Sianok Canyon

Lembah-SianokITS–The Sianok Canyon is a major tourist destination in West Sumatra. It is a green, lush, beautiful valley walled by 100 to 200 meter high cliffs. Because of its beauty, the valley is nicknamed the “Grand Canyon of Indonesia”.The canyon lies a short distance away from the town of Bukit Tinggi, also a tourist spot in the province.It takes onlyfive minutes by publictransportation to reach it, andtourists mustwalk one kilometerthrough a very beautifulnatural setting. If the visitors continue walking to the other side ofthe canyon, they will arrrive in Kota Gadang and Sianok villages from Padang, the capital of the province, which lies 91 kilometers away.

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