Top 10 destinations in Indonesia

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Indonesia is a very big country with the big population, very rich about the geology and diversified about culture, race with more than 250 different languages. Indonesia is an archipelago consisting of about 18.110 islands. Among them, Bali is the destination which attracts most visitors. Besides, there are many other famous destinations for you to explore.

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Bali

Bali

Bali is one of the most famous destinations in the world. The nature in this island is so beautiful and diversified with the coasts, tropical beaches, green terraced fields and the volcano hills, etc. Bali is influenced by the Hindu culture deeply. The combination between people and nature here creates a pretty frame like a painting with many colors. You can go by the helicopters to watch the great scenes, surf or dive into the sea to explore.

Bromo mountain

Bromo mountain

Gunung bromo, located in Eastern Java, is a volcano being in charge, it belongs a part of the Tengger mountain block. It is not the highest peak, but it is the most famous mountain of the range with the height of 2329m. This area is one of the most attractive destination in Indonesia and Java. The peak of the mountain was blown away and there is always white smoke inside the crater. It is surrounded by sea and sands.

Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park is a national park located in the Sunda Lesser archipelago consisting of 3 big islands: Komodo, Padar, Rincah and 26 smaller islands. The park is named according to the biggest kind of reptile in the world – Komodo Dragon. This kind of reptile can reach the height of 3m and the weight of over 70kg. Although Komodo dragon mainly eat meat of died animals, but they are the redoubtable predators. Their preys include birds, mammals, etc. They rarely attack human.

Toba lake

Toba lake

Toba lake on Sumatra island is a large volcano lake, 100km long and 30km wide. This lake is taken its form by a huge eruptive turn of volcano which occurred about 70 thousand years ago. It is the biggest restored crater in the world. There are about some thousands of men surviving after that disaster. In the middle of the lake is the Pulau Samosir island. Coming here, beside watching the scene, visitors can relax in the warm water of the volcano.

Tanjung National Park

Tanjung National Park

Tanjung National Park is located on Borneo island of Indonesia. This park is the famous green tourism destination. Coming here, you can go sightseeing by boats, ships to watch the wild animals and the research center.

Baliem valley

Baliem valley

Baliem valley is on the New Guinea highland. This valley is discovered in 1938 after a scouting flight in the air from the North Hollandia (which is Jayapure now). Wamena is the most attractive destination in Baliem valley. If you have the chance to come here, you will be praised by it beauty, nature and people.

Bunaken

Bunaken

Located in the North of Sulawesi. Bunaken is one the most famous destinations of Indonesia with the game of “sea diving”. This island is a part of Bunaken park where you can contemplate over 70% kinds of the fish living in Western Pacific. The best time to dive is the middle of April and November.

Torajaland

Torajaland

Torajaland (Tana Toraja) is a highland of South Sulawesi. Torajans is famous with the big roofs (which are called tongkonan). Especially, you will have the chance to watch with your own eyes the typical but very horrible funeral ceremony.

Gili archipelago

Gili archipelago

This is the most famous destination of Lombok. Gili is an archipelago with 3 small islands: Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. The lives and frames here are very clean and peaceful, there is no cars, motorcycles. Along the coast, there are many coffee shops for visitors.

Borobudur

Borobudur

Borobudur is 40km from the West Yogyakarta of Java. Borobudur is one of the most famous Buddha temples in the world. It was constructed in about 75 years from the 8th and 9th century of Sailendra kingdom. It is estimated to be built with about 2 million cubic meters of stone. It was neglectful in the 14th century and hidden in thick forest, under the volcano ash layer in many centuries. Nowadays, Borobudur becomes one of the most famous destinations in Indonesia.

Indonesia is a great archipelago country with many beautiful and amazing destinations for everyone to travel. There are many other destinations beside these 10 above destinations, you should explore this country yourself.