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Best Places to Visit in Indonesia in 2019

  • Bali

    Bali
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  • Bali Attractions

  • 01 Seminyak Beach Resort

    Seminyak Beach Resort
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    One of the most sought in the list of places to visit in Denpasar, this a luxury beach resort area snuggled in the southern region of Bali. Offering a whole wide list of lavish villas, high-end shopping places, and countless other things, this is an unmissable part.

    If you wish to calm yourself down, then you can visit the traditional Balinese style spas but if adventure is your agenda of a vacation then you can witness the enthralling water sports at the beaches. Be it a world-class resort or a lit nightclub, this place lacks nowhere and caters to all the needs of a vacationer.

    Location: 8 km away from Denpasar



  • 02 Tanah Lot

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    Homing a wide array of Hindu pilgrimage centers Tanah Lot is an abode of serenity. Gaining the importance of prominent tourist attraction Thanha Lot is the picture-perfect place that has exceptional frames and even a novice can capture amazing pictures.

    The age-old Tahna Lot temple is an iconic pilgrimage site and is adorned with rock formations. The dramatic formation of rocks along the waters are perfect for family vacations and one can plan a visit with family as well as friends.

    Location:
    Beraban, Kediri, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82121, Indonesia

    Timings:
    7:00 am to 7:00 pm

    Entry Fee:
    None.



  • 03 Sanur Beach

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    Snuggled in the southeastern side of Bali, Sanur beach tops the list of attractions in Denpasar. From the breathtakingly beautiful sunrise to the sparkling golden sands of the beach, this place has everything a visitor needs on a vacation.

    One can spot the colourful junking boats and paved cycling paths that add up to its charm. The entire beach is arched with galleries and restaurants that will make your tour to this abode of serenity a memorable one.

    Location: 14 km away from Denpasar

    Timings: 24 hours open

    Entry Fee: None



  • 04 Bajra Sandhi Monument

    Bajra Sandhi Monument
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    Located overlooking the Bali Governor's Office, the Bajra Sandhi Monument is a mighty structure that signifies the struggle of the Balinese people. The monument was built back in the late 19th Century and the elegant architecture is rectangular in shape.

    The main building has three floors and is named the Utama Mandala. The second Mandala is used for meditation and is an epitome of serenity where one can soothe the soul. The entire edifice is enclosed by the courtyard and is called the Nista Mandala. 

    Location:
    Jl. Raya Puputan No.142, Panjer, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80234, Indonesia

    Timings: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

    Entry Fee: Starting from INR 250 per adult.



  • 05 Turtle Conservation And Education Center

    Turtle Conservation And Education Center
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    Sprawling over an area of 2.4 hectares the Turtle Conservation And Education Center is one of the engaging places to visit in Denpasar. Whether you are planning a visit with your friends or the little one this place is perfect for the purpose. The environment provided to the tiny turtles is worth a visit as they roam around freely and one can even feed them.

    There are pools, artificial tanks, and hatching centres where you can play with the tiny turtles. If ever there is a wounded turtle or one with problems then the staff of the centres' looks after them to make them fit and fine. A visit to this place is a must as it is an amazing place for wildlife lovers!

    Location:
    Jl. Tukad Punggawa, Serangan, Kec. Denpasar Sel, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80229, Indonesia

    Timings: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Entry Fee: None



  • 06 Sakenan Temple

    Sakenan Temple
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    Locally called as the Pura Dalem Sakenan, this temple is one of the sacred places to visit in Denpasar. It is settled almost 10 km away from the chaos of the city and one looking for solace can dive deep inside it's comforting aura. The temple was built back in 1001 AD and is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

    The temple is a shrine of Shiva and is located on the Serangan island which is connected to the Bali island by a bridge that the visitors can use to reach the temple.

    Location:
    JL. Banjar Pemalukan, Peguyangan, Kec. Denpasar Utara, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80115, Indonesia

    Timings: 24 hours open

    Entry Fee: None.



  • 07 Badung Market

    Badung Market
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    A trip without a local souvenir is always incomplete and the Badung Market is just the perfect place for that. The alleys are arched with the stalls of daily groceries and handicrafts.

    At this open-air market, you can buy a variety of traditional clothing and trendy clothes. It even victuals to an array of various food stalls where you can delight your buds with the local cuisine. Make sure that you use your bargaining skills as the market has various options for low budget shopping!

    Location: Dangin Puri Kangin, Jl. Sulawesi No.1, Dauh Puri Kangin, Kec. Denpasar Bar., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80233, Indonesia

    Timings: 24 hours open.

    Entry Fee: None.



  • 08 Pura Agung Jagatnatha

    Pura Agung Jagatnatha
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    Standing elegantly as the iconic landmark of Denpasar, Pura Agung Jagatnatha is the largest temple of the island and is one of the most serene places to visit in Denpasar. Featuring the colourful fountains and live media streaming, here you can make a selection from a wide list of options.

    The temple showcases the grandeur of the island and is dedicated to Sanghyang Widi who is the supreme god of the region. The mighty structure signifies monotheism and is an eclectic site for the visitors!

    Location:
    Jl. Surapati, Dangin Puri, Kec. Denpasar Tim., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80232, Indonesia

    Timings: 24 hours open

    Entry Fee: None.



  • 09 Bali Museum

    Bali Museum
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    Another one in the list of places to visit in Denpasar, Bali Museum is the place where you can learn about the deep down history of the Indonesian culture. Right from the age-old styles of architecture to the textiles of the bygone era, there is a wide spectrum of things preserved in the museum.

    The museum features four main areas and each one of them has something unique of its own. Be it the archaeological findings or the weapons used in the war, there is everything in the museum.

    Location:
    Jl. Mayor Wisnu No.1, Dangin Puri, Kec. Denpasar Tim, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80232, Indonesia

    Timings: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Entry Fee: Starting from INR 250.



  • 10 Big Garden Corner

    Big Garden Corner
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    If you are a nature lover then the Big Garden Corner is the perfect spot for you where you can witness a varied collection of blooms along with the lush green grass which increases the charm of the place.

    To adorn the green-grass carpets there are stone sculptures and one can even have a time of leisure at the in-house restaurant that serves the traditional Balinese delights. The site is an excellent example of a tranquil setting and could be witnessed by friends and family.

    Location:
    Sanur, Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai, Kesiman, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80237, Indonesia

    Timings: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.

    Entry Fee: Starting from INR 150 per person.



  • 11 Cemara Beach

    Cemara Beach
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    The Cemara Beach is a place where you can have a fun-filled day and stroll on the golden sands. With the breathtakingly beautiful views of the sunsets and sunrise here one can create amazing memories and also vacation at the lavish resorts that are dotted on the topography of the beach.

    Apart from this, it even features a number of amazing water sports that you can try and add a tinge of thrill to your vacations. The best time to visit this place is sunset as you can truly unlax along with the soothing vibes and have quality time with your loved ones.

    Location:
    JL. Cemara Beach, Sanur, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

    Timings: Sunrise to sunset.

    Entry Fee: None



  • 12 Bali Wake Park

    Bali Wake Park
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    Love wakeboarding? Try your hands on it at the Bali Wake Park where you can splashdown from the slides and also witness wakeboarding. If you are looking for a place where you can rejuvenate yourself then this is the perfect place for you.

    Apart from being one of the best places to visit in Denpasar, Bali Wake Park is a place where you can have quality time with your friends and family. Sprint away from the water, have a drink at the bar, or just relax along with the infinity pool as this park offers it all.

    Location:
    Jl. Raya Pelabuhan Benoa No.7X, Pedungan, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali, Indonesi

    Timings: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

    Entry Fee: Starting from INR 3,000 per adult.



  • 13 Museum Le Mayeur

    Museum Le Mayeur
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    Featuring the exceptional artworks of the Belgian painter Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur, the Museum Le Mayeur is a place for art lovers. With the artwork of the bygone era to the modern style of art, where one can spot everything.

    The interiors of the house of the artist are being kept in the museum where one can gape the exclusive art and know a lot more about it with the indicated piece of history.

    Location:
    Jl. Hang Tuah, Sanur Kaja, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

    Timings: 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

    Entry Fee: Starting from INR 20



  • 14 Sindhu Market

    Sindhu Market
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    Delve into the culture of Indonesia and stroll along with the stalls of spices and dried fish the market is famed for. Ranging from the hidden gems market to the clothing shops, there is a wide list of options for locals and tourists alike.

    Make sure that you add  Sindhu Market to the itinerary list of Denpasar, as this is the place where you can shop countless things. Apart from this, you can even shop souvenirs that could be the local handicrafts or the magnets of Denpasar that all over in the market.

    Location:
    Jl. Pungutan No.2, Sanur, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228, Indonesia

    Timings: 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

    Entry Fee: None.



  • 15 Mount Batur

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    While you are in Bali you should picked this Kintamani tour which permits you to trek to Mount Batur. Head out for an exciting trek to Mount Batur and welcome the sun in the early morning when the entire world is snoozing. Trek to a stature of around 1717 meter and experience the marvellous magnificence. Mount Batur is considered as one of the sacred mountains by the Hindus. This volcanic mountain draws individuals from distant locations abroad for its shocking beautiful beauty.

    The dawn trekking in Bali is exceptionally well known among the vacationer everywhere throughout the world. Feel the difficulties as you trek through the dimness and achieve the top to appreciate the stunning dawn. This is a twofold treat for the photography sweethearts where they can click some astonishing photos of the dawn and the environment. 

    Highlights:
     While heading out on this trek you can also enjoy some lavish breakfast right there along with your friends.

    Price: 
    Approximate cost starts from 60 USD per individual

    Location:
     Mount Batur is located at the center of two concentric calderas North West of Mount Agung on the island of Bali.

  • 16 Jatiluwih Green Land

    Jatiluwih Green Land
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    Jatiluwih Green Land is prominent for its scenic landscapes that are extremely exotic and dramatic. This was once the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site candidate.

    Highlights: You can take a full day tour to the Jatiluwih Green Land. Jatiluwih is the principal attraction here along with the other prominent highlights located here such as the Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest and the Batukaru Temple. The picturesque Tanah Lot sea can also be visited towards the end of your day tour just in time when you can partake in the dinner shows with the backdrop of the splendid sunset. Halfway up the view is the very alluring view accredited to the 180 degrees of the gently sloping terraces that can be seen as far as your eyes go.

    Location: Jatiluwih Green Land is located at about 700 meters above the sea level in the Tabanan regency of the Penebel district.

    Timings: Open round the year.

    Price: Entry to the Jatiluwih Green Land is free.



  • 17 Ubud Monkey Forest

    Ubud Monkey Forest
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    Also known as the Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal, Ubud Monkey Forest is one of Ubud's most famous attractions; a characteristic woods asylum that is home to a crowd of dim since quite a while ago followed macaques. The site is very much safeguarded because of a group based administration program. The forest is situated close to Ubud Town Center, and inside simple strolling separation from guesthouses and resorts along the primary streets of Jalan Hanoman and the namesake Jalan Monkey Forest.

    Other than watching perky monkeys in their natural habitat, swinging through shades, lazing along pathways or eating bananas, the site offers cool strolls along cleared pathways through a verdant nutmeg wood. Excellent old sanctuaries with gatekeeper statues canvassed in greenery additionally highlight all through the forest.

     Highlights: If you want to explore few other places than the Ubud Monkey Forest you can also visit the Ubud Royal Palace and head out for some shopping in the Ubud Art Market.

     Location: Ubud Monkey Forest is located at Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

     Timings:  Open from 8:30 AM–6:00 PM



  • 18 Taman Ayun Temple

    Taman Ayun Temple
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    When you visit Bali, Taman Ayun Temple is a must visit attraction as it holds a supreme position in the development of Balinese culture and tradition. The astounding landmark is in the village of Mengwi in Badung regency. Brilliantly portrayed architecture makes the temple complex separated from other temples in Bali. The traditional architectural nuances can be seen in its courtyards, enclosures and the vast garden landscapes that house lotus and fish ponds.

    History of the Temple: The construction of the temple was in 1634 by the then ruler, Tjokerda Sakti Blambangan. The Chinese architectural aspects had influenced the construction of this temple as well. Hence in 1937, the temple witnessed a major restoration project.

    Highights: There are the towering tiers that create the profile of Taman Ayun and the temple complex is considered to be the mother temple of Mengwi. It was meant to serve as the main worship centre for Mengwi people since they were not travelling far to other main temples like Besakih in Karangasem or Batur Temple in Kintamani. Taman Ayung is believed to be the unifying factor of the people and the royal family.

    Structure of the Temple: The temple complex possesses expansive landscaped gardens and courtyards. The first courtyard which is large and open is a grassy expanse while the courtyard inside has a number of meru or multi-tiered shrines. Along with them, there are pools filled with pink lotuses and fish. The complex is part of the subak which shows the complex rice field irrigation system.

    Entry fee:
         -Adult: 20000 Rp
         -Child: 10000 Rp

    Opening hours: 08:00 am to 06:00 pm

    Location: Jl. Ayodya No.10, Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia



  • 19 Lake Beratan

    Lake Beratan
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    Lake Beratan is a hollow lake that has a caldera of about 1231 meters above the sea level. It is located at Bedugul and is an important attraction of Bali.

    Highlights: Lake Beratan has a width of 3.8 km square and a depth of up to 22 meters. The water volume of the lake is approximately 0,049 km3, so it is actually a closed lake. Tourists can access the lake via the dock which is desisted or provided around the Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. Visitors can also carry out an array of activities for recreation such as parasailing, water skiing, riding on the motorbike to circle the whole of lake, fishing, banana boating and canoeing with the traditional boat.

    Location: Lake Beratan is located at Jl. Bedugul - Singaraja, Candikuning, Baturiti, Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia

    Timings: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Price: IDR 7,500 per person Children(domestic) IDR 10,000 per person Adult (domestic) IDR 15,000 per person Children (tourist) IDR 30,000 per person Adult (tourist)


  • 20 Uluwatu Temple

    Uluwatu Temple
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    Uluwatu Temple, or Pura Luhur Uluwatu, one of six fundamental temples thought to be Bali's holy pillars, is famous for its majestic location, rested on top of a sheer cliff approximately 70 metres above sea level. This temple also yields the marvelous sunset backdrops as that of Tanah Lot Temple located on the island's western shores.

    This temple is unquestionably one of the top points on the island to enjoy the stunning sunset delight, with uninterrupted views overlooking the gorgeous Indian Ocean. Balinese structure, traditionally-designed gateways and antiquated sculptures add to Uluwatu Temple's appeal.

    Without an uncertainty, what makes Uluwatu Temple spectacular is its cliff-top environment at the end of a plateau 250 feet above the waves of the Indian Ocean. Several archaeological relics found here confirm the temple to be of megalithic origin, dating back to the 10th century. There are two entrances to Uluwatu Temple, from the south and the north.

    Timings:
    The visiting hours for the temple is from 9 AM to 6 PM.

    How to Reach:
    Take the bypass main road to Nusa Dua and to Jimbaran and then follow the ascending road up to Uluwatu.


  • 21 Lake Batur

    Lake Batur
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    Another precious attraction in Kintamani which is a must visit for you is the famous Lake Batur(Danau Batur). Take in the crisp mountain air and majestic scenes of Lake Batur (Danau Batur) a crescent shape waterway in the shadow of an active volcano.

    Mount Batur sits at the focal point of a huge caldera- - a pit like bowl shaped by volcanic action - of which the lake fills the southeastern side. Take a boat on the lake, trek to the highest point of the well of lava for shocking perspectives, and afterward go for a dunk in the hot springs ignoring the water.

    Highlights: While you are here get a taste of the culture here as you explore the local village and then the museum and learn about the historical backdrop of the volcano. Also visit Pura Ulun Danu Batur- - considered the second most famous temple in Bali. The temple sits on the edge of the caldera, having been destroyed by the lava when it was initially situated within the basin.

    Location: Lake Batur is located at south east side of Mount Batur.



  • 22 Tampak Siring/Holy Spring Water Temple

    Tampak Siring/Holy Spring Water Temple
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    There are a lot of temples and holy spring in Kintamani, Bali which attracts a lot of tourist from around the world. Tirtha Empul Temple or also called Tampak Siring Temple or Holy Water Temple is a place to purge our self from the awful impacts in life where we can find the conventional showers sourced from the springs at this sanctuary.

    The water that comes out from the shower is accepted to dispose of all sorts of maladies incorporating unfriendly adverse effect in the human life.

     Highlights: The Balinese believes that the springs ascending from the earth is the God's creation, thus in 882 Saka (990 AD) organized to be a lake refined by the sort of Indrajayasinghawarmadewa with the name of Tirtha ri air hampul. The information is contained on an engraving at Sakenan Temple.

     Location: Tampak Siring Temple is located in Tampak Siring Village, Gianyar Regency,  39 km to the east of Denpasar City



  • 23 Lovina Beach

    Lovina Beach
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    Lovina Beach is a blend of littler shorelines crossing a few nearby towns between two areas in the North Bali rule of Buleleng. The shoreline is an extraordinary contrasting option to the exceptionally prevalent (and regularly swarmed shorelines of Bali's south, any semblance of Kuta, Legian and Seminyak. More settled waves, tranquil dark sand shores, excites in the offing, and a nightlife scene, are only a couple of things that entirety up this curious north Bali drift.

    Evenings are a remarkable highlight here, with rather stifled nightlife after sunset. An expansive parking spot outskirts the shoreline with lines of bistros and in vogue fish eateries at its sides. Close to the sand, a solitary towering dolphin statue remains as an official point of interest.

    Highlights: This beach is famous for dolphin sightseeing. People from around the world come to witness the friendly creature here.

    Location:
    The Lovina beach is located in Kalibukbuk area of Bali.



  • 24 Blanco Renaissance Museum

    Blanco Renaissance Museum
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    While you are visiting the most desired destination in the world a lot of you might planning to visit some of the famous places in Ubud. Well if you are a history buff and museums attract you then this will be definitely the start for you. Situated on a hilltop and sitting above the lavish valley of Campuhan, it houses artworks, montages and delineated verse Blanco Renaissance Museum is an absolute visit for you in Ubud.

    With lithographic fine arts of Antonio Blanco most loved subject: naked Balinese ladies, this museum has been pulling in a great deal of traveler around the globe. The photo of Antonio Blanco (1912–99) robbing with Michael Jackson says it all while you first visit the museum.

    Highlights: Assuming the part of a capricious craftsman à la Dalí, he is known for his expressionist workmanship and represented verse that joins a blend of styles and mediums. Additionally, appreciate the waterfall and fascinating winged creatures in transit in, and great perspectives over the waterway.

    Location: The Blanco Renaissance Museum is located at Jl. Raya Penestanan, Sayan, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia.

    Timings: Opens from 9:00AM- 5:00 PM

    How to reach: As the Blanco Renaissance Museum is not connected to any public transport; the only way to reach here is via hiring a car.

    Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 80,000 per person.



  • 25 Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA)

    Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA)
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    Officially opened on June 9,1996 by the Ministry of Culture and Education and managed by the ARMA Foundation, the Agung Rai Museum of Art is yet another beautiful location in Bali, which you must not miss during your trip. The museum is surrounded by beautiful tropical garden and features the authentic Balinese architecture. Some of the notable works that you can witness inside the museum include the arts by Raden Saleh and Affandi, Walter Spies, Rudolf Bonnet and Arian Le Mayeur. Moreover, the museusm also has classic Batuan and Kamasan styled paintings.

    Location: The Blanco Renaissance Museum is located at Jalan Raya Pengosekan in Ubud, Gianyar.

    How to reach: As the ARMA Museum is not connected to any public transport; the only way to reach here is via hiring a car.

    Entrance Fees: The approximate price is IDR 50,000 per person and includes coffee and tea, which you can have from the museum's cafe.

    Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM


  • Nusa Tenggara

    Nusa Tenggara
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  • Nusa Tenggara Attractions

  • 01 Karma Beach

    Karma Beach
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    This private beach is part of Karma Kendara resort, located in Ungasan on the Bukit Peninsula, and is also known as Nammos Beach - the name of the private beach club of the same resort. Access down to the beach is very limited, with views of the white sand beach and azure waters.


    This is one of the most exclusive beaches in Bali, with a strict entry fees and policies. For just Rp. 500,000 you can descend via the inclinator to the private sands of the Karma Kandara Villa, where your entrance fee includes purchase of food and drinks. This might seem a little pricey to you but it will all be worth it while you lounge by the sands and indulge in delectable Mediterranean cuisine without street hawkers hassling you.

    Activities: Apart from lazing around in luxury, you can even watch a movie while the sun sets on a large projector screen set up for guests.  



  • Papua

    Papua
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  • Papua Attractions

  • 01 Baliem Valley

    Baliem Valley
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    Baliem Valley, also called as the Grand Valley and is home to Dani people and their culture. The population of the place is around 200,000 which at times can make the valley a bit crowded.

    Highlights: Wamena is the main town in Baliem Valley. Visitors can trek through tribal villages or can stroll around all of the three major markets in Wamena. People can shop for canned goods, electronic products, car parts, clothing and much more at these markets. One can also indulge in some excellent ice cream specially imported from England. Tourists can visit the 400 years old mummy at Akima which is among the major attractions of the place. Baliem has gained prominence due to beautiful locales and landscapes.

    Location: Baliem Valley is located in central Highlands of western New Guinea at an altitude of around 1,600-1,700m.

    Timings: Open 24 hours.

    Price: Accommodation cost in Baliem Valley is rather reasonable but travelling is costly as fuel is expensive here. A car rental for a day costs around $75 without fuel.