DESCRIPTION OF JOGJAKARTA TOURS
- Borobudur, Pawon & Mendut Temples
Borobudur temple to admiring the magnificent architecture and exploring Buddhism in relief, then continue to visiting small temples Pawon & Mendut temples.This colossal Buddhist relic is one of the continent’s marvels. Those who climb to the top will enjoy a wonderful view of the Menoreh Mountains. This 8th-century Mahayana Buddhist monument is both a shrine to the Lord Buddha and a place for Buddhist pilgrimage. Borobudur temple is the one “must see” site on the calender of any visitors in Jogja. It is a magnificent Buddhist monument constructed between 750 and 850 AD when Central Java was still a Buddhist kingdom. Nowdays, Borobudur is a UNESCO designated World heritage site with nine levels and 1460 carved stone relief’s telling the story of Budha and representing the steps from the earthly realm to NIRVANA. The location is about 42 km from Jogja. It opens from 06.00 – 15.15 everyday
Prambanan Temple is a ninth century Hindu temple compound in Central Java, Indonesia, dedicated to Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator (Brahma), the Sustainer (Vishnu) and the Destroyer (Shiva). This is the masterpiece of Hindu culture dating from the 9th century. The slim building soaring up to 47 meters makes its beautiful architecture incomparable. There is no formal written record of the construction of Prambanan. It is thought though to have been built around 850 AD by either King Rakai Pikatan of the second Mataram dynasty or Balitung Maha Sambu of the Sanjaya Dynasty. It consists of three – court – yards.The Sanjaya Dynasty built a 47 meters high Hindu Temple in the 9th century and surrounded it with severel small temples called ” PERWARA” temples. Prambanan temple is only hundred meters off the main street, located about 17 km from Jogja. It open everyday from 06.00 – 17.30
- City Tour ( Sultan Palace, Water Castle, Batik Factory, Silversmith )
Visit Sultan Palace, or Kraton, built in the grand and elegant Javanese architectural style, lies in the center of the municipality. It was built in 1790 by Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono I. Kraton is a model of traditional Javanese palace architecture. Up to now, Kraton still serves as the Sultan Palace. It opens everyday at 08.00 – 14.00, but on Friday it closes at 12.00. Than direct to one of the most intriguing parts on the tour of life Kraton is Tamansari, literally it means “Fragrant garden” . It was built in 1957 by Sultan Hamengkubuwomo I . He designed a new style that was a combination of Javanese and Portuese architecture. Than visit Sonobudoyo Museum, Batik and Silver vactory at Kotagede.
- Lava Tour by Jeep
Visiting Merapi at Cangkringan area, a popular mountain resort which is 24 kms on the northern side of Jogja, exploring the area by Jeep provides great experience exploring the area by going around of Merapi’s eruption with beuatifull mountain background, Escape from the heat and humidity of Jogja City – either early in the afternoon. The sleepy green valleys and the lazy hills provide a nice setting for camping or mountain climbing.
- Parangtritis Beach
Parangtritis Beach is situated in Parangtritis Village about 17 km to the South of Bantul City. It is a plain beach with rocy hill view in the eastern and northerm parts, and also sands along the beach and barchan type of sand dunes in the western part. Inthis beach visitors can go around using carts or horses, which are for rental and driven by the local people. Besides being famous for its beauty. Parangtritis Beach is also a sacred place
- Imogiri Royal Cemetry
This cemetery was built by Sultan Agung Hanyokrokusumo, who was the greatest king in the era of the dynasty of Islamic Mataram between 1613 – 1645. The cemetery is located on the Imogiri, about 12 kmEast of Bantul City. The area is divided into several parts, those are the Cemetery of the Yogyakarta Sultanate, and the Cemetery of the Surakarta Sultanate. To reach the this cemetery, visitors have to climb up 345 step and must wear Javanese traditional costumes. On the Friday Kliwon or Tuesday Kliwon, in the month of Suro, a Traditional ceremony called Nawu Kong is held
- Solo City Tour
Visit Royal Museum, Mangkunegaran Palace, Batik and Antique Market
- Dieng Plateu
Dieng Plateau lies right across at the borger between Wonosobo Regency and Banjarnegara Regency. From Wonosobo it is only about one hour’s drive about 26 km northward. Dieng Plateau is the largest highest land in Java. It lies at 2.093 meters above sea level. There are various temple, lakes, active crater, cave and the well of Serayu river.
Pindul cave located in Gunung Kidul. It’s offers a set of interesting natural scenery and unique traveling experience. This cave provides a different style of enjoying activity. Especially, when you are laying on a set of tubes, you can enjoy drifting along the Pindul River underground with its unique caves. It filled with a cluster of bats, the magnificient stalactites within. You are trying cave tubing now.Cave tubing is a combination of rafting and caving by using a rubber tube. You enjoy the trips by lay inside a set of tubes and following the drift of the underground river. Cave tubing is perfect for those who love adventure traveling.
Goa Jomblang is one of hundreds of cave complex in Gunungkidul (40 km from Yogya city) that becomes well known because of its uniqueness. Goa Jomblang is a vertical cave with dense ancient forest below. The haracteristics which diametrically 50 m wide with vertical sides varies between 60-80 meters.Jomblang Cave Adventure is an amazing tour caving activity into the vertical cave to see heavenly light coming in through the hole on the cave at 10.00 a.m – 12.30 p.m. The caving activity designed for amazing experience for first-timer caving journey. it is safe for the first-timer caver and you will be handled by professional local guide.
Sukuh & Cetho Temple
Visit Sukuh temple lies in Karanganyar about 36 km from Solo estward on route to Karangpandan Sukuh. This temple was built in 15th 0r 16th century.The main interesting of this temple is the erotic relief describing the characters of sexual aducation. If You walk through the hill Up to 1500 m high, you will find Cetho Temple.