31 days in Indonesia Itinerary

31 days in Indonesia Itinerary

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31 days in Indonesia Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive + Fly:  27​h
1
Kuta
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ubud, Gianyar Regency
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
3
Balikpapan
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
4
Raja Ampat
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
5
Makassar
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Bandung
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Jakarta
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Medan
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Denver

4
nights
Kuta

Kuta
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Visiting Pantai Sanur and Kuta Beach - Bali will get you outdoors. Tanah Lot Temple and Nacivet Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Kuta to go to Pecatu and see Uluwatu Temple, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Nyaman Gallery, explore the galleries of Saya Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Bali Trick Art.

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Denver, USA to Kuta is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Indonesia Time (WITA) is 15 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kuta when traveling from Denver in August, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Kuta

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seminyak, Tanah Lot Temple, Uluwatu Temple, Bali Trick Art, Pantai Sanur
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Uluwatu Temple ©
Uluwatu Temple
Pantai Sanur ©
Pantai Sanur

5
nights
Ubud, Gianyar Regency

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Neka Art Museum and Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and Elephant Safari Park. Get out of town with these interesting Ubud side-trips: Mt Batur (in Kintamani), Gallery Ada Garuda (in Tegalalang) and Tirta Empul Temple (in Tampaksiring). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Don Antonio Blanco Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Threads of Life, and browse the exhibits of Wayan Gama Painter Group and School.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ubud trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Kuta to Ubud in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ubud can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Balikpapan.

Things to do in Ubud

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Muji Family Painting Studio, Tirta Empul Temple, Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, Mt Batur
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Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary ©
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Spas

1
night
Balikpapan

Balikpapan ©
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 13th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Wehea Rainforest, then get engrossed in the history at Dahor Heritage Balikpapan, and then make a trip to Kampung di Atas Air.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Balikpapan trip itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ubud to Balikpapan. In August in Balikpapan, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Raja Ampat.

Things to do in Balikpapan

Parks Nature Museums
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Dahor Heritage Balikpapan ©
Dahor Heritage Balikpapan
Kampung di Atas Air ©
Kampung di Atas Air

3
nights
Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat
Step out of the city life by going to Pianemo Islands and Pasir Timbul Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Raja Ampat travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Balikpapan to Raja Ampat with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time to East Indonesia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Makassar.

Things to do in Raja Ampat

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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1
night
Makassar

Makassar ©
One of the nation's major port cities, the multicultural melting pot of Makassar gets most of its bustle from commerce and the shipping industry.
On the 18th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Balla Lompoa Museum, then take a stroll through Watansoppeng (Bat City), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque Amirul Mukminin. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laikang Bay, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Makassar Great Mosque.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Makassar trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Raja Ampat to Makassar. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Raja Ampat to Makassar. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Bandung.

Things to do in Makassar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Balla Lompoa Museum
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Mosque Amirul Mukminin ©
Mosque Amirul Mukminin
Makassar Great Mosque ©
Makassar Great Mosque
Balla Lompoa Museum ©
Balla Lompoa Museum

3
nights
Bandung

Bandung ©
The capital of West Java, Bandung offers a blend of leisure activities, entertainment, and sightseeing.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Amazing Art World and NuArt Sculpture Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Selasar Soenaryo and Museum Sri Baduga. Take a break from Bandung with a short trip to Bosscha Observatory in Lembang, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: engage your brain at Geology Museum, examine the collection at Upside Down World Bandung, head outdoors with Forest Walk Babakan Siliwangi, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bandung online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Makassar to Bandung takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Makassar to Bandung, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Makassar in August, expect nights in Bandung to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are little chillier, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jakarta.

Things to do in Bandung

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bosscha Observatory
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Amazing Art World ©
Amazing Art World
St Peter's Cathedral ©
St Peter's Cathedral
NuArt Sculpture Park ©
NuArt Sculpture Park

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum Basoeki Abdullah and Stamp Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum Di Tengah Kebun and Museum of the Declaration of Independence. Venture out of the city with trips to Bogor Palace (in Bogor), Tangerang (Museum Benteng Heritage & Vihara Boen Tek Bio) and Rumah Perumusan Naskah Proklmasi Rengasdengklok (in Karawang). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Museum Polri, see the interesting displays at Art:1 New Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Archive Building, and get curious at Museum Listrik dan Energi Baru.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Jakarta tour builder site .

Drive from Bandung to Jakarta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bandung in August; daily highs in Jakarta reach 90°F and lows reach 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Medan.

Things to do in Jakarta

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tangerang, Bogor Palace, Rumah Perumusan Naskah Proklmasi Rengasdengklok
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Museum Basoeki Abdullah ©
Museum Basoeki Abdullah
Museum Di Tengah Kebun ©
Museum Di Tengah Kebun
Stamp Museum ©
Stamp Museum

4
nights
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.
Visit Marian Shrine of Annai Velangkanni and Pubbarama Buddhist Centre for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Upside Down World and Tjong Yong Hian Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Tjong A Fie's Mansion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maha Vihara Maitreya, view the masterpieces at Gallery Payung Teduh, and kick back and relax at Berhala Island.

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Traveling by flight from Jakarta to Medan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Medan

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Upside Down World ©
Upside Down World
Marian Shrine of Annai Velangkanni ©
Maha Vihara Maitreya ©
Maha Vihara Maitreya

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