The best of Indonesia
- Round trip
- 22 or 23 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
From Java to Bali, Lombok to Gili Meno: discover the best of Indonesia on this 21-night adventure incl. breakfast, excursions, transfers and flights
Spectacular sunsets, imposing volcanoes, mysterious temples, tropical beaches and lush rainforests: this is Indonesia, the world's largest archipelago that truly has it all. Discover the best of Indonesia in luxurious hotels. Get ready to stroll along green rice fields and idyllic villages, unwind on paradisiacal beaches and jump into beautiful Indonesian culture. Experience the most beautiful places that Indonesia has to offer from Java to Bali, Lombok and Gili Meno. Adventure, culture and pure relaxation: it's all waiting for you in Indonesia!
- Round trip Indonesia (Java, Bali, Lombok en Gili Meno): 21 nights
- Bed & Breakfast
- Visit botanical garden and the old palace in Bandung
- City tour in Bandung
- Visit Hindu temple Prambaran
- City and Borobudur Temple tour in Yogyakarta
- Village walk in Ubud
- Excursion Kusamba salt mines, Tenganan and Tirta Gangga Water palace
- Day trip South Lombok
- Malimbu Hills excursion
- South Bali excursion
- All domestic flight transfers
- Flight from Birmingham, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, London Stansted to Jakarta and from Denpasar, Bali to Birmingham, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, London Stansted
- Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.
Day 1: Touch down in Bogor
Welcome to Indonesia! After you land in Jakarta, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to your hotel in Bogor, a city on Java Island. After a long flight, get acclimatised at your luxury hotel and get some rest before your Indonesian adventure really kicks off tomorrow...
Day 2-3: Bandung
Today you will be picked up after breakfast for the start of your Indonesian adventure. You will drive to Bandung, the capital of the West Java province, a journey of eight hours in total. Along the way, you will have a full day of fantastic stops, including the impressive botanical gardens an...
Day 4-5: Yogyakarta
On day 4, you will leave in the morning for a fantastic 8-hour train journey to Yogyakarta - also referred to as Jogja. This beautiful city is characterised by tradition, culture and the arts - and is one of the only destinations in Indonesia still ruled by the monarchy. Once settled into your...
Day 6-9: Ubud
On day 6, you will be picked up after breakfast and taken to the airport for your domestic flight to Bali. Upon arrival, you'll be taken to your hotel in Ubud, a beautiful town well known for Indonesian arts and crafts. Spend the rest of the day diving into Balinese culture.
Day 10-11: Candidasa
After breakfast, you will be picked up at the hotel to begin the drive to Candidasa - with a few curated spots to stop along the way! A highlight is the Taman Tirta Gangga water palace. Built in 1946, the palace is a mix of Chinese and Balinese styles. The palace is a lush water garden of 1.2 ...
Day 12-14: Sekotong
On day 12, you leave Bali behind and jump on a speedboat for the 3-hour ride to the island of Lombok. A surfer's paradise, Lombok is full of great beaches and world-renowned surf. A quieter island than its neighbouring Bali, peace and relaxation is always on the cards in Lombok. Once on la...
Day 15-17: Gili Meno
On day 15, you head to the northern part of the island, where the beaches are at their finest. There you make a short stop on the hills of Malimbu, from where you have a beautiful view of the sea and the three Gili Islands. You will then be dropped off at Teluk Nara, where you will take the sh...
Day 18-21: Sanur
On day 18, you trade in the quiet Gili Islands for the lively Bali. At 12:00 you will board the boat to Padangbai, where you will be picked up and taken to the hotel in Sanur.
Day 19 and 20 are entirely free to spend as you wish. This seaside resort on the southeast coast of Bali was ...
Optional excursions are available to make your trip even more spectacular. All tours can be booked and paid for during the booking process. You will receive all practical information before departure.
• White water rafting on the Ayung river (day 5 - 5 hours) •
Paddle out as you sail across the longest river in Bali, the Ayung. Enjoy the wonderful landscapes, lush rain forests, impressive rice fields and breathtaking waterfalls as you paddle your way through the water. The tour includes 2 hours in the water and lunch.
• Bike Tour (Day 7 - 4 hours) •
Discover authentic Bali: this excursion will allow you to explore the island by bike, accompanied by an experienced English speaking guide. You will ride through local villages, attend a ceremony in a temple and admire the work of the local wood carvers. You will also have the opportunity to meet Balinese families before enjoying a typical lunch in the heart of a green setting.
• Sunrise trek to Mount Batur (day 9 - 7 hours) •
Starting at 02:30 in the morning, set out to conquer Mount Batur, an active volcano at 1,717 metres above sea level and considered sacred in Hinduism. You will arrive at the top at around 06:00 - just in time to witness a spectacular sunrise. Don't forget to bring good hiking shoes, a packed lunch (to order the day before with your hotel), as well as cash for a well-deserved hot drink at sunrise!
• Gili Islands Diving (Day 16, 17 - 6 hours) •
Discover the excellent dive sites around Gili Air and Gili Meno and get up close and personal with mantas, stingrays and sharks. The tour starts at 09:00, 11:30 and 14:00.
• Snorkelling in Nusa Lembongan (day 19, 20 - 6 hours) •
You will be picked up at the hotel at 08:00 to discover the three most beautiful snorkelling spots in Nusa Lembongan. Weather permitted, you will also stop at Manta Bay, Crystal Bay and the Toyapakeh cliff.
• Cruise to Nusa Lembongan (day 19, 20 - 8 hours) •
Board a keelboat and explore the island of Nusa Lembongan. Here you can spend the day in the water: discover the underwater world while snorkelling, float over the waves with a banana boat and relax in a hammock on the beach.
- Tips for guide/driver (Around £10 is recommended per day)
If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Maximum 3 people per room (3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child)
The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.
Based on two full-paying adults per room, travellers will receive a discount on hotel stays for children 9 years and younger. This is dependent on the chosen travel period and whether the child sleeps in a separate bed. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.
Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.
Unfortunately, this trip is not wheelchair accessible.
Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive your travel documents 5 days prior to departure at the latest
All travellers should be up to date with primary courses and boosters. Vaccinations usually recommended for travel to Indonesia include Diphtheria; Hepatitis A; Poliomyelitis; Tetanus. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.
Your passport must be valid for six months upon arrival in Indonesia. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website.
The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
Boat trips may take longer than expected.
Please note that the quality standards of hotels, facilities, transportation and roads may differ from Europe.
The national currency in Indonesia is Indonesian Rupiah (IDR).
During this trip, transport and excursions could be in groups of international travellers.
In case the above mentioned hotels are unavailable, you'll stay in comparable hotels in the nearby surroundings. You'll receive the final accommodations with your travel documents, 5 days before departure at the latest.
All excursions include an English speaking tour guide. For optional Dutch, French and German speaking guides, an additional fee is charged.