Yogyakarta, together with its twin city Surakarta (Solo), is the cradle of civilization on Java. This city was the seat of power that produced the magnificent temples of Borobudur and Prambanan in the 8th and 9th century and the new powerful Mataram kingdom of the 16th and 17th century.
Yogyakarta was known with the slogan of “Jogja The Never ending Asia“ for its endless appeals. Today, it is also renowned as “ Jogja Istimewa “, a tagline that elaborates its special values.
This city is one of the foremost cultural centers of Indonesia. From strolling through the living museum of The Kraton or The Keraton (Sultan’s Palace), to hanging out at the famous Alun Alun, to watching silversmiths produce amazing jewelry at Kotagede and maybe try a splurge shopping up at Malioboro road.
Chasing sunrise in famous Borobudur Temple in the neighboring town of Magelang or magnificent sunset at Prambanan Temple, are only some of the many more ways to never get bored in this relatively small yet bustling city.
Bellow is several option for your 1 Day Yogyakarta Tour.
Yogyakarta : Sample Package Tour
TOUR CODE : IGA – 221
Visit Kraton Palace which was built in stages between 1756 and 1790 by Jogyakarta’s founder Sultan Hamengkubuwono I, is a splendid example of traditional of Javanese court architecture.Onward visiting traditional batik home industry where famous batik are made in unique way. Next visit Silversmith Kota Gede to see Craftmanship of some hundred years ago being practiced and mastered
Enjoy Java’s most beautiful Hindu temple, Prambanan which also well known as complex of Lorojongrang, generally considered to be Java’s most elegant and awe spring temple, noted fer the graceful proportions of it’s 47 meters central Siva temple.
Upon arrival in Yogyakarta airport, meet and greet by our tour guide and then drive to Prambanan Temple area for admiring the beautiful hindus temple dated back from 9 century. Afterward the trip continue to Ratu Boko Temple where we will trekking to the scenic spot to enjoy the beautiful sunset from the temple (subject to weather).
Upon completion of the tour we will heading to Borobudur area where we will spend overnight in Manohara temple located in the Borobudur temple complex.
Afternoon begins with a visit to Sambisari temple. From Kalasan temple to Sari temple, the admire the beauty of Prambanan temple. After wards visit Plaosan, Banyunibo and Ratu boko before short Drive back to Prambanan for dinner. Time to enjoy a performance of Ramayanan ballet or Javanese classical dances at Prambanan temple.
Ramayana ballet at present time being to must popular performance in Jogyakarta. This dance based on the Ramayana story, the epic of hindu. The performance telling about the story of Rama, the crown prince of Ayodya and his wife Shinta when the were wandering in the forest by command of the king. Upon some reason Rama fight against Rahwana, the king of Alengka. It will your most memorable time in Jogyakarta for enjoying the momst spectacular dance, which is performance by more than hundred dancers.
Discover the Mystery and history of Borobudur temple, one of the seven wonder of the world which is stands on a small hill around 42 km to the west of Jogyakartakarta. You’ll visit 2 other temples surrounding as Mendut 2,9 km east of Borobudur was discovered in 1834 and Pawon temple on a direct lint between Mendut and Borobudur, near the confluence of the Elo and Progo rivers.
Leave very early morning from Jogyakarta direct to Borobudur. You will enjoy the Beautiful sunrise from this beautiful temple. Special permit needed so we need your passport copy to apply the permit.After morning coffee you still have a chance to visit another temple nearby such as Mendut and Pawon temple. On the way back to Jogyakarta drive via Babadan village, stop point to see the Merapi volcano. The beautiful Panorama can be seen on the way to Babadan stop point to see the Merapi volcano when the weather is clear.
One of the most attractive beach near Jogyakartakarta which is located on the coast of Indian ocean. This is believed to be realm of powerful queen of spirit, Kanjeng Ratu Kidul. ParangTritis openend it self to myth,mystic and meditation. This area also usaet to carry out the traditional ceremony from Sultan Palace called Labuhan to honor Nyai Roro Kidul.
Visit Kasongan village, about 8 km south west of Jogyakarta as the central of all the folk ceramic and earthenware’s in Jogyakartaakarta. Here enjoy the aret of making pottery with new unique design. Continue to Wonosari to visit Kekayon Museum where you could see all kind of wayang in the Museum also mask. Museum close on Monday.
Drive east to Solo about 66 km from Jogyakartakarta. En route visit Prambanan the most beautiful /hindu Temple. Afterwards visit Mangkunegaran Palace, Kasunan and Triwindu flea market.
Drive eastward to Solo and direct to Sukuh temple which is located about 35 km from Solo was built like Maya stepped pyramid and is believe to have been built to around the time when the Glory of Majapahit was already waning. Then to Sangiran well known to anthropologist and geologist. Fossils hominids, animals and plants from prehistoric times were found here.
Study the above itinerary carefully and tell us where you want some changes to be made. For any of your inquiries, please send us an e-mail to info(at)indoglobaltours.com.
Note : If you found the above-stated accommodations were not on your style. Don’t worry! We can still arrange your accommodation based on your preferred type of lodging, such as bed & breakfast basic, budget class or a kind of homestay, or if you require to upgrade from standard to luxury / classed type of hotel, then we surely can manage of your taste.
How to book your trip :
First you may check out the above sample tour programs and if you’re interested then we ask you to take a few minutes of your time to fill in the Reservation Form. From this form we learn about your preferences and will be able to arrange your very individual holiday.
The price of the whole trip will be sent to you by e-mail promptly. Study the above Itinerary very carefully and tell us where you want some changes to be made.
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