14 Days Ultimate Java Getaway

Enjoy life in Java, relax, have fun and collect memories

DAY 1 : ARRIVAL IN SEMARANG – TRANSFER TO HOTEL

Welcome to Semarang! Upon arrival at the airport, you will be picked up by your teman and you will be transferred to your accommodation. 

Enjoy the rest of the day at your accommodation.

 

DAY 2 : AT LEISURE

Enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace.

 

DAY 3 : MOUNT ANDONG HIKE (EARLY MORNING) – BACK TO HOTEL – LEISURE

After breakfast, you will be driven to North Magelang where you would hike Mount Andong! Aside from Mount Andong, you can also visit Mount Panderman, and both can be accomplished with a 3 hours relatively easy trek and both provides fantastic summit view; a spacious “tundra-like” plateau above the clouds, with surrounding mountains in all direction.

After that, you will be taken back to your accommodation to rest.

 

DAY 4 : TRANSFER TO BOROBUDUR – HALF DAY BATIK WORKSHOP

After breakfast and check-out, you will be transferred to Borobodur area. Today you will have half-day Lumbini Batik Gallery where they showcases all types of batik and also a good place for you to learn more about batik.

Drive back to your accommodation to rest afterwards.

 

DAY 5 : SUNRISE AT BOROBUDUR TEMPLE – ANDONG TOUR AROUND BOROBUDUR VILLAGE – JAVANESE LUNCH AT KOPI BADHEK

You will start the day early in the morning (around 4AM) to catch sunrise from Borobudur Temple. The magnificent sunrise from top of the temple is truly majestic and something you shouldn’t miss. You will continue your activity with cycling/andong tour around Borobudur Village. The calm village called ‘Candirejo’ is a perfect place to relax while paddling your bicycles or riding on a horse cart (andong).
Next, you will be taken to Kopi Badhek Restaurant to have an authentic Javanese lunch. Experience Javanese authentic culinary at its best In this beautiful place; a small plantations surrounded by sweeping rice fields.

You will be transferred to your accommodation to rest afterwards.

 

DAY 6 : AT LEISURE

Enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace.

 

DAY 7 : AT LEISURE

Enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace.

 

DAY 8 : TRANSFER TO YOGYAKARTA - LEISURE

After breakfast and check-out, you will be transferred to Yogyakarta to check-in at your accommodation. Enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace.

 

DAY 9 : KERATON YOGYAKARTA (ROYAL PALACE) – KOTAGEDE SILVER WORKSHOP

Get closer with Yogyakarta’s golden heritage! Visit Keraton Yogyakarta, a royal palace complex serving as a cultural center for the Javanese people, a museum that displays the sultanate’s artifacts, and the seat of the governing Sultan. Afterwards, you will continue to Kotagede area to experience silver workshop. You can bring your own silver as a souvenir to take home. 

Drive back to your accommodation to rest afterwards.

 

DAY 10 : FULL DAY ‘PRAMBANAN THE KOSTUBA WAY’

After breakfast, you will visit Prambanan area. The area is home to some 300+ temples scattered around the village and its hills. Start a little early in Prambanan Temple before the crowd arrives. Afterwards, we will take you on a private buggy care around the complex to see other temples, especially the beautiful half-ruined Sewu Temple which felt straight out of Tomb Raider’s movie. You will enjoy lunch at Abhayagiri Restaurant, before visiting Ijo Temple (the highest temple in the area) and enjoying sunset at Ratu Boko Castle Ruins. Finish the day as most others do with watching Ramayana Ballet Theatre performance.

Next, you will drive back to your accommodation to rest.

 

DAY 11 : TRANSFER TO YOGYAKARTA AIRPORT – FLY TO SURABAYA – TRANSFER TO BROMO

You will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Surabaya before you will be transferred to Bromo and check-in at your accommodation. After arriving at your accommodation, you are free to enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace.

 

DAY 12 : HALF DAY OR SUNSET ‘BROMO THE KOSTUBA WAY’

We know that it is hard to really visit Bromo without the crowd, however, we can “cheat” other visitors by doing Bromo differently (changing the normal route). We will first visit Mentigen Hill. Despite located in lower elevation, this viewpoint provides a fantastic closer look of Mount Bromo from different angle. Afterwards, head down to the crater of Mount Bromo for a short hike. We will then continue to Penanjakan and enjoy Bromo’s iconic viewpoint. Finally, we will descend down again to visit the savanna and whispering sand of Bromo. Alternatively, this second part of the trip can be arranged in the late afternoon; starting in the savanna and whispering sand, before driving to Penanjakan for sunset.

 

DAY 13 : MADAKARIPURA WATERFALL – TRANSFER TO SURABAYA

Today you will visit another waterfall in Java! Dubbed as Java’s most beautiful waterfall, Madakaripuracomprises of lines of waterfall where its center reaches a height of 200 meters, making it Indonesia’s second highest. The main attraction is its environment, encircled by 7 waterfalls and caves. Finished admiring the waterfall, you will be driven to Surabaya and check-in at your accommodation.

 

DAY 14 : FREE TIME – DEPARTURE

After breakfast and check-out, you will be transferred to the airport (depending on your flight schedule).