Ranau Lake


Ranau Lake is the second largest lake in Sumatra. It located in the border line of West Lampung, Lampung province and Ogan Komering Ulu regency, South Sumatra.

This lake is created by the blast of volcanic from Volcano Mountain that made a huge basin. This lake is has hilly and valleys topography, then it makes the weather so cool and refreshing.

Around the lake overgrown with various shrub by local residents called Ranau. Then the lake was called Lake Ranau. The rest of the volcano is now becomes Seminung Mountain that stands firmly on the edge of the clear water lake. On the other side at the foot of the mountain Seminung there are hot springs on the bottom of the lake. Around the lake can also be found Subik waterfall. Another interesting place to visit is Marisa Island.

This famous lake is often visited by the fisherman to catch fishes like Tilapia, Kepor, Kepiat and Harongan. Right in the middle of the lake there is Pulau Marisa or Marisa Island. There is a hot spring that oftenly used by locals or tourists who come to the island. For those who want to stay, do not worry about the accommodation, for there is a waterfall, and lodging.  It’s so worth to stay.


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