Aceh, a province located in the northern part of Sumatra Island, Indonesia, encompasses its own uniqueness among other provinces in Indonesia. Aceh has their own rule applied in the province called the Islamic Shariah. All local people and the visitors must obey the Islamic Shariah in Aceh.
Yet, Aceh is the ideal spot for couples that are looking forward to a romantic holiday or even an adventurous one for the solo travelers.
Located in Aceh Jaya Regency and near the border of Aceh Besar Regency, Geurutee Mountain is a vacation spot that can be easily accessed as it is along the national street, connecting Banda aceh to South and West Aceh. It only takes 1.5 hours by car from Banda Aceh to Geurutee.
Geurutee has now been named as one of the world's oxygen-supplying forest. The Geurutee mountain has an extremely deep cliff and is directly on the boarders of the Indian Ocean. The top of the mountain is definitely a crowd's favorite among tourists.
One can simply enjoy their coffee with an amazing view of the Indian Ocean. If you're exploring the area, don't miss out on sipping on the famous Acehnese Coffee while you enjoy the tremendous view of the exotic islands.
Expect the million dollar view set right before your eyes. The steep mountains, paddy fields, gardens, ocean, islands, forest, valley and the exotic bays.
Located in the middle of the ocean, the Kluang Island is an uninhabited island that acts as a pit stop for fishermen.
Along the mountain top road, you'll see traditional stalls owned by local residences, selling a whole variety of food and drinks, especially the Acehnese Coffee. This simple stall at the top of Geurutee was indeed made for those who came to see the view of the land below the mountain.
In this area, monkeys are often seen on the side of the road and even in the stall itself while they wait to be fed by travelers. Fret not if you're worried about the presence of monkeys here because these monkeys are used to interact with travelers.
Tip: All stalls located on the outskirts of the mountain will close at 7PM
So if you're looking for a romantic getaway or an adventurous escape, Aceh should definitely be in your bucket list. Don't forget to take your brilliant pictures and share it with us on the HalalTrip App!