Most people love to see the panoramic of sunset, sunrise, fogging clouds, and the pure nature green from the hills or mountains. But, unfortunately only some people are capable to reach the peak of those hills or mountains.
More specifically, that depends on the person who is willing to do hiking. Since Indonesia has so many different landscapes that perfect for hiking, that makes so many tourists want to try to hike one of them.
Speaking of hiking places in Indonesia, this time we will bring you into some of them, which become the most popular hiking spot that has an easier tracking field. That condition makes some tourists can try it even if for a beginner.
Let’s see some of them below!
1. Mbirit Beach
Who says that hiking trails have to reach the peak of the mountain? Try to have trails to reach the beautiful beach in Yogyakarta that calls the Mbirit beach. It is located in Gunung Kidul regency, Yogyakarta, which needs around two hours drive from the city.
To reach the Mbirit beach, you need to go to the Butuh beach first. The place is exactly on the left side of Butuh beach so you have to hike the hills between them. It needs around 30 minutes hike or depends on how fast you are.
The trail to hike towards the Mbirit beach is so stunning. You will cross the hills with some farmers’ farm fields so you can ask them the right path to get to the beach. Just in case you are afraid to get lost.
Once you get the track trails down, that means you almost reach the Mbirit beach. It has beautiful white sand, clear water, green cliffs, and beautiful corals, which perfect to enjoy.
2. Mount Api Purba Nglanggeran
Still in Yogyakarta, if you love an easier trail to hike then mount Api Purba Nglanggeran should be one on your hiking list. It is located in Patuk, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta, which so close to the city that perfect for a camping spot in Indonesia.
Mount Api Purba Nglanggeran’s trail contains an incline steep with some big rocks surfaces. So you need to be careful while going through them. Once you get to the first base, you will see the beautiful view of green nature cliff along the hills that surround the mountain.
3. Mount Ireng
Are you a sunrise hunter? Hiking mount Ireng in Yogyakarta can be one of your preferences to get the panoramic sunrise with a foggy cloud. You will get the life above the cloud vibe once you get there before sunrise.
Mount Ireng is located in Srumbung, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta which becomes so popular lately as one of the mountains to hike in Indonesia for beginners. The peak of the mountain is located around 200 meters above the seawater makes it easier to reach. The trails also come friendly which even beginner is capable to hike.
4. Nusa Penida
Just like Yogyakarta, Bali island has so many beaches that you need to get a little effort to hike to reach them. One of them becomes so popular with tourists, which call the Nusa Penida that contains a panoramic cliff, beautiful white sand, and blue water from the ocean.
Nusa Penida has the most iconic Kelingking beach, which has an easier trail to hike. It takes about 60 minutes or longer depends how fast you hike the trails. You need to be careful while hiking down to reach the beach because there are no railing trails.
5. Padar Island
Hiking through the island can be one on your list if your love to hike. If you visit the Komodo island National park, don’t forget to take the trails on Padar island. It has a panoramic view complete with green land and the crystal of the blue ocean water.
Padar island is located in Labuan Bajo, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. It takes about three hours from the city to get to the island. You can enjoy both the green vies, white sand of the beach, paragliding, or even scuba diving there.
6. Kakaban Island
Hiking through the island has always become so exciting for some reason. Just like hiking on Padar island, hiking through the Kakaban island can be one of your preferences when visiting East Kalimantan specifically in Berau. It takes around one hour from the most popular Derawan island.
What’s the difference between Kakaban island comparing to another island in Indonesia? The stingless jellyfish is one of the best answers for it. Over that, you can enjoy the trails within the mangrove forest, tropical of beautiful forest in Indonesia, and lake, which contains those stingless jellyfish.
7. Sipiso Piso Waterfall
Tracking down the hill to reach the beauty of a waterfall can be one of your wish lists. Hiking down towards the waterfall spot sometimes can be most exciting which the trail comes easier than you think.
The Sipiso Piso waterfall can be one of your preferences when you want to take hiking down trails to enjoy the panoramic of the waterfall. It has about a 120-meter tall high which contains about 600 steps down to the waterfall and back afterward.
Sipiso Piso waterfall has almost the same trails with some waterfalls in Indonesia such as in Bali. That better if you get to know some of the tips for hiking waterfalls in Bali Indonesia as a reference.
8. Kelimutu Lake
Have you ever seen a lake with three colors of water? If you take a hike towards the Kelimutu lake, you will see the beauty of three colors lake there. It is located around Moni village, Ende Regency, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara.
The trail to hike towards the Kelimutu lake has an easier way because it’s already built properly. That makes your hiking will be more fun with a safe trail to hike. Summer becomes one of the best times to visit Indonesia to enjoy the sunrise over this lake.
So, there are some of the most popular hiking spots in Indonesia that have panoramic scenery and easier trails. Have you ever hike one of them?