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Jakarta: Full-Day Highlights Tour25 Reviews
Explore Jakarta's rich history, art, traditions, and spirituality on a full-day outing. Follow your guide and see some of the city's most popular landmarks on this specially curated highlights tour.
Our Top Experiences and Tours in Jakarta:If youʻre booking your trip to Jakarta last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- Unveil the rich history and architectural splendor of Jakarta City
- Explore iconic landmarks like the National Monument, Istiqlal Mosque, and Church
- Explore the historic heart of Old Batavia, surrounded by impressive buildings
- Discover the captivating world of Indonesian puppetry
- Enjoy panoramic views of the Sunda Kelapa old harbor area
DescriptionEnjoy an immersive journey through the vibrant cultural tapestry of Indonesia's capital city. Get ready to explore iconic landmarks, delve into history, witness architectural marvels, and experience with locals. Begin your adventure with the awe-inspiring National Monument (Monas). Towering proudly at the heart of Jakarta City, this structure is a symbol of Indonesia's independence. Ascend to the observation deck and be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the city skyline. This tour then takes you to the majestic Istiqlal Mosque, the largest mosque in Southeast Asia. Its stunning architecture and serene atmosphere create a sense of tranquility and spirituality. Arrive at Cathedral Jakarta, an architectural masterpiece that represents the religious diversity of the city. The cathedral's grandeur and intricate design are a testament to Jakarta's rich history and multicultural fabric. Venture into Glodok China Town, a vibrant enclave that showcases the fusion of Chinese and Indonesian cultures. And visit the Jin De Yuan Temple, a symbol of Glodok's rich heritage. Embark on an immersive journey through Jakarta's Old Batavia, where history and culture intertwine. Begin at Fatahillah Square, the heart of Old Batavia, and transport yourself back in time amidst the historical ambiance. Continue to the Wayang Museum, a treasure trove of Indonesian puppetry, and meet puppet masters, learn about puppet making from Indonesia, learn how to play, and see wayang collections from various regions in Indonesia. Cross the iconic Kota Intan Bridge, offering panoramic views of the old harbor area and a glimpse into Jakarta's maritime heritage. Conclude the tour at Sunda Kelapa Harbor, an ancient port that bears witness to Jakarta's seafaring past. Marvel at the traditional wooden schooners, known as 'pinisi,' and immerse yourself in the bustling activity of the dockworkers.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off English-speaking tour guide Driver Air-conditioned transport Toll and Parking Fees Bottled water Entry fee to National Monument Entry fee to Old Town Entry fee to Sunda Kelapa Harbor Entry fee Puppet Performance Donation to Istiqlal Mosque Donation to Cathedral Church Donation to Glodok China Town
- Hotel pickup and drop-off services are included in this tour. Please specify your hotel name, room number and address upon booking. The exact pickup time will be confirmed by the local partner one day prior to your activity
- Times and activity are subject to change due to local traffic conditions
- This tour contains a moderate amount of walking. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes
- Every Mondays and a public holiday, all Museums are closed, the tour will visit an alternative landmark on these days
- Every Friday, the Istiqlal mosque is closed for religious purposes. However, you could stop outside the mosque