THE ANGELS & ELEPHANT (Private Walking Tour)

Duration:
3 Hours
Transport:
Walking
Tour Type:
Walking Tour
Group size:
1-12 pax
Location:

Rp500,000.00

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, the National Monument, and National Museum. Listen and see the illustration of how diverse is the national inside the biggest museum in Indonesia. Pass by the “some angels” and “elephant” along the way and discover the origin of the tour’s name.
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Description

PRICE

01 Pax           = IDR 500.000 / Pax
02 – 04  Pax  = IDR 250.000 / Pax
05 – 08 Pax   = IDR 220.000 / Pax
09 – 12 Pax   = IDR 190.000 / Pax

(Price discount will be reflected on the cart page)

OVERVIEW

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, the National Monument, and National Museum. Listen and see the illustration of how diverse is the national inside the biggest museum in Indonesia. Pass by the “some angels” and “elephant” along the way and discover the origin of the tour’s name.

HIGHLIGHT

Walking tour to a public cemetery for the famous figures at that moment
Learning about the old and modern architecture in Medan Merdeka Area
Learning the culture diversity and ethnic cities in Indonesia from the east to the west at National Museum
Explore the civic district of Jakarta

ITINERARY

Meet your guide at Monument National Busway Stop and then set off on your walking tour in Medan Merdeka area. The first stop is to a public cemetery for some famous figures in the past, such as : Olivia Mariane. She was the wife of Sir Thomas Raffles, British Governor that discover Singapore. There is also a replica of a monument symbolized a brutal execution happened in Jakarta. The impact of this tragic event was immortalized as the name of the village in Jakarta. Another interesting figures were scientists, sailors, governors, and last but not least : Kaptain Jas, which tomb is believed by local bestows safety and prosperity for the pilgrims.
Stroll along the civic district and stop in front of the Presidential Palace. It is a former colonial goverment administration house. Listen to the guide’s explanation about the trivia of the presidencies and the the building facts. Bid farewell to the guards of the palace and prepare your camera as the next destination is the National Monument. This 110 metres designed by the nation’s first president stands elegantly amid of a huge park in the central of the city. Snap pictures of the icon of Jakarta that is built as a symbol of the endeavor of Indonesians’ spirit.
Visiting National Museum makes the trip more interesting. The museum is famous for its elephants statue in front of it. It’s number of historic objects collections are the biggest in Indonesia. Here, the visitor could learn the culture diversity and ethnicities in Indonesia from the east to the west. Observe the Hindu Buddha influence artefacts from the past milleniums. See the collections of traditions, clothes, housing miniatures, music instruments which exhibit the variety of cultures in the nation. Finish the tour in the area where the angels and the elephant are the witness of its rapid development

INCLUSION

English speaking guide
Entrance tickets as per itinerary
Mineral waters
Pocket Map

EXCLUSION

Optional activities other than specified, Meals, Travel insurance, Guide tips

IMPORTANT NOTES

Physical activity level : 3/5
Meeting Point : Monument National Bus Stop (TransJakarta Bus)
Please bring umbrella, in case of raining especially during rainiy season (October – April)
Method of travelling : Walking
Minimum and Maximum Pax : 1-12 Pax
Please prepare to wear comfortable clothes  & shoes(Jakarta’s weather is all-time warm and humid)
This tour is not recommended/suitable for wheelchair and baby strollers
Children must be accompanied by adult
Booking for sunday is available by appoinment. Please send a request via email to info@walkindies.co
There is no tour on Monday, because all museum are closed

– The tour is not available during public holiday

MEETING POINT

Transjakarta Bus Stop (Monumen Nasional)

Additional information

Tour Language

English, Indonesia

Tour Hours

08:30 – 11:30, 13:00 – 16:00