Tuabatu Village in Talaud Regency, North Sulawesi Province
A nice vacation always involves a distinct tourist site. For those looking for a new place to visit, there is Talaud Regency in North Sulawesi Province. The region consists of lots stunning islands with its majestic natural attractions. Not to mention it is the home of various historical villages including the one called Tuabatu. This one is located in Tampa Na’mma Sub-District, actually. Tourists often come to the village to learn the history, enjoy the nuance, eat some local foods and get close to villagers actually.
Being one of the most famous villages in Talaud Regency, Tuabatu indeed has attracted lots of tourists over time. In terms of nuance, the village has both the beauty and comfort. It is because the site is surrounded by various types of plants and trees. Plus, the location is near to a shore so tourists can witness exotic sea scenery from there. What about the settlement? People who live in Tuabatu Village are friendly and they retain their traditions well. No wonder, the peaceful and harmonious way of living may impress all visitors!
Exploring Tuabatu Village
When it comes to a vacation in Tuabatu Village, tourists may recognize the importance of the history of the Talaud Regency. It is because they can find many villagers who know thorough information about it. Thus, they don’t need to hire a tour guide if they want to learn more about the story. Moreover, the information is free to acquire. What tourists need to do is to talk to the locals and get the information right away. For foreigners, though, they need to know a little bit of the Indonesian Language.
The next thing to do in Tuabatu Village is photography. That means tourists should explore the settlement and find good objects to capture. These include traditional houses, villagers’ activities, natural scenery, and many others. Do not forget to take pictures with those people during the visit later. When it comes to natural attractions, the best one is definitely Sarro Lake which has become the icon there. It is also the pride of Sara Island, in fact. So, all tourists should not miss the chance to visit the lake while exploring the village later.
What is more? Visitors should not forget to try delicious local foods during a visit to Tuabatu Village. Have no worries. The locals are friendly enough to share the foods to visitors. That means tourists do not need to spend money to try some. Here is the reference. The best food to try is called Bangket Sagu Cake. In terms of appearance, it is similar to a rolled cake but it tastes better!
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How to Get There
From Manado City, tourists should take an airplane at Sam Ratulangi International Airport and head to Melonguane City right away. This flight may take around 1 hour and 5 minutes, actually. Once arriving at the destination, they can take any available local transportation service and head to the village which takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Where to Stay
- Mentari Inn