Exploring authentic local foods, rafting and batik making in Yogyakarta

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What's special?
special Traditional Javanese dishes
special Batik making
special Authentic flavors
I am Sabila a native Indonesian, currently residing in Yogyakarta, and working as a freelance Graphic Designer. As an introvert, I am highly intrigued to get to know other cultures from different parts of the world. So here's I created this trip as an opportunity to meet you all in the exploration of indulging Yogyakarta dishes! 👋🏼

📝What you can expect on this trip: ✅ Exciting journey of traditional Javanese cuisine ✅ Workshop local batik making with a local crafter ✅ Enjoy adventure rafting ✅ Hassle - free as transportation fees included ✅ The affordable yet unforgettable trip package

✅Experience the vibrant culture and rich heritage of Yogyakarta through an exciting journey of authentic local foods, exhilarating rafting adventures, and the intricate art of batik making. ✅Indulge your taste buds in culinary explorations, savoring traditional Javanese dishes like Gudeg, Bakmi Jawa, and Mangut Lele. ✅Immerse yourself in the adrenaline-pumping activity of river rafting, navigating the rapids of Elo or Progo River, surrounded by breathtaking natural landscapes. The TripMates will get a shared room in the guesthouse. The guesthouse features a communal lounge area, where travelers can relax, socialize, and exchange stories with fellow guests. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property, allowing guests to stay connected during their stay. The outdoor garden provides a tranquil setting to unwind and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea.

What's included?
Batik Workshop 🎨
Fairly salivating dishes 🍧
Transportation between stops 🚗
Learn Javanese culture with a local 🪘
Fun rafting in Elo river 🚣🏻
2 nights accomodation in Malioboro 🏠
Documentations of group rafting 📸
Meals after group rafting 🍲
Walk on a traditional market 🏬
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Hi, I'm Sabila, a native Indonesian based in Yogyakarta. Join me on an upcoming authentic culinary trip in Yogyakarta!

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Day 1
We will meet at the local hostel around Yogyakarta city center and book rooms for the group. All of the information about accommodations will be guided by the TripLeader through the WhatsApp group once TripMates have purchased this trip.

Mangut Lele Mbah Marto Patalan Jetis Bantul

Day 1
Discover the 20 years legendary culinary sensation of Mangut Lele Mbah Marto. This traditional Javanese dish, Mangut Lele, is made from freshwater catfish cooked with a blend of aromatic spices and smoked chili paste, resulting in a mouthwatering explosion of flavors. Mbah Marto's rendition of this beloved dish is renowned for its authentic taste and has earned a legendary status among locals and visitors alike. Indulge in the tender fish, smoky undertones, and a hint of spiciness that make Mangut Lele Mbah Marto a truly unforgettable gastronomic experience in Yogyakarta.

Malioboro Yogyakarta

Day 1
Savor the delectable delight of Sate Kronyos, a popular culinary treasure found along the bustling Malioboro Street in Yogyakarta. These succulent skewers of grilled meat, typically made from beef or chicken, are marinated in a flavorful blend of spices, resulting in tender and juicy bites bursting with savory goodness. What sets Sate Kronyos apart is the unique cooking technique over charcoal, imparting a smoky aroma that adds an extra layer of richness to the dish. Whether enjoyed as a quick street food snack or as a fulfilling meal, Sate Kronyos offers a satisfying and unforgettable taste of Yogyakarta's culinary heritage.

Rafting Sungai Elo Magelang

Day 1-2
Embark on a thrilling adventure and experience the exhilaration of rafting in Elo River, one of Yogyakarta's top destinations for outdoor enthusiasts. Nestled amidst breathtaking natural landscapes, Elo River offers an adrenaline-pumping experience for both novice and experienced rafters. Brace yourself for exciting rapids as you navigate the river's twists and turns, surrounded by lush greenery and scenic beauty. The medium current waters of Elo River provide the perfect playground for this adrenaline-fueled activity, allowing you to feel the rush of the rapids and immerse yourself in the stunning natural surroundings. Whether you're seeking an adrenaline rush or simply want to connect with nature, rafting in Elo River promises an unforgettable adventure filled with excitement, laughter, and lifelong memories.

Es Buah Gerjen Keraton Yogyakarta

Day 2
This vibrant dessert is a delightful medley of fresh fruits, drenched in a sweet and tangy syrup, and served with shredded ice. The combination of juicy tropical fruits like mangoes, pineapples, watermelons, and strawberries creates a burst of flavors and textures that will tantalize your taste buds. Whether you're strolling along the bustling streets or seeking respite from the tropical heat, a bowl of Es Buah Gerjen Kauman is the perfect way to cool down and indulge in the vibrant and refreshing flavors of Yogyakarta.

Serabi Kocor Mantrigawen

Day 2
These delectable Indonesian pancakes in Yogyakarta by a renowned culinary local vendor. Made from a unique blend of rice flour and coconut milk, these fluffy pancakes are cooked over charcoal for a crispy exterior and a soft, melt-in-your-mouth texture. The real star of the show is the luscious palm sugar filling that oozes out with each bite, adding a delightful sweetness to the pancakes. Served hot and fresh, Serabi Kocor Mantrigawen is a must-try treat that showcases the rich flavors and culinary heritage of Yogyakarta. Whether enjoyed as a snack or a dessert, these mouthwatering pancakes are sure to leave a lasting impression on your taste buds.

Bakmi Jawa "Plengkung Gading" ( Bakmi PG )

Day 2
This renowned eatery specializes in serving traditional Javanese-style noodles that will satisfy your cravings for a hearty and flavorful meal. The star of the dish is the yellow chewy handmade noodles, cooked to perfection and topped with an array of delicious ingredients. From tender slices of chicken or beef, crispy fried shallots, fresh vegetables, and a savory soy-based sauce, every bite is a delightful blend of textures and tastes. The rich and aromatic broth adds depth to the dish, making it a comforting and satisfying choice. Whether you're a local or a visitor, a steaming bowl of Bakmi Jawa from Plengkung Gading is a must-try culinary experience that will transport you to the heart of Yogyakarta cuisine.

Gudeg Manggar Bu Dullah

Day 2-3
This beloved local eatery is renowned for its authentic and delectable Gudeg, a traditional Javanese dish made from young coconut flower or manggar stewed in a rich blend of spices and coconut milk. Bu Dullah's Gudeg stands out for its exquisite taste and tender texture, achieved through hours of slow cooking over a wood fire. Each plate of Gudeg is accompanied by a variety of side dishes, including chicken, eggs, tofu, and krecek (spicy cow skin). The combination of sweet, savory, and mildly spicy flavors creates a harmonious symphony on your palate.

Batik Seno Painting, Cloth & Course

Day 3
Under the native crafter's guidance, you'll discover of batik-making, from the delicate process of wax application to the vibrant dyeing techniques. Immerse yourself in the rich history and cultural significance of batik as you create your own masterpiece. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced artist, this Workshop provides a nurturing environment to explore your creativity and gain a deeper appreciation for this traditional art form. Leave with a sense of accomplishment and a beautiful piece of batik that showcases your newfound skills. Join Seno Batik Workshop and embark on a creative journey that connects you to the cultural heritage of Indonesia.
Trip Summary
3 days trip
Yogyakarta, Mangut Lele Mbah Marto Patalan Jetis Bantul & 7 more
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