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What to do in Indonesia —
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29 things to do in Indonesia

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#1on KomodoWatch Komodo Dragon on KomodoWatch Komodo Dragon on KomodoOlivier

Dragons still exist on the Earth! The last of them inhabits the territory of the Komodo National Park in Indonesia.

Rp20000Komodo National Park
#1on Java islandWatch the blue flame of the Ijen Volcano on Java islandWatch the blue flame of the Ijen Volcano on Java islandMargaret Cain

Every night, the Ijen Volcano crater, on the island of Java, is ignited with blue flame. This spectacle impresses deeply.

Rp15000Ijen Volcano
#1in BaliGo rafting down Telaga Waja mountain river in BaliGo rafting down Telaga Waja mountain river in BaliВера Архипова

Find out how to go rafting independently and what to expect from the adventure.

#2in BaliTake an elephant ride in BaliTake an elephant ride in BaliАнна Пшеченко

Take an exciting ride on a 5-tonne elephant in a big zoo-kind park where animals walk slowly and lazily in their natural habitat.

Bali safari and Marine Park
#3in BaliGo surfing in BaliGo surfing in BaliLIFEisGOOD

You'll find everything for exciting surfing on beaches in Canggu area - lots of surfing spots, board rental, surfing classes and camps.

Rp25000Canggu
#4in BaliGreet the dawn at the volcano's top in BaliGreet the dawn at the volcano's top in Balioddviser

When the sun is rising the fog is thickening at the bottom of the volcano hill; and at its top you can see Mount Agung.

FREEMount Batur
#5in BaliTake a pic next to the huge statue of Vishnu in BaliTake a pic next to the huge statue of Vishnu in Balioddviser

The bust, Vishnu's arms and Garuda's head all are the parts of the 150-meter sculpture-to-be in Garuda Wisnu Kencana park.

Rp100000Garuda Wisnu Kencana
#6in BaliTake a swim in hot springs at the bottom of volcano in BaliTake a swim in hot springs at the bottom of volcano in Balioddviser

Complex of pools with water temperature from 20 to 50°C is situated near Kintamani village.

Rp50000Mount Batur
#7in BaliHave diner at the bottom of volcano in BaliHave diner at the bottom of volcano in BaliScale

The terrace of Madu Sari Restaurant overlooks Mount Batur. You can drink coffee and have dinner any day from 8am till 4pm.

Mount Batur
#8in BaliFeed monkeys in BaliFeed monkeys in Balioddviser

Take some bananas or bread and don't take your personal stuff - the monkeys can grab it as well. The park is open from 8:30am till 6pm.

Rp50000Monkey Forest
#9in BaliTake a swim under 40-meter-high waterfall in BaliTake a swim under 40-meter-high waterfall in Balioddviser

The lake at the Gitgit waterfall is placed 500 meters from the main road leading to Singaraja town.

Rp10000Gitgit Waterfall
#10in BaliPlay basketball with elephants in BaliPlay basketball with elephants in Balioddviser

Come in the park any day from 8am till 6pm and wait for the elephants to appear on the basketball court.

Rp270000Elephant Safari Park Lodge Bali
#11in BaliTry the most expensive coffee in the world in BaliTry the most expensive coffee in the world in Balioddviser

A cup of kopi luwak costs Rp 50000 in cafes of Ubud town, in Europe and America it will cost you $50.

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#12in BaliWatch a fight for girls in BaliWatch a fight for girls in Balioddviser

Men in Tenganan village fight for brides-to-be with pandan sticks and bamboo shield. The fest takes place in June and lasts for a month.

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#13in BaliWatch kissing festival in BaliWatch kissing festival in Balioddviser

On the first day of Balinese New Year bachelors of Sesetan village try to kiss as many unmarried girls as they can. To add more excitement couples are poured with cold water.

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#14in BaliCelebrate the Day of Silence in BaliCelebrate the Day of Silence in Balioddviser

This day you can't go out, turn on lights and work from 6am to 6am. All public places including airport are closed except for hospitals. This is how the Balinese celebrate New Year.

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#15in BaliWatch buffalo races in BaliWatch buffalo races in Balioddviser

Jockeys of the best buffaloes on the island compete for the Governor’s Cup. The races take place monthly from July to November in Jembrana Regency.

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#16in BaliDo yoga at dawn in BaliDo yoga at dawn in BaliFelicity

Ubud town is perfect place in Bali to get relaxed and practise meditation. One group yoga class costs about $10, private class at your place - $30-50.

#17in BaliVisit "the village of the dead" in BaliVisit "the village of the dead" in Balioddviser

The deceased in Setra Wayah cemetery in Trunyan aren't buried or cremated, they're covered with cloth. Decomposing bodies don't stink as a sacred tree here removes putrid smell.

Trunyan village
#18in BaliDive to underwater temple in BaliDive to underwater temple in BaliFelicity

Go diving in Pemuteran Bay to find 25 Buddhist temples at a depth of 15 meters. You need a diver's license to take the activity.

Rp600000Pemuteran temple
#19in BaliWalk on the ocean's bottom in BaliWalk on the ocean's bottom in Balioddviser

Go diving into 5-meter depth without an aqualung and diver's license. To arrange the activity come to any diving centre on west coast of Bali.

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#20in BaliSee a cremation ceremony in BaliSee a cremation ceremony in BaliHarper Fuller

A corpse is placed into a bull-shaped sarcophagus and burn. The ceremony usually takes place early in the morning.

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#21in BaliGo mud fighting in BaliGo mud fighting in BaliFelicity

Balinese people hold Mepantigan in honour of the Goddess of fertility. There are also separate fights for tourists at the rice terraces in the area of Ubud town.

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