Enchanting Java

Enchanting Java

10 Days From US$1198 p/p

Enchanting-Java

Tour highlights

  • Explore the world-class botanical garden of Bogor and Jakarta old town
  • Experience a train trip to enjoy the picturesque Java
  • Admire UNESCO world heritage sites of Prambanan and Borobudur
  • Learn the local life by visiting house of Sampoerna and Kayoon Flower Market in Surabaya
  • Take an adventurous trip to Mount Bromo and Ljen Crater


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Itinerary Details

From lush jungle scenes to enchanting cultural towns, from spectacular volcanoes to the miraculous Borobudur temple, Java will always surprise you. Follow the exciting 10-day journey, take an unforgettable railway experience to discover the essence of Jakarta, Bandung, Jogjakarta and Bromo, to enjoy both cultural experience and adventurous nature exploration.

Upon arrival at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, your private tour guide will greet you with warm welcome and transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight in Jakarta.

Accommodation option:

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta - Diponegoro
  • (4 Ratings)
National Monument

National Monument

breakfast and lunch

After breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up to Bogor Botanical Gardens, located about 50 km south of Jakarta. It is a huge, world-class botanical garden, covering an area of around 80 hectares. Founded in 1817, the gardens contain streams and lotus ponds and it has a collection of magnificent palms. It is said that the garden’s orchid houses contain more than 3000 orchid varieties.

In the afternoon, take a visit to Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII), a beautiful Indonesia miniature park covering about 100 hectares. Here you will see full scale traditional houses from all provinces of Indonesia with displays of regional handicraft and clothing. There is a large lagoon where you can row around the islands of the archipelago or take a cable car across for a bird's eye view. There is also museum, theaters, restaurants, an orchid garden and a bird park with a huge walk-in aviary.

Overnight in Jakarta.

Accommodation option:

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta - Diponegoro
  • (4 Ratings)
Bogor Botanical Gardens

Bogor Botanical Gardens

breakfast and lunch

Today you will start a Jakarta city discovery. First drive to Sunda Kelapa Harbour. In here you will see the ranks of Phinisi boats anchored at the oldest port in Jakarta.

Afterward continue to the Old Town of Jakarta. Here you will visit Fatahillah Museum and Sunda Kelapa Harbor. Built in the beginning of 1710 century, Fatahillah Museum was as the Batavia City Hall and Governor's Palace under the colonization of the Dutch East India Company. Many cultural relics about the city are on display. Then walk to Jembatan Kota Intan (Intan City Bridge) which has stood since 1628 and can be regarded as the oldest bridge in Indonesia. You pass many historical buildings on the way.

Next, take a visit to the National Museum of the Republic of Indonesia, the largest museum in Southeast Asia. It collects many ancient objects from all over the archipelago. The collections are categorized into, bronze, prehistory, ceramics, numismatics, historical relics, and so on.

After the visit, your guide will send you to Gambir Train Stationto to catch the train to Bandung. Upon arrival in Bandung, transfer to hotel for overnight.

Overnight in Bandung.

Accommodation option:

  • Four Points by Sheraton Bandung
  • (4 Ratings)
Jembatan Kota Intan

Jembatan Kota Intan

breakfast and lunch

Your guide will pick you up from hotel to start a day excursion in Bandung. First to explore the Mount Tangkuban Perahu in northern Bandung area. You can look into the huge crater or hike down into it or enjoy the splendid panoramic scenery.

Afterward, learn more about tea processing in Ciater Tea Plantation. Arrive at Ciater Tea Plantation and you will be refresh by the fresh air and the stretch of tea tree. And you may have the opportunity to see the process of making tea in a tea factory of the plantation. Then enjoy a cup of hot tea and relax in a small cabana.

It's time to come back to the center of Bandung and visit Saung Angklung Udjo (SAU). SAU is one–stop cultural workshop to show and preserve Sundanese traditional art and culture, especially Angklung. It owns arena show, bamboo craft center and bamboo instrument workshop.

Overnight in Bandung.

Accommodation option:

  • Four Points by Sheraton Bandung
  • (4 Ratings)
Saung Angklung Udjo

Saung Angklung Udjo

breakfast

After breakfast, check-out and your guide will transfer you to Bandung Train Station for your train excursion to Jogjakarta. You can enjoy beautiful scenery, local plantation, rice field along the way. 

After arriving in Jogjakarta, transfer to hotel in Jogjakarta. The rest of time is free at your leisure.

Overnight in Jogjakarta.

Accommodation option:

  • Grand Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta
  • (4 Ratings)

breakfast and lunch

Today you will explore the glorious Magelang. First, we drive to Prambanan Temple. It is a UNESCO world heritage site and is the largest and most beautiful Hindu temple buildings in Indonesia. The 9th century Hindu temple is dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as Brahma (The Creator), Vishnu (The Preserver) and Shiva (The Destroyer).

Continue to visit Borobudur temple. The world-famous ancient temple is the single largest Buddhist structure on Earth. With a beautiful backdrop of Indonesian mountains, you will enjoy the breathtaking view. And you will feel both your body and mind are purified when stand on top of this magnificent pagoda.

Next, make a short drive to Candirejo Village. Enjoy a “dokar” -local horse carriage- ride or a bike ride to explore the small village and its surrounding plantations to learn the local way of life.

Overnight in Jogjakarta.

Accommodation option:

  • Grand Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta
  • (4 Ratings)
PrambananTemple

PrambananTemple

breakfast and lunch

After breakfast, depart by train to Surabaya, which takes about 5 hrs. Upon arrival in Surabaya, you tour guide will be waiting for you and take you to the house of Sampoerna, the cigarette live museum where you can see how is cigarette manufactured.

Afterward, we will drive to Kayoon Flower market. Passing the hero’s monument and Surabaya City Hall, we will arrive at Kayoon Flower Market. Here you can enjoy various fresh flower, dried flower and artificial garden from both import and local. At the end, transfer to Hotel in Bromo for check in.

Overnight in Bromo.

Accommodation option:

  • Jiwa Jawa Resort Bromo
  • (4 Ratings)
the house of Sampoerna

the house of Sampoerna

Hero’s Monument

Hero’s Monument

breakfast and lunch

Today you will take an adventure excursion to Mount Bromo, the most well-known active volcano in the region with fantastic sunrise. First stop at the view point to see Mount Bromo from a distance and enjoy its breathtaking view. Then, we will descend to the desert to experience the thrill of driving in the middle of a stretch of sand and witness off-white sulfurous smoke spewing from the crater. We will stop at the jeep parking and proceed on foot towards the Bromo crater. After the adventure trip, transfer back to hotel.

Overnight in Bromo.

Accommodation option:

  • Jiwa Jawa Resort Bromo
  • (4 Ratings)
Mount Bromo

Mount Bromo

breakfast

Breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Probolinggo to catch the executive train to Banyuwangi. Enjoy the view from the train while crossing the eastern part of Java.

Upon arrival, directly transfer to hotel in Banyuwangi. Have a good rest for the next early morning trip.

Overnight in Banyuwangi.

Accommodation option:

  • ILLIRA Hotel Banyuwangi
  • (4 Ratings)

breakfast

A journey to Ijen Crater for sunrise will be the perfect ending for your trip. Wake up early at around 3 am, drive about 45 minutes and trek up to around 1.5 hours, you will get closer to the crater. Standing at the crater rim, you will find the breathtaking views of giant craters and Crater Lake 200-meter sulfur Turquoise. Different from other volcanic, you may have a chance to witness the famous electric blue flames created by the combustion of the sulfuric gasses. And you can also see the workers fight against toxic fumes and dangerous terrain to collect sulfur.

After enjoying the view of sunrise in crater, walk down and transfer back to hotel. Have a good rest until your guide pick you up to Ketapang Harbour to cross the straits of Bali. Upon arrival, transfer to Bali Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport for your flight to next destination.

Ijen Mountain

Ijen Mountain

Our service includes:
  • One-to-one consultancy with our travel expert
  • Knowledgeable and helpful local guides
  • Private and comfortable van
  • All accommodations
  • Meals listed in the itinerary
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • In-destination transfers
  • A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling
Trip Notes

This tour is intended to give you an idea for what's possible when you travel with us. Treat them simply as inspiration, because every element of the tour can be customized individually. Please feel free to tell us your ideas and we will create a tour to match your tastes and budget.