Early in the morning, we will take you to witness breathtaking sunrise scenery from the top of Borobudur Temple. 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.
Around late morning, we'll head back to Yogyakarta City, drive 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.
Afterwards, you'll be transferred to your hotel in Yogyakarta.
At night, you'll watch the magnificent performance of the Ramayana Ballet. Ramayana Ballet is the centuries-old dance, an adaptation of Ramayana epic that performed in the west side of the complex. There are two theatres available, the Trimurti indoor theatre (during rainy season) and Ramayana open-air stage (during dry season), where hundreds of dancers will make the epic come to live. Some acrobatic acts along with dramatic stage lighting, theatrical costumes and exotic sound of gamelan intrumental will enhance the beauty of their performance.
Overnight at Adhistana Hotel (Superior Room – Mid. Floor)