This highlight tour package includes the most popular tours and activities in Indonesia. You will travel on the best road between Java and Bali Island. Start from the capital city of North Sumatra, Medan, head west with stops in some popular cities like Jakarta, Yogjakarta, end in beautiful Bali Island.
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Medan - Bohorok - Berastagi - Lake Toba - Jakarta - Yogjakarta - Borobudur - Yogyakarta - Prambanan - Solo - Malang - Bromo - Kalibaru - Lovina - Ubud - Denpasar
Arrival in Medan, the capital city of North Sumatra. You will be transferred to your hotel in Medan. Overnight in Medan.
Medan - Bohorok
After a short city tour of Medan with a visit of the Maimoon palace, colonial post office and black domed Mesjid Raya (Grand Mosque) we depart to Bohorok/Bukit Lawang, where you will find the orang utan rehabilitation centre in Gunung Leuser National Park. Afternoon free program for tubing on the river. It is great and fun or simply relaxing along the river. Overnight in Bohorok.
Today you will start with a trekking trip with a local guide in the National Park for 3 hours This is one of the largest national parks in the world, containing over 800,000 hectares of virgin rainforest. The park is home to the Orang Utans, gibbons, tigers, elephants and the last of the Sumatran rhino. You are likely to see Orang Utans, and perhaps Gibbons but tigers, elephants and rhino are very rare to be seen. At the beginning or at the end of the trekking you will visit the Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center where formerly captive apes are re-introduced into the wild. Watch the feedings of them in their natural environment. In the afternoon there is free time to make walks in the area, relax on the veranda of your hotel or let yourself float by inner tube down the river. Overnight in Bohorok.
Free at leisure in the morning, In the afternoon you will arrive in the cool and picturesque hill town Berastagi (1300m) the setting is dominated by the two volcanoes: Sinabung and Sibayak. Visit the local market where you will find lots of tropical fruits! Overnight in Bohorok.
Bohorok - Berastagi - Lake Toba
Via the plantation route you follow your way to the island Samosir situated in the centre of Lake Toba, one of the largest and deepest lakes in Southeast Asia. Toba has developed into a full-featured highland resort while retaining the rustic charm and relaxed ambiance that define Toba's attraction. On the way you will stop at a Traditional Karo batak Village, Simalungun King’s Palace and the Si Piso Piso waterfall. In the afternoon you cross Lake Toba with the local ferry to Samosir. Your hotel is pleasantly situated along the lake. Overnight on Samosir Island.
IT is very pleasant to enjoy a day on Toba lake and make a boat trip to Tomok, Ambarita and Simanindo, where you will see traditional Batak houses, as well as graves and tombs in Tomok, stone chairs in Ambarita and traditional Batak dancing in Simanindo. Overnight by Lake Toba.
Lake Toba - Medan
In the morning we cross the lake again and drive back to Medan. (travel time approximately 4 hours). Overnight in Medan.
Medan - Jakarta - Yogjakarta
Today you will catch the flight to Yogyakarta via Jakarta, the cultural heart of Java. Upon arrival at Yogjakarta Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Yogjakarta.
Many opportunities today; take a city tour with a cycle rickshaw (becak) to explore the Sultan's Palace which is located in the heart of old city. The huge palace of the Sultans of Yogyakarta is actually the centre of a small walled city within the city. Over 25,000 people live within the greater Kraton compound, which its own market, shops, batik and silver cottage industries, school and mosques. Then on to Sono-Budoyo Museum, the pick of Yogya's museums and go to the nearby water castle Taman Sari, a splendid pleasure park of palace, pools and waterways of the Sultan and his entourage to enjoy. In the evening you can attend a performance of the classic Ramayana dance and theatre. Overnight in Yogjakarta.
Yogjakarta - Borobudur
After your Sumatra trip, you will have a free program this morning. Afternoon, visit to this awe-inspiring World Heritage Site of Borobudur. Built in the 8th century, this stunning artistic and architectural marvel lay undiscovered until 1815. You also will visit the nearby Pawon temple, which is in the middle of a typical village, and Mendut temple with its magnificent statue of the Buddha Sakyamuni. Overnight in Yogjakarta.
Yogyakarta - Prambanan - Solo
Start your Java overland tour with a short distance to Solo. On the way, you will visit the famous Prambanan temples.You will check in at the hotel in Solo by midday. The afternoon you can visit the Sultan’s palace. Here a local guide will show you around. At walking distance from the Sultan’s palace there is the Batik Museum Danar Hadi. A guide will lead you to the 11 rooms with all kind of Batik. At the end and in the back of the museum you see about 200 people working in a big hall processing the batik textiles using different techniques. In the evening there are great dining opportunities in the city, or at the village centre around the Alun Alun. Each day there are Theatre performances of Wayang Orang in the Sriwedari theatre. Since the Indonesians know the story by heart they can follow it from any point during the performance.Overnight in Solo.
Solo - Malang
You will continue your overland tour to Malang. You will arrive in the afternoon at the cool and old-colonial city of Malang. Overnight in Malang.
Malang - Bromo
Morning is free to explore Malang town on your own. In the early afternoon, you travel via Probolinggo to the Gunung Bromo Volcano. Your hotel is in or nearby Cemoro Lawang, situated spectacularly on the edge of the Tengger crater. The ascent of the volcano is usually the highlight of every visit to Java. You can watch the sunset at spectacular Bromo. Overnight in Bromo.
Bromo - Kalibaru
An early rise will ensure you have enough time for the jeep ride to the sunrise viewpoint up above. Cross the sea of sand' and climb 246 steps upwards to the cone of Mt Bromo, and in the morning light you will see flames and smoke rising from the crater; a fantastic view, made even better when the slowly rising sun reveals an amazing moon-like landscape. After this adventure you head back to your hotel for breakfast and continue to Kalibaru, where you stay the night in beautifully situated bungalows surrounded by coffee, cacao and rubber plantations. Overnight in Kalibaru.
Kalibaru - Lovina
Drive along the north coast of East Java to Banyuwangi, Java’s east coast port. Here you’ll be fascinated by locals diving into the water off high construction poles to fetch the coins dropped into the water by passengers. A short boat trip with the local ferry will then bring you to Bali, the fabled Island of Gods and Demons. Overnight in Lovina.
A day with lots of options. If you want to see dolphins, prepare to get up early, and go out on the sea by small boat. Very often the dolphins will show you their jumping skills. Or for excellent snorkeling and diving head to Menjangan (Deer) island, part of the West Bali National Park. Or take a step back in time and visit the old Colonial houses or the only Buddhist temple there is on Bali. The warm springs of Banjar, finally, are also worth to visit. Overnight in Lovina.
Lovina - Ubud
First you visit the Gitgit Waterfall and proceed onto Bratan Mountain Lake, which is situated at a height of 1240 meters. The Pura Ulun Danu temple in this lake is said to be home of the Danu goddess, who is responsible for the water distribution to Bali’s many rice terraces. Overnight in Ubud.
A wide range of optional excursions is possible for exploring Ubud and its surroundings. Interesting temples and palaces as the Elephant Cave, Tampak Siring or the famous Pura Besakih (the mother temple) and Kintamani are only a few of the interesting sights to visit. Trekkings around Ubud’s rice fields, white water rafting and spa treatments are also available. Interesting dance performances in former palaces or temple ceremonies are worth a visit, too! And last but not least, the many galleries in and around Ubud offer all handicrafts and arts. Overnight in Ubud.
Ubud - Denpasar
Transfer to the airport for your departure from Denpasar.