7 Summit of Indonesia

7 SUMMIT OF INDONESIA Believe it or not, Indonesia is above the circle of the ring of fire that stretches from the west to the east of the country. Indonesia is a country that has a lot of volcanoes that are still active. This country prone to catastrophic eruptions and earthquakes because of its geographical position Read More …

Mount Semeru

MOUNT SEMERU – 3676 M The highest mountain in Java Island, and the 3rd highest volcano in Indonesia. Geographically, Mount Semeru located in Lumajang and Malang district. With the altitude of 3.676 M above sea level. People called “Mahameru” for it’s summit, which derived from javanese languange, “Sumeru” which means The Land of God. And Jonggring Saloko as the name of it’s crater. Mount Semeru is a mountain with Read More …

MOUNT MERAPI

MOUNT MERAPI Literally “Mountain of Fire”, Mount Merapi is the most active volcano in all Indonesia — no mean feat — and it has erupted at least 68 times since 1548. The volcano is thought to be largely responsible for the downfall of the Hindu Mataram kingdom in 1006 and the desertion of the huge Read More …

Way Kambas National Park

Way Kambas National Park is representative of lowland forest ecosystem consisting of freshwater swamp forest, grassland / shrub, and forest on the coast of Sumatra. Plant species in the park include fires (Avicennia marina), Sonneratia (Sonneratia sp.), Palm (Nypa fruticans), sunk (Melaleuca leucadendron), salam (Syzygium polyanthum), mire (Glochidion borneensis), ketapan (Terminalia cattapa), Casuarina (Casuarina equisetifolia), Read More …

Sembilang National Park

Sembilang National Park is representative of peat swamp forest, freshwater swamp forest and riparian forests (riverside) in the Province of South Sumatra. Thousands and even up to tens thousands migratory birds Siberian origin, can be witnessed in Sembilang which peaked in October. This is an interesting attraction for migratory birds observed, as can be heard Read More …

Kerinci Seblat National Park

Kerinci National Park represents the ecosystem types lowland rain forest to sub-alpine ecosystems as well as some unique ecosystems include peat swamp, freshwater swamps and lakes. The forest of Kerinci National Park has 4,000 plant species dominated by Dipterocarpaceae. Rare and endemic plants such as Kerinci Pine (Pinus merkusii strainKerinci), wood bloodsucker (Harpulia Alborea), rafflesia Read More …

Mount Leuser National Park

Mount Leuser National Park is a representative type of coastal forest ecosystems, and lowland tropical rain forests, to the mountains. Almost the entire area covered by dense dipterocarp forests with several rivers and waterfalls. There are rare plants and typical of giant umbrella leaf (Johannesteijsmannia altifrons), rafflesia flower (Rafflesia atjehensis and R. micropylora) and Rhizanthes Read More …

Ramsar Sites

According to the Ramsar Convention (www.ramsar.org) wetlands can be defined as land which is naturally or artificially always waterlogged, either continuously or seasonal, with a silent or flowing water. Water in wetlands can be freshwater, brackish and salty. High sea levels which inundate wetlands located on the seafront of no more than six meters at Read More …