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Indonesia travel guides

Strung out across thousands of kilometres and throwing up volcanic peaks alongside lush rice paddies and pristine beaches, Indonesia lends itself to those who wish to island hop. The islands are home to a range of distinct cultures, ensuring that you’ll be met with new customs and traditions with each hop.

Whether you’re planning a honeymoon in Bali or a trek to the top of Mount Rinjani, Indonesia’s second highest volcano, our Indonesia travel guides are designed to help you make informed choices so that your holiday in Indonesia is tailored to you.

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Ideas for how to explore Indonesia

Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Indonesia. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.

  • Honeymoons in Indonesia and Bali
    Mother and Baby orang-utan

    Honeymoons in Indonesia and Bali

    Honeymoons in Indonesia and Bali

    Plan your perfect honeymoon to Indonesia with Audley. Discover some of the beautiful properties on offer and how we can make your honeymoon in Indonesia extra special.

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  • Flores and Komodo: Indonesia’s wild frontier
    Komodo Dragon, Indonesia

    Flores and Komodo: Indonesia’s wild frontier

    Flores and Komodo: Indonesia’s wild frontier

    With the world’s largest lizards, time-worn volcanoes and traditional ethnic villages, Flores and Komodo feel like a collection of relics from an earlier time. Indonesia specialist Megan has explored the island by road, mapping out an itinerary that will show you the best of an island that few venture to.

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  • Best beaches in Indonesia
    Lembongan Island, Indonesia

    Best beaches in Indonesia

    Best beaches in Indonesia

    Indonesia has so much to offer: history, culture, scenery and diverse wildlife. After seeing so much, you might want to end your trip relaxing on an idyllic beach. We look at some of the best beaches in Bali and Lombok.

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  • What to do in Bali: our highlights guide
    West Coast, Bali

    What to do in Bali: our highlights guide

    What to do in Bali: our highlights guide

    With beaches accessible only through caves, and Hindu dances at cliff top temples, Bali is characterized by the spirituality of the people and the variety of cultural and environmental experiences it has to offer.

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  • Cruising in Indonesia
    Komodo archipelago, Indonesia

    Cruising in Indonesia

    Cruising in Indonesia

    Indonesia specialist, Rael shares his choice of boats for an Indonesia cruise, his favourite places to spot orangutan on a river cruise through the Tanjung Puting National Park, what you can expect to see when snorkeling, and where to spot Komodo dragons.

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  • Luxury holidays in Indonesia
    Amanusa, Bukit Peninsula

    Luxury holidays in Indonesia

    Luxury holidays in Indonesia

    If you're planning a luxury holiday in Indonesia, we have a huge choice of accommodation available, from luxurious hotels and resorts to private cruisers. Our specialists can recommend the best places to stay to help you make the most of your trip.

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  • What to do in Indonesia: our highlights guide
    Sunrise over Mount Bromo, Indonesia

    What to do in Indonesia: our highlights guide

    What to do in Indonesia: our highlights guide

    Active volcanoes, exotic wildlife and outstanding beaches; the Indonesian archipelago has so much to offer. Spend time with the Taroja people and discover their traditions or explore the many Buddhist temples.

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  • Sulawesi: Indonesia for the adventurous
    White-bellied Sea Eagle

    Sulawesi: Indonesia for the adventurous

    Sulawesi: Indonesia for the adventurous

    An overlooked island that’s far bigger than Bali and arguably more untouched than Borneo, Sulawesi is a destination for intrepid, worldly explorers. As a visitor, you’ll have the rare chance to see the complex beliefs of the Torajan people, explore volcanic scenery and discover world-class diving.

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  • Asia's best city & beach combinations
    Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Asia's best city & beach combinations

    Asia's best city & beach combinations

    Twin a beach stay with time in a city and you’ve got a trip of real contrasts. Asia’s mix of high-rise metropolises and swathes of beach lends itself to some particularly intriguing combinations. Our Hidden Beaches specialists have chosen their top coastal locations to pair with Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong.

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  • Cruising in Southeast Asia
    Sunrise on the Mekong, Khong Jiam

    Cruising in Southeast Asia

    Cruising in Southeast Asia

    Travel by river, lake or sea in Southeast Asia to explore places which would otherwise be inaccessible. Cruising in Southeast Asia offers the chance to relax and observe everyday life, the scenery and wildlife.

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  • Southeast Asian cuisine
    Thai street food

    Southeast Asian cuisine

    Southeast Asian cuisine

    Trade routes, historic connections, colonialism and common sources of ingredients have left many strong links between the dishes found throughout Southeast Asia. We investigate the very distinct national variations that have evolved in this region.

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  • National parks of Southeast Asia
    Gibbon at Khao Yai

    National parks of Southeast Asia

    National parks of Southeast Asia

    Southeast Asia has some of the oldest national parks in existence containing some wonderful wildlife, much of it unique. We look at some of the most popular parks as well as activities you can do.

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