Indonesia is a rich island nation that has tremendous tourism potential. This can be known from the tourism destinations that are still very interesting for foreign tourists.
There are many beautiful tourist attractions in Indonesia, but we are going to see the 10 most popular Indonesian travel destinations for foreign tourists.
Bedugul tourism via keliling-dunia.com
Bali is said to be the most popular tourist destination in Indonesia. This island called Pulau Dewata is indeed already known as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.
There are a number of things that make the island of Bali feel so legit for tourists, ranging from the richness and uniqueness of cultural tourism, beautiful and varied landscapes, beautiful tropical beaches that are suitable for carrying out various activities ranging from sunbathing to surfing, to the friendliness of the locals making this island difficult to compete with other tourist destinations in Indonesia.
Prambanan Temple via Traveloka
The city of Jogja (Kota Gudeg) has become one of the popular destinations of foreign tourists to hang out with the nuances of Jogja which is very friendly to the visitors.
Jogja is well known as one of the most attractive historical cities. And it turns out that the attraction of Jogja also attracts foreign tourists so that this beautiful city is often recommended as one of the tourist destinations on the island of Java.
As for some popular tourist attractions that are recommended to be visited while in Jogja are Borobudur, Prambanan, Parangtritis, Baron Beach, etc.
3. Gili Trawangan
Gili Tarawangan Snorkeling via theculturetrip.com
It seems, the inclusion of the Gili islands in this list will not surprise many people, especially for tourists who love the underwater world. The Gili islands, which consist of Gili Trawangan, Gili Air, and Gili Meno, are indeed popular with their underwater tours.
The three Gili islands also have characteristics that make them different from other islands, because there are absolutely no motorized vehicles.
No wonder the atmosphere on the three Gilis is relatively calm and relaxed, although specifically for Gili Trawangan the night atmosphere is much more lively because of the many nightlife centers on the island.
Bromo Mountain via airyrooms.com
This volcano is one of the most popular mountains in Indonesia, which is also liked by foreign tourists.
The mountain which is located in East Java is indeed interesting if viewed from many sides, starting from the side of the legend associated with Roro Anteng and Joko Seger, Tengger tribe, various rituals that are usually performed on the mountain, to its popularity as one of the best places to enjoy the sun published.
5. Lake Toba
Toba Lake view via medantrip.com
Those who come from North Sumatra should be proud because Lake Toba is one of the tourist destinations in Indonesia which is quite popular among foreign tourists.
The lake which has a length of 100 kilometers and 30 kilometers wide is visited by many tourists who want to relax and enjoy the atmosphere. Lake Toba has an island in its center, namely Samosir Island, which is one of the other destinations to visit while around this lake.
6. Baliem Valley
Baliem valley via indonesia-tourism.com
The name of this place may still be unfamiliar to some people.
Baliem Valley is a valley inhabited by the Dani. Its location is in the highlands to the west of Papua New Guinea which means it is in the land of Papua. This place is quite recommended for those who want to seek an adventure in the river, enjoy the atmosphere of the mountain, to feel the hospitality of the Dani.
7. Tana Toraja
Tongkonan via getyourguide.com
Tana Toraja is also one of the recommended tourist destinations for foreign tourists.
Interestingly, the majority of traveling websites tend to sell unique funeral attractions in Tana Toraja as their main attraction. Only after a review of the funeral procedures, recommendations for other activities is to enjoy the atmosphere and see the uniqueness of Tana Toraja traditional houses.
The Graves of Tana Toraja via tfamanasek.com
Still around Sulawesi, Bunaken is present representing North Sulawesi in the arena of the top tourist destinations for foreign tourists.
Bunaken via superadventure.co.id
This 8-square-kilometer island is especially popular with its Bunaken Marine Park, which is well known as one of the best places for diving and snorkeling.
9. Tanjung Puting
This place is a national park in Central Kalimantan and is recommended for tourists who are interested in eco tourism.
Central Kalimantan National Park via genpi.co
In this exact place there are many wild animals, including the most popular is Orangutan. Tourists can try exploring by boat, enjoying the atmosphere, and visiting research centers.
10. Komodo National Park
Komodo Island via civitatis.com
Komodo National Park consists of 3 large islands namely Komodo Island, Rinca Island and Padar Island, as well as several other small islands, and the whole area of Komodo National Park was included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991.
Feature photograph © travelingyuk.com