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The Best of Indonesia

DURATION

12 days

ACCOMMODATION

Hotels & Guesthouses

Trip Difficulty
DIFFICULTY
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LOCATION

Asia, Indonesia

MEETING POINT

Jakarta International Airport

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Welcome to The Bucket List Company’s Best of Indonesia Trip, an adventure-packed journey through some of the most beautiful and exotic destinations in the country. This is the trip of a lifetime that will take you on a thrilling journey through Indonesia’s diverse culture, stunning natural landscapes, and fascinating history.

Our 12-day itinerary has been designed to give you a taste of everything Indonesia has to offer, from the bustling city of Jakarta to the tranquil beaches of Bali. You’ll get to experience the rich history, culture, and traditions of Indonesia as you explore the ancient temples, vibrant markets, and colourful festivals.

At The Bucket List Company, we pride ourselves on providing a truly unique and unforgettable travel experience. Our Best of Indonesia Trip is no exception, and we are confident that it will exceed your expectations in every way. Join us on this adventure of a lifetime and make your travel dreams a reality.

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What's Included In Our The Best of Indonesia

All Activities Mentioned In The Itinerary

All Activities Mentioned In The Itinerary

Max 16 Travellers Per Group

Max 16 Travellers Per Group

3* Hotels & Guest Houses (Twin Share)

3* Hotels & Guest Houses (Twin Share)

Private Transport & 2 Domestic Flights

Private Transport & 2 Domestic Flights

11 Breakfasts & 4 Dinners

11 Breakfasts & 4 Dinners

Expert Guides With You Throughout The Trip

Expert Guides With You Throughout The Trip

The Best of Indonesia Itinerary

  • DAY 1: WELCOME TO JAKARTA

    WELCOME TO JAKARTA Selamat datang! Welcome to Indonesia. Your adventure begins with a 6 pm welcome meeting.  

  • DAY 2: EXPLORE JAKARTA

    EXPLORE JAKARTA Immerse yourself in the city on a full-day tour with your expert leader. Discover Sunda Kelapa port, temple-filled Chinatown, and the old town of Batavia. Explore Fatahillah Square, visit a Chinese mansion (Chandra Naya), and marvel at Peranakan architecture. In the evening, indulge in a variety of local cuisines.

  • DAY 3 : JAKARTA - PANGANDARAN

    JAKARTA - PANGANDARAN Travel to Gambir Train Station, then take a train to Purwokerto City (approximately 5.5 hours). From there, hop on a private minibus to Pangandaran, a charming coastal village popular for coastal getaways. The Penanjung Nature Reserve awaits, offering diverse flora and fauna.

  • DAY 4: EXPLORE PANGANDARAN

    EXPLORE PANGANDARAN Embark on a tour of local villages, cottage industries, and the stunning Green Canyon. Start at a local market, then journey to Green Canyon. Explore the river on a wooden boat called "Ketinting," enjoying the lush greenery and interacting with locals.

  • DAY 5: PANGANDARAN – YOGYAKARTA

    PANGANDARAN – YOGYAKARTA Travel to Sidareja Train Station and continue to Yogyakarta by train. Yogyakarta, Java's cultural heart, awaits with its rich tapestry of experiences. Visit Prambanan Temple, a UNESCO site with a legendary history.

  • DAY 6: EXPLORE YOGYAKARTA

    EXPLORE YOGYAKARTA Explore Candi Borobudur, the world's largest Buddhist structure, in the morning. Return to Yogyakarta to visit an 18th-century palace and the Taman Sari Water Castle, where princesses bathed and were "hunted" by the Sultan.

  • DAY 7: YOGYAKARTA – BROMO

    YOGYAKARTA – BROMO After checking out of your hotel, you will be transferred to the train station and continue your trip to Mojokerto by train. The train journey takes approximately 3.5 hours, and is followed by a drive to your hotel in Bromo.

  • DAY 8: BROMO – UBUD

    BROMO – UBUD Wake up at 3 am to witness a stunning sunrise over a moon-like landscape with a smoking volcano. Trek across the 'Sea of Sand,' and, if feeling energetic, climb 246 steps for a view into Mount Bromo. Proceed to Surabaya Airport for a flight to Bali, Indonesia's largest Hindu island. In Ubud, Bali's artistic and cultural heart, relax at your hotel.

  • DAY 9: UBUD

    UBUD Begin with a guided walking tour around Ubud. Gain insight into village life, pass lush rice fields, and visit a Balinese home for coffee. Experience the preparation of offerings, then bring offerings to Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple for purification.

  • DAY 10: UBUD – SIBETAN VILLAGE

    UBUD – SIBETAN VILLAGE Enjoy a cycling tour through backstreets, villages, and rice fields. Much of the route is downhill and there will be lots of opportunities to stop for photos. En route, you'll discover intricately carved temples. After the tour, we'll continue to Sibetan Village, Bali's largest salak plantation. Savour a traditional dinner with the villagers.

  • DAY 11: SIBETAN VILLAGE – SANUR

    SIBETAN VILLAGE – SANUR Say goodbye to your local homestay and continue to Sanur. Explore Sanur's coastal restaurants and cafes. In the evening, visit the Pasar Malam for a variety of local meals.

  • DAY 12: DEPARTURE DAY

    DEPARTURE DAY This marks the end of our Indonesian adventure.

  • Day 1

    4* Hotel – Twin Room
    Not Included Breakfast Not Included Lunch Not Included Dinner
  • Day 2

    4* Hotel – Twin Room
    Included Breakfast Not Included Lunch Included Dinner
  • Day 3

    3* Hotel – Twin Room
    Included Breakfast Not Included Lunch Not Included Dinner
  • Day 4

    3* Hotel – Twin Room
    Included Breakfast Not Included Lunch Not Included Dinner
  • Day 5

    3* Hotel – Twin Room
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  • Day 6

    3* Hotel – Twin Room
    Included Breakfast Not Included Lunch Not Included Dinner
  • Day 7

    2* Hotel – Twin Room
    Included Breakfast Not Included Lunch Not Included Dinner
  • Day 8

    3* Hotel – Twin Room
    Included Breakfast Not Included Lunch Not Included Dinner
  • Day 9

    3* Hotel – Twin Room
    Included Breakfast Not Included Lunch Not Included Dinner
  • Day 10

    Homestay
    Included Breakfast Not Included Lunch Included Dinner
  • Day 11

    3* Hotel – Twin Room
    Included Breakfast Not Included Lunch Included Dinner
  • Day 12

    Flight
    Included Breakfast Not Included Lunch Not Included Dinner

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Bucketlister trips are our standard for all our incredible trips. When you book a Bucketlister trip we will organise everything for you from the first to the last location on your adventure and you’ll have a local guide with you every step of the way. All you’ll need to organise is your own flights and transfers. (Additional Options for Land Only Transfers)

Bucketlister+ trips are a done-for-you service from start to finish. We organise everything for you. You’ll have a UK Guide with you all steps of the way and all you’ll have to do is just pack you bag. (Additional Options for UK Group Flights & Transfers)

Trailblazer trips are our first run throughs of our trips. Get the benefits of a Bucketlister+ Trip at the cost of a Bucketlister and all we’ll ask for in return is your feedback! For more information click here!

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The Best of Indonesia Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Indonesia known for?

    Indonesia is known for its stunning natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, vibrant cities, and diverse cuisine. It is home to over 17,000 islands, including Bali, which is famous for its beaches and temples.

  • What is the best time to visit Indonesia?

     The best time to visit Indonesia depends on the specific destination and the activities you plan to do. Generally, the dry season from May to September is the best time to visit most parts of Indonesia, while the wet season from November to March can bring heavy rains and storms.

  • Do I need a visa to visit Indonesia?

    Most tourists do not need a visa to visit Indonesia for up to 30 days. However, if you plan to stay longer or engage in certain activities such as business or volunteering, you may need to apply for a visa in advance.

  • What is the currency in Indonesia?

    The currency in Indonesia is the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR). You can exchange foreign currency at banks, ATMs, and money changers throughout the country.

  • What is the food like in Indonesia?

     Indonesian cuisine is diverse and flavourful, with a mix of spices, vegetables, and meats. Some popular dishes include nasi goreng (fried rice), satay (skewered meat), and gado-gado (vegetable salad with peanut sauce).

  • What are the transportation options in Indonesia?

    Transportation options in Indonesia include taxis, buses, trains, and ferries. You can also rent a car or motorbike, though driving in Indonesia can be challenging due to traffic and road conditions.

  • What are the must-visit destinations in Indonesia?

    Indonesia is home to many must-visit destinations, including Bali, Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Komodo Island, and Raja Ampat. Each destination offers unique cultural and natural attractions, from beaches and temples to wildlife and volcanoes.

  • Is Indonesia safe for tourists?

    Indonesia is generally safe for tourists, but it is always important to take precautions and be aware of your surroundings. Petty crime, such as pickpocketing and theft, can occur, especially in crowded areas. It is also important to be aware of natural hazards such as earthquakes and volcanic activity.

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