Ujung Kulon National Park
About Ujung Kulon National Park
Ujung Kulon National Park is at the westernmost tip of Java, in Banten province of Indonesia. It includes the volcanic island group of Krakatoa in Lampung province, and other islands including Panaitan, as well as smaller offshore islets such as Handeuleum and Peucang in the Sunda Strait. It is now one of the major tourist attractions in Banten.
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Tanjung Lesung Beach is a beach in Pandeglang Regency, Banten, western tip of Java. It is 160 kilometres from the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta, and can be reached by car or public bus in about a 3-4-hour drive. It is known as a beach resort with sea views, having a 15-kilometre white sand coastline and also marine life where visitors can enjoy snorkeling, diving as well as fishing. The area has been declared as a "cultural heritage" since the location is near Ujung Kulon National Park, Mou
Carita is one of the popular beach in Indonesia. It is known for its diverse fauna and flora. Trees include teak, mahogany, African mahogany and dab bungur. Animals include wild boar, red giant flying squirrel and long-tailed macaque. Reptiles include monitor lizard and python. Birds include brown hawk-owl, black-banded barbet and Javan banded pitta. Carita Beach is a popular tourist destination.
Krakatoa, or Krakatau, is a caldera in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in the Indonesian province of Lampung. The caldera is part of a volcanic island group comprising four islands: two of which, Lang and Verlaten, are remnants of a previous volcanic edifice destroyed in eruptions long before the famous 1883 eruption; another, Rakata, is the remnant of a much larger island destroyed in the 1883 eruption. It is now one of the trekking destination in Indonesia.
Karang Bolong is located on the coast of Anyer, West Java, Indonesia. The name Karang Bolong means Rock (Karang) with a Hole (Bolong). The mountain was created by frozen lava, formed during the eruption of Mount Krakatau. Karang Bolong beach is located 50 km from Serang town or 140 km from Jakarta, on Karang Bolong Street. It is one of the popular tourisst attraction in Banten.
Gunung Karang is a volcano at the westernmost end of Banten, Indonesia. It is one of the best trekking destinations in Banten and also there are so many peoples visit this place because of its scenic beauty and the view from the top of the mountain.
Sebesi is an Indonesian island in the Sunda Strait, between Java and Sumatra, and part of the province of Lampung. It rises to a height of 844 metres and lies about 12 kilometres north of the Krakatoa Archipelago; it is the closest large island to Krakatoa, about the same area and height as the remnant of Rakata. Like Krakatoa, it too is volcanic, although there are no dated eruptions known. Unlike the Krakatoa Archipelago, Sebesi has permanent streams and is inhabited.
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Located on the western tip of Java makes Banten as the gateway to Java and Sumatra and the adjacent areas of Jakarta.The Bantenese people are the largest group in the province, forming 47% of the total population. The Bantenese are a subgroup of the Sundanese people, with distinct culture from the Sundanese living in West Java.