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Best of Java & Bali
Combine the striking volcanic landscapes of Java with Bali’s lush rice terraces and ornate temples for a truly memorable experience.
- Style: Private Tour
- Duration: 17 days/16 nights
- Starts in: Borobudur
- Ijen Plateau
Day 1 Yogyakarta to Borobudur
Upon arrival in Yogyakarta transfer to your hotel near Borobudur.
Day 2 Borobudur
Depart early at 4am to reach Borobudur in time for sunrise. Visit some local temples before a horse and carriage ride through Candirejo village.
Day 3 Borobudur to Ambarawa
Drive to Wonosobo, the gateway to the volcanic Dieng Plateau where you will see the incredible volcanic sulphur activity. Next visit Hindu temples and shrines dating back to the 8th Century.
Day 4 Ambarawa to Yogyakarta
An early morning 2 hour trek takes you to Gedong Songo temples up on the hillside. Later, visit a coffee plantation and continue to Yogyakarta, for dinner and a traditional dance performance.
Day 5 Yogyakarta
Enjoy a full day tour of Yogyakarta including the Sultan’s Palace and the spectacular Hindu temples at Prambanan.
Day 6 Yogyakarta to Mount Bromo
Board an early morning train to Jombang, then drive 4 hours by road to Ngadisari, a village on the edge of the Tengger Caldera.
Day 7 Mount Bromo to Ijen Plateau
Rise at 3.30am and journey by jeep to a viewpoint to see the spectacular sunrise over Mount Bromo. Later, sit back for a scenic 8-9 hour drive to Ijen Plateau.
Days 8-9 Ijen Plateau to Pemuteran, Bali
Visit Kaliklatak Plantation to learn how Java’s renowned coffee is produced.Embark on a moderate 90 minute uphill trek to the vivid turquoise acidic lake at Ijen Crater. Drive to Ketapang for the ferry to Bali and transfer by road to Pemuteran.
Days 10-11 Pemuteran to Munduk
After a day at leisure relaxing by the pool, drive along the scenic northern coast before heading into Bali’s hilly interior.
Day 12 Munduk to Umabian
Enjoy a morning walk stopping at various fruit and spice plantations. In the afternoon drive toward Umabian, stopping on the shore of Lake Bratan to visit the beautiful Ulun Danu Temple.
Day 13 Umabian to Ubud
This morning enjoy a walk through the rice paddies and help the local farmers tend to their rice crops. After lunch drive to Ubud with a stop en route at the pretty Taman Ayun temple near Mengwi.
Day 14 Ubud
On a morning half day tour, visit the Art Museum, the 16th Century Royal Palace and Ubud’s lively central market then in the afternoon relax with a 1 hour massage.
Day 15 Ubud to Candi Dasa
En route to Candi Dasa visit Pura Gunung Kawi, an exotic Hindu temple with shrines carved in to the cliff face and Pura Tirta Empul, a popular local water temple. Next head for lunch where you will enjoy magnificent views of Mount Batur, Bali’s most active volcano.
Day 16 Candi Dasa
Today, visit Klungkung where you will see the former Royal Courts of Justice, known as Kerta Gosa. Trek for 2 hours through rice fields to an ancient village, home to the Aga people, Bali’s first inhabitants.
Day 17 Candi Dasa to Denpasar
Stop by the coastal fishing village of Kusamba en route to Denpasar airport or one of our beach resorts.
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Private vehicle & driver and private guide
- Train & ferry as detailed
- 16 nights hotel accommodation
- 16 breakfasts, 13 lunches & 7 dinners
- International flights
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