Neighbor Islands  »  Java

Java Island, which is about​132 thousand km2, stretches for 1,000 kilometers from west to east, changing landscape with volcanoes, jungles and endless green fields. Island amazingly combines natural beauty and monuments of world heritage. It will appeal to many: and those who are looking for an amazing adventure to the ill-famed Krakatau volcano and is ready to rise to the sulfuric sky-blue lake in the crater of the volcano, and those who like to wander in the walls of the magnificent temples of history and culture and batik workshops. There are about 120 volcanoes in Java, 30 of them are active. Jogjakarta is situated in the heart of Java where is Eighth Wonder of the World can be found. The biggest Buddhist temple, Borobudur, has 504 Buddha statues and 1460 bas-reliefs on religious subjects. In Jogjakarta Wayang Shadow Theater is very popular. Dolls are made of cow-hide and are attached to bamboo sticks. Viewers see only a shadow puppet on a white screen, backlit electric or kerosene lamp. The capital of Indonesia, Jakarta, located in Java, formerly known as Batavia. Interestingly, the tea plantations in Java occupy 34 thousand acre.

BOROBUDUR & PRAMBANAN

BOROBUDUR & PRAMBANAN [1 day]

This busy day will let you visit two the most amazing place in the island of Java during one day. First you will visit the largest Buddhist temple in the world - Borobudur. This is truly the Eighth Wonder of the world - here come the monks, Buddhists and tourists from all over the world. You also expects to visit several temples and the palace of the sultan. In the end, you will walk among the ancient buildings of Prambanan. In the main area of the complex towering three main temples dedicated to the deities of the supreme triad of the Trimurti - Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu.

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THEATRE OF SHADOWS [2 days /1 night]

You will not only visit the most beautiful temples of Borobudur and Prambanan and several other temples and the palace of the Sultan, but also you will have an opportunity to get acquainted with the traditional Javanese shadow theater Wayang Kulit. The characters of the Theatre is artfully carved leather puppets: the gods, demons, kings and warriors. They speak the voice master Dalang different stories from the Ramayana.

Mt Bromo

Mt BROMO [2 days/1 night]

A visit of one of the most beautiful volcanoes of mysterious Indonesia is truly staggering emotions from the fantastic scenery from the observation deck. Despite the fact that Java is the predominantly Muslim island, in these neighborhoods, at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level, the villagers are Hindus and regularly hold ceremonies.

Mt IJEN

Mt IJEN [1 day/1 night]

"Poisoned" beauty is hidden in the crater of Ijen volcano. In the bowl of basalt gray walls there is a turquoise-green lake filled with a solution of a mixture of concentrated sulfuric and hydrochloric acids, and over the surface of the lake stretching sulfur plumes. The short climb leads to the lake, where you will be going to meet workers rises from the crater with 70 kg of golden pieces of solidified sulfur.

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