Top 10 things to do in Indonesia

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Fancy walking up Mount Bromo?
1. Climb Mount Bromo, a rumbling volcano on Java, to catch the perfect sunrise from the summit. Ascend by foot or on horseback for stunning views of the surrounding landscape


Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple in the world
2. Explore the temple complex of Borobudur in eastern Java – the ancient carved faces and stupas are over 1,000 years old and one of the most stunning sights on the island


Take your pick of waves from easy rollers to rippers
3. Wax down your surfboard and take to the waves at one of Bali's great surf beaches, Kuta, Balangan or Padang


Head out to the magnificent rice terraces surrounding Ubud
4. Spend some time in Ubud and discover the cultural heart of Bali set among the surrounding rice terraces


Discover the ancient Monkey Forest
5. Spot long-tailed macaque monkeys as they swing amongst the leaves of the Sacred Monkey Forest


Explore the wild landscapes of Lombok
6. Experience Indonesian traditions in Lombok, with ancient Hindu temples sitting alongside mysterious jungles and forests


Take a boat over to the beautiful Gili Islands
7. Sail to the pure white beaches of the Gili Islands, just off the coast of Lombok. These tiny car-free islands have such clear waters you can snorkel right off the beach in the gorgeous bays


The infamous Komodo dragon
8. Beware the Dragon! Catch a glimpse of the ferocious dragons on the eponymous island of Komodo


Visit the kaleidoscopic lakes of Kelimutu volcano on Flores Island
9. Visit the kaleidoscopic lakes of Kelimutu volcano on Flores Island. Three summit crater lakes periodically change colour from vibrant reds to a deep, electric blue


Iconic Ulun Danu Temple sits on the shores of Lake Bratan
10. Wander amongst the temples of Bali; there are hundreds, from tiny shrines to ancient temples and statues