5D4N Yogyakarta

SUGGESTED PROGRAMME – 5D4N YOGYAKARTA – 20-60 students

Yogyakarta is a bustling town of some half a million people and the most popular tourist destination on Java, largely thanks to its proximity to the temples of Borobudur and Prambanan. The town is a hub of art and education, offers some good shopping and has a wide range of tourist facilities.

The event are intended to introduce Indonesian Culture, by visiting famous tourist attraction in Yogyakarta such as Keraton Yogyakarta, Taman Sari, Prambanan temple, Borobudur temple, Malioboro and also tasted traditional food of Yogyakarta.

This tour program will involve students in activity with locals such as farming, learn from nature, learn history, learn local culture.

 

Accommodation: Various options

DAY 1 Yogyakarta – Arrival                                                                                                               L/D

Flights to Yogyakarta

Check in

Dinner

Night Market

 

DAY 02: Cultural Appreciation                                                                               B/L/D

Borobudur

Village life

Lunch

River study

Gamelan

Dinner with villagers

Overnight stay with villagers

 

DAY 03: Service learning                                                                               B/L Box/D

School visit with community service project

Lunch

Prambanan

Dinner

 

DAY 04: History Tour                                                                                             B/L/D

Merapi Volcano

Village Sultan’s palace

Taman Sari Water Castle

Kotagede Visit

Dinner

 

DAY 05: Transfer to Airport                                                                                      B/-/-

Shopping

Travel to Singapore

Flight transfer

 

 

Package Inclusions as below: (Minimum 15 pax)

4N Accommodation in Guesthouse or Istana Batik Ratna Hotel or similar on TRP basis

Full board – 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners

Full trip coordination & management

ALL Activities & Team Building

Transfers – coach wherever applicable in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Licensed Guides for the trip

School Banner

Flights from Jakarta

RAMS

 

Detailed itinerary

DAY 01: by GA                                                                                                                                                         L/D

Highlights – “Arrival Jogyakarta – Prambanan Temple tour + Evening City Tour

Arrival   at  Adi Sucipto airport of Jogyakarta – greet and meet – check in hotel  or direct  visiting the magnificent Prambanan  Hindu temple. This temple is believed to have been built by King Balitung Maha Sambu during the middle of the ninth century. Its parapets are adorned with a bas relief’s depicting the famous Ramayana Ballet.

Lunch at local Restaurant

Check in hotel and rest

Evening   City Tour  inclusive Dinner at local Restaurant

 

DAY 02:                                                               B/L/D

Highlights – “Borobudur Tour + Village Life Experience + River Studies & Kubrosiswo

Dance Practise”

1 hour from Yogyakarta drive to Borobudur temple.  A Buddhist temple, located 42 km west of Yogyakarta. It is one of the world’s most famous temples, standing majestic and serene on a hillock overlooking lush green fields and distant hills. The shrine is the worlds and most complete collection of Buddhist relief

Just about  7 minutes from the temple, drive to  the nearest village of  Borobudur for experiencing and exploring the rural village life.  This village offers us traditional Javanese  hospitality, unspoiled village, serenity and  still    keep   the hidden evidence  which prove the existence of a vast lake surrounding the three holy Buddhist temple, Borobudur ,Pawon and Mendut  and  ever buried  by the volcanic deposits during the horrible eruption  of Mount Merapi in 10 eras or 1000 years ago as well with Borobudur temple.

By Dokar horse carriage  exploring the richness of Candirejo village to gain insight of old houses with its  Javanese typical architecture,  daily local community either in customs, traditions, art and  handy craft  as  well  the agricultural system of  inter cropping.

Lunch at local  villager house

Followed by River studies still at the same village since  this village has very specific

River  with its unique stream   and stones geologically .

Still in the same village, students will practice how to play gamelan the Javanese traditional  instrument  and followed by Kubrosiswo dance practice.

Over night at hotel

 

DAY 03                                                          B/L Box/D

Highlights – “Merapi Volcano + Tropical Rainforest Kaliurang + Sultan Palace + Taman Sari

Water Castle + Batik & Silver Work + Band Practise”

Kaliurang village lies on the slope of Mount Merapi, one of the active volcanoes found in Indonesia. Located  in tranquil, lush and green tropical garden. When the weather is clear, a spectacular panoramic view of the mountain can be seen clearly, as well as, an opportunity to watch the local people digging sand in Boyong river as the product of Mt. Merapi’s eruption as their life’s income.

Exploring traditional villages surrounding Kaliurang, as well as walk  through variety of tropical plants , fruit, birds, and vegetation among the rain forest

Proceed to  Yogyakarta Sultan Palace, built in 1756 by Sri Sultan Gamengku Buwono 1, in a grand and elegant Javanese Architectural style, lies in the   center of municipality.

Continue to Tamansari Water Castle and batik factory.

Tour end with a visit to Kotagede, a neat, little old town of Yogyakarta which was once the seat of The Mighty Mataram Kingdom. This town is famous as the center of Silver work industry.

Dinner at one Restaurant inclusive  BAND PRACTISE ( or at hotel, referring to the hotel’s

facilities) .

Over night at hotel

 

DAY 04                                                                                                                         B/L/D

Highlights – “Senior High School Visit – Dinner & Ramayana Ballet”

Morning visit  3 high schools (special Art  schools), each of majoring in Modern Music,

Traditional Music (Karawitan) and Art  ( pottery etc ). Those 3 different schools are in the same site.

Return to Yogya – free program at Malioboro the fame shopping center

Evening Dinner and Ramayana

Over night at hotel

 

DAY 05 Return GA                                                                                                              B

Highlights – “Morning Free + Transfer to Airport”

Breakfast at hotel

Free program  to explore Beringharjo market, the biggest traditional market in Jogyakarta.

Departure time.

Transfer from hotel to airport with guide