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Indonesia - Special Tour Departures

shorter tours to volcanoes and National Parks in Indonesia to join in

Paluweh's active lava dome
Paluweh's active lava dome
NEW: 14-18 Aug 2019: Krakatau Volcano Speical

We announce special departures of non-standard customised itineraries where other participants can join in. For details, please look at the individual tour dates offered.
  • Out-of the beaten track itineraries on Java, Bali, Komodo, Sulawesi, Sumatra and other islands
  • Small group sizes and high level of flexibility on location
  • Competent guides and organization
  • Magnificient landscapes and volcanoes of Indonesia
  • Colorful cultures of various parts of Indonesia

14 Aug - 21 Sep 2019 - special tour

Day 1-39: Krakatau - Sulawesi - Halmahera - Java - Sumatra
Part 1
in Krakatau 3D2N, 14-18 Aug
Day 1(14 Aug): Arrival. Stay at hotel FM 7 near airport
Day 2 : Transfer to Carita - Sail to Krakatau - camp
Day 3: Krakatau day 2nd - camp
Day 4: Krakatau - Return to Carita in the afternoon - Stay in Condo Carita
Day 5 ( 18 Aug ): Transfer to Jakarta - Flight to Manado

Part 2
18 Aug - 4 Sep: MOL 18 days as planned

Part 3
4 - 7 Sep: Toraja land, S-Sulawesi
Day 1( 4 Sep ): Manado - Makasar - Palopo - Transfer to Toraja (2h). Hotel
Day 2: Toraja land
Day 3: Toraja land
Day 4:Toraja land
Day 5 ( 8 Sep): Toraja - Palopo - Makasar - Surabaya

Part 4: Semeru + Bromo, 8 - 14 Sep

Day 1 (8 Sep): Arrive in Surabaya transfer to Malang (3 hrs). Good local homestay
Day 2: Jeep 4WD to the starting point of Semeru in Ranupani village - climb to camp Kalimati ( 5 hrs), grade easy to moderate. camp +2700 m
Day 3: Climb Semeru's summit + 3670 m with grade very challenging trek /strenuous (3-4 hrs) - possibility to see the lava dome and explosion ( if condition allowing) - descend to Kalimati - second lake camp. camp tent
Day 4: Descend to Ranupani - Transfer to Tengger caldera. Hotel
Day 5 : Relax day exploring Bromo which is currently active. Hotel as before
Day 6 : ride Jeep 4WD to point view then ride motor cycle to special spot of Sunrise in the different angle and not crowded - Drive to the biggest and photogenic volcanic waterfall Mandakaripura, hike (1 h ) to waterfall - Transfer to Surabaya. Stay in Surabaya
Day 7 ( 14 Sep ): Flight to Medan,N-Sumatera

Part 5: Sumatera, 14-21 Sep
Day 1 (14 Sep): Arrive in Medan Kualanamo airport - continue drive to BukitLawang (4 hrs). Stay at cottage
Day 2: Hike for Orangutan ( 3-4 hrs ) - return to hotel - Transfer to Berastagi (5 hrs). Hotel
Day 3: Sinabung volcano
Day 4: Berastagi- Lake toba - Enroute visit waterfall sipiso piso, then to Dokan Batak traditional village - by Ferry or boat to Samosir island. stay in Tuktuk Samosir.
Day 5: Samosir island. Hotel in Samosir
Day 6: Samosir island. Hotel in Samosir
Day 7: Transfer day to Blue crater a beautifull thermal geosite with colourful layers in N-Sumatera. Camping or local house
Day 9 ( 21 Sep ): Hike and Photography at Blue crater - Transfer to Medan
then flight to JKT at 16:05 - 18.30. Departure flight at evening from JKT.

Arrival info:

The tours usually start in Jakarta or on Bali in Indonesia. Clients arrange their own travel to Indonesia, but on request we can sometimes include your flight ticket as well.

Tour type: Photography tour: active volcanoes - photography - nature & culture
Difficulty: Custom (variable)
Group size:2-6
Duration: variable


no scheduled dates at present

Price (per person): see prices & details


  • All transfers in private AC minibus / 4x4 vehicles / boats / trains / flights as per itinerary
  • Full board except few meals as specified by B(reakfast), L(unch), D(inner)
  • Accommodation in double/twin rooms as specified
  • Entry fees to National Parks, museums etc. as per program
  • Camping equipement where needed
  • Expert Indonesian multi-language tour guide (French or English)
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