Central and East Java Tour
JAVA TOUR PACKAGES | Java
- USD /pax, min 2pax
This Java tour package is a great overland tour over Central and East Java, visiting highlights of Java in combination with the beautiful scenery en route. Starting in jogjakarta and ends in Bali.
Day 1: Arrival Jogjakarta (L)
Arrive in Jogjakarta, directly visiting the magnificent Prambanan Hindu Temple. The temple is a 9th century Hindu temple compound dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator, the Sustainer and the Destroyer. It is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia, and is one of the largest in Southeast Asia. Then continue to visit the nearby Sewu Temple, located within the same complex of Prambanan.
In the evening, you can make your own program to the famous Malioboro street, enjoy the hustle bustle and souveniers vendors, and try to bargain to get the best offer.
Overnight in Jogjakarta.
Day 2: Jogjakarta – Borobudur (BL)
The second day of this Central and East Java tour, visit Jogjakarta Sultan Palace “Kraton” which is built in grand and elegant Javanese architectural style, lies in the centre of the municipality. It was built in 1756 by Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono I. Next to the Kraton is the Taman Sari water castle, one a bathing pool for the king and his wifes.
At Kotagede, a neat, little and old town of Jogjakarta which was once the seat of the mighty Mataram kingdom, you will have the chance to visit silver works industry.
Then drive to Borobudur, a Buddhist Temple located 42km west of Jogjakarta. It is one of the world’s most famous temple, standing majestic and serene on a hillock overlooking lush green fields and distant hills. The shrine is the world’s and most complete of Buddhist reliefs.
Overnight in Jogjakarta.
Day 3: Jogjakarta – Solo – Kediri (BL)
It’s about 6 hours driving to Kediri with stop in Solo at Mangkunegaran Palace, a classical repository of classical Javanese art and culture. It has numerous priceless treasures which is believed to be from Majapahit century. From Solo continue to Sukuh Temple, which has a distinctive thematic reliefs from other temples where life before birth and sexual education are its main theme.
Drive through scenic area of Tawangmangu and Magetan with its beautiful panorama. Arrive at Kediri in the afternoon, a lively city where one of the biggest cigarette's company, Gudang Garam, is located.
Overnight in Kediri.
Day 4: Kediri - Malang - Bromo (BL)
In the morning, drive to Mount Kelud to see its phenomenon, with its new-born dome of Kelud (this visit is subject to condition at the time). From Mount Kelud, heading to Malang via Batu and stop at Pujon waterfall. Malang a delightful town of well planned parks and wide, tree lined avenues. Once a major coffee growing centre, there is still a lingering and agreeable air of Dutch influence throughout this country town. From Malang, continue the drive upward to Bromo.
Overnight in Bromo.
Day 5: Bromo – Ijen (BL)
Early wake-up call, at 3am. Leave the hotel for Cemoro Lawang, about 1 hour drive, to get to the closest point from where to start the discovery of Bromo volcano. The trip continues on foot or horse-back (cost for horse riding is not included) to cross the sand-sea to get to the feet of Mount Bromo. The spectacular view of the range of volcanoes (Bromo, Batok and Semeru) is unveiled along with the rise of the morning sun. Bromo is one of the multitudes of active volcanoes throughout Java. The view of this site is particularly spectacular. Afterward drive back to the hotel for breakfast and prepare to departure to Ijen. Late afternoon arrival in Ijen, the evening at leisure.
Overnight in Ijen.
Day 6: Ijen – Bali (BL)
After an early wake-up call and breakfast, a four-wheel drive vehicle carries you through the rural villages, coffee and clove plantations and then into one of Java’s last rainforests. Humidity, wildlife, giant ferns and big trees cover the slope of the mountain, to arrive at the Park Ranger’s station, to begin the 90-minute hike to Ijen Crater along a shady track with spectacular views. The lake eerie color and smoke wafting from bright yellow sulfur deposits crate the landscape desolate, barren and vibrantly alive. Watching miners descend into the crater and re-emerge carrying up to 80 kilos of ore on bamboo basket along the treacherous path.
Afterward walk down the mountain and drive back to the hotel for shower. Afterward drive to the harbor for ferry crossing to Bali.
Drop at your hotel in Bali.
End of Tour
Surcharge for high season (01 July-31 Aug 2015) at USD 25/person
Surcharge for peak season (24 Dec 2014 – 05 Jan 2016) at USD 50/person
Terms & Conditions:
- Price is net per person
- The price includes accommodation/meals/program as per itinerary
- The tour is using air-conditioned vehicle with professional English speaking guide
- Full payment to be received at least 3 weeks before departure date (and 5 weeks before for tour departure in high/peak season period)
- Payment is not refundable if the tour is cancelled within 2 weeks before departure (and 1 month before departure for high/peak season)
- Price is subject to change without prior notice