Travelling Indonesia

Republic of IndonesiaTravelling Indonesia you will experience an new world of amazing historic, and landscape beauty. It also has some of the worlds best diving beaches.  Indonesia has a mind blowing number of islands; 17,000. It is the world’s largest group/chain of islands. With Asia on one side and Australia on the other, eighty percent of its area is sea with beautiful clear waters.

It is something to witness with your own eyes to grasp the reality of its beauty.

Tourism is a major industry in Indonesia. Its rich culture and nature attracts tourists from all over the world. However, out of these 17,000 islands, the most popular tourist destinations, to mention a few, are, the island of Bali, Jakarta, Yogyakarta, East Java, West Java, North Sumatra, South Sulawesi, Lampung, South Sumatra, Banten, and West Sumatra, Lombok.

raja ampatThe lowland has a tropical climate and gets abundant rainfall and is humid with high temperatures. Time to enjoy the beautiful beaches on the clear seas of Indonesia.

Apart from the archeological wonders, the architect of ancient builds and sites, the spread of active volcanoes add another layer of wonder. It will unleash the spirit of expedition in you.

There are numerous cultures and traditions, and they co-exist in harmony. Indonesia has some of the world best hotels, spas and golf course.

Don’t forget to bring your golf clubs!

 

The chart below states the Indonesian Regions ( ex, Sumatra), then the Province, with the Capital:

SumatraJavaLesser Sunda/BaliKalimantanSulawesiMalukuWestern New Guinea
Aceh (Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam
Banda Aceh

North Sumatra (Sumatera Utara)
Medan

West Sumatra (Sumatera Barat)
Padang.

Riau 
Pekanbaru

Riau Islands (Kepulauan Riau)
Tanjung Pinang

Jambi 
Jambi (city)

South Sumatra (Sumatera Selatan)
Palembang

South Sumatra (Sumatera Selatan)
Palembang

Bangka-Belitung (Kepulauan Bangka-Belitung)
Pangkal Pinang

Lampung
Bandar Lampung (city)

Tanjung Selor 
Jakarta 

Banten 
Serang

West Java (Jawa Barat
Bandung 

Central Java (Jawa Tengah
Semarang

Yogyakarta Special Region (Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta (city)

Bali  
Denpasar

West Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Barat
Mataram

East Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Timur
Kupang

East Kalimantan (Kalimantan Timur)
Samarinda

West Kalimantan (Kalimantan Barat
Pontianak

Central Kalimantan (Kalimantan Tengah
Palangkaraya

South Kalimantan (Kalimantan Selatan
Banjarmasin 

East Kalimantan (Kalimantan Timur)
Samarinda

North Kalimantan (Kalimantan Utara
Tanjung Selor

North Sulawesi (Sulawesi Utara
Manado

Gorontalo 
Gorontalo (city)

Central Sulawesi (Sulawesi Tengah
Palu

West Sulawesi (Sulawesi Barat
Mamuju

South Sulawesi (Sulawesi Selatan)
Makassar

South East Sulawesi (Sulawesi Tenggara)
Kendari (city)

Maluku 
Ambon

North Maluku (Maluku Utara
Sofifi

West Papua (Papua Barat)
Manokwari

Papua 
Jayapura

Caution: Drinking Water

Tap water is not drinkable in Indonesia. Water or ice served to you in restaurants may have been purified and/or boiled, but do ask. Bottled water, usually known as Aqua after the best-known brand, is cheap and available everywhere, but check that the seal is intact. Most hotels do provide free bottled water.

Also beware of ice which may not have been prepared with potable water or kept in hygienic conditions. If you have weak stomach, it is better not to order beverages with ice cubes.

 

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