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Adventure, relaxation and breathtaking scenery await you on this tropical archipelago, featuring tranquil beaches, wild jungles and mystical ancient monuments.

With heavenly tropical beaches, pulsating cities, breathtaking natural landscapes and a fusion of fascinating cultures packed into more than 18,000 islands, the Republic of Indonesia is a truly diverse destination. Explore Indonesia’s cultural heartland in Java, traverse dense jungle in Sumatra and relax on a beautiful palm-lined beach in Bali. Sail around this magnificent archipelago and discover the wealth of culture in each region. See magnificent Islamic mosques, Hindu temples and sultans’ palaces or enjoy a unique gong-like Indonesian gamelan and a shadow puppet performance.

For a tropical beach paradise, visit the tiny island of Bali in Indonesia’s central south. Swim in the warm waters or surf the rolling breaks on Bali’s beautiful beaches. Rejuvenate your senses at a beachfront wellness center with a spa or massage treatment. Hike along mountain ridges to Mount Batur for breathtaking volcano views. Wander through Ubud Monkey Forest to see the rainforest’s scenic greenery, sacred stone carvings, ancient temples and playful monkeys. See magnificent Hindu temples amid lush rice terraces and water gardens, such as Gunung Kawi, Saraswati and Klungung.

Indonesia is a world-famous scuba diving destination. Explore brilliantly varied hues of the reefs and see tropical underwater life at Bunaken, Wakatobi and the Gili Islands. For the archipelago’s best surf spots, charter a private boat tour across the Mentawai Islands, off Sumatra’s west coast.

Explore Java and the capital city of Jakarta, a bustling metropolis, filled with fantastic shopping, arts institutions and cultural treasures. See traditional puppet and dance shows in Yogyakarta, explore the ancient Buddhist monument at Borobudur and admire the stunning spires of the Prambanan Hindu temples.

Try regional Indonesian cuisine. Sample delicious gado-gado, seasonal vegetables with peanut sauce, or traditional nasi goreng fried rice. Street vendors (warung) and eating houses (rumah makan) sell simple, authentic meals and drinks. Indonesian etiquette requires eating with only your right hand if utensils are unavailable.

Reach Indonesia by plane or boat. Explore the archipelago by air, ferry, bus or rented car or scooter. Passenger trains also operate on Java and Sumatra. Indonesia has a warm climate year-round with a wet season between October and April.

Popular cities in Indonesia

Jakarta
Known for Shopping, Business and Cafés

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Reasons to visit
  • Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
  • National Monument
  • Grand Indonesia Shopping Mall
Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta
Known for Temples, Culture and Historical Buildings

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Reasons to visit
  • Borobudur Temple
  • Malioboro Street
  • Prambanan Temple
Denpasar
Known for Beaches, Family-friendly and Romantic

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Reasons to visit
  • Sanur Beach
  • Bajra Sandhi Monument
  • Pantai Karang Beach
Bandung which includes landscape views, a sunset and farmland
Bandung
Known for Coffee, Theme Parks and Culture

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Lombok
Known for Beaches, Relaxing and Sunsets

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Surabaya
Known for Coffee, Dancing and Golf

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Popular places to visit in Indonesia

Borobudur
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Borobudur

The world’s largest Buddhist temple dominates the surrounding landscape. This ancient architectural spectacle is a must-see attraction on any Java itinerary.

Prambanan Temple
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Prambanan Temple

Embark on a fantastical toy train journey through a compound of spectacular pointed Hindu temples built more than 1,000 years ago.

Ubud Monkey Forest
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Ubud Monkey Forest

Enter a dense rain forest full of banyan trees and flowing streams to visit ancient Hindu temples and baths and see agile macaques swing in the treetops.

Uluwatu Temple
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Uluwatu Temple

One of the oldest temples in Bali is located atop rugged cliffs, a spectacular setting from which to enjoy the sun setting over the ocean.

Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
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Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

Discover the captivating diversity of the Indonesian archipelago at the typical houses, museums and gardens of this all-encompassing theme park.

Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
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Taman Mini Indonesia Indah

Discover the captivating diversity of the Indonesian archipelago at the typical houses, museums and gardens of this all-encompassing theme park.

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