Stunning nature of Sumatra highlights combined with the rich culture and sights of Java highlights makes this a great tour. On Sumatra Highlights You’ll meet shy orangutans, ride atop an elephant through the jungle and glide across Lake Toba and Ngarai Sianok.
On Java you will travel through the lush tea plantations to the historic cities and smouldering volcanoes that this island is renowned for. During your time in Yogyakarta you will visit the temple of Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in the world and explore the Hindu temple complex of Prambanan. Get to know the real Indonesia with this 19-day tour.
Arrive at Medan International Airport. Meeting service and continue drive to Tangkahan. Spend the night in Tangkahan.
After breakfast walking to the starting point for Elephant riding, where you will experience riding Sumatra Elephant, will pass the river and jungle. The Elephant riding will take about an hour. Spend the night in Bukit Lawang.
Optional Activities : Elephant riding
Bahorok is one of the rare places where Orang utan are living in the wild. Today we are making a day hike to spot the Orang Utans and much more animals in the jungle. Spend the night in Hotel Brastagi.
Included Activities: Jungle Tour
We tour via the scenic back road across the Karo Plateau to the delightfully cool and picturesque town of Berastagi. We stop on the way at Pematang Purba to see the long house (Rumah Bolon) which was belonged to the royal families of the Simalungun Batak tribe.Tongging Hill gives us a beautiful view of the northern part of Lake Toba. Besides that we stop at Sipiso piso Waterfall and Lingga Village to see a glimpse of the way of life of the Karo Batak Tribe and their typical houses with open floor plan in which eight families live together under a single up swept or rectangular roof of ijuk thatch. Spend the Night in Lake Toba.
Included Activities : Long house – Waterfall – Lingga village
We take a cruise on Lake Toba to the central island of Samosir, where the colourful Toba Batak villages cling to the shore. We visit Ambarita Village, which has an archeologically important meeting place for the King of Siallangan that served as a hall of justice. Spend the Night in Lake Toba.
Included Activities : Samosir island – Toba batak Village – Ambarita village
On the way to Sipirok we can Visit Traditional Village Lumbang Binaga and Traditional market at Balige. Spend the night in Hotel Sipirok.
Included Activities : Visit Lumbang Binaga Village – Traditional market Balige
We will leave early morning for the drive from Sipirok to Bukittinggi. It’s another long journey across hills and valleys, through plantations and past small villages. In the late afternoon we will arrive in Bukit tinggi. Bukit tinggi is surrounded by volcanoes, lakes, canyons and traditional villages. Spend the night in Bukit tinggi.
We Take a walk at ngarai Sianok canyon is a steep valley (ravine) which is located in the border town of Bukittinggi and the sub-district of IV Koto, Agam Regency, West Sumatra. The valley is long and winding as the boundary line from the southern of Koto Gadang canyon until the Sianok Canyon, Enam Suku, and ended up at Palupuh. Spend the night in Bikit tinggi.
Included Activities : Ngarai sianok Valley
At the appropriate time, drive to Padang. Upon arrival in Padang, transfer to the airport to catch the flight to Jakarta. Upon arrival in Jakarta we continue drive to Carita Beach. Spend the night in Hotel Carita Beach.
Visit Sunda strait to the famous, deserted, active volcano island with 35 miles away, to sea is left of the biggest explosion ever recorded in history mankind (1883) Crusing around the Anak Krakatau where you can seen the real of black lava stone and rest of the last eruption. Landing at the beach of Anak Krakatau and climb up to the first top of volcano than step your foot on it searching closely the minerals (Volcanic bomb, lava) from the bottom of the earth which were thrown up through its crater, from the top you can see the wonder beautiful sea view of krakatau arcipelago. Back to the boat than continue to old Krakatau island (the mother of krakatau) at “Chili lagoon” for snorkeling to see variesty of tropical fish at coral reef (angelfish, surgeonfish, clownfish, batfish, butterfly fish etc. Stay and Lunch will be served at the beach at Krakatau island. Return boat trip to Carita. End the trip , Late afternoon back to Carita. Spend the night at Hotel Carita Beach.
Included Activities : Krakatau tour – Snorkeling – lunch
Drive to Ciboleger for Baduy. With short trekking, we will see the activities of Baduy tribe. Spend the night in Baduy Village Ciboleger.
Included Activities : Visit Baduy Village
On the way to Bogor we will enjoy beautiful scenery, mountain and rice field. Spend the night in Hotel Bogor.
Breakfast at hotel and visit Bogor Botanical Garden, the largest botanical garden in Indonesia. It is a huge, world-class botanical garden, covering an area of around 80 hectares. Founded in 1817, the gardens contain streams and lotus ponds and it has a collection of magnificent palms. The garden’s orchid houses are reputed to contain more than 3000 orchid varieties.
Drive via Puncak Pass Mountain Resort (1600 meter above sea level) passing through beautiful scenery of Tea Plantation. Spend the night in Bandung.
Included Activities : Bogor Botanical garden – Tea plantation
On the way to Batukaras we visit the Dragon Village, one of the traditional Sundanese tribes who keep the strong tradition of the old Father. Spend the night in Batukaras Beach.
Included Activities : Dragon Village
Optional Activities : Discover Papandayan active volcano
Visit the spectacular Green Canyon sailing by boat through the Canyon and have an exciting Swim along the river. Cross a traditional handmade bridge from bamboo (Bamboo Bridge). Enjoy the sunset from manggrove Area. Spend the night in Batukaras.
Included activities : Green cayon – Bamboo brigde
Visit the Batukaras mangrove Conservation. Perhaps enjoy a stroll along Batukaras first beachfront walk, chat with the locals as they too enjoy the sea and sun, watch the fishermen in the shallows or kick back and relax at one of the beachside restaurants. Get a feel for the traditions and local customs which are well maintained here. just a short distance away from the beach.
Included Activities : Visit Mangrove conservation – Visit Home Industry
Optional Activities: Surf lesson.
Morning transfers to the train station of Sidareja, then depart by train. Early Afternoon you will arrive in Yogyakarta. Overnight in Hotel Jogjakarta.
Include Activities : Taking a walk at Malioboro street By Night.
Wake up early morning, enjoy the beautiful sunrise from the famous Borobudur temple. The massive stone stupa of Borobudur is one of the greatest of all ancient architectural monuments. Built with forced labour from the surrounding countryside between about AD 750 and 850, Borobudur predates Ankor Wat in Cambodia by three centuries. Through a Buddhist creation, it incorporates Persian, Babylonian and Greek influences. Also the nearby a smaller but of some importance Mendut temple and can be visited. In the afternoon we take Cooking class. Spend the night in Hotel Yogyakarta.
Included Activities : Borobudur sunrise – Mendut Temple – Water custle
Optional Activities : Cooking Class at Via Via Restaurant.
In the morning Jogjakarta city tour. Where we visit the Sultan’s Palace, Batik home industry and Kota Gede for silver smith. Enjoy Prambanan sunset. In the night we visit a traditional dance performance of Ramayana Ballet. Spend the night in Hotel Jogjakarta.
Optional Activities : Ramayana ballet
The Sumatra & Java Highlights, has come to his end. we hope you will leave Indonesia satisfied full with great experiences.