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Borobudur Tour from Semarang Port (10 H)

Borobudur Tour from Semarang Port is very favorite  shore excursion, Borobudur  tour package organized  from Semarang for all the cruise ship passengers docking at Tanjung Mas Semarang Port. We organize Semarang Shore excursion with Borobudur Tour Package by starting in the morning at the port and directly drive to Borobudur temple back to the port in the afternoon. For group, a police escort will be necessary  turn on the red light along the road to the Borobudur temple.

Borobudur Tour Itinerary:
08.00 – Cruise ship docking at Semarang Port.
08.30 – Skip the official welcome party leave soon the pier to meeting service with tour guide and depart to Borobudur Temple
10.30 – Arrive at the Borobudur Temple, visiting the temple and learning the story of Buddha Gautama story on the relief depicting on walls of Borobudur Temple (on walk).
12.30 – The lunch time at hygienic local restaurant of Indonesian food recommended or Use your rest of your time to visit handicrafts home industry.
13.30 – if the time permit making stop in Ambarawa for coffee plantations or the old locomotive museum at Ambarawa where there are 21 old steam trains in the museum and mostly production of Esslingen, Henschel, Hartmann Chemnitz [Germany] and operated by Dutch in Indonesia.
16.00 – Arrive at Semarang Port.

1. Private van air conditioned.
2. Entrances fee
3. Lunch at hygienic local restaurant of Indonesian food recommended
4. English Speaking Tour Guide
5. Police Escort Service

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Borobudur One Day Tour Package (10 H)

Borobudur One day Tour Package

Buddha of Borobudur Temple

Buddha of Borobudur Temple

Is special designed tour package to enjoy beauty of BOROBUDUR TEMPLE and  Yogyakarta City Tour, where the Kraton, batik and silver home industry are, with Prambanan temple the huge Hindu temple of 10th century as terminated of the tour in one day tour without staying overnight in Yogyakarta. Get the first flight directly from Denpasar Bali or from Jakarta to Jogjakarta/Jogja.

Borobudur Temple was built during the golden age of Syailendra Dynasty, sometime in the beginning of the 8th century.The word Borobudur is believed to mean monastery on a hill. It is derived from the words baram and buduhur. Bara is from Sangskrit word Vihara meaning a complex of temples monasteries or dormitories, Beduhur is a old Javanese word meaning above. Borobudur Temple was built on a small hill in the Kedu Basin, a rich, fertile valley surrounded by the spectacular volcanoes. To the East lies Merapi and Merbabu and to the North lies Sumbing and Sindoro. The usual jagged Menoreh Hills encircle the temple to South and West. The temple is also located near the meeting place of two rivers, the Elo and the Progo, these rivers are believed to be symbolic of Gangga and Yamuna, two rivers feeding the Indus valley in India. We get a sense of the grandness of the landscape when we rise to final terrace of the monument which opens up into 360 degrees view of the magnificent valley.

Yogyakarta’s Sultan’s Palace or Kraton, with its grand and elegant Javanese architecture, lay in the centre of the city. It was founded by Pangeran Mangkubumi I. He choose the right for the site of the building, right between Winongo River and Code River a swamp area that dried up then. The Sultan’s Palace stretches from the north to south. the front yard of the Sultan Palace is called Allun-Allun Utara (North Square) and the back yard called Allun-Allun Selatan (South Square). The design of this historical building demonstrates that the Palace, the obelisk (the Tugu, the column) and the mount Merapi positioned in one line. It is believed that the axis is blessed. In the-old times Sri Sultan is used to concentrated his mind long this axis before leading meeting, making decision or giving order to his people.

The Hindu temple Prambanan this magnificent Shiva temple derives it name from the village where it is located. Locally known as the Loro Jonggrang Temple, or the temple of the “Slender Virgin”, it is the biggest and most beautiful Hindu temple in Indonesia. Seventeen kilometers east of Yogyakarta, it is believed to have been built by King Balitung Maha Sambu in the middle of the ninth century. Its parapets are a domed with a bas-relief depicting the famous Ramayana Story. The first open air theater on the southern side of the temples was built in 1960 and the new on the western side of the temple in 1988. During full moon evenings in the month from May to October, the Ramayana ballet is performed right here. The complex of Prambanan lies among green fields and villages. It has eight shrines, of which the tree main ones are dedicated to Shiva, Visnu and Brahma. The main temple of Shiva rises to a height of 130 feet and houses the magnificent statue of Shiva’s consort, Durga.

One Day Borobudur Tour Itinerary as followed:
07.00 Upon arrival at Adisucipto Yogyakarta airport, met by your friendly tour guide, then direct tour to Borobudur, including visit Mendut and Pawon temples.
11.00 Back to Yogya City Tour to visit the Sultan’s Palace, Water Castle and drive to local restaurant to have Indonesian buffet lunch and then visit Batik Home Industry, and Silver Smith at Kota Gede,
14.00 visit Prambanan Temple, then terminated to the Airport for onward flight.

Tour Inclusions
1. Transport with private car or bus with air conditioned
2. Entrances fees
3. Tour guide on languages requested
4. 1 x lunch at local restaurant