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Rough Guides Editors
7/1/2020

#01 ORANG-UTANS

See these enchanting creatures at Bukit Lawang, close to the Sumatran capital, Medan.

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#02 BORNEO BY RIVER

Cruise past mangroves, jungle and stilt villages along Indonesia's longest river, the Sungai Kapuas.

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#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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#04 BOROBUDUR, JAVA

The largest Buddhist temple in the world and the greatest piece of classical architecture in Indonesia.

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#05 UBUD, BALI

Bali’s cultural capital boasts unmissable art galleries, dance performances and festivals.

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#06 VOLCANO CLIMBING, LOMBOK

Reaching the summit of Gunung Rinjani on Lombok takes in forest, rocky peaks and a dramatic crater lake.

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#07 FACE THE DRAGONS

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Meet the world’s largest lizard on barren Komodo or atmospheric Rinca.

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#08 SURFING AT G-LAND, JAVA

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.

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#10 GILI ISLANDS

Three perfect tropical islands off Lombok, each with its own character.

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#11 TARSIERS, SULAWESI

Spot the world’s smallest and cutest primate in the Tangkoko Reserve, northern Sulawesi.

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#12 INDONESIAN FOOD

From succulent fruits to volcanic curries, Indonesia’s cuisine is never bland.

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#13 KRAKATAU

The glassy black cone of Anak Krakatau, the child of the world’s most famous volcano, still smoulders angrily off Java.

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#14 SNORKELLING AND DIVING

Indonesia has some of the best dive sites in the world, including many that are almost completely unexplored.

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#15 PASOLA FESTIVAL, SUMBA

This annual pageant of horseback spear throwing is one of the most spectacular festivals in Indonesia.

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