Malaysia Borneo Indonesia East Timor Japan by Intrepid Travel

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indonesia lombok original 8 days ubud to denpasar departs every sat jul to dec selected sat jan to jun itinerary day 1 ubud bali s cultural heart overflows with artisans selling handicrafts wood carvings and silverware if you arrive early hire a bike and explore the surrounding plus local payment us$100 physical culture shock villages day 2 kuta lombok meet local passengers and grab a snack from one of the food hawkers on the ferry to lombok once there bask on the pristine beaches of kuta not to be confused with its touristy namesake in bali day 3 tetebatu from this peaceful hillside retreat take a sunrise walk for fantastic views of mt rinjani lombok s highest mountain horse-drawn carts take us to nearby handicraft villages where talented locals make their living carving timber sculpting pottery braiding baskets and weaving traditional fabrics day 4 sapit nestled along mt rinjani s eastern slope is the picturesque town of sapit trek through quaint villages to a nearby canyon and enjoy the views out over rice paddies to a glimmering blue sea days 5-6 the gilis back at the base of the mountain stretch those legs with a leisurely walk to singang gila waterfall a boat ride takes us to the laid-back island of gili meno kick back on the perfect beaches spot turtles while snorkelling or go island-hopping days 7-8 denpasar there is time for a farewell dip before saying goodbye to lombok and flying to denpasar arrive in time to head out for a final night s meal to celebrate and reflect on your time on lombok accommodation simple guesthouses 7 nts transport boat minibus horse cart walking plane group size max 12 meals 5 breakfasts 1 lunch 1 dinner budget allow us$70 for meals not included departs every sat jul to dec selected sat jan to jun notes please check your government s advice for its latest travel information before booking this trip and again before leaving home our website s safety page includes links to major travel advisories see http www.intrepidtravel.com/safety traveller rating 4.22 out of 5 trip code · explore the balinese art of ubud · walk along mountain tracks · visit soaring waterfalls · relax on gili meno · visit rustic handicraft villages pineapples for sale kuta beach jen bird isl east indies explorer basix 15 days jakarta to ubud departs selected sat itinerary day 1 jakarta indonesia s steamy capital is an intriguing place to explore take the time to learn about the country s history at the national museum days 2-4 plus local payment us$200 physical culture shock pangandaran seek out exotic wildlife on a walk through the coastal reserve take to the countryside on bicycle or seek adventure in green canyon days 5-7 yogyakarta from the sprawling palace to the bird markets batik workshops and the hindu and buddhist temples nearby `yogya is one of the most appealing cities in asia day 8 seloliman nature reserve learn about traditional medicines at seloliman nature reserve the reserve lies across the slopes of the sacred penanggungan volcano said to be a broken part of mt mahameru home of the hindu gods day 9 mount bromo travel to the fertile homeland of the tenggerese people up before dawn the following day cross the `sea of sand to climb the smouldering mt bromo days 10-11 lovina take a boat out to see dolphins snorkel or scuba dive on the reef enjoy a balinese banquet or visit a buddhist monastery day 12 tirta gangga enjoy free time to swim in the rajah s old stone pools or explore the lush green rice terraces that surround the village days 13-15 ubud with artists woodworkers and silversmiths workshops lining the town s streets ubud is an artlover s dream accommodation guesthouses 12 nts simple guesthouse 1 nt nature reserve lodge 1 nt transport public and chartered buses minibus train group size max 12 meals no meals included budget allow us$250 for meals not included departs selected sat notes please check your government s advice for its latest travel information before booking this trip and again before leaving home as we want you to travel fully informed our website s safety page includes links to major travel advisories see http www intrepidtravel.com/safety traveller rating 4.64 out of 5 trip code · spot exotic wildlife in pangandaran · explore the cultural treasures of yogyakarta · get in touch with nature at seloliman nature reserve · climb mount bromo · experience the rich hindu culture of ubud darrell wade founder i first led this trip in 1990 after researching it on a holiday a year earlier i still reckon it has it all adventure and culture beaches and mountains wonderful people and great food photography competition 2006 bromo semeru eruption indonesia dennis walton ire 53