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Green turtle, Bali

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Green turtle, Bali

Blessed with ancient monuments, exquisite wildlife, delicious cuisine, stunning beaches and numerous distinct cultures, Indonesia is a remarkably diverse nation. Its thousands of islands stretch across a distance roughly that of London to New York however, so careful planning is needed to make the most of your time here.

Our specialists can offer expert advice on travelling from island to island, where to take short flights and when to use a private guide and driver. They’ve also devised a series of itinerary ideas to make planning your route a little easier and can use these as a starting point for your bespoke tour.

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Our recommended tours in Indonesia

These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Indonesia, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.

  • Garden Villa bedroom, Pavilions, Sanur

    The Pavilions break

    • A short walk away from a beach with many excellent restaurants.
    • The property only has 23 luxury villas all with gorgeous views out into mature gardens.
    • Dine under the stars in the hidden garden offering authentic Indonesian cuisine.
    • Take advantage of the open air yoga studio and practise with the hotel's yoga instructor.

    10 days from £1,995pp

  • Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, Bali

    Bali uncovered

    • The chance to see traditional buffalo racing in west Bali.

    • Snorkel in the clear warm waters of the north coast.

    • Relax with a stay at a tented camp on the slopes of Mount Batukaru.

    • Visit the iconic temple of Pura Ulun Danu Bratan at Lake Bratan.

    • Explore the markets and galleries around Ubud.

    15 days from £2,305pp

  • Deluxe one bedroom pool villa, Jimbaran Puri Bali, Jimbaran

    Belmond Jimbaran Puri Bali break

    • Located on one of Bali's most beautiful beaches with a calm sea ideal for swimming.
    • Cottages and villas are in keeping with natural surrounds using teak, rattan and thatch.
    • Both restaurants offer delicious Asian flavours with gorgeous ocean vistas as you dine.
    • The signature cookery classes showcase Balinese dishes with the ingredients collected from local markets.

    10 days from £2,700pp

  • Tugu Lombok,Sire Beach

    Tugu Lombok break

    • Pristine location on Sire beach.
    • Take a private boat ride to the Gili Islands for great snorkelling.
    • Each spacious villa is mere steps away from the beach.
    • Both restaurants are vibrantly decorated in the traditional style, offering renowned oriental dishes.

    10 days from £2,775pp

  • Paddy fields in Bali, Indonesia

    Round island Bali tour

    • Picture perfect sunsets over the Indian Ocean.

    • Snorkel over pristine coral reefs.

    • Try unique Bali dishes such as Sambal Goreng Petai (chilli beef in coconut milk).

    • Enjoy a traditional massage as you gaze out to the blue waters of the Lombok Strait.

    • Visit one of the oldest villages in Bali and see their famed double ikat cloth.

    • Explore the shops and galleries in Ubud and try some of Bali's best restaurants.

    19 days from £2,850pp

  • Rice terraces, Munduk

    Eastern Bali's culture & coast

    • Visit Ubud, Bali's spiritual and artistic hub.

    • Gain an insight into Balinese life and customs.

    • Stay in rural Bali away from the crowds.

    • Eat like a local and learn to make Balinese dishes.

    • Relax on Bali's eastern coast.

    13 days from £2,960pp

  • Orangutan in Bukit Lawang

    Classic Java & Sumatra

    • Track down orangutan and other wildlife in the dense jungles of Sumatra.

    • Travel overland through the volcanic landscape of western Java.

    • Visit the ancient Buddhist temple of Borobudur as the sun comes up.

    13 days from £3,170pp

  • Deserted bay in Indonesia

    Honeymoon to Bali & Lombok

    • Experience both the more relaxed and more vibrant beach areas on Bali and Lombok.

    • Enjoy a cooking class in a traditional Balinese home near Ubud.

    • Take in the beautiful scenery around Munduk.

    • Stay in luxurious tented accommodation.

    18 days from £3,430pp

  • Village Scene, Western Sumba

    Indonesia: Sumba explored

    • Take in the breathtaking coastline of Sumba with sheer cliff faces and immense stretches of white sand beaches pounded by huge surf.

    • Visit local Sumban villages, first seeking permission from tribal chiefs.

    • See the traditional homes with buffalo horn and other artefacts decorating the entrance.

    • Chew betel nut like a local and watch a traditional ceremony unfold.

    13 days from £3,605pp

  • Sunrise over Mount Bromo, Indonesia

    Classic Java tour

    • Visit the ancient Buddhist relic of Borobudur.

    • Enjoy the temple district of Prambanan.

    • Explore the Sultan's Palace in Yogyakarta.

    • Watch a spectacular sunrise over Mount Bromo.

    • Learn how to cook traditional Javanese dishes and visit a local food market.

    15 days from £3,735pp

  • Traditional Dress at a Funeral Ceremony

    Bali & Sulawesi discovery tour

    • Get an authentic insight into Balinese culture.

    • Trek to a crater on the active Mount Batur volcano.

    • Visit traditional Torajan villages with their characterful houses.

    • Explore ancient unusual burial sites.

    • End your holiday relaxing on a beach and enjoying a sunset boat cruise.

    14 days from £3,745pp

  • Dominant male orangutan, Tanjung Puting, Indonesia

    Heart of Indonesia: Java & Kalimantan

    • Visit the Hindu temple of Prambanan.

    • Explore the spectacular Buddhist relic of Borobudur.

    • Head to the viewpoint over Mount Bromo for sunrise.

    • See orangutans in the wild on the island of Kalimantan.

    • Stay in the quaint Dutch heritage town of Malang.

    14 days from £3,835pp

  • Karma Reef, Gili Islands

    Classic Bali & Lombok tour

    • Learn to cook authentic Balinese dishes in Ubud.

    • Snorkel in the clear waters of the Gili Islands.

    • Explore the island of Lombok by jeep.

    • Watch a traditional kecak dance at sunset.

    • Sample fresh seafood on the beach at Jimbaran Bay.

    15 days from £4,060pp

  • Beach in Bali Barat, Indonesia

    Discovering Java & Bali

    • Marvel at the spectacular ancient Buddhist relic of Borobudur.

    • Visit the Hindu temple complex of Prambanan.

    • Take a bike ride through the paddy fields of central Java.

    • Spend time in Ubud — the cultural heartbeat of Bali.

    • Visit the volcanic region of Ijen to observe the sulphur mining and the stunning turquoise blue crater lake.

    • Visit Bali's only national park.

    • Relax on one of Bali's lovely beaches.

    • Watch a spectacular sunrise over Mount Bromo.

    15 days from £4,190pp

  • Traditional village houses, Tana Toraja, Indonesia

    Sulawesi Explorer

    • Experience Toraja's unique and fascinating culture.

    • Explore Sulawesi's scenery on foot and bicycle.

    • Search for tiny primates, the tarsier.

    • Trek up an ancient lava flow.

    • Relax on a tropical island.

    16 days from £4,455pp

  • Prambanan Temple - Yogyakarta

    Hidden highlights of Java

    • The 8th century Buddhist relic of Borobudur.

    • Dutch colonial architecture and cafés in Jakarta.

    • Prambanan's vast temple site of 244 Hindu temples.

    • A visit to Java's true hidden gem — Kura Kura Resort on the Karimunjawa Archipelago.

    • The iconic site of Mount Bromo volcano at sunrise.

    • Ijen Plateau's plantations, sulphur lake and colourful villages.

    18 days from £4,900pp

  • Tanjung Puting, Indonesia

    Highlights of Indonesia

    • Visit the spectacular Borobudur temple.

    • Spend two nights cruising through Tanjung Puting National Park.

    • Enjoy a few days exploring the hills of Ubud.

    • Embark on an unforgettable sailing adventure around Komodo National Park.

    17 days from £4,995pp

  • Traditional dance, Belaraghi, Flores

    Flores: Indonesia's Wild Frontier

    • Encounter komodo dragons and fantastic marine life.

    • Trek to spend a night in one of the most fascinating villages in Asia.

    • Visit the famous crater lakes of Kelimutu.

    • The stunning Seventeen Islands Coral Garden Marine Park.

    • Relax in two contrasting Balinese towns.

    19 days from £5,430pp

  • Nihiwatu Beach, Nihiwatu Resort, Pantai Nihiwatu

    Nihi Sumba Island & Seminyak

    • Spend a few days enjoying the galleries, boutiques and restaurants of the upmarket beach resort of Seminyak before heading to the undiscovered island of Sumba for a very different experience in beautiful seclusion.

    12 days from £5,490pp

  • Komodo dragon in Indonesia

    Grand tour of Indonesia

    • See wild orangutan in Sumatra and Kalimantan.

    • Enjoy trekking and tubing through unspoilt rainforest in Sumatra.

    • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Borobudur; an ancient Buddhist monument.

    • Cruise around the dramatic islands of western Flores and track down Komodo Dragons.

    • Relax on a beautiful beach on Bali.

    • Explore the backstreets of the artists' centre of Ubud.

    24 days from £6,125pp

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