Situated on the border of the largest city in Indonesia, Bekasi is considered to be the fourth-largest city in eastern Indonesia. Bekasi, a commuter city for Jakarta, has developed independent industries and become urbanized. It includes 18 kelurahan (districts), as well as eight villages. ... Read more »
- Indonesia Jaya Crocodile Park in Bekasi
- Saung Ranggon Museum
- Gedung Juang 45 Monument
- Bring the family and camp at the Karang Kitri camping grounds
- Enjoy a round of golf at the Jababeka Golf & Country Club
- Have a leisurely swim at Cikarang Waterboom near Bekasi
The best time to visit Bekasi is between June and October, the drier season. The temperature ranges between 25°C and 30°C (77°F and 86°F) year round, and the city is very pleasant and welcoming to all.
Getting There & Around
The Soekarno Hatta Airport is 44 km (27 miles) from Bekasi, and the train station is around 13 km (8 miles) away. Visitors can reach Bekasi by train and plane from all the major locations in Indonesia. There are two major highways which connect to the urban areas of Bekasi, and the Outer Ring Road leads to Jakarta, Bogo and Tangerang.
Becak (tricycle) is the most popular way to get around Bekasi, although single travellers may prefer an ojek (motorcycle). Small vans called kuasi travel around with no fixed stops (just say "kiri ya" to get off). Taxis are available as well.« Hide