Activities

THE HIGHLIGHTS OF JOGJA CITY

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A historical city of arts and Yogyakarta, The Cradle of Javanese Culture, has attracted many people from different walks of life. Its ancient cultural heritage and beautiful crafts are some of the wonders of the city. The grand Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat remains the palace of the Sultan of Yogyakarta and his family to year while the 18th century's. You will also visit Taman Sari Water castle, which was intended to amuse the Sultan and his harem. Think looking for local craft throughout the city and its suburb craft community is another fun trip to do.

HORSE RIDING EXPERIENCE

Have you ever wanted to be on a trail ride? We are delighted to introduce to you a new exciting pass time for Plataran Borobudur guests with our newest Horseback Riding Program Saddle Up! an equestrian event, the ultimate horseback riding guest activity It provides you the exciting feeling of a horseback riding experience by the best selection of tamed and healthy horses to explore the beautiful Resort area and the surrounding villages. We offer you a choice of 15 minutes, 30 minutes and 1 hour Saddle Up! horseback riding package for you to enjoy.

Saddle up! Get on the saddle of Rafael, our gallant Australian horse breed and enjoy.

For the first timers, Putri and Pangeran our original Sandelwood Sumba horses trained horseback riders from the island of Sumba, will be your best well trusted coaches and friends during the trip. Yet, to make you fully comfortable our staffs will accompany you along the trail.

ELEPHANT RIDE

Experience beautiful rural atmosphere by riding trained elephants as your introduction. See the beautiful scenery and native activities. An original smile and greetings along the way. Just like a King and Queen who pass through the village surrounding. If you wish to ride this tame animals we can also arrange it for you.

PADDY PLOW

Plowing the rice field will be a great experience for you. You will get acquainted with nature, rice, muddy soil and buffalo. You will also work together with the buffalo and fell the mud under you. One of our native activities which no longer meet in big city. Learn how to plan paddy will be an additional activity.
Note: This activity will be available seasonally.

JEEP RIDING

New experience to explore our scenery. By riding a jeep, we will bring you to the deep part our villages. See the rice field, tobacco garden and when you are lucky, free birds will accompany you during the journey.

CYCLING

Starting at our "Lobby", this mind blowing bicycle tour winds down through 10 km of lush valleys, Javanese villages, green rice fields. Expert guide will ride with you all the way and explain the history of the land, the culture and its people, making it even more unforgettable experience that will remain with you long after your leave. A moment rest at a local village for having fresh coconuts juice, Duration: 2 hours Distance from PLataran.

ANDONG RIDE AROUND TRADITIONAL VILLAGE

Indonesia has some traditional transportation that look really unique. Local people are very fond of them for its affordable fare and massive availability. Andong, a horse carriage, is one of them. It can fit three to four peoples facing each other. Andong is very popular and used in every rural village or small town in Java. Enjoy this traditional way of moving around the villages and discover how actually beautiful it is to move at a Slow Pace. Duration: 1,5 hours Distance from Plataran: 30 minutes driving

POTTERY MAKING

See the process of making pottery in the traditional way. You will have fun fiddling around with small lumps of clay and get skilled turning it into what you want to express, you will experience the proudest moment of artistic creation when you see your work in beautiful shape, texture and color with a very personal touch from you. Klipoh village located in about 15 minutes drive from Plataran, You can choose the Andong Village Tour or Village Cycling Tour for this excursion.

BOROBUDUR VILLAGE SAFARI

Borobudur known well as one of a biggest Buddhist monument in the world, the history of itself is quite interesting, so that it became a huge magnet for people from all over the world to come and to learn more about the history of the monument itself. But still, learning about the history of this monument is not that complete enough, not without try to understand and to experience what happens outside of the temple itself, which is their Village life. Our hotel PLataran Borobudur Resort & SPA, tried to response that by making a tour package of a village safari using an open safari bus. Village Exploration should be a nice thing to do to know all about the village life.

Home industries visit such as, tofu, glass noodle, or even a pottery. A good expectation for us is that we can finally find a runaway place from a stressing thing on our daily life.