This morning, once again you will not get the hotel-style food but try a local specialty dish called gudeg (traditionally slow cooked in a claypot for hours until all the liquid and spices have been absorbed by the jackfruit). You still have time to amble around the Malioboro.
Around 10.00am after check out, you'll head north to Kaliurang to visit Ullen Sentalu Museum. Constructed to follow its natural landform on the slope of Mount Merapi, Ullen Sentalu museum will broaden your understanding of Javanese culture. The museum has exceptional collections of the intangible heritages, which include storytelling, folklore and ancient wisdom of Mataram royalties. The story is strengthened by unique relics, such as photographs, handwritten letters and personal belongings of the princesses. This is the right place where you can get extensive knowledge about batik and its tradition in Javanese royalty.
You’ll then continue for an adrenaline rush. Merapi Lava tour, your next adventure, will be such a complete experience. In this tour you'll be driven by a professional jeep driver, allowed you to explore some villages on the hillside of Mount Merapi after the eruption in 2010. You'll not only see the breathtaking panoramic view surrounds it, but you'll also witness the impact that caused by the fury of mother nature.
You’ll then drive west to continue the experience of Borobudur on sunset time. Borobudur is Buddhist temple which built by Sailendra Dynasty of Mataram Kingdom in the 9th century. Enlisted as the world's largest Buddhist archaeological site in the Guinness Book of World Records you definitely don’t want to miss it. There is no better time to appreciate the magnificent Borobudur temple together with the surrounding nature than in the morning, when you can savor its beauty in tranquility. Afterwards, you’ll be transferred to your hotel.
Overnight at Villa Cempaka (Superior Room)