This Jakarta and Bandung tour brings you a 1-day guided tour in Jakarta and 2-day guided tour in Bandung. You will discover the new and old Jakarta in this travel package, with the highlights being Indonesia Miniature Park and Glodok which is Jakarta’s historic Chinatown. For your tour in Bandung, you will admire its art-deco architecture, scenery and culture. You will also enjoy retail therapy at the Bandung shopping tour segments at Jalan Cihampelas and Jalan Riau.
Day 1: Arrival in Jakarta – Bandung (Lunch, Dinner)
Upon arrival at Jakarta airport, your Jakarta tour guide will meet and welcome you. Proceed to take a scenic drive to Bandung. Visit Gedung Merdeka, also known as the Museum of the Asian-African Conference, one of the best preserved tropical art-deco buildings. Admire Bandung’s art-deco architectural heritage at the governor’s office known as Gedung Sate. Observe the vibrancy of Jalan Cihampelas where Cihampelas Walk, the most prominent shopping mall in Bandung known as C-Walk, is located at.
Day 2: Bandung (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Scenic and Cultural Bandung
Enjoy the surreal ambience of Kawah Putih (White Crater), a lake in a volcanic crater, and the serenity of Situ Patenggang. Stop by a strawberry farm, where you can buy fresh strawberries or even pick them yourselves. Marvel at the evergreen landscape of tea plantations at Mount Patuha and immerse in the beauty of Kampung Cai Ranca Upas (Ranca Upas Water Village), a natural park located within the Alam Endah Village. Spend some time at the factory outlets dotting Jalan Riau, shopping for value buys.
Day 3: Bandung – Jakarta (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Modern and Historical Jakarta
Discover the old and new Jakarta on this tour. Have a tour of the landmark National Monument that represents the people’s determination to achieve freedom and Indonesia Miniature Park that allows you to have a glimpse of the whole of Indonesia at one location. Drop by Sunda Kelapa Harbor, an inter-island harbor where you will find Bugis phinisi schooners at anchor. Have a tour of Museum Fatahillah, located in the Old Batavia and illustrates Jakarta’s long history. Explore the vibrant Glodok, Jakarta’s historic Chinatown, touted to be the largest Chinatown region in the country and one of the largest in the world.
Day 4: Departure from Jakarta (Breakfast)
Free and Easy
Free till departure transfer to Jakarta airport for homebound flight.
Jakarta and Bandung have a tropical and humid climate.
Jakarta’s average temperature is 27.6 °C and annual rainfall is 1855 mm. Regardless of the seasons, Jakarta is hot and humid. Hot temperature and high humidity can make one feel clammy so light cotton clothes are essential.
Standing at more than 700 meters above sea level, Bandung enjoys cooler temperatures than many other cities in Indonesia. The average temperature is 23.3 °C, while the annual rainfall is 2164 mm.
The seasons in Jakarta and Bandung are as follow:
- Dry – June to September are months when Jakarta and Bandung are more dry, with August being the driest month. During this period, there is less risk of sudden downpours in Bandung.
- Rainy – October to May are the wettest months for Jakarta and Bandung. During this period, Jakarta expects irregular downpours, with February tending to have the most rainfall, and while it is the rainy season, there are frequent sunny days and days with light showers. As for Bandung, it experiences heavy rainfall with sudden downpours being common, with December having the most rainfall.