When it comes to tourism, Indonesia is the best country in the Southeast Asian region. Unfortunately, tourism in Indonesia is mostly still very mainstream. Call it the beach in Bali or Lombok. Apart you’re your eagerness to visit Indonesia, beautiful beaches can also be found in Thailand or even countries in the European region.
Actually, Indonesia has a lot of unique and only tours in the world. This destination cannot be found in other countries so it is worth blowing up so that many people know about it. Oh yes, this tourist attraction in Indonesia is truly unique and you will not find the same place with the same sensation anywhere in the world.
1. Lake Kakaban
Lake Kakaban is a freshwater lake that is truly unique and cannot be found in other regions throughout the world. In this lake, you will find lots of non-toxic jellyfish. Yes, this jellyfish has been trapped here for thousands of years so the poison is gone so you can dive in and swim in there. At present, Lake Kakaban, located in the Derawan Islands, has become a mainstay destination that is able to surpass Raja Ampat in Papua.
2. Ijen Crater
Tourist attractions that offer craters may already be found in many countries, including Indonesia. However, the crater that is able to emit blue light at dawn is only in Ijen, Banyuwangi, Indonesia. In the Ijen crater, you can do two interesting activities. The first saw blue fire at dawn and the second was trekking while looking at the miners passing tirelessly with huge sulfur stones. The content of sulfur in this area is also the reason for local people to get the healing water, which is proven scientifically that sulfur water can heal many diseases.
3. Lake Toba and Samosir
What causes Lake Toba to be very unique and cannot be matched by other lakes in the world is the existence of an island in the middle. In this place, you can explore the vast lake while fishing or landing on Samosir Island and enjoy the local wisdom of the residents who are in there. Oh yes, when visiting this place, don’t forget to culinary because the food here is known to be unique and delicious.
4. Komodo Island
The determination of Komodo Island as one of the seven latest wonders is not without cause. This island is very exotic and beautiful in every corner. You can find interesting spots that contain dragons, giant lizards that only exist in Indonesia. Besides dragons, you can get a beach with pink sand which is very beautiful. Visiting Komodo Island will provide valuable experience to anyone, including foreign travelers who are willing to come far.
5. Tanjung Puting
Tanjung Puting is a national park in which there are many amazing orangutans. When visiting Tanjung Puting, you can do a tour for three days. In this tour session, you will be taken around the forest area while walking along a very wide river. Satisfied with views of the forest and orangutans that sometimes appear, you can come to captivity to feed rare animals.
6. Mount Kelimutu
The uniqueness of Mount Kelimutu is the existence of three crater lakes at its peak. This lake has a different color and always changes over time. Sometimes green, black, to blue depending on water content and also the influence of weather. Oh yes, for locals, this lake is a place of spirits to go home. Not surprisingly, the community here highly respects Mount Kelimutu whose super unique crater. You can also enjoy a lot of local food here sold by the local people.
7. Trunyan Cemetery
Visiting Bali will not be complete without visiting Trunyan Village. In this place, you will not find interesting tourist objects such as in Kuta or Seminyak, but a traditional cemetery that is very scary. In this place, people who die are not buried in the ground. They are left on the ground covered with white cloth and covered with wood around them. Although allowed to unravel on the ground, the smell from the corpse was not at all smelled. This area remains fresh because the smell from the corpses is absorbed by the Taru Menyan tree.
8. Baby Grave (Passilliran)
Still about the funeral, this time we jump to Tana Toraja. Here there is a unique place called Kambira which has a tree for baby’s funeral. Those who have died since they were young and have no teeth will be buried in a Tarra tree. This tree was chosen because it has a very high sap content. Local people assume that this sap is a substitute for milk from his mother. Burial in this way is considered to return the baby to its mother’s womb to be born again.
9. Dieng Crater
Unlike the Ijen crater which has blue fire, the Dieng crater actually has a crater that can move around. In a certain period of time, a burst of hot steam and volcanic material moves from one place to another. Not surprisingly, this crater is named Sikidang which is taken from the name of the animal Kidang (Deer) who likes to jump from one place to another quickly. Sikidang Crater is the main attraction despite its location in the highlands which makes it very cold.
10. Gong Cave
Gong Cave, located in Pacitan, East Java looks beautiful not only because of the stalactites and stalagmites that fill the room. But also because of the many rocks that can echo the sound. Each rock is hit, the sound that resembles a gong will be heard very loud and echoing. From this rock that can be used as a gong, this use has become famous and is now one of the mainstay destinations in Pacitan.
The ten places above are unique that are hard to find in other countries. So, before you have an obsession to travel to many places in the world, why not visit the 10 places above. You can begin with the one that is closest to your homestay in Indonesia. Anyway, have a nice travelling! Keep it safe and fun and visit Indonesia!