MITRA, ZONAUTARA.com – The hills of Harapan is located in Ratatotok district, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Ratotok district is a frontier between Minahasa Southeast Region and Bolaang Mongondow Region. Beside known as a gold produce area, it’s also has potential of the tourism.
One interesting place in Ratotok is Harapan Hills that located in Lakban village. To go to Harapan hills you have to take up 282 of stairs. The fatigue will disappear instantly when you arrived on the hill. The Hills are surrounded by beautiful view of Lakban beach.
On Tuesday (1/11/2017) at 05.00 am, four reporters of Zona Utara determined climb up the hills. Dare ourselves to explore Harapan Hills. On the way to the Hills the sound of birds and tarsier escort our trip.
While pass the stairs, we arrived on the top of hills our tired vanished immediately. At the top you could enjoyed the view of Lakban beach, Naga islands, putus-putus islands, and increasingly a green view of the trees produce fresh air.
The times keep running, the sun starting to rise and bright the world slowly. A charming sunrise behind Harapan hills was spoil our eyes.
It is an exotic place for sure. There is also tower of Torang Samua Basudara that standing right on the top of the hills. Ratatotok is about 3 hours from Manado city by car.
Editor: Eva Aruperes