Takengon is a city in Aceh.


Takengon is a remote city in the middle of the north Sumatra highlands. It is famous for its fish and coffee and for being close to the beautiful Laut Tawar Lake, which is well worth a visit.

Get in

By bus: By arriving from south you have to get a minibus in Kutancane with a stopover in Blang Kejeren. The buses depart in the early day until about 11:00. Ask at the bus station in Kutacane. By arriving from the north you either can go directly from Banda Aceh or from Bireun. There is a shared taxi service departing in the early morning or late evenings from Banda Aceh.

Get around

By taxi: There is a taxi service in the city. Most of the taxis are based on motorcykle, they take you basically all over the city very cheap.

By foot: As the city is fairly small it is very walkable.






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