Arriving at Soekarno Hatta International Airport, you will meet our representative who will escort you to your downtown hotel.
Start the day with a morning walk at Batavia Old Town, awash with dated colonial building and cobblestone streets. Pass through the historic wooden bridge that was once raised to accommodate Dutch merchant ship and enjoy aromatic coffee in a 200-years-old building, while gazing at people wandering around the historic Fatahillah Square. Other buildings worth exploring are the history museum, the Chinese- Dutch influenced red shop and Wayang Museum that boasts precious puppets from punched leather to three-dimensional wooden puppets – all are intangible heritage protected under the UNESCO.
In the afternoon, head to the Buffalo Field to witness the world’s fourth- largest Mosque that stands side by side with a majestic Cathedral to symbolize religion harmony in Indonesia. We will also explore both structures in-depth and drive past through the empirical ministry of finance building and Old Post Office before ending our journey in the Independence Monument Park. At the end of the tour, the city will welcome you with a traditional Rijsttafel (Rice Table) dinner that used to be celebrated by the Dutch plantation lords when they host their honorable guests. Delight all your senses as you taste through unique flavors of Java in a distinctive Betawi atmosphere.
After breakfast, your private driver will take you to the airport for your flight to Pangkalan Bun.
On arrival at the airport you will be picked up by our local representative and taken to Kumai where your forest boat is waiting. The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat about 12m by 2m with a roof which forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by.
After disembarking, make a first stop at Tanjung Harapan rehabilitation Center and witness the orangutan feeding session at around 3 PM in the afternoon. After that, slowly explore the quiet river while observing for wild nose monkey, long tail macaque and birds along the riverside. When the sun calmly dip itself into the horizon, witness the transformation from day to night, where animals and birds of the daytime give way to species specially adapted to the night.
After another refreshing morning, we will continue glide through the pristine waterways and visit the famous Camp Leakey where older orangutans are re-introduced into the wild. You can witness another feeding session at the camp before setting out into the jungle searching for wild orangutans, birds and many other tropical flora and fauna. Back at your boat, enjoy another tranquil twilight in the lap of wilderness.
While you enjoy another breakfast onboard, your boat will navigate back down the stream and stop at another rehabilitation camp called Pondok Tanguy that is designed primarily for ex-captive orangutans. Witness another feeding session before continue your journey to Pesalat Camp where not only you can see the currently ongoing replantation project but also opportunities to plant your own trees with your signature. In the afternoon, you may revisit the feeding session at Tanjung Harapan Camp if you’d like or leisurely spend the rest of your afternoon relaxing in the pristine jungle.
After another golden sunrise, enjoy your morning at leisure before being transfer to Pangkalan Bun Airport for your onward flight to Surabaya
Proposed Flight : Nam Air IN 193 11.40 – 12.50
Arriving at Juanda Airport,, a private transfer will whisk you away to your luxurious lodge in the heart of Bromo Tengger National Park
When the morning comes, your private guide has knocked on your door, eager to show you the daily routine of Bromo farmers in their own fields surrounding the Bromo area. Tucked away in the shadow of the rolling Bromo hillsides, these plantations grow a rich variety of organic produce, from potatoes and chili peppers to apples, cabbages, and herbs. Get your hands dirty and work alongside friendly village farmers, with whom you will experience the satisfaction and natural balance that comes from a day in the fields. Learn how to grow vegetables using age-old techniques and materials, then taste the fruits of your labor with authentic traditional snacks whilst relaxing in their hut afterward. At Golden hours, stroll through a local village and soak up the beauty of an iridescent sunset at Tanggul Angin Hill while sipping a cup of coffee with selected canapés.
Discover Bromo Tengger National Park and its natural wonders at a leisurely pace and immerse yourself in the storied surroundings of Mount Bromo. The adventure begins with ethereal views of sunrise from Penanjakan Peak followed by a descend along the slopes of Bromo and venture into the savannah; an idyllic setting for some al fresco dining. Enjoy breakfast on a picnic blanket laid out on the grass, taking in nature’s epic beauty and digging into a basket of delicious food prepared just for you. Finish the journey by climbing the Bromo Caldera or visiting the most respected Poten Temple before being transferred back to your hotel. After taking a short rest at your lodge, your private chauffeur will whisk you away to the city of Surabaya. Surabaya is the second-largest-city in Indonesia, boasting a population of over 6 million, and boasts fascinating mix of tradition and modernity. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring this metropolitan city at leisure
The next morning, you will be privately transferred to Juanda Airport for your scheduled flight to Labuan Bajo
On arrival at Labuan Bajo Airport, you will be privately escorted by our representative to your accommodation. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
After breakfast, your guide will meet you at the hotel and take you on a small private boat to Goa Rangko. This peaceful cave located near Rangko Village has a depth of 3-4 meters and crystal clear water that gives any visitor a unique opportunity to swim under the stalactites. After the swim, your guide will take you to a remote Sabolo Island, where you will enjoy a beach picnic lunch and fun-filled snorkeling before returning to your hotel. The afternoon is a great opportunity for you to relax, sunbathe on the beach or take one of the invigorating spa massage in your resort.
The next morning, you will be privately escorted by our representative to the dock where your luxurious phinisi is waiting. Take a brief safety training and enjoy a complimentary welcome drink as your ship begins sailing toward Komodo National Park. Your first island is the famous Rinca that will give your first encounter with the legendary Komodo Dragons. The ranger will guide you through a journey with fascinating stories of the legendary dragon while you discover its habitat and unique behavior. At sunset, we will sail to Kalong Island to witness thousands of flying foxes leaving their nest (weather dependent) and savor an exquisite dinner under the starry night.
After enjoying your breakfast at sea, disembark at the pink beach and prepared to be captivated by the beautiful colored sand under your toes. Here, we will enjoy a well-prepared lunch as well as snorkeling opportunities with sea turtles nearby. Then, take your afternoon to the summit of Padar Island from where you capture a vantage view of three beaches, rolling hills and the azure water of Komodo National Park – all in one frame. The hike is relatively easy with a few steep trails in between and our guide will always adjust the tempo and route to your fitness level. Your day will culminate in another round of memorable starlit dinner onboard
On the last day of your voyage, your captain will take you to some of the most unforgettable snorkeling and diving spots such as the colorful Sebayur or marine-rich Kanawa Island before docking back at Labuan Bajo. A private transfer will whisk you away to the airport for your return flight.