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Best of Java

9 days, Jakarta to Sanur

Side profile photo of a Buddha statue in Java

With a population of 135 million crammed into just under 140,000 sq km, you’d think there’d be no room on Java left for adventuring. As densely populated as it is, this amazing stretch of Indonesia has loads of unexplored corners just waiting for travellers looking for something a little different. From Jakarta, you’ll venture to the curiously European-like city of Bandung (the “Paris of Java”) en route to Yogyakarta, home to the island’s monstrous volcanoes. Then wrap it all up on the gorgeous Balinese beaches of Sanur. (Hey, if you can’t beat the crowd, join it!)

9 days

Jakarta to Sanur

From$9159HKD
Valid on Nov 5 2022
Trip Code: AEJV

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Promo Code G22GAV020ADV09

With a population of 135 million crammed into just under 140,000 sq km, you’d think there’d be no room on Java left for adventuring. As densely populated as it is, this amazing stretch of Indonesia has loads of unexplored corners just waiting for travellers looking for something a little different. From Jakarta, you’ll venture to the curiously European-like city of Bandung (the “Paris of Java”) en route to Yogyakarta, home to the island’s monstrous volcanoes. Then wrap it all up on the gorgeous Balinese beaches of Sanur. (Hey, if you can’t beat the crowd, join it!)

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12.

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

9 days

Jakarta to Sanur

From$9159HKD
Valid on Nov 5 2022
Trip Code: AEJV

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Special Offers

Expires on Jun 01, 2022 03:59 UTC
Promo Code G22GAV020ADV09

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Ripple Score

100

Map of the route for Best of Java

Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Jakarta

Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Jakarta/Bandung

Enjoy a guided city tour of Jakarta visiting the former Batavia area, remnants of the colonial past, and stroll through the Sunda Kelapa Harbour. In the afternoon, depart for Bandung surrounded by volcanic peaks and tea plantations. Opt to see the angklung orchestra - resonating traditional melodies created by children shaking bamboo instruments.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Bandung/Yogyakarta

Board a morning train and take in the beautiful scenery on the ride to Yogyakarta, steeped in ancient ruins and culture. On arrival, opt to go on a cycling tour or take in a Ramayana dance performance.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4Yogyakarta

Venture to the Prambanan Hindu temple complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and wander through the remains of some 244 temples, with some towering out of the rubble. Spend the afternoon at leisure.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 5Yogyakarta

Visit Borobudur, the largest Buddhist sanctuary in the world and another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend time exploring the pyramid-like complex, admiring the intricate carvings, and come away with a deeper understanding of Buddhist culture here. Later, enjoy free time to continue exploring Yogyakarta.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6Yogyakarta/Ngadas

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.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment Ngadas Homestay

Meals included:

Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7Ngadas/Malang

Start early today (approximately 2:30am) for a pre-dawn trek across the “sea of sand” to Mt Bromo. Watch the sunrise over the crater’s rim, popular with both tourists and the local Buddhist Tenggerese, who can be seen giving offerings to receive blessings from the Supreme God Hyang Widi Wasa. Head back to Ngadas for lunch before exploring more of the village on an included walk. Later, travel to Malang for the night.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your G for Good Moment Village Walk

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 8Malang/Sanur

Drive from Malang to Surabaya airport for a short flight to Sanur, a serene seaside town on the island of Bali. Spend the afternoon on the beach, and cheers to a beautiful sunset.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 9Sanur

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Ngadas Homestay, Desa Ngadas
  • Your G for Good Moment: Village Walk, Desa Ngadas
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Jakarta city tour
  • Prambanan temple complex visit
  • Borobudur visit
  • Mt Bromo sunrise visit
  • Beach time in Sanur
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Simple hotels/guesthouses (7 nts), homestays (1 nts, multi-share).

Meals

8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
Allow USD95-125 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private van, walking, train, plane.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

My Own Room - From $2649.00

If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

Make it a private tour

Book this tour as a private departure - with your own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour - for any group, big or small (even just one traveller).

Best of Java

| 9 days - Jakarta to Sanur - from $9159 HKD