Experience the intriguing and controversial temples of Cetho and Sukuh located in the slopes of Mount Lawu Mountain, Central Java. Learn about Java kingdom history with visits to the Mangkunegaran Palace and Batik Museum.
Get picked up from your hotel in Yogyakarta and embark on a 3 hour journey to the temples of Cetho and Sukuh. Observe the impressive view of tea plantations, rice fields and the backdrop of hills and mountains as you pass by the steep slopes of Mount Lawu.
After visiting the temples, head to the Mangkunegaran Palace to learn about the Java kingdom’s history. Following a 1.5 hour journey, you will arrive in Solo City which is known as the sister city to Yogyakarta. Explore the city at your own pace and dine at a typical Solo City restaurant for lunch. You can also hire a local guide to maximize your experience in Solo City.
Finally, visit the ancient Batik Museum situated in Solo City. Discover vintage fabrics and artefact collections dating back to before colonization and 5 years after Indonesia’s independent in 1950. You can expect to return to your hotel by 6PM.