Tourist destinations in Indonesia are indeed diverse. Not only beaches and mountains, you can also vacation in the desert. It feels as if you are in the Middle East, this one tour will amaze you. Here are seven recommendations for desert tourism in Indonesia that are really cool.
Telaga Biru Busung Desert Sand
Being in this place, the scenery is not only white desert. There is blue water lake, similar to an oasis. You must take pictures with this cool desert background. You can use many properties, such as swings, camel dolls, bamboo decorations, and archery area. If you want to play in the lake, you can rent a boat. This desert is located on Jalan Raya Busung, Busung, Seri Kuala Lobam, Bintan Regency, Riau Islands.
Gumuk Pasir Sumalu
Sulawesi Island also has desert tourism. Gumuk Pasir Sumalu is the name. Unlike most deserts, the texture of the soil tends to be solid with green hills that surround it. To make it fun, you can slide from above, but you have to be careful. If you just want to enjoy the atmosphere, stop by until the afternoon, because you can see the beauty of the twilight sky here. This tour is located in Rantebua Sumalu, Rantebua, North Toraja Regency, South Sulawesi.
Tulamben Beach Desert
This desert is near the Tulamben beach. Decorated with palm trees, it adds to the charming tropical impression. You can enjoy the desert atmosphere while hearing the soothing sound of the waves. If you are bored, you can just walk to the beach. There are diving facilities here. This tour is located in Karangasem, Tulamben, Kubu, Karangasem Regency, Bali.
Whispering Sand (Pasir Berbisik)
This tourist destination is in the Bromo Tengger National Park area. If you are climbing Mount Bromo, you really have to stop by here. The stretch of sand tends to be blackish, in contrast to other deserts. Every now and then you will hear the sand whispering if you put your ear close to the sand. You can enjoy the natural beauty while riding a horse. The location is located in east of the crater of Mount Bromo, East Java.
This desert is almost similar to the one in Bali, because its location close to the beach. This place is in East Nusa Tenggara, reaches 100 square meters along the coast. Access to get here is fairly easy, it takes about two hours. When you arrive, you are guaranteed to be fascinated. Visit this desert is like setting foot in two different places. If you want to play water, you just have to walk to Oetune Beach. The Oetune desert is located in Tuafanu, Kualin, South Central Timor Regency, East Nusa Tenggara.
Gumuk Pasir Parangkusumo
This sand dune is located in the south of Yogyakarta, to be exact, still in the same area as Parangtritis Beach. You can play sandboarding, skating freely with a board on the soft sand. Besides that, you can also take cool pictures here. There are many interesting spots for photo hunting, such as swings, sand dunes, and typical desert plants. Stop by until evening, so you can enjoy the beauty of the twilight. The location is located on Jalan Pantai Parangkusumo, Grogol 10, Kretek, Parangtritis Beach, Kretek, Bantul, Yogyakarta.
Kersik Luway Desert
If most of the desert is on the edge of the beach, this one location is actually in the wilderness. About 500 hectares of white sand surrounded by dense forests, seem to be the guardians of the tour. Even though the infrastructure and access are inadequate, traveling while exploring the forest can be fun. You can see a variety of rare flora, such as pouch semar, pardu, and black orchids. This desert is located in Sekolaq Darat, West Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan.