Trip To Java, Orangutan and Bali

Trip Highlights

  • Bali
  • Nusadua
  • Kintamani
  • Ubud
  • Penglipuran
  • Pangkalan Bun National Park
  • Orangutan
  • Camp lekey

Descriptions

Rain forest and orangutans, culture, and beaches
Discover orangutans in the primal jungles of Borneo Kalimantan and relax by Ubud Bali in an immense white sand beach of Nusa Dua, Java’s temples and enigmatic ruins are exemplified in Yogyakarta where we visit the World Heritage site of Borobudur. Indonesia’s islands are all different ,and we offer a comprehensive trip showcasing its diversity from the vast areas of wilderness that support the world’s second highest level of biodiversity to its exotic golden beaches, all encompassed in a cultural melting pot where gods, demons and magic still define daily life.

The trip package are fully organized combination of adventure, leisure, ecotourism, and safety. We organized the trip for individual and at small group maximum of 10 persons to maximize service and safety for all participants.

Duration: 13 Days / 12 Nights
Grade: Easy – Moderate
Starts/Ends: Jakarta / Denpasar Bali

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Jakarta, Indonesia
Welcome to Jakarta! Today when you arrive at Jakarta Airport and after clearing customs and immigration, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in and overnight. Enjoy the balance of your day at leisure.

Day 2: Jakarta- Pangkalan Bun, Kalimantan- Camp Leakey
After breakfast you will be picked up at your hotel for the transfer to airport for your flight (Riau Air #161, departing at 9:50 and arriving at 11:20) to Pangkalan Bun. Upon arrival you are met by our local staff and transferred to the Kumai boat dock for cruise to Tanjung Harapan. Your boat, a traditional Klotok wooden riverboat, measuring 6 by 2 meters, with roof that forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. The boat crew includes boatman, cook and expert guide. Lunch is served en route to Camp Leakey (3 hours from Kumai), a rehabilitation center for orphaned orangutans. Here the playful and friendly baby orangutans are taught to fend for themselves in the jungle. In the peaceful afternoon you have a chance to observe monkeys along the riverside. Disembark at Rimba Lodge. The word Rimba means great wilderness or forest on the Indonesian language. Strategically located besides the orangutan sanctuary, the Rimba Lodge is simple, clean and comfortable. Its Dayak architecture, spaciousness and airiness, as well as bright surroundings combined to give you an enormous feeling of serenity and harmony with nature. There are 15 river-edge bedrooms and 20 rooms inland, all with teak bathroom. The restaurant is superb and catered successfully for the hundred delegates who attended the great apes conference. You will be confirmed for three nights at the Rimba Lodge in an Emerald Room inclusive of daily breakfast. Breakfast, Lunch Rimba Lodge- Emerald Room.

Days 3 – 4: Tanjung Puting National Park
Enjoy two full days exploring with your guide in Tanjung Putting National Park. Trek deep in to the jungle on the different trails with lunch provided. Located in the Tanjung Puting Reserve, Camp Leakey was established in 1971 by Dr. Biruté Galdikas. It was named after the legendary anthropologist, Louis Leakey, who was both mentor and an inspiration to Dr. Galdikas, as well as Drs. Jane Goodall and Diane Fossey. Originally consisting of just two huts, Camp Leakey is now an assemblage of permanent wooden structures designed to provide a base for scientists, staff, students, and PHPA guards. Over the years, Camp Leakey has supported the research efforts of dozens of scientists and graduate students from Indonesia and North America. Breakfast Rimba Lodge- Emerald Room.

Day 5: Camp Leakey- Semarang- Yogyakarta
After breakfast, you will be met at your hotel and driven to the Pangkalan Bun Airport for your flight to Semarang. When you arrive, you are met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. Enjoy the balance of the day at leisure. Or, perhaps you would enjoy an optional Semarang city tour (no included- additional cost applies) You will be confirmed for two nights at the Hyatt Regency in a Regency Club Room, including breakfast. The hotel is situated in the scenic outskirts of northwestern Yogyakarta. The idyllic location affords stunning views of Mount Merapi (the sacred mountain of Java), Seribu Mountain and Java’s beautiful landscape. It is also strategically situated near the main highway with convenient access to Borobudur Temple, the city center and many other places of interest. Adisucipto Airport Yogyakarta is just a 15-minute journey by car. The hotel offers a full range of hotel recreational facilities including a nine-hole golf course and floodlit driving range, floodlit tennis courts, a multi-level free-form pool, and a hotel health club that hotel guests may enjoy. Breakfast Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta- Regency Club Room.

Day 6: Borobudur & Prambanan
Enjoy breakfast at hotel before departing for a full-day tour of Borobudur and Prambanan including lunch. Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple and one of the best-preserved ancient monuments. The architectural style found at Borobudur has no equal throughout the world. The Prambanan temple is regarded as the most elegant of Hindu shrines and the largest Hindu structure in Java. The Prambanan temple complex originally comprised of over 54 smaller surrounding temples, with three main temples in the center, is located near Loro Jonggrang and was started in the 8th century under the Mataram Hindu kingdom. Today only the three main temples, and three of the smaller temples, are standing. The reconstruction process is slow and extremely difficult. The temples have severely deteriorated since they were abandoned in the 13th century, when the Javanese Hindu kings began migrating from Central to East Java fleeing the Muslim conquerors. Breakfast, Lunch Hyatt Regency Yogyakarta- Regency Club Room.

Day 7: Yogyakarta- Denpasar- Ubud, Bali
After breakfast at your hotel, you’ll be transferred to airport for your flight to Bali. When you arrive, you will be met by a local guide and taken to your hotel in Ubud. You will be confirmed for two nights at Ubud.

Day 8: Ubud
Today is at leisure. Enjoy some of the facilities of the resort or just relax in the spa. Breakfast Maya Ubud- Superior Garden Villa.

Day 9: Kintamani- Penglipuran- Nusa Dua
Full day tour of Kintamani-Penglipuran region with lunch. This morning drive to Kehen Temple and the ancient village Penglipuran. Continue on to Kintamani for lunch on the beautiful slopes of Mt Batur with stunning views of the volcano and the lake in the distance. Visit Gunung Kawi Sebatu, a spring water temple built in 16th century surrounded by lush trees and tropical plants. Continue on to Tegalalang with its magnificent rice terraces, and Ubud the artist colony, famous for its painters’ studios, art schools and an art museum. Visit an art gallery and watch painters at work. Continue to the village of Mas, where skilled carvers turn slabs of teak and ebony into pieces of art. Take time to browse in the large gift shop where you can purchase the finished products. Next visit Tohpati, home of handmade fabric known as Batik. Watch people making fabric using traditional tools and visit the gift shop where you can purchase materials and finished products. Your tour ends at Nusa Dua. Check into your hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure. Breakfast, Lunch Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa- Deluxe Room.

Day 10: Nusa Dua
Today is unscheduled. Enjoy the full day at your leisure time.

Day 11: Nusa Dua
Full day “Treasures of the North” tour. This morning depart for the beautiful rice terraces of Pacung. Continue on to Lake Bratan. Veiled by mist and home to Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, a temple built entirely on small islands and dedicated to Dewi Danu, the water goddess. Driving towards Munduk, there are stunning views of the twin lakes of Bali before arriving in Banjar to experience the hot springs for which this village is famous. Its properties are healing and soothing, and the sulfur content gently nourishes the skin. After a fresh water shower, enjoy lunch at a local seaside restaurant in Lovina, an area famous for its early morning sightings of playful Dolphins. The beach is beautiful, with colorful outriggers lining the peaceful sands. After lunch visit the former Dutch capital of Bali, the port city of Singaraja, meaning ‘Lion King.’ Once a bustling center of commerce and government, it is now a sleepy town with tree lined boulevards and old colonial residences. Lastly, arriving at Munduk, you will visit a local waterfall that will refresh you before returning to your hotel from a memorable and highly enjoyable day!

Day 12: Nusa Dua
Enjoy the morning at leisure. This afternoon, depart the hotel and head to Bali’s southern tip. After a noon pick up from your hotel, your tour starts with a visit to Jenggala, a fine ceramic manufacturer, located in Jimbaran. Next stop at “Garuda Wisnu Kencana”, a fascinating cultural park, where a massive statue of the mythical Garuda bird and the God Wisnu is being created. When completed, this statue will dwarf the Statue of Liberty. Finally venture on to southernmost part of Bali, home of the famous Pura Luhur Uluwatu, undoubtedly the regions most illustrious temple perched on 100 foot limestone cliffs. Watch the huge waves roll in from the Indian Ocean and crash against the cliffs – and keep an eye out for the cheeky monkeys. One of today’s highlights is to see the Uluwatu Kecak dance performed in this unique setting. Afterwards, head to Jimbaran Bay, where you enjoy Bali’s most stunning sunset and a sumptuous fresh lobster-seafood dinner (non-seafood alternative available.) Situated on the beach in Jimbaran Bay, the Balinese style or BBQ seafood is a must for a trip to Bali.

Day 13: Nusa Dua- Ubud- Depart – Trip Conclude
Day at leisure until transfer to the airport for your onward departing flight. Breakfast Trip conclude.

Every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as stated; however, due to schedule changes beyond organizers control, we reserve the right, without prior notice, to change the routing.

What to Carry During The Trip
  • Backpack /day backpack
  • Rain clothes
  • Long pants, shorts
  • T-shirts, shirts
  • Underwear, socks
  • Comfortable trekking boots, good socks for the trekking.
  • Sunscreen, hat to protect from the sun
  • Personal medicine
  • Swimsuit
  • Passport
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Camera
What’s Included
  • Medical Kit
  • Comfortable Well located Accommodation area
  • Expert Bilingual Local Guide
  • Entrance fee USD 17 / person / Day at National Park
  • All meals stated on Trip Itinerary
  • Private air conditioned vehicle
  • All tour and activities as mentioned on itinerary

What’s not Included

  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, postage, alcoholic beverages, etc
  • Meals before and after trip
  • Domestic and international flights
  • Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
  • Visa fee
  • Departure Taxes
  • Tips and Gratitude