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    Raflesia Arnoldi in Batang Palupuh preservation Park

 

Overview

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.

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.

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To Stay

Various hotels and inns in Bukittinggi.

Various hotels and inns in Bukittinggi.

Tips

- 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 blooming flower.

- 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 blooming flower.

To Buy

Your best bet is to find souvenir shops in Bukittinggi, plenty to see and buy there.

Your best bet is to find souvenir shops in Bukittinggi, plenty to see and buy there.

Get Around

On foot.

On foot.

Get There

From Bukittinggi, use a car to this area.

From Bukittinggi, use a car to this area.

To Eat

After 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.

After 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.

To Do

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.

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.

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