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Traveling to Indonesia is just like everyone’s dreams especially if you live in Western Countries. Indonesia is one of the most beautiful countries in the world that offers hundreds of tourist attractions particularly natural landscapes.
Having thousands of islands, volcanoes, and heaven for a diversity of flora and fauna make this country staying in the high level of tourism. one of the best destination to visit is its phenomenal lakes including volcanic lakes.
Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in Indonesia located in North Sumatra province. The visitors have increased from year to year witnessing this amazing lake. You can see a tiny island called “Samosir island” situated in the middle of the Toba Lake where its the heart of Batak culture.
The island represents panoramic view where from the highest peak of the island you can enjoy the blue water of Lake Toba. You can visit the village on the Samosir island which rich in culture including traditional homes, local wisdom and of course foods that you can enjoy here.
Annually, there is also event here that presents Batak culture, where you can see traditional dancing, clothes and singing show. If you are traveling to Indonesia, visit this lake for a better experience.
Located in Jayapura city, Papua province, Lake Sentani offers low-altitude with the magnificent view. Lake Sentani is a place for local people to catch fish daily with more than 33 species of fish.
Many things that you can do here including swimming, catching fish, paddling traditional boat and of course seeing magnificent local people with their culture.
There is a traditional market in the offshore of the lake where you can buy handcraft, homemade foods, and clothes made by local people.
You can enjoy the lake while eating fish caught from the lake combined with Papuan traditional drinks. Traveling to Indonesia is so much fun if you visit Lake Sentani, Papua Province.
Labuan Cermin Lake
Who doesn’t want to swim in the very clear water like in Labuan Cermin Lake? most visitors can’t stand with this beautiful small lake located in Biduk-Biduk, Eastern Kalimantan, Borneo Island.
The most interesting fact about this lake that there is two type of water including freshwater and saltwater. Both of this water never mixed with each other. The saltwater is placed at the very bottom of the lake while freshwater staying the surface.
It means, the deeper you swim, the more you can taste salty water. Interestingly, the color of the lake changes over time, sometimes you see the water in green, dark blue, light blue or even green that remains a mystery.
The lake is surrounded by the forest where you feel very peaceful swimming in this lake. Traveling to Indonesia can be more enjoyable if you visit this lake.
Traveling to Indonesia is not complete if you do not visit the beauty of Sumatra island especially its lake. Lake Manjinjau is one of the most beautiful lakes in Sumatra Island located in West Sumatra province.
This lake is best for those who find peace and calmness or stay away from the crowd. You can enjoy fishing here, paddling the small traditional wooden boat with local fishers.
This lake also supports those who want to swim, where many spots provided for swimming here. enjoying Maninjau is not perfect if you do not eat the local food.
You can find local food here or even learn how to cook local cuisines too. Local people live in the offshore of the lake tends to cook their food and sell it to the tourists.
If you are traveling to Indonesia, you should visit one of the most beautiful lakes listed above. Not only to experience the view of the lake, but also the exploration of the culture.