ENTRY AND EXIT
Citizens from Germany, Switzerland, Holland and Austria need for a stay up to 30 days no visa! All you need is a valid passport at least 6 months, which is provided at entry with a stamp. No exit has to be paid no more security fee.
After immigration control are the arrivals hall with the baggage or the baggage carousels, some exchange offices (Caution !!: poor exchange rates), and hotel reservation desk. The customs inspection examined i.d.R. hand luggage. The import of weapons, pornographic literature and pictures, drugs etc. is hard punished. After customs control wait before starting already the Hotel Boys, some hotel and other tractors on incoming tourists. Here are also a cash machine (ATM) of various banks.
Tetanus, typhoid, diphtheria, hepatitis A, polio (poliomyelitis). Malaria: A low risk in the hinterland of Lombok, Java and Sumbawa. The tourist centers are malaria-free. Best protect myself through clothing, mosquito nets, etc. before the pests and wetted free skin with a repellent, ie an agent which demonstrably prevents the mosquitoes. These agents are here available cheaply in Bali in every supermarket. So no fear of tropical diseases and dangerous animals as the mosquitoes do not exist!
The EURO is actually probably the most popular currency, followed by the US dollar and is gladly accepted in exchange offices in tourist centers. The Indonesian currency is Rupiah and is constantly fluctuating. On August 2019, the course is in the exchange offices at about 15,500 rupees for 1 EURO or 14.500 USD.
English, Bahasa Indonesia, Euro, Visa, Mastercard, smile and courtesy
Bali knows, due to the monsoon winds, only 2 seasons: rainy season and dry season. The dry season is from April to this October, up into December. Bali is located south of the equator and characterized at this time is "Winter" and the "coldest" month is August. The thermometer climbs at this time to around 28 ° C. In the mountains it is it cooler, evening sometimes even cold at around 10 ° C. The sun is out almost every day and rain is in this time almost never. In the rainy season it rains often at night or early, often violently, so that the streets in Kuta and around the famous seaside resort are under water!
TO EAT AND DRINK
Restaurants there are in some places of our stay in all price. A dinner is to get 2,- until 10,- EUR. Often there are local dishes, with rice and fish dominate the menus. Suckling pig is a specialty of the island, but also pizza and pasta are not uncommon. Drinks such as Coca Cola, Sprite, exotic fruit juices, water and beer are everywhere, even on tour. Fruits like banana, mango, papaya, oranges, jackfruit, avocado, pineapple, durian, passion fruit, Soursop, etc. are among our guests very popular and, depending on the season, almost everywhere.
On most of the islands of Indonesia 220 V.
PHONE / MOBILE
Everywhere there are Indonesian SIM cards to buy that can be refilled with a credit at any time, then it is very inexpensive in Indonesia and to Europe "mobile". With the SIM-card of "Simpati" and the area code 0107-49 (for Germany) will cost the minute just 800 Rp, representing about 7 euro cents. With internet connection WhatsApp no cost.
In Indonesia, including on the islands of Bali, Java and all other is left-hand traffic. These small side effect you get used to fast on the bike. Heavy traffic is particularly rife in the tourist south of the island. Some of the streets in Kuta and Legian are grossly overcrowded, this is especially true for the high season of June, July and August.
The new SULAWESI Tour is now complete - BIKE ADVENTURE BETWEEN THE OCEANS
TOUR DATES 2019
Our new 27.5" rental bikes with Shimano-Deore equipment, Disc Brake and Suntour suspension fork's on all our tours.
Bike hire 1 week 70, - € / 80,- USD, 2 Weeks 120,- € / 140,- USD