Indonesia Highlight 13 Days 12 Nights
Day 1 Arrival into Yogyakarta
Upon arrival at Adisucipto International Airport, also known as Yogyakarta Airport, collect your luggage then proceed to the arrival hall where you will be met by a BIH representative holding sign with your name on it, before being taken to your accommodation. Your guide will meet you (or otherwise from your Hotel, if you have already arrived), and transfer you to your hotel in Magelang which is approximately 1.5 hours away. Check into your hotel and have the remainder of the day at leisure.
Day 2 Borobudur Temple
Get up at 5 am to see the sunrise from Candi Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in the world. This UNESCO World heritage site took more than 75 years to construct, and its thousands of carvings and unique structure are truly impressive. Experience the village life as you drive to Wonosobo. Overnight in Posong
Day 3 Dieng Plateau
Get up at 5 am to see the golden sunrise from foothill of mt.Sindoro. From this spot you can enjoy the breathtaking view overlooking mt. Merbabu, mt. Merapi, mt. Telomoyo, mt. Ungaran, mt. Muria, and mt. Sumbing and the sun rising on top of them. At 7.30 you go back to your hotel for breakfast before continuing on your trip to Dieng Plateau. You will visit 8 little Hindu temples in the Kalingga Kingdom. They are originally thought to have numbered 400 but only eight remain. The temples are now believed to have been named after the heroes of the Hindu epic Mahabrata. Here you will also visit the stunning Telaga Warna (coloured lake). Overnight in Dieng
Day 4 Sultan Palace and Prambanan Temple
After breakfast and checking out, meet your guide in the hotel lobby and head back to Yogyakarta. After settling into your room, head out for a city tour and visit the Sultan Palace. At 16.00 you will be taken to Prambanan Temple. Prambanan Temple is an inheritance of the Hindus in 9″1 century. Prambanan Temple is a variety of huge Hindu temples constructed through the Mataram Kingdom, the rulers of main Java. The tour around Prambanan temple will take about 1 to 1.5 hour.
Day 5 Domestic Flight to Bali
After breakfast and checking out, you will be met by your driver in the hotel lobby for your private transfer to the airport, in time for your onward flight to Bali.
Upon arrival at Denpasar Ngurah Rai Airport (Bali Airport), you will be met by your driver and transferred to your hotel (let us know which area you prefer to stay tonight). The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Day 6 Domestic Flight to Labuan Bajo
After breakfast and checking out, you will be transferred back to Denpasar, for your onward flight to Labuan Bajo. Upon arrival at Labuan Bajo Airport, your guide will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. Take some time for freshen up before commencing your afternoon tour to Rangko Cave and around the city.
Day 7 Rinca Island, Padar Island, Kalong Island
After checking out, you will be privately transferred to the harbor where you will embark your boat. Once you get on the boat, you will be given a short briefing and room allocation. Your first destination is Rinca Island where you will see the Komodo dragon. Rinca Island is one of two habitats for Komodo Dragons and is one of three biggest islands in Komodo National park around 198 km2. Here you’ll be led by a local guide (ranger ) for a 1-3 hour trekking to see the topmost predator Komodo dragons and other wildlife such as long tailed macaque, wild horses, orange-footed scrub fowls, fulvous breasted woodpeckers, wild pigs, wild buffaloes, wild dogs, and so on. Rinca Island is not only well known for its Komodo dragon and other wildlife, but also for its breathtaking scenery.
Head back to the boat and have some lunch before heading to the next destination, Padar Island. Besides the incredible underwater life, the sceneries above the surface are equally breathtaking. The great rocks beautifully shaped isle amidst the bright blue sky and clear blue water is absolutely some of the most spectacular sceneries you have ever seen. Overlooking areas surrounding and down the hill, it seems that the Mother Earth painted its finest artwork offering a sight or paradise. Continue on to Kalong Island where the boat will anchor for the night. Admire the spectacular view of the bats flying from their nest under the golden sunset. Enjoy a relaxed dinner and time for yourself to enjoy the remainder evening. Overnight on the boat.
Day 8 Pink Beach, Manta Point, Gili Laba
Today is beach day. First destination for the day is pink beach. The unique color of the sand at pink beach makes it one of the most beautiful beaches in Flores. Pink beach also has stunning underwater life. The coral reefs here are colorful which makes it perfect for snorkeling. Next destination is Manta point where manta rays often encountered. That huge marine creature can grow up to 4 meters wide. Though they are huge in size, they are considered as the unharmed sea animal. Close to Manta point there are two beautiful tiny islands with white sand beach. You may stop there and do more snorkeling or swimming.
Tonight the boat will anchor at GiliLaba.
Day 9 Gili Laba- Kanawa Island
Today you will start as early as 05.30 am for a short hike to see the stunning sunrise from the top of Gili Laba Island. The perfect colorful combination of the bright blue water and crystal clear on the edge, the yellow reddish sunrise, white yellowish sand beach, and wide green savannah make Gili Laba some of the most beautiful island in Indonesia. Enjoy the breathtaking view overlooking the islands surroundings. Afterward you will continue your trip to Kanawa Island. Kanawa is a beautiful tropical island of about 32 hectares and is considered as one of south East Asia’s most idyllic island, fully surrounded by spectacular reef sharks white sand beaches. Have a nice relaxing time on this Island before heading back to Labuan Bajo. Lunch will be served before you head back to Labuan Bajo. Upon disembarking, you will be met by your driver and transferred to your hotel.
Day 10 Domestic Flight to Bali
After checking out, you will be transfer to the airport, in time for your flight back to Bali. Upon arrival into Bali, you will be privately transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to relax and enjoy all the resort has to offer.
Day 11 Taman Ayun, Ulundanu Temple, Tanah Lot
After breakfast, meet your guide in the hotel lobby and head out to Taman Ayun Temple, a compound of Balinese Temple and beautiful garden. On the way to your next destination, you’ll stop for lunch then you continue your trip to Ulundanu Temple, a major water temple in Bali. Afterwards, you will head to your last destination, Tanah Lot. The temple is located on a rock just offshore. It has stunning natural beauty and is one of Bali’s most important landmark, fame for its unique offshore setting, and sunset backdrops. Take your time and enjoy the stunning view of Tanah lot before heading back to your hotel.
Day 12 Day at Leisure
You have today free at your leisure to relax and explore all the region has to offer at your own pace. You will have a vehicle and driver at disposal for 8 hours. You may go shopping, visit the waterfalls or the countryside. Let your driver know ;)!
Day 13 Transfer Out
After breakfast and checking out, you will be met by your driver in the hotel lobby for your private transfer to Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport, in time for your flight out.
- All transfers and transport as per itinerary
- Accommodation with breakfast
- All tours as mentioned include relevant entrance fees and service of an English speaking local guide
- Meals during the cruise (Breakfasts, lunches, dinners, mineral water, tea , coffee, and snacks).
- Free use of snorkeling equipment
- International or domestic flights
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities
- Drinks and meals not mentioned in inclusions above
- Accommodation early check in /late check out
- Personal expenses and all other items and travel components not mentioned in inclusions