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9 days,Jakarta to Sanur
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Explore vibrant Jakarta, take the train through terraced rice fields, visit a Buddhist sanctuary, meet the locals and learn the Javanese way of life

With a population of 135 million crammed into just under 140,000 sq. kilometres, you’d think there’d be no room on Java left for adventuring. Densely populated as it is, this amazing swath of Indonesia has loads of unexplored corners just waiting for travellers looking for something a little different. From Jakarta, you’ll venture to the curiously European-like city of Bandung (the “Paris of Java”) en route to Yogyakarta, home to the island’s monstrous volcanoes. Later, you’ll spend two days in Dutch colonial Batu before winding up on the gorgeous Balinese beaches of Sanur. (Hey, if you can’t beat the crowd, join it!)

What's Included

  • Jakarta city tour. Local lunch and horsecart village tour. Borobudur visit. Prambanan temple complex visit. Mt Bromo visit. Beach time in Sanur. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch. (Allow USD170-200 for meals not included.)
  • Simple hotels/guesthouses (8 nts).
  • Private van, walking, train, bike, plane.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 15, avg 12.

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Day 1 Jakarta

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Bandung (1B)

Enjoy a guided city tour of Jakarta. Visit the former Batavia area, see remnants of the colonial past and tour the Sunda Kelapa Harbour. In the afternoon, depart for Bandung. Opt to see the traditional angklung orchestra.

Days 3-4 Yogyakarta (2B, 1L)

Morning train to Yogyakarta, with beautiful scenery along the way. In the evening, opt to take in a dance performance by the Ramayana Ballet. On Day 4, drive to Candirejo, a village near Borobudur. Here, experience life in a local village. Take a tour by horsecart through the village and see native customs, traditions and the agricultural system. Enjoy an included local lunch in the village. Later, visit the largest Buddhist sanctuary in the world, the Borobudur.

Day 5 Solo (1B)

Drive to Solo, the traditional capital of the old Javanese Kingdom. En route, visit the Prambanan Temple complex, a lavish example of ancient architecture. In the afternoon, opt for a bike tour of the area.

Days 6-7 Batu (2B)

Continue the journey across the agricultural heartland of Java to Batu, a large hill resort on the lower reaches of Gunung Arjuna, surrounded by volcano peaks. On Day 7, visit Bromo, then enjoy a free afternoon with options to visit nearby waterfalls or wander around the village.

Day 8 Malang/Sanur (1B)

In the morning, drive from Batu to Malang for a short flight to Sanur. Enjoy the final night with the group.

Day 9 Sanur (1B)

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