On this PRAMBANAN TOUR+ BOROBUDUR TOUR+ JUNGLE TREKKING TOUR+ VILLAGE TOUR 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS you will experienced Indonesian hospitality by visiting : Prambanan Temple, Borobudur, Pawon, Mendut, Silversmith, Batik Procressing, Plunyan Dam, Water Source, Plawangan hill, Small Waterfall, Kasongan [Pottery & Puppet], Imogiri [Old Batik & Keris], Kotagede [Silvershmith]
Duration : 4 days / 3 nights
Required participant : minimum 2 (two) persons
for different number of participant(s) please see our different offer at Jogja Central Java Tour Package section
a. Transfer and tours as per the itinerary.
b. Meals as indicated in the itinerary
c. 3 nights stay in accommodation (twin/double/triple share) at specified Hotels/guesthouse/home stay
d. Entrance and Donation fees
e. Mineral water
f. Friendly English speaking tour guide (other language are on request)
Price not inclusive of
a. Airfare, Travel insurance
b. Any personal expenses, such as: laundry services, phone call, tipping, soft and alcohol drink
Travel Itinerary :
Day 1. PRAMBANAN TOUR [4 HOURS]
Visit : Prambanan Temple
Upon arrival in Yogyakarta, meet and greet by our tour guide and then we’ll drive to Prambanan for exploring Prambanan Temple.
Prambanan Temple Compounds is the largest Hindu temple complex in Indonesia and one of the largest Hindu temples in south-east Asia. It is characterised by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu temple architecture, and by the 47m high central building inside a large complex of individual temples. The temple complex dates from the 9th century, and is dedicated to Shiva.
Next to the main complex (called Loro Joggrang), the Buddhist Candi Sewu and the temples of Lumbung, Burah and Asu also are part of the World Heritage Site. From Prambanan you will be escorted to hotel for check-in and overnight.
Day 2. BOROBUDUR TOUR [6 HOURS]
Visit : Borobudur, Pawon, Mendut, Silversmith, Batik Procressing
After breakfast at hotel, today we will drive to Borobudur village. The trip takes around 45 minutes and will drop the visitor on the parking area before the temple. From the parking area one has to walk around 300 meters to reach the hill where the temple is standing in pride.
Starting from the first gallery one see one by one panels with carving of bas relief and some stone sculptures up to the last gallery where the sculptures of the Bodhistwa are plenty in the stupa and outside stupa. An old inventory said the the temple recorded 500 statues in all the area.
From the temple the surrounding and the Merapi volcano give very beautiful panorama. On the way back to the city visit will also be done to smaller Hindu temple such as Candi Pawon and Candi Mendut.
The existence of Buddhist Candi as big as Borobudur side by side with Hindu Candis giving and indication that in the past the people were very knowledgeable that they accept the differentiation and could manage themselves as a true appreciater of the art and culture.
Borobudur itself was a long project construction started from the year of 742 until 824 according to the king charter found at Medang Kemulan village.
Today lunch is also included.
On the way back to Yogyakarta, we will also possible to make stops to observe traditional silvershmith and interesting batik processing.
Day 3. JUNGLE TREKKING TOUR [6 HOURS]
Visit : Plunyan Dam, Water Source, Plawangan hill, Small Waterfall
In the morning at 0600 we drive you to Kaliurang resort around 25 kilometers north of Yogyakarta.
Here we trek up to Kalikuning and Plawangan hill via jungle where many kind of flora and fauna can be found. We will pass Plunyam Dam where movement of cold lava hampered by “Sabo” technique. Finally we will stop at the view point to see the beautiful Yogyakarta city from the hill.
Upon completion we drive back to Yogyakarta.
Day 4. VILLAGE TOUR [5 HOURS]
Visit : Kasongan [Pottery & Puppet], Imogiri [Old Batik & Keris], Kotagede [Silvershmith]
After breakfast at hotel, we will start village tour today by visiting: Old Town Kota Gede as the center of Silver Home Industry, Kasongan village for its potteries and puppets and to Karebet Village as the center of Mask Home Industry before drive to Imogiri village where we will find old Batik and Keris.
Upon completion of the tour, transfer to airport/train station for your onward/return journey. End of services