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7 Days Yogyakarta Solo Backpacker Tour

7 Days Yogyakarta Solo Backpacker Tour

If you want to explore Yogyakarta as a solo traveller, juts book this Solo Backpacker Tour. On this tour, you can explore Yogyakarta top tourist destination with an expert guide. Learn about the rich history of 4 famous temples in Yogyakarta; Borobudur, Pawon, Mendut and Prambanan. Hike up Nglanggeran Ancient volcano and don't miss the opportunity to catch the beautiful sunset from Nglanggeran Reservoir. Discover and taste the best of Kotagede with a culinary walking tour. Visit Kotagede market then indulge in Yogakarta most famous cuisine, including Gudeng Yu Jum. Escape the bustling city with 90 minutes bike ride around Prambanan Temple. Pass by the lush rice fields then stop at emping crackers, tofu and tempe home industry. Experience a thrilling river cave tubing at Kalisuci Cave before you spot the sunset at Drini Beach. Your tour will end with a convenient airport drop from your hotel.
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  • 7 days
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$595.00
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$595.00

6 Days Yogyakarta Budget Backpacker Tour

6 Days Yogyakarta Budget Backpacker Tour

Spend 6 days in Yogyakarta and explore its landmark with this budget backpacking tour. Alongside an expert guide; explore Borobudur, Pawon, Mendut and Prambanan Temple in one day. Marvel yourself with its stunning architectural masterpiece and fascinating history. Next day, pedal across Yogyakarta City and pass by its iconic landmark, like Southern City Square, Yogyakarta Monument and Fort Vredenburg Museum. Stop at Tamansari and Bakpia 25 to see the process of making traditional shadow puppet and bakpia. Treat yourself on a halfday exploration to Nglanggeran Ancient Volcano. Hike to a height of about 700 meters and catch the breathtaking moment right before the sun sets at Nglanggeran Reservoir. Hop on a river cave tubing along the underground river of Kalisuci Cave. Then move to drini beach and enjoy the sunset vibe there.
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  • 6 days
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$410.00
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$410.00
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7 Days Wonderful Yogyakarta: Waterfall, Cycling, Temples, Rafting, Jeep Tour

7 Days Wonderful Yogyakarta: Waterfall, Cycling, Temples, Rafting, Jeep Tour

Spend 7 days at Yogyakarta and immersed in its heritage and natural wonders. Start your trip with a convenient airport pick up then transfer to your hotel. The next day, witness the natural beauty of Yogyakarta with a visit to one of the waterfalls in Kulonprogo. Pedal through the street of Yogyakarta City. Start your cycling tour from Parawirotaman, stop at around Taman Sari to see the production of traditional shadow puppet, continue to Bakpia 25 to see Bakpia production. Pass by Yogyakarta Monument & Fort Vredenburg on your way back to Prawirotaman. Explore the largest Budish Temple in Indonesia, Borobudur Temple. Then be awed with the intricate architecture of Prambanan Temple. Conquer your fears with a raft through the stream of Elo River. Paddle down its rapids and marvel it's beautiful surroundings. Experience a super fun jeep tour at Kaliadem. Enjoy your jeep tour through rough terrains and visit some tourist attractions there, including Bunker Kaliadem & Sisa Hartaku Museum.
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  • 7 days
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$545.00
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$545.00
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6 Days Yogyakarta Heritage & Adventure Tour

6 Days Yogyakarta Heritage & Adventure Tour

Discover Yogyakarta on this immersive 6 days tour to its popular attraction. Escape the bustle of Yogyakarta City with an exciting tour to Kaliadem, Merapi. Once you arrive at Kaliadem, hop on a thrilling off road jeep tour to Merapi Bunker, Hill, Sisa Hartaku Museum and Alien Stone. The next day, immerse yourself in the rich history of Yogyakarta as you tour to its 4 popular temples. First explore Borobudur Temple Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards, be awe with the architecture of Pawon and Mendut Temple. Then visit the other UNESCO World Heritage Site in Yogyakarta, Prambanan Temple. Quench your thirst for adventure with a 2 hours rafting activity at Elo River. Paddle through its stream and be wowed with the gorgeous surroundings. Indulge yourself in Yogyakarta best cuisine, including Gudeg Yu Jum and Kopi Jos Lik Man. Your tour will end with a convenient airport drop.
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  • 6 days
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$500.00
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$500.00
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Private Yogyakarta 4 Temples Tour with English / Dutch / Italian / French Guide

Private Yogyakarta 4 Temples Tour with English / Dutch / Italian / French Guide

Yogyakarta temples should be your prime destination if you are a traveler who loves art and history. Indonesia’s main religion is Muslim with only pockets of Buddhists and Hindus left. But Hindu and Buddhist are dominant religions for a much longer period. This tour offers a private full-day tour package to explore the beauty of the Hindu and Buddhist temples in Yogyakarta. Accompanied by our experienced Dutch/ Italian/ French/ English Speaking Guide, you will witness the splendor and beauty of Borobudur, Pawon, Mendut to Prambanan Temple. The tour guide will explain everything you see in this one day tour. If there is time left, you can also ask the guide to accompany you to try the local foods (price not included in the package).
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  • 12 hours
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Prambanan Yogyakarta Cycling Tour with English / Dutch / Italian / French Guide

Prambanan Yogyakarta Cycling Tour with English / Dutch / Italian / French Guide

Discover Prambanan temple and the nature around such as rice paddy fields and farm from the saddle of your bike. Get extraordinary photos with the background of Prambanan temple, rice terrace and farm. Also visiting the local home industry to see the process of making emping crackers, tofu and tempe. This half-day tour package also provides a variety of guides in Dutch, Italian, French and English Speaking Guide. You will get to explore all layers of Yogyakarta that you would never find on your own. We do not pass major tourist sites to see Prambanan Temple, but instead give you a unique insight into Yogyakarta has nature and visiting some of its home industries.
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  • 6 hours
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$39.47
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$39.47
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Solo Vintage Tour with Sukuh and Cetho Temple from Yogyakarta

Solo Vintage Tour with Sukuh and Cetho Temple from Yogyakarta

Go back in time and feel the mystical adventure on a Solo City tour! Solo or Surakarta is also seen as the cultural city of Java. So, while you are staying in Jogja, it’s worth to have a short visit to its neighboring city with similar ancient vibes. A tour around Solo is no less exciting than your Yogyakarta City tour. This package has included transfer service to your hotel in Yogyakarta. So, hop into your comfy car and get ready for your exploration to catch the antique vibe of Surakarta Hadiningrat. This vintage tour takes you around Solo to witness the classic looks of this cultural city. While you are enjoying this tour, don’t forget to bring along your fully-charged camera to capture the moments and snap lots of dope photos of the antiques. Not only visiting Radya Pustaka Museum, Mangkunegaran Palace, Kasunanan Palace, and Triwindu Antique Market in Surakarta. But also, to get the fullest experience, have a visit to the neighboring area of Karanganyar Regency.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Solo Palace Tour with Sukuh and Ceto Temple from Yogyakarta

Solo Palace Tour with Sukuh and Ceto Temple from Yogyakarta

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It's time to discovery the perfect historical culture! If you already knew the history of Yogyakarta through its historical places, why don’t you go to Solo City and find out more about the untold history? Solo has been known as the city that will give you a better understanding of the local’s life, culture, and history. You will have a chance to explore the royal palaces and sacred temples in Solo. Start from Mangkunegaran, Kasunanan, Ceto Temple, and Sukuh Temple, your adventure to reveal the untold history begins. Firstly, you will visiting Mangkunegaran Palace, after that let’s move to the highland area where the sacred temples nestled. The first temple is Sukuh Temple. This temple is quite popular with its distinctive reliefs and sculptures that depict sexual and early life before birth. The next is Ceto Temple. Unlike the previous temple, Ceto will make you feel like entering another realm.
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  • 12 hours
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$55.00
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$55.00
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 Private Tour Borobudur Sunrise – Merapi Volcano – Prambanan (Transport Only)

Private Tour Borobudur Sunrise – Merapi Volcano – Prambanan (Transport Only)

As the one of World’s Heritage Site, Borobudur offering a complete package of golden sunrise, calm morning view with the breeze up on the temple and also the great story behind the Buddhist ways of life that resemble on the temple’s architecture. After enjoying Borobudur, we can visit Mount Merapi as the most active volcano in Java. We can enjoy ‘lava tour’ along the traces of Merapi last eruption with jeep riding. On the next destination, we’re going to visit Prambanan Temple as the largest Hindu temple in Java. Find the complete history of Lara Jonggrang’s who also known as the other name of Prambanan temple compounds. This place also worth for wait the sunset down in temple area.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.97
per group
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$79.97
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Borobudur Sunrise – Jeep lava tour (Merapi Volcano) - Prambanan Temple

Borobudur Sunrise – Jeep lava tour (Merapi Volcano) - Prambanan Temple

As the one of World’s Heritage Site, Borobudur offering a complete package of golden sunrise, calm morning view with the breeze up on the temple and also the great story behind the Buddhist ways of life that resemble on the temple’s architecture. After enjoying Borobudur, we can visit Mount Merapi as the most active volcano in Java. We can enjoy ‘lava tour’ along the traces of Merapi last eruption with jeep riding. On the next destination, we’re going to visit Prambanan Temple as the largest Hindu temple in Java. Find the complete history of Lara Jonggrang’s who also known as the other name of Prambanan temple compounds. This place also worth for wait the sunset down in temple area.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$181.21
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$181.21

Borobudur Sunrise – Jeep lava tour (Merapi Volcano)

Borobudur Sunrise – Jeep lava tour (Merapi Volcano)

Feel the breeze up on the temple with sunrise blooming in Borobudur Temple as your tranquility experience. As the one of Word’s Heritage Site, Borobudur offering a complete package of golden sunrise, calm morning view with the breeze up on the temple and also the great story behind the Buddhist ways of life that resemble on the temple’s architecture. We can enjoy the sunrise from the temple in early morning by take ride from Yogyakarta start from 03.30 am to reach the sunrise point and wait until the sun blooming in golden. After enjoying sunrise, we can visit Mount Merapi as the most active volcano in Java. We can enjoy ‘lava tour’ along the traces of Merapi last eruption with jeep riding. Lava Tour Merapi is a natural attractions located in Yogyakarta province, this tour is a journey by car Willys jeep.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.62
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$124.62

 Yogyakarta Sultan Palace – Tamansari Water Castle – Prambanan Temple

Yogyakarta Sultan Palace – Tamansari Water Castle – Prambanan Temple

Yogyakarta are famous for their culture and heritage spot from Royal Palace to its temples. Explore the glory of the past through a variety of Royal Palace ornament-laden that symbolizing the value of life. discover historical stories about palace life and the various activities that has continued until today with the Royal guides. Still chained to the Royal Palane history, Tamansari water castle are about worth the visit since it’s only next to Royal Palace. This Royal Palace ancient private ‘resort’ were include private bath-house, resting place and also prayer room. Tamansari transform into tourist attraction since it has historical story and the building are magnificent. The ornaments was mixture from western and eastern, the off-white building also famous as its place for Sultan to seek potential wife. From Tamansari, visit to Prambanan as the largest Hindu temples in Java.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$98.66
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$98.66

Prambanan Temple (Sunset) – Ramayana Ballet

Prambanan Temple (Sunset) – Ramayana Ballet

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Explore the thousand temples in Prambanan may sound very tiring. Not only a thousand temples that can be explored with a legendary history, the sunset also could be enjoyed while release tiring mind. After enjoying the sunset, we can take you to try the delicious traditional food of Yogyakarta. The journey is not just up here. If you go to Prambanan, it is not complete if you don’t watch Ramayana Ballet. After dinner, we’ll take you to see these performances. Based on an epic Hindu poem, the story of King Rama was adapted to become an important local dance, encompassing the Javanese style, culture and music. Whilst the story originated in India, the Javanese version is a representative of the local art and culture. The show started in the evening when the sky’s getting dark. Involving hundreds of professional dancers and musicians on an open air stage that takes advantage of the Prambanan Temples as a backdrop.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.89
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$77.89
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Private Tour of Progo River Rafting and Borobudur Temple Complex

Private Tour of Progo River Rafting and Borobudur Temple Complex

Go river rafting on the Progo River and visit the World Heritage–listed Borobudur Temple on this full-day private tour from Yogyakarta. Your 2.5-hour rafting trip over challenging grade III rapids boasts prime views of five waterfalls, a historical bridge and the Menoreh Mountains. After a Javanese restaurant lunch, continue your full-day tour with a visit to the stunning Borobudur Temple Compounds.
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  • 9 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$151.29
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$151.29
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The Hindu Realms of the Prambanan

The Hindu Realms of the Prambanan

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On this private half-day tour, visit Prambanan Temple (aka Loro Jonggrang), part of the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Prambanan Temple Compounds. Erected around the 9th century when Java was ruled by the Hindu Sanjaya Dynasty, the complex consists of three major temples dedicated to the deities Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu. Walk around neighboring shrines, such as Palosan and Sewu, as your own personal guide points out the ‘Ramayana’ epic carved into the walls. Includes pickup and drop-off from Yogyakarta hotels.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.88
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$94.88
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Exploration of the Borobudur and Candi Rejo

Exploration of the Borobudur and Candi Rejo

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Visit the world’s most spectacular Buddhist monument — the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Borobudur Temple Compounds — on a private tour with an art historian as your guide. Built in the 8th and 9th centuries, the colossal relic looms above an emerald green landscape in East Java. Learn why the complex was abandoned around the 14th century and how it was rediscovered in 1814. Your half-day itinerary from Yogyakarta includes the Pawon and Mendut temples.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$98.72
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$98.72
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Yogyakarta’s Essentials in Half a Day

Yogyakarta’s Essentials in Half a Day

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Explore Yogyakarta on a private city sightseeing tour, led by your own personal guide. You will be introduced to cultural attractions such as the kraton, or Sultan’s palace, with a walking tour of the vast royal complex including the Taman Sari Water Castle. Visit, too, the historic neighborhood of Kotagede, known for its silver industry. Ride in the comfort of a private vehicle with hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.42
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$56.42
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Cycling the Borobudur Trails

Cycling the Borobudur Trails

The Buddhist temple complex of Borobudur is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most important historic monuments in Java. This bike tour offers a unique way to visit Borobudur and explore the surrounding countryside. After marveling at the magnificent 9th-century temples, enjoy a scenic bike ride around the rural villages and rice paddies, with stunning views of the Merapi and Sumbing volcanoes.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$126.93
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$126.93
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Pedalling Through Yogya’s Kota Gede

Pedalling Through Yogya’s Kota Gede

Yogyakarta is famous for its UNESCO-listed temples but most visitors only take in the top attractions. This half-day bike tour will whisk you away from the tourist trail to explore the atmospheric neighborhood of Kota Gede, and the traditional villages of Bumen and Kembang Waru. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$76.93
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$76.93
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Touring Kota Gede by Becak

Touring Kota Gede by Becak

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The “becak” pedal-powered rickshaw is a Yogyakarta icon, but their drivers are some of Indonesia’s toughest negotiators. Let your guide arrange everything—hotel transfers, itinerary, and prices—on this half-day tour of Kota Gede, once capital of the kingdom of Mataram. See an ancient mosque, traditional bakers, a local market, silver stores, royal tombs, and a traditional Javanese “joglo” home, all with your guide on hand.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.06
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$82.06
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Private Borobudur Sunrise Tour from Yogyakarta

Private Borobudur Sunrise Tour from Yogyakarta

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Witness the stunning sunrise over Borobudur, the largest Buddhist monument in the world. Constructed in the 8th and 9th centuries and abandoned around the 14th century, Borobudur was largely forgotten until it was rediscovered in 1814. The UNESCO-protected Borobudur Temple Compound is situated in central Java, an approximate 45-minute drive from Yogyakarta. Get an early start and beat the crowds with a pre-dawn departure on this 6-hour private tour with your own personal guide.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$116.67
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$116.67
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Private Custom Tour: Yogyakarta Your Way with Driver and Charter Car

Private Custom Tour: Yogyakarta Your Way with Driver and Charter Car

Leave Java’s crazy traffic to the experts as you sit back and make the most of the onboard Wi-Fi on this convenient private charter. Whether you’re looking to hit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Borobudur and Prambanan, see city signatures such as Yogyakarta Palace, or venture deep into Jomblang Cave, you can build your dream itinerary. The price covers vehicle, driver, parking, toll charges, fuel, and bottled water.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.42
per group
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$76.42
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Yogyakarta Borobudur Temple & Candirejo Village Tour

Yogyakarta Borobudur Temple & Candirejo Village Tour

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Visit the world’s largest Buddhist Temple, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Borobudur, with this private trip from Yogyakarta. After touring the temple with your professional guide, you'll have plenty of time left over to see other area hot spots such as the older Mendut Temple, the symmetrical Pawon Temple, and the charming Candirejo Village, with its charming traditional houses.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.09
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$120.09
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Morning Biking Tour at Historic Neighborhood Kotagede in Yogyakarta

Morning Biking Tour at Historic Neighborhood Kotagede in Yogyakarta

On this guided morning tour, ride a bike through the historic neighborhood of Kotagede, known for its silver craftsmanship. After you meet local artisans, don traditional attire for a visit to Imogiri, a royal hilltop cemetery dating back to the 17th century. Finish your half-day Yogyakarta excursion with a stop at a traditional market, one of the oldest in the region, to do some shopping.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.38
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