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5 Days 4 Nights

Do you want to do something different? Choose our 5 days 4 nights island expedition package Karimunjawa. With this package you will enjoy 2 nights camping on the small white sanded island Geleang. During your time in Karimunjawa you will also enjoy 2 and a half days of island hopping and snorkeling. To make your experience most memorable we only take one group booking at the time. This means there is only one group of tourists from our agency camping at the time. Because we not privately own the island we can’t promise you there will be nobody else camping on the island.

The package is a combination of camping on Geleang island and snorkeling at the coral reefs of Karimunjawa. There is one family that stays on Geleang island, they will provide you with meals during your time on the island. The 5 days 4 nights island expedition package Karimunjawa is a relaxed visit to Karimunjawa and gives you the opportunity to discover it in an adventures way. Within this package you will have one full day on Geleang island to do your own thing.

If you ever dreamed of staying on an island in the middle of the ocean where you can find white sandy beaches and clear blue water, than this package finally offers you the chance to do this. We will provide a tent to sleep in, but if you prefer to sleep on the beach under the stars we will not stop you. The package also includes two full days of island hopping and snorkeling on day 3 and day 4. The last 2 nights of your package you will be spending on the main island at the accommodation of your choice.

The prices for the 5 days 4 nights island expedition package is based on private tour. This means when you are traveling for example with a group of 4 persons you can look at the price per person with a group size of 4-5 persons. If you have a special request for a bigger group (more than 17 persons), please contact us to discuss the options.

Schedule

5 days 4 nights island expedition package Karimunjawa (2 nights camping + 2 nights accommodation)

Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
Transport type: slow boat (round trip), fast boat (round trip) or combination of slow boat and fast boat.

The schedule of the 5 days 4 nights island expedition package is depended on the day of traveling. As the boat schedule from Jepara is not daily. You can choose below for one of the detailed schedules for your preferred departure day. The schedule will open in an pdf document.

Basic schedule information
For a detailed schedule information with times please choose one of the departure days above.

Day 1

  • Meeting with our representative at Warung Bu Diyah (a small restaurant in Jepara Kartini Harbour) to collect your tickets for the boat. After receiving the tickets you can continue to board the fast boat Bahari Express or the slow boat Siginjai.
  • Fast boat Bahari Express or slow boat Siginjai, from Jepara Kartini Harbour to Karimunjawa harbour.
  • Pick up at Karimunjawa harbour by our agency. We will be waiting you in the harbour with a pick-up sign of Dunia Bintang Tour & Travel. After you will be transported to our agency.
  • Lunch will be waiting for you at our agency. You will have the time to enjoy your lunch and relax after the boat ride. During this time we will also answer any questions, discuss necessary details and arrange the payment of your booking. When you prefer to have lunch on your own (not prepared by our agency) feel free to request to exclude this when you are booking the package. We have the option for you to change clothes and leave some luggage behind when preferred.
  • Transport from our agency to Karimunjawa village harbour for the start of a half day snorkeling tour and drop to Geleang Island.
  • One time snorkeling and drop to Geleang Island. The tour will exist of snorkeling at one of the snorkeling spots in the West of Karimunjawa (for example at Maer, Taka Cendok, Gosong Cemara or at Taka Nemo). After snorkeling you will continue to Geleang island to set up your camp side (the guide can help). After everything is arranged the guide and captain will leave you on the island. When you are lucky you can enjoy a beautiful sunset.
  • Dinner, served by the family on Geleang Island.
  • Free time. There is wood available for making a bonfire.

Day 2

  • Breakfast on Geleang island, served by the family living on Geleang island.
  • Free time on Geleang island. There is snorkeling equipment provided for you to use. During the day lunch will be served by the family living on Geleang island. Please note the island is not privately owned by us. This means during the day there can be other boats with tourists visiting Geleang island and making BBQ there for lunch.
  • Dinner, served by the family on Geleang Island.
  • Free time. There is wood available for making a bonfire.

Day 3

  • Breakfast on Geleang island, served by the family living on Geleang island.
  • Pick up Geleang island and full day island hopping and snorkeling tour. The schedule of the snorkeling tour is weather dependent (waves, water depth, wind direction) to give you the best and most beautiful snorkeling experience possible. The tour will be a combination of visit to another small island of Karimunjawa and snorkeling at the wonderful snorkeling spots directly off the boat. Example schedule:
    • To the west of Karimunjawa
      • Snorkeling at Genteng (Turtle point)
      • BBQ lunch at Cemara Kecil island
      • Snorkeling at Gosong Cemara
      • Sunset at Tanjung Gelam Beach
  • Transport from Karimunjawa village harbour to your accommodation. When you left luggage at our office we will make sure this luggage will be brought to your accommodation as well.
  • Dinner, served by us, at your accommodation. When you prefer to have dinner on your own (not prepared by our agency) feel free to request to exclude this when you are booking the package.
  • Free time.

Day 4

  • Breakfast at your accommodation.
  • Transport from your accommodation to Karimunjawa village harbour for the start of a full day island hopping & snorkeling tour.
  • Full day island hopping and snorkeling tour. The schedule of the snorkeling tour is weather dependent (waves, water depth, wind direction) to give you the best and most beautiful snorkeling experience possible. The schedule of the tour will be different than the day before. Example schedule:
    • To the east of Karimunjawa
      • Visit gosong Seloka by low water
      • Snorkeling near Cilik island
      • BBQ lunch at Cilik island
      • Snorkeling near Sintok island (Turtle point)
      • Visit Sintok island
  • Transport from Karimunjawa village harbour to your accommodation.
  • Dinner, served by us, at your accommodation. When you prefer to have dinner on your own (not prepared by our agency) feel free to request to exclude this when you are booking the package.
  • Free time.

Day 5

  • Breakfast at your accommodation or a breakfast package to go.
  • Transport from your accommodation to Karimunjawa harbour.
  • Fast boat Bahari Express or slow boat Siginjai, from Karimunjawa harbour to Jepara Kartini Harbour.

Prices

Dates

Services

THE FOLLOWING SERVICES ARE INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE PRICE

  • Boat tickets round trip:
    • Fast boat price: Fast boat tickets round trip
    • Slow boat price: Slow boat tickets round trip
    • Fast boat & Slow boat: Fast boat tickets one way, slow boat tickets one way
  • Transport in Karimunjawa for check-in and check-out and for start and end of day tour activities.
  • Accommodation: for the last two nights. The type of accommodation that is included depends on your accommodation choice. The first two nights you will be camping on Geleang island.
  • Meals: 4x breakfast, 4x lunch, 4x dinner
  • Half day snorkeling tour:
    • Boat
    • Guide
    • Snorkeling equipment
    • Life-jacket
    • Underwater camera
    • Parking costs boat
    • Ticket village harbour
    • Aqua
  • Camping 2 nights:
    • Tent
    • Thin sleeping mat
    • Snack box
    • Wood for bonfire (provided by the family on the island)
  • Two full days island hopping and snorkeling:
    • Boat
    • Guide
    • Snorkeling equipment
    • Life-jacket
    • Underwater camera
    • Parking costs boat
    • Ticket village harbour
    • BBQ
    • Aqua

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE PRICE

  • Tourist tax Jepara harbour: the government of Jepara may ask for a small tourist tax upon entering the boat. The amount of the tax depends on nationality (foreign or local) and lies between Rp. 5.000 en Rp. 25.000 per person. This tax is not included in the package price as the price depends on nationality.
  • Entrance ticket sharkpool: the sharkpool on Menjangan Besar Island is not an interesting tourist spot for everyone. Our experience: some people love it and some people hate it. When you do wish to visit the sharkpool, please request this during your booking or tell us when you already arrived in Karimunjawa. We will do our best to include a sharkpool visit on request. You will pay extra Rp. 40.000 per person for the entrance ticket.
  • The camping arrangements will be basic. This means there are no air-mattresses, pillows or sleeping bags are provided.

CUSTOMIZE YOUR PACKAGE

  • Exclude meals: in Karimunjawa there are at the moment a variety of restaurants, small warungs and a great evening market available. We can understand you might prefer to have dinner on your own. We can exclude the meals during your stay on the main island. The meals during the camping are not possible to exclude. Breakfast on the main island can only be excluded in case of homestay accommodation. A discount of Rp. 25.000 per person per meal will apply.
  • Exclude the second full day tour island hopping and snorkeling. Do you rather have some free time on the main island? Than we can make a free schedule for you on the last full day of your package. The discount of the package depends on your group size. Please note that arrangements for this have to be made at the time of booking. We are not able to give a discount for exclusion of the last day tour island hopping and snorkeling after your arrival in Karimunjawa as all arrangements for your package are already made.
  • Rent a motorbike: when you like to explore the village or watch the sunrise in the early morning it can be nice to rent a motorbike to help you around. We can arrange motorbike rental for additional costs. Half day motorbike rental: Rp. 50.000 (until 6 hours). Full day motorbike rental: Rp. 75.000 (until 12 hours).

TRANSPORT TO AND FROM JEPARA

We offer transport to Jepara from different cities in Java, Indonesia. Example of transport options:

  • Minibus during the night from Yogyakarta to Jepara (pick up between 23:00 – 24:00 pm, arrival early morning in Jepara harbour)
  • Minibus from Jepara to Yogyakarta (departure around 30 minutes after the boat arrives)
  • Minibus from Jepara to Semarang (departure around 30 minutes after the boat arrives)
  • Minibus from Jepara to Surabaya (departure around 30 minutes after the boat arrives)
  • Private car transport from and to Semarang, Yogyakarta, Magelang, Borobudur, Solo, Surabaya, Malang, Bromo, Probolinggo (any preferred time and preferred pick up / drop off address possible)