Java Travel

16 day Budget Tour

Day 1: Arrive in Jakarta

Welcome to Indonesia. When you arrive at Soekarno-Hatta Jakarta International Airport, we will already be waiting to meet you and bring you to hotel in Center Jakarta

Day 2 : Jakarta Free Program

Today you have own tour in Jakarta, you can visit Monas, Old City Jakarta, Batavia Café and Sunda Kelapa Harbor, you can use local busses, Taxi Online, but if you wish we provide a private car for this tour (Not Included in Price )

Day 3: Jakarta – Bandung ( Train )

Take the morning train from Gambir station to Bandung, this train will take 3 hours by train.

Trains Leave from Gambir Station Jakarta at 10.00, 11.00, and 12.00

Note : Transport / taxi to train station (both in Jakarta and Bandung are not included), but the location of the hotel is close to the station. Overnight in Bandung

Day 4 : Bandung Free Program

There many places to visit in Bandung like Kawah Putih, Floating Market, Waterfall, and also Angklung Udjo Bamboo Music school, however this is not all possible to do in one day, The choice on what to visit is completely yours. If you like to have a private car we will arrange for you ( Private Car Not Included in price )

Day 5 : Bandung– Pangandaran

Today you will have regular or shared transport To Pangandaran, a minibus will pick you up in the hotel around 07.00 am and drive to Pangandaran, which will take around 6 – 7 hours, there the driver will drop you off in your hotel.

Overnight in Pangandaran

Option: If you’d like to visit the Cangkuang Temple and Kampung Naga ( Dragon Village ) on the way to Pangandaran than we can provide a private car (not included in the price).

Day 6 : Pangandaran Free Program

Pangandaran is famous for the jungle trip in its National Reserve. If you are lucky you might even see some deer looking for their meals. Of course, you can also opt for chilling out and relaxing at the beach and enjoy the fresh seafood. The choice is yours. Overnight in Pangandaran.

Day 7 : Pangandaran Tour  ( Regular / Shared Tour Green Canyon )

Today you can make a village tour where you can witness people making gula jawa, wooden pupet etc. We would also recommend a trip to the Green Canyon, as this is sight not to be missed.

Overnight in Adam Homestay or Similar

Note : if the tour is for 2 persons than you will use adventurous transport on a motorbike, for groups of 4 or more we provide a car.

Day 8 : Pangandaran – Wonosobo ( Private Car )

In the morning we drive from Pangandaran to Wonosobo via Cilacap. It might be a nice idea, as well as being great fun to do part of the trip by a by boat, in that case we will meet you again in the harbor of Cilacap from where we’ll continue our journey together. If you prefer to do the whole trip by car that’s possible too.

Overnight in Wonosobo or Dieng Plateau

Day 9 : Wonosobo – Dieng Plateau – Borobudur – Yogyakarta ( Private Car )

In the early morning, we drive to the Dieng Plateau to enjoy its spectacular sunrise, crater and scenery, as well as the oldest Hindu temple complex in Java. After this visit, we will continue on our way to Candi Borobudur to explore the largest Buddhist temple in Indonesia. It’s a long, but exciting day.

Overnight in Yogyakarta

Day 10 : Yogyakarta Free Program

In Yogyakarta you can visit to the Kraton (Sultan’s Palace) which is a must when visiting in this city (oh well, only if you wish to of course). In Kota Gede you can see the production of silver handicraft and batik. In the evening, you can be thrilled by the beauty of the Ramayana dance (See our Yogyakarta section for more information on this fabulous performance). Overnight Yogyakarta

Day 11 : Yogyakarta Tour

In the morning you can relax or explore the city, around 14.00 mini bus ( Regular transport / Joined Transport ) will pick you up in the hotel to bring you to the Prambanan Temple. After your visit you will be brought back to your hotel.

Overnight in Yogyakarta.

Day 12 : Yogyakarta – Solo

At 07.30 our driver will pick you up and bring you to Solo for an exciting cycling tour to an idustrial village to the south east of Solo to see what Solonese do for living, you will visit : Tofu home Industry, Gamelan ( Javanese Orchestra ) Home Industry, Roof tiles, Arak ( Javanese wine ) process, Tempe ( bean cake )

Overnight in Solo

Day 13 : Solo – Malang Train

Take morning train from Solo to Malang

(Transfer to and from the station is not included in the price)

Overnight in Malang

Day 14: Malang – Bromo

Check out from the hotel in Malang. The drive to Tumpang Town will take about 1 hour to Tumpang Town. There you change into an open jeep to continue your journey to Bromo. The drive passes through rain forest and villages and you have the possibility to walk in the savana and kaldera. Another option is to stop at a waterfall. Once you arrive at your hotel you can already enjoy the stunning panorama that unfolds in front of you or just relax. This unusual and spectacular approach to Bromo is only accessible for 4 wheel jeeps.

Overnight in Bromo Village

Day 15: Bromo – Bondowoso

If you wish to you can enjoy Bromo Sunrise which you can arrange at the Hotel, you can choose either a private jeep or  joined a jeep with others. You have to leave at 03.30 am from the hotel, on your return from this adventure a well deserved breakfast is awaiting you. Then a mini Bus ( Joined Transport ) will bring you to Sempol Village.

Overnight in Catimor Homestay or Arabica Homestay.

Day 16. Ijen Tour – Ketapang Harbor

It is your choice whether you leave at 01.00 am for the “Blue Fire” experience or at 05.00 am for the regular Ijen tour.

(If you like visit Ijen Blue Fire the driver will ask you for extra charge).

After your visit to Ijen, continue to the harbor for your crossing to Bali.

END OF THE TRIP

General Information

1.Hotel Condition :

Most The hotel supply hot water and AC, but for some areas like Bromo no AC is available

In Catimor and Arabica you are booked into a basic room (Clean and comfortable with Breakfast included)

2.Joined Transport / Regular Tour 

Mini bus shared with 10 – 14 people and the driver speaks limited English,

Pick Up service and drop at hotel on destinations

3.Train

All train with Executive Class