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Classic Java & Sumatra

13 days from £3,170pp

What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Track down orangutan and other wildlife in the dense jungles of Sumatra.

  • Travel overland through the volcanic landscape of western Java.

  • Visit the ancient Buddhist temple of Borobudur as the sun comes up.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Medan
  • Tangkahan
  • Bukit Lawang
  • Medan
  • Jakarta
  • Bandung
  • Yogyakarta

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Medan.

Day 2 Medan


Your guide will be waiting to greet you at Medan Airport and will transfer you by car to your hotel.


Day 3 Tangkahan

Medan , Tangkahan

Private transfer by 4WD to your remote lodge in Tangkahan, in the heart of the national park. Surrounded by luscious rainforest this is a great place for enjoying nature walks. This afternoon you will have a private guided trek.


Day 4 Tangkahan


This morning you will have a tour inside the national park that includes both river tubing & trekking. Your afternoon will be at leisure to perhaps enjoy another trek with one of the guides from the lodge.


Day 5 Bukit Lawang

Tangkahan , Bukit Lawang

Travel from Tangkahan to Bukit Lawang today. On arrival you can head out into the rainforest surrounding the lodge with your guide in search of the orang-utan and other wildlife.

Day 6 Bukit Lawang

Bukit Lawang

Full day to search for the orang-utan that live in the rainforest around Bukit Lawang with your guide.

Day 7 Jakarta

Bukit Lawang , Medan , Jakarta

Morning transfer back to Medan for your flight to the capital city of Jakarta where a guide will be waiting to take you to your hotel. Your afternoon will be at leisure.

Day 8 Bandung

Jakarta , Bandung

Transfer to Bandung today. This afternoon enjoy a traditional Javanese dance performance and learn about the local crafts at a traditional arts centre located just outside of Bandung.


Day 9 Yogyakarta

Bandung , Yogyakarta

Take a scenic train journey across western Java to Yogyakarta.

Day 10 Yogyakarta


This morning you will visit the Kraton (Sultan's Palace) and explore the city. You have the rest of the day to explore the city at your own pace or relax at your hotel.

Day 11 Yogyakarta


Rise early for the journey to Borobudur in time for sun rise at this ancient Buddhist temple. Later in the day your guide will take you to the huge Hindu complex of Prambanan.

Day 12 International return flight

Yogyakarta , International return flight

Depart your hotel and travel to the airport for your flight home.

Day 13 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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