On this CITY & BOROBUDUR & PRAMBANAN TOUR+ DIENG PLATEAU TREKKING TOUR+SOLO, SUKUH & TAWANGMANGU TREKKING TOUR+ MERAPI RAINFOREST TREKKING TOUR 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS you will experienced Indonesian hospitality by visiting : Sultan Palace, Water Castle, Bird Market, Silversmith, Batik Processing, Borobudur, Pawon, Mendut & Prambanan Temple, Dieng Temple, Sikidang Crater, Color Lake , Mangkunegaran Palace, Triwindu Market, Sukuh Temple, Tawangmangu Waerfall, Kinahrejo [The last Village], Cold Lava, Japanese Cave
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. CITY & BOROBUDUR & PRAMBANAN TOUR [11 HOURS]
Visit : Sultan Palace, Water Castle, Bird Market, Silversmith, Batik Processing, Borobudur, Pawon, Mendut & Prambanan Temple
Morning at 0800 you’ll be picked up by our tour guide and then 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 Borobudur village for exploring the magnificent Borobudur Temple.
Eventhough there is no written record of who built Borobudur or of its intended purpose. The construction time has been estimated by comparison between carved reliefs on the temple’s hidden foot and the inscriptions commonly used in royal charters during the eight and ninth centuries. Borobudur was likely founded around 800 AD. This corresponds to the period between 760–830 AD, the peak of the Sailendra dynasty in central Java, when it was under the influence of the Srivijayan Empire. The construction has been estimated to have taken 75 years and been completed during the reign of Samaratungga in 825.
Afterwards our tour continue 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 Lumbumg, Burah and Asu also are part of the World Heritage Site.
Upon completion of the tour we will return back to Yogyakarta city center for overnight.
Day 2. DIENG PLATEAU TREKKING TOUR: WITHOUT SUNRISE 11 HOURS]
Visit : Dieng Temple, Sikidang Crater, Color Lake
Enjoy the sensational drive to get to the Central Java’s highland, Dieng plateau, literally means ‘abode of gods’ lays at 2.093 meters above sea level with average temperature of fifteen degree celcius. The trip will pass some small, peaceful town of Magelang-the home of military academic, Parakan in Temanggung regency, known as the center producer of fine exported quality tobacco. Green groceries, tea plantation near Wonosobo with view of two soaring sky mountains, of Sindoro and Sumbing as backdrops. Few minutes before reaching Dieng, another twisting but breathtaking drive is offered. Pass through winding roads with large potato plantation on the right and left side that dominate this hilly area. Stop by at viewer point, look back how far you have been into Java’s hinterland. Arrive in Dieng find a number of Hindu temples, collectively named after the heroes and heroines of Mahabarata epic blanketed by mountain fog. Move on, only a short drive to Sikidang boiling mud crater. Next, paying homage to the Bima, a lonely temple structure on the way to volcanic lakes of Telaga Warna and Telaga Pengilon with some meditation caves close by. Lunch will be served en route.
Day 3. SOLO, SUKUH & TAWANGMANGU TREKKING TOUR [10 HOURS]
Visit : Mangkunegaran Palace, Triwindu Market, Sukuh Temple, Tawangmangu Waerfall
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 4 : MERAPI RAINFOREST TREKKING TOUR [6 HOURS]
Visit : Kinahrejo [The last Village], Cold Lava, Japanese Cave
In the morning at 0600 we depart to the slope of Merapi volcano around 25 kilometer north of Yogyakarta. We trek up to Kalikuning hill where many kind of flora and fauna can be found. We stop for a moment at house of Merapi volcano keeper guard [Mbah Marijan] for taking a rest before continuing look at cold lava. Visit Japanese cave also possible.
Upon completion of the tour we return back to Yogyakarta or drop you at the airport/train station for your onward/return journey. End of services.