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  • Jakarta: Bogor Cultural Tour with Botanical Gardens Visit

    1. Jakarta: Bogor Cultural Tour with Botanical Gardens Visit

    The tour starts with pickup from your accommodation in Jakarta, then it’s time to escape the hustle and bustle of the busy city and travel out into the peaceful countryside as you head to the nearby city of Bogor. Admire the stunning scenic views along the drive and see a side to Jakarta you might have missed if you stayed in the city. Your first stop of the day is Bogor's beautiful botanic gardens located at the heart of the city. These world-class gardens cover an area of around 85 acres and were officially opened by the Dutch in 1817. Early researchers used these gardens to develop a variety of crops including tea and tobacco, and the park is still a major center for botanical research in Indonesia. Next, take a visit to one of the very few remaining gongsmiths in Indonesia and watch how the traditional techniques are still in use today. Learn about the way the instruments are melte...

  • Jakarta: Indonesia in Miniature Park Tour

    2. Jakarta: Indonesia in Miniature Park Tour

    The tour begins with pickup from your hotel and travels to the Indonesia in Miniature Park on the outskirts of Jakarta. At the park, wander through the realistically reproduced islands of Indonesia set in a central lake surrounded by pavilions that represent the 33 provinces. Each pavilion is designed in the traditional architectural style and displays a selection of cultural items. Learn about the fascinating culture of each Indonesian island as you walk through Aceh, Kalimanta, Sulawesi, Java, Papua and more with your experienced guide. Then enjoy a cable car ride across the park to marvel at the sights from above. Finally, the tour concludes at the onsite Museum of Indonesia, a three-story building in traditional Balinese architecture. The museum houses a vast collection on Indonesian contemporary arts and crafts, traditional costumes from the various regions, puppets, musical instr...

    I’m so glad we had a guide. The park would have been overwhelming without him, and we wouldn’t have seen nearly as much. Our guide was flexible with our tour, offering options for activities because of long queues at the sky bucket ride. Informative and interesting tour.

  • Jakarta: National Monument and Miniature Indonesia Tour

    3. Jakarta: National Monument and Miniature Indonesia Tour

    The tour begins with pickup from your hotel then travels to Jakarta’s principal landmark, the 132-meter-high National Monument. Towering over Merdeka Square, the monument is topped with a glittering flame, coated with 50 kg of gold leaf, to symbolize the nation’s independence. The basement of the monument houses an exhibit of 50 dramatic dioramas depicting the history of Indonesia from prehistoric times to the present. Next, visit a nearby Batik shop to peruse through the fabrics in a range of classic and modern designs. There’s also time to visit a Batik exhibition to learn more about the traditional cloth. After the exhibition, travel to Indonesia in Miniature Park, an extensive amusement park on the outskirts of Jakarta. At the park, wander through the realistically reproduced islands of Indonesia set in a central lake surrounded by pavilions that represent the 33 provinces. Each pav...

  • Jakarta: Old Batavia Historical Guided Walking Tour

    4. Jakarta: Old Batavia Historical Guided Walking Tour

    Take a trip back in time to the colonial past of the “the Queen of the East.” Explore Jakarta's historical district of Batavia and learn about the events that have shaped the city's history. Meet your guide in the heart of Kota Tua. Stop at the Old Railway Station and admire the Dutch Colonial architecture. Visit the Museum Bank Indonesia which is located in Indonesia’s former central bank. Learn about the development of Indonesia through its commerce. Examine the Jakarta History Museum’s collection of artifacts including objects from the Dutch East Indies Company, historic maps, and archeological objects from the prehistoric era such as ancient inscriptions and swords. Hop on a bike for a scenic ride past old town’s main attractions. Arrive at the Puppet Museum, a space dedicated to traditional Javanese puppets. Admire the paintings, sculptures, and ceramics of Indonesia’s finest arti...

  • Jakarta: Like a Local Customized Guided Tour

    5. Jakarta: Like a Local Customized Guided Tour

    Explore the city with a friendly local who is passionate about his/ her city and eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your trip. Meet where you're staying to get familiar with the neighborhood, find out about the best places to eat and buy groceries, the easiest ways to get around and the hidden gems you might have missed. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable in navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay. Once your booking is received, the local tour operator will get in touch with you to confirm all the details for the tour such as the meeting place and time, language and your contact information and also to ask you some questions to get to know you better. Then, the right local will be handpicked for you based on your interests. Each tour will be completely customized ...

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What people are saying about Jakarta

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 3 reviews

I’m so glad we had a guide. The park would have been overwhelming without him, and we wouldn’t have seen nearly as much. Our guide was flexible with our tour, offering options for activities because of long queues at the sky bucket ride. Informative and interesting tour.

The tour was good, only I was 1 hour earlier in my hotel.

The tour lasted an hour shorter than planned. The guide went quite quickly to be ready earlier I think.

Pleasant tour, explained a lot, timely collection!