EXPLORE INDONESIA 18D17N
ORANGUTAN, BOROBUDUR, SULTAN PALACE, PRAMBANAN, BROMO, TANA TORAJA, KAWAH IJEN, KELIMUTU, KOMODO Duration : 18 Days / 17 Nights BORNEO-JAVA-CELEBES-BALI-LABUAN BAJO ITINERARY: Day 01: ARRIVAL JAKARTA THE TRANSFER TO HOTEL Upon arrival at International airport Jakarta, pick up service then directly transfer to FM7 Hotel near Jakarta airport. Free time at your own leisure. Day 02: JAKARTA - PANGKALAN – TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK (B,L,D) After breakfast, you will be transferred directly to Airport Jakarta for you flight to the Pangkalan Bun by PKN732 at 0915 – 10.25. Meet our Local guide at airport and directly transfer to Kumai sub-district for boarding the houseboat to Tanjung Puting National Park. The houseboat is a traditional wooden river boat about 6m by 2m with aroof forms the upper deck where you can view the rainforest as it glides by. The boat crew including the boatman, cook and expert guide. In the peaceful afternoon, we will slowly explore the quite river by the houseboat while observing the primates along the riverside. Overnight and dining on houseboat, with facilities; thin mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral" water, mosquito net, kitchen, and simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar helpful guides and boatmen. Day 03: TANJUNG PUTTING NATIONAL PARK (B,L,D) After breakfast, we will board the houseboat for cruising upward to Pondok Tanguy to explore the rehabilitation center of the new ex-captive orangutans. Next, return to houseboat for sailing upward the creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rainforest. At this station, you will have opportunity to trek into the rainforest with your expert guide and forest rangers to appreciate the flora as well as viewing wild orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and birds. Lunch will be served on houseboat. In the afternoon, we will visit the feeding station to see rehabilitated orangutans are given additional foods. We will then sail back down the river and overnight on houseboat. Day 04: TANJUNG PUTTING NATIONAL PARK (B,L,D) Exploring the national park is never boring, we will observe deeper in the jungle by trekking to other trails that will give you an opportunity to encounter the differences of orangutans either wild or ex-captive as well as other wildlife on tropical rainforest of Borneo with its wonderful beauty of nature. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on houseboat. Day 05: FLIGHT TO SEMARANG – SEMARANG - YOGYAKARTA(B,L,D) Return to Kumai district by boat then transfer to Pangkalan Bun airport for flight to Semarang> by PKN701 at 10.55 – 11.50. Pick you up and meet our Local guide at Semarang airport. Then, drive to Borobudur to admire one of the wonder worlds, Borobudur temple. On the way to Yogya, visit Mendut and Pawon temples as well. Overnight at Santika. DAY 06: YOGYAKARTA TOUR – BORUBUDUR TOUR- SULTAN PALACE After breakfast Visiting Prambanan, Sewu, Plaosan, and Kalasan Temple. After lunch visiting Sultan Palace of Yogyakarta, Kota Gede (beautiful silver handicrafts), on afternoonn Back to Hotel Santika and overnight. DAY 07: YOGYAKARTA TOUR – SOLO – BROMO TOUR After breakfast check out continued visiting Mangkunagaran Palace in Solo. After finish proceed to Mount Bromo Area, arrive in Cemoro Lawang Village. Check in Lava View Cottage Bromo Or Similiar. DAY 08: MOUNT BROMO TOUR Tour Bromo start at 04.00, by Jeep drive Mt Penanjakan enjoy Bromo Sunrise, continued to Bromo Crater. About 09.00 am back to Hotel than drive to Bondowoso (Sempol Village). Check in Hotel. DAY 09: KAWAH IJEN/IJEN CRATER TOUR – UJUNG PANDANG Kawah ijen Tour start at 05.00, after breakfast drive to Paltuding, continued withsoft Trekking to Ijen Crater, after finish Back to Paltuding, drive to Hotel, loading bag, Check out and transfer to Surabaya Airport for flight to Ujung Pandang by JT780 at 17.50 – 20.20. Arrival at Makassar and transfer to Hotel. Free Program Day 10: DEPART TO TANA TORAJA (B,L,D) After Breakfast, you will be picked up by our tour guide. Then we will directly depart to Tana Toraja with approx. 8 hours drive passing through the Buginese villages with their typical houses on poles. On the way, we will visit the fishermen village in Barru district with its beautiful beach panorama. If we are lucky, we also could see the traditional Buginese “ Pa’bagan “ fisher boats. Lunch will be served at Kupa Beach Restaurant. In the afternoon, stop also will be made on Puncak Lakawan for having coffee break while enjoy the spectacular view of Mt. Kabobong. Late in afternoon, arrive in Rantepao, Tana Toraja. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel. Day 11: FULL DAY TANA TORAJA TOUR (B,L,D) After breakfast, we will take you on a full day Toraja tour. First, we will visit Lemo where we can find hanging graves with their rows of Tau-Tau sculptures. Then we will visit to Tampangallo, an ancient and natural grave in a cave with its entombed deceased. On to Kambira, where we will explore the extra ordinary of the baby graves on tree which called “ Tarra Tree “. Lunch will be served at a Maruang Restaurant. After lunch, we will visit Pallawa & Sa’dan which are famous as the center of wood carving in Tana Toraja. In the afternoon, back to Hotel for dinner and overnight stay. Day 12: FULL DAY TANA TORAJA (B,L,D) After breakfast, we will take you on another full day tour around Tana Toraja. In the morning, we will visit Bori’ where we can find ancient megalith stones which already exist since thousands years. Then we will take you to Tinombayo highland to enjoy the superb view of the rice terraces and Torajan local villages from the hill-top. Then we will visit Batutumonga where we can view the town of Rantepao. Then we will visit Lokomata where we will find graves on a giant megalith stone. Continue our trip by taking a soft trekking from Pana to Tikala passing through the several Torajan villages with the local daily life style. Lunch will be served at Celebes Restaurant in Rantepao. In the afternoon, we will visit Marante & Nanggala, local Torajan villages with big Tongkonan houses and rice barns. In Nanggala we also could find bats hanging on trees around this village. Then we back to Hotel for dinner and overnight stay. Day 13: TANA TORAJA—MAKASSAR (B,L) After breakfast, check out hotel. Then we drive back to Makassar via the same road of 1st day. Lunch will be served Kenari Bukit Indah Restaurant Pare-Pare. In the afternoon, arrive in Makassar. Onwards, transfer directly to Hasanuddin Airport Makassar to catch your flight to Denpasar by JT745 at 16.30 – 17.50. Arrival at Denpasar and transfer to Hotel. Free Program Days 14 : BALI - MAUMERE - MONI (B,L,D) Pick up from your hotel in Bali and transfer to the airport, for flight to Maumere. On arrival in Waioti airport of Maumere, will be welcomed and meet by your tour guide. Lunch will be served at local restaurant, than continue the trip to Moni through of Paga & Wolowaru Village. Arrive in Moni check in at Hidayah Inn or similar for dinner and overnight. Days 15 : MONI - KELIMUTU - MONI - BAJAWA (B,L,D) This trip will start at 04.30 am, drive up to the amazing view of tree colored lake of Kelimutu and enjoy the sunrise. Drive back to the hotel for breakfast, than continue the trip to Ende. Lunch at local restaurant, drive back to Bajawa with stop Nanga Penda to see the Blue Stone. If time is permit your guide will take you to Soa enjoy the hot spring water, then check at Bintang Wisata Hotel or similar for dinner and overnight. Days 16 : BAJAWA - BENA - RUTENG – LABUAN BAJO (B,L,D) After breakfast, first trip to visit Bena the Traditional Village of Bajawa. Than continue the trip to Ruteng, with stop Aimere to see the "ARAK" distillation and fresh pal juice tapping. Lunch will serve at local restaurant. After wards, continue drive to Labuan Bajo with stop at Cancar Spider Rice Filed. On arrival in Labuan Bajo direct check in at Golo Hilltop or similar for dinner and overnight Days 17: LABUAN BAJO – RINCA ISLAND – BIDADARI (B,L,D) Breakfast at hotel, transfer to the harbour catch the traditional wooden boat sail to Rinca Island. On arrival, trekking at Loh Buaya Rinca Island to explore the wild Komodo Dragons and other wild animals and many kind of birds. After trekking sail to Bidadari Island for swimming, snorkelling and relaxing in unspoiled coral reef and many kind of fish. Dinner and overnight on boat. Days 18 : BIDADARI - LABUAN BAJO - MIRROR CAVE - BALI (B) Breakfast on boat, than sail to Labuan Bajo direct transfer to the airport with stop visiting the huge Batu Cermin (Mirror Cave). Fly back to Bali. On arrival in Bali will transfer back to your original hotel or next destination.