7 days in Semarang & Yogyakarta Region Itinerary

7 days in Semarang & Yogyakarta Region Itinerary

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Semarang
— 3 nights
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Yogyakarta Region
— 3 nights
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Semarang

— 3 nights
An Indonesian port city, Semarang remains best known for its Dutch colonial architecture and 15th-century temple.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Semarang Contemporary Art Gallery and Museum Ronggowarsito. Do your shopping at Semawis Market and Paragon Mall. When in Semarang, make a side trip to see Gedong Songo Temple in Ambarawa, approximately Ambarawa away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Sam Po Kong Temple, admire the striking features of Lawang Sewu Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Central Java Grand Mosque, and don't miss a visit to Pagoda Avalokitesvara.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Semarang journey planner.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Achmad Yani Airport, Adisumarmo International Airport and Adisutjipto International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Semarang can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yogyakarta Region.

Things to do in Semarang

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Yogyakarta Region

— 3 nights

Cultural City

Take a trip to Yogyakarta to experience life in the cultural epicenter of Javanese culture, founded in the 18th century and boasting a complex history of imperial wrangling, revolutions, and wars.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): shop like a local with Malioboro Road, then take an in-depth tour of The Palace of Yogyakarta, and then explore the ancient world of Borobudur Temple. On your second day here, make a trip to Taman Sari, appreciate the history behind Yogyakarta Monument, then take an in-depth tour of Ullen Sentalu Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Prambanan Temples.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yogyakarta Region vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from Semarang to Yogyakarta Region takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Yogyakarta Region

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips