Delights of Bali & Java

11 day* Small Group Customized Tour

Discover Bali’s well-known beaches, tropical forests and temples, plus the captivating culture and raw beauty of Java. You will be amazed by the delicate mix of spices found in Indonesian culinary delights. Browse the colourful stalls of Ubud’s bustling art market, take a spiritually cleansing soak in Tirta Empul’s cool spring water, hit the trails for an unforgettable Mt. Batur sunrise walk, explore Bali’s lakes, hills and waterfalls. Travel to Uluwatu, one of Bali’s most impressive temples and enjoy the beautiful colours cast upon the sea as the sun dips low into the horizon.  In Yogyakarta, travel by becak through the South-Square of the Sultan’s Palace to Alun-alun Kidul Field with its sacred twin Banyan trees. Continue to Kotagede, a charming village which retains some of Central Java’s best examples of traditional Javanese architecture; and is known as the Silver Village due to the concentration of artisans. Discover the Kalang style architecture which is indigenous to Kota Gede – a combination of Javanese and colonial styles. Visit the incredible Borobudur temple for a once in a lifetime sunrise. Enjoy a cookery class in a Javanese family home in Wanurejo, a small village near the world-heritage site of Borobudur. Travel by dokar, a local horse cart, crossing small lanes lined with traditional houses. Pass by scenes of daily life, such as making cassava crackers or drying chilies. Stop often to take photos or to chat with the locals, learning more about their typical activities and rich traditions.

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Ubud | Sanur | Yogyakarta | Magelang | Jakarta | Unique Heritage & deluxe accommodations | Sacred Monkey Forest | Art Market | Pura Tirta water temple | Mt Batur sunrise walk | Royal Temple of Mengwi | Jatiluwih rice terraces | Sekumpul waterfall | Uluwatu temple | workshop opportunities at grassroots humanitarian organization | travel by becak and dokar | Sultan’s Palace | Batik workshop | Prambanan Hindu temple complex | Borobudur Buddhist temple | cooking class

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