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Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Jakarta and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Jakarta activities? We have 38 tour ideas.


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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

OLDTOWN CYCLING TOUR (PRIVATE CYCLING TOUR)

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 24.23


The old district of Jakarta was called as “The Queen of the East” in its glorious days. This tour will give comprehension about the reason of such name. If you love to cycle and  history, this tour is ideal for you. The best of the Old Town is revealed in this cycling tour. Listen to the stories about the Dutch trading company in it's heyday that dominated the archipelago for hundred years. In this city, the... Read More

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City Tours

A WALK IN BATAVIA (OLDTOWN JAKARTA WALKING TOUR)

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 15.63


The old district of Jakarta was called as “The Queen of the East” in its glorious days. This tour will give comprehension about the reason of such name. If you are a history lover this tour is ideal for you. The best of the Old Town is revealed in this 3-hours walking tour. Listen to the stories about the Dutch trading company in it's heyday that dominated the archipelago for hundred years. In this city,... Read More

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City Tours

HARMONY IN WELTEVREDEN (GAMBIR WALKING TOUR)

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 15.63


The diverse religions and cultures in Indonesia inevitably have direct impact to the history of the capital city. The proximity of the religious sites in Gambir area are the evidences of inter-religious tolerance since the past era. Explore inside the biggest mosque and church in Indonesia. You will also be introduced with some historical sites in the area such as Lapangan Banteng (Buffalo Field), Ministry of Finance, Gedung... Read More

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City Tours

CITY OUTSIDE THE WALL (CHINATOWN WALKING TOUR)

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 15.63


A small district in the West Jakarta has been settled by Chinese communities for centuries. As we walk, you will learn about the history of assimilation between local and Chinese cultures that have been in practice for long time. Explore the hidden alleys to immerse your self with the daily routines of the local. Marvel at the “peranakan” architectures including temples and mansion ; visit markets that is full of... Read More

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City Tours

THE ANGELS & ELEPHANT (MUSEUM PRASASTI WALKING TOUR)

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 15.63


Medan Merdeka area is the civic district in Jakarta where the Presidential Palace is located. The charm of its historical past and the greenary makes it worthwhile for exploration. Walk along accompanied by an expert guide to visit landmarks, from the first modern cemetery complex in Asia, palace,... Read More

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Cultural Tours

The Breeze of Bogor

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 152.50


Discover the biggest Indonesia botanical garden with thousands of plant species and the Taman Safari with its huge collection of animals from around the world.<br /><br />The highlight of this tour :<br /><br />- Bogor Botanical Garden, Taman Safari and Puncak the beautiful sceneries of tea plantation at Bogor.<br /><br />Lunch is on your own expenses.

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Cultural Tours

JAKARTA SIGHTSEEING TOUR (PRIVATE COACH TOUR)

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 37.51


To enjoy one of the busiest city in the world, plenty time is not needed for busy traveller. The most interesting places in the city are compacted in one tour package. The story of culture diversities, history of the nation, the daily life of local people will be the ornament of the tour. Taking a ton of pictures of the local people in the market, temple, church, mosque and harbour. The tour will start by taking a stroll back... Read More

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Day Trips

THE OLD BATAVIA TOUR

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 59.00


Jakarta Full Day City Tour

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Day Trips

Half Day Group Tour of Taman Mini Indonesia Indah in Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 71.50


Come enjoy this half-day tour and visit several pavilions illustrating the multifaceted Indonesia culture and what is perhaps the best collection of Indonesian artifacts and handicrafts of the country. This tour's highlight is TMII 'Taman Mini Indonesia Indah', a Miniature Park of Indonesia. There... Read More

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Day Trips

Paris Van Java Day Trip from Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 152.50


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 also interesting. You will visit Tangkuban Perahu, Ciater Hot Spring, Tea Plantation in Lembang, Dago or Riau Street. Lunch is included in this program.

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Food Tours

Kota Tua Food Tour

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 60.00


Throw yourself back into the old Batavia atmosphere and taste the legendary cuisines that hide many historical tales while visiting a number of historical sites by joining our food tour. 

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Food Tours

Mangga Besar Food Tour

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


Mangga Besar is a prominent area in Jakarta influenced by Chinese culture, known as Cina Peranakan. This tour will take you to enjoy a variety of tasty dishes in the neighborhood.  With the mix of signature Indonesian spices, ingenious recipes and good cooking techniques that are augmented with wonderful Chinese culture, expect heaps of tantalizing treats!

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Food Tours

Legendary Sabang Food Tour

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 45.00


Jakarta, famous for its crowded streets, actually has very tempting nighttime street food culinary. Jalan Sabang, as one of the centers of Jakarta street food, offers a variety of enjoyable and delicious culinary and 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. Have the chance of trying this awesome culinary out and experience... Read More

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Full-day Tours

Private Tour: Taman Mini Indonesia Indah and Bird Park from Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 48.80


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 Theater. The park is a culture-based recreational area located in East Jakarta with an... Read More

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Half-day Tours

Private Tour: Half-Day National Museum and Old Harbour Tour from Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 31.30


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.

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Private Tour: Full-Day Colonial Jakarta Excursion

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 99.00


Visit the landmarks in the north of Jakarta and discover the traces of Dutch East Indies in Jakarta during the colonial era. From Sunda Kelapa harbour, visit also two museums to get to know more of the nation rich with history, and end your day with sunset at a rooftop lounge.<br /><br />This program is perfect for those who are interested into the history of the capital city and can be combined with... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

5 Days 4 Nights The Magnificent Java Overland Seat In Coach (Superior)

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 4 days
Priced From: USD 515.00


During this trip you will visit the green and pleasant lands of West Java; taking a trip to the botanical gardens of Bogor and the tea plantations surrounding Bandung. Travel east by train into central Java to see traditional Javanese craftsmanship in action, with silversmiths and batik... Read More

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Multi-day Tours

3 Days 2 Nights Jakarta in Brief

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 238.80


Exploring Jakarta's 'Tempo Doeloe' culture is pure bliss. Old Batavia, the wonderful harbour with wooden schooners and Wayang Puppetry culture displayed at its finest, this 3-day Jakarta in Brief envelops the essence of the Indonesian capital perfectly.

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Private Day Trips

Private Tour: Puncak Highland from Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 10 hours
Priced From: USD 83.75


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 Mt 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... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Discover Jakarta Old Town with Dinner

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 91.50


Discover the “Old town” of Jakarta, Kota Tua on this private half-day tour and lets the ambiance bring you back to old time when the Dutch dominate Indonesia. You will visit Jakarta Old Town and dinner will be served at Batavia Cafe.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Trails of China with Lunch in Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 71.50


The Chinese influence on the world has spread across the globe including Indonesia. In Jakarta you will discover not only their architectural legacy but also their tasty culinary heritage.<br /> <br /> The tour highlights include Gelodok as the biggest China Town, Vihara Dharma... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Jakarta by Night Tour Including Dinner

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 75.00


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 the... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Full-Day Highlights of Jakarta Tour with Lunch

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 79.00


Visit the most 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.<br /> <br /> The highlights of your tour include: Istiqlal Mosque, Cathedral Church, National Museum,... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Antique Tour in Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 91.50


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.<br /> <br /> The highlight of this tour includes Surabaya street which is famous for its antiques stalls of wood... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Half-Day Introduction to Batik in Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 59.00


This half day excursion offers a hands-on opportunity to create your own batik handkerchief using the traditional methods; an access to the Textile Museum; and shopping opportunity at a retail and wholesale center of batik while being in the capital city, Jakarta.This... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Half Day Jakarta Mosque and Church Tour

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 85.00


Experience this half day tour Jakarta religious tour destinations. Departing Jakarta and take a brief trip to the city's landmarks of Monas (Passing by Only) and masjid (mosque) Istiqlal, Istiqlal Mosque is the Biggest and largest in Southeast Asia. Cross to Cathedral church will share the art... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Jakarta in One Day with Cable Car Ride and Batik Shop

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 115.00


This 8-hour private tour, limited to 14 travelers, is all about Indonesia's archipelago and culture. This tour is perfect for those who never come to visit Indonesia! Your guide will take you to Indonesia's Miniature Park at the East part of Jakarta and find all traditional houses from all... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Full Day Tour of Jakarta with Hotel Pickup

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 90.00


This private full day tour of Jakarta will start with pickup in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in the city. Your English-speaking professional guide will take you and your group to important spots like the National Museum, the Grand Mosque, and the Proclamation Monument. The tour will last 8 hours and end with drop off at your hotel.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Full Day Jakarta Cosmopolitan Tour Including Cable Car Ride

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 100.00


One of the highlight of Jakarta travel is joining the sightseeing called Jakarta Cosmopolitan city tour. This tour highlight the most interesting places of Jakarta city as the historic and capital city of Indonesia with the residents originating from various ethnic group of Indonesia and abroad.

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Half Day Jakarta Old City Tour

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 90.00


Join this private half day tour with your friends or family mrmbers to explore the history and real of local people of Jakarta. History of Jakarta Old City coming from Dutch East Indies Era, about 16th Century. Jakarta Old City Tour programs has many interesting places to visit around West &amp; North Jakarta. Old building cover almost all area near by “Kota Tua” and Fatahillah Square... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Full-Day Bandung Tour from Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 115.00


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.<br /><br />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... Read More

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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: The Old Batavia Trail from Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 31.30


Thought to be operational since before the 13th century; this is a fascinating location that preserves the history of Jakarta. Travel to 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... Read More

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Shopping Tours

Jakarta Shopping Tour Including Round Trip Hotel Transfer

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 5 hours
Priced From: USD 40.00


Get ready to shop til you drop. Our guide will take you to one of the biggest shopping mall complexes in Jakarta. Known as Pasar Pagi Mangga dua, this former traditional market, now remodeled into a modern shopping complex, features all kind of goods from sundries to famous fashion and jewelry... Read More

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Theme Park Tickets & Tours

Private Full Day Tour of Fantasy Land in Jakarta

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 150.00


Enjoy this private tour with just you and your group to Jakarta's Fantasy Land! One of the biggest in Southeast Asia, this parks is a great place to bring the children during weekend and enjoy the unique atmosphere of Jakarta's spectacular recreation. The tour will begin with a pickup from your hotel at 9am. On your 8 hour adventure, you will not only visit Fantasy Land, but you will also be able to experience Sea World, and... Read More

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Walking Tours

Jakarta Chinatown Discovery with Lunch and Coffee

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 43.00


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!

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Low Cost Private Transfer From Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Jakarta City - One Way

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 72.30


The perfect combination of low cost and private service from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK) to your hotel or private address in Jakarta city centre.

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Arrival Transfer: Jakarta International Airport to Jakarta Hotels

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 24.00


Avoid long taxi lines and public transportation with this hassle-free, door-to-door transportation service, which takes you from Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to your Jakarta hotel. Begin your stay with convenient, one-way transport for individuals or private groups of up to 6... Read More

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Private Departure Transfer: Jakarta Hotels to Jakarta International Airport

Jakarta, Indonesia
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 24.00


Pre-book your private departure transfer from your Jakarta city hotel and travel by comfortable, private sedan or minivan to Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. This one-way, door-to-door service is for individuals or private groups of up to 6 people. Transfers are available 24 hours a... Read More

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