Jogja Adventure Tour
Yogyakarta is a city which has much to offer. During this 3D2N tour we combine culture and nature with an adventure touch. During this trip we are going to visit some unique places in Yogyakarta and surroundings.
What made Yogyakarta know at first as a touristic city is the existence of two amazing temples close by this cultural city. This city is actually surrounded by many temples, but two are standing a side as both are mentioned on the list of most known temples in the world, Borobudur and Prambanan temple. Each temple has its own history and cultural background. They attracting every year many tourist to this beautiful city. Borobudur as it is a Buddhist temple and the Prambanan as a Hindu temple. Both temples are living in the shadow of a still active volcano called Merapi. Its last eruption was in November. The combination of the eruption in November 2010 and the fact that it was raining season made the Merapi to cough out again a flow of rain and rocks in February 2011. The first eruption and this rock flow left behind a lot of damage. Although became green again, even till now you can still see clearly de devastation it has left behind. The people around the Merapi have made a change in their lives and turned this negative in something positive. Now a day you can join 4 wheel drive jeep tours, Off-road exploration where you can see the damage from close by.
Yogyakarta is surrounded by several beautiful regions, one of them is Gunung Kidul. Gunung Kidul is known for her white sandy beaches and many caves and other beautiful natural sceneries such as waterfalls. The most unique and must visit place in this region is Jomblang cave. Enter this beautiful cave and witness the light of heaven. In the same region you can also find Timang beach. This beach became known because if the existence of a Gondola. This Gondola brings you over the sea, to a smaller coral island in front of the beach.
Yogyakarta is also different from all the other cities in Indonesia as it is even till today ruled by a Sultan. This gives Yogyakarta a really interesting history which can’t be misted when you bring a visit to Yogyakarta. That’s why during this tour we will also bring a visit to Sultan Palace also called Kraton and the old Sultan Water Palace, Taman Sari.
Visit to a small village called Kotagede. Mainly know for her silver jewellery handicraft. Visit this little village to see the process of how this silver is produced.
We end this tour by a visit to the most known street of Yogyakarta is called Malioboro. This street has recently been renovated. They made it more comfortable to wander around surrounded by locals. This street is mainly popular under the domestic tourists for buying there souvenirs and traditional street food. At the end of this street you can find a traditional market called Bringharjo, where you can buy souvenirs, but also traditional snacks and herbs.