Day 1: Arrival – Solo (with Lunch)
Upon arrival in Jogja/Solo, directly drive to Solo for city tour. Visit Mangkunegaran Palace, a classical repository of classical Javanese art and culture. It has numerous priceless treasures which is believed to be from Majapahit century. Then visit a traditional batik village Laweyan where you could enter one of the house and see the batik process directly, Triwindu market for antiques and Klewer market for batik at various price ranges.
Rest of afternoon at leisure.
In the evening, option to stay at hotel or evening sightseeing in the city.
Overnight in Solo.
Day 2: Solo – Jogjakarta (with Breakfast & Lunch)
Sukuh Temple has a distinctive thematic reliefs from other temples where life before birth and sexual education are its main theme. Its main monument is a simple pyramid structure with reliefs and statues in front of it, including three tortoises with flattened shells and a male figure grasping his penis. A giant 1.82 (6ft) of lingga (phallus) with four balls, representing penile incisions, was one of the status that has been relocated to the National Museum of Indonesia in Jakarta.
On the way to Jogjakarta, stop to visit Prambanan Temple. The temple is a 9th century Hindu temple compound dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator, the Sustainer and the Destroyer. It is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia, and is one of the largest in Southeast Asia. It is characterized by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu temple architecture, and by the towering 47-metres height central building inside a large complex of individual temples.
Arrive in Jogjakarta, check-in and rest. In the evening, sightseeing in the city and visit Malioboro street where vendors sell souveniers and many kinds of local home industries products.
Day 3: Jogjakarta – Borobudur (with Breakfast & Lunch)
Jogjakarta is one of the 3 special districts in Indonesia, and is considered as the foremost centre of Javanese culture. Located at the foot of the active volcano Mount Merapi, the fertile plan of Jogjakarta was established in 16th/17th century.
On this day, visit Jogjakarta Sultan Palace “Kraton” which is built in grand and elegant Javanese architectural style, lies in the centre of the municipality. It was built in 1756 by Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono I. Next to the Kraton is the Taman Sari water castle, one a bathing pool for the king and his wifes.
At Kotagede, a neat, little and old town of Jogjakarta which was once the seat of the mighty Mataram kingdom, you will have the chance to visit silver works industry.
Then drive to Borobudur, a Buddhist Temple located 42km west of Jogjakarta. It is one of the world’s most famous temple, standing majestic and serene on a hillock overlooking lush green fields and distant hills. The shrine is the world’s and most complete of Buddhist reliefs.
Day 4: Departure
Day free at leisure until departure time.