£1,295 per person
JAKARTA – YOGYAKARTA – MAKASSAR – TANA TORAJA – SANUR (BALI)
( Daily departure – Minimum 2 persons - March to October only )
A 14-day Indonesia culture-and-beach tour designed for independent travellers. To make your trip worry free, we have included all the main elements of the tour : car transfers, internal flights, 5* hotel in Bali, 4* hotel in Jakarta & Yogyakaarta, 3* in Toraja, day train from Jakarta to Yogyakarta, and a full day guided visits to the grand & unmissable Borobudur Buddhist Temple and the magnificent Prambanan Hindu temple complex.
Price includes : Airport transfer on arrival and departure, hotels with daily breakfast, full day guided visits in Yogyakarta with admission fees and lunch included, train tickets, internal flights, a/c car with driver for Toraja trip from Makassar and return, car transfer from Denpasar airport to Sanur beach.
Price excludes : International flights ( please contact us for the best fares ), visa for Indonesia ( obtainable on arrival ), main meals, local airport tax, optional visits in Jakarta, Toraja and Bali, tipping and any service not specified.
Single supplement £595.
Day 1 Departure from the UK on scheduled flights. Fly to Jakarta via Singapore or Kuala Lumpur.
Day 2 JAKARTA (-/-/-)
On arrival at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta airport, meeting with our representative and transfer to 4* Aryaduta Hotel Prapatan in city centre. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore Jakarta.
Day 3 JAKARTA – YOGYAKARTA (B/-/-)
Arrange your own taxi transfer to Jakarta railway station for train to Yogyakarta - Executive class, fully air conditioned ( 08:00 – 15:22 ). On arrival take a taxi to your hotel. Overnight at 4* Phoenix hotel in town centre.
Day 4 YOGYAKARTA (B/L/-)
Full day tour with guide starting with the Grand pyramidal Borobudur Buddhist temple ( the largest one in all over Asia ) followed by Pawon & Mendut temples. Back to Yogyakarta centre for a brief city tour including the Sultan Palace and bird market. After lunch drive to the magnificent Candi Prambanan Hindu temple complex. Overnight at Phoenix Hotel.
Day 5 YOGYAKARTA (B/-/-)
Day at leisure in Yogyakarta staying at the same hotel.
Day 6 YOGYAKARTA/MAKASSAR ( B/-/-)
Early morning own taxi transfer to airport for flight to Makassar with Merpati airlines ( 06:00 – 08:45 ). On arrival meeting with your driver and embark on an 8-hour car drive to Tana Toraja. Breaks in Para Pare and Kupa beach for lunch or a coffee . The road is scenic and interesting with paddy fields and coffee plantations on mountain slopes and local villages along the way. Arrive at Rantepao the lively town of Tana Toraja in late afternoon. Check in at 3* Luta resort conveniently located in Toraja town centre.
Day 7+8+9 TORAJA (B/-/-)
The car and driver are at your service every day from 09:00 to 17:00. Plan your visits to all the major Toraja sites : Palawa, Bori, Marante, Lemo, Ketekesu, Londa, Suaya, Makale, etc… Discover Toraja unique culture by visiting local villages, see Torajan traditional wooden houses with their roof shaped like an upside down boat and the façade adorned with water buffalo horns. Learn about the mystery of hanging graves, graves in rocks, babies graves in tree trunk and the deads in balconies. If you are lucky, you may come across a funeral ceremony which is carried out like a festival. Overnight at Luta resort.
Day 10 TORAJA – MAKASSAR / DENPASAR (B/-/-)
Very early morning car transfer to Makassar for afternoon flight to Denpasar, Bali with Lion Air ( 16:30 – 17:50 ). On arrival car transfer to Sanur, a charming little coastal town. Enjoy 3 night stay at 5* Sanur Beach Resort on the quiet and relaxing Sanur beach.
Day 13 DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel. In due time car transfer to Denpasar airport for flight home.
Day 14 Arrive home in the morning.