Indonesia Tourist Destinations and Attractions

1. Komodo Island

Komodo island is an island in the Nusa Tenggara Islands, Indonesia. Komodo island known as the habitat of native animals, komodo dragons. The island is also an area of Komodo National Park are managed by Central Government of Indonesia. Komodo island is located on east of Sumbawa Island, separated by the Sape Strait.

Wild animals and komodo dragon breed well in the Komodo Island. Until August 2009, there are about 1300 komodo on the island. With the other islands, such as Rinca Island and Gili Motang, their reached approximately 2500 komodo overall. There are also about 100 komodo in the Wae Wuul nature reserve on the Mainland of Flores Island, but does not include the Komodo National Park area.


2. Raja Ampat, Papua

I think, this is one of the most beautiful place in the world. I've been traveling to Caribbean, and I think this place is more beautiful and natural. This location is quite difficult to reach, even from Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. The cost to live there is about 5000 dollars for two weeks, excluding flights. You can enjoy all the natural beauty there.

This district has 610 islands. Four of them, namely Pulau Misool, Salawati, Batanta and Waigeo, the largest islands. Of the whole island, is only 35 islands are inhabited while the islands are uninhabited and mostly do not have a name.

As the islands, the only public transport and supporting activities of the Raja Ampat is the ocean freight. Similarly to reach Waisai, the district capital. When using the aircraft, first to the city of Sorong. After that, the trip from Sorong to Waisai followed by sea transport. Facilities available are fast boats with a capacity of 10, 15 or 30 people.


3. Carstensz Pyramid, Jayawijaya Mountain, Papua

Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia snow-capped mountains that Papua is a lot in dreams by many climbers to set foot in height. In addition because he is the highest peak in Indonesia, the climbers will find a different sensation that can not be found in almost all the characters of the mountain in Indonesia.

Puncak Jaya or Carstensz Pyramid (4,884 m) is the highest summit of Mount Carstensz in the Sudirman Range of the western central highlands of Papua province, Indonesia (within Puncak Jaya Regency).

At 4,884 metres (16,024 ft) above sea level, Puncak Jaya is the highest mountain in Indonesia, the highest on the island of New Guinea (which comprises the Indonesian West Papua region plus Papua New Guinea), the highest of Oceania (Australian continent).


4. Ubud, Bali

Ubud especially popular among foreign tourists because is located between rice fields and forest that lies between the mountain ravines that makes nature so beautiful.

In addition Ubud is known for its art and culture. Ubud community life can not be separated from art. There are many art galleries, as well as live music and dance arena held alternately every night in all corners of the village.

Tourists who come here seem different from what we see along the Kuta-Legian, Bali. They settled in Ubud, seeking a quiet rural atmosphere of Bali, while enjoying the taste of Balinese arts in hundreds of art galleries scattered throughout the countryside.

Other attractions around Ubud which can be visited include: Ubud Market, Monkey Forest, Penestanan village (the village of Balinese painters residential), village of Nyuh Yellow (residential sculpture artist), Sayan village, museum Painting Bonet, Blanco museum, the Museum Neka, Bedulu (center of the kingdom Pejeng dynasty), Goa Gajah, Yeh Palu (hermitage from the 14th century), Sukawati, Celuk village (Bali silver industry) and many more interesting places to visit.


5. Borobudur Temple, Central Java

Borobudur temple is the biggest buddha temple in the world. Founded by the Mahayana Buddhists around AD 800-AD. The monument comprises six square terraces on which there are three circular courtyard, the walls adorned with original 2672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues there.

Borobudur is still used as a place of religious pilgrimage; each year Buddhists who come from all over Indonesia and abroad gather at Borobudur to commemorate Vesak Day. Borobudur Temple is one of the most visited tourist destinations place in Indonesia.


6. Mount Bromo , East Java

Mount Bromo is one of the most active volcano in Indonesia, Located in East Java, this place is always crowded into a tourist destination because of this mountain has a very attractive natural exoticism, one of which is a vast sea of sand. The name "Bromo" comes from the Sanskrit: Brahma, one of the main Hindu Gods.

Bromo has a height of 2392 meters above sea level is located in four regions, namely Probolinggo, Pasuruan, Lumajang, and the District of Malang. This sea of ??sand in the mountains about ten square meters, this makes the scenery is so amazing, so many local and foreign tourists who traveled purposely to enjoy this natural beauty.


7. Bunaken national marine park

Bunaken Island has a high attraction for tourists who want to enjoy its natural beauty. They are hypnotized by a variety of beautiful fish that was playing on the sidelines of the reef. Many types of tours offered here, including diving and snorkeling.

This place is representative of Indonesia's tropical aquatic ecosystem consisting of mangrove ecosystems, seagrass beds, coral reefs, and land / coastal ecosystems.

Bunaken national park famous for its beautiful underwater park. There are many types of fish in the underwater park of Bunaken. It is estimated, there are approximately 91 species of fish.


8. Toba Lake

Toba is a very beautiful volcanic lake. Is the largest lake in Indonesia, and even Southeast Asia. The exotic charm of the sea like a vast expanse of the lake with shady trees and a charming hills. The lake, measuring 1700 square meters with a depth of approximately 450 meters and is located 906 meters above sea level. There is Samosir Island in the middle of the lake, are not less interesting to visit tourist attractions.

This lake has a beautiful panorama though viewed from any angle. Lake surrounded by hills. On Toba Lake, you can perform a variety of fun things to enjoy the beauty of nature such as hiking, swimming and boating are able to sedate your screen in stunning scenic beauty.


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