21 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

21 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Indonesia holiday planner

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Train to Ksr Bengaluru, Fly to Jakarta
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Jakarta
— 1 night
Fly
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Pangkalan Bun
— 1 night
Fly
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Surabaya
— 1 night
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Gili Meno
— 1 night
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Tanjung
— 2 nights
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Drive to Lombok International Airport, Fly to Domine Eduard Osok Airport, Drive to Raja Ampat
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Raja Ampat
— 4 nights
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Komodo National Park
— 3 nights
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Kuta
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ubud
— 4 nights
Fly to Bengaluru, Train to Mysuru (Mysore)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria de Fatima Church, then examine the collection at National Museum, and then browse the different shops at Grand Indonesia Mall. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Istiqlal Mosque, see the interesting displays at Museum Bank Indonesia, then contemplate the long history of Jakarta Old Town, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jakarta Cathedral.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jakarta vacation planning website.

Mysuru (Mysore), India to Jakarta is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mysuru (Mysore) in September, with highs in Jakarta at 39°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Pangkalan Bun.

Things to do in Jakarta

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Pangkalan Bun

— 1 night
Pangkalan Bun or Pangkalanbuun, is a city in Central Kalimantan province on Borneo in Indonesia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Arut River and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pangkalan Bun trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jakarta to Pangkalan Bun. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Surabaya.

Things to do in Pangkalan Bun

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Surabaya

— 1 night

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.
On the 21st (Sat), contemplate the long history of Ex. De Javasche Bank Soerabaia, then see the interesting displays at Sampoerna Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at Tunjungan Plaza, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumen Gubernur Suryo.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Surabaya trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pangkalan Bun to Surabaya. In September in Surabaya, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Gili Meno.

Things to do in Surabaya

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Gili Meno

— 1 night
The smallest of the three islands near Lombok, Gili Meno affords a truly secluded feel, with its tiny population of 500 mainly concentrated in the center.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Gili Meno Beach, and then make a trip to Nest Statues Jason de Caires Taylor.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gili Meno online trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Surabaya to Gili Meno. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Central Indonesia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Surabaya in September, expect nights in Gili Meno to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Tanjung.

Things to do in Gili Meno

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Tanjung

— 2 nights
On the 23rd (Mon), get to know the resident critters at Lombok Wildlife Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ketapang Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sire Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tanjung road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gili Meno to Tanjung. In September, daily temperatures in Tanjung can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Raja Ampat.

Things to do in Tanjung

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Raja Ampat

— 4 nights
Explore hidden gems such as Cape Kri and Pasir Timbul Beach.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Raja Ampat attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tanjung to Raja Ampat. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time to Eastern Indonesia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Komodo National Park.

Things to do in Raja Ampat

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

Komodo National Park

— 3 nights
Originally established to protect the giant lizards that share its name, today Komodo National Park preserves all species of vegetation and wildlife found on its 29 islands, where the biodiversity has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Visiting Komodo National Park and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Batu Bolong Reef and Pink Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Komodo National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Raja Ampat to Komodo National Park. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Indonesia Time (WIT) to Central Indonesia Time (WITA) is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kuta.

Things to do in Komodo National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Kuta

— 2 nights
Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then kick back and relax at Balangan Beach. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Point Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kuta tour builder website.

Explore your travel options from Komodo National Park to Kuta with the Route module. In October in Kuta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ubud.

Things to do in Kuta

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Ubud

— 4 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Tirta Empul Temple and USS Liberty Shipwreck will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mt Batur and Taman Ayun Temple. Explore Ubud's surroundings by going to Shark Diving (in Amed) and Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple (in Sebatu). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Kuningan Ceremony, and stop by AKU Boutique.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ubud trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kuta to Ubud takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kalimantan travel guide

3.8
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.

East Java travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Theme Parks
East Java, Indonesia's second most-populated province, juxtaposes modern urban elements with natural beauty. The urban areas offer world-class museums as well as religious sites honoring the Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist heritages of the nation and its people. Apart from the region's city centers, vistors find great national parks, as well as natural wonders including craters, waterfalls, and an abundance of plant and animal life. The area is known for macaques, peafowl, and many varieties of endemic orchids. Locals wash down their meals with a glass of 'tuak,' a popular fermented palm tree drink of the region.

Lombok travel guide

4.1
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Shark Diving
An island similar in size to neighboring Bali, Lombok offers a more untouched landscape with a powerful feeling of seclusion, plus oceanic plant and animal life. Balancing backpacker and resort-goer interests, the island blends beach resorts with rugged, volcanic landscapes, offering sunbathing and hiking opportunities aplenty. The region sports prime wave action, which many guests come for. The lowlands region of the island features fields and forests where rice, soybeans, coffee, coconuts, and bananas are cultivated.

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.