14 days in Indonesia Itinerary

14 days in Indonesia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Indonesia journey maker

Make it your trip
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Surabaya
— 3 nights
Fly
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Semarang
— 1 night
Drive
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Solo
— 1 night
Drive
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Yogyakarta Region
— 3 nights
Train to Adisutjipto, Fly to Jakarta
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Jakarta
— 4 nights
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Surabaya

— 3 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Tunjungan Plaza or Surabaya Town Square. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sampoerna Museum and Ampel Mosque. Explore Surabaya's surroundings by going to Cheng Hoo Mosque (in Pandaan) and Gondo Mayit Beach (in Blitar). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Nasional Al Akbar, take in the views from Suramadu National Bridge, stroll around Bungkul Park, and don't miss a visit to Monkasel (Submarine Monument).

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Surabaya trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Surabaya is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Surabaya. In April, daytime highs in Surabaya are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can fly to Semarang.

Things to do in Surabaya

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trips

Semarang

— 1 night
An Indonesian port city, Semarang remains best known for its Dutch colonial architecture and 15th-century temple.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Citraland Mall, Old Town Art Market and Central Java Grand Mosque. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the striking features of Central Java Grand Mosque, hunt for treasures at Old Town Art Market, look for gifts at Citraland Mall, appreciate the history behind Sam Po Kong Temple, then take in the pleasant sights at Semarang Rainbow Village, and finally browse the different shops at Paragon Mall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Semarang road trip planning app.

You can fly from Surabaya to Semarang in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Solo.

Things to do in Semarang

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Solo

— 1 night
Traditional Javanese culture thrives in the city of Solo (also called Surakarta), from ancient arts such as wayang puppetry, dangdut music, and Solonese dance, to the production of batik, a traditional patterned fabric.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Kampoeng Batik Laweyan and then explore the ancient world of Cetho Temple.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Solo itinerary planner.

Drive from Semarang to Solo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Solo, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yogyakarta Region.

Things to do in Solo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yogyakarta Region

— 3 nights

Cultural City

Take a trip to Yogyakarta to experience life in the cultural epicenter of Javanese culture, founded in the 18th century and boasting a complex history of imperial wrangling, revolutions, and wars.
Visit Borobudur Temple and Ratu Boko for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Prambanan Temples and The Palace of Yogyakarta. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Malioboro Road, browse the exhibits of Pendhapa Art Space, get impressive views of Puncak Merapi, and take in the dramatic scenery at Banyu Nibo Sanggrahan II Waterfall.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yogyakarta Region sightseeing tool.

Drive from Solo to Yogyakarta Region in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Jakarta.

Things to do in Yogyakarta Region

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Jakarta

— 4 nights

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.
Museum Bank Indonesia and Istiqlal Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Grand Indonesia Mall and Summarecon Mal Serpong. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at National Monument (MONAS), take in the spiritual surroundings of Jakarta Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Jakarta Old Town, and examine the collection at National Museum.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jakarta trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Yogyakarta Region to Jakarta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Jakarta

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Indonesia travel guide

4.2
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.