Island with Lush Green Mountains and Crystal Clear Waters
Although small in size, Ambon island still offers plenty of experiences for adventurous travelers. From exploring the charming Kota Ambon, the main town of the island, to walking up mountains through lush tropical vegetation, there are many undiscovered gems ready for visitors to experience.
The town of Ambon, Kota Ambon, is known as ‘Ambon Manise’ meaning sweet or beautiful Ambon. The name refers to both the beauty of the people here and the beauty of the tropical island location. As one of the earliest places in Indonesia to be occupied by colonial powers, Ambon has a rich and ancient history. Many of the Ambonese today have mixed European and Ambonese heritage.
To get around in the downtown Ambon try a becak, a carriage attached to a bicycle. This local transport may not be quick but it’s definitely unique. Alternatively bemo (local minibus) are also available as well as ojek (motorcycle taxi). To cross Ambon Bay, speedboats are available at the pier where the ferries dock from the other side of the bay.
Travelers visiting Ambon usually start their flights either from Denpasar, Bali or Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta. Garuda Indonesia has recently started flying to Ambon, and serves a brand new route from Jakarta to Ternate, North Maluku transiting in Makassar.
Jayapura,Manokwari,Halmahera Island,Baliem Valley: Home of the Dani Tribe,Banda Neira,Merauke,Raja Ampat,Asmat,Ternate and Tidore,Mimika - The Golden Region of Papua,Sorong
Enchanting Ambon: Lush Mountains, Clear Waters
Ambon in Moving Frames
An exploration of the Wondrous Labuan Bajo
Borobudur - The Grand Temple
Mandalika - Where the Waves Collide
Likupang - Escape to the New World
The Heartbeat of Toba
What They Say
Romantic Bandung - The Paris Of Java!
Well, I just love Bali so much, and we fell in love with the culture, people, the food. Everything was just amazing. I feel like in Bali, you can find serenity anywhere, literally. It's our favorite place that we've been to on our entire trip.
Literally translated as "the boiling lake", Kelimutu has three craters that apparently change colors and alternating between green, red, and blue which always independent of one another. Located in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, you can take public transportation from Moni, the closest small town, to get to the parking lot before Kelimutu’s peak. From there, hike to see the otherworldly spectacle from the top of the world.
This picture taken by @furstset shows the 47-meter-tall majestic Prambanan Temple in Yogyakarta. This temple is easy to get to; simply take a bus from Tugu Train Station or Halte Malioboro 1. Dream big. Never stop believing. The Earth is gradually healing. We are waiting for the best time for you to come and visit us.
Inspire people to make their own #IndonesiaBucketList by sharing your past travelling moments in Indonesia on your social media. Don’t forget to use hashtag #IndonesiaBucketList and mention us @indtravel or add hashtag #WonderfulIndonesia for a chance to be featured.
Covered by thin mist all over the village, Wae Rebo in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara is deservingly holding the title "the town above the clouds". Reach this truly fascinating traditional village from Labuan Bajo Airport through Ruteng City and then proceed to Denge Village before trekking for 4 hours to Wae Rebo.
Stood over 2,329 meters above the sea level and situated 35 kilometers away from the city of Malang, Mount Bromo might not be the tallest mountain in the entire Java, but it sure delivers an otherworldly spectacle. Climbing to the summit takes about 20-30 minutes depending on how quickly you can haul yourself up the sandy slope. Dare to try the challenging experience?
A friendly reminder before visiting: a healthy lifestyle determines
We understand that one needs a lot of patience to remain indoors and avoid traveling at this moment. But your strong patience is what’s needed the most to make this world safe to travel again. Although the site is still temporarily closed, let us add the beauty of Komodo National Park in East Nusa Tenggara to your timeline in the hope that it positively inspires you to create a #TravelTomorrow wishlist.
📸: @van_taylan •
Spark positivity during these hard times by sharing your past moments #WheninIndonesia on your social media. Don’t forget to use hashtag #WheninIndonesia and mention us @indtravel or add hashtag #WonderfulIndonesia for a chance to be featured. #StayatHome#ThoughtfulIndonesia
Let this picture from @sashajuliard virtually transport you to Kenawa Island, West Nusa Tenggara while you keep lying in your bed and #StayatHome. Don’t worry. Soon you will be able to feel the tropical breeze touch your skin again. But right now, it’s time to rest for a while and distance ourselves from the outside world while the Earth heals. #StayatHome#TravelTomorrow
This is the official website of the Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia. The contents listed on this website are intended for informational purposes rather than commercial. Any displayed sale is meant as a token of partnership and will always redirect you to our partners' sites.