If you're a first time visitor to Indonesia, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Indonesia.
Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Indonesia.
Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:
"Mountain: Semeru, Mt Merapi, and Mount Bromo" See More
"Next day visit Jimbaran Bay Seafood Club, Tegal Wangi Beach, Rock Bar ("Ayana Bar"), Balangan Beach, Dream Beach Hut, Padang Padang Beach, Suluban Beach, Uluwatu, Melasti Beach, Green Bowl Beach." See More
"Honestly, I didn't get to do as much exploring as I would have liked, but I'm told that the other islands (such as Sumatra) also offer some great attractions and food." See More
"Those area also have decent beach bars and clubs La Favela, Potato Head Beach Club Bali Koh." See More
"Not to mention you can really see the magic of man-made temple Borobudur and Prambanan Temple." See More
"Myanmar is the freshest place, Bali and Java are incredible." See More
"Ubud and Nusa Dua Beach are two main good town to stay in." See More
"Ideas: Sacred Monkey Forest Ubud Sanctuary Check with tourist shops or hotels for a festival and join in to watch or walk along." See More
"Check out The Mulia in Nusa Dua Beach, Conrad Bali Hotel in Nusa Dua, InterContinental Bali Resort in Jimbaran, Four Seasons Resort Bali At Jimbaran Bay, or AYANA Resort and Spa also in Jimbaran." See More
"Definitely go to Monumen Nasional (MONAS) - National Museum area, Kota Kasablanka, Glodok area, Menteng area etc." See More
"We spent 3 or 4 nights in Ubud , took 1/2 a day with the fast boat to get to Gili Air and stayed there for 3 or 4 nights as well." See More
"You tour the Ubud Market, visit the rice paddies, then go to the home of your guide to cook and eat the most delicious meal!" See More
"If interested in highland culture and mountains, go to Sumatra to visit Lake Toba and the coast but the logistics in traveling in this island alone can take a week or more of your vacation time." See More
This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Indonesia.
If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.