Ngarai Sianok is a beautiful canyon, green and lush. On the bottom of the valley flowed tributary that meander tracing the cracks of the cliff, with the background of Mount Merapi and Mount Singgalang.
Ngarai has a meaning valley, and Sianok is the name of a village in the area. Located is not far from Jam Gadang near the center of Bukit Tinggi, West Sumatra (Sumatra Island) Indonesia. It can be reached by public transportation.
This gap of about 100 m which stretches along 15 km with a width of approximately 200 m and is part of the fracture that separates the island of Sumatra in half lengthwise.
The Fault formed the steep wall, even perpendicular and formed green valley. The result of the down movement of skin of the earth (sinklinal) which flowed by Sianok Trunk (trunk means river, the Minangkabau language) that the water is clear.
Ngarai Sianok is a steep valley (ravine) and become one of the main attractions of the province.
We can see a perfect view of the Ngarai Sianok from Panorama Park, which is located inside the town of Bukittinggi. In this park there is also a famous Japanese hole. The garden is very beautiful and spacious, cool weather was a typical Bukittinggi will make an amazing atmosphere
From there, we can see a perfect landscape. This valley has a cliffs covered by the green forests. The extent up to tens of kilometers.
This valley is also very charming. On the left side there is a barren cliffs and forests and small streams. On the right, there are rice fields, roads, and houses. At the top there is a mountain which is shrouded by mist.
In addition, there is also a herd of monkeys around the park. No need to be afraid because the monkey is pretty benign on the visitors. Others fauna that can still be found are : long-tailed monkeys, gibbons, hoop, deer, wild boar, leopard, and tapir.
Video of ” Ngarai Sianok” with the local traditional music background
Another Video of Beautiful “Ngarai Sianok”
Location of Ngarai Sianok, Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, Indonesia