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5D4N Overland Trip to Borobudur, Yogyakarta & Dieng

By Java Dreamland

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You want a comprehensive 5D4N trip to the temples! You’ll visit the temples, explore the crater lake, tour Hindu temples in Dieng Plateau and watch the Colorful Lake!


5 days 4 nights
Private trip
Explore the magnificent Borobudur, Prambanan, and other temples around Yogyakarta. Next, you will visit the crater lake and some Hindu temples in Dieng Plateau, the second-highest plateau in the world. Price is seasonal and it will vary on these dates ( 01-05 Jan, 24 – 26 Jan, 21 – 22 Mar, 24 – 26 Mar, 09 – 11 Apr, 30 Apr – 02 May, 06 – 07 May, 16 May – 01 June, 30 – 31 July, 16 -21 Aug, 28 – 30 Oct, 23 – 31 Dec)
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Trip Inclusions

From US$ 408.16 IDR5,577,505.46 per person
  • Accommodation based on twin/triple sharing basis
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Air-conditioned private transport
  • English speaking driver
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals (Please refer to the itinerary for more details)
  • Drinking water
  • Parking fee and fuel for the trip
  • Additional English speaking guide
  • Request for Single Occupancy (private room) start from IDR 1.450.000,-
  • Optional activities
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Yogyakarta hotel or airport
The timing is flexible. See 'Other Notes' for more details
Yogyakarta hotel or airport
Other Notes

The timings in the itinerary are recommended. You may make a note upon booking if you have different preference.


Trips available daily
Feb 22
Feb 23
Feb 24
Feb 25
Feb 26
Feb 27
Bookings should be made at least 3 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Yogyakarta Airport - Prambanan Temple
Yogyakarta Airport - Prambanan Temple

Explore Prambanan Temple

Accommodation: Galery Prawirotaman - Superior

  • 9 AM Arrive at Yogyakarta airport / Yogyakarta train station, meet and greet with the guide and drive to Prambanan Temple
  • 11 AM Then drive to Borobudur area (approximately 50 km). Along the countryside journey, you will see rice fields and other tropical plantation.
  • 1 PM Lunch in a local restaurant then check-in to the hotel, rest.
  • Meals included: Lunch
Day 2: Borobudur - Dieng
Borobudur - Dieng

See the first light in Borobudur and explore the Dieng Plateu

Accommodation: Grand Artos 4 star hotel - Twin

  • 3.30 AM Pick up from your hotel and continue to Borobudur temple for the sunrise.
  • 7 AM Back to the hotel for breakfast. Continue the journey 2-3 hours’ drive to Dieng Plateau. Stop at tea plantation for a moment.
  • Arrive at the plateau, you will visit a group of Hindus temple built early in the 7th Century. Go to Crater – several hectare smaller crater which is still active can be found as well. Go to Colorful lake (Telaga Warna) – the lake contains many kinds of sulfur and the reflection of the sunshine changes the water into different colours.
  • 6 or 7 PM Finish the trip and rest in the hotel
  • Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
Day 3: Dieng - Pawon & Mendut Temple- Mount Merapi
Dieng - Pawon & Mendut Temple- Mount Merapi

You will visit the temples in Yogyakarta , Merapi volcano and watch Ramayana Ballet in the evening

Accommodation: Galery Prawirotaman - Superior

  • 9 AM After breakfast, rest and relaxed before check out time.
  • On the way to Yogyakarta transit for a while at Pawon temple - the place to attempt dust of cremated ancient king and and Mendut temple - straight line
  • 11 Am go to the top of Merapi volcano, the most active volcano in the world. People believes that all the temple’s material come from merapi which have a high quality for andesite volcanic stone.
  • 2 PM in the Afternoon enjoy a cup of luwak (civet) coffee.
  • 6 PM enjoy the epic Ramayana ballet performance at Prambanan temple / Trimurti Theater.
Day 4: Sultan Palace - Taman Sari water castle - Kota Gede
Sultan Palace - Taman Sari water castle - Kota Gede

Visit the Sultan Palace in Yogyakarta city and the batik art and silver art makers

Accommodation: Galery Prawirotaman - Superior

  • 9 AM drive to Kraton Yogya - which is a Sultan Palace, is an exotic place with traditional
  • 10 AM Taman Sari water castle - a place where King’s daughters have a bath – symbolize doing the ritual of Javanese treatment before they became a princess of Java.
  • 12:30 PM Enjoy lunch at Kasultanan area,
  • 2 PM see batik making process located in Tirtodipuran Street, a legendary street for batik production and art,
  • 3 PM drive to Kota Gede the area of a heritage city which from the capital of the Islamic Mataram Kingdom in the past, the centre for craft silver
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5: Yogyakarta - Airport or the nearest centre

  • After breakfast the guide will drop you off to the Airport or nearest centre in Yogyakarta.

Meet your guide

Java Dreamland

This is a professional travel organiser in Yogyakarta founded by two avid travellers; Alvio and Shanti. Customers love Java Dreamland because the team is helpful and energetic. Say goodbye to boring trips!
20 years experience
Fluent English, Bahasa

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
While we understand that plans change, we also have to be fair to each supplier, who needs time to prepare logistics for your trip such as manpower, food, permits, and more.
Flexible cancellation policy
As Java Dreamland pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, full refunds will only be for trips cancelled 5 days before your trip starts.
Flexible Date Policy
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.
Packing list for the trip
Comfortable walking shoes/ sandals
Long pants/ skirt over the knee (for temple visits)
Water bottle

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