Route & dates
Jakarta— 2 nights
Wed, Aug 17 - Fri, Aug 19
The capital and largest city of Indonesia, Jakarta offers the kind of cultural, historical, and natural stimulation expected from the most populous city in Southeast Asia.Venture out of the city with trips to Bogor Botanical Gardens (in Bogor) and Indonesia Safari Park Cisarua (in Cisarua). And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Grand Indonesia Mall, examine the collection at Museum Bank Indonesia, pause for some photo ops at National Monument (MONAS), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakarta Cathedral.
For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jakarta travel route planner.
If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Husein Sastranegara International Airport and Kertajati International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Jakarta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Jakarta
Bogor Botanical Gardens, Indonesia Safari Park Cisarua
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