Getting Around Transport in Indonesia takes many forms. Nusa Tenggara Nusa Tenggara has the best selection of snorkelling sites in the country. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. A Pulau Weh A small coral-ringed island with 20 dive sites that's growing in popularity. Start at the transport hub of Jayapura. Itineraries Java Jaunt 3 Weeks Indonesia's most populous island mixes the nation's future, past and natural beauty. A Lombok If you get lucky you can see schooling hammerheads at Blongas, usually in mid-September.
A Pulau Ambon Something of a dive mecca. Check out Lonely Planet s Indonesia guide for a comprehensive look at what the whole country has to offer. It's the start of the rainy season in Java and Bali but in recent years there has been less rain. Abgerundet wird der Guide durch Übersichts- und Detailkarten, Themen-Specials, zahlreiche Reiserouten und Verkehrswege und einen Sprachführer. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Indonesia, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice. Ponder this at beautiful beaches around Waikabubak and Tambolaka. The Banda islands in Maluku, Derawan in Kalimantan and Pulau Weh off Sumatra all offer superb beaches too.
Countless boutiques, many run by top local designers, vie for your daytime attention. Get to the heart of Indonesia and begin your journey now! Finally, head far south to Way Kambas National Park, where the highlights include elephants. Topping out at a rather diminutive 666m, it erupted as recently as 1988, and can be climbed in an arduous three hours. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. In 2009, Lonely Planet began publishing a monthly travel magazine called Lonely Planet Traveller.
Hiking Many parts of Indonesia are still wild and remote. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. The festivities take place over two days during the second week of August. Teams compete throughout the year to see who will go to the finals held every October in Pamekasan. Huge numbers of people in traditional dress march in processions with garish floats all to the tune of gamelan music. The intriguing: tales of the beautiful Banda Islands' twisted history.
A Derawan Archipelago Features a good diversity: Pulau Derawan has excellent macro diving; Pulau Sangalaki is famous for mantas; Pulau Maratua has sharks, rays and barracuda. Low Season Oct—Apr A Wet season in Java, Bali and Lombok and Kalimantan flowers. Check out Lonely Planet s Indonesia guide for a comprehensive look at what the whole country has to offer. A Check your equipment thoroughly beforehand. Looking for a guide focused on Bali or Lombok? Best Surfing Tough competition, but we say Sumatra for its pure perfection and consistency. Itineraries Kalimantan 6 Weeks Mysterious rivers of unfathomable length are the avenues to discover Kalimantan's incredible diversity of life, including orangutans.
Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. But exceptions are the rule, and you'll want to research any location you plan to visit if the weather will play a role in your enjoyment. You'll sleep in their villages of grass-roofed huts, climb narrow jungle trails, traverse panoramic open hillsides, cross raging rivers by wobbly hanging footbridges, and be charmed by the locals' smiles. Amazing Spectacle Dramatic sights are the norm. It is available in digital versions for a number of countries. Museums honour the works of those inspired here over the years, while people walk the rice fields to find the perfect spot to sit in lotus position and ponder life's endless possibilities. A Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit Author: N.
Pura Taman Ayun A beautiful moated temple with a royal past; part of Unesco's recognition of Bali's rice traditions. February It's dry season in the east. From Banjarmasin, travel overland to Samarinda and make an expedition along the Sungai Mahakam. Get to the heart of Indonesia and begin your journey now! It's easier than ever to visit, thanks to this new facility at the tourist hub of Labuanbajo. The astonishing: the mobs in a cool, glitzy Jakarta mall on a Sunday.
MyPustak is India's pioneer philanthropic initiative which is working towards making education available to all. Catch a wave on one of Bali's legendary surf breaks, follow a colourful procession accompanied by traditional music and dance, head to the shops for some retail therapy; all with your trusted travel companion. Now take ferries south to isolated and timeless Sumba, where some superb beaches are just starting to attract visitors. Indonesia Contents Plan Your Trip Welcome to Indonesia Indonesia's Top 20 Need to Know What's New If You Like. You can snorkel all of the Moyo and Alor dive sites and share a boat with the divers Click here. A Karimunjawa Islands Some 27 islands comprise this offshore marine park, which gets very few visitors.
You can have world-class fun on Bali and the next day be way off the grid in the incredible Bandas. Take a cooking course, learn woodcarving and revel in Bali's famous traditional dance. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. Lombok has good roads for bikes. See our and for details. To remember what it felt like to laugh till your sides ached.