Alfa Prima Tours made selection of the best travel programs according the experiences of our guests during the last years. This chapter Experience Indonesia offers you a variety of packages including several destinations together. To enjoy the country of Indonesia and experience the different cultures you might reserve one of the travel options within the Experience Indonesia, whenever you have your own idea of the Experience Indonesia Alfa Prima Tours is open for it.
Welcome to Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. You will be met by your guide then transfer to your hotel.
Today, you will be departing from Jakarta for Makassar, South Sulawesi. Upon your arrival, your guide will meet you then directly leaving for Toraja, you will be passing through the Buginese area with their distinctive stilt houses through magnificent scenery and mountain. Some stops on the way, including stop at Erotic mountain in Enrekang, the city which you will pass. Afternoon arrive in Toraja.
You will start to visit the fascinating villages of Toraja with the unique Tongkonan Houses which shape like a ship bow and stern. The First village you will visit is Lemo, this village is wellknown on its grave yard on the cliff with puppets on Balcony representing the death, then visit Suaya Village, old royal stone graves of the seventh king, on the way, you will stop at Sanggala village to see the Baby graves. Afternoon, you will visit Londa village, an ancient natural cave graves with puppets on the balcony representing the dead. This cave graves still used till nowdays. Then The last village is Ketekesu, traditional Toraja Village.
Today, you are exploring more to mountinous area of Toraja by visiting Batutumonga Village, you will witnessing fantastic scenery, passing through the villagers and the green paddy field, in the middle of the way you will stop at the Rock Graves. Soft trekking passing the village to give you more chance to see how the local people way of life. Afterwards you will visit the old village of Toraja with beautiful Tongkanan Houses and rice Barn in Palawa Village, Then visit the stone showing the existence of the funeral site of the clan in Bori Village. Afternoon you will visit Nanggala Village, another traditional village with Fantastic Tongkonan houses surrounded. On your way back, you will stop at local Market.
You will leave Toraja for Makassar airport for your next destination to Papua, you will be onboard till morning arrival.
Morning arrival in Jayapura, your guide is waiting for you at the arrival, then change flight to Wamena, your trip today to Southern of Baliem Valley, where the trekking 3 hours up and down the little hills. You will first arrive at Kilise village.
Hike down through the beautiful country side and Dani villages. You will encounter and greeted by the Dani people who work in their steep sweet potato garden.. The trail is steep and could be very sleeper if it is in rainy season. Then continue the last trekking day back to Kurima with regular path of local people, and view suspension hanging bridge over Baliem river. You will walk at Baliem river bank until Kurima. Afternoon arrive in Kurima and Yetni then catch the car for drive back to Wamena town in 40 minutes.
Start 40 minutes drive to Jiwika village, walk 20 minutes to the village of Sumpaima to view the 250 years old Mummy. Another 10 minutes to the nearby village of Anemoigi to enjoy A Mock war and the traditional dance by Dani Tribe . You will see and experience the local culture and have an opportunity to interact with local villagers while you can buy their handicraft as your souvenir. Before return to Wamena you still have chance to visit Waga-Waga village to explore Contilola cave which can be reach 15 minutes by car. On the way to the towm you may stop at Unique Jibama Local Market.
Morning transfer to the airport by regular flight at 06:30 leaving for Jayapura. Change flight To Jogjakarta via Makassar, South Sulawesi. Upon your arrival you will be met by your guide.
Your first morning visit is Borobudur temple, a Buddhist temple which is built in 824 A.D by the King of Syailendra dynasty. The Temple itself is mostly used for worship by pilgrim as well as celebration of Waisak day by the Buddhist, you will visit small temple surrounded, Pawon temple and Mendut Temple. By traditional horse cart, your guide will lead you for Village tour in the vicinity of Borobudur.
Today you will have Yogyakarta city tour by visiting of Sultan’s Palace where the Javanese culture and tradition strongly flourished, then continue to Tamansari ruin water castle, which was a recreation garden or a resting house of the Sultan and family as well as a hiding place for royal family to defend against the enemy assault. Drive to Prambanan temple, the charming Hindu temple, and visit also to plaosan Temple.
By using morning train, you will leave Central Java to East Java, you will arrive in Mojokerto, small city which you will continue your trip by vehicle to reach Mount Bromo Area. You will arrive late afternoon.
Early wake up at 3.45… by using 4WD jeep, drive up to Mt. Pananjakan located 2700m above sea level ,the highest view point to see sunrise and magnificent mountain scenary of surrounding Mount. Bromo and Mount. Semeru , you will enjoy the spectacular and unforgettable experience to witness the sunrise coming up between the most beautiful mountain landscape. Drive through step rock down hill to the caldera passing the only Hindu temple built on sand sea, riding horse and climbing up to crater of Mt. Bromo. You will contineu your trip to Ijen area , through scenic landscapes.
You have two options of this trip, if you want to see the Blue Flame then you have to be ready for the trip at 24.30 midnight,second option with only climb and see the crater. An active crater with approximately 1 Km of diameter and 2,5 more or less hours trekking. First to reach Paltuding village by and continued walk to the crater of ijen for admiring the landscape. On the way, you will see some of the local men carrying sulphur to be sold. Back to Banyuwangi, continued to Bali by taking the public ferry to Bali, upon arrival in Bali, transfer to Ubud, Bali.
Your first visit in Bali is to Batubulan Village, you will enjoy traditional dance performance The Barong & Keris Dance , this performance show the good and the evil, then to Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave), a Hindu meditation center dating back to the XI th Century, drive forward to Kintamani Village, where the mount Batur is located. The next visit is Tampak Siring village, visit Tirta empul Temple, a Hindu Temple located in a valley between two hills with big springs and sacred by the local residents as a place to melt all the bad influences in the body and purifies the soul and mind then, on the way visit Ubud Monkey forest.
Today, your destination is Bedugul Village, Air fresh area where you could see local people selling vegetable and fruits at local market, Visit the Ulun Danu Temple, situated on the clear Water lake, This place is also one of the Icon of Bali. Afterwards, you will visit Jatiluwih village, the oldest rice Terrace in Bali and noted as one of the world heritage by Unesco…having soft walking surround the rice field would be on of the unforgatable experience. The next village is Mengwi , visit the Royal Temple of Mengwi (Taman Ayun) which surrounded by beautiful classical lagoon, Your last visit today is the remarkable temple of Tanah Lot, a great floating temple. This rocky temple was built in 16th century on huge rock on it is surrounded by the sea during hide tides.
Your last day in Labuan Bajo, you still have last minute before be transfer to the airport, You may add your days in Bali or continue to other destinations within Indonesia.