1. Mount Sumbing
At 3,371m above sea level, this mountain dominates the landscape. It takes eight hours to reach the summit and eight to return. Hire a guide so you don’t get lost.
2. Curug Silawe
The rolling hills of the Javanese highlands are perfect for exploring by bicycle, with villages giving way to beautiful rice terraces and volcanic vistas. Finish your tour with a dip in the clear waters of Curug Silawe waterfall.
The main attraction in the region, this iconic ninth-century site is the largest Buddhist temple in the world. Hewn from volcanic stone, it features more than 2,600 carved panels and over 500 Buddha statues.
This article was originally published in the September 2017 issue of Silkwinds magazine.