Wonderful Indonesia – 20 DAYS / 19 NIGHTS

Sumatra is situated in Western Indonesia and at 470,000 square kilometers in size, is the sixth largest island in the world. The climate is tropical, hot and humid, propagating abundant and energized, life-fueling rainforests. From here we traverse the sea and land on Java where Yogyakarta is the most popular destination amongst tourists, largely owing to its close proximity to the temples of Borobudur and Prambanan. The city is teeming with tradition and culture, with countless hotels, restaurants and entertainment to keep visitors occupied.

Lastly we arrive on Bali, a colorful land covered in verdant hills and mountains, with a rugged coastline and sandy beaches leading to emerald green rice terraces. The island caters to literally every kind of traveler with a wealth of attractions including, world class surfing, laid back coastal villages, vibrant arts and exquisite cuisine.

Wonderful Indonesia

Tour Schedule

Day 1: Arrive in Sumatra

Upon arrival at Kuala Namu Airport of Medan in North Sumatra we visit the Great Mosque and a Chinese Temple.

Day 2: Sumatra

Drive to Bukit Lawang with endless view of rubber, palm oil and cocoa plantations throughout the journey. In the afternoon we walk into the jungle area close to our hotel to see Orangutan feeding.

Day 3: Sumatra

After breakfast, we continue the trip to Brastagi with stops at Sembahe River and Sikulikap waterfall, as well as a visit to Batak Karo traditional village and fruit market.

Day 4: Samosir Island

We continue our journey to Samosir Island. Stops will be made at Dokan village, a traditional Karo Bataks village, Sipiso-piso waterfall and at a Long House, home to Simalungun Bataks.

Day 5: Touring the Villages

Explore the beauty and cultural aspects of Batak, visiting Ambarita village to see the stone chairs, tables and court yard of Siallagan’s clan.

Day 6: Parapat

Cross back to Parapat and drive up to Sipirok to admire views of marching mountains “Bukit Barisan”. On the way stop at Jangga Dolok; a typical Batak Toba village.

Day 7: Cross the Equator

Stop to see Sijornih waterfall, Sihepeng Botanical Garden, a Moslem school, take part in gold seeking (activity subject to availability), and Bonjol where a monument marks the equator.

Day 8: Visit a Dutch Fort

City tour to visit the clock tower Jam Gadang, Pasar Atas, a Dutch fort called De Kock, Sianok valley and Pandai Sikat, a village famous for its “Songket“ – hand woven cloth.

Day 9: Jakarta

Fly to Jakarta and enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Day 10: Jakarta Highlights

Jakarta city highlights tour featuring Sunda Kelapa Old Harbor, Fatahillah Old Town Square then passing Merdeka Palace, Istiqlal Mosque and Kathedral Church to reach National Monument.

Day 11: Bandung City

Today’s program is the Bandung City Highlights tour exploring its famous historical streets.

Day 12: Java

Transfer to railway station for the day train to Jogja (air-conditioned cabin). The trip offers sceneries of the high and lowlands of Java.

Day 13: Java

A half day city tour covering Sultan’s Royal Palace, Taman Sari Water Castle, Fort Vredeburg, Batik home industry, Kotagede silversmith and leather puppet handicraft.

Day 14: Java

Your half day trip takes you to the impressive 9th century Prambanan temple.

Day 15: Surabaya Java

Transfer to railway station for a ride to Surabaya (air-conditioned cabin). The trip offers the scenery of sugar cane plantations.

Day 16: Java

Spend time exploring Aloon-Aloon Kota (City Square) and the historical Toko Oen.

Day 17: Java

Stop at Pasir Putih (White Sandy Beach) and stay overnight in Kalibaru.

Day 18: Bali

Embark on a plantation tour for a closer look at the coffee, cocoa and clove plantations to see how they are prepared before delivery to the factory for further processing.

Day 19: Leisure day on Bali

Day at Leisure.

Day 20: Depart

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.