DAY 01: ARRIVAL MEDAN – BRASTAGI
Arrival at the new Medan Airport from Singapore. Medan is the capital city of North Sumatera, the biggest town in Sumatera. Then we drive to Brastagi for overnight. Berastagi, a midsize and cool town on the highland of Karo. Berastagi is an ideal place for refreshing / relax. This town is surrounded by towering mountains, and small Karonese village where the local grows fruits and vegetables.
Brastagi – overnight – rest
DAY 02: BERASTAGI – PARAPAT – SAMOSIR ISLAND
After breakfast we will visit local market at Berastagi where locals sell and buy fruits, flowers, and vegetables which are plenty on the vicinity of the town. Then transfer Parapat that runs along the northern edge of Lake Toba. Make stop on a hill where you can see Sipiso-Piso waterfall, flowing into Lake Toba from hundred meters height. The road runs through the fruit and vegetable plantations and pine forests with a beautiful view of the lake. Then you see a long house (Ruma Bolon) Simalungun Batak tribe. After arriving in Parapat, sail by public ferry to Samosir Island. Overnight at Samosir island.
DAY 03: SAMOSIR ISLAND TRIP – MEDAN
Today we begin our touring in Samosir by car. First, we visit Ambarita, the villages where you can see the ancient megalithic structures, among them the so-called "table cannibal." The village was an important meeting place for Sialagana King, who, as king, rescued her and restored order in all the villages, and villages Simanindo, which ends at the North end of the island and is known as one of the best villages with traditional houses of Batak Toba. The village is a museum Sidauruk King, there is a chance see dance performances village Toba Batak. Next visit to the island Koh Tao and swimming in the serene waters of Lake Toba. Stroll the grounds, visiting souvenir shops. Then check one of the most famous landmarks - the tomb of King Sidabutara, sarcophagus which is more than 200 years. In the afternoon, take public ferry back to Parapat, then drive back to medan for overnight
DAY 04: MEDAN – BANDUNG
Morning visit the Royal Palace of Sultan Deli, known as Maimon Palace, built in 1888. See the grand mosque “Mesjid Raya”, built in 1906 which is the largest in town. Then transfer to airport for flight to Bandung. Arrival in Bandung meet our guide then transfer to Hotel for overnight
DAY 05: BANDUNG TOUR
Breakfast at your hotel, then you will visit Tangkuban Perahu crater, an active 2000 m wide, surrealistic volcano at 1800 meter above sea level, you can have a light trekking around the crater (Including visit to Domas Crater). Then continue to Ciater Hot Spring with passing through the huge wonderful tea plantation. Here, you will have lunch (own expenses) and possible to take a bath in the hot natural water pool. In the Afternoon back to Bandung with stop at Padasuka village to enjoy the Angklung (traditional bamboo instrument) performance at Saung Angklung Ujo.
DAY 06: BANDUNG TOUR
Breakfast at Hotel. Drive south to visit Kawah Putih (White Crater), a breathtaking crater lake and tourist spot in a volcanic crater. The crater was discovered in 1837 by Dr Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn, a Germen - Dutch botanist. Proceed to Strawberry Farm where you can directly pick your own strawberries at farm that has been provided. While picking strawberries you will be treated to a beautiful view of the surrounding South Bandung, such as landscape tea gardens, paddy fields and mountains. You may also visit Situ Patenggang Lake and Tea Factory to observe the process from its root to the end. Back to Bandung for overnight in hotel.
DAY 07: BANDUNG – YOGYAKARTA by TRAIN
Morning transfer to train station for your train journey to Yogya (no guide assistance on train). Arrival in Yogya meet our guide then transfer to hotel for overnight
DAY 08: BOROBUDUR – CANDIREJO VILLAGE TOUR (B)
Pick up by your guide at 09.00 and drive to Borobudur. On arrival, climb up the temple of Borobudur till the top of Arupadhatu. Then, from your guide learning the Buddha philosophy by exploring the relief on Borobudur, then visit Pawon and Mendut Temple. Continue exploring Candirejo village, a traditional Javanese village which is rich in its natural surrounding and being promoted for village tourism, portraying traditional Javanese culture and day life through traditional houses, plantation resources, art performances, farming and local food. You will participate in daily social activities to feel their real traditional village atmosphere, their culture and lifestyle. Return to hotel
DAY 09: YOGYAKARTA – PRAMBANAN TEMPLE TOUR (B)
Pick up by your guide at 09.00 and start your cultural Yogyakarta tour by visit Sultan Royal Palace, Water Castle (Taman Sari), Ngasem Bird Market, Batik Home Industry and Silverware at Kotagede. Lunch at local restaurant. Then journey continue to visit Prambanan temple, the most important Hindu temple built on compound IX century by the three temples dedicated to Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu. Return to hotel.
DAY 10: YOGYAKARTA – MOJOKERTO (By Train) – BROMO AREA (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Check out and depart to yogyakarta train station and catch your morning train to Mojokerto. Continue driving to Bromo area. Check in to your hotel and enjoy free time at your own leisure and meals on your personal account.
DAY 11: BROMO SUNRISE TRIP – IJEN AREA (B)
At 4am the 4WD will bring us to the world's most famous view point at Mt. Pananjakan (2,750 m) on the rim of the Tengger caldera to enjoy the sunrise breaking over the volcano cones including Mt. Bromo and an active Mt. Semeru in the background. The views are breathtaking. We continue across the sand sea to the active Mt. Bromo volcano and climb the 2245 steps to visit the crater (2,500 m). Horseback ride, then he 4WD will bring you back to the lodge for breakfast. After a break, check out and drive to Ijen area for overnight.
DAY 11: IJEN TOUR – BALI – UBUD (B)
In the midnight we will pick you up from your hotel and start the trip to see Blue Fire (not guarantee to see it, depend on the weather). Then short transfer to Paltuding Ranger Post for starting Ijen Tour – Ijen Crater shows a special type of volcanic feature common to Indonesia, about 1 km in diameter and 175 meters deep. The floor is covered completely by a warm lake, milky blue green in color, held back by a dam built many years ago by the Dutch, in order to keep the hot mineral, laden water from raining for the crop lands below. Afterward rejoin your car and drive back to the hotel. After break, check out and drive to Ketapang harbor and cross to Bali. On arrival in Gilimanuk harbor, Bali, continue drive to for your accommodation in Bali.
DAY 12 : UBUD FREE DAY (B)
Today free at leisure. No car and guide provided
DAY 13 : UBUD VILLAGE – UBUD MONKEY FOREST - UBUD PALACE - TEGALALANG RICE TERRACE – KINTAMANI - TEGENUNGAN – BEACH HOTEL (B)
This Bali tours will bring you to Ubud, a painters community village. Firstly we visit observe the traditional clothing batik and weaving processes. And then proceed to Celuk for its gold and silverworks, Batuan to visit the traditional Balinese house compound before proceed to Mas, a village famous for its woodcarving and then to the monkey forest where you will be welcomed by tame and friendly monkeys. Then visit ubud palace. Then Tegalalang rice terrace, own the magnificent view of rice terrace. The rice terrace is designed very beautiful with exquisite hollowing rice field and precisely located on the hill bank. In Penelokan you can enjoy the marvelous of the still active Mt. Batur and the beautiful blue Lake Batur. Then we continue to Tegenungan Waterfall ,beauty and hidden waterfall. Unique for its lush green surroundings and heavy water flow, perfect for swimming and enjoying the fresh water. Finally transfer to beach hotel for overnight
DAY 14: BEACH HOTEL FREE DAY
Today free at leisure. No car and guide provided
DAY 15: BEACH HOTEL – DEPARTURE