HomeBlogs Kerinci Seblat National Park Kerinci Seblat National Park is the largest national park in Sumatra
Indonesia. It has a total area of 13,791 km2, and spans four provinces:
West Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu and South Sumatra.
It is located
between 100°31'18"E - 102°44'01"E and 1°07'13"S - 3°26'14"S. Together
with Bukit Barisan Selatan and Gunung Leuser national parks it forms a
World Heritage Site, Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra.
park area includes a large part of the Barisan mountain range,
including the highest peak in Sumatra, Mount Kerinci (3,805 m). The park
includes hot springs, rivers with rapids, caves, scenic waterfalls and
the highest caldera lake in Southeast Asia - Lake Gunung Tujuh.
park is home to diversity of flora and fauna. Over 4,000 plant species
grow in the park area, including the world's largest flower, Rafflesia
arnoldi, and the plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence, the
titan arum. The fauna include Sumatran Tigers, Sumatran Rhinoceros,
Sumatran elephants, Bornean Clouded Leopard, Malayan Tapir, Malay Sun
Bear and 370 bird species, including the Sumatran Ground-cuckoo.