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“Borobudur Tours and Travel - highly recommended”

Borobudur Tours & Travel
Ranked #3 of 17 things to do in Borobudur
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A unique team with spirit of native wisdom, presents integrated sustainable tour and travel activities toward human relationship, enhancing local people quality of life and care of the environment. Our gain is to preserve culture and spontaneous activities that offer unique experiences. Our team is young energetic of locals, well trained and years of experience in tourism business. Our service covers airport transfers, comfortable air conditioned transportation and tailored package design. Group price and MICE services available on request.
Reviewed April 7, 2012

In September 2011 we spent three weeks on Sumatra, Java and Bali. We planned and travelled through Sumatra and Bali on our own, but for Java we decided to look for some professional assistence to organize our trip there.
I had read a lot of positive comments about Borobudur Tours and Travel, therefore I got in contact with them. Wiedy helped us planning the tour. We just had to tell him what we were interested in, where we wanted to go, what to see, how the stay, how to get from one sight to another and so on. He organized everything for us (the car, the driver, the guides), he made the reservations (accomodation) and gave us millions of excellent tips and answered all our plentiful questions in detail and promptly. He provided invaluable help and worked very professional.
Borobudur Tours and Travel - highly recommended !!!

3  Thank Gullatire
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Reviewed March 19, 2012

Wiedy and our driver was there to pick us up at the airport and we had a most wonderful time exploring old temples and the city. The tour is highly professional and are able to accommodate your needs and requirements. We wanted to spend more time visiting the old temples and the guide are able to suggest many interesting temples even those which are less frequented by most tourist. Another most visit place is mount meals and you will be able to see first hand the devastation it caused in the 2010 eruption. The spa that the tour company brought us to is excellent as well and comes with a cheap price for a Javanese massage at rp175.000 per person. The only complain is the accommodation which is not to our liking and not a value for money stay. Wished that we have asked for another place to stay.

2  Thank Oh-Jo79
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Reviewed January 25, 2012

We did two tours around Borobudur. One organised by our hotel and one with Borobudur Tours and Travel. Both were great and interesting. Both involved local tour guides who had grown up in the area and spoke great English. Both were interested in the effects of tourism on the local community

Wiedy seemed to be putting plans into action, developing the local community - and like all of the Indonesian toursim industry, anything was possible - he picked us up from our hotel, dropped us off at our next appointment and filled in the gap with coffee / tea and a visit to some local residents.

Check it out - this world heritage site is still a relative unknown. Wiedy's the fella to show you around it.

4  Thank Ish O
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Reviewed January 24, 2012

Do hire a guide, very helpful. It can be really hot so do bring umbrella or hat with you.

3  Thank YangXY
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Reviewed November 13, 2011

after 7 days in Bali and before going to see some friend in Singapore, we decided to see JAVA.
Our main interest was to see temples….
The guide was highly qualified and it has been a pleasure for us to discover JAVA like that.
He adjusted the tour to our needs ''in live''(like stop to eat on the street..instead to go to a restaurant, as we wanted to see/eat like locals…)

We highly recommend this company
Serious & safe & professional & friendly : 4 adjectives that describes them perfectly.

Nous recommandons fortement cet opérateur
Sérieux & sûr & professionnel & sympathique

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See the trip we did:
25 oct DENPASAR - BALI - FLIGHT TO YOGYAKARTA
· Flight GA 255 19:10, arr in JOG at 19:25.
· Meet and greet service
· Transfer to Borobudur
· This is one hour drive
· Overnight at Manohara Hotel (info: this is not a 5* hotel at all….but is best location)

26 oct BOROBUDUR SUN RISE – DIENG PLATEAU TOUR
· 05.00, please be at the hotel lobby for Borobudur Sun Rise.
· Best time to start is actially 04.30
· If 04.30 is OK, this will be better, if not 05.00 is the latest
· After sun rise, we explore the temple
· Normaly will finish around 07.00 but you may stay longer if you should take more picture
· Breakfast
· After rest and shower, we drive for Dieng Plateau Tour.
· Normaly we start 09.00
· We note to visit Mendut and Pawon temples
· In Dieng Plateau, we visit: Several Hindus temples, colour lake and sulphur spring.
· Enjoy the beautiful of scenery along driving; the Sindoro and Sumbing volcanoes.
· And will arrive Yogyakarta 17.00
· Hotel check in and overnight at THE SHERATON HOTEL.

27 oct YOGYAKARTA CITY TOUR – PRAMBANAN – RAMAYANA DANCE
· 10.00 start for city tour
· Visit Sultan Palace, Water Castle and home industry
· You may start earlier
· 16.00 we schedule to arrive at Prambanan Hindus temple
· From Sheraton to Prambanan is 30 minute drive
· We visit Prambanan until sun set
· Proceed for local restaurant near the performance area
· 19.30 – 21.15 is Ramayana Ballet
· Back to the hotel
· Overnight at THE SHERATON HOTEL.


28 oct FULL DAY SOLO SUKUH TOUR
· We drive to Solo
· Also visit Sukuh and cetho temple
· Normaly 15.00 Arrive at the Hotel
· Overnight at THE SHERATON HOTEL.

29 oct YOGYAKARTA – SINGAPORE
· Sheraton is 5 minute drive to the airport
· Please book AIR ASIA for flight Yogyakarta Singapore

11  Thank pfuss
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