Getaway Tours: Indonesia Tour Operator
Greetings from Indonesia,
This online media version is presented to give an easy solution for travelers visiting some destinations in Indonesia. We arrange tours for various interesting activities from hiking, cycling, seeing sunrise, snorkeling, diving, dolphin watching to some more special program that mingle and interact more with Indonesian. We manage this directly that the tours are cost effective, inexpensive, and reasonable. Some other agencies have been entrusted their valuable clients to us. You may check our past customers review on: WHAT THEY SAY.
Getaway Tours (our other web : Javaisbeautiful.com) is tour operator, tour agency and travel services managed by local based on Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia and we have some representatives. We mainly handle private tour and small group. We help travelers to explore Indonesia easily and to get deep experience. Here are some of tours we arrange: Mount Bromo Sunrise Tour, Ijen Crater (Kawah Ijen, Ijen Plateau) Tour, Bromo Ijen Tour, Ijen Blue Fire Tour, Borobudur Sunrise Tour. We also arrange the following tour: Java Golf Tour, Yogyakarta Tour, Dieng Plateau Tour, Sukamade Turtle Beach Tour and Orang Utan Tour. If you travel in Indonesia for long haul, the tours mentioned before can be combined with the following package: Bali Island Tour, Java-Bali Tour, Java Overland Tour, Lombok Island Tour, Komodo Tour. Since 2014 we started to operate tour to Raja Ampat Papua as well. We are happy to receive any email regarding any tours you plan, either the short one or you whole vacation in Indonesia for maybe one week to four weeks.
We arrange tours with any pick up point in Indonesia. Either you start your trip (arrival) in Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Solo, Surabaya or Denpasar. Our guides are locals and speak English and flexible. If you still have time, you can stop by at some interesting places to visit or just to take a photo shot. Inform them if you want to take you to some place to have local foods like: Gudeg Yogyakarta, Mi Ongklok Wonosobo, Rujak Cingur or Lawar Bali. Also, if you want to try fruits in season during your visit to Indonesia such as Durian, Rambutan, Mango, etc. We will treat you as friends.
Accommodations are very vary. We have good co-op with some home-stays, to boutique hotels. We can give solutions about accommodations according to your preference and budget. For example we can advice some hotels located right in front of Mt Bromo or the closes to Ijen Crater, or some hotels/ local houses to stay where you can mingle with local and experience a bit of local life. For Borobudur Sunrise Tour beside you can reach it from Yogyakarta, it will be convenient if you stay ovenight in Borobudur Temple area.
We have various vehicles which are comfortable. Overland tour in Java is available to do also by train. The benefit traveling by train in Java is that it is more convenient and you will not face some traffic jam that might happen. It saves time. Bandung to Yogyakarta by train only takes 8 hours, by car can be more than 10 hours. Yogyakarta-Surabaya by train only 4 hours, while by car can take 6 hours. Train is also a good way to travel on festive season like Idul Fitri. We suggest you to book train ticket early if you travel on peak season.
Tours can be customized. For example Mt Bromo and Ijen Tours can be added with cycling tour, or Madakaripura Waterfall Tour, Rafting. For Borobudur Sunrise can be added with Java Village Tour. We have also special program to benefit locals by making local food cooking class nearby Dieng Plateau where you can cook: Mi Ongklok, Tempe Kemul and Carica. Other tour we make to benefit locals are traditional performance like Trance Dance.
If you are looking for reliable, trusted and safe tour operator for your Indonesia tour and holiday, just contact us. We manage tour as per your preference. Inform us your tour duration, activities you want to do, places you want to experience, hotel or resort to stay and rejuvenate, culinary you want to taste, or Indonesian culture you want to know and learn.
Our term of payment is flexible, we do not want to burden you with some terms of payment. Some of our customers pay balance after the tour finish. Just inform us.
About Java- Java Island is one of five biggest islands in Indonesia and the 13th biggest Island in the world, and known as the most densely populated one in this archipelago country. Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia is located at the western part of Java. This island evolved as the center of economic, social, politics and culture. This island was where the Hindu-Buddhist Kingdoms, Islam Empires and Dutch Colonial ever reigned powerfully. Java has become the melting pot where almost every ethnic of Indonesia you can find here. Javanese is the dominant language among other local languages, and Bahasa Indonesia is spoken by them. Majority of the inhabitants are Muslim, and has diverse of beliefs and cultures. Java was very fertile and surplus of rice production in the ancient time. It is rich of major volcanoes such as Mt Merapi, Mt Slamet, Mt Kelud, Mt Bromo, Mt Semeru. Major tourist attractions in Java are Borobudur Temple, Yogyakarta (Jogja), Bandung, Mt Bromo and Ijen Crater.
East Java in a Glance – East Java is srategically located between Bali and Jogja (Yogyakarta) that are known as the major tourist destination in Indonesia. It has ease of access from Jakarta, Denpasar, Jogja and other domestic flight routes and also daily flight to/fro Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. From Jogja can be reached by landline and from Bali to East Java can be accessed overland via Bali Strait by Ferry. East Java is rich of natural attractions. You can explore active volcano, acid crater lake, lush national forrest, wildlife, awesome barrels to surf, caves and pristine islands. Cultural attractions in East Java are also abundant from Majapahit Empire site, historical colonial buildings in Surabaya, traditional event such as Bull Race, and festival event like Jember Fashion carnaval. With few etnics living in this area, such as Javanese, Madurese, Osing, Chinese, Tenggerese, and Balinese, making cultural richness of East Java colorful.
Brief about Central o Java –Central Java is the center of Javanese culture especially Jogja. It has long history of date back in 7th Century from Kalingga Kingdom to Mataram, and now still monarchy still exists in Jogja and Solo. Javanese is known as polite people, they speak Javanese with various accents. Jogja is the second most popular destination in Indonesia after Bali. It is popular for its cultural attractions from its past history ranges from sultan palace, traditional batik painting, other old buildings and many more. Mt Merapi, considered as the most active and dangerous volcano in the world is located in Jogja. Central Java has the magnificent Borobudur Temple, Karimunjawa Marine National Park and Dieng Plateau. Solo is known as batik center where batik painter can be found easily in villages. There are 3 major gates in Central part of Java, Adi Sumarmo Airport in Solo, Adi Sucipto Airport in Jogja and Ahmad Yani Airport in Semarang.
Getaway Tours serves as travel agent and tour operator based in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, and specializing in tours to East and Central Java. Getaway Tours as subsidiary is under the umbrella of Koperasi Kanugoro Sekolah Tinggi Pariwisata Satya Widya Surabaya that is licensed by The Department of Tourism, Art, and Culture of East Java 64/HK.503/IX/556/2000. We have representatives in Jogja and Bali. We are an expert to assist you to discover Mt Bromo with its wonderful sunrise and spectacular crater,Ijen Crater, and also other parts of East Java from white sandy beaches, green forest, and its culture. We also organize tours to Borobudur temple, Dieng Plateau, Jogja and Bali.