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Indonesia is a busy place, and not just because its one of the most densely-populated places on Earth. Blessed with rich jungles, imposing volcanoes, and mile upon mile of gorgeous beachfront, its not surprising that 135 million people live here full-time. On this 29-day trip, youll get to experience what they live every day Bandung, which feels more European than some cities in Europe; Yogyakartas volcanic landscapes; Balis pristine beaches; and far more than we can possibly get into here. Need more details? Come find 'em. Dont worry, well wait...


Duration: 29 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Hiking, Parks & Nature Reserves, Local Culture & Cuisine, History, Wildlife, Trekking, Beer Tasting Physical rating: Light
Accommodation standard:   Budget% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 141553
Starts: Medan, Indonesia Finishes: Denpasar, Indonesia
You will visit
  • Medan
  • Sanur

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Medan

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Medan/Bohorok (1B, 1D)

Enjoy a city tour of Medan, including a visit to Maimoon Palace. Continue to Bohorok, one of the largest national parks in the world, famous for its orangutan rehabilitation centre.

Included Activities:
Medan City Tour

Transport:
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 87km)

03

Day 3: Bohorok/Berastagi (1B)

Enjoy the cooler weather in the hilly resort town of Berastagi.

Included Activities:
Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 163km)

04

Day 4: Berastagi (1B)

Hike up Sibayak Volcano for sunrise and take in the stunning view of the valley. Enjoy a free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs.

Included Activities:
Sibayak Volcano Hike

05

Day 5: Berastagi/Samosir Island (1B)

Depart for the island of Samosir. En route, stop for an included visit to a coffee plantation.

Included Activities:
Coffee Plantation Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 188km)

06

Day 6: Samosir Island (1B)

Enjoy a free day with options to relax or explore Samosir Island. Venture out for an excursion to see traditional batak houses and the tombs in Tomok.

07

Day 7: Samosir Island/Medan (1B)

Enjoy a free morning, then drive back to Medan for the final night in Sumatra.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 188km)

08

Day 8: Medan/Jakarta (1B)

In the evening, there may be new travellers joining the group. Opt to head out for a welcome dinner in town.

Transport:
Plane (2.00 hour(s))

09

Day 9: Jakarta/Bandung (1B)

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.

Included Activities:
Jakarta City Tour

Transport:
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 150km)

10

Day 10: Bandung/Yogyakarta (1B)

Take the morning train to Yogyakarta enjoying beautiful scenery along the way. In the evening, opt to take in a dance performance by the Ramayana Ballet.

Transport:
Train (7.00 hour(s), 402km)

11

Day 11: Yogyakarta (1B, 1L)

The small village of Candirejo is a great place to get a taste of life in a local village. Travelling by horsecart, see native customs, traditions, and the agricultural system. Then, spend time at Borobudur and come away with a deeper understanding of the Buddhist culture here.

Included Activities:
Candirejo Village Visit
Horsecart Tour
Borobudur Temple Complex Excursion

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))

12

Day 12: Yogyakarta/Surakarta (1B)

Drive to Solo (Surakarta), the traditional capital of the old Javanese Kingdom. En route, visit the Prambanan Temple complex, a lavish example of ancient architecture. In the afternoon, opt for a bike tour of the area.

Included Activities:
Prambanan Hindu Temple Complex Excursion

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 65km)

13

Day 13: Surakarta/Batu (1B)

Continue the journey across the agricultural heartland of Java to Batu, a large hill resort surrounded by volcanic peaks on the lower reaches of Gunung Arjuna.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s), 300km)

14

Day 14: Batu (1B)

Visit Mt Bromo, then enjoy a free afternoon with options to visit nearby waterfalls or wander around the village.

Included Activities:
Mount Bromo Visit

15

Day 15: Batu/Sanur (1B)

Drive from Batu to Malang for a short flight to Sanur and enjoy some free time.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 20km)
Plane (1.00 hour(s))

16

Day 16: Sanur (1B)

New travellers may join the tour today. You are welcome to join them for an optional welcome dinner in the evening.

17

Day 17: Sanur/Munduk (1B, 1D)

Visit the Lake Danu Bratan Temple and take a walk through the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces before arriving at Munduk for the night. Enjoy some delicious Balinese cuisine.

Included Activities:
Jatiluwih Rice Terraces Visit
Ulun Danu Temple Complex Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours, 30km)
Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours, 35km)
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 15km)

18

Day 18: Munduk/Kintamani (1B)

Arrive in Kintamani with its breathtaking views of Lake Batur and the Batur crater. Take a wander through town and mix with the locals, visit the market, and marvel at the variety of local produce for sale.

Included Activities:
Local Hot Springs Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 70km)

19

Day 19: Kintamani/Ubud (1B, 1L)

Visit the Besakih Temple complex for a glimpse at the 14th-century structures. Continue on to Ubud with plenty of free time to do exactly what suits you.

Included Activities:
Senang Hati Foundation Lunch
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.00-2.00 hours, 35km)

20

Day 20: Ubud (1B)

Enjoy a free day to explore exactly what interests you in Ubud. Opt to visit the Monkey Forest, numerous temples, rice paddies, and markets.

21

Day 21: Ubud/Candidasa (1B)

Visit Bersakih Temple and then journey to Candidasa – a superb beach location – perfect for relaxing. Opt to go snorkelling.

Included Activities:
Besakih Temple Complex

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 43km)

22

Day 22: Candidasa (1B)

New travellers may join today for the Lombok portion of the adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.

Included Activities:
Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos

23

Day 23: Candidasa/Kuta (1B)

Arrive at the shores of Lombok and head to a traditional Sasak village. Meet the locals and learn more about their unique culture and way of life. Continue on to Kuta for the night.

Transport:
Ferry
Stop to visit a Sasak village on the way.
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 50km)

24

Day 24: Kuta (1B)

Enjoy a full day exploring the area around Kuta. Opt for a surf lesson or to relax on the beach.

25

Day 25: Kuta/Senggigi (1B)

Enjoy a spectacular drive through the middle of Lombok. Travel through parts of the forest on the slopes of the Rinjani Mountains.

Included Activities:
Easy Trekking

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 60km)
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 60km)

26

Day 26: Senggigi/Gili Trawangan (1B)

Drive to Senaru and visit the Pusuk Monkey Forest. Later, make your way to a secluded waterfall with time for a quick swim.

Drive to the coast and hop a ferry to Gili and settle in for a few days on the islands. The Gilis are paradise incarnate with a tiny population, no cars, and gorgeous white-sand beaches.

Additional Notes:
Please note there is limited fresh water available on the Gilis and electricity is supplied by generators. Showers use salt water and rooms are typically fan-cooled (no air conditioning).

Included Activities:
Pusuk Monkey Forest Visit
Sendang Gila Waterfall Swim

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 90km)
Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 90km)
Ferry (0.50 hour(s))

27

Day 27: Gili Trawangan (1B)

Enjoy a half-day snorkelling trip before free time to go diving, horseback riding, or try some yoga.

Included Activities:
Snorkelling

28

Day 28: Gili Trawangan/Sanur (1B)

Spend the final evening with an optional dinner together, reflecting on the adventure under a beautiful Balinese sunset.

Transport:
Ferry (2.00 hour(s), 65km)
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 40km)

29

Day 29: Sanur (1B)

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Medan city tour
    • Orangutan rehabilitation centre visit
    • Sumatra coffee plantation tour
    • Jakarta city tour
    • Local lunch and village tour
    • Borobudur visit
    • Prambanan temple complex visit
    • Mt Bromo visit
    • Beach time in Sanur
    • Lunch at the Senang Hati Foundation
    • Jatiluwih Rice Terraces visit (UNESCO-protected)
    • Hot springs and Lake Bratan temple visit
    • Highlands of Kintamani visit
    • Mt Batur view
    • Local Indonesian meal experience
    • Besakih Temple visit
    • Ubud orientation walk
    • Sasak village visit
    • Snorkelling trip
    • Easy trekking in Tetebatu
    • Pusuk Monkey Forest visit
    • Sendang Gila Waterfall swim
    • Free time on the white-sand beaches of the Gili Islands
    • Internal flights
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels/guesthouses (28 nts)
    Meals Included
    • 28 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
    Transport
    • Plane, private van/bus, bike, train, horsecart, boat, walking, local bus, ferry
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Meet the orangutans in Sumatra
  • Visit the tobacco plantations of Tetebatu in Lombok
  • Snorkel vibrant reefs and dig your feet into white sand
  • Explore Hindu temples and Buddhist sanctuaries
  • Learn where famous Sumatra coffee comes from
  • Live with the locals in a traditional village