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Borobudur, Rice field, Prambanan and Merapi Volcano "Close UP" Tour in 4 Days / 3 Nights

Description :
On this  BOROBUDUR & RICEFIELD TOUR+ PRAMBANAN & RICEFIELD TOUR+MERAPI VOLCANO "CLOSE UP"+ 8 TEMPLE TOUR  4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS you will experienced Indonesian hospitality by visiting : Ricefield and Farmer,s Activities, Borobudur Temple, Ricefield and Farmer,s Activities, Prambanan Temple, Mt. Merapi Observatory at. Babadan, Borobudur, Pawon, and Mendut temple, Borobudur, Pawon, Mendut, Batik, Silversmith, Kalasan, Sari, Sambisari,Prambanan
 
Duration : 4 days / 3 nights
Required participant : minimum 2 (two) persons
for different number of participant(s) please see our different offer at Jogja Central Java Tour Package section
 
Tour inclusions
a. Transfer and tours as per the itinerary.
b. Meals  as indicated in the itinerary
c. 3 nights stay in accommodation (twin/double/triple share) at specified Hotels/guesthouse/home stay
d. Entrance and Donation fees
e. Mineral water
f. Friendly English speaking tour guide (other language are on request)
g. Refreshment
 
Price not inclusive of
a. Airfare, Travel insurance
b. Any personal expenses, such as: laundry services, phone call, tipping, soft and alcohol drink
 
Travel Itinerary :
Day 1. BOROBUDUR & RICEFIELD TOUR [5 HOURS]
Visit : Ricefield and Farmer,s Activities, Borobudur Temple
In the morning we drive to Borobudur for exploring the magnificent Borobudur Temple. 
Eventhough there is no written record of who built Borobudur or of its intended purpose. The construction time has been estimated by comparison between carved reliefs on the temple's hidden foot and the inscriptions commonly used in royal charters during the eight and ninth centuries. Borobudur was likely founded around 800 AD. This corresponds to the period between 760–830 AD, the peak of the Sailendra dynasty in central Java, when it was under the influence of the Srivijayan Empire. The construction has been estimated to have taken 75 years and been completed during the reign of Samaratungga in 825.
Afterwards we will also explore the rice fields surrounding the temple. This easy walk explores the route follow old pathways amongst shady bamboo groves and village gardens before entering a wide, open landscape of rice terraces and palms. 
Along the way, we will discover tropical plants as your guide explains how the local people make practical use of them. From June to August there will be an opportunity to experience the traditional way of harvesting rice.
Upon completion of the tour we drive back to Yogyakarta.
 
Day 2. PRAMBANAN & RICEFIELD TOUR [4 HOURS]
Visit : Ricefield and Farmer,s Activities, Prambanan Temple
After breakfast at hotel, we drive to Prambanan for exploring Prambanan Temple. 
Prambanan Temple Compounds is the largest Hindu temple complex in Indonesia and one of the largest Hindu temples in south-east Asia. It is characterised by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu temple architecture, and by the 47m high central building inside a large complex of individual temples. The temple complex dates from the 9th century, and is dedicated to Shiva. 
Next to the main complex (called Loro Joggrang), the Buddhist Candi Sewu and the temples of Lumbumg, Burah and Asu also are part of the World Heritage Site.
Afterwards we will also explore the rice fields surrounding the temple. This easy walk explores the route follow old pathways amongst shady bamboo groves and village gardens before entering a wide, open landscape of rice terraces and palms. 
Along the way, discover tropical plants as your guide explains how the local people make practical use of them. From June to August there will be an opportunity to experience the traditional way of harvesting rice.
Upon completion of the tour we drive back to hotel. Free program.
 
Day 3. MERAPI VOLCANO "CLOSE UP" [6 HOURS]
Visit : Mt. Merapi Observatory at. Babadan, Borobudur, Pawon, and Mendut temple
Morning depart to Babadan village where you can visit one of observation posts to watch over Mt.Merapi volcano activity. It is the closest place (2,5 km) from its’ crater. Beautiful scenery of plantation and other local agricultural product field on the way. In Babadan you can see the home of seismograph and old bunker used by the volcanologists observe the activity of one of the world’s most active volcano. Take a deep of your breath while enjoying the scenery around. Afterward, drive to Borobudur and visit Borobudur, Pawon and Mendut temple on the way back to Jogja.
 
Day 4.   8 TEMPLE TOUR [9 HOURS]
Visit : Borobudur, Pawon, Mendut, Batik, Silversmith, Kalasan, Sari, Sambisari,Prambanan
At 0800 you'll be picked up by our tour guide to start today's exploration to visit the top 8 (eight) temples in Yogyakarta and surrounding.
Our first stop will be started with visiting the magnificent Borobudur buddhist temple dated back from 800AD, without forgeting to visit Pawon and Mendut Temple to complete your story about Borobudur and Syailendra dynasty.
Afterwards our journey continue to visit Kalasan temple which also known as Candi Kalibening, then head to Sari Temple which is situated only 130 meter from Kalasan temple.
After lunch at local restaurant we still continue our tour to visit Sambisari Temple which was accidentally discovered in July 1966 by a farmer when working on the land, before finishing our trip with visiting Prambanan and Sewu Temple.
This Prambanan Temple Compounds is the largest Hindu temple complex in Indonesia and one of the largest Hindu temples in south-east Asia. It is characterised by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu temple architecture, and by the 47m high central building inside a large complex of individual temples. The temple complex dates from the 9th century, and is dedicated to Shiva. 
Upon completion of the tour we drive back to Yogyakarta city center or drop you at the airport/train station for your onward/return journey. End of services.