Get ready to hit the ground running in this 27-day whirlwind tour of Indonesia’s top sights. We mean that literally, too – you’ll stay€tive as you hike and explore Berastagi, Tangkahan, Bukit Lawang and more. Get to know the locals with a G Adventures-supported community homestay, trek to mighty Mount Bromo, and make waves with a surf lesson on Java. Beyond that, doing it all with a group of like-minded travellers is the best way to get the most out of this outstanding and special place.
Day 1 Medan
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Medan/Tangkahan (1B)
Enjoy a morning tour of Medan. After, traverse bumpy roads to reach the small jungle community of Tangkahan. Opt to go hiking.
Day 3 Tangkahan/Bukit Lawang (1B)
Travel€ross bumpy roads to Bukit Lawang, located close to Gunung Leuser National Park.
Day 4 Bukit Lawang (1B)
Opt to go jungle trekking in Gunung Leuser NP.
Day 5 Bukit Lawang/Berastagi (1B)
Orientation walk upon arrival. Free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs.
Day 6 Berastagi (1B)
Opt to hike a volcano or tour traditional villages.
Day 7 Berastagi/Samosir Island (1B)
Travel to the world’s largest volcano lake, Lake Toba.
Day 8 Samosir Island (1B)
Chill out and swim in the warm waters of the lake or opt for some culture by visiting local Batak villages.
Day 9 Samosir Island/Padangsidempuan (1B)
Drive through beautiful scenery on this travel day, stopping at the bustling city of Padang Sidempuan for the night.
Day 10 Padangsidempuan/Bukittinggi (1B)
Embark on another day of travel, including stops along the way for lunch and a spice garden visit. Enjoy a brief, CEO-led orientation walk of Bukittinggi in the evening.
Day 11 Bukittinggi (1B)
Enjoy a free day to check out some sights, like Sianok Canyon or the Japanese Caves built during World War II.
Day 12 Bukittinggi/Padang (1B)
Travel to Padang and settle in at the beach hotel before enjoying some free time to explore.
Day 13 Padang (1B)
Enjoy a full free day in Padang. Opt for a trip to nearby scenic islands.
Day 14 Padang/Jakarta (1B)
Fly to Jakarta and start exploring the island of Java.
Day 15 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 16 Cianjur/Bandung (1B)
Enjoy an orientation walk of the sprawling city of Bandung, then take some time to explore independently.
Day 17 Bandung/Yogyakarta (1B)
Travel from Bandung to Yogyakarta on a scenic train journey.
Days 18-19 Yogyakarta
Spend free time visiting local sights such as the Buddhist Borobudur temple complex, Javanese temples, or Mt Merapi.
Day 20 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 21 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 22 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 23 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 24 Red Island/Pemuteran (1B)
Head to Bali and the beach with time to relax.
Day 25 Pemuteran (1B)
Chill out in Bali. Opt to take a snorkelling or diving trip to Menjangan Island.
Day 26 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 27 Kuta
Depart at any time.
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