Indonesia is a very beautiful country has the natural scenery of the archipelago which spread from Sabang to Merauke. Thousands of islands with unparalleled beauty, no wonder that so many tourists are willing to visit Indonesia since there are so many popular tourist objects. Among those tourist attractions, some of them are well-known around the world. Even there is another potential of natural attractions that make you want to stay longer there.
Nusa Penida in Bali
Bali is a worldwide attraction in Indonesia since it has a very beautiful landscape. You still feel the local culture and enjoying exotic beaches there. Since Bali has so many attractions, one of them that you should not miss is Nusa Penida. It can be your best destination if you love to try Island Hopping and enjoy the underwater beauty by diving or snorkeling there. With beautiful beaches in Nusa Penida and small islands surrounding this place – no wonder that photographers around the world also visit this island.
Wakatobi National Park is one of the world’s tourist destinations which is perfect for those who want to explore the beauty of the underwater world. The area is around 13,900 km2 and this popular destination has around 112 species of coral reefs so that making you get the unparalleled underwater scenery. It makes Wakatobi as one of diving paradise spots for travelers all around the world.
It is located between Sumbawa and Flores in East Nusa Tenggara and Komodo Island is very popular. Komodo island has some attractions such as the existence of Dragon lizard where you cannot find anywhere and exotic natural scenery. Even Komodo Island was listed as a UNESCO world heritage site and once as the “New Seven Wonders of Nature”. So you can enjoy the panoramic beauty of the hills and beaches in Labuan Bajo, Kanawa, Padar and so on. You will realize once stepping your feet here.
You can go to the East Nusa Tenggara to find this exotic lake. Kelimutu Lake located in the top of Mount Kelimutu with a height of 1,639 meters above the sea. Initially, Kelimutu Lake had three different colors like red, blue and white. Over time, the lake with an area 1,051,000 square meters with a volume of 1,292 million meters has turquoise, black and green colors. The lake is located around 54 km in the east of Eden City. Climbing the Kelimutu Mountain is pretty easy, you need to follow the stairs. At the peak, you still find the food stalls to bring your stamina back.
Raja Ampat Islands
Raja Ampat Archipelago located in West Papua with the most complete marine wealth on this planet. Raja Ampat is the four beautiful islands which made the ancient stone paintings. The four main islands here are Salawati, Waigeo, Batanta, and Misool. These names came from the local myths from Raja Ampat resident. The beauty of this landscape draws tourists from all over the world want to come here and feel the experience that they never forgot. So, there are around 75 percent of the world’s marine species living on this amazing island.
Toba Lake was formed due to a huge volcanic explosion which occurred 70 thousand years ago. It was located in North Sumatra and it has a length around 100 km and a width around 30 km with the depth around 505 meters. A big area resembles the ocean make Toba Lake crowned as the largest lake in Southeast Asia. A breathtaking view with a soothing natural will never make you disappointed. You will enjoy various festivals here, especially traditional rituals from Batak tribe.
Bawah Island is the hidden paradise located on the Western side of Indonesia precisely in Anambas Islands. Even though it takes more effort to reach Bawah Island, then you will never forget at all. Visiting Anambas Islands will feel like you are on a private island. The location can be one of the luxury holidays which offer you peace since it has not been touched by the crowd. Anambas Islands especially Bawah Island is one of the favorite spots among divers.
Bunaken Sea Park
This is also another tourist destination in Indonesia which has been crowded by foreign travelers. It is located in Bunaken Marine Park, precisely in Manado Bay. Bunaken became one of the attractions in Indonesia which invited admiration since the beautiful underwater is difficult to find in other countries. So, when you visit Indonesia, it is worth to spend your best time here. Visiting Bunaken Marine Park, you will find the beautiful marine park which makes your eyes cannot stop looking at it. In this marine park, there are 13 types of coral reefs. The most interesting sight is the existence of the steep vertical reef rises down as deep as 25 to 50 meters. Even you will be spoiled with 91 species of fish here. No wonder that Bunaken Marine Park is a great destination for tourists, especially divers. Moreover, this favorite tourist destination provides you with sufficient facilities for scuba diving with the best 20 diving spots – so, divers get a chance to swim on the seabed along with amazing marine life.
Indonesia is indeed rich in custom and culture which attracts the eyes of the world. This destination is famous for its rich cultural destination. It was located in South Sulawesi with the beautiful mountain and you can see unique daily life and traditions from the Tana Toraja residents. Even you can observe a unique tradition of the death ceremony known as Rambu Solo held in July and August.
For those who love the beach scenery, then Gili Trawangan can the best choice. With a combination of the blue sky and white clouds, the clear sea water framed by white sand makes this destination is popular worldwide. Instead of beautiful beaches and marine life here, this place also offers you with the various landscaping and photo spots. If you visit Indonesia, then those destinations can be your reference where you spend the best time here.