When we are planning to travel to Indonesia, we mostly think about Bali. There is no one to blame. Actually, Indonesia is more than just Bali. It is a big country which is rich in cultural and region diversity. It is the home of thousands ethnic groups and languages. With around 17,500 beautiful islands within the country, there are still tons of tourism objects which are unrevealed. Here are top 10 most beautiful places you must visit in Indonesia.
1- Dieng Plateau
Dieng plateau is located in central Java. It is an amazing spot for those who love to trek, hike, photograph, adrenaline activities, or so. It is formed due to the inevitable eruption of mountain Prau. Dieng Plateau is actually an amazing caldera complex located at two thousands meters above the sea level. The strategic and firm location of the caldera makes it one of the most favorable destinations in the country.
2- Lake Maninjau
Lake Maninjau Source: indonesiawander.com
Lake Maninjau is located in West Sumatra, considered as one of the most stunning lakes in the world. You will view such virgin natural wonders which you can’t find in other countries. It is one of the most quiet places in the country, the great place to escape from the crowded.
3- Pulau Macan
Palau Macan source: backpackstory.me
If you are fond of fishes. You can spend your valuable time to Pulau Macan. It is one of the most popular places for its fresh fish.
4- Thousands Islands
Thousands Islands are located in the DKI Jakarta province. This is the sanctuary for all travellers. With the hectic city like Jakarta, who knows it can be such a nice place to hang around in your vacation? You can find almost anything here. Taking about 90 minutes by speedboat ride, you will travel around to Ancol, Pulau Macan, and Pulau Seribu which is Thousand Islands in English. As expected, you will see the beautiful views, white sand, great diving spots, etc.
Who does not know about this iconic temple in the Island of java? This is the oldest Buddhist temple with more than 2000 relief panels and 500 Buddha statues.
6- Komodo Island
As the name suggests, it is the haven of Komodo, one of the most incredible creatures on earth. Challenge yourself to travel here and see the fascinating creatures from near.
7- Kawah Putih
Located in Bandung, the Paris of Java, this is the most stunning turquoise sulfur lake in West Java. After exploring the breath-taking view of Kawah Putih you can enjoy the local delicacies which will kick your tongue.
It is an island situated in West Nusa Tenggara. It is a great place to visit in Summer. If you love Bali, you will love this too. Lombok is popular because of its beaches.
Located in the North Sulawesi, Manado offers you the most incredible heritage from WWII. There are churches and other unique buildings which are worth visiting and photographing.
10- Raja Ampat
Raja Ampat is located in papua. This is the archipelago which offers you 1,500 small islands to explore. It is the heaven of the divers and explorers. The underwater sceneries and opportunities are unbeatable.