There are some challenging things to do in Jogja. Just imagine how if you go to the most popular places in Jogja by riding a vehicle which you never imagine before. Before doing it, just read the top 5 outdoor activities in Yogyakarta for the adventurous below. Then, pick one of the best activities you must try when you are visiting Yogyakarta.
Explore Borobudur Temple
The first thing to do in Jogyakarta is exploring Borobudur. Borobudur is the most popular temple in Jogja. Even, it is considered as a must visit place in Jogyakarta. To increase the adrenaline and the fun sensation, you have to try to explore Borobudur by riding a hop on a bicycle. Indeed, the sensation will be different from going there by car or motorcycle. It is also a healthy way to explore Jogyakarta, especially Borobudur. You can also manage the time so can enjoy the most beautiful sunrise in Borobudur. Bicycle lovers must try this while visiting Jogyakarta.
Visit Mount Merapi
Another challenging exploration is visiting an active volcano mount in Jogja namely Mount Merapi. What makes this exploration challenging and interesting to do? You are about to explore the volcano mountain by riding a jeep! Jeep is a great vehicle to go to the mount Merapi due to the hard terrain you have to pass. Riding a jeep to the volcano mountain will increase your adrenaline. Then, you can enjoy several great attractions from the outstanding surrounding, sunrise, up to visiting a Museum known as Sisa Hartaku Museum near the Merapi mount.
Visit Jomblang Cave
Do you need something more challenging than just visiting a temple or volcano mount? Visiting Jomblang Cave is one of the recommended things to do in Jogja. The thing which makes Jomblang Cave different than any other caves is that you are about to explore a vertical cave. Just be ready to rappel a 30-meter vertical cave. By the time you get the bottom of the cave you, will see some fantastic things including ancient forest, heaven light, and exotic place.
Rafting in Pindul Cave
Another great place to explore while visiting Jogyakarta is Pindul Cave. Pindul Cave is different than Jomblang Cave but with the same excitement. You have to rappel when you are exploring Jomblang Cave but in Pindul Cave you have to wear a life jacket and a tire while exploring the cave. This is because you are about to explore an underground river in the Pindul Cave. Just imagine that you are rafting in the river inside a cave. Indeed, you will have a different and great overview from the beginning to the end point. You feel the cold water sensation, the rocky surrounding, and the beautiful lights pass through the rocks.
Ride a Gondola at Timang Beach
The last challenging outdoor activity you have to do is riding a gondola at Timang Beach. Indeed, the sensation increases your adrenaline. It seems that this is the most unique and interesting way of enjoying a beach. Instead of riding a modern gondola, you are about to ride an old school gondola. You can see the beautiful scenery and feel the wind due to the design of the gondola.
So. Which one of the challenging things to do in Jogja you want to try? It seems that you want to try all of them, isn’t it?