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30 Days Java (West – East) – Sulawesi – Manado – Bali Overland Tour (Nature, Culture, Unique, Attraction and Adventure Tour)

30 Days Java (West – East) – Sulawesi – Manado – Bali Overland Tour (Nature, Culture, Unique, Attraction and Adventure Tour)

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Day 1    Jakarta Arrival (D)
Meet and greet upon arrival then transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is free for you to explore the city on your own. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 2    Jakarta – Bandung (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Leaving Jakarta to Bandung with some visits to Bogor Botanical Garden and tea plantations at Puncak Pass. Lunch enroute. Then proceed to Bandung for overnight.

Day 3    Bandung / Parahyangan Excursion (B,L)
After breakfast fullday excursion to Lembang, a cool mountain for resort north of Bandung noted for its flower and vegetable fields. Continue to visit Tangkuban Perahu ’drive-in crater’, Bandung’s most wellknown nature attraction. Bathing opportunity at Sariater Hotsprings at Padasuka. On the way back to hotel visit the bamboo music school of Pak Udjo.

Day 4    Bandung – Baturaden (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Leaving hotel for Baturaden. On the way visit Cangkuang Lake and Temple. Stop to visit Naga Village, a traditional compound which still preserve its old customs and traditions, and Tasikmalaya noted for its bamboo plaited handicrafts. Late afternoon arrive at Baturaden and stay overnight.

Day 5    Baturaden – Yogyakarta (B,L)
After breakfast depart to Yogyakarta. On the way visit  Dieng Plateau. Here are found some of oldest Hindu Temples of Java. The plateau was formed by the eruption of a huge volcano many millenia ago, but remains active until today. Then continue the trip to visit the majestic Buddhist Temple Borobudur. Arrive at Yogyakarta and direct check in to hotel.

Day 6    Yogyakarta (B,D)
Sightseeing Yogyakarta, the centre of Javanese arts and culture. Visit the Sultan’s Palace, Batik workshop, Leather handicrafts, Bird market, and the silverworks at Kotagede. In the afternoon, visit Prambanan Temple, the most beautiful Hindu temple in Indonesia. Dinner with dance performance.

Day 7    Yogyakarta – Malang (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Leave Yogyakarta for Malang in East Java province via Solo another center of Javanese culture. Then to visit the erotic Sukuh Temple, the waterfall at Tawangmangu, and Lake Serangan. Afterwards proceed to Malang where you will stay overnight.

Day 8    Malang – Bromo (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning sightseeing to Batu, wellknown as the little Switzerland with a lots of flowers, apple orchard and sightseeing at Malang. Afterwards visit Jago Temple and Singosari Temple, proceed to Sukapura your base to explore Mount Bromo.

Day 9    Bromo – Surabaya (B,D)
Wake-up call at 03.00 in the morning then a short drive will take you to Cemoro Lawang. From here riding on horse back for 30 minutes across the sand sea to the foot of Mount Bromo, then climb the 245 staircase up to the rim of the volcano. After this venture, return to hotel for a hot bath and breakfast. Then depart to Surabaya. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 10    Surabaya – Makassar – Sengkang (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight to Makassar. Meeting service and starts the overland with a visit to Bantimurung Waterfall, located in a steep limestone valley with lush vegetation popularly known by the scientist as the ’Butterfly Valley’. Brightly colored ornithoid butterflies, indigenous to this area, are considered among the most beautiful in the world. Sengkang, known for their traditional silk industry, and try to catch the beautiful view at sunset by taking a boat ride at Lake Tempe. Dinner with a Buginese dance performance.

Day 11    Sengkang – Tana Toraja (B,L,D)
Drive to Palopo, an important fishing port at Bay Bone. Also visit a traditional silk weaving home industry. After lunch at Palopo, drive two hours to Rantepao through the mountain range and wind down a road that offers superb views. As the first encounter withToraja, you will visit Nanggala, a traditional village with 14 big rice barns in front of two Toraja houses of the former King of Nanggala.

Day 12    Tana Toraja (B,L,D)
A full day excursion exploring highlights of the region. Visit the cliff graves at Lemo where the burial chambers are cut of the rock and several balconies are filled with ’Tau-Tau’, effigies of the dead. At the ancient cave graves of Londa many members of the local nobility are buried. Stop at Ke’te Kesu, a traditional village famous for its woodcarving and paintings. Visit the market of Rantepao with arrays of handicraft and souvenir shops.

Day 13    Tana Toraja (B,L,D)
Visit Pallawa to see beautiful ’Tongkonan’ or Toraja houses. Afterwards, drive up to Batutumonga, situated 1,300 meters above sea level, worth for the superb views of Rantepao and surrounding valleys. After a light lunch, start a two or three hours nature walk to explore infrequently visited tourist paths through small village compounds, plantations of coffee, vanilla, cloves, bamboo trees, and walk through the rice field. It is truly beautiful descent to Tikala, where the car is awaiting to transport you back to the hotel.

Day 14    Tana Toraja – Makassar (B,L,D)
Transfer to Makassar. Stop for refreshment at Bambapuang and view the ’erotic mountain’. Lunch at Pare Pare with ample opportunity for photo stops. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 15    Makassar – Manado (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight to Manado. Meeting service and halfday excursion to visit the ancient cemetry of Minahasa ancestors, Bitung City and the animals collection park, where you can see the smallest monkey in the world with just 250 gr weight and 15 cm length. Return to Manado for overnight stay.

Day 16    Manado / Minahasa Highland Tour (B,L,D)
After breakfast driving to Tinoor, for a beautiful sight of Manado facing the Manado Bay and Bunaken Island. Proceed through the clove plantation to Tomohon, passing the chain active volcano of Mount Lokon and Mount Mahawu. Visit Lahandong known for sulphuric bubble and unique colorful Lake Linow. Lunch served near the lake. Continue to Kawangkoan for its local market. Then to Pulutan village to see the traditional pottery and Remboken on the edge of Tondano Lake. Afternoon, return to the hotel.

Day 17    Manado / Bunaken Sea Garden Tour (B,L,D)
After breakfast enjoy the tour to Bunaken Island by boat to admire and explore by snorkeling the famous underwater sea creature abound in innumerable species of decorative fish among and coral reefs which are some rare of species in crystal clear water. Lunch served on the beach of Bunaken Island. Afternoon, back to Manado for city tour visiting China town, Old Church and the second biggest of Jesus Christus monument (30 m). Return to the hotel.

Day 18    Manado – Makassar – Kuta (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight to Denpasar via Makassar. Meeting service then transfer to hotel in the centre of Kuta. Rest of the day is free at leisure.

Day 19    Kuta – Ubud (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Your round trip will start this morning with a visit to Subak Museum, a good brief introduction to the irrigation cum-religion system of Bali. Proceed on unspoiled countryside to the hidden mountain village of Tunjuk. Stop at Taman Sri Bhuwana for preparing the traditional Balinese farming activities. After supplied with all farming equipments, start the interesting walk through ricefields and participate in cultivating up to planting rice. Afternoon, driving on secluded roads to Ubud village, which is recognized as cultural centre of Bali.

Day 20    Ubud – Pemuteran (B,L)
After breakfast browsing a local morning market in Mambal. Observe firsthand how the Balinese making deals to buy and trade everything for the local needs. Afterwards travel along varied picturesque panorama to the coolest mountain resort of Bedugul and visit Ulun Danu Temple. Another memorable sight is the magnificent scenery of twin-lake, Tamblingan and Buyan. Reaching the highland of Gobleg for freshening-up and lunch. Continue to a short stroll to the rarely visited waterfall of Munduk surrounded by lush vegetation. In the afternoon driving through northwest coast of the island to the fishing village of Pemuteran for overnight stay.

Day 21    Pemuteran – Belimbing (B,D)
After breakfast start the program for the ultimate snorkeling highlight off-shore of the resort. Beautiful coral walls are crowded by an abundant number of fishes. Proceed driving to visit Pulaki temple. Then towards to the Buddhist monastery ’Vihara Dharma Giri’, located nearby rural village of Pupuan famous for its spectacular manicured contoured terraced rice. Feel the intimate atmosphere of the mountain village in Belimbing for rest of the day. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 22    Belimbing – Seminyak (B)
After breakfast beginning the 2 hours soft trekking in Belimbing village. Observe many kinds of the exotic spices agriculture. Discover the rural life of Bali and the beautiful nature. Before returning to the southern tip of Bali, stop for photos of making traditional pottery in Pejaten village. The tour ends with a visit to the famous seaside temple of Tanah Lot, a spectacular temple built on top of a rock about 200 meters offshore. Transfer to Seminyak for beach stay.

Day 23-29    Seminyak (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Rest of the day is free at own leisure.

Day 30    Bali Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free program until transfer to the airport for your onwards flight.

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