Mas Harun Bastari Lake
Danau Mas Harun Bastari is a lake that located at Karang Jaya Village, Selupu Rejang District, Rejang Lebong Regency, in the province of Bengkulu. Secluded behind one of the hills, Lake Mas Harun Bastari offers a picturesque landscape and serene atmosphere.
This lake is surrounded by fresh green vegetations, with the lake radiates a certain exotic and tranquil atmosphere. This gem is also located not too far from Bukit Kaba, and it enabling you to visit two sites in one single trip. Mas Harun Bastari Lake encompasses a total area of 36 hectares. The hills surrounding the lake are planted with a variety of vegetable gardens which add to its fresh ambience. At the center of the lake is a small island which uniquely resembles the letter “C”. The locals say that the C-shaped island stands for the name of the town of “Curup”.
On the east bank of the lake are a number of sheltering trees which make a perfect place for laying back and soak up the beauty of nature. The lake is perfect for a family vacation, where all members can enjoy spending time together in activities away from the bustling daily life.
Those who visit the lake, do not worry about the facilities around the Lake, for it further complemented with a spacious parking lot, clean toilets, and mushalla (prayers room). There is also a hall which is frequently used for both formal and informal gatherings or other social events.
How to get there:
Danau Mas Harun Bastari is situated some 17km from Curup, capital town and main hub of the Rejang Lebong Regency. Situated along the main road from Bengkulu pass Curup to Lubuk Linggau, the lake can be reached from Bengkulu City in approximately 4 hours overland.