Fascinating cultures and a friendly welcome
Indonesia is a fabulous blend of culture and scenery with fascinating cultures and friendly people. It's set amidst a magnitude of tropical islands.
The tropical island of Bali which is the capital of Indonesia conjures up images of the mystical east, it's rich in history and traditions which means there are plenty of intriguing sites - the island itself boasts 20,000 temples! Fringed with perfect beaches and colourful coral reefs, Bali is a land of stunning natural beauty. It's also an art lovers paradise.
GMT +8 hours
Currency: Indonesian Rupiah
Bali is located very near to the equator, so it enjoys a warm tropical climate. The average year round temperature is 30 degrees making it very pleasant to relax and enjoy the fabulous surroundings. Although you can expect rain at any time of year, the rainy season is between October and March when the average rainfall can be as high as 34 cm per month at its peak in January.
Beaches and Countryside
Bali has fabulous beaches particularly in Nusa Dua, Kuta and Seminyak. The west coast is still relatively untouched with mountain ranges, rice fields and dazzling vegetation.
Spectacular temples must be on the list of every traveller to Bali. There are no less than 10,000 religious structures, the most famous being the sensational Tanah Lot which is situated just off the coast. You must try and visit Tanah Lot if there is to be a sunset, it is absolutely stunning. Other temples include Goa Gajah – the Elephant Cave and Ulawatu.
Ubud Monkey Forest
A unique opportunity to explore this fascinating destination and besides the entertainment of the local macaque monkeys swinging through the canopy, you can also stroll along paved walkways through the nutmeg forest. Along the way discover beautiful ancient temples.