Things Not To Miss
#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.
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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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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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