Snapshot of Java

  • Yogyakarta
  • Mount Bromo
  • Surabaya
  • 5 nights from
  • £795 per person
  • Trip Code: SB-1152

Holiday Overview

Java Snapshot 

Perfect for anyone wanting to see the highlights of Java on a limited time and easy to combine with other destinations in Asia, this itinerary delivers the cultural capital of Yogyakarta, the impressive temples of Borobodur and Prambanan, rail travel across Java and the stunning natural beauty of Mount Bromo.

6 days / 5 nights

Start Yogyakarta - End Surabaya

Highlights Include:

Borobodur & Prambanan Temples

Rail Journey across Java

Mount Bromo

Snapshot of Java includes:

  • Transfers and Sightseeing as listed
  • 2 nights accommodation Yogyakarta
  • Java Rail Journey
  • 2 nights accommodation Mount Bromo
  • 1 night accommodation Surabaya
1

Day 1 - Yogyakarta

Upon arrival at Yogyakarta Airport you will be transferred to your chosen hotel for the night. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Meals included - None

Featured accommodation

Melia Purosani Yogyakarta

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Day 2 - Yogjakarta

After breakfast, meet your guide in the hotel lobby, then you drive to Keraton (Palace) Jogjakarta. The visitors can enjoy the atmosphere of the kraton in former times by visiting the life-size diorama of wedding ceremonies on the palace meeting hall, performed by puppets, which are intentionally arranged to create such an atmosphere. Many sets of gamelan music instruments, antiques, and heirlooms make the palace of Yogyakarta one of the most interesting tourist attractions in Yogyakarta. The next destination is Prambanan Temple. Prambanan is a UNESCO world heritage site. The 9th century Hindu temple is dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as Brahma (The Creator), Vishnu (The Preserver) and Shiva (The Destroyer). Next, drive to Borobudur temple, Borobudur is also a UNESCO world heritage site. The ancient temple is also the single largest Buddhist structure on Earth, and has a beautiful backdrop of Indonesian mountains, it is any landscape photographers’ dream. 

Meals Included - Breakfast

 

Featured accommodation

Melia Purosani Yogyakarta

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Day 3 - Yogyakarta - Mount Bromo

After an early breakfast, transfer to Yogyakarta Train Station then take the train to Jombang (06.45 – 10.31). Upon arrival in Jombang, transfer to Trowulan village, the site of 15th AD’s last Hindu Kingdom in Indonesia. In the archaeological site of Truwolan lies a museum which holds numerous statues and artifacts which were discovered in the site. After the museum, visit the archaeological sites and small temples scattered in trowulan such as Candi BajangRatu and Candi Tikus. After sightseeing in Trowulan, drive to Mount Bromo for the night.

Meals Included – Breakfast 

 

Featured accommodation

Plataran Bromo

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Day 4 - Mount Bromo

Drive to CemoroLawang Village as the starting point for our tour at Mount Bromo. Upon arrival at CemoroLawang, change vehicle to 4WD Jeep and the adventure will begin. First visit a view point to see Mount Bromo from a distance, a perfect photo opportunity. After that, descend to the desert like landscape and drive across the volcanic sand. Then proceed on foot towards the Bromo crater. After the excursion, drive to Kalibaru via the cities of Probolinggo, Jember and Jatiroto. 

Meals Included – Breakfast

 

 

Featured accommodation

Plataran Bromo

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Day 5 - Mount Bromo - Surabaya

Enjoy a morning at leisure. At your agreed time, meet your guide for your transfer to Surabaya city.

Meals Included - Breakfast

Featured accommodation

Majapahit Surabaya

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Day 6 - Surabaya

Today your tour concludes with a transfer to the airport.

Meals Included - Breakfast

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