Indonesia is both a dream destination for a relaxing getaway and an adventurer's playground. Whether you're looking for beautiful scenery on the beach, hiking, hunting for orangutans, Komodo dragons, or diving among beautiful coral, this country has something for you. Below are the top 10 tourist attractions in Indonesia.

1. Bali

Bali is one of the most frequented and coveted destinations for the modern traveler, with a kaleidoscope of beautiful beaches, volcanic hills, lush rice fields and thousands of Balinese temples. Known for its laid-back vibe, it attracts backpackers, surfers and yogis. Known as the island of the gods, the tropical paradise Bali is also deeply rooted in the spiritual realm, and Ubud, the spiritual capital of Bali, has its own unique and colorful architecture.

2. Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta is a bustling town of around 500,000 people and one of the most popular tourist attractions on the island of Java. The city itself is also an educational and cultural center, best known for its Javanese fine arts and well-established tourist facilities. The Yogyakarta region is often hit by earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. In 2006, more than 300,000 houses were flattened by the earthquake, and in 2010, lava from the volcanic eruption spread to several nearby villages.

3. Komodo National Park

Located near Flores Komodo National Park, the island is world-famous for its Komodo dragons. The Komodo dragon is the largest extant lizard on earth, up to 3 meters long, and the Komodo dragon roams freely on the island. Traveling here must be accompanied by an experienced guide, and you can also see wild horses, water buffalo and long-tailed macaques.

4. Lombok Lake

Compared to overly commercialized Bali, Lombok is getting more and more popular. Lombok and its offshore reefs, the Gili Islands, are nothing short of tropical paradise. You can enjoy all that Bali has to offer without being overcrowded, surfing, beaches, waterfalls, jungle adventures, etc. Its unforgettable scenery of the hilltop jungle provides a great hike for backpackers. Make sure you have absolute safety guidelines if you're planning a crater and island jungle trek, it's not a walk in the park.

5. Mount Bromo

Mount Bromo is an active volcano that is part of the Tengger Fault Range in East Java, 2,329 meters above sea level, and the area is one of the most visited and famous tourist attractions in Indonesia. The crater inside here constantly emits white smoke, and the fine volcanic sand wraps the entire mountain, making people feel uneasy.

6. Lake Toba

Lake Toba on the island of Sumatra is a huge volcano 100 kilometers long and 30 kilometers wide. Samosir is the largest island in the lake, and there are two small lakes on the island where visitors can swim in two warm volcanic lakes.

7. Torajalan

Torajalan is a lush central island in southwestern South Sulawes, full of rice fields, limestone peaks and bamboo forests. Home to animists, after a person dies, the body is preserved for several years before a funeral ceremony begins, which lasts several days and is then buried in a cave or in a hollow tree.

8. Flores

Flores is a beautiful island. The most famous attraction in Flores is the Kelly Mutu Crater, which has three lakes formed by volcanic eruptions, and the color of the lake water changes according to the amount of volcanic gases in the lakes. These three colorful lakes are a must-see at sunrise at the top of the volcano. The north coast has many offshore islands and reefs, ideal for diving.

9. Bunaken

Located in the northern part of Sulawesi, Bunaken is one of the most famous islands in Indonesia and is a great destination for diving and swimming. The island is part of the Bunaken Marine Park, where you can see more than 70% of the fish that live in the western Pacific. Diving here requires skilled diving skills, especially for experienced divers. There are many beautiful coral reefs in the shallow waters near the coastline, attracting a large number of diving lovers.

10. Rajaamput Islands

Located in the northwestern tip of Papua New Guinea, Raja Amput is one of the most exciting diving destinations in Indonesia, Rajaamput means "four foreign countries" and consists of four jungle-covered islands with turquoise lagoons and palm-lined beaches, and thousands of small islands. Known for its abundance of marine life and underwater coral reefs. The islands also have spectacular beaches with pale blue waters and pristine white sand.