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Lake Poso white golden sandy beach and green blue water surrounded by hills and orchids forest

Tinuku Travel ~ Danau Poso is a nature reservoir at an altitude of 657 meters, length of 32 kilometers, width of 16 kilometers, an average depth 195 meters and the deepest 510 meters, sandy white and golden sandy, green and blue clear water in Poso, Sulawesi Central. The lake has an elongated shape and covering an area of 32,000 hectares flanked Pendolo town in the south and Tentena city in the north.

Tinuku Travel Lake Poso white golden sandy beach and green blue water surrounded by hills and orchids forest

Tinuku.com Travel Lake Poso white golden sandy beach and green blue water surrounded by hills and orchids forest

Poso lake is a beautiful lake surrounded by hills and flows from the south towards Poso river in Tentena city and ending to Tomini bay in Poso city. A natural park containing wild orchids near Bancea village in the lake coastal, while surrounding forest can still be found dwarf buffalo and babirusa as endemic fauna only on Sulawesi island.

Lake as home eel Anguilla marmorata which migrate between the lakes and sea. More than 11 species of fish endemic is Adrianichthys, Mugilogobius Amadi, Mugilogobius sarasinorum, Nomorhamphus celebensis, Oryzias nebulosus, Oryzias nigrimas and Oryzias orthognathus. Other endemic fauna of freshwater snails Tylomelania, some Caridina shrimp and crab Migmathelphusa, Parathelphusa and Sundathelphusa.

Poso lake has white and yellow sand similar to that usually found on shores of sea. Lake at an altitude of 657 meters above sea level surrounded by hills and forests has amazing views. Coastal white sand and clear water reflect sunlight brings dramatic panorama.

The rivers drain water into lake does not make turbid and remains clear. The color of clear green water at edge of lake and blue sea in the middle. Sand two colors cover the bottom of water without coral and safe for swimming. Travelers can rent Ketingting or motor boats for fishing and if lucky get eels or Sogili fish 2 meters long.

In Tentena city has several caves that penetrates to the bottom of lake. Bancea Park is an orchid conservation area of 5,000 hectares. The park has orchids collection of various types and rare as the Black Orchid.

Travel.Tinuku.com Lake Poso white golden sandy beach and green blue water surrounded by hills and orchids forest

Tinuku Travel Lake Poso white golden sandy beach and green blue water surrounded by hills and orchids forest

Location: Poso regency, Central Sulawesi.

Activity: Diving, snorkeling, swimming, fishing, canoeing, trekking, hiking, camping, hammocking. Explore the flora and fauna. Explore ethnography, archeology, architecture, culture and culinary. Seeing sunset and sunrise, hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Rental boats, car parking, restrooms, restaurants and hotels.

Reach Access: 0 km from Tentena city, 246 km from Palu city.

Routes and public transport: All flights to Kasiguncu Airport in Kasiguncu city or Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport in Palu city.

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