Sunrise and Temples Tour from Yogyakarta

Cultural & Theme Tours in Java

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Let's explore part of Java island by visiting the Majestic Buddhist temple Borobudur at early morning to see the sunrise and visiting the other two important temples nearby. Afterwards, we drive to the slope of Merapi volcano to have a lava tour by Jeep.
Start the day with an early hotel pickup before departing for Borobudur temple at approximately 3:45am. The early start will be made worth it when you witness the spectacular and breath-taking sunrise from on top of the Majestic Buddhist Temple. Allow the spiritual atmosphere cleanse you. Begin your exploration of Java Island. You have the option of hiring a local tour guide who will reveal the story and history of the temple and the surrounding area.Afterwards, drive to the tiny temple of Pawon temple. Here, you will gain an insight to the coffee industry. Enjoy your nice breakfast at a local restaurant located by Elo river. You will also gain a peek into the life of Javanese people at a local house. Next, you will visit the Buddhist Temple which is home to the largest Buddha statue sitting in the chamber. Make a wish and pray in the temple.After this, we will drive to the slope of Merapi volcano, the most active volcano in Java, to have a lava tour by Jeep. The Jeep will take you to the villages ruined by the volcanic eruption in 2010. You will have the chance to stop for lunch before proceeding on to more temples, should time permit. After the conclusion of the tour you will be taken back to your hotel.

What’s included

  • Transport by air-conditioned car / minivan
  • English speaking driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Coffee/tea and snacks
  • Bottled water/cold mineral waters

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fee
  • Jeep's ride fee


  • Small-group tour
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors