Argapura Majalengka West Java

Argapura Majalengka West Java

Terracing Panyaweuyan Argapura

Argapura Majalengka. Subdistrict Argapura located in eastern Majalengka and Kuningan Regency is an area on the slopes of Mount Ciremai. Subdistrict Argapura also an area of farms and plantations.

Ciremai Mountain is the highest mountain in West Java. Regional geographical condition as it makes the area into agricultural areas and plantations, as well as many stores potential tourism interest.

In the area of the District Argapura, there is a very beautiful place and the main attraction for tourists who want to enjoy the natural beauty of the green. Field staircase steps around the slopes of Mount Ciremai add beauty feast for the eyes. The beautiful sight is better known as Terracing Panyaweuyan Argapura.
Terraciring Payaweuyan Argapura
The Beautiful Terraciring Panyaweuyan Argapura Majalengka (image:http://instagram.com/agunpriyatna)

Terracing Panyaweuyan Argapura, administratively located in the village Argamukti Argapura District of Majalengka, West Java province. Now, Terracing Panyaweuyan which is an agro-tourism destination.

Most of the District of Majalengka Argapura an area of steep hills with altitudes between 400-2000 meters above sea level, and the slope of the land ranges from 25% to 40%.
Following the contours of the sloping ground, then some of the lands used as staircase steps, creating terraced rice fields that can be used for agriculture and plantations. Some of the featured agricultural products that can be found in the region, such as scallion, rice, sweet potatoes, onions, and so on.

In the agricultural area, Panyaweuyan could be a paradise for photography or the tourists who want to enjoy the scenery cannot be found elsewhere. Each holiday location Terracing Panyaweuyan Argapura visited by many photographers and tourists both local and from outside Majalengka.

One note for the visitors Argapura Majalengka, please enjoy the scenery of Panyaweuyan Argapura, but not to damage by trampling crops that were there just for the sake to take pictures of this beautiful place.
Argapura Majalengka West Java
Sunrise at Argapura Majalengka (image:http://instagram.com/agunpriyatna)

Panyaweuyan Argapura is a place where visitors can see some of the mountains are located in areas that are adjacent to Majalengka. The best time to enjoy all the beauty that is in Terracing Panyaweuyan is the morning, since at half past six in the morning until 8 am. You will be hypnotized by the beauty of nature in Argapura Majalengka.

How to get to Argapura Majalengka

The distance from Jakarta to Majalengka is approximately 200 km.
If in normal times can be reached within 4 or 5 hours by road. No route by air, sea or rail there, because Majalengka has no airport, the sea, and the train station. If using a private vehicle from Jakarta and its surroundings can be reached via three routes, via Bandung, Subang or Cirebon / Indramayu.



If you want to try to enjoy the panoramic beauty of the area Terracing Panyaweuyan, from Majalengka you can search for Terminal Maja after that to follow the path that leads to Argalingga get Sadasari-Sukasari T-junction turn right. Cilongkrang after the bridge turn left or can ask directions to Teja Permana / Cibunut or Cibuluh.

The road condition is quite good just a bit cramped, so when you've entered the agricultural area is better to use a motorcycle or by foot. If you are like cycling, please try using a bike to this place. The best time to enjoy natural scenery in Panyaweuyan Argapura is the rainy season, due to natural conditions greens.

Ngurtafur Beach Maluku Indonesia

Ngurtafur Beach Maluku Indonesia



Ngurtafur Beach Maluku
Ngurtafur's White Sand Beach (image:Beautiful Indonesia)

The Maluku is a province that offers much natural beauty places. One of the attractions is the Ngurtafur Beach located in Kei Islands, Southeast Maluku. Indonesia. The Kei Islands is a group of islands located between the Seram Sea, the Banda Sea, and the Sea Arafuru. The islands are divided into two, namely Pulau Kei Besar and Pulau Kei Kecil.

This beach has a natural splendor this is pretty uncommon. in addition, this beach additionally has capabilities that aren't found on different beaches is a mattress of sand is white and has a period of about two kilometers off the Warbal island toward the ocean with a width of more or less 7 meters.

When you're at the beach, you will feel strolling inside the center of the widespread ocean, but in truth, you're taking walks on quality white sand that divides the seaside into two aspects. Not most effective that, the sea water at the Ngurtafur Beach could be very clean and beautiful.

On the beach there are also belimbing turtles is well-known with “tabob” by the local people. This type of turtle is covered and has a captive across the coast that is controlled with the aid of the WWF. In fact, if fortunate you could meet with a flock of birds Australian pelicans migrating to the Maluku from their house in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Attractions flock of pelicans is a special treat once you set foot at the Ngurtafur beach.
Ngurtafur Beach's White Sand
At Ngurtafur Beach, You feel walk in middle ocean (image:flickr.com)

Things to do in Ngurtafur Beach


On this beach you can do a variety of tourist activities such as relaxing on the beach, swim, enjoy the scenery around, sunbathing, and snorkeling. Underwater surroundings provided with the aid of Ngurtafur seashore itself is very beautiful or even the coral reef on the seashore can be seen at once from the boat.

Best Time to Visit Ngurtafur Beach and Accommodation


Now not many people knowing Ngurtafur seaside. The exceptional time to go to this beach is on April-may additionally and October-December in each year. This is due to appropriate weather and calm waves are maximum to be had for the one's months. Do not forget to deliver your personal meal if you want to head Ngurtafur seashore because no any eating place nor meals supplier are available here.

And if you want to stay, then no need to worry, because on this beach there are plenty of available hotels surrounding Ngurtafur Beach. You can choose the type of lodging to your liking. There is also the inn directly overlooking the beach. For the cost of staying around the coast range in price between Rp 150,000 to Rp 200,000 / night (prices can change at -time depending on the season).
Australian Pelicans
Australian Pelicans at Ngurtafur Beach Maluku (image:flickr)

How to get to Ngurtafur Beach


Surely you have to fly to the airport Pattimura, Ambon, the City of Maluku. And then from the airport, take a flight to Dumatubun Langgur Airports with the journey more or less one and a half hours. On arrival at Langgur, please continue the trip to Tual. To be able to reach the Ngurtafur Beach, you can rent a speedboat at the Debut Port. The ship transport capacity of 15 persons with the cost of rent for a round trip approximately Rp 700.000 to Rp 1.000.000. It will take is about one and a half hours.

Other access may use a boat directly from the Yos Sudarso Port, Ambon. Mileage traveled to the Tual Port about 18 hours. Before heading to the Tual, the ship will transit in the Banda Naira port. On arrival in Tual, you may continue you trip to Ngurtafur Beach by speedboat for one and a half hours.

Top 7 Must Visit Places in Solo

Top 7 Must Visit Places in Solo


The Solo City or Surakarta is a strategically located town in the province of Central Java, Indonesia. Because Solo City has a strategic location and is in the middle of the land, the city of Solo is always crowded with people on their way to another city for transit. In addition to transit, Solo City also has attractive tourist spots. Here's a list of the best tourist attractions in Solo City Indonesia:

1. Pasar Klewer

Pasar Klewer
Pasar Klewer (image:flickr.com)

Pasar Klewer (Klewer Market) is the center of textile and clothing in the city of Solo. The market is synonymous with solo city offers a variety of fabrics and various clothing, especially batik. Pasar Klewer is not only as an economic hub, but also a shopping destination and landmark for the city of Surakarta.

Klewer Market initiated since the Japanese colonial period, where many people are hawking fabrics and garments by way of hanging on the shoulders. Because wares dangling irregular or "kleweran". From the word "kleweran" the name Pasar Klewer is taken. Klewer Market has undergone several refurbishment markets, to adapt to market developments.

Klewer Market is located at the west gate of Keraton Surakarta and south of the Masjid Agung (Grand Mosque). In addition to a cloth merchant, around Pasar Klewer there are also typical foods vendors are also a culinary destination.

Surakarta Sunanate or Keraton Surakarta Hadiningrat

Keraton Surakarta (Surakarta Sunanate) is a symbol and a forerunner of Surakarta or more famous Solo City. Keraton Surakarta or the official name Surakarta Sunanate is a historic place that should not be missed when visiting the Surakarta. Built in stages since the first was established in 1744 by Sunan Pakubowono II, made the Keraton Surakarta an exotic locale also save a lot of historical value.

Physically Keraton Surakarta has much in common with the Sultan Palace Yogyakarta in terms of spatial archetype, because one of the architects was the Prince Mangkubumi or Sultan Hamengkubuwana I, which is also the main architect of the palace of Yogyakarta. The similarity of the spatial pattern is most evident in the location of the square at the north and south of the palace.

Keraton Surakarta experienced a golden age during the reign of Sunan Pakubowono X in the years 1893-1939. Keraton Surakarta undertakes massive restoration, with a mixture of architectural styles between Java and Europe in shades of white and blue.
Keraton Surakarta is located right in the city center, adjacent to several of Solo city landmarks, such as City Hall, Pasar Klewer, and Pasar Gede. There are many various means of transportation can be used to reach this location, especially the traditional transportation like rickshaws and horse cart.

3. Ngarsopuro

Ngarsopuro Surakarta
Ngarsopuro Surakarta (image:flickr.com)

The Solo city is synonymous with unique places that must be visited by people from local and foreign tourists. One area of interest to visit is the integrated area Ngarsopuro. Ngarsopuro is located in Diponegoro street right in front (south) Mangkunegaran.

Ngarsopuro is a pedestrian area with artistically styled and comfortable to use as a hangout for young people. In 2009, Ngarsuporo which is a range of electronic shops Surakarta successfully conjured up by the Government to be more beautiful and interesting to visit.

In the area of Ngarsopuro become crowded in the afternoon until the evening to society community gathering on street furniture supplied. Ngarsopuro increasingly visible ethnic and unique with paintings on display, street lights installed in a bird cage, sculptures Loroblonyo and others.

4. Radya Pustaka Museum

Radya Pustaka Museum
Radya Pustaka Museum (image:wikimedia.org)

The museum is located near Sriwedari Park is one of the old museum, even the oldest in Indonesia. It founded by KRA Sosrodiningrat IV during the reign Pakubuwono IX. Precisely in one room in the palace Kepatihan on October 28, 1890. In 1913 moved to its current location, at Jalan Slamet Riyadi. Previously, the museum building was the residence of Johannes Busselaar, a citizen of the Netherlands, which was later bought by Sri Susuhunan Pakubowono and serve as the location of the new museum.

In addition, a renowned cultural figure, Go Tik Swan or also known as KRT. Hardjonagoro, which is known as the creator of the archipelago batik motif, also contributed greatly to the development of this museum.

There are a lot of historic objects that is a collection of the Radya Pustaka Museum that provides valuable information, although it was marred by the theft. Surely this is a special note for the manager. There is a collection of objects the museum several gifts from the guests of state, for example, some porcelain gift from Napoleon Bonaparte to Sri Susuhunan Pakubuwana IV.

Radya Pustaka Museum could be an option for those of you who want to travel to see the city of Solo in the past. The location is easily accessible and adequate transportation options and of course can be a plus to visit there.

5. Kampung Batik Laweyan

Kampung Batik Laweyan
Kampung Batik Laweyan (image:kampungbatiklaweyan.org)

Kampung Batik Laweyan is a center of batik in Solo. Laweyan is one of the old villages in the city of Solo, who is now also the name of the village and sub-district in the city of Solo. This village has existed since the 14th century to the royal era Pajang. Laweyan derived from the word "Lawe" which means the thread of cotton spun because at that time the place is the center of cloth manufacture. Until now Laweyan reputed to be a center of batik and fabric, especially in the city of Solo.

When entering the village Laweyan as if entering the old town with views of the old architecture that still stands. Many houses in Laweyan built with a touch of European architecture is magnificent and sturdiness. This house the residence of the batik merchants in antiquity. Their wealth surpassed even the nobles, so no wonder they can build their own castles.

In addition, there are ancient houses belonging to merchants, many historic sites in the village Laweyan, such as the Museum Samanhudi. Samanhudi is one of the leaders of the national movement. Not just enjoy the history and beauty of the building. In Kampung Batik Laweyan, you can buy all kinds of batik products, fabrics, clothes and handicrafts, as many stores batik in this village.

6. Mangkunegaran

Magkunegaran Surakarta
Mangkunegaran Surakarta 

Mangkunegaran or Puro Mangkunegaran in the Javanese pronunciation is one of the palaces in the city of Solo, although it is smaller than the Surakarta Sunanate, but its beauty is still visible today. As mentioned in various sources, Mangkunegaran built after the Treaty of Salatiga in 1757. Just as Kraton Surakarta, Mangkunegaran also changing the architecture of the building, which can be seen from mixing European style in some parts of the building. It is estimated Mangkunegaran current form was built by KGPAA MANGKUNEGARA II who ruled between the years 1804-1866.

In this place, visitors are invited to browse through the traces of history and heritage that is amazing, because, in addition to the beautiful buildings, Mangkunegaran also keeps a collection of books and literature. Everything is arranged in Rekso Library (Rekso Pustoko, in Javanese pronunciation) built by KGPAA Mangkunegoro IV, to keep the treasures of science that flourished in Mangkunegaran.

Mangkunegaran is located in the center of the city of Solo, making it easy to reach by various means of transport. It is precisely located at Jl. Ronggo Warsito, Jl. Kartini, Jl. Students and Jl. Teuku Umar.

7. Museum Batik Danar Hadi

Museum Batik Danar Hadi
Museum BAtik Danar Hadi (image:flickr.com)

Batik is an important cultural heritage to be preserved. Even UNESCO has confirmed batik as world cultural heritage. Danar Hadi is one of the famous batik producers in the city of Surakarta. Besides the production of batik and product innovation, Danar Hadi also preserves valuable cultural this by setting up a museum, the Museum of Ancient Batik Danar Hadi.

There are a variety of patterns, motifs and batik cloth from all over Indonesia in the collection of Ancient Danar Hadi Batik Museum. The collections even reach 10000 pieces of batik cloth, so that the museum is recognized by MURI (Indonesian record museum) as a museum that has the largest collection of batik cloth.

Opened in 2002, the museum holds a variety of patterns and motifs of batik cloth along with the values of its history. Dutch batik cloth is one of the important collections of Ancient Danar Hadi Batik Museum. This fabric is influenced by the variety of patterns and colors typical of Europe, brought by the Europeans in the Dutch colonial period. In addition, there is the motif Djawa Hokokai.

Type of batik fabric is influenced by the variety of patterns and colors typical of Japan, which at that time occupied Indonesia. The combination of this cultural pattern is making batik cloth Djawa Hokokai more unique and beautiful.

Ancient Danar Hadi Batik Museum, in addition to being a place to store the fabrics are priceless, also provide historical and cultural information for all visitors.
                                                                                                             
Nemberala Beach Rote Island Indonesia

Nemberala Beach Rote Island Indonesia


Rote Island (Pulau Rote), it is an island located in the southern tip of Indonesia is in East Nusa Tenggara. On this island, there may be the seaside with a beautiful panorama and world-magnificence waves that always hunted by surfers. In addition to the natural panorama and marine tourism became the main attraction. One of them is the Nemberala Beach that has charm very beautiful beach with sea waves that make surfers want to conquer it.
World-Class Waves Nemberala Beach
World - Class Wave at Nemberala Beach, Rote Island (image:flick.com)

The expanse of pristine white sand beaches blue sea water and provide fresh nuance. There are many trees growing on the shores increasingly making this area was cool. Not only that the waves on the beach are also suitable for surfing. If you are interested, you can do snorkeling at this beach.

Nemberala Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches and famous for the waves in the village of Boa, District West Rote, Rote Ndao regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The beach has also been named as the winner of Pesona Indonesia Award 2016 in the category of Most Popular Surfing Spot in 2016.

The beach is touted to have similarities with the beautiful beaches of Kuta beach in Bali. Rote island has white sand is clean and natural as well as the waves are quite challenging for the lovers of surfing. There are many surfers who come to this beach to challenge the waves from the Nemberala Beach. The wave at the beach is international so no wonder a lot of tourists come to visit this Nemberala Beach. Even in August through October, waves on the Nemberala Beach can achieve a peak of seven meters. It's very impressive, is not it?

There are many wave hunters coming from everywhere in the world who wants to visit Indonesia because of this beach. The Nemberala Beach has come to be one of the attractions that can hypnotize them to challenge one of the exceptional waves in Indonesia.
Reefs and Corals in Rote Island
Reefs and Corals in Rote Island (image:flick.com)


Things to in Nemberala Beach


In Nemberala Beach of Rote Island, there are many matters you may do like swimming, fishing, and surfing also lots of extra water sports activities. Fishing is one of the maximum popular sports considering that the ocean around the seaside has numerous species of fish. The most common species of fish you could locate in the ocean include marlin, spanish mackerel, canine teeth tuna, yellow fin tuna, sailfish trevalli, sea perch, grouper, and wahoo.

Some other thrilling hobby is snorkeling or diving. You can experience stunning underwater life in this seaside, such as colorful stay corals, small reef fish, and large pelagics as well as stunning sea shells nonetheless alive with their tenants and an incidental octopus. Different activities include village trip, island hopping, and surfing. The island hopping method you can go to other islands nearby which include Do’o, N’Doa, and Donna.
The Nemberala Beach Resorts
The Nemberala Beach Resort (image:indonesiakaya.com)

Nemberala Beach Accommodation


You may discover a high priced hotel close to the seaside. The resort affords entire facilities for site visitors. You can stay in the resort equipped with nice bedrooms and air conditioner. The resort also presents delicious menu, ranging from nearby to worldwide menu. Additionally, the resort has a beautiful view on the grounds that it's far constructed close to the beach. You could enjoy the scene of Nemberala Beach in Rote Island from the resort and pay attention the sound of the waves hitting the rock alongside the shoreline. This is a high-quality experience.

How to get The Nemberala Beach


Access way to the Nemberala Beach, Rote Island, East Nusa Tenggara, from Kupang city, can be reached by air and sea. If through the air, you can use the plane from El Tari Airport, Kupang to Rote Lekunik airport.


While using the sea lanes you can use the ferry from Port Dolok, anchored in the port of Kupang and Pantai Baru, Rote takes about three to four hours or you can use a speedboat from Port Tenau, Kupang takes about one to two hours toword to The Nemberala Beach.

Pulo Cinta Gorontalo Sulawesi Indonesia

Pulo Cinta Gorontalo Sulawesi Indonesia


Resorts in Pulo Cinta
Resorts in The Middle of Sulawesi Island (source boalemokab.go.id)

Pulo Cinta Review

If you hear the word Sulawesi definitely in your mind is Bunaken. But the interesting sights this one is not inferior to the natural beauty of Bunaken Marine Park.Indonesia is a country with many islands. Talking about Indonesia travel, then a beautifully awesome location in Gorontalo, you should try to visit. The beauties of its location make all of you cannot turn away and always miss the natural beauty. The location name is Pulo Cinta. Pulo Cinta is an amazing eco resort that stands in the middle of the Gorontalo Island.

Pulo Cinta is one of the mainstay attractions Indonesia, located in the province of Gorontalo or approximately within 460 kilometers of the city of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The island is located near the Gulf of Tomini, you will be presented with underwater biodiversity, and the island is decorated with lush rain forests and exotic beaches and unspoiled.

The island is one of the small islands in the southern mainland of Gorontalo originally was uninhabited, but this time, the island developed into a resort area that has a range of exclusive and romantic travel. This beautiful island has been visited by many foreign tourists from abroad, especially tourists from Singapore, Malaysia, China, and Australia.
According to the story in Gorontalo, Pulo Cinta reputedly became the location of secret meetings between the Prince of Gorontalo with a princess of merchants from the Netherlands.

Pulo Cinta, as the name suggests this island has a shape resembling a heart. This unique heart-shaped island has 16 eco resorts floating in a romantic and unique design around the island and shows the charming architecture concepts. The concept of these building mimics the traditional houses exist around the island.

Things to do in Pulo Cinta

Enjoying the Beautiful Sea View

In Pulo Cinta you will be presented with stunning ocean views, white sand that naturally clean, swim, sunbathe and enjoy the sunset and sunrise from the balcony of your resort will be a wonderful experience not to be forgotten.
Pulo Cinta Eco Resort
Enjoying a Beautiful Under Water and Blue Sky (source marischkaprudence.blogspot.co.id)

Snorkeling and Diving

One of the activities that must be done here is diving and see the underwater beauty of Tomini were so amazing. Crystal clear waters here make you do not need to dive too deep, only about 2 to 3 meters diving you can see the beauty of a wide variety of marine life and coral reefs. You will be served by the sight of coral "Salvador Dali", this coral is the only one in the world. Coral is quite amazing and the numbers are very much on this island. So you do not miss this one activity.

Island Hoping

Island Hopping Activities are also not to be missed. You can get around to several small islands in the Gulf of Tomini by boat. There is a sandy island Gulf of Tomini, Bajo Island, Lito Mohupombo Kiki Island, and more. To be able to surround the islands takes only about 1 hour.
An Evening at Pulo Cinta
An Evening with Background of Full Moon in Pulo Cinta (source marischkaprudence.blogspot.co.id)

Enjoying the Coastal Forest Boalemo

In the area of land that is across Pulo Cinta which is an area of coastal forest belongs to Boalemo District. There you can hike and trekking.

Enjoying Food is typical of Sulawesi

In Pulo Cinta, you can enjoy the food tasteful blend of nature, culture, and love. And you will be served a wide range of typical culinary Sulawesi with a delicious flavor. With spices typical of Sulawesi exotic and of marine resources.

Pulo Cinta Accommodation

Pulo Cinta Eco Resort is the only resort in Pulo Cinta. Resort does not have air conditioning because all ventilations designed well so that the air flow fills the entire room with the good. The resort has a family room, terrace, private swimming pool.

The prices of the resort may change according to the seasons. The price range is between Rp 3.000.000 to Rp 5.000.000 ($300-$500) per day. The price includes the cost of three meals a day, supplies snorkeling equipment, transportation from the Jalaluddin airport and Port Tilamuta.
Eco Resort Room in Pulo Cinta
An Exclusive Room with Beautiful View (source marischkaprudence.blogspot.co.id)


How to get Pulo Cinta Gorontalo

To reach this place you can book a flight from the city where you live to the Gorontalo, Sulawesi. From the Airport Gorontalo Jalaluddin, you continue by land about 2 hours to Boalemo district, precisely in the Sub-District Tilamuta. The land trip you can rent a car or travel by inter-city bus Gorontalo to Tilamuta. After arriving in Tilamuta, proceed to hire a motor boat towards Pulo Cinta. The distance covered to this place about 30 minutes.