Yogyakarta (often called 'Jogja'), the cultural hub of Indonesia, which has amazing archaeological and historical sites such as Borobudur Temple, Prambanan Temple, and other hundreds ancient's sites. Let's explore these great places on this cultural tour together!
We start our journey in the morning with our complimentary hotel pickup. Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at 6:30am and drive to Borobudur Temple. In the next hour, you will get the opportunity to explore and enjoy the great Buddhist temple with our knowledgeable guide.
After your first impression of the most famous Buddhist temple in Java, we will then visit the other small but important Buddhist temples: Pawon and Mendut temple. Once a year, Buddhist followers come and visit Borobudur area to pilgrimage these three temples. Firstly, they will visit Mendut Temple to worship the Buddha, then walking to Pawon Temple which is believed to be a place to cremate our kings and their families in the past, Lastly they will pay a visit to Borobudur Temple to meditate in order to get an enlightenment.
Let's drive to the slope of Merapi Volcano for Lava tour by Jeep (own expense). The slope of Merapi Volcano is one of the most active volcanos in Indonesia. We will stop at some viewing points with interesting stories of what happened before and after the big eruption. Afterwards, we will stop for lunch (optional at own expense) before visiting our final stop - Prambanan Temple and the Green Temple, to enjoy the beautiful sunset in Java.
You will be transferred back to your hotel in our air-con vehicle to conclude today's cultural tour.