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Indonesia, a Southeast Asian nation that is made up of thousands of volcanic islands, is also home to scores of ethnic groups speaking many different languages. Ita’s known for volcanoes, beaches, Komodo dragons and jungles sheltering elephants and orangutans. Many visit Indonesia as it is also famous as one of the best scuba diving sites in the world, with many professional and amateur divers taking the plunge at Raja Ampat islands and Sulawesi. It is also one of the most exotic birding destinations in the whole of Asia, with the West Papua, Sulawesi and Borneo regions leading the charge. The country also hosts some of the famous birds of paradise as well as the last wild Orangutans which are a highlight for any wildlife lover’s Indonesia tour. If island hopping gives you a kick, then we bet you will not be able to finish even 10% of Indonesia's islands on a single trip. There are luxury resorts for the discerning traveler, providing all the modern amenities in the middle of the wilderness. Emerald islands, azure beaches, coral life, and fresh seafood will be aplenty in any beach trip planned to this wonderland.
WHAT TO SEE ON YOUR INDONESIA VACATION
Who doesn’ know about Bali. The beautiful beaches, vibrant pubs, bars, and restaurants and the enticing sea, make you feel that your Indonesia trip should never end. But not just for a beach vacation, Bali also has some interesting sights to offer like the Tanah Lot temple, Uluwatu temple, Mount Batur and small neighboring islands that are a joy to visit.
The perfect escape from the hot and humid weather, Bandung is a must-visit destination on your Indonesia tour package. Surrounded by the beautiful Parahyangan mountains, Bandung is famous for its tea gardens and shopping markets. You will also see great examples of Dutch architecture here in the style of Art Deco (New Indies style) which brilliantly merges the local ‘Eastern’ style and Dutch ‘Western’ style of architecture into a new unique style of its own.
The capital city is where your Indonesia vacation will start as you arrive at the Jakarta International Airport. Also known as Batavia and Djakarta in the past, the earliest human settlement in this region can be dated back to 400 BC. Today Jakarta is not only the administrative but also the cultural capital of Indonesia with its milieu of different cuisines, cultural festivals, museums, parks, and lakes that will entrance you on your Indonesia tour.
Raja Ampat is one of the most sought after diving places in the world and recognized as Conservation International as the richest coral reef ecosystem with maximum marine biodiversity on Earth as compared to any other place. There are over 1500 recorded fish species, 537 species of corals and 699 species of mollusks here. The islands are also habitat for many unique bird species including the birds of paradise that make it a must- visit-place on your Indonesia trip.
The biggest island in Asia and the third-largest island on the planet, Borneo is shared territory between Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. Located near the equator, Borneo is expectedly hot and humid most of the year but also full of untouched rainforests replete with unique varieties of flora and fauna like the proboscis monkeys, that make it a top destination on Indonesia tour package.