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Borobudur Excursion

Kav 7 Suite 15 Kalisari Boulevard, Semarang 50127, Indonesia
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Impressively large Budhist monument with beautiful carvings

We visited Borobudur by a private van tour arranged with our cruiseship when it docked in Semarang... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
VancTraveller
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Tours By Locals. Let the locals show you their country.

Tour Guide,Gagat, was excellent in his communication with us before we had even left on our cruise... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
Sherilyn S
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kav 7 Suite 15 Kalisari Boulevard, Semarang 50127, Indonesia
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We visited Borobudur by a private van tour arranged with our cruiseship when it docked in Semarang. It takes a little over 2 hours to reach Borobudur from Semarang so the tours typically will stop at a coffee shop on the way for a bathroom...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Tour Guide,Gagat, was excellent in his communication with us before we had even left on our cruise to Indonesia. The Tours By Locals guarantee, to reunite us with our cruise boat if our return to the ship is delayed causing us to miss the boat,...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Arranged for 2 vans (10 pax in each vehicle) with police escort for private shore excursion to Borobudur. Antonie arranged a wonderful excursion including delicious buffet lunch, visit to another small temple. We arrived back to the ship well ahead of the cruiseline busses. Thank...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

It was interesting to see this ancient temple, but the climb to the top was difficult and the hot sun was another factor for us Seniors. They had a few other "attractions", but nothing really compekking. The drive from Salatiga was more enjoyable. Also swarming...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

We arranged for a private excursion via taxi from our ship to the temple complex. The complex is an UNESCO World Heritage site loaded with thousands of interesting reliefs on multiple levels. You will need to do some long walking from the complex entrance and...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

AFTER READING A REVIEW ABOUT THE GUIDE (SUPY) I decided to send an email so that my questions could be answered. Supy was very prompt in replying and soon put me at the Semarang Harbour in the car park area. After going through various people...More

3  Thank nnovia
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

We had a private excursion via motor coach arranged by our ship to this magnificent temple which was hidden in the jungle for over 1000 years. The government relocated the villagers and developed an enormous park leading up to the building - it's sheer size...More

1  Thank Blondedawg
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

The building itself, while grimy claims 2,670 bas reliefs and panels. It is quite a climb, but legend says that if you climb to the top, you have made a " spiritual journey" to enlightenment. The grounds are lovely. The meal following was a typical...More

2  Thank strafals
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

When we discovered that we would ge going to this area we felt we wanted to see Borobudur. We contacted a couple of companies and decided on this tour company. It had the option of a police escort and Antoine, I think the owner was...More

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Borobudur Excursion unfortunately the trup advisor site will not let me put in the Web site link or the email. email me cgvelocci@gmail
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