Java Overland Tour

  • 6 Days
  • Cultural
  • Easy

Even though there are flights available every day from Jakarta to Bali, Java Overland Tours is one of the things you can do while visiting Indonesia. Through this tour, you can explore the island of Java by crossing from Jakarta to Bali, or vice versa. On your journey, you can see lots of historical places, a diversity of cultures, beautiful landscapes, and many other things. If you have more time, we suggest you stay a little bit more in cities that we visit along the journey. As every place holds its own charm.

This Java Overland Tour duration is 7 days / 6 nights. Explore Java from West to East. You will be picked up from Jakarta, and dropoff at Surabaya airport. This tour is customized and could be combined with the Bali tour.

Tour Highlights:
Tangkuban Perahu, Ciater Hotspring, Tea Plantation, Traditional ‘Angklung’ Bamboo Music, learn the Buddha philosophy by exploring the relief on Borobudur temple, Candirejo traditional Javanese Village, Explore Culture of Yogyakarta, Prambanan Temple, Mount Bromo, Madakaripura Waterfall.

Effective from Jul 1st, 2022, Borobudur temple is only allowed to be visited as close as the outer wall of the temple. We can not climb like in the past. Also, it is closed every Monday.

Avoid visiting Tangkuban Perahu or Mount Bromo on weekend, because it’s too crowded with local domestic.

Early in the morning, from Jakarta drive to Bandung for approximately 3 hours, then you will visit Tangkuban Perahu crater, an active 2000 m wide, the surrealistic volcano at 1800 meters above sea level, you can have a light trekking around the crater. Then continue to Ciater Hot Spring passing through the huge wonderful tea plantation. Here, you will have lunch and possibly take a bath in the hot natural water pool. In the Afternoon back to Bandung with a stop at Padasuka village to enjoy the Angklung (traditional bamboo instrument) performance at Saung Angklung Ujo.

Accommodation Plan: Hotel Horison Bandung or others.


Early breakfast at your hotel, then at the appropriate time transfer to Bandung train station. You will take Indonesia's most popular public transportation to travel to Yogyakarta. Upon your arrival in Yogyakarta, your guide will pick you up and then directly transfer you to your hotel in Yogyakarta.

Accommodation Plan: Gallery Prawirotaman. Meals: Breakfast

Several Bandung tour highlights you can add on: (you maybe extend 1 day in Bandung before departing to Yogyakarta):
*Orchid Garden
*Geology Museum
*Pangelangan Tea Plantation Walk 

In the morning you will visit the magical temple of Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in Indonesia that was built in the 9th century. This huge Buddhist pyramid is the largest Buddhism shrine in Indonesia. From your guide, you can learn the Buddha philosophy by exploring the relief at Borobudur temple. Then Continue exploring Candirejo village, a traditional Javanese village that is rich in its natural surrounding and being promoted for village tourism, portraying traditional Javanese culture and day life through traditional houses, plantation resources, art performances, farming, and local food. You will participate in daily social activities to feel their real traditional village atmosphere, their culture, and lifestyle. Finally, transfer to your hotel in Yogyakarta. Accommodation Plan: Gallery Prawirotaman. Meals: Breakfast


At the appropriate time, we drive to East Java, and to Bromo Highland. We will need some 6.5 hrs to drive today. Stop by at Candi Tikus, Mojokerto.

*There's an alternative use train from Yogyakarta to Mojokerto, and you will be picked up at Mojokerto train station*

Mount Bromo is an active volcano that stands at 2,329 meters. Bromo is located in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. The slope of the mountain is cultivated by the local Tenggerese farmers with the market vegetables.

The Tenggerese history can be traced back to the peoples of the Majapahit Kingdom who fled their land following an eruption from Mount Merapi. They are the only group of Hindus left in Java today. We have an early night in preparation for the sunrise climb tomorrow.

Accommodation Plan: Lava View Hotel or Jiwa Jawa Hotel.
Meals: Breakfast

On this day we will get up very early we get up at 03.00 in the morning for a cup of coffee or tea before heading out for a short drive approximately 3 kilometers to Pananjakan. For the last 1.5 kilometers, we walk up to the highest viewpoint in the area to watch the sunrise. But of course, you can watch the sunrise depending on weather conditions. Then we descend to the sea of sand to see the crater of Mount Bromo. After this activity back to the hotel for breakfast in Madakaripura. After arriving in Madakaripura you will be greeted by the fresh air is still beautiful, about 30 minutes you walk to reach the waterfall you will see a very beautiful waterfall and a compliment to your holiday after a stopover in Bromo. After enjoying the Madakaripura waterfall you will be taken to the airport of Surabaya, then fly to Bali. END OF OUR SERVICE.


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  • Flexible Departure Date
  • Private Trip
  • Daily Departure
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