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Kayaking, treking, surfing, rock climbing ... these are only some of the many exhilarating adventures that are on offer in Indonesia. From white water rafting down the rapids of the Maiting River in Sulawesi to climbing the peaks of one of the world’s most famous volcanos at Krakatau, Indonesia has enough thrilling adventures to keep any adrenaline junkie busy. Discover a whole new world of excitement as you climb active volcanos and take in the awe-inspiring views. For those who are flexible enough to get in tight spaces and don’t mind the dark, explore the caves of Java where you will see some unique rock formations that are sure to make your jaw drop. As you make your way around the country, surf some of the world’s biggest swells in North Sumatra or hike the high snowcapped peaks of the mountains of Papua. For hikers who don’t mind a bit of rough travel, get off the beaten track in the jungle in Kalimantan where you will meet the Dayak people, search for wildlife and get up close and personal with wild orang utans. Come to Indonesia and you will get an unfrogettable experience of excitement, adventure and fun.

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  • Carstensz Pyramid

    Carstensz Pyramid

    Heinrich Harrer, famed author of the book Seven Years in Tibet, had always been fascinated by the Jayawijaya Peak in Papua. And so, some 12 years after returning from Tibet in 1950, Heinrich Harrer together with three friends, Temple, Kippax and Huizinga, decided to conquer the Peak,. In 1962 they became the first climbers to ever reach the top of the Carstensz (Jayawijaya) Peak, one of the 7 highest mountains in the world.  The Jayawijaya...

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    Location: Papua » Papua

     
    Carita Beach

    Carita Beach

    A vast stretch of white sandy beach decorated with rows of sheltering trees and the magnificent view of the Krakatau volcano on the horizon, that is what awaits at Carita Beach. Situated pleasantly on the shoreline facing the Sunda Straits at the western end of Java Island, in the Pandeglang regency, in the province of Banten, this indulging beach is only a three hours’ drive away from the bustling capital city of Jakarta. Here nature...

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    Location: Java » Banten » Kab. Pandeglang

     
    Camp Leakey

    Camp Leakey

    Established in 1971 by Dr. Biruté Galdikas and Rod Brindamour, Camp Leakey in the Tanjung Puting National Park in Central Kalimantan is the oldest orangutan Research and Conservation Center in the world. The name was taken to honor paleo-anthropologist Louis Leakey, mentor and inspiration to Dr. Biruté Galdikas. Louis Leakey also supported Diane Fossey in the research and protection of the gorillas in Africa and Dr. Jane Goodall in...

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    Location: Kalimantan » Central Kalimantan

     
    Bung Hatta Forest Reserve

    Bung Hatta Forest Reserve

    For botanist enthusiasts, the Bung Hatta Forest Reserve is a delight, filled with rare plants and exotic flowers. Known in the past as the Setya Mulya Botanic Garden, this botanical garden is home to a variety of unique tropical plants and animal species endemic to Sumatra. Take a walk around here and you will see plants that you might not find anywhere else on earth. The main attraction of the reserve is the giant flower, the Rafflesia Arnolldi...

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    Location: Sumatra » West Sumatra

     
  • Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park: Home of the Sumatran Tigers

    Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park: Home of the Sumatran Tigers

    Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park (BBSNP) – or the South Bukit Barisan National Park - spans over three of Sumatra’s provinces. They are: Lampung, South Sumatra and Bengkulu. Along with Mount Leuser and Kerinci Seblat, the combined national parks make up the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra inscribed in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List, which runs along the entire western spine of the island.  The main objective of...

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    Location: Sumatra » Lampung » Kab. Lampung Barat

     
    Bitung : Manado’s Eco-friendly Port

    Bitung : Manado’s Eco-friendly Port

    On the north eastern peninsula of the island of Sulawesi that forms the Province of North Sulawesi ,  lies the port of  Bitung facing the Moluccas Strait. This is  the harbour of Manado that has lately made rapid strides in development. The name Bitung refers to the lines of vegetation decorating its coastline but another source says that  the name Bitung, in fact, is  derived from the word Balisung,  which...

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    Location: Sulawesi » North Sulawesi » Kota Bitung

     
    Betung  Kerihun  National Park in the Heart of Borneo

    Betung Kerihun National Park in the Heart of Borneo

    Betung Kerihun National Park is a Wildlife Sanctuary cetrally located on the island of Kalimantan, and is the largest conservation area in the West Kalimantan province in the Heart of Borneo. Its hilly topography spans an area of 8,000 square kilometers and encompasses 8 types of forest eco-systems, including lowland forest, old secondary forest, dipterocarpus, sub-montane and montane forest. A high level of plant diversity of over 1,200 species...

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    Location: Kalimantan » West Kalimantan » Kota Pontianak

     
    Berastagi: Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, and Bustling markets

    Berastagi: Fresh Fruits and Vegetables, and Bustling markets

    The picturesque town of Berastagi in the beautiful Karo highlands, is 70 kms from Medan on the way to Lake Toba. Situated at an altitude of 1300m, the town has a cool climate, ranging between 17 to 20 degrees Centigrade, making a refreshing break from the heat of the city. Days are extremely pleasant while nights can be quite cool.    The town developed in the 1920’s as Dutch hill station and today has become a popular weekend...

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    Location: Sumatra » North Sumatra » Kota Medan

     
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