, freshwater swamps and lakes.
Forest National Park, Kerinci Seblat has 4,000 plant species which are dominated by the Dipterocarpaceae family. Rare and endemic plants such as Kerinci pine (Pinus strain Kerinci), wood bloodsucker (Harpulia alborea),
sia flower (Rafflesia arnoldi and R. hasseltii), and the corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum and A. decus-silvae).
Kerinci Seblat National Park has 37 species of mammals, 10 species of reptiles, 6 species o
f amphibians, 8 species of primates and 139 bird species.
Another potential draw the attention of visitors in this park, like the sound
observation hornbills (Buceros sumatranus rhinoceros) and the looming (Aceros undulatus undulatus) and the laughter of hysteria stunning ivory bird (Rhinoplax vigil); the golden cat (Catopuma temminckii temminckii) very mysterious, and the existence of unsolved mysteries about a kind of primate that walked upright and quickly disappeared among the trees, where the local people call it “short people”.
Seven Lakes Mountain
Kerinci Seblat National Park has become an integrated conservation and development program (Integrated Conservation Development Program – ICDP).
Some locations / attractions to be visited:
Mount Kerinci. Hiking and camping. Mount Kerinci (3805 m asl) is the highest volcano in Indonesia and is still active.
Seven Mountain Lake. View a panorama of the lake, and wildlife observation. Seven Lakes Mountain is the highest volcanic lake in Sumatra (2,000 m. asl) covering 1,000 ha, surrounded by seven mountains.
Goa is slippery and Kasah marl. Seeing the cave complex that is rich in stalactites and stalaknit
Grao Solar, Nguak and Turmeric. Seeing a blast of hot water (water is very clear) as high as 15 meters and wildlife observation.
Letter W. Seeing the interest Raflesia and dead flowers, and rabbits Sumatra.
Ladeh Rawa Panjang. Research and wildlife observation.
Cultural tourism. Seeing the Kubu tribe culture is still traditional.
Cultural attractions outside the Park: Parade of Cultures in November on the River Full, Malay Culture in January in Jambi, and Ark Festival in June in Bengkulu.
The best visiting season: January to October each year.
How to reach the location:
From Padang Full-Tapan-River is 278 km (7-8 hours) by car, Padang-Muaralabuh-Kersik Tuo, 211 km (5-6 hours) by car, Jambi Full-Sarko-River, 500 km (90-10 hours) by car and Bengkulu Full-Tapan-River, 417 km (8-9 hours) by car.
Stated the Minister of Agriculture, 1982
Appointed Minister of Forestry Decree No. 192/Kpts- II/1996 with an area of 1.386 million hectares
Determined by the Minister of Forestry and Plantation
Decree No. 901/Kpts-V/1999 with an area of 1,375,349.867 hectares
Location of the Province: West Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu and South Sumatra
Temperature 7 ° – 28 ° C
Average rainfall is 3,000 mm / year
Altitude 500-3805 m asl
Geographic location of 1 ° 17 ‘- 3 ° 36′ S, 100 ° 31 ‘- 102 ° 44′ E