Many exciting activities are available in the close area of Guesthouse The 4 Fish. Paragliding, Rafting, Vulcano hiking at Mount Soputan or Mount Mahawu, visit the Tunan, Kali or Tekaan Telu waterfalls or the changing color Lake Lenow. Amust see isTangkoko National park. Enjoy the Zipline park with amazing view on Bunanken and offcourse diving and snorkeling is the best.
TANGKOKO NATIONAL PARK
About one hour’s drive from Manado you will find, located at the foot of Dua Saudara Mountain,The Tangkoko Nature Reserve. It is a Wonderfull flora and fauna conservation area in the district of Bitung in the province of North Sulawesi, The reserve is particularly attractive for its unique wildlife that can be observed roaming free in the forest.
The Tangkoko Nature Reserve is comprised of rolling hills and valleys with a variety of hardwood trees and unusual plant life. The animal life is also quite varied, and one can often view Tarsius tarsier (one of the smallest known primates), black tailless monkeys, maleo birds, wild pigs and kuskus (marsupials).
Tangkoko Batuangus Reserve offers a suitable protective environment to help prevent these animals from becoming extinct.
The amazing colourchanging Lake Linow
Linow Lake is located in the Lahedong, South Tohomon, Tomohon City, North Sulawesi. About an hour and a half drive from Manado to go to the location where the tourist access to this location is pretty easy can be private or public transportations. During the trip our eyes will be pampered with panoramic views of the mountains and hills as well as the flowers that thrives around the location plus cool air and beautiful trees that makes your journey into feels deliciously and conveniently. After arrive at the gate, we will be charged Rp 25,000 which includes typical food and drinks of Manado, and I think it is cheap because it is already worth with a wondeful panorama, it is very pamper our eyes just for pull off the tired because of the hustle of the city. Linow Lake serves beautiful lake views with 3 colors such as green tosca, blue sea, and chocolate milk. Changes the color of the Lake is affected by the content of the element sulfur that are buried in the Lake as well as the breakthrough the sunlight entering through cloud gaps and bouncing on the surface of the Lake. This Lake has a high sulfur levels the former eruptions around the Lake, so that sulfur smell very strong when you visit this place, but this is not a problem. The Lake is managed by private parties with very good and prioritizes comfort with a good facilities without destroying the original natural conditions. This place is perfect for you to vacation with your family, friends, girl or boyfriends, or for your own pull of the tired from the noise of the city plus this place is equipped with facilities to sit relax enjoy the view with a cup of coffee or tea and snacks, and for those of you who enjoy the view from various angles, and dont worry because these sights are also equipped with a tracking path for visitors who want to paddle out to walk the Lake enjoy the silence from every corner of the Lake.
Kali Waterfalls Tomohon
For those who love trekking and exploration, they must consider visiting a stunning vacation destination like Kali Waterfall in Tomohon City. As the name suggests, the location is in Kali Village and it belongs to Pineleng Sub-District. The good thing is tourists need to conduct a short trekking to get to the site. This gives them the time to enjoy the nature and explore the location in an opportunity to enjoy photography. Not to mention the location is near to the famous national hero’s tomb (Tuanku Imam Bonjol). As for the tourist activities, visitors can enjoy sightseeing, trekking, and playing water.(Source: Indonesia-tourism.com)
Mahawu Mountain Tomohon
Mahawu Mountain is a volcano that settled near to other famous mountains, which is Lokon and Empung. Mahawu is a volcano stratovolcano that located in the east of Lokon – Empung Mountain that has a width of 180 m and 140 m deep crater with two pyroclastic cones on the northern slope.
To reach this location, we can start from Tomohon to Rurukan, and then walk along the path which passing through vegetable garden and it finally reach the summit for about 1324 above sea level. After going through a beautiful forest and shady cone in crater area, there will be overgrown grass with an altitude of 1200 meter above sea level.
Mahawu is a relatively gentle mountain to climb for beginners, especially the accessible is easy and the road is already that purposely built for easy access to the summit. In the foot of Mahawu the residents work as farmers and plant a variety of vegetables at the foot to the middle of the mountain. Because the mountain is not too big and easy in ascent, if the tourists want to climb, then it can be reached within an hour. Unlike the other volcanoes that tend to be sandy at its peak, this Mahawu peak is green and there are a lot of plantations that grow finely.