• BorobudurPrambanan
    Indonesia,  Short Trips

    Borobudur and Prembanan – Cultural Wonders of Yogyakarta

    Almost everyone who visits Yogyakarta will indutibly visit the double UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the cultural wonders of Borobudur and Prambanan.  This just serves as a rough visual guide on what you can see, how to get to those places and how much it costs. Borobudur Borobudur is a beautiful and ancient Mahayana Buddhist temple complex, dating all the way back from the 9th century. It is the largest Buddhist temple in the world, Indonesia’s most visited attraction and also a UNESCO WORLD heritage site (1991). The Borobudur Temple Compounds consists of three monuments: namely the Borobudur Temple and two smaller temples situated to the east of Borobudur. The two temples are…

  • Merapi
    Hiking,  Indonesia

    Hiking Mount Merapi (2,911 m) – “The Mountain Of Fire” 

    Climbing Merapi You can book at EDU hostel or at the hostel you are staying in. At that point in time, EDU hostel tour was RP 275k per person excluding entry fee of RP 25k. The thing is that you might be going with hordes of other people who booked together with the hostel ( which might be a good thing if that is what you are looking for). The most important thing is to know that there is an entry fee for Merapi, so make sure you take that into consideration or ask whichever tour you used. We booked with Kartika Travel by going to the street with many…

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