Bukit Serelo (Hill)

Serelo Hill is located in Perangai Village, Lahat regency, and it becomes one of popular landmark in Lahat regency. This hill is also known as Jempol Mountain or Thumb Mountain, for the shape is similar to thumb.

The sightseeing over the hill is so magnificent, with the flow of Lematang river around the hill. Serelo hill is part of Bukit Barisan clusters which is the longest line of hills on the Sumatra Island. At some spots in the downhill, there are places for camping or picnic. Mostly the visitors or students spend their time at this place for camping, hiking or just take the time for picnic over the prairie, or at the edge of the river.

Serelo hill is located in the village of Ulak Pandan, West Merapi sub-district, Lahat, about 90 minutes from the city of Pagar Alam. To get here you may use a private vehicle or using public transport such as buses. If you are using a private vehicle, then you can go directly to the nearest village by crossing provincial roads that are quite wide and nice.

If you use public transportation, you can go to Besemah terminal and take bus to Pagar Alam-Lahat. Charges in pairs around Rp 25,000 *) each way. The bus will take you to the terminal Lahat. After arriving on terminal Lahat, you can go on using other public transportation. The types of public transportation in this place is a kind of automobile with a chair to sit sideways and it needs to pay around Rp 10,000, and you will be transferred to the Ulak pandan village, the closest village to Serelo foothills.

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