In ancient times, middle Java was the center of a vast Empire. It is here that the Eighth Wonder of the World – Borobudur is located. This is the world’s largest and most famous Buddhist temple complex – a place of pilgrimage not only for monks, but also for thousands of tourists from all over the world. This is a majestic pyramid of the 8th century AD, the height of a modern 15-story building. Borobudur is decorated with hundreds of beautiful stone bas-reliefs, which reflect the history and essence of the teachings of Buddhism. The temple is like a book in stone, which is open to this day. To build this masterpiece of architecture, 60,000 people worked tirelessly for 50 years.
Another world pearl is the Prambanan temple – one of the most beautiful and romantic Hindu temples. Built in the 9th century in one night (so the legend goes) in the name of love for a beautiful princess, this temple impresses with its graceful proportions and richness of stone carvings.
Jokjakarta is the only Sultanate in Indonesia. And today, walking through the streets of the city, you can meet His Majesty the Sultan, and even go to the Kraton Sultan’s palace for a tea ceremony.
The area of Jogjakarta is 32.5 sq. km.
Population 774,000 people
The tourist infrastructure is quite developed. Many well-known chains of hotels are represented here, there are restaurants, many shops and souvenir markets.
Any month. It is most interesting to get here for the celebration of the birthday of the Buddha – in May, early June.
How to get there
Direct flights from Bali – 3 times a day. The flight will take 1 hour. There are more flights from Jakarta, the flight takes 1.5 hours.
Moyo Island, part of the Indonesian archipelago, is located in the Pacific Ocean, the neighboring islands of Sumbawa, Komodo, Rinchi. Waterfalls, hills overgrown with exotic vegetation, dense jungle create an atmosphere of peace in the bosom of pristine nature. The coral reefs around Moyo attract divers from all over the world with their beauty. The island is home to the only AMANWANA boutique hotel owned by the Amanresorts chain. Locals speak their own dialect, but due to frequent communication with tourists, they speak a little English. Those traveling to Moyo Island are recommended to visit Komodo Island, famous for its pink sand beaches and prehistoric lizards preserved only here.
climate on Moyo is tropical, with temperatures ranging from +27 to +30 C. The rainy season lasts from December to March, and the dry season from April to November. You can visit the resort at any time of the year.
Moyo Island is of volcanic origin. This is the westernmost island of the Nusa Tenggara archipelago, which stretches all the way to Timor Moyo is 15 km away. from the island of Sumbawa, between Lombok and Bali. Its area is 350 sq. km. The local population is about 6,000 people who mostly live in small villages.
Most of the inhabitants of the island profess Islam, but are friendly to representatives of other religions.
The main attraction of Moyo Island is its unique nature, almost untouched by human hand. Magnificent waterfalls, hills and forests with rare species of animals (deer, macaques, wild boars) and birds are an unforgettable sight that anyone who comes to the island can enjoy. Moyo provides all the opportunities for water sports (kayaking, canoeing, snorkelling), fishing, hiking in the rainforest. Diving enthusiasts come here to enjoy the extraordinary beauty of the coral near the magnificent sandy beaches. And in Amanvana Bay you can admire the amazing colors of the sunset sky.
Amanwana Boutique, the only hotel on the island, serves both international and local cuisine at the restaurant.
How to get there:
1) Direct flight from Denpasar (Bali) in flight 1 hour 15 minutes, flights from Bali 4 times a week.
2) Flight to Lombok Island, then to Sumbawa, then by boat to Moyo Island (total travel time 3.5 hours). Available 3 times a week.
Seaplane charter from Bali, in flight 1 hour 15 minutes.
Helicopter charter from Bali, in flight 1 hour 30 minutes.
Bintan Island is part of the Riau archipelago and is located in Indonesia. The area of the island is 2,402 sq km. The island is known for its relatively inexpensive beach holidays. The most prestigious hotels on the island are Banyan Tri Bintan, Bintan Lagoon Resort and Angsana Bintan. The island is best reached from Singapore – 45 minutes by regular ferry. The island is located almost on the equator itself, the temperature all year round is from 30 to 32 degrees. From November to February, more precipitation falls than in other months, but they still do not interfere with rest, as the rains here are torrential and short-lived. Lush tropical vegetation, sandy beaches, well-established infrastructure – everything here is created for a great holiday. Close proximity to Singapore provides an excellent opportunity to combine a beach holiday with entertainment in the big city.