Enjoy this unique blend of ancient and modern architecture in the beautiful city of Muscat, which lies in the middle of a maze of brown pleated mountains, lulled by the Arabian Sea.The tour will start with a visit to the Grand Mosque, and continue with a drive through the ministries area where you can see a number of modern buildings with touches of Islamic architecture. You will then visit the fish market and the Muttrah Souq (market), followed by a visit to Bait Al Zubair Museum. Finally, you will stop at the magnificent Al Aalam Palace, the official residence of Sultan Qaboos, for a photo opportunity.
Immerse yourself in the rich beauty of Balinese culture on this amazing full-day temple tour with SuperCoucou! You will kick-start this tour with a visit to the village of Tohpati where you will be introduced to the art of Batik painting. Next, you will head to the eastern side of Bali, which is dominated by Mount Agung that stands at 3142 m (10,308 ft) above sea level. Mount Agung is the most sacred and highest volcano in the country and is also known as the "Mother Temple." There, you will visit the Besakih Temple Complex, an important and sacred temple to the Balinese Hindu population that is built on the slopes of the volcano. Then, you will head to Bukit Jambul and stop for a magnificent view of the beautiful valley and some free time to grab lunch (not included). Driving through the east of Bali, you will discover the traditional village of Penglipuran, a unique social community that has a structure and village layout dating back to the 16th C. On your way back to Denpasar, you will visit the Hall of Justice, otherwise known as “Kerta Gosa," located in the city of Klungkung, Bali´s former capital.
The excursion will be featuring the city of Malang with antiquities of Singosari dynasty dating back from 14th A.D. The visit will be Singosari temple and Jago Temple and inside the city of Malang will be passing through the old colonial retirement area with its interesting places like Ijen Boulevard. Malang is the second largest city in East Java, with an ancient history dating back to the Mataram Kingdom. During the period of Dutch colonization, it was a popular destination for European residents. Hundreds, even thousands of years ago before Malang became to be the second biggest city in East Java, Malang was the center of The Kanjuruhan and Singosari Kingdom. The history could be revealed through the old Dinoyo inscription 760 A.D. as the primary official document also to support the birth of Malang before new inscription was discovered in 1986, which is so far not yet revealed.
In the morning drive via Magelang and Wonosobo to explore Dieng Plateau with interesting sceneries along the journey seeing dramatic Mountain View. The excursion will be visiting Pendawa Lima Temples and Sikidang Crater with its breathtaking landscape within the huge marshy caldera of a volcano that erupted long time ago. After lunch the journey will be continued to visit the magnificent Borobudur "the Buddhist Monastery on the hill". Borobudur is one of the world's most famous temples. It stands majestically on a hill overlooking lush green fields and distant hills and rises in seven terraces, each smaller than the one below it. The top is the Great Stupa, standing forty meters above the ground. The walls are sculpted in base relief, hailed as the largest and most complete ensemble of Buddhist reliefs in the world. Built in the eighth century, and 'discovered' by Raffles in 1817, the monument has now been completely restored. Dieng Plateau is the site of some of the oldest Hindu temples in Java, some two thousand meters above sea level with a very cool climate. While the temples themselves cannot compare to those near or around Yogyakarta, their extraordinary setting amidst intense volcanic activity makes it easy to understand why the Javanese consider this area to be a focal point of supernatural power.
In the morning the excursion will be visiting Kraton Yogyakarta “Sultan Palace”, traditional batik home industry where famous batiks are made in unique way and Kota Gede the original home of Yogya‘s silver ware where Craftsmanship of some hundred years ago being practiced and mastered. Proceed to discover the Mystery and history of Borobudur temple, one of the seven wonder of the world which is stands on a small hill around 42 km to the west of Yogyakarta. The Ngayogyakarta Palace or Kraton, with its grand and elegant Javanese architecture, lies in the center of the city between the Winongo and Code Rivers. Borobudur is one of the world's most famous temples. It stands majestically on a hill overlooking lush green fields and distant hills and rises in seven terraces, each smaller than the one below it. The top is the Great Stupa, standing forty meters above the ground.