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Discover the natural beauty of Indonesia

By Riri Anggraheni Eka Rimandasari | 14, Nov, 2017
Discover the natural beauty of Indonesia

Indonesia is a country rich in diversity and natural wonders. With 18,110 islands, 6,000 of them inhabited, Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world. It has many magnificent islands waiting to be explored and promises an experience filled with adventure, relaxation, culinary delights and beautiful memories. Among the top tourist attractions in Indonesia, there are several places to observe Indonesia’s natural beauty.  Read on to learn more about these natural beauty spots in Indonesia so you can plan a visit to some or all of them during your Halal Trip to Indonesia. Venture off the well-worn tourist trail and uncover some of these extraordinary sights!

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1.Komodo Island, East Nusa Tenggara

Located in East Nusa Tenggara, Komodo Island is one of Indonesia destinations. Komodo Island features some beautiful beaches and wild bushes. There is so much to do on the many islands around Komodo and most of these islands are uninhabited with exotic beaches. The blue skies and calm seas make it a perfect location for sunbathing or diving. The best attraction in Komodo Island is indeed the Komodo dragons. The dragons are native to Indonesia, and Komodo Island is one of the several places where they can be found living in the wild. The Komodo Natural Park is a protected site in Indonesia, and it has become illegal to hunt or harm these deadly dragons. With the permission of the local government, local and foreign tourists alike can visit the islands every year.

 

2. Gili Islands, Lombok

Lombok is the most famous place in Indonesia for sunbathing, diving and snorkelling. It has villas with such a romantic panorama, that there is no way to forget them while making a list of most wonderful places in Indonesia. Lombok has the stunning beaches of Indonesia. Fringed by white sand beaches and blue water, the complex of three small and isolated islands named Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air bears have unique scenic appeal. This is a perfect site to spend hours of your Halal Travel to Indonesia as there are many places to stay. Besides adventure sports like snorkelling, surfing and diving, you can go island hopping, fishing and tour in glass-bottom boats. Else, just chill out in a beachside cafe or shack with your significant other.

 

3. Raja Ampat, Papua

Raja Ampat, meaning Four Kings, is an archipelago comprising islands Waigeo, Misool, Salawati, and Batanta, besides 1500 minor ones. Located in the western part of Papua Island in Indonesia Part, Raja Ampat is one of the Indonesia's most famous attractions. The culture in Raja Ampat society, as elsewhere, is a mix of indigenous cultures and the descendants of successive waves of migration from outside the area which began in ancient times and continues to this day. The awe-inspiring backdrop of steep, forested islands, sizzling beaches, and marshy lagoons, small atolls looking like mushrooms and shining turquoise water makes the place a perfect delight for travellers. The area is rich in marine flora and fauna diversity including rare species of corals. That’s why Raja Ampat is one of the best tourist attractions in Indonesia. When getting here, do be careful as you will have to pass several rivers and you might also have to climb some big slippery rocks. Other than that feel free to explore the area to your heart’s content and fully appreciate it's magnificence.

4. Bali Island

We know of Bali as a beach haven, a place for rest, relaxation and a great tan. Travelling to Bali is alluring to visitors in search of sea and sun. Indonesian culture in Bali is unique, don’t worry you can take a tour package to explore Bali and learn about their culture. Few people don’t know the hidden side of Bali, places that could take your travel adventures to the next level. If you don’t experience the extraordinary, you’ll never know what you’ve been missing out. Have you ever started planning a trip with your friends and family, then got lost and had no clue what to include in your itinerary? Whether you’re in Bali with friends, family or with your couple for a honeymoon, there are endless activities available in Bali so you know you’ll never be bored. Some of the best places to visit in Bali are Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, Mount Batur, Pura Luhur Uluwatu, Kuta Beach, Sanur Beach, Tanah Lot Temple, Ubud Monkey Forest, Elephant Safari Park North Ubud, and etc. Now you know the secrets to a super fun and photogenic vacation in Bali. You can also find Halal Tours to Bali to serve Muslim travellers around the world.

 

5. Bintan, Riau Islands Province

Part of the Riau Islands Province, Bintan Island is ideal for sports and recreation. The unique side of Bintan is that it offers the perfect getaway with its high-end resorts, world-class golf courses, and refreshing coastal atmosphere. There are plenty of photography spots with a beautiful panoramic view in Bintan, such as street art at Tanjung Pinang, Louhan Temple, Trikora Beach, Calypso Bar-Nirwana Gardens, Sultan of Riau’s Grand Mosque, and Sky Lantern-Bintan Lagoon Resort. As most resorts face the beach, you can easily avail these activities in the water sports centres of Bintan. November to March are ideal for boogie boarding, windsurfing, and longboarding as the north-easterly winds give the water a perfect swell that is a surfer’s delight. On the other hand, April to October sees calmer waters that make it ideal for jet skiing, water skiing, and, of course, diving and snorkelling. Don’t forget to get shopping when you visit Bintan. You will find Bintan’s capital, Tanjung Pinang – a small and friendly town – to be a great hub for trying out local food, picking up souvenirs, and learning about the island’s culture.

There's been so much hype about Indonesia. So pack your bags and discover the natural beauty of Indonesia!

Riri Anggraheni started her career as journalist on television and newspaper. Working as a journalist gives her opportunity to develop her writing talent and traveling hobby. She is also a freelancer in the field of SEO, business, blogging and event organizing. Her mission is to inspire many people through her work and activities. Until now she actives in various social NGO. Do not hesitate to contact her via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/riri-anggraheni-eka-rimandasari-29b42a91