Who could resist the timeless beauty and charm of one of the most interesting countries in the world - Indonesia? Join this incredible 6-day trip to Jakarta, the bustling capital, and Bandung, a city sprawled out among striking volcanoes and tea plantations. Complete with guided tours to the beautiful Ciater Hot Spring, the famous Bogor Botanical Gardens and some free time to go shopping at Jalan Mangga Dua, one of the most famous streets to find great bargains in Jakarta, this trip will leave you wanting more.
Welcome to Indonesia! Upon arrival at the Jakarta Soekarno - Hatta International Airport, one of our representatives will meet you for your transfer to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day will be at leisure so relax or explore the bustling city of Jakarta on your own.
Overnight in Jakarta.
After a tasty breakfast, you will go on a guided tour of Jakarta. Driving through this vibrant city, you will pass the beautiful Presidential Palace, Merdeka Square – one of the largest squares in the world, and the National Monument, which is a tower symbolizing the struggle for Indonesian independence. Then, you will visit the National Museum of Indonesia which is reputedly the finest in South East Asia, with the world’s most complete collection of Han, Tang and Ming porcelains. You will also visit the Sunda Kelapa Harbor, Sundanese for "Coconut of Sunda," where the Portuguese traded with the Hindu Kingdom of Pajajaran in the early 16th C.
In the afternoon, you will visit the beautiful Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII), a miniature park with several pavilions illustrating different aspects of the multifaceted Indonesian culture. Before heading to your hotel, you will also visit the Indonesia Museum which displays one of the best collections of Indonesian artifacts and handicrafts of the country, including 34 mannequin couples dressed in local wedding costumes.
Overnight in Jakarta (Breakfast, Lunch).
*Please note that the National Museum of Indonesia is closed on Mondays.
Jakarta – Puncak
After a delicious breakfast, you will leave for the Bogor hill resort town, situated 60 km south of Jakarta, which is known as "the City of Rain" since it rains almost every day, (even in the dry season) so make sure you bring an umbrella. Here, you will visit the famous Bogor Botanical Gardens which is one of the oldest in South East Asia! Afterwards, you will continue on to Puncak, making a photo stop at one of the many beautiful tea plantations along the way so don't forget to bring a camera along.
Overnight in Puncak (Breakfast, Lunch).
Puncak – Bandung
Today you will head to Bandung via Cianjur; in Bandung, you will explore the area around the city before you visit the Tangkuban Perahu stratovolcano with its 3 craters which you can walk through. Next, you will visit the gorgeous Ciater Hot springs and thermal-spa to relax or lounge in pools fed with warm mineral water created by heat from nearby volcanoes, so don't forget to bring a swimsuit. Afterwards, you will return to downtown Bandung to go to Jalan Riau Street, famous for its shopping, especially at the Factory Outlet where you can find the most branded goods at the best prices.
Overnight in Bandung (Breakfast, Lunch).
Bandung – Jakarta
This morning you will be leaving Bandung to return to Jakarta, where you will have free time to go shopping at the Jalan Mangga Dua to visit the ITC, WTC, Pasar Pagi and Mall of Mangga Dua. Then, you will be transferred to your hotel and will have the rest of the night at leisure.
Overnight in Jakarta (Breakfast).
After a wonderful breakfast at your hotel, you will have the morning at leisure before your transfer to the airport for your flight out.