Nestled between the Indian and Pacific oceans, Tourism in Indonesia is well-known for its beautiful beaches and islands. Moreover, the city is famous for its rich history and ancient temples. The exotic cuisine and the stunning vistas lure travelers all over the world.

Enjoy the Tourism in Indonesia with these places:

1. Bali

Bali is no doubt one of the most visited places in Indonesia. The Island of Gods seems like heaven with volcanic mountains, beaches, and coral reefs. Explore the rich Balinese culture as well as water sports activities with your loved ones.

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Places to Visit in Bali:

  • Double Six Beach 
  • Seminyak Beach
  • Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
  • Mount Agung
  • Waterbom Bali
  • Bali Wake Park
  • Sindhu Market & others.

Best Time to Visit:

The weather in Bali is pleasant almost all year. But the best time to visit the city is between April to October. The cheapest time to visit is between October and March, as it rains most of the time.

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2. Jakarta

The capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta, is the heart of the country. The pleasant weather, exotic nightlife, old buildings, and delicious foods make Jakarta more alluring. Moreover, the friendly citizens welcome tourists with open hands.

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Places to Visit in Jakarta:

  • National Monument of Indonesia (MONAS)
  • Grand Indonesia Mall
  • Merdeka Square
  • Kota Tua & others.

Best Time to Visit:

The best time to visit Jakarta is from June to September. The weather remains dry and cool during this time.

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3. Mount Bromo

If you love adventure, Mount Bromo might be the place for you. Nestled on the Ring of Fire in Indonesia with many active volcanos, this place is like a ticking bomb. Nonetheless, the exquisite scenery of this barren land will charm you.

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Places to Visit Mount Bromo:

  • Mount Penanjakan
  • Luhur Poten Temple
  • Bromo Crater Hike
  • Cemoro Lawang Village
  • Savannah Hill & others.

Best Time to Visit:

Travel to Mount Bromo in the dry season that lasts from April to October.

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4. Komodo

Do you think dragons exist? If you think dragons are a myth, you might be wrong. Although they do not breathe fire or have wings, they are alive. Tucked away in east Indonesia, Komodo island houses the descendants of the dragons. Apart from that, the island is a perfect place for canoeing, hiking, and snorkeling.

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Places to Visit in Komodo:

  • Pink Beach
  • Komodo Island
  • Komodo National Park
  • Batu Bolong Reef
  • Pengah Reef & others.

Best Time to Visit:

April to June is the perfect time to visit Komodo Island. After the rainy season, the weather remains calm and pleasant.

5. Lake Toba

The Grandiose Toba Lake in North Sumatra Province is the largest crater lake in the world. The tranquil nature and pristine water have made it famous to tourists. Explore the island on a bike through the road, enjoying the cool breeze and enchanting sights.

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Places to Visit in Lake Toba:

  • Jangga Dolok Village
  • Tongging Village
  • Tomok Village
  • Tarabunga Hill
  • Holbung Hill
  • Pusuk Buhit & others.

Best Time to Visit:

The best time to go to Lake Toba is in May. 

6. Ubud

Embraced by the lush greeneries of Rainforests and prolonged Rice Fields, Ubud is an exotic location for nature lovers. Soothe your soul in this tranquil atmosphere relishing spa, yoga, and other activities.

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Places to Visit in Ubud:

  • Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
  • Campuhan Ridge Walk
  • Saraswati Temple
  • Ubud Kajeng Rice Fields Walk
  • Tegenungan Waterfall & others.

Best Time to Visit:

The best time to visit Ubud is from June to September. The peak season is July & August as the weather stays pleasant.

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7. Lombok

Blessed with endless white sandy beaches and pristine wilderness, this secluded island of Indonesia Lombok is perfect for a honeymoon. The serene ambiance will help you get closer to your partner. 

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Places to Visit in Lombok:

  • Mount Rinjani Trek
  • Pura Batu Bolong,
  • Pura Lingsar
  • Pura Meru & others.

Best Time to Visit:

The best time to visit Lombok is from July to September. Avoid summer, Christmas, and New Year as the island can become quite crowdy during those times.

8. Gili Islands

Neighboring the serene isle Lombok, Gili Island is another popular place for couples. This archipelago consisting of three small islands is a heaven for those who love snorkeling and scuba diving. Enjoy a cozy vacation with your loved ones in one of the resorts of these three isles.

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Places to Visit on Gili Island:

  • Gili Trawangan Island
  • Surf Point Bongkas
  • Gili Trawangan Turtle Hatchery
  • Masjid Agung Baiturrahman
  • Ostina 3 Fast Boat & others.

Best Time to Visit:

Experience the pleasant tourism of the Gili Island in Indonesia from July to September. 

9. Yogyakarta

Harboring the rich history, culture, art, and tradition, this city of Indonesia, Yogyakarta, is a majestic archeological site. If you love history, you will relish the Javanese fine arts, including theater and ballet performances.

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Places to Visit in Yogyakarta:

  • Borobudur Temple
  • Prambanan Temple
  • Sewu Temple
  • Pinus Pengger
  • The Taman Sari
  • Merapi & others.

Best Time to Visit:

The perfect time to explore Yogyakarta is between April and December when the weather is dry. 

10. Manado

The capital city of the Indonesian province of North Sulawesi, Manado, is a hidden gem. Although the metropolitan is not famous as other places, it is worth the tour with its marine life, sandy beaches, and stunning nature.

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Places to Visit Manado:

  • Paal Beach
  • Christ Blessing
  • Soekarno Bridge
  • Manado Town Square
  • Tangkoko Research Station & others.

Best Time to Visit:

The city has pleasant weather all around the year. Nonetheless, visit this city of Indonesia from early July to mid-October to enjoy tourism.

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