9 Days Expedition
Day 01 ARRIVAL
Arrival bay Thai or Malaysian Air in the morning Meeting service direct Jakarta’s Old Batavia town tour visiting fisherman village, Old China Town, traditional Sunda Kelapa Port with hundreds of phinisi boat, and Museum of Fatahillah the founder of Jakarta city. Lunch will be served at local restaurant, Ancol recreation park, and last at the National Monument, the land mark of Jakarta in 1950s. Dinner will be served at local restaurant and drop back at hotel for rest.
Day 02 JAKARTA – BANDUNG
Check-out hotel, depart for Bandung with en-route visiting Taman Mini Indonesia Indah ( Beautiful Indonesia in miniature ). Bogor Botanical garden, Puncak Pass, and Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Continue drive to Cipanas, stop to enjoy the resort then continue to visit tea plantation. Drive to Bandung and visit Cibaduyut shoe craft. Dinner at local restaurant, then drop at hotel for rest.
Day 03 BANDUNG – JOGYAKARTA
Depart for Tangkuban Perahu mountain resort and Ciater hotspring. Lunch will be served at local restaurant, then back to Bandung visit Cihampelas shopping center famous for the production of jeans, toko tiga , exploring at Asia-Africa street with visit Asia Africa museum, remainder of the foundation of Non Alignment Countries Movement first initiated. Dinner will be served at local restaurant, then drop to train station for Jogyakarta. Tour guide will escort the group up to Jogyakarta city. Upon arrival in Jogyakarta meeting service and drop at hotel for rest.
Day 4 JOGYAKARTA
Depart for Borobudur Buddhist temple and other 2 smaller temples of Mendut and Pawon. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Continue visiting Batik factory and museum and Sultan palace of Jogyakarta. Dinner will be served at local restaurant, continue to visit Ramayana Ballet at Pura Wisata before drop back at hotel for rest.
Day 05 JOGYAKARTA - SOLO
Depart for Solo with en-route visiting the biggest shopping center of Jogyakarta that is Malioboro, and Prambanan temple. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Drive 60 kms to Solo and visit unique traditional market of Solo named Klewer, and visit the palace of Kasunanan Solo ( the sibling palace of Jogya ). Dinner will be served at local restaurant before drop at hotel for rest.
Day 06 SOLO - BROMO
Depart for Bromo area through Malang city a drive almost 6 hours around 350 kms through various sights of Java cities, towns, villages and nature. Malang is the second biggest city of East Java after Surabaya. On the way visit Batu the popular resort of residents of big cities in East Java during holiday. Lunch will be served at local restaurant then continue drive to Bromo. Dinner and overnight at hotel near Bromo.
Day 7 BROMO – DENPASAR
Early wake up at 04.30 for hiking Mt Bromo by 4 wheel to enjoy beautiful and eery sunset on the top of the caldera. Return back down to have breakfast then drive to Ketapang port for crossing Bali strait Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Banyuwangi town. Upon arrival at Gilimanuk port meet and transfer to hotel in Denpasar, rest of the time free as they must be very tired.
Day 8 DENPASAR
Barong dance is a dance symbolizing good and evil spirits. The Barong is symbolized with a creature resemble a tiger and the witch is symbolized with frightening lady with long teeth sharp tusk, big breasts and always hanging long tongue called Rangda. Since the witch has a very strong magic power, dozen of the Barong assistants who intended to attack Rangda were hypnotized and committing suicide by stabbing themselves by kris. Batuan temple, one of the most beautifully decorated and architecture temple. Gold and Silver smith, they create many elegant designs, which are greatly influenced by local tradition. The villages known as the best place for this art works are Desa Celuk near Batubulan town, and Desa Singapadu, bordering with Desa Celuk. Drivedirectly to the mountain resort of Kintamani with its magnificent view on the mount Batur crater where lake Batur and active mount Batur are located. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Penelokan Kintamani. On the way back to hotel visit to one of the artists of Typical Ubud painting or fine woodcarving artist and their working place will be visited.
Day 9 DEPARTURE
Free time until 12.00 time to check-out hotel and transfer to airport
- Bromo Midnight Trek
- Bromo Mountain Tour
- Ijen Mountain Trekking
- Java Island Overland
- Tanjung Priok Sea Port Excursion
- Java Bali Heritages
- Semarang Sea Port Excursion
- Surabaya City Tour
Among various tour packages and tour options in Bali there are some tours which can be said always on the publications and interest a large part of travellers to Bali. Kintamani mountain tour sits at the first number as the most popular sightseeing tour, second is Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot tour, third is Uluwatu temple tour.
- Kintamani tour bring combination of watching barong dance, beautiful temple architecture, beautiful natural views, dance, carving, accessories and painting see description
- Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot temples are two historical heritages from 17th, Taman Ayun palace temple which is always found near palaces of Balinese king starting 18th century see description
- Uluwatu temple located on steep drop cliff on the southernmost tip of Bali island. see description