A 15 day tour packed with Indonesia stunning landscapes, wonderful wildlife and amazing cultural sites ending with a relaxation stay in tranquil Sanur Beach.
Price £2,195 per person
High season supplement ( 01Jul - 15Sep ) : £250 per person
Daily departure ( March to October only )
Price includes : private car and English speaking local guides, hotels with daily breakfast, lunch at local restaurants, visits and excursions as mentioned, admission fees and internal flights.
Price excludes : international flights *, visa for Indonesia ( obtainable on arrival ), local airport tax, optional visits, tipping and any service not specified. Single supplement £550 per person.
* To make your holidays even more hassle free, we can purchase international flights on your behalf at competitive prices. Please call for more information
Day 1 : Departure on scheduled airlines
Day 2 : Yogyakarta (-/-/-)
On arrival at Yogyakarta airport, meeting with your local guide and be transferred to your hotel in city centre. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight at 4* hotel The Phoenix Yogyakarta.
Day 3 : Yogyakarta (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Today is reserved for the visit to the magnificent Temple of Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in the world, situated on a hill overlooking a scenery of mountains & paddy fields. Next visit is to the less visited and tranquil Mendut temple & monastery. Lunch at local restaurant followed by a city tour including the Sultan Palace and bird market. Last visit of the day is the impressive Prambanan Hindu complex. Overnight at Phoenix Hotel.
Day 4 : Yogyakarta – Semarang/Pangkalang Bun (B/L/D)
After breakfast, overland transfer to Semarang airport for flight to Pangkalan Bun.
On arrival at airport, meeting with local guide and transfer to Kumai seaport to board a boat to the National Park. Onboard crossing Kumai river in approximately 15 minutes before reaching Seikonyer main river in National Park. Lunch will be served onboard by your own cook. Continue to Rimba Lodge for overnight. After checking in at the lodge, enjoy the beautiful views in the surrounding. At 16.30, the river tour resumes in search for Proboscis monkeys along the riverbanks. Proboscis monkeys are being the endemic animal that can be seen only in Borneo. Get back to the lodge for dinner and overnight at Rimba Lodge.
Day 5 : Camp Leakey ( B/L/D )
After breakfast, proceed upstream into Camp Leakey area. It will pass the black river which is full of wildlife such as many kind of birds, primates, fish and also crocodiles. Arriving at Camp Leakey, start a hiking trek into the forest to gain information of the heterogen forest wildlife while observing some wild animals. At 12.00 back to the boat for lunch which will be served by your own cook with Kalimantan specialties. We continue our tour by visiting the Orangutans at feeding time ( 14:30 ). Follow park rangers on the platform bringing milk and fruits to these lovely creatures. At about 18:00 reboard your boat to cruise downstream back to Rimba Lodge for dinner & overnight.
Day 6 : Camp Leaky ( B/L/D )
After breakfast, proceed upstream to Camp Leaky area again in search for more wildlife. Back to the boat for lunch after which time at leisure to explore more of the National park. At 16.00, rejoin the boat to return to Rimba Lodge for dinner & overnight.
Day 7 : Pondok Tanggui - Pasalat Reforestation project - Tanjung Harapan ( B/L/D )
After breakfast, boating upstream to get to the second station called Pondok Tanggui, where the babies and juveniles of the Orangutan are kept & fed. It takes 1 hour to reach the place from the lodge. Enjoy the area until 10.00, before continuing to Pasalat reforestation centre to see how the locals are trying to heal the jungle after years of destruction. Lunch will be served onboard by your own cook. Enjoy hiking in the jungle and learning about tropical flora & fauna . Back to the boat to visit Tanjung Harapan village where we can see the the Malayan and Semi Dayak settlements at the gate of the National park. Back to Rimba Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 8 : Tanjung Harapan village – Kumai Airport/Semarang/Denpasar - Ubud ( B/-/- )
After breakfast partake in a culture and agriculture tour in Tanjung Harapan village where the guide will inform you of all aspects of the village life. Back to the boat to reach Kumai then transfer to the airport for flight to Semarang. On arrival at Semarang connect with flight to Denpasar Bali. On arrival at Ngurah Rai airport Denpasar , car transfer to Ubud. Overnight at Alaya Ubud.
Day 9 : Bali (B/L/-)
After breakfast, a tour of Bali includes the sacred fountains of Tampaksiring, the water is believed to have curative powers or even to be an immortality potion. Legend states that God Indra shot an arrow into the ground causing holy waters to gush out to cure his fellow deities who were dying from poisoning. Drive to Kintamani tribal village by Batur Lake and to Bali Besakih Grand temple on the slopes of Mount Agung. Lunch during visits. Overnight at Alaya Ubud.
Day 10 : Bali (B/L/-)
A day to discover archaeological sites: Goa Gajah, the Elephant grotto, the Royal tombs of Gunung Kawi secretly placed in a gorge where a stream runs through it. The mountain has actually been cut and the tombs dedicated to members of the royal family were carved out of its stone walls. Afternoon visits to Pejeng and Yeh Puluh temples via a very pretty road bordered by immense terraced paddy fields. Lunch during visits. Overnight at Alaya Ubud.
Day 11 : Bali ( Ubud – Sanur ) (B/L/-)
Go further north of Bali to see the most scenic lake in Bali, Berantan volcanic lake surrounding by mountains; Ulun Danu Temple dedicated to Dewi Danu, the goddess of Water. Next visit Mengwi water-lilly temple and Tanah Lot temple of the Sea in a small rocky islet. Lunch during visits. Afternoon drive to Sanur passing by stunning terraced rice fields in Bali. Overnight at Segara Village Sanur.
Day 12 + 13 : Sanur beach (B/-/-)
At leisure enjoying Sanur Beach staying at Segara Village.
Day 14 : Departure (B/-/-)
Transfer to Denpasar for flight home.
Day 15 : Arrive home