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Java In Depth

Duration
7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,766

The extensive island of Java has much to offer the visitor including attractive botanical gardens, tea plantations, active volcanoes, hot springs, rice paddies and ancient temple complexes.


Start your itinerary in Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital. Stay overnight, then the following morning depart for Bandung, Indonesia’s third largest city. Bandung is blessed with a strong European atmosphere and surrounded by lush and beautiful mountains. En route, stop at the Taman Mini Indonesia Indah which is a park offering a synopsis of all aspects of daily life in Indonesia spread over several pavilions and also at the BogarBotanical Garden and Tea Plantation. Arrive in the late afternoon in Bandung.

The following morning, visit the Tangkuban Perahu Crater, an active volcano where one can view bubbling mud and hot springs at the edge of the crater.  Return to Bandung and go to the jeans market where you can buy quality merchandise at inexpensive prices. Overnight in Bandung.

Next morning, head to the train station for your journey into the hillsides of Java eventually arriving at Wonosobo, a charming small city wedged between two mountains. Overnight in Wonosobo.

The next morning brings a trip to the Dieng Plateau with its collection of ancient Hindu temples dating back to the 8th Century. Continue to Borobudur, a vast BuddhistTemple complex and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The temples are built in 10 terraced sections to express the sacred number of certain Buddhist rituals and offers beautiful shaped reliefs on the walls and balustrades representing a Ramayana epic.  Arrive eventually in Yogyakarta in the late afternoon. Yogyakarta is a centre of culture and tradition and is the second most popular tourist destination in Indonesia after Bali. It is also one of the oldest cities and has some interesting and attractive Dutch Colonial era buildings. Stay overnight.

The following morning, visit Prambanan, an amazing collection of Hindu Temples and another UNESCO World Heritage site. The temples are sharp and jagged in style and date back to the 9th Century. Afterwards, continue to Kraton and visit the Sultan’s Palace, a grand complex with elegant pavilions and an excellent example of typical Javanese architecture built in 1790. After that, have a demonstration of Batik making and visit a silver factory.  Overnight in Yogyakarta.

The next morning is free to explore the city before transferring to the airport for departure.

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Duration
7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,766

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Day 1

Arrive Jakarta

You will be met at the airport and transferred to your chosen hotel by a Goway representative. The balance of the day is at leisure.

Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Hotel Santika Premiere Slipi Jakarta

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    Hotel Santika Premiere Slipi Jakarta


    Hotel Santika Premiere Jakarta is conveniently located close to the city's central business district, yet only 30 minutes from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Featuring 275 rooms in different categories, Hotel Santika Premiere Jakarta is dedicated to anticipate both local and international guests with different preferences. Rooms ...

    Hotel Santika Premiere Jakarta is conveniently located close to the city's central business district, yet only 30 minutes from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. Featuring 275 rooms in different categories, Hotel Santika Premiere Jakarta is dedicated to anticipate both local and international guests with different preferences. Rooms and corridors have been re-furnished in modern minimalist style for a more spacious look and feel.

    Facilities

    • Business Centre
    • Gift Shop
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Tennis Court

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Day 2

Jakarta to Bandung

After an early breakfast at the hotel, depart for Bandung. En route you will stop at the beautiful Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, the famous Bogor Botanical Garden and tea plantations in Puncak. Late afternoon arrive at hotel for your two nights accommodation in Bandung.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Novotel Bandung Hotel

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    Novotel Bandung Hotel



    Novotel Bandung is located in central Bandung, and makes the perfect base for exploring the rich colonial architecture of the city. The hotel offers 156 spacious rooms with contemporary design. Facilities include a swimming pool, fitness centre, in-house restaurant and bar. Enjoy a relaxing massage, ...

    Novotel Bandung is located in central Bandung, and makes the perfect base for exploring the rich colonial architecture of the city. The hotel offers 156 spacious rooms with contemporary design. Facilities include a swimming pool, fitness centre, in-house restaurant and bar.

    Enjoy a relaxing massage, followed by a dip in the swimming pool. Get a taste of Indonesian with The Square restaurant truly authentic Indonesian and Asian cuisine at Novotel Bandung.

    Facilities

    • Fitness Centre
    • In House Restaurant and Bar
    • Swimming Pool

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Day 3

Bandung

Your morning tour will include a visit to Tangkuban Perahu Crater, an active volcano and the Ciater hot spring. Next you will return to Bandung, where you can enjoy a drive through the old part of the town, see the Gedung Sate, a very important historical building and end the day with a visit at world famous Bamboo Children Orchestera of Pa Ujok. Balance of the day at leisure.

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Day 4

Bandung to Wonosobo

After an early breakfast, transfer to the train station for your journey into the hillsides of Central Java and the vast rice fields and surrounding countless traditional Javanese hamlets. Check-in at the hotel in Wonosobo. The balance of the day is at your leisure to explore this charming city on the slopes of the Dieng Plateau.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Gallery Hotel Kresna Wonosobo

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    Gallery Hotel Kresna Wonosobo


    Gallery Hotel Kresna Wonosobo is a reincarnation of the Grand Hotel Dieng, which was established in 1917. The floor and ceiling of the restaurant is still original and its Gebyog has been hundreds of years old. Also you can still see some bullet holes war ...

    Gallery Hotel Kresna Wonosobo is a reincarnation of the Grand Hotel Dieng, which was established in 1917. The floor and ceiling of the restaurant is still original and its Gebyog has been hundreds of years old. Also you can still see some bullet holes war time because this hotel was once the headquarters of the Dutch army. The 115 comfortable guest rooms and suites are tastefully appointed with stylish furnishing and modern amenities. There is also an antique bed room from 1879 and if you walk along the corridors of the hotel, we can enjoy hundreds of beautiful paintings of the famous painters in this country.

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    • Conference Facilities
    • Restaurant(s)

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Day 5

Wonosobo to Yogyakarta

Today you will depart for Yogyakarta with a visit to the Dieng Plateau, where you can see the ancient Hindu Temples Complex; the crater with bubbling mud and Telaga Warna the colorful lake. Proceed to Borobudur Temple, the biggest Buddhist temple in the world, followed by the Pawon and Mendut temple and its huge sitting Buddha statue. Late afternoon, arrive at your hotel for two nights accommodation in Yogyakarta.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Novotel Yogyakarta

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    Novotel Yogyakarta


    The Novotel Yogyakarta is a 4-star hotel in the centre of Yogyakarta. Ideal for holiday travellers and business guests, the hotel offers 202 spacious, contemporary rooms, a business centre, free Wi-Fi internet access, and meeting facilities.

    The Novotel Yogyakarta is a 4-star hotel in the centre of Yogyakarta. Ideal for holiday travellers and business guests, the hotel offers 202 spacious, contemporary rooms, a business centre, free Wi-Fi internet access, and meeting facilities.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Sauna
    • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms

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Day 6

Explore Yogyakarta

Today, visit Prambanan the biggest Hindu Temple in Indonesia. Then proceed to Kraton, the Sultan's Palace. Watch a batik-making (traditional textile) demonstration at a Batik factory and then proceed to the Kotagede region, the centre of the silverware industry. Return to Yogyakarta and this evening enjoy dinner and a traditional Javanese dance performance.

Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 7

Depart

Following breakfast you have the morning free to relax, stroll around the city or shop and hunt for souvenirs in Yogyakarta. At the appropriate time, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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DEPARTURES:

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PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Guided touring and overland travel as per itinerary
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Meals as indicated

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.

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20 Mar 2018
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