Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelagic country located in Southeast Asia. The Beauty of Indonesia lies between two continents, Asia and Australia and two oceans, Pacific and Indian oceans. Consisting of more than 17,000 islands and some 6,000 islands of which are uninhabited. The 5 major islands are Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi, Kalimantan and Papua which always show the panorama of Beauty of Indonesia . Java is the smallest island but it is the island’s most dense population. In addition, there are several islands such as the Riau islands, the Moluccas, and Lesser Sunda islands.
Beauty of Indonesia is the most popular attraction for tourist. Each island and archipelago in Indonesia have their charm. The beauty of Indonesia beaches and its natural forests have been the main attraction for travelers who want a beautiful atmosphere. The arts and culture is a magnet for the tourists who love the expression of soul. And friendliness of people make tourists feel welcome to stay in Indonesia.
Java Island is the most populous island in Indonesia and you can find much of beauty of Indonesia in this island. There is the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta. Jakarta is the center of government, business, finance and trade in Indonesia. In addition, there are many attractions you can enjoy in the city of Jakarta. You can also come to Bandung in the mountains of West Java. Bandung is known as the shopping city because a lot of shopping places there. And the beauty of Indonesia are around the city. There are many tourist attractions such as Mount Tangkuban Perahu and Kawah Putih (White crater). Formerly Bandung had earned the nickname Parisj van Java.
Take your time to visit Yogyakarta, a Sultanate that still stands to this day. You can visit the “Keraton” which is the palace of Sultan and Kota Gede as the center of silver craftsmen. Also visit Malang, a town in the mountains of East Java that shows what the beauty of Indonesia is. The city is cool and there are quite a lot of tourist facilities nearby such as the ancient Budhist temple, Borobudur and Hindhuis temple, Prambanan.
In Sumatra you can pay a visit to Lake Toba in North Sumatra to see the beauty of Indonesia. This lake is a volcanic crater which erupted 75.000 years ago. The landscape is very beautiful with the island of Samosir in the middle. There are several other lakes in Sumatra such as, Lake Maninjau, Lake Singkarak, Lake Kerinci etc. Find the beauty of Indonesia in Lagundri Bay and Sorake Beach in the hidden paradise, the island of Nias, an island in the western of Sumatra. Sorake and Lagundri are known for very excellent waves for surfing. In West Sumatra, you can visit the town of Bukit Tinggi. There you will enjoy a very beautiful valley scenery, Ngarai Sianok. If you like hiking, you can hike Mount Kerinci (3,805 ms) , the second highest mountain in Indonesia.
If you travel to Sulawesi, do not forget to see the beauty of Indonesia at Tana Toraja, a place famous for the cemetery on the cliffs of stone. You can see a very unique custom there. Also Visit Bunaken in Manado. Bunaken is one of the best dive sites in the world. Its underwater life is pristine and very beautiful.
If you are an adventurous and love to see the wild beauty of Indonesia, then a visit to the island of Borneo or Papua will be able to meet your satisfaction as an adventurer. The islands still have a lot of wilderness that is still pure and virgin. There are many predatory animals found wild in there. In addition there are many tribes who live isolated in the wilderness. In Borneo you can visit a rehabilitation center for orangutans that have been threatened with extinction. While in Papua you can climb Puncak Jaya, the mountain which has a permanent snow at its peak or you can dive in Raja Ampat Islands.
In the Riau Islands, you can find the beauty of Indonesia at Island of Bintan. Bintan Island offers beautiful views of the beach for you. Or you can go to the Island Penyengat to witness the legacy of the kingdom in the past. In addition to the island Penyengat, you can also watch the royal heritage of the past on the island of Ternate and Tidore in the Maluku Islands. While these kingdoms have been lost, but the descendants still retain their customs and traditions of their family to become a hereditary uniqueness. While in the Lesser-Sunda Islands, you can visit Komodo Island, inhabited by the last descendant of prehistoric reptiles, Komodo. You can also visit the island of Lombok and of course the famous beauty of Indonesia , Island of Bali.