28 May 2018 | Tourism
Indonesia is becoming increasingly popular with more than 14 million people visiting this beautiful country last year. Offering an enormous range of accommodation and transportation options, depending on the style of journey you prefer, everybody’s requirements are catered for. Furthermore, Indonesia is world-famous for its extensive range of culinary treasures at affordable prices. Even the large variety of tropical fruit found in the country is rarely found anywhere else.
Bali is well known as the island of the Gods and remains the top tourism destination in Indonesia. Travellers get the feeling as though this island could be paradise on earth. It is well known for its beautiful landscape of rice terraces, views of its volcanoes, amazing beaches and its famous cultural attractions. When in Bali , also be sure not to miss some world class surfing and diving.
Besides Bali, there are 10 other leading tourist destinations in Indonesia which are Lake Toba in North Sumatra, Tanjung Kelayang in Bangka Belitung, Tanjung Lesung in Banten, the Thousand-Islands regency in Jakarta, Borobudur in Central Java, as well as the areas of Bromo, Tengger and Semeru in East Java, Mandalika in West-Nusa Tenggara, Labuan Bajoin East-Nusa Tenggara, Wakatobi in Southeast Sulawesi, and also Morotai Island in North Maluku.
Indonesia enjoys two main seasons, namely the dry season (April to September) and the wet season (October to March), but when taking a decision as regards the best time to plan a visit, visitors should be mindful of which part of the country they prefer to visit. One of the great advantages for local folk lies in the fact that Indonesia requires no visas for Namibians, who wish to enter the country.
The Indonesian Embassy has been participating in the Namibia Tourism Expo since 1999 and will attend again this year. Anyone seeking more information and tips on this exceptional country can visit them at their stand in the Galpini Hall. Be sure to take part in the lucky draw in which lucky visitors stand a chance to win Indonesian souvenirs simply by filling in a survey form.