Jelutung Waterfall in Lingga Regency, Riau Islands Province
Spending a vacation in Riau Islands Province would give a good experience and memory to all tourists regardless of the purpose of the visit. After conducting island hopping, it is recommended to visit some famous waterfalls that scatter in different areas, including Jelutung Waterfall. This one is located in Mentuda Village and belongs to Lingga Sub-District, actually. The waterfall has become another interesting vacation spot in Lingga Island, but it is barely known among outsiders. The good news is that the local government also takes advantage of the waterfall to store water. They even built a small dam, which is located near to the waterfall.
According to the local government, Jelutung Waterfall has a strong water discharge, which is about 6000 liters per second. In terms of tourism, the waterfall definitely offers an amazing nuance. The location is in the midst of a forest, which is quite secluded. Despite the serenity, visitors would hear a loud noise of gurgling water there. In terms of size, the waterfall has a tall height and it falls majestically on rocky cliffs. With this astonishing appearance, it indeed becomes a perfect background for photography.
Exploring Jelutung Waterfall
Jelutung, these days, has become one of the most popular waterfalls in the Riau Islands. Therefore, all tourists should not forget to drop by while exploring the province, later. The first impressive fact is none other than the size. It has a height of about 430 meters above sea level. In fact, the locals consider it the tallest in Riau Islands Province. Plus, the water discharge is quite strong and would astonish all visitors. Therefore, tourists must not forget to take photos when visiting the waterfall later.
The next thing to enjoy when visiting Jelutung Waterfall is indeed related to the nuance. As mentioned earlier, the location is in the midst of a lush forest. It is surrounded by shady trees and pristine forest ambiance. This unspoiled nature is indeed suitable for relaxation! However, everyone needs to undergo short trekking first. It even takes several hours of walking in order to reach the location! Therefore, everyone should come at the right time (during good weather) and wear proper footwear for a more comfortable exploration.
For the information, in order to reach the Jelutung Waterfall, tourists must get in the forest, which is located on Daik Mountain. No wonder, this trip would be quite challenging, especially for those who never visit the location before. This site is quite suitable for adventurers and nature lovers, though. These people won’t likely need the help of a tour guide, in fact!
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How to Get There
The first destination is Batam City and tourists can get fast by airplane. Here is an example. Those who come from Jakarta City should get the airplane service at Soekarno – Hatta International Airport and head to Hang Nadim Airport right away. This flight usually takes around 1 hour and 35 minutes, actually. Next, from Batam, they should reach a local port and get a boat service. The destination is Lingga Island, but they may pass through Sebangka Island first. This would be a long and tiring voyage, though.
Where to Stay
- Moyang Homestay
- Lingga Pesona Homestay