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Journey through Indonesia's largest island, Java, visiting the colonial towns of Surabaya and Malang, then continue through the country's cultural heart to visit the Hindu temple complexes at Prambanan and Penataran, and the Buddhist temple of Borobudur. End in Bali, Indonesia's top tourist destination, and stay in Ubud amongst rice paddies and steep ravines.
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Arrive and transfer to Hotel Majapahit for a 2-night stay, a colonial-era property that has retained many historic architectural features such as stained-glass windows and terrazzo flooring. Trips to Mount Bromo can be arranged from Surabaya - please ask you tour consultant for details. (N)
Drive to Malang via the Purwodadi botanical garden and stay overnight at the Tugu Malang hotel. Located in the heart of Malang's old town, this charming boutique hotel houses the owner's personal collection of Indonesian antiques and curios. (B, L)
Continue east to Blitar and visit the museum and tomb dedicated to Sukarno, Indonesia's first president, and Penataran, a Hindu temple complex with many fine carvings and statues. Stay at the Tugu Blitar hotel for 2 nights. (B, L)
Take the Kahuripan Express train through the Javan countryside to Solo (Surakarta), a large city known for its cultural heritage and production of traditional batik cloth. Stay for 2 nights at The Royal Surakarta Heritage Solo - MGallery by Sofitel. (B)
Full-day tour of the city and surrounding area, with guided visits to the royal palace, the Klewer textile market where a range of batik products are on sale, and the 15th-century Javanese-Hindu temple set on the western slope of Mount Lawu. (B, L)
Continue west to Indonesia's cultural centre of Yogyakarta, and visit the magnificent ninth-century Hindu temple of Prambanan and the Candi Plaosan Buddhist temple. Stay at The Phoenix Yogyakarta - MGallery by Sofitel for 2 nights. (B, L)
Leave Yogyakarta for Borobudur, a ninth-century Mahayana Buddhist monument - an important place of pilgrimage for Buddhists and listed as a Unesco world heritage site. Built in three tiers, from the top gallery of Borobudur there are panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Continue into the nearby teak forests to the Plataran Borobudur Resort & Spa for 1 night. (B, L)
Fly to Denpasar in Bali and transfer to Ubud in the island's forested highlands, a centre for Balinese art, dance and music. Spend your time visiting the local galleries and markets, the beautiful rice terraces at Tegalalang, or explore the surrounding countryside. Stay at the Maya Ubud for 2 nights. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
To extend your tour with a stay at one of Bali or Lombok's luxury beach hotels, please speak to your tour consultant.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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Malang Malang is the second largest city in East Java province of Indonesia, but with...