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Batang Palupuh is a refuge for the giant flowers Rafflesia Arnoldi,
blooming only once a year in November. A guide can be obtained from the
office at the reserve.Getting There
Bukittinggi, use a car to this area.
View the magnificence of
Rafflesia arnoldi, a giant flower which is actually a parasite, luring
insects and digest them to thrive. It grows for 9 months and only
flowers for about a week.
hotels and inns in Bukittinggi.
a close look (and smell) of the flowers, you might not want to eat on
the spot, so it's advisable if you dine in the neighboring cities.
Your best bet is to find souvenir shops in
Bukittinggi, plenty to see and buy there.
Since Rafflesia arnoldi only blooms for a week, it is advisable to come
in November and consult the tour agencies if you want to see the
Quoted from :
by : JavaTourism, Lintang Buana Tours