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Planning Your Holiday In Indonesia

If you are looking for a holiday destination that will take your breath away, then Indonesia should be high up on your list.

Made up of over 17,000 islands, the country spans between South East Asia and Oceania. Home to Bali, many of the islands of Indonesia are popular with tourists from all over the world.

In this article, we’ll discuss your stay in beautiful Indonesia.

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Planning Your Holiday In Indonesia

When visiting Indonesia, decide on how long you’ll be going there for. Find out if you will need to get a visa ahead of your visit, and then make sure and get this ahead of your trip.

Indonesia is considered a safe country; on the whole, however, there are active volcanos on several of the islands. Before you travel, you should always check out any government guidance regarding your visit.

Indonesia is prone to severe rain. If you want to avoid these rains, you should visit between May and September.

Use sites such as Skyscanner to find the best deals on your flight. Remember that it is likely that you’ll be flying long haul, so make sure you get a comfortable seat.

Where To Stay In Indonesia

With 17,000 islands, you’re spoilt for choice. Of course, many of the islands are uninhabited or are not on the tourist trail. Bali is one of the most popular places to visit in Indonesia. There are enough essentials there to make you feel comfortable.

Think about stopping on a few of the islands. You visit the capital megacity, Jakarta, before heading for relaxation hopping between the islands.

What To See In Indonesia

Uncle Tan’s wildlife camp in Borneo is the place to go if you want to get up-close and personal with animals such as the Orangutan.

If giant lizards are your thing, head to the Komodo national park, some of the famous Komodo dragons grow up to ten-foot-long and weight over 70kgs.

Around the islands of Indonesia, there are some great spots for snorkelling and scuba diving. This is a great chance to enjoy the beautiful sea life under the ocean. If this is your thing, then Batu Batong is the place to go. This stunning piece of coast has manta rays and dolphins.

Alternatively, why not dive down to the wreck of the HMS Victory, which is situated just off Bali?

Situated near Java, take a trip to the1,000 islands. These are the perfect place to relax. The 1,000 islands feature homes built over the water, the most stunning beaches, and an aquarium. It really is a picture-postcard version of Indonesia with everything that you need right there.

Indonesia truly has everything that you could ever imagine and more. While many of the islands are often overlooked, this idyllic country with its vast array of islands should be on your bucket list. Isn’t it time you started your perfect holiday to the beautiful sun-drenched beaches in Indonesia today?