Best Places to Visit in Indonesia - Wellington World Travels

Amazing Places to Visit in Indonesia

When you dream of Asian travels, Indonesia is probably one of the places you look forward to seeing and exploring. This country is filled with rich traditions that are evident in its food, locals and its customs. But wait! There is so much more in Indonesia that awaits you aside from Bali.

Will you believe that there are out-of-this-world and breathtaking places you never thought you’ll experience in Indonesia? You never have to go so much far with these awesome places in this country.

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Best Places to Visit in Indonesia - Wellington World Travels


Best Places to Visit in Indonesia:

1. Danao Kaolin, Belitung Island

The fresh and clear blue lake will surely make you feel like you’re in Antarctica. This white formation you’re looking at is not snow, but the water being accumulated in an abandoned kaolin mine.

Kaolin Lake, Belitung


2. Omah Kayu Paralayang

Looking for an Omah-god wonder in Indonesia? Omah Kayu Paralayang is another place to visit. This is definitely nature’s sanctuary. It will make you feel that you are very close to nature. Located on a hilltop 1,340 meters above sea level, it will definitely give you the freshest air you can breathe!

Omah Kayu Paralayang

Photo by ardito ryan Harrisna on Unsplash


3. Danau Labuan Cermin

This lake is known for its clear water. It is shiny as a mirror that you can even see a reflection of yourself! You can swim, snorkel, and dive. Or you can just relax and enjoy the scenery. 

Read also: 13 Best Scuba Diving Places in Asia


4. Mount Kelimutu, Flores

If you are a hiker, this mountain is a must-try. This mountain has more than one crater lakes to tease your nature senses. Each of the three crater lakes has distinct colors – from light blue to earth brown. Get ready to see the sunrise or even the sunset in this gorgeous mountain!

Mount Kelimutu


5. Ricefields of Argapura – Argapura, Majalengka

This Majalengka village is very known for its panoramic views. Its greatest entry is the rice terraces that will not only make you feel relaxed and peaceful for its greenness, but it is so neatly rowed you cannot believe how it was made that way.

Rice Terraces, Majalengka

Photo by Ilmi Amali Q.A on Unsplash


6. Pulau Mangiatan/Sembilan

Despite its smallness, Pulau Mangiatan is filled with gorgeous views that will take your breath away. From being a dead coral reef formation, this island is now blessed with majestic views and water creatures!


7. Pulo Cinta Eco Resort

Traveling to Indonesia with your significant other? Then show your love to them in this hidden paradise. This resort is shaped like a heart! And there are many romantic things you can do here like enjoying the sunrise and even the stars at night, romantic candle dinners, and many more.


Have you been to Indonesia? What is your favorite place?



Other Great Destinations in Southeast Asia:
Cambodia | Indonesia | Malaysia | Philippines (Bohol / Fortune Island)
Singapore | Thailand (Bangkok / Krabi) | Vietnam



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12 Replies to “Amazing Places to Visit in Indonesia”

  1. I would definitely visit the lake – I’ve visited one lake before with almost crystal clear water and it was beautiful. It was almost trippy though, it was like a mirror! x
    Marina Rosie x

  2. I love Indonesia. This is a great list, I will need to visit the country again I guess.

  3. These photos are gorgeous — wish that it was possible to travel to these beautiful places now.

  4. Very cool destinations. I’m not very familiar w/ Indonesia, but the more I read, the more intrigued I get.

  5. Indonesia is one of the wonderful places in Southeast Asia! It’s even one of the places I need to visit in my Bucket List. Through your post, I know which specific places I can consider now! Looks like you’ve enjoyed your visit!

  6. hi
    i never knew that Indonesia had these wonderful places that you have described in our post. I was looking forward to the visuals of the romantic getaway resort too but unfortunately, I guess that is not there. This post definitely needs to be bookmarked and kept

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