Traveling in Indonesia means that you have a chance to enjoy different
types of attraction, one of which is rail tours. This
definitely different than any other toursbecauseyouwillenjoyall kinds
ofsceneryby train. Rail tours are currently available
only in the island of Java. The operator of that train (KeretaApi
Indonesia) operates a few car to bring you explore various cities on the island of Java as Bandung, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Solo, Surabaya, and few other cities. In addition to such option, there is also oldsteam train that still operated in a particular area such as Ambarawa.
also got some chance to enjoy beautiful scenery of East Java by Lorries.
As such, there are plenty options when it comes to rail
This article would like to show you some references on available
rail tours to enjoy during a visit in Indonesia. The
following paragraph will start with the one available in Ambarawa Museum
that is located in Central Java. goindonet, go indonesia
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Available Rail Tours in the Island of Java and
1) Ambarawa Museum
Thisisarailway stationwhichis nowconverted intoamuseuminAmbarawa,
located in Central Java. Acollection the museum has is asteam
trainwithlocomotivenumberB2502. The latter is complemented by a B2503
made ofEsslingenMaschinenfabriekandB5112 made
ofHannoverscheMaschinenbauAG. PT KAI still operates the three
locomotivesto serve tourist during rail tours. The
museumserves the visitorwhowants toenjoy the journeyofAmbarawa-Bedono,
Ambarawa-Tuntangandvice versa, whichis initiatedusing thelocomotiveB5112.
Trainof this type included in such package asAmbarawaRailwayMountainTour,
whichoperatedfromthe museumAmbawarawatowardsBedonoStation (distanced 35
2) From Padang to Pariaman
From the Island of Java to the West Sumatra, people can find
rail tours serving the tourist who want to go from
Padang to Pariaman. While Ambarawa Museum provides only an old way of
tours using old steam locomotive, a tourist train from Padang to Pariaman
(and vice versa) will ride with a more modern train. There are so
manyexoticsceneries to be enjoyed in all the wayfromPadangtoPariaman.
3) Lori Kaliraga, East Jave
Lori Kaliraga is one of the best among various rail
tours available in Indonesia. Located in Jember, East Jave,
every tourist got a chance to enjoy the ride while seeing a lot of
historical stories, cultural landscape, and natural attractions. The Lori
will bring you to Garahan through Kalibaru-Mrawan. It takes 2 until 3-
hour trip from Kalibaru to Garahan, yet the Lori will be operated if a
few people want to rent it.
4) Jaladara, Central Java
Central Java has another rail tours like one that is
offered via an old steam train which dubbed as Jaladara. The latter is
only available in Solo, and passes through Purwosarito SoloCity, a
distance of about6km.
5) Toraja, Bali,
Imperial, Jawa, Sumatera, Nusantara, and Priority
The six refers to a type of modern passenger cars, which regularly
offered, but limited nonetheless. A car like Imperial, for example, is
suited only for 19-22 passengers. Rail tours
initiated using one of those cars mean a lot, as there are various,
exclusive facilities to accompany your special
tours mentioned above has been running for decades. Some
of them are very special and will absolutely make your day to be special
as well. When in West Sumatera, particularly if you intend to visit
Padang, an old steam like ‘MakItam’ will bring you to explore
the line of Sawahlunto to Muarokolaban. Panoramic scenery and the beauty
of Bukit Barisan are twomain thingsthat you will meetalong the way. At
that point, various rail tours mentioned in here have
existed just to serve tourists who come to Indonesia to seek desiring
Which Rail Tours to Choose?
So many tours available in Indonesia, and it should
raise a question: which one to choose? Basically, we recommend you to
pick the one which suits your interest. Therefore, if you intend to visit
Central Java, we advise you to enjoy rail tours provided
by Ambarawa station.