Overnight in Jakarta
This 132 meter high column towering over Merdeka Square is both Jakarta’s principal landmark. Topped by glittering flame symbolizes the nation’s independence. The flame is gilded with 35 kg of gold leaf.
The basement of the monument houses an exhibit of 48 dramatic dioramas depicting the history of Indonesia from prehistoric times to the present.
BEAUTIFUL INDONESIA IN MINIATURE PARK
An extensive theme park set in over 100 hectares on the outskirts of Jakarta; the Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (Beautiful Indonesia In Miniature Park) is Indonesia’s answer to every visitor’s prayer to see the magnificent archipelago in just one day. All the Indonesian islands are realistically reproduced in miniature in a central lake and around the lake are pavilions to represent the 26 provinces in Indonesia. Each pavilion is representative of each province from traditional architectural style in miniature to wonderful display of cultural items and exhibits.
Inside the Taman Mini Indonesia Indah is Museum Indonesia, a three story edifice in traditional Balinese architecture. The museum houses a vast collection of Indonesian contemporary arts and crafts, traditional costumes from the various regions, puppets, musical instruments, masks, and daily life utensials.
After completing the tour, transfer to Airport of Jakarta for taking a flight to Yogyakarta by Mandala(RI 344/19.35-20.35). Upon arrive at Yogyakarta Airport and transfer to your hotel for check-in hotel.
This tour will take you via Magelang – home of the National Army Academy – and Temanggung. Enjoy dramatic scenery as we drive through the tea and tobacco plantations of the Sindoro – Sumbing valley – some of the most spectacular countryside you will ever see. Visit Java’s oldest Hindu Temples, dating from 8th century (Bima Temple, Gatotkaca Temple, Pandawa Temple & Arjuna Temple). See the active volcanic craters (Sikidang Crater) and also take in the beauty of the Telaga Warna (coloured) and Telaga Pengilon (mirror) lakes.
Upon completion, transfer to hotel for check-in and overnight.
Dinner will be provided at local restaurant.
Next transfer to Sukuh “Erotic” Hindus Temple which was built on 1437AD some years after Majapahit Kingdom collapsed. The temple has a trapezium shape with similar shape as the Inca temple in Mexico, South America. There are also many erotic reliefs however; they carry on the value of sexual education in a primitive manner.
Afterwards return transfer to Yogyakarta for overnight with dinner en route.
Upon your arrival at Surabaya, meet & greet by our representative and continue long drive east way to Ijen Crater Area (6hrs). We drive trough scenic landscapes via Bondowoso passing the road in the middle of coffee plantation.
Lunch is provided at local restaurant en route while Dinner on your personal account.
Early in the morning short transfer to Paltuding Ranger Post for starting Ijen Tour – Ijen Crater shows a special type of volcanic feature common to Indonesia, about 1 km in diameter and 175 meters deep. The floor is covered completely by a warm lake, milky blue green in color, held back by a dam built many years ago by the Dutch, in order to keep the hot mineral, laden water from raining for the crop lands below. After finishing the trip return back to hotel for breakfast. Free time until check-out time and we continue our trip to Cemorolawang village at Mt Bromo.
At 3.30 in the early morning you’ll be wake up and the Jeep will bring you to the world’s most famous view point at Mt Penanjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera to enjoy the sunrise (if we’re lucky) with its young volcanic including Mt Bromo and an active Mt Semeru in the background.
Day 10. Surabaya – Transfer out (incl. B)
End of services.
What is included in the tour package :
– 8 (eight) nights accommodations double share at specified hotel or similar class
– Horse ridding to Mt Bromo
– Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
– Travel throughout on our private car with fully licensed driver
– Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
– Specified accommodations and meals for the guide and driver
– Private tour with minimum of 2 pax traveling together
What is not included yet in the tour package :
– Personal expenses, optional tours or additional meals
– Tipping or gratitude for driver / guide (US$ 3/pax/day is appreciated)