• 7 days/6 nights
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  • From Varies / person
  • (Varying single supplement)

Explore Bali and Java with Kasey!

Join us on an exclusive trip through Indonesia with Vice President of Operations, Kasey Austin. Bring the whole family on a journey of rich with culinary delights and varied activities in Bali and Java, where ancient historical sites bring the adventure to life for travelers of all ages. Grab a bike and ride through rice fields, traverse whitewater rapids surrounded by dense jungle, explore Escher-like mosques, and storm through town on a becak. Balance that with luxurious beaches and pools, followed by cups of ginger tea or world renowned coffee. With Kasey Austin at your side, you’re sure to feel right at home on a trip the whole family will love.

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Activity Level: Easy

This Tour

Bali and Java await you on a cultural journey through Indonesia, where adventure awaits in ancient ruins and exotic beaches.

  • Explore the ancient UNESCO Heritage Site Borobudur and glimpse the life of the Javanese 1,000 years ago.
  • Whitewater raft the Ayung River, venturing through deep mountain gorges, wild jungles, picturesque rice paddies, and thundering waterfalls.
  • Learn to surf on the Balinese waves by day and witness a Kecak Dance by night.
  • Feast on jackfruit curry and chase it down with ginger tea.
  • Visit mischievous monkeys in the Monkey Forest, discover rock cut shrines, and more all on this Indonesian family adventure
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Tour Itinerary

7 days/6 nights

Colombo, Sri Lanka (CMB)

Day 1: Yogyakarta
Overnight: Phoenix Hotel


Welcome to the cultural center of Java! Since you have just completed a lengthy plane trip to get here, we'll keep the first day light. You have what remains of your day to explore Yogyakarta and the many delicious offerings that await you. Hop on a becak and make your way through the food stalls where you'll find coffee warmed with a burning hot piece of charcoal, jackfruit curry, ginger tea, and dozens of dished cooked right in front of you. Rest up at the Phoenix Hotel prepare for tomorrow.

About The Phoenix Hotel

Located in the heart of Yogyakarta near the popular Malioboro district, the historic Phoenix Hotel Yogyakartais a colonial landmark dating back to 1918. The luxury landmark hotel of Yogya and that once was home to the first president of Indonesia, Soekarno.

Day 2: Yogyakarta
Meals Included:  B, L
Overnight: Phoenix Hotel

Put on your walking shoes and prepare to go deep into the culture, people and history of Central Java.

  • Wind your way through the maze like streets of the Taman Sari, the legendary complex that houses the sultan's elaborate baths and gardens
  • Explore an underground mosque with disorienting stairways leading in all directions
  • Hide away at the secluded restaurant managed by Ibu Joyokusumo, the wife of the sultan's younger brother
  • After lunch, hold on tight as you explore the landscape of the Merapi Volcano, where the residual ash and rock make you feel like you're on the moon!

Keep the adventure going with an exhilarating becak ride back to the hotel.

Day 3: Yogyakarta
Meals Included:  B, L
Overnight: Mesa Stila

Today we'll head to Borobudur, a religious site that's sure to amaze!

  • Older than Notre Dame and Angkor Wat, Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The restoration of this beautiful location will give you a clear glimpse of the Buddhist doctrine and Javanese life from 1,000 years ago.
  • Grab a bike and ride through the vast rice fields and rustic Javanese villages. Soak up the atmosphere of the fabulous monument and end the excursion with a true Javanese meal in a traditional restaurant.

Later we'll travel to Mesa Stila, our accommodations for the next few nights.

About Mesa Stila

One of the most unique properties in Indonesia, Mesa Stila rests amongst a plantation reminiscent of Old Java. The luxurious view is filled with cooling highland-air, eight mountains, tropical gardens and lush vegetation.

Day 4: Yogyakarta
Meals Included:  B
Overnight: Mesa Stila

After the last few days of activity, today is all about relaxation. Take in all that Mesa Stila has to offer:

  • Take it easy with a day by the infinity pool or wear the kids out on the natural jungle gym
  • Tour Losari's Coffee Plantation. Take part in a coffee tasting and learn about growing, harvesting, and producing coffee
  • Sit in on a presentation on Janur, the coconut leaf, used daily as a tool throughout Indonesia

And more. Mesa Stila has a number of activities for everyone, making it easy to fill the day without venturing from the secluded, natural beauty of the resort.


Day 5: Ubud
Meals Included:  B
Overnight: Komaneka Bisma

This morning we'll continue our trip to Bali. We'll head to Semarang, an old dutch port from the days of the East Indies, Semarang is a quiet and unique destination filled with history. After a quick flight and transfer, we'll arrive in Ubud where the evening is yours to spend at your leisure.

About Komaneka Bisma

Komaneka Resorts in Ubud, Bali is a collection of boutique hotels, each carefully created to fulfill travelers' expectations of upscale luxury lifestyle in a spacious hotel room or villa, surrounded by Ubud's natural beauty, and looked after by welcoming expert staff. Awarded Condé Nast Travel's hot list in 2009 and TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Best 25 Hotels in Indonesia and Asia 2015.

Day 6: Ubud
Meals Included:  B, L, D
Overnight: Komaneka Bisma

Today you'll experience exclusive Bali, in more ways than one.

  • The day will begin with a rafting trip on the Ayung River. The dramatic scenery includes deep mountain gorges, wild jungles, picturesque rice paddies and thundering waterfalls
  • As for the afternoon, uncover the secrets of Bali's artistic soul. Interact with local artists at their homes and workshops, normally closed off to travelers
  • Complete the excursion with dinner in a balinese home, where you can even assist the host family with the cooking

After this unique insider experience, you'll transfer back to the hotel and enjoy a peaceful evening.

Day 7: Ubud
Meals Included:  B, L
Overnight: Komaneka Bisma

This one's for the kids as we discover the hidden side of Bali.

  • We'll start the day with a walk in the Monkey Forest, a sacred place in town where mischievous monkeys roam.
  • Continue on to Goa Gajah, the elephant cave. The fairy-like atmostphere of this archaelogical site is sure to enamor kids of all ages.
  • Next is the holy spring water temple of Tirta Empul, where the mystical waters are said to heal and rejuvinate. Feel free to jump in, but be prepared for the chill!
  • Last but not least is Gunung Kawi, a temple complex carved into the cliff face. Local legend says that a giant carved them out with his fingernails.
    Last but not least is Gunung Kawi, a temple complex that local legend claims a giant carved into the cliff face with his fingernails.

After an eventful day of exploration, return to the resort for the rest of the evening.

Day 8: Nusa Dua
Nusa Dua
Meals Included:  B, L
Overnight: Conrad


It's time to say so long to Ubud. We'll begin our journey toward Nusa Dua with a pitstop at Tanah Lot Temple, one of the most photographed temples in the world. Explore the surrounding beach and rocky outcrop before making our way to Nusa Dua, where you'll be able to spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

About Conrad

Conrad Bali beckons from its beach of golden sand, a beacon of highly personalized luxury and style. This award-winning resort, located on the coast of Nusa Dua at Tanjung Benoa, offers a selection of spacious guest rooms and private Conrad Suites amidst the lush gardens and meandering pools of the resort.

Discover contemporary dining and extensive leisure facilities, including tennis, golf, watersports, shopping and more. Stay inspired by Infinity, Conrad Bali's iconic beachfront wedding chapel, where you can say "I Do" to idyllic luxury. Authentic treatments using traditional techniques at Jiwa Spa create a sanctuary which embraces the beauty of the local landscape.

Day 9: Nusa Dua
Nusa Dua
Meals Included:  B, L
Overnight: Conrad

Today you'll get the opportunity to ride the Balinese waves! You'll spend the morning with a surfing lessons where you'll learn the basics of catching waves in a secure environment.

Day 10: Nusa Dua
Nusa Dua
Meals Included:  B, D
Overnight: Conrad

Sleep in or put your new surfing skills to the test while you enjoy a lazy morning at the hotel. In the afternoon, the Uluwatu temple awaits.

  • Visit the breathtaking Hindu temple situated on the cliff, deep, rocky beaches resting at the bottom. Take in the sunset over the Indian Ocean and see the amazing Kecak Dance performance.
  • Take in the Jimbaran beach and enjoy a dinner al fresco with your feet in the sand.

Return to the hotel for your final night.

Day 11: Nusa Dua
Meals Included:  B

Today you will be met and transferred to the Denpasar airport in time for your flight home.

Selamat jalan Have a good journey

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  • Next Departure: Call (800) 575-1540
  • From Varies / person
  • (Varying single supplement)

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Bali Indonesia
Photo: Bali Indonesia

Additional Trip Information

  • Arrive in Jakarta and continue your direct flight to Yogyakarta. Upon arrival, your local tour leader will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.
  • On day 11 you will be met and transferred to the Denpasar airport for your flight home.
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Biking
  • Surfing
  • Rafting


The hallmark of an Austin Adventures vacation is our exceptional dining.

Included in Trip Price
  • All transfers and transport as per program
  • All accommodation as per program (based on double sharing)
  • Service of English speaking station guides
  • All meals as mentioned (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • All entrance fees / donations per program
  • Signature Tour on Day 1
  • Borobudur Cycling Trip on Day 3
  • White Water rafting on Day 6
  • A day with Balinese Artist on Day 6
  • Surf Lesson on Day 9
  • Kecak Dance Performance on Day 10
Not Included in Trip Price
  • Air tickets both domestic and international
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • All drinks
  • Airport taxes domestic
  • Tips
  • Other expenses not mentioned on the itinerary
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