Indonesia Travel Planner

 

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Indonesia is the largest archipelago and the fourth most populous country in the world, consisting of five main Island likely Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Papua. It stretches 5,150km between Australia and Asian continental mainland and divides the Pasific and Indian Oceans at the Equator. The name of Indonesia is composed of two Greek words: “Indos” which means Indian and “Nesos” meaning Islands. The capital city of Indonesia is Jakarta. In this page, we will try to give you the short explanation about our country.

Climate :

The east monsoon from June to September bring dry weather while the west monsoon from December to March. Transitional period between there two are interposed by accessional rain showers, but even in the midst of the west monsoon season, temperature range from 21 degrees C to 33 degrees C except at higher altitude, which are more colder. Heavy rainfalls are recorded in December – January  Humidity is between 60 – 100%

Languages and Dialects: 

There are more than 438 languages and dialects spoken in the archipelago. There normal belong to the 350 different ethnic groups of populations. Bahasa Indonesia is the national language, written in Roman script and based on European orthography. In all tourist destination are English is number one foreign languages fairly spoken and written

National Parks

A unique marine biodiversity hotspot, the Wallace region with 28,000 flora species from tiny rare orchids to the giant Raflesia flower; 3,5000 species of animals including the endangered orangutans of Sumatra and Borneo, the unique giant lizard of Komodo, the horned Java Rhinoceros and the last tigers of Sumatra.

Cuisine

The staple food of most Indonesian is “Nasi” (rice). On some of the island in eastern Indonesia, the staple food traditionally ranged from corn, sago and cassava to sweet potatoes. Fish feature prominently in the diet as fresh, salted, dried, smoked or a paste. Coconuts are found everywhere and beside being produced for cooking oil, its milk – is an ingredient for many dishes. Spieces and hot chili papers are the essence of most cooking and in some areas they are used generously such as in West Sumatra, North Sulawesi. Each province or area has its own cuisine, which vary in the method of cooking and ingredients. The Javanese cuisine is probably more palatable in the general taste and consist of vegetables, soybeans, beef, chicken, and other varieties. The Sumatran’s generally eat more beef compared to the other regions. West Sumatara Partuculaly know for its Padang Restaurants found nationwide. Beside the hot and spicy food, these restaurants are know for their unique style of service.  Further to the east, seafood features on the daily diet, either grilled or made into curries. In Bali, Papua and the highlands of Sumatra and North Sulawesi pork dishes are special. Pork usually served sub-Chinese restaurant or non-Moslem regions. There is a wide variety of tropical and sub-tropical fruits and vegetables all year round. Coffee and tea plantation are plentiful, growing on several island, and served everywhere from restaurant to small village stalls. There are several breweries, which produce local beer. Bali produces “Brem” which is a rice wine, whereas Toraja has its “Tuak” which also known in North Sumatra. Most common nationwide are “sate” (skewered grilled meat), “gado-gado” (vegetable salad with peanut sauce), “nasi goreng” (fried rice) and “bakmi goreng” (fried noodles).

Visa

All travelers to Indonesia must be in possession of a Passport that is valid for at least six (6) months from the date of arrival, and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage.

Free Tourist Visa
By Presidential Decree of 21 of 2016 dated on 2 March 2016 on Visa Free, replacing Presidential Regulation Number 104/2015 on Amendments to Presidential Regulation Number 69/2015 on Visa Free, Indonesia now provides special Short Stay Visa Free facilities for tourists who are nationals of a total 169 countries who wish to travel to Indonesia.
Tourist Visa Free Facilities are valid for 30 days, are non-extendable and cannot be transferred into any other type of of stay permit.
The visa exemption facility can be used for tourism, family visit, social visit, art and cultural, government duty, to deliver a speech or attend a seminar, international exhibition,meetings with head office or representative office in Indonesia, or transit.

Explore Indonesia

Java Island
Banten Jakarta West Java Central Java Yogyakrata East Java
 Banten  Jakarta  GreenCanyon  Borobudur  Kraton  Bromo

 

Bali West Nusa Tenggara East Nusa Tenggara
 Bali  Lombok  Pink Beach