Indonesia Safari: A 12-Day Journey Through Wildlife & Wonder

Author: Nidhi Sood on Jan 30,2023

Embark on a 12-day Indonesia Safari adventure and discover the beauty of Jakarta, Ujung Kulon National Park, Bali, and Ubud. From exploring exotic wildlife to immersing in rich cultural heritage, this itinerary is a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. Book your trip today

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Jakarta - Explore the Capital City

As you touch down at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, your private guide will welcome you and escort you to your hotel. After settling in, it's time to hit the vibrant streets and discover what Jakarta offers. Visit iconic landmarks such as Monas Tower and Taman Mini Indonesia Indah and sample some of the city's famous street food. As the day comes to a close, enjoy a traditional Indonesian dinner and savor the delicious flavors of nasi goreng, sate, and gado-gado. Return to your hotel for rest and dinner.

Day 2: Jakarta to Ujung Kulon National Park

Rise and shine, as you'll start your jungle adventure early today. After a short flight from Jakarta to Carita, you'll meet your private guide and embark on a scenic drive to Ujung Kulon National Park (a two-hours drive), the gateway to your jungle escapade. Once there, go for an evening safari exploring the park's diverse vegetation, keep your eyes open for exotic species like the Javan rhinoceros and enjoy a picnic lunch by the beach. As the day draws to a close, set up camp and relax by the fire, listen to the sounds of the jungle and enjoy a well-deserved dinner. 

Day 3: Discover the Wildlife of Ujung Kulon National Park

In the wee hours of the morning and get ready for a guided wildlife safari, exploring a different route in search of unique species such as the Javan deer, macaques, and barking deer. Take a boat tour of the park's serene waters and spot exotic birds like the Javan kingfisher, grey heron, and Javan pond heron. After lunch, hike up Mount Honje for breathtaking views of the park and the surrounding scenery. Return to your camp for dinner and enjoy the night in the heart of the jungle.

Day 4: Ujung Kulon to Bali

Today, you'll be departing Ujung Kulon National Park for the tropical paradise of Bali. Take a scenic drive to Carita, where you'll catch a flight to the island. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and take some time to rest and freshen up. In the evening, explore the vibrant streets of Kuta and experience the island's famous nightlife. 

Day 5: Explore the Culture of Ubud

After breakfast, hop on two hours of a scenic drive to Ubud, a town renowned for its rich cultural heritage and stunning landscapes. Visit the Ubud Monkey Forest, a lush sanctuary for over 700 monkeys, and the Ubud Palace, a stunning royal palace. Take a cooking class and learn to prepare traditional Balinese dishes like nasi campur and babi guling. In the evening, relax and rejuvenate with a traditional Balinese massage. 

Day 6: Experience Bali's Stunning Beaches

Today, you'll visit the iconic Tanah Lot Temple ( an hour's drive away), a stunning seaside temple surrounded by the Indian Ocean. Spend the day basking in the sun, swimming, and snorkeling in crystal-clear waters. In the evening, dine on fresh seafood and enjoy the sunset over the ocean before returning to your hotel. 

Day 7: Safari Adventure in Bali Barat National Park

Embark on an adventure to Bali Barat National Park, a two-hour drive, where you'll witness the beauty of the island's rugged wilderness. On a guided Safari tour, you'll have the chance to spot exotic wildlife, including monkeys, deer, and rare bird species. After a full day of wildlife-watching, you'll return to your resort for a delicious dinner and a well-deserved rest.

Day 8: Surfing and Sunbathing in Uluwatu

Today, you'll head to the southern coast of Bali, approximately one hour and thirty minutes away, to enjoy a day of surfing and sunbathing. At Uluwatu, you'll have the opportunity to catch some waves or relax on the beach and soak up the sun. In the evening, you'll witness the famous Kecak Dance, a traditional Balinese dance performed by a group of men set against the stunning sunset. Return to your hotel for dinner. 

Day 9: Bali to Flores Island - Discover the Kelimutu Lakes

Today, you'll take an hour's flight to Flores Island, where you'll witness one of nature's most unique wonders - the Kelimutu Lakes (thirty minutes drive from the airport). Three crater lakes, each with its unique color, these lakes are indeed a sight to behold. After exploring the lakes, you'll spend the night in a private luxury lodge surrounded by the beauty of Flores.

Day 10: Discover the Culture and History of Flores Island

Today, you'll explore the rich culture and history of Flores Island, visiting traditional villages and ancient monuments. You'll have the opportunity to witness the island's famous Ikat weaving, a unique type of cloth made using a traditional dyeing and weaving process. After a full day of cultural exploration, you'll return to your lodge for a delicious dinner and a good night's rest.

Day 11: Visiting Iconic landmarks in Bali

Today, you will visit famous landmarks such as Petitenget Temple and Potato Head Beach Club. Enjoy a delicious lunch in a premium restaurant and then drive to Tirta Empul Temple, a Hindu temple famous for its holy spring water. Spend the evening at leisure before returning to your hotel for dinner. 

Day 12: Departure from Bali

Spend your final day in Bali at leisure, doing some last-minute shopping, or simply taking in the sights and sounds of this beautiful island. Your private guide will escort you to the airport for your flight home, reminiscing about the memories of a stunning tropical paradise and a unique Safari experience.

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