Yogyakarta is one of the foremost cultural centers of Java. This region is located at the foot of the active Merapi volcano, Yogyakarta was in the 16th and 17th centuries the seat of the mighty Javanese empire of Mataram from which present day Yogyakarta has the best inherited of traditions.
Solo is the center of art and culture in Central Java. We can find two kinds of palaces, which are Mangkunegaran Palace and Kasunanan Palace that were built with the specific Java architecture which combined the Java and Europe ornaments.
Tour to the land of Yogyakarta and Central Java is organized as the following itinerary.
Group Size : Minimum of 2 travellers.
Tour Guide : Yes. An experienced tour guide accompanies every trip.
Accommodation : Its all about combining comfort and character – average 3-4 star.
Transport : Private fully air-conditioned minibus/van/car
Inclusions : Some meals, sightseeing and activities are included.
Departure : Anytime, subject to booking conditions.
Single supplement : Available
D1. Arrival – Transfer in
Arrival in Yogyakarta, meet & transfer to Hotel for check-in.
D2. City Tour + Prambanan Temple – Transfer to Borobudur (BLD)
After breakfast at hotel, start Yogyakarta City Tour visiting :
Sultan Palace, Taman Sari (Water Castle), Ngasem Traditional Bird Market, Silversmith & Batik Processing.
After lunch at local restaurant continue to Borobudur Buddhist Temple one of the forgotten Wonders of the World which was built on 800AD and also quick photo stop at Candi Pawon & Candi Mendut.
Next transfer to Prambanan Village visiting Prambanan Hindus Temple which was built on 850AD and also quick photo stop at Candi Sewu. Afterwards transfer to Manohara Hotel in Borobudur Village for check-in and overnight with dinner en route.
D3. Borobudur Sunrise Tour – Dieng Plateau Tour – Transfer to Solo (BLD)
Early in the morning at 0500 start trekking up Borobudur Temple to enjoy the beautiful sunrise from the top of the temple (if weather is permitted). After breakfast at hotel, check out and depart via Magelang – home of the National Army Academy – and Temanggung. Enjoy dramatic scenery as we drive through the tea and tobacco plantations of the Sindoro – Sumbing valley – some of the most spectacular countryside you will ever see. Visit Java’s oldest Hindu Temples, dating from 8th century (Bima Temple, Gatotkaca Temple, Pandawa Temple & Arjuna Temple). See the active volcanic craters (Sikidang Crater) and also take in the beauty of the Telaga Warna (coloured) and Telaga Pengilon (mirror) lakes.
Afterwards transfer to Solo for check-in and overnight.
D4. Solo City Tour – Sukuh Erotic Temple + Tawangmangu Waterfall – Transfer to Yogyakarta (BLD)
After breakfast at hotel, check-out and start Solo City Tour visiting :
Mangkunegaran Palace, Triwindu Antique Market & Radya Pustaka Museum.
Next transfer to Sukuh “Erotic” Hindus Temple which was built on 1437AD some years after Majapahit Kingdom collapsed. The temple has a trapezium shape with similar shape as the Inca temple in Mexico, South America. There are also many erotic reliefs however; they carry on the value of sexual education in a primitive manner.
From there we visit Tawangmangu to enjoy a beautiful Grojogan Sewu Waterfall, an 81m high of waterfall not so far from the temple.
Afterwards return transfer to Yogyakarta for overnight with dinner en route.
D5. Transfer out – Departure (B)
After breakfast, Free time until check-out time and transfer out to airport
What is included in the tour package :
– 4 (four) nights accommodations twin/triple share
– 4 (three) x breakfasts, 3 (three) x lunch and 3 (three) x dinners
-Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
-Travel throughout on a private car/minivan/bus with fully licensed driver
-Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
-Tour production by PT Lintang Buana Wisata Nusantara and its affiliate
-Specified accommodations and meals for the guide and driver
-Return airport to hotel transfer
What is not included yet in the tour package :
-Airfare & airport tax
-Personal expenses, optional tours or additional meals
-Tipping or gratitudes for driver and guide (USD3/day/pax is appreciated)