How many days to travel in Yogyakarta?

Q: How many days should I spend in Yogyakarta. I do not have that much time but would like to explore all the important sights at a leisurely pace.
– Indah

A: You would need about 3-4 days for a good leisure pace to enjoy all the important sights such as Borobudur, Prambanan (which both take a day each) and also explore Yogyakarta city itself for silversmiths, puppet makers, street arts and food vendors, culture, people and Indonesian food!

Look at our Yogyakarta 3 Days Itinerary or Yogyakarta 5 Days / 4 Nights Itinerary Blog for your planning inspiration!

Also, check out our popular Top 10 Things to Do in Yogyakarta!

Best Accommodations in Yogyakarta is a good choice as most of the bookings can be cancelled right up to the trip, allowing flexibility. While * has one of the most extensive listings in Asia with great deals.

In Yogyakarta, staying in the city center would help to save time in visiting all the must-visit places, but if you are looking for also some relaxation, just a little off center to north or south are some great choices. Here are a few of the best accommodations that we recommend to stay in Yogyakarta:

Luxury (from 150 USD)

Mid-range (50 – 150 USD)

Budget (below 50 USD)


Author: Pearl

Living in Jakarta for more than 20 years now, she still have not manage to cover the tip of Indonesia’s diverse destinations, people and even food! Pearl loves shopping as much as enjoying luxury but she knows all these have to be done sensibly and on a budget. Therefore you may find the best scoop and offers in Jakarta and beyond with her.

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