Bali and Java Tour - Indonesia

12-Day exploration where you can free your spiritual side against a backdrop of stunning beaches and jungles in Bali & Java. Get your Zen on!

Our journey is a private, small group (no more than 14 women) where you will be part of a sisterhood of like-minded, interesting women travelers.

​Free your spiritual side against a backdrop of stunning beaches and jungles in Bali and Java with a sisterhood of like-minded women travelers. Travel by cycle-rickshaw to local markets and the Sultan’s Palace in Yogyakarta. Find your inner peace at ancient Hindu and Buddhist temples. Take high tea at the Mangkunegaran Palace and stroll the coastline of the unforgettable beaches in Sanur. Discover the perfect blend of beauty and Buddhist zen in this incredible corner of the world.​

Explore bustling Yogyakarta by bicycle rickshaw, enjoy a Balinese home cooking class with a local chef, meet with a vulcanology expert at Mt Bromo, take a traditional Javanese dance class and high tea at Mangkunegaran Palace, delve into the spiritual side by visiting ancient Hindu and Buddhist temples.

¿Qué está incluido?

• Arrival transfer
• Orientation Tour of Yogyakarta by cycle-rickshaws
• Excursions to Borobudur and Prambanan temple complexes
• Visit to Mangkunegaran Palace with traditional dance class and high tea
• Excursion to Mt. Lawu
• Hiking and jeep trip to Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
• Mt. Bromo volcanology office visit
• Ubud home cooking class
• Visits to Tirta Empul Temple, Gunung Kawi Hindu Temple comlex and Kintamani
• All transportation between destinations and to/from included activities
• All accommodations and meals as outlined in the itinerary
• Articles, helpful tips and photography advice from National Geographic before departure

Bonus Inclusions:
• Refillable Water Bottle
• Full Travel First Aid Kit
• 1 Short Sleeve Trip T-Shirt
• Certified International Tour Manager / Escort - Carryn Kliesen
• $14.00 per person donation to the Planetarra Foundation

Duración

12 días

Cubierto de destino

Bali y Java Región

Más adecuado

Presupuesto, Familias, Grupos, Luna de miel, Niños, Lujo, Personas viajando solas
Day 1: July 30, 2017 - Yogyakarta
Arrive at any time. Transfer to the hotel via private transfer and enjoy a welcome dinner.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: July 31, 2017 - Yogyakarta
Hop on a cycle-rickshaw and explore all the city has to offer, including the Sultan's Palace, markets, and the batik and puppetry workshops of Yogya. Options include shopping or taking in a Wayang Kulit shadow puppet show or a Ramayana dance performance.

Yogyakarta is very walkable, so a stroll around the fascinating bird market is always interesting. If silver is of interest to you, then a trip to Kota Gede to pick up a hand-beaten bowl or some fine filigree is definitely worthwhile.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3: August 1, 2017 - Yogyakarta
Enjoy an excursion to the Buddhist Temple complex of Borobudur, travelling on foot and by horse cart alongside a local guide. In your free time, opt to visit Kraton, an 18th century palace or Taman Sari Water Castle.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4: August 2, 2017 - Solo
Visit Prambanan, the largest Hindu temple complex in Java. Continue on to Surakarta, where we visit the Mangkunegaran Palace for a traditional dance class and enjoy high tea.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5: August 3, 2017 - Surakarta
Take an excursion to the slopes of Mount Lawu including a visit to the Candi Cetho and Candi Sukuh Temples. Opt to visit the Batik Museum.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6: August 4, 2017 - Malang
Jump on a train and journey to the colonial city of Malang. Enjoy free time to visit local parks, markets, or temples.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7: August 5, 2017 - Malang
Take a scenic excursion to Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park by jeep to catch the sunrise. We then ascend to the top of Mt Bromo, part of the Tengger Caldera, the largest volcanic range in the area. Later, visit the volcanology office at Mt Bromo and meet with one of the experts who will explain how they monitor the volcano and discuss the 2010 eruption.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 8: August 6, 2017 - Ubud
Catch a flight and transfer to Ubud, the cultural and artistic heart of Bali and our base for the next three nights.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 9: August 7, 2017 - Ubud
Enjoy a cooking class with a local chef who will accompany us to the morning markets and a visit to a rice field, helping us learn about the staples of Balinese cooking. We will later gather at our chef's home, where we'll learn how to make a traditional offering, followed by a lively cooking class and lunch. We can enjoy our afternoon at leisure.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 10: August 8, 2017 - Ubud / Sanur
Explore the spiritual side of Bali, following mountain roads through the jungle to visit Tirta Empul Temple, its bubbling springs believed to hold curative powers. Continue to Gunung Kawi, a Hindu temple complex surrounded by terraced rice fields. Eventually make your way to Kintamani, perched 1500m (4921 ft) above sea level on the edge of a crater overlooking Lake Batur, with active Mount Batur towering above. Arrive in Sanur this evening.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 11: August 9, 2017 - Sanur
Explore Sanur and enjoy a visit to the southern beaches of Dream Land and Padang Padang and the clifftop Uluwatu Temple. This evening, opt to join our CEO for a farewell dinner at Pecatu Hill, overlooking the lights of Kuta and the largest Vishnu Statue in the world.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 12: August 10, 2017 - Sanur
Depart at any time for your flights home to the US

Meals included: Breakfast
Not Included:
• International Airfare from US
• Mandatory Travel Insurance

CONTACT STACEY RAY AT
stacey@groupittravel.com

$250.00 non-refundable deposit due at time of booking.

Final payment due on or before May 15, 2017.

Single Supplement for own room - $999.00
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Referencias

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