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As one of the most populous countries worldwide, Indonesia is an Asian country consisting of thousands of islands. Offering many joyful activities such as diving, surfing and mountain climbing, this impressive country welcomes millions of tourists each year by its perfect geography, splendid beaches and extensive touristic infrastructure. Situated on the archipelagos encircled by the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Indonesia is scattered over both sides of the Equator. The country is surrounded by rainforests and wildlife spaces all over due to the effective tropical climate, which plays an important role in the popularity of Indonesia.
If you are dreaming of a peaceful holiday to have a rest in the purest beaches and join the tours held in the natural habitats, take a look at the flights to Indonesia with Turkish Airlines now to set your travel plan in advance.
Turkish Airlines flies to 30 different destinations in Indonesia: Ambon, Banda Aceh, Bandar Lampung-Sumatra Island, Bandung, Banjarmasin-Borneo Island, Batam Island, Batu Licin-Borneo Island, Bengkulu-Sumatra Island, Jakarta, Denpasar-Bali, Jambi-Sumatra Island, Jayapura-Papua Island, Kotamadya Balikpapan, Lombok, Malang-Java Island, Manado-Celebes Island, Medan (2 different destinations) Padang-Sumatra Island, Palangkaraya-Kalimantan Tengah, Palu-Celebes Island, Pangkal Pinang-Palaubangka Island, Pekanbaru-Sumatra Island, Pontianak-Borneo Island, Sango-Ternate Island, Semarang, Surabaya, Tanjung Pinang-Bintan Island, Ujung Pandang-Celebes Island and Yogyakarta-Java Island.
Turkish Airlines offers direct flights from Istanbul Airport (IST) to Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) in capital Jakarta, which take nearly eleven and a half hours. You may use the connecting flights over Jakarta or the nearby central spots like Kuala Lumpur and Singapore to reach other Indonesian cities. Note that the duration of the journey in connecting flights may vary by the layover at the transfer points.
Indonesia is a home to more than 300 ethnic groups. Therefore, this multi-cultural country hosts certain special days celebrated by each group for different reasons. Those wishing to see the Indonesian cultural mosaic generally visit the country during these days to get closely acquainted with the local communities. Nevertheless, the air traffic in the country gets busier in special occasions, celebrations and festival seasons.
Garebeg Java Festival shines out as one of the most popular events taking place countrywide, which is held with huge participation and enthusiasm, enlivening the city with dance, music and utterly amazing ethnical costumes. Chinese New Year, which is celebrated in the first day of February offers a feast atmosphere which lasts for nearly two weeks. Pasola Nusa Tenggara and Java Jazz Festival are other remarkable events coloring up the lives in Indonesia in March. Baliem Valley Festival, Asmat Cultural Feast, together with Hindu based Nyepi Festival held in Bali in July, Erau Festival in July and Dragon Boat Racing Fest in August are amongst the other significant attention-grabbing events held in the country.
Situated on Java Island, the capital Jakarta is the most populous city in the region as well. Notable for its extreme mobility, Jakarta promises a joyful holiday by its natural gems and stunning architectural details. The National Monument (Monas) is one of the most popular spots, which is often regarded as the icon of the city. This monument of 132 meters height was built to commemorate the Indonesian struggle for independence. The Merdeka Palace, which serves as one of six presidential palaces in the country and the Selamat Datang Monument which stands for “welcome” are the other worth-seeing spots in the capital. The Istiqlal Mosque, (Independence Mosque) in the heart of the city, which is often cited as the national mosque in the country, together with the Indonesia Miniature Park offering a wide range of collections from the country’s architecture to costumes and traditional dances, also get credit by the visitors.
The most touristic island of the country, Bali is an outstanding destination offering both the purest sea and natural beauties with its coral reefs, as well as its crystal and volcanic sands of fascinating beauty. During your stay at Bali, you may go swimming in the stunning turquoise waters making use of the exclusive opportunities offered by the elegant facilities, and join the various cultural tours in the city to embark on a magical adventure. Mount Batur, which arouses worldwide interest as being an active volcano, is generally the first stop of especially the trekking lovers by its magnificent presence and breathtaking view. As is evident from its name, Monkey Forest where a large number of monkeys live, offers a delightful atmosphere both for the children and the adults. Air Panas Banjar Hot Springs is another attention-grabbing destination for those interested in health tourism, which is also flooded by many photographers by its attractive architecture. As an island with many waterfalls, Bali’s most remarkable natural wonder is the Gitgit Waterfall, creating a visual feast with the water flowing from a height of 40 meters.
Known as the Little Water Islands, Lombok Islands is another prominent attractive destination in Indonesia. The top popular must-see spots in the island are the glorious ornamental pool and the Hindu temple within Narmada Garden, which used to be a resting place of the king during Feudalism. Pura Batu Bolong Hindu Temple built on a giant rock along the sea, on the other hand, enthralls the tourists by its sumptuous view. In addition to all these, make sure to also see Negeri Nusa Tenggara Barat Museum, Kuta Beach, Pantai Seger Beach, Selong Belanak Beach and Penunjak Village during your visit to this lovely island.
Often cited as the “Island of Gold”, Sumatra is the largest island in Indonesia. There are many crowd-pulling spots in the city, including but not limited to Maimoon Palace, Vihara Gunung Timur Chinese Temple, Masjid Raya Mosque, Tondi Art Gallery, Orangutan Ranch, Musi Bridge and Adityawarman Museum.
As a country situated on islands, transportation in Indonesia is provided by sea and air. You may also consider the options of car rental for transporting within the island.
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