Arguably the heartland of heritage and identity, Solo has a personality dependent on the city’s long and distinguished past. As a part of the Mataram empire, it competes with its competition, Yogyakarta, as the heart of Javanese culture. In contrast with its contemporary and cosmopolitan neighbour, Solo is interested in courting overseas tourists, leading to a refreshingly authentic urban experience.
Have a trip into history and delve deeper into Java’s tradition with this 4D3N package. Experience a glimpse of craft, mythology and culture that make Java so bewitching. Situated against the backdrop of historical epics and surrounded by a green, lush landscape, Solo is a hidden gem in the centre of Java.
Upon your day arrival at Adisumarmo Airport at Solo by Jakarta or by chauffeured automobile from Yogyakarta, you’ll be transported directly to Kauman batik village. Afterwards, proceed to House of Danar Hadi, which you will be able to observe the very most delicate batik prints. Dinner at a Javanese cuisine transfer to the resort for a check. Overnight at Ibis Hotel Solo.
Have breakfast at the hotel, then embark on a full-day trip starting with a 90-minute scenic drive to Kemuning Tea Plantation passing a variety of plantations. Stroll around the tea farm then proceed uphill by car to get there in Candi Cetho complex. Another temple to visit is Candi Sukuh and then lunch at a Javanese community cuisine. Then drive back to the city towards Jumog Waterfall where you may delight in the atmosphere and take some stunning photos before the river. Sit back in the hotel in the afternoon and be pampered with a spa treatment. Overnight at Ibis Hotel Solo.
Breakfast in the hotel and visit Pasar Gede situated in Solo’s Chinatown region is famous for its largest traditional sector. Also, go to the 300 years old Germanic temple right located alongside it. Continues to trace the town’s royal history. You’ll be amazed by licensed regional guides at both imperial palaces; Keraton Kasunanan along with Pura Mangkunegaran. Stroll hear tales of the royal household and aimlessly by a few of the palace’s experienced guides. To Triwindu Antique Market, have a walk after lunch at a local restaurant.
Check out from your hotel after breakfast. Afterwards, go to the Sangiran Museum and Early Man Site. Located around 45 minutes’ drive from Solo, this is a site of global importance, with an educational and captivating museum dedicated to early man’s lifestyles and the discovery. Indonesia is now a hunting ground for Erectus fossils since the 18th century with Sangiran being acknowledged by UNESCO among the sites on earth for anthropology. Learn more about the roots of existence, the procedure where fossils are made, results of continuing studies, and see some spellbinding artefacts at this refreshing and eye-opening centre. Transfer directly to the airport for your airline flight.
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