The perfect tour of Bali and Java is waiting for you!

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The perfect tour of Bali and Java is waiting for you!

Explore the magnificent island of Bali, among green rice terraces, ancient temples and dreamy beaches that would make any traveler happy.
Java, beating heart of Indonesia, will surprise you with its fine sanded beaches and clear waters.

In this group tour with a licensed tour guide you'll visit a few among the most evocative places of Java and Bali:

  • Jogjakarta: a famous Javan city, it's renowned for its cultural heritage and the local production of batik wood
  • Ubud: the most important city of Bali, it's rich in temples and natural attractions

Prepare your suitcase and start your fantastic tour of Java and Bali!

Trip summary

  • Departure Jogjakarta
  • End Denpasar
  • Countries
    • Indonesia and Bali
    • Indonesia
  • City
    • Jogjakarta
    • Denpasar
    • Ubud
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips
  • Travel style Group departure
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Arrival at the airport - Jogjakarta
    Day 1 Transfer by car

    Upon your arrival at the Jogjakarta airport, meet up with a local guide.

    Transfer at the hotel and spare time.

    Overnight.

    Visited places:
    • Jogjakarta
    Accommodation offered:
  • 2
    Jogjakarta
    Day 2

    The magnificent Jogjakarta (or Yogyakarta) is the heart of javanese culture.

    Start your tour with the visit of the Keraton (or Sultan's palace), located in the center of the city. The palace is surrounded by white houses and a engrossed in a calm atmosphere.
    Then, you'll visit the water palace of Taman Sari, rich in subterranean passages, hidden chambers and curious ponds.
    At Kota Gede you can admire the big and small artisanal shops facing on the streets, which create exquisite jewels and homeware.

    Finally, after a trip on a becak (a pedicab similar to a tuktuk), transfer to Prambanan and visit of the temple of ancient Javanese kings.

    Visited places:
    • Jogjakarta
    Accommodation offered:
  • 3
    Jogjakarta
    Day 3

    In the morning, transfer to Magelang to visit Borobudur, a very famous Buddhist temple. It's one of the most impressive and greatest buildings of the island, and it's located in a wonderful mountainous landscape.
    Its terraces are filled with several reliefs that narrate stories about the Buddha.

    The next visit will be at Pawon, a small building dedicated to the Buddhist god of luck, Kuvera.

    Finally, visit at the temple of Mendut, built in 800 a. D., rich in decorations. Its most notable feature are the giant Buddha statues inserted in circular buildings, perfectly preserved.

    Spare time in the afternoon.

    Visited places:
    • Jogjakarta
    Accommodation offered:
  • 4
    Jogjakarta - Denpasar airport - Ubud
    Day 4 Transfer by airplane

    In the morning, transfer to the Jogjakarta airport to Denpasar. Upon your arrival at Denpasar, meet up with a local guide and a Balinese lady dressed up in traditional attire that will welcome you with a flower garland.

    Transfer to the Ubud hotel.

    Overnight.

    Visited places:
    • Jogjakarta
    • Denpasar
    • Ubud
    Accommodation offered:
  • 5
    Ubud
    Day 5 Transfer by car

    After breakfast, you can explore the whereabouts of Ubud, beautiful city popular among tourists all over the world.

    You'll travel through Tegalalang by car, where you'll see its rice fields. Its green rice terraces will surprise you with their vibrant colors. You'll admire the typical irrigation buildings called Subak.

    You'll then visit the Tampak Siring area and visit the temples of Tirta Empul and Gunug Kawi. Tirta Empul is a pilgrimage site, where balinese pilgrims come to spiritually and phisically purify themselves in its sacred waters. Gunug Kawi includes several 11th century tombs, probably built by ancient kings and queens. The area is filled with statues and traditional buildings.

    Finally, you'll explore Ubud's Monkey Forest, walking on the forest's inner path. 
    Beware of the little monkeys, they are adorable but very smart and often steal objects from humans!

     

    Visited places:
    • Ubud
    Accommodation offered:
  • 6
    Ubud
    Day 6

    Departure to the Marga area through the rural route to visit the whereabouts.

    You'll be able to learn more about the culture and traditions of balinese culture at one of the island's compounds; moreover, you'll find out how Bali's irrigation system works, and which are the native tropical plants of the island.
    You'll have the chance to be in touch with the locals, and you'll visit a rice field.

    Finally, the tour continues with the visit of Jatiluwih and its wonderful rice terraces.

    Visited places:
    • Ubud
    Accommodation offered:
  • 7
    Ubud - Denpasar airport
    Day 7 Transfer by car

    Spare time up to departure time.
    Meet up with the local tour guide at the hotel for the transfer to Denpasar airport, and flight back home.

    End of the tour.

    Visited places:
    • Ubud
    • Denpasar
  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Porterage at the airport
    • Entrance fees, parking fees during the whole trip
    • Transfer in a shared bus
    • Excursions with a local licensed guide during visits and transfers
    • Air-conditioned vehicles for the transfers
    • Accomodation as per program in double room with breakfast
    • Meals included in the program
    • Domestic flight from Jogjakarta to Denpasar
    Price does not include
    • Drinks during meals
    • Meals not included in the program
    • Optional guides or transfers
    • Tips
    • International flights
    • Travel insurance
    • Personal expenses
    • Anything not explicitly mentioned