The 14th largest country in the world, Indonesia is also the world's most populous Muslim-majority country. It comprises of more than 13,000 islands, of which, about 6,000 are inhabited. Despite hundreds of native ethnic groups and more than 300 languages, this nation is renowned for its unity in diversity. You would come across so many cultures and natural wonders while holidaying in this country that it would seem like visiting 100 different countries in a single vacation.
Food in Indonesia
You would love to eat Satay or meat skewers that are cooked over coals and served with rice cakes and peanut sauce. Beef Rendang has its origins in Padang, the capital of West Sumatra province and is surely a delicious treat. Another mouth-watering delicacy is Nasi Goreng or Indonesian Fried Rice. You can enjoy all of them during your Indonesia holidays in a casual restaurant called Bridges Bali located in the Ubud town of Bali.
Tourist attractions in Indonesia
People visiting the Indonesian island of Java are often fascinated by Borobudur, an ancient temple and UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can witness the endangered orangutans in their natural habitat while touring the Tanjung Puting National Park in Borneo. If you wish to have a glimpse of the fierce and deadly komodo dragons, a visit to Komodo National Park is highly recommended. You can enjoy the best of sun and sand on the Kuta Beach in Bali.
Fun things to do in Indonesia
While exploring the Bunaken Island at the northern tip of Sulawesi, you can try diving in the crystal-clear waters surrounding it. Most of the holiday packages to Indonesia also include trips to the Bali island, which has some of the best waves for surfing. Opportunities to indulge in trekking can be endless in the country with the presence of several mountains and national parks. You can visit the Pondok Indah Mall, one of Jakarta's largest shopping malls, for a fantastic shopping experience.
Nightlife in Indonesia
If you wish to enjoy the best nightlife while holidaying in Indonesia, head to the Bali island. It has plenty of bars and clubs that offer loads of fun and entertainment after dark for locals as well as tourists. Some of the hotels in this region have their own stylish bars, where enthusiastic crowds dance to the tune of some thrilling numbers spun by talented DJs. Many tourists are reminded of the nightclubs visited during their cheap holidays to morocco while hearing some of these dance numbers. You can have an exciting time after dark in a club called Skygarden, located in the Kuta area of Bali.
Stay in Indonesia
From hotels that provide basic facilities to five-star hotels that offer luxurious stays, the Indonesia holiday packages have several options in accommodation for you according to your preferences and budget. The cheaper options available in the country are homestays and bed and breakfasts, but they are quite difficult to find online. Getting around in Indonesia is made easy with the help of domestic flights, trains, buses, ferries, taxis and car rentals.
Festivals in Indonesia
Despite being a Muslim-majority nation, a significant number of people celebrate Christmas and New Year's Eve with great festivities. Following a month-long fast during the holy month of Ramadan, the Indonesian Muslims celebrate Eid-al-Fitr. The Bali Arts Festival is the country's largest annual event of art and culture, which features art exhibitions, food, dance performances and other cultural offerings. Waisak is celebrated by thousands of Indonesian Buddhists in the popular Buddhist sites, including temples.
Best time to visit Indonesia
The months of August and September in Indonesia are characterised by a pleasant weather, ideal for enjoying some outdoor activities in various places of the country. Around this time of the year, you would also get lesser crowds and lower room rates in hotels. You and your loved one can have some memorable experiences in the most romantic places with the Indonesia honeymoon packages offered by Lowest2.
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