Jakarta is the capital, and largest city in the Java region of Indonesia. Select some great sightseeing tours and excursions, including private tours, in and around the city.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM JAKARTA
The authentic, historical part of Jakarta stands in sharp contrast of the modern and commerce side of the city. This Hidden side of the Indonesian capital offers a much deeper, sometimes confronting understanding of life in the far corners of former Batavia.
PRIVATE TOUR: FULL DAY COLONIAL JAKARTA EXCURSION
This full-day private excursion includes visiting some of the highlighted landmarks in the north of Jakarta to give you some insights on old Jakarta during the colonialism.
This itinerary is perfect for those who are interested in the history of the capital city, combined with other destinations in Indonesia. You will see a row of traditional phinisi schooners docked at the old harbour and get a chance to get onboard. Step back into the 19th century as you stand in the middle of the former city square, explore a museum which is the former city hall. Visit the first headquarters of De Javasche Bank, the central bank of Dutch East Indies. Dine in a 200-year-old building and enjoy the sunset over the city skyline from a rooftop restaurant.
PRIVATE ANTIQUE TOUR IN JAKARTA
We live in the present, but the past heritage can teach us many things.
Lose yourself through a gentle walk along antique stalls that bring you back to the old time as you discover the wide collection of the National Museum of Indonesia. A tasty Peranakan cuisine will complete your day.
The highlight of this tour includes Surabaya street which is famous for its antiques stalls of wood sculptures, puppets, masks, porcelain and metal ornaments. Also visit the National Museum, Vihara Darma Yakti and Santa Maria Church. Lunch will be served at the Dapur Babah Restaurant.
JAKARTA CHINATOWN DISCOVERY WITH LUNCH AND COFFEE
Experience the cultural melting pot that is Jakarta’s Chinatown. Known as Glodok, this is the biggest Chinatown in Indonesia, rich with history and steeped in tradition. With 19th century houses, ancient temples, a bustling traditional market, and famous food court, it’s truly a feast for the senses!
PRIVATE TOUR: FULL DAY SPLENDOUR OF JAKARTA
This splendour of Jakarta Tour will visit the National Museum, and National Monument as the icon of Jakarta City. We will take you to other interesting places, such as Grand Mosque and Cathedral Church. See the Proclamation monument, with a statue of Indonesian first president Soekarno, and also Mohammad Hatta, the vice president at that time. Explore Jakarta and discover the Modern City.
INDONESIA IN A MINUTE
Your guide will pick you up from your accommodation hotel. This tour will take you to visit several pavilions illustrating the multifaceted Indonesia culture and what is perhaps the best collection of Indonesian artefacts and handicrafts of the country. The tour highlight is TMII “Taman Mini Indonesia Indah” a Miniature Park of Indonesia. Lunch on your own expenses. Drive back to your hotel.
LEGENDARY SABANG FOOD TOUR
Jakarta, famous for its crowded streets, actually has very tempting nighttime street food culinary.
Jalan Sabang, as one of the centres of Jakarta street food, offers a wide variety of enjoyable and delicious culinary.
It has an eating area that has already been standing for a long time with its own story, growing alongside the development of Jakarta itself as a city. Try this awesome culinary out and experience what it is like to be a Jakarta local!
PRIVATE TOUR: PUNCAK HIGHLAND FROM JAKARTA
Exchange the hustle and bustle of Jakarta for the cool and misty Puncak Highland. This private day trip from the capital takes you to the town of Bogor, situated in the foothills of Mount Salak.
Learn about the area’s horticulture from your private local guide as you stroll through Bogor Botanical Gardens, and then visit the Gunung Mas Tea Plantation. Glimpse mountain resorts and vast tea plantations as you travel through Puncak Pass, ending your full-day tour with lunch.
JAKARTA SHOPPING TOUR INCLUDING ROUND TRIP HOTEL TRANSFER
Get ready to shop til you drop. Our guide will take you to one of the biggest shopping malls in Jakarta. Known as Pasar Pagi Mangga dua, this former traditional market, now completely remodelled into a modern shopping complex, features all kind of goods from sundries to famous fashion, jewellery and more.
PRIVATE TOUR: TAMAN MINI INDONESIA INDAH AND BIRD PARK FROM JAKARTA
A good way to discover the culture and tradition of Indonesia. On this tour you will visit the Taman Mini Indonesia Indah miniature park, which houses the Museum of Indonesia, Bird Park and the Keong Mas Imax Theatre.
The park is a culture-based recreational area located in East Jakarta with an area of about 250 acres. The park offers insights into Indonesian culture, with virtually all aspects of daily life in Indonesia’s various regions provinces displayed via separate pavilions with collections of architecture, clothing, dance and traditions vividly shown.
PRIVATE TOUR: THE OLD BATAVIA TRAIL: FROM JAKARTA
Thought to be operational since before the 13th century; this fascinating location preserves the history of Jakarta.
Visit the oldest China town area in Indonesia, Glodok, which was once located just outside the city walls before it was relocated. The area is characterized by winding lanes, slanting red tiled roofs, small dark shops and acts as a hub for the Chinese community. You will also get to visit the oldest Chinese temple in Jakarta, the Golden Wisdom Taoist temple called Jin De Yuan, which dates to the 1650s.
PRIVATE FULL-DAY BANDUNG TOUR: FROM JAKARTA
Get picked up from the airport or your hotel in Jakarta and depart to Bandung and Puncak Tea Plantation for a day tour that includes lunch at a local restaurant.
You will be able to explore Sudanese cultural around Bandung commencing with a visit to Tangkuban Prahu crater, followed by a visit to some geothermal hot springs. At the end of your tour visit Cihampelas street, a local market which offers hundreds of thousands of different jeans before returning back to Jakarta.
PARIS VAN JAVA DAY TRIP: FROM JAKARTA
Bandung is located only about 2.5 hours away from Jakarta, famously known as the Paris Van Java with a lot of chic resto and boutique with thick European ambience. In addition to this, the still active volcano Tangkuban perahu is interesting. You will visit Tangkuban Perahu, Ciater Hot Spring, the Tea Plantation in Lembang, Dago or Riau Street. And your lunch is also included in this program.
PRIVATE ANTIQUE TOUR IN JAKARTA
We live in the present, but the past heritage can teach us many things. Lose yourself through a gentle walk along antique stalls that bring you back to old times as you discover the wide collection of the National Museum of Indonesia.
A tasty Peranakan cuisine will complete your day. This tour includes Surabaya street which is famous for its wood sculptures, puppets, masks, porcelain and metal ornaments. The National Museum, Vihara Darma Yakti and Santa Maria Church. Lunch is at Dapur Babah Restaurant.
PRIVATE TOUR: FULL DAY HIGHLIGHTS OF JAKARTA TOUR WITH LUNCH
Visit iconic spots in Jakarta from the old town to the national museum and monument, learn about the history and the culture on this memorable full-day private tour of Jakarta. The highlights of your tour will include: Istiqlal Mosque, Cathedral Church, National Museum, Monument National, Sunda Kelapa Harbor and Jakarta Old Town. Lunch is included in the tour.
PRIVATE TOUR: JAKARTA BY NIGHT TOUR INCLUDING DINNER
Get to the heart of the Big Durian, the largest city in south east Asia, on this 6-hour private tour of Jakarta by night, including a feast of traditional Indonesian food. See bustling Chinatown (Glodok), cruise the buzzing Ancol Dreamland theme park, and shop for souvenirs at Pasar Seni art market.
PRIVATE TOUR: DISCOVER JAKARTA OLD TOWN WITH DINNER
Discover the “Old town” of Jakarta, Kota Tua on this private half-day tour and let the ambience bring you back to the old times when the Dutch dominated Indonesia. You will visit Jakarta Old Town and dinner will be served at Batavia Cafe.
BOGOR BOTANICAL GARDENS AND SAFARI PARK DAY TRIP
You will be picked up for driving through one of Jakarta’s suburbs and its lovely countryside. This tour takes you to Bogor, 60km south of Jakarta.
The area is also known as “Buitenzorg,” which is Dutch for “without care.” This stems from the fact that Bogor was an affluent neighbourhood for the wealthy Dutch residents.
PRIVATE TOUR: HALF DAY NATIONAL MUSEUM AND OLD HARBOUR TOUR: FROM JAKARTA
This private half-day itinerary was created especially for those who are visiting Indonesia for the first time. This tour provides a glimpse of the country, the history and the people.
PRIVATE TOUR: FULL DAY INDONESIA MINIATURE PARK TOUR INCLUDING CABLE CAR RIDE AND BATIK SHOP VISIT: FROM JAKARTA
This Indonesia archipelago and culture tour was created for those who have never visited Indonesia. Visit the Miniature Park in the east part of Jakarta, see traditional houses from all provinces, and get closer to Indonesia culture. This tour will provide a glimpse of Indonesia, the history, the people, and the costumes. Explore Indonesia archipelago in one day.
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