About Jakarta

Looking for cheap flights to Jakarta? Don't stress, we've got the best flight deals to the capital of Indonesia! Jakarta is home to the Istiqlal Mosque, the Jakarta Cathedral and the National Museum. Jakarta is also packed with monuments that attract travellers from all over the world such as the National Monument, the Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, and the Wayang Museum.

The Mall Taman Anggrek, the Taman Suropati, and the Ragunan Zoo are also attractions that tourists visit when in Jakarta.

If you want to plan a visit to Jakarta at a time where the weather is not too cold or wet, the best time to do so is from May to September. Known for its tropical monsoon climate, Jakarta's summer starts around May and lasts until September. Winter in Jakarta starts in October and ends in April.

Things to Know When You Travel to Jakarta

Fun Things to do in Jakarta

Fun Things to do in Jakarta

During summer, the weather is perfect for outdoor activities like walking around Kota Tua, attending a live performance at the Teater Koma, and rock climbing at the Pasar Festival, Kuningan. Summer is also perfect for a family outing to the Ragunan Zoo, a trip to the Jakarta National Museum, and a visit to the Wayang Museum. That doesn’t mean you won’t have fun if you decide to visit Jakarta at any other time. You can still experience a variety of indoor activities such as visiting popular shopping malls like the Grand Indonesia Mall, the Kota Kasablanka, and the Taman Anggrek Mall where you can book tickets to watch the latest blockbusters in some of Jakarta's top movie theatres. You can also enjoy many activities like a bowling game at the Spincity EX Plaza Indonesia and a live escape game at the Escape Hunt Experience Jakarta.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Jakarta

Best Time to Book a Flight to Jakarta

During Jakarta’s peak season, which is from May to September, cheap flights to Jakarta might be hard to find since major festivals and events like the 'Jakarta Fair' in June, the 'Jakarta Food and Fashion Festival'  in May and the 'Jakarta Soulnation Festival' in September are all happening. Ancol Beach should also not be missed. However, prices for flights to Jakarta tend to be cheaper and easy to come across during the offseason, which is between October and April.

 

Where to Stay When you Fly to Jakarta

Where to Stay When you Fly to Jakarta

If you're planning to book a flight to Jakarta, and you're looking for affordable accommodations such as the Aston Marina and the Favehotel LTC Glodok where you can stay near the Glodok Market, the Mangga Dua Square and the National Museum of Indonesia, areas worth checking include the Pademangan and Taman Sari. However, if you're searching for a luxurious hotel or resort like the Grove Suites and the Park Lane Jakarta make sure to take a look at the accommodations on Jalan Casablanca Kav 18 and Setiabudi where you’ll be closer to popular attractions like the Lotte Shopping Avenue, the National Monument Park and the Ambassador Mall.

Where to Shop in Jakarta

Where to Shop in Jakarta

Whatever it is you're looking for, Jakarta has it; Luxurious shopping destinations like the Plaza Senayan, the Pondok Indah Mall and the Kelapa Gading Mall where shopaholics can go wild, fun children activities like ice skating at the Taman Anggrek Mall and playing at the Bounce Street Asia - Trampoline Park. Award-winning spas like the Air Cawan Spa on Taman Pendidikan Raya (Terogong) and the Nano Healthy Family on Jl. Pluit Selatan Raya where stressed people can relax and unwind are also available. When it comes to finding cheap flights to Jakarta, there're a few things you need to keep in mind. The prices for airline tickets to Jakarta vary depending on the time of visit.

Famous Places to Visit in Jakarta

Famous Places to Visit in Jakarta

Jakarta is home to famous attractions such as:

  • Grand Indonesia Mall
  • Istiqlal Mosque
  • Jakarta Cathedral
  • National Museum
  • Museum Bank Indonesia
  • Central Park