If you are a truly history and culture lover, this Yogyakarta Borobudur Heritage program is the correct choice for you. This program will take 4 days and 3 nights. In this program you have an entitlement to choose a complimentary activities among Javanese traditional massage, Sunrise at Stumbu Nirvana Hills , or village tour with horse carrier (andong).
Start from arrival at Yogyakarta International Airport you will be drive to the tallest Hindu’s temple complex, call Prambanan Temple. The temple compound, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest Hindu temple site in Indonesia, and one of the biggest in Southeast Asia. It is characterized by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu temple architecture. Before we drive to Borobudur, Magelang Regency, Central Java for check in, we will stop at local restaurant call Jejamuran Restaurant. The resto name roughly translated into “mushrooms”. Silk of Java having collaboration with one of accommodation in Borobudur area, where is suitable to support all activities of this program, call Rumah Boedi Borobudur Residence (RBB). After check in you may relax and enjoy the ambiance of the accommodation. In the late afternoon, you may enjoy our afternoon tea of local traditional snack in our backyard to see the beautiful River. In the evening you will meet and greet by RBB staff for welcome dinner.
The second day morning you will start having breakfast in the garden before departure of your temple trip. The first temple Borobudur temple, it is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist Temple in Magelang, Central Java. The monument consists of nine stacked platforms, six square and three circular, topped by a central dome. It is the world’s largest Buddhist temple, as well as one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world. Next trip will drive to Mendut temple where located about three kilometers east from Borobudur temple. After finish, we will drive to Selogriyo temple which has Hindu background and facing eastwards, and it have been built in the 9th century AD. Lunch box will be serve on the way to Selogriyo temple . After finish you will drive back to RBB and you still have an afternoon tea of local traditional snack. In the evening, there will be a performance art Javanese traditional dinner. You will watch the performance of our old culture Javanese singer accompany by traditional music instrument musician. The performance we use to call “Macapat”. Dinner menu will be set traditional Javanese. Tumpeng is a cone-shaped rice dish like mountain with its side dishes (vegetables and meat), traditionally featured in the slametan ceremony.
The 3rd day after breakfast you will have first program to visit the Kraton of Yogjakarta Palace (formally known as: Keraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat) is a palace complex located in the city of Yogyakarta. The palace is the main seat Sultan of Yogyakarta and his family. It serves as a cultural center for the Javanese people and contains a museum that displays the sultanate’s artifacts. Next program we will visit Taman Sari also known as Taman Sari Water Castle is a site of a former royal garden of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta. It is located about 2 km south within the grounds of the Kraton, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Built in mid 18th century, the Taman Sari had multiple functions, such as a resting area, a workshop, a meditation area, a defense area, and a hiding place. After finish you will have a traditional lunch menu in Palace area call Gadri Resto. After lunch you will continue next program visit museum Benteng Vredeburg, was a former colonial fortress located in the city of Yogyakarta. The military complex has been converted into an Independence Struggle Museum which was opened in 1992. It is located in front of Gedung Agung and Kraton Yogyakarta (Sultan’s Palace). On the way back to RBB you will pass the old and busiest street in Yogyakarta call Malioboro. If you want to stop taking a photograph and purchase some souvenir in this area. In the late afternoon, you may enjoy our afternoon tea of local traditional snack. In the evening you will have your BBQ dinner in our garden restaurant.
In the morning you will have the breakfast and you prepare packing for your departure to your home country from Yogyakarta International Airport.
1. Transportation during the program include airport transfer in/out
2. Welcome drink and refreshment
3. 3 nights accommodation stay at Keputren rooms Rumah Boedi Residence Borobudur
4. Meals :
- Breakfast with fresh tropical fruits juice (3x)
- Lunch at Jejamuran Restaurant (1x)
- Lunch Box (1x)
- Lunch at Gadri Resto (1x)
- Afternoon tea with traditional local snack (3x)
- Welcome dinner with western menu (1x)
- Performance art dinner with old Javanese traditional menu (1x)
- BBQ dinner (1x)
5. Entrance ticket and guide :
- Prambanan Temple
- Borobudur Temple
- Mendut Temple
- Selogriyo Temple
- Yogyakarta Palace
- Watter Castle
- Museum Benteng Vredeburg
7. Certificate of participation
8. Choice of complimentary activities program:
- Sunrise at Stumbu Nirvana
- Javanese Traditional Massage
- Village Tour with horse carrier (Andong)
- Air/train fare
- All personal expenses and others not stated in the itinatary
3 Night 4 Days – Yogyakarta Borobudur Heritage