25 days in Indonesia Itinerary

25 days in Indonesia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Makassar
— 2 nights
2
Tana Toraja
— 3 nights
3
Tentena
— 2 nights
4
Katupat
— 2 nights
5
Gorontalo
— 2 nights
6
Bunaken
— 3 nights
7
Manado
— 2 nights
8
Tomohon
— 3 nights
9
Bitung
— 1 night
10
Kuta
— 1 night

2
nights
Makassar

Makassar ©
One of the nation's major port cities, the multicultural melting pot of Makassar gets most of its bustle from commerce and the shipping industry.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stop by Toko Cahaya and then stroll through Karst Maros. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Balla Lompoa Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Fatih Al Anshar Mosque, then steep yourself in history at Fort Rotterdam, and finally stroll through Losari Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Makassar road trip planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Makassar is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Makassar is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in March: high temperatures in Makassar hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tana Toraja.

Things to do in Makassar

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Balla Lompoa Museum, Karst Maros
Highlights from your plan
Losari Beach ©
Losari Beach
Balla Lompoa Museum ©
Balla Lompoa Museum
Fort Rotterdam ©
Fort Rotterdam

3
nights
Tana Toraja

Tana Toraja ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Kambira, admire the verdant scenery at Mount Nona, pause for some photo ops at Wisata Religi Buntu Burake, then contemplate the long history of Suaya, and finally stroll the grounds of Kuburan Batu Lemo.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tana Toraja tour builder app.

Getting from Makassar to Tana Toraja by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tentena.

Things to do in Tana Toraja

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Makale
Highlights from your plan
Kuburan Batu Lemo ©
Kuburan Batu Lemo
Suaya ©
Suaya
Wisata Religi Buntu Burake ©
Wisata Religi Buntu Burake

2
nights
Tentena

Tentena ©
On the 17th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Saluopa Waterfall and then explore the activities along Danau Poso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Bada Valley.

For where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Tentena attractions planner.

You can drive from Tana Toraja to Tentena in 9.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Tentena can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Katupat.

Things to do in Tentena

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Saluopa Waterfall ©
Saluopa Waterfall
Danau Poso ©
Danau Poso
Bada Valley ©
Bada Valley

2
nights
Katupat

Katupat
Katupat is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mariona.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Katupat day trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tentena to Katupat. On the 21st (Wed), you're off to Gorontalo.

Things to do in Katupat

Nature · Parks

2
nights
Gorontalo

Gorontalo ©
Gorontalo is a city and the capital of the Gorontalo Province, Indonesia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Whale Shark Sightseeing Spot, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baiturrahim Great Mosque, and then kick back and relax at Olele Beach.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gorontalo road trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Katupat to Gorontalo with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Gorontalo can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Bunaken.

Things to do in Gorontalo

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baiturrahim Great Mosque ©
Baiturrahim Great Mosque

3
nights
Bunaken

Bunaken ©
Almost entirely flat, blanketed in green vegetation, and shaped like a banana, Bunaken sits in the national marine park of the same name.
Bunaken is known for parks, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Bunaken National Marine Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bunaken tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gorontalo to Bunaken. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Manado.

Things to do in Bunaken

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bunaken National Marine Park ©
Bunaken National Marine Park

2
nights
Manado

As the largest city in Northern Sulawesi, Manado serves as a tourist gateway to the nearby Bunaken, known for its islands and reefs.
On the 26th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Mahembang Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then pause for some photo ops at Christ Blessing.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Manado trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bunaken to Manado. In March, daily temperatures in Manado can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You will leave for Tomohon on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in Manado

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mahembang Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Christ Blessing ©
Christ Blessing

3
nights
Tomohon

Tomohon ©
Tomohon is a young but important town in North Sulawesi, nestled in the highlands between two active volcanoes and famous for its mild climate.
Visiting Bukit Doa Kelong and Lake Linau will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kali Waterfall and Vihara Ekayana. Change things up with these side-trips from Tomohon: Minahasa (Lihaga Island & Nain Island).

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tomohon day trip planner.

You can drive from Manado to Tomohon in an hour. In March, daytime highs in Tomohon are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bitung.

Things to do in Tomohon

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Minahasa
Highlights from your plan
Lihaga Island ©
Lihaga Island
Lake Linau ©
Lake Linau

1
night
Bitung

Bitung ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tangkoko National Reserve. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Lembeh Strait, take an in-depth tour of Trikora Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Waruga Burial Complexes.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bitung road trip website.

Traveling by car from Tomohon to Bitung takes 2 hours. In March in Bitung, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Kuta.

Things to do in Bitung

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Waruga Burial Complexes
Highlights from your plan
Lembeh Strait ©
Lembeh Strait

1
night
Kuta

Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
On the 2nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tanah Lot Temple.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kuta road trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bitung to Kuta. April in Kuta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Jimbaran Bay, Tanah Lot Temple
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Jimbaran Bay ©
Jimbaran Bay

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