Jakarta
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  • Jakarta: Old Batavia Guided Coach Tour

    1. Jakarta: Old Batavia Guided Coach Tour

    Drive through the streets of Jakarta’s historic district and pass by the Dutch-style structures dating back to the 17th-century. Learn about the history of the city with visits to the National Museum, Kota Intan, and Jakarta’s Chinatown as you travel in an air-conditioned minivan. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Jakarta. Visit the National Museum and see its collection of artifacts from Jakarta’s different ethnic groups. Admire the museum’s costumes, musical instruments, model houses, and fine bronzes from the Hindu-Javanese period. The museum also houses stone pieces from the temples Central Java and a superb display of Chinese ceramics. Explore Glodok, Jakarta’s Chinatown and a vibrant banking, trading, and entertainment hub. Stop at the Petak Sembilan Chinese Temple dedicated to the Buddhist goddess of Mercy Kuan Yin. Learn about the history of th...

    An excellent tour. I was picked up on time and the guide was very knowledgeable and informative. Thank you!

  • 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...

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What people are saying about Jakarta

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.

An excellent tour. I was picked up on time and the guide was very knowledgeable and informative. Thank you!

A great tour, to introduce some of the major sites of the city. Ria was a great guide and super helpful.

You have to have experienced it! Exciting and interesting

Pleasant tour, explained a lot, timely collection!