Aceh Special Region Travel Guide

  • Off The Beaten Path
    by davidcreelman
  • Off The Beaten Path
    by davidcreelman
  • Off The Beaten Path
    by davidcreelman
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Banda Aceh

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Sabang

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Takengon

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Pulau We

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Meulaboh

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Calang

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Iboih

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Langsa

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Banda Aceh

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Sabang

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  • Island hopping

    Sabang Things to Do

    Instead going out to some dive sites and snorkeling, take your time to exploring neighbouring islands of Pulau Weh. One of them is Rubiah island. Picturesque and less hectic compared to Weh as the main island within the mini archipelago.

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  • Rasa Seni Hotel Resort

    Sabang Hotels

    We passed by and were shown around by the German owner. With prices in euro the resort was a bit...

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  • beware having a new fellow traveller...

    Sabang Warnings and Dangers

    how do I start this "report"? I made friends with fellow travellers along the way on the ferry from ulee lheue port to sabang. and as friendship had been made, of course we promise to each other to meet and have a cuppa. but what I'd got in the lodge or hostel where my newly friends stay? the reception refuses me to meet them. by looking my skin...

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Takengon

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  • Takengon Wet Market

    Takengon Off The Beaten Path

    if you want to see what kind of spices were used at Takengon's kitchen or culinary, wet market is worth a visit ...here you would see so many spices, vegetables, etc etc which sell in an open market...red and yellow tomatoes, red hot chilli, onion, so many kind of salads, chicken meat, fresh water fish ....and so on ....it was colorful market which...

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  • Fresh fruit abounds...

    Takengon Favorites

    One of the things I'll remember most about Takengon and the surrounding area is the amazing array of fresh fruit and vegetables available. Trucks pull up in the streets every morning and sell produce directly from the back of the truck. The market is full of fresh fruit and road side stalls are full with fruit of the season.

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  • Road side snacks and views

    Takengon Things to Do

    A great option for the late afternoon in Takengon is to get a becak to take you a few kilometres to the north of the city centre. You will find several road side stalls selling freshly roasted sweet corn and selling fruits in season such as durian.You also have the opportunity of some spectacular views as the sun goes down over Danau Laut Tawar.

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Pulau We

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  • IBOIH Beach

    Pulau We Things to Do

    ....If you have a chance visiting the Northwestern parts of Indonesia, where you would find NDONESIA ZERO Kilo Meter...you wouldn't miss the beautiful scenery of Iboih beach resort with Rubiah island, a paradise for snorkelling and scuba diving at Pulau Weh....belong to ACEH Special Region... —

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  • The PATH WAY BALOHAN-SABANG vv

    Pulau We Things to Do

    A Land trip from Balohan bay to Sabang city vise verse is 10 KM in distance and would take about 30 minutes through a stepping hill side and from the peak of a hill you would see the beauty of Balohan Bay, small lake Danau Aneuk Laot below the hill side .... the road was pretty good with with nice view both side ....

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  • FAst Ferry

    Pulau We Transportation

    A Fast ferry which in operation twice a day from Ulee Lheue Banda Aceh to Balohan bay would take about 45 minutes, the first Ferry from Ulee Lheue depart 09.30 am in the morning and the last Ferry depart from Ulee Lheue at 04.00 pm in the afternoon.....while from pulau Weh, the first ferry depart at 08.00 am in the morning, and the last ferry...

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Ketambe

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  • Monkeys on the road side

    Ketambe Favorites

    Apart from trekking in the jungle and relaxing by he river, just taking an afternoon walk was a highlight of my time in Ketambe. Heading north towards Blangkerejen, the road is lined on both sides with jungle. Often you will see a troup of monkeys, although the Thomas-leaf monkeys seem to be quite shy and will scoot into the jungle when they see...

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  • Street stalls

    Ketambe Things to Do

    A short walk out of Ketambe, past the derelict government owned bungalows and heading north towards Blangkejeran, are several street stalls selling coffee and snacks. The stalls are set up on a ridge overlooking Sungai Alas and offer great views and a cool breeze. The coffee, as in all Aceh, is good! These stalls sometimes act as road-side stops...

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  • Stocking up on fresh fruit

    Ketambe Shopping

    There are a couple of small shops in Ketambe selling foodstuff such as biscuits and other snack items, along with laundry powder and toiletries, but overall stocks are limited. It is best to ensure you have adequate batteries and personal items such as sunscreen before arriving.If you want fresh fruit, you should listen out for the travelling...

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Meulaboh

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  • Lampuuk Beach

    Meulaboh Things to Do

    Lampuuk beach is located on the northwest side of Aceh region, from the main road of Banda Aceh to Meulaboh turn to the right ... at the village of Meunasah Masjid, Aceh Besar district, about 15 KM from the city of Banda Aceh.The beach length is reached 4 km restricted by a rocky mountain where the attendants would find there are caves under the...

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  • Cut Nyak Dhien House

    Meulaboh Things to Do

    During the Aceh War, Cut Nyak Dhien or Tjoet Nja' Dhien was a leader of the Acehnese guerrilla forces. Following the death of her husband Teuku Umar, she led guerrilla actions against the Dutch for 25 years. born in Lampadang, 1850 ...traveling from Banda Aceh to western part of Aceh Province, whether to Calang or to Meulaboh ...in Lhok Nga region,...

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  • Lhok Nga Hills

    Meulaboh Things to Do

    The road was pretty good on the way from Banda Aceh to Aceh Jaya (Calang, Lamno) or to Aceh Barat (Meulaboh), vise verse .... there are many fascinating scenery of green hills and rice field both sides the road with a green coconut trees in between.... the green hills which streching from north to south is belong to Bukit Barisan mountain range...

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Calang

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  • Calang Tsunami Relief by US Navy

    Calang Favorites

    source from : http://www.navy.mil/view_image.asp?id=20508An Indonesian man gives a thumbs-up to a crew chief in the rear of an SH-60B Seahawk after dropping-off food and relief supplies in the village of Tjalang.050111-N-5362F-399Tjalang, Sumatra, Indonesia (Jan. 11, 2005) An Indonesian man gives a thumbs-up to a crew chief in the rear of an SH-60B...

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  • Calang Tsunami Relief by US Navy

    Calang Favorites

    source of information from : http://www.navy.mil/view_image.asp?id=20509050111-N-5362F-480Tjalang, Sumatra, Indonesia (Jan. 11, 2005) A crew chief in the rear of an SH-60B Seahawk, assigned to the Saberhawks of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Four Seven (HSL-47), accepts to fly-back a stranded American citizen to Banda Aceh Airport from...

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  • Calang Tsunami Relief by US Navy

    Calang Favorites

    050109-N-4166B-157Tjalang, Sumatra, Indonesia (Jan. 9, 2005) - Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Joseph Budke of Aurora, Colo., explains to local Indonesian citizens in Tjalang, Sumatra, Indonesia, an illustration that helps communicate the dangers of a helicopter, conducting humanitarian aid missions. Helicopters assigned to Carrier Air Wing Two (CVW-2)...

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Iboih

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  • Ulee Lheue-Balohan

    Iboih Transportation

    A ferry which in operation twice a day from Ulee Lheue Banda Aceh to Balohan bay would take about 45 minutes, the first Ferry from Ulee Lheue depart 09.30 am in the morning and the last Ferry depart from Ulee Lheue at 04.00 pm in the afternoon.....while from pulau Weh, the first ferry depart at 08.00 am in the morning, and the last ferry depart at...

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  • IBOIH Beach

    Iboih Things to Do

    Iboih beach was located at the northwestern of Pulau Weh, stretched along 4 KM with a hilly contour of tropical rain forest ...don't miss the beautiful scenery of Iboih beach resort with Rubiah island, a paradise for snorkelling and scuba diving at Pulau Weh

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  • Snorkell

    Iboih Things to Do

    IBOIH beach is one of popular Resort to explore the marine life and coral reef at the bottom of the sea, there were so many tour operator along iboih beach which offer hire eQuipment for snorkell, you can even rent under water camera from one of so many travel agent

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Top Aceh Special Region Hotels

Sabang Hotels
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Banda Aceh Hotels
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Pulau We Hotels
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Takengon Hotels
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Meulaboh Hotels
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Ketambe Hotels
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