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Best Java Bali Overland

Duration: 16 Days

Overview

 

 

 

Highlights

  • Jakarta & Bandung
  • Yogyakarta Tour
  • Borobudur
  • Bromo & Ijen
  • Pemuteran, Jatiluwih, Bali

 

 

Itinerary

Upon arrival at Jakarta Soekarno – Hatta International Airport, will meet and greet with our guide. We start to have Jakarta city sightseeing, driving through the bustling city, pass Merdeka Square, National Monument, Presidential Palace and visit National Museum (close on Monday) that is reputedly to be the finest in the South East Asia. Then we will visit Oldy city of Jakarta before transfer to hotel for overnight .

Breakfast at hotel, our guide will pick up you on (10:00am) in the meeting point and start our overland journey to visit Bandung. Drive to Bandung, its about 2 hours drive, on the way we will passing  trough  the huge tea plantation in Puncak Area, which has beautiful sightseeing “a green view” as well then visiting Padasuka village (12:30-14:00) to enjoy the Angklung (traditional bamboo instrument) performance at Saung Angklung Ujo. (15:00pm 17:00) check in to your hotel.

Breakfast at Hotel, (09:00am) Depart from hotel then visiting Tangkuban Perahu (09:45-11:30) about 45minutes driving, a smoldering 2000 m wide, surrealistic volcano 1800 above sea level. (12:45-14:30) Continued to Ciater Hot Spring with passing through the huge wonderful tea plantation. Here, you will have lunch by personal account and possible to take a bath in the hot natural water pool (15:30) Afternoon back to your hotel in Bandung and free program.

Early breakfast at Hotel, then (06:00am)  transfer to Bandung Train Station for your next journey to Jogjakarta by Argowilis Executive (07:00-14:08). Arrival Jogjakarta then driving to Prambanan temple about 45 minutes from Jogjakarta Train Station, (15:00-16:30) visit Prambanan Hindu’s temple,  Prambanan built during the Canjaya dynasty in the 9 century. Check in to your hotel (17:15)

Breakfast at hotel, (09:00) depart from hotel and driving to Sultan Palace, (09:20-11:30)  visit to Sultan Palace, the Kraton built in 1755, a large part of Kraton is used as museum and holds an extensive collections and it becomes a living museum of antiquities and grandeur. The architect of this elaborate retreat built between 1758 and 1765 was a Portuguese from Batavia. Continued visit to Tamansari by Becak traditional vehicle, It was no doubt intended as a cool place for the Sultan and ladies of the heaven to relax in the days when it was surrounded by gardens and from the tower overlooking the pools the Sultan was able to witness what was going on down below. From the Palace, we will proceed to visit the factory of hand made batik factory (11:45-13:30). Here you can still see the clothes are being made manually. Jogjakarta is famous also of its silver ware which is still, until nowadays made manually. Continue visit to Tarumartani Cigar Factory (14:00-15:00), since 1918, Taru Martani always created the formulas for blending tobacco to create cigars with high color of tastes to satisfy the craves of cigars lovers. These days, the company produces fourteen types of cigars which are well known worldwide, namely: Cigarillos, Extra Cigarillos, Senioritas, Panatella, Slim Panatella, Half Corona, Corona, Super Corona / Grand Corona, Boheme, Royal, Perfecto, Rothschild, and Churchill. The fourteen types of cigars have become promising export commodity. The shipment of cigars has reached markets in Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Czechoslovakia, the United States, Asia, and soon Eastern and Central Europe, and the Southeast Asian countries. Taru Martani blends three formulas of cigar mixtures, namely: 1) natural cigars (pure tobacco), 2) flavor cigars (tobacco with accent sauce of Mint, Amareto, Vanila, Rum and Hazelnut), and 3) mild cigars (with mild tobacco). The main material of tobacco comes from Besuki area, Jember, East Java. It is called Java Besuki. The taste is dominant and the color is brownish black. It is used for inner liner wrap (omblad) and outer liner (dekblad) of the cigars. The filler is a combination of Java Besuki and tobacco from Havana – Cuba, Dominican Republic and Brazil. The uniqueness of Taru Martani cigars is that all the processes are hand rolled. Every single cigar is carefully and accurately wrapped by hand to become a quality of cigar. (15:30) Back to your hotel and free program.

OPTION: DINNER RAMAYANA DANCE at USD.45 per person/Duration 3,5hrs (18:30-22:00)

Breakfast at hotel, (08:30) After breakfast driving to Borobudur, Located about 42 km northwest of Jogjakarta, (09:30-11:30) the Borobudur Temple is one of Seven wonders of the world which was built by SANMARATUNGGA in the most glorious time of CAILENDRA Dynasty in the 8 century, the entire monument was conceived as a Buddhist vision of the cosmos in stone, starting in the everyday world and spiraling up to Nirvana-eternal nothingness, The Buddhist heaven.(11:40-12:15)  Mendut & Pawon temple also visited. (13:30) Back to your hotel and free program 

Breakfast Box, (06:00) After breakfast at hotel transfer to Tugu Train Station for your continue journey to Surabaya by Sancaka Pagi Executive Train( JOG: 07:17-SUB: 12:13). Arrival Surabaya city continue driving to Kalimas Traditional Harbor to see the phinisi ship (handmade ship) operating in traditional ways (1hrs sightseeing). Then out site visit continue to see the heritage buildings around Rajawali street (1hrs), those building were built and designed by the Dutch in colonialism period. The buildings include: Gedung Cerutu (Cigar Building), International, Post Office and Cathedral Church. After looking around the buildings, the journey continues to visit The House of Sampoerna Museum (1hrs). This is an exotic heritage building that is used as a museum that showcases the legacy of Chinese Indonesian in building his cigarette business in Indonesia. Transfer to Malang city, (2hrs) then (17:30) check in to your hotel 

Breakfast at hotel, (08:30) After breakfast drive to Tumpang village in half in hour when we change our ride to 4WD Jeep to reach Ranu Pane village.(09:30) The starting point to enjoy about 2hrs soft trekking or driving by Jeep to Cemoro Lawang village Bromo (11:00-13:00) You will enjoy the magnificent view of Mt Semeru and Mt Bromo from the summit of Mt Penanjakan. Then we will drive you through vast of sandy area (lautan pasir = ocean of sands)  across to go to summit of Mt Bromo. It is a concrete well mark steps to the edges of great crater. From here you can see the ocean beach and viewing the Hindu’s temple held by Tengger Tribe from Bromo. (16:00) Back to Malang and overnight

After breakfast (08:30) transfer to Banyuwangi about 6,5hrs, (15:00) check in to hotel for overnight

Early breakfast at hotel (05:00) starting point from your hotel at Banyuwangi area ride to 4WD Jeep and driving to Ijen Crater  (1h:30 ) we drive a short way to the start of the trail that leads up to the active beautiful crater of Kawah Ijen volcano (about 1 h 30 soft trekking climbing) with its famous blue acid lake (which is the most acid in the world!) and the hot, partly liquid sulphur deposits. (8:00-10:00) The fumaroles are so hot that sulphur comes out as green vapor.  (12:00) .

After plenty of observation time, we leave the Ijen Plateau and drive to Ketapang Harbour to take the one hour trip ferry boat to Bali (15:00)  Transfer to your  hotel in Pemuteran Beach .

Depart after breakfast to the Middle of Bali island with passing Old city of Singaraja and stop at Gitgit Waterfall then Ulun Danu Temple ,stop for lunch at Jatiluwih ; UNESCO Heritage site for rice paddies then Tanah Lot Temple before we drive to Nusa Dua for overnight. 

Leave hotel after breakfast for day of sightseeing. we will stop at Kesiman village for Barong and Keris dance performance then we will continue our visit traditional at Batuan village, Monkey forest and Ubud palace then Kintamani for lunch with superb breathtaking view of Mount Batur volcano .

After lunch we will stop at Coffee plantation and then stop Holy spring temple of Tirta empul before return to hotel

Free days on the beach

Leave from hotel in afternoon and then we drive to Padang – Padang Beach or Eat, Pray & Love Beach  is a famous surf point in Bali with the great waves and white sandy stretch 100 meters from the north to the south. This surf point is situated the white stone hill with nature scenery to the Indian Ocean and spectacular sunset at late afternoon that creates the romantic nuance and then  drive to Uluwatu to enjoy sunset of Bali from our holy Uluwatu temple located in southern part of Bali or about 45 minutes from famous Sanur Beach, this afternoon tour we’ll see a high cliff temple with sunset  and last Jimbaran BBQ seafood dinner (include) before back to hotel. 

Transfer to Airport for your flight home

More Information

  • Air-conditioned car during the program
  • 15 nights accommodation + Daily breakfast
  • Transfer & tour as mentioned on above program
  • Lunch (L)  or dinner (D) as mentioned on above itinerary
  • AC-Deluxe Bus/Car private
  • Executive train ticket Bandung-Jogjakarta-Surabaya
  • Jeep 4WD for Bromo tour
  • Jeep 4WD for Ijen Crater tour
  • Entrance fees, parking fees as per program
  • Ferry Pas from Ketapang – Gilimanuk Harbor
  • Return transfer / Drop off at Pemuteran Bali
  • Local English speaking guide during the program

INDONESIA TRAIN SCHEDULE

  • BDG-JOG by Argowilis Executive BDG: 07:00 – JOG: 14:08
  • JOG-SUB by Sancaka Pagi Executive JOG: 07:17 – SUB: 12:13

 

 

  • Drinks, gratuities and expenses of a personal nature;
  • Travel insurance.
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary.
  • Any Optional

 

 

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