Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide




You should try riding JEEP at MERAPI LAVA TOUR. This “crazy & exciting” Jeep is very vintage (Old school). Trying Jeep at Merapi Lava Tour can pumping up your adrenaline and be nice experience in whole your life. You also can see the ruined village crashed by hot volcano materials.

You riding supershaky jeep, off course under the professional driver. He will give you masker to filter the dust. He also will bring you across to the river. So, sometime you gonna get wet.

You visiting exotic place with nice view, Merapi volcano, river. Quiet and peaceful place.
You also can hear the sound of the grasshopper, birds and the sound of blowing wind.

This place are close to UNMAINSTREAM place. Such as, BUNKER, RUINED VILLAGE, MASS TOMB, MBAH MARIDJAN HOUSE, ALIEN STONE, MERAPI MUSEUM, ULEN SENTALU MUSEUM, KALIURANG etc. It just close to each other. So, you can combine to visit these place.

Photo source: http://sodjitour.com/


Photo source: www.lokatour.com


On 25 October 2010 Merapi volcano erupted lava from its southern and southeastern slopes. The eruption brought milions cubic of hot stone and sand. The closest village crashed by hot materials and pyroclastic flow. Today, these place use as tourism destination. Yes, we called it Lava tour.


Photo source: https://www.travelblog.org


Merapi museum. Jl Kaliurang Km 22,6 Sleman Yogyakarta


About 40 minutes to north from downtown Yogyakarta.


There is a cheap public transport to get there. First, Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 4,000. You must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Kentungan shelter/bus stop or Jalan Kaliurang, and then change to a small bus to Kaliurang. Then you ask to “kernet” (The man whom you will pay the bus ticket) that you will stop on Merapi museum. Then, take a walk to the museum.
Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. :-)

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
please take Route 3A – Stop in Kentungan Bus shelter/halte
Then, take a small bus (colt kuning) to Kaliurang – Stop at close to Merapi museum
Then, please take a walk to Merapi museum
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Taxi motorcycle – Stop at Terban bus station (Terminal Bis Terban).
Then, take a small bus (colt kuning) to Kaliurang – Stop at close to Merapi museum
Then, please take a walk to Merapi museum
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3A – Stop in Kentungan Bus shelter/halte
Then, take a small bus (colt kuning) to Kaliurang – Stop at close to Merapi museum
Then, please take a walk to Merapi museum
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2B – Stop in Kentungan Bus shelter/halte
Then, take a small bus (colt kuning) to Kaliurang – Stop at close to Merapi museum
Then, please take a walk to Merapi museum
From Terban Bus Station :
please take a small bus to Kaliurang – Stop at close to Merapi museum
Then, take a walk to Merapi museum

*) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 am until 9:30 pm.

**) Today Terban no longer as bus station. Since government has a policy that bus station must out of the Yogyakarta city.

***) Small bus or Colt kuning to Kaliurang is very rare to found. Maybe you have to wait till 1 hour or more to get that.


Photo source: http://www.overseas-campus.info/outside-campus/exploring-java/


Merapi museum: 8.00 am – 3.30 pm. (Monday closed).
Jeep Lava Tour Merapi: 8.00 am – 4.00 pm

*) Update info: The Merapi Jeep tour closed for three days. It will be applied on 23th-25th June, 2018. After the Jeep accident on 19th June 2018, the Jeep community agreed to close the services for three days. Seems they try to evaluate and self reflection due to this accident. The transportation department & local authority checking appropriateness of the jeeps. They found seven jeeps not in good condition to do the tours. They confiscated these jeeps.

**) The Jeep tour will start again and provide the services on 26th June, 2018.



Merapi museum entrance fee:

Rp5.000 per person.

Merapi Film Documentary at Merapi museum:

Rp5.000 per person.

Jeep Lava Tour Merapi (MGM Jeep operator):

Package 1 (Mini Short): Rp300.000 per jeep.
Duration: about 90 minutes
Route: Start at Museum Merapi – Mass Tomb – Petung village – ruined village – Alien stone – Kali kuning (Yellow river).

Package 2 (Short): Rp350.000 per jeep.
Duration: about 120 minutes
Route: Start at Museum Merapi – Mass Tomb – Petung village – ruined village – Alien stone – BUNKER – Kali kuning (Yellow river).

Package 3 (Medium): Rp450.000 per jeep.
Duration: about 150 minutes
Route: Start at Museum Merapi – Mass Tomb – Petung village – ruined village – Alien stone – BUNKER – Ngrangkah village – Refugee houses – Kali kuning (Yellow river).

Package 4 (Long): Rp550.000 per jeep.
Duration: about 180 minutes
Route: Start at Museum Merapi – Mass Tomb – Petung village – ruined village – Alien stone – BUNKER – Ngrangkah village – Refugee’s houses – Kali Gendol – Mbah Maridjan cemetery – Kali kuning (Yellow river).

Package 5 (Sunrise): Rp400.000 per jeep.
Duration: about 150 minutes
Route: Start at Museum Merapi – Mass Tomb – Petung village – ruined village – Alien stone – BUNKER – Kali kuning (Yellow river).

*) Max 4 person per Jeep. More than 5 persons you can ask the ‘Land Rover’ Jeep (Landy), it can fit for 7 persons.

**) For Package 5 (Sunrise) you have to arrive at Merapi museum on 4.30 am. You have to booking first for this package.

***) Today they (MGM Jeep operator) lift up the price about Rp50K per package for international traveler. Here the update price:

Update price of Lava Tour by MGM Jeep Operator:

Package 1 (Mini Short): Rp350.000 per jeep.
Duration: about 90 minutes

Package 2 (Short): Rp400.000 per jeep.
Duration: about 120 minutes

Package 3 (Medium): Rp500.000 per jeep.
Duration: about 150 minutes

Package 4 (Long): Rp600.000 per jeep.
Duration: about 180 minutes

Package 5 (Sunrise): Rp450.000 per jeep.
Duration: about 150 minutes

*) The price of the ‘Land Rover’ Jeep (Landy)  is IDR 150K more expensive than ‘Willys’ jeep for every packages. It can fit for 7 persons in a ‘Landy’ Jeep.

Include insurance, retribution, guide and masker.

*) As alternative Jeep operator beside MGM Jeep operator, you can take Grinata Jeep operator. Their driver (some) able to speak in english, they provide masker and the jeep are good looking.

Merapi Jeep Lava Tour (Grinata Jeep operator):

Short package, 1 – 1.5 hours (IDR350K) :
Start at Grinata basecamp – Opak river – My last treasure museum – Alien face stone – Kaliadem village – Bunker.

Medium package, 2 – 2.5 hours (IDR450K) :
Start at Grinata basecamp – Opak river – My last treasure museum – Alien face stone – Kaliadem village – Bunker – Mbah Maridjan cemetery.

Long package, 3 – 3.5 hours (IDR550K) :
Start at Grinata basecamp – Opak river – My last treasure museum – Alien face stone – Kaliadem village – Bunker – Mbah Maridjan cemetery – Glagah hills.



Photo source: http://citizen6.liputan6.com/

*) Not just only human become victims of Merapi eruption, cow and sheep also.

**) You will also visiting mass tomb/funeral of local people as victim of Merapi eruption. It remain us that nature should not be conquered, but it should become our friends and lesson.



Photo source: http://www.jengtera.com/

*) You will see the whole things inside of the house is burned and broke. Even the glass plate are melted and unified because of super hot material (pyroclastic flow). You can’t imagine how super hot when it was happened.


Strong signal for your cell phone.

There are some local/simple/traditional cafe.

*) For foreigner i recommend: Don’t drink with ice cube in any restaurant or street food in Indonesia, because indonesian ice cube made from not boiled water. It contain bacteria (E. Coli) that can makes stomach problem or diarrhea. Indonesian intestine become immune (adapted) to this bacteria, but not for expat (american and european especially).

Some restroom and toilet at base camp. Better bring your own tissue.



Photo source: http://backpackerakhirpekan.blogspot.co.id/

*) You will see the pointer of the clock was melted and unified with the background, it become the witness of the time of Merapi eruption.

Eko (MGM Jeep operator) : +62812 2991 5857 (Whatsapp)

5213855A (BBM)

*) For mass tourist better contact Mr. Eko first to make easy management to prepare and manage the jeep.

**) There are so many jeep tour around Merapi. But, i recommend this one cause it long trip than the others, also you got bonus spot such as Kali kuning river.


*) Don’t forget to bring your glasses, it dusty in the summer.

**) Merapi museum not provide information in english text.

***) It’s beyond of my expectation when riding a jeep, it more exciting and fun. Maybe you will shouting cause it is super shaky and laughing when passing the small river. You should try riding this jeep.


You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Merapi Jeep & Museum:

1. Ullen Sentalu museum (15 minutes).
2. Kopi Klothok restaurant (15 minutes).
3. Java herbal drink bar (10 minutes)
4. Merapi ruined village
5. Cangkringan villa and spa.
6. Merapi night hiking tour + sunrise.

If you need transport to get many destinations in one day, you can choose “Custom & shared cost” tours/transport.
Choose your destinations, we will help you to arrange your itinerary.
It’s also able for shared tour with other traveler, it would be more cheap and fun.
My old brother as the driver, Wahyu. Check his profile and his references.
He drive so gently and he can speak english very well.
Otherwise, my neighbor as the driver, Krisna.


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Check the schedule to get more cheap by join and share the tour with other traveler:

Schedule of Yogya-Backpacker Tour 2016.xlsx

Schedule of Yogya-Backpacker Tour 2017.xlsx

Schedule of Custom Yogya-Backpacker Tour 2018.xlsx

Schedule of Custom Yogya-Backpacker Tour 2019 (Private & Share Cost).xlsx

*) Click tabs of the month that you want to check. Find the green color mark.
**) If the schedule did not show on your phone, you need to update your browser that compatible to Google spreadsheet or Google Docs.


Yogya-Backpacker (YBP) Driver Team

*) You may choose which one to be your driver.


Please, send these data if you want to book our services:

  • Name:
  • Country:
  • Number of pax:
  • Hotel (Pickup location):
  • Phone number:
  • Date of Tour:
  • Tour type: Private/Share Cost










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  1. aqlima

    For the first timers to visit Jogja, all information in your site perfect!!!

    Counting for my next trip and really excited to try this.


  2. Marie

    Hi! I’m planning to do this trip two weeks from now but I’m a solo backpacker. Would you know if I can just go there and hope they’ll find someone I can join a group tour with?

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      Hi, Marie.
      Yes, you can just go there and share the cost with other tourist.
      Just like what Hongkong couchsurfer did.
      He found two Australian, then he offering for sharing jeep merapi tour.
      Then they doing the tour and pay only Rp100.000 per person.

      On weekend or Indonesian holiday, you will found it easy to meet other tourist.
      Especially two weeks from now, it’s X-mas holiday. 🙂

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      Oops, it’s not active now.
      Last time i contact him is by whatsapp.
      I will looking for his new contact number.

      ah, i just meet him.
      Sometime his number is not active cause the battery is dying or no signal when driving a jeep to the nearest village to Merapi volcano.

  3. PETER

    Hello Pak,

    Am interesting to join short Merapi Jeep Lava Tour in the morning on 01.10.16 but we have only 2 person….
    Is there anyone willing to share the Jeep cost? Also, do you provide pick-up/drop-off from Hotel before/after the tour?

  4. Adeline Phua

    Hi Roni,

    We were very pleased with the goa jomblang and timang beach tour that we took today. For tomorrow we would like to go for the merapi lava tour tomorrow sep 23? And we would like to arrange for transport. Thank you and sorry for the last minute notification

  5. Ahmad Bul

    Hi there,

    It is possible if I coming here by my own arrangement transport and just walk in for this jeep lava tour for 2 people? Please advise. Thank you

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      It’s possible to do that.
      But, in some case like weekend or Indonesian holiday,
      Merapi Jeep Lava Tour will be crowded.
      In fact you won’t get a jeep to ride and explore the area of Merapi volcano.
      Better you call/inform ‘mas Eko’ or ask me to booking the slots.
      It’s free, no deposit.


  6. Shasha

    Thanks for this article. You mention Grinata Jeep for their English-speaking drivers. How might I contact them to make a booking. We are hoping to do a tour this weekend on Saturday.


    1. kunzyogya Post author

      Well, not every driver at ‘Grinata’ Merapi Jeep Lava Tour operator able to speak english.
      But, you can ask to them.
      It’s not always you will get speak english driver cause sometime they are in duty or driving already.
      At least you already ask for it.
      Here the contact:
      Nanang: +62878 3915 1299


  7. Alde

    Hello is it possible to go for the Merapi Jeep Lava Tour tomorrow morning, 03 Nov? I know it is a little last minute. For 2 pax

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      Well, on November 3rd Stefano from Italy will doing Merapi Jeep Lava Tour.
      You can join and share the cost with him.
      But, he will doing in the daylight. Not in the morning.
      Can you text me by whatsapp cause i need to know your stay.
      I will fetch you in your hotel and bring you to the Jeep basecamp.
      Here my number: +6281 2277 0029

  8. Qidran

    Hello, im planning to have a lava tour in 20 or 21 december, is there anyway that i could share a cost with, like with another tourist or backpacker? Or if i would go alone, how much should i pay?

  9. Choi


    I am travelling to Yogyakarta 10th to 16th December. Would like to find out more about the rates.

    Can you contact me at my email address?


  10. Aishah AB

    Hai, nice blog post. Saya dari kuala lumpur bakal ke jogja 19-22 Jan, berdua dengan kawan. Mungkin akan ke merapi lava tour pada 20 atau 21 januari 2017. Boleh saya gunakan khidmat mas Roni dan teman2 untuk melihat sunrise di puncak merapi?

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      Hi Aishah,

      Thank you. 🙂
      There are two kind of Merapi Tour.
      First, Merapi sunrise by a jeep.
      But, this kind of tour can not reach the summit of Merapi.
      It just explore villages area around and closest to Merapi volcano and watch the sunrise.

      The second tour is hiking the volcano, reach the summit and watch the sunrise.

      It’s two different things.
      Make sure you choose the right tour.

        1. kunzyogya Post author

          I see.
          You can booking to mas Eko for Merapi Jeep Lava Tour (Sunrise package).
          I already gave his whatsapp number above.

          To reach the Jeep basecamp or MGM (Museum Gunung Merapi),
          you can rent a scooter, leaving from your hotel on 3.30 am,
          use google maps as your guidance or other apps such as Waze.

          Otherwise, you can ask transport services to me.
          My old brother also a driver.


  11. Sayyid Farhan bin Harun

    Hi there,

    I’m interested in the Merapi Jeep tour for 2 person and 2 hours only (Package 2 (Short): Rp350.000 per jeep.. Can I take a cab from my hotel? Is there any cab available at the site after I finished the tour?

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      Yes, you can take a cab from your hotel to Merapi Jeep Tour basecamp.
      Unfortunately there is no cab available on the site.
      You can call them first or make appointment first to pick up you at meeting point (jeep basecamp).


  12. Zuhri

    Hi!Saya ada rencana untuk jeep lava tour.Boleh minta detail biayanya untuk 2 orang? Pick up sama di hotel kota Yogyakarta.Terima kasih

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      For the transport cost from your hotel to Merapi Jeep basecamp is IDR 200k.
      Include drop off back to your hotel.
      Exclude Merapi Jeep Lava Tour cost.

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      Yes, possible.
      There will be extra charges for more than 4 person per jeep.
      Extra charges is IDR 50K per person.
      The 5th person will standing on the jeep.

      Otherwise, you can ask Land Rover (Landy) jeep for Merapi lava tour.
      It can fit for 7 persons.
      But, the price is IDR 150K more expensive than Willys jeep for every packages.

  13. yebin jo

    Hello, I am traveler by myself during 3 days and 2 nights in yogyakarta.
    I am planning to stay in Adhisthana hotel.
    I want to do Mt.Merapy jeep tour. How can I join with other team or can I take a jeep alone?
    If pick up service is provided, how much and I want to know the time.
    If it cannot possible, i take a transport to Mt. Merapi and take a jeep tour alone is possible?

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      What day is your plan for Merapi jeep tour?
      Well, actually you can check our schedule here:
      You can join and share the cost with other traveler.
      The driver will pick up you at your hotel.

      Otherwise, you can take motorcycle taxi to Museum Gunung Merapi (MGM).
      On the weekend it will easy to find other traveler and share the jeep cost.
      But, on the weekday sometime it’s hard to find other traveler on the site.

      1. Yebin Jo

        I want to merapi lava jeep tour only so if I can reach to MGM and I take a jeep alone for short package it costs 350,000rp? I think I am available on 25th Jan or 27th Jan.

        1. kunzyogya Post author

          That’s price for local people.
          For international visitor will be Rp400,000.
          You need to read the article carefully.
          The notice under the rate of the jeep tour package.
          It’s written over there.

  14. Rakesh


    I am travelling in March and planning to cover Merapi on 19th, is it possible to cover kuning tubing and merapi tour in one day

  15. Sia


    Thanks for your info!
    Any email address to contact for advance booking jeep tour?
    I would like to check some price and details for the jeep tour.

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      You’re welcome.
      I don’t have email address of jeep operator.
      But, you can contact them via Whatsapp.
      MGM jeep operator: +6281229915857 (Mr Eko)
      Grinata jeep operator: +6287839151299 (Mr Nanang)

  16. Joshua


    My friend and I (2pax) will be in Jogja for 5-days, and is interested to visit Mt. Merapi! So thankful that u have this page of references 🙂

    Allow me to clarify the following:
    1) this spreadsheet (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1N_iaOB9nqNrzQmAUnwcXuOtKKoAhc_pGw1z3d0fnDyM/edit#gid=1822508046) is for the shared trip to and fro merapi right? I assume it’s not under the jeep package!

    2) If we intend to go for Package 5 (Sunrise): Rp400.000 per jeep. Duration: about 150 minutes. U mentioned that we have to reach Merapi by 0430H, how long does it take from the Jogja city to Mt Merapi? Is there any surcharges on top of the RP400.000?

    3) Similarly, for the sunrise package, u mentioned the need to book. Hence do I contact MGM jeep operator: +6281229915857 (Mr Eko) straight for the booking?

    I look forward to your reply! Thanks 🙂

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      1). That’s for Merapi area or mountain side under the jeep package.
      The tour will drop you at Merapi jeep basecamp.
      Something that you have to understand is Merapi jeep can not reach the top of the volcano.
      It just visiting the area around Merapi volcano such as ruined village, bunker, mass tomb, etc.
      But, it can’t reach the top or the summit of Merapi volcano.
      If you want to reach the summit, then you have to hiking.
      Here the post about Merapi hiking:

      2). It’s not reach Merapi volcano.
      But, reach Merapi jeep basecamp.
      For Merapi sunrise by a jeep, you have to reach the Merapi Jeep basecamp on 4.30-4.45 am.
      So, you can catch the sunrise on the right time.
      From Jogja city to Merapi Jeep basecamp it will take 30-45 minutes.

      3). Yes, you can contact or whatsapp mas Eko.


        1. kunzyogya Post author


          Just send me your data to my whatsapp number:
          You need to send these data:
          Name, country, number of traveler, hotel name & room number, date of visit, schedule car # number & destinations (if you want create a new one).

  17. Elise

    Hi, pak. May I know for IDR300,000 per jeep does it mean if 4 person in a jeep, so 4 person share the cost of IDR300,000 one person IDR75,000?

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      Yup. You are correct.
      But, IDR 300k is Merapi jeep tour for local.
      For international is IDR 350k.
      You need read it carefully, i already provide the info with note mark. *)

  18. guillaume

    Hello, we are three people interested in a tour this coming Tuesday. Unfortunately none of the abovementioned number was working. Would it still be possible with Mr Eko? It’d be in the daytime
    Thanks in advance 🙂

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      This coming tuesday is Indonesian holiday.
      It’s Nyepi day.
      It will be crowded and long queue for Merapi jeep.
      I recommend you to contact Mr Eko first.
      Well, i just whatsapp him a few second ago.
      His number is working. No problem et all.

  19. Laura

    Hi ! We’d like to book a trip for Sunrise Merapi on the 19th may. We are 2. I didn’t understand well how does it work, as i am not a native english speaker. Could you help me? And how does it cost ?

    Thank you very much

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      Well, i already provide the information so detail actually.
      Do you want sunrise at Merapi by hiking or by riding a jeep?
      Please, read the article carefully.
      I already provide the info how much it cost actually.

  20. Mikal

    Great info on your website.
    Is this trip for adults only or can it be done safely with a 3 year old child?

    And a second question. How is Jogya right after the Aiud Fitr.
    We are thinking about arriving the 27. of june 2017 but do you think we should postphone it a couple of days.

    1. kunzyogya Post author


      I don’t recommend for 3 years old child to ride the Merapi jeep (Lava Tour),
      because it will be super shaky.

      Arriving Jogja in Eid Fitr is not good idea.
      Jogja will be very crowded on 3 days before and after.
      Traffic jam in every where till the village in some spots.
      That’s why we don’t provide tours on 3 days before and 3 days after.
      You should postphone it for a couple days after to avoid crowded.

  21. Rafeek


    Great information you have provided this site for who love to take merapy tour..

    Can you please provide the starting point of this Merapi tour by 4×4 jeep.

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      You’re welcome.
      There are so many Jeep operator actually,
      it spread from Kaliurang, Kalikuning and Cangkringan.
      I recommend you to take Merapi tour by jeep in front of Museum Gunung Merapi (MGM).
      Here the benefit if you start from that point:
      1. Longer track than other tour.
      2. Visit and across the Kalikuning river.
      3. The driver bring HT radio. So, if something happened they can ask help to the other crew.
      But, on the weekend and Indonesian holiday this tour will be very crowded.

  22. Lee Heng Wee

    Hi, i”m solo traveler & would like to know whether can assist to arrange itinerary which include Borobudur, Prambanan, Ratu Boko, Mendut, Pawon, Gereja Ayam, Jomblang cave (ancient historical site), sunrise tour from Barede Hill, Merapi Lava Tour by jeep.. I dont mind to join shared tour (hope can quote with cheaper price :)). I stayed in Edu Hostel from today (27Aug) to 1st September 2017. Fly off on 1st Sept around 10-11.
    Hope to hear from you soon.

    Thank you

  23. Sam

    Hi there,

    Thanks for your effort in making this website. It is really helpful.
    I’m planning to take jeep tour on 20th September 2017. Do you have anyone going from Malioboro street? Probably we can share ride and jeep tour. I have 2 person here.


  24. Weiting

    Hi, what is the difference between the packages under “Jeep Lava Tour Merapi MGM operator”, the packages under “Merapi Jeep Lava Tour (Grinata Jeep operator)”, the packages under “Lava Tour Jeep route” and the packages under “Lava tour by jeep”? Thanks.

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      As you can see it almost similar actually.
      Only the package under Grinata Jeep operator without visit Kali Kuning river.

      “Lava tour by jeep” show the available package, the price & duration.
      “Lava Tour Jeep route” show the route of the package it self.
      I will combine it and make it simple and easy to be understood.
      Thank you for asking and remind me to write more simple.

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      Hi..yup, there will be parking area on the jeep basecamp.
      Especially on MGM jeep basecamp.
      They have wide parking area.
      It can fit for some bus also.

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      Let me check on Google first…
      I found Dr. Ir. Bambang Supriyadi, MSA as the architect of Museum Gunung Merapi (MGM).

  25. Saimi Salleh

    Salam Mas, saya bersama 3 teman akan ke yogya mula 15-20.Jadi utk Jeep Lava Tour Merapi 18/12 ,apa mesti booking duluan atau bisa on the spot aje. tq

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      December 18th, 2017 is monday,
      i think it won’t crowded on the spot.
      So, you don’t have to book first.
      Just arrive on the Merapi Jeep spot.

  26. HumanTravelator

    Hi there

    Great website! Really helps me with my planning.

    I would like to do a tour sharing for the Merapi Lava Tour on 25th December 2017.

    I have 2 person here. Based on your spreadsheet, no one has book on that date.

    I have 2 questions.

    1- Will it be open on Christmas Day?
    2- Am i right that we will have to arrange own transport to the Merapi Jeep spot and meet you/jeep operator there?


    1. kunzyogya Post author


      Thank you for visiting my website.
      1. Yes, it will be open on Christmas Day.
      2. You can arrange your own transport to the Merapi Jeep spot. Otherwise, you can hire our transport services to visit Merapi Jeep spot and other sights such as Borobudur temple and Prambanan temple. You can text me via Whatsapp to this number: +628122770029.
      If you arrange your own transport, better you book the Jeep first to Mr Eko. On Christmas Day usually it will be crowded by locals. So, it’s a wise if you book it first.

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      You’re welcome.
      Glad that you enjoyed the trip with Mr Krisna as your driver + guide.
      Great, see you in the next trip! 🙂

  27. Joey

    Hi, I have a few questions here.

    For the package mt merapi jeep tour,

    1) Is it we have to reach the jeep tour spot by ourselves? how about fetching from our hotel?
    2) Can we do the jeep tour in the afternoon?

    Can you pm me the details for the package? Thank you in advance.

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      1) You have to reach the jeep tour spot by your self.
      You can hire online transport services such as Go-jek or Grab.
      They will fetch you from your hotel.
      But, in our tour package usually we combine the destination.
      Borobudur temple, Merapi jeep tour and Prambanan temple in one day.
      IDR 550K per car per day, not per person.
      Include: car, petrol, speak english driver, pick up & drop off.
      Exclude: entrance fee, jeep fee, meals, car parking fee.
      Our driver will fetch you on your hotel.
      2) You can do the jeep tour in the afternoon.

  28. Hayley

    Hi. is the Jeep Lava Tour Merapi (MGM Jeep Operator) package 2 include any transportation from my hotel in Yogya?

    If it is not, can you give me the exact location where I will need to go in order to board the jeep?

    1. kunzyogya Post author

      It’s not include the transport from your hotel.
      No pick up & drop off hotel.
      Those prices are on the site price.
      You need to reach the MGM Jeep operator by your own.

      Well, i already provide the exact location,
      even the map as well.
      You can take online scooter taxi from your hotel.
      Go-jek and Grab bike are the option.
      Their price are reasonable.
      But, you need install the apps first before you order it.

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