Indonesia has forming with more than 17,500 islands, whether big or small. There are 5 big islands, Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, and Papua. And also one famous island, Bali.
Indonesia promises a fascinating blend of people, culture and landscape; an ideal destination for those after a slice of diversity.
There’s so much to do in Indonesia: from climbing the Sendang Gile Waterfalls in Lombok and snorkelling among tropical fish and turtles off the Gilli Island, to trekking in search of Komodo Dragons in Flores.
You can also try climb the Semeru Mountain in Malang City, Easthern Java, with Mahameru as the peak. Semeru is the highest mountain in Java Island.
As said before, Bali is the most famous place in Indonesia. Round off your perfect day by soaking up the amazing sunsets on Seminyak beach in Bali, a sight that will take your breath away.
Not only sunsets, you can take a deep breath for sunrise in Sanur beach in Bali. So your day will full of enjoyment.
Indonesia is perfect for a multicentre holiday thanks to its sheer variety of sights and attractions. From beautiful beaches and historic temples to lush rice terraces, you’re sure to be left spellbound.
There are also some amazing temples in Indonesia, refer to Hinduism and Buddhism. The biggest temples is Borobudur, located in Central Java. It also known as the world’s largest Buddhism temple. Decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues.
Indonesia offers a wonderful blend of culture and scenery, appealing to sunseekers and bargain hunters as well as adventurers. From the beaches and beautiful interior of Bali – the fabled ‘Island of the Gods’ – and the stunning volcanic landscapes of Lombok, to Komodo – the land of dragons, this nation really does have it all.
- Indonesia is great for relaxing beach breaks all the way through to more adventurous itineraries exploring its many islands
- For a small island, Bali boasts more than its fair share of attractions, including stunning beaches, historic temples and a beautiful verdant interior
- Lombok and the Gilis are perfect if you’re seeking shores that are a little less developed
- In Java explore historic temples, palaces and a collection of South East Asia’s most sacred sights before travelling to the slopes of Mount Bromo
- For something a little different, sail around Bali, Lombok, the Gilis and the captivating islands of the Komodo Archipelago on a cruise
The Indonesia’s highlights:
Capital of the Republic of Indonesia. Jakarta is a huge, metropolis, and a home to 9 million people. During the day, the number increases with 2 million as commuters making their way to work in the city. These additional 2 million people are coming from the other city near Jakarta, such as Tangerang and Bekasi.
Jakarta is located on the northern coast of Java. The province of Jakarta has rapidly expanded through the years.
You see, as the capital city of a country, Jakarta is not only the seat of the national government. Moreover, Jakarta is the center of Indonesia’s national finance. That’s no wonder why many people during the day, and back to their own place in the evening or late night.
Therefore, you will find Jakarta an ever dynamic city, a city that never sleeps.
The capital city of West Java, is a great place to visit at anytime of the year. The town has many well worth attractions to give a visit. Today, Bandung is Indonesia’s center for learning and creativity, especially for kids and student. Surrounded by green fertile mountains, Bandung is a town served by nature, full of cool mountain air.
Bandung became the most visited tourist icon. The reason, in the city there are many places of recreation of children and families. Starting from the nature that presents the majestic natural beauty. Up to entertainment and kids education, such as Transtudio and Bandung Science Center.
However, if you don’t want to visit the sights, you can enjoy the atmosphere and weather of Bandung. Because this city tends to cool and comfortable.
You can also build closer family ties when vacationing in the city of Bandung.
Together with its twin, Solo, is cradle of civilization in Java. This city is the seat of power that produces the magnificent temples of Borobudur and Prambanan. As said before, Borobudur is the world’s largest temple. That’s why Indonesia has many reason to visit.
Yogyakarta, as student city because students from all over Indonesia gather and gain knowledge in this city, is also known as Neverending Asia because of its endless charm. This city is one of the leading cultural centers in Indonesia. It keeps various cultural nuances, you also can enjoy the feast of the people around when it coincides with a certain special day.
Try to down the Malioboro Street, and relax the atmosphere there. From the wonders of nature, local art and traditions, examples of delicious Javanese cultural heritage. Try Gudeg, a traditional dish of traditional Javanese recipes. Taste Bakpia, traditional snacks with many interesting flavors.
Yogyakarta is a city with many attractions to enjoy. All this and much more to explore has brought Yogyakarta as the second most visited destination in Indonesia after Bali.
Bali, dubbed as the paradise in Indonesia because of its beauty is so charming. Bali is not only crowded by tourists in the country, but also crowded with foreign tourists. The authenticity of Balinese culture becomes the main attraction for visitors who go to enjoy the island. When you first set foot in Bali, you will feel the strong culture that is maintained by the surrounding community.
There are are thousands of gift shops in Bali. From Denpasar to Ubud, you’ll find many things you’d like to bring back home. Most of the starred hotels are located near the beach. Otherwise, they usually have their own private spots at certain beaches.
As for the island is not just a holiday place to have fun and go to the beach. There are many educational attractions that are suitable for children.
However, if you do not have time to take children to educational attractions in Bali, you can teach how important to always maintain and preserve the culture that is owned for the progress of the nation.
5. Raja Ampat
Far from the skyscrapers, heavy traffics, flickering electric billboards, annoying noises of vehicle, and all of the nuisances of modern cities, you will find a paradise where Mother of Nature appears. And sure, you will find the true physical meaning of the words such as beautiful, enchanting, magnificent, and fascinating.
Located in northwestern tip of the Bird’s Head Peninsula, Papua, Indonesia’s easthermost island, Raja Ampat or literally means ‘The Four Kings’ is archipelago consisting of over 1,500 small islands.
For underwater fan, Raja Ampat definitely offers the some of the world’s ultimate experience. You absolutely can see the view under the water. It all so clear. So, whether you are an avid divers, occasional snorkeler, or just someone who appreciated beauty in every sense, Raja Ampat welcomes you to the Heaven on Earth.