PRA.01 - Yogyakarta Borobudur and Pramanan Temple
- The City of Yogyakarta
- Prambanan Temple
- Borobudur Temple
Tour Inclusive: Transfer in Yogyakarta, Borobudur Temple Tour, Lunch, Breakfast on the overnight tour only Excluding: Air Ticket, Transfer in Jakarta
Flight suggestion are 05.30 AM from Jakarta for morning flight departure to Jogyakarta. Meet and greet at Adisucipto Airport and flight back at 06.30 PM from Jogyakarta to Jakarta.
The City of Yogyakarta
First visit is to the ‘Kraton ‘ or Sultan’s Palace, built in 1755, a large part of the Kraton is used as a museum and holds an extensive collections and it becomes a living museum of antiquities and grandeur; then visit to a Batik factory -- Jogyakarta is a noted batik center, you can watch the batik process at the workshop; and proceed to Kota Gede located about 5 km south east of Jogyakarta, now has been famous since 1930 as the center of Jogya’s silver industry.
Built in the 8th century, Prambanan Temples is the largest Hindu temple complex and the most outstanding example of Hindu art in Java. It is locally called ‘Candi Roro Jonggrang’ or ‘Slender Virgin,' and sometimes the entire complex is referred to by this name. The vibrant scenes carved onto the inner wall of the gallery encircling the temple are from the Ramayana epic. On its northern boundary is the outdoor theater where the Ramayana ballet is performed on full-moon nights from May to October annually.
Located about 42-km northwest of Jogyakarta, the Borrobudur Temple is one of the wonders in the world. Built in the 8th century, its entire monument was conceived as a Buddhist vision of the cosmos in stone, starting in the everyday world and spiraling up to nirvana - eternal nothingness, the Buddhist heaven. The smaller temple of Mendut with its 10 feet high statue of Buddha enshrined inside and the Pawon will be visited enroute.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. On the One Day Tour, transfer back to the airport will be done soon the tour is finished while for the Overnight Tour will be done on the following day after breakfast at hotel.