Peucang is an island situated in the national park of Ujung Kulon and is home to a wide variety of wildlife. There are several other beautiful islands nearby, but Peucang Island is the most popular one; it has an exotic white sandy beach where you can interact with deer, pigs and even monkeys.
This national park, located in the southwestern tip of Java, includes the Ujung Kulon peninsula and several offshore islands and even encompasses the natural reserve of Krakatoa. Besides its natural beauty and geological interest, it contains the largest remaining area of lowland rainforest in the Java plains. It is home to several species of endangered fauna and flora, such as the critically endangered Javan rhinoceros. The Ujung Kulon peninsula provides an invaluable natural habitat, critical for the survival of many plants an animals.
If you love nature, this trip to Peucang Island should definitely be on your bucket list!
Day 1: Jakarta – Peucang Island
Day -1: pick-up from your hotel in Jakarta around 10 pm
5 am: arrival in Sumur, breakfast with Nasi Bungkus
7.30 am: boat departure to Peucang Island
10.30 am: arrival on Peucang Island, check-in at the lodge, time for a rest and lunch
12 pm: trekking in Tanjung Layar for about 30 to 55 minutes to see the beauty of the edge of West Java. There is a lighthouse and an abandoned Dutch prison and you can also enjoy the natural landscape of the Tanjung Layar coast.
3 pm: return to the boat for some snorkeling
5 pm: watch the sunset from the boat while enjoying a cup of tea or coffee
6.30 pm: back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay
Day 2: Peucang Island – Umang Island
6 am: light trekking before breakfast to spot wild animals such as deer, buffalo and peacocks (the earlier you go, the more chance you have to see any animals)
7.30 am: breakfast
8 am: return to Peucang Island and check-out from lodge
9 am: boat trip to Umang Island
12 pm: arrival on Umang Island, check-in at the lodge, lunch and free leisure time. You can choose to do watersport activities such as a banana boat ride or snorkeling near Oar Island.
5 pm: return to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay
Day 3: Umang Island – Jakarta
7.30 am: breakfast and check-out
9 am: return to Sumur, lunch and back to Jakarta
Pickup from your Jakarta hotel around 10 pm
All breakfast, lunch and dinner
Eco resort accommodation
Snorkeling gear (it is possible to rent on site)
What to bring
Cash (there is no ATM on the island)
Passport or ID
Please contact us at email@example.com if you would like to do this trip on another day.
Minimum group size
The minimum group size for this activity is 4 people.
When visiting Peucang island, you'll agree that it has the most beautiful beaches in Java. The water is so clear and blue and the sand so white and soft.
The island is still a hidden treasure: not many Indonesian people know or visit this place the number of visitors is restricted due to the limited accommodation, so you'll mostly find yourself alone on the beach which make it feels like you're being in a private island.
Another great part of the island is its striking natural habitat.
The only activities on the island are swimming, snorkeling, trekking & island hopping, there's night life/pub/café, etc.Therefore I highly recommend this place to anyone who's looking for a quiet, hidden and beautiful place around Java.
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J'adore la nature et la tranquillité, et cette excursion ne m'a pas du tout décevu. Magnifique, j'ai pas d'autres mots pour ces trois jours!
Je recommanderais vraiment cette excursuion pour ceux qui cherchent un endroit calme et caché en Indonésie!