Yogyakarta Itinerary 5 Days

Yogyakarta Itinerary for 5 Days & 4 Nights. Yogyakarta or also known as Jogja is one of the most famous and popular tourist destinations in Indonesia. This city offers so many various attractive tourist spots to visit. The most popular ones such as Borobudur Temple, Parangtritis Beach, Prambanan Temple, Malioboro Street, and many more. Here, you will be able to witness the perfect combination of cultural and modern vibes. Yogyakarta is suitable to be visited for any occasion, from a business trip to a honeymoon.

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For you who are planning to spend your vacation in Yogyakarta by joining Yogyakarta tour packages, you can follow this Yogyakarta itinerary 5 days.

Day 1: Arrival

Once you have touched down in Yogyakarta, you will meet our professional English-speaking driver at Yogyakarta Airport. Then, the driver will directly be brought you to Kotagede. Kotagede is the center of silver handicrafts in the city. This is why Kotagede is called the silver city. Besides, it is also called the old capital city because this place is where Kingdom of Mataram Islam born. You can buy some silver handicrafts as souvenirs in Kotagede. Or, you can just opt for having a stroll around the area and enjoy the architectural.

You can also find Mataram Grand Mosque in Kotagede, which is one of the oldest mosques in Yogyakarta. This mosque looks like a temple from the outside. But when you step inside, you will see a mosque with an impressive Joglo architecture. Another unique place that you can visit in Kotagede is the Silver Mosque. Silver Mosque is a special mosque in the area. It is named Silver Mosque because it is built from the contribution of silver artists and sellers in Kotagede. This beautiful mosque has the Mediterannean style. Once you have enjoyed exploring Kotagede, the driver will drive you to your hotel for the check-in process. Then, you can take a rest to prepare the second day exploring Yogyakarta.

Day 2: Tour to Dieng Plateau

On the second day, you will have a tour to Dieng Plateau. You need to depart early in the morning since the trip takes quite a long time. You will be driven to visit Dieng plateau via Magelang and Temanggung. Along the road, you will get amazed by the gorgeous view since you will pass through the ocean and tobacco plantations. You will pass through Sumbing Valley, which is one of the most stunning countrysides in the city. In Dieng plateau, visit the oldest Hindu temple in Java. For adventure and adrenaline junkies, you can opt for seeing active volcano craters.

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Dieng plateau has several pretty craters that you can enjoy. They are Sikidang Crater, Candradimuka Crater, and Sileri Crater. Those craters are still active so that you have to be really careful. Sikidang Crater is really stunning with green hills and limestone soil that surround it. Sileri Crater is one of the largest craters in Dieng Plateau. You can reach this crater by walking for 7 Km away from the main area. While Candradimuka Crater is famous for its legendary stories.

Also, visit one of the most iconic places in Dieng plateau; which is TelagaWarna. This lake is named TelagaWarna because it has different colors. The dominating colors of this lake are green, ocean blue, and yellowish white. If you want to see the beauty of this lake, try to hike the hill that surrounds the lake. There is balcony where you can enjoy the beauty of TelagaWarna. After that, the driver will drop you off to your hotel so that you can take a rest for the next day.

Day 3: Tour to Borobudur Temple and Yogyakarta

Once you have enjoyed your breakfast in your hotel, the driver will drive you to visit the majestic Borobudur Temple. Borobudur Temple is one of the most historical and popular temples in Indonesia, especially Yogyakarta. Get amazed by the magnificent architecture of Borobudur Temple. Explore the amazing reliefs and relics. Borobudur Temple was recognized by UNESCO and included as World Cultural Heritage. So, when you visit this historical temple, do not forget to learn about the culture and history.

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You can learn about the history of Borobudur Temple by visiting Karmawibangga Museum near the temple. This archeological museum has collections that become an information source of Borobudur Temple’s history. There are around 4.000 temple stones stored in the opened space of the museum, include reliefs, carved decorations, and temple’s structure. Then, continue your tour by visiting small temples, which are Pawong Temple and Mendut Temple.

Once you have enjoyed exploring the temples, the driver will bring you to visit Keraton Yogyakarta. Keraton Yogyakarta is the palace where the Sultan of Yogyakarta and royal family live. It is also one of the most famous and popular tourist spots in the city. Here, you will be able to learn about Javanese culture as well as anything related to the royal family. Not far from Keraton Yogyakarta, you will visit Tamansari Water Castle. This place used to be a summer palace where the royal family took a rest. The architecture of Tamansari Water Castle is beautiful. So, do not forget to take some pictures there.

Before going back to your hotel to take a break, you will be driven to visit a traditional Batik home industry. It is an area where you can know and explore more about Batik. For your information, Yogyakarta is also famous for its pretty Batik. Yogyakarta traditional Batik patterns are all beautiful and gorgeous. Here in the Batik home industry, you will be able to witness the making process of Batik. You can also learn to traditionally make one. Buy a Batik cloth or Batik dress as souvenirs.

Day 4: Tour to Mount Merapi, Prambanan Temple, and Parangtritis Beach

Depart early in the morning to see the gorgeous sunrise view in Mount Merapi. Mount Merapi is a volcano in Yogyakarta. For you who love to hike, you will love hiking this volcano because the view is outstanding. Then, continue the trip by visiting Prambanan Temple, which is also the most famous and popular temple, next to Borobudur Temple. In Prambanan Temple, you can also witness the majestic scenery of the architecture.

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Once you have explored Prambanan Temple, you will visit Kasongan Village, which is the center of earthenware crafts. In this village, you will find locals’ houses full of earthenware, making them look like an art gallery. The earthenware produced is available in many various products. Such as vases, jars, flower vases, Buddha statues, piggy banks, plates, and many other products. Not only buying the earthenware products and seeing the making process, but you can also learn to make the earthenware products. You will be taught how to make earthenware products, from coloring, drawing, until finishing. Then, you can bring your masterpiece home.

After visiting Kasongan Village, continue the tour by visiting Manding Village, which is the center of leather crafts. The leather crafts from Manding Village are already famous worldwide. There are at least hundreds of leather crafters in this village. 40 showrooms in Manding Village display and offer a lot of leather products, including bags, belts, shoes, jackets, wallets, and many other products. When you get into Manding Village, you will only see a row of leather shops that show off their leather products. Take a stroll and buy some for souvenirs. If you are lucky, you will be able to see the making process of the leather products.

The last stop is Parangtritis Beach. Parangtritis Beach has been known worldwide for a long time. It is the last stop since this beach is a great place to witness the gorgeous and romantic sunset view. The golden color from the sunset brings a romantic atmosphere. Do not forget to capture the moment and upload it on your social media. This famous beach is located 27 Km away from the city center. Unfortunately, visitors are not allowed to swim in the beach. It is because the waves are high and strong so that it is dangerous to swim. But do not be worried, there are a lot of fun things that you can do at Parangtritis Beach besides seeing the sunset. For example, you can rent an ATV or All-Terrain Vehicle to explore the beach. This activity is a great idea for adventurers.

Day 5: Departure

On the last day in Yogyakarta, the driver will drive you to Yogyakarta airport to catch your flight once you have had your breakfast in the hotel. Hopefully, you have good and memorable experience and vacation in Yogyakarta.

That is the itinerary for 5 days and 4 nights in Yogyakarta. Besides those tourist spots mentioned above in the itinerary, there are still other interesting tourist spots that you can visit in Yogyakarta. For instance, Malioboro Street. It is the most popular and famous street in Yogyakarta. Here, you can enjoy Yogyakarta traditional culinary, such as gudeg. Moreover, there are still other fun things that you can do in Malioboro. So, are you interested to spend your holiday in Yogyakarta?


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Yogyakarta Itinerary 5 Days