14-day Java and Bali Tour
14-day Java and Bali Tour

14-day Java and Bali Tour

14 days

Bali - Kintamani - Ulundanu TempleBali - Lovina - BeachBali - Taman Ayun TempleBali - Taman Ayun TempleBali - Taman Ayun TempleJava - Bogor - Botanical GardensJava - BorobudurJava - Borobudur TempleJava - Bromo Jeep TourJava - Ijen VolcanoJava - Mount Bromo

Spend 2 weeks exploring the stunning natural and cultural landscapes of Java and Bali

Discover the best of Java and Bali on this 14-day unique adventure experience. With so much to see and do on both islands, enjoy the perfect balance of guided excursions and free time. Cycle, hike, and snorkel to take in the magic of Java and Bali and enjoy guided tours of vibrant Yogyakarta and several small villages. Enjoy the hidden gems of both Java and Bali as you travel to its famous sights and lesser-trodden paths.

Enjoy a thrilling hike to the top of Ijen Crater to witness the magic of this natural phenomenon. Snorkel around Menjangan Island to take in this underwater paradise and swim amongst schools of colourful fish. Put your culinary skills to the test in Ubud as you are led by a local chef who will teach you the basics of Indonesian cuisine, followed by a divine meal!

All this and more on this wondrous adventure of Java and Bali. Book your spot today!

Highlights of the 14-day Java and Bali Tour

Explore Java’s vibrant city of Yogyakarta with a guided day tour and night tour to take in the cultural capital of Java.
Set out on a thrilling adventure on two wheels to discover Borobudur where you’ll uncover one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world.
Hike to the top of Ijen Crater and watch as the smoke rises from the bright yellow sulphur deposits below.
Taste your way through Ubud with incredible gastronomy experiences like a guided cooking experience led by a local chef.

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From $1,220USD
14 days
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Partially Guided
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14-day Java and Bali Tour

14-day Java and Bali Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Yogyakarta

Upon arrival at Yogyakarta International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta is a colourful, vibrant city and it is considered the cultural capital of Java. It is a center for the production of handicrafts and traditional textiles and has Javanese dance, theatre and shadow puppet (wayang kulit) performances on most days of the week that you can enjoy!
Overnight Location: Hotel in Yogyakarta
Meals: None

Day 2 Yogyakarta City Day Tour and Night Tour

Enjoy a delicious breakfast then depart from your hotel to set out on a guided tour of beautiful Yogyakarta. Your first top is the Yogyakarta Sultan Palace, a grand complex that was meticulously planned to reflect the Javanese cosmos. This splendid example of traditional Javanese architecture has no rival. The elegant complex of pavilions was constructed entirely on ancient beliefs. The nearby Taman Sari Water Castle is a site of a former royal garden of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta and will be your next stop! Built in the mid-18th century, the Taman Sari had multiple functions, such as a resting area, a workshop, a meditation area, a defence area, and a hiding place.

After the city day tour, spend your night in Yogyakarta as the locals do in the bustling Alun-Alun kidul (Southern Square). See the nightlife’s festivities; the crowds, the food, and the attractions accompanied by your local guide.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Yogyakarta
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Borobudur Cycling Adventure and Visit Candirejo Andong Village

This morning you’ll depart from your hotel to embark on a Borobudur cycling adventure. You will cycle around the village and visit Borobudur’s traditional market. Continue to visit Borobudur temple, one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world before returning to the starting point to enjoy a mouth-watering lunch.

After lunch, you’ll transfer to Candirejo for an exploratory tour of the village. This small village took it into their hands to develop ecotourism and is a truly remarkable place to visit. During the tour, you will explore the village with a local guide and gain insight and knowledge of local customs and traditions. Art, handicrafts, traditional health drinks and the agricultural system of inter-cropping. Depart the village to head back to Yogyakarta overnight.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Yogyakarta
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 4 Drive to Bromo via Toll

Prepare yourself for a long drive from Yogyakarta directly to Bromo via toll road today. Make yourself comfortable in the van during the 7-hour drive. Upon your arrival, check-in and enjoy Bromo at your leisure!
Overnight Location: Hotel in Bromo
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 Bromo Sunrise and Ijen/Banyuwangi

An early rise (at 4.00 am) will ensure you have enough time to reach the sunrise viewpoint this truly spectacular morning. The sunrise slowly reveals the moon-like landscape and smoke and fire emanating from the volcano in the distance. After the sunrise, trek across the 'Sea of Sand' and if you are feeling energetic, climb up 246 steps for a view into mighty Mount Bromo.

Later, transfer to Ijen/Banyuwangi where you’ll find your next hotel.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Ijen/Banyuwangi
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 Ijen Crater Tour

After an early wake-up call and breakfast, a four-wheel-drive vehicle carries you through rural villages, coffee and clove plantations and then into one of Java’s last rainforests. Humidity, wildlife, giant ferns and big trees cover the slopes of this mountain. Arrive at the park ranger’s station to begin the 90-minute hike to Ijen Crater, along a shady track with spectacular views.

The stunning view is unveiled at an altitude of 2380 meters. Take in the still lake and watch the smoke rise from the bright yellow sulphur deposits below. Watch as miners descend into the crater and re-emerge carrying up to 80 kilos of ore on bamboo baskets before your eyes.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Ijen/Banyuwangi
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 Travel to Bali

Today is the end of the adventures in Java! Depart from your hotel to Ketapang harbour where you will get the ferry across to Bali. Upon arrival in beautiful Bali, transfer to your hotel in Pemuteran.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Pemuteran
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 Snorkeling Around Menjangan Island

This morning you will spend the day relaxing in paradise. Explore one of the most beautiful underwater worlds of Indonesia around the island of Menjangan. Thousands of coloured fish and wonderfully shaped coral formations welcome you under the warm, crystal-clear water.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Pemuteran
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 9 Transfer to the Village of Munduk and Guided Walking

Today you will be transferred to Munduk. Munduk is a small village set on a mountain ridge. The ridge falls steeply on either side into the valleys below, where distant paddy fields and spice plantations create a spectacular scene. Enjoy the cool mountain temperatures on the way to Munduk, and enjoy a 3-hour tour around the countryside Village of Mayong—the perfect way to experience the local cuisine of Bali in a picturesque setting.

Your guide will meet you here and lead the tour while his wife heads to the local markets to buy everything needed for lunch later on. The tour will take you along a 5km path that goes through the intricately planned, vegetable, fruit, herb, spice and rice fields all fed by a system of irrigation channels. While walking, Putu (your guide) will be explaining everything there is to know about the agriculture and nature that makes this area so special. You will end the tour at your guide's home where a traditional home-cooked Balinese lunch is waiting to be savoured and enjoyed.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Munduk
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 10 Luwak Trail Adventure

Meet at around 10.30 a.m. at the Munduk Wilderness Base Camp for your introduction and safety instructions for driving the Finn Komodo. Start with a fun drive down to the Lake, and opt for a side excursion that takes you to a lakeside temple, before boarding log canoes to paddle Tamblingan Lake.

Head up into more challenging territory through mandarin and coffee orchards, following earth tracks to the rainforest. Take a break for a short walk into the rainforest, to see the grandeur of trees more than 100 years old. Bali is famed for the rich flavour of its coffee, and the first stop on this outing after a gentle downhill ride in the Komodo is a coffee plantation where you will experience some of Bali’s local coffee culture — the roasting of the beans on an open fire and pounding with a wooden pestle. Savour the aroma and taste. Enjoy the short 20-minute drive from here back to Munduk Wilderness Base Camp for lunch.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Munduk
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 11 Discover Ubud

This morning you’ll depart Munduk to make the journey to Ubud, the cultural and artistic heart of Bali. It is also a good starting point for the exploration of Bali’s temples and nature. There is plenty to do in Ubud and its surroundings. On the way, you will visit some interesting sights such as Banyumala Twin Waterfall, Ulundanu Temple and Jatiluwih. Banyumala

Ulun Danu Temple is a Balinese Hindu Temple located at Candi Kuning countryside, Baturiti sub district and Tabanan regency. Sitting on the edge of Lake Beratan and covered by cool weather with beautiful lake views and hills around encapsulating it, the temple is a much sought-after destination for people visiting Bali.

Jatiluwih is a favourite tourist destination in Bali and is famous for its beautiful rice terrace unfolding from the foot of the mountain and spanning the coastline. Surrounded by a cool atmosphere due to the elevation, it is one of the best places to visit in Bali.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Ubud
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12 Spiritual Tour Gunung Kawi and Tirta Empul Halfday

Today you will experience the spiritual side of Bali in depth. The tour will start with creating an offering, called Canang in Bali. This offering will be brought to the temples to ask permission of the gods to enter the temple. The guide will explain the offering and the way of making the prayer before you will take the holy bath to purify yourself. At Gunung Kawi, you will see the beautiful rice fields and the carved façade dating back to the 11th century. They are called the King's tombs, commemorating the Udayana Kingdom. Your guide will lead you on a small rice field path that surrounds the complex. Then it’s back to the Foundation where you can enjoy a well-earned lunch.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Ubud
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 13 Ubud Cooking Class

Immerse yourself in unique Balinese culture and experience something different on the island through an authentic cooking experience. In this program, you will learn more about Balinese spices and have the opportunity to cook authentic Balinese cuisine and taste delicious meals, guided by a Balinese chef.

The Balinese Cooking Class is a hands-on experience conducted in English. Students will be provided with their own cooking station and utensils to prepare and cook all of the dishes by themselves. The class is limited to a maximum of ten participants per class to ensure individual attention for everyone. The teacher and his assistant both have extensive knowledge of Balinese ingredients and cooking methods will demonstrate how to cook all of the dishes and let the students taste what they had prepared for lunch or dinner.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Ubud
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 14 Depart Ubud

Today is the end of the trip. Transfer from your hotel to the airport to depart.
Overnight Location: None
Meals: Breakfast

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14-day Java and Bali Tour Price and Dates

This partially guided tour to Bali and Java is always run as a private tour for your group only and the prices depend on the size of your group. Please note that the prices might be higher during the Indonesian National Holidays. The prices below are per person sharing a double or a triple room and those and those willing to have a single room will have to pay a supplement of $399 USD-$1,063 USD (depending on the hotel category).

Tour with Standard Accommodation

  • Guided Solo Traveller: $2,800 USD
  • Guided Groups of 2: $1,600 USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 3-4: $1,420 USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 5: $1,350 USD per person
  • Guided Groups of 6+: $1,220 USD per person

    • Please note that there is a $40 USD per person surcharge for travelling from July to August.

      Tour with Superior Accommodation

      • Guided Solo Traveller: $3,350 USD
      • Guided Groups of 2: $1,850 USD per person
      • Guided Groups of 3-4: $1,675 USD per person
      • Guided Groups of 5: $1,575 USD per person
      • Guided Groups of 6+: $1,475 USD per person

        • Please note that there is a $65 USD per person surcharge for travelling from July to September.

          Tour with Deluxe Accommodation

          • Guided Solo Traveller: $4,150 USD
          • Guided Groups of 2: $2,250 USD per person
          • Guided Groups of 3-4: $2,075 USD per person
          • Guided Groups of 5: $1,975 USD per person
          • Guided Groups of 6+: $1,830 USD per person

            • Please note that there is a $65 USD per person surcharge for travelling from July to August.

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Accommodation on 14-day Java and Bali Tour

The hotel and lodge accommodation on this tour is 3-star, but you can upgrade the accommodations to more luxurious options or better room types for an extra charge.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
Standard rooms are of double and triple occupancy and those willing to have a single room will have to pay a supplement of $305 USD.

Standard Hotels

Eclipse Hotel in Yogyakarta ★★★

This beautiful hotel with a modern flair features superb amenities and a welcoming vibe.

Lava View Lodge in Bromo

Lava View Lodge is situated on the edge of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park and features a relaxed mountain vibe in a scenic setting.

Ketapang Indah Hotel in Ijen/Banyuwangi ★★★★

This lovely hotel brings the best of East Java to your doorstep and is situated in gorgeous tropical gardens and nearby the beautiful Bali Sea.

Kubuku Ecolodge Hotel in Pemuteran ★★★

Unwind in a cozy 4-poster bed at this laid-back hotel located nearby Pemuteran Beach.

Made Oka Homestay in Munduk

Get to know the local way of life at this charming homestay in Munduk.

Sri Bungalows Hotel in Ubud

A tranquil setting tucked amongst the rice paddies and tropical gardens of Ubud, this cozy bungalow stay is the perfect place to unwind after a day of adventure.

Superior Hotels

Duta Boutique Villa in Yogyakarta ★★★

Lush greenery and a refreshing swimming pool make this boutique village stay your perfect place to unwind in Yogyakarta.

Jiwa Jawa Hotel in Bromo

Set against the stunning backdrop of mountains, Jiwa Jawa Hotel is an upmarket oasis of relaxation.

Dialoog Banyuwangi Hotel in Ijen/Banyuwangi ★★★★

Enjoy the warm sea breeze from the Bali seas at this charming beachfront hotel.

Adi Assri Beach Resort Hotel in Pemuteran ★★★

Soak up the views of Pemuteran Bay Beah from this beautiful bungalow resort in Pemuteran.

Puri Lumbung Cottage Hotel in Munduk ★★

Endless views of ricefields and mountains dominate the views from the Puri Lumbung Cottages. Enjoy your stay at this upscale eco-lodge located in a stunning setting.

Sri Ratih Hotel in Ubud

Unwind in the tranquil outskirts of Ubud at this gorgeous hotel outfitted in traditional yet modern Balinese style furniture.

Deluxe Hotels

The Phoenix Hotel in Yogyakarta ★★★★★

This deluxe colonial-style hotel features traditional Indonesian décor and world-class hospitality.

Plataran Bromo Hotel in Bromo

Sublime views and elegant interiors sum up this hotel in Bromo best.

Dialoog Banyuwangi Hotel in Ijen/Banyuwangi ★★★★

Enjoy the warm sea breeze from the Bali seas at this charming beachfront hotel.

Mimpi Menjangan Hotel in Pemuteran

This refined spa lodge in Pemuteran leaves guests wanting for nothing, with elegant rooms, a floating dining room, and a diving center.

Munduk Moding Plantation Hotel in Munduk ★★★★

Set out a fragrant coffee plantation, this upscale hotel features a refreshing outdoor pool and an array of modern amenities.

Alaya Resort Ubud Hotel in Ubud ★★★★★

Experience Ubud in luxury at this elegant resort overlooking endless rice paddies and featuring world-class amenities.

What’s Included in the 14-day Java and Bali Tour?

Meals

12 breakfasts and 3 lunches are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 12 nights are included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage is included throughout the tour, including transfers to and from the airport and ferry transfers. In some cases, the transfers are shared.

Also Included

  • Local English-speaking guides
  • Taxes

Not included

  • Visa fees
  • International flights and taxes
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional excursions

Optional Extras

  • Extra nights at any point of the tour

Frequently Asked Questions about 14-day Java and Bali Tour

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 2 / 5. There are no strenuous or technical activities involved, however, you should be ready to spend multiple hours on your feet exploring the Indonesian beautiful nature and cities. You should also know how to swim to enjoy snorkelling.

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