Social Tour (Optional)
Padang is the capital city of West Sumatra, and it becomes the largest city on the western coast of Sumatra Island. Padang was a Dutch historical harbour town, one of the main harbour in Dutch East Indies. The main attraction of the city is the colourful Dutch old town and old harbour in Muaro river, and also its old Chinatown. The city is also the home of the delicious Padang food and the town is stuffed with restaurants and street stalls.
The social tour for the 16th International Conference on Quality in Research (QiR) 2019 will be held on 25 July 2019, the last day of the conference. The social tour is optional. Please check your Conference Registration Form and choose the type of tour of your liking, tallied up the amount, make payment and send us the proof of payment with your conference registration form. Proof of payment must be received by 25 June 2019 at the latest.
Mandeh Island is a tourist happening place in 2017. It is located in Koto XI Tarusan District, South Coast . Directly bordered with the City of Padang , namely Bungus Teluk Kabung. The Mandeh Island area is approximately 65 km from the city of Padang which has an area of ± 18,000 hectares. The travel time to arrive at Mandeh is only about 2 hours. Mandeh Island tourism is actually complete including land and sea.
Puncak Mandeh we can enjoy the charm of the island which is reminiscent of the eastern paradise of Indonesia Raja Ampat Papua. Mandeh Peak is the name given to a place on the hill that can directly see the view towards the sea. This amazing view is seen from the top of a hill in the area of the village of Mandeh.
Sironjong Gadang Island is located at Pesisir Selatan Regency of West Sumatra Province. Famous for its underwater beauty and is a popular snorkeling destination.
Sironjong Island Ketek is one of the destinations that is certainly always visited by tourists. One of the main attraction is cliff jumping. Tourists had to climb the cliffs of Sironjong Ketek Island first with the help of a rope that had been tied tightly to the island.
Kapo-Kapo Village and Mangrove Jungle is a beautiful and quiet village hiding in the beauty of the island of Cubadak also known as the Paradise of South. This village is also home to a very beautiful mangrove forest.
Setan Island initially the island was named Sultan Island . Then a shift was caused by the pronunciation of local people. So that from the name Sultan Island then it changes to Satan Island . With small waves, you can swim around the edge of the sea. If you do not want to swim, around the island is also one of the choices of activities that can be done.
Gemuruh River and Waterfall before going back to Padang City, we will visit Gemuruh Waterfall. The journey will take us along the Gemuruh River with mangrove jungle on both sides.