Things Not To Miss in Indonesia
#02 BORNEO BY RIVER
Cruise past mangroves, jungle and stilt villages along Indonesia's longest river, the Sungai Kapuas.
#03 TANAH TORAJA, SULAWESI
You'll see few Western faces in this gorgeous, mountainous region of Sulawesi home to the Torajans.
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The largest Buddhist temple in the world and the greatest piece of classical architecture in Indonesia.
Bali’s cultural capital boasts unmissable art galleries, dance performances and festivals.
#06 VOLCANO CLIMBING, LOMBOK
Reaching the summit of Gunung Rinjani on Lombok takes in forest, rocky peaks and a dramatic crater lake.
#07 FACE THE DRAGONS
Meet the world’s largest lizard on barren Komodo or atmospheric Rinca.
Renowned for its awesome barrel waves, Grajagan Bay or 'G-Land' in East Java attracts some of the world's best surfers.
#09 YOGYAKARTA, JAVA
Classical Javanese arts, including dance, poetry and puppet shows, still thrive in Yogya.
#10 GILI ISLANDS
Three perfect tropical islands off Lombok, each with its own character.
#11 TARSIERS, SULAWESI
Spot the world’s smallest and cutest primate in the Tangkoko Reserve, northern Sulawesi.
#12 INDONESIAN FOOD
From succulent fruits to volcanic curries, Indonesia’s cuisine is never bland.
The glassy black cone of Anak Krakatau, the child of the world’s most famous volcano, still smoulders angrily off Java.
#14 SNORKELLING AND DIVING
Indonesia has some of the best dive sites in the world, including many that are almost completely unexplored.
#15 PASOLA FESTIVAL, SUMBA
This annual pageant of horseback spear throwing is one of the most spectacular festivals in Indonesia.
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