Tes Lake, Fascinating Natural Scenery with Clear Sparkling Water

Tes Lake
Danau Tes or Tes Lake is famous for the legend of the seven-headed snake, Tes Lake is the largest lake in the Bengkulu Province which stretches between Kutei Donok traditional village (Tengah Village) and the traditional Tes village.

The lake is located in South Lebong District, Lebong Regency, and is located on the slopes of the Bukit Barisan mountains with an altitude of approximately 500 meters above sea level.

This lake is very beautiful, the Bukit Barisan cluster looks surrounded, and the scenery is more beautiful when the fog still blows around the lake. Seeing the sights here will produce a sense of comfort and calm.

Tes Lake has fascinating natural scenery with clear sparkling water. You can take a boat to enjoy the beauty around the lake. Besides having a great natural beauty, the lake has a legend that believed to be the home of a snake with seven head.

It was said that in Bengkulu there was Kutei Rutam kingdom that led by King Bikau Bermano, at a time the king held a wedding ceremony of his son Gajah Meram with a princess named Princess Jinggai. When the prince with his future wife was doing a ritual at bath Aket on the shores of Lake Tes, suddenly both of them were disappeared, and it believed that they carried by the seven head snake as the host of the lake.

Tes Lake is approximately 25 km from the city center (Muara Aman), 44 km from Curup, and approximately 127 km from the city of Bengkulu. Well, visitors can reach the lake location with two-wheeled or four-wheeled vehicles.

Holidays on weekends or when a national holiday going to this place will certainly not disappoint, the scenery around Lake Tes will refresh your mind.

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