11 Days Java Nature Culture Overland — Alfa Prima Tours & Travel

11 Days Java Nature Culture Overland

Java is an island of Indonesia with a population of 145 million people it is the most populous island of the world. Java is home to 57% of the total Indonesian population.The Indonesian capital Jakarta is located on western Java, much of the Indonesian history took place on Java.

It was the center of powerful Hindu-Buddist empire, the Islamic sultanates and the core of the colonial Dutch East Indies. Nowadays Java dominates Indonesia politically, economically and culturally. Three main languages are spoken on the island with Javanese being dominant, the island is divided into four provinces: West Java, Central Java, East Java and Banten. Jakarta and Yogyakarta are two special regions.

The natural environment of Java is tropical rainforest with ecosystems ranging from coastel mangrove forests on the north coast, rocky cliffs on the southern coast and low-lying tropical forests to high attitude rainforests on the slopes of mountainous volcanic regions in the interior.
Java has a rich biodiversity of wildlife where numbers of endemic species of flora and fauna flourish, for instance there are 450 species of birds.

Day 1
Arrival Jakarta

Upon arrival at Jakarta International airport, you will be met and directly transferred to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 2
Jakarta – Bogor – Bandung

After breakfast at hotel, sight seeing overland to Bandung with visit Bogor Botanical Garden which located at the heart of Bogor, it is world class botanical gardens, covering an area of around 85 hectares. Officially opened by the Dutch in 1817, it was from these gardens that early researchers developed various crops such as tea, cassava, tobacco and cinchona. More than 15000 plant species grow in this garden, including 400 kind of palm and more than 5.000 kinds of orchid varieties from various regions in Indonesia. Many of the trees are centuries old. Afterward, drive across this beautiful 1400-meter high pass, winding mountain road that passes through small resort towns and tea plantations you will arrive to Puncak that meaning “summit”. At this high altitude, it is cool and often misty. Tea pickers with their colorful costumes and big broad hats are good objects for photo lovers. Afternoon arrive at Bandung. Overnight.

Day 3
Bandung – Naga Village – Pangandaran

Breakfast at hotel. Depart for Pangandaran, a beach resort in the southern coastal of Java. Stop will be made at Naga Village, a traditional Sundanese village with their daily life. Arrive in the afternoon. Overnight.

Day 4
Pangandaran

After breakfast at hotel, proceed for Pangandaran tour with visiting Green Canyon, locally called Cukang Taneuh which offers an adventurous experience, by boat trip up the river to Green Canyon through dense wood in very cool water and a beautiful environment that ends in cavern blocked by huge rocky stones and high cliff resembles an underground tunnel full of stalactite and stalagmite. Afterward, back to hotel for free at leisure with relax on the beach or explore further a field. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5
Pangandara – Jogjakarta

After breakfast at hotel, proceed for sight seeing transfer to Yogyakarta.. Afternoon arrive at Yogyakarta and overnight.

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