Top famous destinations that you should visit in Indonesia

Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia with many small islands located in the middle of the sea, so there are many unique scenery. Here, I will help you to list the famous tourist attractions in Indonesia for you to discover when you have an opportunity to visit Indonesia.

  1. Bali paradise island

Traditional Balinese boat Jukung in Bali

Traditional Balinese boat Jukung in Bali

Bali is extremely a picturesque place that you definitely can not ignore. This paradise island has crystal-clear blue water, white sands. Besides, there are many high-quality resorts to serve tourists. Bali paradise island is said to be the place for love. If you have the opportunity to go to Bali island for a honeymoon, you will find this very wonderful!

  1. Bromo Volcano

Volcanic plateau of mount Bromo, Java, Indonesia

Volcanic plateau of mount Bromo, Java, Indonesia

The next well-known tourist destination in Indonesia is the Bromo volcano. If you want to visit the Bromo volcano, you should visit from 3 to 4 a.m to admire the volcano’s beautiful at dawn. When you reach the top of the mountain, stunning landscapes will certainly come to your view. Pay attention that you need to prepare warm clothes while discovering Bromo Mountain because the temperature on the mountain is quite cold.

  1. Toba Lake

A fisherman in Toba Lake.

A fisherman in Toba Lake.

Toba Lake, which is located on the Sumatra island is the largest lake in Indonesia. It was formed thousand years ago after the eruption of Toba volcano. Thanks to this, it created a unique natural wonder. Lake Toba has charming scenery with clear blue water. It is surrounded by lush green mountains that make the human soul be more peaceful. You can take a stroll along the lake or take a boat to enjoy Indonesia food. You can also bring your food to organize a large party in the lake. It will be interesting for you.

  1. Bunaken

Nain Island is one of the islands in the site of Bunaken Marine Park.

Nain Island is one of the islands in the site of Bunaken Marine Park.

Bunaken is located on the beautiful Sulawesi island in Bunaken Marine Park. It is the most popular for diving to see coral reefs in Indonesia. This place is safe for you because the sea is not extremely deep. Besides, it has clear water, diverse coral reefs, and fish that it is suitable for those who like exploring the ocean. Moreover, you can enjoy fresh seafood dishes and sunbath outside. Bunaken will be an interesting place to visit in Indonesia because it makes you cannot forget.

  1. Gili Islands

Boats on paradise beach and sea on island, Gili Islands

Boats on paradise beach and sea on island, Gili Islands

The Gili Islands are also a popular tourist attraction in Indonesia. In this islands, there are various beautiful beaches and many diving sites to see coral reefs. I am sure that you will feel interesting. The Gili Islands are not far from Bali, so you can take the train to travel to Gili Island from Bali. If you are passionate about X-games, do not hesitate to go to Gili Islands for surfing!

  1. Komodo National Park

  Taken in Komodo National Park, the alpha Komodo Dragon is trying to defend its territory from the other Komodo Dragon

Taken in Komodo National Park, the alpha Komodo Dragon is trying to defend its territory from the other Komodo Dragon

Komodo National Park which is located in the Sunda Lesser archipelago is the habitat of many rare animals, especially the Komodo dragon. Komodo dragons have massive bodies that usually eat dead animals are pretty aggressive. A mature dragon weighs 70 kilograms or more and it is about 3 meters in length. This animal is quite gentle and rarely attack humans but you had better be careful with this animals. Do not get too close to the Komodo dragon or tease them to make sure that you are safe.

  1. Borobudur Temple

An exposed buddha greets the morning clouds at the Borobudur temple in Indonesia.

An exposed buddha greets the morning clouds at the Borobudur temple in Indonesia.

Indonesia attracts tourists’ attention by the many attractive tourist attractions such as beautiful Bali island, Gili islands, or Bunaken. However, Borobudur Temple is also the famous place that tourists are impressed by its beauty. Borobudur is one of the 70 wonders of the world recognized by UNESCO in 1991. This is not only an admirable wonder of Indonesia but also one of the greatest and most valuable architectural structure of Buddhist world and humans.

  1. Baliem Valley

  Picture was taken during the trip over Baliem Valley, Papua in the Obia village.

Picture was taken during the trip over Baliem Valley, Papua in the Obia village.

The beautiful Baliem Valley is located in Papua center mountains of Indonesia with the height of 1600 meters. It is surrounded by majestic mountainsides. Baliem attracts many foreign visitors to visit each year. The valley which stretches 72 kilometers and is about from 15 to 31 kilometers in width flows in the Baliem River. This river originates from the northern mountains of Trikora, passes the Grand Valley, continues to flows in the south and becomes a huge alluvial river. Finally, it flows into Arafura sea. Baliem Valley is really a popular tourist destination in Indonesia and around the world.

  1. Tanjung Puting National Park

Orang Utan - Tanjung Puting National Park - Borneo

Orang Utan – Tanjung Puting National Park – Borneo

Tanjung Puting National Park is located on Borneo Island in the middle of Kalimantan, Indonesia. The park is reputed to be the famous ecological destination. You can be provided with boats for many days to see wildlife and visit the research center. Wildlife includes gibbon, monkey, leopard, sun bear, python, crocodile, and orangutans. Unfortunately, many of the parks have been threatened by illegal exploitation and deforestation for agricultural purposes.

  1. Kakaban Island

Stingless Jellyfish Lake is located in Kakaban Island, East Kalimantan.

Stingless Jellyfish Lake is located in Kakaban Island, East Kalimantan.

This island makes you feel as if you are lost in a fairy tale because of its pristine beauty with stretched beaches, beautiful coral reefs. If you are dived and seen the colorful jellyfishes here, it is extremely a great experience.

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