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Classic Java tour

13 days from $3,675pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

    Places visited:

  • Jakarta
  • Bandung
  • Yogyakarta
  • Surabaya
  • Mount Bromo
  • Malang
  • Visit the ancient Buddhist relic of Borobudur.

  • Enjoy the temple district of Prambanan.

  • Explore the Sultan's Palace in Yogyakarta.

  • Watch a spectacular sunrise over Mount Bromo.

  • Learn how to cook traditional Javanese dishes and visit a local food market.

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What our specialists say...

This trip is perfect for an overview of Java. Starting in Jakarta and heading east by train and car you will cover a lot of ground and see some of the island's highlights as well as more remote areas.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Jakarta
  • Bandung
  • Yogyakarta
  • Surabaya
  • Mount Bromo
  • Malang

Itinerary idea in detail

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Day 1 Jakarta

Jakarta

On arrival in Jakarta, you will be met by an airport representative for the visa on arrival application. Your guide will then meet you for the transfer to your hotel for the next two nights.

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Day 2 Jakarta

Jakarta

Today you will get your first taste of Java with a city tour of Jakarta - Indonesia's capital and with a population of some 19 million people one of the largest cities in the world.

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Day 3 Bandung

Jakarta , Bandung

Escape the city as you travel east to the town of Bandung. When you arrive in Bandung you'll check into the Grand Preanger Hotel in the city centre.

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Day 4 Bandung

Bandung

Today you will see your first of Indonesia's many volcanoes - Tangkuban Prahu. Spend the day exploring the slopes, sulphur lakes and geysers before visiting a local tea plantation.

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Day 5 Yogyakarta

Bandung , Yogyakarta

It's an early start to take a scenic train journey through the Javan countryside to the famous Yogyakarta or 'Jogja' as the locals call it in the heart of central Java.

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Day 6 Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta

This morning you will visit the Kraton (Sultan's Palace) and explore the city. Later in the day your guide will take you to the huge Hindu complex of Prambanan.

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Day 7 Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta

Enjoy the beauty of Borobudur at Sunrise today and enjoy a coffee over looking the temple before returning back to your hotel for breakfast. You have the rest of the day to explore the city at your own pace or relax at your hotel.

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Day 8 Surabaya

Yogyakarta , Surabaya

Take a morning train journey from central Java to east Java - a long but interesting way to see parts of the island that you would normally miss. On arrival in Surabaya you will be taken to your hotel.

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Day 9 Surabaya

Surabaya

You have a chance to see the sights of Surabaya with a city tour today.

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Day 10 Mount Bromo

Surabaya , Mount Bromo

After checking out of the hotel you'll begin your journey to the Mount Bromo area. Enjoy stops en route where there are some fantastic views as you climb the windy roads.

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Day 11 Malang

Mount Bromo , Malang

Rise early today for one of the most spectacular sights in the world - sun rise over Mount Bromo. After making your way to the crater and climbing to the rim of the smoking Mount Bromo you will then head off to the quaint Dutch influenced town of Malang.

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Day 12 Malang

Malang

Enjoy a cooking class today, including a visit to the local market for a real flavour of local life.

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Day 13 Return home

Malang

Travel back to Surabaya for your return flight.

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