Photo tour to Indonesia

Java, Kalimantan, Bali, Kanawa, Flores, Padar, Rinca, and Komodo.

Photo workshop in Indonesia, Bromo
Bromo, Indonesia
Photo tour to Indonesia
Java, Kalimantan, Bali, Kanawa, Flores, Padar, Rinca, and Komodo.
Start: October 9, 2022, Jakarta, Indonesia
End: October 22, 2022, Bali, Indonesia

Guide: Dmitry Arkhipov
Price: 4390 € (deposit 1500 €)
Single occupancy: 1000 € (except accommodation on a ship)

Indonesia is an amazing country, located on numerous islands on the border between two great oceans.

Some of these Islands are well-studied, densely populated, and since ancient times there have been preserved amazing monuments of ancient civilizations. At dawn, we will go down to the majestic temple complexes of Borobudur and Prambanan, meet the sunset by the ocean, in front of the original temples of the island of Bali.

We will take photos of astonishing landscapes of the volcanoes of Java, see the famous Bromo volcano, climb over the Sewu waterfall. For many participants, islands of Indonesia will be a real photographic discovery.
Some of the Islands that we are planning to visit are much less explored.

We will immerse into the wild jungles of Kalimantan island, with no roads. In the forests, it is possible to find unknown species of plants and animals. We will have a small ship, which will be our home in the wild nature for two days. We will take pictures of wild orangutans that come to the river banks, and amazing proboscis monkeys that live in the crowns of trees. These animals can only be found here, on Kalimantan.

We will also visit the Komodo Islands and see giant lizards, contemporaries of the dinosaurs. We will take photos of incredible landscapes of Padar island. Here, we will also have a small ship to explore the islands of the Komodo National Park.

For our photo tour, we will visit eight extremely diverse and amazingly beautiful islands, three interesting national parks, get lots of impressions and make great photos.

You will not forget this trip till the rest of your life!

* You can take a drone with you. In some places we can take photos from the air. We will learn how to take pictures from a drone and share our flight experience.
** The tour schedule is subject to change depending on the weather, road conditions etc


Day 1 (October 9).

On this day, we are going to Jakarta. After checking into the Swissôtel Jakarta PIK Avenue, depending on the time of arrival, we can go to the picturesque old harbor Sunda Kelapa or Pantjoran PIK for an evening session.
Day 2 (October 10)

In the morning, after breakfast, we are going to the airport and fly to the Pangkalan Bun reserve on Kalimantan, transfer to the ship and sail deep into the impenetrable jungle looking for proboscis monkeys and orangutans. We will visit several baiting spots, so most likely, we will be able to get good photos of these very rare and photogenic primates.

Night on a boat

(Breakfast, lunch, dinner included)
Day 3 (October 11)

This day we are also planning to spend in the amazing world of wildlife Kalimantan, among the primeval jungle. We will be taking pictures of animals whose habitat is rapidly shortened.

Night on a boat

(Breakfast, lunch, dinner included)
Day 4 (October 12)

In the morning, after breakfast, we will move to the airport and fly to Semarang, where we will move to a hotel near the majestic temple complex of Borobudur. According to many travelers, this ancient structure surpasses Angkor Wat in its beauty and photogenicity, as well as all other similar complexes on Earth.

about 3 hours drive

(Breakfast included)
Day 5 (October 13)

After the morning shooting of Borobudur, we will come back to the hotel for breakfast, and then go to the bird market of Yogyakarta, and see the Sultan's Palace. We will have a sunset session at the amazing Plaosan temple complex.

(Breakfast included)
Day 6 (October 14)

On this day, we will take a 4WD trip to the picturesque Merapi volcano, then return to Yogyarta and take pictures of the Prambanan temple complex at sunset.

about 3 hours drive

(Breakfast included)
Day 7 (October 15)

On this day, early in the morning we will go to the mountains in the Semeru National Park area, along the way we will have several stops for shooting in interesting and beautiful places. After lunch, check into a hotel near the Sewu waterfall.

Long drive more than 9 hours

(Breakfast included)
Day 8 (October 16)

On this day we will shoot one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Java and all of Indonesia - Sewu Waterfall. Right in the middle of the jungle, framed by beautiful mountains, powerful streams of water flow down. Particularly spectacular shots of this waterfall are obtained from a drone. And at sunset we will arrive at the famous Bromo volcano, where we have planned evening shooting.

more than 4 hours drive

(Breakfast included)
Day 9 (October 17)

Early in the morning, we will take 4WD-cars to Pananjakan mountain, stop at King Kong Hill, where at dawn we will take the most famous view of the volcano Bromo. In the morning haze, the view of the volcano is simply fantastic. Here we will have a short walk (about 500 meters from the parking lot).

And then we will go to the very west of the island of Java to the town of Banuwangi.

more than 8 hours drive

(Breakfast included)
Day 10 (October 18)

On this day we are getting up very early again. We are moving to the starting point of the track to Ijen. If you wish, we can make a 2-hour hike to the crater and take pictures of the picturesque sulfur deposits on the background of the emerald lake. The locals extract sulfur here. We recommend bringing a respirator with you, as the smell of sulfur can be quite strong.

Then we are going to Bali.
In the evening, at sunset, we are taking photos of a beautiful temple Pura Tanaj on an island in the sea.

more than 5 hours drive

(Breakfast included)
Sunset on Bali island
Bali island
Day 11 (October 19)

In the morning we will go to Denpasar airport and fly to Flores island.
We will visit very colorful local villages, and at sunset we will shoot at one of the observation points in the vicinity of Labuan Bajo.

(Breakfast included)
Day 12 (October 20)

In the morning we depart from Labuan Bajo Harbor for our boat trip to the islands of Komodo National Park.
We start from the island of Rinca, where the famous lizards live, and we have planned evening shooting on the island of Padar, where we will shoot an incredibly beautiful landscape from the top of the island.

Overnight on the ship.

(Breakfast, lunch, dinner on a boat included)
Day 13 (October 21)

At dawn, we will again climb the same hill of Padar Island, and after breakfast we will be able to visit the famous pink beach of Komodo Island, and if we have time, we will stop by Kanawa Island and return to Labuan Bajo to fly back to Bali.

(Breakfast on a boat included)
Padar Island, Komodo national park
День 14. (22 октября)

Our tour ends today. On this day, you can fly home. Or stay on the beautiful island of Bali, relax and take pictures of its sights. Bali is definitely worth a visit.

(Breakfast included)

* Transportation and excursions
* Entrance fees
* Accommodations
* Meals indicated in the program
* All domestic flights
* Photo consultation

* Tickets to Indonesia and back
* Medical insurance
* Meals not indicated in the program
* Alcoholic beverages
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