5 Wonderful Natural Tourist Destinations in Indonesia

Indonesia is an archipelago with a lot of natural resources. Start from the forest, sea, mountains, and the lake. Until now, natural resources owned by Indonesia had many run into nature tourist attractions.

Indonesian natural attractions are not only in Java or Bali but also spread from Sabang to Merauke. Not only Bali that become the most beautiful island in Indonesia because of its beautiful beaches, but it is still many awesome attractions that you can visited during spend your holiday in Indonesia. As it turns out in the other islands are still many natural attractions that you should be explore. There are 5 natural attractions in Indonesia that must be visited.

1. Raja Ampat Islands (Papua)

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Raja Ampat Island is the number one destination that you must visit before you decide to vacation abroad. Why is that? Islands are located in the eastern end of Indonesia is a wealth of underwater paradise that the most complete in the world. Raja Ampat itself is the name that given to the four beautiful island that comes from a local myth, namely Waigeo, Salawati, Batanta, and Misool.

Tourists from all around the world really want to come to this Island to enjoy the 540 typesb of coral, 1,511 species of fish, and 700 species of molluscs. In fact, The Nature Conservancy and International Conservation says that 75% of the world’s marine species can be found in this island. Raja Ampat in Papua is the heaven for the diving lovers.

2. Komodo Island (Nusa Tenggara Islands)

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If you want to enjoy the real habitat of unique animals from Indonesia, this is the right location that you can visited. Komodo Island itself consists of several islands and sea waters. One of famous things is Loh Liang National Park which is located on the Rinca Island, West Manggarai, Labuan Bajo, Flores. Here you can see from the close how the Komodo real life. Komodo Island is also included as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

3. Mount Rinjani (Lombok)

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Talk about Mount Rinjani, a lot of people call this mountain as one of the most beautiful mountain in Indonesia. With a height of 3,726 meters above sea level, Mount Rinjani is the second highest volcano in Indonesia. For the Balinese themselves, the mountain is included in the ranks of three mountains purified after Mount Semeru and Mount Agung.

Climb the Mount Rinjani, you will be treated with exotic view of tropical forests, savannas, and also region of beautiful hills. Mount Rinjani is one of the favorite mountain climbers from around the world. From the top of Rinjani later you can enjoy the whole view of the island of Lombok, Bali, and Sumba.

4. Kawah Ijen (East Java)

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Mount Ijen is one of the active volcanoes in Indonesia. The mountain is also often used as a location for a hike by foreign tourists. On the top of Mount Ijen, you will see the blue wide Crater Lake. This Crater Lake is one of the largest acid craters in the world.

The crater’s water is calm, has a turquoise color when illuminated by the morning sunshine. And at night, it becomes increasingly amazing crater. Precisely at 1 in the morning, under the crater you can see the blue fire coming from the liquid sulfur. It is recommended for those who want to enjoy the beauty of the crater to hire a guide for security and your safety.

5. Lake Toba (North Sumatra)

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Lake Toba is one of the famous lakes in Indonesia. Lake Toba is located in North Sumatra. Which makes this lake become stunning is in the middle of the expanse of clear water lake, there are islands with the large area that similar to the area of Singapore. The name of the island is Pulau Samosir (Samosir Island).

In the middle of Pulau Samosir it turns out still two beautiful lakes, namely Lake Sidihoni and Lake Aek Natonang. Lake Toba has been named the largest lake in Southeast Asia, and it is the second largest lake after Lake Victoria in Africa.

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