23 days in Indonesia, Singapore & Pulau Tioman Itinerary

23 days in Indonesia, Singapore & Pulau Tioman Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 1 night
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Magelang, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bantul, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gunung Kidul, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Malang, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Surabaya, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bogor, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jakarta, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
— 1 night
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Balikpapan, Indonesia
— 1 night
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Banjarmasin, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Singapore, Singapore

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Singapore Flyer and then meet the residents at Singapore Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Chinatown, then examine the collection at Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, then appreciate the history behind Merlion Park, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Singapore Botanic Gardens.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Singapore trip planner.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiport is Singapore Changi Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Singapore can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Magelang.

Things to do in Singapore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:

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Magelang, Indonesia

Shining Magelang

Surrounded by mountains and rich in cultural heriatage, Magelang offers plenty of vacation ideas.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Kauman Great Mosque, then don't miss a visit to Punthuk Setumbu, then steep yourself in history at Borobudur Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Candi Mendut (Temple). Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Candi Pawon and then take some stellar pictures from Ketep Pass.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Magelang visit app.

You can fly from Singapore to Magelang in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bantul.

Things to do in Magelang

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:

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Bantul, Indonesia

Bantul is a town and the capital of Bantul Regency, Yogyakarta Province, Java, Indonesia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the galleries of Gajah Gallery Yogyakarta and Yogya Art Lab, contemplate the geological forces at Puncak Merapi, and then explore the ancient world of Prambanan Temples. On your second day here, make a trip to Taman Sari, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pandansari Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ganjuran Church.

To plan Bantul vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Magelang to Bantul takes 2 hours. In October in Bantul, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gunung Kidul.

Things to do in Bantul

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:

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Gunung Kidul, Indonesia

Rugged limestone hills thinly carpeted with green scrub characterize the region of Gunung Kidul.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jomblang Cave, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then Head underground at Pindul Cave. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Sundak Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Indrayanti Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kukup Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gunung Kidul online route planner.

You can drive from Bantul to Gunung Kidul in 1.5 hours. October in Gunung Kidul sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Malang.

Things to do in Gunung Kidul

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:

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Malang, Indonesia

With lush landscapes, plenty of historical landmarks, and a famously cool climate, Malang remains a favored tourist destination in East Java.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Malang City Square and then get impressive views of Mount Semeru Volcano.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Malang trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gunung Kidul to Malang takes 6 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Surabaya.

Things to do in Malang

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:

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Surabaya, Indonesia

City of Heroes

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 27th (Tue): take in the views from Suramadu National Bridge, examine the collection at Sampoerna Museum, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Surabaya Town Hall, browse the different shops at Tunjungan Plaza, and then walk around Bungkul Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Surabaya planning site.

Drive from Malang to Surabaya in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Bogor.

Things to do in Surabaya

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:

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Bogor, Indonesia

City of Rain

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.
On the 29th (Thu), get to know the resident critters at Indonesia Safari Park Cisarua and then stroll around Taman Sempur. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Bogor Palace and then admire the natural beauty at Bogor Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bogor holiday builder site.

Traveling by flight from Surabaya to Bogor takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jakarta.

Things to do in Bogor

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:

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Jakarta, Indonesia

Big Durian

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.
On the 31st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Baitul Ihsan Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Istiqlal Mosque, then pause for some photo ops at National Monument (MONAS), and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Grand Indonesia Mall. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum Bank Indonesia, then steep yourself in history at Jakarta Old Town, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jakarta visit planner.

You can drive from Bogor to Jakarta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Jakarta can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Pulau Tioman.

Things to do in Jakarta

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:

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Pulau Tioman, Malaysia

Thick, verdant jungle blankets the hilly island of Pulau Tioman, dotted with steep cliffs and tumbling waterfalls, and filled with rare species such as bearcats, giant flying squirrels, slow lorises, and Tioman "walking" catfish.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Panuba Beach, tee off at Tioman Island Golf Club, and then step off the mainland to explore Renggis Island.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pulau Tioman trip builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Jakarta to Pulau Tioman with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jakarta to Pulau Tioman due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Balikpapan.

Things to do in Pulau Tioman

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

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Balikpapan, Indonesia

Oil City

Used as a hub for international oil and mining companies, the small city of Balikpapan boasts a blend of cultures making a comfortable home in this clean and relaxed environment.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): kick back and relax at Melawai Beach and then admire all the interesting features of Bangkirai Hill Nature Tourism. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Plaza Balikpapan and then stroll through Sun Bear Education and Conservation Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Balikpapan journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pulau Tioman to Balikpapan. In November, daily temperatures in Balikpapan can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Banjarmasin.

Things to do in Balikpapan

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:
Highlights from your trip

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Banjarmasin, Indonesia

City of a Thousand Rivers

Banjarmasin sits within a delta formed by the Barito and Martapura rivers, so life here generally happens along its waterways.
On the 6th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Duta Mall Banjarmasin, appreciate the history behind Bekantan Statue, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sabilal Muhtadin Great Mosque.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Banjarmasin trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Balikpapan to Banjarmasin in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Banjarmasin can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banjarmasin

Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

Indonesia travel guide

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Spas · Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling
Emerald of the Equator
Boasting over 18,000 islands, Indonesia represents the world's largest archipelago, serving as home to about 250 million people. A kaleidoscope of cultures, the country encompasses some 300 ethnic groups and nearly 750 different languages and dialects--an astounding cultural diversity that makes an Indonesia holiday especially rewarding. Begin your Indonesia tour by discovering the country's big cities, huge melting pots bursting with energy and soaked in centuries of dramatic history. From there, head farther afield: the nation's varied landscapes of volcanoes, white-sand beaches, and sprawling tropical forests draw adrenaline junkies seeking an exotic land offering perhaps the world's last truly great outdoor adventures.

Kalimantan travel guide

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Nature & Wildlife Tours · Landmarks · Gift & Specialty Shops
The sheer abundance of nature, culture, and activities can't be ignored in Indonesian Borneo, a region of the third-largest island in the world. Orangutans and other species (including many endemic to the island) live in protected areas of rainforest, but the region also features varied landscapes, making it a prime spot for nature tours and adrenaline-fueled experiences. The area's main urban centers draw visitors looking to experience its impressive mosques, authentic markets, and other cultural heritage highlights, including museums, government buildings, and traditional villages.