Explore the culture, countryside, and coastline of the "Island of the Gods" with this eight-day itinerary. Drive around the southeastern corner of the island through rice fields, temples, villages, the Monkey Forest, a volcanic caldera, and more before ending your trip on the beach.
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Discover the best of Balinese nature, culture, and beaches on this 10-day adventure. For the first half of the trip, base yourself in Ubud, going on excursions to hike around rice terraces, cycle through villages, and visit the region's famous temples. Then you'll continue on the journey with a sunrise trek to the top of Mount Batur and a detour to Tanah Lot, a Balinese sea temple. Spend the last part of the trip in the resort town of Seminyak, the perfect jumping-off point for a boat cruise and snorkeling trip around Nusa Lembongan.
Spend eight days in two of Bali's most popular spots with this itinerary. You'll start off in Seminyak, visiting surfing beaches and watching the sun set. Then head to Ubud to take in the temples and wildlife and learn to cook in the Balinese style before you depart.
Tied the knot and want a customized trip to celebrate your love? Try honeymooning in Bali. This tour combines culture, relaxation, beautiful landscapes, snorkeling, and a touch of adventure: the perfect combination for an unforgettable honeymoon.
Get to know the beautiful island of Bali on this weeklong tour of the island. Starting in Canggu, you'll drive along scenic Pupuan Road, passing terraced rice fields and jungle landscapes on your way to a temple that appears to float in mid-air. Hike to the gorgeous Munduk Waterfalls, then trek to the summit of Mount Batur for spectacular views at sunrise, followed by a soak in hot springs. You'll finish with a day of market browsing and strolling on the beach in Sanur.
This two-week itinerary will take you from East Java to Bali with stops at sites both famous and less-frequented. Tour multiple Javanese temples, including Borobodur and Prambanan; trek up to the tops of Bromo, Kawah Ijen, and Batur volcanoes; and stroll through terraced rice fields and coffee plantations as you explore these two lush islands.
From snorkeling with coral sharks to sleeping in a traditional cone-shaped hunt, this week-long itinerary is full of off-the-beaten-path adventures. You'll explore western Flores and the Komodo Archipelago, accompanied by knowledgeable local guides and rangers. Work your way through rugged terrain to secluded caves and remote villages, overnighting in local homes and breaking bread with locals. Then embark on a three-day boat trip through the Komodo archipelago that features jungle hikes, wildlife-viewing walks, and underwater excursions where you'll have the chance to snorkel with colorful fish.
Immerse yourself in the wonders of Indonesia on this three-week adventure across three of the country's most spectacular islands. Spot rare orangutans on an unforgettable multi-day jungle trek on Sumatra, then hop over to Java to visit ancient Buddhist temples and climb active volcanoes. Your adventure ends on the tropical beaches of Bali, where you'll snorkel through colorful underwater worlds and raft down the Ayung River.
Hike, swim, cycle, and snorkel around two of Indonesia's islands, Bali and Nusa Penida, on this active 10-day itinerary! You'll start on Bali with walks through rice paddies and temples, a bicycle tour, hikes into a volcanic caldera, a sunrise trek to a mountaintop, and a thrilling whitewater rafting trip down the Telaga Waja River. Then catch a boat out to Nusa Penida for three days of snorkeling and relaxing on the beach.
Spend eight days amid the sweeping Tongokan roofs of South Sulawesi with this itinerary. You'll spend most of your time in Tana Toraja, an area known for maintaining many of its historic traditions amidst a backdrop of rice terraces, limestone cliffs, bamboo groves, and mountains. Then make your way south to the floating villages of Lake Tempe and beaches of Bira before you depart.
Discover Java's fascinating culture and spectacular natural landscapes on this 10-day itinerary. Hike to mountaintops for sunrise views of volcanoes, admire the countryside during a scenic train ride, and gaze upon a turquoise volcanic crater. Then you'll sightsee in the cultural capital of Yogyakarta and visit two world-famous temples—Prambanan, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in the world.
Explore lush jungle landscapes, come face to face with rare wildlife, and learn about fascinating indigenous traditions on this weeklong tour of North Sumatra. You'll go from the city of Medan, home to one of Indonesia's grandest mosques, to the rainforest, where you'll explore the landscape in a Jeep, encounter elephants, and observe orangutans in their natural environment. Spend the second half of your trip on the volcanic Lake Toba and Samosir Island, where you'll learn about ethnic Batak history and traditions.
Located just an hour's flight east of Bali, the "forgotten island" of Sumba remains one of Indonesia's best-kept secrets. On this laid-back, 10-day itinerary, you'll explore the island's secluded beaches, turquoise waterfalls, and lush jungles at a relaxed pace. Along the way, visit historic Sumbanese thatched villages, learn about the local Marapu culture, and watch locals create their famed ikat textiles.
For travelers who want to focus on natural beauty and wildlife, this 12-day itinerary will show you the best features of three of Indonesia's islands. Start with a stay in a wildlife sanctuary in Borneo before taking a boat to Maratua Island, where you will swim at some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Then, head to Bali to explore rock-cut temples guarded by monkeys, verdant terraced rice fields, and colorful art markets.
This eight-day discovery tour of Lombok and the Secret Gili Islands is perfect for adventure-seekers who are short on time. Immerse yourself in the Sasak culture and wisdom with visits to local villages before exploring the untouched beauty of Bali's lesser-visited neighbor, with trips to secluded waterfalls in the jungle, remote beaches, and quiet, untouristed islands.
This six-day expedition offer a unique experience where you'll paddle your sea kayak to some of Indonesia's more remote beaches. You'll drift over magnificent coral reefs, access little-visited coves, and visit the only islands on Earth still inhabited by dragons, the famous Komodo dragon.
On this six-day tour of Java, Indonesia, you'll see some of the island's most magnificent sights. Enjoy exceptional sunrises over volcanoes and ancient temples, learn about rural life on visits to traditional villages, and explore the fascinating city of Yogyakarta. You'll hike up a volcanic crater, go on a classic train ride through the countryside, and roam around Buddhist and Hindu archaeological wonders along the way.
This two-week adventure combines the best of Bali with an unforgettable detour through the wild Komodo Archipelago. Starting on the "Island of the Gods," you'll hike to waterfalls, canoe to Balinese temples, meet the monkeys of Sangeh, and sample mouthwatering street food from local markets. Then it's off to the island of Flores to set sail on a two-night cruise through the stunning Komodo National Park. Snorkel with manta rays and spot Komodo dragons in their natural habitat, then head back to Bali to end your adventure soaking up some sun on the breathtaking beaches of the Bukit Peninsula.
Travel through the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali on this thrilling 11-day journey. You'll start by exploring the magnificent temples of Yogyakarta and hiking up sacred Mount Merapi in Turi. Then, you'll fly over to Bali, where you'll explore beautiful Ubud and its surroundings, including its rice terraces and Monkey Forest. Finally, you'll head east to Karangasem regency for more breathtaking temple complexes and palaces, as well as some well-earned beach days.
Step out of modern life and onto a cruise around the Lesser Sunda Islands. You'll spend two weeks lounging on deserted beaches, visiting wooden stilt-house villages, hiking volcanoes, and more. The best part? You'll be traveling from Lombok to Flores via Sumbawa and the Komodo Archipelago in style, aboard a traditional Indonesian boat.
Escape to paradise on this 10-day sailing trip through Indonesia's Raja Ampat Archipelago. Cruise through the pristine seas of West Papua on a traditional wooden sailboat, anchoring each night at undiscovered islands and secret coves. Climb lush island peaks, relax on white-sand beaches, and snorkel through crystal clear waters as you discover some of the most diverse marine life on earth.
Enjoy a perfect mix of culture, nature, and relaxation on this two-week tour of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Start among the rice fields and bamboo forests of Tana Toraja, where you'll discover ancient village traditions and hike through lush countryside. Head to the island's central coast to spend two nights in the tropical paradise of the Togian Islands, then fly to the far northeast to snorkel in the underwater wonderland of Bunaken Maritime Park.
This family-friendly week-long itinerary highlights Indonesia's North Sulawesi Island and combines cultural exploration with adventure. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, you begin your trip in Manado, working your way through the region and on to Tangkoko National Park before exploring Bunaken Island off the coast of Manado. You will hike still-active volcanoes, paddle down rapids to waterfalls, observe endemic Sulawesi wildlife, and snorkel thriving coral reefs.
See the best of Bali on this short but thrilling getaway. Your tour of this lush tropical island starts in the artistic and cultural center of Ubud. Then you'll soar high above the jungle treetops on a day trip to Bali Swing and enjoy a snorkeling excursion off the coast of Nusa Lembongan Island. Visit ancient temples, sample Indonesian seafood, experience Balinese-style nightlife, or relax on the beach in the resort town of Seminyak before the trip comes to an end.
Perfect for leisurely exploring, this fun and culture-filled 11-day itinerary mixes things up with temple viewing, rice paddy walks, and time on the beach. Meet local people, travel in style in a VW convertible, snorkel in warm waters alongside turtles, and sail away on a sunset cruise. A stay on charming Gili Air will introduce you to a slower pace of life, where motor vehicles don't exist, and you can snooze in a hammock by the ocean at a cool beach bar.
In eight days, enjoy breathtaking views over active volcanoes, learn about traditional customs in rural villages, and discover a range of biodiversity from mountain peaks to marshy plateaus. You'll experience contemporary life in Yogyakarta, explore calderas, and wander centuries-old Buddhist and Hindu temples along the way. Experience the best of East and Central Java.
Uncover the highlights of Sumatra and Java on this epic 2-week adventure that takes you deep into the rainforest in search of wild orangutans, high up to the summits of ancient volcanoes, and deep into the history and culture of two of Indonesia's most fascinating islands. Start in Bukit Lawang before making your way to Lake Toba and Samosir Island. From there, head over to Java to marvel at the views from the top of Mount Bromo and explore the countryside and temples around the royal cities of Solo and Yogyakarta.
Uncover the secrets of Bali on this trip around the "island of the gods." Visit temples that were built over a thousand years ago, wander through lush green rice terraces around Ubud, drive through lava fields in a vintage Volkswagon convertible, and bask in the turquoise waters of the Gili Islands. End with the trendy beaches and bars of Seminyak, all with plenty of time to relax and learn about the Balinese culture.
This 17-day, multi-island itinerary will allow you to discover some of the highlights of Indonesia. The tour launches with visiting the temples and active volcanoes in Java, before the discovery of Balinese culture and nature. The trip ends with an encounter alongside the famous Komodo dragons and heads back to Bali for some relaxation by the beach of Seminyak.
Chock-full of fun activities, this two-week sojourn through Java and Bali is perfect for adventure-minded travelers who also want to check off the top sights and cultural experiences. From the ancient Buddhist complex of Borobudur to the artist studios of Ubud, in-between, you'll hike to the summit of Mt Ijen Volcano, snorkel around Menjangan Island, cycle through the Jatiluwih rice paddies, learn the art of Balinese cooking, and much more.
Explore the natural and cultural wonders of two of Indonesia's most diverse islands, Java and Borneo. This week-long trip begins with a day of cultural sightseeing in bustling Jakarta, then catch a flight to Borneo, where you'll board a boat for a jungle cruise through Tanjung Puting National Park. Visit an orangutan rehabilitation center and spot wild pigs and monkeys in their natural habitats, relaxing on the boat's deck at night. Then jet back to Java and spend the last few days of the trip touring colorful Yogyakarta and side-tripping to the world's largest Buddhist temple.
Perfect for families, this two-week Indonesian itinerary blends adventurous excursions with plenty of free time to spend at the beach. Visit temples, hike to waterfalls, discover the monkey forest in Bali, then hop on a speedboat to reach the neighboring island of Gili Air. Here the whole family can enjoy an island paradise—exploring white sand beaches, swimming in turquoise seas, and snorkeling with sea turtles.
From the orangutan forests of Sumatra to the ancient temples of Java and the pink beaches of Lombok, this 16-day itinerary introduces you to three of Indonesia's most beguiling islands. The trip starts out with an adventurous slant, as you trek through dense jungles, climb to dramatic waterfalls, and ascend volcanic peaks by Jeep. Then it's time to wind down with a week of laidback sun, sand, and snorkeling on the idyllic shores of Lombok.
This weeklong adventure around the Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok, featuring a range of outdoor activities, is ideal for families. The itinerary starts in Ubud, where you'll get a taste of the island's rich culture, take a cooking class with a Balinese chef, and hike to a waterfall. Then catch a ferry to Lombok, where you'll base yourself while exploring the pristine waters around the Gili Islands on snorkeling excursions. With a great balance of relaxation and active pursuits, this 7-day trip is ideal for travelers of all ages.
Experience the magic of Indonesia on this 3-week trip from Lombok's laidback surf capital of Kuta to uninhabited islands off the coast of Sumbawa. Hike the lush forests around Mount Rinjani, explore the underwater world of the Southern Gili Islands, and customize your adventure with optional activities—like an overnight trek camping on the slopes of an active volcano.
This photogenic 5-day trip takes you to some of Indonesia's best beaches. Spend the first few days exploring the island of Lombok, stopping to learn about Sasak indigenous traditions in a fishing village before going snorkeling in the aquamarine waters off Gili Nanggu. Then you'll jet over to Komodo Island and board a short cruise through Komodo National Park. Island-hopping through the park's island chain, you'll sunbathe on the famed Pink Beach, explore coral reefs on a snorkeling excursion, and spot Komodo dragons in the wild.
Experience the world-famous beauty of Indonesia's islands. Begin in the town of Ubud in Bali, where you'll hike through terraced rice fields, learn about local culture and crafts, and visit historic temples. Then, travel by speedboat to Gili Air. You'll snorkel, spot sea turtles, and explore its neighboring islands, with plenty of time for beachside relaxation. Return to Bali and travel to Seminyak to enjoy temple tours, a traditional dance performance, and a surf class.
Over 10 days, you will exercise your leg muscles as you hike to the top of Mount Batur at sunrise and get your adrenaline kicking as you go water rafting along the Ayung River. This adventurous itinerary, which includes Bali's top destinations, will start with three days in Ubud, where you'll learn about Bali's history as well as have time to explore this scenic and cultural city independently. In Amed, a small fishing village, you'll discover the vibrant tropical colors of Indonesian fish while snorkeling before visiting Lempuyang Temple and then heading to Sanur with a stopover at White Sand Beach.
This island-hopping adventure begins at the sea temple of Tanah Lot. Explore the temple and the nearby Sangeh Monkey Forest, then transfer to Ubud, where you'll discover the surrounding countryside in a vintage VW convertible, climb volcanic Mount Batur & visit a traditional village. Move on to the Gili Islands to enjoy some excellent snorkeling and beach time, then travel to Jimbaran for more beaches, a visit to a traditional fresh seafood market, and a Kecak dance performance at a temple.
Explore Java on this 5-day tour around the island's cultural monuments and pristine natural landscapes. Base yourself in Yogyakarta for the first few days, home to the world's largest Buddhist temple. Then continue on to Surakarta, also known as Solo, to shop for batik and attend a traditional Javanese cultural show. Round out the adventure with a trekking day around the slopes of Mount Lawu, hiking to a pair of historic temples and a beautiful waterfall.
Escape to paradise on this immersive eight-day exploration of Indonesia's most popular island. Focused on Bali's southern districts, you'll hop between the cultural center of Ubud, the lush rice fields of Sideman, and the breathtaking beaches of the Bukit Peninsula. Along the way, try your hand at Balinese cooking, explore the volcanic Mount Bakur by vintage VW, and meet the monkeys of the clifftop temple of Pura Luhur Uluwatu.
Soak up the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Bali on this wide-reaching 10-day tour around the island. In addition to traditional sightseeing and outdoor adventures, from visiting temples to swimming in a waterfall, this itinerary features a range of local experiences—you'll learn to cook regional dishes with a Balinese chef and spend time with a local family. You'll also snorkel, canoe, and hike through terraced rice fields before finishing the adventure on one of the island's best "hidden" beaches.
This intrepid, two-week adventure starts deep in the jungles of Indonesian Borneo, discovering the distinctive culture and traditions of its Dayak people. After some time in the ancient village of Tumbang Malahoi, board a three-day river cruise to venture further into the biodiverse hinterland and see endangered orangutans. Then it's time to trade the jungle for the beach as you fly east to the stunning Derawan Islands for a week of snorkeling, sunbathing, and shark-watching in a postcard-perfect island paradise.
Bali is world-famous for its gorgeous natural scenery and elegant architecture. This 5-day itinerary offers an overview, taking you to some of Bali's most picturesque temples — including a sea temple and a "floating temple" — framed by striking landscapes. Visit rolling green rice terraces, hike to the towering Sekumpul Waterfall, and take in spectacular views at the "Gateway to Heaven" temple at Pura Lempuyang. You'll relax in the tropical gardens of Tirta Gangga, a royal bathing complex in the highlands, before spending the last night of the trip in the peaceful countryside retreat of Sidemen.
Independent travelers will love this 10-day adventure that will take you through two of Indonesia's most beautiful islands while allowing for plenty of free days. You'll start in Ubud, where you will tour ancient temples, take a Balinese cooking class, climb a volcano, and learn about this island's unique culture. Next, you will enjoy the peace of Sidemen's verdant rural communities before wrapping up your adventure on the island paradise of Gili Air and the beaches of Jimbaran.
Discover the rich culture and biodiversity of Papua on this rugged, 12-day adventure. Get to know the Dani tribe people as you're welcomed into remote villages and embark on short, scenic hikes to the highlands and rivers of the Wamena Valley. Set out on a multi-day trek through the jungle, exploring your lush environs, camping under the stars, and celebrating at a local Dani Pig Festival. Then transfer to Nimbokrang for the island's birds of paradise, ending with a scenic boat trip across Lake Sentani.
If your family loves relaxed beach life, then this is the trip for you! This 10-day Indonesian itinerary will give you plenty of time to explore both Bali and Lombok. Take the kids snorkeling in pristine waters surrounded by colorful fish, lounge on the sand while the little ones play, and head inland to meet the locals and experience the warmth of local hospitality and traditions. Your family will come away relaxed and energized by a vacation in paradise.
Come face to face with Indonesia's smoldering volcanoes and Komodo dragons on this epic six-day tour. The adventure begins in east Java, where you'll hike to the summit of Mount Bromo and discover Mount Ijen's acid lakes and blue sulphuric flames. Make a pit stop in idyllic Bali before cruising around Komodo National Park, a UNESCO-listed gem where you'll enjoy Komodo dragon sightings and snorkel with manta rays.
Take in the natural beauty of Indonesia's islands, from stunning rock formations to dreamy sunsets, on this 5-day adventure. Traveling by boat, you'll divide your time between the islands of Nusa Penida and Bali. Visit an underground temple and snorkel with manta rays offshore Nusa Penida before cruising over to Bali for a few days of hiking, surfing, and sunbathing on world-class beaches. Finish the trip with a night out on the town in Seminyak — a lively way to end this whirlwind island tour!
This dynamic 11-day itinerary is perfect for travelers looking for a balance of culture and adventure in Indonesia. Start your tour in Java's capital of Yogyakarta and see palaces and ancient temples before hopping over to Bali to explore Ubud's markets, hidden waterfalls, and rice paddies. Then, you'll top it all off with a snorkeling adventure on Gili Air Island and beach relaxation in Jimbaran.
Embrace tropical temperatures and fewer crowds as you get to know the real Bali on this 15-day winter getaway. Snorkel amid the corals of Bali Barat National Park, discover the lush rice fields, monkey forests, and waterfalls of Munduk and Ubud, and take a sunrise trek up the active volcano of Mount Batur. Hop over to the tiny island of Nusa Penida to explore its hidden beaches, then it's back to Bali's southernmost point to wind down your vacation on the golden sands of the Bukit Peninsula.
On this three-week tour, enjoy waterfalls and hot springs, take bicycle tours, climb a mountain, go snorkeling, and spend plenty of time relaxing on gorgeous beaches on Bali, Lombok, and tiny Gili Air. There will be plenty of sights and activities included every day, but also enough downtime to relax around hotel pools and spend quality family time together.
Discover the beauty of Bali and the Gili Islands on this 12-day adventure. Kick off the trip in Ubud with a vintage car safari through the rice paddies and a sunrise trek up to Mount Batur before visiting some of the island's holiest and most beautiful temples. Then, head to Sidemen for a taste of traditional Balinese culture in the countryside before a few days of relaxing in the tropical island paradise of Gili Meno. You'll end up in Uluwatu with a mesmerizing Kecak dance performance as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean.
Experience the tropical climate of Sumatra this winter on a 10-day jungle adventure. Touch down in the island's capital of Medan before escaping to Tangkahan for jungle treks and river tubing. Wild orangutans await in UNESCO-listed Gunung Leuser National Park, followed by a sunrise hike to the peak of stratovolcano Mount Sibayak. Your holiday ends with a motorbike tour around Samosir Island, surrounded by glittering Lake Toba.
Uncover the secrets of some of the world's most fascinating cultures on this 13-day journey through Java and Sulawesi. Start your trip in Yogyakarta, visiting the ancient Buddhist temple sites of Borobudur and Prambanan before flying to Makassar. From there, head north to the jungle-covered, mountainous region of Tana Toraja, where death has as much importance as life. Visit historic villages and ancient tombs before ending your trip on the white-sand beaches of Bira and Liukang Island.
You don't have to be a newlywed to enjoy this romantic itinerary ideal for adventure-loving couples with two weeks to spend. Together, you'll immerse yourselves in Bali's scenic beauty, hike to a hidden waterfall for a picnic lunch, receive a honeymooner's holy blessing ceremony, and indulge in sunning and snorkeling while savoring being romantic on tiny, heart-shaped Pulo Cinta, the "magical Island of Love."
Experience the beauty, tranquility, and magic of Bali's Nyepi week on this 10-day itinerary that focuses on cultural experiences. Begin your trip with visits to some of Bali's most scenic Hindu temples before going snorkeling and relaxing on the beaches around Seminyak. Then, head to a small village to sample authentic Balinese cuisine and learn about cultural traditions with a local family before transferring to Ubud to partake in the Nyepi celebrations and tour many more temples.
Known as the "Jewel of Indonesia," Flores boasts lush mountains, volcanic lakes, and stunning pink beaches—with none of the crowds of nearby Bali. Hike, swim, and snorkel your way around the island on this eight-day expedition, discovering the rich culture of the local people along the way. As your trip nears its end, it's time to board a short cruise through the neighboring Komodo Archipelago, where you'll hop between remote islands and come face to face with Komodo dragons and manta rays.
Escape the winter blues with this laid-back, nine-day interlude on Indonesia's "Island of the Gods." Start among the emerald valleys of Ubud, where you'll tour the countryside in a vintage Volkswagen, explore tranquil ancient temples, and immerse yourself in the local culture. Then it's off to the coastal town of Sanur to unwind on hidden beaches, snorkel off exotic islands, and celebrate your final night in Bali with a sunset barbecue on Jimbaran Beach.
See Indonesia's highlights in Sumatra, Java, and Bali. Begin in the town of Bohorok, where you'll explore the rainforest and spot orangutans, then head to Yogyakarta to visit UNESCO-listed temples. Hike Mount Bromo and Mount Ijen at sunrise, then go snorkeling near Menjangan Island before transferring to Ubud to enjoy cultural activities, ending the trip with rafting and relaxation on the beaches around Uluwatu.
Experience tropical island life on this 13-day escape to Bali's ornate temples and lush landscapes. See the famous sea temple of Tanah Lot, then head to Ubud to look out over the Tegallalang rice terraces and learn to cook Balinese dishes with a local. Wind down with plenty of time to relax and snorkel on the car-free Gili Islands, then end your trip with a sunset cruise and barbecue on the golden beaches of Uluwatu.
Both parents and kids will find plenty to satisfy them on this family-friendly tour of Bali. The itinerary is full of educational activities so kids learn while they're having fun. Enjoy a combination of natural beauty and wildlife parks, and cultural attractions like dance performances and temple visits.
Go off the beaten path on this nine-day adventure to Sumatra, one of the most beautiful places in Indonesia. It begins in the northern province with a hike through virgin rainforests to spend time with orangutans. Then, take a road trip to West Sumatra, where you'll discover the unspoiled beauty of the Minangkabau Highlands and visit traditional villages where the history is as deep as the culture.
During this nine-day cultural odyssey, you'll see some of the most beautiful locales and visit the most isolated tribes in eastern Indonesia. It takes place in South Sulawesi, a region known for its beautiful coastline, lush highlands, and traditional architecture of the Tana Toraja people. After meeting locals and learning about unique funeral rituals, you'll finish the trip on the coast at the paradise of Bira.
This 15-day itinerary is great for nature enthusiasts and culture lovers alike. Begin your adventure with some wildlife spotting on a Borneo river cruise from Pangkalan Bun. Next, fly to Bali to explore the waterfalls around Munduk, visit Jatiluwih rice terraces, see Ubud by VW convertible, and climb Mount Batur. Afterward, head to Sanur, where you'll explore ancient temples, go snorkeling, and tour the nearby beaches.
Families seeking an offbeat, culturally-rich adventure in Indonesia will love discovering South Sulawesi, a part of the country that many travelers overlook. Best suited to older kids and teens, this 10-day adventure begins and ends in the city of Makassar as you venture deep into the remote Sulawesi heartland. Along the way, you'll witness fascinating ancient cultures—such as the eerie funeral traditions of the Toraja people—with some of Indonesia's most beautiful rural and coastal landscapes.
This chilled-out week-long vacation is the perfect way to explore Bali with little ones in tow. Start in Ubud, where the Monkey Forest and Bali Bird Park are sure to delight, then let the youngsters get their hands dirty with a family cooking class. Wind through the temples and rice terraces of the island's mountainous interior to reach the south coast beaches of Sanur, where the kids can spend the rest of the trip splashing, swimming, and snorkeling to their hearts' content.
On this outdoor adventure, relax and explore two of Indonesia's most beautiful islands: Bali and Sumba. Begin in Uluwatu in Bali, where you'll visit the cliffside Uluwatu Temple and see a traditional dance show. Then fly to Sumba to explore thatched-roof villages, visit serene beaches, and swim beneath waterfalls. Travel eastward across the island as you take in the natural wonders around Tambolaka, Waikabubak, Tarimbang, and Waingapu. Finally, return to Bali to see one last sunset over Uluwatu.
Looking for the perfect vacation for your family of ocean lovers? Think Indonesia. Starting on Bali's Bukit Peninsula, enjoy the perfect mix of exploration, sand, and surf before flying to the paradise of Flores and the Komodo National Park. Discover local culture and dine at an authentic fish market before departing on a three-day island cruise. Prepare to enjoy some of the world's best snorkeling and most beautiful beaches as you and the kids live the adventures family legends are made of!
To enjoy a relaxed family vacation that's far from the crowds, head to the Indonesian island of Lombok. This 10-day itinerary has your family spending a few days on the beautiful beaches of Lombok, then hopping over to the idyllic Gili Islands for swimming, snorkeling, and cycling. Learn about local Sasak culture and handicrafts in local villages, and get the chance to flex your culinary muscles in a family-friendly cooking class.
The small Indonesian island of Lombok is renowned for its jaw-dropping beaches, tropical marine life, and mountainous landscapes. In less than a week, you can experience the island's authentic culture and spend plenty of time immersed in its unspoiled nature. From soaking up the sun on white-sand beaches to exploring quaint local villages, here's how to discover the best of Lombok in just six days.
Enjoy nine days of island life on this strictly Bali highlights tour. Touch down in Tanah Lot and savor the beach vibe and its spiritual soul, discover temples in Munduk, and cool off at Sekumpul Waterfall. Next, visit the Monkey Forest, famed Tegalalang Rice Terraces, and Tirta Empul temple near Ubud. Learn about Balinese culture in Sideman, followed by a plunge into Sanur's spectacular crystal-clear oceans.
Venture through the heart of Bali on this 13-day journey that hits the highlights of the diverse Indonesian island. Start in Ubud, where you'll discover the famous Tegalalang rice fields and climb Mount Batur for breakfast at sunrise on its summit. Go snorkeling near Menjangan Island and trek through Bali Barat National Park. Visit the temples at Lempuyang Gateway before lazing on the pristine beaches of Amed and Pasir Putih. Finish your trip with intensive snorkeling and beach fun in Sanur.
Venture through the jungle on this six-day exploration of Sumatra's UNESCO-listed Gunung Leuser National Park. Trek through lush forests to catch glimpses of colorful lizards, exotic birds, leaf monkeys, macaques, and even the elusive orangutan. Relax along the Bohorok River floating in an inner tube or go whitewater rafting. Explore the rugged terrain of Tangkahan by 4WD and mingle with the elephants before relaxing in secluded hot springs and refreshing waterfalls.
Discover Indonesia's diverse culture and show-shopping landscapes on this 12-day tour. Touchdown on the island of Java, where sultan palaces and the UNESCO-listed Borobudur Temple await, followed by sunrise trips to the volcanic peak of Mount Bromo and Mount Ijen's acid lakes. Next, sail over to Bali to explore waterfalls, rice terraces, and jungles before basking on the golden sands of Lombok, lapped by azure waters home to snorkel-worthy reefs.
Awaken your senses on this 13-day journey through the Indonesian island of Bali. Start in Ubud to visit Tegallalang rice terraces and its famous Monkey Forest. Worship in water temples and explore Balinese life and cuisine. Discover ritual temple offerings outside of Sidemen as you trek along its rice paddy fields. Travel through the jungle toward the beach paradise of Jimbaran to get your fill of seafood. Finish your trip lounging on the beach before leaving this island fully relaxed.
This adventurous itinerary will take you to some of Indonesia's top cultural attractions and natural wonders. Discover temples around Yogyakarta, see Surakarta's verdant tea plantations and hike up volcanic Mount Bromo. Then move onto Kalibaru, where you'll see cocoa, coffee, and sugar plantations, and explore Muncar fishing port. Enjoy another spectacular hike up Mount Ijen, then end your journey in Bali, where you'll tour Ubud and its surroundings in an open-top VW convertible.
The Indonesian island of Bali is a top family destination thanks to its beautiful beaches, fascinating culture, and lush volcanic interior. But for a family trip with a bit of a difference, why not include an island off an island on your itinerary? Hop between Bali and the neighboring paradise of Nusa Penida on this 10-day trip, embarking on kid-friendly excursions and cultural experiences like bike rides, river rafting, snorkeling with manta rays, temple tours, and Balinese dance shows.
With cascading waterfalls, lush terraced rice fields, and endless jungles, the Indonesian province of Bali is a true tropical paradise. On this 13-day itinerary, you'll see a traditional Balinese dance performance and explore local temples in Ubud. Marvel at the floating water temple on Lake Bratan and hike to the refreshing waterfalls at Suwat. Work up an appetite on a true off-road adventure in Munduk, then learn about the art of Balinese cooking and sarong weaving in Sidemen.
Intrepid families and older kids will love this off-the-beaten-path excursion to Indonesia's East Java province. Start the week-long tour in Yogyakarta, a Javanese cultural hub, from where you'll visit the impressive temple complexes of Prambanan and Borobudur. Hike to tea plantations and more ancient temples around Surakarta, then continue east to cap off your adventure with a challenging but unforgettable sunrise climb up the active volcano of Mount Bromo.
Experience Indonesia's natural beauty, culture, and wildlife as you explore the unbeaten path from Bali to Borneo. Start in Ubud of Bali, and discover charming streets before visiting the iconic Tegalalang Rice Terraces. Meet a local family living in a Rumah Desa to discover Balinese culture and cuisine before a sunrise climb of Mount Batur. Fly to Borneo to cruise through the jungle and meet orangutans in their natural habitat and end your time in Sanur, enjoying its beautiful beaches.
Discover temples and waterfalls on the islands of Java and Bali on this nine-day adventure. Touch down in Jakarta before heading to Yogyakarta, where you'll visit Prambanan and Borobudur temples. Fly to Ubud, Bali's cultural capital, and cool off at Timbumana Waterfall. Wander among Jatiluwih Rice Terraces' many shades of green and bike through a bamboo forest. Finally, head south to the sea and climb to Uluwatu Temple, where you can look down on crashing waves.
Bali is a dream destination for families of all ages. With beautiful beaches and mountains as well as a fascinating culture, kids and adults alike will enjoy everything the Indonesian island has to offer. This week-long itinerary starts in the cultural capital of Ubud, surrounded by mountains and rice fields, and continues on to Sanur, a beach destination in South Bali. From temples and water palaces to a family-friendly cooking class and a beach-hopping tour, you'll manage to fit a lot into seven days.
Experience Indonesia's diverse landscapes as you explore two of its islands: Bali and Lombok, beginning with Bali. Check out Ubud's striking temples and stroll its charming streets, have your camera ready when you visit Tegalalang Rice Terraces and summit Mount Batur for views over the Bali landscape as the sun rises. Once on Lombok, you'll swim and snorkel along hidden coves and amid coral reefs, as well as hike through rainforests and cool off beneath cascading waterfalls like Tiu Kekep.
Adventurous families with older kids and teens will love this week-long expedition into some of Indonesia's most remote places. Spend the first few days cruising around the islands of Komodo National Park, where you can snorkel and spot the fearsome (but kind of cute?) Komodo dragons. Then it's on to Flores for an overland adventure to the remote village of Wae Rebo—where your family will be welcomed into a local home for an authentic and unforgettable homestay experience.
A family vacation in Bali doesn't need to be spent lounging on a beach: this exciting week-long itinerary fits in plenty of active outdoor excursions to keep even the most adventurous of kids entertained. Spend quality time together (and tire out energetic youngsters) with rafting, canyoning, hiking, and biking through the Indonesian island's mountainous interior and lush farmland. Along the way, sneak in some cultural highlights with fascinating temple tours and an immersive visit to to a local village.
This 10-day family adventure combines two gorgeous islands—Java and Bali—that showcase the best cultural activities in Indonesia. Start in the royal city of Yogyakarta, where you'll explore two ancient UNESCO-listed sites, including the largest Buddhist temple in the world. Then hop on a short flight to Bali and get close to Hindu traditions at temples, classes, and dance performances—with plenty of monkey sightings—for an educational trip you and your kids will never forget.
Explore the stunning nature of Indonesia's North Sumatra province on this eight-day adventure. Begin in Medan and see the city's attractions, then head to Tangkahan to enjoy river tubing and a jungle trek. Immerse yourself in greenery in Gunung Leuser National Park, then head to Berastagi and visit its local market. Travel to Samosir Island to trek up Mount Sibayak and explore the island by motorbike before returning to Medan.
Spend six days exploring Indonesia's Tana Toraja region, home of the traditions and rituals of the Torajan ethnic group. Enjoy a scenic journey from Makassar as you leave the stunning coastline for mountains and thick forests. Visit the Cliffs of Lemo and learn the Torajans' beliefs about death. Explore the villages of Ke'te and Palawa with their traditional sweeping roofed homes before hiking among rice fields, bamboo fields, and cocoa plantations.
Explore the cultural and natural highlights of Java's historic city of Yogyakarta and the island of Bali on this eight-day trip. Begin by visiting Yogyakarta's shopping and night markets and discovering Borobudur Temple on a guided tour. Wander the UNESCO-listed Prambanan Temple Complex, then transfer to Bali and explore Ubud and the Tegalalang terraced rice fields, then visit a family-run Rumah Desa (village house) for a tour and traditional lunch. On your last day, say hello to the monkeys at Uluwatu Temple and enjoy the cliffside views.
Discover Indonesia on this well-rounded itinerary, ideal for travelers who want to combine the rich culture and conveniences of Bali with remote, wild Indonesian experiences. Start with several days in Ubud, exploring the temples, palaces, and rice fields. Then fly to Flores and embark on a cruise around the Komodo Archipelago. Trek across Flores for a night in a homestay in remote Wae Rebo and end back in Bali, with a few relaxing days on the beach.
A chilled-out tropical vacation in Indonesia can be as varied as its many islands. Between Bali and the Gili Islands, travelers with various interests will enjoy cultural encounters, beach time, and active pursuits such as snorkeling and gentle hikes. Start in Tanah Lot and Ubud, learning about Balinese culture, before heading to tiny Gili Air off Lombok for snorkeling and deep relaxation. End on the beaches of South Bali, where you can enjoy free time to do whatever you like.
This nine-day jungle adventure takes you through the lush landscapes of two National Parks full of rare wildlife, from rhinos and endangered tigers to the elusive orangutan. You'll take an exhilarating tubing excursion and jungle trek, where you can spot toucans and macaques and climb to the top of the active volcano Mount Sibayak at sunrise. Then you'll explore Samosir Island by motorbike with sweeping views of Toba Lake.