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15 Kerinci Seblat National Park



Kerinci Seblat National Park is the largest national park in Sumatra. The park has a total area of 13,750 km², and spans four provinces: West Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu and South Sumatra.



The park area includes a large part of the Barisan mountain range, including the highest peak in Sumatra, Mount Kerinci (3,805 m). The park includes hot springs, rivers with rapids, caves, scenic waterfalls and the highest caldera lake in Southeast Asia - Mount Tujuh.



The park is home to diversity of flora and fauna. Over 4,000 plant species grow in the park area, including the world's largest flower, Rafflesia arnoldi, and the tallest flower, Titan Arum.



Kerinci Seblat lacks the security to prevent poaching and illegal settlement. Continued settlement may stop the rhinoceroses from moving throughout the area and thus hurt their chances for breeding.



The fauna include Sumatran Tigers, Sumatran Rhinoceros, Sumatran elephants, Clouded Leopard, Malayan Tapir, Malay Sun Bear and 370 bird species.



Kerinci Seblat is included in the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, an area that was officially declared a World Heritage Site in 2004.
 

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16 Sipiso-Piso fall, North Sumatra



Sipiso-piso Waterfall (also known as Air Terjun Sipiso-piso) is one of the most beautiful sight you will lay your eyes upon on the northern part of Lake Toba.



This tourist attraction seen in North Sumatra is very popular among visitors who come here to take a picture of the grand three hundred and sixty feet waterfall.



The Sipisopiso is a plunge waterfall in the Batak highlands of Sumatra. It is formed by a small underground river of the Karo plateau that hurls itself from a cave in the side of the lake Toba caldera some 120 meters (360 feet) down to lake level. Sipisopiso is a well-known tourist attraction and a nearby vantage point offers great vistas of the fall and the lake.
 

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Go Samuel don't forget to add some liveable cities of Indonesia and shopping tourism at Jakarta. :)
 

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17 Sianok Canyon



"Ngarai" (the Indonesia for canyon) Sianok lies at the outskirt of Bukittinggi. It is steep-canyon of about 100-150 meters high, very colorful and surrounded by a green valley with a winding river at its bottom. The beauty of this panoramic landscape is hard to describe as if no words can precisely express this geological wonder.



The ignimbtrite plato of Sianok Valley at Belakangbalok Village was produced by two periods of Maninjau volcanic eruptions.



The two eruption periods are separated by fluvio volcanic deposits, consisting of very qoarse sand and conglomerate.



The two periods pyroclatic deposits at containing pumice and locally several coal. These pyroclatic deposits were faulted and formed terrace morphology. The Sianok Valley is considered as an effect of the reactivation of basement fault throughting the ignimbrite deposits.
 

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18 White Crater in Mount Patuha



Mt Patuha is located southwest of Bandung, Kawah Putih is a lake on this mountains is sometimes pale turquoise, or as it's name says 'white'. The direction is drive to Ciwidey.



Kawah Putih can easy be reached by car all the way to the rim and then it is a 100 metre walk to the lake it self. It is a very nice colorful lake. Far to the south of Bandung, the hill becomes greener. The fresh air flows through the bamboo trees marching along the way. Kawah Putih, The White Crater, is waiting for who want to contemplate there.



Two craters adorn the summit of Patuha Volcano. The dry crater of Kawah Patuha lies 600 meters northwest of Kawah Putih, a crater lake with approximately 8 meters of water depth. Kawah Putih Crater Lake represents a relatively stable volcanic system, with no records of magmatic or phreatic activity since A.D. 1600.



Surrounded by the tea plantation, Kawah Putih is a very prospectors tourist's destination in West Java - Indonesia. Located at about 30 km to the south of Bandung, Kawah putih is relatively easy to be reached. But, driving by your own car is recommended, it's convenience because along the way, you can stop by to just take a rest, or buy strawberry, which can be easily found in this area. Fresh and considerably
 

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19 Uluwatu Cliff



Pura Uluwatu (temple of the stone head) or Pura Luhur Uluwatu temple is located in the edge of stone cliff in southern part of Bali. This ancient temple is dedicated to the spirits of the sea. Built in the eleventh century during the era of Empu Kuturan, the temple became a classic expression of ancient Bali in a spectacular setting, high above the crashing waves.



Here you can witness an impressive picturesque view especially on the sunset time. The three courtyards are surrounded by hard weathered white coral. The guardian gate in the middle courtyard has similar appearance of East Javanese temple architecture.



The sacred resident monkeys are smart enough to steel your belonging even from your pocket, so beware.



Pura Luhur Uluwatu is one of Bali’s kahyangan jagat (directional temples), believed as a South West Balinese guardian from evil spirits, a dwelling place for a deity called Bhatara Rudra, God of the elements and cosmic force majeures.
 

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20 Baluran Savannah National Park



Java’s Little Bit Of Africa. Baluran is the easiest place on Java to see an impressive variety of plant species and animals. Its wildlife features monitor lizards, wild dogs and pigs, squirrels, fruit bats, giant woodpeckers, crab-eating monkeys and leaf monkeys in the upland forests. Groups of 30 or more barking deer are common.



This park is a forest preservation area that extends about 25.000 ha on the north coast of East Java. The location is in Sumberwaru village, Banyuwangi district, Situbondo (on the east border of Java Island).



You can enjoy the panorama of savannah and mount Baluran (inactive volcano) in the center of area that becomes habitat of many exotic animals such as wild pigs, deer, peacocks, wild chicken, some species of monkeys and also bulls as the protected animals in the area.



You can enjoy the amazing scenery of the forest and do the safari activities in the wild life and feel the magic of the forest. This park is so unique because 15 km from the main entrance, you can find a beautiful white beach called Bama Beach, here in the habiat of coral reef, fish and mangrove.
 

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21 Mount Agung



Mount Agung or Gunung Agung is a mountain in Bali. This stratovolcano is the highest point on the island. It dominates the surrounding area influencing the climate. The clouds come from the west and Agung takes their water so that the west is lush and green and the east dry and barren.



It is believe as a place of gods. It stands 3,142 meters from sea level. This occasionally active volcano, stands at 3,014 meters. Bali's most sacred temple, Besakih actually sits on its slope. The adventurous traveler can attempt to climb the volcano between July and October. Be sure to hire a guide, as the route is long, difficult and dangerous.



Gunung Agung last erupted in 1963-64 and is still active, with a large and very deep crater which occasionally belches smoke and ash. From a distance, the mountain appears to be perfectly conical, despite the existence of the large crater.

From the peak of the mountain, it is possible to see the peak of Mount Rinjani on the island of Lombok, although both mountains are frequently covered in cloud.
 

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22 Misool Island



Misool is a region with thousands of isle, which have been pushed up throughout the thousands of years and build a wonderful scene. You come across caves, or caverns everywhere. You´ll find rocks as big as cathedrals, over hangs that improve the dramatic sight of this breathtaking region.



Of course these sights will continue in no less impressing views under water. Misool is one of the places on earth where you´ll find the most various species of fish, hard and soft corals, sponges, worms, nudibranches, shrimps and crabs and all kind of non-vertebrates, like cuttle fish and octopus.



You will as well come across wobbegong shark and epaulet sharks, which you will only find in the region of „Raja Empat“. Giant clams as well as fantastic tiny shells. Photographers as well as Videographers will have the dives of their lifetime for shoot macro all over.



Misool is one of the places with most wonderful and colourful and above all still intact reefs. All kinds of different corals set up the background scenery of the underwater world.



All isles, channels, rocks and caves had been explored throughout the years. It is always a great adventure to do land excursions in Misool, on condition that the weather allows it of course.

The Misool route will show you an abundance of the undersea world. Its beauty will carry you away! Thousands of isle, which have been pushed up throughout the thousands of years and build a wonderful scene.



Everywhere you come across caves, or caverns, you´ll find rocks as big as cathedrals, over hangs that all together improve the dramatic sight of this breathtaking landscapes.





Eagle Rock is just around the corner and is completely different to what you have seen so far. The stand alone rocks in the middle of the sea are always worth a picture or two. Splendid visibility, white beaches with black coral gardens, sweetlips, catfish and different kinds of rays are part of these dives. And since it is such a fantastic area above and under water we shall go back to the bay of Sel Pele again in the afternoon.



Around the island of „Jef Fam“ you will have the opportunity to see the wobbegong and epaulet sharks, which are unique to this region. The reef, which seems as if it dressed up in RED is breathtaking scenery and will make all divers’ dreams come true.
 

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23 Gede Pangrango National Park



Mount Gede Pangrango National Park is a national park in West Java, Indonesia. The park is centred on two volcanoes—Mount Gede (2,958 m) and Mount Pangrango (3,019 m)—and is 150 square kilometres in area.



It evolved from already existing conservation areas, such as Cibodas Nature Reserve, Cimungkat Nature Reseve, Situgunung Recreational Park and Mount Gede Pangrango Nature Reserve, and has been the site of important biological and conservation research over the last century.



Lower and upper montane and subalpine forests are within the park and have been well studied. To the north of Mount Gede is a field of Javanese Edelweiss (Anaphalis javanica). The park contains a large number of species known to occur only within its boundaries, however, this may be a result of the disproportionate amount of research over many years.



The area is two hours drive from the Indonesian national capital, Jakarta, usually via Cibodas Botanical Garden.
 

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24 Wakatobi National Marine Park



Wakatobi Marine National Park, also known as Kepulauan Tukangbesi, is located in the extreme south-east of Sulawesi and comprises an area of 1,390,000 ha. The Wakatobi archipelago consists of four major islands (Wangiwangi, Kalidupa, Tomia, Binongka), several little islands and the surrounding coral reefs. Pulau Moromaho is important for seabirds.



Wakatobi is an acronym for the four main islands of Wangi-Wangi, Kaledupa, Tomia, and Binongko that, together with smaller islands, comprise the Tukang Besi Archipelago at the southeastern tip of Sulawesi. Renowned by divers for its spectacular coral gardens,
Wakatobi’s 3.4 million acres of islands and waters were declared a national park in 1996. Wakatobi ranks as one of the highest priorities for marine conservation in Indonesia in terms of diversity, scale, and reef condition.



Like many of Indonesia’s marine areas, Wakatobi’s diverse coral habitats are threatened by overfishing and destructive fishing practices.



To address these issues, The Nature Conservancy and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are working with the Wakatobi National Park Authority to
redesign the park’s management plan and zoning system. We are consulting with a broad range of stakeholders, including the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, the Ministry of Forestry, the district government,communities, and resource users.
 

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25 Mount Tangkuban Perahu



Tangkuban perahu is a volcano, 25 kilometers north of Bandung direction of Lembang. Its location is in between Sagalaherang village, Sagalaherang district, Subang regency and Cikole village, Lembang district, Bandung regency. This is Bandung's most famous tourist volcano just 28 km north of the city.



This volcano offers many places to see and explore. Whether we look into the huge crater or hike down into it, stroll through the forest on its slopes, or simply enjoy the splendid panoramic scenery. Mt. Tangkuban Perahu is an interesting destination that everyone in the Bandung area is fond of visiting. When seen from Bandung, Mt. Tangkuban Perahu has a distinctive shape, like an upside down boat.



Tangkuban Perahu means, in fact, "up-turned boat" This peculiar shape has stimulated the fantasy of the Sundanese people from early times as expressed in the Legend of Sangkuriang. Geologically, Mt. Tangkuban Perahu has played a significant role in the development of Parahyangan highlands.



Eruptions have contributed immensely to the hills north of Bandung through lava flowing into the valleys and hardening into rock, thus forming big cliffs over which waterfalls leap. Likewise, mud flows have formed a semi-circular cone of gentle gradient (what geologists call "a fan"), which is now a mass that blocked the valley of the ancient Citarum River near present day in Padalarang (some 18 km west of Bandung), this caused a lake to form covering the whole Bandung pla
 

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26 Menjangan Island



As a part of Bali Barat National Park, Menjangan Island is well known for its magnificent underwater world, beautiful coral reefs found nearby and the best site for fishing.. Another attraction of the island is protected deer. Menjangan, an inhibited island about 10 km offshore, offers deep coral reef walls and is one of Bali's best diving sites.



There are a few dive sites to choose from at Menjangan with good conditions and excellent visibility. It's also an interesting site for snorkeling. Menjangan also has a wreck , known as the 'Anker' because of its heavily encrusted anchor at the top of the reef. Fixed moorings have been built to prevent damag, and the island is reached by a 30 minutes boat ride from Labuan Lalang.



Pemuteran is an ideal place to plan excursions to West Bali National Park, compromising the nature reserve of Menjangan Island and the uplands in the west. Menjangan has the most beautiful coral reefs in Bali. Along with the nearby Labuan Lalang, this is a wonderful place for diving and snorkeling.



Menjangan’ s white sandy beaches make a nice location to break for lunch. Underwater, the drop-off along the south shore and eastern tip, facing the Bali Sea, are home to lots of colourful small fish and vertebrates, lacy sea fans and a variety of sponges. The sandy, gradual slopes of Menjangan’ s north coast is a final resting place for Bali’ s oldest dive able shipwreck, the Anker Wreck. Menjangan Islands north coast has also some beautiful snorkeling sites.



Even large pelagics are sometimes seen at Menjangan. Occasionally sightings of Whales, Whale sharks and Manta rays have been reported. Drift diving is usual, but currents are quite mild and all levels of divers can enjoy this area.
 

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27 Mount Soputan



Soputan is a stratovolcano in the northern arm of the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. It sits on the southern rim of the Tondano caldera, constructed in the Quarternary period, and is one of the most active volcanoes in Sulawesi.



Mount Soputan is situated in Tombatu,North Sulawesi, about 60 km from Manado or 10 km walk from Toure village. Soputan, 1825 meters in height, is still active, often times steaming and spewing volcanic ash.



Trekers will pass through plantations, as well as areas overun with "Edelweys" flowers, usually called "Bunga Abadi" or "Eternal Flower". Often times people choose to camp overnight in the Casuarina Forest before making the final accent which begins at 4:00 AM.
 

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28 Harau Valley



Harau Valley is located on Payakumbuh, West Sumatera, Indonesia.
It has alotta Waterfall with beautiful scenery..
Its like The Indonesia Grand Canyon



In there, when u look aroud, You can see the green color everywhere..
Harau is so good for you that wanna find a relax and natural place.
The water is so fresh and coo



Along the road to Harau Valley is a lovely countryside. Steep granite walls shelter the fertile valley. A waterfall, 150 meters high falls into a basin. The Harau Valley is a nature and wildlife reserve, where tapir, siamangs, boars, wild goats and tigers still roam. The Harau Valley is 15 km from Payakumbuh.
 

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29 Waigeo Island



Waigeo is an island in West Papua province of eastern Indonesia. The island is also known as Amberi, or Waigiu. It is the largest of the four main islands in the Raja Ampat Islands archipelago, between Halmahera and about 65 km to the northwest coast of New Guinea. The other three islands are Salawati, Batanta and Misool.



The variety of the isles is immense. Right on the Equator and very close to the island of Kawe, there is a little island called Batu Jamur. This rocky peak that stands out of the sea is an el dorado for every macro freak.



Tunica's, Feather stars, Nude braches as well as bigger species like Napoleon wrasse, Murray eels and epaulet sharks can be observed. North of the Equator lies the archipelago of Waijag. Many different outlying islands offer wonderful coral gardens and many different fishes.



Experienced divers will acknowledge the difference between the Indo pacific and the Pacific undersea world. While diving you'll be meeting sleeping nurse sharks. On the northern side of the island of Uranie you can admire gray reef sharks, barracudas and schools of sleeping surgeon fish in a huge cave. North of Waigeo lie three huge atolls of Asia, Aiu and Bud. Steep slopes covered by fantastic corals are just waiting to be seen. The northern shore of Waigeo with its hidden bays and pinnacles promises the most spectacular impressions to the diver during this cruise.



The Dampier Street with its many, many coral banks offers a diversity of species, that leaves nothing to be desired. Land Adventure: Zodiac tours all around the fantastic islands, trips to absolutely untouched beaches, exploring the labyrinth of the Waijag archipelago.
 

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30 Dreamland Beach



As one of the most gorgeous beaches on the island, it is also renowned for its dangerous shorebreak.This place is classified as one of the best surfing sites, but suitable for advanced surfers only.



Dreamland Beach is a beach located on the Bukit peninsula, on the island of Bali, Indonesia.The beach provides basic accommodation and cafes for surfers and day trippers. One of the most beautiful beaches on the island



You have to walk a little then down a path of stairs to reach the beach.. Once on the sand, you will find rented umbrellas and beach benches facing the beach. You can also order food and drinks from the local traditional cafés available all around the beach.



The cafes might seem common and usual, but many of them actually serve European dishes which is out of the ordinary for this setting. Planning to spend the night? Some of the local cafes offer humble accommodations at a reasonable price (ranged between Rp 50,000 to Rp 200,000 per night). In the evening, enjoy the sunset whilst several tourists build a campfire on the beach, or just play a light game of beach ball. As for me, I prefer swimming offshore and enjoy the sunset from there.



There are not many activities to be done here at night. The electricity is turned off after 10 pm and thus candles are lit to chase away the deep darkness of the night. After having dinner, the best thing you can do is to read a book or have a draft of cold beer. Otherwise, you can go upstairs to where most of the rooms are and enjoy the scenery. The moon’s reflection dancing in a flurry of lights on the ocean’s surface is simply breathtaking.



During the peak season (July and December), some of the rooms on this floor will be more packed so at least you are not alone and will have company to chat with along with your own group of friends. It is always interesting meeting other travelers and sharing experiences. When you finally feel like sleeping, go back to your room and snuggle under the blanket. The lullaby of tides breaking on the shore is such a peaceful sound to sleep to. Being in Dreamland is like being in a dream you wish you will never wake up from.
 
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