DAY 01 : ARRIVAL – JOGJAKARTA CITY
Arrive at Adisucipto International airport in Yogyakarta. Welcomed by our representative / driver cum guide. Transfer to the city of Jogjakarta. Check in hotel. 2 overnight stays in Jogjakarta Plaza or Grand Tjokro in Jogjakarta.
DAY 02 : JOGJAKARTA – CITY TOUR & EXCURSION TO BOROBUDUR (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Today you will visit The Jogjakarta Sultan Palace of “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. Then 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. Afternoon return to Jogjakarta.
DAY 03 : JOGJAKARTA – EXCURSION TO PRAMBANAN – SOLO (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Today you will visit 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. Then drive to 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. Overnight stay in Roemah Koe Heritage or Lor Inn in Solo.
DAY 04 : SOLO – KEDIRI (B)
Breakfast at hotel. From Solo drive 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 stay in Hotel Grand Surya in Kediri.
DAY 05 : KEDIRI – MALANG – BROMO (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Today 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. 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 stay in Cafe Lava or Lava View in Bromo.
DAY 06 : BROMO EXCURSION – IJEN CRATER (B)
Very early morning, 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 stay in Ijen Cliff in Ijen.
DAY 07 : TREKKING IJEN CRATER – BALI – Drop Off (B)
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 services.
- 7 days Transportation in comfortable air conditioned Deluxe car/midibus/bus incl. fuel as per itinerary
- Empty run from Bali to Java for our driver
- 6 overnights accommodation in above hotels mentioned based on TWN/DBL/TRIPLE
- Daily breakfast
- Driver cum guide for group under 10 persons
- Entrance and parking fees as per program above
- Jeep at Bromo
- Ferry from Ketapang harbor (Java) to Gilimanuk harbor (Bali)
- English Speaking Tour Guide for group of 10 persons – up
- Daily Mineral water
Tour Not Included
- Personal expenses such as: Lunch & Dinner (under 10 persons), soft drinks, snacks, souvenirs, laundry, minibar, telephone, etc.
- Air tickets & airport tax
- Donations and tipping driver/tour guide
- Tour Guide / Local Guide (under 10 persons)
- Hotel surcharge on public holiday (if any)
- Any optional program