For a fully-rounded tour of Indonesia, this Audley itinerary idea has it all, covering the highlights of several islands.
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 Tour – Borobudur Village
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
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 Lake
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
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
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
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 – Ketapang Ferry Terminal – Pemuteran
After breakfast we’ll check-out from village and continue 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 9. Relaxing at Pemuteran
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 10. Pemuteran – Padang Bai – Cross to Lombok – Senggigi Beach
After breakfast, we will drive to Padang Bai ferry terminal to cross the Strait of Lombok by ferry. The ferry ride itself will be around 4-5 hours. Once we reach Lembar Harbour (Lombok side), continue drive to Senggigi Beach where we will stay overnight at Puri Mas Boutique Resort or similar class of accommodation.
Day 11. Lombok Sasak Tour
After breakfast at hotel we will drive to south part of Lombok to discovering the cultural Lombok life by visiting Banyumulek Pottery Village, Sukarara Handweaving Village, Sade Village and proceed to Kuta Beach then last visit at Tanjung A’an Beach. Upon completion of the tour we return back to hotel.
Day 12. Senggigi – Gili Trawangan
After breakfast at hotel, check-out and drive to Bangsal Harbour.From there we will park our motorbike and continue our trip by boat to Gili Trawangan. Once we reach Gili Trawangan, Cidomo (traditional horse cart) will take us to Villa Ombak for check-in and overnight.
Day 13. Lombok – Lembar Harbour – Return crossing to Padang Bai – Candi Dasa
After breakfast, check-out and return back to Bangsal Harbour Lombok. And by motorbike we will continue the trip to Lembar Harbour to cross the strait to Bali. Upon arrival at Padang Bai Harbour (Bali) we continue drive to our hotel at Candi Dasa.
Day 14. Candi Dasa – Kuta Beach
Have a breakfast at hotel, free of leisure 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 15. 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.