Apit Puhun Village in Guguk Panjang Sub-District, Indonesia


A good solution to get rid of boredom and stresses is indeed a vacation or adventure. The question is what place tourists should visit when spending the holiday. In this case, for those visiting Bukittinggi City in Indonesia, they must consider coming to Apit Puhun Valley. It is located in Guguk Panjang Sub-District and belongs to West Sumatra Province, actually. Two things that make it popular among tourists are a natural attraction and delicious local foods. No wonder, more people come to the village either choosing it as a prime vacation destination or simply dropping by before exploring other regions.

The Nuance
When it comes to nuance, Apit Puhun Village is considered modern due to the presence of numerous facilities and accommodations for tourists. Despite the fact, many beautiful natural attractions reside there for tourists to enjoy. These include hills and parks! That means it is suitable for a family recreation. On top of that, the air feels quite refreshing there (which can relieve everyone’s stresses). What is more? In terms of popularity, the best vacation spot located in Apit Puhun is called Koto Gadang Great Wall. This becomes one of the best reasons to visit the region, after all.

Exploring Apit Puhun Village
As mentioned earlier, the most common reason to visit Apit Puhun Village is the presence of the Great Wall. On the site, tourists can explore the site while enjoying stunning views of nature. It also becomes an amazing location to collect some beautiful pictures, in fact. During the exploration, visitors may meet other tourists so they can share information and make some new friends as well. This explains why both the tourist site and the region become more popular over time.

What is more? Well, Apit Puhun Village offers more than such famous tourist spot after all. For example, tourists can visit nearby eateries and enjoy some delicious local foods. Pical Sikai and Lamang Tapai are for the examples. These foods become a nice combination if eaten together. Not to mention it comes with savory peanut dressing! Pical is the food and Lamang is the drink, actually. For those who look for other options, there are Danguang Satay, Kapau Rice, Kerupuk Siram, and many others. The best thing is that these foods are quite affordable, so all tourists can enjoy them well.

Another recommended thing to do in Apit Puhun Village is to watch beautiful local dances like Payung and Piring Dance. The locals usually perform these dances during special occasions like traditional ceremonies and wedding event, though. So, make sure to come at the right time to be able to watch these.

Nearby Attractions

  • Janjang 1000
  • Koto Gadang Great Wall
  • Ngarai Maaram Park
  • Sianok Canyon

How to Get There
It is quite easy to reach Apit Puhun Village. The trip usually starts from Padang City and the prime destination is Bukittinggi City. Next, tourists only need to get to Guguk Panjang Sub-District and reach the village right away. The distance is 97.7 km, so the trip may take around 2 hours and 21 minutes. For a faster trip, Lintas Barat Sumatera Street is the best choice.

Where to Stay

  • Grand Rocky Hotel
  • Starli Hotel

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