Even thinking about adventures to be had in over 18,307 islands already makes me want to go aboard the next flight to Indonesia.
You can skip “eat” and “pray,” and go straight to “love” in Bali.
If you’re tired of beaches, there are ancient temples, volcanoes, waterfalls, and nature parks waiting for you in 18,306 more islands.
Highlights & lowlights from Detourista adventures in Indonesia.
Borobudur Temple ComplexOverlooking Borobudur Temple Complex in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia
Kelingking BeachKelingking Beach in Nusa Penida Island, Klungklung, Bali, Indonesia
Marcos at Padar IslandOverlooking Padar Island, in Komodo National Park, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Mount rinjani volcano crater lakeMount rinjani volcano crater lake, in Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Marcos at Tiu Kelep WaterfallTiu Kelep Waterfall, in Senaru, Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Marcos at Tegalalang Rice TerracesTegalalang Rice Terraces, in Tampaksiring, near Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Ulun Danu Bratan TemplePura Ulun Danu Bratan (temple) in Bedugul, Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia
Uluwatu TempleUluwatu Temple in South Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Labuan Bajo sunsetSunset view from Paradise Bar, in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Borobudur Temple unriseSunrise view from Borobudur Temple, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Ngadas Village & Slope FarmsSlope farms in Ngadas Village in Mount Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park, East Java, Indonesia
Prambanan Temple at duskDusk view of Prambanan Temple Complex & Merapi Volcano at dusk, in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia
Maritime MuseumMaritime Museum in Kota Tua (Batavia Old Town), Jakarta, Indonesia
Mount Rinjani summit sunriseSunrise near the summit of Mount Rinjani, Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Pura Tirta Empul templePura Tirta Empul temple in Tampaksiring near Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Kecak "fire" danceKecak "fire" dance & sunset, in Uluwatu Temple, South Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Alila Seminyak beachfront poolsInfinity pools and beachfront at Alila Seminyak, in Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Gili Air snorkelingSnorkeling & island hopping near Gili Air, in Gili Islands, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Gili Trawangan blue watersGili Trawangan Island, in Gili Islands, Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Bird's nest cottagesDusun Bambu - Bird's nest cottages, in Bandung, Indonesia
Monas TowerMonas (national monument), in Jakarta, Indonesia
Baluran deer herdDeer herd at Bekol Savanna, in Baluran National Park, in East Java, Indonesia
Mount Bromo summit craterMount Bromo summit crater in East Java, Indonesia
Yogyakarta Water Castle (Taman Sari)Water Castle (Taman Sari) in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia
History MuseumHistory Museum at night in Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta Central Business DistrictJalan Thamrin (street) at the Central Business District (CBD), in Jakarta, Indonesia
Mount Ijen sulfur mine & crater lakeDawn view of Mount Ijen sulfur mine & crater lake, near Banyuwangi, in East Java, Indonesia
Ratu Boko sunsetSunset view at Ratu Boko, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Gedung SateGedung Sate (building) in Bandung, Indonesia
Istiqlal Mosque main domeMain dome at Masjid Istiqlal (Independence Mosque), in Jakarta, Indonesia
Surabaya heritage buildingsHeritage buildings in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia
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How to go to Indonesia?
Bali and Jakarta are the best entry points to Indonesia for most travelers as flights are aplenty. It’s also possible to fly direct to Medan, Surabaya or Yogyakarta from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
From the Philippines
Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines operate direct flights to Jakarta and Bali. Travel time to both destinations should take around 4 hours.
You might also chance upon good deals by transiting through Singapore and Kuala Lumpur instead of flying directly.
How to book Indonesia promo fares?
Check Indonesia promo alerts several weeks or months ahead of your trip if you are planning your trip early. The cheapest promos are sold up to a year in advance of the travel/flight departure date & are often only available if you book directly with the airline.
Where should I book a hotel/hostel?
Go to Agoda, Booking.com & Tripadvisor to check room rates & discounts. Book as soon as you have finalized your travel dates because hotel/hostel prices rarely go down the closer you are on your trip. Make sure to filter your search based on your budget and sort the results by guest review rating.
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