The best of Indonesia
- Round trip
- 14, 15, 22 or 23 nights
- per person
- price based on: 2 adults
From Java to Bali, Lombok to the Gili Islands: discover the best of Indonesia with 13 or 21 nights, inc. 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 Trawangan. Adventure, culture and pure relaxation: it's all waiting for you in Indonesia!
Round trip Indonesia (Java, Bali, Lombok and Gili Trawangan): 13 or 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 to Jakarta and from Denpasar, Bali to Birmingham, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester
Day 1: 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, relax in your luxurious hotel and get some rest before your Indonesian adventure 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 and the…
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 four…
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 7 is yours to …
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 hecta…
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 land, you w…
Day 15-17: Gili Meno
From Lombok, it's time to take a quick 20-minute speedboat to the island of Gili Meno, a picture-perfect paradise where you'll feel worlds away from Bali's party scene. En route, you'll stop by Malimbu Hills, where you'll have a wonderful view of all the Gili islands and Mount Aguang on the mainlan…
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 once a qui…
Day 1: Jakarta
Welcome to Indonesia, the land of spectacular sunsets, huge volcanoes, fascinating temples, white sandy beaches and impressive rainforests! After you land in Jakarta, you will be transferred to your hotel. Spend the first night here and enjoying a relaxing night because the next day your adventure …
Day 2-3: Yogyakarta
On day 2, after breakfast, you will be taken to the train station, where you will take the train to Yogyakarta. While driving you can enjoy the view of the wonderful landscape. Colourful houses and local markets await you in Yogyakarta. After you arrive, you'll pay a visit to the Prambanan Hindu Te…
Day 4-5: Canggu
On day 4, you'll be picked up from your hotel and taken to the airport, from where you will take a 1-hour flight to Bali. You're off to Canggu, also known as a "surfers' paradise". Canggu is located on the west coast, close to Tanah Lot, and here, you can experience some spectacular sunsets on the…
Day 6-7: Ubud
On day 6, after breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel and taken to Ubud, where you can enjoy the Trita Empul Temple and Kintamani with breathtaking views of Mount Batur, an active volcano. You'll soon see why Bali is renowned for its picturesque mountain landscapes and impressive volcanoe…
Day 8-9: Lombok
On day 8 you will be taken to Lombok by speedboat. Sit back and enjoy the sun on your face, the wind in your hair and the salty sea breeze! Once in Lombok, you have the rest of the day to do what matters most: absolute relaxation.
On day 9, you will be picked up at 12:30 p.m. and take part in th…
Day 10-12: Gili Trawangan
On day 10, the speedboat takes you to the north of the island for the first time, where the beaches may be even more beautiful than anything you've seen so far. Make a short stop on the hills of Malimbu, where the view of the sea and the three Gili Islands is phenomenal. You will then be dropped of…
Day 13: Sanur and returning home
On your penultimate day, you'll exchange Gili Trawangan for the lively buzz of Bali again. After a walk to the harbour, the boat will take you to Padangbai, where you will be picked up and taken to your hotel in Sanur.
Then finally it's time to say goodbye to Indonesia. You will be picked up 3 …
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 35 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 Limited 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.
|Passport, visa and health requirements||
The passport, visa and health requirements (including those related to COVID-19) at the time of booking can be viewed on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website. It is your responsibility to ensure that you and all members of your party are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents, and in compliance with any other immigration/entry requirements, before you travel.
The passport, visa and health requirements (including those related to COVID-19) at the time of booking can be viewed on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website. It is your responsibility to ensure that you and all members of your party are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents, and in compliance with any other immigration requirements, before you travel.
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 all documents relevant to your trip, 7 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 order to give you the best possible holiday, we sometimes offer trips where you'll be staying at one of a selection of hotels (all with the same star rating, board basis, room type and location). Mostly, you'll be staying in the hotel written up in our description, but we're unable to guarantee the exact accommodation featured on the website every time. We'll let you know the name of your hotel, at least 7 days before departure.
All excursions include an English speaking tour guide. For optional Dutch, French and German speaking guides, an additional fee is charged.
|Extra flight nights||
Please note that there may be an extra night on the plane or in transit