11 Days Central Java and East Java

11 days Java tour
(Covers area of Yogyakarta, Bromo, Sukamade and Ijen Plateau)

Day 1 Arrive in Yogyakarta

We will fetch you from the airport and transfer to hotel for overnight stay. Here you can rest after your long journey, take a nice walk or swim.

Day 2 Yogyakarta tour.

After breakfast we will make an excursion to Borobudur temple, one of the great wonders of the world. This temple built in the 8th century and has the most complete ensemble of Buddhist relics in the world. It is standing about 40 meters above the ground with 10 terraces, each smaller then the one below rising to the Great Stupa of Buddha on the top. From Borobudur, we will also visit the nearby smaller temples, Mendut with its huge Buddha statue and Pawon temple. After that we return to Yogyakarta to make a city tour in this beautiful city. We will visit: Keraton (the Sultan palace) built in 1755. Nearby Birds market and Water Castle. In the afternoon free at your own program. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 3 Yogyakarta - excursion to Prambanan temple.

In the morning we drive to Prambanan temple, the most beautiful Hindu temple in Java. Thereafter to batik workshop to see the intricate processing of the Batik cloths, Kota Gede famous for fine Javanese silver works. In the evening you can enjoy dinner and Ramayana Ballet (optional). The best performance of Ramayana Ballet is in Prambanan Amphitheatre (open air). Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 4 Yogyakarta - Prambanan temple - Solo - Malang.

After breakfast depart to Solo with stop en route at Prambanan temple, the most beautiful Hindu temple in Java. In Solo you will visit the Mangkunegara Prince Palace and Triwindu flea market. Thereafter we continue the trip to a small hill town of Malang in East Java province. Overnight stay in hotel in Malang.

Day 5 Malang - Sukapura.

In the morning you can do city tour in Malang. Here you can visit the colonial buildings and make a stop for coffee break and snack at the famous Toko Oen (optional). At noon depart to Sukapura at the foot of mount. Bromo. Overnight stay in hotel  in Cemoro Lawang.

Day 6 Bromo - Kalibaru. 

Getting up before dawn for the famous Bromo excursion to see the beautiful sunrise views over mount Bromo and its surroundings. You can climb the mount Bromo by foot or horse riding (can be hired but on your own account). It is suggested to wear a jacket as the temperature can be very low on the top of the volcano. After enjoying the beauty of mount Bromo, return to hotel for breakfast. Then we drive further to the east to Kalibaru plantation. Overnight stay in hotel Kalibaru Cottages in Kalibaru.

Day 7 Kalibaru - free program.

In the morning you can do your own program in this plantation. Kalibaru is one of the most important plantation area that established during the Dutch colonial occupation in East Java. Nearly al the mountain valley planted with coffee, cacao and rubber plantation. Here you can watch the entire process of making coffee from the harvesting  through packaging. Overnight stay in Kalibaru area.

Day 8 Kalibaru - Sukamade.

Depart in the morning to Sukamade via the lush tropical rain forest and plantation. Arrive at Sukamade in the afternoon and overnight stay in a simple guest house named Wisma Sukamade. After dinner (included) you can do night excursion to Sukamade beach for observing the wild turtle comes on shores from the ocean to lay their eggs escorted by the local rangers. Return to the guest house by midnight.

Day 9 Sukamade - Ijen plateau.

After breakfast  free at your own program to explore the surrounding area of Sukamade which is still practically void of people. In the afternoon leave Sukamade to Ijen plateau. Overnight stay in Arabica Homestay.

Day 10 Ijen Plateau - free program - Surabaya.

In the morning you can do a half day hike to the spectacular Ijen Crater (optional). The sulfuric lake of Ijen reflects eerie colors the surrounding walls to give an apocalypse like impression. Here you can watch how local people seeking the sulfur descend into the crater and climb back up along the dangerous rim with loads of sulfur on their shoulders. At noon we depart to Surabaya. Overnight stay in hotel Surabaya.

Day 11 Surabaya - airport.

Today we transfer you back to the airport of Surabaya to catch your flight to next destination. End of your tour with us.

The prices for the above tour are :

Persons Prices
2 - 3 persons US$ 885.00 / person
4 - 6 persons US$ 695.00 /person
Single Supplement US$ 325.00
The prices are already included:
- Overnight stay in above mentioned hotels based on twin share bedrooms
- Daily breakfast
- English speaking guide
- Transportation using an air-conditioned car incld. Fuel
- Driver, his meals and overnight accommodation costs
- Excursions as mentioned in the above itinerary
- Entrance and parking fees
- All transfers that mentioned in the above itinerary

Not included:
- Air tickets and airport taxes
- Insurance
- Personal expenses such as tips, donation, drinks, lunches, dinners, meals (except are mentioned above), ..etc.