Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park is situated in East Java, Indonesia. It was declared a national park in 1982 and has been under conservation since 1919. This conservation area has a sand sea, across which stands the caldera of ancient Tengger Volcano. Over the years, four new volcanoes have emerged from this ancient one. The highest mountain of Java, Mount Semeru, is also located in this national park.
The ancient Tengger Volcano has five other volcanoes inside its caldera. These are Mount Br... read more
Borobudur is an ancient Buddhist stupa and temple complex in Java, which dates back to the 8th century. Remarkable constructed, this is the largest Buddhist structure in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its majestic appeal is enhanced by the presence of mighty volcanoes in the backdrop.
History- It is reckoned that the construction of this site took 75 years and completed in 825 A.D. However, who constructed it and why are some questions that have remained unanswered. This m... read more
Ujung Kulon National Park is the first national park of Indonesia and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992, owing to the largest remaining lowland rain forest in Java that it houses. This place is not just a site of natural beauty but also of importance for the study of inland volcanoes. After a volcanic eruption in 1883, the mainland part, a farmland area, was plundered and depopulated. Later, it gradually came back to its original forested state.
Flora and Fauna- The rares... read more
Located on the Eastern borders of Java, Baluran National Park is a large landscape consisting mostly of savannahs, lowland forest, mangrove forest and hills with Mount Baluran as the highest peak. The park covers an area of 250 sq. km. On the vast grasslands, one can see the animals walking around freely. The trips to Baluran National Park truly justify the word ‘safari’. The tag of National Park was given to this place in 1984.
The most striking feature here is the 1,247 m high Moun... read more
Situated in West Java, Kepulauan Seribu National Park is a marine national park. This national park comprises of several islands, which are fully or mostly dedicated to tourism. The number of visitors to this place is less and hence, the natural beauty has been preserved.
Most of the tourists travelling to Kepulauan Seribu take tour packages from Marina Ancol and travel by boat. Those who prefer a cheaper way, take the boats from a fish market, named Muara Angke harbor. There is no entrance fee for... read more
This marine national park is a chain of 27 islands, located to the north of central coast of Java. The two main islands of this national park are Karimunjawa Island and Kemujan Island. Some smaller ones are Menjangan Besar Island, and Menjangan Kecil Island. Apart from these, there are some very small islands which are not inhabited.
Karimunjawa and Kemujan Islands are almost identical, connected via a short bridge. Karimunjawa is comparatively larger and has more population also. Its beaches ar... read more