Favorite island in the Pulau seribu You Must Visit

Pulau Seribu or the Kepulauan Seribu is a district that is still included in the province of Jakarta. It is located to the North of Jakarta is approximately 45 km from Jakarta. In Kepulauan Seribu, there are thousands of islands scattered about so called Pulau Seribu or Kepulauan Seribu. Although it has many islands in the thousand islands, there are a few islands that are a favorite of tourists to visit. Recorded there are 5 favorite Island tourists often visit them. The ambiance and charm of nature in the fifth of the island is very charming. So no wonder if anyone visiting in the pulau seribu will taste linger there.

The five islands in the thousand islands are a favorite of tourists, which are :

1. Pulau Tidung (Tidung Island)
Pulau Tidung, source: pulauseribu-resorts.com
PulauTidung is the most visited by tourists and became the number one island that is a favorite of tourists. Island Tidung is still subdivided into Island Tidung Island Tidung big and small. One of the charms of tourism on the island Tidung namely one bridge named Bridge of love. The bridge of love lies in the middle of the ocean and be the liaison between the PulauTidung Besar with Pulau Tidung Kecil with long reach 800 meters. But from the second Pulau Tidung bustling tourists usually in Tidung Besar.

Activities you can do while on the PulauTidung is like a snorkel, or it could be you dive deeper into the enjoys views of the sea bottom is so beautiful. In addition to snorkeling and diving you can also down the coast by foot or rent a bicycle.

2. Pulau Semak Daun 
Pulau Semak Daun, Source: jakartavenue.com
The island became the second favorite of tourists while visiting the Pulau Seribu is the Semak Daun island . Actually this Pulau Semak Daun hidden location, so it is reasonable if the island is still quiet. If you had a chance to visit the island then you can only enjoy vast views of the white sandy beach accompanied and trees dotting the island. The island's inhabitants are not there yet, so if you intend to Scrub Leaves you should bring a tent to stay because here there is no lodging one. And another one, you should come to this island in a rollicking atmosphere so as not to be lonely, both alone will not be enough

3. Pulau Bira
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Pulau Bira becomes a third option the tourists while visiting Pulau Seribu. The island's atmosphere is similar to other islands in Pulau Seribu. The white sand beach is ready to welcome you on this island. Activities that you can do can swim on the edge of the beach are not so deeply, enjoying the beauty of the underwater ecosystem with diving, or you can use a watersport games already provided on the island of Bira.

4. Pulau Pari
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The 4th island that became a favorite of tourists is Pulau Pari. The atmosphere on the island is indeed other than other islands because here there is a collection of mangrove which grows at the edge of the beach. Activities you can do on thePulau Pari is like walking down the shore or can also rent a bike, sit on the edge of the beach along with couples or families, and more cool again on this island you can see the beautiful sunset, so it is recommended if you want to travel to the Island should the rays when the afternoon.

5. Pulau Bidadari
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Favorite tourist island in Pulau seribu in the next and the last one is Pulau Bidadari. Pulau Bidadari is very suitable because couples enjoyed by the island's atmosphere so romantic. atmsphere island is so beautiful, it's no wonder many couples who take the pre wedding photos here. But do not carelessly pre wedding photo here, because there is a rule. On the island are ready for you to rent the agents to take a pre wedding photos. But why this beautiful island being the choice of travelers to eternity? The answer as it is to get into this Nymph Island required fees are more expensive than other islands.

Favorite Tourist Attractions in Bandung

In addition Puncak, Bandung is also a favorite weekend tourist destination for the citizens of Jakarta and its surrounding areas. To be able to reach the city of Bandung, Jakarta residents simply use toll roads only, so it is very easy to access the city is in a mountainous area. For citizens who have no vehicle, no need to worry because lots of travel services which provide transportation from Jakarta to Bandung

In addition to the ease of access, Bandung also features many interesting tourist attractions so many tourists who are domiciled around Bandung. What are the tourist attractions in Bandung must-see? Here are the attractions in Bandung must-see:

1. Kawah Putih Ciwidey

Kawah Putih Ciwidey
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Located in Ciwidey, about 50 KM South of Bandung, Ciwidey White Crater is one of the tourist spots in Bandung the most popular, especially among lovers of nature tourism. The crater White Ciwidey, true to its name, is a volcanic crater with ground white creature. This white sulphur content as there is on their land. The uniqueness of the crater is the water changing colors.

2. Gunung Tangkuban Perahu

Tangkuban Perahu
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Located about 20 KM North of the city of Bandung, mount Tangkuban Perahu is a volcano located in Lembang. The uniqueness of Gunung Tangkuban Perahu is a shape that resembles an upside-down boat, according to the legend which says that Gunung Tangkuban Perahu comes from a boat that was kicked up to the upside by Sangkuriang. Mount Tangkuban Perahu is a natural tourist attractions has become one of the tourist spots in Bandung.

3. Trans Studio Bandung

Trans Studio Bandung
TRANS Studio Bandung is a recreational game that tourist areas are located with the Trans Studio Mall (formerly known as Bandung Super Mall). Simply, Trans Studio Bandung is Dufan version. TRANS Studio Bandung is one of the biggest games in the world with more than 20 types of exciting games. The price of admission is 150.000 Rupiah (Monday to Friday), and 250.000 Rupiah on Saturday and Sunday. In addition to blend with the mall, Trans Studio Bandung also blend with 2 international class hotel so as not to have to bother if you want to stay.

4. Curug Dago

Curug Dago
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Curug Dago is a waterfall that is located in an area, Dago, Bandung. Waterfall Curug Dago is not too high, only about 10 meters in height, but this hidden waterfall is very beautiful and interesting to look at. Curug Dago is not too well known in the ears of tourists, but there is no harm in trying to come to the Curug Dago.

5. Pasar Baru

Pasar Baru Bandung
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Pasar Baru is the Bandung tourist attractions suitable for lovers of shopping bargains. In Pasar Baru you will find different types of clothes and accessories with prices relatively cheap. Pasar Baru is a tourist spot in Bandung the most preferred by tourists who came from Malaysia. To be able to get cheap stuff with success in new markets, you should be able to bargain the price with the patient.

6. Bosscha Observatory

Bosscha Observatory
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Bosscha is an observation of stars which is located in Lembang, approximately 15 KM North of the city of Bandung. If you ever watch the movie "the adventures of the title" then you'll be familiar with this place, because the Bosscha Observatory was one of the filming locations. If you want to visit Bosscha, you must register in advance, could not come and go.

7. Danau Situ Patenggang

Situ Patenggang
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The Situ Patenggang Lake located not far from the crater White Ciwidey, Bandung. Is only about 7 KM from the sights of the Crater Lake Situ Patenggang in white, many tourists because of its exotic scenery. In addition to enjoying the lake view while having a picnic, you can also play boat of the water in Lake Situ Patenggang.

8. Kampung Gajah

Kampung Gajah
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Kampung Gajah located in North Bandung is an integrated tourist area. Whatever type of vacation you want, you can find in Kampung Gajah. Starting from a shopping tour, culinary tour, to various types of land and water games you can find in the tourist areas so that the Elephant is very suitable for families.

9. Air Panas Ciater 

Air panas Ciater
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Ciater hot spring is one of the tourist spots in Bandung the most crowded of tourists because it serves as a means of recreation, Ciater hot water also influence health for you. Located about 30 KM North of the city of Bandung, Ciater hot spring water comes from an active crater of Tangkuban Perahu. Take a dip in the water sulphur Ciater is perfect for those of you who want to take a break.

10. Kebun Binatang Bandung

The Bandung Zoo located close to the ITB may not be the ultimate choice for travelers from Jakarta because Jakarta's Zoo, but if you have small children no harm trying visit to Bandung Zoo because usually the kids really like seeing the animals. In addition to functioning as tourist spots in Bandung, the Zoo also serves as a place to add to the knowledge of the animals. The price of the entrance ticket to the Bandung Zoo was not expensive, only 20.000 Rupiah per person.

11. Rumah Mode

Rumah Mode bandung
Rumah Mode is the name of a factory outlet in Bandung. Located on the streets of Java, rumah mode was the largest factory outlet, most comprehensive, and most-in Bandung. The atmosphere of shopping at Rumah Mode is very comfortable and clean, so it is perfect for those who love shopping. Items offered at the fashion house that is clothes, shoes, bags, and other things that smelled of fashion. Most of the stuff at a Rumah Mode is stuff the rest of export so that you can get with a relatively inexpensive price.

12. Saung Angklung Udjo

 Saung Angklung Udjo
Saung Angklung Udjo is a performing art and culture that are educational. By visiting the Saung Angklung Udjo we will better know the art and culture of Sundanese musical instruments made of bamboo. True to its name, Saung Angklung Udjo focuses to the preservation of the culture of the angklung now is already starting to be forgotten. The event can be found at Saung Angklung Udjo is the wayang golek, helaran, mask dance, angklung and the Orchestra. Every afternoon at Saung Angklung Udjo always held regular art performances.

13. Geology Museum in Bandung

Museum Geologi
Museum Geologi Bandung is a museum located in Jalan Diponegoro, close to the houses of Sate. As befitting a museum, geological Museum of Bandung is a source of knowledge that is suitable for children. Aside from being a source of knowledge, the geological Museum of Bandung is also very enjoyable for the kids because here they can see a dinosaur fossil. To get into the Museum of geology in Bandung you no need to pay expensive.

14. Paskal Food Market

Paskal Food Market

Paskal Food Market in Bandung tourist attractions is my favorite. Paskal Food Market is a culinary Centre of bandung with a number of food stalls. With over 1.000 food and beverage menu, Paskal Food Market is the largest culinary centers in Bandung. Paskal Food Market located at Jalan Pasir Kaliki.

15. Kebun Strawberry Ciwidey

Kebun Straberry Ciwidey
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Kebun Strawberry Ciwidey village is a place where you can see and take a stroll in the garden strawberry. In addition you can also pick fruit strawberries themselves. Strawberry you have that quotation will then be weighed and you must pay in accordance with the weight of strawberry you have quotation. My suggestion came during the dry season because the quality is better than the strawberry on the rainy season.

Wae Rebo, an exotic famous Village in Flores

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Wae Rebo is a village located in Kecamatan Satarmese, Kabupaten Manggarai Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur. Location of Wae Rebo is very remote and isolated as it is located behind the forest. You must break through the forest along the 9 km to reach the nearest village with Wae Rebo.

To reach the Wae Rebo, there are several ways that you can be reached. How to Wae Rebo first, you could travel from Labuan Bajo headed for Sampit. Arriving in Sampit, you can proceed using a taxi up to the Dintor. Dintor is the last village accessible by vehicle before reaching Wae Rebo.

This taxi trip could take up to two hours. This is not a taxi fare such as taxi fares in General, which is about 150,000 Rupiah. The price you pay is dealt with on a journey that must be traveled, passing by rugged hills, forests, and also along the seashore.

The second option, using trucks (oto) from Sampit. From the Bus Terminal Mena, this truck will take you past the village of Cancar, Pela, Todo, and Dintor before you finally reached the village of Denge. OTO wood usually leave from the terminal in the afternoon. The trip takes about 3 to 3.5 hours.

The third way is to use the boat. The route you have to travel via Labuan Bajo headed south toward the coastal village of Nangalili. Cost to rent a boat of about 400,000 Dollars. Because there is no regular boat schedule, it is highly recommended to charter the ship in advance. The boat trip takes approximately two hours and takes you across to the island of Mules. Upon arriving at Dintor, continuing the journey to Denge with taxi. Taxi fare is around 10000 Rupiah with the travel time for 20 minutes.

The fourth way to the Wae Rebo is by hiking. Hiking or climbing you can this by taking the road between the village and the local SDK homestay (SD). During the trip, you will go through three rest area, namely the river Wae race less than an hours drive from Denge. Then after trekking for one hour, you will find the second retreat, namely Pocoroko.

This is a place that is important to the villagers (and visitors) who want to make phone calls and send text messages from their phones, because there is no mobile signal in the Wae Rebo. From Pocoroko you will reach the third post, that of Nampe Bakok, which takes around 40 minutes . From here, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Hill before you reach Wae Rebo.

Wae Rebo is an old village Manggaraian located and isolated in mountainous regions. This village offers the opportunity for tourists to see the authentic side of housing Manggarai and experience the daily life of local people. In this village, you have the opportunity to see mbaru niang, who is a traditional house traditional circular cone-shaped with a very unique architecture.

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Up to now, mbaru niang is still used as a place to hold a meeting or ritual prayers Sunday morning together. This traditional custom homes had experienced periods of concern, where his condition has begun to be rotted. But in 2008, due to a visit from Yori Antar and his friends, this home could be saved.

In 2010, the Foundation House of the Custody started to renovate these houses. Even in its construction, private parties and the Government helped. So a House that originally only four course with conditions of concern, it's been a full seven fruit with good conditions.

Since 2002 a lot of tourists come to see exoticism Wae Rebo. The end of the tourists ' these scattered stories of architectural beauty and cultural conditions Wae Rebo.

When you visit the Wae Rebo, you will not only see the authentic Manggaraian housing, but also get a chance to experience the daily life of the local community.

Most of the people working in their gardens from the morning until dawn, some are busy with the harvest and processing of coffee beans. You can also watch the women on the Wae Rebo who do traditional songket weaving activities, although this is not the main activity of weaving the women Wae Rebo.

If you want you can also feel the night in Niang Mbaru, enjoy dinner and socializing with community Wae Rebo directly. During his stay there, you will sleep on woven mats from pandan leaves complete with the warmth of a family who lived there.

10 Tourist Destinations in Vietnam Must be Visited

 In addition to Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, one of the favored tourists to vacation is Viet Nam. Viet Nam also became one of the favorite destinations for foreign tourists in Southeast Asia. That makes the tourists interested in Viet Nam is the expanse of green it in the North, the mekong River delta in the South, to the historic town of Ho Chi Min City.

When you plan to make the Viet Nam as one of the destinations for the holidays, this time we will recommend 10 destinations in Viet Nam that are worth Your visit.

1. Ha Long Bay

HA Long Bay tourist destinations in Viet Nam is the first to visit. The location of the tour this has been famous to foreign tourists. HA Long Bay is located in northern Viet Nam itself close to the Chinese border. It could be said of Ha Long Bay is one of the natural wonders of the world, and noted as one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites since 1994.

With the charm of the sea water green toska, a rocky limestone islands towering waves, and the Sea Dragon, Ha Long Bay is often like as a place like a fairyland.. HA Long By having 1600 limestone islands sculpted due to natural phenomena. The Islands are there in this place is partially covered by forest, there is also an island has lakes and caves.

2.  Hoan Kiem Lake

Hanoi is the capital city of Viet Nam has a myriad of attractions for tourists who want to visit. Hanoi also keeps a lot of the history of the State of Viet Nam. Hoan Kiem Lake is one of the famous tourist attractions in Hanoi. The Lake is located in the center of Hanoi City which became the center of sports and nature study for the surrounding communities.

Hoan Kiem has the meaning of "returned sword", which is taken from the legend of King Le Loi. King Le Loi have a magical sword which was given by the gods. The sword of King Le Loi used to repel the invasion of China. After that, he returns the sword to the Golden Turtle God who is within the Lake.

3. The old town Hoi An

Hoi An is not just simply an amazing old town, but one of the most important trading port linking Asia and Europe during the 17th century. Although current trading city had already moved to another place, but Hoi An still keeping preserved as the old town.

Small streets which can only be undertaken by bicycles and pedestrians, as well as classic buildings still standing solidly made this city has attraction for tourists. Ancient buildings typical of Japan, China, and the typical French canals still stands here. Hoi An River is one of the beautiful place to spend the night. Hoi An has become one of the UNESCO World Heritage site since 1999.

4. Monument of Hue

Monument  of Hue is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in the city of Hue in Central Viet Nam. Hue was established as the capital of Viet Nam by Gia Long, the first King of the dynasty Nguyen in the year 1802. Position as capital of Hue Viet Nam endured until 1945. The complex has hundreds of monuments and ruins such as the Purple Forbidden City, Imperial, Royal Tomb, the Tower flag, pagoda, temples, libraries and museums.

This historical complex is not only famous for its charming architecture, but also rich in beautiful landscape views. If visiting this monument to avoid visiting in October to December, because in this period of rainfall is quite high. Hue is also famous for its delicious cuisine typical of the Kingdom, so do not let You miss it.

5. The island of Phu Quoc

Located in front of the coast of Cambodia, Phu Quoc is the largest island in Viet Nam. If in Thailand, Phuket Island is likened as his Viet Nam. The island has lush natural tropical forests, unspoiled coral reefs, and beaches are great.

One of the beautiful beaches that exist on the island is Bai Dau or also called Long Beach. Long Beach included in the list of the five most beautiful beaches in the world. The beach is very clean and beautiful. One of the well known from Phu Quoc in addition to its beautiful beaches and super clean, is a fermented fish sauce (nuoc mam). Nuoc nam delicacy famous throughout the world.

6. My Son Sanctuary

My Son Sanctuary is a UNESCO World Heritage site which is a good example of the ancient Champa civilization. Located in the South of Viet Nam, it is the combination of the political centre and land consumption. Where it included 70 structures of  dedicated to the deity of the Hindu pantheon. This site had experienced the devastation of war, but in 1898 was renovated again by the French.

7. Pa Sa Terraces

SA Pa is a city in Viet Nam which is located not far from the Chinese border. SA Pa is famous for it's beautiful green. You can find super green paddy fields stretch of terracing in the Muong Hoa Valley, between the towns of Sa Pa and Mt. Fansipan with dense bamboo forest background. Visiting the city, you will be pampered with trekking through valleys and steep slopes. You also have the opportunity to know the culture of the Hmong ethnic group who inhabit the region.

8. National Park of Phong Nha-Ke Bang

The National Park of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is not only okay, but rather one of the UNESCO World Heritage site located in the province of Quang Binh, Viet Nam North-Central. Here there are the results of the development of the Earth's crust for 464 million years ago, forming the largest karst formation at once the oldest in Asia.

The garden of Phong Nha-Ke Bang has a 2.000 square kilometre zone of lime and impressive caves with total length of 70 km. here there are Hang Song Dong Cave which is the largest cave in the world. The garden of Phong Nha-Ke Bang is one of the ecosystems that play an important role in the Indo-Pacific region. It also offers a lot of features including a significant geomorfik the underground rivers, caves, the cave is dry, dendritic to multilevel cave.

9. The Sand Dunes

The Sand Dunes are one of the attractions in Viet Nam, in addition to Mui Ne Beach and Phan Thiet. Located 65 km northeast of Phan Thiet, the dunes of golden colored this looks kajauhan. Many tourists enjoy the ride in the dunes it because of its shape resembles the Sahara.

There are two places in Sand Dunes that you can visit, namely The White Dunes with the wider area known as Bau Trang or White Lake by locals. In the area of White Dunes, there are pine trees which offer shade, complete with food and beverage salesman. The Red Dunes, sand reddish-brown was a feature that made them popular places as the location of the photo.

10. the Nha Trang

Nha Trang is a seaside resort town in Viet Nam, is located along the most beautiful Bay. Nha Trang has beautiful beaches, lush Island, and most popular resort among tourists, making this place became one of the favorite tourist destinations in Viet Nam.

As a popular stopover for cruise ship Sea, Nha Trang offers plenty of water activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, kite boarding, sailing and catamaran rides. Here too there is a popular amusement park and more people because of the roller coaster and its pond. You can also enjoy culinary pleasures in the classy restaurant, up the sidewalk cafe located on the street.

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