Have you ever heard that most Indonesian love consuming rice whether for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? If, so then you’ve heard the right thing which rice becomes one of the main staple food in Indonesia that comes with so many types of Indonesian rice dish.
That rice comes from the rice field growth in most Indonesian regions. The fact that Indonesia so many ricefields that grow in so many types of landscapes makes it has so many beautiful rice terraces that worth visit.
Speaking of rice terraces, this time we will bring you into some of those epic landscapes that you may not find it anywhere but Indonesia. Let’s see some of them below!
1. Tegalalang Rice Terrace
Tegalalang becomes one of the most popular Indonesian best rice terraces fields located in Ubud, Bali. This landscape is well known all over the world that becomes one of the most magnetic tourism visits in Bali from year to year as Bali’s most popular tourist destination.
Tegalalang in Bali is similar to others rice terraces in Indonesia which made for the best way to growing the rice with a traditional irrigation system. That is why you can see it beautifully while the rice plant growing its leaves. You will see the overlay of green color in some layers.
2. Panyaweuyan Rice Terrace
Panyaweuyan rice terrace becomes one of the most famous Indonesian best rice terraces located in Majalengka, West Java. More specific it is located under the feet of Ciremai mountain at Argapura district that has an epic landscape around the mountain.
Panyaweuyan rice terraces contain hills that are surrounded by some rice terraces made by the rice farmer. They make their land be the place to growing the rice periodically as the farming seasons come through the city.
Panyaweuyan rice terraces are well known to some tourists both domestic and international. That makes the tourism activity around the rice field increase rapidly since around 2015 until now.
3. Jatiluwih Rice Terrace
Jatiluwih rice terrace becomes one of the Indonesian best rice terraces located in Jatiluwih, Tabanan, Bali. This landscape becomes so popular in tourism visits after the Tegalalang rice terrace.
The location is not far from there so that you can be passed by while visiting the Tegalalang rice terrace. While visiting the Jatiluwih rice terrace you can also be passed through the most popular Tabanan waterfall.
Since it is located around the feet of Batukaru mountain, you will see the green view all along the road surrounding the rice terrace. Moreover, it only takes about two hours ride from Kuta which so close to reach.
4. Nagari Tuo Pariangan
Nagari Tuo Pariangan rice terrace becomes one of the Indonesian best rice terraces located in Pariangan, West Sumatra. It has natural landscapes that make it more beautiful to looks at. You can also enjoy some of the scenery of the hills from the most popular hills Bukit Barisan.
Nagari Tuo Pariangan can be easily reached by a ride from Padang city. It has about 85 kilometers away from the city that makes people love to visit the place. You will get caught in a crowd while visiting there on weekend, but a bit lax during weekdays.
5. Maninjau Rice Terrace
Maninjau rice terrace becomes one of the Indonesian best terraces that worth visiting. It is located in one of the largest lakes in Indonesia which specifically located in Sumatra, Maninjau lake, West Sumatra. You may hear about the lake that has epic scenery so that the rice terrace becomes a part of it.
Maninjau rice terrace has breeze weather which the wind comes from the lake. It makes you feel more naturally close to nature by the natural beauty surrounding the place. Moreover, there also some coconut trees and other native plants surrounding the lake with a green view.
6. Tana Toraja Rice Terrace
Tana Toraja rice terrace becomes one of the Indonesian best rice terraces that worth visiting. It is located in South Sulawesi specifically under the feet of Sasean mountain. not only you can see the beautiful landscapes of the rice terrace, but also the most popular cliff tomb that exists therein Toraja’s cultures.
The Tana Toraja rice terrace becomes another side of tourism visit in Toraja outside the Tongkonan, the unique traditional house from Tana Toraja and the cliff tomb. From time to time, so many tourists visiting the traditional tomb that builds in Lemo.
7. Ruteng Rice Terrace
Ruteng rice terrace becomes one of the Indonesian best rice terraces that has the most unique rice field in Indonesia. It is located in Ruteng village, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara which the farmer made the rice field becomes the spiderweb rice terrace. That becomes one of the most beautiful things to enjoy Florest outside the traditional attraction in Flores.
The spiderweb in Ruteng was made by the Manggarain tribes that belief to parted their rice field from part to part. It should be started from the center that means as the bigger rice field they have so that their position in society becomes important.
8. Pergasingan Hills
Pergasingan hills located in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara have beautiful scenery over its rice terrace. It is becoming one of the Indonesian best rice terraces that you should not miss.
Over the Pergasingan hills, not only you can enjoy the rice terrace but also the row of hills with epic scenery. You will get it mindblowing your mind once you saw them with your only eye.
So, there are some of the Indonesian best rice terraces that worth visiting. Most of them may you couldn’t find in any countries but Indonesia. Have you ever visit one of them?