Sightseeing and Activities

Sightseeing and Activities

Once you’re on the ground in Indonesia , the real fun begins…but it pays to have a thoughtful plan. These pointers will help you get oriented to your surroundings, use your sightseeing hours wisely. From Planning Transportation, Destination, Accommodation and other activities your holiday.

Things to do in Yogyakarta

Extraordinary things to do in Yogyakarta

1. Borobudur Sunrise and Sunset


The number one of Destination in Indonesia. Borobudur Temple was built by King Samaratungga between the 8th until 9th century, Borobudur not only has a very high artistic value, a great work as the evidence of human civilization in the past is also loaded with philosophical values. the Borobudur may be crowded at times. The best time to see it is in the early morning for Sunrise and late afternoon for Sunset.

Entrance Fee Ticket Borobudur Sunrise and Sunset from manohara Hotel 420.000 IDR

Getting There for Sunrise from Yogyakarta Early Morning at 03.30am.

2. Caving Jomblang

Jomblang cave Gunung Kidul southeast of Yogyakarta.

cave instructor will dropping you dow slowly to the base of the hole, 40 meters vertically with a rope attached to your body.

Dry trekking into the other hole, Grubug cave. light is necessary here. nearly to grubug hole, you will hear the rustling of undrground river.eventually the light was beginning to look and finally the ray of light is coming down from the hole above us.we have arrived at grubug hole 80 meters above us, 20 meters below us is the underground river. the first sight is a thousand light falling on the flowstone (cave ornament) the ray of light. nice moment for photograph, but remember don’t stand on this rock, thousand of years to create  this stone from water naturally. grubug hole has a diameter of 15 meters and a depth of 100 meters some expert caver prefer to decending here, more adrenaline they said.many ornaments below us on the underground river, so we will go down on the river must be carefully here. slippery because every time is wet. back to the base of jomblang hole,prepare to ascending up the hole.

During the right time of the day (somewhere between 10am to 2pm), the sun’s rays shine through the opening, illuminating the forest below, creating a mesmerizing sight to feast your eyes on.

Because of the remote location and limited daily visitors, make sure you make a reservation with the contact person for a tour package

Entrance Fee 450.000 IDR


Travel Tips to Kawah Ijen Banyuwangi

You need to now before to climb Kawah Ijen


If you’re planning on searching for Ijen’s blue flames, here are some things you need to know.

  1. Best Enjoyed at Night

Start From your hotel or Homestay area Banyuwangi 12,30 at night because entrance fee ticket office open at 11.30pm and drive to Kawah Ijen approximately 1,5 hours. Make sure you have plenty of sleep. Hit the sack early so you have enough energy to get you through the trek.

2. The Trek take around 2 hours one way

The ascent to the rim takes 2 hours. And from the ridge, the descent to the crater where the blue flames are takes 45 minutes. Of course, it all depends on how fast you are.

But know that while it is a relatively easy climb, the environment may affect your speed. It’s harder to breathe not just because of the altitude but also the sulfur in the air. You might find yourself taking a lot of breaks just to catch your breath. True story.

3. You may rent a gas mask at the rim

The smell is tolerable for the most part of the journey, but it gets stronger and stronger as you move higher and closer to the crater. If you’re going down to see the blue flames, it is highly recommended to rent a gas mask at the rim for 30,000 IDR.

4. Wear Warm clothes and comfortable shoes

Make sure you’re prepared for the cold. You might also want to bring an extra shirt because while it is almost freezing, you’ll be sweating a lot. But don’t bring too much.

5.Sunrise from the rim.

Hike to Mount Ijen including Enjoyed the sunrise.

Join Transport 150.000 IDR

Entrance fee: 100,000 IDR on regular days, 130,000 IDR on holidays