Some of the best tourist attractions in Indonesia have even gone global and have become vacation destinations for foreign tourists.
Some people must agree that Bali is the best tourist destination in Indonesia which is so global. However, the best tourist destinations in Indonesia are not only Bali.
Now there are many of the best tourist destinations in Indonesia that are starting to get world attention. This destination offers a million charms that are no less exotic than Bali.
Here are the best tourist destinations in Indonesia that we have summarized:
1. The First Tourist Attractions in Indonesia, Lombok
Lombok is a tourist attraction that is no less exotic than Bali. With a range of beaches, small islands, the splendor of Mount Rinjani, and spectacular marine life to explore, the island of Lombok is a complete package for a vacation in the West Nusa Tenggara region.
Mount Rinjani, this is one of the highest volcanoes in Indonesia, where the peak height reaches 3,726 meters above sea level. With the Segara Anak Crater lake located at its peak, this volcano is one of the most attractive tourist destinations to visit in Indonesia.
Apart from that, Lombok is also famous for its Gili. In the Sasak language, Gili means small island. And Lombok is known to have more than 20 Gili, you know. There are three dyke that are most liked by tourists, namely Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air.
In Lombok, tourists can also visit traditional villages and mingle with the indigenous Sasak people. Here, tourists can experience their daily life in the weaving villages of Sade and Rambitan.
2. Second, Another Tourist Attractions in Indonesia is Raja Ampat
Raja Ampat began to be known as a hidden paradise in Eastern Indonesia. Raja Ampat is an archipelago consisting of more than 1,500 small islands, sandbars, and shoals that surround the four main islands namely Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati, and Misool.
The name Raja Ampat itself is believed to have originated from a legend in which a woman found seven eggs, with four of them hatching and becoming kings of the four main islands, while the other three became a woman, a ghost, and a rock.
Raja Ampat is the main destination for fans of underwater charm. The Raja Ampat region covers 9.8 million hectares of land and sea, home to 540 types of coral, more than 1,000 types of reef fish, and 700 types of mollusks. Raja Ampat is the world’s most diverse marine wealth.
According to a report developed by The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International, about 75% of the world’s marine species live in Raja Ampat.
3. In the Next Sequence is Lake Toba
Do you know? Lake Toba is the largest lake in Southeast Asia, you know. In addition, this lake is also one of the deepest lakes in the world.
This widely known lake also has an island in the middle. The island is called Samosir Island, and is almost the size of Singapore. Samosir Island is a historical tourist destination, because it contains a stone grave and a traditional village there.
Lake Toba is located at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level and has a cool climate, far from the heat, humidity, and city pollution. At the end of the year, residents usually hold the Lake Toba Festival. This festival is a cultural, tourism and sports event.
The forerunner of this event is the Lake Toba Festival and started in the 1980s and turned into the Lake Toba Festival in 2011. Since changing to the Lake Toba Festival the location of the event is held alternately in the regencies of the Lake Toba region.
4. The Next Tourist Attractions in Indonesia is Wakatobi in Southeast Sulawesi
Wakatobi Regency has been designated as a National Marine Park. Wakatobi has a total area of 1.4 million hectares, 900,000 hectares of which are dotted with various species of tropical coral reefs.
Not boasting! Wakatobi is recognized as having the highest number of coral reefs and fish species in the world, you know. You can enjoy the beauty of beautiful fish here.
Wakatobi Island is also known as the island with the second largest barrier reef in the world, after the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
Wakatobi is one of the best places for diving, where this area offers an unforgettable experience. Here, there are more than 50 spectacular dive sites. Take it easy, these locations are relatively easy to access from the main islands, really.
At Wakatobi, you can meet some of the 942 species of fish and 750 species of coral reefs out of a total of 850 in the world.
5. Lastly, Komodo National Park
The island is located between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores in the province of East Nusa Tenggara. It is one of the National Parks in Indonesia, with the largest availability of lizards that can only be found in this area, namely the Komodo dragon.
In its history in 1986, Komodo National Park has carved a title as a World Heritage Site and a Human and Biosphere Reserve, which was awarded by UNESCO.
Komodo National Park covers a total of 29 volcanic islands including the 3 main islands Rinca, Padar, and Komodo. The park is home to around 2,500 Komodo Dragons and other terrestrial fauna.
The terrain that you can see in this park is very diverse. Starting from the slopes of the mountains, tropical rain forests, grassland forests, and clean white sandy beaches.
Moreover, the marine area in Komodo National Park is one of the places with the most comprehensive collection of flora and fauna in the world, and interestingly, it is still relatively inaccessible.