This Jogja tour package brings you up close and personal with the historical and cultural aspects of Jogja, along with interesting experiences such as Mount Merapi Sunrise and Lava Jeep Tour. Visit Keraton (Sultan Palace), the cultural and political heart of the city where the current sultan still resides in and Taman Sari. Cover temples such as Pawon Temple, Mendut Temple, Borobudur Temple and Prambanan Temple on your temple tour segments. You will also discover the handmade batik process.
Day 1: Arrival in Jogjakarta (No meal)
Welcome to Jogjakarta
Upon arrival at Jogjakarta airport, your Jogja tour guide will meet and welcome you.
Day 2: Jogjakarta (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Historical and Cultural Tour
Embark on your tour with a visit to Keraton (Sultan Palace) where the royal family still resides in. Continue to the charming Taman Sari which was built by Sultan Hamengku Buwono I and dedicated to his wife. Discover the handmade batik process and marvel at its collection gallery. Proceed onto a temple tour of Pawon Temple, unique with vent in its chambers, Borobudur Temple, a UNESCO’s World Heritage site that draws 2.5 million visitors annually, and Mendut Temple, a Buddhist temple built by King Indra of Syailendra Dynasty.
Day 3: Jogjakarta (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Mount Merapi Sunrise and Jeep Sightseeing Tour
Take an early morning trip to Kaliurang, a town on the southern slopes on Mount Merapi volcano. Stop by Kaliadem Bunker and admire the sunrise at Mount Merapi. Proceed back to Kaliurang and take an off-road jeep ride, exploring the area around the cold lava produced by Mount Merapi during its 2010 eruption and Victims’ Museum before enjoying a cup of coffee/tea and morning bites at Kopi Merapi. Explore Kota Gede, the hub of Yogyakarta’s silver industry since the 1930s, and Prambanan Village, home to Prambanan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit Candi Ijo where you can enjoy a scenic view of terraces of agricultural land.
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.