Located 7km before the Puncak summit, are the lush, tea-carpeted hills of Gunung Mas Estate . You can tour the tea factory (7000Rp), which is a couple of kilometres from the highway, or combine it with a guided walk through the plantation itself (60,000Rp).
These noisy ram-butting fights, held most Sundays between 9am and 1pm, are wildly popular in Bandung. They’re a sight to behold, and at least the rams only walk away with a sore head. Consult the Tourist Information Centre for the latest program of events.
To really experience Malang through the eyes of a local, get in touch with the Malang Tourism Ambassadors , a loose-knit group of students who offer free city tours of Malang and the region. All speak good English and are extremely passionate about their city.
At the time of research the climb to the peak from Kaliurang had been strictly off limits since 1994 because of volcanic activity. You can contact the Merapi Volcano Observatory .
Adventure travel agent specialising in upmarket tours to Bali via Bromo and Ijen. Also offers trekking and rafting trips.
Runs good full-day silversmith courses (220,000Rp per person including lunch and 10g of silver to play around with).
Offers courses ranging from a two-hour taster session to intensive programs lasting several days.
Rents out well-maintained bikes.