There are lot activities you should enjoy in Yogyakarta. Beside watching scenery and taking selfies, learn some skills that local communities offered also can one of the memorable experience. Nowadays, local communities already offered cozy facilities, so you should not worry about anything. This morning-until-evening itinerary will bring you the most meaningful and guaranteed cozy experience in Yogyakarta.
Morning: Seeing Sunrise! – Borobudur -> 04.00 – 08.00
On your first trip, let’s meet a gorgeous sunrise in Yogyakarta! Get up early, then prepare to Borobudur and make sure you arrive at 5 a.m. so you do not miss a beautifully scenery in the morning. Bring around $30-$35 to enter the location spot where you can enjoy the sunrise (via Puthuk Setumbu and Manohara Hotel). After you enjoy the Sunrise, you can also visit Temple Borobudur itself to know Borobudur history deeper.
Discover untold tales relate Yogyakarta – Ulen Sentalu Museum -> 09.00 – 12.00
Ullen Sentalu is one of great museum in Yogyakarta, because of its deep-stories related to Javanese. By entering the museum, you only can focus on the stories that told by the tour guide, no photograph inside the museum. The museum are very clean and neat, so it is really comfortable for you to enjoy the Javanese stories.
Enjoy Indonesia Foods near Village! – The Sawah -> 12.00 – 13.30
After tired of activities in the morning, The Sawah Restaurant can be one of restaurant you should try at Yogyakarta. Besides a delightful and variety Indonesia foods, the locations of restaurant also far from city, which you can also enjoy a quiet atmosphere. You can enjoy tasty foods for $10 per person
Learn Jewelry Making Skills @ Kotagede -> 14.00 – 16.30
After eats great foods and enjoy some landscape, you should visit a famous town for its handicrafts and silver arts. Not only has many handicraft shops, but you can also learn how to make it! You can test your concentration and focus by making single piece of silver arts. Kota Gede can be the one of your great experience, while you can buy great silver arts and learn how to craft one.
Shopping Time @ Malioboro – 18.00 – late night
This is the best places to buy shirts, souvenirs, and many more for cheap prices. Prices item from between vendors can be differ, so you must be smart when bargain the prices! Beside shops, street foods can be also found along the way. The best way to enjoy along Malioboro streets is by foot, or if you tired of walking, you can try carts with horses named “Andong”.