23 days in Indonesia Itinerary

23 days in Indonesia Itinerary

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23 days in Indonesia Itinerary

Start: Langkawi
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Bukit Lawang
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Medan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Parapat
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
4
Bukittinggi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Padang
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
6
Surabaya
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
8
Dieng
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Yogyakarta Region
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  2​h 30​min
10
Bandung
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Jakarta
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Langkawi

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Bukit Lawang

Bukit Lawang
Tucked away in Northern Sumatra, the small charming village of Bukit Lawang is best known for its World Heritage-listed Sumatran orangutan sanctuary, and also serves as a convenient base for accessing the surrounding jungle and national park.
To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bukit Lawang holiday planner.

Langkawi, Malaysia to Bukit Lawang is an approximately 12-hour combination of . The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to West Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Bukit Lawang can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 12th (Mon), you're off toMedan.

Things to do in Bukit Lawang

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

1
night
Medan

Medan ©
The capital of North Sumatra, Medan earned the nickname "Paris of Sumatra" during Dutch colonial times due to its marked resemblance to the French city.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): browse the different shops at Sun Plaza and then make a trip to Maimun Palace.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Medan trip generator.

Traveling by car from Bukit Lawang to Medan takes 3 hours. December in Medan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Parapat.

Things to do in Medan

Shopping
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Sun Plaza ©
Sun Plaza

2
nights
Parapat

Parapat ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stroll through Simarjarunjung Hill, then head outdoors with Taman Eden 100, and then explore the activities along Panatapan Parapat Lake.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Parapat travel planner.

Drive from Medan to Parapat in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Parapat can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bukittinggi.

Things to do in Parapat

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Panatapan Parapat ©
Panatapan Parapat

1
night
Bukittinggi

Bukittinggi ©
With a population of over 117,000 spread out over an area of 25 sq km (9.7 sq mi), Bukittinggi represents one of the largest cities in Western Sumatra.
To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bukittinggi custom trip planner.

Getting from Parapat to Bukittinggi by car takes about 11.5 hours. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can do a combination of to Padang.

Things to do in Bukittinggi

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum Rumah Kelahiran Bung Hatta ©
Museum Rumah Kelahiran Bung Hatta
Jam Gadang Bukittinggi ©
Jam Gadang Bukittinggi

2
nights
Padang

Padang ©
The largest city on the western coast of Sumatra, Padang enjoys a reputation as one of Indonesia's cleanest and greenest cities despite its hub of residential and commercial activity.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Padang / TAPLAU ( TAPI LAUIK ), then don't miss a visit to Ulakan Mosque, and then kick back and relax at Pantai Air Manis.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Padang custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of from Bukittinggi to Padang takes 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Surabaya.

Things to do in Padang

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Pantai Padang Taplau ©
Pantai Padang Taplau

3
nights
Surabaya

Surabaya ©
A tour of Surabaya provides a chance to discover a sprawling, architecturally and culturally rich port city on the island of Java.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Muhammad Cheng Hoo Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): stroll through Bungkul Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Tunjungan Plaza, then see the interesting displays at House of Sampoerna, and finally snap pictures at Suramadu National Bridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Surabaya itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Padang to Surabaya in 9 hours. In December, daytime highs in Surabaya are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park.

Things to do in Surabaya

Shopping Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Surabaya Town Square ©
Surabaya Town Square
Sampoerna Museum ©
Sampoerna Museum
Suramadu National Bridge ©
Suramadu National Bridge

1
night
Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Bromo Tengger Semeru Adventure, contemplate the geological forces at Mount Bromo, and then admire the landmark architecture of Luhur Poten Temple.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Surabaya to Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dieng.

Things to do in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bromo Tengger Semeru Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Mt Bromo ©
Mt Bromo
Bromo Tengger Semeru Adventure ©
Bromo Tengger Semeru Adventure

2
nights
Dieng

Dieng ©
Of the estimated 400 small, squat temples that once covered the plateau of Dieng (Abode of the Gods), only a handful remain.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Dieng Plateau.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dieng trip builder.

You can drive from Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park to Dieng in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yogyakarta.

Things to do in Dieng

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mount Sikunir
Highlights from your plan
Dieng Plateau ©
Dieng Plateau
Mount Sikunir ©
Mount Sikunir
Telaga Warna ©
Telaga Warna

4
nights
Yogyakarta Region

Yogyakarta Region
Take a trip to Yogyakarta to experience life in the cultural epicenter of Javanese culture, founded in the 18th century and boasting a complex history of imperial wrangling, revolutions, and wars.
Explore Yogyakarta's surroundings by going to Grand Puri Waterpark (in Bantul), Prambanan Temples (in Prambanan) and Borobudur Temple (in Borobudur). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Water Castle (Tamansari), step into the grandiose world of Kraton Yogyakarta, take a stroll through Ketandan Village, and stroll the grounds of Imogiri Kings Cemetery.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yogyakarta trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Dieng to Yogyakarta takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bandung.

Things to do in Yogyakarta Region

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Borobudur Temple, Prambanan Temples
Highlights from your plan
Borobudur Temple
Borobudur Temple
Prambanan Temples ©
Prambanan Temples
Taman Sari ©
Taman Sari

2
nights
Bandung

Bandung ©
The capital of West Java, Bandung offers a blend of leisure activities, entertainment, and sightseeing.
Go for a jaunt from Bandung to Lembang to see Tangkuban Perahu about 1:10 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Trans Studio Bandung, take a stroll through Braga Street, admire the landmark architecture of Gedung Sate, and stop by Floating Market Lembang.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bandung itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Yogyakarta to Bandung in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jakarta.

Things to do in Bandung

Shopping Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lembang
Highlights from your plan
Floating Market Lembang ©
Floating Market Lembang
Tangkuban Perahu ©
Tangkuban Perahu
Trans Studio Bandung ©
Trans Studio Bandung

4
nights
Jakarta

Jakarta ©
The capital and largest city of Indonesia, Jakarta offers the kind of cultural, historical, and natural stimulation expected from the most populous city in Southeast Asia.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 1st (Sun) at Ancol Dreamland. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at National Monument (MONAS), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakarta Cathedral, browse the different shops at BCA - KCP Mall Grand Indonesia, and contemplate the long history of Jakarta Old Town.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jakarta vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bandung to Jakarta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Jakarta are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jakarta

Theme Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
KidZania Jakarta ©
KidZania Jakarta
National Monument (MONAS) ©
National Monument (MONAS)
Istiqlal Mosque ©
Istiqlal Mosque

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