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Mount Merapi Small-Group Sunrise Climb from Yogyakarta
"It has erupted many times in a powerful way making the Merapi become a legendary piece of the surroundings. You will also enjoy the local legends about Merapi's spirit and past eruptions which happened to be very serious at some point so that its activity is well observed and follow by many volcanologists. You will be picked you up at your hotel around 10.00 p.m. Then we drive you to Selo Village located on the northern side of the volcano. After preparation we start to climb at midnight and it takes you around six hours to climb to the peak. Once at the top you will enjoy the first rays of sun to warm us up then after see the sunrise we go down for 5 hours. You can admire the city of Yogyakarta in the South and the Merbabu volcano on the eastern side. Then you will have a small rest enjoying the view from Pasar Bubar before climbing down to Selo. A """If you have ever dreamed to climb an active volcano
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"Yogyakarta Cultural Tour: Borobudur Temple
Jogja Cultural Tour"We start our journey in the morning with our complimentary hotel pickup. Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at 6:30am and drive to Borobudur Temple. In the next hour you will get the opportunity to explore and enjoy the great Buddhist temple with our knowledgeable guide. After your first impression of the most famous Buddhist temple in Java we will then visit the other small but important Buddhist temples: Pawon and Mendut temple. Once a year Buddhist followers come and visit Borobudur area to pilgrimage these three temples. Firstly they will visit Mendut Temple to worship the Buddha then walking to Pawon Temple which is believed to be a place to cremate our kings and their families in the past
From $39.00
 
Lava Tour Sunset by Jeep
"Our driver will pick you up at your hotel stay at 03.00 pm and drive out of the main road to reach the volcano observation point of 'Babadan'. Let's explore the beauty of Java drive through the villages and plantation on the slope of Merapi volcano. We will stop some points to take pictures and see the tropical plantations and trees. Driving through the river where the lava flow from the crater will amaze you and lead you to a finally we stop at the volcano observation office to see how they observe and record the volcano activities in 24 hours and give the report to the volcanologist head also enjoying the sunset. Hope we will see the lava from the top of the volcano when it is dark. Afterwards we drive back to the hotel at 06.30 pm""""Let's get closed to one most active volcano in Indonesia
From $39.00

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Hard to Find Many Item at Selo For Merapi Climbing

Snack, fruits, Medium backpack: There are some micro shop at Selo, but it difficult to obtain the complete one. Their stock are limited in variation. Warm jacket, trekking shoes, sunglass, sunscreen:...
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olenx
May 13, 2012

flash flash flashlight

it rains in yogya each late afternoon on a sunny april. one night it rained hard and shortly after a loud thunder, an even louder explosion was heard. lights went off and the surroundings turned dark....
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Rastarigo
Apr 22, 2007

alarm clock that alarms

you sure don't wanna miss out on a sunrise trip to borobudur that leaves yogya at 5am. i always bring with me a teeny-weeny clock i presume would ring on the right time to wake me up whenever i have...
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Rastarigo
Apr 21, 2007

don't bring anything, buy anything in jogja

just name it, clothes, shoes, even bags you can find them here. jogja is the right place for shopping, because the prices are cheaper compare to jakarta/bandung/bali/cities outside java. and many...
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autaze
Oct 03, 2006

Must have items

personally i prefer a sturdy backpack cotton t-shirts, pants (long and short), sandals, rain coat your own medical supplies, contact lens, SUN BLOCK (the scorching heat), INSECT REPELLANT (lots of...
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rite_of_spring
Mar 07, 2004

Not so warm

Yogya and specially its surroundings, can be not as warm as Jakarta, be sure to have something warmer then a t-shirt with you. Mosquito repellent!
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xaver
Aug 31, 2002
 
 
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Borobudur

We visited Borobudur on Indonesian New Year's Day together with the rest of the country. Although the site was beautiful, it was incredibly busy with people covering every available surface. Entrance...
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Prambanan

Prambanan lies about 17KM NE of Yogyakarta and makes a wonderful daytrip. The site consists of several well-preserved Hindu temples which have wonderful stone carvings and statues. The temples date...
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The Water Castle - Plataran Tamansari

The Water Castle is open from 8am - 2pm and costs around 7000Rp. We arrived too late to go in, but this was not a problem as there are extensive remains of the Water Castle which are free entry and...
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The Palace

The Kraton or palace lies at the end of Malioboro Street. Admission is around 7,500 Rp and it is open from 8am to 2pm Sat -Thurs and 8am to 1pm Fri. The current Sultan of Yogyakarta still lives in...
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The Bird Market

The bird market is open from 8am to 6pm and is located near the Water Castle. As well as a selling a variety of different birds, the market sells bird cages and bird food. It's quite interesting place...
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"The Royal Capital of Indonesia"
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"The cultural authentic heart of Java!"
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"Wonderful people, beautiful city"
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"::Sugeng Rawuh ing Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat::"
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"Jogja!"
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