Indonesia’s tourism gems other than Bali

Pantai Bali
Sanur Beach, Bali (IO/ra)

Labuan Bajo and Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara. Blessed with a very exotic landscape, every tourist is bound to be mesmerized by its timeless beauty and rich culture.

Lake Toba. The massive lake in North Sumatra was formed from a super-volcano eruption some 75,000 years. The stunning scenery and local Batak culture are the main draw. And don’t forget to hop onto Samosir Island right in the middle of the lake.

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Derawan Island, East Kalimantan. The best-known part of the island is a lake filled with freshwater jellyfish that will intrigue anyone who comes here.

Raja Ampat. The underwater beauty of West Papua’s tourism gem has gained international fame in recent times. (un)