Indonesia lives in a corner of the world where everything’s plentiful – delicious food, welcoming people, and, of course, picturesque tropical islands. Take your time on this 21-day tour that takes you from the frenetic city centre of Jakarta to the undeniably leisurely vibes of Ubud on the famously lush island of Bali. With plenty of free time between various must-sees, you’ll get to soak up culture and excitement with a group of like-minded travellers. Trust us – when you’re looking to have it all, Indonesia comes out on top.
Day 1 Jakarta
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Jakarta/Cianjur (1B)
Venture to Cianjur via Bogor, visit the floating villages, and opt to visit a tea plantation. Experience local life by spending the night at a homestay.
Day 3 Cianjur/Bandung (1B)
Enjoy an orientation walk of the sprawling city of Bandung, then take some time to explore independently.
Day 4 Bandung/Yogyakarta (1B)
Travel from Bandung to Yogyakarta on a scenic train journey.
Days 5-6 Yogyakarta
Spend free time visiting local sights such as the Buddhist Borobudur temple complex, Javanese temples, or Mt Merapi.
Day 7 Yogyakarta/Ngadas (1B, 1D)
Continue the journey€ross the agricultural heartland of Java to Ngadas, a village in the scenic Mt Bromo region. Experience the local culture with a G Adventures-supported community homestay.
Day 8 Desa Ngadas/Bromo (1B, 1L)
After an early breakfast, say good bye to your hosts and explore more of the village on an included walk. Then begin the trek along the Ancestor Trail to Mt Bromo, led by a local guide trained through a G Adventures-supported capacity building program. Opt to hike to the volcano’s crater before continuing to the hotel.
Day 9 Bromo/Red Island (1B)
Enjoy an early morning hike to a viewpoint to take in the the enchanting moonscape of Mt Bromo as the sun rises, then travel to a sweet surf camp on the beach.
Day 10 Red Island (1B)
Enjoy a surf lesson in the morning, then use free time to explore the nearby fishing village, do some more surfing or chill out in a hammock.
Day 11 Red Island/Pemuteran (1B)
Head to Bali and the beach with time to relax.
Day 12 Pemuteran (1B)
Chill out in Bali. Opt to take a snorkelling or diving trip to Menjangan Island.
Day 13 Pemuteran/Kuta (1B)
Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore or relax, before travelling to lively Kuta, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way. Explore Kuta with some free time.
Day 14 Kuta (1B)
Spend a free day in Kuta. Opt to take a surf lesson, explore the shops, chill out on the beach, or head to one of the nearby towns.
Day 15 Kuta/Kubutambahan (1B, 1L, 1D)
Travel to Kubutambahan, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way, and stop for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Bali Community Training Lunch Program en route. Settle in to the charming guesthouse for the evening.
Day 16 Kubutambahan (1B, 1D)
Try your hand at Balinese cuisine with an included cooking lesson. Opt to trek around the village, visit a waterfall or swim in a natural spring, or check out a nearby dragon fruit farm.
Day 17 Kubutambahan/Ubud (1B)
Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore or relax. Later, travel to cultural Ubud, visiting the picturesque Gitgit waterfall en route.
Day 18 Ubud (1B)
Check out the monkey forest before exploring more of Ubud with free time. Opt to take a yoga class, get a massage, or visit the numerous temples, rice paddies, and markets. In the evening, opt to take in a traditional Kecak dance performance.
Day 19 Ubud/Gili Trawangan (1B)
Transfer to Padang Bai and catch a fast boat to the laid-back island of Gili Trawangan. Beautiful Gili T is home to clear waters and an assortment of beachfront bars, and – best of all – the island doesn’t allow motorized vehicles. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore.
Day 20 Gili Trawangan (1B)
Spend another day in paradise. Chill out at a cafÉ, rent a bike and cruise around, or just kick back and relax on the beach. This evening, enjoy a final night out with the group.
Day 21 Gili Trawangan (1B)
Depart at any time.
Want to take the hassle out of getting back to Bali? Book the Bali Express post-tour Extra. Speak to your Global Connection Officer or travel agent to book.
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