Welcome to Jakarta, the metropole and capital city of Indonesia. Upon arrival at CGK airport , first clearimmigration followed by the custom fomalities , meeting and greeting by our guide at International arrival gate. Afterward you will be transferred to your hotel located in down town , check in hotel for overnight. The rest is free at oww leisure.
DAY 02 : JAKARTA - BOGOR - BANDUNG (B)
After breakfast at hotel, start your Java overland tour with the short city sightseeing of capital city Jakarta by visiting old city of Batavia, a Dutch town which was built and laid out according to Dutch model. Continue to Sunda Kelapa Old Harbor; the ancient spice-trading harbor, which located at the northern end of Jakarta where the Ciliwung River meets the sea. Sunda Kelapa Harbor is home of the world's largest fleet of commercial sailing ships, where you will learn that the lines between Indonesia's past and present are sometimes blurred. Leaving for Bogor and visit Bogor botanical garden, the world-class botanic gardens, situated just behind the stunning19th-century presidential palace. This botanical garden was officially established by the Dutch in 1817 and featuring over 15,000 species of tropical plants from around the world. Within 87 hectares are over 400 palm species, 5,000 trees and an orchid house with 3,000 varieties. Drive through Puncak-Pass, famous with its spectacular view of tea plantation on the mountain slope heading to Bandung , after arrival check in hotel for overnight.
DAY 03 : BANDUNG VOLCANO EXCURSION (B)
Breakfast at hotel, full day excursion takes you exploring the beautiful volcano of Tangkuban Perahu , which is situated 1,800 meters above sea level, lying32 km to the north of Bandung City. Start scenic drive passing thru mountain resort of Lembang, where vegetable and fruit garden surrounds landscape along the road heading to volcano. You will go past the mountain forest up to the crater rim, smell the fresh air and enjoy the beautiful scenery of its surroundings. The active craters with its surrounding green mountain forest as well as cool climate is an exciting place to be explored. Drive down hill passing the winding road thru beautiful tee plantation to Sari ater, a resort providing spa , healt center and hot spring water pool. Relax by soaking or swimming on one of their mineral rich water pool which has been proven good for healing skin problem. Return to Bandung en route stop for shopping at well known Ciamplas Jean street or factory outlets which is abundant around the city, afternoon continue to Saung Udjo for watching perrfomance of Anklung orchestra , a traditional bamboo music instrument being played by the children. Overnight at hotel in Bandung.
DAY 04 : BANDUNG - YOGYAKARTA BY TRAIN (B)
After early morning breakfast , transfer to train station for travelling by train to Yogyakarta. The long journey goes through Parahyangan highland passing beautiful scenery of valley, river and village. Crossing Central Java , train arrives in Jogjakarta in the afternoon, continue visiting to the largest and most impressive Shiva Temple Complex, called Prambanan Temple which consists of several sanctuaries of Shiva over 200 temples and shrines. The largest, the tallest one well known 'Loro Jongrang' Temple is covered with wonderful relief depicting the Ramayana episodes, another appealing aspect is its glorious symmetry and grace, making it the most elegant and beautiful temple in Java. Some of sanctuaries in the complex have been restored, but most of them are in ruinsTrain. Check in hotel for overnight.
DAY 05 : BOROBUDUR & JOGJA CITY TOUR (B)
After breakfast morning departure through lovely country side to BOROBUDUR temple, explore one of the best-preserved ancient monuments in the world and listed as The World Wonder Heritage, built between the end of the seventh and beginning of the eighth century A.D by by Sailandra dynasty. Borobudur was for about a century and a half the spiritual centre of Buddhism in Java, then it was lost until its rediscovery in the eighteenth century. On the way back stop at Candi Mendut (Mendut Temple) located 3 kilometers eastward from Borobudur , a Buddhist temple, built in 824 A.D by King Indera of Sailendra dynasty. Temple its self is mostly used for worship by pilgrim as well as celebration of Waisak day by the Buddhist. Back in Yogyakarta visitingcity tour starts with visit of Sultan's Palace or Kraton where the Javanese cultureand tradition strongly flourished, then to the colorful bird market and Tamansari water castle, which was a recreation garden or a resting house for the Sultan and family as wall as hiding place for royal family to defend against the enemy assault. Drive to Batik workshops to see processing of making batik and Kota Gede to see the craftsmen demonstrating making their famous and beautiful silverworks. Return to hotel for overnight.
DAY 06 : YOGYAKARTA DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel , free program until the transfer time to Yogyakarta airport . End of tour
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