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Day Trip to Merapi and Temples from Yogyakarta

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    What to Expect
    Begin this full day tour with hotel pickup by jeep and professional driver. Journey through deserted villages on the Island of Java, as you make your way to Merapi. See the smoking caldera of the Merapi Volcano. Travel to the Buddhist temples of Borobudur, Pawon and Mendut. Understand the history of these temples through stories told by your English-speaking guide. The local tour guide is only provided at Borobudur temple. After the visit temples, you may stop for lunch at the local Borobudur Restaurant and the stone carving before going back to your hotel.

    Return to your hotel in Yogyakarta, at the end of your tour.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    other pick up points in Yogyakarta
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
    • Bottle water
    • Tour Guide
    • Entry/Admission - Merapi Volcano
    • Meals
    • Tipping
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The ideal tour if you aren’t one for large groups yet want the ease and convenience of not having to sort out the logistics - while getting the stories and explanations you miss when flying solo. Ardee was not only a knowledgeable and helpful guide, he was also an incredibly
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    Response from BambangJava, Owner at Day Trip to Merapi and Temples from Yogyakarta
    Responded 11 Jun 2019
    We are really happy to hear and read your review and let everyone knows about us. Thank you so much to write in detail about JavaBaliTrips to boost our team improve our quality in products and service.
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    We made it as a day trip from Jakarta and the whole tour was awesome! Agus was there to pick us up when we arrived and ready to hit the road. Our main goal was Borobudur and Prambanan, but we also fit in Merapi and few other sites and Chocolate Monggo as well. Well done guys,
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    Response from BambangJava, Owner at Day Trip to Merapi and Temples from Yogyakarta
    Responded 22 Nov 2017
    Agus was delightful to read your best review, and really appreciate for. We thank you very much to have your best review and share to everyone who will travel to Yogyakarta. JavaBaliTrips is really concern about whom has a limited time in Yogyakarta, and we do organize the tour effectively as possible.
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: Java Bali Trips
    136 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Paris, France
    Flexible and caring
    My driver Mega was very kind and caring plus fairly flexible. As I wasn't feeling well, I asked him to skip Merapi
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    Vacation in Borobudur and Jogja
    Borobudur is certainly worth visiting. The view was majestic and awesome. Recommended to be there early as it gets
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    Joe from Adelaide, Australia
    My wife and I enjoyed an excellent tour by Ardi in a comfortable new airconditioned car. It exceeded our
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    Early but worth it
    Borobudur was beautiful and the breakfast after was good! The other two temples were interesting, as well. The
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    Historical places of worship
    First start with waiting for the Rising Sun, so many keen and interested visitors. Early start 3.30am. Set up for
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    Sandy P
    Los Angeles, California
    Best Experience with our Driver
    I highly recommend booking with this company. My tour guide/driver Ardee was punctual, friendly, genuine and
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    Amazing Exerience
    The driver/guide, Ardi, was a very good english speaker and very knowleagable. I have learned alot about the local
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    Great private tour
    I had a great time during this private tour around the temples and Merapi Park. The tour is self paced and can be
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    Singapore, Singapore
    Awesome Experience
    This was an awesome experience for all of us. Java Bali Trips takes good care of you. The itinerary is very
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    Seberang Jaya, Malaysia
    A unique experience to remember
    Made a 4 day private tour plan with JavaBali trips and I can assure you that it was the best decision I've made.
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    Great day out
    Great itinerary and guide/driver with sunrise over Borobudur and 4wd trek afterwards and many other old Hindu
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    Shams Z
    Great Driver and Guide
    The driver of the rented vehicle was great, flexible and informative. But it was difficult for me to realize
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    New York City, New York
    Nice attraction to visit in Indonesia!
    Borobodur is part of Asian History and we are lucky to have seen it! The tour guide was very knowledgeable.
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    Leicester, United Kingdom
    Sunrise at Borobudur
    The journey started at 3:30 am and we made it to the top on time for the sunrise. However, it was too misty and we
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    Good Option for an organized tour/driver
    As many people have already specified you are getting an English speaking driver, not a tour guide. He will pick
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