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Hidden highlights of Java
18 days from £4,995pp
The 8th century Buddhist relic of Borobudur.
Dutch colonial architecture and cafes in Jakarta.
Prambanan's vast temple site of 244 Hindu temples.
A visit to Java's true hidden gem - Kura Kura Resort on the Karimunjawa Archipelago.
The iconic site of Mount Bromo volcano at sunrise.
Ijen Plateau's plantations, sulphur lake and colourful villages.
- Pulau Menyawakan
- Mount Bromo
- Ijen National Park
- Ketapang Harbour
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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 Jakarta.
Day 2 Jakarta
Day 3 Jakarta
Day 4 Yogyakarta
Today you head back to the airport for your flight to Yogyakarta, look out for the famous Mount Merapi on your way into land. When you arrive you will be met at the airport by your guide and driver and will head straight to the temple district of Prambanan. After your tour you will head to Phoenix Hotel where you will spend the next three nights.
Day 5 Yogyakarta
Rise early for a sunrise trip to Borobudur - sure to be a highlight of your time away. Settle down on the ancient relic and soak up the atmosphere of this remarkable site, built in the 8th century and only rediscovered in 1814. Enjoy your afternoon at leisure.
Day 6 Yogyakarta
Day 7 Pulau Menyawakan
Yogyakarta , Semarang , Pulau Menyawakan
It's time for your relaxation part of your Hidden Java trip - you'll head to the coastal town of Semarang where you catch your flight aircraft over to Kura Kura Resort. Enjoy this island paradise for the next four luxurious nights.
Day 8 Pulau Menyawakan
Day 9 Pulau Menyawakan
Day 10 Pulau Menyawakan
Day 11 Semarang
Pulau Menyawakan , Semarang
Today you'll head back to Java where you will enjoy an overnight stop in Semarang before heading East tomorrow.
Day 12 Surabaya
Semarang , Surabaya
Enjoy the sights and scenes of Semarang today with a city tour before your afternoon train to Surabaya. When you arrive in Surabaya you will be met at the train station and taken to your hotel, enjoy a Chinese meal in the restaurant at the Majapahit: it's highly recommended.
Day 13 Mount Bromo
Head to Surabaya's Spice markets this morning during your tour of the city before heading to the cooler climates of Mount Bromo. Enjoy the scenic views en route and why not stop for lunch along the way - your guide will suggest some local places to stop (usually a simple service station).
Day 14 Ijen National Park
Rise early to see one of the most spectacular sights in Southeast Asia - sunrise over Mount Bromo. You will then take the train across eastern Java to the furthest tip of the island where you will spend a couple of days exploring Ijen National Park.
Day 15 Ijen National Park
Day 16 Kerambitan
Day 17 International return flight
Kerambitan , International return flight
Relax this morning at your hotel, before you travel south to the airport in time for your flight home.
Day 18 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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