Jakarta Private Half-Day Tour: National Museum And Old HarbourWrite a Review
OverviewThis 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.
- All entrance fees included
- Led by a local guide
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
Know More about this tourAfter pickup from your hotel in Jakarta, make the trip to the the National Museum. It offers historical, prehistoric, archaeological and ethnographic aspects of Indonesia through its extensive collection of artifacts and relics. It also has one of the most complete collections in the country of bronzes and ceramics dating back lo the Han, Tang and Ming Dynasties. The museum's collection of cultural instruments, household utensils, arts and crafts provide a good introduction to the life of Indonesia's various ethnic groups (National Museum closed on Monday). Alternatively, during the rejuvenation period of the National Museum’s old building, you will make a stop at Indonesia’s National Monument. Erected in the heart of the capital’s Merdeka Square, this 130-meter high tower symbolizes the struggles Indonesia had to endure in its fight for independence.
After your museum visit, head to Sunda Kelapa Harbour. This 500 years old harbor area was a vital link to the markets of the outside world for the 15th century kingdom of Pajajaran. Nowadays, the harbor is still one of the most important calls for sailing vessels from all over Indonesia. The magnificent and brightly painted Makassar schooner called Phinisi is still of important means for transporting goods to and from the outer island.
After the tour, transfer back to your Jakarta hotel.
Inclusions for Jakarta Private Half-Day Tour: National Museum And Old Harbour
- Entrance fees (except harbor entrance fees for transport, if applicable)
- Professional guide
- Shared pickup and drop-off at hotels in central Jakarta
- Private tour
- Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions for Jakarta Private Half-Day Tour: National Museum And Old Harbour
- Gratuities (optional)
- Transfers to and from hotels that are located outside of Jakarta are not included
- Transfers to and from the cruise port outside of Jakarta is not included (can be arranged for an additional supplement)
- Harbor entrance fees are not included and supplements may apply
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
This tour is only operated in the morning
The National Museum in Jakarta is closed every Monday and Public Holidays, alternative sightseeing will be provided during these days
The management of Jakarta’s National Museum has officially announced that it will close down the old building from January 9, 2017 until December 2017. Extensive renovation work will be conducted during this time. The new building remains open according to a statement and guests will be able to admire the exhibits and collections at this building only for a period of 11 months