Day 1: Medan
Arrive at any time.
Day 2: Medan/Bohorok
Enjoy a city tour of Medan, including a visit to Maimoon Palace. Continue to Bohorok, one of the largest national parks in the world, famous for its orangutan rehabilitation centre.
Includes: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3: Bohorok/Berastagi
Enjoy trekking through the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park before continuing to Berastagi, a picturesque hill town.
Enjoy the cooler weather in the hilly resort town of Berastagi.
Day 4: Berastagi
Hike up Sibayak Volcano for sunrise and take in the stunning view of the valley. Enjoy a free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs.
Day 5: Berastagi/Samosir Island
Depart for the island of Samosir. En route, stop for an included visit to a coffee plantation.
Day 6: Samosir Island
Enjoy a free day with options to relax or explore Samosir Island. Venture out for an excursion to see traditional batak houses and the tombs in Tomok.
Day 7: Samosir Island/Medan
Enjoy a free morning, then drive back to Medan for the final night in Sumatra.
Day 8: Medan/Jakarta
Fly from Medan to Jakarta and settle into this busy city.
In the evening, there may be new travellers joining the group. Opt to head out for a welcome dinner in town.
Day 9: Jakarta/Bandung
Enjoy a guided city tour of Jakarta. In the afternoon, depart for Bandung. Opt to see the traditional angklung orchestra.
A guided city tour will visit the former Batavia area, remnants of the colonial past, and tour the Sunda Kelapa Harbour. In Bandung, opt to see the angklung orchestra — resonating melodies created when children shake bamboo instruments.
Day 10: Bandung/Yogyakarta
Take the morning train to Yogyakarta, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way. Opt to go on a cycling tour, or take in a Ramayana dance performance.
Day 11: Yogyakarta
Visit the Prambanan Hindu temple complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend the afternoon at leisure.
Day 12: Yogyakarta
Visit Borobudur, the largest Buddhist sanctuary in the world and another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, enjoy free time to explore Yogyakarta.
Spend time at Borobudur and come away with a deeper understanding of the Buddhist culture here.
Day 13: Yogyakarta/Ngadas
Continue the journey across the agricultural heartland of Java to Ngadas, a village in the scenic Mt Bromo region. Experience the local culture with a G Adventures-supported community homestay.
Includes: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 14: Ngadas/Malang
Visit Mt Bromo for a pre-dawn trek and watch the sunrise. Head back to Ngadas for lunch before exploring more of the village on an included walk. Later, travel to Malang for the night.
Start early today (approximately 2:30am) for a pre-dawn trek across the “sea of sand” to watch the sunrise over the crater’s rim, popular with both tourists and the local Buddhist Tenggerese, who can be seen giving offerings of food to receive blessings from the Supreme God Hyang Widi Wasa.
Includes: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 15: Malang/Sanur
Drive from Malang to Surabaya airport for a short flight to Sanur and enjoy some free time.
Day 16: Sanur
Depart at any time.