Borobudur Sunrise & Elo River Rafting Tour - 1 Day


Trip Details:

  • Functioned both as a shrine and a pilgrimage place, Borobudur temple, the 8th century Buddhist monument built on a bedrock hill of 265 meter (869 ft) above sea level. It is a also located in the area between two twin volcanoes Sindoro-Sumbing and Merbabu-Merapi and two rivers the Progo and The Elo. according to the local myth, the area known as Kedu plain is Javanese ‘sacred place’ and has been dubbed as ‘the garden of Java’.
  • This program offers you both cultural and exciting adventure experience in and around the area of Borobudur.
  • The ideal time to take this trip is in the early morning, whether for enjoying Sunrise or just having a regular visit to Borobudur temple.
  • As an extra, visit Pawon and Mendut temple situated in one straight line with Borobudur, of which structure and ornamentation are similar and derived from the same period of construction.
  • Next trip is to experience a fun-filled and adventurous rafting activity in the grade 1 & 2 Elo river.
Day 1
03:30 am – 04:30 am

Pick up service at hotel or other selected location in Yogyakarta area, depart to Borobudur temple area.

Day 2
04:30 am – 07:00 am

See and enjoy sunrise from temple’s highest terrace. Borobudur temple itself is located 42 km north west of Yogyakarta, best known as the world’s most famous Buddhist monument was built during heydays of ancient rules from Syailendra dynasty sometime in the early 8th century.

Day 3
07:00 am – 07:45 am

Breakfast at Manohara restaurant located few meters from the Borobudur temple.

Day 4
07:45 am – 08:30 am

Continue trip to Rafting base camp. On the way extra visit to Pawon and Mendut temple. Both temples are believed to have been built on one straight line with Borobudur.

Day 5
08:30 am – 09:00 am

Arrive at rafting case camp, preparation, short briefing and take you to the rafting starting point at Blondo bridge.

Day 6
09:00 am – 11:00 am

Start to experience rafting the Grade 1 – 2 Elo river (approx 2 hours rafting). Includes transit point in the middle at the kampung area for relax and give it try to taste local snacks (locally known as Jajan Pasar) and refreshing young coconut ice.

Day 7
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Arrive at finishing point located near by Borobudur temple. Then back to the base camp for bathing, strecthing your legs and relaxing while waiting for the lunch get ready.

Day 8
12:00 pm – 01:00 pm

Lunch at the restaurant located at the base camp

Day 9
01:00 pm – 02:00 pm

Driving to Yogyakarta and drop you off at hotel or other selected location. End of trip.


  • Private tour arrangement.
  • Private air conditioned transportation (Inclusive driver, petrol, parking).
  • Entrance ticket for Borobudur Sunrise.
  • Breakfast at Manohara resturant.
  • English speaking tour guide.
  • Complete rafting package (Boat, Helmet, River guide, Snack,Temporary insurance).
  • Lunch.
  • Mineral water.


  • Personal expenses.
  • Any other item not specified as Inclusion.

  • Your fit stamina.
  • Changing clothes.
  • Towel.

How to book this tour?

Please drop us an inquiry for this tour (using Contact Us page, email or Inquiry form). We would be glad to send you details and quotation offer.

Is this really private or sharing tour?

Yes, this is a private tour. NO other travelers you don’t know will join your tour.

How about to book this tour for big group?. Is there any special pricing for a big group?

Yes, it is possible for a big group to book this tour. Please contact us if you request for pricing for a big group.

What are the payment terms for this tour?

(1) Partial payment or down payment (DP) required. The amount of DP is 50% of the total tour cost. The method of DP is by PayPal in USD or by Bank Transfer / TT in IDR. (2) Balance should be paid on arrival date at the airport, or at pick up service at hotel or other selected location. The method of balance is by Cash on hand, PayPal in USD or by Bank Transfer / TT in IDR.

What are the cancellation and the refund policies for this tour?

(1) Cancellation up to 30 days before the selected trip date, 50% refund of the total down payment (DP). (2) Cancellation between 29 – 15 days before the selected trip date, 25% refund of the total down payment (DP). (3) Cancellation between 14 – 0 days before the selected trip date,0% refund of the total down payment (DP).

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Trip Facts

  • Private Tour
  • Yogyakarta Area
  • Yogyakarta Area
  • 3:30 am
  • 10 Hours
  • 2 Pax
  • Grade 1 & 2
  • Children under 6 YO should be under supervision and assistance of the adults / parents for this water activity.