Wednesday, 15 July 2015

amazing 10 Mandatory Places Visited in Indonesia

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Already as far as what you roam Indonesia? You prefer to holiday abroad or traveling around their own country? From Sabang to Merauke, Indonesia like a tapestry with a stretch of outstanding natural beauty. Ranging from natural resources under the sea to mountain ranges, Indonesia is the champion. Like the beach? Indonesia has a row of beach that will not run out to explore. Like a mountain? Indonesia has a waiting list for immediate mountains you climb.

Not only abundant natural wealth, in Indonesian culture is very diverse. Each region has a distinctive culture that make this country more colorful. Still dubious wealth of their own country? The following summary of 10 attractions in Indonesia that you must visit:

1. Komodo Island

 The island of Komodo in the Komodo National Park along with other islands around the islands of Nusa Tenggara. In 1986, UNESCO set sights on Indonesia as one of the world heritage site. The island is considered as the Komodo dragon habitat must be protected. One of the highest honors that were achieved were successfully entered the ranks of the world's seven natural miracles or better known as the New Seven Wonders of Nature in 2011.

These attractions offer the natural beauty of the land and under the sea that is remarkable. There are many things you can do here, from trekking, diving to snorkerling.

For trekking, you can explore the island with a group and a ranger or guide. On the way, you can find dragons who are hunting prey or resting. Ranger will equip you with a forked stick that ends. These sticks are believed to weaken the dragons when these animals began to attack. By pressing the neck dragons using the tip of the forked stick, will instantly tame this beast. It is important for you to keep every movement when walking because these animals are very sensitive to sudden movement.

Diving and snorkeling in the waters of Komodo Island no less exciting. This tourist spot is also known as the natural beauty of the underwater and become one of the favorite dive sites. Another interesting feature is the presence or Pink Beach Pink Beach. This beach is one of the seven beaches in the world that has a reddish-colored sand. This color is probably derived from coral fragments were crushed and mixed with sand along the beach. When exposed to the waves, the red color has become increasingly apparent due to damp.

2. Trio Gili 

Gili Trio are three beautiful islands in Lombok. The other three islands between Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. All three are not only known by domestic tourists, but also has succeeded in attracting more foreign tourists to come.

Of the three islands, Gili Trawangan is arguably the most popular. In addition to its larger size than the other islands, here also has established many entertainment venues such as bars and cafes. There are many activities you can do in these places ranging from sunbathing, diving to snorkeling. Even more fun, you can also rent a bike or ride cidomo, a kind of wagon train horses, to get around the island.

Although Gili Trawangan more visited, but Gili Meno and Gili Air is not less interesting. Both islands also has a beautiful beach and underwater world waiting for you to explore. Both were relatively quiet atmosphere and quiet so suitable for you who really want to escape from the crowds. 

3. Raja Ampat
 Raja Ampat be excellent in the new world of Indonesian tourism. The charm of the tourist attractions in Indonesia is widely 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.

Natural wealth under the sea Raja Ampat not be doubted. Waters in these places are known as one of the best diving and snorkeling locations in the world. The Nature Conservancy even mention that about 75% of world marine life can be found in the waters of Raja Ampat. To prove it, please prepare your dive
equipment and start exploring the underwater nature. October and November is called as the best time to dive here because of the weather and water conditions are ideal.

Besides diving, you also can explore the beauty of the mainland islands in the Raja Ampat. Locals will be happy to offer his services as a guide. During the trekking, you can also stop by the homes of citizens and interact directly or buy handicrafts such as statues Asmat and traditional musical instruments as a souvenir of their work.

4. Lake Sentani 

Lake Sentani is referred to as the largest lake in Papua. Not surprising really, 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 dotted with 21 islands around the township residents.

What can you do here? Lot. You can fish, swim or drive around the lake with a boat rental. If you still feel not enough, why not pay a visit to local villages? You can stop by the homes and talk while enjoying the culinary trademark.

If you visit in mid-June, congratulations! You might as well enjoy the Lake Sentani Festival. The festival is an annual event featuring a variety of performing arts and culture of Papua. In addition, a variety of unique culinary Papua you can enjoy here.

5. Bali 

Who does not know Bali? Difficult to choose what is most interesting tour in Bali, because nearly all corners of Bali is the remarkable sights. Bali has a lot of very beautiful natural beauty ranging from a series of beaches, mountains atmosphere to mock sacred. Of the many interesting sights, the most popular tourist ears of course Kuta Beach, Legian Beach, Seminyak Beach, Tanah Lot and the rural atmosphere of Ubud.

Bali became evident that in order to be able to dance the attention of the international community, culture and values ​​distinctiveness need not be sacrificed. By keeping its culture, Bali is inviting foreign tourists to come. Here, you'll see a collection of many foreign tourists who were enjoying the performances of Balinese art and culture.

6. Bunaken Marine Park

 Bunaken Marine Park became one of the tourist spots in Indonesia are again designated by UNESCO as a world heritage site, precisely in 2005. This is due to the richness and diversity of marine life that is remarkable ranging from coral reefs, sea grass to fish species there.

This tourist spot has more than 30 diving spots are a favorite of many domestic and foreign divers. In addition to diving and in direct contact with the fish here, you can also dive with the submarine that has been provided. This vessel has a transparent glass wall to let you see underwater scenery Bunaken Marine Park without being exposed to water and damp. Hmm, interesting!

7. Peak Jayawijaya 

Puncak Jayawijaya or commonly called Carstensz Peak is the only mountain peak in Indonesia, which has the eternal snow. This peak rises more than 5,000 meters above sea level. Even more proud again is Mount Jayawijaya into the list of the Seven Summits, or seven mountains with the highest peak in the world.

Jayawijaya peak was first conquered by a Dutch explorer named Hendrik Albert in 1909. Lorentz Lorentz managed to climb the snowy peaks along Dayak Kenyah six people were recruited in Borneo. After this successful ascent, started many climbers who follow in the footsteps Lorentz to conquer the peak of Jayawijaya. Hmm, are you the next climber who conquered Carstensz?

8. Tana Toraja

 Tana Toraja has outstanding natural beauty ranging from green rows of mountains and foothill. Beside rich natural, tourist attractions d Indonesia is also rich ancestral culture that is still maintained today. Here, there are many ancient traditions are still preserved, one of which is the Signs Solo '.

Signs Solo 'is a funeral ceremony in Tana Toraja. What pulled funeral? Eits, funeral customs Tana Toraja you can not miss. Signs Solo 'is the only ceremony eaters most expensive in Indonesia and possibly the world. The ceremony is held for days at a cost that is not small. One of the rituals are performed are slaughtered buffalo. Buffalo is not enough to just one. The higher-caste people who died, the more buffalo are sacrificed.Tana Toraja people believe that as long as there is buried, people who die are those who are sick. His body was accidentally injected with formalin so as not to rot while waiting for a family to organize Signs Solo '. The man who died was considered only moderate in a state hospital alone. The family still treat him like a person who is still alive, engage her in conversation and joking. If it has been done Signs Solo ', then the family believes the person is already dead.

If Signs Solo 'less challenging for you, try visiting Londa or hanging-style meal Tana Toraja. Here, you can find many coffins were hung in a cave in a steep cliff. Dare to visit? 

9. Borobudur
 Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple complex in the world. Tourist attractions in Indonesia is designated by UNESCO as a world heritage site in 1991. Borobudur was buried volcanic ash from the eruption of Mount Merapi, until it was discovered by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles in 1814.

Tourist attractions in Indonesia is expected to be built in the year 824. The building is composed of volcanic and form a beam 504 Buddha statues, 72 stupas and a stupa right on top of the temple. Myth, if you put your hand into the hole stupa and managed to touch the statue that is in it, then your wish will come true. Here, you can also buy a variety of souvenirs ranging from T-shirts, key chains, fan until the miniature Borobudur.

At the celebration of Vesak, Borobudur became the central gathering many Buddhists from various parts of the world such as Tibet and Thailand. This ritual became one tourist attraction here. The most in demand by tourists is the top event in the form of the release of lanterns into the sky. Lanterns will be released along with the prayers and hopes for the year ahead.

10. Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

 If normally you can visit a museum to learn more about the culture of an area, this time you can visit Taman Mini Indonesia Indah as a giant museum to know the culture of Indonesia. As the name implies, the tourist attractions in Indonesia, which was initiated by Tien Soeharto became a place to see the Indonesian culture in a mini version.

In the area of ​​tourist attractions in Indonesia, there are an artificial lake with an island that resembles islands in Indonesia from Sabang to Merauke. You can walk around this lake with swan boat provided.

Taman Mini Indonesia Indah also has a pavilion area of ​​34 provinces in Indonesia. Each pavilion area traditional style and included traditional clothing, household appliances everyday and traditional weapons. There is also a cafeteria in each pavilion which serves typical cuisine of each region.

Besides miniature archipelago of Indonesia and pavilion area, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah also has many museums and recreational vehicle for a family. Tourist attractions in Indonesia could be the right choice for those who want to introduce Indonesia to children in a fun way.

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