7-day journey from Java to Bali with our "Discover Paradise" tour.
Experience the beauty of nature, cultural marvels, and local warmth at every step! Explore highlights like Borobudur and Prambanan, be amazed by Mount Bromo, and witness the breathtaking Ijen Crater Lake. Your adventure is ready, weaving together the landscapes, history, and hospitality that make Java and Bali truly special!
Day 01: Arrival in Yogyakarta - Relax and Easy - Desa Tour
Arriving in Yogyakarta in the morning, our friendly driver will be there to greet you after your flight with Garuda Indonesia or Citylink from Jakarta. Get ready for an exciting adventure as we head to a village near Borobudur. Along the way, we'll make stops at cool spots like Kedung Kayang waterfalls, take in the sights of Taman Sari Water Castle, and explore the bustling Malioboro.
After a relaxing break at your hotel, the real fun begins in the afternoon. We'll cruise around in a classic Volkswagen car, checking out the charming village around Borobudur Temple. It's not just a tour; it's a journey filled with surprises and picturesque landscapes. Get ready to make memories in Yogyakarta like never before!
Overnight : Rumah Dharma Borobudur (swimming pool)
Day 02: Borobudur Sunrise - City Tour - Prambanan Sunset
Start your day with a breathtaking sunrise at Borobudur Temple. After that, dive into the fascinating culture and history of Yogyakarta by visiting some lovely museums. Make sure to check out Ullen Sentalu Museum, where you can learn interesting facts about Javanese culture. And, of course, don't miss the chance to taste the unique local dish, Gudeg.
As the day turns into evening, be prepared to be amazed by the grandeur of Prambanan Temple and experience the beauty of the sunset. Your time in Yogyakarta promises not only incredible sights but also a delightful journey through its rich cultural tapestry and delicious local cuisine!
Overnight : Hotel Joglo Ayem Tentrem (swimming pool)
Day 03: Prambanan to Malang (7-8 hours)
Continue your journey to Solo, where you'll explore the historical allure of Solo's Royal Palace. Take a relaxed stroll through its captivating corridors, each echoing tales of the past. Next, venture into the fascinating world of the Sangiran Museum, an archaeological wonder that reveals prehistoric mysteries.
Sangiran Museum isn't just a collection of artifacts; it's a captivating trip back in time. Admire prehistoric human fossils, be intrigued by ancient animal remains, and witness the preserved imprints of long-gone plants. This extraordinary museum offers a unique glimpse into the prehistoric landscapes and conditions that once shaped Java Island.
The adventure then carries on to Malang, a city adorned with natural beauty and renowned for its warm and welcoming community. As the day winds down, find comfort in the embrace of The Shalimar hotel Malang for a peaceful night's rest.
Overnight : The Shalimar boutique hotel (swimming pool)
Day 04: Malang - Relax and Easy
Today marks a well-deserved break after your journey from Solo. You have the option to delve into the city of Malang, with its unique charm and the lively atmosphere of Kampong Warna Warni Jodipan. Take a leisurely stroll through the city, immersing yourself in the warmth of the locals and exploring the cultural heritage of Malang's kampong. It's a special day designed for relaxation and tailored to your preferences, ensuring you make the most of your well-earned downtime.
Overnight : The Shalimar boutique hotel (swimming pool)
Day 05: Malang to Tumpak Sewu Waterfall then to Mount Bromo
Start your day early to avoid the traffic and head towards the stunning Tumpak Sewu waterfall, renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty. As you journey through the hills, anticipation builds for the awe-inspiring sight awaiting you at the waterfall.
Later on, continue your adventure towards Bromo, where a magical experience unfolds. Witness the sky come alive with vibrant hues during a spectacular sunset at the charming village of Cemara Lawang. Picture the sun bidding farewell, casting a warm, golden glow over the Bromo landscape. It's a day filled with exploration and the beauty of nature, promising moments that will stay with you long after the journey is over.
Overnight : Hotel Arthotel Cabin - Bromo
Day 06. Mount Bromo sunrise tour By Jeep – Bondowoso (The nearest city to ijen)
You will have to wake up early morning as the sun is an early bird too. 03.00 o'clock in the morning is an outstanding moment to have a cup of coffee or tea. Then you will depart for a 40 minutes drive to Mt. Pananjakan. Mt. Pananjakan is the highest viewpoint in the area to see the sunrise. Weather conditions determine the sea of color that you are going to see. Once the sun warmed you up - as it is cold at the top, between 0 and 10 ºC - you will meet your driver again.
It is time to visit the eye-catching volcano itself, Mt. Bromo. You will cross the Sea of Sand (please stop if you wish). The last part to the crater, you will have to walk. It will take about 45 minutes to get to Bromo's crater rim. Take a look in its mouth, enjoy the surroundings and inhale the morning freshness. Take your time.
Once back at your Jeep, you will return to your hotel to have breakfast and check out. Then you continue by private car via a winding road that leads you over the hill Ara-Arak to either Bondowoso . Have your lunch (not included) at a spot with some beautiful views.
Overnight : Hotel Riverside Bondowoso (swimming pool)
Day 07. Ijen trekking – Ketapang ferry port - Anywhere in Bali drop
Having coffee of tea before depart to Paltuding (trekking point) at 03.00. It takes about 2 hours to reach Paltuding where your local guide is waiting for you with gas masks. Arrival at the Ijen trekking point and start trekking to top of Mt Ijen. It is at least one hour hiking to the lake.
On the edge of Ijen crater lake you can enjoy a colorful panorama. At the same time many sulphur miners are at work. It is a heavy duty to carry loads of around 80 kilograms up the rim and then down the slopes of Mt. Ijen.
After you experienced Ijen crater lake, there is still time to visit the sulphur factory ( if they are open) where sulphur is purified and packed in Licin village. On your way to the harbor you can also visit Taman Gandrung teracota,is an park, which has hundreds of statues of Gandrung dancers, and it was built on a terraced rice field at the foot of Mount Ijen. Then we drop you at the harbour in Ketapang, where you can catch the ferry to Bali. Our team in Bali will transfer you anywhere in Bali .Estimated time of arrival in Bali : Late in the afternoon depend on traffic conditions.