Address: Kabil Village, Nongsa District, Batam City, Riau Islands.
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Talking about tourist attractions that have both intrinsic and extrinsic elements in the form of folklore, myth, mystery, saga, to legends and history are numerous. Call it one of the attractions is Telaga Bidadari, whose stories and tales are scattered throughout Indonesia.
The name Telaga Bidadari is indeed familiar, considering that many of these names are also used as the theme for drama scripts and film synopses. The versions of some of these legends and stories also differ depending on where the Angel Lake is located, some in South Kalimantan, Sumatra, or South Sulawesi.
For example, in Javanese and Sundanese custom there is the name Telaga Bidadari from a beach with a bay in Malang and Telaga Bidadari from a waterfall and pancura in Sentul, Bogor. Both places are used as baths and are so popular on the internet that videos, photos and pictures can be searched.
In Java it is also famous for the saga and history of Sendang Bidadari, which is also a lake full of mystery. Not a few people’s myths also tell that the name Telaga Bidadari itself uses a victim and causes death to visitors, such as a lake with the same name in Bantimurung.
There is also a village called Telaga Bidadari in Kandangan and Hamalau, South Kalimantan. Then in South Sulawesi also has the waters of Telaga Bidadari Rammang-Rammang Maros and a lake with the same name on Mount Bawakaraeng. It is undeniable that the name Telaga Bidadari itself is almost everywhere.
One example that will be discussed in this article is Telaga Bidadari as a tourist attraction full of mysteries, legends and history in Muka Kuning, Batam City, Riau Islands in Sumatra. The following is a brief summary of information on these natural attractions, from facilities to routes.
Facilities and Accommodation
Telaga Bidadari in Batam is a pool with natural showers, allowing visitors to swim and play water while enjoying the beauty of its natural panorama. This tourist spot is still hidden in the middle of busy and hot Batam City, making this place even more special.
This tourist attraction itself is still hidden, so there are not many facilities offered because the surrounding area is also in the form of lush trees and shady forests with a cool impression. The waterfall, which is more like a small shower in this lake, is still beautiful because it is in a protected forest.
Entering the Telaga Bidadari Shower area, there are writings in Indonesian and English in the form of a prohibition on maintaining cleanliness in the tourist area. Because even though it is still remote, this natural tourist attraction is also quite popular for local and foreign tourists to visit.
The waterfall in this lake has a height of 3 meters so tourists can jump from top to bottom more safely, but still advised to be careful because this place itself still lacks security supervision. The water is very cool, clear, fresh and clear, it is still clean.
Its pure natural beauty makes many tourists take photos and pictures to immortalize it in the form of a video. Not only that, several groups of nature lovers have set up tents here for camping and camping, the camping area here is also considered quite safe.
Price of admission
An unspoiled area with a place that is quite remote and hidden makes this area free to enter by anyone without any entrance fees. Picnicking and staying overnight in this area using a tent is also free of charge as long as visitors don’t leave a lot of trash around the area.
In addition, because there are no food vendors or stalls open in the area around the waterfall, tourists have to bring their own food and supplies. There are no vehicle parking facilities, so visitors have to walk through the Mukakuning protected forest first.
Due to the absence of adequate parking facilities, visitors should not park their vehicles anywhere. Or to make it safer, you can leave your vehicle in the residential area of residents in Kampung Aceh where the village is about 2 to 3 kilometers to the location of the waterfall.
Location and Location
The location of the Telaga Bidadari waterfall and the waterfall is in the Mukakuning protected forest, more precisely in an area called Simpang Dam. However, there are also those who call it as one of the areas in Kabil Village with the same sub-district name, inside Nongsa District, Batam City.
Located in the Muka Kuning protected forest area, this tourist spot is a bit far from settlements and residents’ villages. There are two villages that are closest to this natural tourist attraction, namely Rusun Muka Kuning and Kampung Aceh, but both are also quite far away.
Route to Angel Lake Pancur
The path to Telaga Bidadari is actually not difficult but approaching the protected forest, the journey will be more challenging because it passes through the forest where there are only paths. Travelers who bring vehicles can go to the Muka Kuning Flat first before continuing on foot.
From the flat, the trip can only be reached on foot because later visitors will pass a small bridge to cross to Kampung Aceh. About 1 km or more after passing through these residential areas, there will be a guardrail leading to the protected forest area.
After passing this guardrail, tourists are expected to have a physically strong enough because later the journey will be more challenging, climbing and winding. The distance from the guardrail to the lake is quite far because it takes approximately 1 full hour to travel on foot.
This long and energy-consuming journey will certainly pay off after arriving at Telaga Bidadari with green, beautiful and soothing views. Tourists can immediately plunge into a large lake pool or just play water on the edge of the waterfall.