Indonesia Gap Year
Indonesia is the ultimate destination. With everything from yoga retreats and temples, to monkey encounters and surfing, this is one of THE best places to visit on your gap year. If you want to experience true paradise on earth, make sure you head to Bali and the stunning Gili Islands.
Gap Year Programs in Indonesia
Best Things to Do on a Gap Year in Indonesia
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- Tours in Indonesia
- Scuba Diving Courses in Indonesia
- Volunteer in Indonesia
- Teaching Jobs in Indonesia
- TEFL Courses in Indonesia
- Backpacker Jobs in Indonesia
- Internships in Indonesia
- Study Abroad in Indonesia
Plan a Gap Year to Indonesia
Indonesia is a highly exotic country with beaches, wildlife, lush nature, bustling cities and also amazing island hopping backpacking trips. The surfing and diving available is world-class and snorkelling trips and water sports are widely available on our small group adventure trips. If you would like to experience the culture of Asia and want a destination which is less touristy than Thailand then we highly recommend visiting Indonesia. You could join a work with orang-utans, visit Bali and go surfing, take an adventure overland trip, trek deep into the jungle or just chill out on stunning beaches.
We list gap year programs for students, graduates, career breaks and also people wanting to travel and do something exciting. Indonesia is a popular destination with visitors and has lots to offer - historic sites and temples, panoramic restaurants, vast teeming markets, upmarket boutiques and a range of accommodation. Bali is probably the most popular destination - swimming, snorkelling and diving are popular activities on the island. There are also a variety of attractions, temples and also numerous bars, restaurants and night life. There is a range of accommodation to suit all budgets and plenty to do including a visit to the arts and crafts centre in Ubud and surfing in Kuta.
The local cuisine is excellent and there are a wide range of cultural and archaeological attractions including nightly displays of the world famous Balinese dancing. You could travel to the beautiful Echo beach where you can watch surfers ride the huge waves. Ubud is a scenic place to visit for padi fields & arts whilst Seminyak has lots of nightspot or in your spare time you could get a driver to take you to the mountain villages and volcano which is beautiful.
We highly recommend spending a few weeks relaxing and exploring Bali, Borneo, Lombok and the Gili Islands. On our website you can find gap year trips where you can explore the tropical paradise of Indonesia and get off the beaten track, meet new people, have a lot of fun and create lasting memories. You will get to see remote villages, spectacular islands, thousands of remples, volcanos and also experience local sights and festivals. You can book adventures today.
If you sign up to a package you will probably have accommodation living with other participants in a shared house or homestay. Most programs involve working for around 5 hours per day Monday - Friday meaning you have weekends free to relaxed or see more of the country. We recommend you apply as early as possible to avoid spaces being full, also usually no previous experience is required but you will need to be willing to live / work in rustic conditions and be adaptable to a new country.
If you are looking for paid jobs or work experience you could take a TEFL course and then spend a gap year teaching English in Indonesia, There are placements to be found at language schools or leading private lessons. You might want to base yourself in large city or head to somewhere like Bali or Ubud for a more relaxing experience, by teaching you will be able to play a key role in educating youngsters and people seeking to enhance their careers.
Gap Year in Bali
Bali is one of the world's most popular island destinations and has won many travel awards, the islands are a popular gap year destination with Australian tourists and also people traveling around the world. Bali is a dream destination offering beaches, temples, night-life and Balinese culture includes the famous Balinese Dance. You will not regret visiting this destination, just take a look at the picture above if that doesn't make you want to visit we don't know what will! Most programs are located in Bali, Ubud and Klungkung, some projects are in really spectacular locations where you will live close to one of the beautiful beaches Indonesia is blessed with. This is a very laid back destination where you will soon adapt to the local culture.