Get ready to hit the ground running in this 28-day whirlwind tour of Indonesias top sights. We mean that literally, too youll stay active as you hike and explore Berastagi, Sipirok, Tangkahan, Bukit Lawang and more. Recharge with street food crawls and coffee plantation tours, and take the time to observe majestic orangutans. Experiencing it all with a group of like-minded travellers is the best way to get the most out of this dynamic country.
Duration: 28 Days
Activities: Hiking, Parks & Nature Reserves, Local Culture & Cuisine, History, Wildlife, Trekking, Beer Tasting
Accommodation: Not Rated%
Guide (Language): english
Start City: Medan, Indonesia
Guaranteed Departure: No
Physical Demand: Average
Trip Rating: 0%
Trip ID: 141824
End City: Denpasar, Indonesia
|Duration: 28 Days||Guaranteed Departure: Yes|
|For lovers of: Hiking, Parks & Nature Reserves, Local Culture & Cuisine, History, Wildlife, Trekking, Beer Tasting||Physical rating: Average|
|Accommodation standard: Not Rated%||Traveller Tour Rating: 0%|
|Your Guide: English speaking||Tour code: 141824|
|Starts: Medan, Indonesia||Finishes: Denpasar, Indonesia|
Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Enjoy a morning tour of Medan. After, traverse bumpy roads to reach the small jungle community of Tangkahan. Opt to go hiking.
Medan City Tour
Minibus (5.00 hour(s), 100km)
Travel across bumpy roads to Bukit Lawang, located close to Gunung Leuser National Park.
Minibus (6.00 hour(s))
An orangutan rehabilitation centre was set up in 1973 to help orangutans released from captivity to learn the skills they will need in the wild. Once they are released into the wild, they are monitored and still provided with some supplementary food until they're 100% ready to fend for themselves. We visit a platform when they are being fed.
Gunung Leuser National Park is located nearby and a great place to do some wildlife trekking in this large jungle park.
Orangutan Feeding Platform Visit
Walking (2.00 hour(s))
Orientation walk upon arrival. Free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs.
Minibus (7.00-8.00 hours, 160km)
Opt to hike a volcano or tour traditional villages.
Travel to the world's largest volcano lake, Lake Toba.
Minibus (8.00 hour(s), 190km)
Chill out and swim in the warm waters of the lake or opt for some culture by visiting local Batak villages.
Drive through beautiful scenery on this travel day, finishing at a town on the Indian Ocean on Sumatra's western coast.
Minibus (8.00 hour(s))
Take in the landscape on another travel day. Break up the journey with an overnight stop in Panyabungan.
Minibus (8.00 hour(s))
Enjoy an orientation walk upon arrival after a half-day of travel, including a few interesting stops along the way.
Minibus (5.00 hour(s))
Enjoy a free day to go rafting or kayaking, or check out some sights, like Sianok Canyon or the Japanese Caves built during World War II.
Spend the final evening on Sumatra with the group at a beach hotel in Padang.
Minibus (2.00 hour(s), 30km)
Fly to Jakarta and start exploring the island of Java.
Some travellers may be leaving the tour in Padang and others may be joining the tour in Jakarta. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.
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.
Experience local life by spending the night at a homestay. The homestay is located on the outer ring of Cianjur, and accommodation is multi-share.
Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s))
Depart the homestay and travel to the sprawling city of Bandung, Indonesia's third largest city.
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Travel from Bandung to Yogyakarta on a scenic train journey.
Train (7.00 hour(s))
Spend free time visiting local sights such as the Buddhist Borobudur temple complex, Javanese temples, or Mt Merapi.
Begin the day with an easy 2.5 hr drive. On the way, we have the option of stopping at Prambanan to explore the largest Hindu temple complex in Java by foot. This visit allows for approximately 1.5 hrs of exploration, and anyone who chooses not to visit the temple can visit an art market located near the temple.
Also opt to visit the Sukuh Temple, known as a fertility temple with erotic carvings. From there, walk approximately 3 hrs through small villages and along agricultural land, finishing up at a waterfall. A walk up a staircase ends in the village of Tawangmanggu, where the evening is free to enjoy as you wish.
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
Travel to to the second largest city in East Java.
Spend the afternoon checking out the gorgeous parks, bird and flower market, Singosari temple, Jago temple, Kidal temple, or just relaxing with a cup of local tea.
Private Vehicle (8.00-9.00 hours)
Today's drive takes us through the tropical winding landscape of Eastern Java, climbing ever upwards and further out of the heat towards the grandeur of Mt Bromo. Part of the Tengger Calder, the largest volcanic range in the area, Mt Bromo is a distinct site -- it blew its top off completely and is constantly smouldering with white smoke.
Minibus (5.00 hour(s))
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.
Mount Bromo Visit
Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s))
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.
Head to Bali and the beach with time to relax or explore the national park.
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
Ferry (0.75 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Chill out in Bali. Opt to take a snorkelling or diving trip to Menjangan Island.
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 entire island of Bali, through the rich tropical jungle, passing by idyllic terraced rice fields, quaint scenes of local village life, and eventually passing through the thriving metropolis of Denpasar. We then arrive at our overnight destination on the magnificent beaches of Sanur.
Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
Depart at any time.
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Trip Name: Indonesia in Depth–Sumatra, Java, Bali
Duration: 28 Days
From Price: 3099
Trip Code: 141824
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