By GAdventures



Best of Sumatra & Java

  • 23 Jun
  • -
  • 08 Jul
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  • 16 days


per person

Availability: 2 places

    A staggeringly beautiful land of volcanoes and tropical rainforest filled with all manner of unusual wildlife, the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java call out to explorers searching for something otherworldly. This adventure mixes encounters with endemic animals with visit to coffee plantations, curiously European-like cities, and dramatic landscapes, leaving you off to explore the famous Balinese beaches. Indonesia is like another planet, right here on Earth. Beam yourself up.

    Day 1

    Day 1 Medan

    Arrive at any time.

    Day 2

    Day 2 Medan/Bohorok (1B, 1D)

    Enjoy a city tour of Medan, including a visit to Maimoon Palace. Continue to Bohorok, one of the largest national parks in the world, famous for its orangutan rehabilitation centre.

    Day 3

    Day 3 Bohorok/Berastagi (1B)

    Enjoy trekking through the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park before continuing to Berastagi, a picturesque hill town.

    Day 4

    Day 4 Berastagi (1B)

    Hike up Sibayak Volcano for sunrise and take in the stunning view of the valley. Enjoy a free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs.

    Day 5

    Day 5 Berastagi/Samosir Island (1B)

    Depart for the island of Samosir. En route, stop for an included visit to a coffee plantation.

    Day 6

    Day 6 Samosir Island (1B)

    Enjoy a free day with options to relax or explore Samosir Island. Venture out for an excursion to see traditional batak houses and the tombs in Tomok.

    Day 7

    Day 7 Samosir Island/Medan (1B)

    Enjoy a free morning, then drive back to Medan for the final night in Sumatra.

    Day 8

    Day 8 Medan/Jakarta (1B)

    Fly from Medan to Jakarta and settle into this busy city.

    Day 9

    Day 9 Jakarta/Bandung (1B)

    Enjoy a guided city tour of Jakarta. In the afternoon, depart for Bandung. Opt to see the traditional angklung orchestra.

    Day 10

    Day 10 Bandung/Nglanggeran (1B, 1D)

    Take the morning train to Yogyakarta, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way, then transfer to Nglanggeran village for a homestay.

    Day 11

    Day 11 Nglanggeran/Yogyakarta (1B, 1L)

    Enjoy a hike on Mt Nglanggeran before getting a closer look at local life. After lunch in the village travel back to Yogyakarta, visiting the Prambanan Hindu temple complex en route.

    Day 12

    Day 12 Yogyakarta (1B)

    Visit Borobudur, the largest Buddhist sanctuary in the world. Later, enjoy free time to explore Yogyakarta.

    Day 13

    Day 13 Yogyakarta/Ngadas (1B, 1D)

    Continue the journey across the agricultural heartland of Java to Ngadas, a village in the scenic Mt Bromo region. Experience the local culture with a G Adventures-supported community homestay.

    Day 14

    Day 14 Ngadas/Malang (1B, 1L)

    Visit Mt Bromo for a pre-dawn trek and watch the sunrise. Head back to Ngadas for lunch before exploring more of the village on an included walk. Later, travel to Malang for the night.

    Day 15

    Day 15 Malang/Sanur (1B)

    Drive from Malang to Surabaya airport for a short flight to Sanur and enjoy some free time.

    Day 16

    Day 16 Sanur (1B)

    Depart at any time.