Get acquainted with the rich blend of active adventure and idyllic relaxation that makes up this exciting trip through the diverse Indonesian archipelago. Culturally rich, Java boasts lively cities, lush rice terraces and active volcanoes - the perfect complement to the beauty and magic of mystical Bali. Spot exotic wildlife in Pangandaran, soak up the cultural atmosphere in Yogyakarta, climb to the top of Mt Bromo and relax on the beaches of Lovina - this is a fun adventure that will have you discovering the hidden secrets of the East Indies.
Day 1 Jakarta
Take time to learn about Indonesia's ancient and modern history at the National Museum or peruse fine art at Balai Seni Rupa.
Days 2-4 Pangandaran
Search for exotic wildlife on a walk through the stunning coastal reserve. Explore the countryside by bicycle or visit the vibrant Green Canyon. Make sure to return in time to see the fruit bats fly over the west beach at sunset.
Days 5-7 Yogyakarta
Java's cultural heart has a great atmosphere. From the sprawling palace to the bird markets, batik workshops and the extraordinary Hindu and Buddhist temples nearby, 'Yogya' is one of the most appealing cities in Asia.
Day 8 Seloliman Nature Reserve
Journey to the Seloliman Nature Reserve, a peaceful patch of forest on the slopes of Mt Penanggungan.
Day 9 Mt Bromo
Learn all about traditional medicines on a morning walk around the reserve, then travel to the fertile homeland of the Tenggerese people.
Days 10-11 Lovina
Up before dawn, cross the spectacular Sea of Sand to witness an East Javanese sunrise over smouldering Mt Bromo. Travel to Bali and enjoy surf, sea and sand on one of the island's most charming beaches. Take a boat out to see dolphins, snorkel or scuba dive along the reef, enjoy a Balinese banquet or relax in thermal hot springs.
Day 12 Tirta Gangga
There's free time to swim in the Raja's old stone pools and to explore the lush, green rice terraces that surround the village.
Days 13-15 Ubud
With artists, woodworkers and silversmiths lining the town's streets, Ubud is an art-lover's dream. End the adventure with an energetic Kecak dance performance or just relax with a massage at a day spa.