Java Complete

This is an example of an extended trip on Java. During this tour you will discover almost all aspects of the island. Of course you can completely customize the trip to your own requirements. You can omit certain parts and/or add other components. If desired I’m pleased to help you with this. This also applies to the accommodations. You can arrange this yourself, but if you prefer it, I’m also pleased to arrange this for you. The choice is entirely yours.


Java Complete
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Java Complete: in 16 days from west to east

Day Route Program Overnight
1 Jakarta-Bogor Pick up at the airport (or at your hotel). Short visit to old town and port of Jakarta. Then to Bogor to visit the Botanical Gardens.  Bogor
2 Bogor-Bandung Today to Bandung via Puncakpas. At the top of the pass stop at lookout with stunning panoramic views of tea plantations. Bandung in the afternoon to the Angklungschool.   Bandung
3 Bandung First to the Tangkuban Perahu volcano, where you will be driving up to the crater rim. Next stop is at the hot springs in Ciater. In this region you will see beautiful tea plantations; here you can have a tea factory tour .  Bandung
4 Bandung-Pangandaran Long drive this day. En route visit a traditional Sundanese village. Late afternoon arrival in Pangandaran Beach.  Pangandaran
5 Pangandaran Beautiful boat trip to the Green Canyon. Then visit local small home workshops (crackers, palm sugar and wayang puppets).  Pangandaran
6 Pangandaran-Wonosobo Travel day, long drive today to Wonosobo; en route options for photo stops (Optional: boat to Cilacap and then by car to Wonosobo)  Wonosobo
7 Wonosobo-Yogyakarta Get up early for beautiful sunrise at Dieng Plateau, to Arjuna temples and Sikidang crater. Then visit the Borodudur Mendut and temples.  Yogyakarta
8 Yogyakarta Yogyakarta City Tour (incl. Sultans Palace). Visit craft workshops (shadow puppets, batik, silver)  Yogyakarta
9 Yogyakarta In the morning to the Mount Merapi volcano. Thereafter, the Prambanan temple complex and in the evening to the Ramayana Ballet at Prambanan.  Yogyakarta
10 Yogyakarta Cycling tour in neighboring village to see everyday rural life. Yogyakarta
11 Yogyakarta-Sukuh/Sarangan First to Solo to visit the Sultans Palace. On the way to Sukuh visiting waterfall. Then visit to Sukuh Temple (Alternative: mountain village Sarangan on Sarangan Lake)  Sukuh/Sarangan
12 Sukuh/Sarangan-Malang Long travel day of about 8 hours; en route options for photo stops Malang
13 Malang City tour in Malang, followed by a visit to a tea plantation. Then drive to Bromo. nabij Bromo
14 Bromo-Kalibaru Get up early for fantastic sunrise at Bromo, after the Bromo back to hotel for breakfast. Subsequently to Kalibaru * (Alternative: after breakfast to Ijen volcano) Kalibaru
15 Kalibaru-Ijen Visit to coffee, cocoa and rubber plantation. Then drive to Ijen Ijen 
16 Ijen- Lovina Trekking Iljen. Then to the ferry for the crossing to Bali and drop off in Lovina Lovina (Bali)


*  In Kalibaru you have the option to choose an adventure tour to turtles on the beach in Sukamade. This is a two-day trip that is performed with a 4WD. You stay in a very simple guesthouse in Sukamade. In the evening you will be guided by rangers to the beach to watch the sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs.