If you have been long planning a trip in and around South East Asia, one country that promises to be captivating and enthralling is Indonesia. With unparalleled natural reserves and great heritage that spans across centuries, this is one country that’s never fails to stun anyone. What’s even more interesting is the fact that you don’t need a big budget to check the beauty of these islands. Some of the best places with ideas to save more, no matter how much money you want to splurge.
Head to Bali
Fascinating and unique in many ways, Bali has always been the most frequented Indonesian destination. The place has its amazing cultural background, and despite the fact that the country is a Muslim majority state, there is immense presence of the Hindu religion in Bali, which is quite interesting. The temples demand a visit, irrespective of the religion you follow, and if you have been looking to enjoy by the beaches, there is plenty to do. Also, the nighlife is pretty decent, and depending on the budget, the hotels and resorts are pretty decent.
Exciting trip to Komodo National Park
For those in love with the nature, Komodo National Park is the ideal place for them. Best known to the globe for being the home to the Komodo dragon, which is the largest alive lizard, this park consists of three islands. The islands of Komodo and Rinca are easy to travel, although you will largely have to walk. There are guided tours available for the park, which can be available through travel agents too. Contact professional companies like uniktour.com/fr/voyage-indonesie, and you will find many choices. If you are looking to explore Indonesia, be ready for some great trails, which call for having a good pair of hiking shoes.
The Busy World of Jakarta
Jakarta being the capital of Indonesia is obviously crowded, but the city is known for being extremely budget friendly. For shopaholics, the street markets of Jakarta is a complete treasure, where there are options of bargaining and getting good value for clothes and other souvenirs. For staying, you will find many backpacking choices, but what is even more exciting is the food. Even though the fine dine choices offer Chinese, Japanese and other cuisines, there is no denying that street foods are amazing. Be ready to taste some new spices and delicacies, most of which may seem unknown to those from the west.
If you can make time, there is nothing like heading to Sumatra, where the active volcanoes and mystic jungles await. The wildlife of Sumatra, especially the red haired orangutans, is also another reason to head to the island. Backpackers, campers and trekkers will have big pleasures in the different parts of Sumatra, where one can also engage in water sports and activities like scuba diving.
For the longest time, Indonesia was ignored as a destination, but for the last two decades, the country has emerged to be among the ideal places for a long trip in cities and around the wild.