27 DAYS TOUR INDONESIA
Duration : 27 Days 26 Nights
Object & Activity : Sightseeing, Explore, Wildlife, Ecotourism
Facility : All Transport, Guide, Meals during program, Water, Snack, Accomodation
Travelers have long been inspired by the romance of Bali, Lombok, Java Island and Toraja Highland combined with the exotic wildlife of the mythical orangutans in Borneo and fearsome Komodo dragons.
These special discovery trips show you the best that the Bali, Lombok, Jogjakarta and Toraja Highland have to offer from terraced rice fields and towering volcanoes to magnificent, tropical, sandy beaches. You may witness the unique local customs and crafts such as traditional weaving and pottery, and visit the indigenous Sasak people in Lombok or the unique arts & cultures and the magnificent view of the Toraja Highland.
From there, we move to the southern central part of Kalimantan, to meet the orangutans, one of of the human closest living relatives in animals kingdoms, living free at their natural habitat.
Orangutan, Borobudur & Jogya, Mt. Bromo, Toraja, Bali, Komodo & Flores, Lombok
(Destination and duration can be MODIFIED)
DAY 01: JAKARTA ARRIVAL
Upon arrival at Jakarta International airport, you will be met and transfer to a hotel in Jakarta for your accommodation. Rest of the day is free program with lunch and dinner on personal expenses.
DAY 02: JAKARTA – PANGKALAN BUN – TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK (B,L,D)
After breakfast transfer to Jakarta airport for flight to Pangkalan Bun in Central Kalimantan. Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport you will be picked up by our local staff and take you to Kumai to board on the boat. The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat about 6m by 2m with a roof which forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. The guide’s team includes the boatman, a cook and expert guide. In the peaceful afternoon we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the monkeys along the riverside. Overnight at romantic lodge situated on the river side
DAY 03: ORANGUTAN EXPLORATION (B,L,D).
After breakfast board the klotok to travel up river for about 2 hours boating and then up a side creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest. En route stop at Pondok Tanguy, the rehabilitation center for the new ex-captive orangutans. At Camp Leakey you will have opportunity to trek into the rain forest with your expert guide and the forestry rangers to appreciate the flora as well as perhaps sighting wild orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and birds. Lunch provided on boat. Afternoon visit the feeding station to see rehabilitate orangutans are given additional foods. We will then sail back down the river to overnight on the boat. Dinner on the boat and overnight on the boat or lodge. While overnight on the boat we serve thin mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled “mineral” water, mosquito net, kitchen, simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar – helpful guides and boatmen
DAY 04: ORANGUTAN EXPLORATION (B, L, D)
The EXTRA DAY at the park you will explore deeper in the jungle, trekking in the different trails, and you may encounter different orangutan both wild or ex-captive and other wildlife, tropical rain forest of Borneo, and different beauty of nature. We can guarantee that the tropical rain forest of Borneo and its natural beauty will spoil and make your best of life time adventure experience. Overnight at the river side lodge
DAY 05: TANJUNG PUTING – KUMAI – PANGKALAN BUN – SEMARANG – JOGJA (B)
After breakfast boating down to Kumai before transfer by car to Pangkalan Bun airport for your next destination.In the appropriate time, transfer out to the airport for your flight to Semarang Airport. Upon arrival at Semarang Airport you will be met by our local guide and drive for about 3 hours on a comfortable air-conditioned coach to Jogyakarta, the center of Javanese Art & Cultures. Lunch and dinner on personal expenses. Overnight at a hotel in Jogyakarta.
DAY 06: BOROBUDUR TOUR (B,L)
After breakfast take a half day trip to visit Borobudur Temple, a collosal cosmic mountain which is one the most imposing creations of mankind and one of the world’s wonder this temple was build in 8th century with 504 buddha statues. You will also visit other temples nearby such as the Mendut and Pawon temples. After lunch at local restaurant, back to the hotel for rest and having afternoon free program
DAY 07: JOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR – PRAMBANAN (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning, proceed Yogya City Sightseeing visiting Kraton (Sultan’s Palace), Bird Market, Water Castle, Sonobudoyo Museum, Batik Home Industry and Silversmith at Kotagede with its processing and beautiful collections. Then, drive to Solo with stop at Prambanan Temple. Overnight at a hotel in Solo
DAY 08: SOLO – BROMO MOUNTAIN (B,L)
After breakfast at the hotel taking a Solo City Tour visiting Mangkunegaran Palace, Triwindhu Antique Market and Radya Pustaka Museum. Then continued to visit Trowulan Museum and Bajangratu temple on the way to Bromo mountain area. Overnight at a hotel in Bromo area. Dinner on personal expenses
DAY 09: BROMO – SURABAYA – MAKASSAR – TORAJA (B,L)
Morning call at 03.00 AM, start your journey at 04.00 AM to enjoy the beauty of nature and the splendid sunrise at Mt. Penanjakan. Then proceed to Mt. Bromo crater through the shimmering sea of sand (horseback riding included). After having breakfast & taking a bath in hotel, you will be transferred to the airport in Surabaya for flight to Makassar Airport, the entry point of Toraja Highland. Upon arrival at Makassar, meeting service and then transfer to Toraja by Fully Air-conditioned private Minibus or Car to take a drive-trip to Toraja Land with appproximately 8 hours trip taking across the Bugis Vilage with their typical houses on poles along the magnificent mountain passes. Lunch will be served at Bukit Indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare, a small port situated 155 kms north of Makassar. Late afternoon arrive in Toraja directly check-in at hotel for accommodation and dinner
DAY 10 : TORAJA TOUR (B,L)
After breakfast at hotel full day exploring Toraja Land, visiting The cliff-side stone grave with wooden effigies on the balcony at LEMO, Theroyal family tombs at SUAYA, The baby grave in the huge tree at KAMBIRA and Cultural performace at SANGALLA. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Rantepao. After lunch, visiting the natural cave at LONDA and then proceed to the traditional wooden carving village at KETE KESU. Overnight at hotel
DAY 11: TORAJA TOUR (B,L).
After breakfast at hotel. The second Fullday Excursion, visiting The most beautiful village with buffalo horns in front off their houses at PALAWA. The Traditional cotton weaving village at SA’DAN, The ancient megalithic stone at BORI and then proceed to SESEAN mount to view the large rice-field terrace at BATUTUMONGA and Lunch will be served on this spot. After Lunch, continue to visit the boulder grave at LOKOMATA and then, Take a nice nature-walk from PANA through the rice-field and some village down to TIKALA . From TIKALA village take a drive back to Rantepao for Refreshment. Back to hotel for overnight
DAY 12: TORAJA – SENGKANG (B,L,D)
Drive to Sengkang, a small city to the south of Rantepao. We will need approximately 4 hours drive. Sengkang is a cool mountainous city in the hinterland of South Sulawesi, about 4 hours drive from Makassar. Not too far from the small city, is a small preserved lake with various kinds of birds and floating houses. we will paddle the dug out canoe to reach the center of the lake and to pay a visit to the local people dwelling. In the clear weather, the beautiful sunset is another attraction. Overnight at a small but clean and comfortable hotel in Sengkang
DAY 13: SENGKANG – BIRA BEACH (B,L,D)
Today we drive you to the beautiful Bira beach where you could enjoy some relax, swimm on the bach, and else. Dinner on personal expenses. Overnight at a beach hotel
DAY 14: BIRA BEACH – MAKASSAR – BALI (B,L)
After breakfast at hotel in Bira, drive to the coast of South Sulawesi to reach Makassar to catch your flight to Bali. Check in to a beach hotel in Kuta area
DAY 15: BALI FREE DAY (B).
Free program for rest and relax in Bali. Lunch and dinner on personal expenses
DAY 16: DENPASAR – MAUMERE – MONI (B,L,D)
After breakfast transfer to the airport for flight to Maumere on Flores Island. Upon arrival you will be met and drive to Moni. Visit the villages of Wolowaru, then Lio hill-tribes of Jopu and Ranggase, offers fine “Ikat” weaving. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Moni
DAY 17: MONI – KELIMUTU – BAJAWA (B,L,D)
Early morning, drive up to the three-colored lake of Kelimutu, one of Indonesia’s most mysterious and dramatic sights. The three lakes, set in deep craters at a height of 1’600 meters. Down road to Moni for breakfast, then continue to Ende for its traditional market. Lunch at a localrestaurant, then to Nuabosi, offers wonderful views of the town and Ende Bay. Lunch en route. Proceed to Bajawa with en route stop at Wogo village, which has a collection of rather neglected megaliths. Overnight at a small but clean and comfortable hotel
DAY 18: BAJAWA – RUTENG – LABUAN BAJO (B,L,D)
Bajawa is located in the heart of Ngadha ethnic civilization, which is known for the megalithic cultures. There are traditional villages furnished with stone monuments, ancestor worship shrines and Adat Houses. The hamlets are beautifully settled in the volcanic mountainous area. The most beautiful ones are Wogo and Bena. Visit those villages and then drive to Ruteng for lunch. It is another beautiful driving day; you will pass the villages and rain forest. Afternoon proceed to Labuan Bajo. En route to Labuan Bajo stop at Cara village in Cancar area to see the unexposed world wonder – the Lingko – the spider web shaped rice fields. It is probably the only such a rice field ever exists on earth Overnight at a small but clean and comfortable hotel
DAY 19: LABUAN BAJO – KOMODO – BIMA (B,L,D)
Early in the morning sail to Komodo and then trek the trail to reach Banunggulung the former feeding ground to watch the Komodo Dragons. It is about two km for one-way walking. There is Komodo Nature Park Museum, take your chance to have a look. Then take boat to Bima. Lunch on board. Arrive in Bima late afternoon. Overnight at a hotel in Bima
DAY 20: BIMA – LOMBOK (B)
After breakfast transfer to the airport for flight to Lombok Island. En route to the airport take a short sightseeing and visit Morning market of Bima, Museum and Harbor. Upon arrival at the airport in Lombok, check into a hotel in Senggigi Beach area. Rest of the day is free with lunch and dinner on personal expenses
DAY 21: LOMBOK TOUR (B,L)
After breakfast we take you to visit Banyumulek famous for traditional pottery village, Sukarara village renowned for traditional hand weaving of brightly patterned songket, ikat and sarong clothe, Sade village featuring the unique traditional lodge with its buffalo dung floors, Tanjung A’an at Kuta beach, one of the most scenic and unspoilt beaches in this part of the island. Back to the hotel at Senggigi beach for your accommodation. Rest of the day is free with dinner on personal expenses
DAY 22: LOMBOK – BALI (B,L)
After breakfast we make the visit to Gili Air to see the monkey forest and the Malimbu Cliff. After lunch, drive to the airport for flight to Bali.Upon arrival in Bali you will be transferred to a beach hotel. Rest of the day is free with dinner on personal expenses
DAY 23 – 26: BALI FREE DAYS (B)
Free days in Bali where you can take optional tours on your personal expenses. Our local staffs in Bali will assist you to arrange the tours onpersonal expenses. Lunch and dinner on personal expenses. Overnight at the hotel
DAY 27: BALI DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast free program until the appropriate time to transfer to the airport for flight back to your country. END OF SERVICE.