Capital: Jakarta Population: 225.3 million Language: Bahasa Indonesian Time: GMT+7 – GMT+9 International Dialling Code: +62
Money: Rupiah (Rp) Visa: UK nationals need a 60 day visa. Further Information: Indonesia Tourism Indonesian Embassy in London: 0207 499 7661
When to go: The main rainy season ranges from January thru April although visitors arrive in the archipelago throughout the year.
Indonesian cultural icons: Elvy Sukaesih, Gesang Martohartono, Nasida Ria
Music: Dangdut, Kroncong, Qasidah; Dangdut is what you’ll hear in the Jakarta or Surabaya suburbs. Qasidah is a religious (moslem) based type of music played by ladies in hijab, toting amplified electric guitars!!
We will take the time and effort to arrange a tour of the Eastern Islands of Indonesia as well as Java and Bali with another tailor made tour to Sumatra also possible with our contacts throughout the archipelago. Again Globe at One has been there, done that and now want to show you too. So trust us to set up the perfect island by island discovery odyssey!