See how Jakarta blends its past and present with a full day tour that begins with a visit to Indonesia Miniature Park, acclaimed as a “whole country in one park.” Set on a sprawling 296 acres, the park showcases Indonesian architecture, clothing and dancing. Learn about Indonesia’s fight for freedom at the National Monument, a 450-foot-tall marble obelisk topped with a gold foil covered flame. For a closer look at the nation’s history, tour the Indonesian National Museum. Next, is a stop at Fatailah Square, once the heart of the colonial administration in the 18th century and home to a number of well-preserved buildings. The west side of the square hosts the Wayang (Puppet) Museum. Inside, you’ll find thousands of two-dimensional creations with moveable limbs that are manipulated by sticks. Your last visit takes you to the 14th century Sunda Kelapa harbor, home to colorful pinisi, traditional wooden boats.
Don’t forget your camera!
Enjoy an Indonesian Buffet Lunch
To make your day as enjoyable as possible, please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat and SPF30+ or higher factor sunscreen. Make sure to bring bottled water.