Adventure Beyond Bali – Lombok and Jogjakarta, Indonesia (7-DAYS/6-NIGHTS)
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeCulture, Culture, Discovery, History, Jungle, Wildlife
Activity Level Leisurely
-Jogjakarta and Borobudur temple
Located on the island of Java, the magnificent Borobudur temple is the world’s biggest Buddhist monument you must visit at least once in your lifetime. The area is surrounded by beautiful scenery of Central Java’s nature that you can only find there.
The temple sits majestically on a hilltop overlooking lush green fields and distant hills. Built between AD 780 and 840 during the reign of Syailendra dynasty, the temple’s design in Gupta architecture reflects India’s influence on the region. However, there are enough indigenous scenes and elements incorporated to make Borobudur uniquely Indonesian.
It covers a total surface area of around 2,500 m2 of Kedu Valley, the southern part of Central Java. The monument is a marvel of design, decorated with 2,672 relief panels and originally 504 Buddha statues, surrounded by green area. The architecture and stonework of this temple have no equal. It was built without using any cement or mortar. The structure is like a set of massive interlocking Lego blocks held together without any glue. It is no wonder that Borobudur is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
The temple has remained strong even through ten centuries of neglect. It was rediscovered in 1814 under the order of Sir Thomas Stanford Raffles. In the 1970s, the Indonesian Government and UNESCO worked together to restore Borobudur to its former majesty. The restoration took eight years to complete, making Borobudur one of Indonesia’s most valuable treasures. That is the reason why you will find a number of restrictions to touch or sit on the site when you visit it. The locals really want to keep the beauty of this temple as it tells the story of their history.
The temple is decorated with stone carvings in bas-relief, representing images from the life of Buddha. Commentators claim that this is the largest and most complete ensemble of Buddhist reliefs in the world, unsurpassed in artistic merit.
Lombok never fails to successfully charm anyone who stumbles upon its beauty. Blessed with abundant natural wonders as well as fascinating cultural heritage, Lombok provides a fantastic getaway for those who are seeking a one-of-a-kind holiday experience. On the southern coast of the island, you can find many mesmerizing beaches and hills that are perfect for winding down. A spectacular mountain stood in the middle of the island, providing a great hiking destination for explorers. The delightful cuisine of the island will leave a lasting impression.
- Hotels (5-stars)
- Meals as stated
- Activities included as stated
- English speaking local guide
- Domestic air in coach class (Bali/Lombok-Bali/Jogjakarta)
- Service charge and taxes
- International flight tickets (where specified).
- Travel insurance. Highly recommended.
- Meals other than those specified in the program.
- Beverages and expenses of personal nature.
- Optional Tours.
- Tips or Gratuities.
- Handling fees except if mentioned otherwise.
- Arrival and departure taxes wherever applied.
- Entry visa whenever applies.
- COVID insurance.
- PCR Tests whenever and for wherever requested.
- Any item or entrance fees not clearly mentioned it is included.
Arrival Bali - Hotel
Our Guide will meet you at the airport and proceed to hotel for check in and free at your leisure. Hotel: The Kayana Seminyak Bali or similar
Full day at leisure. Take this opportunity to relax and get over your jet-lag. The Kayana Seminyak Bali or similar
Bali - Lombok - Gili Trawangan
Our friendly local guide will pick you up at hotel then transfer to Bali airport for an early flight to Lombok. Upon arrival at Lombok International airport you will be picked up by our local guide, and drive you to Kuta, Lombok to relax on the beach, afterward, heading up to Sukarara famous for its hand weaving. After lunch continue to Teluk Nare pier for cruising to Gili Trawangan pass by Senggigi Beach. Check in to hotel and free at your leisure for the rest of the day. Hotel: Ko Ko Mo Resort or similar
(B, L =Lunch)
Senggigi - Gili Islands Day Tour
This is the time for some sun, sand, sea, enjoy the Gili trawangan beaches by snorkeling, sun bath, diving. For your full day Gili islands tour by visiting Gili Air, Gili Meno, and Gili T. After Enjoy the Gilis you will be driving back to your hotel in Gili for overnight. The rest of the day is free at leisure. Hotel: Ko Ko Mo Resort or similar
Gili Trawangan - Bali - Yogyakarta
After breakfast, you will take a fast boat from Gili Trawangan to Bali about 1 hour. Upon arrival in Bali you will be transferred to Bali Airport ready for your flight to Yogyakarta. Meet and greet by our local guide and transfer to your hotel. Remaining of the day is free at leisure. Hotel: Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta or similar
Yogyakarta – Full day Tour
Hotel lobby pick up after breakfast, proceed for full day tour visiting Borobudur, a Fascinating Buddhist Temple it was built at 7th century continued by visiting Kraton Yogyakarta (the Sultan Palace), Taman Sari (Water Castle), Batik (Traditional Handwoven) home industries, Kotagede (Old city) with its Silversmith industry. Lunch will be served at Dalem Agastya (a prince’s house) where the late SRI SULTAN HB IX (a famous national hero) was born. Dinner will be served at ”Sapto Hudoyo” that belongs to the family of Mr Saptohudoyo (famous artist/ painter from Yogyakarta). Hotel: Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta or similar
(B, L, D=Dinner)
Proceed to Jogjakarta airport for departure for your next destination.
The Kayana Seminyak Bali,
Ko Ko Mo Resort,
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta,
- Land Only