Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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clock-o10 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
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commentOffered in: English

Overview

Yogyakarta is unanimously hailed as the cultural heart of Indonesia. This 10-hour tour, ideal for travellers with limited time in Java, gives you the chance to tick off three Yogyakarta highlights in only one day. Visit Borobudur, the largest Buddhist monument in the world; drive to the smoking summit of Mt Merapi in a 4x4; and witness a beautiful sunset at Prambanan, home to a collection of spectacular Hindu temples. On this small-group tour, limited to 5 people, round-trip transport from your Yogyakarta hotel is included.    

  • 10-hour tour of Borobudur, Prambanan, and Mt Merapi from Yogyakarta
  • Ideal for travelers with limited time to explore Java
  • Visit the Borobudur, a UNESCO-listed Buddhist monument and the largest of its kind
  • Ascend to the fiery summit of Mt Merapi in a 4x4 vehicle (own expense)
  • Witness a magical sunset at Prambanan, a collection of Hindi temples
  • Round-trip transport from Yogyakarta hotels is included on this small-group tour, limited to 5 people

Your tour begins with pickup at your Yogyakarta hotel, where you’ll board an air-conditioned vehicle equipped with Wi-Fi. During the 1-hour journey to Borobudur, your guide provides a historical overview of the largest Buddhist monument in the world.

On arrival at the UNESCO-listed temple, marvel at a sea of bells and Buddha statues as you clamber to Borobudur’s summit and enjoy panoramic vistas of the surrounding nature.

Then, proceed to the Pawon and Mendut temples, important pilgrimage sites that attract thousands of Buddhists every year. Hear of their rich history before arriving at Mt Merapi, the most active volcano in Indonesia.

Here, you’ll board 4x4 vehicle and conquer the rugged terrain of Mt Merapi’s slopes. Marvel at its smoking summit and feel your adrenaline levels rise as you hurtle towards the top of the volcano. Please note, the jeep ride is at your own expense.

When hunger strikes, you’ll have the option to revitalize with lunch (own expense) before your final stop — Prambanan. As you stroll among spectacular Hindu temples, witness an enchanting sunset that enhances the beauty of the UNESCO-listed site.

The tour concludes with drop-off back at your Yogyakarta hotel.   

Reviews

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, Jan 2017

We had a wonderful trip and our guide from Java Bali Trips, Mr. Bambang was well versed with the tour locations. He was also very accommodating and professional. Will definitely vouch for him if we do plan a return there.
Also special mention to the local guide in Borubudur, Mr. Latif who impressed us with his deep knowledge on the history of this ancient site.
The only downside was one our encounter with one of the street peddlers who sold us the mini replica of the stupa purportedly made from lava rock. He sold the item to us for Rp250,000, however later we found out that the item cost Rp100,000 or less. Mr, Bambang was also very concerned about this advise us to write in this review as well so that he could report to the relevant authorities.

But overall it was professional arrangement which made our trip worthwhile. A big thank you to Viator and Java Bali Trips.


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