The world’s largest archipelago offers visitors one of the most varied countries on the planet. The water barriers between the islands mean unique cultures have developed independently for thousands of years.

The natural sights in Indonesia are stunning, with volcanoes, jungles and pristine beaches. It also has animal species found nowhere else on the planet. Although some areas like Bali and Jakarta have heavy development, much of the country is still a natural wilderness.

From the world’s largest Buddhist temple, to the hip suburbs of Yogyakarta, the blend of religions and cultures across Indonesia’s islands have something for everyone. Although it is the most populous Muslim country, the secular nature of society creates a vibrant social blend.