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Visiting Indonesia

With 17,000 islands scattered between the vast Indian and Pacific Ocean, Indonesia offers unlimited experiences. From the world-famous beaches of Bali, to the many malls of Jakarta, and the jungles of Borneo, your only challenge will be choosing where to go.

Official Language: Bahasa Indonesia (although English is widely spoken)
Currency: Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
Weather: Tropical climate, hot and humid throughout the year
Visa application: Citizens of most countries receive a 30-day visa for free upon arrival, a passport with 6 months validity is required.

What to See?
There’s something for everybody in this beautiful archipelago. The only question is choosing where to start. Here are some must-visit cities in Indonesia to include in your travel itinerary.
 

  • Bali
    Known for its amazing beaches, ancient temples and palaces that are set against the most breathtaking scenic views, Bali is an all-time favourite destination amongst leisure travellers
  • Bandung
    Nicknamed “Paris of Java”, this city lies high up in a river basin that is surrounded by Parahyangan mountains.
  • Batam
    The gateway to Indonesia’s Riau Islands. Well-known for its stunning beaches, boisterous nightlife and duty-free shopping.
  • Cikarang
    Located in West Java, Indonesia, this modernised city will keep you busy with a mix of tranquil and bustling activities.
  • Jakarta
    A sprawling metropolis, this vibrant city offers a contrasting mix of attractions and activities that’s bound to set your heart racing.
  • Semarang
    An undiscovered paradise, this city is favoured by travellers for its authentic travel experiences, Dutch Colonial buildings and extremely friendly locals.
  • Surabaya
    Immerse yourself in an authentic slice of city life, complemented with an array of interesting attractions and delightful cuisines. 


What to Eat?
Rice, or nasi in the local language, is an important part of Indonesian Food. So, it’s not a surprise that most Indonesian dishes serve it in different forms: porridge, wraps, fried, spicy and the list goes on. Some of the must-try Indonesian street food  includes Nasi Goreng, Nasi Padang and Nasi Uduk.

What to Do?
Wondering what to do in Indonesia? We’ve got you covered: from diving to trekking, surfing to shopping or cultural activities, there are countless experiences to occupy you when you’re there.

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