Begin in the evening (at 19.00), our driver and tour guide pick you up from your hotel in Yogyakarta to go together to starting point at the slope of Merapi volcano. Arriving there around 1,5 hours after, where you can take a rest for a while waiting for the good time to start the adventure to the top of the volcano.
At around 00.000, you start climbing it, accompanied also by local tour guide. It takes more or less 5 hours to reach the top. Any how if you do not prefer reaching the top, you can always make a stop or end in the lower point of the volcano. At around 04.30, if the weather is clear, you will admire the magnificence of the view surrounding you from the 2900 m above the sea level, see the sun beautifully rising on the east side giving unforgettable experience for your life. Exhaustedly admiring the nature and feeling proud of defeating the height of the volcano, you go down and go back to your hotel and dreaming the word; to get a beauty is not always easy.
- Jakarta Fair to be opened on June 6
Jakarta is ready to hold the annual Jakarta Fair to mark its anniversary on June 6. The biggest trade fair in Southeast Asia organized by the Jakarta administration in cooperation with PT Jakarta International Expo will last for a month until July 7 to mark the capital city`s 486th anniversary.
- Vesak Day at the Borobudur Temple
On Vesak Day which this year falls on Sunday, 6 May, thousands of devotees will congregate at the Borobudur temple in Central Java , - the world’s largest Buddhist monument, - to take part in Buddhism’s holiest event.
- Semarang: Indonesia's City of Jamu
Semarang, the capital of Central Java, is a vital port city nestled on the Java Sea. Ships from China, India and Europe have long come to Semarang’s docks to trade, helping the city to grow into an industrial hub for both big and small manufacturers
- Hoogesteger / Netherlands
You were the best possible driver we could have had !
- Nieuwenboom / Netherlands
By means of this email I want to express my satisfaction about the way your driver and guide Mr Sutarno (for us it was Tarno !!!) had done his job
- Michelle Lemmens/ The Netherlands
Gatot has made a great effort in meeting the real Indonesian culture and food