Watch the sun rise over Borobudur from the top of Setumbu Hill. In the early morning mist hangs over the valley floor as the sun catches Borobudur temple in the distance. After watching the sunrise you’ll be taken by bus to visit the temple. The detailed carvings and the Buddha stupas will amaze you. After visiting Borobudur you visit Prambanan for the afternoon. The Setumbu Sunrise Tour ends with you being dropped off at your hotel in Yogyakarta.

For the Setumbu Hill Sunrise Tour you will be picked up from your hotel at 03:45 am, watch sunrise from Setumbu Hill, visit Borobudur Temple then Prambanan Temple and return to Yogyakarta by 14:00 pm. If you choose to visit just Borobudur you return to Yogyakarta at 14:00 pm. The Setumbu Hill Sunrise Tour does not include entrance tickets to Borobudur and Prambanan. Visit the official Borobudur and Prambanan website for current ticket prices. Check the table below for more information about the Setumbu Hill Sunrise Tour before making a booking.

Setumbu Hill, Borobudur and Prambanan
Tour is Rp 140,000 per person.
– Pick up at around 4:00 am.
– Watch sunrise from Setumbu Hill.
– Visit Borobudur Temple.
– Visit Prambanan Temple.
– Return to Yogyakarta at 2:00 pm.
Setumbu Hill and Borobudur
Tour is Rp 90,000 per person.
– Pick up at around 4:00 am.
– Watch sunrise from Setumbu Hill.
– Visit Borobudur Temple.
– Return to Yogyakarta at 10:00 am.
Setumbu Hill Private Car Rental
– Cost for private car rental Rp 575,000.
– 12 hour car rental.
– English speaking driver.
– Cost for Manohara ticket is Rp 400,000 per person.
– We will help you arrange your itinerary.
Tour Includes
– Pick up from your hotel or arranged meeting point.
– Shared transport to and from Borobudur.
Tour Excludes
– Ticket to Setumbu Hill (Rp 30,000 per person).
– Ticket to Borobudur (USD 20 for adult USD 10 for student/ child).
– Ticket to Prambanan is an additional USD 18 for adult USD 9 for student/ child.
– Tour guide.


  • Sunrise from Setumbu Hill with Borobudur in the distance.
  • Borobudur temple in the early morning as the mist hangs over the ground.
  • The ancient temple complex of Prambanan.

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View of Sunrise from Setumbu Hill
After watching sunrise you visit Borobudur Temple
You can also visit Prambanan. This is optional.

What to Expect

You will be picked up by private minivan from your hotel in Yogyakarta between 3:00am – 4:00am. Travelling along empty roads you quickly leave Yogyakarta behind you and enter the countryside. The journey to Setumbu Hill from Yogyakarta takes about 40 minutes. You arrive at Setumbu Hill just before dawn as the light starts touching the horizon. From the car park it’s a short 10-minute walk to the viewpoint overlooking Borobudur.alzinda-testimonial

Once the sun has risen it’s time to get back in the bus with your fellow travellers for the journey to Borobudur. It’s a short drive down into the valley to the temple. You will have 2 hours to visit the temple and explore the surroundings. The tour ends with a visit to Prambanan temple.

Prambanan is located on the outskirts of Yogyakarta. You will have 2 hours to explore the Hindu temple and the park it is set in. At the end of the tour you will be dropped off back at your hotel in Yogyakarta. If you choose the regular Setumbu Hill Sunrise Tour you will be taken directly back to your hotel after visiting Borobudur.

The Setumbu Hill Sunrise Tour gives you a view from the top of the valley of Borobudur temple. Watching the sunrise from Setumbu Hill as the mist rises over the valley is a beautiful way to start the day. An all inclusive sunrise transport package to and from Borobudur or Borobudur and Prambanan temples can be arranged through Discover Your Indonesia. Fill in the form below to make a booking.


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