Enjoy a weekend by walking on the beach or in the city center as well as shopping centers that are common, so there’s no harm if on weekends filled with exciting and challenging activities, i.e. Rifting or commonly known as Rafting, besides being able to enjoy the swift river water, it can also test adrenaline.
For those who like high adrenaline, you can try a vacation in Aceh. There is one tourist location in Aceh Besar that you can visit precisely in the hills of Jalin, Jantho. This is a white water rafting tour with river rafting activities that are very challenging!
With the swift water discharge and the rocks further adds to the thrill of rafting. the starting point of the boat placement starts around the steel frame bridge Jalin Village, then sails about seven kilometers of the river or approximately one hour drive to the end point or finish, with excitement and challenge. In wading the river we will continue to be directed or guided by the skipper while in the boat. This is of course to be safe in wading to the finish point.
This tourist location is not too far from the city of Banda Aceh. We only need about an hour by road to the location in the Greater Aceh area. In addition to guts, rafting requires excellent physical condition, It is highly recommended to be able to pass every obstacle in front.
Rafting on the river Jalin is still relatively safe for beginners and anyone who wants a weekend to bring family. Apart from not many rocks, the flow of the river Jalin is still gentle and compromising. The trail in the Jalin River is also suitable for those who love nature adventures with family.
The distance to the location is not too far, only about 4 km from under the Jalin bridge to the waqf forest. The area is friendly because the Jalin river is not as fierce as the Alas river in Kuta Cane, Southeast Aceh. Establish can be navigated by novice and professional rafter.
There is almost no difficulty for rafting on the Jalin river. This area only has grades I to III so that it is included in the safe category to be sailed with families carrying small children.
This extreme sport is enough worldwide. And the Alas River, Ketambe, Kutacane, Southeast Aceh, is a pioneering rafting area in Aceh Province.
In Banda Aceh and Aceh Besar, rafting has only begun for the past 3 years. Rafting was first held in Jantho in 2014 and is still active today. the potential for rafting in Aceh is quite large. However, due to lack of information, many people do not know about this activity. “In the past there were not many rafting tourism connoisseurs. But now rafting is no longer considered a dangerous sport. Rafting has become a contemporary tour for all groups, “said Romi, one of Rafting’s guides.