10 days in Singapore, Central Java & Jakarta Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights
Fly to Adisutjipto, Taxi to Borobudur
Borobudur, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Taxi to Yogyakarta, Fly to Jakarta
Jakarta, Indonesia
— 1 night
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bristol


Singapore, Singapore — 2 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palawan Beach as well as Singapore Zoo. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Singapore Zoo. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Palawan Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Singapore online itinerary planner.

Bristol, UK to Singapore is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Bristol to Singapore. August in Singapore sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. You will leave for Borobudur on the 7th (Sun).
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Beaches
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Borobudur, Indonesia — 4 nights

The world's biggest Buddhist monument, Borobudur temple complex sits on a plain between two active volcanoes and two rivers.
Get a sense of the local culture at Borobudur Temple and Gedong Songo Temple. Step out of the city life by going to Ujung Kulon National Park and Mount Prau. Get out of town with these interesting Borobudur side-trips: Parangtritis Beach (in Parangtritis) and Prambanan Temples (in Prambanan).

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You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Singapore to Borobudur in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Borobudur. Traveling from Singapore in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Borobudur, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jakarta.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Jakarta, Indonesia — 1 night

Big Durian

The capital and largest city of Indonesia, Jakarta offers the kind of cultural, historical, and natural stimulation expected from the most populous city in Southeast Asia.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, get to know the resident critters at Ragunan Zoo, and then stroll around Taman Suropati.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Jakarta road trip planning website.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Borobudur to Jakarta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Jakarta are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums
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Central Java travel guide

Ruins · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
Central Java, deemed to be the center of Javanese culture, centers on historical exploration. The towns in the region portray an interesting architectural aesthetic with influences from Chinese, Sundanese, and Arabian-Indonesian settlers showcased in town centers and market streets. Tourists often visit the state's famous World Heritage Sites to learn more about the Buddhist and Hindu dynasties that prospered on the island. Temple complexes now stand as impressive ruins of this era. Try the local cuisine of the region like lumpia (a hot spring roll) and bandeng presto (a dish made with milkfish).