The Most Beautiful Attractions To See On Your Indonesia Tour

OT Staff

Borobudur Temple

This temple in Central Java is the world's largest Buddhist temple, dating back to the 9th century. This UNESCO site has nine stacked platforms, over 500 Buddha statues, intricate reliefs, and stunning sunrise views. It's a must-visit for a serene, spiritual experience.

Buddha statue surrounded by stupas at Borobudur World Heritage Site | Shutterstock


Bali, the "Island of the Gods," features stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and picturesque landscapes. Highlights include the Ubud rice terraces, Tanah Lot temple, and lively Kuta beach scenes. Visitors enjoy traditional dances, wood carvings, and ceremonies amid lush jungles, volcanic mountains, and scenic waterfalls.

Gorgeous sunset at Pura Ulun Danu Bratan temple in Bali | Shutterstock

Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park in the Lesser Sunda Islands is famous for the Komodo dragon. This UNESCO site offers diverse landscapes and rich marine life, making it a top destination for nature lovers.

Spectacular panorama above the stunning bays and savanna territory of Komodo National Park | Shutterstock

Raja Ampat Islands

In West Papua, Raja Ampat is an archipelago with over 1,500 islands known for its marine biodiversity, vibrant coral reefs, and diverse marine life. It's a paradise for divers and nature enthusiasts.

The Kali Biru or Blue River on Waigeo island, Raja Ampat | Shutterstock

Mount Bromo

Mount Bromo in East Java is an iconic volcano rising from the Tengger caldera, with a smoking crater and a vast Sea of Sand. Visitors often trek to Mount Penanjakan for breathtaking sunrises over the caldera.

A look at Mount Bromo | Shutterstock

Lake Toba

Lake Toba in North Sumatra is the world's largest volcanic lake. Formed by a supervolcanic eruption, it features Samosir Island with rich Batak culture. Visitors can explore traditional villages, scenic landscapes, and hot springs and enjoy the lake's serene beauty.

A view of Lake Toba | Shutterstock


Yogyakarta, the cultural heart of Java, is known for its traditional arts, rich history, and vibrant culture. The Sultan's Palace, Prambanan Temple, and batik workshops highlight its heritage, while bustling streets, lively markets, and flavourful cuisine add to its charm.

Yogyakarta Monument under the blue sky | Shutterstock

Gili Islands

The Gili Islands, off Lombok, include Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno, and Gili Air. Each island offers unique experiences, with Gili Trawangan known for its lively atmosphere, Gili Meno for tranquillity, and Gili Air striking a balance between the two. Perfect for snorkelling, diving, and island relaxation.

Aerial view of Gili Meno in Lombok, Bali | Shutterstock


Ubud, Bali's cultural and artistic hub, is surrounded by rice paddies and forests, offering traditional crafts, dance, and art. Attractions include the Sacred Monkey Forest, Tirta Empul Temple, and vibrant markets, making it a serene retreat for cultural immersion.

Rice fields on terraced in sunrise on Bali island - Ubud | Shutterstock

Tana Toraja

Tana Toraja in South Sulawesi is famous for its unique culture and landscapes. Visitors can explore picturesque villages, terraced rice fields, and cliffside burial sites while experiencing the rich cultural heritage of the Torajan people.

Tongkonan is a traditional house of the Toraja tribe which is usually used as a rice barn and a place to live | Shutterstock

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