Alas Purwo National Park

Alas Purwo National Park is representative of a typical lowland tropical rain forest ecosystem in Java. Peculiar and endemic species of plant that grow in this Park include sawo kecik (Manilkara kauki) and manggong bamboo (Gigantochloa manggong). Among the other plants that can be found here are ketapang (Terminalia cattapa), nyamplung (Calophyllum inophyllum), kepuh (Sterculia […]
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Baluran National Park

Baluran National Park has some of the few dryland ecosystem types in Java, consisting of savanna. It also has mangrove forest, monsoon forest, coastal forest, swamp forest, and evergreen forest. About 40% of the Park area is dominated by savanna type vegetation. There are 444 species of plant growing in this Park, including curious and […]
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Meru Betiri National Park

Meru Betiri National Park represents mangrove forest, swamp forest, and lowland rain forest ecosystems. This Park is a natural habitat of the rafflesia flower (Rafflesia zollingeriana), and various other plants such as mangrove (Rhizophora sp.), api-api (Avicennia sp.), waru (Hibiscus tiliaceus), nyamplung (Calophyllum inophyllum), rengas (Gluta renghas), bungur (Lagerstroemia speciosa), pulai (Alstonia scholaris), bendo (Artocarpus elasticus), and […]
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Grajagan Beach

World’s Best Surfing at G-Land Indonesia is a country with some of the worlds best surf spots and there are none that are better than Plengkung beach at Grajagan, East Java. Nicknamed by surfers as the ‘gland’ or G-land  – the surf here consistently produces some of the best and most well known waves in […]
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Malang

Malang is Ninety kilometers south of Surabaya. Malang is one of the most leisurely and attractive towns in Java. With leafy boulevards and a cooler climate, this city is a laid back destination, popular with many retirees in East Java. Access: Airlines flying to Malang’s Abdul Rachman Saleh airport are: Merpati Nusantara from Denpasar (Bali) and on […]
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Surabaya

Surabaya is the capital of East Java. Home to many of the nation’s fiercest independence fighters, the city is known to locals as Kota Pahlawan (City of Heroes) and around the city you will see scatered statues commemorating many heroes of the independence movement. Historically this city used to be the trading hub for the […]
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