Some travellers explore Indonesia by land. Others experience it by sea. Smart travellers do both with this amazing 15-day adventure that combines Javanese turf and Gili Islands surf. Kick things off in Jakarta and head off to the Paris of Java Bandung and opt for a traditional angklung orchestra show. Explore the Buddhist sanctuary of Borobodur in Yogyakarta, witness the majesty of Mt Bromo, and relax at Sanur before boarding a catamaran for six days of snorkelling and taking it as easy as possible in the glorious Gilis. See? You really can have it all.
Arrive at any time.
Enjoy a guided city tour of Jakarta. In the afternoon, depart for Bandung. Opt to see the traditional angklung orchestra.
A guided city tour will visit the former Batavia area, remnants of the colonial past, and tour the Sunda Kelapa Harbour. In Bandung, opt to see the angklung orchestra — resonating melodies created when children shake bamboo instruments.
Take the morning train to Yogyakarta, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way, then transfer to Nglanggeran village for a homestay.
Enjoy a hike on Mt Nglanggeran before getting a closer look at local life. After lunch in the village travel back to Yogyakarta, visiting the Prambanan Hindu temple complex en route.
Visit Borobudur, the largest Buddhist sanctuary in the world. Later, enjoy free time to explore Yogyakarta.
Spend time at Borobudur and come away with a deeper understanding of the Buddhist culture here.
Continue the journey across the agricultural heartland of Java to Ngadas, a village in the scenic Mt Bromo region. Experience the local culture with a G Adventures-supported community homestay.
Visit Mt Bromo for a pre-dawn trek and watch the sunrise. Head back to Ngadas for lunch before exploring more of the village on an included walk. Later, travel to Malang for the night.
Start early today (approximately 2:30am) for a pre-dawn trek across the “sea of sand” to watch the sunrise over the crater's rim, popular with both tourists and the local Buddhist Tenggerese, who can be seen giving offerings of food to receive blessings from the Supreme God Hyang Widi Wasa.
Drive from Malang to Surabaya airport for a short flight to Sanur and enjoy some free time.
Transfer to Benoa Marina in the morning to meet the skipper for a welcome meeting. Board the boat, set sail, and relax on board. After reaching Nusa Penida opt to go snorkelling.
Cruise to Gili Gede, part of a small group of islands off the southwest coast of Lombok. Enjoy the scenery and visit some of the surrounding islands.
Continue sailing east towards lush Gili Nanggu. Enjoy a beach lunch on Gili Kedis.
Continue sailing to Senggigi, a town with beach bars perfect for chilling out. Opt to go kayaking.
Sail to the three most famous Gilis – Air, Meno, and Trawangan. These beautiful islands do not allow motorized vehicles and each has a turtle conservation initiative. Snorkel around the islands and, if you're lucky, spot sea turtles. Opt for a BBQ dinner with the group at Gili Sudak, then moor near Gili Air for the night.
Cruise to Lembongan island in the morning. Upon arrival, opt for snorkelling, surfing, a massage, a yoga class, or relax at one of the beachfront bars.
Sail back to Serangan Village and disembark. Tour ends on arrival.
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Trip Name: Best of Java & Sailing Adventure
Duration: 15 Days
From Price: 2649
Supplier Tour ID/Link Tour Code: AEJS/166357
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