Your Visit to Jakarta
If USA has the Big Apple, Indonesia has the Big Durian which is Jakarta!
As the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta is also the largest city. Located in Java Island, this megapolitan town is divided into 5 districts: North, South, West, East and Central Jakarta. With around 10 million citizens, Jakarta is a hometown for the central government, as well as embassies and international companies.
There are two international airports: Soekarno-Hatta (CGK) and Halim Perdanakusuma (HLP).
TransJakarta – it is an integrated bus company that serves destinations to all around Jakarta. There is a shelter at JIExpo Kemayoran, but it only operates during the anniversary weeks of Jakarta (June-July). Other nearby shelters that operate every day are Kemayoran Landas Pacu Timur, Jembatan Merah and Pasar Baru Timur. For maps and routes, visit www.transjakarta.co.id (in Indonesian only).
MRT Jakarta – the first mass rapid transportation system in Indonesia currently serves a very limited area. However, it is integrated with TransJakarta shelters. For maps and routes, visit www.jakartamrt.co.id (in Indonesian only).
Taxi – Click here to connect to our official transportation partner.
Online Taxi – There are two application-based transportations available in Jakarta: Go-Jek and Grab.
What to do & see
Attractions and food – Jakarta offers various modern and heritage attractions. From colonial historical sites at Old Town (Kota Tua), the iconic National Monument, to the rich flavours of Batavia culinary. Find out more on www.jakarta-tourism.go.id (available in English).
Shopping malls – Indoor shopping malls with dozens of stores and restaurants are spread widely at all districts. Shopping malls are open every day (including Sunday) from 10 am to 10 pm.
Where to stay
Jakarta is the home of several world and locally acclaimed hospitality chains, from a humble bed and breakfast to a 5-star skyscraper hotel. Check our official hotel partners on this link.