This Jogja tour package brings you up close and personal with the historical and cultural aspects of Jogja, along with interesting experiences such as Sunrise at Borobudur Temple and Mount Merapi Lava Jeep Tour. Cover temples such as Prambanan Temple, Pawon Temple and Mendut Temple on your temple tour segments. Visit Keraton (Sultan Palace), the cultural and political heart of the city where the current sultan still resides in, Taman Sari and Vredeburg Fort. You will also get a dose of retail therapy at Malioboro Street.
Day 1: Arrival in Jogjakarta – Magelang (No meal)
Upon arrival at Jogjakarta airport, your Jogja tour guide will meet and welcome you. Take a temple tour of Pawon Temple, unique with vent in its chambers, and Mendut Temple, a Buddhist temple built by King Indra of Syailendra Dynasty, on your way to Magelang.
Day 2: Magelang – Jogjakarta (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Historical and Cultural Tour with Sunrise Experience at Borobudur
Start your day with a magical sunrise experience at Borobudur Temple, a UNESCO’s World Heritage site that draws 2.5 million visitors annually. Enjoy your breakfast before proceeding to return to Yogyakarta. Upon arrival at Yogyakarta, visit Keraton (Sultan Palace) where the sultan still resides in, the charming Taman Sari, built by Sultan Hamengku Buwono I and dedicated to his wife, and Vredeburg Fort, built on the order of Sultan Hamengku Buwono I to maintain the security of the palace. Drop by Malioboro Street where you can shop for travel mementos.
Day 3: Jogjakarta (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Lava Jeep Touring
Take a trip to Kaliurang, a town on the southern slopes on Mount Merapi volcano. Hop onto a jeep to take an off-road ride to Kaliadem, exploring the area around the cold lava produced by Mount Merapi during its 2010 eruption, The Bunkers and Victims’ Museum. Discover the handmade batik process and marvel at its collection gallery. Witness the silver craftsmanship at Kota Gede, the hub of Yogyakarta’s silver industry since the 1930s. End your day at Prambanan Village, home to Prambanan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site and the largest temple compound dedicated to Shiva in Indonesia.
Day 4: Departure from Jogjakarta (Breakfast)
Free and Easy
Free till departure transfer to Jogjakarta airport for homebound flight.
Jogja has a tropical and humid climate with an average temperature of 26.4 °C and annual rainfall of 2157 mm. The seasons in Jogja are as follow:
- Dry – April to October are months when Jogja is more dry, with August being the driest month. As this period has the minimum rainfall and is ideal for sightseeing, it is the peak tourism season.
- Rainy – November to March are months when Jogja experiences more rainfall, with January being the wettest month. During this period, sightseeing becomes more difficult.