Borobudur Sunrise, Merapi Volcano & Prambanan Full Day Tour

Borobudur Sunrise, Merapi Volcano & Prambanan Full Day Tour

From US$ 85 per person

Join a small group day trip to Yogyakarta and admire the Borobudur sunrise at Setumbu Hill. Explore the majestic Mount Merapi by Jeep and visit the largest Hindu temple compound, Prambanan Temple.

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Duration 10 hours
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  • Witness the Borobudur sunrise on Setumbu Hill
  • Visit the most popular mountain of the area, Mount Merapi, by Jeep
  • Discover the Hindu temple of Prambanan
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed Borobudur Temple
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After being picked up from your hotel and head to Setumbu Hill to witness the breathtaking Borobudur sunrise. When the air is fresh and as the mist begins to lift, the sun will surround the volcanoes and terraced fields. After sunrise, you have the option to explore the UNESCO-listed Borobudur Temple, the single largest Buddhist structure on earth. Be the first of the day to enter the gates as they open. This is one of the world's greatest ancient monuments. Continue your tour on board a jeep to the Merapi volcano, one of the most popular volcanoes in the country. Snap your own momentous memories over the picturesque spots of the volcano. Finish the tour with a visit to one of the most beautiful Hindu temples, Prambanan. Built-in the tenth century, this is the largest temple compound dedicated to Shiva in Indonesia. See the three temples decorated with reliefs illustrating the epic of the Ramayana, dedicated to the three great Hindu divinities (Shiva, Vishnu, and Brahma) and the animals who serve them. Once your tour is finished, sit back and relax while your driver escorts you back to your accommodation.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver as your guide
  • Setumbu Hill entry ticket
  • Mount Merapi entry ticket
  • Jeep rental at Mount Merapi
  • Parking and donation fees
  • Borobudur & Prambanan entry fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Guide inside temples
  • Tips

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The Borobudur and Prambanan entry fees are USD 45 or IDR 670,000 per person for both temples (not per temple)
  • Cash or card are accepted
  • Your driver-as-guide will not enter the temple with you, there will be a local temple guide you can hire if you want
Customer reviews

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based on 149 reviews

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The tour itself was amazing! Our driver Anang was great, very attentive, very punctual and very sweet. The experience itself it is absolutely worth it but it should be explained better. As the tour package was not exactly as described we ended up frustrated from the bad communication beforehand. It was nowhere mentioned that the tour is shared and considering the price we were quite surprised. The pick up time was not as announced at 4:00, it was even earlier at 03:30, which we did not expect either. But the views in Setumbu Hill with the sunrise were the best! The tour guide is more a driver and even though he gave us some valuable knowledge regarding tradition and culture, we still needed a guide in the different attractions. However Anang was very sweet and arranged for us a complimentary guide at the Borobudur temple. The Jeep ride itself is a very small part and it is only to go around the 3 points of interest in Merapi. The rest of the ride is with a different car.

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November 16, 2022

Youss was such an amazing driver and guide, helped us since the first minute, took us to all the places described here AND MORE! I really wanted to visit the Chicken Church and he made sure I got to visit it. Also took us to different (and hidden!) places, to buy souvenirs, we had lunch at a great spot close to the rice plantations and the jeep trip to Mount Merapi was fantastic. It's really 12h on the road, and we actually got 13h, but Youss always made sure that we had the best experience.

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September 20, 2022

Yuni is the best guide ever. I would highly recommend this tour. We started at 4 AM and saw a beautiful sunrise, went to two temples and ended with a thrilling jeep ride to the volcano. Yuni was very knowledgeable and extremely friendly and welcoming. He will take you to places the other guides won’t.

September 17, 2022

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