Central Aceh Regency is known as one of the producers of the world's finest coffee beans Coffee i.e. Gayo in Aceh. This area is dominated by vast farmland and plantations which is on high. Besides famous with his coffee, Central Aceh in fact has several quite popular tourist attractions like Lake Tawar.
Lake Tawar offers the sensation of danauyang similar to the ocean. Tourists can see the existence of small waves occasionally greeted by the Lake. The beauty of the panorama of nature in the form of green hills that exist around the Lake also adds a natural atmosphere and tasty to be seen. Geographically, it is located on High Land Gayo, Aceh Tengah Regency, Aceh province. To reach Lake Tawar, tourists simply drove a pretty close to travel about 10 minutes away from the capital of Central Aceh, namely the town of Takengon. But if you come from the city of Banda Aceh, then travelers have to travel a pretty exhausting with mileage reached 320 kilometers.
Not only save natural panorama, Lake Tawar is also one of the important elements in the wheel of economy of Central Aceh in particular communities exist around the Lake. More than 20 river empties into the Lake, as well as the main source of irrigation water for agricultural land and plantations of local citizens. In addition, the attractions of this one also dressed some of the mystery story that makes fluff occipital stand.
The Charm Of Lake Tawar
The Lake is located in Central Aceh Regency is also often referred to as Lake Lut Tawar community Gayo. The Lake has an area that reaches a length of about 5,472 acres with 17 kilometers and a width of three kilometers. The extent of the vast sea, almost resembling then no wonder the Lake named Lake Tawar because the water in the Lake is salty but not tasteless.
When the tourists were in the Lake, it will be presented a vast lake phenomenon with rows of green hills that look from a distance. Visitors can also see the presence of waves with a mini size occasionally greet the shores. Beautiful atmosphere can also be felt this didanau travellers, still small voice seemed to be loyal friends who always accompanied on the Lake.
The Lake has a depth of Fresh Sea price that could reach up to 50 meters more. Dihimbau tourists to be careful because it could happen something undesirable. In this place there are also different species of flora and fauna that live in and around the Lake. Like some types of plankton, molluscs, fish, and mammals.
One of the endemic fish inhabiting the Lake fish depik. At first glance this fish resembles existing wadher dipulau fish, a small scaly and white sparkles that never runs out its population even though it has always been a game of local people to be consumed. This fish is very tasty and protein are high, especially if fried.
If the lucky tourists can find the fish during the dry season, because in the rainy season the fish depik at all do not come to the surface. Around the Lake are also frequently encountered some wild animals such as Civet, a Bobcat, pangolin, Porcupine, Gibbon, deer, and many more. Some of these animals are indeed protected and not allowed to be hunted.
Lake Tawar indeed save millions of charm, as well as the story of the mystery surrounding these sights. Regardless, this Lake has great potential to be developed as a tourist attraction to attract tourists from outside the city to foreign tourists.
On-site Lake Tawar
Facilities in Lake Laut Tawar adequate though not yet enough can be said to be complete. Around the Lake tourists can find public facilities such as toilets, a large parking area, as well as a small mosque to worship. Around the Lake have also provided lodgings that can be used if you want to overnight travellers.
Tourists are also unnecessary confusion if stomach rumbling after enjoying the beauty of Lake Tawar. There are some simple food stalls selling food and drinks. Visitors can enjoy the culinary specialties of this place namely in processed fish depik a very savory and delicious. Moreover do not forget to taste the typical Gayo coffee famous for his delight.
Although it has a fairly adequate facilities, need to do a more orderly management to enhance the tourism potential that exists in the Lake Tawar. Moreover, the addition of facilities required for attracting tourists, certainly if travelers increasingly are many tourist sector could increase the income of the area and open many jobs for local people.
A visit to Lake Tawar indeed become an interesting alternative if the middle is located in Central Aceh, here are a few activities that can be done while in the tourist attractions.
Enjoy The Beauty Of Lake
If you're a traveler lover of nature, then there is no harm in making Lake Tawar as tourist destinations. While you're at it, as far as the eye can see the eye will be pampered with vast tracts of bluish-colored water of the Lake. Green Hills that are behind the Lake also seems to be complementary so that the beauty of the Lake appears to be perfect.
You can also play the water or swim in the Lake, but stay alert because the Lake has a depth that varies. Don't be too ketengah, due to the depth of the Lake reaches 50 meters. Many tourists who had become victims when a swim regardless of safety.
Driving Around The Lake
While in Lake Tawar, you can walk around the Lake by boat. Local fishermen are always willing to accompany tourists wandering around the Lake with a fishing boat that is also used to locate fish. Rent boats are also relatively inexpensive, you can try negotiating first with the fishing boat owner to determine the price of the rent.
Traveling by boat you will be taken by fishermen in several spots of the Lake with panoramic views. You can also enjoy the fresh air around the pristine lakes and cool, still small voice is also not stopping blow adds to the peaceful atmosphere at these sights.
Tips for Sightseeing at Lake Tawar.
Bring clothes to replace if you want to swim or bathe in the Lake.
Don't be too ketengah while swimming, because it has the extremely in depth.
Don't forget to try the famous coffee Gayo in Aceh will be his delight.
Keep sustainability sights by not damaging any existing therein.
Keep cleanliness with throw away trash in its place.