Travel 2 Touring 18/19

ASIA

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Komodo/ Kanawa Islands

Borobudur

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BALI

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JAVA

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Ubud

Yogyakarta

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Mt. Bromo

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3 2 Seminyak

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Jimbaran Bay

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INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Borobudur Temple Complex • View stunning mount Bromo and surrounds at sunrise • Discover the best of Bali street food with your knowledgeable guide • Snorkel or dive in the spectacular waters of Komodo National Park • Spot Komodo dragons LAND RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1

INDEPENDENT TOUR PRICES FROM £2629pp

13 day Best of Indonesia Jogjakarta • Borobudur • Bromo • Kintamani • Seminyak • Komodo National Park • Jimbaran Bay

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Day 1: Arrive Jogjakarta - Borbudur Arrive Jogjakarta and transfer to your hotel in Borobudur (approx 1.5hrs). Plataran Heritage Borobudur (2 nights) Day 2: Borobudur & Candirejo Village Set out before sunrise to visit the stunning Temple Complex at Borobudur. Then head to Candirejo village where you can learn about local life. The morning’s excursion ends with a lesson in Indonesian Gamelan music. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure. (BL) Day 3: Borobudur – Jogjakarta Visit a traditional Kris-Maker. The Kris is an asymmetrical dagger which can take up to one month to forge. Drive to Yogyakarta and visit the Sultan’s Palace. Later visit the Ratu Boko archaeological site. Continue to Prambanan Temple complex, one of the most beautiful Hindu temple complexes in Indonesia. (BL) The Phoenix Jogja Hotel Day 4: Jogjakarta – Mojokerto – Bromo Transfer to the station to catch the morning train to Mojokerto. Disembark and transfer to Bromo, (approx 3.5-4hrs). (B) Jiwa Jawa Bromo Hotel Day 5: Bromo – Madakaripura - Kintamani Mount Bromo and its surrounds are stunning beyond question. Sunrise is the best time to view this landscape, though it involves a very early start. Later cross the Laotian Pasir (Sand Sea) to the base of Mount Bromo. The climb to the rim is definitely worth the effort. After breakfast, visit Madakaripura Waterfall. Then take a flight to Bali and transfer to Ubud. (BL) The Alena Resort (3 nights) Day 6: Kintamani Visit 3 villages near Ubud known for their arts and crafts. Continue to Gunung Kawi, a Hindu temple complex northeast of Ubud. Proceed to Kintamani for views of Mount Batur and enjoy lunch overlooking the volcano. Stop at Goa Gajah in Bedulu, often referred to as the Elephant Cave, then on to Ubud Monkey Forest, a nature reserve and temple complex, home to hundreds of macaque monkeys. (BL) Day 7: Ayung River Enjoy an exhilarating 2-hour rafting adventure on the spectacular Ayung River. Later, meet a local

food specialist for a culinary discovery. Visit the famous Gianyar Night Market, where families eat delicacies such as roast pig, sweet cakes plus chicken and coconut balls. End the day at a local bamboo restaurant for a traditional ‘Megibung’ dining experience. (BD) Day 8: Ubud – Mengwi – Tanah Lot - Seminyak Visit Ubud passing through the local market, bustling with activity, and then Ubud Palace. Enjoy free time to explore the shops and boutiques in town. Next, visit the town of Mengwi, home to the superb temple complex of Taman Ayun. With its spectacular location, Tanah Lot is a part of Balinese mythology, 1 of 7 sea temples that form a chain around the Island. (BL) The Breezes (2 nights) Day 9: Seminyak Enjoy a free day in Seminyak, Bali’s most fashionable beach resort. (B) Day 10: Bali - Komodo Take a morning flight to Flores. Transfer to the harbour and board a boat for the Komodo National Park. Stop at a pristine beach for snorkelling or scuba diving. Afterwards proceed to Rinca Island, the home of deer, horses, buffaloes, megapode birds and Komodo’s. Moor off Kalong Island for the night. (BLD) Cabin (2 nights) Day 11: Komodo National Park After breakfast, disembark and take a walk to spot Komodo Dragons. Back onboard, sit back and watch the passing scenery. Arrive at Pantai Merah (Pink Beach) and snorkel in the clear waters, where you can see many different types of fish and possibly turtles. Continue to Kanawa Island where the boat will moor for the night. (BLD) Day 12: Komodo - Bali Cruise back to Labuan Bajo and take a short tour to Batu Cermin Cave. Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Bali and visit the famous Uluwatu Temple, the temple has one of the most dramatic locations on the island. Continue on to Jimbaran Bay, famed for its seafood. (BD) The Movenpick Day 13: Depart Bali You will have time at leisure until it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight. (B)

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TOUR DETAILS

£2629 per person

PRICES FROM:

PRICES INCLUDE • 12 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 12 breakfast, 7 lunches, 4 dinners • Train ticket • Live aboard experience on the MV Fabarasenge or similar boat in Komodo NP • Komodo National Park fees (inc. Park Ranger) • Tours and transfers as specified including entry fees, on a private basis in air- conditioned vehicles • Service of English-speaking local guide for all included sightseeing and transfers

DEPARTURES Daily

TOUR STYLE: Independent

GROUP SIZE: 2+

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ACCOMMODATION LEVEL: 3 - 5 stars

Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

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