Indonesia,Bali,Jawa,Sulawesi,Toraja,Prambanan,Borobudur,Ijen, Bromo,Togean islands

New Year on Togean islands, Sulawesi, Jawa, Bali

Indonesia,Bali,Jawa,Sulawesi,Toraja,Prambanan,Borobudur,Ijen, Bromo,Togean islands

New Year on Togean islands, Sulawesi, Jawa, Bali

Price
$1793
+ flight to Jakarta and back home
Duration
19 days
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We begin with a New Year beach party on pristine Togean islands where we spend five relaxing dayy. Then we witness authentic ceremonies of Toraja region known for ancient funeral traditions. We move to Indonesia's cultural capital - Yogyakarta and visit world-famous temples Borobudur and Prambanan. We climb Bromo and Ijen volcanoes, and, finally, spend three days on Bali discovering secret spots and well-known landmarks. 

  • Day 1
    Arrival in Jakarta. Evening flight to the city of Makasar on the island of Sulawesi. Check-in at the hotel in the transit zone of the airport.
  • Day 2
    Morning flight to the city of Poso. Moving by car to the city of Ampana (3 hours) - a port for departure to the Togean Islands. Check in at the hotel, walk around the city.
  • Day 3
    Speed boat to the main port of Togeans (1.5 hours), a boat to our bungalows. We celebrate New Year on the beach of a stunning island.
  • Day 3-8
    Waters of Togean islands are home to 96% of all existing coral species. Those interested can take a diving course or go snorkeling. We will also explore the nearby Una-Una volcanic island, watch dolphins, enjoy pristine beaches and jungles, go fishing or hunting for coconut crabs, and visit water village of sea nomads - Bajo people. At the end of our stay we take a speed boat to Ampana and then ride cars to Toraja region (15-17 hours on the way).
  • Day 9-10
    Arrival in Rantepao, the major town of the mountainous Tana Toraja area. After checking into a hotel in the center we begin exploring the region by hired vehicles. We will attend world famous traditional burial ceremonies, visit authentic villages with unusual architecture, and watch ancient burial caves and graves in rocks and trees. At the end of our stay we take a night bus to Makassar.
  • Day 11
    Arrival in Makassar, the largest city on Sulawesi. We explore the city, and then fly to Yogyakarta, Indonesia's cultural capital on Jawa island.
  • Day 12
    We visit two major shrines of Central Jawa – Prambanan, a complex of early medieval Hindu temples, and Borobudur, a 9th-century Buddhist stupa and temple complex, both located close to Yogyakarta. Afterwards we explore authentic Muslim quarters of Yogyakarta and have dinner in the famous local restaurant.
  • Day 13
    We visit Kraton Palace, residence of Yogyakarta sultans, and explore Yogyakarta’s landmarks. We have dinner on one of the beaches out of the city, enjoying sunset.
  • Day 14
    Train (9 hours) to the eastern city of Probolinggo, then a bus to the village at the foot of the Bromo volcano (1.5 hours). Checking into a hotel close to the crater.
  • Day 15
    Early in the morning we set out for Bromo crater and watch breathtaking sunrise in Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park. We explore active volcano and out of this world landscapes, then go back to the hotel and ride to Bondowoso (about 6 hours). There we check into a hotel close to Ijen volcano, and take a short walk to a gorgeous waterfall.
  • Day 16
    We climb Ijen volcano, and explore crater of the “poisonous lake”, where hundreds of Indonesian workers mine sulfur every night. After breakfast we take a bus and a ferry to Bali (2-3 hours), enjoy a volcanic beach the then to to Ubud (3.5 hours) where we check into a hotel.
  • Day 17-19
    We spend three days exploring Bali by minivans, enoying island’s magical nature and famous landmarks. We start by visiting 10th century Tirta Empul and 16th century Tanah Lot temples. Then we hike to a waterfall in the north-west of the island and walk in the jungle. We visit coffee plantations, rice terraces, local manufactures. We will also raft along a gorgeous river in the heart of the island, travel to authentic Bali villages, stopping at lesser-known beaches and watch traditional dances. Evening flight to Jakarta and back home.
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Trip code: AVXH
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At a Glance
Diving and snorkeling, Authentic villages, Borobudur and Prambanan, Sea nomands - Bajo people, Bromo and Ijen volcanoes, Waterfalls
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Dates Availability
2018
29.12 - 16.01.19 Available for booking
2019
29.12 - 16.01.20 Available for booking
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2018
29 December - 16 January 2019 Available for booking $1793 $853 Rus.,Ukr.,Eng. Book
2019
29 December - 16 January 2020 Available for booking $1793 $853 Rus.,Ukr.,Eng. Book
Departures 29.12.2018 - 16.01.2019
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Price $1793
Deposit $853
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Departures 29.12.2019 - 16.01.2020
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Price $1793
Deposit $853
This group speaks Rus.,Ukr.,Eng.
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Group size 12 persons.

We begin with a New Year beach party on pristine Togean islands where we spend five relaxing dayy. Then we witness authentic ceremonies of Toraja region known for ancient funeral traditions. We move to Indonesia's cultural capital - Yogyakarta and visit world-famous temples Borobudur and Prambanan. We climb Bromo and Ijen volcanoes, and, finally, spend three days on Bali discovering secret spots and well-known landmarks. 

Is this trip for you? 

The trip is of light physical grade. Expect long city walks, and one night bus. We will also take three domestic flights, and one long daytime ride in hired minivans with sightseeing on the way (13-15 hours). Accommodation in tourist class hotels. Accommodation on Togean islands can be chosen in additional options.
 

Price of the trip includes: 

  • All domestic flights;
  • All accommodation, including twin and triple rooms of tourist class hotels;
  • All transportation including buses, boats, ferries, hired and public transport; 
  • All meals during our stay on Togean islands + breakfasts in some hotels during the rest of the trip;
  • Professional guiding services. 

To be paid separately: 

  • Flight to Jakarta and back home;
  • Insurance (mandatory); 
  • Entrance fees to temples, parks and other attractions (up to $160-200) and additional excursions on the islands ($40-100); 
  • Diving (from $33 per dive or PADI Open Water diving course including 5 dives, test and certification – $390); 
  • Snorkeling ($7-10 per day for snorkeling gear rent); 
  • Food ($8-15 per person per day).
At a Glance
Diving and snorkeling, Authentic villages, Borobudur and Prambanan, Sea nomands - Bajo people, Bromo and Ijen volcanoes, Waterfalls
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Dates Availability
2018
29.12 - 16.01.19 Available for booking
2019
29.12 - 16.01.20 Available for booking

We begin with a New Year beach party on pristine Togean islands where we spend five relaxing dayy. Then we witness authentic ceremonies of Toraja region known for ancient funeral traditions. We move to Indonesia's cultural capital - Yogyakarta and visit world-famous temples Borobudur and Prambanan. We climb Bromo and Ijen volcanoes, and, finally, spend three days on Bali discovering secret spots and well-known landmarks. 

Have a question?
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Dates Availability
2018
29.12 - 16.01.19 Available for booking
2019
29.12 - 16.01.20 Available for booking

Indonesia is visa free for citizens of most countries.

We provide free visa consulting services for our clients.

At a Glance
Diving and snorkeling, Authentic villages, Borobudur and Prambanan, Sea nomands - Bajo people, Bromo and Ijen volcanoes, Waterfalls
Have a question?
Ask us.
Dates Availability
2018
29.12 - 16.01.19 Available for booking
2019
29.12 - 16.01.20 Available for booking
3G mobile internet in Indonesia
3G mobile internet in Indonesia
  • Price: + $12
Local prepaid sim card with 2GB internet package
Deluxe hotel room on Togean islands
  • Price: + $30
Double/Twin room during your stay on Togean islands
VIP hotel room on Togean islands
  • Price: + $60
Double/Twin room during your stay on Togean islands
Bungalow on Togean islands
  • Price: + $120
A private bungalow during your stay on Togean islands
At a Glance
Diving and snorkeling, Authentic villages, Borobudur and Prambanan, Sea nomands - Bajo people, Bromo and Ijen volcanoes, Waterfalls
Have a question?
Ask us.
Dates Availability
2018
29.12 - 16.01.19 Available for booking
2019
29.12 - 16.01.20 Available for booking