Indonesia has it all, it’s epic! Beautiful beaches, volcanoes, ancient temples & cheeky monkeys if that’s what floats your boat; Oh & lots of boats.
Day 1: Arrival in Yogyakarta – Transfer to Hotel
Upon your arrival in Yogyakarta, meet & greet by us then transfer to hotel for check-in.
Afternoon we will have a casual briefing for the upcoming motorbike tour with us
Day 2: Dieng Plateau – Borobudur Village. ~ 237 km
After early breakfast at hotel & quick orientation with your motorbike, we will leave Yogyakarta and drive via Magelang - home of the National Army Academy - and Temanggung. Enjoy dramatic scenery as we drive through the tea and tobacco plantations of the Sindoro - Sumbing valley - some of the most spectacular countryside you will ever see. Visit Java’s oldest Hindu Temples, dating from 8th century (Bima Temple, Gatotkaca Temple, Pandawa Temple & Arjuna Temple). See the active volcanic craters (Sikidang Crater) and also take in the beauty of the Telaga Warna (coloured) and Telaga Pengilon (mirror) lakes. After that we will continue trip to Borobudur village for check-in and overnight.
Day 3: Borobudur Temple Sunrise Tour – Yogyakarta City Tour – Prambanan Temple – Solo: ~ 150 km
Early in the morning at 0500 start trekking up Borobudur Temple to enjoy the beautiful sunrise from the top of the temple (if weather is permitted). After breakfast at hotel, check out and continue drive to Yogyakarta for City Tour visiting: Sultan Palace, Taman Sari (Water Castle), Ngasem Traditional Bird Market, Silversmith & observing Batik Processing. After that we will drive to Solo with visiting Prambanan Hindus Temple which was built on 850AD and quick photo stop at Candi Sewu en route. Once we reach Solo, proceed to hotel for check-in and overnight.
Day 4: Solo – Sukuh Temple – Cetho Temple – Tawangmangu Waterfall – Sarangan. ~ 140 km
After breakfast at hotel, check-out and start to Sukuh “Erotic” Hindus Temple which was built on 1437AD some years after Majapahit Kingdom collapsed. The temple has a trapezium shape with similar shape as the Inca temple in Mexico, South America. There are also many erotic reliefs however; they carry on the value of sexual education in a primitive manner. And we also will visit Cetho Temple and Tawangmangu to enjoy a beautiful Grojogan Sewu Waterfall, an 81m high of waterfall not so far from the temple.
Upon completion, continue to Sarangan area to check-in & overnight.
Day 5. Sarangan Lake – Mt Kelud observatory – Batu, Malang. ~ 250 km
After breakfast at hotel & check-out from hotel, continue our trip to Mt Kelud via Kediri - Wates - Margomulyo (volcano observation post). We will enjoy beautiful panorama along the way up to Mt Kelud.
From here we will have to walk along 110 meters long tunnel and then trekking up to the crater rim (20-40 degree of elevation - 350 meters long). After enjoying beautiful panorama at the peak of Mt Kelud we continue our trip to Malang where we will stay for one night.
Day 6. Batu, Malang – Sea of Sand – Mt Bromo. ~ 150 km
After breakfast at hotel, check-out and transfer to Cemorolawang village in Mt Bromo Area for check-in and overnight, via Nongkojajar scenic route. Part of the route is off-road which will need more attention in order to keep the motorbike on track. We also will pass through the sea-of-sand and climb up the Tengger caldera to reach Cemorolawang village where we will stay one night.
Day 7. Mt Bromo & Peak of Penanjakan Sunrise – Kalibaru village. ~ 185 km
At 3.30 in the early morning you'll be wake up and we will drive to the world’s most famous view point at Mt Penanjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera to enjoy the sunrise (if we're lucky) with its young volcanic including Mt Bromo and an active Mt Semeru in the background. Afterward the adventure continues to an active Mt. Bromo volcano to climb up 245 steps of stairs. Upon completion, return back to hotel for breakfast and re-packing. At 1100 we will check-out and drive to Kalibaru village via Leces, Klakah & Jember to Kalibaru. Once we reach Kalibaru, check-in and overnight.
Day 8. Kalibaru village – Sukamade Turtle Beach. ~ 105 km
After breakfast we’ll check-out from village and continue drive to Sukamade Beach inside Meru Betiri National Park. Along the way, you may see endless plantation of coffee, cacao, and traditional rubber tapping. You may even travel through dense Meru Betiri National Forest where the last Javanese tigers are still believed to roam the area. This route is very interesting and offers some adventurous experience.
We will stay overnight at simple Sukamade Guesthouse. After simple dinner at the guesthouse, proceed to the Sukamade beach for the turtle excursion (sightings are not guaranteed). See the turtles slowly walk up ashore to lay their eggs. Then back to the guesthouse for overnight.
Day 9. Sukamade – Ijen Crater area. ~ 135 km
After simple breakfast at the guesthouse, you will have an opportunity to release the baby turtles to their habitat. It’s a rare opportunity that you shouldn’t miss. From there we will check-out and drive to Ijen Crater area via Sarongan, Jajag and then up to Licin village near by Ijen crater. Once we reach the area, proceed to hotel for check-in and overnight.
Day 10. Ijen Crater Soft Trekking – Ketapang Ferry Terminal – Pemuteran. ~ 75 km
After breakfast, check-out and start Ijen (2,400 m) Excursion. We drive to Pal Tuding, the last monitoring station, from which you supposed to take a-3 km trek to the crater. This volcano offers a savannah landscape, ruggedly beautiful panoramas, grand hiking, and a placid, brightly yellow crater-lake. The summit of Mt. Ijen is a gorgeous crater filled with haunting turquoise-blue lake with its surface streaked in the wind blow patterns of yellow sulfur vapor. By the crater edge, there is an evil-smelling sulfur where local people digging and carrying 70-80 kilos on their bare shoulders for 2 miles ascending and descending steep Mt. Ijen wall. Next, drive to Ketapang ferry terminal where we will continue our trip to cross the strait to Bali. Upon arrival at Gilimanuk, we continue drive to Pemuteran where we will stay overnight.
Day 11. Relaxing at Pemuteran – Kuta Beach. ~ 145 km
Have a breakfast at hotel, free of leisures where you can enjoy all hotel facilities or relaxing at the beach until check-out time. From there we will drive to Kuta area in order to stay at nearer location from the airport. Once we reach Kuta, proceed to hotel for check-in and overnight.
Day 12. Kuta Beach – Transfer out
After breakfast at hotel, free time until it’s time for you to leave the hotel and we will take you to the airport for taking your return/onward flight. End of services.