10 beautiful places to visit in Indonesia
If you have been at Bali you will have to admit that Indonesia is the home of the beautiful islands. Here are 10 places you should go Indonesia
Situated at the northwest tip of the island of New Guinea, Raja Ampat (Four Kings) is an archipelago of more than 1,500 includes small islands and cays. Considered owning the most diversity of marine life on Earth, Raja Ampat easily becomes one of the most famous dive sites in the world. Astonishing richness of marine life is partly due to a very low population density.
Tanjung Puting National Park
Tanjung Puting National Park lies on the island of Borneo in a province of Central Kalimantan in Indonesia. The park is a favorite destination for many ecotourism, many local tourism companies organize boat tours for visitor to view multi -day wildlife and visit the research center. There are many wild animal are living here such as gibbons, macaques, clouded leopard, sun bear, pythons, crocodiles and – most famous – orangutans. Illegal logging and deforestation in the agriculture uses become a major threat to the park.
Located in the east of Sumbawa and west of lembata in Nusa Tenggara, Flores’s long island provided a wide range of natural attractions and culture senery. The most famous place in Flores is Kelimutu volcanic crater, which has three lakes leadfed by volcanic gas which changes color of water according to the amount of oxidation. In Flores, eco-tourism industry also develop, guests who come here can visit traditional villages, stay in homestay and participate in activities such as bird watching and hiking.
Torajaland (Tana Toraja) is a highland area of South Sulawesi, home of the Torajans. People here are famous for the massive peaked-roof of their houses called tongkonan and spectacular but dreadful ritual funeral. After the death of a person, the body is kept – often for years – until the actual funeral ceremony, which can last for several days. The dead were eventually buried in a small cave or in a hollow tree. The biggest funerals are usually held in the dry season months of July and August, but there are funerals throughout the year.
Bukit Lawang is a small village located to the Eastern of Gunung Leuser National Park about 90 km northwest of Medan, which is the capital city of North Sumatra. A rehabilitation center for orangutans was established here in 1973 to preserve the reduced number of orangutan populations by hunting and deforestation. With a marvelous selection of trips into the centre of the jungle, whitewater adventures and some of the great chance to see wild orangutans in the world, Bukit Lawang is a worthy area to visit.
Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
The Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is well known for its wonderful scenery of an ancient volcano and an extensive range of volcanoes picturesque that have emerged since then. The park is named after the two mountains, Mount Semeru, Mount Bromo and the Tengger people who live in the region. Semeru is not also the highest mountain in Java but also one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia. The smoldering cones of Bromo stands in a sea of volcanic sand, surrounded by towering cliffs of the crater ‘s edge .
Lombok isn’t very different from its closest neighbor: Bali. It has the same kind of beautiful beaches and volcanic scenery as Bali, with less commercialism and fewer crowds. That makes it becoem one of the best places to visit in Indonesia. The northern area of this Island is dominated by the giant volcano called Gunung Rinjani, and trekking at least part of the way up the reason many tourists visit Lombok. The three Gili Islands, just off the northwest coast are the most popular beaches.
Komodo National Park
Including the island of Rinca , Komodo island and several small islands , the famous Komodo National Park is the home of the Komodo Dragons, which are giant carnivorous lizards. They can reach up to 3 meters (10 feet) in length. Reptiles roam freely on the island, and visitors just need to follow the experienced guides to see and to stay safe. Komodo National Park is also well-known as the world-class diving destination.
According to the proximity temples famous Borobudur and Prambanan famous, yogyakata is the most popular tourist destinations in Java. This bustling town whose population is about 500,000 people, itself is a center of art and education. It is attractive to visitor for good shopping and a wide range of tourist facilities. Yogyakarta is located in one of the most seismic activity of Java and has thus been attacked several times by earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. In 2006, there was an earthquake which flattened more than 300,000 homes.
Bali is one of the most famous island in the world and always wins tourism award. The varied landscapes, rugged coastlines, tropical beaches, lush rice terraces and volcanic hillsides all of those have provided a picturesque setting to its colorful, deeply spiritual and unique Hindu culture. The combination of friendly people, a wonderful culture infused with spiritual vision and stunning beaches with excellent surfing and scuba diving make Bali become famous tourist destinations in Indonesia.