Indonesia practice, know


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Identity Card:
  • Capital : Jakarta

  • Population 244 968 342 hab .

  • Constitution Republic

  • Language : Indonesian, Javanese

  • Religion : Islam (85%), Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism .

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa : A tourist visa is required to enter the Indonesian territory, that is valid 60 days and can be obtained from the Indonesian embassy in Paris (or from the consulate Marseille). It is also possible to obtain a visa directly upon arrival in Indonesia in airports and international ports (cost: 20 euros) .

    • Passport : Your passport must be valid at least 6 months from the date of entry in Indonesia .

      • Currency Rp (IDR)

      • Currency rates : 1 euro = 12 rupiah

      • Change In Java and Bali you will easily find an exchange office or a bank to change money. To note ; Tickets must be in excellent condition to be exchanged.

      • ATMs ticket dispensers are present in large cities and tourist areas. Most machines allow a maximum withdrawal of 50 euros per day.

      • Budget stay 1 Week : 250- 450 euros

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 5 € / person
          Average : 5-15 € / person
          Premium . more than 30 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 15 € / night
            way Price: 20-40 € / night
            Premium : more than 100 € / night


            How to get there?

            • plane Many airlines serve Indonesia from France. The most common and least expensive are: Malaysian Airlines, Thai, Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines. It takes 700 to 1000 euros for a round trip and 13 to 15 flight hours.

            • By Ferry: Ferries make the crossing between Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. Most connections are between ports in Sumatra and those of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Attention edge security devices are often poor, it is recommended to avoid this mode during the rains and tropical storms (January-March).

            • By land: There are three crossing points: East Timor Mota'ain, Malaysia to Entikong-Tebedu and Papua new Guinea Wutung.

              On site:

              • Car : The road network is well developed on the island of Java, the roads are in good condition but the traffic is intense, the traffic accidents are frequent and involve often two-wheeled vehicles. It is necessary to have an international license in order to rent a car.

              • Train : The railway network is particularly developed on the island of Java, trains are fast and frequent between the capital Jakarta and other major cities. Some regions of Sumatra are also served by the train.

              • By bus: The buses used to go almost anywhere in Indonesia, often for a small fee. There are three categories of bus, the small local bus, via the express bus and deluxe motorcoach.

              • plane : To fly within the country you can rely on Indonesian airlines: Garuda Indonesia and Merpati Nusantara Airlines

                • Vaccines Recommended Vaccinations (as viewed areas): typhoid fever, viral hepatitis A and B, Japanese encephalitis, rabies (several reported cases in Bali) <. / p>

                • Food hygiene: It is advisable not to drink tap water, avoid the consumption of fish, meat and undercooked poultry .

                • Tips See your doctor and subscribe to a travel insurance covering medical expenses and repatriation .

                  • Terrorism: Indonesia is generally quite safe country, he must still know that the terrorist risk is not zero, it is imperative to be vigilant in public places frequented mainly by foreigners. Some regions are more risky than others, it is not advisable to go to: Aceh, Papua, Sulawesi (Sulawesi) .

                  • Warning drugs: The sanctions on consumption and drug trafficking are severe, months in prison for drug use, several years in prison until the death penalty for drug trafficking.

                  • Natural hazards: Indonesia is located right on a seismic zone, resulting earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis. Many risk areas are closed to the public. Remember also that the floods are common during the rainy season.

                    • Climate : The climate of Indonesia is typically tropical, there is no spring, summer, autumn, winter, just two seasons: wet and dry.

                    • Average temperatures 25 & deg; C in January to 30 & deg; C in August in Jakarta .

                    • Best time to reach : The dry season is from April to October, and the rainy season from November to March

                      Daily life: