Photo: Come for the coffee.

Things to see and do

The sights of Takengon

The sights of Takengon really are best seen on a daytrip around the lake by either becak or rented car. Public transport does zoom along some of these roads, but timings are unpredictable, you aren’t able to stop and take photos or just simply enjoy the magnificent view and the waterfalls at Mengaya are inaccessible. Our suggestion is to rent a becak for 200,000 rupiah for the round-the-lake ... Read more about The sights of Takengon .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Takengon? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.

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