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Mt. Merapi Slopes Hiking Day Trip from Yogyakarta

Hike the slopes of 9,551-foot (2,911-meter) Mt Merapi on a privately led trek during this day trip from nearby Yogyakarta. Translated as ‘Mountain of Fire,’ Merapi is Indonesia’s most active volcano. Enjoy a leisurely but adventurous hike as you learn about native flora and fauna from your guide. Afterward, you will be served the signature local cuisine at Kaliadem Village for lunch.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Trip to Merapi and Temples from Yogyakarta

Brave a visit to Java’s most active volcano on this full-day small-group tour from Yogyakarta, including hotel pick-up. Admire the startling topography of Java island as you pass lush rice paddies, rugged plains and dense jungle, then visit the Buddhist temples of Pawon and Mendut. Finally, enjoy a prime view of Merapi Volcano, Indonesia’s most active volcano, nicknamed the ‘Mountain of Fire’.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Treasures of Yogyakarta

Seeing the sun rise over the ancient Buddhist temple of Borobudur is one of Indonesia’s signature experiences. Combine this majestic sight with a bike ride to Yogyakarta’s other UNESCO World Heritage temple complex, Prambanan, and you have a textbook perfect combo of nature, culture, and fresh air. Besides guided tours of the sacred sites, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant and a simple breakfast.
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$145.00
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Borobudur Sunset Tour

We explore and visit remarkable spots of ancient's largest Hindu temple of 'Prambanan' and the amazing Buddhist temple 'Borobudur' (till sunset time). Beside these two great temples, we will explore the foot of Merapi volcano by an off-road Jeep. visiting one of damage houses in villages at the area, lava river, a bunker and an alien rock which will give you another great experience. The last point to visit is Borobudur temple till Sunset , after having lunch at a local house with art and tropical environment and very nice local foods and drinks by our local authentic cook. JavaBaliTrips will make sure to bring you out of the tourists line.
  • Duration: 10 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$125.00
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Half Day Becak Tour at Kota Gede

The “becak” pedal-powered rickshaw is a Yogyakarta icon, but their drivers are some of Indonesia’s toughest negotiators. Let your guide arrange everything—hotel transfers, itinerary, and prices—on this half-day tour of Kota Gede, once capital of the kingdom of Mataram. See an ancient mosque, traditional bakers, a local market, silver stores, royal tombs, and a traditional Javanese “joglo” home, all with your guide on hand.
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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US$45.00
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Harvesting tea and making tea drink

Indonesia is one of the world’s largest exporters of tea and this tour gives you the chance to go behind-the-scenes at a local tea plantation. Stroll around the plantation, have a go at harvesting the tea leaves, then visit the tea processing house to learn how the leaves are made into tea. Finally, make your very own cup of ‘Sangit’ tea and enjoy it alongside a traditional lunch.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Magnificent Borobudur, Pawon and Mendut Temples Half Day Trip

A visit to world's largest Buddhist temple will bring you a fascinating experience. Not only Borobudur, you will also visit Pawon and Mendut temples too.
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 5 hours
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Borobudur Sunrise and Village Tour

Experience the enchantment of Borobudur at sunrise on a full-day tour of the world’s largest Buddhist monument from Yogyakarta. Emerge early and head to the UNESCO-listed landmark to see the sun rise over the ancient bells and Buddhist statues of Borobudur. From your guide, you’ll learn about the history of the landmark before cycling through local villages, and past verdant rice paddies and impressive temples on a bike tour. Lunch and round-trip transport from your Yogyakarta hotel is included in the price.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$175.00
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Half-Day Prambanan To Plaosan Morning Cycle

There’s no better way to appreciate the magical landscapes of temples and villages around the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Prambanan than by bicycle. On this door-to-door tour, pedal from ancient Prambanan Temple to nearby Plaosan Temple down narrow village paths that only locals know. Cycle through rice fields, tour a market, and visit artisan food makers, all with a guide to connect you to the locals.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$60.00
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Dieng: Journey to the Highland

Experience the magical landscapes of the highland Dieng Plateau in just one day on this door-to-door tour from Yogyakarta. See the color-changing lake of Telaga Warna, the bubbling mud pools and volcanic steam of Kawah Sidikang crater, and the 8th- and 9th-century Hindu temples that gave the region its name: “Home of the Gods”.
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Morning Selogriyo

The ancient Hindu temple of Selogriyo lies hidden in the mountains, around 12m (30km) north of the UNESCO-listed Borobudur temple complex. On this tour, journey through the Javanese countryside, passing through local villages, then trek through the rice paddies with views of Mount Sumbing to reach the temple area.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$72.00
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Half-Day Batik Lesson

Java is renowned for its beautiful batik handicrafts and the traditional practices are even protected on UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage list. On this tour, visit a batik factory and discover the ancient art of batik as you take part in a hands-on workshop. Under the guidance of a professional artist, learn techniques of stencilling and etching the wax designs on the fabric, then watch the printing and dyeing process, as you create your own personal batik to take home.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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4 Days Amazing Yogyakarta Tour Borobudur Sunrise

Wonderful driver, Alan. Would go the extra mile to bring us to local food places as well as explain the history of this beautiful city to us. Would highly recommend to engage their services when you’re in Jogja! My family and I enjoyed ourselves very much this trip.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$450.00
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Full-Day Yogyakarta Capital Arts

Yogyakarta is well known as the heart of classical Javanese fine arts and culture, such as batik (traditional fabric), ballet, drama, gamelan orchestras and traditional shadow puppet shows. This tour will take you deep into Java to explore its diversity, starting with a visit to the Ullen Sentalu museum to discover the history of batik traditions related to two ancient Javanese sultanates; Yogyakarta and Surakarta.Highlights • UNESCO- Intangible World Heritage • Dedicated guide with extensive knowledge in art, history and culture • Ramayana ballet performance • Jewelry workshop with the experts • Get in touch with local people
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$143.00
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Half-Day Javanese Wisdom

An introduction to a practical understanding of what is known as the “Kejawen” worldview and philosophy. Kejawen is not strictly a religious affiliation, but more a set of ethical and spiritual values coming from Javanese tradition, based on an understanding of what it means to be a human being and how to interact with nature and the wider universe in a wise manner. We will take you travelling from one site to another, with different activities prepared at each site, such as meditation, purification in a natural hot spring, and pilgrimage. In addition to an expert in Javanese wisdom, you will be accompanied by a local Shaman who will guide you through the authentic rituals, giving you an immersive experience of these ancient cultural practices, unique to the island of Java.Highlights: • Get in touch with local people • Learn from an expert on Javanese culture • Visit some unusual destinations, off the beaten track
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$165.00
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Half-Day Good Morning Borobudur

The world’s largest Buddhist temple, Borobudur was built in the 9th century. The temple consists of nine stacked platforms - six square and three circular - topped by a central dome and numerous bell-shaped stupas. A heavenly view awaits you at the summit of Borobudur. Getting there before the dawn, you will witnesses a magical panorama emerging from the jungles and misty plains of Java, with the sun rising over jagged volcanoes on the horizon. There are fewer visitors at this early hour, so the atmosphere is peaceful and serene, the air fresh and cool, filling slowly with the sound of early morning birdsong. Afterwards, a light breakfast is waiting for you in the garden of the temple before driving back to the hotel.Highlights: • UNESCO - Intangible World Heritage • Dedicated guide with good knowledge in art, history and culture • Sunrise moment at the temple
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$124.00
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Full-Day Yogyakarta Royal Journey

Yogyakarta - is renowned throughout Indonesia as the centre of classical Javanese fine art, culture and courtly traditions. Many performances can be seen in the Sultan Palace of Yogyakarta, including gamelan orchestra, classical dance, Wayang Golek (puppetry), and Javanese poetry readings. Sultan Palace (or ‘Kraton’), structurally is one of the finest example of Javanese palace architecture, featuring some luxurious halls and spacious courtyards and pavilions where we can meet with elder servants in traditional Javanese dress. This excursion gives you an insight into the lifestyles of Javanese aristocracy, through a unique royal history and exquisite cultural traditions that survive to the present day.Highlights • UNESCO- World Heritage Site • Dedicated guide with good knowledge of history and culture • Royal Hi-Tea ceremony procession • Art performance in Sultan Palace based on schedule
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$79.00
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Jogja Ijen Tour Package

Fit in some of Indonesia’s top highlights and attractions in just five days during this guided tour from Yogyakarta, including round-trip transport and four nights of accommodations. A guide knows the area well, and takes you safely to see Banyuwangi Regency, Borobudur temple, Jomblang Cave, and an Indonesian coffee plantation.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Semarang Trip from Yogyakarta: Three Cultures in One City

Semarang, the city where 3 cultures blended, offers a lot to enjoy, from its historical buildings, Chinese temples, culinary tradition and many more.
  • Duration: 12 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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MERAPI LAVA TOUR & EXPLORE ULLEN SENTALU MUSEUM

Explore a beautiful Javanese art & Culture Museum to know about Javanese Culture and Royal Family's story. And enjoy the views at slope of Mt. Merapi and offroad at lava track by jeep
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$90.00
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Borobudur Sunrise & Prambanan Temples Tour

Fit two beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites into one convenient day trip, with this tour to Borobudur and Prambanan. Get to the ancient Buddhist temple at Borobodur in time for sunrise, which will be an unforgettable experience. Explore the Hindu temples of Prambanan, plus there will also be time to visit some lesser-known temples. This tour is ideal for travelers who want to see a lot, but who don’t have much time in the Yogyakarta area.
  • Duration: 9 to 10 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 to 10 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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Dieng Plateau Tour with Sikunir Sunrise from Yogyakarta

We will explore a unique volcanic region in Central Java which is The Dieng Plateau. Start your Dieng journey at the Sikunir Hill for a beautiful sunrise view by hiking. You discover rolling green hills, multi-colored lakes and bubbling pits of mud. All surrounded by views of nearby mountains and volcanoes. The diversity of the landscape makes the area very different to anywhere else in Indonesia. Highlights: Enjoy the amazing sunrise view at the top of Sikunir HillExperience the nature wildlife and outdoors by hikingTour around Dieng Plateau which include Sikidang Creater, Arjuna Temple & Color Lake
  • Duration: 14 to 15 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 to 15 hrs
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Prambanan Temple Sunset Tour from Yogyakarta

We bring you to visit the biggest Hindu temple in Asia which is Prambanan Temple. Do enjoy exploring this 9th century temple and learn more about the history of its creation, discovery and reconstruction. Be amazed by the sunset cast over the beautiful cultural city of Yogyakarta for a pleasant memory before you transfer back to the hotel. Highlights: Explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of PrambananWitness an amazing Sunset view at Prambanan TempleEnglish speaking guide experts in history & symbolism of the temple is included
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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US$41.17
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Borobudur Temple Half Day Tour from Yogyakarta

Experience the extraordinary holiday in Yogyakarta by visiting the magnificent temples! We combine the experiences of culture, nature and adventure from a hill with the backdrop of Borobudur temple and volcanoes in central Java followed by a visit to Mendut & Pawon temples. There will be an English speaking guide who will explain the history and symbolism of the temples during your spectacular temple tour. Highlights: Enjoy the spectacular view of Borobudur followed by Mendut & Pawon temples tourExplore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of BorobudurAdmission Fees included to avoid hassle
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hrs
  • Free Cancellation
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