The Most Top-Rated Destination to Visit in Indonesia Posted on April 13, 2019September 4, 2019 by Pepe De Wee Ubud Bali Island The simple yet always wanted thing to spend the long weekend is a holiday! There are a lot of attractions that are offered to make your holiday well-completed. Indonesia itself has the most visited places that will fulfill your satisfaction, and it can be very exciting if you are heading there as soon as possible. Mostly known for its charming cultural towns and natural magnetism, Indonesia will bring you to a lot of horizon-expanding experiences and a desire to go back one day. Ubud, Bali Bali deserves tourist hype and all the superlatives. An epicenter of fine arts and culture, Ubud is considered as the most popular destination in Bali with so many crafts and woodcarving which are easily found all over the island. Some people who have visited may think this is a magical island, for it offers a wonderful natural setting, green rice field terrace with its clear and fresh air for example. Wondering how Ubud transforms to be an attractive place that pampers tourists in body and soul because it is just a small village in the past, but now it has grown into a thriving. Never forget to make way to the iconic Ubud Monkey Forest. You can also find Pura Dalem Agung Padang Tegal and a “Holy Spring” inside. Remember to always secure all of your belongings from monkey’s catch. Tana Toraja Tana Toraja or what is so-called Tator for the locals is formerly known as Celebes. Tana Toraja means the land of Toraja which lies in the south of Sulawesi. The unique part of the whole is its culture especially the burial rites. When a person is dead, the body is treated as a sick man, it can be up to several years while the money is prepared to pay the funeral ceremony, the practice is known as tomate. After ceremonies and festivals are held, then the deceased is buried in the small cave or even left open to elements in a bamboo frame. Aside from its funeral that you can observe on your own, you are recommended to visit the famous sites Including Pallawa, Ke’te Kesu’, Kande Api, Nanggala, Buntu Pune, Pala’ Toke’, Londa, Lemo, Kembira, Tumake, and many more. If you are already settled in, don’t forget to visit the magnificent and the world’s tallest Jesus Christ statue situated in Buntu Burake hills. The majority of Tana Toraja are Christian even though they are still animists in practice. Toraja also has a high reputation for its Arabica coffee that the visitors will interest to try. Raja Ampat Island Raja Ampat is an island regency in West Papua Province. It has meaning ‘the four kings’ which refers to an archipelago that consists of 1500 small islands, the cays, as well as shoals surrounding the four main islands of Waigeo,Misool, Batanta, and Salawati. You will find the spectacular wonders above and beyond its water because it is the home to more than 1000 types of coral fish, 530 species of coral colonies and 700 species of mollusk. These oceanic natural resources give it significant potential as a tourist area. The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International reported that 75% of the world’s species live there. Besides, it is also a fantastic site for snorkeling and diving. The landscape is such an aesthetic in Piaynemo, offering some of the most spectacular sceneries like rock islets amidst the clear blue water and its formation on an even bigger scale. You can stay at several mingle and homestay with the local whilst. The Papuan will welcome the visitors by a traditional dance with various Papua folk songs. Raja Ampat truly gives you experience that is heavenly beautiful, magnificent, and fascinating. Indonesia must be proud of having it! Gili Trawangan Gili island must be one of your bucket lists. It lies in Lombok, a small island, but surprisingly it has some islands surrounded called Gili, and Gili Trawangan is one highlighted. It serves a stunning beach that you can tan your skin. At night, you can enjoy a party. Various activities can be done on the beach. The southeast side of Gili Trawangan has an enjoyable and magnificent beaches with white sand, and the other side of this island is silent and peaceful that you can tan or practice yoga. You can explore Lombok island by motorcycle because it only takes an hour to explore all parts of Gili Trawangan. Gili Trawangan itself is the smallest island in the world because it is as small as 3 km stretching from north to south and 2 km from west to east. Lake Toba It is an incredibly large lake located in the northern part of the island of Sumatera. It can be reached in under 6 hours from Medan because its place is exactly in Parapat. Lake Toba is actually like an ocean, it is one of the deepest lakes in the world and the largest Lake in Southeast Asia at over 1,145 square km, and a depth of 450 meters.. If you are in Parapat, you can ride a ferry to the Samosir Island. That ferry goes every hour and a half. Explore Samosir Island by taking a drive on the road running around the edge of the island. It will show you the spectacular view from the highest point. Staying in the popular village of Tuk-Tuk on Samosir is way better to relax by walking around the main street at a leisurely pace. Mount Bromo Bromo is one of the favorite destinations in East Java, located in the eastern city of Malang. What is the most wanted and expected thing to see when getting to Bromo is the sunrise. The visitors are willing to wait from 05.00 am facing east so that they don’t lose this special moment. Unluckily, this can’t always be enjoyed because of the cloudy sky and the sun is not seen clearly. If the sky is clear, you can see the scenery of the sun sphere. To reach the foot of Mount Bromo, you should hire a horse or just choose to walk with the challenge of distance, dust, and scorching sun. So, those are some of the most famous places that you will never regret when visiting Indonesia.