Indonesia Insiders' Guide

From the jungles of Sumatra, the beaches of Bali and the surf breaks of Lombok, discover the best of Indonesia.

With more than 18,000 islands to discover, where should you start?

Climb volcanoes soaring more than 16,000ft (4,876m) above sea level, dive unique reefs, look out for Komodo dragons or spot the last of the orangutans.

Whether you island hop by boat or plane, or travel across Java and Sumatra by car or bus, you’ll find an exotic world of natural, cultural and spiritual wonders in Indonesia. This country will capture your heart and you’ll leave feeling that life is better than “bagus.”

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The Baliem Valley is littered with pristine fossils. Keep your eyes peeled for them on the ground, but don’t touch or remove them.
Alex Hatton
Travel writer

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