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Private Kotagede in Depth Tour by Bicycle

by EXO Travel
per traveller Price is C$149
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Duration: 5h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees Print Voucher Print Voucher Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Historical & cultural immersion in Kotagede—Silver Village

  • Leisurely bike ride through rural areas of Yogyakarta

  • Javanese architecture at Kotagede Mosque & Royal Cemetery

  • Chance to sample kembang warua, an authentic sweet cookie

  • Exploration of Market Place, significant to the Mataram era

Highlights

  • Historical & cultural immersion in Kotagede—Silver Village

  • Leisurely bike ride through rural areas of Yogyakarta

  • Javanese architecture at Kotagede Mosque & Royal Cemetery

  • Chance to sample kembang warua, an authentic sweet cookie

  • Exploration of Market Place, significant to the Mataram era

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9:00 AM, Tour in English, includes Food Only

Duration 5h

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is C$148.63, taxes included

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Private Kotagede in Depth Tour by Bicycle

Activity Location

Kotagede

Yogyakarta

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Yogyakarta City Center (Hotel Pickup)

    Yogyakarta


Description

Kotagede is one of Yogyakarta’s most historic and important villages, and you can discover why on this fascinating bike tour. Breeze through the village to see Javanese art and culture, sample a traditional snack, and visit markets and notable sites, as you gain insight into customary village life.

After a convenient hotel pick-up, head to Kotagede village, which is renowned for its silver crafting and for being the former capital of the Mataram kingdom. Hop aboard your comfortable 2-wheeled mode of transport, and cruise down the winding pathways, passing by silver craft shops and kalang-style buildings – typical of the area – on your way to a local bakery. Here, you have the chance to try kembang waru, a sweet biscuit that is prominent in the village, and learn about its simple recipe and how it is baked.

Continue through Market Place, an important historic site in the village. Explore this once-buzzing square of the Mataram Empire before visiting Kotagede Mosque. As the oldest mosque on the island, it boasts authentic Javanese architecture and provides an insight into ancient Java history, which dates back to 1575. Adjacent is the Royal Cemetery, the burial site of the Mataram kings.

After working up an appetite, complete your tour with lunch at a local restaurant.


Inclusions

  • Guided bike tour of Kotagede village

  • Admission fees

  • Bicycle rental

  • A sample of kembang waru

  • Lunch

  • Roundtrip transport to and from your Yogyakarta hotel

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 1 and younger are complimentary.

  • For those who are not comfortable riding a bike, a becak (local cycle rickshaw) will be provided instead.

  • Maximum group size is 6 people.

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most Yogyakarta hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.