Borobudur Temple and the surroundings, are understandably commercialized. Many locals trying to make a living from this historic structure on their doorstep, but there isn’t really much of any value on offer, except for the guides.
Being about 1 hour drive outside of Yogyakarta, this is the only destination at this place. It is worth paying a guide to tell you about the history and significance of everything that you see. It is worth taking time at every step.
Because there is very little else to do in this area, I would not recommend staying near there, or if you do, only for 1 night. We booked 3 nights there, so spent a lot of time on the road between there and Jogja, where there are many more interesting places to go.
5 stars for Pak Agus & Pak Budi for their great service and hospitality. Our vacation has been such a wonderful & memorable with Pak Budi as our tour guide. Super-punctual, humble and patience. Should I re-visit Jogja in future, I will definitely look for...More
We were stunned with the beautiful Yogyakarta! Note: This trip is involved merely two ladies for 4d3n in Yogyakarta. Pak Agus (the owner) is very understanding. From the first I texted him via whatsapp until the day we met him, he is very helpful. We...More
Well spend tour with Adi Saputra, as our guide during 6D5N in jogjakarta. The price is worth for every single penny paid for it. Stayed at Pak Agus's homestay which is comfortable for 3 of us. We are under good hand. Both Adi & Pak...More
We are thankful that our trip is going well with the best driver from Java Heritage, Mas Adi. On the first day arrived at the airport he already waiting for us with a big smile. When we want to adjust our itinerary he doesn't complain...More