Holidays in

Yogyakarta

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Essential Travel Advice

Yogyakarta is a city where traditional and modern merge into one. On one side there are many city hotels and other high buildings, but on the other side you can feel the magnificent atmosphere of the ancient buildings by visiting Borobudur and Prambanan Temples. The combination between modern and history blends perfectly well and allows tourists to enjoy both.

Where is

Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta is one of the cities in the Republic of Indonesia. It is part of the Java Island located in the south area. Yogyakarta is directly adjacent to Central Java and the Indian Ocean.

Climate Forecast

Being in a region with a tropical climate makes Yogyakarta have a blazing sunshine. Prepare yourself to deal with hot weather with high humidity during the day. Wear clothes that are comfortable and absorb sweat, make sure you wear footwear that has good air circulation. Drink lots of water and keep yourself hydrated.

Flight Information

There is 1 international airport named Adisutjipto International Airport. International flights that land at this airport are flights from Singapore & Kuala Lumpur. For other international flights, you can transit in Bali or Jakarta. For domestic flights, the airport serves flights to various regions in Indonesia.

Getting Around

Driving throughout the city by taxi or private car is still the best as public transportation is not widely accessible, though it is improving from year to year. You'll see lots of cars and motorcycle on the road, but you can find traditional vehicles like horse carts and pedicap around Malioboro area.

Estimated Holiday Budget

We provide various vacation options such as General, Leisure, Adventure, and Culture. After that you can check the holiday planner column so we can see how you want and your preferences. We will help you create a holiday according to your style and comfort and of course, according to your budget.

Best Tourist Spots

Malioboro is still one of the favorite tourist destinations in Yogyakarta. Enjoy charcoal coffee then walk along Malioboro street which is full of buying and selling activities and street music, after that we will take you to taste Gudeg - traditional Yogyakarta food with unique sweet flavors.

Visa Information

Since March 2016, as many as 169 countries receiving VISA-free visits are given a stay permit for 30 days and cannot be extended. To get VISA free, make sure you have a valid passport at least 6 months after the date of arrival. In addition, you must have a roundtrip ticket and hotel booking confirmation.

In Yogyakarta, you have many choices to stay. Some categories that can be adjusted to your preferences are City Hotels, Boutique Hotels, Heritage Hotels and Guest Houses. The location of the place to stay is spread in various areas in Yogyakarta so that it can be adjusted to your needs and comfort.

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Enjoying Modern and Historical Scenes at Once

In the City Full of History and Culture

Cycling at Prambanan Village

1 Day

Drive to Plaosan Temple where you will experience a 1-hour leisurely bike tour. Upon arrival, meet the cycling guide who will give a safety briefing before start pedaling through the village nearby. You will get the opportunities to interact with the locals as you make some stops in home industries making jamu and traditional snacks.

Prices from $
35
Adventure

Cooking Class Javanese Traditional Food

1 Day

Embark on a culinary adventure unlocking the secrets of authentic Javanese cooking, utilizing traditional ingredients and preparation methods. Your day starts early at the local markets, where you can pick from fresh herbs & spices, crisp vegetables and choice cuts of meat. After the tour, you will be warmly welcomed and expertly guided by your host.

Prices from $
35
Leisure

Legendary VW Sunset Tour

1 Day

A four-hour afternoon tour, in a vintage convertible VW accompanied by a local guide who is very knowledgeable of the area. This tour will take you to the highlands of Yogyakarta, stopping at a spot overlooking the city and Prambanan temple before arriving at Candi Ijo. Also known as the highest Candi, or temple, in the city, this temple was built around the 9th century.

Prices from $
50
Leisure

Jogjakarta Night Life Experience

1 Day

This evening you’ll enjoy an authentic local experience at Jogjakarta with angkringan style' foods. This is a street stalls where you get to enjoy your coffee or food while sitting down on the carpet laid out under the tent along the street. It's an experience you shall not forget.The highlights of this streets food is Kopi jos (charcoal coffee).

Prices from $
37
Leisure

Jogja & Sister City Solo

4 Days

Explore the two most icon cities in Java: Jogja & Solo. The two cities are a huge attraction to both foreigner and local tourists. The cities provide centuries-old cultural tradition and heritage that you still can experience by yourself. From dance to temples, from castles to clothing. All in one holiday trip of the best of Java.

Prices from $
183
Culture

Classical Jogja

3 Days

Visit classic tourist spots such as temples and palaces to understand the long and rich history of Yogyakarta. Get a taste of the local life with a visit to Candirejo village to witness daily activities that have been going on for generations. Witness the high craftsmanship of Batik and silverworks industries in Yogyakarta.

Prices from $
185
Culture
Our Guide on Recommended

Accommodations

Jogja Village Inn

Plataran Borobudur

The Phoenix