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5 Tourist Places in Indonesia that Must Be Visited

From Sabang to Merauke, Indonesia is like a carpet tapestry with extraordinary natural beauty. Starting from the natural wealth under the sea to a cluster of mountains, Indonesia is the champion. You like the beach? Indonesia has a row of beaches that will not run out you explore. You like mountains? Indonesia has a list of mountains waiting for you to climb.

Not only its abundant natural wealth, the culture in Indonesia is also very diverse. Each region has a distinctive culture that makes this country more colorful. Still doubt his own country's wealth? Here's a summary of 10 tourist attractions in Indonesia that you must visit:
1. Komodo island

Komodo Island into the Komodo National Park along with other islands around the Nusa Tenggara Islands. In 1986, UNESCO set this tourist spot in Indonesia as one of the world heritage sites. This island is considered as the habitat of komodo animals that must be protected. One of the highest achievements is successfully entered into the ranks of seven natural wonders in the world or better known as the New Seven Wonders of Nature in 2011.

This tourist attraction offers great underwater beauty and underwater world. There are many things you can do here, from trekking, diving to snorkeling.

For trekking, you can explore the island with a group and a ranger or guide. On the way, you can find dragons that are hunting prey or rest. Ranger will equip you with a cane with a forked end. This stick is believed to weaken the Komodo dragons as these animals begin to attack. By pressing the neck of Komodo dragons using the end of a branching stick, this animal will instantly tame. It is important for you to keep every movement while walking because this animal is very sensitive to sudden movement.

Diving and snorkeling in the waters of Komodo Island is no less exciting. This tourist spot is also known for its underwater beauty and become one of the favorite dive sites. What is interesting again is the Pink Beach or Pink Beach. This beach is one of the seven beaches in the world that has reddish sand. This color is allegedly derived from fragments of coral that was destroyed and mixed with sand beach. When exposed to the waves, red color becomes more visible because wet.

2. Trio Gili

Trio Gili are the three beautiful islands in Lombok. The three islands are Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. All three are not only known by domestic tourists, but also have successfully invited many foreign tourists to come.

Of the three islands, you could say Gili Trawangan is the most popular. In addition to its larger size compared to the other two islands, here also has stood many entertainment venues such as bars and cafes. There are many activities you can do in this sights ranging from sunbathing, diving to snorkeling. The more fun, you can also rent a bicycle or ride cidomo, horse carriage like a delman, to get around the island.

Although Gili Trawangan more visited, but Gili Meno and Gili Air no less interesting. Both of these islands also have beautiful beaches and underwater nature that are waiting for you to explore. Both are relatively quiet and quiet atmosphere so it is suitable for you who really want to get out of the crowd.

3. Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat becomes a new belle in the world of tourism Indonesia. The charm of tourist attractions in Indonesia is starting to be well known by both domestic and foreign tourists. Raja Ampat itself is a collection of islands at the tip of Papua. There are four main islands here, namely Waigeo, Misool, Salawati and Batanta.

The undersea riches of Raja Ampat undoubtedly have no doubt. Waters in this tourist spot is known as one of the best diving and snorkeling locations in the world. Even The Nature Conservancy mentions that about 75% of the world's marine biota can be found in the waters of Raja Ampat. To prove it, please prepare your diving skills and start exploring the underwater world. October and November are called the best times to dive here because the weather and water conditions are ideal.

In addition to diving, you can also explore the beauty of the mainland islands in Raja Ampat this. Locals will be happy to offer services as a guide. During trekking, you can also stop by people's homes and interact directly or buy handicrafts such as Asmat statues and traditional musical instruments as souvenirs.

4. Lake Sentani

Lake Sentani is called the largest lake with in Papua. Not surprisingly, because this lake has an area of ​​approximately 9,360 hectares and is located at an altitude of 75 meters above sea level. Tourist attractions in Indonesia is adorned with 21 islands in the vicinity of the village residents.

What can you do here? Many. You can fish, swim or wander around the lake in a rented boat. If you still feel less, why not visit the local villages? You can stop by the houses and talk while enjoying his special culinary.

If you visit in mid-June, congratulations! You can also enjoy the Lake Sentani Festival. This festival is an annual event featuring various performances of Papuan art and culture. In addition, a variety of typical culinary Papua you can enjoy here.

5. Bali

Bali is a great tourist spot. Bali has a lot of beautiful natural beauty ranging from rows of beaches, the atmosphere of the mountains to mock sacred. Of the many interesting sights, the most popular in the ears of tourists are of course Kuta Beach, Legian Beach, Seminyak Beach, Tanah Lot Temple and the rural atmosphere of Ubud.