05 January 2012

Borobudur Tour for cruise ships passengers

Borobudur temple on the sunrise
Borobudur Temple is Buddhist temple was built during the golden age of Syailendra Dynasty at 9th Century, sometime in the beginning of the 8th century.The word Borobudur is believed to mean monastery on a hill. It is derived from the words baram and buduhur. Bara is from Sangskrit word Vihara meaning a complex of temples monasteries or dormitories, Beduhur is a old Javanese word meaning above. Borobudur Temple was built on a small hill in the Kedu Basin, a rich, fertile valley surrounded by the spectacular volcanoes. To the East lies Merapi and Merbabu and to the North lies Sumbing and Sindoro. The unusual jagged Menoreh Hills encircle the temple to South and West.

Borobudur Tour Package  is very favorite tour package for all the cruise ship passengers docking at Tanjung Mas Semarang Port. Start by pick up service at the port and directly drive to Borobudur temple. For group, a police escort will be organized for save time due to the traffic and crowded road on direction to Borobudur Temple but along the way you allow to take a picture the scenic rice field and the Javanese villages. Ideal time is maximum 09.00 AM departure from the port and will be right back at the port around 4.00 AM.

Borobudur Tour Itinerary:
08.00 - The ship docking at Semarang Port
08.30 - Meeting service with tour guide and depart to Borobudur Temple
10.30 - Arrive at the Borobudur Temple, visiting the temple and learning the story of Buddha Gautama story on the relief depicting on walls of Borobudur Temple (on walk).
12.30 - The lunch time at local restaurant or Use your rest of your time to visit handicrafts home industry.
13.30 - if the time permit stop in Ambarawa for coffee plantations or the old locomotive museum at Ambarawa where there are 21 old steam trains in the museum and mostly production of Esslingen, Henschel, Hartmann Chemnitz [Germany] and operated by Dutch in Indonesia.
16.00 - Arrive at Semarang Port.

1. Private van air conditioned.
2. Entrances fees
3. Lunch at local restaurant of  Indonesian food recommended
4. English Speaking Tour Guide

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