Indonesia Top Getaway Destinations

Indonesia Top Getaway Destinations

Do you plan to have vacation ?, If you do, why don’t you choose Indonesia as your destination. Getaway Destinations in Indonesia can be said as one of the best in Asia.

Indonesia has many different culture in each of their island. More than that, there are many great places with its uniqueness and exoticness. So, to start Indonesia vacation plan, here are 8 places should put into traveler vacation plan.

Toba Lake Natural Attractions

It’s located on Sumatera island, Toba lake itself is formed by massive volcanic eruption around 70,000 years ago. This lake also becomes the largest lake in Indonesia.

Toba Lake natural attractions
Toba Lake

This one of Sumatera best getaway destinations is has lot of different uniqueness. One of them is Samosir Island, located in the middle of the lake. Don’t think that it’s only simple land on the middle of lake!. It’s the real island and there are many people live on it. Good thing about visiting this lake isn’t only for enjoying the beautiful scenery of the it. But, also enjoy delicious culinary on the restaurant that can easily find around the lake.

Tanjung Puting National Park

Tanjung Puting National Park
Orangutan, Tanjung Puting National Park

One of famous asia natural attractions where we can see directly here is orangutan. This place is located on the Borneo and it was made as the ecotourism vacation destination. Other than orangutan, there are many different unique animals others here, such as gibbons, macaques, sun bears and more.

To enjoy the beauty of this place, tourists need to ride boat and explore it through river. Its allowed to take photos, feed the animal, as far as keeping preserve the naturalness of their habitat and habit.

Baliem Valley

This area is the place where Dani People (one of the most populous tribes in Indonesia) live. It’s located in the middle of Papua mountains and jungle. To reach this area, tourists will need to take quite hard route. Starting from Wamena, exploring jungle, mountain and many other challenging areas.

Baliem Valley natural attraction
Baliem Valley

Once travelers arrive they will come into the middle of one of beautiful paradise in Indonesia. More than that, Dani people are also very kind. They will welcoming every visitor and help them around.

Bromo Mountain

Mount Bromo has become one of important asia UNESCO sites, and that’s not all about this East Java natural attractions. This place can be the best choice during enjoy popular tourist attractions in Indonesia. Its a most recommended place to enjoy experience of the most beautiful sunrise on earth.

Bromo Mountain natural attractions
Bromo Mountain

It’s located in East Java; this mountain has become the main destination for local and foreign tourist. Moreover, on this mountains valley, there is also vast volcanic desert. The sand on this one of Indonesian most popular eco-tourism destination is different than other place. It was made of volcanic ash, so it feels much softer. Here, tourists also can rent a horse and try to ride it on this sand area.

Bunaken National Park

For travelers who love diving, Bunaken is the must visit place at least once. It’s easy to call this place as the most beautiful diving spot on Earth. With lot of different fauna and flora species under the sea, travellers will be mesmerized once they dive into it.

Bunaken National Park
Bunaken National Park

Fortunately, government and locals work together to preserve this place and it become one of beautiful asia tourist attractions. Therefore, nature here is still in good condition, even though there are many people visiting this place. The best time to dive in Bunaken National Park is in April to November.

Gili Islands

During enjoying Lombok Islands trip, tourists can find many small islands around it. These are the Gilis, which in local language means a small island. There are many spots of them that tourists can visit, it’s guaranteed all of them are beautiful. There are also many diving areas around the islands for satisfying diving hobby. Some of these Gilis has people live in it.

Gili Islands natural attractions
Gili Islands

There’re many facilities on those islands, such as staying place, restaurant and other place. However, there are also many of them that can be said as an inhabitant island. And, this is where it’s getting interesting. People who visit Gilis usually do activity called island hopping. Join it to visit many different islands and enjoy the beauty of each island, from just enjoying the scenery, fishing to diving.

Komodo National Park

Enjoy the dragon in one of best asia heritage sites! Yes, there is the biggest lizard on Earth live in Komodo National Park that is located in Lesser Sunda Islands. There are actually three islands in this area, which are Komodo Island, Padar Island and Rincah Island.

Komodo National Park
Komodo National Park

Komodo dragon here are pretty wild, but they are already used to human. Just remember to follow the instruction from the guide and never disturbed the Komodo. They are the king of the island. Otherwise, tourists will get injured and even worst, fatal accident. They are really big, which the biggest one can reach 3 meters with weight easily over 70 kg. So, keep your distance, take photo and leave the place without leaving anything, including garbage.

Borobudur Temple

This biggest Buddhist temple of the world is located in Central Java. To go to this temple, start your Indonesia trip journey from Yogyakarta and goes to Northwest. It’s located around 40 km from Yogyakarta. Ofcourse, tourists also can stay in Yogyakarta to make easier to go around.

Borobudur Temple heritage sites
Borobudur Temple

Borobudur Temple itself has several levels tourist need to climb until reach its peak. On the very top of the temple, there is a big Stupa, one of most unique trademark from this temple. On each level, go around and enjoy the reliefs that tell story about life and many things. Some of part also gives clear image for Ramayana story.

Another important information before come to Borobudur, traveler needs to prepare their body. It’s so hard to move around, especially if visiting this place on dry season. Tourists also can’t find place where to buy water on the temple. Visitor need to buy and bring it before the entrance this temple. Besides, in the afternoon, there’re chance to enjoy beautiful sunset scenery from top of the temple.

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