Family Highlights of Java and Bali
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Info : Family Highlights of Java and Bali

Combine the cultural highlights of Java and Bali with relaxation on some of Indonesia’s most beautiful beaches. This itinerary offers something for everyone, with time to relax and recharge your batteries as well as cycling, horse-drawn carriages and dramatic sunrises over Hindu temples. The perfect family summer getaway.

 Highlights include:

  • Sunrise at Borobudur and a traditional Yogyakartan horse-drawn carriage ride through a Javanese village.
  • Cycle through Yogyakarta town – the cultural capital of Java.
  • Try your hand at whipping up some authentic Indonesian dishes in a cooking class.
  • Relax on the beautiful beaches of Bali.

Pricing & Inclusions

From £2,161 per adult and £1,921 per child under 12 including flights from the UK (based on two people sharing each room).

Note that the price of flights in particular, can be higher during peak travel periods. 

Inclusions
  • International Flights
  • Private touring
  • All accommodation and meals as stated
  • All transfers
  • Internal flights
  • Guides and tours as mentioned.
  • Prices vary depending on dates and flight availability.



Day-to-Day Itinerary : Family Highlights of Java and Bali

Day 1 – Depart the UK

Depart the UK.

Day 2 – Borobudur

You will be met by your guide when you arrive at the airport. You will then be transferred to your hotel in Borobudur where you can spend the rest of the day relaxing at leisure.

Day 3 – Borobudur

Leave your hotel before sunrise and head to Borobudur temple, a stunning Buddhist temple on a forested plateau surrounded by dramatic volcanic peaks, including the highly active Gunung Merapi. Watch the sun rise majestically from in between the two volcanic peaks and then explore the temple in the misty morning light.

In the afternoon, your guide will return to take you to Candirejo, a traditional Javanese village in a beautiful natural setting. Take a ride in an “Andong”, a traditional Yogyakartan horse-drawn carriage.

Day 4 – Yogyakarta

Transfer by road to the historic Javanese capital city of Yogyakarta.

Day 5 – Yogyakarta

This morning visit the Kraton; the traditional home of the sultan and the royal court. After a tour of the site, you will then visit the Taman Sari Complex, also known as Water Castle. After lunch at a local restaurant and a few hours rest at your hotel, visit the Sambisari temple and then set off on an hour-and-a-half bike tour through back roads of Jogjakarta, ending at the Suryo Cultural Center behind Perambanan temple. Renowned as one of the most beautiful Hindu temples in the world, you will have special access to visit the temple at sunset for breath-taking views.

Day 6 – Ubud

Transfer by road to the cultural capital of Ubud and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 7 – Ubud

Drive to a beautiful spot overlooking Mount Batur for breakfast. You will then be kitted out with mountain bikes and all the required safety equipment, before starting the downhill cycle through lush tropical paddy fields, coffee plantations and a tour of a village temple. After a traditional lunch that provides a wonderful insight into the local Balinese way of life, transfer back to your hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxing.

Day 8 – Ubud

Today a local chef will guide you through the ingredients and processes involved in traditional Balinese cooking. You will start the day with an early morning visit to the market, with the hotel staff helping you to buy the ingredients required for the morning ahead and giving you the opportunity to try your hand at bargaining. The cooking itself takes place back at the hotel, in a traditional open-air Balinese kitchen amongst the rice fields and organic gardens.

Day 9 – Candi Dasa

Day 10 – Candi Dasa

This morning you will be transferred to the relaxed seaside town of Candi Dasa on the quiet eastern coast of Bali. The rest of the day is for you to relax on the beach and unwind.

Day 11, 12, 13 & 14 – Candi Dasa

Spend 4 full days relaxing at your beach side hotel. There are activities on offer for those wanting to explore a little more, but this is a perfect place to sit on the beach and read, enjoy a drink and completely unwind.

Day 15 – Fly Home

Transfer to Denpasar, Bali’s airport, to catch your flight home. 


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