Backpacking In Indonesia

Definitions Of Indonesia As a

Choice For Backpacking

By Benediktus Beben


Indonesia overview map

Indonesia overview map

Backpacking is a fun hobby and sport. It is challenging and adventurous. It appeals to young and old, male and female. It is something anyone can do and there are countless options on how and where to do it.

Peoples in Bali

Peoples in Bali

Backpacking is especially popular among younger people. Usually right after having graduated college and not yet having enough money for a luxurious holiday, this group prefers budget holidays. If you decide to go backpacking always make sure you have the backpack that fits you best. After all you will be taking it with you everywhere you go. As all your important belongings will be in that backpack, make sure you get a proper lot. You will be travelling budget and so will be sat in the economy class of an overcrowded train in india, or packed into a bus in indonesia which stops every hundred meters to pick up and drop off musicians. You’re backpack will probably not be in your sight, and so must be properly locked.

Borobidur Temple

Borobidur Temple

Still, it is helpful to have a general idea of your travel plans around asia. If you are focusing on southeast asia, for example, you might decide to start in bangkok and work your way through laos, vietnam, and cambodia before heading to singapore, indonesia, and malaysia. Don’t commit to your itinerary or book rooms for months in advance, however, as you’ll undoubtedly find new areas of asia to explore.

Wakatobi, Sulawesi

Wakatobi, Sulawesi

Indonesia and its thousands of islands offer a diverse variety of ecologies, and in recent years eco-travel to the country has increased dramatically.

The capital city of Jakarta remains the major attraction, with its colonial-style buildings and monuments reminiscent of its Dutch and British periods. Additionally within the city, points-of-interest include the Central Museum; Historic Portuguese Church; Istiqlal Mosque, and many antique markets, shopping bazzars and ethnic restaurants that cover the streets.

Outside of Jakarta, other destinations include the island of Sulawesi , Sumatra with its volcanic mountains and hot springs, and of course, Bali and Lombok.

Beach Komodo

Beach Komodo

Indonesia, with over 18,000 counted islands, is by far the largest and most varied archipelago on Earth. It spans almost 2 million square kilometers between Asia and Australia.

Positioned on the equator, across a region of immense volcanic activity, Indonesia has some 400 volcanoes within its borders, with at least 90still active in some way.

Rice Fields in Bali

Rice Fields in Bali

Many Islands here are still uninhabited, with the larger islands of Java, Kalimantan (Borneo), Irian Jaya (Papua), Sumatra and Sulawesi home to most of the population base.

Indonesia should be a main destination for every traveler. Nature in this country is just so beautiful. Natural beauty is one of the reasons a place can be considered as a tourism destination. However, Indonesia had yet to manage to provide decent tourism facilities and services, but the people can help you to get a comfortable and safe vacation. They are very kindly people, smile everywhere to welcomes you..

In southeast asia like Indonesia, backpackers have access to a bounty of cheap, excellent food. Try street food, restaurants frequented by locals and sample local specialties. Foreign food can be difficult on the stomach and on the mind, so indulge in familiar comfort food every so often.

Indonesian girl

Indonesian girl

However, some planning is in order to stretch your vacation money to the maximum if you are a backpacker. For example Indonesia AirAsia and Garuda Indonesia are two low-cost carriers that can fly you cheaply from many destinations around the world to Indonesia and another South east asia like Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. From singapore, you can take a boat to Batam Island In Sumatra Indonesia. For details of the flight schedules and fares of airasia and Garuda, please check their websites.

These are some favourite place In Indonesia to visit:

-Bali and Lombok Island

-Mount of Bromo in East Java

-Yogyakarta and Solo in central Java

-Wakatobi Island in Sulawesi

- and many many nice place to visit.

Indonesia Welcomes you…..



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