Tirtasari Park in Tilatang Kamang Sub-District, Indonesia
Only a few of travelers have ever visited a nice vacation destination called Tirtasari Park in Indonesia. This serene recreation area is located in Koto Tangah Village and belongs to Tilatang Kamang Sub-District, actually. In terms of region, it is the part of Agam Regency, though. So, what is it about? It was once a popular tourist site visited by both locals and outsiders. However, it lacks attention and turns into a neglected swamp area. Despite the fact, people keep coming to the location in order to enjoy a family recreation and fishing over time. That means the site keeps attracting visitors regardless of the condition!
In terms of nuance, Tirtasari Park looks serene and soothing. The thing is tourists should not swim in the pond due to the murky condition. Instead, they can enjoy the cool atmosphere and take advantage of several simple facilities like duck boats and gazebos to spend good times with families. Another good thing is that the site becomes the home of some species of fishes including snakehead Murrel and Bleeker. No wonder, visitors may see many local fishermen who look for fishes on the pond of such unique park regardless of the time.
Exploring Tirtasari Park
Visitors can do many things in Tirtasari Park! For instance, it is the family recreation. What they need to do is to come to the site during weekends with families. It can be as simple as enjoying the nuance and riding the duck boat to explore the nearby lake. For those who love photography, taking pictures and selfies are also recommended. The only consideration is that everyone should come during a good weather.
A family recreation in Tirtasari Park gives a distinct experience to visitors. In this case, the best idea is to roll out a mat and eat lunch with families there. This can be done either with families or friends, actually. There is only one rule. Everyone should take care of the environment and should avoid littering at all cost. After eating, it is better to collect the trash and put it in a plastic bag. Later, when heading back home, they should throw it in a trash can. In a nutshell, all tourists should not ruin the environment so the park remains pristine regardless of the condition.
Another recommended thing to do in Tirtasari Park is none other than fishing. As mentioned before, the site features a pond where lots of fishes live in. This explains why many locals come to the site and fish there. Fortunately, tourists and visitors are allowed to join the activity as long as they have prepared the fishing rod and other equipment beforehand. It is because there are no facilities that provide these items on site.
- Sonsang Village
- Kelok Ambacang
- Ambacang Hill
- Zoologi Museum
How to Get There
In order to get to Tirtasari Park, tourists should head to Agam Regency first. Next, they should reach Tilatang Kemang Sub-District and visit Koto Tengah Village before approaching the park. If they come from Padang City, the trip may take around 2 hours and 57 minutes as the distance is 107 km. It can be faster if they take Lintas Barat Sumatera Street, though.
Where to Stay
- Pakankarnih Homestay
- Kommphil Homestay
- Parai Mountain Resort
- Campago Hotel
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