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Indonesia Travel Guide

Indonesia — Things to Do

Indonesia is blessed with a huge number of landscapes, environments and therefore, things to do. From the stunning coral outcrops fringing the islands of Kalimantan, Bali or Lombok, to the bustling streets of Java’s major cities, Indonesia is an exciting treasure chest full of promising activities. Scuba diving and snorkeling adventures usually take the cake when it comes to busiest tours in Indonesia. There are hundreds of islands, some of which are totally uninhabited, that span the archipelago waiting to enchant underwater explorers.

Indonesia also contains a plethora of different boating tours that offer opportunities to sightsee and relax. Watch dolphins dive between the blue waters, or simply go island hopping on one of the many cruise ships on offer.

Indonesia rivals anywhere else on the planet when it comes to scuba diving. There are literally hundreds of perfect dive spots across the 100 islands. Dive the World Indonesia offers a large range of sites, including some World Heritage listed landscapes from the most-well known to insanely secluded.

Spa treatments are the perfect way to rejuvenate after a long and tiring day. It is not uncommon for tourists just to come to Indonesia for a spa vacation based on their world class treatments and facilities. Panorama Tours makes it possible to enjoy a relaxing massage-filled holiday in Indonesia.

If you’re looking for something more active, plenty of beach, island and reef breaks around Indonesia make surfing one of the most sought-after activities. Bali is surrounded by surfing beaches, and so too is the island of Sumatra. Surf schools make it possible for beginners to enjoy this exciting sport and boat tours can help visitors reach smaller secluded reefs. Sumatran Surfariis are a reputable surfing company for tips and guidance.

There are a variety of boat tours around Indonesia. Tourists can jump on a rented boat for a half day or full day tour. There are island-hopping ferries that take visitors through Indonesia’s most beautiful reefs, waters and islands. Places like Bali, Lombok and Java’s coastline can be reached via Perama Tours.

If marine animals fascinate you without wanting to get your hair wet, dolphin tours is the best possible answer. Dolphin Tours and Travels is a fantastic company offering viewing trips throughout many Indonesian islands like Bali.

Traditional Indonesian culture is on display in the many dance performances found throughout the islands. There are plenty of package tours that include dance shows or lessons like through Asia Travel.

Indonesia is famous for its cuisine, so spend some of your time learning to tricks of the trade in a cooking school. Bali is particularly famous for its culinary gems, which are found in institutions and restaurants throughout the island, most prominently in the town of Ubud. Exotissimo Travel can arrange any type of class or lesson.

Full of life and adventure, a bike tour is one of the best ways to see the tremendous landscapes of Southeast Asia, and Bali in particular. Mountain bike or cruise through terraced hills, sprawling fields and dense jungles in this magnificent region of Indonesia with tours organized by Viator.

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