The nearest airport is Ahmad Yani International (SRG), but you may also reach our location from Adi Sumarmo International (SOC) in Solo or Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA).
Around our location, there are plenty of touristic destination and attraction such as:
- Rawa Pening Lake, where you can easily have a stop at “Bukit cinta” (Love Hill)
- Ambarawa Train Museum
- Gedong Songo temple
- River tubing
- Coffee plantation
- Eling Bening panoramic view
- Gumuk Reco /Sky Swinger
Thera are many small but decent hotels in the cities of Salatiga, Ambarawa, Bawen and Ungaran. You may book a room by yourself via any travel application through internet, but we recommend you book a room via the organizer due to the pick up arrangement during the event.
Indonesia using Bahasa Indonesia as their language and it’s rarely to find one who can speak proper English. So, be ready with your Google translation.
Food & Beverages
There are plenty kind of local food around HQ that you may try. Just be aware that local food may hot and spicy. Having a stomachache during the competition just take you stranded in the toilet.
If you want to find any international one there are some restaurant in Salatiga who serve it, and just in case you got desperate, yes there is KFC or Pizza Hut for your favour.
Alcohols are hard to find but there is one little shop in Salatiga that sells beer. They are open from 6 pm – 6 am (this is not a mistyping).
There are no decent public transportation nor even a taxi meter around our location. You may take local company on line taxi which are “Grab” and “Gojek”, but please download their apps via “App Store” or “Google Play Store” beforehand. Other alternative is rent a car that you can manage via your hotel staff.
Eventhough you have an international driving license, we strongly NOT RECOMMEND you to self drive here, due to our driving habit.
Money changer is difficult to find but you can find ATMs easily in some convenience stores. There is also one across the street of the HQ. So you may withdraw the bank notes from the ATM. Please assure that your ATM card has “Cirrus”, “Alto”, “Visa” or “Mastercard” logo on it. Fee charges may apply, please call your bank accordingly.
Electricity: Indonesia using 220 Voltage electric power with Europlug system socket (two-pole plug + twin holes socket). So please be aware with your electronic devices and bring the travel plug multi adaptor for your conveniences.
Water: DO NOT DRINK any tap water straightly, is not safe for your health except mentioned as a drink water fountain.
WC/ Toilet: there are squat and/or sitting closet type in public restroom and we use semi dry toilet. You may find inside, a water jet spray or water bucket instead. Toilet paper is not common. Please be prepare for it.