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From Borobudur to Mt. Merapi to Town

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From Borobudur to Mt. Merapi to Town

Been searching around and couldn't get details on info.

1) From Borobudur, is there a way to go Mt. Merapi via public transport? I understand the nearest point will be Selo.

2) From Mt. Merapi, how to go and get public transport back to Jogja town?

Thanks.

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1. Re: From Borobudur to Mt. Merapi to Town

What do you want to do, just have a view of Merapi or hike to the top?

For hiking to the top, Selo is the best starting point. But Selo is not close to Yogya. Selo is north of Merap, while Yogya is south. The north is also the "safe" side of the volcano, eruptions flow south and east. You have to take a bus to Boyolali (perhaps 90 minutes), there change to a minius for Selo (less than an hour).

If you want to view Merapi and the effects of eruptions, you can go to Kaliurang and/or Kaliadem on the south side, just half an hour or so from Yogya by minibus. Ask your hotel.

Theo

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2. Re: From Borobudur to Mt. Merapi to Town

Beware of pick pockets inside public transport and at bus terminal

Take very good care of personal property while taking public transport to any destination

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3. Re: From Borobudur to Mt. Merapi to Town

hey there . any advises on hotel near to places like borobudor and mount merapi ?

Visiting yojakarta in early july and ive yet to make any arrangement on the hotel ?i understand that for places like borobudor and mount merapi , its best to stay hotel in sleman , north of yogja .And any advises on how to get around (:

would appreciate some advises . tq (:

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4. Re: From Borobudur to Mt. Merapi to Town

You can stay in the city center because Borobudur is only 1 hour drive from Yogyakarta. The best way to get around is by renting a car.

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5. Re: From Borobudur to Mt. Merapi to Town

You can stay in the city and visit borobudur,Mt.merapi and also prambanan in one day by renting car,thats much more easy for you!

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6. Re: From Borobudur to Mt. Merapi to Town

Thank you radjaff and radite. Ive finally booked hotel at near malioboro street. Thank you once again for your advises. much appreciated xoxo(:

7. Re: From Borobudur to Mt. Merapi to Town

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