Travelling in East Java
The dry season, from May to October, means hot, dry and sunny weather in Java – perfect for hiking and biking. May to October is the dry season all over Indonesia, with temperatures in the low 30°Cs, and also the best time to visit Java, particularly if you’re joining a cycling tour or hiking.
East Java is known as the most populated province in Indonesia with more than 40-million living in the East side of Java Island, the province has diverse culture with a hint of heritage local beliefs which is interesting to explore.
East Java is a safe province for traveling in. If you fall ill during your travels, international hospitals across the city are plenty to choose from.
The standard voltage throughout Indonesia is normally 230 V and with a standard frequency of 50 Hz. If you’re from the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia or Africa, most of your phones, laptops and other gadgets could be charged like normal. However, if you come from countries like the United States, Canada, and most South American countries, the range of voltage differs here in Indonesia.
The Indonesian Rupiah is the only accepted currency. Worry not, if you choose to use your credit card in East Java, it’s no problem.
Indonesia is heaven to traveller, many countries can visit Indonesia without having to present a visa upon arrival for your short trip. Those not listed from those countries can apply visa on arrival (VOA) at the airport.