DAY 01. ARRIVAL JAKARTA
Arrival Jakarta. Meet and greet by tour guide and our staff (afternoon / evening arrival). Direct transfer to hotel.
DAY 02. JAKARTA CITY TOUR (BL)
Breakfast at hotel. Depart Jakarta city tour visiting Taman Fatahilah museum, Sunda Kelapa Old Harbor, Old Jakarta / Batavia and Chinese area at Glodok. Lunch served at local restaurant. upon completion, return to hotel and free program.
DAY 03. JAKARTA – PUNCAK – BANDUNG (BL)
After breakfast and check out from hotel. Depart to Bandung city pass through Puncak area, which is famous for its’ beautiful landscape and vast green tea plantation with refreshing mountain atmosphere. Frequent stops and photo takings are very possible to do when transit at this area. If you wish, you can take Tea Walk at Gunung Mas plantation. After lunch, continue drive to Bandung. Upon arrival, check in at hotel. Free program.
DAY 04. NOTHERN BANDUNG TOUR (TANGKUBAN PERAHU VOLCANO – CIATER HOT SPRING) (BL)
Have breakfast at hotel. Drive to Mt. Tangkuba Perahu to see Ratu Crater. Next, drive via Lembang area, stop by and pay visit to milk manufacturing center before reaching Ciater Hot Sprimg. Ciater is an area to enjoy the warmth of sulphurous water which is good for skin medication. Finished the tour, back to Bandung city. On return to hotel, several photo stops will be offered at places such as Merdeka Building - a place of Asian-African Conference in 1955, Geological Museum which kept ancient objects such as Java Man fossil, etc. Sate Buiding, a central of west Java Province Government, which build in 1920 by the J. Gerber Architect with the Italian Architecture style of Renaissance period, Spain and Siam. West Java Struggle Monument (photo stop) that stand opposite with Sate Building. And last, shopping to many Factory outlet, around R.E. Martadinata street.
DAY 05. BANDUNG - YOGYAKARTA By Train (BL)
Breakfast and lunch served in box. Check out from hotel and with guide transfer to Bandung train station for taking morning train to Yogyakarta. (Train name: Lodaya. Class: Executive. Leaves: 08.00 – 15.20). Afternoon arrive at Yogyakarta, transfer to hotel. Free program at your leisure.
Note: Trip by train from Bandung to Yogyakarta takes approx. 8 hours. For lunch, it is recommended to order from hotel in Bandung before departure. Suggestion for evening activity: Start experience your first day visiting Yogyakarta (if it is not too exhausting), by having dinner out and wathing Ramayana Ballet performance at Prambanan open theater or Purawisata theater.
DAY 06. BOROBUDUR – DIENG PLATEAU TOUR – YOGYAKARTA (BL)
Morning after breakfast or earlier at 06.00 depart 42 km to the NW of Yogyakarta to visit Borobudur. A UNESCO world heritage site. 8th century Buddhist monument, the world’s largest. 7 terraces to the top represent the steps from earthly realm to Nirvana. Reliefs depicting the birth, enlightenment and the death of the Buddha. Extra visit to Pawon and Mendut tempe located near by and are believed to have been built on one straight line with the Borobudur. The journey then continued to Dieng Plateau pass through dramatic street between two soaring sky mountains of Sindoro and Sumbing. Dieng is located in the Central Java’s hinterland on 2.000 m elevation. The area is dotted with Hindu-Buddhist temple ruins and several calderas of an extinct volcano. Surrounded by jagged, mist shrouded mountains and local potato plantation provide travelers more refreshing look of Central Java. Lunch served at local restaurant before return to hotel in Yogyakarta.
DAY 07. PRAMBANAN PLAIN – MERAPI VIEW – YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR - SUNSET AT PARANGTRITIS BEACH (BL)
After breakfast, depart tour to Prambanan Plain visiting main Prambaan temples compound and several other temples such as, Lumbung, Bubrah and Sewu temple. Next, continue trip to King’s Boko Palace temple located near by Prambanan main temples. It is a large complex of ancient building (period of construction not yet identified) situated on the rocky hill surrounded by countryside area. Tour then continued by visiting Kaliadem village on the southern slope of Mt. Merapi at 5 km distance from the summit. Kaliadem itself is famous as a good spot for Merapi volcano viewing activity. Drive back to Yogyakarta town to visit Sultan Palace, Ngasem Market and Tamansari. Extra visit to Batik center and silversmith in Kotagede to see both products being processed. Lunch served at local restaurant. Afternoon proceed to Parangtritis area (30 km south of Yogyakarta town), visiting fisherman village, Depok beach with sand dunes view and enjoy sunset. Dinner served on return to hotel.
DAY 08. YOGYAKARTA – SOLO – BROMO AREA (BL)
Breakfast at hotel, check out and depart long journey to reach Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park in East Java (9 – 10 hours drive). On route, stop by at Prambanan temples compound, Sewu temples complex and Solo palace, known as another remaining Javanese culture center in Java. Lunch served at local restaurant. Late afternoon arrival at Bromo area, check in at hotel and free program.
DAY 09. SUNRISE PANANJAKAN - BROMO CRATER - IJEN (BLD)
Early morning at 4 am, by 4WD jeep pass through shimmering sea of sand,drive to Mt. Pananjakan (2,775 meter ASL). It is a great spot to enjoy spectacular sunrise. Trip then continued by riding on a horse back to climb up till the rim of Mt. Bromo crater. Bromo crater is considered as a sacred place for Hindu community at Bromo and Tengger area and is to throw offering when Kasodo holy ceremony is held. Upon completion, return to hotel for breakfast and packing up, then transfer to Ijen area (5 hours driving). Lunch at local restaurant. Late afternoon arrive at Ijen area and direct check in at guest house. Evening free program.
DAY 10. IJEN LIGHT TREKKING - SUKAMADE BEACH (BLD)
Early morning (at 4 am is recommended time)wake up call. Check out and take a short drive from guest house to Ijen ranger post. Start light trekking up to get to Ijen crater (3 hours go and back). Ijen crater is a gigantic crater and is measured 1 km in diameter and 175 meter in depth. A place for traditional sulphur mining. This trip will let you observe how hard working locals carrying full loaded sulphur material with bamboo baskets that weigh 70 - 80 kg, up and down the crater edge. Finished ijen trip, proceed to Sukamade area which is famous for its turtle beach, located at Meru Betiri National Park. Along the way to Sukamade you will experience driving through endless plantation of coffee, cacao, and traditional rubber tapping. You may even travel through dense Meru Betiri National Forest where the last Javanese tigers are still believed to roam the area. Lunch served at local restaurant. Late afternoon arrive at Sukamade, check in at simple Sukamade Guesthouse. After simple dinner at the guesthouse, proceed to the Sukamade beach for the turtle excursion (sightings are not guaranteed). See the turtles slowly walk up ashore to lay their eggs. Then back to the guesthouse for overnight.
DAY 11. SUKAMADE - DEPARTURE SURABAYA OR KETAPANG FERRY HARBOR (BL)
After having simple breakfast at guest house, take a short tour to see several local products , such as spices, cacao, coffee or rubber, typical to this area being processed at the next door factory. Back to guest house, pack up and check out then transfer to Surabaya or Ketapang ferry harbor fro your next destination. End of services.
Private tour arrangement.
Private air conditioned transport (Inclusive driver, petrol, parking, toll fee).
10 nights accommodation.
Meals ( Indicated by B or L or D) at local restaurants or hotels.
Train tickets (Executive class) Bandung - Yogyakarta.
Entrance tickets and all admission fee.
Guide service (English speaking guide) and local guide for specific objects.
Mineral water during tours.
4WD Jeep transport at Bromo area.
Personal expenses (laundry, phone, internet, additional meal or drink, etc).
Tip for guide and driver.
Any item not specified as Inclusions.
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JAVA LOTUS TRAVEL Tour Service & Tour Operator
Timuran MG III/119 B
Yogyakarta 55153 Java Indonesia
Phone : +62 821 3458 9308
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Contact Person: Arif
JAVA LOTUS TRAVEL is Yogyakarta based Tour Service and Tour Operator organizes and offers wide range of tours and holiday packages in Yogyakarta and many popular destinations in Java island, Indonesia. From simple tour arrangements to some popular attractions such as Borobudur, Prambanan, Dieng Plat…