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Indonesia has varied all around. Sea shores, volcanoes, Komodo dragons, wildernesses -, Indonesia has it all. This Southeast Asian nation is comprised of not a couple but rather 17,000 islands. While the capital city of Jakarta is on the green island of Java, the more well-known spot in Indonesia is Bali. Famous for terrific views, gamelan music, and remarkable handicrafts.

Best Time To Travel

APRIL – OCTOBER | 23°C – 26°C | DRY

Indonesia is climatically comfortable throughout the year, though the best time to visit is from April to October. The peak tourist season lasts from July to August, though April to September is the best months to visit. Even though this is the rainy season, you will bag great deals since this is a lean tourist season.

Cool

Apr-Sep

25°C

Hot

July- Aug

31°C

Rainy

Oct-Mar

27°C

See & do in Indonesia

Kuta Beach

Kuta Beach

Butterfly Park

Butterfly Park

Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah Lot Temple

Sanur

Sanur

Getting around Indonesia

Going in buses is the most ideal approach to get around Bali. The tickets are less expensive and they are more dependable. One of the mainstream bus service providers is Perama. They operate between the entirety of the famous spots in Bali and it is encouraged to book one day well ahead of time.

The most popular taxi service provider in Bali is the Blue Bird Taxi. The cars are modern and they come with well-trained, decent English speaking drivers. For instant rides and advance bookings, call the company directly. Airport transfers are also offered by Blue Bird Taxis. Additionally, there is an air-conditioned bus service called Trans Sarbagita which helps in airport transfer.

Transport passes are an effective way to get around Bali at a cheaper price. The popular shuttle-service provider of Kura-Kura offers two types of passes: Kura Kura trip ticket and Kura Kura day pass. Based on your frequency of travel, you can choose between any of the two.

Renting a car or a motorbike also allows you to explore Bali at your own pace. They are comparatively expensive than public transportation. And it is important to keep in mind the road rules and safety measures pertaining to Bali. Traffic in Bali is considered to be unpleasant and hence it will be wise to plan each day accordingly. Alternatively, you can hire a driver while renting the car.

Survival Guide

  • The power sockets in Bali are of Type C and Type F.

  • The appliances used in India will require a power plug adapter for these socket types.
  • The voltage here is 220 volts at 50 Hz and it is the same as that we have in India
  • When traveling to Bali, it is best suggested to bring an unlocked phone which is not bound to a single carrier.
  • The major operators in Bali are Telkomsel (Simpati), Indosat, and XL
  • Get the Indosat Prepaid SIM Package at IDR 45.000 with 10 GB LTE Data Package
  • The local currency used in Bali is the Indonesian Rupiah.
  • A single meal cost for a person will be around 25500.00 Rp which is close to Rs 150
    Rp. 10, 000 – Rp. 50, 000 are sufficient for your daily transactions which include your meal & other personal expenses.
  • We’d advise you to carry USDs while traveling to Bali. On reaching the Bali airport, you can exchange the USDs for IDRs.
  • Although Insurance is not mandatory for Bali, it is advisable to carry one.
  • While Bali has many clinics, the public hospitals are available only in regions like Denpasar, Kuta, Ubud, Nusa Dua, and Seminyak.
  • If purchasing medicines, prefer the Kimia Farma chain as they have fair prices and reliable stock.
  • It is recommended you carry sunblock, wide-brimmed hats, and shades while stepping out in the sun. If you want to avoid the sun, avoid the beaches between 10 am and 2 pm – it is hottest then.
  • Fair warning, there are many mosquitos in Bali. Protect yourself against them by carrying mosquito repellant.
  • If you are bringing a sizeable amount of medicines, carry a doctor’s certificate to avoid problems with the Customs

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