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DIY Itinerary to Indonesia – 2 Week Travel Guide

By Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor March 17th, 2016 Posted in Asia Travel Blog, Travel Blog, Travel Guides 27 Comments

Island of a Thousand Temples, home of the largest living lizard, a vast scenery of green plantations, Batik, active volcanoes and the up-close encounter of crater activities. We are taking you to an ultimate journey towards the spell binding beauty of this country as we provide you with the two-week travel guide in Indonesia.

Travel Guide in Indonesia

Let’s start this two-week travel guide in Indonesia with Bandung – vast scenery of green plantations heading towards a surprising panorama of active volcanoes where the heart of West Java of Indonesia can be found. The third largest city of Indonesia is Bandung. Common cold wind chill, just perfect for a stroll with a sight of green carpets of tea plantations from left to right.  It’s an easy reach between the balance of calmness of nature and unpredictable fabled crater of volcanoes.

DAY 1: Bandung

11.00 – 13.00 Visit Tangkuban Perahu
13.00 – 14.00 Head to Dusun Bambu
14.00 – 16.00 Lunch at Dusun Bambu
16.00 – 17.00 Head to Mercure Setiabudi Hotel or Sensa Hotel Bandung
18.30 – 19.30 Dinner at The Peak
21.00 – 21.30 Back to Hotel

DAY 2:

06.30 – 07.30 Breakfast at the hotel
07.30 – 09.30 Head to Kawah Putih
09.30 – 11.30 Explore Kawah Putih
11.30 – 12.00 Head to Sindang Reret
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch at Sindang Reret Ciwidey
13.30 – 15.00 Head to Saung Mang Udjo
15.00 – 17.00 Saung Angklung Show
17.00 – 18.00 Head to Kampung Daun
18.00 – 20.00 Dinner at Kampung Daun
20.00 – 21.00 Back to Mercure Setiabudi Hotel
21.00 – Rest

Looking for a definitive guide of things to do in Bandung, Indonesia? Check out this article: 7 Awesome Things to Do in Bandung, Indonesia

Travel Guide in Indonesia

We continue our journey to the center of fine Javanese arts and culture, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Well known for its traditional method of producing beautifully hand-made Batik crafts, this city is also a paradise for their must-see ancient temples including one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Borobudur Temple. A historical and cultural experience awaits you as we head to the inviting city of the Indonesian island of Java, Yogyakarta.


07.00 – 08.30 Breakfast
08.30 – 10.00 Head to Husein Sastranegara Airport
11.25 – 12.30 Fly from Bandung – Semarang by Kalstar
12.30 – 13.30 Head to Amanjiwo for Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 Lunch
15.00 – 16.00 Head to Atria Hotel – Magelang
16.00 – 17.00 Check-in, Free Time, Rest in Atria Hotel
19.00 – 21.00 Dinner at Plataran Borobudur
21.00 – 21.30 Back to the hotel


05.00 – 05.15 Head to Borobudur Temple
05.15 – 07.00 Witness the sunrise and Explore Borobudur Temple
07.30 – 09.00 Back to the hotel, Breakfast
09.00 – 10.30 Check-Out, head to Kaliurang
10.30 – 14.00 Museum Ulen Sentalu and Lunch at Beukenhof Restaurant
14.00 – 15.30 Head to Phoenix Hotel, Yogyakarta
15.30 – 18.00 Check-in, Free Time, Rest at the Hotel
19.00 – 21.00 Dinner at the Gadjah Wong Restaurant

DAY 5:

07.00 – 08.30 Breakfast at Hotel Phoenix
08.30 – 09.00 Head to Kota Gede
09.00 – 11.30 Make silver jewelry
11.30 – 12.45 Lunch at Sekar Kedhaton Restaurant Kota Gede
12.45 – 15.00 Visit Rato Boko Keraton
15.00 – 17.00 Visit Prambanan Temple
17.00 – 19.00 Sunset and Dinner at Prambanan Temple
19.00 – 20.00 Witness the Ramayana Ballet Show Prambanan
20.00 – 20. 40 Back to the Hotel

DAY 6:

07.00 – 08.30 Breakfast at Hotel Phoenix
08.30 – 10.30 Head to The Royal Palace
10.30 – 11.30 Tour at The Water Palace
11.30 – 12.45 Lunch at Bale Raos Royal Cuisine
12.45 – 15.00 Museum Batik Yogyakarta ( Learn how to make Batik )
15.00 – 17.30 Shopping at Malioboro or free time in the hotel
17.30 – 19.00 Dinner at Indische Coffee Benteng Vredeburg
19.00 – 19.30 Rest in Hotel Phoenix

Looking for a definitive guide of things to do in Yogyakarta, Indonesia? Check out this article: 7 Awesome Things to do in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Travel Guide in Indonesia

Next, on our travel guide in Indonesia, we are traveling to the highlands of East Java, a place embraced by dropping temperature with a panoramic view of greenery up to the mountains. Bromo Mountain, also known as Gunung Bromo, is an active cone visited both by local and foreign visitors for its striking scenery and up-close encounter of crater activities.

Day 7: BROMO

07.00 – 09.00 Breakfast and prepare for Check out
09.00 – 09.35 Head to Adi Sucipto Airport, Yogyakarta
09.35 – 10.45 Fly from Yogyakarta to Surabaya
10.45 – 15.00 Head to Jiwa Jawa Resort, Lunch at Restaurant Tempo Doeloe
15.00 – 18.00 Check-in, Free Time
19.00 – 20.30 Dinner at Jiwa Jawa Resort

Day 8: BROMO

03.00 – 04.00 Head early to Mount Bromo, see the sunrise
07.00 – 08.30 Horse Ride in the desert, visit the Bromo Crater
08.30 – 09.30 Back to Jiwa Jawa Resort, breakfast
10.00 – 15.00 Check Out, Head to Juanda Airport and lunch at Warung Kencur
16.25 – 18.25 Fly from Surabaya to Denpasar (transit)
18.30 – 19.00 Head to Jimbaran for Dinner
19.00 – 20.30 Dinner
20.30 – 21.00 Back to Hotel, Rest

Looking for a definitive guide of things to do in Bromo, Indonesia? Check out this article:  7 Awesome Things to do in Bromo, Indonesia

Travel Guide in Indonesia

Next stop, the dragon’s cradle, home of the largest living lizard, a nearly fictive island with a beach of blushing pink shaded seashore, with locals protecting and sharing an experience of traditional norms of their local tribe. A humble place of raw beauty kept untouched; this is the blooming tropical paradise of Flores lying in the province of East Nusatenggara.


06.00 – 07.00 Breakfast
07.00 – 07.30 Head to Ngurah Rai Airport
08.15 – 09.35 Fly from Bali to Labuan Bajo
10.00 – 10.40 Head to Melo Village
10.40 – 12.00 Witness the Caci Traditional Dance Performance
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch in Melo Village
13.00 – 16.00 Volunteer at Taman Bacaan Pelangi
16.00 – 18.00 Check-in, Free Time
18.00 – 20.00 Dinner at Tree Top Restaurant

Looking for a definitive guide of things to do in Komodo Island, Indonesia? Check out this article: Hiking with Komodo Dragons: Komodo and Rinca

DAY 10:

07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast at the hotel
08.00 – 08.30 Head to Rinca Island
08.30 – 10.30 Trek in Rinca Island
10.30 – 11.30 Head to Loh Liang
11.30 – 13.30 Lunch at Loh Liang
13.30 – 16.00 Explore Pink Beach
16.00 – 17.30 Back to Labuan Bajo
17.30 – 18.00 Back to La Prima Hotel
19.00 – 21.00 Dinner at Phi Lemon Restaurant

Looking for a definitive guide of things to do in Flores, Indonesia? Check out this article:  7 Awesome Things to Do in Flores, Indonesia

Travel Guide in Indonesia

On to our next spot is the best well-known destination of the country, the Island of the Gods or Island of a Thousand Temples, Bali, Indonesia! Experience the combination of salty air, religious beliefs, fascinating structures and culture and big wide smiles. Lots do to and lots to see; it’s an all in one island experience, a balanced life of tranquility and hype.


06.30 – 07.30 Breakfast
07.30 – 08.00 Head to Komodo Airport
08.30 – 09.50 Fly from Labuan Bajo to Bali by Wings Air
10.00 – 11.30 Head to Ungasan
11.30 – 14.00 Lunch at PePeneRO – Jimbaran
14.00 – 15.30 Head to Uluwatu Temple
15.00 – 16.00 Explore Uluwatu
16.00 – 19.00 Witness the Kecak Dance Performance in Uluwatu
19.00 – 20.00 Head to Mercure Kuta Hotel, Dinner, and Check In
20.00 – 21.30 Dinner, Rest

Looking for a definitive guide of things to do in Bali, Indonesia? Check out this article:  7 Awesome Things to do in Bali, Indonesia 


07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast at the hotel
08.30 – 09.30 Head to Rumah Desa at Tabanan for a cooking class
09.30 – 13.00 Cooking Class and Balinese Cuisine Lunch at Rumah Desa
13.00 – 18.00 Free time
18.30 – 19.30 Head to Warung Made Seminyak for Dinner
19.30 – 21.00 Dinner
21.00 – 22.00 Back to Hotel, Rest


07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast at Hotel
08.00 – 10.00 Head to Ubud
10.00 – 12.30 Visit the Monkey Forest in Ubud, Explore Ubud
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch at Bebek Tepi Sawah in Ubud
14.00 – 16.00 Back to Hotel, Free Time
17.15 – 22.00 Dinner at Potato Head Beach Club

DAY 14:
– End of the Trip

Where to go next? Check out Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Travel Guide in Indonesia

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27 thoughts on “DIY Itinerary to Indonesia – 2 Week Travel Guide

  1. Indonesia is somewhere I’d love to go. A few of my friends have been there and they’ve had an amazing time. Great tips.

  2. I am planning a trip to Indonesia next year and this has definitely given me some really great travel tips! Great itinerary!

  3. This is a place I would seriously love to visit one day. Great itinerary to pack it all in one holiday!

  4. All of your Indonesia posts are mkaing me just want to book a flight and go right now. I will have to wait until next year though.

  5. Oh wow, each day was packed with fun things to do. I’ve love to have a real Indonesian adventure like this.

  6. Fabulous itinerary – I think you have the perfect mix of food, adventure, sight seeing and chill time 😀

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