WONDERFUL INDONESIA KNOW IT & LOVE IT TOUR 2-16 JUNE 2020
RATE STARTING FROM USD 1799,- FOR TRIPLE/DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
TOUR IS GUARANTEED AND GUIDED FROM PARAMARIBO WITH A MINIMUM OF 10 PARTICIPANTS
DEPOSIT 50% BEFORE 28 FEBRUARY 2020
FINAL PAYMENT BEFORE 2 APRIL 2020
PROGRAM – ITINERARY
Day 1: Jakarta
Upon arrival at CGK airport in the afternoon, meet with our representative. Continue to go to hotel for overnight.
Day 2: Sunda Kelapa Harbour – Monas – National Museum – Istiqlal Mosque – Cathedral Church (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. The first tour today is visiting Sunda Kelapa harbour which is an old and historic port in Jakarta dating back to the 13th century when it served as the main port of the Sunda Kingdom ruling Western Java. After exploring the harbor, continue to visit Monas that was built to commemorate the struggle for Indonesian independence which the construction began in 1961. Then, go to National Museum that it is the pride of Jakarta, the museum provide visitors an insight into Indonesia’s long history in cultural heritage from prehistoric days up to today. Afterwards, go to visit The Grand Istiqlal Mosque that is the largest mosque in South East Asia. Next, we stop to Cathedral Jakarta, a church building that was inaugurated in 1901 and was built with neo-gothic architecture from Europe. Back to hotel for overnight.
Day 3: Jakarta – Yogyakarta by train (B,L,D)
Early breakfast a hotel. At 5.30am go to Gambir station to go to Yogyakarta by train. Train departure at 8 am, need approx. 7h to reach Yogyakarta by train. Upon your arrival at Yogyakarta station and meet with our representative, go to Malioboro street (downtown Yogyakarta), named by English soldier who was serving in this area in 19th century. This street is famous for batik shops (try not to skip Mirota Batik at the very end), souvenirs, handcrafts and art galleries (take a walk down the side streets where you can find small artistic shops). Take your time to explore this area. Go to hotel for overnight.
Day 4: Borobudur – Merapi – Batik Roro Jonggrang (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. At 8am, get ready to go to Borobudur Temple, the biggest Buddhistic temple in the world (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Continue to the slopes of Merapi volcano (Merapi Volcano tour starts here). Visit villages that were swept away by volcanic eruptions in Kaliadem (on the slope of Mt. Merapi). Then, go to Batik Roro Jonggrang to get Hand Batik course. Back to hotel for overnight.
Day 5: The Royal Palace – Water Castle – Prambanan – Solo (B,L,D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out. Start early so you can visit The Royal Palace of Yogyakarta at 9am, known as the Keraton, Sultan of Yogyakarta’s home. Afterwards visit Taman Sari Water Castle known as the sultan’s garden. Taman Sari had multiple functions, such as leisure area, workshop, meditation space, defence area, and a hiding place. From The Royal Palace to Taman Sari we will transfer you using “Becak”, the traditional vehicle which is still exist till today. After that, continue your journey to Hindus Dome of Prambanan, one of the most famous examples of Indonesia’s rich cultural heritage. The temples (referred to as 1000 temples of Prambanan), locally known as Roro Jonggrang were built in the 9th century. Then, go to Solo by car for approx. 3 hours driving. Go to hotel for overnight.
Day 6: Keraton Hadiningrat Surakarta – Pura Mangkunegaran – Museum Danar Hadi – Pasar Gede (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. First visit on today is Keraton Hadiningrat Surakarta, The palace was established for the first time in 1744 by Sunan Paku Buwono II, and nowadays it becomes a place that holds much historical value. Next visit, we go to Pura Mangkunegaran, this building is located in Solo. The palace was started in 1757 by Mangkunegara. Continue to visit Museum Danar Hadi also known as House of Danar Hadi, this museum holds a collection of Batik cloth that reaches 10.000 strands and it was recognized by MURI (Indonesian Record Museum) as the museum with the most batik collections. Upon visit this museum, continue to go to Pasar gede Hardjonagoro, this market is one of the iconic tourist landmark in Solo which has been founded in 1923 by Pakubuwono X. Back to hotel for overnight.
Day 7: Candi Ceto – Candi Sukuh – Jumog Waterfall – Kemuning Tea Plantation (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Today excursion is started to visit Candi Ceto (Ceto temple), the majesty and the beauty of the Ceto temple is caused that the place is very quiet with the cool air and the temple is often shrouded in mist. We need approx. 2 hours to reach this area from Solo. After explore this temple, we continue to go to Candi Sukuh (Sukuh temple), this destination located on the western slope of Mount Lawu. Sukuh is a 15th-century Javanese-Hindu temple. Sukuh temple has a distinctive thematic reliefs from other candi where life before birth and sexual education are its main theme. After explore this area, we continue to visit Jumog Waterfall also called as the lost paradise, this waterfall offers natural attractions with beautiful exotic Panorama. The blows of waterfall that pass through rocks and trees give the effect of a waterfall as it splits into two parts. One stop before back to hotel, we can stop to enjoy the nice view of Kemuning tea plantation in Karanganyar area. Continue to back to hotel for overnight.
Day 8: Solo – Pandawa Beach – Garuda Wisnu Kencana – Uluwatu Temple – Kecak Dance Fire (B,L,D)
Breakfast and early check out at 4am. Go to Adi Sumarmo airport to go to Bali. Flight departure at 6am. Upon you arrival at DPS airport, you will be pick up by our driver representative to enjoy the God’s island, Bali. Directly go to Pandawa Beach to explore the best place to visit which offer clean white sand, calm seawater safe to swim. Next go to Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park, one of the most iconic and well-known tourist destinations in Bali. The last visit of the day is visiting Uluwatu Temple and watch Kecak and Fire Dance Performances which adapts the famous Ramayana Hindu epic, and plays out against a gorgeous Balinese sunset. Go to hotel for overnight.
Day 9: Tegenungan – Mas Village – Ubud Monkey Forest – Ubud Market – Ubud King Palace – Tegalalang (B,L,D)
Pick up from hotel. The first stop is at the Tegenungan Waterfall, this area is in the south side of Ubud and a really nice place to enjoy the wonderful waterfall. Then continue to Mas Village. This is a village specializing in woodcarvings. Next, go to Ubud Monkey Forest which is a tropical green forest close to the center of Ubud. Inside the forest you can see a sacred temple sanctuary guarded by the monkeys. Afterwards, visit Ubud Traditional Market. Then move to Ubud King Palace, in the center of Ubud you will see the palace from the road. Entering the area you can walk around to take pictures of the traditional Balinese architecture complex and see daily, traditional Balinese dance. Go to other place that is Tegalalang Rice Terrace which here you can see a typical scene in Bali: a rice terrace positioned in a beautiful rice field with the green of coconut plants. Latest, visit the coffee plantation where you will see, among other things, the most expensive coffee in the world, called Luwak Coffee. Return to hotel for overnight.
Day 10: Leisure at hotel (B)
Leisure at hotel.
Day 11: Airport
Breakfast at hotel. Leisure at your hotel of choice and transfer to the airport with short stop at souvenir shop center.
N.B. Itinerary can be changed due to condition such as : Date confirmation, Flight availability and any accidently situation