18-to-Thirtysomethings: Indonesia on a Shoestring Java to Kuta (AEKS)
Countries Visited: Indonesia Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences Simple and clean hotels, guesthouses and hostels chosen for location and character Affordable public and private transport for maximum cultural interaction Plenty of optional activities tailored to your interests and budget
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 18, avg 10.
Meals Included: 14 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Discover Javanese culture, trek in the shadow of Mt Bromo, snap photos of beautiful rice terraces, relax on sandy beaches, surf some waves.
Home to 136 million people, the Indonesian island of Java is the most densely populated region on Earth. But while the teeming rivers of humanity that flow through Jakarta's streets at rush hour can feel overpowering, there's still a surprising amount of room to stretch out and explore. Travelling with other young travellers eager to experience this unique place, you'll make your way from Javas big cities to the scenic beaches of Bali, soaking up culture and excitement along the way. And as your expert CEOs will be only too happy to show you, there's plenty more to taste here than just stellar coffee.
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|Day 1||Jakarta||Day 1 Jakarta|
Arrive at any time. Additional Notes: You will have a group meeting around 6pm (look out for the Welcome Note in the hotel lobby) and an optional dinner afterwards to get to know your fellow group members. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Cianjur||Day 2 Jakarta/Cianjur (1B)|
Venture to Cianjur via Bogor, visit the floating villages, and opt to visit a tea plantation. Experience local life by spending the night at a homestay. Additional Notes: Experience local life by spending the night at a homestay. The homestay is located on the outer ring of Cianjur, and accommodation is multi-share. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s))
|Day 3||Bandung||Day 3 Cianjur/Bandung (1B)|
Depart the homestay and travel to the sprawling city of Bandung, Indonesias third largest city. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 4||Yogyakarta||Day 4 Bandung/Yogyakarta (1B)|
Travel from Bandung to Yogyakarta on a scenic train journey. Transport: Train (7.00 hour(s))
|Days 5-6||Yogyakarta||Days 5-6 Yogyakarta|
Spend free time visiting local sights such as the Buddhist Borobudur temple complex, Javanese temples, or Mt Merapi.
|Day 7||Ngadas||Day 7 Yogyakarta/Ngadas (1B, 1D)|
Begin the day with the train journey to Malang. On arrival in Malang, transfer to a private vehicle for about an hour to reach Ngadas. Upon arrival in the village, meet your hosts and settle into the homestay. In the evening, enjoy a dinner of local fare before gathering at the home of one of the community leaders to learn more about the regions customs and history. Included Activities: Ngadas Homestay Transport: Local train (7.00-8.00 hours) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 8||Bromo||Day 8 Desa Ngadas/Bromo (1B, 1L)|
After an early breakfast, say good bye to your hosts and explore more of the village on an included walk. Then begin the trek along the Ancestor Trail to Mt Bromo, led by a local guide trained through a G Adventures-supported capacity building program. Opt to hike to the volcanos crater before continuing to the hotel. Included Activities: Village Walk Ancestor Trail Trek Mount Bromo Crater Walk
|Day 9||Red Island||Day 9 Bromo/Red Island (1B)|
A pre-dawn trek across the "sea of sand" to watch the sunrise over the crater's rim is a must, popular with both tourists and the local Buddhist Tenggerese, who can be seen giving offerings of food to receive blessings from the Supreme God Hyang Widi Wasa. Included Activities: Sunrise Walk to Mount Bromo Viewpoint Transport: Private Vehicle (8.00 hour(s))
|Day 10||Red Island||Day 10 Red Island (1B)|
Enjoy a surf lesson in the morning, then use free time to explore the nearby fishing village, do some more surfing or chill out in a hammock. Included Activities: Surfing Lesson
|Day 11||Pemuteran||Day 11 Red Island/Pemuteran (1B)|
Head to Bali and the beach with time to relax or explore the national park. Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours) Ferry (0.75 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 12||Pemuteran||Day 12 Pemuteran (1B)|
Chill out in Bali. Opt to take a snorkelling or diving trip to Menjangan Island.
|Day 13||Ubud||Day 13 Pemuteran/Ubud (1B, 1L)|
Todays drive is a journey, highlighting the spectacular natural diversity and intense cultural wealth that makes Bali such a sought after destination. Our journey takes us across the island of Bali, through the rich tropical jungle, passing by idyllic terraced rice fields, and quaint scenes of local village life. We then arrive at our overnight destination - culturally-rich Ubud. Included Activities: Bali Community Training Lunch Program Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-5.50 hours)
|Day 14||Kuta||Day 14 Ubud/Kuta (1B)|
Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore or relax, before travelling to lively Kuta. Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 15||Kuta||Day 15 Kuta (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
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