Indonesia in Depth – Sumatra, Java, Bali

Company : G Adventures
Activity: Tours
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 4 weeks to 4 weeks
Approx Costs: 1500 to 2000 £ Pound (UK)

Discover Javanese culture, encounter orangutans up close and personal, trek in the shadow of Mt Bromo, travel through beautiful rice terraces, chill out on Lake Samosir.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 Medan
Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Tangkahan
Morning tour of Medan. Traverse bumpy roads to reach the small jungle community of Tangkahan. Opt to participate in an elephant bathing session.

Day 3-4 Bukit Lawang
Hike from Tangkahan to Bukit Lawang. Visit the orangutan viewing platform, and opt to go jungle trekking in Gunung Leuser NP.

Day 5-6 Berastagi
Orientation walk upon arrival. Opt to hike a volcano or tour traditional villages.

Day 7-8 Samosir Island
Travel to the world's largest volcano lake, Lake Toba. Chill out and swim in the warm waters of the lake, or opt for some culture by visiting local Batak villages.

Day 9 Sibolga
Drive through beautiful scenery on this travel day finishing at this town on the Indian Ocean on Sumatra's western coast.

Day 10 Panyabungan
Break up the journey with an overnight stop in Panyabungan.

Day 11-12 Bukittinggi
Orientation walk upon arrival after a half day of travel plus a few interesting stops along the way. Free day to go rafting, visit Sianok Canyon, or check out Japanese caves from WWII.

Day 13 Padang
Travel back to the Indian Ocean for a night beachside, and do not miss the sunset!

Day 14-15 Jakarta
Fly to Jakarta, and enjoy free time to explore the thriving capital of Indonesia. Enjoy one of two street food crawls with the group and CEO while here.

Day 16 Cianjur
Visit a tea plantation en route to this city, then experience local life by sleeping at a homestay.

Day 17 Bandung
Orientation walk of Bandung then enjoy free time to explore independently.

Day 18-20 Yogyakarta
Scenic train trip to Yogyakarta, then free time to visit local sights such as the Buddhist Borobudur temple complex, Javanese temples, or Mt Merapi. Get out and explore this bustling city.

Day 21 Tawangmangu
Enjoy an optional stop to explore the Prambanan temples, then opt to continue on to the Sukuh Temple with its erotic carvings, followed by a beautiful walk through small villages and farms to Tawangmangu.

Day 22 Malang
Take a scenic journey to Bromo Tengger Semeru NP.

Day 23 Mt Bromo
Early morning hike to view the enchanting moonscape of Mt Bromo.

Day 24 Kalibaru
Journey to the famous Indonesian coffee plantations of Kalibaru.

Day 25-26 Pemuteran
Head to Bali and the beach with time to relax or explore the national park. Opt to take a snorkelling trip to Menjangan Island.

Day 27 Sanur
Travel to Sanur via hot springs and pristine cascades before enjoying a final night out with the group.

Day 28 Sanur
Depart at any time.

 

What's Included

  • City tour of Medan
  • Visit to orangutan feeding platform
  • Hike between Tangkahan and Bukit Lawang
  • Orientation walks of Berastagi and Bukittinggi
  • Entrance to Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
  • Mt Bromo sunrise climb
  • Visit to Kalibaru coffee plantation
  • Street food crawl
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 27 breakfasts. (Allow USD500-750 for meals not included.)
  • Minibus, local bus, walking, ferry, train, plane.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10.
  • Simple hotels (26 nts), local homestay (1 nt).

 

Trip Specifics

  • Price: From £1749 (available to book in other currencies)
  • Duration: 28 days
  • Start/Finish: Medan / Sanur
  • Code: AEID

 

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