Takengon is a 100 km town from the westernmost edge with population no more than 230,000. Takengon is the capital of Central Aceh district. It sits to offer you a handful of rareness you must see. The food is unique and it’s worth noting. Agro-tourism and activities around the Lake Laut Tawar (sea of fresh water) are the reasons to extend your stay. Not to mention the legend of a princess that turned into stone with her observable unseen guards. It has the visual concert of passing pine trees, series of tropical vegetations dotted with semi permanent dwellings, and stupefied looks of local children as your persevering labi-labi pass them by. The breeze would be gradually chillier on the coats of mists. Here, the average temperature is almost permanently around 20 degree Celsius, or a convenient 68 degree Fahrenheit.
Going to Takengon is convenience when you are in Banda Aceh. Please turn to Banda Aceh article for accessibility to capital city, Banda Aceh. From the capital city, you can take a bus or a rented car. In some cases, labi-labi (the local public transport in Banda Aceh) can also be rented for a trip to Takengon. It takes 8 hours to get there.
From Banda Aceh, a traveler usually passes Bireun, which is an easy drive as the long road is almost straight. From Bireun to Takengon, a driver must pay extra attention to the road as it is winding and gorge is right at the side of the road.
If you depart from Medan, take a bus from bus station going to Banda Aceh, and stop in Lhokseumawe. Medan-Lhokseumawe trip is about 4 hours. From Lhokseumawe to Takengon you can take a minibus and it takes 3 hours to get there.
If you happen to be in Kutacane, there is also a public transportation going to Takengon, a town around an altitude of 1,200 meters. It is far different from Banda Aceh. When Banda Aceh becomes merrier as the night comes, in Takengon, it is the opposite.
Tanjung Balai Karimun,Pelalawan,Tanjung Pinang,Batam,Sibolga,Batam & Bintan: The Port Hub of Wonderful Indonesia,Medan,Payakumbuh,Pekanbaru,One of Indonesia’s Best Marine Spots, Kepri Coral,Bandar Lampung,‘All Time Nias’ Surfing at Sorake Bay and Lagundri Beach,Sawah Lunto,Pangkalpinang,Bengkulu City,Teluk Dalam: The Sparkling Gem of South Nias,Way Kambas National Park,Bukittinggi,Palembang,Padang,Rat Island (Pulau Tikus),Mount Kerinci,Jambi,Berastagi,Lake Toba,The Town of Curup,Ever Heard about Bintan Island? Get to Know More!,The Natuna Islands,Belitung,Banda Aceh,Weh Island,Sembilang National Park
Takengon 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. 沪ICP备19023026号. 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.