Indonesia Java, Bali & Lombok

Classic, Jakarta to Sanur

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Yeah, we’ve seen you perusing the Bali, Lombok, and Java trips and thinking, “Why don’t they just put all three of them together?” Here you go: All the natural splendour, bustling cities, remote villages and exotic wildlife of Indonesia’s most popular territories in one convenient, 22-day bundle. Explore the volcanoes of Yogyakarta, endless rainforests, the rugged and untouched beauty of Lombok, bustling Jakarta, and blissful Sanur’s white-sand beaches. The adventure of a lifetime is out there. Sometimes, all you have to do is ask.

What’s included

  • G Adventures for Good: Ngadas Homestay, Desa Ngadas G Adventures for Good: Village Walk, Desa Ngadas G Adventures for Good: Bali Community Training Lunch Program, Ubud Recharge: Local Hot Springs Visit, Kintamani Carte Blanche: Ubud
  • Jakarta city tour
  • Nglanggeran village homestay
  • Mt Nglanggeran hike
  • Prambanan temple complex visit
  • Borobudur visit
  • Mt Bromo sunrise visit
  • Beach time in Sanur
  • Jatiluwih Rice Terraces visit (UNESCO-protected)
  • Lake Bratan temple visit
  • Highlands of Kintamani visit
  • Mt Batur view
  • Local Indonesian meal experience
  • Kerta Gosa visit
  • Ubud orientation walk
  • Sasak village visit
  • Snorkelling trip
  • Easy trekking in Tetebatu
  • Sendang Gila Waterfall swim
  • Free time on the white-sand beaches of the Gili Islands
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Visit the tobacco plantations of tetebatu in lombok
  • Snorkel vibrant reefs and dig your feet into white-sand beaches
  • Explore hindu temples and buddhist sanctuaries
  • Lay eyes on active volcanoes
  • Savour indonesian cuisine.

Itinerary

Day 1 Jakarta Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Jakarta/Bandung (1B) A guided city tour will visit the former Batavia area, remnants of the colonial past, and tour the Sunda Kelapa Harbour. In Bandung, opt to see the angklung orchestra — resonating melodies created when children shake bamboo instruments. Included Activities: Jakarta City Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 150km)
Day 3 Bandung/Nglanggeran (1B, 1D) Take the morning train to Yogyakarta, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way, then transfer to Nglanggeran village for a homestay. Transport: Train (7.00 hour(s), 402km) Private Vehicle
Day 4 Nglanggeran/Yogyakarta (1B, 1L) Enjoy a hike on Mt Nglanggeran before getting a closer look at local life. After lunch in the village travel back to Yogyakarta, visiting the Prambanan Hindu temple complex en route. Included Activities: Mount Nglanggeran Hike Prambanan Hindu Temple Complex Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 5 Yogyakarta (1B) Spend time at Borobudur and come away with a deeper understanding of the Buddhist culture here. Included Activities: Borobudur Temple Complex Excursion Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
Day 6 Yogyakarta/Ngadas (1B, 1D) 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. Included Activities: Ngadas Homestay Transport: Local train (7.00-8.00 hours)
Day 7 Ngadas/Malang (1B, 1L) Start early today (approximately 2:30am) for a pre-dawn trek across the “sea of sand” to watch the sunrise over the crater’s rim, popular with both tourists and the local Buddhist Tenggerese, who can be seen giving offerings of food to receive blessings from the Supreme God Hyang Widi Wasa. Included Activities: Sunrise Walk to Mount Bromo Viewpoint Village Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
Day 8 Malang/Sanur (1B) Drive from Malang to Surabaya airport for a short flight to Sanur and enjoy some free time. Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 95km) Plane (1.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 16km)
Day 9 Sanur (1B) New travellers may join the tour today. You are welcome to join them for an optional welcome dinner in the evening. Included Activities: Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos
Day 10 Sanur/Munduk (1B, 1D) Visit the Lake Danu Bratan Temple and take a walk through the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces before arriving at the guesthouse in Munduk. Enjoy some delicious Balinese cuisine. Included Activities: Jatiluwih Rice Terraces Visit Ulun Danu Temple Complex Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 30km) Private Vehicle (1.00-1.50 hours, 35km) Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 15km)
Day 11 Munduk/Kintamani (1B) Arrive in Kintamani with its breathtaking views of Lake Batur and the Batur crater. Take a wander through town and mix with the locals, visit the market, and marvel at the variety of local produce for sale. Stop for lunch at a black sand beach. Included Activities: Local Hot Springs Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 70km)
Day 12 Kintamani/Ubud (1B, 1L) Opt for a sunrise hike to the top of Mt Batur before travelling to the cultural heart of Bali, stopping for lunch at the G Adventures supported-Bali Community Training Lunch Program. Arrive in Ubud in the late afternoon for an orientation walk and some free time. Included Activities: Bali Community Training Lunch Program Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00-2.00 hours, 35km)
Day 13 Ubud (1B) Enjoy a free day to explore exactly what interests you in Ubud. Opt to visit the Monkey Forest, numerous temples, rice paddies, and markets. In the evening, opt to take in a traditional Kecak dance performance.
Day 14 Ubud/Candi Dasa (1B) Visit Kerta Gosa, the historic court of justice, before the journey to Candidasa, a superb beach location perfect for relaxing. Included Activities: Kerta Gosa Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 43km)
Day 15 Candi Dasa (1B) New travellers may join today for the Lombok portion of the adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner. Included Activities: Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos
Day 16 Candi Dasa/Kuta (1B) Arrive at the shores of Lombok and head to a traditional Sasak village. Meet the locals and learn more about their unique culture and way of life. Continue on to Kuta for the night. Included Activities: Sasak Village Visit Transport: Ferry (6.00 hour(s)) Stop to visit a Sasak village on the way. Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 50km)
Day 17 Kuta (1B) Enjoy a full day exploring the area around Kuta. Opt for a surf lesson or visit one of the beautiful beaches nearby.
Day 18 Kuta/Senggigi (1B) Enjoy a spectacular drive through the middle of Lombok. Stop at the Tetebatu community and enjoy an easy trek through the surrounding rice fields led by a local guide. Continue on to Senggigi for the night. Included Activities: Tetebatu Countryside Trek Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 60km) Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 60km)
Day 19 Senggigi/Gili Trawangan (1B) Drive to the coast and hop on a ferry to Gili and settle in for a few days on the islands. The Gilis are paradise incarnate with a tiny population, no cars, and gorgeous white-sand beaches. Additional Notes: Please note there is limited fresh water available on the Gilis and electricity is supplied by generators. Showers often use desalinated salt water and rooms are typically fan-cooled (no air conditioning). Included Activities: Sendang Gila Waterfall Swim Transport: Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 90km) Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 90km) Ferry (0.50 hour(s))
Day 20 Gili Trawangan (1B) Enjoy a half-day snorkelling trip and check out what's living under the sea. The rest of the day is free for exploring. Opt to rent a bike and cycle around the island, visit the shopping area, or try some yoga. Included Activities: Snorkelling Excursion
Day 21 Gili Trawangan/Sanur (1B) Spend the final evening with an optional dinner together, reflecting on the adventure under a beautiful Balinese sunset. Transport: Ferry (1.50-2.00 hours, 65km) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 40km)
Day 22 Sanur (1B) Depart at any time.
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