20 days in Indonesia Itinerary

20 days in Indonesia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Asia vacation planner

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Fly
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Yogyakarta
— 2 nights
Drive
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Semarang
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Surabaya
Drive
4
Malang
— 2 nights
Drive
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Surabaya
Fly
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Kuta
— 1 night
Drive
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Lovina Beach
Drive
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Ubud
— 1 night
Drive
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Denpasar
Taxi
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Legian
— 1 night
Drive
11
Uluwatu
— 1 night
Drive
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Kuta
— 1 night
Bus to Sanur, Ferry to Nusa Penida
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Nusa Penida
— 1 night
Ferry to Sanur, Bus to Kuta
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Kuta
Fly
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Jakarta
— 1 night
Drive
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Bogor
— 1 night
Drive
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Jakarta
— 1 night
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Bandung
— 2 nights
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Jakarta
— 2 nights

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Yogyakarta

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): shop like a local with Malioboro Road and then stop by Hamzah Batik. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Borobudur Temple, then contemplate the geological forces at Puncak Merapi, then delve into the distant past at Prambanan Temples, and finally admire the striking features of The Palace of Yogyakarta.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yogyakarta trip planner.

Jakarta to Yogyakarta is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. In October in Yogyakarta, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 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 · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Semarang

— 2 nights
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, make a trip to Simpang Lima, appreciate the history behind Sam Po Kong Temple, delve into the mystery of Lawang Sewu Building, then take in the history at Semarang Old Town, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Semawis Market.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Semarang day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Yogyakarta to Semarang takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to fly to Surabaya.

Things to do in Semarang

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Nightlife · Shopping

Surabaya

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.
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Surabaya using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Semarang to Surabaya takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. 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

Shopping · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Malang

— 2 nights
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 wealth of natural beauty at Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park and then get impressive views of Mount Semeru Volcano.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Malang trip itinerary website.

Drive from Surabaya to Malang in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Malang sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Surabaya.

Things to do in Malang

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Surabaya

City of Heroes

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Surabaya itinerary planner.

Drive from Malang to Surabaya in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll set off for Kuta on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Surabaya

Shopping · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Kuta

— 1 night
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
On the 10th (Thu), hob nob with the locals at Sky Garden.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kuta route builder.

Getting from Surabaya to Kuta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Surabaya to Kuta is 1 hour. Traveling from Surabaya in October, you will find days in Kuta are little chillier (36°C), and nights are about the same (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
Highlights from your trip

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.
You've now added Gitgit Waterfall to your itinerary. On the 11th (Fri), kick back and relax at Lovina Beach and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gitgit Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lovina Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Kuta to Lovina Beach in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lovina Beach can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Lovina Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ubud

— 1 night
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ubud trip planner.

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. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Denpasar.

Things to do in Ubud

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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. On the 12th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tanah Lot Temple.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Denpasar travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ubud to Denpasar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Denpasar sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Legian.

Things to do in Denpasar

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Legian

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

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Legian road trip planning site.

Legian is just a stone's throw from Denpasar. October in Legian sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. 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

Highlights from your trip

Uluwatu

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes OMNIA Bali as well as Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stroll around Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uluwatu Temple. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Padang Padang Beach and then join in the after-dark buzz at OMNIA Bali.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Uluwatu trip planning app.

Uluwatu is just a stone's throw from Legian. In October in Uluwatu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kuta.

Things to do in Uluwatu

Nightlife · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kuta

— 1 night
For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kuta itinerary builder.

Kuta is just a short distance 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 · Adventure

Nusa Penida

— 1 night
The bounty of pristine white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons bordered by emerald green hills, unique cliff formations, and colorful reefs is what draws most travelers to Nusa Penida.
On the 15th (Tue), stroll through Kelingking Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Angel's Billabong and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Crystal Bay.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nusa Penida trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Kuta to Nusa Penida in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Nusa Penida sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kuta.

Things to do in Nusa Penida

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Kuta

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You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Nusa Penida to Kuta in 3 hours. On the 16th (Wed), you're off to Jakarta.

Things to do in Kuta

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

Jakarta

— 1 night

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.
For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jakarta online attractions planner.

Fly from Kuta to Jakarta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuta to Jakarta is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Jakarta are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bogor.

Things to do in Jakarta

Theme Parks

Bogor

— 1 night

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.
Before you visit Bogor, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Jakarta to Bogor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October in Bogor, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jakarta.

Things to do in Bogor

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Jakarta

— 1 night

Big Durian

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jakarta online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bogor to Jakarta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Bandung.

Things to do in Jakarta

Shopping · Parks · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Bandung

— 2 nights

Paris of the East

The capital of West Java, Bandung offers a blend of leisure activities, entertainment, and sightseeing.
You've added 23 Paskal Shopping Centre, Punclut Ciumbuleuit, Patenggang Lake, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take a stroll through Braga Street and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Cibadak Street Culinary. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Patenggang Lake and then head outdoors with Punclut Ciumbuleuit.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bandung sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Jakarta to Bandung in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jakarta in October, with highs in Bandung at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jakarta.

Things to do in Bandung

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Jakarta

— 2 nights

Big Durian

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Jakarta trip planner.

Drive from Bandung to Jakarta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bandung in October: high temperatures in Jakarta hover around 39°C and lows are around 29°C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Jakarta

Shopping · Parks · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

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.

Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.