Indonesia, officially known as the Republic of Indonesia, is one of the most popular tourist destinations with several attractions extending from sightseeing and activities to tours and excursions.
There are several popular places in the country, such as Besakih Temple (Bali), Ratu Baka Temple (Java) and Bogor (Jawa Barat). National Monument (Central Jakarta), Yogyakarta Palace (Yogyakarta), Pura Tanah Lot in (Bali) and Borobudur Temple (Central Java) are some of the other attractions in Indonesia.
With several beaches, one can also engage in various water sports such as scuba diving, surfing, snorkelling and underwater diving. Moreover, the country offers several activities like volcano trekking and jungle trekking as well as island hopping.
Tours and excursions are one of the best ways to explore this largest archipelago of the world. Several types of excursions are available to choose from depending on the area of interest, time and budget. Cultural tours, World Heritage Site tours and Museum tours are some of the popular tours available in the country.
The country also offers great opportunities for shopping. Bali is one of the famous places providing several options for shopping, ranging from street markets to departmental stores and malls. Some of the frequently bought items in Indonesia include batik, sand sculptures and wood carvings.
Food lovers can also taste several cuisines being served in the country, like Indonesian, Javanese and Balinese along with Indian, Chinese, French and Italian cuisines. Some of the famous dishes are Nasi goreng, gulai, woku and Indonesian rendang.
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