Day 01. ARRIVAL IN JAKARTA – TRANSFER TO BOGOR
Upon arrival in Soekarno-Hatta International Airport of Jakarta, meet & greet and direct transfer to Bogor which is located on the southern part of Jakarta – check-in and overnight.
Day 02. BOGOR – CIBODAS – KANDANG BADAK
After breakfast, transfer to Cibodas highland for about more or less about 1.5 hours. Upon arrival in Cibodas then walk uphill on the paved road next to a Golf Course to Cibodas Gate to start hiking under thick jungle canopy clearly marked trails with regular rest point for about 4 – 5 hours. Overnight in tents at Kandang Badak Campsite for acclimatization (L,D).
Day 03. KANDANG BADAK (2,400 M ASL) – SUMMIT PANGRANGO (3,019 M ASL ) – KANDANG BADAK – MT. GEDE SUMMIT (2,958 M ASL) – ACCLIMATIZATION
From the camp site, after breakfast commence the climb with Guide Team ascend the Summit of Mt. Pangrango (3,019 M ASL) by 2 hours time. Watch sunrise if arrive early. Then after photographing and enjoying the beautiful panorama then decent to Kandang Badak for 2 hours. From Kandang Badak commence the climb with Guide Team ascend the Summit of Mt. Gede (2,958m). Daybreak see the 3 semi-active craters, Lanang (male) Ratu (queen) and Wadon (female) and Rhododendron trees. Free time at your own leisure for acclimatization (B, L, D)
Day 04. MT. GEDE SUMMIT (2,958 M ASL) – ACCLIMATIZATION
Acclimatization of Mt. Gede (2,958 M ASL). Free time at your own leisure (B, L, D)
Day 05. MT. GEDE SUMMIT (2,958 M ASL) – MT. PUTRI – KABANDUNGAN – CIKANIKI – CITALAHAP
Early in the morning from Summit of Mt. Gede (2,958 M ASL) return down to Kandang Badak Campsite for breakfast then continue descent to Gunung Putri. Arrive In Gunung Putri, transfer by a comfortable van to Kabandungan village, the entrance gate of Gunung Halimun National Park. It is about 2 hours drive.
After registration at Kabandungan office, we continue drive to Cikaniki research station for about 1,5 hours. Lunch will be served at Cikaniki. After lunch, we walk about 15 minutes to the canopy trail where we will enjoy the scenery around the jungle from a bird’s eye view. Afterward we continue to visiting Curug Macan waterfall where you can relax and plunge yourself in its cool waters. In the nearly evening, we go back to guesthouse and have a dinner. After dinner and rest for awhile we will do a night soft-trekking to watch glowing mushrooms. Stay overnight at guesthouse. (B,L,D)
Day 06. GUNUNG HALIMUN NATIONAL PARK EXPLORE
Early morning we start the day with small exercise and get ready for trekking. After breakfast, we start to trek entering the jungle from Cikaniki Research Stasion to Citalahab tea plantation, crossing over one of the biggest rainforest hill area in West Java. After enjoying lunch we continue trekking to Nirmala tea plantation and observe tea making prosess. Here we can enjoy the wide green landscape of tea plantation and hills in this national park. Besides of having a beautiful scenery, we also able to observe the appearance of Javanese Eagle if we are lucky. It is one of a rare bird species in Indonesia. If there is enough time we will also visit home industry of sugar palm nearby. Around late evening we trek back to home stay. Before or after dinner we will watch the video about Gunung Halimun National Park accompanied by the ranger. (B,L,D)
DAY 07. CIKANIKI – CANGKUANG – KAWAH RATU – GARUT
After breakfast we drive back to Kabandungan and continue our trip to Cangkuang. It is one of entrance gate to Kawah Ratu, which also becomes a part of Gunung Halimun National Park. Take a rest for a while and having lunch at Cangkuang before continue trekking to Kawah Ratu base camp. Dinner and stay overnight in a tent. (B,L,D)
DAY 08. KAWAH RATU – CANGKUANG – GARUT
In the morning after breakfast, we take a short trekking to the crater of Kawah Ratu afterwards trek back to Cangkuang. We take a lunch then drive to Garut at the southern of Bandung. this land journey will takes 7 – 8 hours drive in normal traffic road condition. Stay Overnight at comfortable hotel in Garut. (D)
DAY 09. GARUT – QUEEN CRATER – TREKKING TO PONDOK SALADA CAMP
Transfer to Papandayan entry gate, then you will have to start trekking up the Mt. Papandayan pass through the active rim Crater, and Hot spring to reach Pondok Salada. It will takes 4 – 5 hours trek from the parking area. You will have stay overnight in tents at Pondok Salada base camp for aclimatization. (B, L, D).
DAY 10. SUMMIT MT. GEDE PAPANDAYAN – KAMPUNGNAGA – PANGANDARAN
Early morning proceed to the summit of Mount Papandayan (2,640 M) for about 2 – 3 hours walk. After you take picture then you will have descend down to base camp for have breakfast. At the appropriate time, you will transfered to PANGANDARAN. En route stop and Visit Kampung Naga (West java traditional village with unique culture) then directly go to Pangandaran beach on the south coast of Java. We travel through fantastic scenery area, arrive in PANGANDARAN at noon, then check in to the hotel.
Day 11. GREEN CANYON TOUR ( B )
After breakfast, visiting: Green Canyon (go up along the edge of green river by boat to see natural cave), one of the most famous tourist attraction in Pangandaran, then visit a little Village Batu Karas (aproximately an hour away from Pangandaran). Batu Karas offers a nice Beach for swimming and surfing. Afterwards, back to the hotel, free program. You can stay in the hotel or rest and relax on the Beach.
Day 12. FREE PROGRAM ( B )
Breakfast, FREE PROGRAM. You can stay in the hotel or rest and relax on the beach or do an optional tour. Optional Tour Pangandaran National Park. Pangandaran National Park, home of hundreds Wild buffalo, Barking deer and other few species of animals. Country-side excursion to see the local people doing their daily fishing activities in the Eastern Pangandaran beach.
Day 13. PANGANDARAN – WONOSOBO ( B )
After breakfast, depart to Wonosobo, Crossing the border to Central Java, passing teakwood and rubber plantations. Then overnight in the Hotel. Hotel : Kresna Boutique or Similar (*3)
Day 14. DIENG PLATEAU TOUR – YOGYAKARTA ( B )
After breakfast, free program or Optional Tour Dieng Plateu. Excursion to Dieng Plateau about 2600 m above sea level with some of Java’s oldest temples, the first Hindus temple in Java, then go to Sikidang Crater and Color lake, Aferwards, back to the hotel and depart to Yogyakarta. Arrive and check in to the hotel in the afternoon.
Day 15. YOGYAKARTA FULLDAY TOUR ( B,L )
After breakfast, you will be picked up by our guide then proceed to Borobudur temple, a Buddhist monument of the 8 th century and represents the highest expression of the artistic genius of the time, and is a major cultural attraction. Return to Yogyakarta visit Sultan Palace of Yogyakarta officially named the “Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat”, a grand and elegant example of Javanese architecture, Taman Sari Water Castle, proceed to Silversmith and Batik home made at KOTAGEDE. Lunch will be served at Local Restaurant, then visit to Prambanan temple, one of the most majestic temple site in South East Asia, and erected in the 10 th century by ancient Hindu- Javanese rulers. Ramayana Ballet Performance as Optional Tour. Night Ramayana Ballet Performance incl Dinner.
Day 16. YOGYAKARTA CITY REST AND RELAX ( B )
B’fast at hotel then free program. You can use the day to have your own pleasure after long haul travel from Jakarta. Hotel : Puri Artha or Similar (*3)
Day 17. YOGYAKARTA – SARANGAN ( B )
After breakfast, proceed to CETHO and SUKUH, the erotic temple. Built in the 15th century, the Cetho Temple is located high on the western slope of Mount Lawu, above the Sukuh Temple. The journey to Cetho is a trip for the real adventurer, along a winding road trough tea gardens and forest, up the Temple’s fourteen terraces in to the clouds. The Temple’s allure lies in its aura of mystery. Architecturally reminiscent of the ancient Aztec and Mayan cultures of Central America, the Cetho Temple is similar to the Sukuh Temple and is unlike other temples in Central Java. It provides an unforgettable experience for the more during traveler. Check in to the hotel in Sarangan. Sarangan is a hill station favored by the Dutch in colonial days.
Day 18. Sarangan – Solo – Yogyakarta
After enjoying the surrounding panorama, we leave Sarangan to Solo the sister city of Yogyakarta.
Solo is also the center of art and culture in Central Java. We can find two kinds of palaces, Mangkunegaran Palace and Kasunanan Palace that were built with the specific Java architecture which combined with European ornaments.
We will also visit Triwindu, an antique market which has many kinds of antique collections and also Klewer market, which is the biggest batik and textile market in Java.
Upon completion we drive back to Yogyakarta for overnight.
Day 19. Yogyakarta – Transfer out
After breakfast, free time until check-out time and leave the hotel to Yogyakarta airport for your onward/return flight. End of services.
What is included in the tour package :
– Accommodations twin/double share
– Breakfasts, lunches and dinners as appeared in itinerary
– Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
– All transports required for the whole journey as indicated in itinerary
– Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
– Tour production by PT Lintang Buana Wisata Nusantara
– Specified accommodations and meals for the guide and driver
– Return airport to hotel transfer
What is not included yet in the tour package :
– Airfare & airport tax
– Travel Insurance
– Personal expenses, optional tours or additional meals
– Tipping or gratitudes for driver and guide