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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
From $149.00
 
Sunrise and Temples Tour from Yogyakarta
"Start the day with an early hotel pickup before departing for Borobudur temple at approximately 3:45am. The early start will be made worth it when you witness the spectacular and breath-taking sunrise from on top of the Majestic Buddhist Temple. Allow th drive to the tiny temple of Pawon temple. Here you will gain an insight to the coffee industry. You will also gain a peek into the life of Javanese people at a local house. Next you will visit the Buddhist Temple which is home to the largest Buddha statue sitting in the chamber. Make a wish and pray in the temple.After this we will drive to the slope of Merapi volcano the most active volcano in Java to have a lava tour by Jeep. The Jeep will take you to the villages ruined by the volcanic eruption in 2010. You will have the chance to stop for lunch before proceeding on to more temples
From $67.00
 
Merapi Volcano and Jomblang Cave Tour from Yogyakarta
"You will be picked up from your hotel at 4:15am and transferred to Mount Merapi. It is the most active volcano in Indonesia that has erupted regularly since 1548. It is located approximately 28km (17 miles) north of the large Yogyakarta city. Smoke can b history of its eruptions and see a damaged house as evidence of its destructive power. At approximately 7am you will proceed to the vertical cave and on your way there stop by a traditional market. Upon arrival an expert guide will brief you on the activity and safety measures. Then you will start a 60m (200 feet) decline to explore the cave
From $130.00

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Top Things to Do in Yogyakarta

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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 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 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 Royal Capital of Indonesia"
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"The cultural authentic heart of Java!"
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kokoryko

"Wonderful people, beautiful city"
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"::Sugeng Rawuh ing Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat::"
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"Jogja!"
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