When searching for a Jogja tour package, consider one that also includes a holiday to Bali so that you get to enjoy different kinds of beauty in one trip. Cover temples such as Borobudur Temple, Prambanan Temple and Candi Ijo on your temple tour. Experience Mount Merapi Sunrise and Lava Jeep Sightseeing before flying to Bali where you will immerse yourself in its scenic and cultural beauty when visiting Tegenungan Waterfall, Tegallalang’s rice paddy slopes, Kintamani, Penglipuran Village and Kehen Temple.
Day 1: Arrival in Jogjakarta (No meal)
Welcome to Jogjakarta
Upon arrival at Jogjakarta airport, your Jogja tour guide will meet and welcome you.
Day 2: Jogjakarta (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Historical and Cultural Jogjakarta
Embark on a temple tour of Pawon Temple, unique with vent in its chambers, Borobudur Temple, a UNESCO’s World Heritage site that draws 2.5 million visitors annually, and Mendut Temple, a Buddhist temple built by King Indra of Syailendra Dynasty. Explore Prambanan Village, home to Prambanan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit Candi Ijo where you can enjoy a scenic view of terraces of agricultural land.
Day 3: Jogjakarta – Bali (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Mount Merapi Sunrise and Jeep Sightseeing
Take an early morning trip to Kaliurang, a town on the southern slopes on Mount Merapi volcano. Stop by Kaliadem Bunker and admire the sunrise at Mount Merapi. Take an off-road jeep ride, exploring the area around the cold lava produced by Mount Merapi during its 2010 eruption and Victims’ Museum before enjoying a cup of coffee/tea and morning bites at Kopi Merapi. Return to hotel for breakfast. After check-out from hotel, explore Kota Gede, the hub of Yogyakarta’s silver industry since the 1930s. Take an afternoon domestic flight to Bali and check-in to your hotel.
Day 4: Bali (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Admire the beautiful Tegenungan Waterfall set in a jungle and visit Tegallalang, famous for its picturesque landscape of rice paddy slopes across the valley. Continue to Kintamani, overlooking the majestic Batur Caldera and its lake, before stopping by at Penglipuran Village, a well-preserved traditional highland village. Have a tour of Kehen Temple, an ancient Hindu temple complex standing amid centuries-old Banyan trees with Chinese porcelain plates decorating the temple’s walls.
Day 5: Departure from Bali (Breakfast)
Free and Easy
Free till departure transfer to Bali airport for homebound flight.
Jogja and Bali have a tropical and humid climate. Jogja has an average temperature of 26.4 °C and annual rainfall of 2157 mm. Bali’s average temperature is 27 °C and annual rainfall of 1737 mm. Up on Bali’s mountains where several of them peak over 3000 meters in elevation, temperatures are cooler with more rainfall.
The seasons in Jogja are as follow:
- Dry – April to October are months when Jogja is more dry, with August being the driest month. As this period has the minimum rainfall and is ideal for sightseeing, it is the peak tourism season.
- Rainy – November to March are months when Jogja experiences more rainfall, with January being the wettest month. During this period, sightseeing becomes more difficult.
The seasons in Bali are as follow:
- Dry – April to September are months popular with visitors because skies are clear and bright with the occasional rainfall. July and August see the most visitors enjoying Bali’s finest. As the waters are clear during the dry season, it is a good time for water sport activities such as scuba diving and snorkeling.
- Rainy – October to March are months when Bali becomes quieter because the sea is rougher, waters not as clear and days filled with hours of rain.