Reasons To Visit Ambon
The island of Ambon is the capital of Maluku province in Indonesia and offers many memorable things to do for travelers whether it’s exploring the local culture or enjoying the stunning natural landscape. There are many interesting landmarks around the city such as the Siwa Lima Museum and the Merah Putih Bridge which are definitely worth visiting, while foodies won’t be disappointed with the excellent array of restaurants on offer, many of which incorporate locally caught seafood into their menus. The island is also known for its excellent beaches, while those up for more of an adventure will find the waters off the coast are ideal for snorkeling and scuba diving.
Arriving In Ambon
Ambon Airport, also known as Pattimura Airport, is situated roughly 40 km from Ambon and handles a range of domestic flights around Indonesia. Travelers looking to catch flights from the UAE to Ambon will not find any direct flights available, but you can make the journey with just a single stopover due to the airport’s connections across Indonesia.
At Ambon Airport you’ll find very little in terms of amenities as the airport offers almost nothing in terms of shops and restaurants, so it is advisable to bring everything you need with you to the airport. Once you have arrived in the country you can catch a taxi from the airport to the city, while before your journey you can arrange for a private transfer if you would prefer. Alternatively, you could consider renting a car in Ambon.
Ambon Travel Information
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UAE national traveling to Indonesia can enter the country on a visa free basis for up to 30 days. In Ambon the weather is warm all year round with average highs of 28 to 32 degrees, while there is a rainy season which begins in April and continues through until September, although you can expect fairly frequent rainfall across the year. You will need to put your clocks forward by five hours to get on local time in Ambon, while the currency used in Indonesia is the Indonesian rupiah.
* This information is correct as of April 2018
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