Yogyakarta Itinerary 5 Days
Yogyakarta never stops to give people happiness through its rich culture and attractions. In some city trips, we only have one highlight with several side attractions. But in Yogyakarta, everything in the city is interesting that people will need to spend at least 5 days to uncover the real beauty of it.
It is good to go to Yogyakarta in a group tour or private tour. Also, the trip will be fun for those who love solo traveling. Yogyakarta is blessed with various heritage sites from their royal era.
The city is still honoring the Sultan and his royal families with various ceremonies and of course attitudes. In addition, it is easy to fall for the city because of the colonial heritages.
And the city is so exotic for the temples and monuments as the trace of its glorious past. Yogyakarta Itinerary 5 Days is tailored to meet any type of travellers’ taste. It covers complete package of best tour adventure in the destination.
It is hard to deny that the city is a magical place because some myths and stories give a deep explanation for each version.
People can now enjoy the sunrise tour in Borobudur while having a luxurious breakfast. Or people can hike a hill to witness the beautiful sunrise over the Borobudur sky.
Those who love the culture of Yogyakarta can go to some cultural trip to see the home industries of Batik and other products. People can learn to dance and play the traditional music ensemble of Gamelan. After that, people need to have lunch in a superb restaurant with cozy ambiance of Javanese architecture and styles. There are countless things to do before tourists leave for the challenging Lava Tour. To uncover the true identity of Yogyakarta, people need to take 5 days of Yogyakarta city tour in this amazing city.
Yogyakarta Itinerary 5 Days: Detailed Activities
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Day 1 Arrival – Free Time in the Hotel before Yogyakarta City Tour
There will be unending adventure in this city. Therefore, tourists have to take a good rest. A driver in charge from the travel agency will pick you up at the airports or any desired places.
After that, they will head to the comfortable hotel in which they can take a rest before going through a fun itinerary in the next day. There are various hotels to choose from. All of them have a peaceful ambiance. The Javanese culture and nice interior design are brought together in the selected hotels.
Day 2 Bike Tour from Merapi to Prambanan – Prambanan Temple Tour
The second day will get started with a fun bike tour from Merapi to Prambanan. The lovely and scenic look of the view will surely deliver a superb experience on the second day. The traditional villages and the quiet lanes will bring you a peacefulness of your dream.
Yogyakarta is indeed a great city for pedestrian. But little did people know that the villages are perfect for a bike tour.
While spending several hours biking around Prambanan anda Merapi, tourists will meet the locals. They can talk to them and even feel the real life they live in.
Above all, the Prambanan tour is an itinerary that is unmissable. The temple is beautiful and is wrapped in a stunning story about true love. Meanwhile, the ballet dance of Ramayana awaits. Yogyakarta Itinerary 5 Days is truly started in an unforgettable.
Day 3 Borobudur Temple – Candirejo, Heritage Yogyakarta City Tour Package
Borobudur is listed for the third day of Yogyakarta Itinerary 5 Days. The beauty of Borobudur has been recorded as the most gorgeous sites in the whole universe. This temple has a deep and valuable history which are exposed through the reliefs and architecture. The detail sculptured walls and Buda statues are more than amazing. The breathtaking view of Borobudur is even more dramatic as people enjoy it during sunrise. The sky will crack so beautifully with the color of tangerine. On some points, people will feel like dealing with the journey of Lara Croft or even Indiana Jones when exploring Borobudur. It is so fun and soul-nourishing at the same time.
Only after that, can tourists go to the traditional village of Candirejo. Tourists will hop the horse cart or Andong and go around the beautiful village. They will love to drop by the locals’ house. It will be fun to see how the traditional village still have those humble houses with ethnic look and simple utensils. Additionally, tourists will meet the locals and get the chance to have a very deep conversation with them. Javanese maintains good attitudes towards strangers. They are so warm and genuine that tourists will enjoy to talk about anything with them. In addition, tourists can taste some traditional snacks which are served in the villages. And finally, they can see and learn the traditional music of Gamelan. Playing the gambang, gong, and kenong for the first time will be an unforgettable experience for all.
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Day 4 City tour (Keraton, Taman Sari) – Batik making tour – Silversmith in Kotagede
The fourth day will be all about the Yogyakarta City Tour Package. The journey covers a tour to Keraton, the Sultan Palace.
Tourists will be thrilled with the architecture and detail art all over the place. After that, tourists will head to Taman Sari. It is a royal garden of Javanese designs and architecture.
There is a pretty royal bath with the amazing ambiance that are used to be the royal bathing place for the princesses.
Next, we will move to the batik center in which we can see people make Batik traditionally. The Batik Making Tour will show us how to make the fabric from the scratches. We can even try to draw the patterns with the traditional tools and anything.
Right after that, we will go to Silversmith tour at Kotagede. We can enjoy the trip while shopping for quality silver jewelries and craftwork at the site.
Day 5 Enjoy Hotel – Drop Off In the Airport
Yogyakarta is never tiring. This city has the hype and atmosphere that other cities in Indonesia does not have. Also, the place is the center of culture and creative energy. Since the last day in Yogyakarta has come, we need to make it lasts. We can enjoy the hotel room for free. But, if we have some times to sneak out, we need to explore the culinary more. Just stroll around the hotel and we will find some interesting food stalls. Also, there are many new and trendy cafes for us to feel the atmosphere of Yogyakarta before leaving.
The tour and travel agency will do the best for serving all clients. In the last day, tourists will be dropped off in the airport. The last day will not be that short. So, it will be still possible for tourists to enjoy the last day with a simple culinary treat. Just call the agency right now to book the Yogyakarta Itinerary 5 Days package.