Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

RATU BOKO YOGA FESTIVAL (Massive Yoga) 9 April 2017 at Ratu Boko Temple

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS EVENT?

BIGGEST YOGA EVENT
This event was attended by yoga enthusiasts and yoga master and celebrities from Indonesia.

AWESOME BACKGROUND
You going to do yoga with awesome heritage area yes Ratu Boko Temple

BEAUTIFUL ATMOSPHERE
You going to do yoga with awesome sunset, the Ratu Boko temple sunset.

CHEAP
Just compare to Ratu Boko sunset ticket. It’s worth it.

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Photo source: celebrityfitness.com

DESCRIPTION:

Ratu Boko Yoga Festival is the biggest yoga event in Indonesia. The exotic of grand Ratu Boko temple with nice atmosphere will be combined with a sunset as the best place to do Yoga.

It will provide a different experience because they are closer to nature, the Creator and historical values that have been stored for centuries.

This event organized by Nira creatif, PT Taman Wisata Candi (TWC) and Yoga communities.

WHEN?

HELD ON:
APRIL 9th, 2017

TIME:
7.00 A.M – 8.00 P.M (Workshop & massive yoga)
5.00 P.M – 6.00 P.M (Massive yoga)

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Photo source: borobudurpark.com

FEATURING: 

FAMOUS YOGA MASTER: Pudjiastuti Sindhu
EXPERIENCED YOGA INSTRUCTOR: Krpa Devii, Sari Soekisman, Ari Ekalaya, etc.
CELEBRITIES: Hapy Salma, etc.

TICKET PRICE:

IDR 150K (Massive yoga)
IDR 200K (Yoga workshop)

THEMES THIS YEAR: 

‘Transform Your Body, Mind and Life’

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Photo source: sindonews.net

WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:

Village (Desa): Bokoharjo
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Prambanan
Regency (Kabupaten): Klaten
Province (Provinsi): Central Java (Jawa Tengah)

MAP:

DISTANCE:
About 20km or 30 minutes to east from downtown Yogyakarta or about 2 km from Prambanan temple.

HOW TO GET TO THE RATU BOKO TEMPLE?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 4,000. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop/Shelter of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Prambanan halte. Then, you can take a walk or use taxi motor to the Ratu Boko about 2 km to the south.

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then, please take a walk or take a taxi motorcycle to the temple
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
Then, please take a walk or take a taxi motorcycle to the temple
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 or take a taxi motorcycle to the temple
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 or take a taxi motorcycle to the temple

From Prambanan Shelter :
Take a walk or use taxi motor to the Ratu Boko about 2 km to the south.

*) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 am until 9:30 pm.
**) It’s free if you change the bus to Prambanan. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. :-).

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Photo source: amaliayoga.com

OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your cell phone.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
There is only one recommended 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 foreigner (american and european especially).

**) Free dinner for sunset ticket at the resto. You can choose between nasi goreng (fried rice), fried noodles and fried banana crisp. The drinks you can choose tea or coffee. Probably this is the delicious fried rice with nice view i ever had.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
Some restroom and toilet.

*) Better you bring your own tissue

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