Ultimate Indonesia

Indonesia batik painting and waxing traditional making process with hand dyed
IDEAL LENGTH 19 nights
Price From $4,000 pp
When to Go May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Ultimate Indonesia

“This itinerary reveals all the highlights of this fascinating country at a soothing pace. Comprising history, religion, art and ultimate relaxation, you’ll really get a taste for the culture. Swimming with turtles and Manta Rays off of your own private yacht around Komodo Island is especially magical.”

Day 1

Day 1
Arrival

You’ll be met at the airport in Bali and privately transferred to your accommodation in Ubud.

The rest of your day will be spent at your leisure.
 

Day 2

Day 2
Ubud

Today you’ll have time to relax at the resort before being escorted for lunch at a famous local restaurant.

The rest of the day will be spent at your leisure.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be able to recommend activities that suit your needs prior to your trip.

Day 3

Day 3
Bali Excursion In A Vintage VW Beetle

This morning you’ll be picked up by your guide in a vintage style VW Beetle for your day tour of central Bali. 

Your first stop will be the rarely-visited stone relief of Yeh Pulu, which is over 900 years old and depicts scenes of everyday life. You’ll then drive through the beautiful valley of Gunung Kawi and to the slopes of Mount Batur, Bali’s most active volcano.

After lunch, you’ll travel through small villages to the Holy springs of Sebatu. You’ll then return to your hotel, stopping at the village of Perkedui on the way. 

Day 4

Day 4
Bike Tour

Enjoy a cycling tour of Ubud, cruising past untouched rice terraces and villages dotted with traditional houses and temples. You’ll pause to meet the friendly locals, take photos and learn about the local culture. 

You’ll enjoy lunch before returning to your hotel.
 

Day 5

Day 5
Bali - Labuan Bajo - ALEXA Private Cruise

This morning you’ll fly to Labuan Bajo where your luxury yacht awaits. 

The afternoon will be free for you to spend at leisure; enjoy a snorkel, an introductory dive within the beautiful waters off the island, or head to the spa.

You’ll then depart to Pink Beach for a stunning sunset over the Komodo Island hills and a gourmet meal.
 

Day 6

Day 6
Pink Beach - Toro Longkoi

Discover Pink Beach which gets its name and colour from crushed red coral blended with sugar-soft white sand. Go trekking in search of the legendary Komodo Dragon, walk along paths where the native wildlife is in abundance, and return to ALEXA for lunch.

The afternoon will be spent at your leisure.

Day 7

Day 7
Toro Longkoi - Komodo

Visit one of the dive sites ‘Manta Point’, located in the south west of Komodo, where you can swim or dive surrounded by Manta Rays. This area is also home to large numbers of fish including tuna, napoleon, wrasse and barracuda.

After lunch, you’ll change locations for a dive with turtles, great and black-tail barracuda and Manta Rays, before a spot of beach-combing, snorkelling, or simply enjoying the spa. 
 

Day 8

Day 8
Padar Island

Padar Island is the third largest island in Komodo National Park, famous for its stretches of deserted white beaches. Here, you can scuba dive at W Reef and go wakeboarding.

In the evening you’ll enjoy a beach barbeque and a spot of star-gazing.   

Day 9

Day 9
Padar Island - Siaba Island

Alexa will sail towards Rinca Island, home to the Komodo Dragon and to Tengha Island, which is great for diving and snorkelling.

In the afternoon you’ll reach Siaba Island, which is surrounded by secluded bays, boasts spectacular underwater coral gardens, and is the perfect viewpoint for a final sunset over the Komodo Islands.

Day 10

Day 10
Siaba Island - Sumba Island

You’ll arrive at Sumba Island where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 11

Day 11
Horse Riding On Sumba Island

Today will be spent at your leisure to enjoy the stunning surroundings of Nihiwatu.

As the sun begins to set, enjoy a sunset horse ride on the beach with expert Sumbanese horsemen.

Day 12

Day 12
Coconut Grove Trekking

Head on a trek through the surrounding palm tree forest and past traditional Sumba villages. When you reach Pantai Rua there’ll be time for a fresh coconut and relaxing swim.

In the evening, take part in a private yoga lesson on an open-air platform with 360 degree views.

Day 13

Day 13
Half Day Spa Safari

Embark on a half day spa safari, journeying across Sumba’s dramatic west coast to the secluded Nihi Oka valley.

Enjoy a bush-cooked breakfast served in a tree house before being escorted to the spa for treatments amidst uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean and rice paddy fields.

Day 14

Day 14
Half Day Spearfishing

Head out with your expert guides for a lesson in spearfishing and some time in the water searching for prey.

The afternoon will be spent at your leisure. You'll have our list of recommendations and your private guides on hand, and Lightfoot Travel can also arrange a number of excursions. Your Travel Designer will be able to recommend activities that suit your needs prior to your trip.

Day 15

Day 15
Matayangu – The ‘Blue’ Waterfall Trekking

This morning, head on a trek through the Indonesian National Park forest to the blue lagoon at the base of the waterfall.

After a picnic lunch and an afternoon of relaxing and swimming, you’ll explore  the resort’s organic garden and learn about local herbs and spices. You’ll also learn how to cook some of Nihiwatu’s signature Indonesian dishes.

Day 16

Day 16
Nihiwatu

Today will be spent at your leisure to enjoy your surroundings. Activities here can include guided tours to the national park, hilltop hikes, horse riding, mountain biking, jet skiing, wake boarding, or simply relaxing on the beach with a book in one hand and a cocktail in the other.

Day 17

Day 17
Nihiwatu - Yogyakarta

Today you’ll fly to Yogyakarta.

Upon arrival, you’ll be escorted to the Prambanan complex, a set of temples built in the middle of the 9th century, about 50 years after the construction of Borobudur. After exploring the complex you’ll be driven to your hotel.

Day 18

Day 18
Borobudur Sunrise Tour

Witness the sun rising at Borobudur. As the mist lifts, the sun scales the surrounding volcanoes and terraced fields, and highlights the stone reliefs and many faces of Buddha.

Return to your hotel for breakfast and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.  

Day 19

Day 19
Menoreh Hills Trekking

Go on a private walk through the rugged limestone hills that tower behind Amanjiwo. You’ll stop at a local house for a cup of sweet fragrant tea before returning to your hotel to spend the rest of your day at leisure.

Day 20

Day 20
Departure

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.

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itinerary highlights
  • Explore Bali in a vintage convertible VW Beetle

  • Cruise the Indonesian archipelago on a luxury yacht

  • Snorkel and scuba dive at W Reef, searching for pygmy seahorses

  • Trek through the Nihi Oka valley, then relax with spa treatments

  • Picnic, swim, learn to cook and meet the locals on Sumba Island

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