CATHOLIC PILGRIMAGE TOUR
04 DAYS 03 NIGHT
DAY 1 : TRANSFER FROM YIA AIRPORT
WELCOME TO JOGJA. You will meet and be greeted by our guide at YIA ( Yogykarta International Airport ) Kulonprogo and also to be transferred to and checked – into the hotel.
DAY 2 : THE CAVE OF MARIA “SENDANGSONO” - BOROBUDUR TOUR - SHOPPING MALIOBORO (B, L ,D)
In the morning, we will drive to Cave of Maria “Sendangsono”. It is called the Lourdes of Indonesia because the Indonesian Catholic Youth in 1945 had the chance to make a pilgrimage to Lourdes and brought the rock where the apparition of Our Lady to be implanted under the feet of the Virgin Mary in Sendangsono as a relic. Sendangsono is being built since 1974 and only rely on the donation of the people. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Then, we will visit the largest Buddhist temple in the world – the iconic Borobudur Temple. Be ready to be amazed at the extraordinary details of the construction around the temple. On our way back to Jogja, we will shop at Beringharjo traditional market and along Malioboro street. These two connected shopping areas offer batik, traditional snacks, Javanese herbs, rattan ornaments and handicrafts, and so much more. We will have dinner at a local restaurant
DAY 3 : CAVE OF MARIA “TRITIS”– THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we will drive directly to Wonosari regency to visit the Maria Tritis cave. The drive takes approximately 2.5 hours. Th Cave of Maria Tritis is adorned by beautiful stalactites and stalagmite, also with the quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. We will then drive back to Jogja to visit the Ganjuran Church. Ganjuran Church is a Roman Catholic church decorated with a distinct Javanese cultures and also the 10-meters Hindu-styled temples like the Prambanan. In the said temples, there are statues of Mary and Jesus as Javanese royalties and teachers, adorned by exquisite batik motives. End the day by having dinner at a local restaurant.
DAY 4 : DEPARTURE (B)
Free program, you will be transferred to YIA ( Yogykarta International Airport ) Kulonprogo.