This is my biggest trip not only in Indonesia but for the whole year of 2016. My month-long adventure in this beautiful country was spread over three separate trips that happened rather unexpectedly & in excellent timing.
It started with a 2-week #TripofWonders media tour organized by Indonesia's Ministry of Tourism that brought me and over 30 top digital influencers to Jakarta, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Lombok, the Komodo Islands & Bali. After that tour, I was off to Singapore with my family. We decided to go on a day trip to Batam Island, which was just a one-hour ferry ride away. The final 2-week trip in Bali & Lombok was one that I had already planned several months ago. On my own, I went trekking to Mount Rinjani and Mount Ijen (volcanoes), explored more of Bali, and traveled with new found friends to nearby Nusa Penida Island.
Highlights: 1-Month in Indonesia
Istiqlal Mosque Main Dome
Jakarta Little India
Dutch-colonial buildings in Kota
On the way to Bandung by train
Nuart Outdoor Metal Sculptures
Pool at Sheraton Bandung
Bird's Nest Cottages
Bodobudur Temple sunrise
Countryside tour at Wanurejo Village
Sunset at Ratu Boko
Sasak Village, Sade
Traditional House Village
Arrival in Gili Trawangan Island
Snorkeling & Island Hopping
Sunset sea view
On the Way to Padar Island
Marcos at Padar Island
Komodo Dragons at Rinca Island
Infinity pools at Alila Seminyak
Sunset at Alila Seminyak
Tanah Lot Temple
Ulun Danu Bratan Temple
Polo outlet store
Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Buddhist Temple
Mount Ijen blue flames & surlfur mine
Mount Ijen trek
Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave) temple
Teh Pulu temple
Tegalalang Rice Terraces
Pura Tirta Empul temple
Gunung Kawi temple
Pura Saraswati temple
Ubud Monkey Forest
Sendang Gile Waterfall
Tiu Kelep Waterfall
Trek to Rinjani crater lake
Rinjani hot spring
Mount Rinjani summit at sunrise
Tirta Gangga Water Palace
Taman Ujung Water Palace
Make sure to click on the series/trip pages posted below to see more details.
See details on each leg by clicking on the travel series featured below.
Destinations — Jakarta, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Lombok, Gili Islands, Komodo Islands, Labuan Bajo, Bali.
Series: 2 Weeks Indonesia #TripofWonders 2016
Series: 4 Days Jakarta 2016
Series: 3 Days in Bandung
Series: 3 Days in Yogyakarta 2016
Series: 3 Days in Gili Islands & Lombok
Series: 4 Days in Komodo Islands & Labuan Bajo
Series: 3 Days in Central Bali & Seminyak
Destinations — Batam, Singapore.
Series: 1 Day in Batam Island via Singapore
Destinations — Bali, Mount Ijen, Banyuwangi, Lombok, Mount Rinjani, Nusa Penida.
Series: 2 Weeks in Bali, Mount Rinjani, Lombok & Ijen
Series: 2 Days Mount Ijen Trek via Banyuwangi
Series: 3 Days in Ubud & Central Bali
Series: 6 Days Mount Rinjani Trek & Lombok
Series: 3 Days in East Bali
Series: 5 Days in Nusa Penida & Bali Beaches
This trip is part of Marcos’ 2016 Detours series.
Places featured on this trip:
Get FREE updates on the latest travel blogs and guides on Detourista:
Don’t forget to follow on Facebook, Instagram & Pinterest.