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Jakarta: Full-Day Highlights Tour

Jakarta: Full-Day Highlights Tour

Enjoy an immersive journey through the vibrant cultural tapestry of Indonesia's capital city. Get ready to explore iconic landmarks, delve into history, witness architectural marvels, and experience with locals. Begin your adventure with the awe-inspiring National Monument (Monas). Towering proudly at the heart of Jakarta City, this structure is a symbol of Indonesia's independence. Ascend to the observation deck and be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the city skyline. This tour then takes you to the majestic Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. Its stunning architecture and serene atmosphere create a sense of tranquility and spirituality. Arrive at Cathedral Jakarta, an architectural masterpiece that represents the religious diversity of the city. The cathedral's grandeur and intricate design are a testament to Jakarta's rich history and multicultural fabric. Venture into Glodok China Town, a vibrant enclave that showcases the fusion of Chinese and Indonesian cultures. And visit the Jin De Yuan Temple, a symbol of Glodok's rich heritage. Embark on an immersive journey through Jakarta's Old Batavia, where history and culture intertwine. Begin at Fatahillah Square, the heart of Old Batavia, and transport yourself back in time amidst the historical ambiance. Continue to the Wayang Museum, a treasure trove of Indonesian puppetry, and meet puppet masters, learn about puppet making from Indonesia, learn how to play, and see wayang collections from various regions in Indonesia. Cross the iconic Kota Intan Bridge, offering panoramic views of the old harbor area and a glimpse into Jakarta's maritime heritage. Conclude the tour at Sunda Kelapa Harbor, an ancient port that bears witness to Jakarta's seafaring past. Marvel at the traditional wooden schooners, known as "pinisi," and immerse yourself in the bustling activity of the dockworkers.

Old Batavia Tour

Old Batavia Tour

Start your journey through Jakarta’s rich past with a visit to Glodok, the heart of Chinatown. This busy hub of banking, trading, and entertainment includes the Petak Sembilan Chinese Temple, dedicated to Kuan Yin, the Buddhist goddess of mercy, built around 1650. Next, check out the Kota Intan Drawbridge, the last of its kind in Jakarta. It offers a glimpse into the stylish 17th-century residential neighborhood along the Ciliwung River. Then, head over to the Museum Bahari Jakarta in the historic Sunda Kelapa harbor. It showcases Indonesia’s maritime heritage with exhibits in 17th-century Dutch warehouses. You can enjoy panoramic harbor views from the museum's tower. Next, check out the Fatahillah Museum in the old town hall of Batavia. It's got maps, antiques, and porcelain that tell the story of Dutch rule in Indonesia. Just a heads-up: the museum is closed on Mondays and public holidays. You could also check out the antique market on Jalan Surabaya instead. Finally, the Museum Wayang has an extensive collection of traditional Indonesian puppets and interactive displays on puppet-making.

Jakarta: 5 Hour Jakarta City Tour - Highlights Jakarta

Jakarta: 5 Hour Jakarta City Tour - Highlights Jakarta

This 5 Hour Jakarta City Tour is perfect for those who had a little time but want to explore the city in quick and comfortable way. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up by our comfortable air-conditioned transportation from your accommodation in Jakarta and our professional tour guide will escort you to the most fascinating landmarks of the city. Starting the tour by taking you to Jakarta History Museum to see its broad collections cover Jakarta's history. Discover Jakarta Old City to get to know about history of Dutch Colonization and enjoy the classic Dutch colonial buildings in surrounding area. Driving up to the center of Jakarta to explore Grand Istiqlal Mosque as the biggest mosque in Southeast Asia with a capacity of two hundred thousand people. Visit the Jakarta Cathedral, it is a beautiful Roman Catholic Cathedral built in neo Gothic style architecture during colonial times. Aboard the vehicle you will be taken to the iconic National Monument in the middle of Merdeka Square for a photo stop. Pass by Jakarta Central Business District where you'll see the skyscraper and shopping mall before return to your accommodation or you may ask to be dropped off anywhere in Jakarta.

Jakarta Port: Private Guided City Highlights Shore Excursion

Jakarta Port: Private Guided City Highlights Shore Excursion

Start your Jakarta shore excursion as you exit from your cruise ship. At the ship's Pier, you will be greeted by your professional guide. Once you hop in your comfortable, air-conditioned minivan you will set off on your shore excursion. Begin your shore excursion with a drive through the streets of Jakarta’s historic district and pass by the Dutch-style structures dating back to the 17th-century. Visit Jakarta History Museum (Fatahillah Museum). The museum is housed in the old town hall of Batavia, reminding onlookers of Indonesia’s time as a Dutch colony. After that, explore Jakarta’s Chinatown, Glodok and a vibrant banking, trading, and entertainment hub. Learn about the history of the Batavian Chinese from your guide. Continue to the National Museum. Admire the museum’s costumes, musical instruments, model houses, and fine bronzes from the Hindu-Javanese period. The museum also houses stone pieces from the temples Central Java and a superb display of Chinese ceramics. Afterward, visit Sunda Kelapa Harbor, once the heart of Jakarta's maritime trade. During the colonial era, the harbor was known as the “Roads of Batavia” and was the only entrance to Batavia. If time allows, we will explore Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia and Jakarta Cathedral, a Roman Catholic Cathedral. After your shore excursion is finished, you will be taken back to your cruise terminal before your ship departs, ensuring a relaxing end to an exciting day.

Indonesia Miniature in Park and Jakarta Highlights Tour

Indonesia Miniature in Park and Jakarta Highlights Tour

Enjoy this city by visiting Indonesia Miniature In Park (Taman Mini), a beautiful park where the visitor could see an impressive replica of Indonesia in a glimpse. Located at the east part of Jakarta on 100 hectares area, this park is cultural center to show the entire archipelago of Indonesia in miniature, an aviary, orchid garden, cable cars, museums, indonesian traditional houses from all provinces. the place is true reflection of Indonesia unity in diversity. After enjoying the miniature in park, you will continue to driving to central Jakarta and visit National Monument. This monument is the landmark of Jakarta with 132 meters heigh and 50kgs gold at the top. This monument describing the spirit and struggle of Indonesian independence. Next you will visit National Museum, the biggest and oldest museum in southeast Asia located near to the monument with various collections since the old statuary. Established by Dutch, this museums offers excellent collections of history, archeology, and more with masterpiece collections of gold treasury. The last stop will be Istiqlal mosque and Katedral church. Istiqlal is the biggest mosque in south east Asia. Represent Indonesia as the biggest Muslim population country in the world. You will have mosque tour and enjoying beautiful architecture of this mosque. From Istiqlal you will continue to walk to Katedral Church. This is Catholic church and was built in 1901 with Neo Gothic style. These two religious buildings symbol of Indonesian unity in diversity. Islam and Catholic we are different religion, but we are respect each other.

From Jakarta Port: Cultural and Historical City tour

From Jakarta Port: Cultural and Historical City tour

Embark on a captivating journey through Jakarta's rich tapestry of culture and history with the From Jakarta Port: Cultural and Historical City Tour. This immersive experience invites you to explore the heart of Indonesia's capital, starting from the bustling Jakarta Port. Begin your adventure by delving into the vibrant atmosphere of local markets, where the aromas of exotic spices and the colorful array of goods offer a glimpse into Jakarta's diverse cultural heritage. The tour unfolds as you visit iconic landmarks such as the National Monument (Monas), where history comes to life, showcasing Indonesia's struggle for independence. Marvel at the blend of traditional and modern architecture at Istiqlal Mosque and Jakarta Cathedral, symbols of religious harmony. Stroll through the enchanting Old Town (Kota Tua), where colonial-era buildings stand as a testament to Jakarta's historical past. Immerse yourself in the local lifestyle by exploring museums like the National Museum and Wayang Museum, housing treasures that narrate the nation's narrative. Indulge your senses in the rich flavors of Indonesian cuisine during a delightful stop at a local eatery, offering a taste of the city's culinary diversity. From Jakarta Port, this cultural and historical city tour promises an insightful and visually stunning adventure, providing a deeper understanding of Jakarta's multifaceted identity. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a cultural explorer, or simply seeking a memorable experience, this tour offers a unique perspective on the vibrant soul of Jakarta.

Java Bali Private Tour Package with Driver as Guide

Java Bali Private Tour Package with Driver as Guide

Rent a car with driver, for your holiday on Java and Bali. With your own driver you can arrange your own holiday according to your own wishes. You travel in your own pace, decide where and how long you want to stay and what you like to see. One of the best ways to explore the natural beauty of Java and Bali is by land, and you will see the cultural life of the people firsthand. You will gain various interesting experiences that you won't find in guide books and the internet. Get the meaning of social life, socialize, be grateful for what God has given you, and as a bonus you will witness various natural and cultural beauties that you will never see in your lifetime. Maybe even one day you will come back here to reminisce about exploring the beauty of Indonesia's nature and culture. We provide several packages and you can choose according to your needs and itinerary. This package includes pick-up in Jakarta, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Semarang, Solo, Surabaya, Malang, Ketapang Port, Bali, etc. Overtime will be charged a 130-180 euros per day per group.

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4.7
(18 reviews)

Our tour guide GP, as he liked to be called, is a very attentive and entertaining person! He even went to the trouble of helping us buy train tickets by accompanying us to the station and organizing the train tickets for us (which he didn't have to do, as the day tour had already ended)!

hello everyone, i dont have à lot to say except that the tour was interesting and agréable. the driver iwan and the guide yiyiep were fantastic. i appreciate every informations and détails that yiyiep provide for us. thank you for the tour and the daytime

What I liked the most was the punctuality, the guide's explanations, she is excellent, I learned a lot about the history of Indonesia. He had a smile all the time, I really liked that!

Sony was an excellent guide, with a good attitude, cheerful and attentive. Transportation was comfortable. We liked the restaurant they took us to for lunch.

Neti was our guide and she was wonderful! Very engaging and informative tour. Highly recommended.