Day 01: Arrival Jakarta
Arrive at Jakarta Airport, pickup by Hotel representative and transfer to Hotel for accomodation. For this day I have upgraded your hotel to 3 stars hotel as a compliment from me. The hotel are Paragon Gallery Hotel (www.paragon.co.id).
Day 02: Jakarta (B)
Day 03: Jakarta – Manado (By flight) – Bunaken (by boat) (B,L,D)
After breakfast at the hotel, Transfer from hotel to Jakarta Airport for your flight to Manado (transfer will be done by Hotel). Arrive at Manado, pickup by Resort representative from Sea Breeze Resort and transfer to Manado Pear where you catch your boat to Bunaken Island. In this hotel, again I have upgraded your room to the Suite Honeymoon room where you have the best view from your cottages. No other cottages has this view. I hope I can meet you here since I’m interest to have my Diving License since I have been diving for many years now without license. But if I don’t have the time, than will meet you defenately in Makassar.
Day 04: Bunaken (B,L,D)
Day 05: Bunaken (B,L,D)
Day 06 : Bunaken – Manado (by Boat) – Makassar (By flight) (B,L,D)
Afternoon time, Transfer from Bunaken to Manado and continue to Manado Airport for catch your flight to Makassar. Arrive in Makassar, you will be meet me personally and transfer to your accomodation Grand Wisata Hotel for overnight Dinner will be served at Nelayan Restaurant for best seafood in town.
Day 07: Makassar – Toraja (B,L,D)
Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport, Meeting Service. Transfer directly to Tana Toraja with 08 hours drive takes across the Bugis Village with their houses on poles along the magnificent mountaionous ranges. Lunch will be served at Bukit Indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare, a small port situated 155 kms north of UjungPandang. Refreshment at the Hill-Top of Puncak Lakawan and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Erotic mountain. Late Afternoon Arrive in Tana Toraja , check-in to Hotel for overnight .
Day 08: Toraja Tour (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting : the stone grave with tau-tau installed on a high cliff balcony overlooking the green valley of the Toraja at LEMO, The royal family tombs at SUAYA. and then we continue on to royal family tombs at SUAYA. We shall then make a easy walk to see a giant-tree made as burial site for a new born-baby who died before teething at KAMBIRA
After Lunch, we drive to The traditional carving village at KETE KESU, Natural burial cave at LONDA. The typical village at NANGGALA with 16 rice-barns standing in a raw as a sign of their wealthy status in Toraja community. Then continue on to visit the ancient house-grave at MARANTE village. Late afternoon back to hotel for overnight.
Day 09: Toraja Tour (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting ; the Traditional Toraja village with full buffalo horns in front of their houses at PALAWA, Traditional weaving village at SA’DAN, and the ancient Megalithic stone at BORI. Lunch will be served at local restaurant on the slope of Mount Sesean where you can also enjoy the terraced rice-fields with a fascinating mountainous view at BATUTUMONGA, After lunch, take a small trek from LOKOMATA to PANA and will be picked at the other side of the village at TIKALA then we transfer you back to hotel for overnight.
Note : A traditional funeral ceremony which can be reached by foot will be included within this tour. A typical torajan local fruits & live stuff market can also be visited during your two days tour in Toraja.
Day 10: Toraja – Makassar – Jayapura (By flight ETD at 02:30 AM) (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Leaving Tana Toraja for Makassar. Lunch at Bukit indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare and continue to Makassar. Dinner will be served at Lae Lae Restaurant for seafood. Late evening, transfer to Makassar Airport for your next destination to Jayapura.
Day 11: Jayapura – Wamena (B,L,D)
Arrival at Jayapura airport , meet and greeting service by your guide and check in on the flight to Wamena around 11.00h, right in the heart of the Baliem Valley. Flying past vertical mountain cliffs and mist clad valleys, you will understand why the place remained isolated for so many centuries ! After passing local customs – there are alcohol restrictions in the Baliem Valley. We will explore the area and get first impressions of another world. Napua Hills with its panoramic view of the valley, Wesaput village and its traditional hanging bridge, some Dani villages and a traditional market. Afternoon check-in at your hotel, your base for further valley explorations. Dinner and overnight at BALIEM PILAMO HOTEL
Day 12: SOUTHERN BALIEM VALLEY EXPLORE (B,L,D)
Today we drive in 35 minutes to Sogokmo village at southern part of Baliem valley, and start to have a day trek for about 4-5 hours through Dani sweet potatoes gardens and enjoy the gorgeous scenery surrounding, you get to Kurima the sub-district. Along the trail you will meet local people with friendly smile in their traditional clothes, After picnic lunch heading back to Sogokmo where the cars pick you up to Wamena for dinner and overnight stay at BALIEM PILAMO HOTEL
Day 13: WAMENA (Dani Ceremonies of Pig feast and Dance) (B,L,D)
After breakfast, drive 30 minutes to Jiwika in the Northern part of Baliem valley to see the 250 years old Mummy. Then walk 10 minutes to village of Anemoigi where you can view the Dani Mock battle and Pig feast. You will see how the Dani make fire traditionally, kill a pig with bow and arrow and cook them into the hot-burned stone with vegetables and sweet potatoes in the steaming pit on the ground. Lunch box will be provided or we can have grill pig and local food for our lunch. After lunch visit the Mili Mountain to see how the Dani women make a salt in the traditional way. Afternoon drive back to BALIEM PILAMO HOTEL for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 14: Wamena – Jayapura (by flight) (B,L,D)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight back to Jayapura.
Arrival at airport of Jayapura You may have a full day sightseeing tour including Mac Arthur 2nd World War monument, Sentani lake by long boat to visit Assey and Ayapo villages how the Sentani tribe make the bark painting. Lunch have at Yougwa restaurant near the lake. After lunch, see the Anthropology museum (open from Monday to Saturday at 09.00-14.00), then Hamadi market & Jayapura city. Afternoon check in at SWISS BELHOTEL in Jayapura for overnight and dinner.
Day 15: Jayapura – Denpasar (by flight) (B)
After breakfast, transfer in time to Sentani airport of Jayapura for flying to next destination to Bali. Arrive in Bali, pickup by our representative and transfer to Maxi Hotel for accomodation.
Day 16: Bali Tour (B,L,D)
After breakfast at the hotel, We will see numerous aspects of Balinese life, such as: Barong and Kris performance at Batubulan, Gold and silverworks at Celuk, fine woodcarvings at Mas and Balinese paintings at Ubud. A visit to a local family compound will give us a new perspective on the way of life of this friendly people. Afterwards, We will pass superb views of terraced rice fields in Tegal Lalang that lead us to the Holy Spring temple of Sebatu, where local people purify themselves. The mountain road passes through coffee and tangerine plantations, until Kintamani, a mountain village lies at 1400 meters above sea level. There is a breathtaking view to the still active volcano and Lake Batur from this rim edge village.
Day 17: Bali Tour (B,L,D)
After breakfast at hotel, Firstly we will stop at Mengwi, to visit the magnificent royal family temple of Taman Ayun (XVII century), surrounded by an artificial moat, then we will explore Bedugul area, a mountain resort lies over 1.000 meters above sea level. We will stop at Ulun Danu Bratan Temple. Built on a promontory surrounded by lake’s water, this holy place is dedicated to Dewi Danu, The Goddess of Water. Afterwards, we will stop at colorful local market that displays many kinds of tropical fruits, vegetables, flowers and spices. Then we proceed to Bali’s Botanical Garden (Kebun Raya), with large collection of plants from all over the world, set in lovely garden and well-manicured lawns, a peaceful refugee from daily activities in a bustling city. Continuing the trip, we will proceed to
Alas Kedaton, the fruit bats and monkey forest. With a small bag of peanuts, we will make many new friends here. Our next stop is the marine temple of Tanah Lot, which appears in every brochure on Bali. This lovely temple was built on a promontory offshore, truly a perfect setting to watch a stunning sunset (weather permitting).
Day 18: Bali (B)
Day 19: Bali (B)
Day 20: Bali (B)
Day 21: Bali – Surabaya – Banjarmasin (D)
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Bali Airport for your flight to Surabaya. Than from Surabaya Airport, catch your flight to Banjarmasin. Upon arrival at the Airport Syamsuddin Noor Banjarmasin then direct transfer to hotel in one hour. Stay and overnight. If you arrived in the afternoon so you can have canal tour . You will travel by small boat on the Martapura river that flows through the backyard of many houses. It allows an unique view of daily life of Banjarmasin inhabitants. Overnight in Victoria River View, Nice hotel and located in town with river view. Room has AC, shower with hot & cold water. Junior executive room with river view
Note : Please tell to the reception that you will check-out early so you can put your luggage in the car before touring.
Day 22: Floating Market Tour – Pangkalan Bun (By Flight) – Kumai – Tanjung Puting National Park (B,L,D)
Early in the morning you walk to the Barito River, were you board a small-motorized canoe and cruise to the floating market in the delta of this river. Jukung (local canoes) are loaded with all sorts of products: fruit, rotan, rice, clothes and vegetables. There are also several salesman and women who specialize in selling tea, coffee and different kinds of cakes. Here you can park your boat and relax while drinking and eating snacks. After floating market you will directly to Airport where your fly 12.40pm to Pangkalanbun in 1,5 hour. Here you will be picked-up from the airport and driven to the town of Kumai were you will board your klotok (motorized boat) that will serve as your hotel and restaurant for the next several days. You will have your lunch & dinner on the boat. Today you will travel 2-3 hours until Tanggui, the first orang-utan center on your way. Your crew will find a quiet and save spot to spend the night
Overnight on Boat
It is a unique opportunity to sleep amongst the rich fauna and flora of the Tanjung Puting Park. The boats that are used for this trip consist of a closed deck as well as an open deck. There are mattresses and mosquito nets, a simple toilet and you can rinse yourself with water (most boats even have a shower). A cook will join you and will provide you with tasty meals. The boat offers enough space for 2 to 4 persons.
Day 23: TPN Park – Pondok Tangguy – Camp Leakey – Rimba Lodge (B,L,D)
You will wake up surrounded by the many sounds of the forest. After breakfast you will cruise to the main orangutan center, Camp Leakey. Here you will make a walk through the forest guided by local rangers. If you are lucky you will see wild orangutans (depending on the availability of fruits). In the afternoon you will travel by boat upstream in search of more primates and other animals.
Overnight on Rimba Lodge
Simple guesthouse located within the boundaries of the national park. Rooms are comfortable with aircon and shower with hot water. Breakfast is included. Other meals and snack are served on board of your boat. You will be stay at Emerald rooms as per our complimentary again. The Emerald Room are the most choosen rooms in the Lodge by Tourist. www.rimbalodge.com
Day 24: Rimba Lodge – Kumai – Pangkalan Bun – Semarang Airport – Jogjakarta (B,L)
After breakfast you will cruise to the main orangutan center, Camp Leakey and back to Kumai then drive to Pankalanbun where you fly around 12.15pm to Semarang in Central-java. Upon arrival at Semarang Airport you will be met by our local guide and drive for about 3 hours on a comfortable air-conditioned coach to Jogyakarta, the center of Javanese Art & Cultures. Lunch and dinner on personal expenses. Overnight at a hotel in Jogyakarta.
Day 25: Borobudur Tour (B,L)
After breakfast take a half day trip to visit Borobudur Temple, a collosal cosmic mountain which is one the most imposing creations of mankind and one of the world’s wonder this temple was build in 8th century with 504 buddha statues. You will also visit other temples nearby such as the Mendut and Pawon temples. After lunch at local restaurant, back to the hotel for rest and having afternoon free program
Day 26: Jogjakarta City Tour – Prambanan (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel. Morning, proceed Yogya City Sightseeing visiting Kraton (Sultan’s Palace), Bird Market, Water Castle, Sonobudoyo Museum, Batik Home Industry and Silversmith at Kotagede with its processing and beautiful collections. Then, drive to Solo with stop at Prambanan Temple. Overnight at a hotel in Solo
Day 27: Jogjakarta – Jakarta Airport (B)
After breakfast at hotel, leaving for Jogjakarta Airport for your next destination. Arrival at Jakarta Airport, transfer to International Terminal for your onward flight.
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