Bali Police Conduct Raids For Guests Using Fake Plates

A guest was exposed to a raid by the Bali regional police to discipline tourists who violated it.

The Bali Police are hunting down foreign nationals (foreigners) who use vehicles with fake license plates, especially those from Russia.

The police will increase patrols while carrying out fines for motorists who break the rules. Foreign nationals dominate the fines issued by the police.

The police took steps by increasing patrols in several tourist areas, such as Kuta, Seminyak, Canggu, Tanah Lot, Denpasar area to Gianyar, especially the Ubud area.

The police hope Russian license plate vehicle owners will be aware to immediately replace their license plates with the original ones.

The community must also cooperate with the authorities to eradicate the troubling behavior of foreign nationals.

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion on social media about the behavior of foreign nationals who do not comply with applicable driving regulations by using fake license plates.

The number plates used are not those issued officially by the police but in the form of letters that form a person’s name.

Bali Government Plans 83 Countries to Get Visa on Arrival

Tanah Lot is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bali because this temple’s location is unique, in the middle of the sea.

Bali has shown its readiness to receive guests from various countries. The Provincial Government of Bali has proposed adding 83 countries to accept Visa on Arrival (VoA) services. The proposal for additional countries to obtain Visa on Arrival has been submitted to the Ministry of Law and Human Rights.

Adding countries to receive VoA will complement the 86 countries that have received VoA so that VoA will serve 169 countries.

Some of the proposed countries include Algeria, Bangladesh, Kenya, Panama, and Zimbabwe. The proposal was obtained from several parties involved in the tourism industry.

Government Targets This Year

Penglipuran Village is a tourist village in Bali, by visiting this place tourists can see how the village atmosphere is in Bali.

The background of this proposal is to show that Bali is ready to welcome guests who come from various countries. Several areas in Bali already have CHSE certification and the New Era Life Order Protocol.

The 83 proposed countries also gave a positive response. This proposal hopes that more and more tourists will come to Bali and stay longer.

In 2023, the Provincial Government of Bali is targeting 4.5 million foreign tourist visits and 9 million domestic tourists for vacations in Bali.

Covid-19 Increases in China, Tourists from China Choose to Travel to Bali

Several dancers danced a traditional Balinese dance to welcome tourists from China who arrived at Ngurah Rai Airport.

The Bali Regional Ministry of Law and Human Rights has not placed any restrictions on Chinese guests, given the increasing number of people affected by Covid-19 in China.

Currently, the ministry is still waiting for a policy from the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) regarding tightening visits by Chinese tourists.

Routes Passed by Chinese Tourists to Bali

Chinese tourists who come to Bali usually pass through Singapore, then go to Soekarno Hatta Airport, then head to Bali using domestic flights.

Or it could be that Chinese tourists go to Bali by a route not passing through Jakarta. But directly from Singapore to Bali.

Chinese tourists are given necklaces made of flowers as a form of welcome.

Covid-19 in China Continues to Increase

Covid cases in China have continued to increase every time the country’s government relaxed its zero covid policy.

This increase resulted in medicines being in short supply and many queues of people who wanted treatment. And even worse, the bodies also have to wait to be cremated.

Several Countries Implement Strict Rules To Prevent Covid-19

As a form of anticipating the transmission of covid from Chinese tourists, several countries have tightened their rules for Chinese tourists. Some of these countries are Japan and the United States.

Several of these countries require tourists from China to take a Covid-19 test, and the results are negative before entering these countries.

Tourists Turn From Kuta To Canggu

The atmosphere in bustling Kuta is surrounded by shops on the side of the road.

The trend of popular tourist attractions in Bali has shifted from Kuta to Canggu. Recently, Canggu has been visited by many tourists, especially foreign tourists. The Covid-19 pandemic has made the tourism world in Bali experience a slump. Hotels and restaurants closed due to a lack of visitors. Bali tourism has increased this year with many tourists coming to Bali.

So far, when hearing the word Bali, the first thing that comes to mind is Kuta or Legian Beach, but now it is starting to be shifted to Canggu, which is slowly showing its light as a favorite tourist area. Canggu is also not inferior to Kuta. Besides having beautiful beaches in Canggu, you can also find cheap places to stay for visitors.

In Canggu, tourists can find many shops, restaurants, cafes, and clothing stores.

Tourists who come to Canggu feel safe and free to do the activities they want to do. In contrast to Kuta, some guests experience unpleasant incidents such as being harassed and frequent thefts. These conditions make foreign tourists comfortable in Canggu.

Kuta is now getting quiet and sluggish. Although tourists still find it in Kuta, it’s not the same as before the Covid-19 pandemic. Shops in Kuta are also not crowded with visitors. Canggu is now a favorite place for foreign tourists who come to Bali.

Canggu Offers Many Cheap and Comfortable Lodging

Tunjung Boutique Resort is very far from the crowds, so it is suitable for guests who want to rest well.

Tourists need a comfortable resting place, and of course, it has a low price. When tourists want to go on vacation, the vital thing that tourists must plan besides tourist attractions is a hotel to rest. In Canggu, travelers can find many hotels offering facilities to satisfy their stay. One of them, like in Tumbak Bayuh Village, is a hotel called Tunjung Boutique Resort. Providing a calm and calm atmosphere is suitable for visitors who want to rest to unwind after traveling.

Bali Tourism Threatened by Recession Next Year

Featuring a beautiful sea view is an added value to the hotel.

The global recession will have a significant impact on Bali next year. The global economic slowdown or also known as the world economic recession next year will affect the economy of the Island of the Gods. Domestic and foreign tourists influence the economy of Bali. The economy in Bali is still not fully recovered after the Covid-19 pandemic.

The global economic slowdown, rising inflation, and financial market uncertainty pose challenges for national and international finances. This global recession can impact the arrival of domestic and foreign tourists.

Nusa Penida is no less impressive than other tourist attractions in Bali.

The number of foreign tourist arrivals in September was lower than that of domestic tourists, which was 1.1 million foreigners. Meanwhile, domestic guests reached 2.7 million people. Foreign tourists who dominate are tourists who come from Australia.

The Occupancy Rate for star hotel rooms has decreased in July compared to June. Bali’s economic performance is supported by the increase in the transportation sector, food and drink accommodation, and construction in line with the recovery of Bali’s tourism performance.

Macan Island – The Beautiful Island Near The Capital


Indonesia with all the uniqueness that exists such as endless provide charm and attractive appeal and exoticism of each and every charm that makes us not understand one of them is the Macan Island is an island located in the Thousand Islands in the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia.

The charm of the Thousand Islands is indeed never ending, several islands such as Tidung Island, Semak Daun Island, Pari Island, Harapan Island, Bira Island and many other islands that provide beautiful views for tourists who come to visit the Thousand Islands.

One of the islands that is quite popular with tourists and is included in the Thousand Islands is Macan Island. Macan Island has natural beauty that is not less interesting than the other islands in the Thousand Islands. Arriving at Macan Island, tourists will be welcomed by graded blue sea water and a stretch of white sand stretching along the coast. Visiting the attractions of Macan Island, not only to enjoy the beauty of the beach, but can also do other activities.

The following will explain interesting things that can be done in the Macan Island tourist attraction.

a| Feel on private island


Macan Island tourist area is actually not too broad so it is suitable if used for relaxing or just relaxing. Although initially managed by a private group, but the island is also opened to the public as one of the interesting attractions in the Thousand Islands. In one day, visitors to this island are not too many because it is limited to only 40 visitors in one day so it is suitable for calming down. For you who want to feel on a private island this place is suitable for you.

b| Coral Planting

Coral planting is planting coral on the seabed to preserve the diversity of marine life and replacing damaged corals. With the eco ressort concept you can also do coral planting activities around the island to preserve the beauty of the underwater, now while on vacation you can also preserve and preserve nature.

c| Snorkling & Canoeing


The underwater view of Macan Island tourist attraction is very beautiful and there has been no damage to various coral reefs. To enjoy the beauty of the underwater scenery, tourists can do snorkeling activities. Clear sea water will make the underwater scenery more clearly visible. To snorkel, tourists do not need to bring their own equipment because all snorkeling equipment has been provided by the manager of the island for free. and you can  play a canoe tourists visiting the Macan Island attraction can also play canoeing with family or friends. Tourists are free to paddle canoes to the small islands around or just just playing with the waves on the coast of Macan Island.

d| Sunset hunter

One of the interesting events that must be witnessed at the beach attraction at sunset in the afternoon. Reddish sunlight reflected off the beach will be a beautiful and soothing scene. Well so on this Macan Island a very charming color combination accompanied by the squeaking sand and waves that mutually add to each other add to the romantic and soothing impression, the afternoon scenery will feels magical .

e| Freely walk around the island on foot & Sunbathing

Attractions Macan Island classified as a small island so that tourists can freely walk around the island on foot. This island is an uninhabited island and does not have many roads so it will make it easier for tourists to trekking without fear of getting lost and also you can sunbathing , Macan Island attractions have calm waves. During the day the sea water is still receding so it is suitable for sunbathing along the beach while playing clear sea water. However, if sea water starts to tide you should immediately move so that it is not dangerous.

Well that’s some interesting things that can be enjoyed on an island not far from the capital, let’s book the place and enjoy directly the beauty of the island whose name is spooky but the island is far from spooky words.

The Mystical Nuances of The World Toraja Land


Toraja is an area in Indonesia. Toraja or also known as Tana Toraja is one of the regencies in South Sulawesi Province. Local wisdom that is still strong makes the Toraja tribe still has unique characteristics. mystical nuance that is undeniable has become one of the attractions of Toraja tourism. In addition, historical sites such as burials on rock cliffs, hundreds of years old traditional houses, megalithic relics such as simbuang stones, which to this day are still preserved and maintained in the tradition of the Toraja people. A tribute to grandchildren for the grandeur of ancestral civilization. This makes many tourists who want to visit Tana Toraja. Tana Toraja itself is on the island of Sulawesi, more precisely South Sulawesi, the district of Tana Toraja.

Tana Toraja is famous for its people who have fairly strict beliefs, rules and traditional rituals. According to a myth that has been told for generations, the original ancestors of the Toraja people are believed to have come from heaven and descended directly to earth using stairs. This ladder then functions as a communication medium between the ancestors and Puang Matua (God in the beliefs of the Toraja people).

A cluster of tongkonan, traditional boat houses of the people of Tana Toraja in Sulawesi, Indonesia.


Well, curious about the exoticism of culture, customs, and traditions in Tana Toraja which has worldwide? The following will be reviewed tourist destinations in Tana Toraja that will make you love Indonesia more. Listen, yes!

a. Different kinds of Grave

Hanging Grave


Baby’s grave inside the tree

“Liang” Grave in Lo’ko Mata

Maybe you are one of the readers who are surprised, why some of the attractions in Toraja actually offer tourist attractions that seem a little scary, instead of showing off the beauty of nature. However, that’s the way it is and in fact, this unique grave in Toraja has become a special attraction for foreign and local tourists. The graves in Toraja are various, there are hanging graves, stone graves, cave graves, and tree graves. Each grave is quite unique because each grave has its own story. For example, like a baby who died and has not yet grown teeth, it will be buried in the Tarra Tree with the intention that the baby can drink the sap of the tree instead of breast milk.

b. Tongkongan Traditional House


Not infrequently we hear when fellow Toraja ask from which Tongkonan? yaa Tongkonan is the root of the family tree of the Toraja people. It would be sad if the young generation of Toraja forgot or pretended to forget the origin of their family’s ancestors.

This traditional architectural art, according to the oral tradition of the Toraja people, believes that the form was motivated by the arrival of the ancestors of the Toraja by boat. The shape of the boat is the inspiration for making the Tongkonan house, so the shape of the roof rises forwards and backwards. This boat-shaped traditional house is also commonly called Lembang (still remember the lyrics of the song Toraja; “garagan ki ‘Lembang Sura’, lopi on maya-maya”)

This typical Toraja traditional house, in addition to functioning as a residence, also has a function and role and meaning that is very important and of high value in the life of the Toraja people. Tongkonan, the building with a boat-shaped roof is considered a heritage and inheritance of property from the person who first built the Tongkonan.

Tongkonan is the center of Toraja social life. The ritual associated with this traditional house is very important in the spiritual life of the Toraja people. The word Tongkonan is derived from the word “Tongkon” (sit_collect) meaning that the Tongkonan house is occupied to sit listening and a place to discuss and resolve all important problems of community members and their offspring.

c.”Ma’Nene” corpse change ceremony


In Toraja there is a ritual or habit in the funeral procession that is quite unique and may seem scary. A corpse that has been buried for years on a high cliff, a stone tomb, or a patani grave will be ransacked by changing all the clothes and dressed like a living person. At this time the ma’nene program that we can see in toraja is no longer a dead body as it did in the past but now it is only limited to changing the body clothes / mummies and then moving the corpse like a person walking.

d. Rambu Solo


Signs solo is a ceremony that aims to honor and deliver the spirits of someone who has died to the spirit realm – local people call it puya.

There is a difference in the solo sign ceremony held by various Toraja tribal communities. However, the main purpose of holding this ceremony remains the same. This time, the solok sign ceremony was held by one of the Toraja tribal community named Kete Kesu. Kete Kesu occupies Kampung Bonoran, Tikunna Malening Village, North Toraja, about 14 km from Rantepao City.

Only by paying IDR 5,000 for local tourists and IDR 10,000 for foreign tourists, visitors can enter and see cultural heritage in the Kete Kesu traditional area. Entering the Kete Kesu area, visitors will be greeted by a vast expanse of rice fields, complete with several buffaloes that are being pastored. For the Toraja people, buffalo is an animal that is considered sacred. This animal is believed to accompany the spirits of those who have died. The more the number of buffalo used in the solo sign ceremony, there is a belief that the spirit will be faster to the spirit realm.

e. Toraja woven fabric


Toraja Woven Fabric is one of the heritage that is still preserved until today. Toraja woven fabric has a very high position in the culture of the Toraja people. Woven cloth plays an important role in various traditional ceremonies, also using symbols of prosperity and glory. In the past, only certain people were able to own the cloth, including the aristocracy or capable economic community.

f. Toraja’s coffee


Starting from the hands of farmers in the mountains of Toraja, to spread all over the world, Toraja coffee has left traces of the scent of pride for this country. Enjoying Toraja coffee in its original place after exploring the beautiful, beautiful Toraja nature will certainly be the desire of coffee connoisseurs.

Imagine drinking Toraja coffee in the yard of Tongkonan in the afternoon, looking at the green hills and the expanse of yellowing rice fields, small children who are still playing, farmers returning home, buffaloes and pigs that start noisy in cages, singing birds – birds chime together bamboo groves, aah … let the imagination loose without bound to the fairyland. Or rather pieces of heaven in the heart of Sulawesi.

Toraja coffee is a type of Arabica coffee that has its own characteristics, try to enjoy it without using sugar or sweeteners, we will feel the savory taste that is rarely found in local coffees in other regions. This savory taste is one of the main characteristics of Toraja coffee which makes people addicted to enjoying this coffee.

Toraja coffee is a commodity to be reckoned with, Japan and America are the main importers of this coffee. Even in Japan, the Toraja coffee trademark has been patented by Key Coffee. In some cafes in the world have their own class at a price that is certainly not cheap. Unfortunately, this classy price is not directly proportional to the welfare of coffee farmers in their original place.

Each region has a different beauty and a variety of uniqueness, one of which is the land of Toraja, come and see for yourself how unique this Toraja land.

Have You Ever Heard of The Pink Beach??-LOMBOK


Lombok Island is one of the islands in Indonesia which is famous for its beach tourism, one of the famous beaches in Lombok is Pink Beach. Actually this beach is not a new beach in Lombok, this beach used to be named Tangsi Beach. However, because the beach sand is more Pink, the name was changed to Pink Beach. Pink Beach is located in Sekaroh Village, Jerowaru District, East Lombok Regency, and actually Pink Beach is included in the Tanjung Ringgit Beach area. However, due to its location is somewhat “hidden” and the path there is also difficult, ultimately not exposed by tourists. Pink Beach is the second beach in Indonesia that has Pink sand, and the other one is on Komodo Island, East Nusa Tenggara. The secret of this sand beach can be pink is because of the sponge, or porifera animals that live around this beach. Fractions of these animals which then mix with fine sand and make beach sand pink. If you take a handful of beach sand, you will see pink sand grains in between white sand.

a. Interesting attractions to do


there are some activities that can be done on this beautiful beach like playing sand, sand play activities will be very interesting to do at Pink Beach Lombok because the sand is pink which makes playing sand more enjoyable, swimming of course when you visit each beach Swimming activity is a must do but when you are at Pink Beach Lombok your swimming activities are more exciting because the water on this pink beach is clear and clean, snorkeling
This activity is certainly a favorite activity for tourists because in the Pink Beach Sea of ​​Lombok it is easy to find various kinds of beauty of coral reefs and cute fishes that will come to you when snorkeling, selfies and photo hunting
Pink Beach in Lombok whose nature is still very natural and beautiful makes the best place to capture your beautiful moments with loved ones. There are many beautiful spots for Image Hunting for landscape photographers, Hooping Island
For tourists who are reluctant to swim, snorkeling or activities in Hooping Island water is the best choice because when you travel you just have to sit on a boat and visit some of the beautiful spots on Pink Beach Lombok and finally fish grilled
sea. Pink Lombok Beach which is rich in marine products and around Pink Lombok Beach there are many places for fish farming such as groupers, lobsters etc. The Boatmen will provide a grilled fish place that will make your vacation very enjoyable.

b. Pink Lombok Beach Inn

  • Jeeva Beloam Beach camp


Jeeva Beloam Beach Camp is a magnificent hotel located very close to Pink Beach Lombok. The location is only about 2 km from Lombok Pink Beach, precisely on Jl. Beloam Beach, Tanjung Ringgit, Sekaroh, Jerowaru, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara. Travel time from the location of this hotel to Pink Beach is around 13 minutes using a private vehicle. This is certainly very suitable for tourists who really want to enjoy the beauty of Pink Beach throughout the holiday period

  • Telone Sunset Bungalows

Telone Sunset Bungalows is a lodging provider located in Telone Hamlet, Sekaroh Village, Jerowaru District, East Lombok Regency. The location is very close to East Lombok’s Tangsi Beach. The distance between this inn and the Pink Beach about 13 km with a distance of about 50 minutes using a private vehicle. Telone Sunset Bungalows provides accommodation in a unique form of stay namely bungalows. The tourists who were present could choose an apartment room according to their wishes.

  • Ekas Sunrise


Ekas Sunrise is the name of an inn which is about 19 km from Pink Beach Lombok, precisely on Jalan Pantai Heaven, Pemongkong Jerowaru Village, Ekas, Indonesia. Lodging that takes the theme of this resort offers several facilities that are also quite complete. There is an outdoor swimming pool, sun terrace, garden for picnics and relaxing and so on. Everything can be utilized by tourists who are staying at this resort for free.

c. How To Access Towards Pink Beach Lombok


To save a budget you can rent a motorbike from the city of Mataram the estimated time needed is ± 2 hours with a distance of about ± 85 km. For additional information that ± 5 km before arriving at Pink Beach, your friends will face road conditions that are potholes and at some points unpaved, we suggest you to be careful especially when it rains.

For those of you who want to travel not too far away and relatively more comfortable. We suggest going to Pink Beach Lombok (Tangsi Beach) via the Port of Tanjung Luar with a distance of ± 66 km from the city of Mataram and an estimated time of about 1.5 hours on the journey by car. Using a car is certainly much more convenient, rather than using a motorbike. We need to inform you that there is no public transportation to this tourist location (East Lombok Lombok Beach).After arriving at Tanjung Luar Harbor, we must rent a boat provided by the local community specifically for tourists who want to visit Pink Beach. If you choose via the Tanjung Luar route, we suggest leaving around 8 o’clock from the city of Mataram.

So what are you waiting for? Come visit the amazing pink sand and a good place to add cool photos on your social media and bask in the sun with dazzling pink sand grains.



Why You Should Come to Sumur Tiga Beach-SABANG

The island of heaven is stranded in the middle of a vast beautiful ocean


For those of you who want to vacation abroad or want to honeymoon in Hawaii enjoy the vast blue sea and attractive white sand. You do not need to reach into your pocket just to enjoy the beauty of Hawaii, in Indonesia there are still lists of beaches that you have not visited. Especially Aceh. If you are touring Aceh and see the history of Aceh’s tourist attractions, stop for a few days in Sabang, Weh Island. The island of heaven is stranded in the middle of a vast beautiful ocean.

Weh Island presents the extent of the blue sea as far as the eye can see, the breeze blows gentle, palm waving along the footprint. On the day of the day the rocks at the edge of the sea sparkled with an exotic color when the sun exposed its light. That is a glimpse of Sumur Tiga Beach which is one of the tourist spots in Aceh that will forget for a moment your world affairs. There is Paradise on Pulau Weh, so said tourists who come to visit Sabang Tourism.

Anything that will captivate you. This is it

1.  Watching Sunrise 


The beach that faces directly into the Indian Ocean, presents a typical panorama of tropical countries. Palm trees extending flank along the shoreline. Waving from a height, with the sun peeking out from behind the trees. Its rays fell refracted on the surface of the water. Making the Sumur Tiga Beach crystal clear bathed in the morning sunlight. On the other side there is a rock standing proudly.

Even though it was licked by the Indian Ocean, the waves that rolled in Sumur Tiga Beach were fairly calm, this is one that captivates and can calm the mind from the hustle and bustle of a very busy city.

2. Relax for a while enjoying the white sand


The sand at Sumur Tiga Beach is whiter whiter like crystal and soft even though the water is slightly choppy. Panorama of the beach stretches the blue sea combined with a breeze that moves the palm on the beach. This beach has soft white sand, this makes the beach visitors walk without a base to enjoy the soft and cold sand on the beach. In addition you can also enjoy lying in soft sand in the morning, or who want to sunbathe can do it in the hot sun. In addition, a clear beach with turquoise sea water is a sight that is very soothing to the soul. Coconut trees exhaled by the sea breeze will surely lull you when lying on the sand beach or sitting in the grass and under the coconut trees.

Enjoy the atmosphere of the white sand beach in the morning, slowly the sunlight began to emerge and broke into the expanse of sand and blue sea, as if to give a surprise welcome to those who looked at it, the sea looks glazed and the beach atmosphere is red so as to create an atmosphere which is romantic for tourists. The roaring waves like a classical musical from the Spanish Violin add to the harmony of you and your partner.

3. This beach has a freshwater well


Usually the coast has brackish water. But not with this beach in Sabang, it has a freshwater well. The name of this beach is Sumur Tiga. This is its uniqueness, on this beach there are 3 wells that produce fresh water. Wow!

In fact, usually the area around the coast will have brackish water as a facility. You can try your own water from these wells. These wells are used as a source of water used for purposes around the coast. How to take the water is still traditional, using buckets and ropes.

4. You can surfing and snorkling in here too



The two-kilometer-long coastline with fine crystal sand-like white sand forms an ideal spot for sunbathing. We can also invite children to play on the beach while enjoying the breeze, and the expanse of ocean that is blue, as if becoming the most beautiful marine scenery.

Not satisfied until there, we can also enjoy the underwater scenery by snorkeling. Relax, we can rent snorkeling equipment around the beach. The expanse of coral reefs and small fish seemed to welcome us while snorkeling in the waters of Sumur Tiga Beach. Underwater scenery on the beach is also still very awake, despite the Tsunami disaster that hit this region.

The sizeable Sumur Tiga Beach waves are often used for surfing. Even so, we still have to follow the rules if you want to play on this beach. One of them is if you want to swim, snorkel or surf, you are expected to use a closed and polite swim suit, according to the regulations in Aceh. For those of you who want to do water activities, you can play Surfing in the afternoon with big waves and play Snorckling in the afternoon with calm waves while enjoying the natural beauty of the underwater and also the three wells beach presents a romantic phenomenon for young couples.

5. Japanese fortress relics



Sumur Tiga Beach is famous for its strong waves and strong winds with unlimited ocean views. The position of the beach directly facing the Malacca Strait is one of the causes of the large waves here. Bluing the sea is very beautiful, indicating the sea is still clean and deep. Only 5 km away from downtown Sabang. Because it is a beach tour, many resorts, hotels and restaurants around. Seeing the position of the fort, mamang is very strategic to monitor the arrival of enemies from the offshore. This beach is also directly facing the Malacca Strait. The condition is reportedly this place is the first place Japanese troops anchored in Sabang. And make it a Japanese stronghold at that time. In addition to seeing the beach we also see the fortress and can be used as photo spots that are instagramable.

Take a moment of your time to explore further the tourist sites of Indonesia that we have, especially Aceh Tourism, Pulau Weh which is still a part of Indonesia that we should be proud of the beauty of Nature hiding in remote places. Interested to try it?

Bukit Lawang Medan|| The Sumatran Orangutan Kingdom

Want to see first hand the habitat of orangutans. Here it is

sumateran orangutan

Bukit Lawang is a natural tourist spot that is already very well known in North Sumatra besides Lake Toba. Here you can see Orangutans, Elephants and crystal clear river as a very suitable place for a vacation with family. Bukit Lawang is located in Bahorok sub-district, Langkat Regency, North Sumatra Province which is also in the protected forest area of ​​Gunung Leuser National Park. The Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii) is one of the two Orangutan species in Indonesia and can only be found on the island of Sumatra that you can see here. No wonder so many local and foreign tourists who make Bukit Lawang as a superior destination to visit. Previously the location of Bukit Lawang was a rehabilitation and captivity of orangutans. Orangutans obtained by the Gunung Leuser National Park Agency (BTNGL) and the Natural Resources Conservation Center (BBKSDA) and other partnerships such as OIC, YLL and various NGOs. They train Orangutans and release them in the natural habitat around the Bukit Lawang. The view is natural green because it is the door of the Gunung Leuser National Park, in accordance with its name “Bukit Lawang” which means “Bukit Pintu”

This place is also a doorway for the Gunung Leuser National Park forest so it is not surprising if you will be served by the view of the green and clear river. Bukit Lawang with more than two million hectares outside is also home to a variety of flora and fauna. In addition to various flora that makes a beautiful view on the Bukit Lawang Medan, a place located about 120 KM from the center of Medan

Bukit Lawang Bahorok is also known as a home for thousands of endangered species that you will not see around you such as the Orang Utan which is the main attraction of this place .In addition, this beautiful orangutan also has other rare wildlife such as elephants, rhinos, wild boars, tigers, birds, monkeys and endangered animals. Because it is a place for Orangutan conservation, more than thousands of tourists both local and foreign come to this place every year.


For you lovers of outdoor activities, this place can fulfill your passion for adventure. Here, many choices of challenging activities are guaranteed to play your adrenaline. Following the review.

a. Feed the Orangutan

Feeding station

Every 08.30 and 15.00, the area guard will provide orangutan food at the feeding station.
Feeding orangutans directly and in their natural habitat, this is certainly one of the triggers for your adrenaline and since orangutans are one of the rare protected animals. Here you not only just see directly you can also feed the animal, of course, accompanied by a tour guide there because there are several conditions that must be met and these orangutans should not be given any food carelessly other than the food that has been provided by the officer.



b. See animals

Sumatran primitive kedih monkey

Like a national park, Bukit Lawang is also a habitat for a variety of wild animals. When you are exhausted trekking through the forest, don’t be surprised if you see lots of animals. For example, Orangutans, Sumatran Tigers and even Sumatran Rhinos.

In addition, you can also see the original form of the Sun Bear which apparently likes to eat fruit, not honey. To be safe, you must keep a distance from the wild animals, don’t be too close. Because in principle, if they do not feel disturbed, they will be calm and even tend to be indifferent to our presence.

c. Tubing


Here it is, the adrenaline-boosting activity that can’t be passed while visiting Bukit Lawang. To be able to feel the swift flow of the Bahorok River using tires (tubing) you only need to pay Rp.50,000-Rp 75,000. This is all according to agreement and depends on bidding skills.

To start crossing the rapids, you have to do trekking through the forest first and then throw yourself into the river. Do not be confused, if you are not given a life jacket because in fact the excitement of tubing in Bukit Lawang is precisely there: bobbing on the rapids of the Bahorok River without using a float at all.

Feels insecure, that’s how it is, but it actually makes adrenaline go up many times. The price could changes every time.

d. Caving


In the Bukit Lawang area there is a cave containing thousands of bats so it is named Goa Bat. The distance between Goa Kelelawar and Bukit Lawang entrance is a 15-minute walk.

In it, you can see the phenomenon of the cave ceiling that looks hairy which is actually a bunch of bats that are busy sleeping. In addition to bats, you can also see the interior beauty of the cave which is equipped with stalagnite ornament, who knows how many years old because it looks very big.

e. Enjoying waterfall


Wet in the Bahorok River when tubing is complete by bathing in a waterfall!

Here, there is a waterfall that you can reach without the trouble of trekking first. Not bad, in addition to the appearance of the waterfall that is really handsome and suitable as a background in front of the camera, the water from this waterfall also feels really cool. The current is also quite calm so you can swim leisurely while relaxing yourself after the beatings of fun on the rapids of the Bahorok River.

f . Trakking

Traking Track

Trekking is a mandatory activity that you must do when visiting Bukit Lawang. The reason, Bukit Lawang which is part of the Gunung Leuser National Park has a relatively hilly land contour. So, your trekking won’t be flat and full of challenges.

In addition, soil conditions in this region also tend to be wet and muddy like soil types in tropical rain forest areas. Guaranteed adventure in splitting the forest so exciting because there is a dirty-dirt event hit by mud. Plus, the vegetation in this area is also high and big which makes the atmosphere feel very jungle. If you’re lucky, you can also see the dead flower that is blooming.

Transportation to Bukit Lawang

Als bus

To get to this location, you can take the ALS or Damri Bus from Kuala Namu Airport heading to Kuala Namu Airport – Binjai, or from Medan to the Pinang Baris bus terminal, followed by taking a bus or chartered car at the Pinang Baris intersection. Estimated cost around Rp. 50,000 – 100,000 / person, Pinang Baris-Bukit Lawang. You will be greeted by the roar of the river water and find a row of stalls, souvenir stalls and restaurants before the crossing bridge.


well for those of you who like to play in the forest and trekking in the forest, this place is really a recommendation for you and also for lovers of rare animals here, enter this place into a list of places that you will visit.