PEKANBARU
Jl. Jendral Sudirman no. 17, Simpang Tiga, Pekanbaru, Riau

DIRECTION TO HOTEL

BATIQA Hotel Pekanbaru is located 1,7 km away from Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport. Head north on Jalan Bandara SSK II and then make a U-turn and after going straight on after 250 meters, the hotel will be on your left side.

Siak River

Photos are taken from Instagram.com/bayuamdewinata
Siak River in Pekanbaru is one of the deepest rivers in Indonesia with its 30 meters depth. Due to some siltation, the depth of Siak River only reaches 18 meters depth in the time being. Dating back to the classical period, Siak River used to be functioned as main trade routes to harbors in Melaka.    

Location

For you who wants to drop a visit to Siak River, you can head to Water Front City area that located in front of Siak Sri Inderapura Palace.
From Pekanbaru, Siak Regency can be reached within 2 hours drive. The river is located near the Melaka Strait and the neighboring countries.

Insider’s Guide

You can hop on to traditional boat with a help of the local fisher or use modern water bus that operated by the Transportation Department of Pekanbaru. If you opt for water bus, you are obligated to pay the retribution fee for Rp 15.000/person.
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