Both nature and culture are major components of Indonesian tourism. The natural heritage can boast a unique combination of a tropical climate, a vast archipelago of 17,508 islands, 6,000 of them being inhabited, the second longest shoreline in the world (54,716 km) after Canada.
Indonesia consists of 300 ethnic groups and it is the world’s largest and most populous country situated only on islands. The distance between Aceh in the west and Papua in the east is 4,702 km (2,500 mi), comparable to the distance between New York City and San Francisco.
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Bali: Known as the “Island of the Gods,” Bali attracts millions of visitors each year with its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, lush landscapes, and spiritual atmosphere. Ubud (map), Kuta (map), Seminyak (map), and *Uluwatu (map) are popular areas to explore.
Jakarta: As the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta is a bustling metropolis with a mix of modern skyscrapers, historical landmarks, shopping malls, and vibrant nightlife. The National Monument (map), Kota Tua (Old Town, map), and the Thousand Islands are notable attractions.
The country’s diversity ensures that there’s something for every type of traveler, whether you’re seeking adventure, cultural exploration, relaxation, or natural beauty. More than 18,000 islands providing 108,000 km of beaches. More than 400 volcanoes, of which 129 are considered active, as well as many undersea volcanoes.
It has a diversity of culture with more than 900 tribes and languages and food, while its enchanting nature, mostly outside of Java, and the friendliness of the people in most areas will entice you to stay as long as you want.