Travel to Indonesia
A beautiful nation – covering more than 18,307 islands, where the Indian Ocean meets the South China Sea, Indonesia is one of the most famous destinations among travelers. This country is truly a blessing with fascinating cultural traditions and beautiful wonders. If you are an adventure lover, then exotic beaches, waterfalls, ancient temples, volcanoes, and nature parks are eagerly waiting for you. Here are the best places which are unique and amazing, offering a great adventure like nowhere else on earth.
Bali is clearly the most famous island in Indonesia. A beautiful island resembling paradise, its famous for its exotic beaches, the yoga spots and day spas, offering the most amazing restaurants in the whole country. Millions of tourists visit Bali every year. It is known as the island of Gods. Bali has a lot more offer than it is described. It is also a popular honeymoon spot for a couple and a great vacation spot for families. At Jimbaran Beach, you can enjoy the most amazing local dishes. You can also enjoy sunrise or sunset from Tanah Lot or Uluwatu Temple, which is so much breathtaking.
Komodo Islands National Park
This island should be your top priority because this remote island is the world’s biggest archipelagic site. It is situated an hour far from Bali, Komodo national park is the home of giant Komodo dragons and also a rare pink beach. You need to see the amazing dragons which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The fast way to reach this national park is to get a flight from Bali to Labuan Bajo. It’s the gateway town to Komodo island. You will be there in 1.5 hours.
Here in Komodo Island and Rinca Island, you can swim and hike at Pink Beach and also can stalk the world’s largest lizard. You can also enjoy visiting 28 more islands in Komodo National Park.
Famous for the Pristine Gilli Islands, this is the much larger neighboring island of Bali and located in the north of the Mount Rinjani. It is less crowded as this is not often visited much but offers Kuta beach, a great surfing place and natural spot for great vacation time. Here you can enjoy swimming with turtles and can spend quality time at Gili Air, Gili Meno, and Gili Trawangan. To get access to these amazing islands, you can use the Lombok International Airport which is the next big island in the east of Bali.
Jakarta may seem less popular in the exotic destination but few places are still very interesting and famous like Dutch colonial heritage sites in Kota Tua (Old Jakarta), the old market in Pasar Baru are more likely to be visited by the tourists. The historic port of Sunda Kelapa is one of the most amazing places to visit in this summer also. There are some other quite famous places to visit; Monas (National Monument of Indonesia), Fatahillah Square, Wayang Museum & Maritime Museum and Seaworld Ancol or Ancol Dreamland.
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One of the most famous and unique trekking destinations in Indonesia, Mount Ijen is famous for its blue electric lava-like rivers of lights and astonishing blue flames. Passing through the sulfur mines and leads to the carter lake, Mount Ijen is the best place to trek. You can also enjoy the breathtaking views of the volcano and can see the miners carry the huge loads of the sulfur rocks, returning them to the base camps.
Maluk Beach, Sumbawa Island
Along the western coast of the south Sumbawa island, Mluk beach is one of the stunning beaches in Indonesia, quite famous for its sunray changing colors. The views look vibrant and magical as this place is the best spot to enjoy indeed. It’s a rural area and possesses a more authentic feel of village experience. You can enjoy wave surfing and sunbathing which are common activities here and most of the visitors enjoy visiting the turtle conservation center nearby. Visit the Rantung beach hotel, Ring Sametown Inn and Normed Tropical Resort in your free time before you leave this place.
The oblong shapes mass, situated between Sumatra and Bali, Java is the most famous island in the world, more than 60% of the Indonesian’s people call the area their home. It is a busy and crowded place and it throws the strong vibe of real Indonesian culture and traditions.
Also, Krakatoa volcano erupted catastrophically in 1883 which produced one of the loudest sounds ever produced in history and was heard over 3, 000 miles away.
You can enjoy the Mount Bromo and famous volcanoes along with the sightseeing nature of the world. Visit the cultural city of Yogyakarta and create memories visiting this amazing place in your life.
The two islands Batam and Bintan are the famous gateway from Singapore and are considered as less popular than other places which are listed above. But here in Bintan Island, the luxury resorts do exist, and you can also enjoy the exotic beaches as well. There are a number of cheap spa centers available that are cost-effective and provide the best spa services. You can also check out the other islands in Riau. A number of amazing shops are available in Bintan to grab some traditional clothing.
One of the most well-known and culturally important landmarks in Indonesia, Borobudur is an ancient temple which was built in the 8th century and shaped remembering of the Buddhist mandala. It is marked as the UNESCO world heritage site and considered one of the great Buddhist sites in the world. You can visit this amazing place in the morning, probably at sunrise, this will give you breathtaking sight. Most of the tourists’ attempt photography here because of this cultural places and its background.
Indonesian is truly a blessed destination for visitors all around the world. You can wander into the busy streets of the capital while exploring the modern life of Indonesia. Visiting the Volatile Anak Krakatau, the blissful Bali, the remote villages of Tana Toraja can be fascinating. Your experience in this country will be great and will be filled with awe and much appreciation for the Indonesians as well as for the country itself.