53 days in Indonesia Itinerary

53 days in Indonesia Itinerary

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Medan
— 6 nights
2
Palembang
— 4 nights
3
Jakarta
— 3 nights
4
Bandung
— 3 nights
5
Bantul
— 6 nights
6
Surabaya
— 4 nights
7
Negara
— 5 nights
8
Gitgit
— 5 nights
9
Ubud
— 7 nights
10
Jimbaran
— 7 nights

6
nights
Medan

Medan ©
The capital of North Sumatra, Medan earned the nickname "Paris of Sumatra" during Dutch colonial times due to its marked resemblance to the French city.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kuil Shri Mariamman and Medan Grand Mosque. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Maha Vihara Maitreya and Tjong A Fie's Mansion. Spend the 15th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gunung Timur Temple, look for gifts at Durian Ucok, kick back and relax at Berhala Island, and see the interesting displays at Rahmat International Wildlife Museum & Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Medan trip itinerary builder app.

London, UK to Medan is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from London to Medan, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Medan is warmer than London - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Palembang.

Things to do in Medan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
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Maha Vihara Maitreya ©
Maha Vihara Maitreya
Tjong A Fie's Mansion ©
Tjong A Fie's Mansion
Gunung Timur Temple ©
Gunung Timur Temple

4
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Palembang

Palembang ©
The history of the major port city of Palembang dates back a thousand years to the highly advanced Sriwijaya civilization, which ruled vast swathes of Southeast Asia.
Family-friendly places like Great Mosque of Palembang and Al-Munawar Arab Village will thrill your kids. Get a sense of the local culture at Cheng Ho Mosque and 26 Ilir Pempek VIllage. Go for a jaunt from Palembang to Bangkinang to see Bangkinang Plaza about 13 hours away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Baba Ong Boen Tjit House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Palembang Bird Park, and make a splash at Amanzi Waterpark.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Palembang travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Medan to Palembang with the Route module. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Jakarta.

Things to do in Palembang

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bangkinang Plaza
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Baba Ong Boen Tjit House ©
Baba Ong Boen Tjit House
Bangkinang Plaza ©
Bangkinang Plaza
Great Mosque of Palembang ©
Great Mosque of Palembang

3
nights
Jakarta

Jakarta ©
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Istiqlal Mosque and Toa Se Bio Temple. Bartele Gallery and Bogor Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Jakarta side-trips: Summarecon Mal Bekasi (in Bekasi) and Ciputih Beach (in Serang). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria de Fatima Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jakarta trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Palembang to Jakarta with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Bandung.

Things to do in Jakarta

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Summarecon Mal Bekasi, Bogor Palace, Ciputih Beach
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:
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Istiqlal Mosque ©
Istiqlal Mosque
Bogor Palace ©
Bogor Palace
Summarecon Mal Bekasi ©
Summarecon Mal Bekasi

3
nights
Bandung

Bandung ©
The capital of West Java, Bandung offers a blend of leisure activities, entertainment, and sightseeing.
Get a sense of the local culture at Masjid Agung Trans Studio Bandung and Jalan Asia Afrika. Kids will enjoy Sin Sin Art Shop and NuArt Sculpture Park. When in Bandung, make a side trip to see Orchid Forest in Lembang, approximately Lembang away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Lembah Karmel OCD and pause for some photo ops at Monumen Solidaritas Asia Afrika.

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Traveling by car from Jakarta to Bandung takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Jakarta in March, with highs in Bandung at 32°C and lows at 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for Bantul.

Things to do in Bandung

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Orchid Forest
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NuArt Sculpture Park ©
NuArt Sculpture Park
Lembah Karmel OCD ©
Lembah Karmel OCD
Masjid Agung Trans Studio Bandung ©
Masjid Agung Trans Studio Bandung

6
nights
Bantul

Bantul ©
Bantul is a town and the capital of Bantul Regency, Yogyakarta Province, Java, Indonesia. Shop till you drop at Malioboro Road and Gajah Gallery Yogyakarta and Yogya Art Lab. Step off the beaten path and head to Kukup Beach and Ganjuran Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Prambanan Temples (in Prambanan) and Pok Tunggal Beach (in Gunung Kidul). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Kukup Beach, examine the collection at Fort Vredeburg Museum, look for gifts at Chocolate Monggo Tirtodipuran, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinus Pengger Nature Tourism.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bantul trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Bandung to Bantul with the Route module. Traveling from Bandung in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Bantul: highs are around 37°C and lows about 28°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Surabaya.

Things to do in Bantul

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yogyakarta Region, Prambanan Temples, Pok Tunggal Beach, Kukup Beach
Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 2:
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Pok Tunggal Beach ©
Pok Tunggal Beach
Prambanan Temples ©
Prambanan Temples
Kukup Beach ©
Kukup Beach

4
nights
Surabaya

Surabaya ©
A tour of Surabaya provides a chance to discover a sprawling, architecturally and culturally rich port city on the island of Java.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Siring Kemuning Beach and Ex. De Javasche Bank Soerabaia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cheng Hoo Mosque and Trowulan Archeological Museum. Explore Surabaya's surroundings by going to Maharani Zoo & Caves (in Lamongan) and Bukit Kapur Jaddih (in Bangkalan). And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Galaxy Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Joko Dolog Buddhist Statue, wander the streets of Surabaya Kota Railway Station, and appreciate the history behind Monumen Bambu Runcing.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Surabaya tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bantul to Surabaya takes 5.5 hours. April in Surabaya sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Negara.

Things to do in Surabaya

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bangkalan, Trowulan Archeological Museum, Maharani Zoo & Caves, Cheng Hoo Mosque
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:
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Cheng Hoo Mosque ©
Cheng Hoo Mosque
Siring Kemuning Beach ©
Siring Kemuning Beach
Trowulan Archeological Museum ©
Trowulan Archeological Museum

5
nights
Negara

Negara ©
We've included these beaches for you: Medewi Beach and Perancak Beach. Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Palasari Village make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Negara: Pemuteran (Menjangan Island, The Turtle Project, &more).

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Negara driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Surabaya to Negara. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Central Indonesia Time (WITA), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Negara are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Gitgit.

Things to do in Negara

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pemuteran, Jembrana
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Medewi Beach ©
Medewi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Menjangan Island ©
Menjangan Island

5
nights
Gitgit

Gitgit ©
Pura Beji and Pura Maduwe Karang are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Aling-Aling Waterfall and Sambangan Secret Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Gitgit trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Negara to Gitgit by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Gitgit

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sambangan, Pura Beji, Pura Maduwe Karang
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 16:
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Aling-Aling Waterfall ©
Aling-Aling Waterfall
Pura Beji ©
Pura Beji
Pura Maduwe Karang ©
Pura Maduwe Karang

7
nights
Ubud

Ubud
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Get some historical perspective at Tanah Lot Temple and Tirta Empul Temple. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Semar Kuning. Get out of town with these interesting Ubud side-trips: Taman Wisata Kertha Gosa (in Klungkung), Ubud Horse Stables (in Tegalalang) and Blue Lagoon Beach (in Manggis). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, make a trip to Puri Saren Palace, take a peaceful walk through Sangeh Monkey Forest, and enjoy some diversion at Terrace River Pool Swing.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ubud sightseeing site.

You can drive from Gitgit to Ubud in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Jimbaran.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Tegalalang, Taman Wisata Kertha Gosa, Tirta Empul Temple, Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets, Sangeh Monkey Forest
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 23:
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Tanah Lot Temple
Tanah Lot Temple
Tirta Empul Temple ©
Tirta Empul Temple
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
nights
Jimbaran

Jimbaran ©
Formally a poor and isolated corner of Bali, the small fishing village of Jimbaran underwent a rapid transformation in the 1980s and has since become one of the island's fanciest destinations.
Get some historical perspective at Uluwatu Temple and Caow Eng Bio Chinese Buddhist Temple. Step off the beaten path and head to Melasti Beach and Blue Point Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Suluban Beach, stroll through Nyang-nyang Beach, look for gifts at Jenggala Ceramics Bali, and wander the streets of Jimbaran Bay.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jimbaran trip planner.

Getting from Ubud to Jimbaran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Jimbaran are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jimbaran

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Ungasan, Nusa Dua, Pecatu, Caow Eng Bio Chinese Buddhist Temple, Gunung Payung Beach
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 30:
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Blue Point Beach ©
Blue Point Beach
Melasti Beach ©
Melasti Beach
Green Bowl Beach ©
Green Bowl Beach

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