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Java - Bali - Gili Islands

Java - Bali - Gili Islands

15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS

This diverse 15 day journey will make you discover marvellous and fascinating views and landscapes: from the temples of Borobudur and Prambanan to the rice fields in Bali. And after that you will enjoy the pristine beaches in Gili islands.

 

 

 

 

 

Arrival flight: Jogjakarta

Departure flight: Lombok

 

 

DAY 1: WELCOME TO JOGJAKARTA

Selamat Datang! Welcome to Indonesia! Arrive at Jogjakrta ar Airport where you will be greeted by our driver and enjoy  a chauffeured ride to the hotel.

Meals included: ------

 

 

DAY 2: BOROBUDUR TEMPLE & CANDRIDEJO TOUR

In the morning visit  Candi Borobudur, the largest Buddhist structure on earth. From Borobudur temple By Andong(horse Carriage) Direct to Candirejo, a traditional Javanese village which is rich in its natural surroundings and being promoted for village tourism, portraying traditional Javanese culture and daily life through traditional houses, plantation resources, art performance, ceremonies, farming, and local food. You will participate in daily social activities to feel their real traditional village atmosphere, culture, and their lifestyle.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

DAY 3: VISIT JOGJAKARTA – PRAMBANAN

This morning we will visit Jogkakarta : the palace of the Sultain &  the Water Castle. Then we will visit Prambanan, the biggest Hindu temple compound of Indonesia. These temples are dedicated to Trimurti, the expression of God as the creator (Brahma), the Sustainer (Vishnu) and the Destroyer (Shiva)- the Hindu Trinity. After that drive back to the hotel.

This evening perhaps catch a performance of the epic Ramayana Ballet. Your leader will be able to check dates and availability for you.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

DAY 4: JOGJAKARTA – BALI – JIMBARAN

Transfert to Jogjakarta aiport to take the flight to Bali. Upon arrival, our driver will be waiting for you and direct transfer to Jimbaran known as a traditional fisherman village.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

DAY 5: JIMBARAN

Free day in Jimbaran.  This village is known for its gentle coastal waters and relaxed way of life. It is also one of the best locations  for sunset watching in Bali.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

DAY 6: JIMBARAN – TANAH LOT – JATILUWIH – UBUD

After breakfast, departure to Ubud. Before we will visit Tanh Lot, probably the most charismatic one of the island. . Our next stop will be the village of Bedugul, located in the jungle area of the island. This part of the island is colder, so the Balinese take advantage of Bedugul to plant vegetables and cereals. This is why the market of this village - that we will visit in the morning -  has special colours. Later on, we will visit the botanical garden and the Ulun Danau Bratan Temple, situated by the Lake  Bratan. We will have lunch in the village of Pacung and then we will go to the rural area of Jatiluwih – in Balinese language this means really wonderful – where we will see one of the most beautiful landscapes of the whole island with never end stepped rice fields.  In the evening arrival to Ubud.  

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch (drinks not included)

 

 

DAY 7: TEGALALANG – GUNUNGKAWI – SEBATU WATER TEMPLE – TIRTA EMPUL – TEGENUNGAN WATERFALL

Leave the city behind you and surround yourself in the emerald countryside of the highlands of Bali on this Ubud One Day Tour. This one day tour takes you cultural and historical around the city. During this tour you will stop at the picturesque Tegalalang rice terraces, visit Gunung Kawi Sepatu Water Temple, Tirta Empul Temple and Tegenungan Waterfall. You can even squeeze in a visit to Gunung Kawi Temple if you have the energy.

We recommend starting the tour early in the morning at Tirta Empul Temple. This is the best time to visit as you’ll have the temple to yourself without the coach loads of tourists.

After visiting Tirta Empul you have the option of visiting Gunung Kawi Temple. The architecture and the setting make Gunung Kawi one of the most unique temples in Bali. Alternatively you can go direct to Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple, which is one of my favourite temples in Bali.

Then you go directly to Tegenungan Waterfall on the other side of Ubud where you can take a nice afternoon swim and relax in the tropical sunshine.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch (drinks not included)

 

 

DAY 8: VISIT LOCAL FAMILY & BALINESE MASSAGE (OPTIONAL)

As you enter the house you will receive a warm and friendly greeting from the local family especially from the children which are very curious about foreign people. You can see the real life of balinese family living in countryside. An amazing experience !

After that back to the hotel. If you want you can enjoy a Balinaise massage. The Balinese massage is the perfect treatment to regain harmony between body and mind.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

DAY 9: UBUD

Free day in Ubud. A lot of options and activities: spa, massage, have a stroll thorugh the dense sacred Monkey Forest, visit its traditional market, the Temple, enjoy the local food…

Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

DAY 10: UBUD – KINTAMANI – BESAKIH – SIDEMEN

Depart from our hotel to Sebatu.  Before arriving to Sebatu, we will pass by wonderful rice fields situated in the stepped terraces. In Sebatu we will visit the temple of the sacred fountain, place of purification for the Balinese. We will pass by coffee and orange plantations before arriving to Kintamani, a mountain village at an altitude of 1400 meters over the sea level.  From the village, we will enjoy of an amazing view over the still active Batur Volcano (1717 meters) and the Lake Batur. Then, we will visit Besakih, the most important temple of Bali, built in the mountainside of the Agung Mountain (3142 meters), which is the highest mountain of the island.  Next, direct transfer to Sidemen.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch (drinks not included)

 

 

DAY 11: SIEDEMEN – TIRTA GANGGA

We will start the day visiting Klungkung, the former capital (1740-1908), where we will see the Justice Court (Kertagosa) and the Floating Pavilion (Bale Kambang). Then ,we will stop in Goa Gajah (The Elephant Cave) whose temple is one of the most visited and venerated in Bali. To finsh the day our last stop will be Tirta Gangga The Water Palace. Here the Ganges water palace at Tirta you can enjoy the beautiful fountain that comes from springs, this place has existed since the empire Karangasem.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch (drinks not included)

 

 

DAY 12: SIDEMEN – LOMBOK – GILI TRAWANGAN/MENO

After having breakfast, we will go to the port to take the speed boat to Gili Trawangan/Meno..

Accommodation. Free afternoon.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

 DAYS 13 – 14: PARADISE ISLANDS

Free days with accommodation and breakfast included. You can enjoy the beach in Gili

Recommended activities: Snorkelling, Diving, relax.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

DAY 15: DEPARTURE FROM GILI ISLANDS – LOMBOK – OUT

At the arranged time, transfer to the Lombok airport to take the return flight We hope to see you soon again! Sampai Juma!

Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

Note: All of our itineraries can be tailored to your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect holiday just for you. Contact us with your holiday ideas and we’ll start planning your unique personalized trip!

ITINERARY: 15 days / 14 nights

DAY 1
WELCOME TO JOGJAKARTA
DAY 2
BOROBUDUR TEMPLE & CANDRIDEJO TOUR
DAY 3
VISIT JOGJAKARTA – PRAMBANAN
DAY 4
JOGJAKARTA – BALI – JIMBARAN
DAY 5
JIMBARAN
DAY 6
JIMBARAN – TANAH LOT – JATILUWIH – UBUD
DAY 7
TEGALALANG – GUNUNGKAWI – SEBATU WATER TEMPLE – TIRTA EMPUL – TEGENUNGAN WATERFALL
DAY 8
VISIT LOCAL FAMILY & BALINESE MASSAGE
DAY 9
UBUD
DAY 10
UBUD – KINTAMANI – BESAKIH – SIDEMEN
DAY 11
SIEDEMEN – TIRTA GANGGA
DAY 12
SIDEMEN – LOMBOK – GILI TRAWANGAN/MENO
DAY 13
PARADISE ISLANDS
DAY 14
PARADISE ISLANDS
DAY 15
DEPARTURE FROM GILI ISLANDS – LOMBOK – OUT
Islands: Bali, Java, Lombok