Gedong Songo Temple and Plantation Tour
Ambarawa is a city of Military base, located around 45 Kms Away from the Harbour of Semarang. A unique place where museum of steam engine train still some time runs the old train through the rack railways. supported by surrounding area, where temple of which is located at the slope of Volcano "Gedong Songo" can be reached within about 30 minutes drive.
Tlogo private plantation is adding highlight for Ambarawa as they are offering a short tour through coffee and rubber plantation and some unique spice plant like nutmeg and cloves.
All these highlight can be visited within 6 hours day trip from Semarang harbor.
8 am : meeting service at Semarang Harbor, then drive To Ambarawa
9 am : arrive at Tlogo Private Plantation, and have a plantation Tour for about 45 minutes
10 am : leaving Tlogo for Gedong Songo Temple of which is located at the slope of Ungaran mountain. about 1 hour drive
11 am : Gedong Songo Temple hiking tour for about 1 hour 30 minutes
12. 30 : leaving Gedong Songo for local restaurant to have lunch
14. 00 : visiting Ambarawa Train Museum
15. 00 : Drive back to Semarang Harbor via toll way and arrive there arround 16. 00
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Special for this tour, I do the picking up and dropping off service at the Harbor of Semarang. meeting Point at Arrival gate of the Harbor
End location: Special for this tour, I do the picking up and dropping off service at the Harbor of Semarang. Dropping off service until the departure Gate of the Harbor
Duration: 8 hours
Modern Japanese city Car " Dhaihatsu Xenia " with 4 person Capacity
this Tour include : Air conditioned Transport with driver and fuel. Entrance fees and plantation tour, English speaking guide.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
300000 IDR - Aprox $25 USD. Is needed only when travelers want to buy souvenir or local snack.
please bring :
Camera with extra memory card
Indonesian currency with smaller bank note for local transactions like buying snack of small souvenir
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We had an excellent day with Ajib, his English is very good and we had a good conversation about life in Indonesia, I feel I have a better understanding of life in a Muslim country now. The two places we visited were interesting and we got a lot of exercise hiking around the temples, I can now have two donuts in the morning.