Java, lying between Sumatra and Bali, is a volcano-dotted island that’s at the geographic and economic center of Indonesia, and home to more than half its people. Java’s largest city is modern, sprawling Jakarta, the nation’s capital. It’s home to the expansive National Museum, an old town (Kota Tua) with Dutch colonial buildings, as well as upscale hotels and shopping malls. Handpicked Java Experiences
Ijen Blue Fire
Witness the magic of the Ijen’s mesmerizing blue fire on a 7-hour evening, trekking tour of the Ijen volcano from Banyuwangi. Alongside your guide, you’ll ascend to the summit of the Ijen volcano under the atmospheric cloak of darkness. Amid the billowing smoke of the Sulphur mines, you’ll witness the natural phenomenon of the blue fire and see miners carry back-breaking loads of Sulphur up the steep crater. When the sun rises, gaze upon the vivid, turquoise crater lake before you return to your hotel. All safety equipment is provided on this tour. 7-hour evening tour of the Ijen volcano from Banyuwangi Trek to the summit of the mighty volcano to see the billowing smoke of the sulphur mines Marvel at the natural phenomenon of the blue fire Experience the enchantment of the sun rising over the Ijen crater lake Receive all safety equipment.
Borobudur Temple is located on the island of Java in Indonesia. There are thousands of Buddhist temples of all shapes and sizes throughout Southeast Asia, but Borobudur is the largest Buddhist Temple in the world. It is made up of nine stone platforms, each stacked one after the other, with the top consisting of a center dome. From the base working up, there are six square platforms and three circular ones. Decorating the temple are 2,672 relief panels (sculptured panels) and 504 Buddha statues.
The Bromo, or Mount Bromo 7,641 feet) it is not the highest peak of the massif, but the most famous. The area is one of the most visited tourist destinations in East Java, and the volcano is included in the Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. A typical way to visit Mount Bromo is from the nearby mountain village of Cemoro Lawang. From there it is possible to walk to the volcano in about 45 minutes, but it is also possible to take an organized jeep tour, including stops at the viewpoint of Mount Penanjakan (2,770 m or 9,088 ft) (Indonesian: Gunung Penanjakan). The sights on Mount Penanjakan can also be reached on foot in about two hours. Depending on the level of volcanic activity.
Hand picked JAVA Hotels
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Kunang Kunang Tented Resort
Kunang Kunang Tent Resort offers accommodation in Banyuwangi and is located 1.6 km away from Licin Market and 4.3 km from Rembang Village. The property features a 24 hour front desk, swimming pool and restaurant. Each room is equipped with an air conditioner and balcony. The bathroom comes with shower and free toiletries. Guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant on-site or visit Kepundung Restaurant. Other dining options are also located around the property
An enchanting hideaway set against the backdrop of magnificent Borobudur Temple and the picturesque Menoreh Hills. Surrounded by lush teak forests, Plataran Borobudur Resort & Spa transports guests to another time and place, where days gently unfold against the backdrop of magnificent Borobudur Temple and the picturesque Menoreh Hills. Amid this unbelievably beautiful and atmospheric setting, experience the utmost peace and privacy within traditional Javanese villas, spacious havens of supreme comfort with a private pool. Indulge in sublime, soul-soothing spa pampering, and exquisite gastronomy with an unparalleled view of Borobudur Temple at every turn. Walk the long corridor that stretches between Patio restaurant’s Joglo and colonial buildings, and be awed by the feeling that wherever you stand, “Borobudur Follows” – an experience unique to Plataran Borobudur.
MesaStila Resort & Spa
MesaStila (previously known as Losari Coffee Plantation) is a luxury five star resort & spa that incorporates an unparalleled collection of remarkable antiques and enchanting buildings; including Central Java icons such as a Colonial railway station and historic Joglo-villas. At MesaStila the focus is on luxury yet keeping the traditional, local and wholesome experiences intact, which accentuate the magnificence of the environment, the people, the culture and facilitate a healthy lifestyle- full of wonderful experience.