Visiting The Twin Lakes or Danau Kembar Solok

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Ready to Go to The Twin Lakes or Danau Kembar Solok

Planning to go on a tour or travelling, we definitely want a smooth trip, comfortable accommodation, cheap hotels, good food, cheap plane tickets, close to everywhere, and can rent a motorbike or car.


In The Twin Lakes or Danau Kembar Solok, 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.

In Solok Regency, precisely the Alahan Panjang region, West Sumatra, there are two lakes that have an area and water level that is almost the same, both lakes are Lake Above and Lake Below or better known as Twin Lakes.

It is not one but two highland lakes which are the main attractions here. The Lakes of Danau Diatas or Danau Diateh (Lake Above) and Danau Dibawah (Lake Below) are beautiful natural wonders separated by only a few hundred meters.

Located over 1000 meters above sea level, the lakes are covered with a thick mist giving them an eerie beauty. The soil surrounding the lakes comes from volcanic ash from eruptions of Mount Talang.

Come here to relax and take in some spectacularly unique scenery. Walk around and take in the superb view of the cool clear lakes against a mountain backdrop.

Although it is said to be twins, it turns out that these two lakes have contrasting differences between them, if Lake Above is upstream from the Batanghari River which divides Sumatra Island and empties into the Malacca Strait, so people know where Lake Above water flows.

Different from the Lake Below which goes up to it is not yet known exactly where the water from Lake Below is flowed because it does not meet the river that tipped in this lake.

However, some residents who live around Lake Dibawah believe that there are underground rivers that drain water from Lake Dibawah and emerge in Jambi, but this has not been scientifically proven.

Another difference is about the depths of the two lakes, Lake Above is a lake that is categorized as shallow, the deepest point of the lake is only 44 meters, it is different from Lake Below whose deepest point is at 884 meters from the water level, a depth that is somewhat scary for a the lake, even the people around there did not dare to bring a boat to the middle of the lake.

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 The Twin Lakes or Danau Kembar Solok, 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.


The journey to The Twin Lakes or Danau Kembar Solok 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.

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 The Twin Lakes or Danau Kembar Solok, as technology getting better. We can easily find locations for mini markets, shops (warung kedai), Money Changer, ATMs, Bank BRI BCA BNI Mandiri, BTPN Bank Nagari BJB, supermarkets, and restaurants. So we will not starve or lack the necessary items.

If you are sick and need help, you can also visit clinics, drugstore pharmacies (apotek), practice doctors, hospitals, and 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 The Twin Lakes or Danau Kembar Solok is very easy. We can stay at home stays, hotels, inns, hostels and other places.

To get lodging at a cheap and definitely comfortable price, please see below:

Experience and Reviews

There are already many visitors have visited The Twin Lakes or Danau Kembar Solok, 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.

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