Rinjani Mountain Lombok

Rinjani Mountain Lombok

The Powerful Rinjani mountain is a Gigantic Volcano that towers across the island of Lombok. A climb to the top is among the most exhilarating adventures you can get in Indonesia. In 3,726 meters tall, Gunung Rinjani is the next greatest hill in Indonesia. The rise of the surface may be painful, but it's well worth it, also is widely considered among the best viewpoints in the nation.

Mount Rinjani Lombok

Fabled because of its outstanding beauty and eerie isolation, Mount Rinjani is the next Greatest mountain in Indonesia out Irian Jaya. Even though the dominant geographic occurrence, its summit is infrequently seen from the lowlands, as can be shrouded in clouds.

The highlands are woods clad and mostly under developed. The Lowlands are highly-cultivated. Rice, soybeans, tobacco, coffee, cotton, cinnamon, and vanilla are the prominent crops grown in the fertile lands of the island. Tourism can also be ever more popular with trekkers able to see the rim, make their way to the caldera and on occasion even really to make the more arduous climb to the maximum point; fatalities, nevertheless, aren't uncommon.

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The  Breath-taking Segara Anak that is approximately 6km across at its widest point. Rising from the waters of the lake is a new volcano, Mt. Baru, that is due to a group of eruptions throughout the 1990's. Segara Anak can be a spiritual location. The Balinese come here annually and carry out ceremony referred to as Pekelan where jewelry is put inside the lake being an offering to the mountain spirit.

The Park covers 41,330 hectares and sits in a significant bio geographical transition zone (Wallacea). It is the point where the tropical flora and fauna of South East Asia meets that of Australasia. This National Park was established in 1997 and is undoubtedly one of over 40 all through Indonesia.

Mount Rinjani Trek Review


Trekking Mount Rinjani in Lombok Island track is among the Comparable with the more famous mountain roads, Rinjani delivers adventurous respect scenery, waterfalls, rain forest, wild life, hot springs, caves, demanding trekking, pristine lake, fascinating culture not to mention the volcano. We're the only real trekking company which may directly take you further, to the peak of the mountain is very magnificent.

Mount Rinjani Trekking

The crater rim, right down for the Crater Lake then onto Sembalun Lawang, is considered among the greatest treks in South East Asia. More adventurous trekkers might desire to head all of the ways to the summit of the volcano. That is better reached from Sembalun Lawang and takes four days, finishing up in Senaru.

Revenue, the Rinjani Trek is managed by a partnership of National Park officials, people and private sectors of the Lombok tourism business and community representatives.

Revenue from tourism activities and entry fees is Useful for The Rinjani Trek, hence ensuring its sustainability. This Administration model is Unique in Indonesia and considered a typical instance of best practice of eco tourism in Indonesia.
Papuma Beach Jember Tourism

Papuma Beach Jember Tourism

Papuma Beach Jember - Papuma Beach is about 45 km to downtown Jember. This beach location is precisely in the village Lojejer, entered in the District Wuluhan, Jember, East Java.
Jember is one of the cities in East Java. Although the city is small, who would have thought it has many exotic beaches that should not be missed. Recently Papuma beach is one of the more famous beaches because it is often used as a favorite tourist destination for a vacation. Papuma Beach is also called the White Beach Malikan. Here's a little information about Papuma Beach Jember East Java Which has a beautiful view.


Papuma Beach Jember

The Beauty of Papuma Beach

Before entering the area of Papuma Beach, visitors are treated to a panorama of teak forests; the teak wood is the main road to get to this beach. The wood is called Maliki Forest which still has a wealth of fauna and flora typical of Indonesia. The management has provided a special way for tourists to go to Papuma beach, so no need to be afraid to pass the road in this forest.

Papuma Beach is also known by the name of Tanjung Papuma beach because of its landward position jutting into the sea resembling a headland. Papuma beach scene is gorgeous with a treat mix between white sand and coral rocks that spread on the beach.

Seven massive corals towering on the beach are characteristic of Papuma beaches. Its large size makes the corals resemble an island. The seven corals have their respective names namely the island of Krishna, Batara Guru island, Narada island, Nusa Barong island, and Kajang island and the island of Beetle because of its shape resembles a Frog.


Papuma Jember

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When the waves begin to recede, visitors can feel the sensation of standing on the rocks and exposure to the wind that touches the face. However, still have to be careful because the rocks are rough and steep so that you can hurt if not careful.  When the sea recedes, you can also see the fish chasing lively under the reef.

The sea water in this beach is quite calm, so many fishermen who dock to rest and get off the ship at around 11:00 until 13:00 noon. Also, usually, the fishermen also bring catch fish that you can buy to be burned directly on the beach with friends. You can also bring the fish to the stalls around the beach for cooking.

This tourist spot is a very suitable location visited by the photographer because it can capture the landscape photos of the sturdy corals that loom on the beach. Not only that, but it can also be the location of pre-wedding photos because of the many interesting spots.

How to Get to Papuma Beach Tour

If you are from outside East Java, then you can use the services of airlines or trains. For those of you who go with friends, it is advisable to rent a private car from the city of Surabaya, because public transportation can not access Papuma Beach. The car must also have a prime performance because the field to the beach is quite steep and not recommended to use a small car or city car.

Papuma Beach's Road


Firstly visitors must arrive in the town of Surabaya. From Surabaya, you can take a route to the town of Sidoarjo and follow the directions to Pasuruan city. Then, from Pasuruan, you take the path to the town of Probolinggo - Lumajang - Jember. And then when you arrive in Jember just follow the instructions to get to Papuma Beach.

Bawah Island Anambas

Bawah Island Anambas

Bawah Islands are a group of islands located at the southern end of Anambas Islands about 150 miles east of Singapore. The main island covers an area of 66 hectares and is surrounded by four small islands and a small island of 101 acres in total. The uninhabited islands are about 30 miles away. Among the many islands in the Anambas Islands, Bawah Island is more prominent as a favorite diving destination as well as a luxury holiday offering perfect serenity.
Bawah Island Anambas (Image Source http://halamankepri.blogspot.co.id/)

The island is full of colorful fish and other unique marine animals as well as pristine coral reefs; Bawah Island was ranked first among the top five tropical islands of Asia selected by CNN.com, ahead of Koh Cang (Thailand), Langkawi (Malaysia), Halong Bay (Vietnam), and Similan Islands (Thailand). 
For its extraordinary beauty, the island is even nicknamed the Maldives of Anambas. The number of foreign tourists visiting compared to local visitors proves that the island below is quite famous for foreign tourists. This island is an unspoiled paradise still not so well known in the country.

Pulau Bawah is part of a group of 5 islands with the Lower as the largest island and 4 islands called Sanggah, Murbah, Lidi, and Elang. These five islands form an oval blue lagoon. At low tide, the islands appear somewhat indefinitely, as white sand and coral reefs are interconnected, creating a land bridge separating the bay from the open South China Sea. Laguna offers the perfect snorkeling experience with exotic underwater beauty. The floor of this lagoon also has flat white sand, decorated with coral reefs of various colors and sizes as well as a set of fish that are visible even from the surface.


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Bawah Island or The Maldives of Anambas (Image Source http://marischkaprudence.blogspot.co.id)

An exclusive luxury resort named Bawah Private Island, opened on the island in mid-2017, ensuring complete comfort and experience for travelers. A playground of over 300 acres, 3 crystalline blue lagoons, 13 fine white sand beaches, lush forest canopy for trekking and more importantly the philosophy of environmental and conservation policies. Bawah Private Island is a love project to integrate people with nature and become a benchmark for future goals across the region.

Bawah Island Accommodation


Bawah Island managed by private parties will only receive a maximum of 70 guests at once. With 35 accommodation Safari Tented Villas gives you the privacy of your own space but also invites you to enjoy nature around Bawah Island. From 3 Garden Villas which include the green flora, 21 Beach Villas overlooking the lagoon and 11 Water Villas that capture stunning sunsets and evenings.

How to get to Bawah Island


If you want to visit these islands, you must be sure to have as much time as you want because it is deep in the South China Sea and away from most another Indonesian archipelago. To reach Anambas by air, you must fly to Tanjung Pinang, the provincial capital of Riau Islands, located on Bintan Island. Garuda Indonesia and Lion Air operate daily flights to Tanjung Pinang from Jakarta and other major cities. From Tanjung Pinang, Xpress Air serves flights to Matak Airport on Matak Island, which is the main airport of the Anambas Islands. The flights are twice a week, operating Monday and Saturday. From Matak airport you still need to board the ship to Tarempa, which is the capital of Anambas Islands District. From the main port in Tarempa to Bawah Island can be reached by using a speedboat for approximately 4 hours with a speed of 15 knots.

If you want to travel by sea, ship Motor Vessel VOC Batavia and Motor Vessel Seven Star Island serves Tanjungpinang-Letung-Tarempa route and vice versa. The ferries leave on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from Tanjung Pinang, with a return journey from Tarempa on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

But, starting in May 2017, you can go directly to Bawah Island from Batam Island by seaplane, and it cut the travel time a little over an hour. After the Air Aerodrome Certificate issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of the Ministry of Transportation, The Air Aerodrome on Bawah Island will be the first water airport to provide services to seaplanes.
Blue Bay Banyuwangi

Blue Bay Banyuwangi

Teluk Biru Banyuwangi or often called Blue Bay Banyuwangi is a marine tourism park that has the beauty of water and stunning sea floor panorama. The atmosphere in this bay is still very natural, both sea water and its location.

Blue Bay Tour Banyuwangi is located in Alas Purwo National Park. The exact position is at Resort Sembulungan. This area is a place known as a fishing area by tourists and their own Muncar community. So, sometimes, Blue Bay Beach is also called the tour of Blue Bay Beach Muncar Banyuwangi. Muncar added the word here because the local fishermen are actively looking for fish.
Blue Bay Banyuwangi ( Source image from https://telukbanyubirubanyuwangi.wordpress.com/ )

Indeed, its name is not as famous as Green Bay where it is first known among tourists, but because its beauty is almost as good as other tourist destinations in Banyuwangi and most likely if the place will become a favorite place for visitors who want to explore Banyuwangi tourist destination. The difference if Green Bay is famous for its green water, then Blue Bay Banyuwangi more to the beauty of marine biota with clear blue turquoise water due to the primary color of the water, so it is suitable for snorkeling & diving.

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Some Activities when visiting the Blue Bay Banyuwangi

Banyuwangi Blue Bay tourist area is a suitable place for you who like diving. No doubt, here is the diverse marine life with aquatic vegetation, such as coral reefs, algae, fish, which are highly protected. Muncar fishermen come together to make this place like a coral reef transplant area. Nevertheless, Muncar fishermen still rely on this site as a means of fishing for fish. The blue bay is famous for its readily available fish.

If you like fishing, you can bring fishing gear and net from home. Because of this bay other than as a tourist spot, Blue Bay is also a gathering place for many fish. Not a few fishermen who managed to bring home many fish from this Sea every day.

In addition to enjoying the panorama around the bay, every tourist who visits also has the opportunity to see the beauty of Sunrise at dawn. Given the location of the Blue Bay is a little far, and long travel time, tourists must leave at 02.00 am to see the sunrise.
Blue Bay Clear Turquoise Water ( Source image from https://telukbanyubirubanyuwangi.wordpress.com/ )

How to get Blue Bay Banyuwangi

The only way to get to the Blue Bay is by sea. There is no road access you can reach to get here. The Blue Bay Banyuwangi is still located in Muncar sub-district, Banyuwangi district, East Java. Trips to the Blue Bay should be conducted between October and May, because the wind direction from the Strait of Bali is very influential, so it is quite dangerous if you travel by boat other than those two months.

You can start the journey to Blue Bay through Muncar Village fish port in one hour from Banyuwangi city. The muncar fish port is the second largest fish port in Indonesia. From this port, the journey can only continue using traditional fishing boats to Blue Bay Banyuwangi in less than two and a half hours. Only take a long time, but do not worry. During the trip, you will be pampered with beautiful views of the sea. The mound of green land that gradually becomes closer to a different sensation when sailing.

Before known as Teluk Biru (Blue Bay), this place is more familiar to the residents by the name of Selanggrong. If you want to sail to this beach with people who will find fish, you should say that you want to go tour to Selanggrong because the name of Blue Bay Beach is less well known by the local people.

Mount Telomoyo

Mount Telomoyo

Mt. Telomoyo
Mt. Telomoyo Salatiga

Tourism Object Mount Telomoyo in Central Java is one of the tourist attractions located in Salatiga district, Central Java Province, Indonesia. Mount Telomoyo is strategically located because it is squeezed by four other mountains namely Mount Merbabu, Mount Andong, Mount Sumbing, and Mount Ungaran. To climb the mountain Telomoyo can be done using a vehicle or walk. There is already access to asphalt road to the top of Mount Telomoyo. At the peak of Telomoyo, we will find a tower signal radio successor.

Mount Telomoyo has a height of 1894 M above sea level, slightly higher than Andong Mountain which has altitudes of 1726 M from above sea level, Mount Telomoyo is between Merbabu Mountain, Ungaran, and Andong, is a strato-shaped volcano, but so far has never been erupted.

With a height of 1894 M above sea level, Mount Telomoyo offers a breathtaking view, from the peak of Mount Telomoyo we can see the row of other high mountains nearby and not only that, but we can also see the extent of the Lake Rawa Pening. Mount Telomoyo can be seen from nearby cities such as Salatiga, Magelang, Temanggung, and Semarang, although still less popular with other mountains, Mount Telomoyo should be one of the lists on your vacation.

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How to get Mount Telomoyo

To get to Mount Telomoyo, you must go to Pandean Village, District Ngablak, Magelang regency, not too difficult to find Pandean Village, because it is still one direction with Ngablak Market. To get to the top of Mount Telomoyo using a motorcycle only takes about 15-30 minutes, but if you walk can take about 2 hours.

Unlike most mountains where we have to walk up to reach the peak, in Mount Telomoyo we do not have to walk very far because there are already roads that can be passed by cars and motorcycles up to the top.
Mount Telomoyo Road
Mt. Telomoyo Road

The road to the top of Mount Telomoyo is quite uphill with a narrow path, just fitting for one car only, so it is better to use a motorcycle, along with the way we will be treated to natural scenery of Salatiga City, Magelang, and Semarang regencies that look beautiful.

There are some tips for climbing on Mount Telomoyo:

1. The best time to climb on Mount Telomoyo is the morning and afternoon.

2. Whether climbing on foot or using a vehicle is not a problem, please adjust to your individual taste.

3. If using a vehicle, it is advisable to use a motorcycle on condition that the bike is in good shape to be secure to the top.

4. Do not throw garbage carelessly and always obey the rules set in Mount Telomoyo.

Lagoi Beach Bintan

Lagoi Beach Bintan

Tourist attractions Riau Islands pride located in Bintan Regency one of them is Lagoi Beach or well known as Lagoi Treasure Bay. Rows of coconut trees on the beach with beautiful natural scenery and supported by a clean environment is a unique attraction for tourists who come to Lagoi Beach. Due to its location on Bintan, the beautiful Lagoi Beach is often also referred to as Lagoi Bay Bintan. When you set foot in Lagoi Beach, you will be treated to natural scenery with the accompaniment of the sound of waves that can reassure your heart and reconcile your soul.
Lagoi Treasure Bay
Lagoi Beach Bintan ( Source Flickr.com )

In addition to beach attractions, in the area of Lagoi Beach, there are several other interesting sights, namely Mangrove Forest and Sebong River. Each of these places has its own charm. Also, there are also various lodging and resorts, making the world-class tourist areas.


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Lagoi Resort


Besides enjoying the beautiful natural charm of Lagoi Beach, you can pamper yourself and your family to rent an existing resort in this coastal area. Leisure resorts can add to your holiday fun with adequate facilities such as a golf course, swimming pool, and spa.
Lagoi Resort
Lagoi Resort ( Source Flickr.com )

Lagoi Beach Activities


Some activities you can do in this attraction is playing water, swimming, snorkeling, diving and just sunbathing on the white sand Lagoi Beach.

If you have an adventure hobby, take a moment to explore the charm of the Sebong River by using a boat that you can rent. During the trip down the Sebong River, you will be treated to natural scenery with a variety of plants, especially mangrove and Nipah trees and wild animals that live on the banks of this river.

You can also do fishing activities at the mouth of the Sebong River. Usually, if the fishermen do not sail, they catch fish and squid in this area. On the edge of the estuary, there are several buildings of leaf-roofed huts of palm trees. After getting the result of fishing, you can grill the fish while resting after a day exploring the Sebong River.

Facilities and Accommodation


Tourist attractions in Riau Islands, which has a variety of facilities and accommodation built to spoil the tourists who come to visit Lagoi Beach.The facilities include lodging with various classes, villas, resorts, one of which is Ria Bintan Golf Lodge. There are also restaurants, souvenir shops, public showers and toilets, large parking lots, fishing rentals, diving, and snorkeling. Do not miss the regular Bintan culinary tasting, Otak-otak, and Gonggong. Otak-otak is a sea fish that is served by means wrapped in grass leaves. And Gonggong is food in the form of sea slugs served like satay.

How to Get Lagoi Treasure Bay


To reach Lagoi Beach attractions, you can start your journey from Tanjung Pinang by private car or public transportation such as a taxi or car rental. It takes about 1.5 hours from Tanjung Pinang.

However, if you are from Batam, you must use the ferry service from Telaga Punggur port. From this port, you can use a speed boat to Tanjung Uban. Arriving at Tanjung Uban, you can continue the journey by taxi. It takes about 25 minutes from Tanjung Uban.

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 farms, as well as many stores potential tourism interest.

In the field of the District Argapura, there is a lovely 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 agritourism 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 areas 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.

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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 average 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 physical conditions greens.