Yogyakarta Special Region (Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, DIY) is officially one of Indonesia’s 32 provinces. Yogyakarta is one of the foremost cultural centers of Java. This region is located at the foot of the active Merapi volcano, Yogyakarta was in the 16th and 17th centuries the seat of the mighty Javanese empire of Mataram from which present day Yogyakarta has the best inherited of traditions. The city itself has a special charm, which seldom fails to captivate the visitor.
In this special occassion, we have provided +FREE TOUR to Yogyakarta’s most iconic tourist attraction, Borobudur Temple, and some other places for conference participants and attendees alike.
- Adisutjipto Golf Course
Adisutjipto Golf Course is owned by Indonesian Air Force. Established since 1972, the golf course has with a challenging 18 holes, great for high to low handicap golfer. Padang Golf Adisutjipto is also open for night golf with challenging 9 holes all 3 par, new experience you’ll never found before. Visit Padang Golf Adisutjipto site for further information.
- Merapi Golf Course
A Golf Course sitting on 800 meters above sea level, with just the perfect climate and the most breathtaking panoramic view of Mount Merapi with the hinterland of Yogyakarta and the Indian Ocean, is worth trying to play on. Open to the public this 18 holes, 6370 meters par 72 course located only 30 minutes drive from the ancient city of Yogyakarta. The stunning design of Merapi Golf Course is truly masterpiece of golf course, created by the golf course master. For further information, please visit Merapi Golf Yogyakarta.
- Kalibiru National Park
Kalibiru is national park that managed by local citizen to be tourism destination in Kulonprogo, Yogyakarta. Before they manage, Kalibiru is just dry area and not fertile caused by illegal lodging and burning. After 5 years it handle by HKm Mandiri Farmer Group, it becomes green and the growth of the plants increasing rapidly. They also found some springs around Kalibiru. Since February 14th 2008 this area have license to be managed by local citizen for 35 years.
- Pindul Cave Tubing
You will enjoy the trips by lay inside a set of tubes and following the drift of the underground river into the Pindul cave. Played in unique cave with a cluster of bats and sparkling with the beauty of stalactite formations. After finish Cave Tubing activity, then continue to River Tubing activity (inclusive the package). The River Tubing trip will take you on a journey down the Oya River, along the way you will experience stunning with waterfalls, small rapids and optional cliff jumping. The tour package and information on how to reach the caves can be found in Pindul Cave Tubing website.
For further information about tourism, please visit Wonderful-Indonesia site.