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  • Get ready to tick off our countdown of the 101 top things to do in Indonesia! Rainforests rich with life, beaches that boast of amazing blue water and silvery sands, temples that date back centuries; they’re all here and a whole lot more. If ever there was a place that has it all – fun, adventure and spirituality – it’s Indonesia. The incredibly diverse country has over 15,000 islands, most of them uninhabited, lending an aura of mystery and piquing the curiosity. Those that are inhabited hum with life. Imagine: There are more than 300 ethnic groups here, giving rise to a big mix of cultures.

    Since every region in Indonesia offers so much, we’ve narrowed down the list to 101 things to do here that will enrich your experience. Visiting water temples dedicated to ancient gods, witnessing majestic komodo dragons' show off their power, hiking up massive active volcanoes – the list of adventures never sees to end! 

    Indeed, Indonesia is one of the best places for thrill-seekers. Adventure sports abound as do outdoor activities like trekking and canyoning. You can get your fix of thrills almost anywhere you go and that’s what makes this breathtaking country such a gem. So go on, plan a trip to Indonesia and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!

    Here is the list of things to do in Indonesia: 

  • 01Things to Do in Bali

    Things to Do in Bali
    1.       Uluwatu Temple - The sea temple of Uluwatu is set atop a steep cliff above the sea. The views from here are magnificent! Watch the sunset for an experience you won’t find anywhere else.

    2.       Enjoy the splash of water at WaterBom, Kuta - Get in a little water action at WaterBom in Kuta. The water park has thrilling rides and slides to keep your adrenaline going for hours.

    3.       Breakfast with the orangutans at Bali Zoo - Give breakfast a whole new meaning by enjoying it with orangutans at the Bali Zoo. Watch these beautiful beings frolic in their playground as you enjoy a feast.

    4.       Ubud Monkey Forest - Ubud Monkey Forest boasts stunning examples of Balinese art and architecture through statues and an ancient bathing temple. Grey long-tailed macaques rule here and boldly make their presence felt.

    5.       Tegalalang Rice Terrace - This famed attraction showcases the intricacy of Bali’s rice terraces. The terraced landscapes offer terrific views of rice paddies across the valleys.

    6.       Diving in Tegenungan waterfall - Feel the power of Tegenungan waterfall by diving into it. It’s set in a dense jungle that’s teeming with life.

    7.       Visit Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave) - Goa Gajah features amazing rock carvings that date back to the 11th century. It’s a place of meditation although it’s flocked by visitors today.

    8.       Ubud Art Market - Shopping at Ubud Art Market is one of the most enjoyable things to do in Indonesia. Handmade bags, hats, paintings and woodcarvings are a few treasures you’ll find.

    9.       Hike up to Mt Batur - Explore the magnificence of an active volcano by hiking Mt Batur. Book a sunrise tour that starts in the wee hours so that you can catch the sunrise from the summit.

    10.      Pura Taman Saraswati Temple - Located in Ubud, Pura Taman Saraswati Temple is a water temple set next to a tranquil lotus pond. Take the time to appreciate the fine details of Balinese architecture before heading to the cafe for dinner.

    11.      Snorkelling in the Underwater Temple Garden in Nusa Lembongan - Nusa Lembongan is more than an island; it’s the site of gorgeous Buddha statues that sit under water. Snorkel to explore the Underwater Temple Garden.
    12.      Eco Tour – The Green Village - The Green Village is an eco marvel with magnificent bamboo houses and villas that bring to mind Elven homes. Go on a guided tour to learn about the village.

    13.      Candlelight dinner at Swept Away - One of the best things to do in Bali is to enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner at Swept Away Restaurant in The Samaya Ubud. It overlooks a lovely river and lush greenery.

    14.      Campuhan Ridge Walk - See Bali’s natural beauty up close with a hike on Campuhan Ridge Walk. The hillside views are splendid and make for perfect photo ops.

    15.      Sunset at Tanah Lot Temple - Tanah Lot Temple is one of the most popular places to visit. The Hindu shrine perched atop a rocky outcrop and the sea churning below creates a mesmerizing scene.

    16.      5GX Bali Reverse Bungy - Is bungee jumping too tame for you? 5GX Bali Reverse Bungy lets you experience the thrill of being hurled up into the air before free falling down.

    17.      Watch the Kecak Fire Show in Uluwatu - The Kecak Fire Show is perhaps one of the most entertaining and fascinating performances you’ll ever see. It takes place on a cliff top amphitheatre that only serves to intensify the experience.
    18.      Padang Padang Beach - Bali has known for its awesome beaches and Padang Padang Beach epitomizes this. Relax on a sun lounger or ride the waves. 

    19.      Bali camel safaris at southern Sawangan coast of Nusa Dua - Nusa Dua is a popular tourist hotspot with hotels, a shopping complex and even a golf course. It also has camel safaris that let you take in the coastline at a slow pace.

    20.      Swim with sharks at Shark Island, Denpasar - Shark Island is very aptly named as its home to several black tip reef sharks. See these apex predators in their element by swimming with them.

    21.      ATV beach rides and Seabreacher at Sanur Beach - Sanur Beach is where thrill-seekers go to, to get their rush of adrenaline. You can ride over the sands on an ATV or cruise the sea on the Seabreacher.

    22.      Diving at Atlantis International - Atlantis International lets you explore Bali’s marine life in glorious detail. Entry level courses are also available for beginners.

    23.      Circus Waterpark - For great family fun, head to Circus Waterpark that has a slew of fun attractions to keep everyone entertained. Try the slides, rides, pools and laser games.

    24.      Ride a quad bike or buggy through Bali villages - Ride your way through Bali’s charming villages on a quad bike or buggy. You’ll pass by sights like rice fields, rivers and cocoa plantations.

    25.      Visit the village of the dead – Trunyan - You may have seen Trunyan on social media. If not, this is your chance to witness the ancient funeral rites of this Balinese village where the dead are left to decompose in the open.
    26.      Drift down the Siap River in an inflated tube - Feel the power of the Siap River by drifting down in an inflated tube. It flows through a hidden canyon that looks like something out of an adventure movie.

    28.      Bali Treetop Adventure Park - See how well you fare on challenging adventure circuits at Bali Treetop Adventure Park. Flying fox and suspended bridges are some of the activities to try.

    29.      Flying Fox Nusa Penida - More exciting challenges await at Flying Fox Nusa Penida. Zip through the air and see the verdant terrain rush below you.
    30.      Visit Pura Ulun Danu Bratan Temple - The water temple of Pura Ulun Danu Bratan is a complex comprising five compounds of Hindu temples and a Buddhist stupa. The site also has a park and fun activities like boating.

    31.      Experience the highest swing ride above Ayung River - Rediscover the delight of swinging by going on a swing placed high up between two coconut trees. You can see the Ayung River clearly from this height.

    32.      Whitewater rafting in Ayung River, Telaga Waja, and Melangit River - There are many whitewater rafting opportunities in Bali but none as exciting as in Ayung River, Telaga Waja and Melangit River. Rapids range from grade II to IV.

    33.      Flying fish at Nusa Dua Beach - We’re talking about one of the most thrilling water rides ever created! Banana boats are joined to form a ‘fish’ and are pulled by a speedboat. You’ll fly through the air with the waves swirling below.

    34.      Mahana Point cliff Jump - Mahana Point is the perfect place for some cliff jumping action. Try to visit in low season to avoid the crowds.

    35.      Flyboarding at Nusa Dua - Test your skills in the air by flyboarding at Nusa Dua. It’s one of the most exhilarating sports you’ll try!

    36.      Pamper your soul at Mandara Spa - Enjoy an utterly soothing pampering treatment at Mandara Spa. Signature services include an aromatherapy foot bath, a warm oil massage and an age-defying treatment.
  • 02Things to Do in Jakarta

    Things to Do in Jakarta
    37.     Beautiful Indonesia Miniature Park (Taman Mini Indonesia Indah) - Get a close look at Indonesia’s culture and way of life at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah. The miniature park features depictions of dances and traditions as well as a theatre and museums.

    38.     Ancol Dreamland - Ancol Dreamland is a massive amusement park that has many of the typical attractions one would expect. Over two dozen rides, slides, pools and playgrounds give kids the perfect opportunity to go wild.

    39.     Visit Monas Tower - Paying a visit to Monas Tower is one of the most important things to do in Indonesia as it symbolizes the country’s struggle for freedom. Head up to the observation deck to get a panoramic view of Jakarta.

    40.     Explore Ragunan Zoo - Numerous endangered animals call Ragunan Zoo home. Built in 1864, it’s one of the oldest in the world and at 350 acres, one of the largest. Visit the primate centre whose residents include chimpanzees and orangutans.

    41.     Have fun at Dunia Fantasi (Amusement park) - Dunia Fantasy at Ancol Dreamland is every child’s dream. It has several themed attractions including Hello Kitty Adventure, Ice Age Arctic Adventure and Niagara-Gara.

    42.     Menteng Park (National Monument Park) - Menteng Park is a great place to spend the day. There are basketball courts and kiddie playgrounds as well as food stalls and free Wi-Fi.

    43.     Explore Thousand Islands - Pulau Macan - A couple of hours from the bustling capital of Jakarta is Pulau Macan, part of the Thousand Islands Recency. It’s an idyllic getaway where the ocean just steps away from huts.

    44.     Make a splash at Atlantis Water Adventure - Another delight that you shouldn’t miss is Atlantis Water Adventure. It has 8 pools with different water activities. 

    45.     Eat at amazing Indonesian food market - Pasar Baru - Pasar Baru has some of the best food in Jakarta. It boasts a delicious fusion of cuisines including Indonesian, Indian and Chinese. Don’t miss the delicious noodles and dumplings!

    46.     Camping in Tanakita (Sukabumi), Sayang Heulang (Bandung), and Gunung Pancar (Bogor) - Sleep under the Indonesian sky by camping at Tanakita, Sayang Heulang and Gunung Pancar. Camping trips are regularly organized with wholesome meals and outdoor activities.

    47.     Diving at Virgin Beach - Another gem in the Thousand Islands Regency, Virgin Beach on the island of Tidung is a paradise for beach lovers. You can go diving, swimming or sunbathing.
    48.     Explore Bidadari Island - Bidadari Island boasts white sands and emerald blue waters that you could soak yourself in all day long. Plan a day trip to this picturesque island and enjoy what it has to offer.

    49.     Snorkelling at Semak Daun Island - Semak Daun Island is the ideal snorkelling destination with several diving spots. The clear water gives you a good glimpse of Indonesia’s marine life.
  • 03Things to Do in Yogyakarta

    Things to Do in Yogyakarta

    50.       Visit Prambanan Temple - This is the country’s largest temple compound dedicated to Shiva. It comprises three temples that depict the Indian epic poem, Ramayana.

    51.       Keraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat royal palace - The complex of Keraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat is the seat of power of the Yogyakarta Sultanate. Check out the expansive palace grounds and a museum showcasing Yogyakarta’s history and culture.

    53.       Have fun at Jogja Bay Pirates Adventure Waterpark - Jogja Bay Pirates Adventure Waterpark is something the whole family will enjoy. Set in forested mountains, it features a pirate ship, slides and a large playground.

    54.       Paragliding at Parangtritis Beach - Parangtritis Beach is a popular tourist spot and an ideal place to spend the day. Paragliding over the dark-coloured sands and watching the waves hit the shore from above is a thrilling experience.

    55.       Sunrise at Borobudur temple - largest Buddhist monument in the world - It’s considered to be one of the greatest Buddhist temples in the world and it’s easy to see why. The sprawling complex comprises the main temple and smaller temples as well as walls and balustrades featuring reliefs.

    56.       Hike to Mount Merapi (most active volcano in Asia) - With regular eruptions since the 16th century, Mount Merapi is one of the most active volcanoes in the country. Hike this majestic mountain during your time in Yogyakarta.

    57.       Experience rafting and tubing at Goa Pindul - Goa Pindul is a stunning cave that you have to visit. Raft and tube your way through the calm river with the striking walls of the cave all around you.

    58.       Bicycle car at Yogyakarta (Jogja) city square - Hop into a colourful bicycle car at Yogyakarta city square. Explore the area in these brightly illuminated vehicles for a completely new experience.

    59.       Ride the Gondola at Timang Beach - Get to the rocky outcrop offshore at Timang Beach on the Gondola. The strange-looking contraption uses metal pulleys to transport people to the rocky point.

    60.       Abseil 6 stories to explore Jomblang Cave - Love the excitement of abseiling? Do it at Jomblang Cave from about 6 stories high for the best rush.

    61.       Go shopping at Malioboro - This is where all the action happens! Jalan Malioboro has it all from shops selling batiks and artwork to those selling food.
  • 04Things to Do in Lombok

    Things to Do in Lombok
    62.       Scuba diving and snorkelling at Gili Islands - Gili Islands is a gorgeous piece of paradise known for its amazing coral reefs. Go scuba diving and snorkelling to discover these underwater marvels.

    63.       Trek to Mount Rinjani - Mount Rinjani looks like something out of a fairytale. Its massive caldera holds the Segara Anak lake that also has a hot spring. Experienced trekkers can venture alone while beginners can arrange for a guide and porters.

    64.       Surf at Senggigi Beach - Senggigi is a tourist hotspot and Senggigi Beach is perhaps the best place to get in a little surfing for beginners. You can book surfing lessons from one of several schools in the area.
    65.       Ride to Pemenang - Explore Pemenang on a scooter or a motorcycle. It’s a convenient way to get around and a whole lot of fun.

    66.       Benang Kelambu Waterfall and Mangku Sakti Waterfall - Indonesia has amazing waterfalls including Benang Kelambu and Mangku Sakti. While Benang Kelambu flows gracefully through dense flora, Mangku Sakti gushes over rocky cliffs. The greenish-white hue is due to the presence of sulphur.

    67.      Tanjung Aan Beach - Tanjung Aan Beach is one of those picture-perfect destinations you dream of. Blue waters, white sands, palm trees swaying in the wind – you couldn’t ask for more!

    68.      Bangkang Cave - Striking stalagmite and stalactites adorn the interiors of Bangkang Cave. Bats also make their home here and if you visit at dusk, you can see thousands of them flying out.

    69.      Camp at Lake Segara Anak - Spend the night beside Lake Segara Anak at Mount Rinjani. The calm water and the ridges of the caldera create a stunning backdrop.

    70.      Aik Kalak hot spring - While at Lake Segara Anak, take time to visit Aik Kalak hot spring where you can wash away your tiredness. The indigenous Sasak people believe that the spring cures diseases and slows ageing.

    71.     Temple on a rock with a hole – Pura Batu Bolong - Pura Batu Bolong is an incredibly scenic location. The natural hole under the temple is an interesting element and if you wait until sunset, you can see the rays shine through.

    72.    Sunset at Pink Beach - Pink Beach is aptly named for its sand which has a distinct pinkish hue. Watch the sunset and see the sand turn a darker shade of pink.
  • 05Things to Do in Surabaya

    Things to Do in Surabaya
    73.       Harbour Cruise on Artama III - One of the best things to do in Indonesia is to go on a cruise around the port city of Surabaya. Bangjo Tours provide the service aboard the Artama III, which features a living room, restaurant and a mini bar.

    74.       Visit the House of Sampoerna Cigarette Factory - The House of Sampoerna is a wonderful 19th-century Dutch building that showcases curios of the Sampoerna cigarette company. You can trace the history of Indonesia’s famous kretek or clove cigarette here.

    75.       Hike to Mount Bromo - Mount Bromo isn’t the highest volcano but it’s among the best known in Indonesia and one of the most visited. Hiking (45 minutes one way) is the best way to explore the mountain and surrounding nature.

    76.       The bull races on Madura - Madura hosts an annual bull racing event to celebrate a successful harvest. The bulls race in pairs commandeered by a jockey.

    77.       Ciputra Waterpark - Ciputra Waterpark is a huge amusement park with a wealth of attractions like the Chimera Pool, Syracuse Beach and Cinema 5D.

    78.       Surabaya Carnival Park - Another amusement park, this one with a carnival vibe, Surabaya Carnival Park offers plenty of entertainment to visitors. Rides, a night market and a food court are some of the attractions.

    79.       Visit Al Akbar Mosque - The eye-catching Al Akbar Mosque stands out with its four blue domes. An elevator takes you up a tower from where you can see Surabaya laid out in the distance.

    80.       Shopping at Batik Maduratna - Indonesia’s famous batik is displayed for you to admire and shop for at Batik Maduratna. You’ll find terrific souvenirs here.

    81.       Suramadu National Bridge - Visiting Suramadu National Bridge is one of the top things to do in Indonesia. It’s the longest in the country and the first bridge that spans the Madura Strait.

    82.       Have fun at Air Terjun Tumpak Sewu waterfall - Located in East Java, Terjun Tumpak Sewu waterfall is a testament to the power and beauty of water. It’s over 100 meters high and has a wide flow.
  • 06Things to Do in Kota Batu

    Things to Do in Kota Batu
    83.       Visit d’Topeng Kingdom Museum - d’Topeng Kingdom Museum exhibits traditional Indonesian sculptures, masks, textiles and decorative items. There’s a lot to see and you can easily spend a couple of hours.

    84.       Have fun at Jawa Timur Park 2 - Jawa Timur Park 2 is a zoo and a theme park. It features a shuttle car for kids, an e-bike station and a food court.

    85.       Explore the Batu City Square - This is where everyone comes to relax and have fun. Local musicians perform, fountains create a pretty spectacle and a Ferris wheel dominates the skyline.

    87.       Discover nature at Eco Green Park - Nature is the star of the show at Eco Green Park with large trees providing plenty of shade. The park has a recycling zone as well as a Music Plaza, upside down house and dioramas.

    88.       Coban Rondo Waterfall and Coban Rais Waterfall - There seems no end to the natural wonders of Indonesia! Coban Rondo Waterfall and Coban Rais Waterfall is something you don’t want to miss. Pack a picnic basket and enjoy the scenery or rent a bike and explore your surroundings.

    89.       Batu Night Spectacular (BNS) - Batu Night Spectacular is as amazing as it sounds. You can ride an air bike and see Batu’s mountains, head to Lampion Garden with animations of iconic landmarks and cartoon figures, and go-kart your way to the finish line.

    90.       Segara Anakan Lagoon, Sempu Island - The beautiful Segara Anakan Lagoon boasts an otherworldly beauty with a beach, placid water and dark green trees surrounding it. Take a day trip here or camp overnight.

    91.       Paragliding at Gunung Banyak, Batu - Prepare yourself for an exhilarating experience by jumping off a cliff at Gunung Banyak and paragliding through the air. The tandem ride lasts for about 10 minutes.
  • 07Other Things to Do in Indonesia

    Other Things to Do in Indonesia
    92.       Ride a bike to Puncak Lawang - The lush plateau of Puncak Lawang offers visitors a stunning view of Maninjau Lake. You can also go paragliding.

    93.       Kayaking in Lake Toba and Raja Ampat - Kayaking on a lake (Lake Toba) inside a caldera – is there anything cooler than this? Perhaps not but kayaking around the Raja Ampat Islands comes in a very close second!

    94.      Pacu Jawi (cow race) event in West Sumatra - Pacu Jawi is similar to Madura’s bull races but cows are used instead. Food stalls are set up in the area with the most serving traditional fare.

    95.       Komodo National Park - Where else can you appreciate the magnificence of Komodo dragons than in Indonesia? Head to Komodo National Park for a chance to marvel at these powerful animals.

    96.       Pod Chocolate Factory and Cafe - Find out how chocolate is made at Pod Chocolate Factory and Cafe. The company manufactures chocolate right at the source in Bali.

    97.       Attend a buffalo race in Negara - Negara plays host to buffalo races where hundreds of them, controlled by a jockey, try to reach the goal first.

    98.       The Underground House (Goa Gala-Gala) - Next on our list of things to do in Indonesia is a visit to Goa Gala-Gala, a hand-carved underground house. Chase away the dark – and your chills! - with a torch.

    99.       Make your own perfume at L’Atelier Parfums et Créations - Play the role of a perfumer at L’Atelier Parfums et Créations. You’ll learn about the history of perfumery in Indonesia and how to make your own perfume.

    100.     Horse riding in Munduk Langki - Explore the rainforest in Munduk Langki on horseback, stop for refreshments and enjoy a sumptuous meal. You can also hire ATVs.

    101.     Visit the Ghost Palace Hotel - Feel chills run down your spine at the Ghost Palace Hotel. The abandoned building is overrun with vines and moss, adding to the spookiness.



Tanjung Tinggi Beach

Pantai Tanjung Tinggi also famously referred to as the Chamber Beach and is bordered by 2 peninsulas. It is located north of the Belitung island and is a sheer scenic delight.

Highlights: Tanjung Tinggi Beach is shaped in the form of a cove and is spread over a length of 1000 meters with granite blocks and white sandy beach. Visiting this beach will more or less feel like traveling in a fantasy world. Towards the eastern tip of the beach, you can come across rocks which form a tunnel through which you can take a walk. The panorama is compelling and very exotic. You can carry out activities like jet skiing, diving and fishing here. Beautiful coral reefs can also be spotted here

Location: Tanjung Tinggi Beach is located at Keciput, Sijuk, Belitung Regency, Bangka Belitung Islands 33414, Indonesia

Timings: Open round the year

Price: There is no entrance fee for this beach.


Jatiluwih Green Land

Jatiluwih Green Land is prominent for its scenic landscapes that are extremely exotic and dramatic. This was once the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site candidate.

Highlights: You can take a full day tour to the Jatiluwih Green Land. Jatiluwih is the principal attraction here along with the other prominent highlights located here such as the Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest and the Batukaru Temple. The picturesque Tanah Lot sea can also be visited towards the end of your day tour just in time when you can partake in the dinner shows with the backdrop of the splendid sunset. Halfway up the view is the very alluring view accredited to the 180 degrees of the gently sloping terraces that can be seen as far as your eyes go.

Location: Jatiluwih Green Land is located at about 700 meters above the sea level in the Tabanan regency of the Penebel district.

Timings: Open round the year.

Price: Entry to the Jatiluwih Green Land is free.


Mount Batur

While you are in Bali you should picked this Kintamani tour which permits you to trek to Mount Batur. Head out for an exciting trek to Mount Batur and welcome the sun in the early morning when the entire world is snoozing. Trek to a stature of around 1717 meter and experience the marvellous magnificence. Mount Batur is considered as one of the sacred mountains by the Hindus. This volcanic mountain draws individuals from distant locations abroad for its shocking beautiful beauty.

The dawn trekking in Bali is exceptionally well known among the vacationer everywhere throughout the world. Feel the difficulties as you trek through the dimness and achieve the top to appreciate the stunning dawn. This is a twofold treat for the photography sweethearts where they can click some astonishing photos of the dawn and the environment. 

 While heading out on this trek you can also enjoy some lavish breakfast right there along with your friends.

Approximate cost starts from 60 USD per individual

 Mount Batur is located at the center of two concentric calderas North West of Mount Agung on the island of Bali.

Ubud Monkey Forest

Also known as the Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal, Ubud Monkey Forest is one of Ubud's most famous attractions; a characteristic woods asylum that is home to a crowd of dim since quite a while ago followed macaques. The site is very much safeguarded because of a group based administration program. The forest is situated close to Ubud Town Center, and inside simple strolling separation from guesthouses and resorts along the primary streets of Jalan Hanoman and the namesake Jalan Monkey Forest.

Other than watching perky monkeys in their natural habitat, swinging through shades, lazing along pathways or eating bananas, the site offers cool strolls along cleared pathways through a verdant nutmeg wood. Excellent old sanctuaries with gatekeeper statues canvassed in greenery additionally highlight all through the forest.

 Highlights: If you want to explore few other places than the Ubud Monkey Forest you can also visit the Ubud Royal Palace and head out for some shopping in the Ubud Art Market.

 Location: Ubud Monkey Forest is located at Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

 Timings:  Open from 8:30 AM–6:00 PM


Mount Bromo

Mount Bromo is nestled at a height of 2329 meters yet it is not the highest peak of the massif however it is definitely the most well known. This massif area is one of the most frequented tourist attractions of East Java.

Mount Bromo is an active volcano which is a part of the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Ever since the year 1919, it is a protected nature reserve. The most typical way to reach the Mount Bromo is via the mountain village that lies in its proximity, Cemoro Lawang. From there you can take a walk to the volcano in about 45 minutes. You can also take an organized jeep tour to the viewpoint on the Mount Penanjakan which can be reached in 2 hours.

Location: Mount Bromo is located in East Java in Indonesia.

Timings: Open round the year.

IDR 220,000 for weekday
IDR 320,000 for weekend or holiday


Taman Ayun Temple

When you visit Bali, Taman Ayun Temple is a must visit attraction as it holds a supreme position in the development of Balinese culture and tradition. The astounding landmark is in the village of Mengwi in Badung regency. Brilliantly portrayed architecture makes the temple complex separated from other temples in Bali. The traditional architectural nuances can be seen in its courtyards, enclosures and the vast garden landscapes that house lotus and fish ponds.

History of the Temple: The construction of the temple was in 1634 by the then ruler, Tjokerda Sakti Blambangan. The Chinese architectural aspects had influenced the construction of this temple as well. Hence in 1937, the temple witnessed a major restoration project.

Highights: There are the towering tiers that create the profile of Taman Ayun and the temple complex is considered to be the mother temple of Mengwi. It was meant to serve as the main worship centre for Mengwi people since they were not travelling far to other main temples like Besakih in Karangasem or Batur Temple in Kintamani. Taman Ayung is believed to be the unifying factor of the people and the royal family.

Structure of the Temple: The temple complex possesses expansive landscaped gardens and courtyards. The first courtyard which is large and open is a grassy expanse while the courtyard inside has a number of meru or multi-tiered shrines. Along with them, there are pools filled with pink lotuses and fish. The complex is part of the subak which shows the complex rice field irrigation system.

Entry fee:
     -Adult: 20000 Rp
     -Child: 10000 Rp

Opening hours: 08:00 am to 06:00 pm

Location: Jl. Ayodya No.10, Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80351, Indonesia


Gili Meno Beach

Gili Meno is the middle island of the group of three Gili Islands present in the northwest coast of Lombok.

Highlights: The Gili Meno Beach region holds a population of about 500 inhabitants who are concentrated in the central region of the island. You can explore the island on foot which is a wonderful way to absorb the surrounding natural greatness. There is a small shallow lake which is admired by tourists. The most impressive aspect of Gili Meno is the presence of swimming beaches spread out across the
whole island area. You can also visit the famous Turtle Sanctuary without any hassle One can surely plan a honeymoon trip to this serene destination which is quite fascinating in terms of exotic sites.

Location: The Gili Meno Beach is located at the West Nusa Tenggara 83355 in Indonesia.

Timings: Open round the year

Price: Entry is free.


Batu Secret Zoo

Batu Secret Zoo is a zoo located in Batu which is a mountain resort city. Opened in the year 2010, the complex of the zoo is spread over an area of 12 hectares.

Highlights: Batu Secret Zoo is a significant tourist attraction which is composed of an animal museum, a tree-style hotel named the Pohon Inn and the Museum Satwa. The zoo is a home to an exquisite variety of animals. Swannah which is a glass-walled tunnel is an important place to see here. It is where the visitors get a chance to view the myriad of large African animals. There is an LCD which is interactive and contains information and the games relating to the animals. In the African village, you can spot smaller African animals like the guinea pigs, meerkats, and others.

Location: Batu Secret Zoo is located at Jalan Oro-Oro Ombo No.9, Temas, Kecamatan Batu, Kec. Batu, Kota Batu, Jawa Timur 65315, Indonesia

Timings: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Weekday IDR. 75.000,
Weekend IDR. 105.000

Lake Beratan

Lake Beratan is a hollow lake that has a caldera of about 1231 meters above the sea level. It is located at Bedugul and is an important attraction of Bali.

Highlights: Lake Beratan has a width of 3.8 km square and a depth of up to 22 meters. The water volume of the lake is approximately 0,049 km3, so it is actually a closed lake. Tourists can access the lake via the dock which is desisted or provided around the Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. Visitors can also carry out an array of activities for recreation such as parasailing, water skiing, riding on the motorbike to circle the whole of lake, fishing, banana boating and canoeing with the traditional boat.

Location: Lake Beratan is located at Jl. Bedugul - Singaraja, Candikuning, Baturiti, Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia

Timings: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Price: IDR 7,500 per person Children(domestic) IDR 10,000 per person Adult (domestic) IDR 15,000 per person Children (tourist) IDR 30,000 per person Adult (tourist)

Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple, or Pura Luhur Uluwatu, one of six fundamental temples thought to be Bali's holy pillars, is famous for its majestic location, rested on top of a sheer cliff approximately 70 metres above sea level. This temple also yields the marvelous sunset backdrops as that of Tanah Lot Temple located on the island's western shores.

This temple is unquestionably one of the top points on the island to enjoy the stunning sunset delight, with uninterrupted views overlooking the gorgeous Indian Ocean. Balinese structure, traditionally-designed gateways and antiquated sculptures add to Uluwatu Temple's appeal.

Without an uncertainty, what makes Uluwatu Temple spectacular is its cliff-top environment at the end of a plateau 250 feet above the waves of the Indian Ocean. Several archaeological relics found here confirm the temple to be of megalithic origin, dating back to the 10th century. There are two entrances to Uluwatu Temple, from the south and the north.

The visiting hours for the temple is from 9 AM to 6 PM.

How to Reach:
Take the bypass main road to Nusa Dua and to Jimbaran and then follow the ascending road up to Uluwatu.

Lake Batur

Another precious attraction in Kintamani which is a must visit for you is the famous Lake Batur(Danau Batur). Take in the crisp mountain air and majestic scenes of Lake Batur (Danau Batur) a crescent shape waterway in the shadow of an active volcano.

Mount Batur sits at the focal point of a huge caldera- - a pit like bowl shaped by volcanic action - of which the lake fills the southeastern side. Take a boat on the lake, trek to the highest point of the well of lava for shocking perspectives, and afterward go for a dunk in the hot springs ignoring the water.

Highlights: While you are here get a taste of the culture here as you explore the local village and then the museum and learn about the historical backdrop of the volcano. Also visit Pura Ulun Danu Batur- - considered the second most famous temple in Bali. The temple sits on the edge of the caldera, having been destroyed by the lava when it was initially situated within the basin.

Location: Lake Batur is located at south east side of Mount Batur.


Komodo National Park

Komodo National Park is considered as a global conservation priority area. It is among the most popular National Park in Indonesia quite famous for the variety of animals it is home to. The park consists of three major islands - Komodo, Rinca and Padar. There are some smaller islands which are spread across 1800 km on both water and land.

Highlights: Komodo National Park is home to the Komodo dragon, world's largest living lizard. It also takes care of numerous species like Timor deers, wild horses, water buffaloes, wild boars, long-tailed macaques, palm civets, and much more. You will also find 260 species of reef building corals along with 70 different species of sponges and crustaceans. The park was declared as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1986.

Location: Komodo National Park is located in the center of Indonesian archipelago, between the island of Sumbawa and Flores.

Timing: Not given.

Price: Entrance fees is 225,000 IDR and some activities will additionally cost you depending upon the type of activity you participate in.

Tirta Gangga

On completion of the lost masterpiece at the Ujung, the water-loving rajah of the Amlapura, was up with another go at building – the water palace of his dreams in the year 1948. He succeeded with the Taman Tirta Gangga which was a beautiful crescent of rice-¬terrace-lined hills for a backdrop.

Highlights: Tirta Gangga is a multi-level fantasy that is very well equipped with two swimming ponds which are a drawcard on the weekends. The ornamental water of the ponds features a huge lotus and koi blossoms that are an aromatic reminder of the old days of the Balinese rajahs. Do check out the 11-tiered meru fountain here.

Location: Tirta Gangga is located in eastern Bali. It lies about 5 kilometers away from Karangasem.

Timings: Site is open round the year however the tickets are available only from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Price: For foreign tourists: Rp 20,000. To take a bathe in the pools you’ll have to pay an addition Rp 10,000.

Tampak Siring/Holy Spring Water Temple

There are a lot of temples and holy spring in Kintamani, Bali which attracts a lot of tourist from around the world. Tirtha Empul Temple or also called Tampak Siring Temple or Holy Water Temple is a place to purge our self from the awful impacts in life where we can find the conventional showers sourced from the springs at this sanctuary.

The water that comes out from the shower is accepted to dispose of all sorts of maladies incorporating unfriendly adverse effect in the human life.

 Highlights: The Balinese believes that the springs ascending from the earth is the God's creation, thus in 882 Saka (990 AD) organized to be a lake refined by the sort of Indrajayasinghawarmadewa with the name of Tirtha ri air hampul. The information is contained on an engraving at Sakenan Temple.

 Location: Tampak Siring Temple is located in Tampak Siring Village, Gianyar Regency,  39 km to the east of Denpasar City


Lovina Beach

Lovina Beach is a blend of littler shorelines crossing a few nearby towns between two areas in the North Bali rule of Buleleng. The shoreline is an extraordinary contrasting option to the exceptionally prevalent (and regularly swarmed shorelines of Bali's south, any semblance of Kuta, Legian and Seminyak. More settled waves, tranquil dark sand shores, excites in the offing, and a nightlife scene, are only a couple of things that entirety up this curious north Bali drift.

Evenings are a remarkable highlight here, with rather stifled nightlife after sunset. An expansive parking spot outskirts the shoreline with lines of bistros and in vogue fish eateries at its sides. Close to the sand, a solitary towering dolphin statue remains as an official point of interest.

Highlights: This beach is famous for dolphin sightseeing. People from around the world come to witness the friendly creature here.

The Lovina beach is located in Kalibukbuk area of Bali.


Bias Tugal (Tugel) Beach

Sometimes known as Secret Beach, this gorgeous white sandy beach is no longer unfamiliar, and iseasily reached by road from Padang Bai. Conveniently secluded from the hustle and bustle fo the famous Kuta beach, Bias Tugal Beach is small and compact just the perfect location for a relaxing day out. This beach has tiny rock pools that are fun for kids to play around in. It’s the ideal destination to soak up the sun and witness the quiet sea traffic ferries making its way to and fro.

Activities: You can swim in the clear blue waters but the currents are strong so be careful, snorkel gear is sold on the beach so take a dip underwater. You can avail a relaxing beach massage at 80,000 rupiah per hour, you can also engage in some relaxing turtle spotting or just catch up on some R&R and relax under the sun.

Approximate Price: The official entry point to the beach has a ticket booth and an entry fee of 2,000 rupiah per person to help keep the beach clean. Parking is 5,000 rupiah.

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