The principal gateways for entry to Indonesia are Jakarta and Denpasar, Bali. Jakarta is serviced by more airlines. There are also International flights from neighboring countries to various cities, such as Medan, Padang, Pakanbaru, Batam, Pontianak, Balikpapan, Solo, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Makassar, Manado.
Indonesia has variety airlines, a bizarre collection of aircraft and extensive network of flight that make some pretty remote corners of the country easily accessible. The main airlines are Garuda, Citilink, Sriwijaya, Lion Air, Batik Air and Air Asia, and there are several other airlines.
Booking as far in advance as possible during Indonesian holidays periods and the peak tourist season around July - August, December 20 - January and end of Ramadhan. During this time, on the more popular routes, flights can be fully booked two or three weeks in advance. Overbooking is common and reconfirmation of flights is a must.
Airport tax on Domestic flights varies with the airport: Rp. 50.000,00 from Jakarta, Denpasar, Medan and Surabaya and Rp. 30.000,00 from most other airport. On the International flights, airport tax is Rp. 150.000,00
Batik Holidays offers up-to-date and accurate information about all the Fast Boat services from Bali to the surrounding islands, which operates with online reservations and booking service. You can find schedules and timetables, boat specifications, and picture galleries.
Choose the best option of boat transport from any where in Bali to the Gili islands of Trawangan, Meno and Air, mainland Lombok, or Nusa Lembongan, or even a day charter if that suits you best.
Situated a short trip away from Bali are many small coral fringing islands. With white sandy beaches, swaying palm trees, crystal clear turquoise waters, these paradise islands are perfect for divers, snorkelers, surfers, families and backpackers.
These tropical paradise islands just got closer with several comfortable fast boats operating these routes with daily and twice daily services in the busy seasons.
Please note only recommends boat operators that are fully licensed, have fully accredited captains and crew, and that meet full international western safety standards, and that have full passenger insurance.
In co-operation with an accredited bus operator, providing enjoyable reliable transportation services, for over 20 years. Most of our Bus Company vehicles are late model and well-maintained to ensure comfort, as well as complying with current safety and environmental standards and also combines this advantage with experienced drivers that are capable of driving to ensure the utmost safety and care of all passengers.
Train travel in Indonesia is restricted solely in Java and few in Sumatra. Briefly, there is a pretty good railway service running from one end of Java to the other - in the east connects with the ferry to Bali, and in the west with the ferry to Sumatra.
There are a few lines tacked down in Sumatra, particularly in north, west and South Sumatra. There are no railways on any of the other islands.
Opportunities for driving themselves are fairly limited in Indonesia unless they bring their own vehicle with them, except in Bali and Java - where there are some self-drive rent-a-car services available. Batik Holidays
In other places where tourist congegrate, they can usually hire a Car or mini bus with driver included. Batik Holidays
Road rules - people in Indonesia drive on the left on the road, as in Australia, Japan, the UK and most of South East Asia.
Motorbike - hiring or bringing their own motorbike could be one of the most interesting ways to travel through Indonesia. It has long been a favorite means of getting around Bali.
City Buses, taxis, becak (three-wheeler bicycle-rickshaws), dokar (two wheeled horse drown carts) and ojeg (motor cycle riders that take pillion passengers for bargain-able price) are common public and local transport means in Indonesia.
Extensive Included Sightseeing – No Hidden Costs
A wide range of tours can be booked from Batik Holidays, one of the specialized inbound tours organizations in Indonesia. It enjoy a reputation for high quality services standard and suported by experience guide and maintain a coprehensive list of qualified free-lance guided traineed to Batik Holidays standards.
Our Tour Guide in Destination
Our Tour Guide Make the Difference We believe that personal attention is key to an outstanding travel experience, so we've ensured that it's a hallmark of Batik Holidays. The selected Tour guide rank among the best in their job as a tour guide; their love of travel is surpassed only by their desire to share their enthusiasm and knowledge with others.
Small, Congenial Groups
Batik Holidays, offer each of tours is custom-designed specifically for individual 1 - 3 guests and small groups just 5 to 10 guests – guaranteed. Most important, we limit our tour membership to, both for the freedom, flexibility, and camaraderie that small groups engender, and also so guests may enjoy a more personal and authentic travel experience.
Most Gratuities Included
Experienced travelers know that tipping is an expected element of worldwide travel; but at times it can become a nuisance or inconvenience. For that reason we’ve eliminated the worry by including in your tour price all gratuities for hotel and airport porters, and dining room servers. Gratuities for your tour guide and driver who accompany since you meet and till end of your tour in the area which has been visited are not included and should be extended on a voluntary basis, in recognition of truly excellent service.
Since accommodations comprise an important aspect of your trip, we’ve gone to great lengths to select properties that meet our standards of high quality, convenient location, and excellent service. The accommodation for special interest, ie. to visit nature reserve and wildlife reserve will inform in advance the facility and will provide the best available in the area.
Live aboard and sleep on boat to be one of our suggestion. The superb hotels in major cities to unique or historic lodgings too small for conventional tour groups of 40 or more, these accommodations promise to enhance your enjoyment and comfort throughout your trip.