Indonesia is one of the Southeast Asian countries, located in the southeast of Asia, across the equator, bordering Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and Malaysia. It is the world’s largest archipelagic country, with a territory spanning Asia and Oceania, and is known as the "country of a thousand islands" ". The islands are full of green mountains and green waters, and all seasons are summer. People call it the "Emerald on the Equator". Indonesia is the world's fourth most populous country with more than 100 ethnic groups. Since the vast majority of Indonesians believe in Islam, most of the residents do not eat pork, but eat beef, mutton, fish and shrimp. Indonesia is a country rich in spices. Indonesian dishes like to put a variety of spices, as well as chili, onion, ginger, garlic, etc.
Indonesia has a typical tropical rainforest climate, with an average annual temperature of 25-27°C. There are no four seasons. It is divided into rainy and dry seasons. Affected by the southern hemisphere monsoon, rainfall is abundant in December, January and February. So, travel time Basically, the dry season is dominated, with relatively little precipitation from May to October, which is more suitable for tourism.
Dry season: April to October
Rainy season: November to March
You can book a trip to Indonesia at any time, usually the sooner you book, the better. It is recommended to book 3 months or more in advance on weekdays and 6 months before the peak season to ensure that the preferred hotel can still be used. In addition, we usually recommend that you wait until your travel is confirmed before booking an international flight. The sooner we arrange your travel, the more likely you will be able to enjoy air ticket discounts. We can usually accommodate last-minute travelers (some even depart in less than a week!), so call us and we will do our best!
Travelers can visit Indonesia any time of the year, with no notable "off-season". High season generally follows the drier time of year which runs from May to October, with a should season in April and November. January and February tend to be the rainiest times of year, but on most islands such as Bali, Kalimantan, Lombok, and Java, even the rainy season comes in shorter spurts of rainfall that allows you to still venture outside the rest of the day. The only islands maybe should be avoided from Dec through Feb are Sumatra, North Sulawesi, and Papua.
Some popular dishes in Indonesian cuisine are satay (chicken skewers), Nasi Goreng (a sweet fried rice), and Gado-Gado (a vegetable salad with peanut sauce). Grilled and fried chicken and homemade soup are also popular. Rice is the staple food here, and sometimes the locals eat it with their fingers or spoons. In rural areas, most people will sit on the floor and share dishes with their families.