Railway Travel & Holiday Tour Packages

Asia

Java By Rail

18 days • with Bob Daniel

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The lush, green island of Java boasts diverse landscapes, ranging from towering volcanoes to dense forests, manicured rice paddies to teeming cities. On this exotic 18-day adventure you’ll have the chance to explore mystical Buddhist temples, historic palaces and wild jungles, all in relaxed comfort. Our journey through this 1000km-long island starts in Jakarta and travels through Bandung, Yogyakarta, Solo to Ketapang in the east where we take a short ferry trip to Bali. Our tour ends in Ubud in a luxurious resort nestled in the lush tropical rain forest along the banks of the Ayung River.

  • Unique transportation, including three private train charters – one a ‘steam trem’ (steam train) through Solo and another through Ambarawa
  • Enjoy an open-track inspection trike tour in Kalibaru, travelling the main line through tunnels and across viaducts with stunning views of mountains and jungles
  • Take guided tours of the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Borobudur and Prambanan
  • Witness the smouldering volcano of Tangkuban Perahu and watch the sunrise over the active volcano of Mount Bromo
  • Visit the iconic Ulun Danu Beratan water temple on picturesque Lake Beratan near Bedugul
  • Tour the PT INKA factory in Mediun where Indonesian Rail build their locomotives and carriages
  • Enjoy cultural experiences, such as batik-making, leather puppet-making, traditional musical instrument demonstrations and a Ramayana Ballet performance

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  • PRICE
  • Per Person: $ 6,395
  • Single Supplement: $ 1,395
  • DATE
  • 30 Mar 2019 - 16 Apr 2019
  • INCLUDED
  • 17 nights accommodation in 4- to 5-star quality hotels and boutique resorts
  • Breakfast daily, 15 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Drinks with welcome and farewell dinners
  • Chartered coach, with luggage transport throughout the tour
  • Comprehensive sightseeing with expert local guides
  • Excursions/entrance fees to attractions listed in the itinerary
  • Tipping and gratuities