12 days in Indonesia Itinerary

12 days in Indonesia Itinerary

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Fly
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Jambi
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Bengkulu
— 1 night
Fly
3
Pekanbaru
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bukittinggi
— 4 nights
Drive to Minangkabau International Airport, Fly to Kuala Lumpur International Airport

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Jambi

Jambi is a province of Indonesia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Agung Al Falah Mosque, then snap pictures at Gentala Arasy Pedestrian Bridge, then get engrossed in the history at Gentala Arasy Tower, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kaco. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Muaro Jambi Temple Complex, delve into the distant past at Gumpung Temple, and then step off the mainland to explore Berhala Island.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Jambi travel route app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Jambi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Jambi can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bengkulu.

Things to do in Jambi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

1
night
Bengkulu

An area historically occupied by British forces, Bengkulu maintains a heavy anglophone influence to this day.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): examine the collection at Rumah Ibu Fatmawati Soekarno, enjoy the sand and surf at Panjang Beach, and then explore the historical opulence of Fort Marlborough. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Rumah Pengasingan Bung Karno, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dendam Tak Sudah Lake, and then kick back and relax at Pantai Sungai Suci.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bengkulu journey planner.

You can drive from Jambi to Bengkulu in 10 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Bengkulu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pekanbaru.

Things to do in Bengkulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

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Pekanbaru

City of Good Fortune

Known as one of the cleanest cities in Indonesia, Pekanbaru boasts unique Malay architecture and a thriving economy based on exports of crude oil, palm oil, and paper.
Go for a jaunt from Pekanbaru to Danaubengkuang to see Bingkuang Lake about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of An-Nur Grand Mosque, don't miss a visit to Al-Falah Darul Muttaqin Mosque, savor the flavors at Tangor Market, and browse the different shops at Mall Ska Pekanbaru.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pekanbaru route builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bengkulu to Pekanbaru. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Bukittinggi.

Things to do in Pekanbaru

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:

4
nights
Bukittinggi

London of Sumatra

With a population of over 117,000 spread out over an area of 25 sq km (9.7 sq mi), Bukittinggi represents one of the largest cities in Western Sumatra.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bukittinggi: Waterfall Lembah Anai (in Padang) and Payakumbuh (Jembatan Layang Kelok Sembilan & Harau Canyon). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Sianok canyon, get great views at Puncak Lawang, explore the activities along Lake Maninjau, and make a trip to Great Wall of Koto Gadang.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bukittinggi travel app.

Drive from Pekanbaru to Bukittinggi in 6 hours. Traveling from Pekanbaru in August, expect nights in Bukittinggi to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bukittinggi

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:

Indonesia travel guide

4.1
Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
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.