Visiting Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park

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Visiting Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park

Visiting Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park

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In Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park, there is natural beauty and unique culture of the local community. There are many uniqueness, starting from the village (desa), sub-district (kecamatan), district (kabupaten) and provincial levels.

In Indonesia, each province has different and interesting characteristics. Each province has a different and unique culture and lifestyle.

This nice Park forms part of a mountain chain that has a potential diversity of endemic plants and animal species of high value.

Also, Bukit Tigapuluh National Park consisting primarily of tropical lowland forest, largely in Riau province, with a smaller part of 33,000 ha in Jambi province.

Moreover, ecosystem types within the forest area of the Park include lowland and highland forest types with flora such as jelutung (Dyera costulata),

Also getah merah (Palaquium spp.), pulai (Alstonia scholaris), kempas (Koompassia excelsa), rumbai (Shorea spp.), cendawan muka rimau (Rafflesia hasseltii), jernang or palem darah naga (Daemonorops draco) and various kinds of rattan.

Bukit Tigapuluh National Park has 59 species of mammal, 6 species of primate, 151 species of bird, 18 species of bat and various species of butterfly.

Not only it is a habitat of Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus), agile gibbon (Hylobates agilis), sun bear (Helarctos malayanus malayanus),

Also crested fireback (Lophura ignita), orange-bellied flower pecker (Dicaeum trigonostigma), great argus pheasant (Argusianus argus argus), etc., the Park also protects the hydrology of the Kuantan Indragiri watershed.

Initially, the Park area consisted of protected forest and limited production forest. In spite of this, the Park’s forest areas are still in a relatively natural condition.

The communities living around the Park comprise several tribes with relatively intact traditions and cultures, namely the Anak Dalam and Talang Mamak.

The Talang Mamak community, in particular, believes that the hills and plants in this area wield a magical power over their lives. Such a perception implies that they are actively participating in guarding and protecting the hills and plants of this Park.

The government is taking good care of the preservation of nature and maintaining the condition of the forest.

The environment is also well maintained.


Visiting Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park, we will witness routine community activities in unique traditional cultures. And there are special dishes and food as part of culinary tours that are delicious and yummy.

In this place there are also regular events or activities held every year, both national and international.

  • There are several interesting locations or attractions Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park, such as:
  • In Puputan Keling : beautiful views, and good for observing animals and plants.
  • In Pintu Tujuh: caving.
  • In Tembelung Berasap: waterfalls, bathing, and observing plants.
  • In Batu Belipat and Batu Gatal: cultural interest. Rafting is possible along the Gangsal, Menggatai and Sipang rivers.
  • In Kemantan: the ritual ceremonies of the Talang Mamak tribe.
  • Cultural attractions outside the Park include Siak Bermandah in June and Pacu Jalur in August, both held in Riau.


The journey to Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park is now very easy. We can enter through various modes of transportation.

The condition of the infrastructure is getting better. Starting from highways, airports, trails, ports, bridges, stairs, even some places can be reached by toll roads.

Location of Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park:

  • In Riau Province: Indragiri Hulu Regency and Indragiri Hilir Regency
  • In Jambi Province: Bungo Regency, Tebo Regency and Tanjung Jabung Regency

Access to go to Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park:

From Pekanbaru to Siberida, about 4 hours by car (285 km), followed by walking along HPH (forest concession) roads.

We can visit by plane, car, ship, bus, motorcycle and bicycle. At some point, we can take the train. We can also walk freely.


In Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park, as technology getting better. We can easily find locations for mini markets, shops (warung kedai), ATMs, Bank BRI BCA BNI Mandiri, BTPN Bank Nagari BJB, supermarkets, and restaurants. So we will not starve or lack the necessary items.

Suggestion before visiting Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park:

  • Best time of year to visit: March to July.
  • Temperature: 28° – 37° C
  • Rainfall: 1,600 mm/year (on average)
  • Altitude: 60 – 734 m asl.
  • Geographical location: 102°13′ – 102°45′ E; 0°40′ – 1°30′ S
  • If you are sick and need help, you can also visit clinics, drugstore pharmacies (apotek), practice doctors, hospitals, health centers (puskesmas).

In this place we can also look for places of worship such as mosques, churches, and others.


Finding place to stay in Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park is very easy. We can stay at homestays, hotels, inns, hostels and other places.

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Experience and Reviews

There are already many visitors have visited Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park, there are many interesting stories that are told. Like feeling satisfied, happy, wanting to come again, sleep well, and almost no one is disappointed or complains to come here.

So, visitors will find out on how to find the best hotels, where is exactly located, why it is amazing, how much is the fare and rate, who are the people, whom to ask, and when is the best time to visit.

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That’s all the information we provided, hopefully useful.