Wonders of Sumatra & Java

Orangutans, Sumatra
Orangutans, Sumatra
  • Tour Information
  • Guide Price

    Prices from £3,695 per person sharing for departures in June.

  • What´s Included

    • Return international flights
    • 13 nights' hotel and lodge accommodation
    • Breakfast daily, 2 lunches & 1 dinner
    • Road transfers and tours on a private basis
    • Private English speaking guides and drivers
  • Departure Information

    Daily departures throughout the year.

    Flight options available:
    • UK regional departures
    • Cabin upgrades
    • Alternative carriers

Explore the diverse cultures, wildlife and spectacular scenery of Sumatra and Java on this pioneering journey across two of Indonesia's largest islands. The adventure starts on Samosir Island in Sumatra, an island the size of Singapore set on Southeast Asia's largest lake (Toba), home to the fascinating Batak people and their intricately designed houses with distinctive boat shaped roofs. Continue to the Gunung Leuser National Park and explore this pristine rainforest on elephant back, and to visit the Orangutan rehabilitation centre at Bukit Lawang where there is a good chance to see these wonderful apes in the wild. A direct flight then connects you to the thriving city of Bandung in eastern Java, a good place to experience modern Indonesia and explore the surrounding countryside. From here take the spectacular train journey across fertile plains flanked by towering volcanoes, towards the cultural heartland of central Java. Hop off near Wonosobo to explore the mysterious Hindu temple complex on the Dieng Plateau, before a 2 night stay overlooking the majestic Buddhist monument of Borobudur. The trip finishes in the fascinating city of Yogyakarta, or it can be extended with a stay at one of Indonesia's many world class beaches.  

  • Day
  • Itinerary
  • 1
  • London Heathrow – Medan: with Malaysian Airlines.
  • 2
  • Medan – Berastagi: transfer to the hill station of Berastagi for a 1 night stay at the four star Grand Mutiara Hotel.
  • 3
  • Berastagi – Lake Toba: drive to Lake Toba for a 2 night stay.
  • 4
  • Lake Toba: full day exploring the island, and learning about the Batak culture.
  • 5
  • Lake Toba - Medan: drive to Medan for a 1 night stay. Afternoon city tour.
  • 6
  • Medan - Tangkahan: drive to the village of Tangkahan for a 1 night stay.
  • 7
  • Tangkahan - Bukit Lawang: morning elephant trekking in the rainforest. Afternoon drive to Bukit Lawang for a 2 night stay.
  • 8
  • Bukit Lawang: morning visit to the Orangutan rehabilitation centre. Continue on a guided trek through the Gunung Leuser National Park.
  • 9
  • Bukit Lawang - Bandung: drive to Medan and fly to Bandung for a 2 night stay.
  • 10
  • Bandung: morning tour of the surrounding countryside. Afternoon at leisure to relax at your hotel or explore the city of Bandung.
  • 11
  • Bandung – Wonosobo: board the Argo Wilis train for the spectacular journey to Kutuarjo. Upon arrival transfer to Wonosobo for a 1 night stay.
  • 12
  • Wonosobo – Dieng Plateau – Borobudur: morning tour of the Dieng Plateau. Continue by road to Borobudur for a 2 night stay.
  • 13
  • Borobudur: Morning tour of Borobudur. Afternoon at leisure.
  • 14
  • Borobudur – Yogyakarta: drive to Yogyakarta for a 1 night stay. Visit the Sultan Palace and Temples of Prambanan.
  • 15
  • Yogyakarta – London: fly from Yogyakarta to London, via Kuala Lumpur.
  • 16
  • London: morning arrival.
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