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AESJ - Best of Sumatra & Java

A staggeringly beautiful land of volcans and tropical rainforest filled with all manner of unusual wildlife, the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java call out to explorers searching for something otherworldly. This adventure mixes encounters with endemic animals with visit to coffee plantations, curiously European-like cities, and dramatic landscapes, leaving you off to explore the famous Balinese beaches. Indonesia is like another planet, right here on Earth. Beam yourself up.


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Medan city tour
Jungle trekking in Gunung Leuser NP
Coffee plantation tour
Samosir Island stay
Jakarta city tour
Nglanggeran village homestay
Mt Nglanggeran hike
Prambanan temple complex visit
Borobudur visit
Mt Bromo sunrise visit
Beach time in Sanur
Internal flights
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $2,829
Start Location
Medan, Indonesia
End Location
Sanur, Indonesia
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Small Group
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
08 Sep 201823 Sep 20181AUD $3,049
15 Sep 201830 Sep 20181AUD $3,049
13 Oct 201828 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,829 
10 Nov 201825 Nov 201811AUD $2,829
08 Dec 201823 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,829 
12 Jan 201927 Jan 201910AUD $2,829
16 Feb 201903 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,829 
22 Feb 201909 Mar 201913AUD $2,829
23 Mar 201907 Apr 201914AUD $2,829
27 Apr 201912 May 201915AUD $2,829
25 May 201909 Jun 201913AUD $2,939
22 Jun 201907 Jul 201915AUD $2,939
06 Jul 201921 Jul 201915AUD $2,939
20 Jul 201904 Aug 201915AUD $2,939
03 Aug 201918 Aug 201915AUD $3,049
17 Aug 201901 Sep 201915AUD $3,049
14 Sep 201929 Sep 201915AUD $3,049
12 Oct 201927 Oct 201915AUD $2,939
09 Nov 201924 Nov 201915AUD $2,829
07 Dec 201922 Dec 201915AUD $2,829
Day 1 - Medan
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Medan/Bohorok
Enjoy a city tour of Medan, including a visit to Maimoon Palace. Continue to Bohorok, one of the largest national parks in the world, famous for its orangutan rehabilitation centre.
Day 3 - Bohorok/Berastagi
Enjoy trekking through the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park before continuing to Berastagi, a picturesque hill town.
Day 4 - Berastagi
Hike up Sibayak Volcano for sunrise and take in the stunning view of the valley. Enjoy a free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs.
Day 5 - Berastagi/Samosir Island
Depart for the island of Samosir. En route, stop for an included visit to a coffee plantation.
Day 6 - Samosir Island
Enjoy a free day with options to relax or explore Samosir Island. Venture out for an excursion to see traditional batak houses and the tombs in Tomok.
Day 7 - Samosir Island/Medan
Enjoy a free morning, then drive back to Medan for the final night in Sumatra.
Day 8 - Medan/Jakarta
Fly from Medan to Jakarta and settle into this busy city.
Day 9 - Jakarta/Bandung
Enjoy a guided city tour of Jakarta. In the afternoon, depart for Bandung. Opt to see the traditional angklung orchestra.
Day 10 - Bandung/Nglanggeran
Take the morning train to Yogyakarta, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way, then transfer to Nglanggeran village for a homestay.
Day 11 - Nglanggeran/Yogyakarta
Enjoy a hike on Mt Nglanggeran before getting a closer look at local life. After lunch in the village travel back to Yogyakarta, visiting the Prambanan Hindu temple complex en route.
Day 12 - Yogyakarta
Visit Borobudur, the largest Buddhist sanctuary in the world. Later, enjoy free time to explore Yogyakarta.
Day 13 - Yogyakarta/Ngadas
Continue the journey across the agricultural heartland of Java to Ngadas, a village in the scenic Mt Bromo region. Experience the local culture with a G Adventures-supported community homestay.
Day 14 - Ngadas/Malang
Visit Mt Bromo for a pre-dawn trek and watch the sunrise. Head back to Ngadas for lunch before exploring more of the village on an included walk. Later, travel to Malang for the night.
Day 15 - Malang/Sanur
Drive from Malang to Surabaya airport for a short flight to Sanur and enjoy some free time.
Day 16 - Sanur
Depart at any time.