Makassar-Borneo-Java & Komodo Tours 15D

 

Day 01: Makassar Airport (South Sulawesi Island) – City Tour – Hotel 
Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar/Ujung Pandang (Sulawesi), meeting service. Afterwards, we will take you on a city tour of Makassar: visiting Fort Rotterdam, the old Dutch fortress, next to Tanjung Bunga, a small town on south shore of Makassar. The next stop will be Sulawesi Miniature Garden where different types of South Sulawesian traditional houses are exhibited. Check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight. (D)

Day 02: Fullday Batimurung Tours (South Sulawesi Eco Tours)
After breakfast, we will take you on a full day tour to Bantimurung waterfall, famous for its colorful butterflies. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will visit Leang – Leang Cave, a prehistoric cave where we find the ancient hand prints as the life symbols of the prehistoric human. Back to Makassar for dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 03: Full day Malino Highland Eco Tours 
After breakfast, we will take you on a tour around Makassar. Today we drive to Malino highland, a cool and fresh mountainous area, famous for its wonderful views. On the way we visit Balla Lompoa, where we can find all ancient collections from the past Gowa kingdom. Lunch will be served in Malino. After lunch we will visit the Takapala waterfall and the traditional tea farming area. In the afternoon, back to Makassar. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 04: Hotel – Makassar Airport – Yogyakarta – Semarang 
After breakfast, free program. Then transfer to Hasanuddin Airport Makassar to catch your flight leaving for Jogjakarta then drive to the world famous monumental budist temple of Borobudur ,the largest temple in Asia . it was built between 750 and 850 AD than party burried under volcanic mudflows from merapi volcano around 1000 m up on the slopes of Merapi volcano . Afterward, drive to Semarang fro 3hours to stay overnight at Semarang Hotel hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 05: Semarang – Pangkalan Bun – Tanjung Puting National Park 
After breakfast in Semarang hotel, then our staff will escort you to the airport to catch flight leaving for Pangkalan Bun airport. Upon arrival in Pangkalan Bun airport, our staff will pick you up, meeting service and take you to Kumai Harbor by air conditioning car for 20 minutes then proceed to Tanjung Puting National Park area by traditional wooden river boat. It is 12m by 2,5m and called by “ Klotok”, there is small cabin, simple toilet and on upper deck you can see natural view of National Park area while you enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with local snacks. After boating around 2 hours, you will be in Rimba Orangutan Eco Lodge. Just simple, you can choose to take dinner and over night on Boat. (B,L,D)

Day 06: Boat – Camp Leakey – Borneo River Cruise
After breakfast, we will travel up the river by Boat to see Orangutan feeding time in Camp Leaky feeding station to see feeding time and orangutan education center at 14:00. Before, we arrive in Camp Leaky, you can observe river ecology and enjoy your lunch on boat while you see kind of wild animals on the river sides (Prosboscis Monkeys, Birds, Sun Bears, Kind of Macaque and Wild Orangutan). You can also enjoy sunset time with view natural of rain forest as long as river side, when you are on the way back. Take Dinner and over night on Boat (B,L,D)

Day 07: Boat – Pondok Tangguy – Traditional Village
After breakfast, we will travel up the river by Boat or Klotok to observe river ecology and see wild life as long as river side then stop in Pondok Tanggui Feeding station to learn about Orangutan habitat and see the rangers feed them at 09:00. After you enjoy natural view in this area then proceed to Pesalat reforest station to look reforest daily activities and learn about the famous of ‘iron wood’. Take lunch on Boat or at Lodge and enjoy wild Animals activities as long as river side. Take your free time on Boat or at Lodge for few hours then continue to Tanjung Harapan Feeding Station at 15:00, from this area we will proceed to Traditional Village of Tanjung Harapan to see villager activities. Enjoy natural river view on the way back, take dinner and over night on Boat. (B,L,D)

Day 08: Boat –Pangkalan Bun – Banjarmasin – Surabaya – Mt. Bromo
After early breakfast, we will escort you to Kumai Harbor then proceed to Pangkalan Bun Airport to catch flight to Banjarmasin – South Kalimantan, then from Banjarmasin take flight to Surabaya airport – East Java. Upon arrival in Surabaya airport, our staff will ransfer you to the small village of Cemoro Lawang in the Tengger region. The journey takes approximately three and a half hours, with possible stops at hot mud flood in Sidoarjo regency and having lunch at local restaurant on the way . Upon arrival in Mt. Broo area, you will stay overnight at Lava View Lodge or Cemara Indah Hotel where located on the rim of the Mt. Tengger crater with a superb view of Mt.Bromo, Mt. Batok and Mt. Kursi. (B,L,D) 

Day 09: Cemorolawang – Pananjakan Volcano – Kalibaru 
Early morning the 4WD will take us to the summit of Pananjakan Volcano (2775m). We will see a striking sunrise over the caldera, and sweeping views of the surrounding region of Mount Bromo Volcano, as well as the rear slopes of Mount Semeru, both mountains belching out volcanic ashes. We will transfer to an area close to Kalibaru, in the very heart of various plantations. Stay overnight and take dinner in Hotel Kalibaru Area. (B,L,D)

Day 10: Kalibaru – Sukamade Turtle Beach 
After breakfast at your hotel, then enjoy morning city-tour. In the afternoon, we will continueto Meru Betiri nature reserve and then Sukamade Turtle Beach, the famous beach of the green turtles. We may walk a bit on the beach’s white sand, as well as in the heart of the surrounding rain forest. At night, we will go on a walk to observe the turtles and stay overnight and take dinner at boarding house(B,L,D)

Day 11: Sukamade Turtle Beach – Banyuwangi 
After breakfast, you will enjoy some free time to swim and stroll on this marvelous island then at late noon, we will drive to Banyuwangi for Ijen Crater tours on next morning. Stay over night at ketapang indah resort and having dinner at local restaurant. (B,L,D)

Day 12: Banyuwangi – Ijen crater – Bali 
In the early morning, we will enjoy sunrise overlooking to the landscapes surrounding Ijen crater, then proceed to the sulphur-processing site. There, we can see miners extracting sulphur from the largest acid lake in the world, and be at sulphur weighing. This is a tough job: the workers carry 100kgs of sulphur on their back to the factory located 15km away from the site. However, we will reach the site slowly and carefully. Then, we will head back to Banyuwangi hotel for take shower and loading the bags to the vehicle then continue to srive to Bali/and. We will cross Bali strait by ferry for about 1hour then continue to drive for about 3-4hours. We may stop en route for taking pictures of Bali panoramas with rice terrace field then we will escort you to the Hotel for your accommodation 1 night in Bali. Stay over night and take dinner in Bali. (Dinner will be your own cost) (B,L) 

Day 13: Bali – Labuan Bajo (West Flores) - Komodo Island 
Pick up from your Hotel in Bali and then transfer to the airport to catch flight leaving for Labuan Bajo (West Flores Island). On arrival directly transfer to Labuan Bajo Harbour aboard the wooden boat cross to Komodo. Arrive in Komodo Island after boating for about 3 – 4 hours. (B,L,D) 

Day 14: Komodo Island – Pink Beach – Labuan Bajo.
After breakfast, we begin our trek and hike through the typical dry forest explore the Komodo dragon. There are also many various other species of wild animals. While entering the park, please keep look above as sometimes you will find the young Komodo dragon are on the trees. A local ranger will lead you during the trek. Afterward return to boat for relaxing and lunch then proceed to Pink Beach to enjoy natural beautiful beach and spectacular snorkel site. In afternoon return to Labuan Bajo Harbour then transfer to your hotel for dinner and stay overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 15: Labuan Bajo – Denpasar .
After breakfast at hotel, a short city sightseeing to visit local market and Batu Cermin and then transfer to the airport for your flight return to Denpasar - Bali. Upon arrival in Bali airport, then our staff will pick you up to escort to the hotel. You will stay in Bali Hotel as your own arrangement