15 Days Java – Borneo – Bali

Day 01 : Jakarta – Pangkalan Bun – Sekonyer River (D)

Upon arrival at Soekarno - Hatta International Airport (Jakarta) continue flight to Pangkalan Bun at afternoon, our crew pick up you in Pangkalan Bun airport and take you to Boat in Kumai to Sekonyer River, to enjoy the beautiful sunset in tropical forest and look wild animal (ex. Proboscis, Crocodile). Dinner will serve in Boat with traditional Indonesian cuisine.  Overnight in Boat/ Sekonyer river.

Day 02 : Sekonyer River – Pondok Tanggui – Camp Leakey (B,L,D)

Tropical forest clean and fresh air greets your fabulous day with the singing birds and others wild animals. This marvelous morning would be unforgettable moment with spouse. Hot drink and healthy breakfast provided to fill up your energy. We keep on sailing to Pondok Tanggui, entered the wood about 20 minutes to see orangutans came for feeding. Go back to the boat down the river to Camp Leakey. After having lunch, at 2 PM trekking into the forest. Back to the boat and overnight in boat / Sekonyer river.

Day 03 : Sekonyer River – Pondok Tangguy – Tanjung Harapan (B,L,D)

Having breakfast in Boat, we continue the day on the boat towards watercourse. Along the river we will find palm trees and monkeys also bekantan (proboscis) swinging and birds playing at the river side, and if we are lucky we will meet crocodiles. After arrive at a village named Tanjung Harapan (the Cape of Good Hope), then we report in police checkpoint.  If we are arrived before 3 PM, we can starts with short trekking to see wild orangutans feeding on a provided stage. After that go back to the boat and continue down the river. After dark, dinner by candlelight makes your on boat dinner more romantic. Overnight at Sekonyer river.

Day 04 : Tanjung Putting – Pangkalan Bun – Semarang – Dieng (B,L,D)

Transfer to Kumai after breakfast and continue to the Pangkalan Bun airport to have flight towards Semarang (Central Java). Continue to Dieng Plateu it take about 4 hours. Overnight in Dieng Plateu.

Day 05: Sunrise Sikunir – Crater – Temple – Colour lake (B,L,D)

Wake up early morning around 3 pm and walk to top hill of Sikunir it take around (1 hr and 30 mnt) walk to see sunrise. Down back to homestay and visit other interest place. The complex of the oldest temples in Central Java in Dieng Plateu, enjoyed spending holidays here.  We continue to Dieng Crater, the moving crater which actives in producing sulfur gas. We make a stop at the marvelous three colors lake. To Borobudur in stay in village and by bycle sightseeing Borobudur village before dark. Overnight in Borobudur village.

Day 05 : Borobudur, Mendut, Pawon  – Merapi Volcano Slope – Yogyakarta – Puppet Show (B,L,D)

At morning visit Borobudur temple continued to Pawon and Mendut temples. Towards kaliadem village to see the ruins of Merapi volcano disaster Lunch . Visit Merapi volcano museum and check in hotel in Jogja. Around 18.00 hangout to dinner and see Puppet show. Back to hotel and rest.

Day 06 : Palace – Water Castle – Batik/ Silver Industry – Prambanan village tour – Ramayana Ballet (B,L,D)

Morning after breakfast visit the Palace and Taman Sari where Javanse culturel still alive there , lunch and see batik and silver industry . Daytime toward Prambanan temple and see prambanan then tour the village until the evening and have dinner before see Ramayana performance . Back to the hotel and rest.

Day 07 : Yogyakarta – Jombang by Train – Bromo (B,L,D)

Morning after breakfast , towards the train station towards Jombang to feel the train ( if using a car takes 8-10 hours). stop in Jombang , lunch and proceed to Bromo. Check in hotel.

Day 08 : Penanjakan Sunrise – Bromo volcano and Caldera – Ketapang (B,L,D)

4WD takes us down to the sea of sand and on a drive to the summit of Mt. Pananjakan (2,775 m). From the top, we enjoy a striking sunrise over the caldera, Mt. Bromo as well as over the nearby slopes of Mt. Semeru, both mountains belching out volcanic ashes. As aboard an airplane, we admire the Tengger volcanoes lined up before us in a single, sweeping panorama. Mt. Semeru’s presence is so immediate we can almost touch it. This is unique scenery in the middle of the day, we transfer to Ketapang.

Day 09 : Ketapang – Licin – Ijen Blue fire – Munduk (B,L,D)

At midnight we must wake up if want see the blue fire on crater.  By 4 x 4  heading to slope of Ijen mountain. Walk up in the dark and down to crater and see blue fire. After walk up and enjoy a sunrise over the landscapes surrounding the Kawah Ijen crater, and proceed to the sulphur-processing site. Here miners extract sulphur from the largest acid lake in the world. You also attend sulphur weighing. These workers have a difficult job: they carry on their backs 100 kg of sulphur to a factory 15 km away. As for us, we reach the site slowly and carefully, as sulphur is an irritant. Back to hotel and  transfer to Bali accros the straight by Ferry.

Day 10 : Walk in Munduk. (B,L,D)

After hard and tight activity in Java, in Munduk we more relax to begin day in Bali with easy trekking in Munduk village cross in the village and slope of hill. In Pujungan village to see a very nice waterfall. Munduk, located  in a region regarded as the cradle of Balinese culture, bears a rich historical and cultural background. It was once a resort for the Dutch colonizers, who lived in the capital of Singaraja on the northern coast of Bali. Surrounded by coffee and clove plantations.

Day 11 : Munduk Trekking - Ubud (B,L,D)

Today’s walk brings us to Candi Kuning, along Tamblingan and Buyan volcanic lakes. These twin lakes were formed in 1818, after a major landslide divided the existing lake in two. This very scenic trek is a great opportunity to learn about local people and agriculture while walking along the edge of beautiful tropical forests. Short transfer to Lake Bratan. Being the main source of irrigation for the region, this lake represents life to the multiple rivers, rice fields, primeval forest and creeks on its southern slopes. During the afternoon, we visit the famous Hindu-Buddhist temple complex of Ulun Danau, an absolutely charming site with its huge banyan tree standing near the entrance. One of the temples, isolated on a small island, reflects its 11-tier pagoda on the still waters of the lake. We have time to contemplate this beautiful landscape before continuing to the picturesque market of Candi Kuning, then on to Catur, located halfway between Lake Bratan and Mt Batur . Transfer to Ubud.

Day 12 : Ubud  Tour (B,L,D)

We spend the entire morning walking around to explore the village. At lunchtime, we head to Tampaksiring where a family of artists is expecting us for lunch with a brief dance performance in their traditional house. In the afternoon we hike to “Gunung Kawi” temple, then on to “Tirta Empul” temple as well.

Day 13 : Ubud Tour (B,L,D)

Early morning transfer to Jatiluwih, a picturesque hamlet encircled by rice fields, located in the mid-west of Bali. We spend the afternoon exploring the surroundings, hiking along the infinite patterns formed by the terraced paddy fields.

Day 14 : Ubud Tour (B,L,D)

Explore the Ubud city to see museum, monkey forest, walk through the city and see Barong dance.

Day 15 : To Airport (B)

Transfer to Airport

Inclusions :

-           Services of English speaking &  local guides at sights during the whole tour

-           Land & sea transfers needed for the circuit

-           Accommodation

-           Meals during programs (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

-           Entrance fees for touristic sites in programs

-           Mineral water and snacks

-           Domestic Flights & Airport taxes (Jakarta – Pangkalan Bun - Semarang)

-           All transportation (Car, Boat, 4WDs)

-           Driver in all transportation includes parking fees, toll fee and other tax with transportation

 

Exclusions

-           International and domestic airfare, airport departure taxes

-           Visa fees

-           Drinks, personal expenses and tips

-           Travel Insurance & Assistance

-           Non-included meals

-           Other expenses not mentioned in the program