Jambi - Sumatra

Highlights - Gateway to Gunung Kerinci and Kerinci Semblat National Park

 
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Jambi is located in central Sumatra. Jambi has alot of production in oil and paper manufacturing.

Jambi is a good starting point for trekking to Gunung Kerinci and the surrounding National Park.

The Kubu are indigenous people of southern Sumatra. Some of the Kubu, around 1000 people, still live the traditional way of the hunter-gatherer.

There have also been many stories of the Gugu, half human, half apes living in the forests around Jambi.

Just west of Jambi city is the village of Solok Sipin with the majority of the village being floating houses on the Batang Hari River.

 

Jambi Cultural Week

Between the 10-15th of December 2008 is the Jambi Cultural Week when Jambi has cultural perfomances, traditional sports and competitions on display as well as Rentak Besapih dancing and cane handicrafts for sale.

Getting there and away

Jambi's airport has domestic flights to other Indonesian cities. The airport is called Sultan Thaha.

Mandala Air has flights to and from Jambi for the following destinations - Jakarta, Balikpapan, Denpasar, Jogjakarta, Kupang, Malang, Solo, Semarang and Surabaya. www.mandalaair.com

Batavia Air has direct flights from Jambi to Jakarta. www.batavia-air.co.id

 

Sriwijaya Air have direct flights between Jambi and Jakarta.

www.sriwijayaair-online.com

Lion Air has direct flights from Jambi to Jakarta. www.lionair.co.id

Kartika Airlines have direct flights from Jambi to Medan and Batam. www.kartika-airlines.com

 

Accommodation

 

 

Abadi Hotel & Convention Centre

Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto No. 92-98
Jambi - Indonesia 36134
Phones.. 0741-25600 (hunting)
Fax. 0741-23065
e_Mail :
resv_ahccjambi@abadihotel.co.id

Website: http://www.abadihotel.co.id

Abadi Suite Hotel and Tower

Jl. M. Bafadhal No. 111
Jambi - Indonesia 36134
Phones.. 0741-7555800 (hunting)
Fax. 0741-7555255
e_Mail :
resv_suite@abadihotel.co.id
Website: http://www.abadihotel.co.id
 
Novotel Jambi
Jln. Gatot Subroto No. 44, Jambi 36134
+62-741-27208, 50808 / +62-741-27209
novotel@jambi.wasantara.net.id

 

Last updated - 10th August 2009

 


 

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