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Indonesia Adventure – Java & Bali

Indonesia lives in a corner of the world where everythings plentiful delicious food, welcoming people, and, of course, picturesque tropical islands. Take your time on this 21-day tour that takes you from the frenetic city centre of Jakarta to the undeniably leisurely vibes of Ubud on the famously lush island of Bali. With plenty of free time between various must-sees, youll get to soak up culture and excitement with a group of like-minded travellers. Trust us when you're looking to have it all, Indonesia comes out on top.

  • Duration: 21 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: AEJG/205151
  • Starts: Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Finishes: Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
You will Visit
  • Jakarta
  • Cianjur
  • Bandung
  • Yogyakarta
  • Desa Ngadas
  • Bromo
  • Red Island
  • Pemuteran
  • Kuta
  • Kubutambahan
  • Ubud
  • Gili Trawangan

Itinerary

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Day 1: Jakarta

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Jakarta/Cianjur

Venture to Cianjur via Bogor, visit the floating villages, and opt to teach English to local children. Experience local life by spending the night at a homestay.

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Day 3: Cianjur/Bandung

Enjoy an orientation walk of the sprawling city of Bandung, then take some time to explore independently.
Depart the homestay and travel to the sprawling city of Bandung, Indonesia's third largest city.

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Day 4: Bandung/Yogyakarta

Travel from Bandung to Yogyakarta on a scenic train journey.

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Day 5: Yogyakarta

Spend free time visiting local sights such as the Buddhist Borobudur temple complex, Javanese temples, or Mt Merapi.

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Day 6: Yogyakarta

Spend free time visiting local sights such as the Buddhist Borobudur temple complex, Javanese temples, or Mt Merapi.

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Day 7: Yogyakarta/Ngadas

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.
Begin the day with the train journey to Malang. On arrival in Malang, transfer to a private vehicle for about an hour to reach Ngadas.
Upon arrival in the village, meet your hosts and settle into the homestay. In the evening, enjoy a dinner of local fare before gathering at the home of one of the community leaders to learn more about the region's customs and history.

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Day 8: Desa Ngadas/Bromo

After an early breakfast, say good bye to your hosts and explore more of the village on an included walk. Then begin the trek along the Ancestor Trail to Mt Bromo, led by a local guide trained through a G Adventures-supported capacity building program. Opt to hike to the volcano's crater before continuing to the hotel.

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Day 9: Bromo/Red Island

Enjoy an early morning hike to a viewpoint to take in the the enchanting moonscape of Mt Bromo as the sun rises, then travel to a sweet surf camp on the beach.
A pre-dawn trek across the “sea of sand” to watch the sunrise over the crater's rim is a must, 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.

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Day 10: Red Island

Enjoy a surf lesson in the morning, then use free time to explore the nearby fishing village, do some more surfing or chill out in a hammock.

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Day 11: Red Island/Pemuteran

Head to Bali and the beach with time to relax or explore the national park.

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Day 12: Pemuteran

Chill out in Bali. Opt to take a snorkelling or diving trip to Menjangan Island.

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Day 13: Pemuteran/Kuta

Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore or relax, before travelling to lively Kuta, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way. Explore Kuta with some free time.
Today's drive is a journey, highlighting the spectacular natural diversity and intense cultural wealth that makes Bali such a sought after destination.

Our journey takes us across the island of Bali, through the rich tropical jungle, passing by idyllic terraced rice fields, and quaint scenes of local village life. We then arrive at our overnight destination – popular Kuta beach.

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Day 14: Kuta

Spend a free day in Kuta. Opt to take a surf lesson, explore the shops, chill out on the beach, or head to one of the nearby towns.

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Day 15: Kuta/Kubutambahan

Travel to Kubutambahan, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way, and stop for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Bali Community Training Lunch Program en route. Settle in to the charming guesthouse for the evening.

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Day 16: Kubutambahan

Try your hand at Balinese cuisine with an included cooking lesson. Opt to trek around the village, visit a waterfall or swim in a natural spring, or check out a nearby dragon fruit farm.

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Day 17: Kubutambahan/Ubud

Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore or relax. Later, travel to cultural Ubud, visiting the picturesque Gitgit waterfall en route.

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Day 18: Ubud

Check out the monkey forest before exploring more of Ubud with free time. Opt to take a yoga class, get a massage, or visit the numerous temples, rice paddies, and markets. In the evening, opt to take in a traditional Kecak dance performance.

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Day 19: Ubud/Gili Trawangan

Transfer to Padang Bai and catch a fast boat to the laid-back island of Gili Trawangan. Beautiful Gili T is home to clear waters and an assortment of beachfront bars, and – best of all – the island doesn't allow motorized vehicles. Ride in a traditional cidomo (horse-drawn cart) to your accommodation and enjoy the rest of the day to explore.

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Day 20: Gili Trawangan

Spend another day in paradise. Chill out at a café, rent a bike and cruise around, or just kick back and relax on the beach. This evening, enjoy a final night out with the group.

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Day 21: Gili Trawangan

Depart at any time.
Want to take the hassle out of getting back to Bali? Book the Bali Express post-tour Extra. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • G Adventures for Good: Ngadas Homestay, Desa Ngadas G Adventures for Good: Ancestor Trail Trek, Desa Ngadas G Adventures for Good: Village Walk, Desa Ngadas G Adventures for Good: Bali Community Training Lunch Program, Ubud Hands-On: Surfing Lesson
    • Orientation walk in Bandung
    • Entrance to Bromo Tengger Semeru NP
    • Mt Bromo crater walk
    • Sunrise hike to Mt Bromo viewpoint
    • Cooking class (Kubutambahan)
    • Git Git waterfall visit
    • Monkey Forest visit
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels (14 nts), surf camp dorms (2 nts, multi-share), homestays (2 nts, multi-share), guesthouse (2 nts)
    • 20 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
    Transport
    • Private vehicle, local bus, local train, walking, ferry, boat
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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