TOUR PRICE: SGD 498/person (Not inclusive of airfares)
Many say paying just one visit to Jogja is never enough and many travel connoisseurs have billed it as Neverending Asia. Its getaway to the majestic ancient Borobodur Temple and the list of things you can experience in Jogja may seem overwhelming, ranging from natural splendors, art and tradition and heritages to culinary adventure which are just some of the many excuses why travelers often come back. That is why Jogja, aptly called, is the second mos t visited destination in Indonesia, next to Bali.
ROAM with us as we travel back in time, and explore Jogjakarta and its surrounding districts filled with its ancient glorified relics.
Upon your arrival at Adisucipto International Airport, you will be greeted by a local ground expert and proceed for check-in at your hotel. The rest of the afternoon will be spent at your own pace and leisure. Your driver and guide will return in the evening to pick you up to experience a nice cozy dinner with a selection of local cuisine. (D)
This morning, we'll begin our exploration of the World's famous Borobudur Temple. It was built in the 9th century by a Cailendran King and was once the greatest Buddhist Monument in the world. It rises on a hill overlooking lush green fields and as you make your way there, you'll even pass by several important monuments such as Mendut Temple and Pawon Temple.
After a whole morning of awe, we'll head back to Yogyakarta, where we'll stop by a silverware center to observe and have a "close up" experience on the process of how silver ornaments are made. We'll then delve into batik manufacturing at the local batik factory, passing by Sleman Village area where you can buy the famous local fruit, Buah Salak Snake Fruit).
We'll end the memorable day's tour with a local dinner and a deserved shopping retreat by bringing you to jogja's famous shopping area - Malioboro Street and Pasar Bringharjo. At these two places you can find a wide array of handicrafts and souvenirs from batik to wooden sculpture, plus local delicacies to bring back and savour. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we'll continue our tour with a visit to Sultan Palace or Kraton, a majestic model of traditional Javanese palace architecture, followed by an exploration of Taman Sari Water Castle, once the most mysterious part of the Kraton.
We will then proceed to observe jogja's Return Monument to re-live the history where Indonesia struggled against the colonial power, before journeying onwards to Kasongan Village to have a closer look at how the locals produce various handicrafts such as earth ware and ceramic for decorative purposes and practical uses.
After lunch, we'll take a short picturesque drive to Parangkusumo Sand Dunes the Dunes are located 20m above sea level and it is a proud site for Indonesians where it's coveted as one of the world's famous heritage sites. Shortly after, we'll proceed to Parangtritis Beach, a white sandy beach famed for its enchanting slope, and we'll end our day's tour at the ear by hilltop of Gupit where you'll enjoy the breathtaking sunset view from the top of this quaint city. (B, L, D)
Start your day with a hearty breakfast and enjoy the free time to reminisce your stay in jogjakarta. Our local ground expert will then drive you to the international airport in jogjakarta before waving you farewell. (B)
Features of Trip
- 3(three) nigh ts accommodations twin/ triple share @ 4* jayaka rta Hotel, jogja
- 3 (three) x breakfasts, 2 (lunch) x lunches and 3 (three) x dinner
- Tours and entrance fees for all of the s ites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
- Travel throughout on a private car /minivan/ bus with fully licensed driver
- Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
- Return airport to hotel transfer
What's Not Included?
- Airfares to port of destination & Airport Tax
- Personal expenses, additional customized tours, & extra meals.
- Travel Insurance
- Tipping or gratitude for driver and guide (SGD 4/day/pax is most appreciated)
Note: Due to the frequent fluctuations of airfares, the fares quoted above are not inclusive of flights to the port of destination. However, you may also book your air flight itinerary with Roam should you wish and we'll get you jet set, minus all the exorbitant service charge and ticketing fee.