Oxcart Festival (Festival Gerobak Sapi) 27 November 2016

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*) Photo source: http://jogja.tribunnews.com/2015/04/29/wow-gerobak-sapi-jadi-obyek-wisata-baru-di-kalasan

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS EVENT?

ONCE A YEAR EVENT
This event was attended by hundreds of visitors  from all over Yogyakarta.

AWESOME CULTURAL EVENT
You gonna see awesome cultural event, rich in elements of the process and appreciation

UNIQUE PARADE
You gonna see of  Oxcart parade wear unique and exotic decoration.
You also will see so many contest and unique cultural show.

VINTAGE CARRIAGE IN YOGYAKARTA
This event show vintage carriage in Yogyakarta.

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*) Photo source: sanutra.com

DESCRIPTION:

Oxcart parade performed by the Bajingan communities and government tourism department to promote tourism in Yogyakarta. As a transportation in the past time, oxcart also can be icon of tourism.

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*) Photo source: https://kusnantokarasan.com/tag/gambar-gerobak-sapi/

**) Well, you can see how they looks stylish for a carriage, also so colorful.

WHEN?

HELD ON:
November 27th, 2016.

OPEN HOURS:
9.00 A.M – Drop

AGENDA:
Custom mods contest
Offroad contest, etc.

The Champions:

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*) Photo source: http://jogja.tribunnews.com/2016/09/25/raih-juara-1-remaja-ini-ingin-tetap-lestarikan-gerobak-sapi?page=2

WATCH THE OXCART FESTIVAL PARADE FROM THE VIDEO:

WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Ramayana parking area, Prambanan temple, Yogyakarta .

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop/Shelter of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Prambanan halte. It’s free if you change the bus to Prambanan. Ask to the operator if you still confused.

Operator will glad to give information. :-)

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then, please take a walk to the location
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then, please take a walk to the location
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3A – Stop in Airport(bandara) Shelter, then please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then, please take a walk to the location
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2B – Stop in Condongcatur Shelter, then please take Route 3B – Stop in Airport Shelter, then please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then, please take a walk to the location

*) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 AM until 9:30 PM

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*) Photo source: http://www.harnas.co/

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:

There are strong signal for your cell phone.

CAFE:
There are some simple cafe near the site.

TICKET:
FREE

*) Scooter parking fee is IDR 3k.

**) Better you prepare umbrella or raincoat or poncho, just in case if raining.

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*) Photo source: https://festivalgerobaksapi.com/

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