Our Tour across Java island starts with the bustling capital city of Jakarta before making our way down the island of Java for some surf culture and un-touched beaches in Pangandaran, enjoy the spectacular Green Canyon, camping at paradise island, then over to check out some ancient temples near Yogyakarta, then we’ll finish it all off with the beautiful and inspiring island of Karimun Jawa.
Day 1 : Arrive Jakarta – Bogor
Arrive at Soekarno Hatta Jakarta International Airport, meeting service and direct transfer to Hotel at Bogor. Spend the night in Hotel Bogor.
Day 2 : Bogor – Bandung
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 to Bandung. spend the night in Hotel Bandung.
Day 2 : Bandung Highlights
Visit the Tangkuban Perahu volcano. Then continue to visit Ciater Hot spring take a shower from the hot spring and enjoy a natural skin treatment with sulphur. On the way we can enjoy the beautiful panorama of tea plantation. Continue to Pada Suka Village to listen to the traditional melodies of Angklung music using bamboo instrument. Spend the night in Hotel Bandung.
Day 3 : Bandung – Pangandaran
On the way to Pangandaran we visit the Dragon Village, one of the traditional Sundanese tribes who keep the strong tradition of the old Father. Spend the night in Hotel Pangandaran.
Day 4 : Pangandaran – Nature Reserve
The Nature Reserve is on the Peninsula of Pangandaran and includes 500 hectare with 700 different plants. We are going to do a trekking through the jungle for 5 to 6 hours. We will see waterfalls, one of the biggest flower in the world (Rafflesia Flower), a big variety of wild animals as, deer, porcupine, buffalo, grey/ black monkeys, Tukan and so on. We end the walk on a white sand beach where you do snorkeling or just relax. Spend the night in Hotel Pangandaran.
Day 5 : Pangandaran – Green Canyon
Visit the home-industries and experience the traditional process of Wayang (wooden puppet). Continue to visit the spectacular Green Canyon sailing by boat through the Canyon and have an exciting Body Rafting along the river. Cross a traditional handmade bridge from bamboo (Bamboo Bridge). Spend the night in the night in Hotel Pangandaran.
Day 6 : Pangandaran – Paradise Island – Cilacap
Visit one of the islands in Pangandaran, where there is 4 km white sand beach along the island, sail along one of java’s longest rivers, we will pass mangrove, a lot of small islands and beautiful scenery, besides there is chance to see unique birds. At the island, we can do camping one night, fishing, swimming, relaxing and barbecue (fish, chicken or Shrimp) and bonfire on the beach side. In the afternoon we go sailing along the river passing mangrove islands to Cilacap. Spend the night in Hotel Cilacap.
Day 7 : Cilacap – Borobudur – Jogyakarta
In the morning we leave Cilacap go by car straight to Borobudur. This trip will give you Java’s beautiful nature full with rice fields. You even can join the farmers with planting and harvesting the rice. Enjoy the scenery of the valley and the mountains. Visit 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. Also the nearby a smaller but of some importance Mendut temple can be visited. Spend the night in Hotel Jogjakarta.
Day 8 : Yogyakarta
Breakfast at hotel, morning depart for City Tour visit the Kraton (Sultan’s Palace), traditional Javanese crafts silver smiths, batik processing home industry. We Continue to visit the magnificent 8th century Hindu Temple of Prambanan. One of the highest Hindu temples in Indonesia. Spend the night in Hotel Jogyakarta.
Day 9 : Yogyakarta – Jepara
Visit Bird Market , Afterward we continue drive to Jepara. Spend the night in Hotel Jepara.
Day 10 : Jepara to Karimun Java Island
Karimun Jawa is an islands chain stretching in the north westerly direction 83 km from Jepara Central Java. This archipelagos is cluster of 27 islands with differents characters in java sea. The reefs are mixture of fringing, barrier and patch bottom depth ranging from 15 to 40 meters. People call it “the jewel of java sea“ and this archipelagos have wonderful exotic view.
We take a boat ride for 3 hours to go to Karimun Java Island. When arrive check in to the hotel at the island and take your own time to enjoy this beautiful island with white sand beaches. Spend the night in Karimun Jawa.
Day 11 : Karimun Java Island
Today we are going to visit four islands, each in its own beauty, perfect for diving and snorkeling, enjoy the beaches and relaxing. Spend the night at Karimun Java.
Day 12 : Karimun Java Island
Explore Karimun Java island with motor bike.Visit Bugis and Madura Village, mangrove area, Swim, relax on the beach. in the evening we enjoy the sunset from Tanjung Gelam beach. Spend the night in Karimun Jawa.
Day 13 : Karimun Jawa to Semarang
We go back to mainland by boat to Semarang. Spend the night Hotel Surya Semarang.
Day 14 : The end
The trip to Java’s diamond experience has come to its end. At the appropriate time, transfer to airport for your onward flight. We hope you will leave Indonesia. satisfied full with great experiences.