Hi all, I need lots of advice please. My husband and I (retired) are spending time in Java after visiting family in Australia. I thought we could fly into Jakarta then travel to Gunung Gede and stay in the area for about a week to see as much 'flora & fauna' as possible. We are not experienced travellers.
Please advise on: best method to travel there; accommodation in the park; permit costs and time length; the requirement to have a guide and/or porter.
I'm imagining we would hire a car to get there, stay in the park (not camping) having got a week's permit. Perhaps hike to both peaks (not on consecutive days), potter around bird watching etc.
The other question is: what innoculations should we have, what is the malaria/denge fever risks, etc?
Thanks to all who take the time....