💧 Tap Water
Drinking tap water in Indonesia is not recommended. Make sure to drink bottled water. You can buy a large gallon of water for your entire trip.
Tipping in Indonesia is different depending on the region. For example, in Jakarta, 10,000, or 20,000 rupiah is reasonable. In Bali, however, the tip is included in most restaurants’ bills, so you don’t need to pay more. For a spa service, offering a tip to a masseuse or other service providers is considered polite.
Take Blue Bird Taxis as they are the safest taxi service in the country. The prices in these taxis are set by meter, so you have nothing to worry about the costs. This service also offers an application in which you can pay online.
The local language in Indonesia is Bahasa, with about 300 native dialects! You will have no problem with the language in tourist areas, especially in Bali; however, in other areas, English speaking locals’ level reduces. Of course, in your hotel or travel agencies, you can easily find English speaking staff.
For traveling to Indonesia, bug spray for insect bites, aloe vera gel for skin smoothing, sunscreen for protecting the skin, and a universal charger are recommended for packing.
⛪ Respect local belief
Indonesia is diverse in terms of religions and cultures. In Java, the majority of people are Muslim. However, in Bali, people are Hindu. You may see religious offerings in the street, and you should not disrupt it. Also, if you visit a mosque or temple, you need to cover your head with a scarf. Besides, women are not allowed to visit temples while menstruating.
🎎 Interact with locals
Indonesian people are very friendly and warm. Interacting with them can make your day!
Toilets in many public areas of Indonesia are squats. Also, you need to bring tissue and sometimes soap in less touristy areas.
Komodo Dragons: Meet the Komodo Dragons! They not very similar to the mythical dragons, but they are protected in a UNESCO Heritage site.
Mount Bromo: Catch the sunrise at Mount Bromo, an active volcano located in East Java, Indonesia, standing tall at 2329.
Lake Toba: Marvel at the beauties of Indonesia in Lake Toba, known to be one of the largest Caldera Lakes on Earth, formed as a result of a catastrophic eruption.
Raja Ampat Islands: Find Cruises and Boat Rides at Raja Ampat Islands, full of spectacular sights and diving spots with many trees, such as these islands.
Indonesian Cuisine: Try Indonesian Cuisine, which like many other Asian cuisines, relies on rice prominently with various other ingredients.
Bali: Explore Bali, as it offers the best beaches you can find to have fun from relaxing and sunbathing to any watersports.
Borobudur: Visit Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple, classified as a UNESCO Heritage Site dating back to the 8th century.
Yogyakarta: Enjoy Yogyakarta, where you can catch the modern life of Indonesian people and still see traces of their older lifestyle in their fantastic food and shopping centers.
Orangutans: See the orangutans of Borneo up-close, an endangered species in Indonesia, mostly kept under research and protection in areas.
Gili Islands: Relax in the Gili Islands, as they offer beautiful beaches and waters that are perfect for any activity near the sea.
Traveling with a small group of passengers, divides mutual costs such as tour guide cost, transportation, entry fees, etc. between few passengers and makes your tour more affordable. The members of small group tour could be your own family or friends, or other savvy travelers that you will meet and share a journey.
Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
For many destinations, having a local tour guide is a necessity. A professional tour guide helps you to get the most of your travel experience, plan your tours, answers to your questions, teach you the basics of the language, and manage the timings for you and other travelers. All the tour guide fees are included in your tour package.
We carefully handpick all the tours to make sure we offer the most convenient ones that covers everything you need. This includes affordable hotels, local transports, meals, and entry ticket. We make sure to include all the main costs into our itineraries so that you pay for the whole package once, and enjoy your all inclusive tour.