22 Lake Toba Tour, The Latest Location of beautiful place

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Lake Toba Tourism Locations – It is predicted that as one of the five super priority destinations of Lake Toba , what are the latest changes that we can explore. Lake Toba is surrounded by several regencies such as Tobasa, Simalungun, North Tapanuli, Humbang Haangkalan, Dairi, Karo and Samosir.

In order to increase foreign tourist visitors, Lake Toba now comes with several new tourist destinations such as the Caldera Geopark and Sibea-bea with religious tourism that is ready to shake up world tourism. It is reported that a large statue, namely the statue of Jesus, was built in this village of Sibea-bea.

If the tourist clients come via Silangit Siborong-borong Airport, they can go directly to Balige, Tobasa (Toba Samosir). From Tobasa it is close to Samosir Island and to Parapat.

For those landing flights in Kualanamu, you can go via Tanah Karo and then go down to Tongging or if from Simalungun Pematang Siantar go down to Haranggaol where there are lots of fish cages.

Attractions of Lake Toba and Variety of Local Wisdom. The new route from Mendan city to Lake Toba via the toll road, guys..

However, the scenery will be different if you explore through the karo land , you will pass an orange garden, from Siantar Simalungun through oil palm and rubber plantations as well as coffee and tea gardens.

Traveling this time, we will discuss the uniqueness that exists in the Lake Toba area as a tourist attraction , which is based on local wisdom .

Because if the lake itself has existed for a long time, besides that, what else can be a tourist attraction to visit?

List of 22 Lake Toba Tourist Destinations with Exotic Nuances:

Because the admin of this writer has explored almost 80 percent of the Lake Toba area so I can still help you explore interesting spots here, last time I visited the Si Bisa area, a kind of park, so there is a coffee garden too.

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1. Bukit Sibea-Bea Lake Toba

The newest and most updated international standard destination, not only in Brazil, Indonesia, precisely in the Sibea-bea Hill area. It is a religious destination located in Boho Daily, Samosir Regency, North Sumatra.

This destination is ready to welcome foreign and local tourists with the splendor and beauty of the statue of Jesus. It should be noted that the main attraction of this tourist attraction is the presence of a statue of Jesus on the top of Sibea-bea hill.

2. Lake Toba Tour, The Caldera

This spot is called the Caldera Toba Nomadic Escape , or Geopark Caldera, one of the attractions located in Si Bisa, this includes between Tobasa Regency and Kab. Simalungun, guys, is more or less close to Parapat and Balige via Silangit Siborong-borong airport.

It should be noted that Toba Caldera was designated by UNESCO as a Global Geopark at the 209th Session of the UNESCO Executive Council in Paris, France, Tuesday (2/7/2020).

This place has also been visited by Mr. President Jokowidodo because it is an area that is being built to achieve the Super Priority Destination mission.

Besides the lake, you can also see the cultivation of coffee plants, one of the most popular types of commodities today, coffee is everywhere, guys…

this is what mimin explores the meaning of the local wisdom, besides the lake tour there is also a coffee cultivation collaboration, so you know what Simalungun coffee tastes like…

If in this area, Mimin calls the local women, Namboru , now I know that in the Batak tribe there is a name for the traditional clan name typical of the Batak people.

Why did I call Namboru, mimin remembered the same song about eating dog meat with koll vegetables. This village is still close to the wholesalers.

How is the connection between coffee farming and the local community’s traditions, so to get to this place, the closest is the Silangit Airport route for the public.

3. Lake Toba Tour, Bukit Tara Bunga

A hill with views as far as the eye can see 360 ​​degrees, guys, so you can enjoy the view of Lake Toba with a 360-degree perspective.

Tobasa Village, Balige, this hotel inn has quite a number of friends, so you don’t have to worry about staying overnight.

The location of Tara Bunga hill is in Tobasa (Toba Samosir) by road by car from Silangit Airport to Tobasa, it’s about 30 minutes.

4. Beach in Parapat Lake Toba

This Parapat tourist location is a legend , guys, in the past around 1999 I was still in grade 1 SD, there were many tourists who came here.

That’s why hotel and culinary facilities are complete here, where you can buy souvenirs and souvenirs typical of Batak culture here.

5. Haranggaol Lake Toba Tourism Horizon

This village in Simalungun Regency used to be around the 90s synonymous with Monday Market, so every Monday the village is very crowded by buyers and sellers .

The moment was very exotic and very sexy, it would be crowded with visitors from Toba, Samosir and then from several villages such as, Nagori, Sihalpe, Binangara, Gaol, Nagori Purba, Huta Imbaru, Shoping, Shopping Saba, Bage, Sibolangit coming to Haranggaol Senen Market. .

Visually, large ships look beautiful competing in the middle of the lake when they go to the market carrying agricultural crops, some use small boats and even manual canoes / rowing boats, unfortunately that tradition is no longer visible even though local wisdom like that is very attractive to foreign tourists like the example picture below is one of the documentation of the Dutch Herald foreigners at that time.

Entering the 2000s, the people here are typical with cage livelihoods, such as carp, catfish and tilapia. Over time, this village has turned into a tourist destination.

The regulations for placing cages have been implemented so that they are not chaotic, more stable and pleasing to the eye, so making regulations still provide solutions, guys, it’s not people’s livelihoods that are eliminated :D.

6. Tongging Waterfall Sipiso-piso Coastal Lake Toba

Almost the same as Haranggaol Village, the difference is that Tongging Village is entered into Karo Regency, a special Friday market location, guys.

Let’s go into the old times, so you know how exotic this village was in the 80-90s…

So, every Friday there will be a lot of people flocking from various villages to this market, via the lake route using boats with the aim of selling crops from the fields.

To complete this story, let’s look at the visualization of the village of Tongging long ago with the culture and local wisdom of the Batak tribe.

Tradition and cultural values ​​typical of the Batak tribe are very thick nowadays, guys, it will be very different if you look at the visualization of Tongging today.

Now, there are many sailing boat tours that use the wind on Lake Toba on the Tongging side, guys…

7. Lake Toba Silalahi

Close to the village of Tongging, this village is a good tourist spot, guys, if you draw the broad outline of Lake Toba, the most extensive area in the area between the villages of Silalahi, Tongging, shopping, Nagori ancient scorching to Haranggaol, it’s a very broad perspective in the position you are standing in the village of Soping. and the waves are big.

8. Lake Toba Tour, Tuk Tuk

Before Lake Toba was designated as one of the 10 priority destinations by Pak Jokowi for 2014-2019 and was again designated as one of the 5 Super Priority destinations for the 2020-2024 period , this tuk tuk destination was often visited by foreign tourists.

Two periods (10 years) disburse funds to promote Lake Toba tourism, if it doesn’t have a significant impact, that’s fine…

9. Lake Toba Batu Hanging Tour

The famous legend in the Batak community is the hanging stone, the closest to here can be from Tobasa and Samosir Island.

But in essence, from the entire area of ​​​​Lake Toba, you can reach this location by renting a boat from local residents.

10. Pusuk Buhit or Simarjarunjung

Visiting here feels like being in Raja Ampat, guys , look, the view is amazing, isn’t it? Also read Papuan Local Wisdom, Complete Pictures and Explanations

11. Samosir Island Area (Middle Point of the Lake)

This island of Samosir has been widely discussed in various media and the facilities here such as culinary and complete lodging are already available, guys.

There are many villages that you can explore here. f all the sights of Lake Toba that I have listed, I will map it on the map first so you know the point on the map. You travel in Likupang first , Likupang Tourism Object, Super Priority Destination!

10 points of tourist spots in Lake Toba, North Sumatra

Administratively, Paropo village belongs to Dairi district, next to Silalahi and Tongging villages, interesting tourist destinations in Paropo are lake shores and baths in the lake area. In addition, you can also enjoy a variety of local cuisine specialties.

No less interesting tie Paropo village is the interest of tourists for camping activities on the shores of Lake Toba with an amazing view.

13. Tourism in Sibolangit Village

Traveling to Sibolangit village does not always have to visit Dua Warna Waterfall, in this natural tourist area it turns out that there are other spots that are rarely visited or known to the public. Call it Batu Belah which can be used as a special new holiday agenda for adventurers. In addition, there is also a view of the greenery of residents’ plantations and views of Lake Toba.

The location or location of Sibolangit Village is included in the Deliserdang Regency area .

14. Ancient Nagori Village Tour

One of the famous things from this village is its agricultural products, namely mango, siudang and onions. Make no mistake in this village, there are many typical Ateng coffee plantations from Simalungun. For tourists who like to swim, there is also a white sandy beach near the Nagoripurba Elementary School.

Well, in the past, around the 90s, there were lots of anglers who visited Lake Toba, precisely in the ancient Nagori village because it was famous for its delicious and savory grilled tilapia. To be able to reach this village, you can go via the Tongging Village, Karo Regency, there are land routes and lake water routes using boats.

This village is also famous for the Tappar Sihilap waterfall, a kind of gazing or gazing at Lake Toba with an amazing perspective as far as the eye can see. ️

15. Lake Toba Holbung Hill Tour

If observed from the map above, this Holbung hill tourist location is close to Balige and Siborong-borong Silangit airport. The scenery here is amazing, guys.

16. Ephrata Falls

Interested in visiting this destination? following Address: Sosor Dolok, Harian, Sosor Dolok, Harian, Samosir Regency, North Sumatra 22396.

17. Situmurun Waterfall

Location: Jonggi Nihuta, Lumban Julu, Hatinggian, Lumban Julu, Toba Samosir Regency, North Sumatra 2238.

18. Hoda Stone Beach

This tourist address: Tigaras, Dolok Pardamean, Simalungun Regency, North Sumatra 21163.

19. Lake Toba Gibeon Hill Bathing Tour

Address: Parsaoran Sibisa, Ajibata, North Sionggang, Lumban Julu, Toba Samosir Regency, North Sumatra.

20. Sipiso-Piso Hills

Mimin had traveled to this hill when she had just graduated from college with some college friends who lived in the tongging area. The address or location of this hill is in Tongging Village, Karo Regency, North Sumatra.

Usually, after stopping by the Sipiso-piso waterfall, tourists also climb this hill to get a beautiful view as wide as Lake Toba. The road to this hill is good and can be passed by two and four wheels if there are no fallen trees or landslides.

21. Touring Lake Toba

Now this one option you can do by renting a ship, it’s up to you to land from which angle, if you land from the Balige side of Tobasa Regency then you can start touring Lake Toba from here.

However, if you go down to Lake Toba via Tongging or Haranggaol kab. Simalungun or Karo, please rent a boat starting from here until you finish walking around the lake and visit all the tourist spots, the last one where you stay is the end of the tour .

22. Lake Toba Tourism Souvenir Shopping Center

Yes, when we go on vacation without souvenirs, right, besides being able to help the local community’s economy, we can also make gifts or gifts for relatives at home. Recommended markets that you can visit for shopping typical of North Sumatra.

Ulos weaving, almost all corners of the lake village have ulos, so you can buy them, but for accessories, you can go near the city of Samosir Island, or in Parapat and Balige.

Finally, related to Lake Toba Tourist Spots

It’s interesting, guys, the tourist spots that I recommend, if there are errors in my writing, I’m sorry… maybe you guys are confused and ask why I didn’t discuss the BO ( the Authority ) so far I haven’t seen their output and performance indicators . In terms of indicators that can be measured and provide outcomes or impacts on community economic growth.

I myself am confused about what ecosystem they have built for the tourism sector and the creative economy, if the amazing view is innate to Lake Toba from the Creator.

When compared to the annual budget ceiling and budget realization (budget absorption) and how many years it has been going, there should have been something significant, but I don’t know, please correct it, so what, please comment if there is so I can update it later, in addition to meetings and visits, thanks.

7 Tourist Attractions in Mount Bromo You Must Explore

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Mount Bromo tourism , it is only natural that at this time the active volcano which experienced the most powerful eruption in 1974 has become a mainstay natural tourist destination or attraction in East Java. According to data from the Central Tengger Semeru National Park (TNBTS) there were almost 600,000 tourists who came to Mount Bromo in 2017 to fill the holiday period and carry out light tourist activities in East Java.

Of course, it’s not without reason why quite a lot of tourists who are dominated by Nusantara tourists are very curious to fill the tourist period at Mount Bromo which administratively is located in 4 districts in East Java, namely Probolinggo Regency, Pasuruan Regency, Lumajang Regency, and Malang Regency.

It can be said that the Mount Bromo area has the most beautiful natural scenery in the East Java region. We can get the splendor of the natural scenery of Mount Bromo, Mount Semeru, Mount Tengger, Mount Batok in one area in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Not to mention the expanse of sand dubbed whispering sand fenced with hills that are firmly planted around it complete the features of the beautiful natural scenery in the Mount Bromo area.

The charm of the Golden Sunrise of Mount Bromo as the moment when the sun rises with the most beautiful view that has been crowned in the tourist area of ​​Mount Bromo also enhances the amazement of tourists who enjoy nature tourism in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, East Java.

So that you have an idea of ​​​​the tourist destinations or objects in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park area, here we present 7 popular tourist destinations that are always visited by tourists who are traveling in the Mount Bromo area, East Java.

Pananjakan 1 Mount Bromo Tourism Object

Pananjakan 1 is located at an altitude of 2,770 meters above sea level, is a very strategic place to watch the sunrise which is known as Bromo Golden Sunrise. To reach the Wiew point Pananjakan 1 we have to use a Jeep vehicle which is the only vehicle that operates to take tourists to the main tourist attractions around Mount Bromo.

Its very high location, of course, makes the air around Mount Bromo’s Pananjakan 1 tourist attraction very cool. Don’t forget to bring a jacket made of thick enough if you don’t want the fun of traveling on Mount Bromo to be disturbed because you can’t stand the piercing cold air.

In the tour packages offered by Bromo Tour Agents, the Pananjakan 1 Bromo tourist spot will be the first location to be visited at dawn, because this location is indeed a view point for the appearance of the Golden Sunrise in the morning before Mount Bromo.

Mount Widodaren Bromo Tourism Object

Mount Widodare n is not so far from the location of Mount Bromo and is still adjacent to Mount Batok which is still in the area of ​​Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Widodaren Tourism Object has a peak height of 2,614 meters above sea level.

Some local people say that the Peak of Mount Widodaren is often used as a place to meditate some indigenous Tenggerese to reach the level of Muksha (perfection). The stories related to the people of Tengger and Mount Widodaren are an interesting part besides the beauty and natural charm of the Mount Widodaren Tourism Object.

Bromo Main Crater Attractions

Mount Bromo is the name of a mountain that is still the most famous active status in East Java Province. The name “Bromo” itself is taken from the Sanskrit / Javanese language: Brahma, one of the gods in Hinduism.

The location of Mount Bromo will of course be the main tourist destination visited by tourists who are on vacation in the tourist area of ​​Mount Bromo. Mount Bromo has a crater with a diameter of ± 800 meters (from north to south) and ± 600 meters (from east to west). There is a giant circle with a circular radius of 4 km from the center of the Bromo crater which is called the main crater. We can witness the beauty of this natural phenomenon from a very close distance.

Love Hill Attractions

Bukit Cinta Bromo or Love Hill is a relatively new tourist attraction that is presented to complete the excitement of tourism on Mount Bromo. Some tourists think that Bukit Cinta is a View Point of the Golden Sunrise of Mount Bromo which is no less beautiful than other sunrise spots. That’s why if Point Pananjakan 1 feels very crowded with tourists, some visitors decide to switch to Bukit Cinta Bromo.

In addition to getting the comfort of watching the Golden Sunrise of Mount Bromo, from the Bukit Cinta tourist attraction, tourists can also clearly see the natural beauty, namely the view of the splendor of 3 mountains that stand firmly close together, namely Mount Bromo, Mount Batok and Mount Semeru .

Bromo Whispering Sand

Bromo Whispering Sand , is a sea of ​​​​sand that stretches widely in the tourist area of ​​​​Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. The desert which has an area of ​​5,920 hectares is a natural sight that is not found around other mountains in Indonesia. Even the Tengger Semeru National Park has been named as the only mountainous area that has a vast sea of ​​​​sand in the archipelago.

Based on the history of Mount Bromo, the sea of ​​​​sand that was formed at this Bromo tourist site was due to a small eruption of two mountains that were coincident, volcanic material that was thrown to the southeast to form a large valley and caldera. Because of the depth of the caldera, volcanic material from further eruptions accumulates inside and forms a sea of ​​sand known as the Whispering Sand tourist attraction with views like those found at the current Mount Bromo tourist location.

Why is it called Whispering Sand? of course not without reason this tourist location is named Whispering Sand. Strong winds blowing the sand in this location cause the grains of sand to fly into the air. The friction between the grains of sand causes a hissing sound like a human whispering. This is why this location was given the name of Whispering Sand, which was later popularized through the title of a wide-screen film by director Nan Achnas in 2001. The film, starring Dian Sastro Wardoyo, was proven to be able to popularize the name Whispering Sand which is located in the tourist area of ​​Mount Bromo, East Java.

Teletubies Hill Attractions

Mount Bromo Teletubies Hill, For those of you who went through childhood in the era of 1997 to 2001 will be very familiar with the name Teletubies. A children’s story film with well-known characters named Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa Laa, Po and famous for the phrase “hug”. In the story they live on a beautiful hill wrapped in green plants all over its surface. We can find green hills like this in the Mount Bromo area, not just in stories or fairy tales.

The beautiful scenery on Teletubies Hill and the savanna at the foot of the hill has become one of the favorite places for tourists who like photography. Not infrequently the location of Mount Bromo Teletubies is used as a place for pre-wedding pictures.

Pura Luhur Poten Tourist Attractions

Pura Luhur Poten Bromo , is a temple where the Tengger Hindu community lives in the Bromo-Tengger area. It is the Tengger people who until now have an important role in maintaining the nobility of customs and the sanctity of the Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park area.

Luhur Poten Temple is the only building that stands in the middle of a stretch of Whispering Sand. The Luhur Poten Temple building which was built in 2000 has several buildings consisting of three parts. Each of the Main Mandalas is a place for praying

Padma (a place of worship), Mandala Madya (middle) as a place of preparation and accompaniment of prayer ceremonies, and Mandala Nista (front) which is a place of transition from the outside to the inside of the temple.

The architecture is thick with Hindu worship buildings and religious ceremonies performed at Luhur Poten Temple are the main attraction in the Mount Bromo tourist area.

Conclusion

Prove the beauty of Mount Bromo , of course, only by coming directly to the tourist location of Mount Bromo, then we will understand the natural beauty and splendor of the rows of mountains in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, East Java. Currently reaching the tourist sites of Mount Bromo is no longer something difficult to do. Not only affordable, but its light-level tourist activities allow many tourists to directly prove the beauty of the Mount Bromo Tourism destination which is one of the prides of our beloved country, Indonesia.

Amazing! 20 Newest & Most Visited Tourist Attractions in Wakatobi

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Wakatobi is one of the many beautiful areas in Indonesia. Regency area in Southeast Sulawesi Province which is famous for its tourist attractions. This district is a district consisting of a group of beautiful islands. They have underwater conditions that can’t be expressed in words. This is also expressed by anyone who sees firsthand how beautiful the underwater world is in Wakatobi.

Not only that, Wakatobi district is also known by the slogan “A Real Underwater Heaven in the Center of the World’s Coral Triangle”. This slogan is truly a magnet for divers from all over the world. This is proof that Indonesia is indeed blessed with abundant natural wealth.

The total area of ​​Wakatobi National Park itself has 1.39 million hectares and makes the area in the world’s coral triangle. It’s no wonder that this makes Wakatobi a destination or a long vacation destination. Not a few who choose to enjoy holidays in various places in Wakatobi both from natural tourism or artificial tourism. There is pride in being in Wakatobi and witnessing the beauty that is presented before our eyes.

1. Kontamale Cave

For those of you who like to travel in nature or rather in a cave, it is mandatory to visit this tourist area. Kontamale Cave is a natural tourism in the form of a cave which also has groundwater flow in it. In fact, not infrequently many people mention that this area is called Goa Telaga. This is because the water at the mouth of the cave looks like a lake.

With the water at the mouth of this cave, local residents come to use it as a water source for their daily needs. Even the water itself never looks cloudy and is always clear and clean. There is a myth that says, if someone bathes here, it will be easy to get a mate. Not only that, in the sky the cave itself has beautiful stalactites.

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Address: Jl. Wandoka Lingk axle. Teekosapi, Pongo, Kec. Wangi-Wangi, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

2. Tomia Island

As mentioned that Wakatobi has good natural conditions. Visitors can also get this when they come to Tomia Island. The most beautiful island in Wakatobi and on this island visitors can see the beautiful natural scenery of the mainland. Likewise with the natural charm of the underwater world which is known to be no less amazing.

Tomia Island offers a panoramic view from the Peak of Heaven. A best spot to be able to watch the sunset in Wakatobi. Not only natural beauty is presented, but Tomia Island is also inhabited by residents who have wisdom, cultural heritage and also amazing culinary delights. In addition, visitors can also watch the Safar traditional party ahead of Ramadan and also the Bose-bose Tradition. This activity is an activity to decorate a boat filled with various traditional dishes. This boat is paraded around the beach from Patipelong Pier to Tribal Pier to One Mobaa Strait.

Tomia Island is located in the Wakatobi archipelago. It takes about 4 hours to travel from the capital of Wakatobi Regency by using a wooden boat departing from the city of Bau-Bau.

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Address: Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

3. Peak of Heaven

A tourist spot that you can make your choice while in this area is Puncak Kahyangan. When you hear the name of the peak, of course you can already imagine how the shape and beauty it offers. Similar to this area, Puncak Kahyangan has become a very popular and favorite tourist destination. This is because the area provides a very beautiful panorama.

The area, which is located on Tomia Island, is actually a grass hill by presenting a very spectacular scenic beauty of Wakatobi. You can see its beauty from above. In addition, this area is a favorite place to enjoy the sunset and sunrise. You can even witness the view of the starry sky at night.

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Address: Jl. Kahiyanga, Kec. Tomia, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

4. Toliamba Peak

Have you ever heard of Toliamba Peak? The best place to be able to enjoy a relaxing time and amazing natural scenery is at Toliamba Peak. This beautiful peak is not far from the city of Wangi-Wangi. There are green trees and also a panoramic view of the sea that feels so stunning. It is even known that this place does give peace when you want to be alone. Visitors can feel how romantic the atmosphere at Puncak Toliamba is.

Tourist attractions in Wakatobi are located in Wanci Village, Wangi-Wangi District. As previously mentioned, Toliamba Peak is indeed not far from the city of Wangi-Wangi.

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Address: Waginopo Village, Kec. Wangi-Wangi, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

5. Lake Sombano

Want to see the beauty of a lake in the middle of a mangrove forest? When in Wakatobi, it is mandatory to come to Lake Sambono. In which this tourist area is formed a lake due to the Mangrove Forest area of ​​Kaledupa Island. This lake has its own uniqueness, namely the water is very clear and clean so you can see red shrimp on the surface.

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Address: Jl. Sombano, District. Kaledupa, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

6. Desa Liya Logo

Traveling is not just enjoying the beaches and hills. But we can visit villages that still maintain local customs and culture. This traditional village of Liya Logo has a different beauty. There is a fort that is said to be a witness to the history of the Sultanate of Buton in the land of Wakatobi. Even unique is the location of this fort in the hills that surround the village of Liya Logo. In this place there are also other relics of the Liya kingdom. For example, such as Lafa, Old Mosque, Baruga and local cultural wealth.

The location of Liya Logo Village is in the Wangi-Wangi sub-district. Many residents know the name of this village so it will not be so difficult to find this beautiful village.

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Address: Desa Liya Raya, Kec. South Fragrances, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

7. Anano Island

The next location that you can visit is Anano Island. This area has a nickname, namely the island of a thousand turtles. Why is that? This is because this is the location for the hawksbill and green turtle colonies to lay their eggs. Actually this tourist area is a small island where there are no residents or residents in it.

Even so, this island has a very beautiful beach. The combination of clear and clean blue sea water with fine white beach sand, is able to create a blend of natural beauty that is incomparable. So we can be sure if you are here, you will not feel bored. And don’t forget to watch the beautiful sunset.

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Address: Next to the Easternmost Edge, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

8. Kaledupa Island

There is a sense of emotion to see how Indonesia gets various kinds of amazing natural charms. Like the one on Kaledupa Island. The existence of blue gradations of sea water and coral reefs on this island does not need to be questioned anymore. The underwater wealth here is the biggest attraction to attract tourists to come. Not only that, the beaches around the island are also very exotic. The white sand of this beach is also combined with clear sea water and coconut trees on the mainland.

Not only the natural beauty but the villagers here are also very friendly and open. Even the culture and arts can also be used as an interesting spectacle. Of course anyone will feel at home on this island, especially for vacations or tours. There is a romantic atmosphere for those who come with a partner. It has even been supported by resorts, hotels and inns on Kaledupa Island.

The location of Kaledupa Island is in the south of Wangi-Wangi island and also north of Tomia island. Its location has also been supported by several facilities such as resorts or hotels so that it will make it easier for visitors who want to stay.

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Address: Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

9. Binongko Island

Interested in trying a water activity such as diving and snorkeling? Binongko Island is one of the best spots for water activities. This is because the sea water is very clear and clean. So that makes many people interested in trying it. In addition, this one island is still very distinctive with its traditional expertise in blacksmithing.

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Address: Jl. Palahidu, Kec. Binongko, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

10. Onemohute Wakatobi

There is one thing that is amazing about Onemohute Wakatobi is the beauty that the sea presented is so extraordinary. The best dive sites are here. Visitors can find extraordinary underwater wonders with colorful corals and also amazing marine life. No wonder the beauty of Indonesia is so glorified by foreign tourists because of this Onemohute Wakatobi.

A proper nickname for this tourist attraction in Wakatobi is A Paradise for Drivers. A place or area that is guaranteed to make anyone’s travel experience more colorful and unforgettable. Exotic and memorable impression can be obtained.

The location of onemohute Wakatobi is not far from the island of Wangi-Wangi. Because it is so famous, it will not be difficult to find this island with the help of instructions from local residents.

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Address: Jl. Poros Liya, Numana, Kec. Wangi-Wangi, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

11. Tindoi Protected Forest

The next destination is the Tindoi Protection Forest, which is a protected forest area that has been sacred by local residents. Located above an altitude of about 800 m, generally has a very amazing view. Later, you will find a variety of tropical rainforest plants that are very exotic and soothing. This is what adds to the impression of freshness.

Ticket Prices: -; Map: Check Location Address : Jl. East Tindoi Village, Kec. Wangi-Wangi, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

12. Pulau Hoga

Still with island attractions. This time it is called Hoga Island which is known to be worthy of being called paradise. This island has several island groups where we can find the best diving spots. Visitors can find about 750 species of coral from about 850 that exist in the world that more than 83 types of fish are colorful and so beautiful. The water is also very clear which makes the eyes under the sea amazed and amazed.

While the coastline here also looks so charming. There is an elongated white sand surrounded by trees and a gentle sloping sea. Of course this combination is worthy of a stopover for anyone. There are many facilities and lodging available. Of course it is guaranteed that the holidays will be more exciting and fun.

The location of Hoga Island is to the east of Kaledupa Island. Around this island there are several small islands such as Tomia Island, Wangi-Wangi Island, Binongko Island and Kapota Island.

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Address: Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

13. Benteng Liya Togo

If you are interested in history, you can make Liya Togo Fort as an option for traveling while studying. This area is a hidden historical site. The existence of this fort is proof of the Buton Sultanate. When you first arrive you will be greeted by a wooden gate. Then in it many ancient buildings that still stand firmly.

Ticket Prices: -; Map: Check Location

Address: Jl. Liya Togo, Kec. South Fragrances, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

14. Wakatobi Cemara Beach

Want to sunbathe and enjoy relaxing on the beach? Its name is wakatobi pine beach which is known to be one of the beaches with beautiful panoramas. This beach has a length of about 200 meters with amazing white sand. Of course, the beach is shady and clean which makes the holiday atmosphere more enjoyable. The first impression of arriving at this beach is clean. In other words, this beach will be the best place to see the sunset.

Cemara Wakatobi Beach is located on Waha Highway, Sombu Village, Wangi-Wangi District. The distance to this beach is about 7 km from the Wangi-Wangi city center where there are many facilities that can be obtained, namely food stalls, boarding houses, swings and water games such as banana boats.

Ticket Price: IDR 10,000; Map: Check Location

Address: Jl. Raya Waha, Sombu, Kec. Wangi-Wangi, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

15. Sunrise & Dolphin Watching

The next tour that you can visit is Sunrise & Dolphin Watching, which is located on Wangi Wangi Island. This location offers the beauty of sunrise and various cute behaviors of a group of dolphins in the open ocean. Generally, the dolphins swim in the morning and they are also very happy when interacting with the visitors.

Ticket Price: IDR 100,000; Map: Check Location

Address: Kec. Wangi Wangi, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

16. Tindoi Fort

This time in the form of a fort, this historical tourist spot can also be visited to get a different holiday sensation. The historical tourist attraction in Wakatobi is Tindoi Fort. This fort is known to be adjacent to the Tindoi conservation forest. The fort is historic and suitable as a photo background because it is unique.

The location of Tindoi Fort is in Tindoi Village, Wangi-Wangi District. The distance is about 5 km from the center of Wangi-Wangi city.

Ticket Prices: -; Map: Check Location

Address: Desa Tindoi, Kec. South Fragrances, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

17. Wasabinua Resto & Coffee

It’s unfair if we just enjoy the happy atmosphere of a vacation without eating at a beautiful and memorable restaurant. Its name is Wasabinua Resto & Coffee. Why is this place the most recommended to visit? None other than Wasabinua Resto & Coffee. This place is like a small coral island in the middle of the ocean. But when viewed more closely, wasabi NUA is a restaurant and restaurant located on a small coral island. The place is separated by a wooden bridge with Wangi-Wangi island.

This tourist spot and restaurant is located on Jalan Poros Sombu Airport 5, Wangi-Wangi Village. Precisely located in Wakatobi Regency where we can find it easily using the location instructions on the smartphone.

Ticket Price: Free;Map: Check Location

Address: Kec. Wangi-Wangi, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

18. Molii Sahatu

Named Molii Sahatu, this tourist spot should not be missed. Because, this beach is considered a beach of a hundred springs by Wangi-Wangi residents which has its own beauty. Molii Sahatu has a beach base where hundreds of springs come out. Even near this tourist spot, there are still objects that can be visited, namely Bajoo tribal villages and natural cave tours that can add to the excitement while on vacation.

Molii Sahatu is approximately 20 km from the capital city of Wangi-Wangi. Visitors can enjoy the natural charm that is presented and relaxing time at Molii Sahatu.

Ticket Prices: -; Map: Check Location

Address: Patuno Village, Kec. Fragrant, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

19. Kulati Village

The last tourist destination that you can visit while in Wakatobi is Kulati Village. This area is a small village in the east of Tomia Island. This area is famous for its beautiful scenery. Very synonymous with a very spectacular panorama of star clusters. No wonder this location is a favorite vacation spot.

With a panoramic view of the beauty of the blue sea combined with high cliffs and white sandy beaches, and don’t forget the rows of trees that can create a cool and exotic impression. In addition, at nightfall, precisely when all electricity was completely cut off. So that the area becomes pitch black, so it is the view of the star cluster that accompanies it at night.

Ticket Prices: -; Map: Check Location

Address: Jl. Kulati Village, Kec. East Tomia, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

20. Hendaopa Natural Baths

This natural bath is unique because it has a shape like a cave that goes into the ground. When viewed from the outside, this place looks like an ordinary hole but it turns out that inside there is a freshwater pool that is clear and so beautiful. Hendaopa natural baths are still not widely known by tourists but their beauty is extraordinary.

This Hendaopa natural bath is located in Wawotimo Village, the peak of Mount Tomia. Access to get to the location is indeed limited so there are not many visitors.

Ticket Prices: -; Map: Check Location

Address: Wawotimo Village, Peak of Mount Tomia, Kab. Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi.

Conclusion

The beauty offered by tourist attractions in Wakatobi is undeniable. Becoming one of the biggest attractions of tourism in Indonesia for both local and foreign tourists. It will be very unfortunate if the beauty and natural charm that exists is not maintained properly.

These tourist attractions in Indonesia do provide many alternatives for those who want to take a vacation either in the surrounding area or people from outside the Wakatobi area. Prepare the best possible vacation plans with loved ones and family, enjoy the charms offered by Wakatobi – Tourist Destinations in Wakatobi which is famous for its underwater natural beauty.

10 Newest, Hits & Popular Tourist Attractions in Tanjung Pandan Belitung

Popular Tourist Attractions in Tanjung Pandan

Popular Tourist Attractions in Tanjung Pandan. Indonesia’s natural tourism wealth will never end to be an interesting topic of discussion. How not, from Sabang to Merauke, there are so many tourist destinations that will never run out to be explored. Starting from natural tourism, history, to contemporary tourism that is a pity to miss.

Belitung or local people call it Belitong, is an area that has a myriad of natural tourist destinations that you must visit. Precisely in Tanjung Pandan, Belitung. This city has a number of unique tourist destinations which we will discuss in this topic.

If you are a fan of novels or films, you are definitely familiar with the film Laskar Pelangi which is set in Belitung Island. From the footage from the film, you definitely know that the natural beauty of Bangka Belitung cannot be doubted. But that’s only a small part, there are still many other natural beauties that have not been highlighted by the camera. The following is a list of popular tourist attractions in Tanjung Pandan, Belitung that you must visit.

1. Leebong Island

This island is 70 kilometers to be precise, south of the island of Lengkuas. Leebong Island is one of the beautiful tourist destinations that is equipped with adequate facilities. You can find water sports facilities such as kayaking, jet skis, banana boats and many more.

Complete facilities make it an added value if you are on vacation here. Of course, the holiday will be more exciting with the facilities provided. Not only that, the stunning natural beauty, in the form of beach views with bright blue skies, is a perfect combination to unwind.

Although this tour is not well known by the indigenous people of Belitung. However, foreign tourists are more aware of this tourist destination. It’s no wonder that many tourists come from outside Belitung and even many artists visit here.

Tour Fees: From 50,000; Map: Check Location

Address: Petangan, Badau, Kab. Belitung, Bangka Belitung Islands.

2. Kaolin Lake

Kaolin Lake is produced from former mine excavations that are inundated by water. But make no mistake, the beauty of the scenery here will make anyone stunned who witnessed it. A puddle of water that looks like a crater with crystal-clear blue water is very cool as a location for taking pictures.

This unnaturally made lake is a silent witness that Belitung is an area that has great mining potential. The name kaolin itself is a type of mineral contained in the soil.

The best time to visit Kaolin Lake is in the morning. Because the cool morning air will add to the impression of comfort when you are on vacation here. Evening time is also the right time to enjoy the beauty of this lake. It is not recommended that the sun is very hot.

Ticket Price: Free; Map: Check Location

Address: Perawas, Tanjung Pandan, Kab. Belitung, Bangka Belitung Islands.

3. Tirta Marundang

One of the tourist sites that you should add to your list of places to visit is Tirta Marundang. It is a natural and fresh natural bathing place. Located in the forest in a village, namely Air Seruk Village, it is about 20 minutes drive from the town of Tanjung Pandan.

The shady atmosphere of the trees that surround the baths with a fairly wide location, makes this place suitable for a vacation with family. Not only that, there is a large restaurant, of course it is very pleasant to eat food accompanied by a shady and calm atmosphere.

Ticket Price: IDR 5,000; Map: Check Location

Address: Air Seru, Sijuk, Kab. Belitung, Bangka Belitung Islands.

4. Kapala Kawai Waterfall

Discussing about waterfalls, of course Belitung also has its flagship tour. Namely the Kapala Kawai waterfall or local residents often call it the Jurak Insum Kapala Kawai waterfall. Located behind a hill, this waterfall has a height of about 15 meters.

If you want to visit this waterfall tour, you have to travel by vehicle for about an hour to the south of Tanjung Pandan city. Arriving at the outskirts of the forest you have to walk as far as 2 kilometers through the forest.

Your trip will pay off with the beauty of the water falling freely through the beautifully arranged rocks. The cool and shady atmosphere also adds to the impression of peace when you visit here. You can swim or take a bath to enjoy the freshness of the water.

Ticket Price: IDR 8,000; Map: Check Location

Address: Simpang Rusa, Membalong, Kab. Belitung, Bangka Belitung Islands.

5. Marsilla Falls

Still discussing waterfall tours, we don’t just recommend one location because there are still many other options for you. Marsilla Waterfall, located in the village of Bentaian, southeast of the city of Tanjung Pandan. It only takes 45 minutes to reach the location of this beautiful waterfall.

Although this waterfall is not that big, many local tourists make this place one of the mainstay tourist destinations. Because the location is easily accessible, it is one of the reasons why this waterfall is visited by many.

There are many activities you can do here, such as swimming or just dipping your feet in the cool river water. Unspoiled air without any contamination is also a plus point for tourists.

Ticket Prices: -; Map: Check Location

Address: Kab. Belitung, Bangka Belitung Islands.

6. Gusong Bugis

Located across the Cerucuk river. Gusong Bugis is one of the iconic mainstay tourist recommendations. This beach has small islands scattered around it. The white and fine sand coupled with the neatly growing pine trees make the atmosphere more serene.

One of the iconic things about this beach is that there is a circular bamboo bridge. It is very suitable to be used as an instagramable photo spot. You can come here at sunset or during the day because the atmosphere given will be different every time.

Ticket Price: IDR 10,000; Map: Check Location

Address: Jl. gusong bugis, Kab. Belitung, Bangka Belitung Islands.

7. Tanjung Pendam Beach

Next up is Tanjung Pendam Beach. Its location close to the city center so that it is easy to reach makes this beach one of the recommended tours. This white sandy beach is smooth and clean with blue sea water, making it one of the best places to spend vacation time.

The interesting thing about this beach is that you can watch the beauty of the sunset. Free facilities in the form of a gazebo are also provided here, so don’t worry, you can enjoy its beauty while sitting and relaxing.

Not a few tourists who visit just to watch the beauty of the sunset from the beach. The peaceful afternoon atmosphere with the beach breeze is the right and pleasant combination after tired of working.

An interesting activity when visiting the beach is swimming. The beach waves are fairly calm which is perfect for a place of recreation for children. There are also several game options that you can try. In addition, if you want to buy food here there are also snack vendors.

Ticket Price: IDR 5,000; Map: Check Location

Address: Kab. Belitung, Bangka Belitung Islands.

8. Tanjung Kelayang Beach

There are many choices for beach tourism. One of the most beautiful beaches in Bangka Belitung is Tanjung Kelayang Beach. It is located in the northern part of the island of Belitung, which is about 37 kilometers from the city of Tanjung Pandan.

The beauty of the exotic beach panorama makes this beach already known to the world. In addition, an international event was also held at this location, namely Sail Wakatobi Belitong. There is no doubt that the natural beauty of Indonesia really amazes anyone who sees it.

The beach with white sand with crystal clear sea water is very nicely decorated with piles of naturally formed rocks. Batu Kelayang is a characteristic of this beach which was used as the mascot for Sail Wakatobi – Belitung 2011. It is something to be proud of.

There are two parts of the beach, the western part is characterized by granite rocks, while the eastern part is characterized by soft white sand. Tourists who visit can dive, swim, or do other water sports.

Ticket Price: IDR 8,000; Map: Check Location

Address: Kab. Belitung, Bangka Belitung Islands.

9. Tanjung Binga

This location is a fishing village located on the North coast of Belitung. When visiting here you will see fishermen looking for fish with their boats, of course, an interesting new sight. The beauty of the beach with rocks that arise from the water will also give an exotic impression.

The location of the beach is about 22 kilometers in the northern part of this city. Because this village is a fishing village, tourists can directly buy fresh seafood catches. If you don’t want to bother, there are also restaurants that serve big city-style cuisine.

Ticket Prices: -; Map: Check Location

Address: Kab. Belitung, Bangka Belitung Islands.

10. Serdang Beach

There is no end to discussing the beautiful beaches in Belitung. This time it is Serdang Beach, about 90 kilometers from the city of Tanjung Pandan or if your initial location is HAS Hananjoedin airport which is about 75 kilometers. It can be accessed by land in the form of two or four-wheeled vehicles.

The waves of this beach are quite large compared to other beaches. The fine sand and pine trees that adorn the environment make anyone feel at home for a long time enjoying its beauty.

Ticket Price: IDR 5,000; Map: Check Location

Address: Baru, Kec. Manggar, Kab. East Belitung, Bangka Belitung Islands.

Conclusion Popular Tourist Attractions in Tanjung Pandan Belitung

The description above is only a small part of the tourist objects that you can explore in Tanjung Pandan, Belitung. There are many other unique and interesting tours that you can find here. However, the recommendations for the locations that have been mentioned above can be used as tourist destinations that you must visit.

Great! 11 Tourist Villages Near Mandalika Circuit MotoGP

tourist villages near mandalika Circuit MotoGP

Mandalika MotoGP event, gave sweet fruit to one of the beautiful, rarely touched areas in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. The name Mandalika was widely discussed, after the formation of mandalika International Circuit and the holding of the MotoGP event.

Warganet and the whole community want to flock to Mandalika and are even curious about that one area. Known for its beach tourism, especially how the MotoGP racers share moments on the beach, it turns out that the charm of Mandalika is more than that.

11 tourist villages near mandalika Circuit MotoGP

There are lakes, hills, to tourist villages around mandalika circuit area. These tourist villages are currently improving to support mandalika Super Priority Destination (DSP) program.

They are expected to attract domestic and foreign tourists, which can have a positive economic impact on the surrounding residents. The tourists can not only enjoy the beautiful atmosphere, but also get to know the culture and history of tourist villages in Lombok.

Curious about the village? Here are 10 tourist villages in the beautiful and cultural Mandalika Circuit area.

1. Desa Sade

Sade Village is located in the Rembitan area, Pujut District, Central Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara. There are many unique things in this village, including the house of the Sasak Tribe, a native of Central Lombok. The uniqueness of the Sasak house in Sade Village is that it is covered in buffalo dung.

Not free of charge, the function of the grease is as a floor cleaner from dust, strengthens, and prevents insects. Don’t worry, you never smell it . The house in Sade Village also has many functions, for example as a meeting hall and is also earthquake resistant. For visits, you can call the tourist village at the number, (+62) 819-1633-0353.

2. Ende Village

Next to Sade Village, there is Ende Village, which is located in Sengkol Village, Pujut District, Central Lombok. When you enter the village, you will be presented with rows of houses with thatched roofs and woven bamboo walls.

Did you know, Bela, that women in Ende Village are required to be able to weave since childhood, even this is a mandatory requirement for marriage. The residents of this village also often perform the ritual of asking for rain, namely the Peresean Dance. Contacts that can be contacted regarding information on this tourist village are (+62) 818-365-492.

3. Sesaot Desa Village

There are many fun and healthy activities in Sesaot village. This one hamlet offers a number of natural charms for sports tourism, ranging from trekking with the beauty of Mango Hill or mountain biking at Vetong Hill.

Sesaot village is considered as a beautiful and clean village. Full of natural wealth, Sesaot has several waterfalls, rivers, and a camping area with springs that has been managed as a Community Recreation Center or Purekmas. Sesaot Village is located at Jln. Suranadi II, Narmada District, West Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, with telephone number (+62) 819-1771-3548.

4. Tetebatu Village

Bela, Tetebatu Village once made Indonesia proud by being nominated for the Best Tourism Village by the United Nations World Tourism Organization, you know. This village has a natural, rural atmosphere.

There are many eco-friendly natural attractions in Tetebatu Village, including soaking in the clear and fresh Sarang Swallow Waterfall, relaxing walks around the foot of Mount Rinjani, or enjoying the beautiful sunset at the Campground.

You can also take part in eco-friendly tours, namely eco farms or take part in learning the process of making traditional Lombok coffee or coconut oil. Curious about the address? Tetebaru Village is located in Sikur District, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara. You can contact the local manager at the telephone number (+62) 852-3741-0597.

5. Bilebante Village

If Tetebaru is nominated for Best Tourism, Bilebante Village won the Tourism Village Award 2017 from the Ministry of DPDTT, and won two nature categories in the 2021 BCA Tourism Village Award competition.

The uniqueness of this village itself is the variety of exciting activities that can be tried in this village, such as fishing and shopping at the Fishing Market, learning about herbal plants in the herbal garden, spa treatments, seeing seaweed cultivation in the rice fields, and tasting various local culinary delights.

Bilebante Village is in Pringgarata District, Central Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara. His phone number is (+62) 818-0360-6619.

6. Sukarara Village

The next tourist village destination around Mandalika is the most popular handicraft-producing village in Lombok, Sukarara Village. This village has a weaving craft center and produces high-quality woven fabrics, so it is nicknamed the weaving village, whose products have even penetrated the international market.

Not only handicrafts, this village is also thick with Sasak culture which can be found from the village housing and the clothes of the residents. The address for Sukarara Village is in Jonggat District, Central Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, with telephone number (+62) 853-4767-9880.

7. Sekotong Village

Referred to as a marine paradise in West Lombok, Sekotong Village has white sandy beaches and excels in mangrove tourism. This village has maritime-based tourism that offers beautiful beaches with various vegetation.

For the mangrove forest, the concept that is offered is ecotourism, so visitors, especially those who come for family vacations with children, can not only enjoy the beauty but also learn many things at the same time.

8. Senaru Village

Senaru Village is the entrance to the Mount Rinjani hiking trail. This tourist village has stunning tourist attractions in the North Lombok area, precisely in the Bayan sub-district, North Lombok Regency.

There are many tourist destinations that you can find and enjoy, ranging from natural attractions that offer natural freshness, Sendang Gile waterfall and Tiu Kelep waterfall. Until cultural tourism that is no less interesting, such as Presean, Suling Mendewa, and Minangin, preparation for circumcision events and traditional weddings.

9. Sembalun Village

Sembalun Village is a hidden paradise at the foot of Mount Rinjani. By looking at the view of the green hills and the expanse of rice fields relieves your fatigue. Traveling with friends or family and partners, Sembalun Village has many very interesting tourist spots.

You can feel the joy of picking strawberries in the midst of the cool air and the beautiful hills of Sembalun. Lodging is also available there to feel a different atmosphere while on a culinary tour.

There are many cool spots to take pictures, such as at waterfalls or soft trekking to the hills such as Selong and Pergasingan to enjoy the extraordinary natural scenery. Sembalun is also one of the most popular climbing gates to get to the top of Mount Rinjani with magical views.

10. Mumbul Seruni Village

Quoting from the Kemenkraf website , the Seruni Fines Tourism or Seruni Mumbul Village is a tourist destination built on a river where initially the place was a location for dumping garbage and industrial waste.

Built in 2019 using Village Funds, the Seruni Mumbul Village Government has turned a polluted river into an attractive nature tourism destination. The development of this tourist destination is ultimately able to solve environmental problems and the availability of jobs, as well as to revive the economy of the surrounding community. You can enjoy artificial tourist attractions, such as water rides, boat rides, water bikes, kayak boats, swimming pools, to interesting photo spots, and river fishing.

11. Yellow Flower Village

This tourist village has also won many awards, you know , Bela. Kembang Kuning Village was inaugurated as one of the Tourism Villages in the East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara Province by the Deputy Governor of West Nusa Tenggara Province, Dr. Hj. Sitti Rohmi Djalillah On September 21, 2019.

Kembang Kuning Tourism Village is located under the foot of Mount Rinjani with 3000mm of rainfall, 25ºC average temperature and 600/800 meters above sea level. So that it becomes a fertile place, has a beautiful natural panorama, cool air so that it can be an attraction for local and foreign tourists.

Kembang Kuning was able to achieve various achievements in the district, provincial and national levels. Among them are National 1 Winners of Developing Category Tourism Villages in 2019, 1st Winner of the Healthy Village Competition at the East Lombok Regency and NTB Provinces in 2020, Awarding the CHSE Certificate ( Cleanlines Healthy Safety Environment ).

Besides having a cool atmosphere, Kembang Kuning Village also has cultural tourism, such as kulintang nunggal, tambourine, traditional coffee and coconut oil making processes. Don’t forget to try their signature cuisine, OK?

That’s a row of tourist villages around mandalika Circuit MotoGP area, Lombok. Which village are you interested in visiting?

38 Popular Tourist Attractions in Bali for Holidays

Popular Tourist Attractions in Bali

Who does not know the island of Bali? This popular tourist attractions in Bali is the pride of Indonesia because it is quite popular with the beauty in it which is quite enchanting which makes it visited by many, both domestic and foreign tourists.

Bali has always been a recommended tour to spend vacation time and build beautiful moments that will not be forgotten. What are the interesting tours in Bali to visit?

List of Popular Tourist Attractions in Bali

Here are 38 tourist attractions in Bali that you must visit during the holiday season.

1. The Bali Basket

If you talk about tourist attractions in Bali that are hits, it seems that you must visit The Basket Bali, which is located in the Kuta area. Located on 2 main roads, Jalan Raya Kuta and Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai, The Basket is a new tourist area on the island of Bali. Only 5 minutes from Ngurah Rai Airport, this Bali tourist spot presents a new experience in enjoying Bali in one place.

Here you will be able to find many instagramable spots coupled with cultural tourism that allows you to take pictures using traditional Balinese clothes. For those who like shopping, The Basket presents a variety of Balinese souvenirs ranging from clothes/fashion, crafts to food and drinks.

The presence of Goerih Bali Restaurant also adds to the experience of enjoying Balinese food directly from the kitchen. The 1 meter long Betutu Chicken Sausage is a special menu recommendation that you must order if you visit the tourist area of ​​The Keranjang Bali.

2. Campuhan Hill

Nature tourism in Bali is indeed quite viral on Instagram lately because it presents natural scenery that is so enchanting. The green hills are filled with tropical trees complete with rice fields and valleys. Because the place is so romantic and exotic, Campuhan Hill is also dubbed as Campuhan Love Hill.

Unfortunately, because of its location, which is a bit hidden, not many tourists have visited this place. But that’s why this area is still very natural and maintained its beauty. There are many activities you can do, from jogging, trekking, and taking the best photos at Campuhan Hill.

3. Pandawa Beach

This white sandy Pandawa Beach is quite popular these days because it offers a view that is so exotic and enchanting. Located in Kutuh Village, Kec. South Kuta, Kab. Badung, this beach has a sloping stretch of coastline, clean, and a rather wide beach, so it is very suitable to be used as a tour with the family.

There are many activities that you can try in this place, from swimming, canoeing, visiting the 5 Pandawa knight statues, surfing, relaxing for a moment with a traditional massage, and many others.

4. Bali Waterbom

This water park tour on the island of Bali has been awarded the title as the best waterpark in Asia and the second best in the world for 3 years in a row. So you can imagine how exciting the water rides are at Waterboom Bali . If you like games that can test your adrenaline, then you can try wsuper bowl, jungle rides, ace track, boomerang, and many others.

Not only the rides are interesting, the scenery around the Bali Waterboom also really deserves appreciation. The tropical gardens in this tourist area are so enchanting and spoil the eye. This tour, which is located in an area of ​​3.8 hectares, is open every day from 9 am to 6 pm WITA.

5. Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK)

Garuda Wisnu Kencana or GWK is one of the cultural tourism parks located in South Bali. This tour is indeed quite popular, especially now that the construction of the giant statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana has been successfully completed.

You can enjoy the splendor of the statue by I Nyoman Nuarta which is also accompanied by the beauty of the limestone hills around it. And not only that, at GWK there is an art theater where you can see various types of Balinese arts and dances every day.

6. Kuta Beach

Who does not know Kuta Beach ? This beach tourism seems to be one of the tourism icons of the Island of the Gods. The charm and exoticism of Kuta Beach really cannot be doubted. So don’t be surprised if every day Kuta beach is filled with local and foreign tourists.

That’s why if you want to visit Kuta beach, then you can try using a motorbike or walking from certain spots because this area is quite crowded. There are many interesting activities you can do while on Kuta Beach, from sunbathing, playing beach soccer or volleyball, surfing, sunbathing, and many others. Kuta beach is open to the public and visitors are not charged an entrance ticket at all.

7. Besakih Temple

The largest Hindu temple is located in Besakih Village, Kec. Rendang, Kab. Karangasem, to be precise, this temple stands firmly at the foot of Mount Agung, which is the highest mountain on the island of Bali. In the Besakih Temple complex , there is 1 Basukian temple and 17 other temples. It can be said, if Besakih Temple is the center of activity of all temples on the island of Bali.

Besakih Temple is not only thick with its religious atmosphere, but also has a beautiful view against the backdrop of Mount Agung. No wonder the temple, which was built since 1007 AD, is included in one of the world’s heritages. Because it is a very holy place, make sure you wear polite clothes when entering this area. For women who are menstruating, they are not allowed to enter the Besakih Temple area.

8. Bali Bird Park

This family tour was first opened in 1995. Located in an area of ​​2 hectares, Bali Bird Park is one of the largest bird parks in Indonesia. There are approximately 1,000 animals from 250 species of bird species in the Bali Bird Park.

Not only can you see various kinds of interesting birds directly, but visitors can also feel the sensation of being in a 4D theater. This tour is open every day, except during Nyepi Day from 9 am to 17.30 WITA.

9. Bali Safari And Marine Park

Bali Safari and Marine Park is Taman Safari Indonesia 3 which is another interesting tour that you can visit while in Bali. This place is a breeding ground for endangered animals. The concept of this Bali Safari and Marine park, visitors can enjoy a safari experience starting from the Modern Bali area and then entering the ancient Bali area which provides some education about history, myths, philosophy, and others related to wildlife.

The animals that live in the Bali Safari and Marine Park are types of animals that come from 3 regions, namely, India, Indonesia, and Africa. Approximately 400 animals ranging from spotted deer, Sumatran tiger, sun bear, white starling, Himalayan bear, black buck, one hump camel and many others that you can see.

10. Sanur Beach

Sanur Beach is located in the eastern part of Denpasar. One of the special attractions in Sanur Beach is the stunning sunrise. Because this beach is open 24 hours, you can come whenever you want. Just sitting and relaxing while enjoying the atmosphere of Sanur beach is also a fun thing to do.

To be able to enter Sanur Beach, visitors are not charged an entrance fee at all. Visitors only need to pay a parking fee for motorbikes of Rp. 5,000 and for cars of Rp. 10,000.

11. Uluwatu Beach

Uluwatu Beach is the next tour that you must visit while on the island of Bali. Although the location of this beach is quite hidden, the natural beauty in it is like a hidden paradise. The beach, known by another name Blue Point, requires visitors to descend several narrow stairs to get to Uluwatu Beach.

Even so, the sea view it offers will not disappoint you at all. Uniquely, most people who come to visit Uluwatu Beach are foreign tourists. It is very rare to find local tourists playing on this beach. Most tourists come to Uluwatu Beach to just sunbathe or surf. To be able to enjoy the beauty of the beach, you only need to pay a parking fee of IDR 2,000 – IDR 5,000.

12. Monkey Forest Ubud

One of the attractions at Monkey Forest Ubud is that here you can directly interact with the long-tailed macaques that inhabit this tourist area. In this area, monkeys do live freely. Local residents consider that the monkeys are sacred and should not be disturbed. So you can really feel the atmosphere as one with nature.

Coupled with the very cool natural atmosphere, of course it will be very suitable for those of you who are looking for the best place to refresh for a moment. However, because of the many monkeys that inhabit this place, do not bring items that look flashy. This is because it can invite the pranks of the monkeys who can suddenly take your belongings. for domestic tourists, an entrance fee of around Rp. 30,000 is charged. you can visit this natural tourism starting from 08.30 – 18.00 WITA.

13. Penglipuran Village

If you often see soap operas on one television station, maybe you are already familiar with the appearance of Penglipuran Village . This traditional village in Bali has become one of the tourist destinations that should not be missed while on vacation on the island of Bali. Located in the village of Kubu, Kab. Bangli, this Penglipuran village is located at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level. So you can imagine for yourself how cool the air is when you enter the Penglipuran Village area.

In Pengliperan village, you can still see the Balinese traditional atmosphere that is so thick. You can see the appearance of people’s houses that look almost the same. Even the resemblance can be seen on the roof, walls, to the door of the house. The uniqueness of Penglipuran Village can be an interesting tour that you can visit while on vacation.

14. Lake Batur

This exotic lake is located in the Kintamani area, Bali. The name “Batur” refers to the name of a mountain not far from this lake, namely Mount Batur. Lake Batur is right on the slopes of Mount Batur, at an altitude of 1,050 meters above sea level so that the air around this lake will feel very cool. The calm turquoise water of the lake makes anyone who visits this lake feel at peace. Coupled with its natural charm which is very enchanting, it makes tourists feel at home to linger in the Lake Batur area.

Not only can enjoy the beauty of Lake Batur, visitors can also sail to the middle of the lake or try fishing around the lake. And if you want to see the whole view of Lake Batur Kintamani, you can go directly to Penelokan village. Here you can see the view of Lake Batur from a very beautiful height with the background of Mount Batur.

15. Lovina Beach

Maybe for most tourists who have visited Bali, the name Lovina Beach is still very foreign to hear. Lovina Beach is one of the beaches in the North Bali area, precisely close to Singaraja City. Here you can see a collection of dolphins swimming while jumping because Lovina beach is indeed the original habitat of the dolphins.

If you want to see this group of dolphins, you have to come in the morning. Usually at these hours, the dolphins at Lovina Beach are playing on the beach.

16. Melasti Beach

Another beach tour that you can visit on the island of Bali is Melasti Beach . This beach, which is located in the South Bali area, has a quite unique attraction, along the way to the location you have to go through winding roads and derivatives that are on top of sturdy limestone cliffs that stand tall. The exoticism of this limestone cliff is what makes it a place that is often used as a photo shoot location for pre-wedding.

Here you can sit back while looking at the beauty that is in the Melasti Beach area. Because the waves are not that big, this beach is also safe if you want to play water or swim. For those of you who like snorkeling activities, you can bring your equipment because the sea water here is so clear with the underwater scenery on the outskirts of the beach which is very beautiful.

17. West Bali National Park

Maybe not just anyone can visit West Bali National Park because this area is protected by the government. For that, you need permission from local officials if you want to enter this national park area. This area is used as a place for wildlife research that has been established since 1911. There are 2 alternatives for those of you who want to visit this West Bali National Park.

If you are from Gilimanuk, then you can directly visit the Balai office in Gilimanuk Village. However, if you are from Denapasar and want to visit Menjangan Island, you can go through Labuhan Lalang Bay. Here you only need to pay a ticket of IDR 2,500-20,000.

18. Lake Beratan

Lake Beratan , or known as Lake Bratan is a lake tour located in the Bedugul area, Candikuning Village, Kec. Baturiti, Tabanan, Bali. Because it is located at an altitude of 1,240 meters above sea level, it is not surprising that the air temperature around the lake is very cool and fresh. This second largest lake in Bali has a main function as a source of irrigation in areas located in the central part of Bali.

Even so, the natural scenery around the lake is amazing which makes it the 20 best and most beautiful lakes in the world. One of the attractions in this lake is the Ulun Danau Berayan Temple which is at the end of the lake. The exoticism of the lake with the existence of Ulun Temple is a charm that cannot be missed.

19. Tamblingan Lake

Tamblingan Lake is the smallest of the three lakes in the Bedugul area. If seen from a distance, maybe Tamblingan lake is not at all interesting. But when you get closer, Tamblingan Lake has its own undeniable characteristics. Most visitors who come to Lake Tamblingan, try to enjoy the scenery around it by camping or camping.

The atmosphere is very quiet and calm, making the mind more fresh. You can also try to fish or ride a canoe around the lake, but you should not swim in the Tamblingan Lake area.

20. Tegal Wangi Beach

Tegalwangi beach is located in the Jimbaran Traditional Village, only about 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai airport. The advantage of this Tegal Wangi Beach is the panorama from the high cliffs decorated with green trees that stretch widely before entering the Tegal Wangi Beach area.

This beach is one of the hidden beaches on the island of Bali, so to reach the beach location you have to pass through the limestone rock trails which are quite steep. But even so, when you arrive at the beach you can see a beautiful view of the beach with a beautiful stretch of white sand and clear turquoise water.

21. Seminyak Beach

Because of its location on the same coastline with Legian Beach and Kuta Beach, it’s no wonder that the character of Seminyak Beach is not much different. The waves are big enough so that many visitors use it to surf.

The sloping white sand and sunset views are the main attraction that makes it crowded. Around the Seminyak Beach area, you can also find many entertainment facilities such as bungalows, hotels, malls, and many others.

22. Canggu Beach

Maybe the name Canggu Beach is already familiar to local and foreign surfers. This beach, decorated with black sand, is often used as a venue for the international scale ISC (Indonesia Surfing Championship).

Not only can you enjoy the big waves on Canggu Beach, you can also see views of the expanse of rice fields and birds flying above the sky across the coast.

23. Sukawati Market

It’s incomplete if you visit the island of Bali without buying souvenirs typical of the Island of the Gods. If you want to buy Balinese art items, then it is mandatory for you to take the time to visit Sukawati Market. Here you can find various items, even interestingly you can bid to get the items you want to buy.

A little advice, come to Sukawati market around 08.00-10.00 WITA, after the sellers have finished praying. Usually at these hours the price offered will be cheaper.

24. Uluwatu Temple

This temple tour is located in Pecatu Village, southern Bali. This tour is never lonely visitors. Here you can see the splendor of Uluwatu Temple which has a height of up to 97 meters with a very amazing view. You can see directly the expanse of the open sea from the Indian Ocean from the top of the cliff.

Uluwatu Temple is open every day, starting at 09.00-19.00 WITA, but the best time to enjoy the scenery in the Uluwatu Temple area is at sunset. If you want to see a Balinese Kecak dance performance in this place, you can spend around Rp. 85,000.

25. Mount Batur

One of the best locations in Bali to watch the sunrise is at the top of Mount Batur. To reach the top of Mount Batur, it usually takes about 2.5 hours. While trekking, you can see the beautiful scenery around the Mount Batur area.

Unlike Mount Agung, you don’t have to hire a guide to find the location of the summit of Mount Batur. You only need to pay an entrance ticket of IDR 10,000/person.

26. Elephant Safari Park

In this 2 hectare area, you can try to have memorable experiences with elephants. Not only can you ride elephants, but at Elephant Safari Park you can feed elephants, take pictures with elephants, enjoy elephant shows playing ball and painting, and many others. Elephant Safari Park is open every day, starting at 08.00-18.00 WITA

27. Land Lot

Who is not familiar with the Tanah Lot Temple tour? This tour is famous for its beautiful scenery, especially before sunset. The main uniqueness of this Tanah Lot tour is the existence of a temple located on a large rock on the edge of the sea.

When the sea is high, you cannot approach the temple because the area around the rock will be inundated with sea water. At low tide, you can see some tame sea snakes. It is said that local residents believe that these snakes are the guardians of the Tanah Lot temple. In addition, in the Tanah Lot area you can also try holding a sacred snake that is completely harmless.

28. Amed Beach

One of the beaches in Bali that is still relatively quiet from visitors. Amed Beach is different from other beaches in Bali. The sand is black, unlike the typical popular beaches in Bali.

Apart from this, Amed beach has beautiful underwater wealth, you know. This beach can be an alternative destination for your vacation in Bali.

29. Museum Blanco

One of the alternative tours in Bali is to visit the Blanco Museum . In this museum you can enjoy a variety of beautiful world-class works of art. Not only that, the atmosphere of the museum and its surroundings is very thick with a distinctive Balinese feel.

30. Bedugul Botanical Garden

The Bali Botanical Gardens, or better known as the Bedugul Botanical Gardens , is one of the tourist attractions as well as education in Bali that is often forgotten. In fact, this place holds a large collection of stunning natural wealth, you know. In addition to holidays, we can also increase knowledge about botany.

31. Nusa Penida

Looking for a hidden paradise in Bali? just visit Nusa Penida . This small island holds a lot of natural beauty that is still relatively untouched. Unlike in Bali, the beauty of the beach here is still clean, far from the hustle and bustle of immigrants.

32. Gunung Payung Beach

One more beach tourism in Bali which is still empty of visitors; umbrella mountain beach . In this place, you will not find the hustle and bustle of visitors like at Kuta beach.

The location is not so far from the Pandawa beach, so you can make it a package when visiting there.

33. Nusa Lembongan

Nusa Lembongan is one of the cool tourist areas in Bali. It seems, Nusa Lembongan is more popular in the eyes of foreign tourists, because the majority who come are more foreign tourists.

This place is recommended if you are looking for an atmosphere that is a little different from other tourist attractions in Bali.

34. Tirta Empul

One of the sacred temples in Bali with a high historical richness, Tirta Empul . Tirta Empul has a purification pool that is actively used by Balinese people. If you visit here, it is mandatory to always respect local customs.

35. Lempuyang Temple

One of the temples in Bali which is famous among tourists. The unique angle at Lempuyang Temple that is really unique is the gate with a free view.

If you are on vacation in Bali, Lempuyang Temple is one of the recommended places to get to know more about Balinese culture.

36. Blangsinga Waterfall

The name Blangsinga became widely known after becoming a place to marry the son of a famous Balinese businessman, Ajik Krisna. This tourist village in Bali is still quite rarely known by tourists outside Bali.

In fact, there are many beautiful places here. One of them is Blangsinga Waterfall.

37. Balangan Beach

Balangan Beach can be said to be still less well known by tourists who vacation in Bali. But, now it is starting to be better known with the help of social media and promotions. Just like other beaches in Bali, here you can enjoy a beautiful beach atmosphere with a wide stretch of white sand.

38. Elephant Cave

Goa Gajah is one of the ancient sites, as well as a place of worship that is still used today. Here, you can see firsthand evidence of the history of civilization in Bali which is still awake until now.

F.A.Q.

What are the transportation options in Bali?

To get around Bali, you can use various transportation options such as the following; Trans Sarbagita buses, Kura-kura Bus, Komotra shuttle buses, conventional taxis (Bule Bird and the like), online motorcycle taxis and online taxis (gojek/gocar, grab).

If you want to visit many places, it will be easier if you just rent a car or motorbike.

What are some hotel recommendations in Bali?

Depends on your needs. You can choose from various hotels with various price ranges. Ranging from suitable for backpackers to luxury hotels.

What you can buy in Bali?

The choice of Balinese souvenirs is quite diverse. In general, it can be in the form of food and snacks (Milk Pie, Disco Nuts, Salted Peanuts, Bakpia, Pork Skin Crackers, Chicken Feet, Kintamani Coffee, Balinese Salak, etc.), souvenir items (Joger T-shirts, Rattan Bags, Barong Clothes, Balinese Beach Cloths , Balinese Batik, Balinese Bracelets, Balinese Silver Jewelry, Balinese Mukena, etc.), or in the form of displays/decorations (paintings, wood crafts, coconut crafts, etc.).

Where is the place for a romantic honeymoon in Bali?

If you want a quiet honeymoon, then the recommended place for a romantic honeymoon in Bali and the most chosen is the Ubud area. The natural and unique atmosphere of Bali will make your honeymoon more memorable.

What are the mountains in Bali?

Some of the mountains in Bali include; Mount Agung, Mount Abang, Mount Batur, Mount Batukaru, Mount Catur, Mount Sangyang, Mount Pohen, Mount Tapak, and Mount Lesung. Some of them are quite favorite among trekking lovers, such as Mount Agung and Mount Batur.

What are the lakes in Bali?

There are several lakes in Bali which are famous and often become the main vacation destination. These lakes include; Lake Batur, Lake Beratan, Lake Tamblingan, and Lake Buyan.

What are the temples in Bali?

Some of the temples in Bali include; Tanah Lot Temple, Luhur Uluwatu Temple, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, Tirta Empul Temple, Taman Ayun Temple, Saraswati Temple, Gunung Lebah Temple, Goa Lawah Temple, Gunung Kawi Temple, Besakih Temple.

What are the museums in Bali?

If you want to visit a museum in Bali, here is the list; Pasifika Museum, Neka Ubud Museum, Antonio Blanco Museum, Bali Denpasar Museum, Setia Dharma mask and doll house, Puri Painting Museum, Subak Museum, Gunung Batur Museum, Bali Shell Museum, and Dream Museum Zone.

What are the choices of unidirectional Bali tourist routes?

Several choices of unidirectional Bali tourist routes that you can choose include;

The choice of the route to Taman Ayun Temple, Bedugul, Alas Kedaton / Jatiluwih, continues to Tanah Lot.

The choice of routes is Batubulan, Goa Gajah, Kintamani, Tampaksiring/Tegalalang, Sukawati/Ubud.

The choice of routes is Batubulan, Tegenungan waterfall, Bali Zoo, Taman Ayun, Alas Kedaton, Tanah Lot.

The choice of routes is Tanjung Benoa, Garuda Wisnu Kencana, Pandawa beach, Uluwatu, Jimbaran.

Choice of Lovina Beach, Kintamani, Tampaksiring, Ubud monkey forest routes.

Lovina Beach route, Gitgit waterfall, Beratan Lake, Bedugul Botanical Gardens, then Tanah Lot.

Choice of routes Kerta Gosa, Besakih, Bukit Jambul, Goa Lawah.

Conclusion Tourist Attractions in Bali

Hopefully the information above can be useful for you. So, those are the list of tours on the island of Bali that you must visit while on vacation. Make vacation moments even more special by visiting the Island of the Gods with your family and loved ones.

20 Popular and Worldwide Tourist Attractions in Indonesia

Tourist Attractions in Indonesia

Have you planned a vacation in 2023 or even in the near future? Vacationing during a pandemic is not an easy activity. The need to implement health protocols and always maintain a prime condition is something that must be prepared. Various efforts continue to be made by the government so that the Indonesian tourism sector grows and rises. These include building the first MotoGP and F1 circuits in Indonesia, establishing 10 New Bali destinations, and implementing CHSE ( Cleanliness, Health, Safety, and Environment Sustainability ) certification for tourism industry players and managers. Of course, it is hoped that in the near future, the Covid-19 pandemic will soon disappear and the world tourism sector, especially Indonesia, will return to normal as usual.

Now, while you are planning a vacation, this time we provides 20 recommendations for beautiful and worldwide tourist attractions in Indonesia! Wow, is there a list below that is your favorite? Let’s find out!

20 Recommended Tourist Attractions in Indonesia by rutewisata

1. Bali

The first global tourist Attractions in Indonesia is none other than Bali. Bali has already received hundreds of awards as the best and favorite tourist destination on the international scene. Recently, Bali was included in the Top 4 Travelers’ Choice Awards 2022 Most Popular Destinations from Tripadvisor. Talking about Bali is endless. There are always new tourist attractions every year. From nature to culture, Bali has it all. Some of Bali’s famous tourist icons are Tanah Lot, Seminyak, Uluwatu Temple, Ubud, Bedugul Lake, and many more.

If you like nature tourism, you should try visiting Nusa Penida Island. To get to Nusa Penida Island, you need approximately 40 minutes from the mainland of Bali. You can see a variety of stunning white sand beaches. Among them are Diamond Beach, Atuh Beach, Crystal Bay Beach, and the iconic Kelingking Beach, whose land is shaped like Tyrex.

2. Komodo National Park

The next tourist Attractions in Indonesia is Komodo National Park. As the name implies, this island is the habitat of the ancient giant Komodo dragon which can only be found in Indonesia. Komodo Island consists of three main islands, namely Komodo Island, Rinca Island, and Padar Island. Komodo National Park is located at the westernmost tip of the province of East Nusa Tenggara.

Not only can you see the prehistoric Komodo dragon, there are several other tourist destinations in the Komodo National Park area that are interesting to visit. These include Labuan Bajo, Pink Beach , Kampung Melo Cultural Tourism, and snorkeling on Manjarite Island. In Labuan Bajo, there is one resortfamous design similar to Santorini, Greece. In addition, you can take a trip using a cruise to enjoy the beauty of the Komodo Islands from above the sea.

3. Bunaken National Park

This tourist Attractions in Indonesia presents the beauty of its marine life which is truly amazing. Yep, Bunaken National Park is located in the province of North Sulawesi. Just like Bali, Bunaken National Park has long been a prima donna for Indonesian tourism. Inaugurated in 1991, the Bunaken National Park area has an area of ​​89,065 hectares. This area includes five main islands, namely Bunaken Island, Manado Tua Island, Naen Island, Mantehage Island, and Siladen Island.

It is not surprising that Bunaken National Park has a rich diversity of marine life because it is located in the central area of ​​the Coral Triangle which stretches across the waters of Indonesia, Malaysia and Timor Leste. There are approximately 390 species of coral reefs, 2,000 species of reef fish, 200 species of mollusks, and 8 species of marine mammals in the Bunaken National Park Area. Wow, that’s a lot huh? From Manado City to Bunaken it only takes about 40 minutes! Let’s go to Bunaken!

4. Raja Ampat

Apart from Bunaken, a tourist Attractions in Indonesia that has an amazing diversity of marine life is Raja Ampat, which is located in West Papua Province. Raja Ampat is one of the 10 New Bali Regions which has been launched by the Indonesian government since 2015. The purpose of establishing 10 New Balis is none other than to equalize the tourism potential of Indonesia, which is not only centered in Bali.

The choice of Raja Ampat as the 10 New Bali destinations is not wrong. Gems from the East is the right nickname for the Raja Ampat tourist area. How not, you will be presented with clear sea water and unspoiled white sand beaches. The air in the Raja Ampat area is so clean, you can see a stretch of bright stars shining at night.

The Raja Ampat Islands consist of four main islands, namely Waigeo Island, Batanta Island, Salawati Island, and Misool Island. For lovers of diving and snorkeling , Raja Ampat is paradise. Not surprisingly, Raja Ampat is a haven for 75% of the world’s coral species, according to data from The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International . There are approximately 1,318 species of fish, 699 species of molluscs, and 537 species of coral reefs scattered in the depths of the Raja Ampat sea. Year 2023 to Raja Ampat?

5. Derawan

Talking about beaches and the diversity of the underwater world, Indonesia is indeed endless. Tourist attractions in Indonesia this time are located at the northern tip of Indonesia, precisely in Berau Regency, East Kalimantan province. The tourist destination is called the Derawan Islands. The main attraction of the Derawan Islands is of course the wide white sand beach and underwater garden. There are four main islands in the Derawan group of islands, namely Maratua Island, Derawan Island, Sangalaki Island, and Kakaban Island.

On Maratua Island, you can see the beauty of the blue sea, do diving and snorkeling, as well as exploring Halo Tube Cave. Meanwhile, on Kakaban Island you can swim with jellyfish that don’t sting, to be precise in Brackish Water Lake! No less interesting, Derawan Island has a tourist destination of Lake Labuan Cermin. From the name, you would have guessed because the water is so clear that you can even use it for a mirror. Interesting right?

6. Wakatobi

Another rich marine life of Indonesia can be found in the Wakatobi Islands, Southeast Sulawesi Province. 750 of the 820 types of coral in the world can be found in Wakatobi, you know! Because of this potential, Wakatobi deserves to be designated as the 8th Earth Biosphere Reserve in Indonesia by UNESCO in 2012.

The Wakatobi Archipelago is divided into four main islands, namely Binongko Island, Tomia Island, Kaledupa Island, and Wangi-wangi Island. Just like on Lovina Beach, Bali, if you visit Wangi-wangi Island, precisely on Kapota Island, you can see the attractions of dozens of dolphins swimming beautifully in these waters. Don’t forget to taste Wakatobi’s local culinary, friends. It is Kasuami which is a cone made from cassava and has a yellowish white color. The taste is complete when juxtaposed with grilled fish and colo-colo sauce. Yum!

7. Gili Trawangan

The next tourist attractions in Indonesia is from West Nusa Tenggara Province, precisely on the island of Lombok. Yep, Gili Trawangan! Gili Trawangan is located in the western part of Lombok, adjacent to the island of Bali. Gili Trawangan has been the belle of Lombok tourism for a long time. Activities that you can do on Gili Trawangan are snorkeling, diving in shark habitats, riding a typical Lombok wagon, or just enjoying the beautiful beaches. Don’t forget to enjoy the special culinary of plencing kangkung and the Nasi Balap!

8. Bukit Warinding, Waingapu

Located in the eastern part of Indonesia, Bukit Warinding should be your must-do-list when visiting Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara. Tourist attractions in Indonesia this one is different from the others. Because Warinding Hill presents a truly magical hill view! The color of the hill will be different as the seasons change. If the dry season, the color will be semi-brown. Meanwhile, if the rainy season arrives, it will turn green and refreshing.

Not only hill views, Sumba Island also offers other natural attractions that can be a place of healing! Visit Weekuri Lake which is located in the west of Sumba Island. Lake Weekuri has a high salt content, so you can float on it easily. Interesting right?

9. Tanjung Pandan Island

Do you remember the beach that has a beautiful rock composition in the Laskar Pelangi movie? Yep, Tanjung Pandan Island is the place to be. The success of the Laskar Pelangi film has had a positive effect on tourism in the Province of Bangka Belitung in particular. Along Tanjung Pandan Island, there are several beaches that have rocky contours such as Tanjung Tinggi Beach and Penyabong Beach.

Not far from Tanjung Pandan Island, there is Lengkuas Island which is no less beautiful and offers views of the blue sea with fine white sand. Still on Lengkuas Island, there is also a lighthouse that was left by the Dutch government in 1882. Even though it is old, the lighthouse can still be used properly. Come to Lengkuas Island between March to November,

10. Lombok Mandalika

Well, this is a tourist attractions that is on the rise lately. Yep, that’s right, Lombok Mandalika area, West Nusa Tenggara. As you know, Indonesia already has an international standard MotoGP circuit in the Lombok Mandalika area. This area is also the destination of 10 New Balis and Special Economic Zones (SEZ) which are expected to be Indonesia’s main source of income from the tourism sector.

In addition to the MotoGP circuit which has beautiful beach views, the Lombok Mandalika area also offers cultural tourism through Sade Village and Ende Village. In both villages, you can witness the process of making songket woven cloth which is worth millions of rupiah and interesting and entertaining traditional dance performances. Hungry stomach after travelingall day? You should try Lombok’s mouthwatering culinary specialties, namely Taliwang Chicken and Bulayak Sate.

11. Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

In addition to marine tourism, Indonesia has mountain tourism that is no less interesting. The Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park (TNBTS) is located in the province of East Java. The Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park area is where six volcanoes meet, namely Mount Semeru, Mount Bromo, Mount Batok, Mount Kursi, Mount Watangan, and Mount Widodaren.

However, of the six volcanoes, Mount Semeru and Mount Bromo are still active. The attraction of this TNBTS area is the expanse of black sand that stretches for 10 km, watching the sunrise, and of course the diversity of flora and fauna. There are approximately 38 types of wildlife protected by the government in the TNBTS area, including the Javan Eagle, Javan Leopard, and Javan Lutung. If you like mountain climbing,

12. Mount Rinjani

West Nusa Tenggara Province apparently not only presents the beauty of its beaches, but also natural mountain tourism! Yep, if you like mountain climbing, pay a visit to Mount Rinjani which is the sixth highest mountain in Indonesia. From above, you can see the blue ocean, neatly arranged rice fields, and beautiful clouds.

At an altitude of 2,000 meters above sea level, you can find Lake Segara Anak which is also a favorite spot for climbers to stop by. There are also many climbers who fish in Segara Anak Lake, because in it there are Goldfish and Mujair.

13. Lake Toba

Switch to the western part of Indonesia, namely from the Sumatra Islands. Precisely in the province of North Sumatra, Indonesia has one of the largest volcanic lakes in the world. This is Lake Toba. The formation of Lake Toba is thought to have originated from the massive eruption of the Toba volcano that occurred about 74,000 years ago. From the eruption, a crater with an area of ​​1,145 km2 and a depth of 450 meters was formed, which is currently called Lake Toba.

In the middle of Lake Toba there is an inhabited island, namely Samosir Island which is also the main attraction. Lake Toba is also one of the tourist attractions in Indonesia which has a thick history and myth. One of them is about the myth of the goldfish that has been inhabiting the lake for hundreds of years. It is said that this goldfish is 5 to 8 meters in size and no one should catch it.

14. Morotai Island

Tourist attractions in Indonesia this time come from the North Maluku Islands. Morotai Island is a historic island for Indonesia. Because on Morotai Island the Trikora Monument was erected which contains the struggle of the Indonesian army in liberating West Irian at that time. In addition, it turns out that Morotai Island became a military base for World War II, you know, during the battle between the United States and Japan. Thus, many historical objects from World War II were found on Morotai Island, which are now enshrined in the World War II Museum.

Not only historic, of course Morotai Island is rich in marine tourism potential. Come to Dodola Island, where there is a natural bridge made of white sand that connects Dodola Besar Island and Dodola Kecil Island. There are still many other interesting spots on Morotai Island that must be visited, namely Tabaelenge Island, Kolorai Island, Tanjung Gorongo Beach, and Raja Waterfall.

15. Ijen Crater

Adjacent to Bali, the province of East Java also has tourist destinations that are no less amazing. Located in Banyuwangi Regency, there is a sulfur crater with a diameter of 700 m and an area of ​​5,466 hectares called Ijen Crater. Ijen Crater has an acidity level up to zero, so it can easily dissolve any object that enters it. Due to its acidity level, it blends with the rays of the sun, making the color of Ijen Crater a very beautiful Tosca green.

Enjoying the sunrise view from Ijen Crater is also one of the best. Come in August, because the sun will be seen more clearly. And what should not be missed from the list, of course, is the phenomenon of the blue fire of Ijen Crater! Because in the world, the blue fire phenomenon can only be found in Indonesia and Iceland. The phenomenon of blue fire occurs because of the meeting between sulfur substances that evaporate in the air with oxygen. This unique phenomenon can be witnessed from the early hours of the morning from 01.00 to 05.00. Come between July and September, because the blue fire will be seen more clearly and bigger.

16. Sianok Gorge

This tourist attractions in Indonesia presents a panoramic view of beautiful high cliffs accompanied by the roar of a refreshing river flow. Located in Bukittinggi, West Sumatra province, it is Panorama Ngarai Sianok. Sianok canyon stretches for 15 km with a cliff depth of 100 m and a gap width of up to 200 m. Apart from taking pictures, other activities that can be done in the Ngarai Sianok area, namely trekking, cycling, or just walking leisurely are certainly not a problem. Because the air that is served is really cool and clean, Ngarai Sianok is a suitable place to unwind and restore your energy.

17. Three-Colored Lake

The three-colored lake or also known as Lake Kelimutu is located in Ende Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province. The three lakes have different colors and are located at the top of Mount Kelimutu with an altitude of 1,690 meters above sea level. With its natural tourism potential, Mount Kelimut is the only mountain in Indonesia that has a crater with three different colors.

There are lakes that are blue-black, turquoise green, and brownish black. The lake with blackish blue color is Tiwu Ata Mbupu, the lake is green tosca named Tiwu Nuwa Muri Koo, and the brownish black lake is Tiwu Ata Polo. For its uniqueness, the Indonesian government had made it an ornament in the 5,000 rupiah currency, which was published in 1992. However, behind its beauty,

18. Borobudur Temple

From nature tourism, we turn to cultural tourism. The Borobudur Temple is one of the tourist attractions in Indonesia which is thick with history. Borobudur Temple is located in Magelang Regency, Central Java Province. Borobudur Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in the world which has an area of ​​123 m2 with an arrangement of 504 Buddha statues and 2,672 relief panels. Because of its history and background, Borobudur Temple has been awarded the title of world heritage site from UNESCO since 1991.

Access to Borobudur Temple is relatively easy. The closest major cities to Borobudur Temple are Yogyakarta and Semarang. If you use air transportation, it’s best if you land in one of the big cities followed by land transportation. Accommodation around Borobudur Temple is also quite varied,

19. Tana Toraja

Switch to the land of Sulawesi, to be precise in the province of South Sulawesi. This tourist attractions in Indonesia is famous for its unique culture and has a thick magical feel. Precisely in Tana Toraja, 329 km from Makassar City, the capital city of South Sulawesi Province. The main attraction of Tana Toraja lies in the burial tradition which is placed on the rock cliffs of Goa Landa. Besides being buried on a rock cliff, Tana Toraja has other unique burial traditions such as hanging graves, stone burrows, passiliran tree graves, and pattane graves.

Of course, that’s not the only attraction that Tana Toraja has. You should taste the Toraja Coffee which is worldwide and has a less bitter taste. Furthermore, it’s incomplete if you don’t take pictures in front of the Tongkonan Traditional House, the traditional house of the Toraja tribe. Tongkonan Traditional House is a house on stilts made of wood and the roof is made to resemble a buffalo horn. This traditional house can be used as a residence, traditional ceremonies, to social activities.

20. Yogyakarta

“Jogja Istimewa” is the slogan of the City of Yogyakarta. It is true, special represents the uniqueness and warmth of its culture. Malioboro Street, Ullen Sentalu Museum, Breksi Cliff, are a small part of Yogyakarta’s tourist destinations. In addition to offering attractive destinations, Yogyakarta is one of the tourist attractions in Indonesia that excels in culinary terms. Do you like gudeg and bakpia? Or have you ever tried Kopi Jos served with charcoal on the edge of Jalan Maliboro and the roasted firecracker? Everything that is authentic only exists in Yogyakarta.

Conclusion Tourist Attractions in Indonesia

Those are the twenty tourist attractions in Indonesia that are popular and worldwide and can be your reference on vacation. During the current pandemic, of course, you must continue to apply health protocols while on vacation. So, where are you going in 2023?