Jakarta is the heart of Indonesia. A dynamic city with friendly locals that far more amicable than the locals in other metropolitan cities. Great cuisine, vibrant culture, amazing nightlife city in Asia and great shopping experience are some of the reasons why you should step afoot here, in Jakarta.
Swing by Jakarta in between June and September, the sky is clear perfect for any outdoor itinerary. The temperature usually ranges from 24 to 32 degree-Celsius. Because of that, pack only light, thin clothing with you when you come to Jakarta. If you are not a fan of a crowd of people, visit in the month of Ramadan (one of the months is Hijra Lunar calendar). The majority of Indonesians are Muslims; hence, they are fasting in that month. In consequence, most of the people would rather stay at home rather than going outside. Tourism moves slowly in that period which makes it easier for you to get a better deal for airline tickets and hotel rates.
Bacolod-Silay Airport - Bacolod-Silay Airport serves Metro Bacolod, and it is situated 15 kilometers of Bacolod’s center. It is not too far away, you can travel to the main district by taking tricycle or shuttle transportation. To support you to navigate better in the airport, the terminal is categorized into three floors. The third floor is for you to observe the planes at the viewing deck, the mezzanine floor is the lounge area and the first floor is for the check-in counter. Although Bacolod Silat Airport is not an international one, some of the airlines that operate here are PAL Express, Philippines Airlines, Cebgo, and Cebu Pacific.
Jakarta International Airport - The Jakarta International Airport that is also known as Soekarno-Hatta Airport. The airport is named after Soekarno, the first president, and Mohammad Hatta, the first vice-president of Indonesia. Locals usually call the airport as Cenkareng instead of its original name hence the IATA is CGK. Jakarta city is located 20 kilometers from the airport. Go online, and book any transportation you desire, taxis, executive cars, renting a car or you can even take a shuttle van. Choose your transportation wisely as you do not want to spend too much only on a vehicle that brings you to the city.
Jakarta's climate is rather hot and humid all year long. It has a tropical monsoon climate. This means Jakarta has dry and wet seasons, starting with a dry season in June through September. The remaining months fall under wet season. If you happen to visit Jakarta in one of those months, try limiting the outdoor activities that you have planned. The average temperature is 27.6 degrees Celsius, and you can just wear summer clothing here. The hottest month is September while the wettest months are January and February. If come to Jakarta to explore the city, you might want to avoid those months.