Jogjakarta & Bali 8D7N

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min. 2 pax in double basis

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Itinerary

Day 1: Upon arrival at Yogyakarta International Airport, meet our personnel at the arrival hall. Upon which, our personal shall usher you to the assigned vehicle for the hotel transfer. Received a personal note from our General Manager as a gift and a bouquet of flower. Upon arrival at the hotel, you will be assisted with the check-in process. Enjoy your free time until dinner time. Romantic dinner with a particular decoration at the hotel.


Day 2: Departure for the city tour. The first stop is at Keraton, the Royal Palace compound of the Sultans of Yogyakarta. For residents of Yogyakarta, the Kraton has been the cultural (and mystical) heart and soul of the city since the mid-1700s. The tour continues to the Sonobudoyo Museum with its Java's rich artistic heritage, a batik workshop to see the intricate processing of these fabrics and Kota Gede, a centre of fine Javanese silver works. Lunch will be served at the local restaurant. In the afternoon, head to the mighty temple of Borobudur, 40 km from Yogyakarta. The age of the temple is uncertain, but the date of construction would have been between the end of the 7th and the beginning of the 8th century AD, during the Sailendra dynasty. Built as a single large stupa, viewed from above, the temple takes the form of a giant Tantric Buddhist mandala, simultaneously representing Buddhist cosmology and the nature of mind. The last visits are to the Candi Mendut temple, with its three-meter Buddha statue, and to the Candi Pawon temple. Return to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Yogyakarta.


Day 3: In the morning, visit the traditional Batik workshop in Imogiri, to see how the work is processed and you will experience some practice in Batik making. Later after the batik workshop, you will attend the cooking class. The chef will teach you how to make traditional Indonesian cuisine and explain the spices that Indonesians use to prepare the dish. After the cooking class, you will have lunch with the food you have cooked. Next, head to the 9th century Prambanan temple complex, about 17 km from Yogyakarta, among lush green rice fields and beautiful countryside. The largest and tallest temple in this complex, covered with reliefs from the Ramayana story, is considered the most elegant and beautiful temple in Java. It has eight shrines, of which the three main ones are dedicated to Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. A visit will also be made to Candi Sewu, Candi Plaosan and Candi Kalasan temples. After the visit, we will enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset. Overnight at hotel in Yogyakarta.


Day 4: Early breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Bali.

Note: Suggested arrival flight at 09:00 Am

Upon arrival in Bali, meet the guide who will assist you with transfer to your hotel in Ubud. After check-in, begin the tour of the Tegallalang rice fields located near Ubud. There you will have a short trek through the rice fields and you can take photos of the beautiful landscape. We head to Gunung Kawi Sebatu, a Hindu water temple dedicated to Vishnu. The temple complex is built over a natural spring, which feeds a series of ponds and pools. Lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the impressive waterfalls of Tegenungan. In the evening, enjoy your romantic dinner at the hotel. A special decoration will be installed for your dinner with flowers, candles and a traditional ornament to make your dinner more romantic. Overnight at hotel in Ubud.


Day 5: Our day trip will begin at Mount Lempuyang area, where a group of seven temples will take us to the highest temple in Bali. After our tour of the temples, visit the Royal Water Garden rich in pools, ponds and fountains and surrounded by tropical gardens and many decorative statues. These extravagant water gardens belong to the royal Karangasem family. Lunch at the Lereng Agung restaurant with a view of the rice terrace. After lunch, we will head to Besakih Temple, also known in Bali as the Mother Temple, being the largest Hindu temple on the island. Located on the southern slope of the sacred Mount Agung, we will ascend to the highest part of the temple complex, which has more than eighty individual temples, and admire the vast landscape of rice fields, lush forest and the endless view of the ocean. The Besakih temple is located 900 meters above sea level and has been considered a holy place since prehistoric times in Bali. The first recorded mention of its existence is from an inscription dating from 1007 AD. Our tour will end here and we will return to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Ubud.


Day 6: Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will take a full day excursion to the province of Gianyar. The first visit is to the Tirta Empul water temple complex. Here, sacred spring water from the mountain is channeled for purification ceremonies. We will experience the Melukat ceremony, a spiritual cleansing of the mind and soul, a release from something negative through a religious ritual. Continue to visit Gunung Kawi Udayana Temple. The complex is part of a very fascinating archaeological site, surrounded by forest and where the tombs of the ancient pharaohs are also located. The complex is accessible by a long staircase surrounded by vegetation. Lunch will be served at Bale Udang restaurant. At the end we will have a short trek to Tjampuhan Ridge. This trek is considered as a light trek with view of hills and plantation. During the trekking, we can arrange afternoon tea. After the trekking, return to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Ubud.


Day 7: Breakfast at the hotel. Free day


Day 8: Breakfast at the hotel, then enjoy your morning at the hotel. At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to Ngurah Rai airport for your departure flight.

Note: Suggested to take departure flight schedule after 12:00 midday