DAYS INDONESIA DISCOVERY - PRIVATE TRIP
(Destination and duration can be CUSTOMIZED)
long been inspired by the romance of Bali, Lombok, Java Island and Toraja Highland
combined with the exotic wildlife of the mythical orangutans in Borneo and fearsome
special discovery trips show you the best that the Bali, Lombok, Jogyakarta and
Toraja Highland have to offer from terraced rice fields and towering volcanoes
to magnificent, tropical, sandy beaches. You may witness the unique local customs
and crafts such as traditional weaving and pottery, and visit the indigenous Sasak
people in Lombok or the unique arts & cultures and the magnificent view of
the Toraja Highland.
there, we move to the southern central part of Kalimantan, to meet the orangutans, one of of the human closest living relatives in animals
kingdoms, living free at their natural habitat.
& Jogya, Mt. Bromo, Toraja, Bali, Komodo & Flores, Lombok
PROPOSAL (Destination and duration can be MODIFIED)
01: JAKARTA ARRIVAL
Upon arrival at Jakarta International airport, 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.
02: 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. Overnight at romantic lodge situated on the
river side (B,L,D). MORE DETAIL
03: 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. 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. We will then sail back down the river to overnight
on the boat. Dinner on the boat and overnight on the boat or lodge.
While overnight 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).
04: 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 lodge (B, L, D)
DAY 05: TANJUNG PUTING - KUMAI - PANGKALAN BUN -
SEMARANG - JOGYA
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 a hotel in Jogyakarta.
06: BOROBUDUR TOUR
After breakfast take a half 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
nearby such as the Mendut and Pawon temples. After lunch at local
restaurant, back to the hotel for rest and having afternoon free
07: JOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR - PRAMBANAN
Breakfast at hotel. 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 Solo with stop
at Prambanan Temple. Overnight at a hotel in Solo (B,L). MORE
DETAIL ABOUT JOGJAKARTA
08: SOLO - BROMO MOUNTAIN
After breakfast at the hotel taking a Solo City Tour visiting 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 a hotel in Bromo area.
Dinner on personal expenses (B,L).
DAY 09: BROMO - SURABAYA - MAKASSAR - TORAJA
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). After having breakfast & taking a bath in hotel, you will be
transferred to the airport in Surabaya for flight to Makassar Airport,
the entry point of Toraja Highland. Upon arrival at Makassar, meeting
service and then transfer to Toraja by Fully Air-conditioned private
Minibus or Car to take a drive-trip to Toraja Land with appproximately
8 hours trip taking across the Bugis Vilage with their typical houses
on poles along the magnificent mountain passes. Lunch will be served
at Bukit Indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare, a small port situated 155
kms north of Makassar. Late afternoon arrive in Toraja directly
check-in at hotel for accommodation and dinner (B,L).
10 : TORAJA TOUR
After breakfast at hotel full day exploring Toraja Land, visiting
The cliff-side stone grave with wooden effigies on the balcony at
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). MORE
DETAIL ABOUT TORAJA
11: TORAJA TOUR
After breakfast at hotel. The second Fullday 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).
12: TORAJA - SENGKANG
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,D)
13: SENGKANG - BIRA BEACH
Today we drive you to the beautiful Bira beach where you could enjoy
some relax, swimm on the bach, and else. Dinner on personal expenses.
Overnight at a beach hotel (B,L,D).
14: BIRA BEACH - MAKASSAR - BALI
After breakfast at hotel in Bira, drive to the coast of South Sulawesi
to reach Makassar to catch your flight to Bali. Check in to a beach
hotel in Kuta area (B,L)
15: BALI FREE DAY
Free program for rest and relax in Bali. Lunch and dinner on personal
16: 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
of Wolowaru, then Lio hill-tribes of Jopu and Ranggase, offers fine
"Ikat" weaving. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Moni
17: 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 lakes,
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 stop
at Wogo village, which has a collection of rather neglected megaliths.
Overnight at a small but clean and comfortable hotel (B,L,D).
18: 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. En route 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
. More detail about Flores Island
19: LABUAN BAJO - KOMODO - BIMA
Early in the morning sail to Komodo and then trek the trail to reach
Banunggulung 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. Then take boat to Bima.
Lunch on board. Arrive in Bima late afternoon. Overnight at a hotel
in Bima (B,L,D).
20: BIMA - LOMBOK
After breakfast transfer to the airport for flight to Lombok Island.
En route to the airport take a short sightseeing and visit Morning
Bima, Museum and Harbor. Upon arrival at the airport in Lombok,
check into a hotel in Senggigi Beach area. Rest of the day is free
with lunch and dinner on personal expenses (B).
21: LOMBOK TOUR
After breakfast we take you to visit Banyumulek famous for traditional
pottery village, Sukarara village renowned for traditional hand
weaving of brightly patterned songket, ikat and sarong clothe, Sade
village featuring the unique traditional lodge with its buffalo
dung floors, Tanjung A'an at Kuta beach, one of the most scenic
and unspoilt beaches in this part of the island. Back to the hotel
at Senggigi beach for your accommodation. Rest of the day is free
with dinner on personal expenses (B,L).
22: LOMBOK - BALI
After breakfast we make the visit to Gili Air to see the monkey
forest and the Malimbu Cliff. After lunch, drive to the airport
for flight to Bali.
Upon arrival in Bali you will be transferred to a beach hotel. Rest
of the day is free with dinner on personal expenses (B,L).
23 - 26: 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
personal expenses. Lunch and dinner on personal expenses. Overnight
at the hotel (B).
27: BALI DEPARTURE
After breakfast free program until the appropriate time to transfer
to the airport for flight back to your country (B). END OF SERVICE.
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