Classic: Best of Sumatra & Java (AESJ)

Countries Visited: Indonesia
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
  • Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences
  • Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character
  • Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience
  • All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
    Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 15, Avg 12
    Meals Included: 15 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
    Accommodations: Simple hotels/guesthouses (15 nts).

    Highlights
    Explore Bohorok National Park and meet the orangutans, watch the sunrise from the top of a volcano, relax on an island resort, learn where famous Sumatra coffee comes from, take the train through the terraced rice fields of Java, visit a Buddhist sanctuary

    Description
    A staggeringly beautiful land of volcanoes and tropical rainforest filled with all manner of unusual wildlife, the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java call out to explorers searching for something otherworldly. This adventure mixes close contact with orangutans and other endemic animals with encounters at coffee plantations, curiously European-like cities and dramatic landscapes, leaving you off to explore the famous Balinese beaches. Indonesia is like another planet, right here on Earth. Beam yourself up.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Duration
    16 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1MedanDay 1 Medan
    Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2BohorokDay 2 Medan/Bohorok (1B, 1D)
    Enjoy a city tour of Medan, including a visit to Maimoon Palace. Continue to Bohorok, one of the largest national parks in the world, famous for its orangutan rehabilitation centre. Included Activities: Medan City Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 87km)
    Day 3BerastagiDay 3 Bohorok/Berastagi (1B)
    Enjoy the cooler weather in the hilly resort town of Berastagi. Included Activities: Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 163km)
    Day 4BerastagiDay 4 Berastagi (1B)
    Hike up Sibayak Volcano for sunrise and take in the stunning view of the valley. Enjoy a free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs. Included Activities: Sibayak Volcano Hike
    Day 5Samosir IslandDay 5 Berastagi/Samosir Island (1B)
    Depart for the island of Samosir. En route, stop for an included visit to a coffee plantation. Included Activities: Coffee Plantation Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 188km)
    Day 6Samosir IslandDay 6 Samosir Island (1B)
    Enjoy a free day with options to relax or explore Samosir Island. Venture out for an excursion to see traditional batak houses and the tombs in Tomok.
    Day 7MedanDay 7 Samosir Island/Medan (1B)
    Enjoy a free morning, then drive back to Medan for the final night in Sumatra. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 188km)
    Day 8JakartaDay 8 Medan/Jakarta (1B)
    In the evening, there may be new travellers joining the group. Opt to head out for a welcome dinner in town. Transport: Plane (2.00 hour(s))
    Day 9BandungDay 9 Jakarta/Bandung (1B)
    A guided city tour will visit the former Batavia area, remnants of the colonial past, and tour the Sunda Kelapa Harbour. In Bandung, opt to see the angklung orchestra - resonating melodies created when children shake bamboo instruments. Included Activities: Jakarta City Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 150km)
    Day 10YogyakartaDay 10 Bandung/Yogyakarta (1B)
    Take the morning train to Yogyakarta enjoying beautiful scenery along the way. In the evening, opt to take in a dance performance by the Ramayana Ballet. Transport: Train (7.00 hour(s), 402km)
    Day 11YogyakartaDay 11 Yogyakarta (1B, 1L)
    The small village of Candirejo is a great place to get a taste of life in a local village. Travelling by horsecart, see native customs, traditions, and the agricultural system. Then, spend time at Borobudur and come away with a deeper understanding of the Buddhist culture here. Included Activities: Candirejo Village Visit Horsecart Tour Borobudur Temple Complex Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
    Day 12SurakartaDay 12 Yogyakarta/Surakarta (1B)
    Drive to Solo (Surakarta), the traditional capital of the old Javanese Kingdom. En route, visit the Prambanan Temple complex, a lavish example of ancient architecture. In the afternoon, opt for a bike tour of the area. Included Activities: Prambanan Hindu Temple Complex Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 65km)
    Day 13BatuDay 13 Surakarta/Batu (1B)
    Continue the journey across the agricultural heartland of Java to Batu, a large hill resort surrounded by volcanic peaks on the lower reaches of Gunung Arjuna. Transport: Private Vehicle (9.00 hour(s), 300km)
    Day 14BatuDay 14 Batu (1B)
    Visit Mt Bromo, then enjoy a free afternoon with options to visit nearby waterfalls or wander around the village. Included Activities: Mount Bromo Visit
    Day 15SanurDay 15 Batu/Sanur (1B)
    Drive from Batu to Malang for a short flight to Sanur and enjoy some free time. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 20km) Plane (1.00 hour(s))
    Day 16SanurDay 16 Sanur (1B)
    Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    10/14/2017$2,689.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    11/11/2017$2,589.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    12/09/2017$2,589.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 14; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    12/16/2017$2,589.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    01/06/2018$2,589.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    02/03/2018$2,589.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    03/03/2018$2,589.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
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    Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.

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    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

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