20 days in Indonesia Itinerary

20 days in Indonesia Itinerary

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20 days in Indonesia Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  1​h
1
Yogyakarta
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Semarang
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4​h
3
Surabaya
— Few hours
Train:  2​h
4
Malang
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
5
Surabaya
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Kuta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Lovina Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Ubud
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Denpasar
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
10
Legian
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
11
Uluwatu
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
12
Kuta
— 1 night
Bus + Ferry:  2​h 30​min
13
Nusa Penida
— 1 night
Ferry + Bus:  2​h 30​min
14
Kuta
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
15
Jakarta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
Bogor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
17
Jakarta
— 1 night
train:  4​h
18
Bandung
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
19
Jakarta
— 2 nights
End: Jakarta


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Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta is a city on the island of Java in Indonesia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Palace of Yogyakarta as well as Malioboro Road. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): shop like a local with Malioboro Road and then look for gifts at Hamzah Batik. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Borobudur Temple, contemplate the geological forces at Puncak Merapi, then make a trip to Prambanan Temples, and finally explore the galleries of The Palace of Yogyakarta.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yogyakarta online trip itinerary builder .

Jakarta to Yogyakarta is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. October in Yogyakarta sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Semarang.

Things to do in Yogyakarta

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Yogyakarta Region, Borobudur Temple, Prambanan Temples
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Borobudur Temple
Borobudur Temple
Prambanan Temples ©
Prambanan Temples
Puncak Merapi ©
Puncak Merapi

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Semarang

Semarang ©
An Indonesian port city, Semarang remains best known for its Dutch colonial architecture and 15th-century temple.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes DP Mall, Semarang Tawang Station and Semawis Market. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): catch a movie at DP Mall. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Simpang Lima, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sam Po Kong Temple, then delve into the mystery of Lawang Sewu Building, then admire the architecture and history at Semarang Old Town, and finally hunt for treasures at Semawis Market.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Semarang holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Yogyakarta to Semarang takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Surabaya.

Things to do in Semarang

Historic Sites Fun & Games Nightlife
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Sam Po Kong Temple ©
Sam Po Kong Temple
Lawang Sewu Building ©
Lawang Sewu Building
Klenteng Tay Kak Sie ©
Klenteng Tay Kak Sie

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hours
Surabaya

Surabaya
A tour of Surabaya provides a chance to discover a sprawling, architecturally and culturally rich port city on the island of Java.
To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Surabaya road trip planning website .

Getting from Semarang to Surabaya by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will leave for Malang on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Surabaya

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Malang

Malang ©
With lush landscapes, plenty of historical landmarks, and a famously cool climate, Malang remains a favored tourist destination in East Java.
On the 9th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park and then contemplate the geological forces at Mount Semeru Volcano.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Malang trip planner.

You can take a train from Surabaya to Malang in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Surabaya.

Things to do in Malang

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Batu City Square
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Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park ©
Mount Semeru Volcano ©
Mount Semeru Volcano
Batu City Square ©
Batu City Square

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Surabaya

Surabaya
To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Surabaya trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by train from Malang to Surabaya takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for Kuta on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Surabaya

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Kuta

Kuta ©
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): join in the after-dark buzz at Skygarden.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kuta trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Surabaya to Kuta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Surabaya to Kuta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Surabaya in October: highs in Kuta hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lovina Beach.

Things to do in Kuta

Nightlife
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Sky Garden ©
Sky Garden

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Lovina Beach

Lovina Beach ©
A coastal area stretching 20 km (12.4 mi) along northwestern Bali, Lovina Beach benefits from a thriving tourism sector thanks to its reputation as a laid-back haven.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gitgit Waterfall.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lovina Beach online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Kuta to Lovina Beach in 3 hours. In October in Lovina Beach, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Ubud.

Things to do in Lovina Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Gitgit Waterfall
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 12:
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Lovina Beach ©
Lovina Beach
Gitgit Waterfall ©
Gitgit Waterfall

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Ubud

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ubud trip website .

Drive from Lovina Beach to Ubud in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Denpasar.

Things to do in Ubud

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tirta Empul Temple, Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple
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Highlights from your plan
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple ©
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple

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Denpasar

Denpasar
A trip to Denpasar takes visitors to the capital of Bali and the gateway to the island.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tanah Lot Temple. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tanah Lot Temple.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Denpasar trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Ubud to Denpasar in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Legian.

Things to do in Denpasar

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tanah Lot Temple
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple

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night
Legian

Legian ©
Experience a beachside holiday in Legian, a resort town on the west coast of Bali, wedged between Kuta and Seminyak.
Mirror Night Club has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get a taste of local nightlife at Mirror Night Club.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Legian trip itinerary site .

Legian is very close to Denpasar. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Uluwatu.

Things to do in Legian

Nightlife

Side Trip

Mirror Night Club
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Mirror Night Club ©
Mirror Night Club

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Uluwatu

Uluwatu ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes OMNIA as well as Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in a show at Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uluwatu Temple. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Padang Padang Beach and then have a few drinks at OMNIA.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Uluwatu road trip planning website .

Uluwatu is very close to Legian. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Kuta.

Things to do in Uluwatu

Nightlife Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pecatu, Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park
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Highlights from your plan
Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park ©
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple
Padang Padang Beach ©
Padang Padang Beach

1
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Kuta

Kuta
To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Kuta trip maker website .

Kuta is just a stone's throw from Uluwatu. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for Nusa Penida.

Things to do in Kuta

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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night
Nusa Penida

Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): kick back and relax at Kelingking Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Angel's Billabong and then kick back and relax at Crystal Bay.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nusa Penida trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Kuta to Nusa Penida in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Kuta.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kelingking Beach ©
Kelingking Beach

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Kuta

Kuta
To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kuta route planning site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Nusa Penida to Kuta takes 2.5 hours. You will leave for Jakarta on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Kuta

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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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.
To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Jakarta trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Kuta to Jakarta in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Kuta to Jakarta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Jakarta are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bogor.

Things to do in Jakarta

Theme Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park ©
Fatahillah Square ©
Fatahillah Square

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Bogor

Bogor ©
Reputed to experience upwards of 300 thunderstorms a year, the West Javan city of Bogor has truly earned its nickname as "City of Rain." Bad weather notwithstanding, the metropolis of more than one million people serves as a scientific, economic, and cultural hub.
To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bogor online trip planner .

You can drive from Jakarta to Bogor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. October in Bogor sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Jakarta.

Things to do in Bogor

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Indonesia Safari Park Cisarua
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Highlights from your plan
Indonesia Safari Park Cisarua ©
Indonesia Safari Park Cisarua

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Jakarta

Jakarta
For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Jakarta trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bogor to Jakarta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 19th (Sat), you're off toBandung.

Things to do in Jakarta

Shopping Parks Theme Parks
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Bandung

Bandung ©
The capital of West Java, Bandung offers a blend of leisure activities, entertainment, and sightseeing.
Your list of things to see and do now includes 23 Paskal Shopping Centre, Punclut Ciumbuleuit, Patenggang Lake, and other attractions. On the 19th (Sat), wander the streets of Braga Street and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Cibadak Street Culinary. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Patenggang Lake and then get outside with Punclut Ciumbuleuit.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bandung trip planner.

You can drive from Jakarta to Bandung in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jakarta in October: high temperatures in Bandung hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Jakarta.

Things to do in Bandung

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Floating Market Lembang, Patenggang Lake
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Floating Market Lembang ©
Floating Market Lembang
23 Paskal Shopping Centre ©
23 Paskal Shopping Centre
Cibadak Street Culinary ©
Cibadak Street Culinary

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Jakarta

Jakarta
To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Jakarta trip builder website .

Getting from Bandung to Jakarta by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bandung in October, expect Jakarta to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 29°C. You will leave for home on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Jakarta

Shopping Parks Theme Parks
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