We present 11 days in Indonesia where you can enjoy the beaches, the city, the mountain and different temples … for this we have prepared a trip that combines the well-known island of Bali, the island of Borneo, the Jogyakarta city … and much more
Borneo – Bali
Upon arrival at the Pangkalan Bun airport you will be picked up to take you by boat along the Kumai River, you will be given a delicious lunch while you enjoy the wonders of this tropical forest. The boat is a traditional boat (Klotok) wooden river boat. After sailing for about 1 hour and a half, we will stop at the Tanjung Harapan Rehabilitation Center to enjoy the orangutans’ meal time. Later we will take a tour in Klotok along the Soyer river and exploring the jungle, you will be able to observe the wildlife, seeing animals such as snout-nosed monkeys, long-tailed macaques and birds along the riverbank. Dinner and accommodation on the ship. If time permits, we can make a nocturnal trek, in search of nocturnal animals, such as tarius monkeys, slow loris, bears (sun bear), and luminous mushrooms, or simply navigate slowly with the boat in search of fireflies
Night in private room on the boat
After breakfast in the klotok, you will be ready to travel along the river to Pondok Tanguy, the orangutan rehabilitation center, you will witness how they have breakfast at 09.00. Afterwards we will continue by boat on the river, with luck we will be able to see the freshwater crocodile swimming by the river. Upon arrival at the Leakey Orangutan Rehabilitation Center we will make a short trek through the rainforest in search of wildlife, birds and other animals of the jungle, as well as plants of the rainforest. We will return to the ship for a delicious lunch, then we will witness the orangutans’ lunchtime at 2:00 p.m. If the weather permits, night trekking. At the agreed time, you will enjoy a dinner in the middle of the jungle and with the sound of nature around you.
After breakfast on the boat, we will sail back along the KumaI river until we reach the Pangkalan Bun airport. From there we will fly to Java.
Upon arrival at Semarang airport, transfer by road (3.5 hours) to the hotel in Jogyakarta.
Free time and night at the hotel
Early in the morning, after breakfast, we will depart to Prambanan, a set of Hindu temples from the 8th to the 10th centuries and belonging to the Unesco World Heritage since 1991. We will return to the city of Jogyakarta to visit the Sultan’s Palace, the Castle of Tamansari Water, being a swimming pool garden of the Sultan. We will rest then to enjoy a succulent lunch in a restaurant located inside the Sultan Palace Complex. We will continue our visit with the Borobudur Temple, a Buddhist temple and one of the greatest wonders of Southeast Asia 1,200 years ago. Finally, we will visit the Temples of Pawon and Mendut, sister temples of their nearby Borobudur. At our end, we will return to your hotel.
At the agreed time, after breakfast, the guide will pick you up at your hotel to transfer you to the Jogyakarta airport, where you can take the flight to Labuanbajo, stopping by.
Upon arrival in Labuanbajo, Isla de Flores, we will pick you up at the airport to transfer you, first by car, and then on board a traditional boat, to an island paradise. Rest of the day free to enjoy the transparent and warm waters, and the wonderful snorkeling that you can do on the shore of the Resort beach.
Night at the resort
Free day to enjoy this paradisiacal island, you can disconnect from the outside world on the beaches by snorkeling or relaxing in a hammock under a palm tree. Night at the resort
In the early morning, after breakfast, we will pick you up in a private boat to go to the great adventure: The Komodo National Park and its surroundings! This day we will discover the Komodo Dragons on Rinca Island. Today you can visit the islands of Rinca and Komodo, which encompass the Komodo National Park.
Upon arrival, we will make a gentle trekking watching a few meters from us the dangerous Komodo dragons, but always under the watchful eye of a “Ranger” of the Park. Later we will sail towards one of the many paradisiacal islands nearby to enjoy the wonderful snorkel in its warm and transparent waters, inside one of the best coral reef areas in the world and observe multicolored tropical fish, corals of thousands of colors, stars of sea, giant tortoises …
Finally, we will be off in front of the Flying Fox Island to see how thousands of giant bats fly over our heads from island to island in search of fruit. After this wonderful spectacle of nature, we will head towards the city of Labuanbajo.
After breakfast, our guide will pick you up to escort you to the airport and take you back to the romantic island of Bali.
Upon arrival at the airport, the driver will be waiting for you to go to the hotel. You will have free time and you will be able to enjoy the beach.
Night at the hotel
After picking you up at your hotel, we will go to the small village of Pejaten, where we will see the curious process of making tiles for Balinese houses, made manually and cooked with coconut bark. Next, we will take a tour of a ceramics factory recognized worldwide for its fine quality and its beautiful details .. we will be surprised by the patience with which they work!
We will continue our tour to see the local lifestyle in the market of Kerambitan and the artifical lake of Telaga Tunjung, where we will learn about the complex irrigation system. We will then go through cocoa plantations. We will rest briefly for a coffee break in a traditional house of a Balinese family, who will welcome us with his big smile and invite us to drink Bali coffee and traditional Balinese sweets, while explaining the curious structure of a Balinese house. We will proceed with our tour until we reach the Temple of Tamba Waras, a historical temple of the king of Tabanan from the 15th century. We will continue until we reach the famous Rice Fields of Jatiluwih, named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, where we will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant overlooking the beautiful rice fields of Jatiluwih and transfer to one of the best and most elegant Spas of Bali, where you will enjoy a Relaxing Balinese Traditional Massage of 60min per Person * FREE *.
Possibility to take advantage of the day doing Rafting in the Ayung River, trying the traditional massages in a spa, elephant trekking through the tropical forest of Bali, a Scuba Diving class in the wonderful Sanur, cruise to the idyllic island of Lembogan, a whole day of enjoyment in the sea (catamaran) and the beach .. or even rent a vehicle to move on your own on the island.
At the agreed time, the private driver will transfer you to the Denpasar airport to take the return flight.