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To get the best experience in Jakarta you need to book one of our local friendly tour guides. Who will be able to show you around, make you feel like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites or visit places off the beaten track and discover new experiences, then our Guides4me guide is there to make it happen.


jakarta gay friendly guideAllan is 35 years old, LGBT friendly and speaks English & Indonesian.

Having a diploma in hospitality means he knows all about excellent customer service. He enjoys reading and watching movies in his free time. For a young, vibrant and friendly guide with experience and a love for food, then Allan can assure you an unforgettable experience in Jakarta.

Total cost for the guide services of Allan for one day (8 hours) = a booking fee of USD 33 via Paypal, debit / credit cards, bank transfer or Crypto Currency plus USD 50 in cash to Allan after his services. This makes a total of USD 83.

This excludes any transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs.

“Allan was very friendly and professional at the same time. From the first moment we made contact he treated me like a friend, helped me with accommodation and transport. So I was already impressed even before I arrived in Jakarta. I felt totally safe with him. I would definitely recommend him for anyone coming to Indonesia” –  Paul, USA.

Our other destination in Indonesia is Bali.

Jakarta, the bustling capital city of Indonesia, is a vibrant and exciting destination that offers a unique blend of ancient traditions and modern culture. This cosmopolitan metropolis is a melting pot of various ethnicities, cultures, and religions, making it a fascinating place to explore.

Jakarta has a range of cultural, historic and entertainment attractions, which will cater to all types of travellers. One of the must visit places is the National Monument (Monas) which stands tall at the centre of the city. The towering monument symbolizes Indonesia’s struggle for independence and offers panoramic views of the city from its top. Another iconic landmark is the Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. It is an architectural masterpiece with intricate Islamic designs that showcase the country’s religious tolerance.

For art enthusiasts, the National Museum of Indonesia is a treasure trove of ancient artefacts, prehistoric fossils, and traditional costumes. You can explore the city’s Dutch colonial heritage by visiting the Old Batavia area, which features historical buildings, museums and an eclectic mix of cafes, restaurants, and shops.

For panoramic views of the city, visit the rooftop of the Grand Indonesia Shopping Town. The Sky Bridge offers a stunning view of the city skyline, especially at sunset. The Jakarta Skyline Observation Deck is another option for a bird’s eye view of the city. This viewing platform offers views of Jakarta’s skyscrapers, mountains, and the ocean.

Jakarta is a city of diversity. The best way to experience local life is by exploring the street markets, food stalls and museums. The Pasar Baru market is a vibrant and colourful place where you can find traditional clothing, fabrics, spices, and souvenirs. The Kota Tua area is a living museum of the city’s colonial past and a popular spot for street performers, food vendors and street art. For an authentic Indonesian cultural experience, visit the Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, a miniature park that showcases the country’s diverse cultures, traditions, and architectural styles.

Jakarta has a bustling nightlife scene, and there are numerous bars, clubs and lounges to choose from. The Kemang area is a popular spot for trendy bars and live music venues. However, the Senopati area is home to high-end rooftop bars and clubs. For a more relaxed atmosphere, head to the Kota Tua area and enjoy a cold beer or cocktail at one of the street-side bars.

Indonesian cuisine is a melting pot of flavours and spices, and Jakarta is the best place to try authentic Indonesian dishes. The city’s street food scene is a must-try. You can find everything from satay, nasi goreng, to martabak. For a more upscale dining experience, try the seafood at the famous Jimbaran restaurant or the Indonesian fusion cuisine at the Union group’s restaurants.

Our expert local guides are eager to tailor your tour to your specific interests. Whether its history, culture, food or shopping. We’ll lead you on a unique adventure off the beaten path to uncover the genuine side of the city, far from the typical tourist crowds.

At Guides4me, we prioritize your safety and pleasure, ensuring a memorable and hassle-free experience. Our guides are committed to delivering high-quality, personalized service. Therefore, you can unwind and appreciate the best that Jakarta has to offer.

So why settle for tourist traps? Let Guides4me handle everything during your Jakarta trip. With us, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that you’re in capable hands, and you’ll uncover the true highlights of this enchanting city.

With a Guides4me guide, by the end of the trip you’ve made a best friend.

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