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Jogjakarta & Kura Kura

Jogjakarta & Kura Kura

10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS

Tailor made trip to Java. This tour of Jogjakarta hits all the highlights as you explore the cultural and historical heart of one of Indonesia’s most vibrant islands. You will discover some of the world’s oldest Hindu temples (Prambanan Temples) and the largest Buddhist temple in the world, Borobudur Temple

Kura Kura Resort is located in one of the twenty -seven paradise islands in the Karimunjawa archipielago. Covered by coconut trees and surrounded by white sandy beaches and prestine coral reefs.

We all travel in a unique way so your trip will always be tailor-made. This is just a suggestion. You will create with our passionate team your stay in Indonesia in a completely personalized way.

 

 

Arrival flight: Jogjakarta

Departure flight: Semarang

 

 

DAY 1: WELCOME TO JOGJAKARTA

Arrival at Jogjakarta International Airport. Your guide and private car will meet you on arrival and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Jogjakarta.

Meals included: Any

 

DAY 2: DISCOVER CANDRIDEJO 

Enjoy a delightful scenic drive this morning through villages and paddies area; firstly  discover and explore Candirejo village, a traditional Javanese village which is rich in its natural surrounding and being promoted for village tourism, portraying traditional Javanese culture and day life through traditional houses, plantation resources, art performances, farming and local food. You will participate in daily social activities to feel their real traditional village atmosphere, their culture and lyfestyle. In the afternoon proceed to Kaliadem, a strategic & famous spot to view Merapi Volcano from a close distance, and it was the place where the hot lava from the crater was flowing down setting a fire houses, plantations and burying them under the hot sand. Late afternoon proceed to Jogjakarta.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

 DAY 3: JOGJAKARTA & PRAMBANAN TEMPLE

Spend your morning tour discover Jogjakarta, the former capital of Indonesia, visit Sultan Palace (Kraton) dating back to the 17th century, viewing Water Castle. After lunch an interesting excursion to Java’s most interesting Hindu shrine Prambanan temple as one of the most beautiful Hindu’s temple in the world, known as the Roro Jonggrang temple or the temple of the ‘Slender Virgin’ with a bas-relief depicting the famous Ramayana story

Meals included: Breakfast

 

DAY 4: JOGJAKARTA – BOROBUDUR TEMPLE – MESASTILA (losari spa retreat & coffee plantation)

At the arranged time transfer to Mesastila Hotel.  Before arrival we will visit the famous Buddhist Temple Borobudur, which holds over 500 Buddha statues and thousands of relief panels. Then transfert to  Mesastila – Losari Coffe Plantation. The essence of the retreat is defined through the calming and powerful environment in which MesaStila (previously known as Losari Spa Retreat and Coffee Plantation) sits - encircled by eight magnificent volcanoes and set within fifty-five acres of gardens, plantation and tropical jungle.

Meals Included: Breakfast

  

DAY 5: WELLNESS DAY

Free day at your own leisure. We recommend you the hotel spa.  With the perfect balance of ancient and contemporary healing traditions, MesaStila brings you the finest therapies from Asia and the Near East.

The Indonesian Archipelago has a long history of contact between Chinese and Arab traders, who introduced plants, herbs and spices; bringing insights from Indian Ayurvedic, Chinese and Greek medicine and Arab healing practices. The traditional Indonesian Jamu sellers are a result of these enormous influences and today these people are best described as “walking-talking pharmacies”.

Cultural traditions were adopted as the traders traversed the region and one such ritual is the Hammam. With its origins in Turkey, MesaStila is proud to house South East Asia’s only authentic Hammam, where steam bathing combines functionality with decadent cleansing rituals.

Meals Included: Breakfast

 

DAY 6: LOSARI – SEMARANG – KURA KURA RESORT

Breakfast and transfer by car to Semarang airport to take the flight to Karimunjawa. Arrival and transfer by boat to Kura Kura Resort.

Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner

 

DAYS 7 – 8 – 9: KURA KURA RESORT

Free days at your own leisure. 

Located in the midst of Karimunjawa Archipelago and offering one of the largest lagoons of the area, Menjawakan is a very green, private tropical island 22 hectars large, of extroardinary beauty which is exclusively occupied by Kura Kura Resort.

Situated between Java and Borneo, and still unknown to mass tourism, Karimunjawa Archipelago is a National Marine Park composed of 27 islands which still offers the feeling of a natural and remote beauty. The exceptional location of Kura Kura Island places our guests in the midst of the Archipelago, giving them the opportunity to visit and enjoy the rare beauty of the surrounding islands with their pristine white, unspoiled beaches fringed with palm trees, and the amazing colours of the sea while staying in rare comfort.

Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner

 

DAY 10: KURA KURA – KARIMUNJAWA – SEMARANG – OUT

Transfer to Karimunjawa to take the flight back to Semarang. Arrival and connection with tthe international flight.  Hope

Meals Included: Breakfast

 

Note: All of our itineraries can be tailored to your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect tailor-made trip in Indonesia just for you. Contact us with your custom request and we’ll start planning your unique personalized trip!

 

ITINERARY: 8 days / 7 nights

DAY 1
WELCOME TO JOGJAKARTA
DAY 2
CANDRIDEJO TOUR
DAY 3
DISCOVER JOGJAKARTA & PRAMBANAN
DAY 4
JOGJAKARTA – BOROBUDUR – MESASTILA (losari spa retreat & coffee plantation)
DAY 5
WELLNESS DAY
DAY 6
LOSARI – SEMARANG – KURA KURA RESORT
DAY 7-8-9
KURA KURA RESORT
DAY 10
KURA KURA – KARIMUNJAWA – SEMARANG – OUT
Islands: Java