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Indonesia Family Adventure

Tailor Made Itinerary

13 Days From $4,193

Overview

This journey begins in Jakarta, Indonesia’s busy capital, from where you will fly on to the rich rainforests of Borneo, a refuge for orangutans, crocodiles and clouded leopards. Enjoying the traditional comforts of an Indonesian houseboat, you’ll spend your days cruising the waterways of the Tanjung Puting National Park, visiting orangutan sanctuaries and jungle research centres, before flying on to the beautiful island of Bali. Here you’ll find ancient sea temples, monkey forests ...
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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the orangutans of Camp Leakey and the Tanjung Puting National Park
  • Spend time living on the river in a traditional wooden houseboat
  • Discover the revered sea temples of Bali and watch traditional Kecak dancers perform
  • Enjoy a traditional blessing and spend an afternoon in chocolate heaven
  • Relax on the white beaches of Lombok

ITINERARY

This is a suggested itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes, or build a trip from scratch.

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DAY 1: ARRIVE IN JAKARTA (JAVA)

DAY 1: ARRIVE IN JAKARTA (JAVA)

The journey begins in Jakarta, Indonesia’s largest city. You will be met at the airport and transferred to a nearby hotel, where the rest of the day is free to relax and enjoy at your leisure.

Alila Jakarta

DAY 2: JAKARTA - TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK (KALIMANTAN)

DAY 2: JAKARTA - TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK (KALIMANTAN)

Transferring back to the airport you will take a morning flight on to Kalimantan, on the Indonesian island of Borneo. On arrival you will then head to the nearby port at Kumai, where you board your traditional riverboat for the journey along the Sekonyer River. Your destination is the protected enclave of the Tanjung Puting National Park, where this afternoon you enjoy a guided excursion in search of orangutans and proboscis monkeys. Accommodation for the next three nights will be aboard a traditional wooden houseboat.

River Houseboat
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK

DAY 3: TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK

Waking up early, the day begins with a cruise along the quiet waters of the 'Crocodile River', which is home, as you might imagine, to a host of these prehistoric reptiles. Passing through the timeless landscape of the Indonesian countryside, you'll enjoy lunch along the way, before arriving at Camp Leakey later this afternoon. A renowned orangutan research and rehabilitation centre, Camp Leakey lies in the heart of the park and provides opportunities to watch the primates being fed, and perhaps take a short trek into the surrounding jungle.

River Houseboat
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK

DAY 4: TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK

Following breakfast this morning you'll set sail for the orangutan feeding station at Pondok Tanggui. The dense jungle either side provides numerous chances for spotting the resident wildlife and arriving at Pondok Tanggui in time for the morning feed, you'll join the park rangers on a small trek deep into the jungle to watch the apes feeding. After visiting the Pesalat Reforestation Camp you'll then return to the boat in time for lunch, doubtless accompanied by the calls of proboscis monkeys high up in the canopy.

River Houseboat
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK - SANUR (BALI)

DAY 5: TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK - SANUR (BALI)

Returning to Kumai this morning you will transfer back to the airport in time for the flight on to Bali. Arriving at the island's national airport, you'll then travel a short distance by private, air-conditioned car to the coastal area of Sanur, where the rest of the day will be free to enjoy at your leisure.

Tandjung Sari
Breakfast

DAY 6: SANUR

DAY 6: SANUR

Today you can visit the famed Uluwatu Temple, one of the seven sea temples said to form a protective chain around the island. Perched on rocks, high above the sea, this is one of Bali's most revered temples and its dramatic setting provides the perfect spot for an Indian Ocean sunset. A chance to watch a performance of some traditional Kecak dancing will be followed by an opportunity later to enjoy some of Jimbaran Bay's famous seafood.

Tandjung Sari
Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7: SANUR - UBUD

DAY 7: SANUR - UBUD

Visiting another of Bali's sea temples this morning, you will begin today's tour at the Tanah Lot Temple, a site steeped in Balinese mythology. From here you then drive towards the centre of the island and the town of Mengwi, which is home to the exquisite temple complex of Taman Ayun. Considered one of the islands most beautiful temples, it is still used for special occasions. The final stop of the day will then be at Ubud's famed Monkey Forest, home to hundreds of mischievous crab-eating macaques, before checking into your beautiful Ubud property.

Pita Maha Resort
Breakfast

DAY 8: UBUD

DAY 8: UBUD

In the village of Mas, just outside Ubud, lives a Brahman who’s family are descendants of the holy priests who brought Hinduism to Bali in the 9th century. Today you will visit him and his family to enjoy a unique day as their guests. The day will include a chance to watch a skilled woodcarver at work, before trying your hand at creating your own masterpiece. You will also help prepare a traditional Balinese feast and receive a traditional blessing from a local priest.

Pita Maha Resort
Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 9: UBUD

DAY 9: UBUD

A hike through the Tukad Wos River Valley this morning provides some fine views of the surrounding countryside and the volcanic slopes of Gunung Agung, Bali's highest mountain. Enjoying some of the most spectacular light hiking country around, you'll stop later for lunch on the banks of the Wos River. The afternoon has then been set aside for a tour of a local community-based chocolate factory, where you can watch each step of the chocolate-making process before trying your hand at making your own chocolate elephants.

Pita Maha Resort
Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 10: UBUD - SENGGIGI (LOMBOK)

DAY 10: UBUD - SENGGIGI (LOMBOK)

Departing Bali this morning you transfer to the airport after breakfast in time to catch a flight on to Lombok Island, renowned for its surf, beaches and trekking. On arrival you will be met at the airport and driven on to Senggigi Beach on the west of the island, where the rest of the day will be at leisure.

Jeeva Klui
Breakfast

DAY 11: SENGGIGI

DAY 11: SENGGIGI

The next two days are free to enjoy this idyllic spot at your own pace. Lying along an uninterrupted stretch of beach overlooking the Indian Ocean, the resort offers up the chances for adventure and relaxation in equal measure.

Jeeva Klui
Breakfast

DAY 12: SENGGIGI

DAY 12: SENGGIGI

You can enjoy rejuvenating spas and holistic massages, bike rides through the rice terraces, or boat trips along the coast. Other activities include snorkelling and kayaking amongst the clear waters, or simply lounging around the infinity pool and watching the Indonesian sun track slowly across the sky.

Jeeva Klui
Breakfast

DAY 13: DEPART SENGGIGI

DAY 13: DEPART SENGGIGI

Enjoy a day at leisure before you transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Breakfast

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

Luxury

Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

GUIDELINE PRICE & WHAT’S INCLUDED

INDONESIA FAMILY ADVENTURE (13 DAYS) $4,193

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra - The best of the best, the ultimate indulgence
Luxury - Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium - Excellent standards without the big price tag
Mid-Range - Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple - No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

CARBON CONTRIBUTIONS

If you book international flights through Wild Frontiers.

This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

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