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GREAT INDONESIA DISCOVERY ( PRIVATE TRIP )

Orangutan, Borobudur & Jogya, Mt.Bromo, Toraja, Bali, Komodo & Flores and Irian Jaya

Duration: 52 DAYS / 51 NIGHTS
Starts / Ends: JAKARTA OR BALI

The warmest greeting to ADVENTURE INDONESIA from cold Moscow!
Dear friends, our dear Jeffry,
Do you still remember Nesov family from Moscow (Russia), who made the “Great Indonesia Discovery” (our trip name) in July – August 2007?... It was real pleasure to be the clients of Adventure Indonesia and we express great thanks for our wonderful journey, perfect service and very professional support and realization. Owing to Adventure Indonesia we have such pleasant and unforgettable impression about your beautiful country and friendly people, living there.

We designed our photo album full of good spirit and fine views and are happy to present it to you. We’ve send you our photos for private view and allow to use them for design of website and advertising materials only for Adventure Indonesia. Submit any another use to us, please. Hope that our photographs will help Adventure Indonesia to achieve more success in business or will simply present some wonderful moments for it constant or future clients. And we also hope to be among them again as we’ve promised to return one day…

Thank you for help and such warm and cordial reception, our dear friends. We wish you and your families good health and good business.

Sincerely Yours,
Larisa and Vladimir Nesov
with Artem and Polina

PROGRAM PROPOSAL (DESTINATION & DURATION CAN BE MODIFIED)

DAY 01: JAKARTA ARRIVAL
Upon arrival at Jakarta International airport at 14.40 p.m., you will be met and transfer to a hotel in Jakarta for your accommodation. Rest of the day is free program with lunch and dinner on personal expenses. Overnight at hotel (B)

DAY 02: JAKARTA FREE DAY
Day at leisure. Overnight at hotel (B)

DAY 03: JAKARTA - PANGKALAN BUN - TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast transfer to Jakarta airport for flight to Pangkalan Bun in Central Kalimantan. Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport you will be picked up by our local staff and take you to Kumai to board on the boat. The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat about 6m by 2m with a roof which forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. The guide's team includes the boatman, a cook and expert guide. In the peaceful afternoon we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the monkeys along the riverside. On the way up stop at Tanjung Harapan to enjoy the cute babies of orangutan. Overnight at romantic Rimba Lodge situated on the river side (B,D)... MORE DETAIL ABOUT ORANGUTAN

DAY 04: ORANGUTAN EXPLORATION
After breakfast board the klotok to travel up river for about 2 hours boating and then up a side creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest. En route stop at Pondok Tanguy, the rehabilitation center for the new ex-captive orangutans (feeding time at 07:30 a.m.) At Camp Leakey you will have opportunity to trek into the rain forest with your expert guide and the forestry rangers to appreciate the flora as well as perhaps sighting wild orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and birds. Lunch provided on boat. Afternoon visit the feeding station to see rehabilitate orangutans are given additional foods (feeding time at 02:30 p.m.) We will then sail back down the river to overnight on the boat. Dinner and overnight on the boat. On the boat we serve thin mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral" water, mosquito net, kitchen, simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar - helpful guides and boatmen (B,L,D).

DAY 05: ORANGUTAN EXPLORATION
The EXTRA DAY at the park you will explore deeper in the jungle, trekking in the different trails, and you may encounter different orangutan both wild or ex-captive and other wildlife, tropical rain forest of Borneo, and different beauty of nature. We can guarantee that the tropical rain forest of Borneo and its natural beauty will spoil and make your best of life time adventure experience. Overnight at the river side Rimba Lodge (B, L, D)

DAY 06: TANJUNG PUTING PARK - KUMAI - PANGKALAN BUN AIRPORT - SEMARANG AIRPORT - JOGYAKARTA
After breakfast boating down to Kumai before transfer by car to Pangkalan Bun airport for your next destination. In the appropriate time, transfer out to the airport for your flight to Semarang Airport. Upon arrival at Semarang Airport you will be met by our local guide and drive for about 3 hours on a comfortable air-conditioned coach to Jogyakarta, the center of Javanese Art & Cultures. Lunch and dinner on personal expenses. Overnight at the hotel Grand Hyatt Regency in Jogyakarta. We supposed to arrive at about 16.30. Sightseeing through the famous Malioboro street before the sunset. (B).

DAY 07: BOROBUDUR TOUR
After breakfast take full day trip to visit Borobudur Temple, a collosal cosmic mountain which is one the most imposing creations of mankind and one of the world's wonder this temple was build in 8th century with 504 buddha statues. You will also visit other temples such as the Mendut and Pawon temples. (B,L) Overnight at the hotel Grand Hyatt Regency in Jogyakarta... MORE DETAIL ABOUT JOGJAKARTA

DAY 08: JOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR - PRAMBANAN
Breakfast at the hotel. Early morning proceed Yogya City Sightseeing visiting Kraton (Sultan's Palace), Bird Market, Water Castle, Sonobudoyo Museum, Batik Home Industry and Silversmith at Kotagede with its processing and beautiful collections. Then drive to visit Prambanan complex and Sambisari Temples. Evening performance of Ramayana Ballet at the out-door theatre at 19.30. Overnight at Prambanan Village hotel (B,L)

DAY 09: PRAMBANAN - SOLO - BROMO MOUNTAIN
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning drive to Solo, proceed Solo City Tour visiting Kraton Surakarta (with Sasono Sewoko Museum), Mangkunegaran Palace, Triwindhu Antique Market and Radya Pustaka Museum. Then continued to visit Trowulan Museum and Bajangratu Temple on the way to Bromo mountain area. Overnight at the 3* hotel Grand Bromo (B,L).

DAY 10: BROMO MOUNTAIN - SURABAYA AIRPORT - MAKASSAR
Morning call at 03.00 AM, start your journey at 04.00 AM to enjoy the beauty of nature and the splendid sunrise at Mt. Penanjakan. Then proceed to Mt. Bromo crater through the shimmering sea of sand (horseback riding included). We usually arrive back to the hotel at 07.30 hrs. After having breakfast & taking a bath in hotel, you will be transfer to the airport in Surabaya for about 3 - 4 hrs, depend on traffic situation. Lunch at your own in Surabaya, then catch the flight to Makassar, the entry point of Toraja Highland. Upon arrival at Makassar, meeting service and then transfer by Fully Air-conditioned private minibus or car to take a drive-trip to Parepare town, about 4 hrs from Makassar. Overnight at Parepare town. (B)

ANOTHER OPTION is to drive from Tana Toraja to Makassar directly in one day on 20.07. Then we can save one day for Toraja Tour!).

DAY 11: PAREPARE - TORAJA TOUR
At about 04.00, very early in the morning, depart from Parepare. We supposed to be there in about 4 hrs drive. Then visiting The cliff-side stone grave with wooden effigies on the balcony at LEMO, The royal family tombs at SUAYA, The baby grave in the huge tree at KAMBIRA and Cultural performace at SANGALLA. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Rantepao. After lunch, visiting the natural cave at LONDA and then proceed to the traditional wooden carving village at KETE KESU. Overnight at hotel (B,L).

DAY 12: TORAJA TOUR
After breakfast at hotel. The second Full day Excursion, visiting The most beautiful village with buffalo horns in front off their houses at PALAWA. The Traditional cotton weaving village at SA'DAN, The ancient megalithic stone at BORI and then proceed to SESEAN mount to view the large rice-field terrace at BATUTUMONGA and Lunch will be served on this spot. After Lunch, continue to visit the boulder grave at LOKOMATA and then, Take a nice nature-walk from PANA through the rice-field and some village down to TIKALA. From TIKALA village take a drive back to Rantepao for Refreshment. Back to hotel for overnight (B,L).

DAY 13: TORAJA - MAKASSAR (excluding Sengkang)
Fly Tana Toraja or if the flight is not available then to drive to Makassar directly excluding Sengkang visit but next day.

EXCLUDE: Drive to Sengkang, a small city to the south of Rantepao. We will need approximately 4 hours drive. Sengkang is a cool mountainous city in the hinterland of South Sulawesi, about 4 hours drive from Makassar. Not too far from the small city, is a small preserved lake with various kinds of birds and floating houses. We will paddle the dug out canoe to reach the center of the lake and to pay a
visit to the local people dwelling. In the clear weather, the beautiful sunset is another attraction. Overnight at a small but clean and comfortable hotel in Sengkang (B,L) ... MORE DETAIL ABOUT TORAJA

DAY 14: TANA TORAJA - MAKASSAR - BALI
Early morning drive about 8 hrs to reach Makassar to catch your flight to Bali.Check in to a beach hotel in Kuta area (B,L)

DAY 15: DENPASAR - MAUMERE - MONI
After breakfast transfer to the airport for flight to Maumere on Flores Island. Upon arrival you will be met and drive to Moni. Visit the villages of Wolowaru, then Lio hill-tribes of Jopu and anggase, offers fine "Ikat" weaving. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Moni (B,D).
>MORE DETAIL ABOUT FLORES

DAY 16: MONI - KELIMUTU - BAJAWA
Early morning, drive up to the three-colored lake of Kelimutu, one of Indonesia's most mysterious and dramatic sights. The three lake, set in deep craters at a height of 1'600 meters. Down road to Moni for breakfast, then continue to Ende for its traditional market. Lunch at a local restaurant, then to Nuabosi, offers wonderful views of the town and Ende Bay. Lunch en route. Proceed to Bajawa with en route stopat Wogo village, which has a collection of rather neglected megaliths. Overnight ata small but clean and comfortable hotel (B,L,D).

DAY 17: BAJAWA - RUTENG - LABUAN BAJO
Bajawa is located in the heart of Ngadha ethnic civilization, which is known for the megalithic cultures. There are traditional villages furnished with stone monuments, ancestor worship shrines and Adat Houses. The hamlets are beautifully settled in the volcanic mountainous area. The most beautiful ones are Wogo and Bena. Visit those villages and then drive to Ruteng for lunch. It is another beautiful driving day; you will pass the villages and rain forest. Afternoon proceed to Labuan Bajo. Enroute to Labuan Bajo stop at Cara village in Cancar area to see the unexposed world wonder - the Lingko - the spider web shaped rice fields. It is probably the only such a rice field ever exists on earth. Overnight at a small but clean and comfortable hotel (B,L,D).

DAY 18: LABUAN BAJO - KOMODO
Early in the morning sail to Komodo and then trek the trail to reach Banu Nggulung the former feeding ground to watch the Komodo Dragons. It is about two km for one-way walking. There is Komodo Nature Park Museum, take your chance to have a look. Walking to Poreng Valley, another favourite dragon haunt and continue to Loh Sebita. Overnight on Komodo at Loh Liang PHKA camp (B, L, D)

DAY 19: KOMODO
Snorkelling in the national park to enjoy variety of marine life at Pantai Merah (Red Beach) or the small island of Pulau Lasa near Kampung Komodo. Overnight on Komodo at Loh Liang PHKA camp (BLD)

DAY 20: KOMODO - SAPE - BIMA
After breakfast take boat to Bima. The boat trip will be about 6 hrs and then another 2 hrs drive from Sape harbor to the hotel. Lunch provided on the boat (B,L). Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel (B).

DAY 21: BIMA - BALI
Visit the morning market of Bima, Labuhan Bajo and the cave of Batu Cermin. Transfer to the airport for flight to Bali. Upon arrival in Bali you will be transfer to Bali Hyatt, Sanur Beach, 5* hotel (B). Rest of the day is free with dinner on personal expenses.

DAY 22 - 25: BALI FREE DAYS
Free days in Bali where you can take optional tours on your personal expenses. Our local staffs in Bali will assist you to arrange the tours on personal expenses. Lunch and dinner on personal expenses. Overnight at Bali Hyatt, Sanur Beach, 5* hotel (B).

DAY 26: BALI - JAYAPURA
At 02.30, fly to Jayapura and arrive there at 08.40. Morning arrival at Sentani /Jayapura meet and greet with local guides. Transfer in to hotel in order to recover a little bit from the flight. And in the early afternoon lunch a caracteristic local restaurant on lake Sentani river. After lunch boat visit of the islands in the lake inhabitated by Ocaiklan, fisherman very good in painting the wood using natural colors they reproduce sciamans rituals. Dinner and overnight at Sentani Indah hotel (B - next morning, L, D) (the same hotel in Sentani aria as on the way back, please).

DAY 26: JAYAPURA - WAMENA
Fly by Trigana within 40 minutes to Wamena. On arrive at Wamena airport, transfer to your hotel, then proceed to visiting, Napua hill & Sinatma village, drive down to the town for having lunch. continue to Wesaput village to see the hanging bridge, local market and surrounding. Back to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay. (B,L,D). MORE DETAIL ABOUT IRIAN JAYA

DAY 27: TREKKING ALONG BALIEM RIVER / SOGOKMO - YETNI - KURIMA - WAMENA
After having breakfast, you will be transferred by car within 35 minutes to Sogokmo in the South of Baliem valley. Then start to have a day trek for about 4-5 hours to Wesaput passing through Dani sweet potatoes gardens and cross hanging bridge over Baliem river. Along the trail you will see the local people activities and enjoy the beauty scenery as well. Lunch box will be provided enroute. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Wamena. (B,L,D)

DAY 28: WAMENA - JIWIKA (Pig feast & dance) - WAMENA
After breakfast, drive 30 minutes to Jiwika in the North of Baliem valley. Then climb up to Milli Mountain for about 2,5 hours for the round trip to see how Dani women prepare salt in the traditional way. Walk down and stop at Sumpaima to see the 280 years old Wimontok Mabel Mummy and local market. Then head walk to the village of Anemoigi (10 minutes walk) where you can view the Dani Mock battle and Pig feast. You will see how the Dani make fire traditionally, kill a pig with bow and arrow and cook them into the hot-burned stone with vegetables and sweet potatoes. On the way back to Wamena visit the Kontilola Cave. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Wamena. (B,L,D).

DAY 29: WAMENA - FLY TO KOSAREK - SERKASI (YALI TRIBE)
After breakfast ready to fly with Missionary charter plane to Kosarek, the home of Yali-Mek people up in the southeast of Wamena. Kosarek area was opened by Missionary in - but the people still keep the tradition alive. They practiced cannibalism all at once great farmers and live in the remote area which is difficult to get contact with other places. You have time to organize porters until get ready leaving for Serkasi to stay overnight. On this entire trekking the terrains will be very hard, slippery, steep rocky hills, and rivers with no bridge to get across. Lunch will serve at Serkasi. Overnight and dinner at local hut of Serkasi. (Walk approx. 2-3 hours) (Yali is the name that the Missionary named after three tribes group living on Kosarek and Angguruk teritory. The first one is Yalimeck or called also Yalimek or Meck peoples (some peoples called them Smeck), secondly is Yalimo, and then third one is Yalimbok. Among the outsiders, they all known as Yali peoples.) From Kosarek, we will trek to the small viullage of Serkasi for about 3.5
hrs. (B,L,D)

DAY 30: SERKASI - PIMOHON
Breakfast at Serkasi before continue the trekking day to Pimohon. There will be a rain forest mountain to hike. Lunch served in the forest by the stream. Another hill to climb before reaching the village. Overnight in tent or local hut in Pimohon. - Walk approx. 6 - 7 hours (B, L, D)

DAY 31: PIMOHON - TELAMBELA
Enjoy Yali performance after breakfast (the Pig Roast). Lunch at Pimohon and continue trekking down to Telambela Village. Dinner served by the cook. O/N in tent or local hut in Telambela. (Walk approx. 3 hours, B, L, D)

DAY 32: TELAMBELA - MEMBAHAM
After breakfast, the next village is Membaham located on the other side of the mountain. The scenery in the entire trekking is amazing. You can also can hear sometimes watch Bird of Paradise or cockatoos on the way, refresh yourself in unpolluted rivers and have a great adventurous feeling. Lunch served en route. Dinner prepared by the cook. O/N at in tent or school at Membaham. (Walk approx. 4 - 5 hours, B, L, D)

DAY 33: MEMBAHAM - HELARIKI
Leaving Membaham after early breakfast as this will be a long day. The next village to reach is Helariki, a border village between Angguruk and Kosarek. Today's hike will be filled up with up and down hills but yet the panorama is very spectacular, with traditional villages and its people to meet. Lunch served by the cook near one of the rivers. Dinner served by the cook. O/N in tent or school in Helariki. (Walk approx. 7 - 7,5 hours, B, L, D)

DAY 34 : HELARIKI - ANGGURUK
After breakfast you are proceed to descend the steep river bank down to Yahuli River. A wooden bridge to across on the way to Angguruk, a home of Yali people. Lunch served en route. Dinner served by the cook. O/N in Missionary guest house in Angguruk. (Walk approx. 6 hours, B, L, D)

DAY 35: FULL DAY ANGGURUK
Relaxing day or exploring Angguruk surroundings after breakfast. There are many traditional villages close by. Angguruk is the Sub District of the Yali region and it's more civilized looking compare its neighbor villages. Lunch and dinner served in the guest house by the cook. O/N in the Missionary guest house in Angguruk. (B, L, D)

DAY 36: ANGGURUK - YANIRUMA
Have breakfast in Angguruk while waiting for the chartered plane back to Yaniruma. The plane usually arrives in the morning to avoid the strong wind which blows strongly. Upon arrival at Yaniruma, report to the local police (B,L,D)

DAY 37: YANIRUMA - DAIRAM RIVER - DAYO VILLAGE
Begin the trekking with our porters to the hinterland of Koroway. We will need to cross the big Dairam river using the dug our canoe. Upon arrival at the river side, walk to Dayo village. Dayo is a small village to the north of Dairam riverside. Overnight in shelters. (B,L,D)

DAY 38 - 41: KOROWAY EXPLORING (Grade : Moderate to Challenging)
We begin our 4 - 5 hours trek per day passing through the swamps, sometimes walk over the log or fallen tree and crossing the river with or without bridge. This is the topic rain forest in the vast-green lowland of South Irian Jaya or Papua, there are many exotic things to be discovered and experienced but with a great deal with mosquito, swamp, heat and high humidity (85 - 100%). Our trek in the forest will support by our local porter who carry our bags or gears and will love to help you to do some difficult section of the trip when you need. We arrive in Dambol in the noon, and will meet the first Korowai family on their tree house. Korowai is a nomad people who always move from one place to another at least once every 3 years. They were not live in large group, that at every location of the tree house we only see 2-4 tree house built side by side. The Korowai also a great hunter who hunted pig, Cus-Cus, birds most of their time in life. After we met the Korowai and family on their tree house, we may interact with them help by our guide and experience their life. Overnight at our tent or at shelter we build near the tree house soon after we arrive. (B,L,D)

DAY 42: BACK TO YANIRUMA
Trekking back to Yaniruma. Overnight missionary house. (B,L,D)

DAY 43: YANIRUMA - EWER - AGATS
After breakfast we'll take the miossionary flight in order to get to Arafura sea. We'll land at Ewer in the Asmat territories. Visit Sjuri Village. With a motor boat we'll reach Agats. We'll visit its small Asmat museum and the city on stilt in the afternoon. Overnight in the hotel. (B,L,D) (There are two hotels in Agats: Asmat Inn and Losmen Pada Elo)

DAY 44: AGATS - JOW / WELCOME CANO RIDE
When the tide will allow us we'll take the motor boats and we'll go to the Asmat territories (Tour Grade -?) We'll go through the tropical rivers. After some hours we'll have the first contact with Asmat people. Observe the traditional life between Atsji and Ambisu villages. Then enjoy welcome ceremony in Jow. After the welcome ceremony the Asmat people will lead us to Jew, the longhouse. Stay in the men long house (Locally called Jew).

DAY 45: ASMAT CULTURE, SAGU LAVORATION AND SPIRIT CEREMONY in JOW
Full day dedicated to the Asmat culture, enjoy the Traditional Sago processing attraction at Jow. We'll get back to the village for the sunset floating on the river where we'll assist to the spirits ceremony which is performed by the elderly peoples. Overnight in the long house at Jow. (B,L,D)

DAY 46: JOW - BACK TO AGATS
In the afternoon we get back to Agats, relax. Overnight in the local guest house. (B,L,D)

DAY 47: FLIGHT TO WAMENA
After breakfast we'll transfer to Ewer in order to get the missionary flight to Wamena. Overnight in a hotel. (B)

DAY 48: WAMENA - JAYAPURA - THE BEAUTIFUL SUSUMA BEACH. TANAH MERAH FISHERMEN VILLAGE
In the morning flight Sentani/Jayapura where our cars will attend us and transfer (2 hours) to Susuma beach. Camping on the beach. (B,L,D)

DAY 49: RELAX - HOTEL SENTANI
Full day of relax, swimming, snorkelling etc.In the evening transfer to Sentani and overnight at the hotel. (B,L)

DAY 48: FLIGHT TO WAMENA
After breakfast we'll transfer to Ewer in order to get the missionary flight to Wamena. Overnight in a hotel. (B)

DAY 49: WAMENA - JAYAPURA / HOTEL SENTANI
In the morning flight Sentani / Jayapura and transfer to Sentani Indah hotel (B) for rest and relax.
EXCLUDE: where our cars will attend us and transfer (2 hours) to Susuma beach. Camping on the beach. (B,L,D)

DAY 50: JAYAPURA - JAKARTA
Transfer to the airport and flight to Jakarta. Upon arrival at Jakarta Domestic airport, you will be met and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day is free program with lunch and dinner on personal expenses. (B)

DAY 51: JAKARTA FREE DAY
Day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel (B)

DAY 52: JAKARTA - END OF YOUR JOURNEY


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