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Indonesia

Located in Sud East Asia, along the equator, the largest archipelago in the world, made up of over 17,000 islands, awaits you. Welcome to Indonesia! 

Here you will literally be thrilled by its majestic volcanoes and eye-soothing green rice fields, its towering temples and age-old, ancestral rituals, its warm hospitality and the rhythm of the gamelan.  

Add to that the extensive charm of its pearly white beaches and coral seas and your mental postcard is picture-perfect.

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Indonesië (NL) Indonésie (FR)

Hotels & Meals

Indonesian cuisine varies by region and is based on Chinese, European, Middle Eastern, and Indian precedents. Rice is the main staple food and is served with side dishes of meat and vegetables. Spices (notably chili), coconut milk, fish and chicken are fundamental ingredients. 

(Wikipedia)

Insurances

Have a safe and carefree trip: travel fully insured with our Protections travel insurance! Our Protections insurance policies offer various formulas in order to offer you the widest possible cover (with even a fly-on-time, natural catastrophes and epidemics) for both single journeys or for the entire year.  We guarantee you the best protection at the best price. 

Tailored travel

The tours in our brochures are just a few examples of travel itineraries possible. Each one can be tailored to suit your specific needs. If you want to book a specific destination or combine it with a mini-tour, we will gladly suggest a tailor-made offer. For a personalised day-by-day program please contact our destination experts.

Would you like to travel in a group; with your entire family, friends or colleagues? (min. 10 people required). Put our know-how to the test and send us your details and wishes.  We will gladly turn the blueprints of your trip into a detailed quote and a lasting memory for you to cherish. Contact our  Connections’ Group Service by e-mail at groups@connections.be or by telephone on +32 (0)2 550 01 65. We would love to hear from you. 

Travel Documents

  • All Belgian nationals travelling on a Belgian passport (children and babies included) must be in possession of an international e-passport (electronic) containing min. 1 blank page,  valid for at least 6 months at the date of arrival. No visa required for tourism purposes not exceeding a non-extendable 30-day stay if the country is entered and exited by one of the following international air or sea ports: Soekarno Hatta-Jakarta, Ngurah Rai International Airport-Bali, Kualanamu International Airport-Medan, Juanda International Airport-Surabaya, Hang Nadm International Airport-Batam, Sri Bintan Pura Seaport-Tanjung Pinang, Batam Center Seaport-Batam, Sekupang Seaport-Batam, Tanjung Uban Seaport-Tanjuung Uban. Please check for the latest updates on travel advice and documents on http://diplomatie.belgium.be/en or http://embassyofindonesia.eu
  • Travelers with a non-Belgian nationality and / or travelers travelling on a foreign passport are invited to spontaneously reported this matter to the Connections travel consultant and shall contact their respective embassy (s) or Consulate (ate) to obtain the latest updates concerning all current travel requirements and documents.

Health

No mandatory vaccinations. To verify the latest updates on health requirements, please surf to http://www.itg.be

Time Zones

Java: + 6h (winter), + 5h (summer)

Bali, Lombok & Sulawesi +7h (winter), +6h (summer)

Currency

Currency

Indonesian Roupie; 1000 IDR = 0,06 EUR (31/10/2018)



Payment Methods

Cash euros can be exchanged at most places. Credit cards are widely accepted as form of payment and ATMs are readily available.

Tipping

Tipping is important and customary as it forms an integral part of the wages.  Foresee €3/pers./day for your guide and driver and adapt according to courtesy.

Climate

East Java, Bali, Lombok and Sulawesi have a tropical monsoon climate. 

During the rainy season from October to April you can expect a usually short but heavy shower a day.

Average Temperature (in °C):

Destination J F M A M J J A S O N D
Jogjakarta 25 25 25 25 26 25 24 25 25 26 26 25
Bali 27 28 28 28 27 26 26 26 27 27 28 28
Lombok 25 26 26 26 26 25 24 25 25 26 27 26
Makassar 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 27 27 26 25




Highlights

  • Java
Magnificent volcanoes: climb to the summit of Bromo and Kawah Ijen and admire the sunrise
Yogyakarta: a very pleasant town and ideal base to visit Prambanan and Borobodur
  • Bali
One of the smaller islands and easyto discover
Balanced mix of nature (volcanoes), culture (temples) and fun (beaches)
Explore the Gili islands, a mere 45 min. by speedboat
  • Sumatra
One of the larger islands in the world
Discover the age-old Batak culture
Spot urang-utangs in the jungle
  • Sulawesi
Stunning mountainous nature
Explore the unique funeral rites and sites of the Toraja
  • Komodo & Rinca
Meet the mighty Komodo dragons
Photograph them in the wild
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