Indonesien

Wie bunte Gewürze liegen die über 17.000 Inseln Indonesiens auf mehreren Ozeanen verstreut und bilden den größten Inselstaat der Welt. Beginnend mit der Insel Sumatra im Westen bahnt sich Indonesien den Weg bis nach Irian Jaya im Osten, dazwischen liegen der indonesische Teil Borneos sowie die größeren Inseln Java, Bali und Sulawesi. Jede von ihnen ist Heimat ganz unterschiedlicher Menschen mit unterschiedlichen Bräuchen, Baustilen und Religionen sowie einer Vielfalt von Landschaftsbildern. Dichter, tropischer Regenwald, Reisfelder, vulkanische Bergketten und paradiesische Strände erwarten die Besucher. Wasserratten können Lagunen und einsame Buchten genießen, in bunten Korallenriffen tauchen oder ihr Glück auf dem Surfbrett versuchen. Neben buddhistischen und hinduistischen Tempelanlagen bietet Indonesien Kulturinteressierten spannende, lebendige und multikulturelle Städte. Die Möglichkeiten sind dort so vielfältig wie der Inselstaat selbst.

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Jakarta to Ubud
Nicht erst seit ‘Eat, Pray & Love’ ist Bali mit seinen Reisfeldern und mystischen Tempelzeremonien das Top Ziel Indonesiens, aber auch die etwas „unscheinbare” Insel Java hat Ihre Reize.
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Beautiful Bali
Bali, schon der Name verheißt eine Traumreise - inmitten des Indischen Ozeans lockt die Götterinsel mit seiner faszinierenden Kultur, paradiesischen Landschaften und Stränden.
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Weitere Indonesien Reisen

Die beste Reisezeit für Indonesien

Indonesiens unmittelbare Nähe zum Äquator sorgt für ein konstant heißes und humides Klima zu jeder Jahreszeit. Aufgrund des tropischen Klimas sind viele Gebiete anfällig für starke Regenfälle. Von Mai bis Oktober ist Regenzeit in Indonesien und Überschwemmungen können den Straßenverkehr zeitweise behindern. Beliebte Urlaubsorte wie Bali sind während der Weihnachts- und Schulferien oft sehr überlaufen, aber in der Nebensaison deutlich weniger überfüllt. Auch die verschiedenen religiösen Feiertage Indonesiens sind zu berücksichtigen. Mit einem großen Anteil an praktizierenden Muslimen in der Bevölkerung geht es während des Fastenmonats Ramadan etwas ruhiger in Indonesien zu.

Die 10 außergewöhnlichsten Lebewesen Indonesiens

1. Sumatra-Nashorn

Das fast prähistorisch wirkende Sumatra-Nashorn ist die kleinste der heute noch existierenden Nashornarten. Das Tier ist eher ein Einzelgänger und weidet seit Jahrtausenden in aller Stille das Grasland.

2. Sulawesi Riesenhörnchen

Dieses scheue Nagetier, das in den Tiefen des Sulawesi Regenwaldes lebt, ist schwer zu entdecken. Wenn Du also das Riesenhörnchen beobachten willst, musst Du sehr wachsam sein.

3. Sonnenbär

Der Sonnenbär ist auf vielen der indonesischen Inseln zu finden und ist der kleinste Vertreter seiner Gattung.

4. Schopfaffe

Die auf der Insel Sulawesi beheimateten Primaten sind dafür bekannt, dass sie außerordentlich soziale Wesen sind. Mit Familiengruppen, die in der Regel von dominanten Weibchen geführt werden, sind Schopfaffen ein Paradebeispiel für “Girl Power”.

5. Sumatra-Tiger

Der Sumatra-Tiger ist ein Raubtier mit einem fast mythischen Status, das mit seiner Beute im Maul durch die Tiefen des Dschungels in Sumatra stolziert. Schätzungen zufolge gibt es weltweit nur noch knapp über 300 Sumatra-Tiger, weshalb das Tier als vom Aussterben gilt.

6. Java-Plumplori

Diese nachtaktiven Baumbewohner bewegen sich langsam und bedächtig und sind bekannt für ihr niedliches Aussehen. Aber lasse Dich besser nicht vom Äußeren dieser Primaten täuschen – Java Plumploris sind die einzige Affenart mit Giftzähnen.

7. Langschnabeligel

Auf der Insel Neuguinea schnüffelt dieses interessante Tier mit seinem großen Schnabel über den Waldboden.

8. Komodowaran

Der Komodowaran ist die gößte, lebende Echse der Welt. Das Tier kann bist zu 70 Kilogramm wiegen und bis zu 3 Meter lang werden. Der Komodowaran ernährt sich ausschließlich von Fleisch.

9. Schmuckbaumnattern

Diese Schlangen sind für ihre Fähigkeit bekannt von Baum zu Baum zu gleiten und werden deswegen oft auch fliegende Schlangen genannt. Sie können bis zu 30 Meter weit in der Luft gleiten.

10. Babirusa

Was bekommt man, wenn man ein Schwein und einen Hirsch kreuzt? Den unvergleichbaren Babirusa: ein kleines, stämmiges Tier mit großen gebogenen Hauern. Leider diese Tierart heute vom Aussterben bedroht.

Häufig gestelle Fragen

Ist es üblich in Indonesien Trinkgeld zu geben?

Trinkgeld zu geben ist in Indonesien nicht obligatorisch oder üblich. Allerdings wird ein kleiner Betrag von Restaurants, Fahrern und anderen Servicemitarbeitern sehr geschätzt, vor allem wenn der Service besonders gut war.

Wie gut ist der Internetzugang in Indonesien?

Der Internetzugang ist in touristischen Gegenden wie Bali, wo es viele Internetcafés und Wi-Fi-Hotspots gibt, generell gut. In ländlichen, abgelegenen Gebieten ist das Internet nicht überall zugänglich.

Kann ich mein Handy während meines Aufenthaltes in Indonesien benutzen?

Du kannst Dein Mobiltelefon in den meisten städtischen Gebieten Indonesiens benutzen. Auf einigen Inseln oder in abgelegeneren Gegenden kann es möglicherweise Probleme mit dem Mobilfunknetz geben. Vergewissere Dich, dass Du das Global Roaming Deines Mobilfunkanbieters aktiviert hast, bevor Du Deine Reise nach Indonesien startest, falls Du Dein Handy dort benutzen möchtest.

Wie sind die öffentlichen Sanitäranlagen in Indonesien?

Während Deines Aufenthaltes in Indonesien wirst Du auf verschiedene Hygienestandards treffen. Die Standard-Toiletten können zu Anfang etwas gewöhnungsbedürftig sein und bestehen aus einer in den Boden einbetonierten Toilettenschüssel. Toiletten, wie wir sie kennen, findet man meist in größeren Hotels und in einigen der eher touristischen Gebiete.

Was kostet...?

Indonesien ist bekannt und beliebt als günstiges Reiseziel. Folgende Preise kannst Du ungefähr erwarten:

Street Food Snack = 2.000 IDR

Frischer Saft = 5.000 IDR

Eine Flasche Bier in einer Bar = 20.000 IDR

Sarong als Souvenir = 25.000 IDR

Abendessen im Restaurant = 40.000 IDR

Kann ich das Leitungswasser in Indonesien trinken?

Das Trinken von Leitungswasser wird in Indonesien nicht empfohlen. Aus Umweltgründen solltest Du versuchen, den Kauf von abgefüllten Wasserflaschen aus Plastik zu vermeiden. Am Besten benutzt Du einfach eine wiederverwendbare Flasche. Frage einfach Deinen Reiseleiter, wo Du gefiltertes Wasser finden kannst. Einige Hotels, in denen wir übernachten, verfügen über gefiltertes Trinkwasser. Ebenso ist es ratsam, Eiswürfel in Getränken zu vermeiden und Obst und Gemüse vor dem Essen zu schälen.

Werden Kreditkarten in Indonesien überall akzeptiert?

Kreditkarten werden von großen Geschäften, Hotels und Restaurants in Indonesien akzeptiert. Du solltest jedoch davon ausgehen, dass Deine Kreditkarte von kleineren Anbietern wie Familienrestaurants, Marktständen oder Verkäufern in abgelegenen Städten und ländlichen Gebieten eventuell nicht akzeptiert wird. Stelle am Besten sicher, dass Du ausreichend Bargeld für Einkäufe bei Dir trägst.

Kann ich in Indonesien überall Geld abheben?

Geldautomaten sind in ganz Indonesien weit verbreitet, so dass das Abheben von Bargeld in den meisten Gegenden unproblematisch sein sollte. Einige kleinere Dörfer und ländliche Gebiete verfügen möglicherweise nicht über Geldautomaten. Bereite Dich also darauf vor, bevor Du Dich weit von einer größeren Stadt entfernst.

Muss ich eine Reiseversicherung abschließen, bevor ich nach Indonesien reise?

Auf jeden Fall. Alle Kunden, die mit Intrepid reisen, müssen vor Reiseantritt eine Reiseversicherung abschließen. Die Reiseversicherungsdetails werden von Deinem Reiseleiter am ersten Tag des Trips dokumentiert. Aufgrund der unterschiedlichen Art, Verfügbarkeit und Kosten der Gesundheitsversorgung weltweit ist die Reiseversicherung ein wesentlicher und notwendiger Bestandteil einer jeden Reise.

Verantwortungsbewusstes Reisen

Als Reiseveranstalter fühlen wir uns verpflichtet, nachhaltige Reisen anzubieten, die den Menschen im Gastgeberland, der Umwelt sowie Kunden gleichermaßen zuträglich sind. Wir glauben, Reisen kann umweltverträglich sowie kulturell und ökonomisch nachhaltig sein. Es ist wichtig zu verstehen, dass das, was in Deinem eigenen Land als akzeptables Verhalten und angemessene Kleidung sowie Sprache angesehen wird, in einem anderen Land vielleicht nicht toleriert wird. Bitte behalte dies auf Deiner Reise im Hinterkopf.

Die besten Reisetipps für verantwortungsbewusstes Reisen in Indonesien:

  1. Zeige Dich rücksichtsvoll in Bezug auf Indonesiens Bräuche, Traditionen, Religion und Kultur.
  2. Kleide Dich bescheiden und respektvoll. Schultern und Knie sollten bedeckt sein, besonders beim Betreten von Gotteshäusern.
  3. Entsorge immer Deinen Abfall. Dazu gehören auch Zigarettenstummel.
  4. Entscheide Dich dafür, keine Unternehmen zu unterstützen, die Grausamkeiten gegenüber gefährdeten Tierarten begehen oder deren Ausbeutung fördern.
  5. Bitte frage Personen, die Du fotografieren möchtest, vorher um Erlaubnis. Das gilt auch für Kinder.
  6. Wenn Du auf Märkten verhandelst, bleibe freundlich und respektvoll und versuche stets, Deinem Gegenüber mit einem Lächeln zu begegnen. Es soll ja schließlich auch Spaß machen!
  7. Versuche es zu vermeiden, den Einheimischen Geschenke oder Geld zu geben, wenn Du eine Gemeinde oder Gastfamilie besuchst.
  8. Du solltest aus Umweltgründen versuchen, abgefüllte Wasserflaschen aus Plastik zu vermeiden. Stattdessen kannst Du wiederverwendbare Flaschen mit gefiltertem Wasser befüllen.
  9. Ramadan ist der Fastenmonat der Muslime. Während dieser Zeit darf tagsüber nicht gegessen, getrunken oder geraucht werden. Obwohl das Fasten von Nicht-Muslimen nicht erwartet wird, solltest Du versuchen, es zu vermeiden tagsüber in der Öffentlichkeit zu trinken, zu essen oder zu rauchen.
  10. Die wertvollen Korallenriffe vor der Küste Indonesiens müssen erhalten und geschützt werden. Du kannst die wunderschönen Korallen bewundern, aber bitte berühre oder entferne sie niemals aus den Riffen. Vermeide ebenso den Kauf von Souvenirs, die illegal aus dem Riff entfernt wurden.

Reviews

Beautiful Bali
Dan Quinn

Explore Bali for the fun and adventure. Explore Flores for the dragons, snorkeling, Kelimutu, and beauty. Expert guides. Very special mention to Levi on the Flores section. Knowledgeable, talented and gifted. Thanks also to Tantan for Bali. Travelling with Intrepid is exciting. Breathe and enjoy.

Komodo & Flores
Dan Quinn

Explore Bali for the fun and adventure. Explore Flores for the dragons, snorkeling, Kelimutu, and beauty. Expert guides. Very special mention to Levi on the Flores section. Knowledgeable, talented and gifted. Thanks also to Tantan for Bali. Travelling with Intrepid is exciting. Breathe and enjoy.

Beautiful Bali
Elizabeth Lewis

Java was a great country to visit if you want to experience how Indonesia was before tourism became money orientated. You are able to witness the rural life of people not as fortunate as most European countries.

Beautiful Bali
Joel Ortiz Vasquez

Beautiful Bali was a fantastic experience. It was the perfect blend of culture and adventure that I was looking for. Our tour leader Levi was fantastic and the sights and activities we partook in across the Island were all stunning. I would highly recommend beautiful Bali to anyone wanting a tour around Bali that wants an intimate look into Balinese culture aswell as wanting some adventure on the side.

Beautiful Bali
Rowena Russell

A brilliant trip with a great itinerary. Level of accommodation was good – the cooking class is a must!

Jakarta to Ubud
Elizabeth Lewis

Java was a great country to visit if you want to experience how Indonesia was before tourism became money orientated. You are able to witness the rural life of people not as fortunate as most European countries.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Martina Büchler

Die Tour war sehr abwechslungsreich, super organisiert mit leckerem Essen. Unser Guide Andy war toll und hat uns viel über das Leben und die Kultur in Indonesien erzählt. Sehr empfehlenswert!

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Catriona Maciver

Mount Rinjani is not to be underestimated. It’s a tough trek but absolutely worth it when you reach the top. Varied itinerary with an amazing tour guide (Andy).

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Jordan Knapp

The notes telling you what to pack are very useful and necessary. 4 star active holidays are not very active, a reasonable level of fitness will suffice, though some determination is required at times.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Pilar Iriarte-Pelletan

I had a great experience with intrepid. The trip was very well organized. The best of it was the guide. He did an amazing job with us.

Beautiful Bali
Michelle Rowland

Intrepid have proved to be a highly professional company. Extremely well organised and tour guides of an excellent standard.

Jakarta to Ubud
Den Goscombe

wouldn’t choose any other company – great introduction to real life in other countries and cultures.

Jakarta to Ubud
Corinne Stadelmann

Travel light! Für Frauen ist zu empfehlen genügend „tempelbekleidung“ mit zu bringen. Ein Handwaschmittel ist Goldwert!

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Alex Wise

This trip is perfect if you want a holiday with adventure and paradise. Bali and Lombok was the perfect destination!! Mt. Rinjani was more difficult than I expected but it was by far the best part of the trip!!

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Peter Mcsweeney

My wife and I really enjoyed the trip. The main reason that the trip went so well was that our guide (Andy) was really great and the other travellers were very easy company. The activities were varied and interesting and the food was of really good quality and very tasty. We also met lots of local people and were able to have interesting conversations with them.

Jakarta to Ubud
Sarah Boyd

Intrepid provides excellent, interesting, imaginative and informative tours for travellers at a competitive price compared to other companies I have travelled with. The activities, accommodation and friendly tour leaders help to make each trip magical and memorable. Useful trip notes about the places to be visited, local culture and the optional additional activities are fantastic. I can’t wait to start planning my next adventure with Intrepid!

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Melinda Illes

Fantastic trip! Loved it from start to finish! The itinerary was very good, food amazing everywhere, accommodations were all fine part from a couple of places were very basic but all doable and we had hot water everywhere! Gave a real insight into real Bali and Lombok and part from I would have loved to spend another hour up at Mount Ranjani in the morning before decent, I couldn’t fault this trip! Our guide Andy was fantastic and we had a great group too! Have the most amazing experiences for life and I would love to do it all over again! Thanks Andy and Intrapid! Great trip!!

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Nicol Allen-Burt

Wet wipes and hand sanitiser essential. Bring waterproof rucksack cover, warm clothes, hat and gloves for mountain. Embrace the experience!! Do everything!

Beautiful Bali
Mariel Gomez

I was so lucky to find Intrepid while booking my trip with Indonesia, it offered activities and more destinations than other agencies didn’t. I studied many travel packages before actually booking. At the end, the trip was way worth the money we paid and we are very satisfied with the service.

Beautiful Bali
Mia Van Lieshout

Beautiful Bali exceeded my expectations, the hotels were all comfortable and beautiful, the activities exciting and interesting. My group leader Yogi was professional and enthusiastic. I wanted an adventure and I got that and more. I went over to Bali by myself and made so many new friends, I felt safe and content in my group. Bali really is beautiful, especially if you see it the “Intrepid”way, such a wonderful experience. Thanks Intrepid!

Beautiful Bali
Emma Bone

Great way to see Bali with a variety of activities and locations. Dinner with Ibu Wayan was an amazing experience trying the delicious local food.

Beautiful Bali
Loren Chen

Traveling with intrepid was a great experience! This tour allowed you to submerse yourself in the full culture. The tour leader was amazing and so accommodating. Just make sure to really say yes to every experience for the full adventure!

Jakarta to Ubud
Patrick Van Bruggen

This trip combines the best that Java has to offer and includes many interesting and fun activities. You will really get to know Java and its people, culture and wildlife. Then have a more relaxed time in Bali for a few days after that!

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Anand Kapil

Its a great trip for people who like the outdoors. Some nice hikes and other adventure activates.

Beautiful Bali
Frances Chitoriski

This was the first time I travelled with Intrepid and I really enjoyed my trip. The activities included were fantastic and we really got to see the real Bali, meet local people and gain a good understanding of the culture. Our group was a wonderful bunch of people and it was so nice getting to know them and share adventures. The trip is very active which is what I was looking for and I loved this – hiking, cycling and snorkelling all included. I highly recommend this trip to anyone looking for more of an active adventure! Would definitely travel with Intrepid again.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Melissa Hay

Great trip to get out the hussel and bussel of Bali and learn more about the culture. Walking the 1700 steps had a great spiritual meaninv behind it and well worth it.

Jakarta to Ubud
Daniel Marshall

This trip is well worth doing and java is an amazing island to see. But be prepared for a lot of travel in this trip.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Johanna Gary

Amazing trip with an Amazing local guide, started as a guide but quickly became more of a friend. Everything was seamless and easy. A high level of activities so must have good fitness as you will be challenged ! So many highlights in the 12 days and left with many friends. This is a must do Intrepid for those wanting to get out and see things you would NEVER see doing it alone.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Amy Billing

This trip was great for those who want to experience Bali and Lombok a little differently! It was non-stop adventure and we loved it

Beautiful Bali
Rachael Moan

Hiking Mt. Batur is difficult. Definitely bring a head torch and wear full length leggings, the top is very cold so bring an extra layer and a raincoat. I should have packed better for this part of the trip.

Beautiful Bali
Kelsey Martell

Beautiful Bali was an excellent trip! The accommodations exceeded my expectations, the culture and scenery were beautiful, and the food was delicious. I highly recommend this experience to anyone wanting an active, adventurous trip to Bali.

Beautiful Bali
Daniela Krempin

Intersport Travel ermöglicht aktive Gruppenreisen, die nicht nur die Wege des gewöhnlichen Tourismus beschreiten, sondern auch die wirklichen Seiten eines Landes den Besuchern zeigt.

Komodo & Flores
Katherine Bottomley

This is an exciting trip with a chance to experience the nature and culture of Flores. There are some long driving days but there’s plenty to see. The climb up to Wae Rebo is steep and sweaty but worth it. The highlights for me were the Komodo dragons and snorkelling with the Mantas at Manta Point. The hotel on the beach for the last 2 nights on Flores is a perfect chance to relax.

Komodo & Flores
Joyce Jack

Flores was the way Bali was 20 years ago. It is uncrowded with many miles of beaches but no resorts yet. The roads are horrible. Be prepared for long hours in the van bouncing along to your next stop. The finishing trip to Komodo Island and the snorkel stop make it a special adventure.

Komodo & Flores
Nicola Uren

White beaches, black beaches, pink beaches, coral reefs, jungles, cloud forests, volcanoes, remote villages, welcoming people, boat rides, truck life, plane journeys, monkeys, bats, leeches and dragons. Flores, you have so much to offer!

Beautiful Bali
Krista Bradshaw

Overall very fun and wonderful experience. Definitely recommend being in active shape physically as some of the activities are challenging.

Komodo & Flores
Jennifer Healey

This is a must do trip, the scenery on your travels is breathtaking, the people friendly and the weather beautiful. Highly recommended. Our tour leader, Nova, looked after everyone in the group and shared lots of knowledge about the locations we visited.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Georgia Brown

Loved this trip! Level of activity was great with enough time to be lazy too . Our guide was delightful. Great food everywhere we went . Really varied sights and activities. No time to get bored

Classic Bali
Pauline And Branton Woodhead

Great trip highly recommend, a lovely comfort trip with no pressure. Loved the waterfall and the snorkeling over the sunken Liberty. Not too long and I liked that we spent 2 nights in most places.

Beautiful Bali
Amar Ghalib

Great trip, shame about some of the hotels and breakfasts. Would have preferred a bit more adventurous activities but the climb of Mount Batur, the snorkelling and bike ride was excellent.

Beautiful Bali
Jonathan Beamish

A great way to travel, especially when you have limited time. Cover all the highlights of the real Bali and Lombok, not just the tourist traps.

Sumatra Adventure
Sharon Walker

Intrepid has the ability to immerse you in the Country’s cultural and wildlife in the short time you are on tour. Highly recommend

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Brendan Mcmahon

Excellent trip which made life easy without sacrificing the true independent travel experience.

Beautiful Bali
Caroline Attard

We chose Intrepid as part of our honeymoon vacation in June 2018. We loved the way it was planned; allowing us to see various parts of Bali and experience the nature, culture and balinese cuisine. Yogi Bear was an excellent guide from beginning to end. He explained what will happen before each day, giving us historical details on the places we’ll visit and always safeguarded our health. He is very charismatic and truly enjoys his work. We were lucky to have a good group of other travellers making the experience even better. We enjoyed the adventures in this tour; mostly the mountain climbing, the snorkelling and the hotsprings. The places Yogi took us for lunch and dinner were amazing. The accommodations were of good standard. I highly recommend Intrepid; this will definitely not be our last.

Jakarta to Ubud
Irina Lukanowski

Indonesia is not only Bali – you have to visit Java as well to gain a better knowledge of the country. Intrepid opened our eyes!

Jakarta to Ubud
Fabian Hügi

This trip is amazing! There is so much to discover and experience. but remember: the monkeys like to steal (even your water;-))

Komodo & Flores
Jack Meacham

This was my tenth Intrpid trip. This Komodo-Flores trip is as good or better than my other Intrepid trips. Flores has great natural beauty, mountains, forests, beaches. Two visits to tribal villages make you think about your own assumptions and values. Snorkeling (five times!) in beautiful, clear water where the coral is still intact, plus swimming with mantas. No other tourists, so the people you meet are all local, friendly, live and work here.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Matthew Hendrick

This was an excellent trip and most activities were thoroughly enjoyable (from the white water rafting, which I had never done before, through to the cycling and the challenging but extremely worthwhile mountain climb). Ending on the Gilis was great too and gave the perfect relaxing end to the holiday. Definitely recommended.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Harleen Thind

Traveling with Intrepid is such a great experience! We were able to experience the country’s culture while speaking to locals and doing fun activities! We had an amazing time! The trip is extremely well organized and the tour guide is excellent! I highly recommend doing a trip with Intrepid!

Beautiful Bali
Claire Brown

Beautiful Bali – Great mix of learning about Indonesian culture by visiting temples, eating local meals cooked by local people with the adventure and excitement of climbing a volcano or cycling through rice fields and villages. The relaxation of snorkeling or a gentle walk through some beautiful scenary definitely shows all sides of Indonesia. Our guide Yan was brilliant, enthusiastic and kind, he even helped arrange transport to help us after our trip ended. My boyfriend had never backpacked before and he loved every second and already wants to book another Intrepid trip next year. Definitely recommend 100% – loved it!!!!

Beautiful Bali
Kieran O’Kane

Perfect trip-the food was fantastic, the sights were unforgettable and the group leader was more like a friend

Jakarta to Ubud
Charlotte Goedvolk

Amazing trip, love how this trip spends a considerable time on Java, giving a chance to experience the culture. Tantan was a great group leader. Do read the trip notes: this trip involves a lot of travelling and only once do you spend more than 2 nights in the same hotel. The travel is worth it though: Mt Bromo was absolutely highlight, but also Borobudur and Seloliman were great experiences. Prambanan temple and cooking class best optional activities.

Jakarta to Ubud
Jozef Zeman

Read carefully the overview & itinerary notes before your trip and pick your optional activities.

Jakarta to Ubud
Lynn Gail

Intrepid’s attention to detail and variety in their tours keeps the mind and body active – each day a mini adventure unfolds as a new journey begins into something new – so much more enjoyable than sitting on a sunbed by a pool in a busy glossy resort!

Komodo & Flores
Peter Ormerod

For the Komodo and Flores islands trip be prepared for some physical challenges but you will be rewarded by some memorable experiences. The snorkeling was excellent . It is a pretty full itinerary with limited downtime but that was ok by me

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Tamasin Langton

The tour was absolutely amazing, beautiful, and life-changing! The activities were more challenging than I thought they would be, but I loved the feeling of accomplishment. I struggled the most with the cycling but there is the option to get back into the van. Be ready for hot mid-day sun and sunscreen accordingly! You will sweat like never before. The hike up Mt. Rinjani was one of the best days of my life, and it might be yours too, if you love challenging hiking and awe-inspiring views. This tour really gets you into nature and local culture. The food was also very good, and the accommodations were beautiful. I am so happy I booked this tour and now have these memories for life.

Beautiful Bali
Nihill Claire

The intrepid tour gives travellers a rare insight into Balinese village life, from the religious customs and traditions, to localised food and adventures off the tourist track.

Beautiful Bali
Caroline Hutchins

I would highly recommend the Beautiful Bali trip with intrepid. The country is absolutely wonderful and I really enjoyed all the activities: it was reasonably busy but there were still moments of down time. The mountain climb was a particular highlight! Our tour leader was brilliant and made sure we were well looked after.

Jakarta to Ubud
Caroline Ahlstrom

Awesome adventure.

Beautiful Bali - For Solo Travellers
Francella Fiallos

This is an amazing trip for its price. Every day is an adventure and an opportunity to grow – as cliched as that sounds, it’s true. Be sure to pack with versatility in mind so that you can travel light. If you can, get a rash guard for snorkelling since it gets really sunny. The trip is filled with physical activity (walking in the heat, hiking, cycling, swimming), so keep that in mind before you book and be honest with yourself about your limits. If that doesn’t scare you, the physical aspect is really rewarding. I would highly recommend this trip.

Sumatra Adventure
Ashleigh Walker

This trip was amazing. A week of fun adventures, beautiful people and incredible nature. You couldn’t ask for more. Highly recommend.

Jakarta to Ubud
Sonya Sherman

A fantastic trip. Well planned itinerary with lots of variety, time to enjoy scenery and meet the locals. Bicycle ride is a highlight.

Jakarta to Ubud
Daniel Gray

The trip is definitely worth what you pay for, made memories That’ll last forever. But be prepared for a lot of travel! Tantan was such a fantastic guide and person, your lucky if you get him as your guide!

Jakarta to Ubud
Claudia Uhlmann

It was a very interesting trip with varied destination. If you search a trip in a country with friendly peoples and less tourists its the best.

Jakarta to Ubud
Venise Grossmann

Intrepid Travel is the best of both worlds. It offers the convenience of group travel with plenty of free time to explore your own interests. The guides are always professional, friendly, supportive, and helpful. All of the trips I have taken with them have been excellent.

Komodo & Flores
Maryann Williams

Amazing trip for the physically active . Experience the culture, and variety of nature spaces from volcanic cones to forests, rice fields, tropical beaches, fish and corals. Need to be comfortable with winding narrow roads.

Komodo & Flores
Stephen Pertile

Having only been to Bali and Gili Air previously, I was quite amazed at the diversity and complexity within Indonesia. Flores was a terrific experience. It allowed us to dive in to this specific part of Indonesia and understand in more detail the many cultures and customs of this region. The dominance of Christianity on the island, brought across by the Portuguese and maintained by the Dutch, was certainly something I wasn’t aware of. Spending the night at the village of Wei Rebo, after trekking for 3 hours into a surreal setting surrounded by the neighbouring mountains will be an image I won’t forget. The day we spent at the village of Bena where the occupants live under Matrilineal descent system, meaning that the women take precedence over the men regarding inheritance and power. So many quirks and surprises along the way, mixed in with the undeniable beauty of the land and the always friendly and welcoming inhabitants made this a trip to remember. Intrepid did a wonderful job with our guide and the logistics of our intinery.

Beautiful Bali
Verena Beneke

The trip offers a lot of variety. It is very active but you don’t have to be a sports addict to join it. My personal highlight was the snorkeling tour, but as well the balinese culture and the outgoing and friendly locals. The tour guide was absolutely fantastic and the group grew together like a family. I would do the trip again any time.

Jakarta to Ubud
Madlen Hoenig

Very amazing trip to see a different side of Indonesia.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Ellen Garthe

This trip challenges you to try new things in new and beautiful places but allows your comforts as well.

Beautiful Bali - For Solo Travellers
Cheryl Sternemann

Leave your I-Phone at home!! Part of travel is “looking up & around”, not down looking at the latest news or checking one’s FB page. People are losing the etiquette/courtesy of conversation

Jakarta to Ubud
Kenisha Adams

This is such an amazing trip! Prepare for A LOT of travelling not always in the most comfortable conditions, but also prepare to have the time of your life. The amount of activities and sightseeing is great! This trip really shows you into the life of the Indonesian people.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Deirdre Tiernan

This was an excellent tour, it included everything from snorkeling with huge turtles, rafting down rivers, cycling around the local countryside, to the massive hike up Mt. Rinjani for some epic scenery.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Natalie Teague

An excellent tour for those seeking a wide variety of activity A great holiday offering a wide variety of adventure together with ample opportunity to chill out and relax. The ascent of Mount Rinjani was a highlight but be prepared to ache for a couple of days after!

Beautiful Bali
Mariel Espejo

Beautiful Bali is a ONE OF A KIND TRIP that let you learn and experienced so much Bali in such a short period of time. Intrepidtravel leader and staff were excellent, they took care of us very much and it was the best trip with full of memories. I’d definitely travel again with intrepidtravel!

Jakarta to Ubud
James Bowater

Leave your country of origin at home and embrace the one you are visiting. Take only photos and leave only footprints.

Jakarta to Ubud
Justine Schneider

I had a great time travelling with Intrepid. Our group leader Maman was enthusiast, motivating and very knowledgeable. The guides were all friendly and obviously passionate about their job, which made us learn a lot about the culture. The organisation was great and accommodation above my expectations. I will definitely recommend Intrepid to my friends and travel with them again! Thank you 🙂

Beautiful Bali - For Solo Travellers
Lorraine Morris

This was my first trip of this kind. It was an amazing experience. I’ve seen so many beautiful places on this trip and have made some fantastic new friends. Can’t wait to book my next trip.

Beautiful Bali
Karen Patman

Yogi was an excellent group leader, with brilliant help from Nagun and Ida who we know will both make great group leaders in the future. Yogi was very helpful and accomodating as well as making our trip great fun. Remember your head torches and trainers for the trip up Mount Batur. We had a great time, made better by a great group.

Jakarta to Ubud
Mark Jonathan Abbott

This trip provides a varied overview of Java, with a combination of historic monuments and spectacular scenery, ending with a few relaxing days on Bali. The Indonesian rail network is very efficient in covering the distances on this spectacular and densely-populated island

Komodo & Flores
Elizabeth Lima

Dont go to Komodo Island in July…. I only saw one adult Komodo Nova was a really good Leader

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Joshua Rothhaupt

Great alternative to the typical “lazy” Bali trips offered by Intrepid. The bike ride has a few tough hill climbs if you don’t ride often and the Mt. Rinjani trek (accurately described as “no joke” by our leader beforehand) is a great balance of challenging and rewarding. Consider extra warm/dry clothes for the top and a rain cover for your pack mandatory for Mt. Rinjani. Leisure days are included after the more challenging activities and were found most welcome by our group.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Lydia Chandra

I look forward to many more trips with Intrepid! Top 3 reasons my recent trip with Intrepid was phenomenal: local guides, responsible travel, and a balanced itinerary!

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Philippa Harris

An amazing trip that allowed you to explore the culture of the country and combine this with keeping active but also allowing time to relax.

Beautiful Bali
Megan Matthews

This trip was more than I could have ever hoped for. I was blown away by how fabulous the trip was….Bali will forever been in the heart and mind. Fabulous trip! To make it all even better the group I people I was lucky enough to be traveling with were all amazing and we were led by fantastic guides. Book this trip, you won’t regret it!

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Pauline Tawhara

I have completed two trips in three different countries with Intrepid. I don’t know who has the attention to detail to ensure trips are as they read but I suspect that trait can drive people batty in their personal life! That attention to detail brings nothing but joy to travellers like myself who like to know what they’ve signed up for.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Barbara Baumann

I’m very happy that I booked this tour because I really liked the activities, the group and the tour leader. I would recommend this trip to others who like being active and in the nature but you really need to have a certain level of condition (e.g. 7 hours hiking on the Mount Rinjani).

Beautiful Bali
Cassidy Sandoval

This was my first experience with Intrepid and it honestly blew me away. I’m a seasoned traveler and have only done one other organized group travel- with that being said, I cannot wait to do another Intrepid trip. Everything is so well organized and I really feel like I got a true taste of the authentic culture, unlike any experience you could do as a tourist on your own trying to explore a place. From my guide to my group to the itinerary, accommodations, and food- it was all perfect. The friends and memories I made will last a lifetime. The physical rating and itinerary descriptions are very realistic and true to what you will see and do. I wish I could do it all over again!

Beautiful Bali
Marissa Beste

The Beautiful Bali trip was everything I hoped it would be–fun, adventurous, the people were amazing (both fellow travelers and the locals), and Bali was absolutely beautiful! 10/10 recommend.

Jakarta to Ubud
Patrick Harris

What a kaleidoscope to my senses, the reality of Indonesia provided a so much richer experience than my expectations. A great mix of culture, scenery and experiences, lots of travel but also plenty of downtime.

Jakarta to Ubud
Keri Whitehead

If all you know about Indonesia is Bali…then consider doing the Jakarta to Ubud trip to discover more about the real Indonesia and its Javanese heartland. This fantastic trip, travelling mostly across the Java by train, provides lots of opportunities to learn about Indonesia, its history and culture, its diverse natural environments including spectacular volcanoes, beaches and nature reserves and its hopes for the future as one of Australia’s near neighbours. It ends in Bali, after spending a day or so in one of the least visited parts in the west and then on to Ubud.

Jakarta to Ubud
Claire Newell

Great trip. Take earplugs; a good book for long train journeys, and Indonesian Rupiahs, not US Dollars.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Caroline Landshut

I’m 54 years old and had a wonderful journey thanks to a fabolous guide, a wonderful Country and nice (tough younger) people in my group.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Rohana Miller

An incredible trip filled with many challenging, fun and awe-inspiring activities with a very special moment of having the opportunity to make Hindu pray up on top of mountain with the most wise man I have ever met

Beautiful Bali - For Solo Travellers
Chris Hectors

the bali trip was a joy that I will not forget

Beautiful Bali
Tong Feng

Indonesia is a tropical country. Be careful with the strong sun rays, bring proper sun screen and mosquito repellent with you. Climbing volcanoes, a good pair hiking boots is needed as well as head torch. On the top of the view point to Bromo, it was cold in the early morning. So take some warm layer, may be a sweater with you.

Jakarta to Ubud
Tong Feng

Indonesia is a tropical country. Be careful with the strong sun rays, bring proper sun screen and mosquito repellent with you. Climbing volcanoes, a good pair hiking boots is needed as well as head torch. On the top of the view point to Bromo, it was cold in the early morning. So take some warm layer, may be a sweater with you.

Bali & Lombok: Hike, Bike & Raft
Paul Donald

Great trip to see the sights of Bali and Lombok. Some of the timings for the trips were slightly optimistic. I would recommend this trip for someone is fairly comfortable with physical activities (mountain biking and hiking). It was energetic but very enjoyable overall!

Beautiful Bali
Nadine Balz

My first intrepid tour through Bali and Lombok was amazing! I learned so much about Indonesia and gained a good insight to the life of the people in this country. Because it was my firt trip to Asia i decided to make a guided Tour and it was the best decision. With the guide I always felt safe and comfortable. Even the contact to other travellers from all over the world made the trip to something special. I Definition recommend these trips! Everybody who wants to travel on their one but doenst want to be alone should travel with INTREPID!

Jakarta to Ubud
Elaine Smith

As first timers we thoroughly enjoyed this trip made really easy by our wonderful guide.

Jakarta to Ubud
Cathy Keane

Intrepid provide a wonderful ‘hands on’ traveling experience. A great mix of accomodation, transport and activity types that allow you to experience the culture and customs from an holistic view. Intrepid tours are perfect for those who want to be travellers rather than ‘tourists’.

Jakarta to Ubud
Emer Oreilly

Excellent trip to gain sense of Indonesian culture and people. Be advised that some long bus trips are involved but that train journeys are some of the best quality I have ever taken in terms of comfort and punctuality.

Jakarta to Ubud
Leanne Newman

A lot of travel but an opportunity to see so much. Take an extra layer as the air con can drop the temperature in trains. Overall a great tour made even better by our guide Sukio and a great group.

Jakarta to Ubud
Rebecca Kalianiotis

This trip allows you to see the hidden gems and real culture of Java and Bali. You will discover havens and tranquility in one of the most populous countries on earth. The Indonesian people are an absolute delight, so polite, friendly and welcoming. The true drawcard of Indonesia is its people.