Java and Bali : From Jogyakarta to Mount Batur

From East Java to Bali, this program will allow you not only to discover the most famous places but also the more secluded ones. It's the perfect combination between cultural discovery, trekking and hiking, with a bit of pristine beaches and underwater scenery.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 Bali or Yogyakarta Airport – Sanur

    Arrival in Bali airport or Yogyakarta airport. Welcome meeting by your english speaking guide and transfer to hotel by private transportation. Meals not included

    Hotel Puri Kelapa – Sanur

  • Day 2 Denpasar - Borobodur – Yogyakarta

    Denpasar - Borobodur – Yogyakarta Morning flight with destination to Yogyakarta, then visit to the colorful central market of Beringharjo. You will then visit Keraton: the Sultan palace and its inseparable Taman Sari water palace. Enjoy your lunch before heading north west to discover the majestic Borobudur, one of the most famous Buddhist temple in South-East Asia. The magnificent structure dates back to the 8th century. It is now registered as one of UNESCO's world heritage. Return to Yogyakarta in the late afternoon. Check-in at your hotel.

    Hotel Puri Artha – Jogyakarta

  • Day 3 Prambanan - Gunung Purba – Yogyakarta

    Prambanan - Gunung Purba – Yogyakarta Visit to Prambanan temple in the morning. The temple is known as the biggest Hindu temple in Indonesia. After the visit, you will drive to Gunung Purba area. Enjoy a nice trekking in the rice paddies less travelled by the tourists, then climb up to the peak of Gunung Purba, an ancient inactive volcano with giant rocks and forests surrounding its area. When you reach the top you will discover a beautiful panorama of rice terraces and plantations. Drive back to Yogyakarta later in the afternoon and night in the same hotel.

    Hotel Puri Artha – Jogyakarta

  • Day 4 Yogyakarta – Sukuh/Ceto - Solo

    Yogyakarta – Sukuh/Ceto - Solo In the morning, drive to the east to the area of Mount Lawu. Along the serpentine road on your way to the hillside, you will see many plantations, mainly dominated by tea. Visit the two Hindu temples perched on the mountain: Sukuh and Cetho. This two temples are known by the locals as the "erotic temples", its architectural design shows a remarkable difference with the other Javanese Hindu temples. Upon your way back, you will enjoy a short walk around the tea plantations of Karang Anyar. Drive back to Solo to spend the night.

    Hotel Rumah Turi - Solo

  • Day 5 Solo - Mojokerto - Caldeira Tengger

    Solo - Mojokerto - Caldeira Tengger Morning train to Mojokerto (4 hours). Upon your arrival, your driver is waiting for you and will lead you to Cemorolawang, a village located on Tengger caldera, in front of Bromo volcano. According to your arrival time, you can walk down to discover the Tengger caldeira. Dine and night close to the caldeira.

    Hotel Cafe Lava - Cemorolawang

  • Day 6 Cemorolawang - Mt Penanjakan - Ketapang

    Cemorolawang - Mt Penanjakan - Ketapang Before the sun rises, you will leave on jeep to reach Penanjakan viewpoint. As the sun rises, you will witness a mind blowing scenery of Mount Batok, Bromo and the towering Semeru on the back. If you did't have enough time the day before, you will then go down in the caldeira to observe Bromo volcano from up close. As you reach the crater rim after a short hike, you will feel the rumbling sound of the volcano beneath your feet and watch the smoke coming out from the crater. After a good shower and breakfast in your hotel, you drive to Banyuwangi, a town on the eastern part of Java. Dinner and night in Ketapang village (5 to 6 hours drive)

    Hotel Ketapang Indah - Ketapang

  • Day 7 Kaliklatak rubber and coffee plantations

    Kaliklatak rubber and coffee plantations Today you will discover the plantations of Kaliklatak with a local guide. Depending on the season, you will watch local people harvesting rubber, coffee, or cloves as well as learning how they process it. Then you will have some coffee tasting with a view to Bali before starting to walk your way down to the entrance gate. You will have your lunch at a beautiful colonial house in the plantation, then drive back to the hotel in the afternoon to enjoy some free time by the pool of the hotel.

    Hotel Ketapang Indah - Ketapang

  • Day 8 Kawah Ijen - Pemuteran

    Kawah Ijen - Pemuteran At around 4AM you will leave and drive to Paltuding area (1.5 hour drive). You reach the parking when the sun rises and you will start trekking to the top of Kawah Ijen volcano (2 hours trekking). On your way up you will certainly meet some porters who are already hiking down with their first basket of sulfur of the day. At the top of the volcano you will enjoy the view on the acid lake. You return to the hotel at around noon so you can have lunch, and then you will cross by ferry to Bali. Drive to Pemuteran where you have dinner and sleep in hotel.

    Hotel Kubuku Ecolodge - Pemuteran

  • Day 9 Menjangan Island - Pemuteran

    Menjangan Island - Pemuteran Today is dedicated for the underwater discovery and snorkelling on Menjangan Island, the marine part of Bali Barat National Park. Take a drive to Labuan Lalang jetty in the morning where you will cross on small boats. Upon your arrival on the island, you will discover the beautiful coral reefs and its tropical fishes in two snorkelling sessions. Lunch box provided. After that, enjoy a short walk to see the deers living in the island. Return to Pemuteran in the afternoon. Free time to relax. Night at the same hotel.

    Hotel Kubuku Ecolodge - Pemuteran

  • Day 10 Pemuteran - Munduk

    Pemuteran - Munduk In the morning to drive to Munduk area (2 hours drive) to make a trekking from villages to waterfalls. Lunch in Munduk and free time in the afternoon. You can also take a balinese cooking lesson (optional). Night in Munduk

    Hotel Puri Lumbung - Munduk

  • Day 11 Munduk - Jatiluwih - Ubud

    Munduk - Jatiluwih - Ubud In the morning, short drive to the Beratan Lake where you will visit the Ulun Danu Temple. You will then head to Jatiluwih rice terraces and trek from here to Besi Kalung temple. After this trekking, you will get back in the vehicles and drive to Ubud, the cultural capital of Bali. Dinner and night in Ubud

    Hotel Pertiwi Bisma 2

  • Day 12 Ubud – Gunung Kawi - Kintamani – Batur caldeira trekking

    Ubud – Gunung Kawi - Kintamani – Batur caldeira trekking From Ubud, you drive north east to Tampaksiring area. There you will discover Gunung Kawi mausoleum and Tirta Empul temple. You will reach Kintamani for lunch where you can enjoy the scenery on Batur volcano and its lake. In the afternoon trekking from Kintamani to the ancient lava fields (2 hours). You will sleep in a homestay by the lake.

  • Day 13 Mount Batur trekking - Sanur

    Mount Batur trekking - Sanur You start your trekking at around 4 am so you can reach the summit of Mount Batur for the sunrise. The trekking is a little bit steep but not too long. At the top ou can enjoy a coffee or tea waiting for the first lights of the day. If it's not too clouded the scenery is breathtaking, with the view on the lake and Mount Agung. After the descent, you will enjoy a bath in the hot springs. You will then drive to Sanur, by the beach where you can relax and shopping. Night in hotel in Sanur.

  • Day 14 Sanur - Airport

    Sanur - Airport Depending on your plane schedule, free time, and then transfer to the airport and flight back to Europa.

Period & budget

When to travel?

The best period for travelling is during the following months:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Price

The price starts from 1250 euros per person, minimum 2 persons.

The budget is an indication of the price per person, subject to availability. Your local agent will send you a customized quote with the exact price. The price can vary according to availability, level of services, period of travel, number of participants, booking time frame and other items.

Included

- English speaking guide
- Private transport
- accomodation + breakfast in 3 star category hotels, except in Bromo and Batur (2 stars)
- Meals
- Ferry crossing from Java to Bali
- First class train from Yogyakarta to Mojokerto
- Local guides for trekking if needed
- Transport by jeep in Bromo and Ijen area
- Entrance fees
- Mineral water

Not included

- Drinks
- Tipping
- International and domestic flights
- Personal gratuities

Practical info

Benjamin

My local agent
Benjamin

  • Living in Bali since 2012
  • Director of Altai Indonesia
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Region
Bali Java
Activity
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Duration
14 days
Code
ALINJABAIND
Price
From €1,270
Level
2/5
Comfort
3/5
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