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AEID - Indonesia on a Shoestring Sumatra & Java to Kuta

Get ready to hit the ground running in this 27-day whirlwind tour of Indonesia's top sights. We mean that literally, too you'll stay active as you hike and explore Berastagi, Tangkahan, Bukit Lawang and more. Get to know the locals with a G Adventures-supported community homestay, trek to mighty Mount Bromo, and make waves with a surf lesson on Java. Beyond that, doing it all with a group of like-minded travellers is the best way to get the most out of this outstanding and special place.


G Adventures for Good: Ngadas Homestay, Desa Ngadas G Adventures for Good: Village Walk, Desa Ngadas G Adventures for Good: Ancestor Trail Trek, Desa Ngadas Hands-on: Surfing Lesson
City tour of Medan
Hike between Tangkahan and Bukit Lawang
Orientation walks of Berastagi, Bukittinggi, and Bandung
Entrance to Bromo Tengger Semeru NP
Mt Bromo crater walk
Sunrise hike to Mt Bromo viewpoint
Internal flight
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $3,399
Start Location
Medan, Indonesia
End Location
Kuta, Indonesia
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Tour Themes
18-39, Fast and Fun, Small Group
Physical Rating
Tour departure dates
02 Sep 201828 Sep 20181AUD $3,669
12 Sep 201808 Oct 20183AUD $3,669
30 Sep 201826 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
10 Oct 201805 Nov 201810AUD $3,559
28 Oct 201823 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
07 Nov 201803 Dec 201811AUD $3,399
25 Nov 201821 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
05 Dec 201831 Dec 201813AUD $3,399
16 Jan 201911 Feb 201914AUD $3,399
30 Jan 201925 Feb 201914AUD $3,399
13 Feb 201911 Mar 201917AUD $3,399
27 Feb 201925 Mar 201911AUD $3,399
08 Mar 201903 Apr 201917AUD $3,399
22 Mar 201917 Apr 201916AUD $3,399
29 Mar 201924 Apr 201917AUD $3,399
12 Apr 201908 May 201918AUD $3,399
19 Apr 201915 May 201918AUD $3,399
26 Apr 201922 May 201912AUD $3,399
10 May 201905 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
22 May 201917 Jun 201915AUD $3,559
31 May 201926 Jun 201915AUD $3,559
07 Jun 201903 Jul 201917AUD $3,559
14 Jun 201910 Jul 201916AUD $3,559
21 Jun 201917 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
28 Jun 201924 Jul 201918AUD $3,559
05 Jul 201931 Jul 201918AUD $3,669
12 Jul 201907 Aug 201918AUD $3,669
19 Jul 201914 Aug 201918AUD $3,669
26 Jul 201921 Aug 201918AUD $3,669
02 Aug 201928 Aug 201918AUD $3,669
09 Aug 201904 Sep 201916AUD $3,669
16 Aug 201911 Sep 201917AUD $3,669
23 Aug 201918 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
06 Sep 201902 Oct 201918AUD $3,669
20 Sep 201916 Oct 201918AUD $3,669
04 Oct 201930 Oct 201918AUD $3,559
11 Oct 201906 Nov 201918AUD $3,559
18 Oct 201913 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
25 Oct 201920 Nov 201918AUD $3,559
08 Nov 201904 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,399 
22 Nov 201918 Dec 201914AUD $3,399
13 Dec 201908 Jan 202018AUD $3,399
27 Dec 201922 Jan 202017AUD $3,399
Day 1 - Medan
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Medan/Tangkahan
Enjoy a morning tour of Medan. After, traverse bumpy roads to reach the small jungle community of Tangkahan. Opt to go hiking.
Day 3 - Tangkahan/Bukit Lawang
Travel across bumpy roads to Bukit Lawang, located close to Gunung Leuser National Park.
Day 4 - Bukit Lawang
Opt to go jungle trekking in Gunung Leuser NP.
Day 5 - Bukit Lawang/Berastagi
Orientation walk upon arrival. Free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs.
Day 6 - Berastagi
Opt to hike a volcano or tour traditional villages.
Day 7 - Berastagi/Samosir Island
Travel to the world's largest volcano lake, Lake Toba.
Day 8 - Samosir Island
Chill out and swim in the warm waters of the lake or opt for some culture by visiting local Batak villages.
Day 9 - Samosir Island/Padangsidempuan
Drive through beautiful scenery on this travel day, stopping at the bustling city of Padang Sidempuan for the night.
Day 22 - Bromo/Red Island
Enjoy an early morning hike to a viewpoint to take in the the enchanting moonscape of Mt Bromo as the sun rises, then travel to a sweet surf camp on the beach.
Day 23 - Red Island
Enjoy a surf lesson in the morning, then use free time to explore the nearby fishing village, do some more surfing or chill out in a hammock.
Day 24 - Red Island/Pemuteran
Head to Bali and the beach with time to relax.
Day 25 - Pemuteran
Chill out in Bali. Opt to take a snorkelling or diving trip to Menjangan Island.
Day 10 - Padangsidempuan/Bukittinggi
Embark on another day of travel, including stops along the way for lunch and a spice garden visit. Enjoy a brief, CEO-led orientation walk of Bukittinggi in the evening.
Day 12 - Bukittinggi/Padang
Travel to Padang and settle in at the beach hotel before enjoying some free time to explore.
Day 11 - Bukittinggi
Enjoy a free day to check out some sights, like Sianok Canyon or the Japanese Caves built during World War II.
Day 21 - Desa Ngadas/Bromo
After an early breakfast, say good bye to your hosts and explore more of the village on an included walk. Then begin the trek along the Ancestor Trail to Mt Bromo, led by a local guide trained through a G Adventures-supported capacity building program. Opt to hike to the volcano's crater before continuing to the hotel.
Day 13 - Padang
Enjoy a full free day in Padang. Opt for a trip to nearby scenic islands.
Day 20 - 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 - Padang/Jakarta
Fly to Jakarta and start exploring the island of Java.
Day 18 - Yogyakarta
Spend free time visiting local sights such as the Buddhist Borobudur temple complex, Javanese temples, or Mt Merapi.
Day 17 - Bandung/Yogyakarta
Travel from Bandung to Yogyakarta on a scenic train journey.
Day 16 - Cianjur/Bandung
Enjoy an orientation walk of the sprawling city of Bandung, then take some time to explore independently.
Day 15 - Jakarta/Cianjur
Venture to Cianjur via Bogor, visit the floating villages, and opt to visit a tea plantation. Experience local life by spending the night at a homestay.
Day 26 - Pemuteran/Kuta
Enjoy a morning at leisure to explore or relax, before travelling to lively Kuta, enjoying beautiful scenery along the way. Explore Kuta with some free time.
Day 19 - Yogyakarta
Spend free time visiting local sights such as the Buddhist Borobudur temple complex, Javanese temples, or Mt Merapi.
Day 27 - Kuta
Depart at any time.