Tailor-made Tour 14 days from £2565 per person

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  Places Visited: Yogyakarta, Solo, Bromo, Ijen, Munduk, Ubud, Sanur

Get an ideal mix of culture, activity, nature and beach relaxation on our Java In Depth tour. Starting in Yogyakarta, home to Indonesia’s premier cultural site, the World Heritage Borobudur temples, you move west to Solo, centre of Java’s Batik industry. Continue further west by train to see the spectacular and still active Bromo Volcano before visiting the crater and sulphur mines of Mt Ijen. A ferry crossing brings you to Bali where you spend a couple of days exploring the less visited, northern part of the island. Explore the many sights of East Bali and learn about the delights of traditional Balinese cooking in Ubud. From the terraced ricefields continue south to spend the last few days soaking up the sun on the beaches of Sanur.

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Suggested itinerary

Day 1
UK

Fly overnight from the UK to Yogyakarta.

Day 2
Yogyakarta

Arrive in Yogyakarta and transfer to the Gallery Prawirotaman Hotel or similar for two nights.

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Day 3
Yogyakarta

Head to the stunning Borobudur temple before the sun begins to rise. Built around 850AD, the temple was deserted when the Hindu Majapahit Empire overthrew the Sailendra Dynasty. In the afternoon visit Prambanan Temple, an ancient Hindu temple dating back to the 9th century.

Day 4
Yogyakarta, Solo

A morning drive to Solo, Java’a ancient capital and a major town for batik production. Visit the Sultan’s Kraton Palace and its antiques museum. Continue to the Mangkunegaran Palace before stopping at a local batik workshop. Stay at the Royal Surakarta hotel or similar for the night.

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Day 5
Solo, Bromo

Board the morning train for a three-hour journey to Mojokerto. Transfer by road to Jiwa Jiwa Resort or similar in Bromo where you stay for two nights. Rest of the afternoon is at leisure

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Day 6
Bromo

Today is an early morning 4am start. You will travel by 4WD jeep to a sunrise viewing spot with stunning views of the Bromo volcano and surroundings. Return to your hotel and have the day at leisure.

Day 7
Bromo, Ijen

Transfer by road to Ijen, with stops at scenic spots. Stay at the Ketapang Indah Hotel or similar for the night.

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Day 8
Ijen, Munduk

Take an early morning excursion to Mt Ijen by 4WD to see the crater lake, surrounded by sulphur mines. Later take the ferry across to Bali island and continue by road to Munduk. Stay at the Sanak Retreat for two nights.

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Day 9
Munduk

Today you take a walking tour to explore orange and flower plantations, visit a magnificent waterfall and visit the paddy fields around Gobleg village.

Day 10
Munduk, Ubud

After a morning at leisure, transfer to Ubud. Stay at the Anumana Hotel Ubud or similar for two nights. This evening, enjoy a traditional Kecak dance performance, a mesmerizing sight.

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Day 11
Ubud

A full day excursion to see the sights of East Bali. Discover rice terraces, sleepy villages, ancient temples and towering volcanoes. Stop at the quaint village of Penglipuran. Walk along the narrow streets to see the traditional Balinese houses. Continue to the western slopes of Mount Agung to visit the stunning temple complex of Besakih. Explore Sidemen, a rural area famous for its beautiful landscape and traditional weaving. Finish at Kerta Gosa, the former royal courts of Justice.

Day 12
Ubud

Transfer to the seaside town of Sanur today. Its long, sandy beaches offer shallow waters, while its protective reef results in limpid waves. Stay at the Swiss-Belresort Watu Jimbar for two nights.

Day 13
Sanur

Day at leisure.

Day 14
Sanur

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight to the UK.

Tailor-made Tour 14 days from £2565 per person


What's included

✓   International flights from the UK 
✓   12 nights accommodation
✓   All internal transportation and transfers
✓   English-speaking accompanying guide throughout
✓   Entrance fees to sites and monuments listed in tour itinerary

 

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