Scenic Route Java Overland Tour 11 Days / 10 Nights

Day 1: Arrival in Jakarta – Transfer to Hotel in Jakarta
Upon arrival in Jakarta, you will be greeted with our guide at the International Hall Meeting Area then together with him you will be transferred to your hotel in Jakarta for check-in and overnight for releasing your Jet Lag.

Day 2 : Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park – Transfer to Bandung – Angklung Mang Udjo Performance – Transfer to Cipanas, Garut (incl. Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast at hotel, check-out and start tour to Indonesia in Miniature Park & Indonesia Museum.
Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park is 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 33 provinces in Indonesia. Each pavilion is representative of each province from traditional architectural style in miniature to wonderful display of cultural items and exhibits.
From there we will continue to Bandung via Highway with stop for lunch at local restaurant.
Once we reach Bandung, we will take you to Saung Angklung Mang Udjo in Padasuka village to watch the Angklung performance. Beside Angklung, there are other performances like Wayang Golek or Wood Puppets, Tari Topeng and you will also play Angklung which guided by the instructor together with Elementary-Junior high School students. It’s a fun experience!
After completion of the tour we will drive to Cipanas, Garut for check-in and overnight.

Day 3: Cangkuang Temple – Kampung Naga – Transfer to Pangandaran Beach (incl. Breakfast & Lunch)

After breakfast at hotel, we check-out and tour to Cangkuang Temple. It is one of West Java’s oldest monuments. Beautifully situated near Leles north of Garut, Cangkuang is a magical visit back to old Sundanese roots.
From there we continue our tour to Kampung Naga, In spite of its proximity to modern society Kampung Naga has retained its traditional custom over the centuries. The odd residents if Kampung Naga maintained one of the few villages built according to the very old Sundanese custom. All the 102 houses are laid out in neat rows each has same size and the same style. The walls are made of bamboo as using brick is considered taboo. Furnishing houses is not allowed as it is against their ancestor custom.
Upon completion, we drive to Pangandaran Beach for check-in and overnight at the beach side hotel.

Day 4: Green Canyon Boat Tour – Transfer to Baturaden village (incl. Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast at hotel we check-out and start the tour to Green Canyon.
A half day river trip to Green Canyon offers an adventurous experience, westward to Cijulang village (15 km from Pangandaran). From here we will take a boat trip up the river to Green Canyon through dense woods in very cold water and a beautiful nature environment. The river ends in a cavern blocked by huge rocky stones and high cliff that ressembles an underground tunnel full of stalactite and stalagmites. The tunnel is about 100 meter long and above it water comes showering down from the tree roots.
Upon completion of the tour we transfer to Baturaden village for check-in and overnight.

Day 5: Dieng Plateau and its Pandawa Temples Tour – Transfer to Borobudur village (incl. Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast at hotel, check-out and drive to Dieng Plateau via Wonosobo. 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 of the tour we transfer to Borobudur village for check-in and overnight at Manohara Hotel, Borobudur.

Day 6: Borobudur Sunrise – Mendut & Pawon Temple Tour – Prambanan Temple – Exploring Yogyakarta nightlife at Jalan Malioboro (incl. Breakfast & Lunch)
Early morning start climbing up Borobudur Temple to admire the beautiful sunrise. Afterward return back to hotel for having a breakfast, check-out and visit Mendut & Pawon Temple not so far from Borobudur.
From there we will continue our trip to visit Prambanan Temple in Yogyakarta.
Upon completion of the tour we will take you to the famous Jalan Malioboro and do evening city tour by Becak.
From there we proceed to hotel in Yogyakarta for check-in and overnight.

Day 7: Kraton (Yogyakarta Palace) – Taman Sari (Water Castle) – Sukuh & Cetho Temple – Solo (incl. Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast at hotel, check-out and Tour to Kraton (Yogyakarta Palace), continue tour to Taman Sari (Water Castle) and observing Batik processing in Yogyakarta.
Then we drive to Karanganyar regency for visiting Sukuh & Cetho Temple.
Candi Sukuh (Temple) is a strange and mysterious Hindu temple built on the slopes of the mountain Gunung Lawu, about 35km east of Solo (Surakarta) in central Java, Indonesia. Built in the 15th century, Candu Sukuh looks like no other Javanese temple. It has a Mayan appearance from Central America. It is a fertility temple and contains some fairly explicit stone carvings.
While Candi Cetho is similar in form as the previous Candi Sukuh but it also has its own interesting features (acoustic phenomenon).
Upon completion of the tour we stay overnight at Sahid Kusuma Prince Hotel, Solo

Day 8: Solo – Train to Surabaya – Transfer to Mt Bromo Area (incl. Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast at hotel, check-out and our journey continue by taking a train to Surabaya.
Once we reach Surabaya, meet up with your driver & continue drive to Cemorolawang village at the edge of Tengger Caldera, Mt Bromo area.
Tonight you will spent your night at the cool and breeze yet offering splendid view of Mt Bromo.

Day 9: Mt Bromo & Peak of Penanjakan Sunrise Tour – Transfer to Ijen Crater Area (incl. Breakfast & Lunch)
Very early morning, start Mt. Bromo & Peak of Penanjakan Sunrise Tour.
The tour is conducted through a transfer to Cemara Lawang village, and descending the steep slope of Mt. Tengger, crossing the sea-of-sand, and climbing up 245 steps to reach the awesome rim crater where we wait for the sunrise cracking up the day through its rays from the eastern range of Mt. Tengger. From here a marvelous views of Mt. Bromo and its surrounding can be seen (subject to the weather).
After enjoying the sunrise back to the hotel to have breakfast and short break.
At 1000 it’s the best time for check-out and continues our trip east ward to Ijen Crater area. Along the way we will pass the typical of villages in East Java with their plantations.
Around 1600-1700 we reach the hotel, check-in and overnight.

Day 10: Ijen Crater Soft Trekking – Return transfer to Surabaya (incl. Breakfast & Lunch)

After breakfast, check-out and start Ijen (2,400 m) Excursion. We drive to Pal Tuding, the last monitoring station, from which you supposed to take a-3 km trek to the crater. Breakfast will be arranged from the hotel (picnic style). This volcano offers a savannah landscape, ruggedly beautiful panoramas, grand hiking, and a placid, brightly yellow crater-lake. The summit of Mt. Ijen is a gorgeous crater filled with haunting turquoise-blue lake with its surface streaked in the wind blow patterns of yellow sulfur vapor. By the Crater Lake edge, there is evil-smelling sulfur where local people are digging and carrying 70-80 kilos on their bare shoulders for 2 miles ascending and descending steep Mt. Ijen wall.
Upon completion, we return back to Surabaya (06-07hrs drive) with several stops at interesting spots for quick photo stops.
Once we reach Surabaya, proceed to hotel for check-in and overnight.

Day 11: Surabaya – Transfer Out (incl. Breakfast)
After breakfast at hotel, free time until check-out time and we take you to Surabaya Airport to catch your return/onward flight.
End of services

Hotel used:
Orchardz Hotel, Jakarta –
Danau Dariza Resort, Garut –
Sunrise Beach Hotel, Pangandaran Beach – no official website available
Prima Hotel, Baturaden – no official website available
Manohara Hotel, Borobudur –
Indah Palace, Yogyakarta –
Sahid Kusuma Prince, Solo –
Lava View Lodge, Mt Bromo – no official website available
Ijen Resort & Villa, Ijen Crater –
Majapahit Hotel, Surabaya –
Or similar class of accommodation

What is included in the tour package :
– 10 (ten) nights accommodations double share
– 10 (ten) x breakfasts and 9 (nine) x lunches
– Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
– Train tickets for Solo – Surabaya by Sancaka Executive AC Train
– Travel throughout on a private car with fully licensed driver
– Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
– Tour production by PT Lintang Buana Wisata Nusantara and its affiliate
– 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/alcoholic beverages
– Tipping or gratitude for driver and guide

Leave a Reply