Going around the city by taking a VW safari Borobudur is one of many things to do in Jogja. This new transportation ride is very unique and many people love it. Here is what you need to know about the VW safari around the area of Borobudur.
About the Borobudur VW safari
The cars used for the trip is Volkswagen 182. At first, the car itself is made as a small military vehicle for Germany during World War II. But, the unique value of the car is still high and many people utilize this unique element of the car. The car itself can carry 5 people including the driver. Around the area of Borobudur, there are 70 units of VW that are ready to use.
This unique safari vehicle is a part of the package of “Explore Borobudur”. You will go around the surrounding villages of the Borobudur Temple. As a new icon of the area, you can add this activity on your itinerary for a unique experience when exploring Borobudur temple and its surroundings.
The vehicles are prepared in many village meeting halls scattered across the Borobudur sub-district. The tour package will allow you to visit the village meeting halls scattered around the area. Karangrejo village is one of the destinations, which you will be visiting during the VW safari. The trip will start from Borobudur and end at Karangrejo village meeting hall. But, there are also other routes to be chosen so you can pick one that suits your preference.
Most VW safari package includes welcome drink, a jasmine tea served with a Javanese palm sugar. Once you arrive at the starting point, you can drink this refreshing beverage and enjoying the view of Menoreh Mountains. In Karangrejo village meeting hall, you can also try other menus such as Ndelik fried rice, banana with palm sugar caramel, and Sumbu ice.
Choices of VW safari trip
When picking the VW safari trip, there are three common packages you can choose. The first one is the short route. You have to spend around Rp350k on each car. The trip will last around 2 hours. You will visit two tourist attractions in Borobudur and tour the villages around the area. The medium route will cost you around Rp450k per car with a total safari duration around 3.5 to 4 hours. You will have a tour around the villages in Borobudur and visit three tourist attraction on the area. As for the long route, you have to pay for Rp600k per car with a duration of the trip around 5 to 6 hours. You will also go around the villages in Borobudur and visit 4 tourist attraction around the area.
When you come to Jogja, you can consider doing a safari ride around the Borobudur. This VW safari Borobudur is one of many things you can do in Jogja. You will have a memorable experience during your visit to this place because the vehicle is unique and you can see the local culture in a great way.