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COMBINATION OF THE GREAT INDONESIA

SUGGESTED ITINERARY

9 DAYS BALI-FLORES EASTER PACKAGE

(CULTURAL & UNIQUE HOLY WEEK CELEBRATIONS)

ITINERARY
Sunday, Day 0: Leaving for Bali – overnight on the plane
Monday, Day 1: Bali Arrival (D)
Welcome to Bali-Indonesia. Meet and greet. There will be a welcoming flower served by girls in Balinese traditional customs then transfer to hotel in comfortable bus. All luggage is transported direct to hotel in separate van.  Check in process, short presentation, keys distribution and Dinner at hotel v

Tuesday, Day 2: FD Free.

Wednesday, Day 3: DENPASAR – MAUMERE – LARANTUKA (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to catch the flight for Maumere. Upon  arrival at Frans Seda Airport of Maumere, you will meet our guide then visit “Kristus Raja” praying garden and Saint Joseph Cathedral of Maumere. Lunch at local restaurant then after proceed to Larantuka for accommodation and dinner.

Thursday, Day 4: LARANTUKA (B.L.D) ** White Thursday**
After breakfast we will take a look around seeing some of the local people working together to make TIKAM TURO. TIKAM TURO is a traditional light pole done by planting small poles on the right and left side of the road use for the Good Friday Procession. The light source of TIKAM TURO itself is from candle. Lunch and dinner will be at local restaurant.   

Friday, Day 5: LARANTUKA (B.L.D) ** Good Friday**
Breakfast at your hotel. We will sail over to Wure village in the morning for praying at the church with other pilgrims and then back to join the sea procession from Wure village to Larantuka to see the statue of TUAN MENINO off accompanied by prayers and hymns.  Lunch boax provided. In the evening, at 18.00 o’clock we will go to the Good Friday procession to commemorate the passion of Christ and back to hotel for the night  and dinner

Saturday, Day 6: LARANTUKA – MAUMERE (B.L.D) ** Holy Saturday**
After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to Maumere city. We will check in at the hotel before going to “Bunda Segala Bangsa” spiritual tourism area at Nilo. On this site you’ll find a 28m tall Mother Mary statue located 1,600m above sea level and a Ritapiret seminary, a place where Pope John Paul II spent a night. Lunch and dinner will be at local restaurant.

Sunday, Day 7: MAUMERE – MONI (B.L.D) ** Easter**
After breakfast, we will drive to Ledalero Seminary in the morning to join the holy mass. Kampung Sikka is the next destination, we will visit an old Portuguese church that was built in 1899. Afterwards, we’ll continue driving to Paga beach for a relaxing time, swimming and lunch. We will stay at Moni village for an overnight

Monday, Day 8: MONI – KELIMUTU CRATER LAKE – ENDE – DENPASAR (B.L)
After an early morning breakfast at 5.30 drive up to Kelimutu volcano to see the three colored lakes. Upon arrival walk for 1,5 km and then ascend 127 steps to top to view Kelimutu's green, blue and black lakes. A Dutch Geologist discovered Kelimutu in 1914; at the time the lakes were red, blue and white. Descend to Moni village to visit Kowanara village famous for its traditional Lionese houses, stone seats and traditional sacred cemetery. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Ende before then catch up the flight back to Denpasar-Bali.

Upon arrival, meet and greet then drive to Kuta for having farewell dinner and Entertainment.

Tuesday, Day 9: BALI DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel.

Check out room at 12.00 noon. Luggage down. Departure transfer to airport to catch your flight home.  All luggage is transported direct to airport in separate van. 

8 DAYS JAVA – BALI HIGHLIGHTS

TOUR PROGRAM
DAY 01: JOGYAKARTA ARRIVAL (D) Overnight
Upon arrival at Jogjakarta, meet and greet and then directly transfer to hotel for check in, distribution of keys and meal. Dinner served at hotel.

DAY 02: PRAMBANAN – BOROBUDUR (B.L.D)  
Breakfast at hotel. Visiting “Kraton, the magnificent palace of Sultan. The bird Market of Ngasem and the water castle will be your nest visit after the Sultan's Palace - and then go on to a traditional home industry batik making center to see the artisans at work. visit Java's most beautiful Hindu shrine - the 9th century Prambanan temple. Lunch at local restaurant. After Lunch, heading up to Borobudur- one of the world’s great architectural masterpieces. Check in at hotel for accommodation and meal.

DAY 03: BOROBUDUR SUNRISE – YOGYAKARTA (B.L.D)  
At 04.00 a.m., in the last hours of night, climb up the temple of Borobudur to the top of Arupadhatu. Wait to see a dramatic and exotic sunrise. Take a deep breath of fresh morning air; admire the beautiful panorama of a ‘thousand hills’. Then, with your guide explaining the Buddha philosophy, explore the relieves of Borobudur temple. Return to the hotel for breakfast. At 10.00 a.m., check out and drive to the nearby Mendut and Plaosan Temples. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant, then go on to a traditional home industry batik making center to see the artisans at work. Next, visit Kotagede - the original home of Yogya's silverware. See craftsmanship centuries old being practiced today. Back to hotel for accommodation. Dinner served at local restaurant.

DAY 04: YOGYAKARTA– JOMBANG- BROMO (B, L, D ) 
Breakfast at hotel then transfer to Yogya Train Station, to catch morning Executive train depart for Jombang (pls incl the train tix as well).  Upon arrive rejoin your coach then drive to Bromo. Lunch and dinner at restaurant.  

DAY 05: BROMO SUNRISE TOUR - IJEN (B, L, D )
Start from hotel at 04.00 to Bromo by jeep four wheel drive to enjoy the beauty of nature and the splendid sunrise at Mt. Penanjakan. Then proceed to Mt. Bromo crater through the shimmering sea of sand (horseback riding included). Back to hotel for Breakfast, showering and check out. Take a long drive passing through Probolinggo, Jember, and Jatiroto. Lunch en-route. Dinner at Hotel.

DAY 06: MT. IJEN TOUR – BALI  (B,L,D)
After an early wake-up call and breakfast, a four-wheel drive vehicle carries you through the rural villages, coffee and clove plantations and then into one of Java’s last rainforests. Humidity, wildlife, giant ferns and big trees cover the slope of the mountain, to arrive at the Park  Ranger’s post to begin the 90 minutes hike to the rim of Ijen Crater, along a shady track with spectacular views. The stunning view is unveiled at 2380 meters altitude. The lake eerie color and smoke wafting from bright yellow sulfur deposits create the landscape both desolate, barren and vibrantly alive. Watching miners descending into the crater and finding them re-emerge carrying up to 80 kilos of ore on bamboo baskets along the treacherous path is a breathtaking reality. Afterward walk down the mountain. Return to hotel for shower before leaving for ferry to Bali. Arrive at your hotel in the early evening. Dinner at hotel.

Day 07: BALI (B) Overnight @ BALI TROPIC
Breakfast at hotel, full day free at leisure.  

Day 08: BALI (B) Overnight @ BALI TROPIC
Breakfast at hotel, full day free at leisure.   

Day 09: BALI (B) Overnight @ BALI TROPIC
Breakfast at hotel, full day free at leisure.   

Day 10: BALI-DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel, Transfer to DPS airport

15 DAYS GREAT SUMATERA – JAVA – CELEBES - BALI

DAY 1:  Medan – Brastagi (D)
Arrive at Medan airport, meet and greet at the airport and start city tour of Medan visit Maimoon Palace, the palace of Old Deli Kingdom. Also visit The Temple of East Mountain, a Chinese temple with its unique characteristics.  En route visit Maria Annai Velangkani, a Catholic church with Indian architecture. Continue with a two-hour drive to Brastagi, a highland resort with its refreshing weather and magnificent mountain scenery, through some part of the lush tropical rain forest of Sumatra. Reaching Brastagi visit Golden Burmese Buddhist Pagoda and the fruit market of Berastagi. Check in hotel. Dinner set menu at hotel.

DAY 2 : Brastagi – Parapat – Samosir Island (B,D)
Depart for Parapat – a famous lake resort lies on the east shore of Lake Toba. Visit traditional Batak Karo Village. See the slender Sipiso-piso Waterfall drops into the northern tip shore of Lake Toba from hundred meter height. Visit the ancient King’s Palace of Simalungun at Pematang Purba. Proceed to Parapat through the fertile vegetable and fruit farms, pine tree forest and spectacular view of Lake Toba along most part of the journey. Arrive in Parapat, leave for Samosir Island, a huge lovely island in the middle of Lake Toba in 45 mins public ferry ride. Arrive at Samosir island, check in hotel. Dinner set menu at hotel.

DAY 3 : Samosir Island Tour - Parapat – Medan (B,D)
After breakfast start on Samosir Tour by motorboat. Visit the Tomb of King Sidabutar and Batak Toba Village at Tomok. Then to Ambarita, a traditional village with ancient megalithic furniture in front of the traditional house. Return to Parapat by ferry then depart for Medan. En route, first three hours passing by vast view of rubber, oil palm plantations, paddy terraces, etc and small towns such as Pematang Siantar and Tebing Tinggi. Arrive in Medan, check in hotel. Dinner buffet at hotel.

Day 4 : MEDAN – YOGYAKARTA ( via Jakarta) (B, D)
Free on own activities until time to be transferred to airport to catch GA 189 at 13.55 – 16.10 via Jakarta then connect by GA 216 at 17.50 – 18.55. Upon arrival in Jogya the group will be met and direct transfer to MELIA PUROSANI for accommodation and meals.

DAY 5 : BOROBUDUR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Borobudur Temple including Mendut and Pawon. After lunch at a local restaurant, enjoy the Yogyakarta City tour with a visit to Kraton,  the Water Palace, the Batik Home Industry and a Wayang Gallery & the Silver Craft at Kotagede. Stay overnight at a hotel

DAY 6: JOGYAKARTA - SOLO (B,L,D)
After breakfast at the hotel drive to Solo to visit Mangkunegoro Palace, Triwindhu Flea Market and Radya Pustaka Museum. On the way to Solo, visit the most beautiful Hindu temple - Prambanan. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Stay overnight at  LOR IN SOLO

DAY 7: SOLO - KERTOSONO - BROMO (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. then transfer to Yogya Train Station, by Sancaka executive train depart at 07.10 AM depart for Kertosono.  Upon arrive at Kertosono Train Station at 11.10, rejoin your coach then drive to Bromo. Overnight at BROMO COTTAGE

Day  8 :  BROMO - SURABAYA (B,L,D)
Morning call at 03.00 a.m., start your journey at 04.00 by 4WD jeep you will be transfer to Mount Penanjakan for enjoy the sunrise from there then continue to cross the dessert and further to the top of Mount Bromo to see the amazing cauldron. It's going to be an unforgetable experience for you. the sunrise from there then continue to cross the dessert and further to the top of Mount Bromo to see the amazing cauldron. It's going to be an unforgetable experience for you. Visiting the center of leather handicraft industry in Tanggulangin & shrimp kerupuk shop in Sidoarjo and lunch in local restaurant.  After lunch, drive to have Surabaya City Tour, visiting House Of Sampoerna (to see the history of Sampoerna, the famous cigarette factory). Monkasel (Monument of diving vessel) & shopping in Tunjungan Plaza (the biggest shopping centre in Surabaya). Dinner in local restaurant. Check in to a hotel in Surabaya. Overnight at SURABAYA PLAZA HOTEL  

Day 9: SURABAYA – UJUNG PANDANG – TORAJA (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport to catch the morning flight to Ujung Pandang on JT 708 06.00-08.25. Upon arrival at Hasanudin Airport Makassar, meeting services. Afterwards, set out on the picturesque drive to Toraja. A drive from approx 7 hours along the Buginese villages with their typical houses. Lunch will be served at sea food restaurant in Pare-Pare. In the afternoon stop on the Puncak Lakawan to enjoy the spectacular view. Late in the afternoon arrival in Rantepao. Dinner and overnight at Hotel TORAJA HERRITAGE

DAY 10: TANAH TORAJA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, a full day exploring Toraja. First we will visit Lemo to see rows of Tau Tau statues and the hanging graves. Onwards to Suaya to discover the secret of the Baby Tree, Also visiting today Londa, to see an ancient grave where the deceased are still entombed. At Kete Kesu  one of the oldest Torajan villages we can see the Tongkonans and old rice barns, this village is also famous for its traditional colorful woodcarving. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Rantepao. Dinner and overnight at Hotel

DAY 11: TORAJA - MAKASAR - BALI   (B,L,D) 
After breakfast, we drive back to Makassar. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Pare-Pare. Afterwards transfer directly to Hasanuddin Airport to catch your flight to Bali. Upon arrival in Bali, transfer to Nusa Dua area for accommodation at RAMADA BINTANG BALI. Dinner at hotel

DAY 12: REST & RELAX (B,D)
Breakfast at hotel. The whole day would be free at leisure or spend the time for relaxing by the beach or pampering your self by taking spa treatment at the hotel or take an Optional tour to exploring and see Bali more

 DAY 13: FULL DAY KINTAMANI – ART,CULTURE & VOLCANO TOUR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel, This tour combines the arts and amazing views of the active volcano of Batur. The tour starts with a drive to Batubulan for a performance of the Barong and Kris Dance, a graphic portrayal of the endless battle between good and evil. Next stop is Celuk to see the silver and goldsmith, onto Batuan undeniably the center of painters. Proceed to Mas village, the wood carving center. Continue to Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave) - an historic landmark in Bedulu. The highlight of the tour is the magnificent view of Mount Batur Volcano with Lake Batur at its base. After lunch at Gunawan Restaurant, drive back and stopping at the Tirta Empul holy spring water temple at Tampak Siring. Evening depart to Kuta for dinner at Majoly Restaurant.

 DAY 14:  FREE PROGRAM (B,D)
Breakfast served at hotel. The whole day would be free at leisure or spend the time for relaxing by the beach or pampering your self by taking spa treatment at the hotel or take an Optional tour to exploring and see Bali more

 DAY 15: BALI – DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Check out from the room at 12.00 noon, then you will be picked up and transferred to the airport in time for your international flight home

12 DAYS WONDERFUL JAVA – BALI – FLORES

(Jakarta – Bandung – Yogyakarta – Bali – Larantuka - Kelimutu)

DAY 01: JAKARTA ARRIVAL (D)
Welcome to Indonesia. Upon arrival in International Airport of Jakarta, meet and greet then transfer to your hotel for accommodation. Dinner served at hotel.

DAY 02: FULL DAY JAKARTA TOUR (B.L.D)
After breakfast, visiting NATIONAL MONUMENT - The National Monument, or “ Monas “ as popularly called, is one of the monuments built during the Soekarno’s era (the first President) of fierce nationalism. The towering 137 meters monument is crowned by symbolic flame coated by 50 kg of pure gold symbolizing Indonesia’s National Independence The history of Indonesia and its struggle for independence is displayed historically in 48 dioramas down in the basement of the monument.  Passing through China Town and old town of Jakarta (known as the Old Batavia) which maintains its old artistic style of building during the Dutch colonialism. Proceed to the temple of Dharma Bhakti, or Vihara Dharma Bhakti, is the oldest Chinese temple in Jakarta and almost identical with Petak Sembilan. Heading to to Indonesia in Miniature Park (TMII) - 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 33 provinces in Indonesia. Each pavilion is representative of each province from the traditional architectural style in miniature to a wonderful display of cultural items and exhibits. Cable Car Included. Lunch at the restaurant inside the park. Return to hotel. Dinner served at hotel.

DAY 03: JAKARTA-BANDUNG (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel. Driving to BOGOR BOTANICAL GARDEN - Covering area of 87 hectares with thousands of species of plants including towering age old trees. Walking through the enchanted garden we will enjoy view of the neighboring Presidential Palace. Continuing up to PUNCAK TEA PLANTATION, the road climbs steadily from Bogor, winding its way to a manicured landscape of tea plantations, tea pickers from nearby villages in colorful costumes and big broad hats to protect from sunburn.  Arrive in Bandung and check in at hotel. Dinner served at hotel.

DAY 04: BANDUNG (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel. Visiting Tangkuban Perahu Crater - a volcano which means hulk of overturned boat is the only crater in Java and accessible all the way by car as far as its rim. You can see a breathtaking view by standing on the rim and watch the smoldering crater. Just short drive from the volcano is Ciater Hot spring where you will have lunch and a possibility to bathe in the natural hot water pool. Return to Bandung with a stop at Padasuka Village to enjoy the Angklung (a traditional bamboo instrument) performance at Saung Angklung Ujo. Dinner at local restaurant

DAY 05: BANDUNG – JOGYAKARTA- PRAMBANAN (B,Lunch Box.D)
Breakfast at hotel. Depart to Jogyakarta by Argo Willis Train (07.00 – 13.17). We will provide Lunch box sandwich on the train. Upon arrival at Jogjakarta, meet and greet and then directly visit Java's most beautiful Hindu shrine - the 9th century Prambanan temple. Transfer to your hotel for accommodation. Dinner served at hotel.

DAY 06: FULL DAY BOROBUDUR & JOGYA CITY TOUR (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel, Full day discover the history and mystery of Borobudur Temple, one of the world’s great architectural masterpieces. You also see Pawon Temple, which is in the middle of typical village, and Mendut temple with its magnificent statue of Buddha Sakyamuni. Proceed to down town for lunch at local restaurant. Then visiting “Kraton, the magnificent palace of Sultan. The bird Market of Ngasem and the water castle will be your nest visit after the Sultan's Palace - and then go on to a traditional home industry batik making center to see the artisans at work. Next, visit Kotagede - the original home of Yogya's silverware. See craftsmanship centuries old being practiced today. Dinner served at hotel. Back to hotel

DAY 07: JOGYAKARTA-BALI (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel, Morning free program, then transfer to the airport for flight to Bali by Garuda Airline # GA 252 (1615 - 1835 ). Upon arrival in Bali, transfer to Nusa Dua area for accommodation. Dinner served at hotel.

DAY 08: FULL DAY KINTAMANI – ART,CULTURE & VOLCANO TOUR (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel, This tour combines the arts and amazing views of the active volcano of Batur. The tour starts with a drive to Batubulan for a performance of the Barong and Kris Dance, a graphic portrayal of the endless battle between good and evil. Next stop is Celuk to see the silver and goldsmith, onto Batuan undeniably the center of painters. Proceed to Mas village, the wood carving center. Continue to Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave) - an historic landmark in Bedulu. The highlight of the tour is the magnificent view of Mount Batur Volcano with Lake Batur at its base. After lunch at Gunawan Restaurant, drive back and stopping at the Tirta Empul holy spring water temple at Tampak Siring. Dinner served at Local Restaurant. Return to hotel.

DAY 09: DENPASAR – MAUMERE – LARANTUKA (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning departure to airport to catch the flight for Maumere. Upon  arrival at Frans Seda Airport of Maumere, you will meet our guide then visit “Kristus Raja” praying garden and Saint Joseph Cathedral of Maumere. Lunch at local restaurant then after proceed to Larantuka for accommodation and dinner.

DAY 10: LARANTUKA – MAUMERE - MONI (B.L.D)
After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to Maumere city and before then take Larantuka City Tour. Visit “ Maria Bunda Segala Bangsa” spiritual tourism area at Nilo. On this site you’ll find a 28m tall Mother Mary statue located 1,600m above sea level and a Ritapiret seminary, a place where Pope John Paul II spent a night. Lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, we will drive to Ledalero Seminary for visit. Kampung Sikka is the next destination, we will visit an old Portuguese church that was built in 1899. Afterwards, we’ll continue driving to Moni village. Dinner served at hotel and overnight

DAY 11: MONI – KELIMUTU CRATER LAKE – ENDE – DENPASAR (B.L.D)
After an early morning breakfast at 5.30 drive up to Kelimutu volcano to see the three colored lakes. Upon arrival walk for 1,5 km and then ascend 127 steps to top to view Kelimutu's green, blue and black lakes. A Dutch Geologist discovered Kelimutu in 1914; at the time the lakes were red, blue and white. Descend to Moni village to visit Kowanara village famous for its traditional Lionese houses, stone seats and traditional sacred cemetery. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Ende before then catch up the flight back to Denpasar-Bali. Upon arrival, meet and greet then drive to Kuta for dinner

DAY 12: BALI DEPARTURE (B.)
Breakfast at hotel. Check out room at 12.00 noon. Luggage down. Lunch at hotel. Departure transfer to airport to catch your flight home.  All luggage is transported direct to airport in separate van.

13 DAYS MELODY of JAVA-MOLUCAS-CELEBES-BALI

TOUR PROGRAM:

DAY 0: FLYING TO INDONESIA…..

DAY 01: JAKARTA ARRIVAL (D)
Welcome to Indonesia. Upon arrival in International Airport of Jakarta at 21.35pm, meet and greet then transfer to hotel for accommodation. Dinner at hotel

DAY 02: FULL DAY JAKARTA TOUR (B,L,D)
After breakfast, visiting NATIONAL MONUMENT - The National Monument, or “ Monas “ as popularly called, is one of the monuments built during the Soekarno’s era (the first President) of fierce nationalism. The towering 137 meters monument is crowned by symbolic flame coated by 50 kg of pure gold symbolizing Indonesia’s National Independence The history of Indonesia and its struggle for independence is displayed historically in 48 dioramas down in the basement of the monument.  Proceed to MUSEUM FATAHILAH - Completed in 1627, the building initially served as the Dutch East Indies Company’s town hall. It provides the historical background of Jakarta through display of old maps and antiquities including furniture and porcelain used by the Dutch rulers. Passing through China Town and old town of Jakarta (known as the Old Batavia) which maintains its old artistic style of building during the Dutch colonialism.  Lunch at CAFÉ BATAVIA. Proceed to SUNDA KELAPA HARBOUR is at present a fisherman’s wharf and inter island port. Elegant and colorful Phinisi Sailing ships offer a picturesque scene. Dinner provided at Hotel.

DAY 03: JAKARTA - YOGYAKARTA – PRAMBANAN TEMPLE (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Take morning to Yogyakarta (by GA 206 at 10.00). Upon arrival in Yogyakarta at 11.10am meet and greet then direct visiting “Kraton, the magnificent palace of Sultan and the water castle. Lunch at local restaurant.  After lunch heading to enjoy Java's most beautiful Hindu shrine - the 9th century Prambanan temple.  Next, visit Kotagede - the original home of Yogya's silverware. See craftsmanship centuries old being practiced today. Dinner at local restaurant.

DAY 04: MORNING SUNRISE BOROBUDUR + PRAMBANAN (B,L,D)
Wake up call will be made in the early morning at 03.00am. With your guide – drive for Borobudur temple, breaking the morning scene. Climbing up the temple for welcoming the sunrise that will give you a spectacular moment. Then, explore the temple for its great history and philosophy. Before rejoin to your coach – enjoying your simple breakfast at Manohara restaurant. On the way to Yogyakarta visit Mendut and Pawon temples near Borobudur. Lunch at local restaurant. Return to hotel and free. Dinner and overnight at hotel

DAY 05: JOGYAKARTA – SURABAYA - BROMO (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel, Early morning transfer to the airport for flight to Surabaya on Lion Air, JT1844 0845 0955. Upon arrival you than be met and greet to continue drive to Bromo. Lunch at local restaurant. Overnight at BROMO COTTAGE. Dinner at hotel.

DAY 06: BROMO – SURABAYA (B,L,D)
Morning call at 03.00 a.m., start your journey at 04.00 a.m. to enjoy the beauty of nature and the splendid sunrise at Mt. Penanjakan. Then proceed to the Mt. Bromo crater through the shimmering sea of sands (horseback riding included). After having breakfast and bathing at the hotel, continue drive to Surabaya through Pandaan. Having Lunch then proceed to Surabaya. Overnight stay at SURABAYA PLAZA HOTEL. Dinner served at hotel.

DAY 07: SURABAYA – TERNATE via MANADO (B,D)
Breakfast box provided. Departure transfer to Juanda Airport for your onward flight by SJ 268 at 07.55 through Manado. Connect by SJ 691 at 12.05. Upon arrival in Ternate at 14.05 meet and greet then Transfer to BELA HOTEL INTERNATIONAL for accommodation. Dinner served at hotel.

DAY 08: TERNATE CITY TOUR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Having Ternate City Tour to visit the following Portuguese built fortresses:

  • Fort Kastela or Notra Senhora Del Rosario built 1521
  • Fort Kota Kanji or Santo Pedro e Paolo or San Jao built 1530
  • Fort Kalamata or Santa Lucia built 1540
  • Fort Tolukko or Santo Lucas built 1540

The visit to Ternate Sultanate Palace and Museum are included. Lunch at local restaurant and dinner served at hotel. Overnight at BELA HOTEL INTERNATIONAL.

DAY 09: TERNATE – TIDORE – TERNATE (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Early morning take speedboat to Tidore and explore the following historical sites

  • Fort Torre built 1578
  • Fort Rum or Santo Lucas de Rume built 1585

Afternoon return to Ternate and free program. Lunch at local restaurant. Dinner served at hotel.

DAY 10: TERNATE – BALI (via Ujung Pandang) + SHORT TRIP TO ROTERDAM FORT (B,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to airport to catch the flight to Bali via Ujung Pandang on GA 661 / 12.30 – 13.20 connect by GA 625 / 18.15 – 19.40. Upon arrival in Bali, meet and greet then directly transfer to NUSA DUA for accommodation and dinner.

REMARK: Short trip in Makasar for Roterdam Fortry.

Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport in Makassar, meeting service. We will take you on a short city tour, visiting Fort Rotterdam the old Dutch Fortress. In Fort Rotterdam you can visit Museum Lagaligo Then. transfer directly to Hasanuddin International Airport to catch flight for Denpasar-Bali.

DAY 11: FULL DAY KINTAMANI – ART,CULTURE & VOLCANO TOUR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel, This tour combines the arts and amazing views of the active volcano of Batur. The tour starts with a drive to Batubulan for a performance of the Barong and Kris Dance, a graphic portrayal of the endless battle between good and evil. Drive to KEMENUH village, the woodcarving center where we can arrange with wood carver family to show the group to see their daily activities of living in a Balinese compound such as making offerings, children learning dance, music gamelan and wood carving. Then go direct to see spectacular view in KINTAMANI + Indonesian BUFFET LUNCH at Grand Puncak Sari restaurant. The highlight of the tour is the magnificent view of Mount Batur Volcano with Lake Batur at its base. After lunch, visit Tirta Empul holy spring water temple at TAMPAKSIRING. On the way back to hotel will stop to see fascinating view of rice terraces in TEGALALANG Village. Return to hotel.

DAY 12: FREE PROGRAM (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. The whole day would be free at leisure or spend the time for relaxing by the beach or pampering yourself by taking spa treatment at the hotel

DAY 13: BALI, HALF DAY CITY TOUR + OUT (via JAKARTA) (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Check out from the room at 12.00 noon. After Lunch 13.00pm, pick and driving to the south coast of Bali the towering tableland of ULUWATU – one of the most stunning temples in Bali, populated by a friendly tribe of monkeys. This cliff top temple, dedicated to the spirit of the sea, has spectacular views and is popular for viewing sunsets. Drive down to Kuta then to Airport to catch the flight for Jakarta  in time on GA 417 at 18.10.

21 DAYS MELODY Of SUMETERA OVERLAND – JAVA - CELEBES & BALI

DAY 1:  MEDAN ARRIVAL – CITY TOUR (D)
Arrive at Medan airport, meet and greet then start city tour of Medan visit Maimun Palace of Old Deli Sultanate and Chinese Temple. Check in hotel for rest and overnight at TIARA HOTEL (4*)

DAY 2: MEDAN – BRASTAGI – PRAPAT – SAMOSIR ISLAND (B/L)
After breakfast depart for Brastagi. On the way visit Maria Annai Velangkani, a Catholic church with unique Indian characteristic. Depart for a two-hour drive to Berastagi, a highland resort with its refreshing weather and magnificent mountain scenery, through some part of the lush tropical rain forest of Sumatera. Reaching Berastagi, visit the fruit market of Berastagi. Continue to Parapat – a famous lake resort lies on the east shore of Lake Toba. See the slender Sipiso-piso Waterfall drops into the northern tip shore of Lake Toba from hundred meter height. Visit the ancient King’s Palace of Simalungun at Pematang Purba. Proceed to Parapat through the fertile vegetable and fruit farms, pine tree forest and spectacular view of Lake Toba along most part of the journey. Arrive in Parapat. After leave for Samosir - a huge island in the middle of Lake Toba. It takes 45 minutes to get to the island by boat. Arrive in Samosir, check in hotel at TOLEDO INN HOTEL

DAY 3: SAMOSIR ISLAND TOUR (B/L)
After breakfast start on Samosir Island tour by boat. Visit the Tomb of King Sidabutar and Batak Toba Village at Tomok. Then to Ambarita, a traditional village with ancient megalithic furniture in front of the traditional house and the Village of Simanindo to watch folkdance perfomance of Batak Toba people. Also visit the tiny lovely Tao Island. Afternoon return to hotel for overnight at TOLEDO INN HOTEL

DAY 04: SAMOSIR ISLAND – PADANGSIDEMPUAN / PENYAMBUNGAN (B,L)
Leave for Padang Sidempuan / Panyabungan. Visit Lumban Binanga Village, the small town Balige with its richly ornamented market building, winding along the road from Tarutung. Continue journey to Padang Sidempuan / Panyabungan for stopover night. Check in hotel and overnight at NATAMA OR PAYA LOTING HOTEL

DAY 05: PADANGSIDEMPUAN / PENYAMBUNGAN – BUKITTINGGI (B,L)
The journey today is rather long but worthwhile. It exhibits the inner part of Sumatra. The scenery of mountains, rivers, valleys and traditional villages will relieve you from your weariness. Stopover at Rimbo Panti Nature Reserve. The Equator Monument should nonetheless be remarkable in your personal record. Then proceed to the most charming town, the heart of Minangkabau Highland, and the center of matrilineal society of Sumatra, Bukittinggi. Arrive in Bukittinggi in the late afternoon. Transferred to hotel to ROYAL DENAI or PUSAKO HOTEL (3*)

DAY 06: FULL DAY BUKIT TINGGI TOUR (B,L)
Full day tour to explore the beauty and the cultural aspects of Minangkabau Highland. See the landmark of Bukittinggi – Jam Gadang (Clock Tower), the uniqueness of the local market, museum, Ngarai Sianok – a grand valley, Koto Gadang which is renown for its silver works and hand embroidery. Return to hotel for rest and overnight at ROYAL DENAI or PUSAKO HOTEL (3*)

DAY 07: BUKIT TINGGI – PADANG – JAKARTA (B,D)
After breakfast, drive 3 hours through the beautiful countryside of Anai Valley to Padang airport for your flight to Jakarta. Upon arrival in Jakarta, meet and greet then transfer to LE GRANDEUR HOTEL (4*) or similiar for accommodation. Afternoon Jakarta City Tour to visit: visit NATIONAL MUSEUM : built in 1862, is the best museum in Indonesia and is reputedly one of the finest in Southeast Asia. The museum has an enormous collection of cultural objects of the various ethnic groups-costumes, musical instruments, model houses, numerous fine bronzes from the Hindu-Javanese period, as well as many interesting stone pieces salvaged from Central Java and other temples. (Monday & Public Holidays closed. Visit the National Monument instead). At the north end of the Kali Besar lays a small 17th century Dutch drawbridge, the last in the city, called the KOTA INTAN DRAWBRIDGE Kota Intan Drawbridge. Continue to SUNDA KELAPA HARBOR : This 500-year-old harbor area was a vital link to the markets of the outside world for the 15th Century kingdom of Pajajaran. Since then this port has belonged to the Portuguese and Dutch. The magnificent and brightly painted Makassar schooner called Phinisi are still an important means of transporting goods to and from the outer islands. Dinner at hotel.

DAY 08: JAKARTA-BANDUNG (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Driving to BOGOR BOTANICAL GARDEN - Covering area of 87 hectares with thousands of species of plants including towering age old trees. Walking through the enchanted garden we will enjoy view of the neighbouring Presidential Palace. Continuing up to PUNCAK TEA PLANTATION, the road climbs steadily from Bogor, winding its way to a manicured landscape of tea plantations, tea pickers from nearby villages in colorful costumes and big broad hats to protect from sunburn.  Arrive in Bandung and check in at SAVOY HOMAN (4*).

DAY 09: BANDUNG (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Visiting Tangkuban Perahu Crater - a volcano which means hulk of overturned boat is the only crater in Java and accessible all the way by car as far as its rim. You can see a breathtaking view by standing on the rim and watch the smoldering crater. Just short drive from the volcano is Ciater Hot spring where you will have lunch and a possibility to bathe in the natural hot water pool. Return to Bandung with a stop at Padasuka Village to enjoy the Angklung (a traditional bamboo instrument) performance at Saung Angklung Ujo. Accommodation at SAVOY HOMAN (4*)

DAY 10: BANDUNG - JOGYAKARTA (B,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Depart to Jogyakarta by Argo Willis Train (07.00 – 13.17). Upon arrival at Jogyakarta Railway Station, you will be met by our representative and then you will directly transfer to JOGJAKARTA PLAZA HOTEL (4* ), Dinner at hotel

DAY 11: FULL DAY JOGJA CITY TOUR & BOROBUDUR TEMPLE (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting “Kraton, the magnificent palace of Sultan. The bird Market of Ngasem and the water castle will be your nest visit after the Sultan's Palace - and then go on to a traditional home industry batik making center to see the artisans at work. Next, visit Kotagede - the original home of Yogya's silverware. See craftsmanship centuries old being practiced today. Lunch at local restaurant, after lunch discover the history and mistery of Borobudur Temple, one of the world’s great architectural masterpieces. You also visit Pawon Temple, which is in the middle of typical village, and Mendut temple with its magnificent statue of Buddha Sakyamuni. Back to hotel

DAY 12: JOGJAKARTA - PRAMBANAN –SOLO (B, L)
Morning departure to Solo-Surakarta, with stops along the way visit Prambanan, where the largest number of Hindu temples of Java: Site declared by UNESCO Patrimoniodell'Umanità, certainly represents the apex of the art indogiavanese. A contemporary of Borobudur, the complex is divided into three main areas: the north dedicated to Vishnu, Shiva and south central to Brahma. Around the temples dedicated to the holy trinity rise buildings more than 285 children, most have not yet restored. All are called "candidates", that is, the temple-mountain, and mostly built in honor of a deceased monarch, although never having been either tomb or mausoleum. The Shiva temple, more than 50 meters high, is one of the best works, and contains a statue of the god 3 meters high. Upon arrival in Solo, visit Mangkunegaran Palace, Kraton extends adjacent to the Pasar Klewer, the market for textiles in the city, the place to buy clothes and batik decorated with the motif of the local style, but also of Yogyakarta, Cirebon and other areas of Java. The second building, called Mangkunegaran, is still inhabited by 1757 making this the ninth prince of the family that gives him the name, cadet branch dellafamiglia real. Presents some very interesting collections of antiquities, including cuimaschere, furniture, statues and more Javanese. Walk in nearby Pasar Triwindu, flea market, where you can find finely carved wooden objects, krissdal handle embellished with gemstones, bamboo and other objects.

DAY 13: SOLO – BROMO (B,L)
After breakfast, then to Bromo with stop to visit Trowulan, which is officially opened in 1987, it was built for the purpose of displaying and preserving the ever increasing number of historical treasures discovered in the vicinity of the old Majapahit capital, Bajang Ratu temple located in the hamlet of Kraton, not far from Candi Tikus, is one of Trowulan's principal attractions. Restored to its present condition between the years 1985 and 1989, the site comprise the remains of an ancient ritual bathing place ( pertirtaan ) dating from the Majapahit period. Stay at BROMO COTTAGE HOTEL

DAY 14: BROMO - SURABAYA (B, L)
Starting in mid-night on the 4x4 for the Gunung Penanjakan, a volcano of 2770 from which the best view of the caldera. The temperature usually drops to around 3 °, and local guides are dressed like the Indians of the Andes, with large ponchos and woolen hats. Located in the extreme west, is the ideal place to witness the extraordinary spettacolodell'alba that slowly reveals the details of all vulanici cones, including Mount Bromo: the other lower (2329 m), is also the most famous, perhaps because of being the last active volcano in the area. Excursion to the backs of ponies to reach the most scenic spots, from which you have the best view of the volcano and the valley. When finished, return to the base and continue north-west to Surabaya. The second largest city of Indonesia, it is also the main port: founded in the late 13 th century, is a cosmopolitan city, long dominated by the principles of the Central Java and Madura. Devoid of monuments and buildings of particular significance (one of the few interesting is the Majapahit Hotel, built in the '30s art deco), presents its most interesting aspects in the Chinese quarter, with the Puppet Theatre and the Buddhist temple Hok Tek Hian, and Arab worlds. Accommodation at SURABAYA PLAZA HOTEL.

DAY 15: SURABAYA – UJUNG PANDANG - TORAJA (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to Ujung Pandang – Makassar. Upon arrival at Hasanudin Airport Makassar, meeting services. Afterwards, set out on the picturesque drive to Toraja. A drive from approx 8 hours along the Buginese villages with their typical houses. Lunch will be served at sea food restaurant in Pare-Pare. In the afternoon stop on the Puncak Lakawan to enjoy the spectacular view. Late in the afternoon arrival in Rantepao. Overnight at HOTEL MARANTE TORAJA

DAY 16: FULL DAY TORAJA TOUR (B,L)
After breakfast, a full day exploring Toraja. First we will visit Lemo to see rows of Tau Tau statues and the hanging graves. Onwards to Suaya to discover the secret of the Baby Tree, Also visiting today Londa, to see an ancient grave where the deceased are still entombed. At Kete Kesu  one of the oldest Torajan villages we can see the Tongkonans and old rice barns, this village is also famous for its traditional colorful woodcarving. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Rantepao. Overnight at HOTEL MARANTE TORAJA

DAY 17: TORAJA – UJUNG PANDANG - BALI (B,L)
After breakfast, we drive back to Makassar. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Pare-Pare. Afterwards transfer directly to Hasanuddin Airport to catch your flight to Bali. Upon arrival in Bali, meet and greet then transfer to your hotel for accommodation.

DAY 18: BALI – HALF DAY TANAH LOT SUNSET TOUR (B,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning free at leisure. Afternoon at 13.30 pm visit at the impressive TAMAN AYUN-a royal temple dated back from 1634 with intricate and elaborate carving along its entrance and walls. To the local belief, a beautiful large moat surrounding the temple represents the world of ocean. Proceed to ALAS KEDATON-there lies a sacred monkey forest with its clutter of towering tree are home to hundred of monkey. Should you wish, you can spend sometime to hand-feed the monkeys. The last stop will be TANAH LOT-a spectacular temple built in the 17th century, on top of rock about 200 meters offshore. The whole compound will turn into a wonderful silhouette as the sunset right behind the temple, one of the most photographed temples on the island - for good reason. Dinner at Local restaurant.

DAY 19: BALI - FULL DAY KINTAMANI (B,L)
Start the tour to see BARONG DANCE PERFORMANCE-the most famous and colorful dance in Bali that signifies an eternal fight between good and evil spirit, performed by dozens of professional dancers. Onto CELUK-famous for it is silver and gold smith also the place where you may see traditional Balinese house compound. Proceed to MAS-the home of Bali’s talented woodcarver and well known for special quality woodcarving and others handicraft. Continue to GOA GAJAH-a historic landmark dating from the 11th century located in a steep valley just outside of Ubud. Drive up to KINTAMANI-said to be the best view in Bali over a magnificent massive crater with the smoky Mt. Batur in the middle and summering Lake Batur nearby. Lunch will be served on restaurant with beautiful overlooking the stunning crater view. Drive back with stop at TAMPAK SIRING-the holy spring water temple Tirta Empul that is believed to posses a magical power to keep you young. Back to hotel

DAY 20: BALI (B,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Full day free at leisure. Dinner served at hotel.

DAY 21: BALI – DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight home

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