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Tropical Adventure (13D/12N)

/ $2470 per person
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 Nusa Dua Yogyakarta, Java > Ubud > Flores > Komodo > Rinca > Uluwatu

Always dreamt of an adventure in the tropics? An adventure where holy temples, paddy fields, rainforests, volcanoes, and wildlife are combined into one wonderful holiday trip? This package is the perfect choice for you! Our "Tropical Adventure" package takes you on an exciting journey to see the islands of Java, Bali, Komodo and Flores in the glorious Indonesian archipelago. During this trip, you will get acquainted with the traditions and cultures, the architecture and the local way of life on these 4 islands.

You will discover the enchanting beauty of Indonesia - powerful volcanoes and peaceful lakes, high cliffs hanging over the Indian Ocean, deep river valleys, caves, and dense tropical jungle. You will experience close encounters with the world’s largest lizards: the Komodo Dragon, while they roam around in their natural habitat. If you are lucky enough, you will also see some small reef sharks when exploring the underwater world of these exotic Indonesian islands.

Another definite highlight of this trip is visiting the UNESCO-listed temples of Borobudur and Prambanan on the island of Java. You will also be descending into the Jomblang Cave, where you will see a fascinating light show above you, a natural phenomenon is known as "light from heaven". You will see enchanting colored lakes, endless lush green tea plantations and you will have the unique experience of standing on the edge of a crater with steam vents all around and last but not least, you will stroll around in the ancient temple complex of Arjuna.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Meet exotic giants - famous Komodo Dragons in their natural habitat 
  • See UNESCO-listed Javanese temples Prambanan and Borobudur
  • Experience 20-meters high rope caving and enjoy the breathtaking "light from heaven"
  • Play with hundred of funny macaques in Sacred Monkey Forest of Ubud
  • Swim in the pink beach and explore amazing underwater world of Komodo and Flores
  • Watch a traditional balinese fire dance Kecak
  • Visit famous Uluwatu temple which stays on the cliff edge 60 meters above sea level
  • See an active volcano crater and a large lake beneath

Itinerary

DAY 1. Airport - Nusa Dua. Start your tropical island adventure

Welcome to Bali! Your personal assistant and a private driver will meet and greet you in the Airport of Bali and organize a private transfer to the first hotel at your itinerary - 5-star beachfront Nusa Dua Beach hotel (15 min drive). On arrival you will be presented with a welcome kit, a free WiFi router and a chilled bottle of wine. There are no activities planned for this day, so you can spend time on the beach, soak up the tropical sun, enjoy swimming in the pool and other hotel facilities.

Accommodation: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa 5*, Deluxe Room

DAY 2. Nusa Dua. Free day at leisure (B)

The 5-star Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa features 3 outdoor pools and direct beach access. The resort resembles a Balinese palace with complete Spa

facilities, 5 Restaurants and 4 Bars, meeting rooms and an outdoor theater. Continue enjoying your first days of the holiday. There are no activities planned for today. Please contact your personal assistant to book any additional activities such as a romantic dinner or a pampering spa treatment.

AccommodationNusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa 5*, Deluxe Room

DAY 3. Melasti beach, Padang-Padang beach, Uluwatu temple, Kecak fire dance (B)

After enjoying a hearty breakfast in the hotel restaurant, you will be picked up for a full-day tour around Bukit peninsula - the southern tip of Bali Island, where the most beautiful white sandy beaches are located beneath high limestone cliffs. You will have a lot of time for swimming in the azure Indian Ocean and soaking up the sun on Padang-Padang and Melasti beach. From the

beach, you will visit the Uluwatu Temple, sitting on the edge of a 60-meters high ocean cliff to protect the island from evil sea spirits. The views from up here are stunningly beautiful. The temple is also home to hundreds of cheeky macaques. These monkeys are great little thieves so do be careful of your belongings. Just before, you will witness a traditional Kecak dance - a form of Balinese dance and music drama, telling one of the epic Ramayana stories. If all of this excitement got your belly rumbling, opt to have a delightful seafood dinner at the celebrated Jimbaran Bay. Our driver will be happy to take you there before going back to the resort for a great night sleep.

Accommodation: Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa 5*, Deluxe Room

DAY 4. Morning flight from Bali to Yogyakarta. Prambanan temple, Keraton Royal Palace, Taman Sari Palace (B,L)

Welcome the mystical and exotic island of Java and a charming city of Yogyakarta! On the airport of Yogyakarta, you will be greeted by our guide and driver and will be taken to your hotel. Today you will explore one of the most significant temples and royal palaces of Yogyakarta, including UNESCO-listed Prambanan temple. This tour, guided by our professional guide, starts from visiting one of the world's largest Hindu temples - Prambanan, built in IX century. This temple complex, that is consists of 224 shrines, is also one of the biggest in Southeast Asia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The main three temples of Prambanan are dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. The next site to visit is a Sultan Palace Kraton that is in the center of Yogyakarta city. At this place tourists can experience how the Javanese culture lives

nowadays and be preserved. Sultan Palace Kraton was built in 1790 and until now represents the walled city with it`s own shops, market, schools, mosques and also batik and silver industries. There are 25,000 people live here and around 1000 people are employed by the Sultan. Kraton is "must see" site in Yogyakarta to understand how the real, authentic life of Central Jawa is going now. Before going to the hotel, we will show you another remarkable palace in Yogyakarta - Taman Sari, the site of a former royal garden of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta. Taman Sari was originally built for multiple purposes yet now only several buildings remain. Some of its original functions were a place to rest, to meditate, to work, to hide and to defend the Sultan’s family.

AccommodationPlataran Heritage Borobudur Hotel 4*, Deluxe Room

DAY 5. Borobudur Sunrise tour & Plateau Dieng, Sikidang crater, Colorful lakes, Temple complex Arjuna, tea plantations (B,L)

Wake up early today as you are going to see, probably, the most beautiful and mystic sunrise in your life - a sunrise at famous Borobudur Temple, that was built in IX century. Borobudur Temple Compounds is an example of Indonesia’s art and architecture and consists of three monuments - the Borobudur Temple and two smaller temples located to the east on a straight axis to Borobudur - Mendut and Pavon Temples. All of them together represent phases in the attainment of Nirvana.

Continue the trip to North, to beautiful Dieng Plateau. The name "Dieng" descends from the words "Di Hyang" and it translates to "Abode of the Gods". The scenic volcanic landscape, the sulfur springs, and the colored lakes make this place a real natural wonder, reminding of a fairy tale or a different planet. When wandering around here, you will understand why the ancient Javanese people considered Dieng Plateau as the seat of supernatural powers. Even the drive to get here offers impressive sights and on the way up, you will pass through tobacco plantations and sightly mountains.

The highlight of this day is standing on top of the Sikidang Crater where you are surrounded by steaming vents and bubbling mud ponds. With facemask on, you can walk all around the crater. A unique experience that is not meant for the faint-hearted. From here, you will drive to the Arjuna Temple Complex - home to some of the oldest temples in Java. Arjuna consists of 5 temples located inside the complex and another 4 just outside of the temple complex. All of them were built at the end of the 12th century. In fact, these 9 temples are the only ones remaining from the 400 temples that were built here ages ago. The last place to visit on this impressive day in Java is at an enchanting multiple-colored lake. Shimmering in shades of red, green, blue, white and mauve, this lake is really stunning and the atmosphere around the lake is wonderfully calm and quiet. A full day of impressive and magical places and now it's time to go back to your hotel.

Accommodation: Sofia Boutique Resort 4*, Premier Suite

DAY 6. Jomblang and Grubug caves. Flight to Bali, Ubud (B)

Wake up early in morning and prepare for a cave descending adventure. The Jomblang Cave is the first cave to visit and to descend in this deep dark hole in the ground, takes some courage but your bravery will be rewarded with a spectacular show of lights - a true natural wonder. This cave is one of the biggest in Indonesia, surrounded by ancient dense forests. With the help of single-rope technique (SRT), you will go down to reach the entrance of Jomblang cave. You will be descending no less than 20-meters down into the deep dark earth and the view from down below when looking up to the sky is magnificent. From here, the journey continues to reach the connecting Grubug via an alley of 300 meters in length. What you will see next is really fascinating and breathtaking. The stunning pillars of light shining into the cave from above is also known as "light from heaven" and the view certainly is heavenly! Bring your camera to take some amazing photos! Grubug cave has a diameter of 15 meters and a depth of 100 meters. On the way from Jomblang to Grubug, you will pass a beautiful underground river, too. Yes indeed, this cave adventure allows you to see some amazing underground scenery that you've probably never seen before in your life.

From the caves underground, you will take off into the sky for today is also the day that you will fly from Java Island to Bali, world’s one and only Island of Gods. Your private driver will take you to Yogyakarta Airport and in less than 1 hour, you will fly to Bali where you will be picked up and transported to your hotel in Ubud, taking approximately 1,5 hours. At the hotel, you will have the rest of the day to relax, swim in the pool and enjoy amazing jungle views. Welcome to Bali again!

AccommodationThe Udaya Resort Ubud 4*, Suite Room

DAY 7. Ubud. Morning yoga class. Balinese massage 1 hour (B)

Gaze at the beautiful sunrise view from your suite, join the early morning yoga class and have a delicious breakfast to start this free day at leisure perfectly. You can chill out in the resort, making use of the luxurious facilities or you can hop on the complimentary shuttle bus to Ubud town. We do have one hour planned out for you today, getting pampered with a traditional Balinese massage at hotel`s Kaveri Spa. You can enjoy this massage at any time that is convenient for you.

AccommodationThe Udaya Resort Ubud 4*, Suite Room

DAY 8. Full-day guided tour to Ubud and Kintamani - sacred Monkey Forest, Tegalalang rice terraces, Gunung Kawi temple, volcano Batur (B)

This morning you can have a Campuhan Ridgewalk morning trek, guided by the resort manager. The Campuhan Ridgewalk is definitely at the top of the list of must-do things in Ubud. This 9-kilometer walk leads you through lush green valleys and rice paddies, passing the Wos River. You can enjoy the cool fresh air while taking in these gorgeous hillside vistas. On clear days, the mighty Mount Agung rises up as the backdrop to these views, making it even more magical.

After hearty breakfast, be ready to start your private day trip with our professional guide. Today you will explore the most remarkable sites of Ubud, such as UNESCO-listed Tegalalang rice terraces, sacred Monkey Forest of Ubud, an 11th-century temple and funerary complex Gunung Kawi, and of course visit an active volcano Batur.

AccommodationThe Udaya Resort Ubud 4*, Suite Room

DAY 9. Ubud. Flight to Flores island, Labuan Bajo (B)

Are you ready for close-encounters with the fearsome Komodo Dragons? At Komodo Island, you can see these giant lizards roam around in their natural habitat. Today, you will take a flight to Labuan Bajo on the island of Flores island. Our guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel where you can take a rest and enjoy the stunning views of the ocean and the sunset. There are no activities planned for this day.

Accommodation: Puri Sari Beach Hotel 4*, Deluxe Room

DAY 10. Komodo National Park tour. Kelor Island, Rinca Island, Padar Island, Fox Island (B,L,D)

Today the Komodo Adventure starts. You will be picked up at the hotel and transported to the harbor, where your private boat is ready to sail off to Rinca island. On the way to Rinca island, you will stop at Kelor island to do some snorkeling in these crystal clear waters of the sea. You will continue to Rinca Island where you will go on a hike to see the Komodo Dragons in the wild. Then we sail to Padar island where after a short trekking you`ll see a stunning view to surrounding landscapes and take some amazing photos. At the end of the day, you will see the flying foxes at Kalong (Fox) Island.

Before nightfall, you will have a dinner on board and stay overnight in the cabin of your Phinisi boat.

Accommodation: overnight on board

DAY 11. Komodo National Park tour. Komodo Island trekking, Pink beach, Kanawa Island. Flight back to Bali - Uluwatu (B,L)

Wake up early in morning to see the enchanting sunrise before having breakfast. Today you will sail to Komodo Island to get even closer to the giant Komodo Dragons than yesterday. From there, you will sail to Pink Beach, one of the seven pink beaches in the world. This makes a perfect place to have a rest and explore the magical underwater world some more with your snorkeling gear. 

From there, you will go to Kanawa island to do some more snorkeling before sailing back to the harbor of Labuan Bajo. Your driver will meet you and drop you off at the airport to fly back to Bali. This time, you will be staying in 5-star resort in Uluwatu area, South Bali, just a 20-minute drive away from Bali’s International Airport. Tonight, you can munch on a delicious seafood feast at one of the beachfront restaurants at Jimbaran Bay.

AccommodationRadisson Blu Uluwatu 5*, Deluxe Room

DAY 12. Uluwatu - free day at leisure (B)

The Radisson Blu Uluwatu is perched overlooking the Indian Ocean and local farmland, giving you amazing views from each of our spacious hotel rooms and suites. Whether your day is spent by the pool or on the beach sunbathing, wave surfing, sightseeing or shopping, you can find relaxation at the end of the day at the Radisson Blu. Stop by one of our three bars, offering tropical cocktails, freshly made juices and innovative tapas. You can go for a jog in the fully equipped fitness center, join a free yoga session or swim some leisurely laps in the pool. There are no activities planned for this day.

Accommodation: Radisson Blu Uluwatu 5*, Deluxe Room

DAY 13. Uluwatu. Transfer to Airport. Flight back home (B)

Enjoy your breakfast, spend time at the beach or do some last-minute shopping for today is the last day of this unforgettable trip. Your personal driver will pick you up and drop-off to the airport to catch the flight back home.

This package includes
  • 3 nights stay at Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa 5*, Deluxe Room
  • 1 night stay at Plataran Heritage Borobudur Hotel 4*, Deluxe Room
  • 1 night stay at Sofia Boutique Hotel Yogyakarta 4*, Premier Suite
  • 3 nights stay at The Udaya Resort Ubud 4*, Suite Room
  • 1 night stay at Puri Sari Beach Hotel 4*, Deluxe Room
  • 1 night stay at sailing Phinisi boat cabin
  • 2 nights stay at Radisson Blu Uluwatu 5*, Deluxe Room
  • Private guided tour in Yogyakarta (3 days / 2 nights). Visit Prambanan temple, Borobudur temple, Mendut, and Pawon temples, Plateau Dieng, Sikidang crater, Temple complex Arjuna, Colorful lakes, tea plantations, Jomblang and Grubug caves.
  • Private guided tour "Komodo-Flores" (3 days / 2 nights). Visit Kelor island, Rinca Island, Pink Beach, Komodo Island, Bidadari island. 
  • Private guided sightseeing half-day tour "Rituals of Bali" (visit Melasti beach, Padang-Padang beach, Uluwatu temple, watch traditional Kecak dance).
  • Private guided sightseeing full-day tour to Ubud and Kintamani (visit Monkey Forest, Rice terraces Tegalalang, Gunung Kawi temple, Volcano Batur).
  • Morning yoga session in Ubud
  • Balinese massage in Udaya Resort (1 hour)
  • Personal 24/7 assistant throughout your stay
  • Restaurants and nightlife e-guide
  • Welcome Kit (including beach bag, organic aloe vera after-sun cream, insect repellent, motion sickness pills)
  • Complimentary bottle of wine on arrival at airport (or 2 young drinking coconuts)
  • Portable WiFi modem with 4G internet connection
  • Discount vouchers for tours, activities and spa
  • Private return airport transfer
  • Return flights Bali - Yogyakarta - Bali
  • Return flights Bali - Labuan Bajo (Flores) - Bali
  • Professional English-speaking guide during a sightseeing tour
  • Entrance tickets to all places mentioned in the program
  • Daily breakfast and other meals mentioned in the program
  • Daily shuttle to Ubud center (from Udaya Resort)
  • Tax 11% and service charge 10%
  • Visa fees
  • Air tickets not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early hotel check-in and late check-out
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any service not mentioned in the itinerary
  • High season (1 June - 15 September) - 250$ / person
  • Peak season (20 December - 10 January) - on request

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