On this SOLO, SUKUH & TAWANGMANGU TREKKING TOUR+ JUNGLE TREKKING TOUR+ BEACHES TOUR + CITY & PRAMBANAN TOUR 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS you will experienced Indonesian hospitality by visiting : Mangkunegaran Palace, Triwindu Market, Sukuh Temple, Tawangmangu Waterfall , Plunyan Dam, Water Source, Plawangan hill, Small Waterfall, Baron, Kukup, Krakal and Parangtritis Beach, Sultan Palace, Water Castle, Bird Market, Silversmith, Batik Processing Sambisari, Kalasan & Prambanan Temple
Duration : 4 days / 3 nights
Required participant : minimum 2 (two) persons
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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. SOLO, SUKUH & TAWANGMANGU TREKKING TOUR [10 HOURS]
Visit : Mangkunegaran Palace, Triwindu Market, Sukuh Temple, Tawangmangu Waterfall
Morning drive from Yogyakarta to its twin city Solo (Surakarta). Here we will visit Mangkunegaran Palace and Triwindu art market.
After Solo city tour we will drive to about thirty five kilometers east of Solo, on the slope of mount Lawu there lays Sukuh temple. The temple which is known as an erotic shrine of which structure and shape are like no other temple in Java. Explore the temple, then experience another challenge for a hiking trip. Blend of the 14th century’s antiquity and fascinating natural surrounding. The two hours hike lasts at Tawangmangu, a local playground with panoramic, refreshing mountain atmosphere and the waterfall.
Upon completion of the tour we will return back to Yogyakarta for overnight.
Day 2. 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 3. BEACHES TOUR [8 HOURS]
Visit : Baron, Kukup, Krakal and Parangtritis Beach
Morning at 0800 we leave from Yogyakarta to discover the beaches around the region. First stop will be made at Baron beach which is one of the most famous beaches in the southeastern area of Yogyakarta. It is located on the village of Kemandang about 20 km away from Wonosari. From here we continue to visit Kukup Beach. And then to Krakal Beach which lies about 6 kilometers from Kukup beach. Among all the beaches that stretch along Java beaches, Krakal with its white sandy beach surrounded with mountainous rocky hills is the most beautiful one.
Finally our trip completed by visiting the famous and mythtical beach of Parangtritis. This beach is believed to be the manifestation of the unity among Merapi Mountain, Yogyakarta Kingdom, and Parangtritis Beach. The legend tells that Panembahan Senopati and Sunan Kalijaga once met in this place after completing their meditation. Panembahan Senopati was reminded of being a humble ruler despite his supernatural powers.
The primary attraction of this beach is its natural view. The enchantment of the coastal scenery can be seen from different angles to give you different experiences. When you are standing at the seashore, you will see the wide ocean with the high waves and steeply mountainside on the east side.
Upon completion we drive back to city center for overnight.
Day 4 : CITY & PRAMBANAN TOUR [6 HOURS]
Visit : Sultan Palace, Water Castle, Bird Market, Silversmith, Batik Processing
Sambisari, Kalasan & Prambanan Temple
After breakfast at hotel, we start our City Tour visiting: Sultan Palace, Water Castle, Bird Market, Silversmith, Batik Processing.
Sultan Palace : was built in 1756 and located in the heart of Yogyakarta. This place has function as king residence, cultural and tourism object. The place lies alongside from the north to he south with total wide 1,5 kilometers.
Water Castle : was built in 1761 by King Mangkubumi and relief was combination among; Europe, China, Hindhu, Budha and Islam. The place has function as pleasure garden since Sultan HB I-III and the are three swimming pools are: For king, his wife and his children.
Ngasem Bird Market : is located only 400 meters west of Sultan Palace and believed as the oldest bird market in Indonesia was found in 19 century. Market displays is not only many kind of bird but also among pets like: Rabbit, dog, cat, bat, snake etc.
Upon completion of the tour we drive to Prambanan for exploring Prambanan Temple with quick stops at Kalasan and Sambisari Temple en route.
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 Lumbumg, Burah and Asu also are part of the World Heritage Site.
Upon completion of the tour we will take you to airport/train station for your return/onward journey. End of services.