5 Days Ancient Culture of Java
Day 01 = YOGYAKARTA- ARRIVAL
Upon arrival at Yogyakarta's airport - you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is free at own leisure to explore this "cultural city" at your own pace.
Day 02 = YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR & BOROBUDUR (B)
Today's program features Borobudur temple, it is reputedly one of the grandeur of Buddhist monument rivaling to Angkor Wat. It has 10 levels to pronounce the sacred number of Buddhist rituals and moral stories beautifully sculptured on its walls and balustrades. Next, visiting the near by yet equally interesting, Mendut Temple with its charming 3-meter tall Buddha Statue. Afternoon return to Yogyakarta to visit Sultan's Palace; stroll at the colorful bird market and Taman Sari (the ruin of Water Palace built by the 1st Sultan).
Day 03 = YOGYAKARTA - PRAMBANAN - SUKUH - SOLO (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Next depart to Prambanan temple; this elegant temple complex was built in 9th Century dedicated to the ultimate worship to the Trinity of Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. Visit also the near by beautiful Sewu Temple and Plaosan Temple. The journey continues to Sukuh Temple, nicely situated on the slope of Mount Lawu. This is known as the only erotic temple. Further down to Solo for overnight.
Day 04 = SOLO - TROWULAN - BROMO (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Take short sightseeing to Mangkunegaran Palace and Triwindu flea market before continuing to East Java. We will stop at Trowulan village, believed to be the site of the ruling Kingdom of Majapahit on 12th Century. Visit its museum, Bajang Ratu and Wringin Lawang. Late afternoon arrive at Sukapura to check-in at your hotel.
Day 05 = BROMO TOUR - DEPARTURE (B)
Early morning at 04h00, depart for an excursion to Mount Bromo. The trip involves a pony ride crossing the sea of sand to reach the base of Mount Bromo. After the magnificent sunrise (weather permits) return to hotel for breakfast and shower. Next, drive to Surabaya to catch onward flight to next destination.
YOGYAKARTA = Santika Hotel or similar
SOLO = Sahid Kusuma Hotel or similar
BROMO = Grand Bromo Hotel or Bromo Tosari Hotel.
- AC transportation (except local transportation for Mt. Bromo using non-AC).
- English speaking guide.
- All admission fees and baggage handling.
- Accommodation for 4 nights with daily breakfast.
- Transfers and tour as shown in the itinerary.
- Government tax and service charge.
- The package is possible to operate in reverse direction