Java-Bali Overland Nature and Culture 12 Days 11 Nights

During the trip you will be taken to the natural beauty of Java and Bali, as well as experiencing and understanding their culture. The trip can be organized for travelers with budget to premium/luxury preferences. In some places we will provide best available accommodations that is maybe basic due to no other accommodation available, such as in Tumpak Sewu Area or in Sukamade, Meru Betiri Nationall Park. Feel free to contact us for any customized trip.

Private Tour

Upon arrival Yogyakarta and then visit: Prambanan Temple, the biggest Hindu Temple in Indonesia and visit other temples in the complex. Enjoy sunset at Ijo Temple. Check in.

Depart at 03.00 from hotel and enjoy sunrise from Situmbu Hill with the view of Borobudur Temple and Mt Merapi far away. Afterwards observe the relief and stupas of the magnificent Borobudur Temple. Drive about 2.5 hours to Dieng Plateau Area and visit: Batu Pandang View Point to see Lake Warna and Lake Pengilon from above and then drive to Sikidang Crater to see its bubbling mud and stop by at Pandawa Temple Complex. Return to Yogyakarta.

After breakfast visit: Sultan Palace, Water Castle, Batik Home Industry and then visit; Kaliadem Village to see how Mt Merapi destructed the area in 2010. Drive to Embung Nglangeran to see the water retention and hilly view during sunset time.

Day 4: Yogyakarta -Bromo (Breakfast)
Pick up hotel morning after breakfast , drop you to train station and take Executive Class by Sancaka Pagi Train JOG-SUB at 07.00. Arrive in Surabaya at 12.00 drive 3 hours to Bromo Area. Check in.

Day 5: Bromo- Kapas Biru Waterfall -Pronojiwo (Breakfast)
Depart at 03.30 from hotel to Gunung Penanjakan by Jeep to see one of the best sunrise in Indonesia. Afterwards proceed to sea of sand, and then climb Gunung Bromo by stepping its 246 steps on its slope. After enjoying Bromo crater, return to hotel, breakfast and check out. Drive about 3 Hours to Pronojiwo. Visit Kapas Biru Waterfall which can be reached by about 30 minutes walk. Check in.

Day 6: Tumpak Sewu Waterfall-Banyuwangi(Breakfast)
After breakfast and then walk to Tumpak Sewu Waterfall, a 150 meters high multiple horsetail waterfalls which can be reached by trekking through narrow sloppy path. And then proceed to walk to Tetes Cave, a cave which can be reached by walking through tiered waterfall. Enroute to Tetes Cave you will be stopping by at Angels Waterfall , Nirwana Cliff with fan type waterfall and also mini blue lake. Return to hotel and check out. Drive to Banyuwangi.

Day 7: Ijen Blue Fire – Sukamade(Breakfast)
Depart at 01.00 from hotel and then drive to Paltuding and then trekk for 3.5 m on slope of Mt Ijen, that usually will take 1.5 hours to ascend. Enjoy Ijen Blue Fire Phenomenon and Ijen Crater scenery. Enroute you will meet the strongest men in the world, traditional sulfur miners carry up to 80 kg of sulfur blocks on bamboo basket. Descend and then drive to Meru Betiri National Park by 4WD, passing plantation, villages, beaches and rivers. Check in guesthouse.
At 08.00 Pm walk to the beach to await for turtle ashore and lay eggs (not guaranteed)

Day 8: Sukamade-Bali (Breakfast)
After breakfast and then walk to beach and release baby turtle to the ocean. Check out and drive to Ketapang Harbor. And drive to Bali area. Check in.

Day 9:UBUD TOUR (Breakfast)
After breakfast and then visit: Ubud Palace, Tegenungan Waterfall, Gunung Kawi Temple, Tirta Empul Temple, Puri Saraswati. Walk to Campuhan Ridge in Ubud. Return to hotel.

Depart at 02.00 from hotel to Toya Bungkah Village and then start trekking to the peak of Mt Batur which takes about 2 hours to the peak. After enjoying sunrise and photographing, descend to Toya Bungkah. Drive to Batur Natural Hotspring located on the edge of Batur Lake to enjoy hot bath to rejuvenate. Drive to Trunyan Village located on the other side of Lake Batur, and then cross by rowing boat to Trunyan Cemetery to see how the unique burial of Trunyan locals. The dead bodies are just literally only laid under the magic tree, trunyan tree. Return to Ubud. On the way stop by at Panorama of Lake Batur and as well stop by at Tegalalang Rice Terrace. Return to hotel.

Day 11: UBUD-SANUR (Breakfast)
After breakfast and then check out. And then visit: Uundanu Temple Lake Bratan, Jatiluwih Rice Terrace a UNESCO world heritage site, proceed to Tanah Lot Temple. And then drive o South Kuta and visit Uluwatu Temple. Check in hotel.

Day 12: TRANSFER OUT(Breakfast)
Free program until we transfer you to airport. End of service.

Price Includes:
Private Transportation, Driver, Gasoline
Room with breakfast
Jogja-Surabaya Train Ticket
Meals as program
Jeep Bromo and Lava Tour
Horse Riding
All Entrance Fees
Trunyan Boat
Mineral Water
Ferry Ticket
Local Trekking Guide for Ijen, Waterfall, Local Ranger at Sukamade, Batur Local Guide

Price Excludes: Personal Expenses, Guide&Driver tips, Travel Insurance, Others not mentioned in inclusion

What to prepare: warm clothing, flashlight/headlamp, trekking shoes, personal medication, water-friendly footwear

Indonesia Ecotourism and Adventure Tour : Yogyakarta, Borobudur, Toraja, Nias, Bromo, Ijen, Bali, Komodo, Flores, Orangutan Borneo, Sumatra, Lombok, Sumba Island and beyond.