In the eyes of the world, Indonesia is famous for its beautiful marine tourism because there are many beautiful beaches and beautiful underwater scenery. But Indonesia's natural wealth is not only limited to that, there are still forests, mountains, hills, and also deserts that are no less good. Many people do not believe that Indonesia, which is located on the equator, has a desert. This desert in Indonesia is a natural phenomenon formed by wind movement.

Gumuk Pasir Parangkusumo
The most famous desert in Indonesia is Gumuk Pasir Parangkusumo, which lies between Depok Beach and Parangtritis Beach, Yogyakarta. The characteristics of the sand here are very similar to the sand found in the desert in Mexico. That said, the sand here is carried away from the material of Mount Merapi and Mount Merbabu which is carried away and eroded by the current of the Progo River. Besides enjoying the scenery, you can do sand boarding here. For those of you who want to come here, you have to pay an entrance fee of IDR 5,000, but not including parking for vehicles. For Rp. 3,000 for motorcycles and Rp. 10,000 for cars. This tourist spot is open every day starting from 07.30-18.00.

Bromo Whispering Sand
The use of the name of this location was caused by being a shooting location for the film titled Berbisik Pasir which starred Dian Sastrowardoyo in 2001. The hilly sand and the texture of the waves often attracts tourists coming to the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Even local tour managers often include Pasir Berbisik as one of the destinations when exploring Bromo.

Pasir Busung Hill
Pasir Busung Hill is a desert located in Bintan, Riau Islands. Here the color of the sand is brighter than other desert in Indonesia. Bukit Pasir Busung was originally a relic of former bauxite mining which was once exported abroad. But this mining was stopped by local residents and eventually abandoned and left so saka that eventually formed mounds of sand naturally. The Pasir Busung hill is quickly famous and viral on Instagram because the place is very beautiful for taking pictures. You will not be charged an entrance fee, just have to pay for a parking fee of Rp. 3,000-Rp. 5,000.

Toraja Sand Gum
In the Grand Canyon, United States, you will find rocks with a unique brownish yellow texture, here you can find almost similar things. The difference is Toraja Sand Gum is the sand hills with black color. Contour problems are not too different. But the shape of the sand hills will change, depending on where the wind is blowing.

Oetune Desert
Oetune Desert near Oetune Beach, East Nusa Tenggara. So later you will feel the sensation of the desert with wide oceanic views. If the exotic sand in Gumuk Pasir Rantebua tends to be dark black, the sand in the Oetune Desert is dark brown. At first glance the desert color here is similar to the desert in Egypt. To get to this area, you have to travel using a vehicle for approximately 2.5-3 hours from Kupang, NTT.

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