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Best of Sumatra & Java

Indonesia

Best of Sumatra & Java

Hiking
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Start: Medan
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End: Sanur

A staggeringly beautiful land of volcanoes and tropical rainforest.

Activity
Hiking
LocationIndonesia
Duration16 days
Start / EndMedan / Sanur
Tour operatorG Adventures

Indonesia

Best of Sumatra & Java

Hiking·
16 days·G Adventures
Start: Medan
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End: Sanur

Description

A staggeringly beautiful land of volcanoes and tropical rainforest filled with all manner of unusual wildlife, the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java call out to explorers searching for something otherworldly. This adventure mixes encounters with endemic animals with visit to coffee plantations, curiously European-like cities, and dramatic landscapes, leaving you off to explore the famous Bali... Read more

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Itinerary

Day 1Medan
Arrive at any time.
Day 2Medan/Bohorok
Enjoy a city tour of Medan, including a visit to Maimoon Palace. Continue to Bohorok, one of the largest national parks in the world, famous for its orangutan rehabilitation centre.
Day 3Bohorok/Berastagi
Enjoy trekking through the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park before continuing to Berastagi, a picturesque hill town. Enjoy the cooler weather in the hilly resort town of Berastagi.
Day 4Berastagi
Hike up Sibayak Volcano for sunrise and take in the stunning view of the valley. Enjoy a free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs.
Day 5Berastagi/Samosir Island
Depart for the island of Samosir. En route, stop for an included visit to a coffee plantation.
Day 6Samosir Island
Enjoy a free day with options to relax or explore Samosir Island. Venture out for an excursion to see traditional batak houses and the tombs in Tomok.
Day 7Samosir Island/Medan
Enjoy a free morning, then drive back to Medan for the final night in Sumatra.
Day 8Medan/Jakarta
Fly from Medan to Jakarta and settle into this busy city. In the evening, there may be new travellers joining the group. Opt to head out for a welcome dinner in town.
Day 9Jakarta/Bandung
Enjoy a guided city tour of Jakarta. In the afternoon, depart for Bandung. Opt to see the traditional angklung orchestra. A guided city tour will visit the former Batavia area, remnants of the colonial past, and tour the Sunda Kelapa Harbour. In Bandung, opt to see the angklung orchestra — resonating melodies created when children shake bamboo instruments.
Day 10Bandung/Yogyakarta
Take the morning train to Yogyakarta, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way. Opt to go on a cycling tour, or take in a Ramayana dance performance.
Day 11Yogyakarta
Visit the Prambanan Hindu temple complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend the afternoon at leisure.
Day 12Yogyakarta
Visit Borobudur, the largest Buddhist sanctuary in the world and another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, enjoy free time to explore Yogyakarta. Spend time at Borobudur and come away with a deeper understanding of the Buddhist culture here.
Day 13Yogyakarta/Ngadas
Continue the journey across the agricultural heartland of Java to Ngadas, a village in the scenic Mt Bromo region. Experience the local culture with a G Adventures-supported community homestay.
Day 14Ngadas/Malang
Visit Mt Bromo for a pre-dawn trek and watch the sunrise. Head back to Ngadas for lunch before exploring more of the village on an included walk. Later, travel to Malang for the night. Start early today (approximately 2:30am) for a pre-dawn trek across the “sea of sand” to watch the sunrise over the crater’s rim, popular with both tourists and the local Buddhist Tenggerese, who can be seen giving offerings of food to receive blessings from the Supreme God Hyang Widi Wasa.
Day 15Malang/Sanur
Drive from Malang to Surabaya airport for a short flight to Sanur and enjoy some free time.
Day 16Sanur
Depart at any time.

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Accommodation

Simple hotels/guesthouses (14 nts), homestay (1 nts, multi-share).

What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Ngadas Homestay, Desa Ngadas Your G for Good Moment: Village Walk, Desa Ngadas. Medan city tour. Jungle trekking in Gunung Leuser NP. Coffee plantation tour. Samosir Island stay. Jakarta city tour. Prambanan temple complex visit. Borobudur visit. Mt Bromo sunrise visit. Beach time in Sanur. Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities... Read more

Meals Included

15 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners

What to Take

What you need to bring depends on the trip you have chosen and the countries or regions you are planning to visit. We suggest that you pack as lightly as possible as your are expected to carry your own luggage. As a rule we try not to have to walk more than 15-20 mintues with your bags which is why we recommend keeping the weight of your bags between 10-15kg/22-30lb. Suitcases are not recommended ... Read more
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