Indonesia Top Getaway Destinations

Indonesia has many different culture in each of their island, uniqueness, & exoticness. Here are their top getaway destinations for your next vacation ideas. – Tweet this

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, you also can find many great places with its uniqueness and exoticness. So, to start your Indonesia vacation plan, here are 8 places that you can put into your 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 you can find around the lake.

Tanjung Puting National Park

Tanjung Puting National Park
Orangutan, Tanjung Puting National Park

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

To enjoy the beautiful of this place, you need to ride boat and explore it through river. You can take photo, but you can feed the animal, to preserve the naturalness of their habitat and habit.

Baliem Valley

This area is the place where Dani tribes live. It’s located in the middle of mountains and jungle. To reach this area, you will need to take quite hard route. Starting from Wamena, you will explore jungle, mountain and many other areas to reach this place.

Baliem Valley natural attraction
Baliem Valley

Once you arrive, you will find yourself in the middle of one of beautiful paradise in Indonesia. More than that, Dani people are also very kind. They will welcoming you and help you around.

Bromo Mountain

Mount Bromo has become one of important asia UNESCO sites, and that’s not all about this East Java natural attractions. If you want to taste the experience of enjoying the most beautiful sunrise on earth, this place can be the best choice during traveling in Indonesia.

Bromo Mountain natural attractions
Bromo Mountain

It’s located in East Java; this mountain has become the main destination for local and foreign tourist. But, that’s not all. On this mountain valley, there is also vast volcanic desert. The sand on this place is different than other place. It was made of volcanic ash, so it feels much softer. Here, you also can rent a horse and try to ride it on this sand area.

Bunaken National Park

For you who love diving, Bunaken is the place that you must visit at least once in your lifetime. 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, you will be mesmerized once you 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, you can see the nature here is still in good condition, even though there are many people visiting this place. The best time to dive in Bunaken is from April to November.

Gili Islands

If you visit Lombok Islands, you also can find many small islands around it. These are the Gilis, which in local language means a small island. There are many of them that you can visit. And all of them are beautiful. There are also many diving spots around the islands, so you also can satisfy your diving hobby. Some of these Gilis has people live in it.

Gili Islands natural attractions
Gili Islands

Therefore, you also can find 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. You can 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, you 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

You can find this biggest Buddhist temple in the world in Central Java. To go to this temple, you can start your journey from Yogyakarta and goes to Northwest. It’s located around 40 km from Yogyakarta. You also can stay in Yogyakarta to make you easier to go around.

Borobudur Temple heritage sites
Borobudur Temple

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

If you visit Borobudur, you need to prepare your body. It’s so hard to move around, especially if you visit this place on dry season. You also can’t find place where you can buy water on the temple. You need to buy and bring it before the entrance of this temple. If you visit it in the afternoon, you have chance to enjoy beautiful sunset scenery from top of the temple. Basically, you can find similar tourist attraction on tourist attractions in ireland or any other place on Earth.

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