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
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, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
Accommodations: Simple hotels/guesthouses (15 nts).
Explore Bohorok NP and try to spot orangutans and monkeys, watch the sunrise from the top of a volcano, relax on an island resort, take the train through the terraced rice fields of Java, visit a Buddhist sanctuary, Experience local culture at a Ngadas homestay
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 encounters with endemic animals with visit to 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
- Offer valid through 6/30/2018
- 16 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Medan||Day 1 Medan|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Bohorok||Day 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 3||Berastagi||Day 3 Bohorok/Berastagi (1B)|
Enjoy the cooler weather in the hilly resort town of Berastagi. Included Activities: Jungle Trekking in Gunung Leuser National Park Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 163km)
|Day 4||Berastagi||Day 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 5||Samosir Island||Day 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 6||Samosir Island||Day 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 7||Medan||Day 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 8||Jakarta||Day 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 9||Bandung||Day 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 10||Nglanggeran||Day 10 Bandung/Nglanggeran (1B, 1D)|
Take the morning train to Yogyakarta, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way, then transfer to Nglanggeran village for a homestay. Transport: Train (7.00 hour(s), 402km) Private Vehicle
|Day 11||Yogyakarta||Day 11 Nglanggeran/Yogyakarta (1B, 1L)|
Enjoy a hike on Mt Nglanggeran before getting a closer look at local life. After lunch in the village travel back to Yogyakarta, visiting the Prambanan Hindu temple complex en route. Included Activities: Mount Nglanggeran Hike Prambanan Hindu Temple Complex Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 12||Yogyakarta||Day 12 Yogyakarta (1B)|
Spend time at Borobudur and come away with a deeper understanding of the Buddhist culture here. Included Activities: Borobudur Temple Complex Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
|Day 13||Ngadas||Day 13 Yogyakarta/Ngadas (1B, 1D)|
Continue the journey across the agricultural heartland of Java to Ngadas, a village in the scenic Mt Bromo region. Experience the local culture with a G Adventures-supported community homestay. Included Activities: Ngadas Homestay Transport: Local train (7.00-8.00 hours)
|Day 14||Malang||Day 14 Ngadas/Malang (1B, 1L)|
Start early today (approximately 2:30am) for a pre-dawn trek across the "sea of sand" to watch the sunrise over the crater's rim, popular with both tourists and the local Buddhist Tenggerese, who can be seen giving offerings of food to receive blessings from the Supreme God Hyang Widi Wasa. Included Activities: Sunrise Walk to Mount Bromo Viewpoint Village Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
|Day 15||Sanur||Day 15 Malang/Sanur (1B)|
Drive from Malang to Surabaya airport for a short flight to Sanur and enjoy some free time. Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 95km) Plane (1.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 16km)
|Day 16||Sanur||Day 16 Sanur (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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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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