6 Interesting Destinations in Indonesia Worth a Visit

Following Indonesia vaccination rate close to 100% and most citizens are already protected by a complete vaccine, the government has begun to open various tourist destinations. Indonesia as a country consists of about 17,000 islands with 300 ethnic groups, the beautiful panorama from various locations in this country is indeed gorgeous and fun to explore. Traveling to Indonesia is a dream for nature lovers and fans of cultural diversity. 

Interesting Destinations in Indonesia

1. Raja Ampat Islands

Raja Ampat offers the most beautiful underwater scenery in the whole world. Raja Ampat is a tropical paradise with 530 species of coral, 1300 species of fish, and 700 species of mollusks.

Raja Ampat is one of the most beautiful locations in eastern Indonesia because of its vast territory. Raja Ampat is also a lovely place for birdwatching and a perfect place for photographers to capture pictures of the underwater world.

2. Mount Bromo

Mount Bromo is located in the East Java region of Indonesia and is one of the highest mountain Indonesia. Many tourists prefer to watch the sunrise from Mount Bromo. This volcano is surrounded by a vast desert, many beautiful hills and mountains, flower fields, waterfalls and many more.

You can explore the natural beauty of Mount Bromo and its beautiful surroundings in a day or two.

3. Ubud City

Ubud is a beautiful city located on the island of Bali. Ubud is famous for its traditional dances and various handicrafts. It also has many lush rice fields and rainforests. 

Many holy places and Hindu temples in Ubud make it famous as the cultural capital of Bali, filled with various art galleries and traditional dance performances.

4. Dieng Plateau

Dieng is a caldera area in the volcanic complex of Central Java. Dieng mountain scenery is filled with beautiful forests, villages, colorful lakes, hot springs, and ancient Hindu temples. It is located about 2000 meters above sea level and is one of Indonesia’s most remarkable tourist attractions.

5. Borobudur Temple

Borobudur Temple, located in the Central Java region of Indonesia, is the largest Buddhist Sanctuary in the world. Borobudur Temple was built in the eighth century and represented the country’s history, custom, culture, architecture, and religious traditions. The splendor of this building is because it has brilliant stone carvings with views of the surrounding mountains that are stunning to watch.

6. Lake Toba

Lake Toba is one of the most beautiful and largest lakes in Indonesia, which offers stunning views from all angles. This volcanic lake is completed with surrounding hills, various plants and animals.

In the villages surrounding Lake Toba, you can explore and enjoy the exciting Batak culture and its many cultural arts and artifacts. Samosir Island, located in the middle of Lake Toba, is also another tourist attraction. With the increase in Covid-19 vaccinations in Indonesia, it’s time to go back to exploring tourism in a country rich in natural beauty!