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Prepare your trip to Indonesia well

Prepare your trip to Indonesia well

Mar 14 2024

It’s decided, your next travel destination will be Indonesia! But the territory is so vast that it is necessary to organize yourself well beforehand in order to leave with complete peace of mind.


Preparing your trip to Indonesia will allow you to answer certain practical questions regarding entry formalities, preferred destinations or the best time of year to go there, for example. To support you in this preparation, we give you some advice here while waiting to complete our Practical Information category.


Essentials for a trip to Indonesia


First of all, it is good to remember the essentials to prepare for your stay in Indonesia.


Entry formalities into Indonesia


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Since June 10, 2015, French people - and other European nationals - do not need to have a visa to enter Indonesian territory. However, this regulation is only valid if your stay does not exceed 30 days.


To enter Indonesia, your passport must:


  • Include a blank page
  • Be valid
  • Be valid for 6 months after your return to your country of origin

For more information on the subject, do not hesitate to find out more on the Indonesian Embassy website.


Vaccines and treatments recommended for a trip to Indonesia


Staying in Indonesia does not require any compulsory vaccination. However, it is strongly recommended to seek medical advice before your departure. In the majority of cases, he will offer you protection against hepatitis A and B, tetanus, and typhoid.


To guarantee your health during your getaway, don't forget to bring a small first aid kit containing basic medications (paracetamol, anti-diarrheal, anti-mosquito, anti-itch cream, antiseptic, etc.). .). You can also plan anti-malarial treatment because mosquitoes are omnipresent throughout Indonesia.


SPF 50 sunscreen and biafine are highly recommended for all skin types.


In my bag


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Before you go to Indonesia, be judicious when packing your luggage. Only bring with you the most important clothing and equipment to make room in your suitcases:


Choose loose, light clothing to better withstand the heat;


  • Remember to take at least light pants and a long-sleeved t-shirt for treks in the middle of the jungle and resistant to mosquitoes
  • Walking shoes suitable for various hikes and flip-flops for the beach if your tour takes you to the coast
  • A waterproof backpack to secure your electronic equipment and your essentials for each day
  • One or two sarongs to replace the beach towel and to be able to enter the various Hindu and Muslim temples
  • Clothing suitable for rainy seasons (waterproof or K-way) if you are going in the monsoon season
  • A hat or cap and sunglasses

The best times to go to Indonesia


Indonesia enjoys a warm climate all year round. Temperatures vary between 25°C and 32°C throughout the territory. Generally speaking, the ideal season to visit the destination is the dry period which extends from April to September. Indeed, during this period of time, it is cooler and drier in the country; which allows you to do a multitude of activities.


Between the months of January and March, the wet season begins. However, you have the opportunity to enjoy a good stay, as the rains generally only fall in the early evening.


Indonesia welcomes a large number of tourists around July and August. If you want a peaceful vacation, choose to go between April and June, or around September and October.


The best destinations for Indonesia


Whether you are an adventurer, a fan of relaxation, traveling with family or on a honeymoon, we will not necessarily recommend the same places.


Indonesia is a vast territory with more than 13,400 islands making it the largest archipelago in the world. You will therefore suspect that there are a plethora of activities here and that there is something for everyone!


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For a stay full of adventure


If you prefer challenges, adventure and off-the-beaten-track tours, we will direct you more towards volcanic destinations. Our Fire Mountains tour will take you to the fascinating discovery of Mount Merapi, Semeru Volcano, Bromo Volcano, Kawah Ijen and Rinjani Volcano.


For a family stay or a honeymoon


If your vacation is organized around a family project or for a honeymoon, the island of Bali will be more appreciated. Relaxing on the beach, cultural discovery in the numerous Hindu temples and returning to nature will be in order.


Key activities in Indonesia


Indonesia offers you a wide range of activities to do. Here are some selections of key attractions categorized according to your desires:


  • Relaxation: massage, spa, yoga in relaxation centers on the different islands of Indonesia
  • Hikes and excursions: bike rides on the beaten paths of Bali, visit to the monkey forest in Bali, visit to the Hindu temples of Bali, walks along the beaches of Lembongan island, etc
  • Discovery: Indonesian cooking and dance classes, meeting with dolphins off the south coast (in Bali)
  • Fun and sporting activities: surfing, snorkeling, seeing the sunrise at the Borobudur temple and on the Kelimutu volcano
  • Amusement Park: Waterbom Jakarta (Jakarta), Ancol Dreamland (Jakarta), Trans Studio Makassar (Makassar), Pulau Wayag (Raja Ampat), Finns Recreation Club (Canggu).


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