21 days in Indonesia Itinerary

21 days in Indonesia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Indonesia planner

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Manado
— 2 nights
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Ternate
— 2 nights
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Denpasar, Bali
— 6 nights
Taxi to Sanur, Ferry to Gili Trawangan
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Gili Trawangan
— 2 nights
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Gili Air
— 2 nights
Ferry to Teluk Kode, Taxi to Senggigi
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Senggigi, Lombok
— 1 night
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Labuan Bajo, Flores
— 2 nights
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Banjarmasin
— 1 night
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Manado

— 2 nights
As the largest city in Northern Sulawesi, Manado serves as a tourist gateway to the nearby Bunaken, known for its islands and reefs.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with Thalassa PADI Dive Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Christ Blessing, stroll through Bukit Doa Kelong, and then get great views at Temboan Rurukan Peak.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Manado tour planner.

Linton, UK to Manado is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Linton to Manado, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Linton in May, expect Manado to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Ternate.

Things to do in Manado

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 8 — 10:

Ternate

— 2 nights
Ternate, a historically and religiously rich city with a population of just under 200,000, draws in tourists every year who arrive for a holiday full of artifacts, historical intrigue, and leafy, green hikes.
On the 11th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Ngade Lake, get a new perspective on things with Dodoku Dive Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kastela Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Sulamadaha beach and then explore the activities along Lake Tolire Besar.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ternate online journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Manado to Ternate with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time to Eastern Indonesia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Ternate sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Denpasar.

Things to do in Ternate

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:

Denpasar, Bali

— 6 nights
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Get out of town with these interesting Denpasar side-trips: Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu), Mason Elephant Park (in Tegalalang) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). There's lots more to do: make a splash at Waterbom Bali, let the kids burn off some steam at Cubby House Kids Club, stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, and kick back and relax at Pantai Sanur.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Denpasar trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ternate to Denpasar. The time zone difference when traveling from Ternate to Denpasar is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Gili Trawangan.

Things to do in Denpasar

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 12 — 18:

Gili Trawangan

— 2 nights
An island holiday in Gili Trawangan offers access to the largest of the three Gili Islands located off the main coast of Lombok.
On the 19th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Agung Baiturrahman, then get outside with Paddle Gili, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Gili Trawangan Turtle Hatchery. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, don't miss a visit to Surf Point Bongkas, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gili Trawangan trip itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Denpasar to Gili Trawangan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, taxi, and ferry. In May in Gili Trawangan, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Gili Air.

Things to do in Gili Trawangan

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay May 18 — 20:

Gili Air

— 2 nights
Proximity to Lombok makes Gili Air extremely popular with honeymooners and tourists, but the small island is also known for its pristine beaches and excellent snorkeling.
On the 21st (Sat), have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Gili Air tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Gili Trawangan to Gili Air by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Gili Air can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you're off to Senggigi.

Things to do in Gili Air

Tours · Outdoors · Spas · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:

Senggigi, Lombok

— 1 night
The most traditional resort in Lombok, Senggigi boasts enough picturesque bays and fine white sandy beaches to have ensured tourism's survival here despite the severe blow dealt by the 2002 Bali bombing.
On the 23rd (Mon), kick back and relax at Nipah Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at Verve Beach Spa, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Senggigi trip tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Gili Air to Senggigi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Labuan Bajo.

Things to do in Senggigi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 22 — 23:

Labuan Bajo, Flores

— 2 nights
A trip to Labuan Bajo, an idyllic fishing village at the northwestern tip of Flores, offers the chance to unwind and experience traditional life without sacrificing comfort.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Love Hill, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the exciting artwork at Magnolia Boutique Komodo. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Labuan Bajo day trip planning app.

Getting from Senggigi to Labuan Bajo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can fly to Banjarmasin.

Things to do in Labuan Bajo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:

Banjarmasin

— 1 night

City of a Thousand Rivers

Banjarmasin sits within a delta formed by the Barito and Martapura rivers, so life here generally happens along its waterways.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sabilal Muhtadin Great Mosque and then head outdoors with Arung Jeram Sungai Kambang.

Make your Banjarmasin itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Labuan Bajo to Banjarmasin in 6 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Banjarmasin

Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:

Indonesia travel guide

4.2
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.

Lombok travel guide

4.1
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Shark Diving
An island similar in size to neighboring Bali, Lombok offers a more untouched landscape with a powerful feeling of seclusion, plus oceanic plant and animal life. Balancing backpacker and resort-goer interests, the island blends beach resorts with rugged, volcanic landscapes, offering sunbathing and hiking opportunities aplenty. The region sports prime wave action, which many guests come for. The lowlands region of the island features fields and forests where rice, soybeans, coffee, coconuts, and bananas are cultivated.

Flores travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Shark Diving · Islands
The island of Flores showcases a chain of volcanoes, with the chief among these boasting impressive tri-colored crater lakes. The marine environment that surrounds the island is rich in wildlife, including whale sharks. As part of a World Heritage Site, the island offers one of the few places in the world where Komodo dragons can be seen in their natural habitat. Maintaining some of its colonial Portuguese character, a rustic European-style of architecture and Roman Catholicism permeate urban areas here, blending with traditional shack houses of the indigenous populations.

Kalimantan travel guide

3.8
The sheer abundance of nature, culture, and activities can't be ignored in Indonesian Borneo, a region of the third-largest island in the world. Orangutans and other species (including many endemic to the island) live in protected areas of rainforest, but the region also features varied landscapes, making it a prime spot for nature tours and adrenaline-fueled experiences. The area's main urban centers draw visitors looking to experience its impressive mosques, authentic markets, and other cultural heritage highlights, including museums, government buildings, and traditional villages.