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Trip Itinerary

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Destinations Activities
Leg 1 — Jakarta
Day 1 to 3

Kota Kinabalu


Kota Kinabalu to Jakarta flight

Jakarta arrival & check-in

Jakarta city tour — Kota Old City & Central Jakarta

Leg 2 — Yogyakarta
Day 3 to 7


Jakarta to Yogyakarta flight

Yogyakarta arrival & check-in

Yogyakarta old city tour

Prambanan Temple tour

Borobudur Temple tour

Leg 3 — Mount Bromo & Ngadas
Day 7 to 10



Cemoro Lawang

Mount Bromo

Yogyakarta to Mount Bromo via Malang train & commute

Ngadas stopover & homestay

Ngadas to Cemoro Lawang trek via Mount Bromo Savanna & Sea of Sand

Cemoro Lawang arrival & check-in

Mount Bromo & Cemoro Lawang tour

Leg 4 — East Java
Day 10 to 14




Mount Bromo to Bondowoso

Bondowoso stopover

Bondowoso to Baluran bus

Baluran arrival & check-in

Baluran National Park tour

Baluran to Surabaya night travel

Surabaya city tour

This trip is part of Marcos’ 3 Weeks in Malaysia, Brunei & Indonesia & 2012 Detours series.

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IN PHOTOS: Marcos journeys to Borobudur Temple, an ancient Buddhist monument & UNESCO World Heritage Site in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
IN PHOTOS: An excursion from Yogyakarta, takes Marcos to the ancient Prambanan Temple & Sewa Temple Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Central Java, Indonesia.
IN PHOTOS: On his walk around Yogyakarta city center, Marcos explores Malioboro Street, Dutch-colonial heritage sites & bizzare public art sculptures.
IN PHOTOS: Marcos visits the Water Castle & Kraton (Royal Palace) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He discovers royal bathing pools, underground tunnels & a unique mosque hidden in the old city.
IN PHOTOS: On a journey to Borobudur & Prambanan Temples, Marcos arrives in Yogyakarta-Adisucipto International Airport & stays at Jalan Sosrowijayan, the city’s backpacker district.
IN PHOTOS: Marcos explores Jakarta’s Dutch-colonial heritage sites, in Kota Tua (Old Batavia) & Sunda Kelapa harbour.
IN PHOTOS: Marcos makes a stopover in Jakarta, Indonesia. He transits through Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jalan Jaksa & Jalan Thamrin in Jakarta Central Business District (CDB).
IN PHOTOS: Marcos enjoys a trip to ancient temples & heritage sites in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He visits the Temples of Borobudur & Prambanan, and gets lost in the Water Castle in Old Jogja.
IN PHOTOS: Marcos journeys around the countrysides of East Java, Indonesia. He find himself in the small city of Bondowoso on a failed trip to Ijen Volcano, among wildlife in Baluran National Park, and the busy streets of old Surabaya.
IN PHOTOS: Marcos spends 4 days in Mount Bromo, Indonesia, on a quest to see an active volcano up close. On the way, he spends a night in remote Ngadas Village and treks his way to the edge of the summit crater.