Inspirasi Hill in in Tomohon City, North Sulawesi Province
It is common sense that people have a different preference when it comes to spending a vacation. Some of them are into beaches, while others may choose to visit highlands. In this case, Tomohon City is suitable for the second option due to the presence of many mountains and hills like Inspirasi! This one is located in Kakaskasen Village and belongs to North Tomohon Sub-District, actually. For the information, the hill becomes the proof why Tomohon is called the city of flowers. Thus, tourists can enjoy sightseeing and see many types of flowers up there. They can even buy some flowers as souvenirs!
In terms of nuance, Inspirasi Hill is similar to others featuring refreshing air and comfy atmosphere. One thing that makes it different is the presence of a big auditorium on where people often conduct events. Also, visitors can see beautiful views of Lokon Mountain (which is the most famous volcano in Tomohon). On top of that, the site is perfect enough to watch the sunset! Tourists only need to choose the spot on where they enjoy sightseeing and photography. In fact, all those spots are considered the best!
Exploring Inspirasi Hill
Many reasons make Inspirasi Hill popular among tourists. First, it is because of the panorama. Once arriving at the top of the hill, visitors can see stunning natural scenery especially Lokon Mountain on the horizon. They even have the opportunity to collect beautiful photos of the mountain. What they need to consider is only the weather. It is not recommended to come in the morning, due to the presence of thick fog. That means tourists won’t be able to enjoy sightseeing and photography well at the time.
The next reason why people keep coming to Inspirasi Hill is to enjoy the trip. All the way to reach the top of the hill, they may see several stores selling beautiful and colorful colors. They can even drop by and buy some before continuing the trip! Located near to the hill, there is also Tapahan Telu Waterfall. At the site, tourists can rest for a while and take a bath in it before heading to the hill. What a great extra!
Another reason is the presence of the auditorium located on the top of Inspirasi Hill, actually. That place is used to conduct an occasional event and gather with families somehow. Even tourists can simply sit on the stairs and watch the panorama from that spot. Well, do not forget to take photos in front of such iconic building as well!
- Alfa Omega Tower
- Buddhayana Monastery
- Doa Hill
How to Get There
A trip to Inspirasi Hill only takes approximately 40 minutes if tourists come from Manado City (the capital of North Sulawesi Province). After all, the distance is 23.4 km. What about the best route? It is recommended to take only Raya Manado Tomohon Street for a faster trip. Once arriving at North Tomohon Sub-District, their last destination is Kakaskasen Village. For the information, it involves a short trekking to reach the top of the hill later.
Where to Stay
- Leos Hotel
- Gardenia Country Inn
- Jhoanie Hotel