Classic Java Bali Overland

Discover the nature, culture and culinary across Java. This classic road trip from Jakarta to Bali is the best way to see the Java’s best with Bali as the ending point and suitable for the first time visitor to Indonesia since you will experience the highlight of Indonesia’s historical, nature, art and culture. Among the point of interests are Bogor Botanical Garden, the drive-in volcano of Tangkuban Prahu, Dieng plateau, Borobudur Budhist temple, Kraton Sultan’s palace and Bromo volcano as one of the best view point to see sunrise.You will be staying at homestay or guesthouse that owned by local people to experience living in local tradition.


Classic Java Bali Overland


Day 01.Jakarta

Arrival at Jakarta International airport. Pick up service by our guide and transfer to MK Guesthouse SCBD. Briefing will be conducted by our guide.

Day 02.Jakarta City Tour

Fullday city tour to historical site of Jakarta. First stop will be Sunda Kelapa old harbour that was an important harbor for trading in Dutch era. Until today it is still being used for wooden Bugis schooners called Phinisi to carry wood. Then a short walk to old watchtower that was built in 1839 to control traffic at harbor. Afterward we will have a walking tour to Fatahillah square where the former city hall is located. This square is the center of old Batavia – a former name of Jakarta – with many old Ducth style buildings. Along the road we will pass old former Dutch warehouses and stop at 1628 Kota Intan wooden bridge that was previously named Engelse Burg. Another sight is 1730 Red shop building or locally known as Toko Merah. You will have your lunch at Batavia Cafe (on your own personal expenses), before entering the former city hall which now become a Jakarta History museum or well-known as Fatahillah museum to see the collection from prehistory. Back to your hotel.

Day 03.Jakarta – Bogor – Bandung

Morning drive to Bogor city that was a retreat place in the Dutch era named Buitenzorg. First stop will be the world’s well-knowned Bogor Botanical Garden that was built by C.G.C. Reinwardt in 1817 and is the oldest botanical garden in South East Asia. Proceed to Bandung via Puncak mountain resort and stop at Puncak Pass hotel which is preserving some old Dutch style villa. Lunch at your own expenses at Puncak Pass restaurant that serve authentic Dutch culinary and cakery. Arrival in Bandung , check in Halimun Guesthouse & Resto

Day 04.Bandung

Excursion to drive-in volcano of Tangkuban Prahu volcano. From the parking area walk to the crater rim to see its active crater. Afternoon proceed to Saung Anglung Udjo to see the Sundanese traditional music instrument performance that was made of bamboo called Angklung. Back to hotel.

Day 05.Bandung – Wonosobo

Leave Bandung – the capital city of West Java – for Wonosobo in Central Java. Stop at Kampung Naga village to see the traditional houses and natives who keep their way of life from their ancestors. Arrival at Wonosobo and check in The Cabin Tanjung hotel.

Day 06.Wonosobo – Jogjakarta

Morning tour to Dieng Plateau. The first stop is Hindu temple complex then visit to Telaga Warna colored natural lake before heading to Jogjakarta. On the way stop at Borobudur, the biggest Buddhist temple in Indonesia. Arrival at Jogjakarta, check in Kampung Djawa guesthouse.

Day 07.Jogjakarta – Solo

City sightseeing to visit Jogjakarta Kraton Sultan’s Palace and Prambanan Hindu temple. Then proceed to Solo with stop at silversmith at Kota Gede. Arrival at Solo and visit to Solo Kraton Sultan’s Palace. Check in Victoria guesthouse.

Day 08.Solo – Malang

Leave the Royal city for Malang in East Java. Enroute visiting to Singosari temple. Check in hotel Sahid Montana.

Day 09.Malang – Kalibaru

Early morning by Jeep transfer to Mt. Pananjakan to view sunrise over Bromo volcano, Mt. Batok and Mt. Semeru as the highest peak of Java. After a short hiking to Bromo’s crater rim, we will be heading eastward to Kalibaru. Overnight at a historical Margo Utomo resort surrounded by plantation.

Day 10.Kalibaru – Banyuwangi – Bali

From Kalibaru drive to Banyuwangi for crossing Bali strait from Ketapang harbor in East Java to Gilimanuk harbor in Bali. Then continue driving to Kuta beach and check in Arnaya homestay.

Day 11.Bali

Free at leisure or take optional day tours

Day 12.Bali – Out

Check out hotel and transfer to I Gusti Ngurah Rai International airport Denpasar for your flight
back or extend your stay at the Island of God. End of program

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