From the creation of the lake, lake is divided by two category, natural lake and artificial lake. And in Indonesia has more than 100 natural lake and artificial lake, as Indonesia has great nature that builds its scenery naturally. Here are the top 10 lakes in Indonesia you should visit.
Toba Lake is located in North Sumatera, Sumatera Island, western of Indonesia. Toba Lake is a largest tectovulcanic lake in Sumatera Island even in the Southeast Asia. Toba Lake has length 100 Kilometers and width 30 Kilometers. Experts say Toba Lake was created because of the eruption thousands of years ago.
Singkarak Lake is located in the West Sumatera, Sumatera Island. Singkarak Lake is the second largest lake after Toba Lake. Singkarak lake has 107,8 kilometre square, 20 km length and 6,5 km width and 268 km depth. Singkarak Lake also as the headwaters of many rivers.
Fresh Sea Lake
Fresh Sea Lake also located in Sumatera Island, since in Sumatera Island there are many large lakes that have been the tourist attractions, and Fresh Sea Lake is one of them. Fresh Sea Lake is located in Aceh, the Province of Nangroe Aceh Darussalam, in the area of Fresh Sea Lake lives a local ethnic, they are Gayo ethnic, and they named it Fresh Sea Lake. The width is about 5,472 hectare with 17 km length and 3, 2 km width.
Poso lake is located in the island of Sulawesi, and exctatly it is located in the Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. This is the third largest lake in Indonesia, which has 32 km length and 16 km width, and Poso Lake is located on 657 m above on the sea.
Maninjau Lake is located in Tanjung raya, the Province of West Sumatera, Indonesia. Maninjau lake is categorized as the vulcanic lake and it is located on the 461, 50 metre above on the sea with 99, 5 km square with 16 km length and 7 km width. You will be amazed with the local architecture around the lake.
Ranau Lake is located in the lampung, the capital city of province of South Sumatera. This is a very interesting lake, besides it has the great view with the large view of lake, Ranau Lake also has the hot spring in it. This hot spring spot is the main attraction of this lake.
This is another tectonic lake in the province of South Sulawesi, since Indonesia is surrounded by active mountains, those mountains created the natural lake, includes Towuti Lake. Here you can visit the park in the lake area that is categorized as natural Park of Tiwoti Lake.
Tempe Lake is located in Tempe city, the main attraction of this lake is the fresh sea fish in it, which is rarely to be seen in the other lake.
Located in Kalimantan Island, Sembulu Lake is the largest lake in Kalimantan. This lake is surrounded by the trees, very typical of Tropic Island that offers great scenery.
Sentani Lake is located in Papua, it is a volcanic lake. It is famous with the depth of the lake. In Sentani Lake, there are many swamp forests that is amazing to be discovered by the boat.