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Pantai Kuta, Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia

Lombok Kuta Beach is a tourist spot on the island of Lombok , West Nusa Tenggara , Indonesia . Beach that has great beauty with white sand is located in a village called Desa Kuta . Kuta village started to become attractive tourist destination in Indonesia since the establishment of many new hotels .

Decorated with blue water with green shades in because of the underwater habitat is still maintained continuity of which like blue coral and red coral can we meet at this place , the rather large waves also make this place as one of the surfing paradise for lovers of the good the local and non- local surfers .

One of the unique Lombok Kuta Beach is so unique white sand shaped like grains of pepper that is very difficult to find in other coastal tourist areas , sand grains that makes most visitors linger at the beach . In addition to the unique sand on the beach there is also a row of towering hills of medium size , rows and rows of hills that create elegant mix of colors between the blue water and white sand beaches .

Kuta Beach is located in the village of Kuta Lombok , Central Lombok Regency West Nusa Tenggara , to issue an entrance fee and parking fees you do not need to bother to expend such amount in other tourist areas , not in pungutnya parking fee and entrance fee due to non-interference of local government , but if you are a generous and you are one of those nature lovers would not hurt to put out a few dollars for the betterment of Lombok ‘s Kuta Beach .

Besides the natural beauty that can be enjoyed in this village , once a year Sasak ceremony held in the village . It is a ceremony Nyale Bau . In this ceremony the sailors looking for worms Nyale at sea . According to legend , there was once a princess , named Princess Mandalika , very beautiful , many princes and youth who want to marry him . Because he can not make decisions , then he plunged into the sea water . He previously promised that he would come back once a year . His long hair became the Nyale worms .

Kute village with its white sand beaches located on the South coast of the island of Lombok . Surrounded by rows of hills . In the morning the stunning views can be seen from the top of the hills . Additionally terdpat many beaches that are not less interesting along the South coast . Among these Seger beach , Aan , Mawi , Selong Belanak , Rowok and Mawun . The last two are very nice as the location for windsurfing as well as for other beach sports .

Every ten to twenty months in Sasak calendar or five days after the full moon , just before dawn on the beach Seger Central Lombok interesting event that always takes place visited by many people including tourists . This time , the event for three days , 7-9 March 2007 . The event was named Bau Nyale interesting . Smell of Sasak language means catching . While Nyale , a type of marine worm that lives in a hole – a hole in the rock below the sea surface .

if you want to visit tourist areas Pantai Kuta, you should not hesitate a hotel that is close to the Pantai Kuta. The following list of names we inform the hotel that you can make a place to stay overnight.

Novotel Lombok Hotel
Mandalika Resort Pantai Putri Nyale Pujut Lombok Tengah, Kuta Lombok, Lombok
Hammerhead Hotel
Jl.Pariwisata Pantai Kuta, Kuta Lombok, Lombok, Indonesia
Grandroyal Bandara International Lombok BIL Hotel
By Pass Bandara International Lombok Batujai Praya, Lombok, Indonesia 80370
Kuta Cove Hotel
Jl. Pantai Kuta, Kuta Lombok, Lombok, Indonesia

Pantai Gili Trawangan, Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia

Gili Trawangan beach located on an island with the same name as the island of Gili Trawangan . This island is one of three small islands or dyke which is northwest of Lombok , West Nusa Tenggara than Gili Meno and Gili Air . Gili Trawangan has a 3 kilometers long and 2 kilometers wide . The island has a population of 800 thousand people and has complete resort facilities compared to other islands above 2 .

Unlike Bali , Gili Trawangan and Gili other 2 buddies will not see a motor vehicle , because there is not allowed by the local rules of the area. There ‘s just the wind available for rent bikes by the locals to the tourists and Cidomo a type of horse-drawn carriages generally ride with a buddy who can pay Rp 125,000 for 3 people . For traveling from and to Gili Gili to the other one , the tourists or local residents use a boat or speedboat .

Gili Trawangan is presenting something more than the 2 other Gili . Most activities undertaken by tourists in Gili Trawangan is Scuba Diving , Snorkeling , kayaking and surfing . There are also several places to practice riding for tourists . For my friend who like underwater tours , beach Gili Trawangan is the right place for my friend . Because seawater is so clear that my friend can freely see the beauty of coral reefs and marine life even with the naked eye ( not wearing goggles ) .

Gili Trawangan which has an area of ​​340 hectares is the exotic nature so complete , ranging from pure white sandy beaches , rows of cypress trees , acacia , palm and house – straw houses Sasak traditional forms deliberately designated as a hotel – hotel along the beach seemed to add there is a beautiful panorama . There are also a range of bale -shaped seating – for tourists sunbathing bale to make us reluctant to leave the beach .

To get to Gili Trawangan buddy from Mataram city can take a taxi all the way through Senggigi beach for about Rp 100,000 followed by crossing to Gili Trawangan via Port Ward in North Lombok regency with a ticket price of Rp 10,000 crossing takes about 45 minutes drive .

For accommodations or lodging buddy do not worry because there’s a lot of standing hotel , riding classes and star jasmine and there are also villas and bungalows , so just choose whichever suits our pocket . For my friend who like culinary , Gili Trawangan is also a lot of restaurants and restaurants serving a variety of menus , both Lombok and international menu . Happy holidays .

if you want to visit tourist areas Pantai Gili Trawangan, you should not hesitate a hotel that is close to the Pantai Gili Trawangan. The following list of names we inform the hotel that you can make a place to stay overnight.

Tropical Hideaways Resort
Gili Meno Island, Gili Meno, Lombok, Indonesia
Birumeno Bungalow
Gili Meno, Gili Meno, Lombok, Indonesia
Mahamaya Resort
Gili Meno, Gili Meno, Lombok, Indonesia
Tropicana Bungalows
Gili Meno , Gili Meno, Lombok, Indonesia

Pantai Malimbu, Nusa Tenggara Barat Indonesia

His name Malimbu beach located in Lombok , West Nusa Tenggara . The province is endless to be traced . Hill overlooking the beach side of the hill called Malimbu . The beach is still a continuation of Senggigi beach is pretty legendary .

This beach can be traveled by land about two hours using the vehicle if the port via Lombok Sheet . More details, this beach is skipped if traveling overland to the port of Ward that took me across to Gili Trawangan . The ride was quite tiring as riding a bike barely treats anymore because I feel tremendous coastal beauty .

Lombok again gave a lesson to me that it was for something very beautiful in life and the process requires hard work and for this he meraihya beaches and hills Malimbu . I do not stop I will utter awe of nature ‘s beautiful to my friends who are also amazed at the beauty of this beach . Despite spending most of the day to the time of Lombok island , I was lucky got what was there in plain sight .

if you want to visit tourist areas Pantai malimbu, you should not hesitate a hotel that is close to the Pantai Malimbu. The following list of names we inform the hotel that you can make a place to stay overnight.

De Reef Villa
Jalan Raya Senggigi, Pantai Stangi, Senggigi, Lombok, Indonesia 831000
Living Asia Resort and Spa
Jalan. Raya Senggigi, Senggigi, Lombok, Indonesia
Jeevaklui Hotel
jl. Raya Klui beach No.1, Senggigi, Lombok, Indonesia
Sudamala Suites & Villas Senggigi
Jalan Raya Mangsit, Senggigi, Lombok, Indonesia 83355

Tanjung Unta, North Sumatra Indonesia

From any direction closer to Lake Toba, there are places that should not be missed mandatory. On the east side of the lake can be found the biggest camel cape. Camel Cape location is administratively located at Nagori (Village) Sipolha, District Sidamanik, Simalungun District, about 72 km from Siantar.

Not hard to find camel cape, because this place has been reserved viewing post. Although the roof, but the condition of substations of view is quite simple, as dirty and nasty. Not yet available memadai.Jika security fence to take pictures, it is advisable to come in the morning or late afternoon, when the sun is not too hot.

From this place the visitors can witness the destruction of forests around Lake Toba. When dry, many irresponsible land burners which further reduces the beauty of this volcanic lake. So, come and capture the beauty of the Cape of Camels and Lake Toba

 if you want to visit tourist areas Tanjung Unta, you should not hesitate a hotel that is close to the Tanjung Unta. The following list of names we inform the hotel that you can make a place to stay overnight.

Parapat View Hotel
Jl Sidaha Pintu 7,,Girsang Sipanganbolon
 Toba Hotel
Jl Pulau Samosir 8 PARAPAT
Tarabunga Sibigo Hotel
Jl Sibigo 2,,Girsang Sipanganbolon

Lompat Batu Nias, North Sumatra Indonesia

South Nias Regency has a lot of historical relics. One of them is the tradition Jump Rock or called by locals Hombo Stone. That now we can see in the village of South Nias regency Bawomataluo.

Tradition is in Bawomataluo has existed since time immemorial in the ancestors as a test of mental and physical for any youth tribe nias. The stone which is jumping boulders and arranged like a pyramid with a height of 2 (two) meters, width of 90 (ninety) inches and a length of 60 (sixty) centimeter on a flat surface and there is a small stone pillar as footing the horses to jump to a big rock.

Every young man recruited by Duke “Si’ila” and Penetua Peoples’ Si’ulu “tribe nias for practicing their fighting skills with the ability to train Jump Rock” Hombo Stone “and also Dance Dance War also called Fatele. So when young men are successful, then they be included to be the hometown of army troops positioned as a leader during the war at that time.

But apparently that’s not all, the Rock for Youth Jump Ability nias interest at the time, is also a requirement in their maturity woo a girl. Because if the tribal youths nias not afford to pass up this unique tradition, a minor or not worthy to enter marriage. Maturity is a young man of the tribe of nias seen through their ability to carry out the tradition Jump Rock.

But the first difference … different now. Today you can still see the stone jump traditions. But not in times of war. Tradition is always on show during a visit celebrating distinguished guests accompanied by dance or war dance called Fatele.You are merely traveled can see that tradition simply by paying Rp.100.000/1x leap.

if you want to visit tourist areas Lompat Batu Nias, you should not hesitate a hotel that is close to the Lompat Batu Nias. The following list of names we inform the hotel that you can make a place to stay overnight.

Jl. Yos Sudarso KM. 3,2 Gunungsitoli, Nias, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia

Air Terjun Si Piso-Piso, North Sumatra Indonesia

When someone visiting North Sumatra, they must be the premier tourist destination of Lake Toba. Sipiso-piso waterfall was located on the shores of Lake Toba, unfortunately, a very interesting attraction is less visited by tourists because of its location on the edge of town Parapat different, where tourists usually visit.

Sipiso-piso located north of Lake Toba, about 24 kilometers from Kabanjahe. This waterfall is the highest in Indonesia with an altitude of 120 meters. Sipiso-piso waterfall made from an underground river in the Karo plateau that runs through a cave in the side of the crater of Lake Toba.

From the perspective substation built by the government in this Brand visitors can not only enjoy the scenic waterfall, but also Lake Toba.Air Sipiso-piso waterfall is about 800 meters above sea level.Waterfall flowing down slicing green hills covered with pine trees. Sipiso-piso itself literally means “knife.” Not only can you see the waterfall from a distance, but fell for him.

The stairs are steep and far enough away so make sure you have a strong stamina and bring drinking water supplies. The fall may not be a problem, but to climb back up hundreds of stairs after playing water below would be quite tiring.

Viewing post itself is quite extensive, and when it was visited by many locals. Unfortunately, this view of the substation infrastructure inadequate. There are only basic facilities such as toilets and stalls, which in my number and inadequate hygiene. Visitors who want to explore this area further should stay in the nearby village, which Tongging.

Tongging located on the shores of Lake Toba, in the north. In Tongging you can do a variety of activities, such as swimming in the lake, do trekking in the jungle, or visit a small waterfall called Sidompak. You can go up to Mount Sipiso-piso, and did paragliding from the summit.

Besides swimming, you can also take a boat hired from local fishermen to get around the lake. Cycling from one village to another is also a fun activity to see the daily life of the Karo. For you fans of ethnic fabrics, you can go to the village Silalahi in cockfighting, Dairi. The village is located about 11 km from Tongging.

Tongging villagers are mostly fishermen and farmers. They farmed rice and onions as well as fishing in the lake Toba. Arsik carp fish and red value is commonly farmed fish species in Lake Toba. You must try the traditional dish of fish with herbs

Several accommodation options in Tongging include Sibayak Pensions, Pensions parultop, and Roman Sinasi Bungalows, which are all on Jalan Silalahi, Tongging. Travelling here is perfect for backpackers on a budget because the accommodation was cheap.

if you want to visit tourist areas Air Terjun Si Piso-piso, you should not hesitate a hotel that is close to the Air Terjun Si Piso-piso. The following list of names we inform the hotel that you can make a place to stay overnight.

Grand Angkasa International Hotel Medan
Jalan Sutomo No. 1, Medan, Sumatera Utara
Grand Sakura Hotel
Jalan Prof. H.M. Yamin SH No. 41, Medan Timur, Medan
Asean International Hotel
Jalan H. Adam Malik No. 5, Medan, Sumatera Utara

Kebun Teh Sidamanik, North Sumatra Indonesia

Siantar, who does not know the city?
Siantar is one of the few cities in North Sumatra administration is quite rapid in its development in various fields, both in the fields of education, social, cultural, economic to tourism.It is located in the district of Simalungun, which is the cool highland air. Siantar known as Lake Toba tourism gateway, the nickname given because this city is a city stopover tourists before traveling to Lake Toba.

Yes, although it is just a stopover city, but the city also has some interesting attractions you can visit. Attractions may not be as popular as the attraction of Lake Toba there, but it has its own exotica that is not less interesting as Lake Toba attractions just a few kilometers from the city.

Even the unique, although not as popular as Lake Toba attractions in the city but Siantar also attracted the attention of many tourists, especially tourists who will continue the journey to Lake Toba. Because that some attractions are located around the track Siantar – Lake Toba.Yes, talking about attractions in Siantar toward Lake Toba, there are some attractions that can be encountered. One such attraction is the Tea Garden Sidamanik.

Tea gardens Sidamanik, have you ever heard of this one attraction? For those of you who’ve been to Lake Toba precisely in the direction of Cape Camel, you must be familiar attraction to this one because it is located right in the path of the track between the city Siantar to Lake Toba.

Sidamanik Tea Garden is one of the attractions that are frequented by the public and tourists because it is fairly interesting, even Sidamanik Tea Garden has become one of alternative urban Siantar travel on holiday or leisure time.

Expanse of green tea gardens are indeed so attract anyone passing around the track, so there is rarely any rider who crosses the line first certainly took layover to enjoy the panorama or just take pictures ria in the middle of the plantation.

Tea Gardens Sidamanik itself a government-owned plantation PTPN IV – Medan, who ‘accidentally’ became a tourist attraction in North Sumatra. Whereas previously, the plantation is not at all tourist locations, but because eksotikanya a very beautiful and interesting especially tourist who always stop to this plantation area before proceeding, then the Tea Garden is open Sidamanik be one of the attractions in North Sumatra. Located in District Sidamanik, which is one of the highlands of North Sumatra, reportedly Sidamanik Tea Garden is the largest tea plantation in Sumatra, and even tea garden itself has been around since the Dutch colonial rule in Indonesia.

Thus, in its development, Sidamanik Tea Garden is included in the natural attractions that have a long history, especially when viewed in terms of its historical tea garden where previously it had also managed by the colonial Dutch before fully handed over to the Indonesian government to date under the agency government named PTPN IV.

Tea gardens Sidamanik, or commonly referred to as the Tea Garden Butong Bah this is one of the few tea plantation PTPN IV – Medan widespread in the highlands of North Sumatra, one of which is contained within this Sidamanik district. According to information, Sidamanik Tea Garden will be crowned as one of the symbol of tourism in addition to Lake Toba in North Sumatra, because almost every year the number of tourists visiting the plantations is increasing.Yes, the plantation area is so vast that when we stand in the midst of these plantations as far as the eye could see only the green expanse of tea plantations look like rugs on the horizon that emit aromas of tea leaves.

Moreover, the air around it that looks very cool, making Sidamanik Tea Garden has become one of the natural attractions to North Sumatra.Tea plantation is located on land that has a hilly contour with boundaries certain areas intentionally left blank, so that tourists can easily browse through the plantation.

In some areas, it appears that some farmers picking tea leaves. Usually these farmers have arrived at the plantation since the morning.In fact, the farmers also did not hesitate when there are tourists who want to know how the tea garden to the tea buds sort of quality.

How do you interested to visit the Tea Garden Sidamanik?
If you want to visit this plantation, you can travel from city Siantar towards Sub Sidamanik, with a journey time of about 45 minutes to 1 hour.You can use public transport or private vehicles, both two-wheeler or four-wheeled vehicles with lane highway Sidamanik district. Even those lines had already had a very good infrastructure.

if you want to visit tourist areas Kebun Teh Sidamanik, you should not hesitate a hotel that is close to the Kebun Teh Sidamanik. The following list of names we inform the hotel that you can make a place to stay overnight.

Grand Angkasa International Hotel Medan
Jalan Sutomo No. 1, Medan, Sumatera Utara
Grand Sakura Hotel
Jalan Prof. H.M. Yamin SH No. 41, Medan Timur, Medan
Asean International Hotel
Jalan H. Adam Malik No. 5, Medan, Sumatera Utara