Ratu Boko Sunset Tour

Yogyakarta, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia (0)
from/per person Rp450,000
  • 04 Hours tour
  • Day tour
  • Admission fee
  • Group Allowed
  • Personal time
  • Transportation

Ratu Boko palace view on sunset
Ratu Boko palace
Ratu Boko site view
Waiting for sunset in Ratu Boko site
Sunset in Ratu Boko
Ratu Boko palace view on sunset
Ratu Boko palace
Ratu Boko site view
Waiting for sunset in Ratu Boko site
Sunset in Ratu Boko
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Ratu Boko palace view on sunset
Ratu Boko palace
Ratu Boko site view
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Ratu Boko is an archaeological site of a complex of buildings located approximately 3 km south of Prambanan Temple complex, about 18 km east of Yogyakarta city of Indonesia. The Ratu Baka sites is situated on a hill at an altitude of 196 meters above sea level. The total area of the complex is about 25 ha. This site displays attributes as a place of activity or a residential site, but the exact function is not known clearly until now.

Ratu Boko is estimated have been used by people in the 8th century during the reign of Rakai Panangkaran king of Medang kingdom or Mataram Hindu of the House of Sailendra. From the pattern of the remaining buildings laying, allegedly this site was former king’s palace. This opinion is based on the fact that this complex is not a temple or a building with a religious purpose, but a fortified palace with evidence of the remains of fortified walls and dry trenches as a defense structure. The Remnants of settlements are also found around the site. This site is nominated to UNESCO to become a World Heritage Site since 1995.

The name “Ratu Baka” comes from the legend of the local community. Ratu Baka (Javanese, literal meaning: “King of Stork”) is the father of Roro Jonggrang, which is also the name of the main temple at Prambanan Temple complex. This building complex is associated with local folklore about the story of Roro Jonggrang.

Ratu Boko sunset tour take you to enjoy the amazing sunset panorama inside the complex of Ratu Boko sites, this tour is one of the best sunset tour in Yogyakarta. Started from any place in Yogyakarta, the pick up and drop off services from any public place are included in the tour package.

What included?

  • Transportation during the tour
  • Fuel surcharge, highway and parking fees
  • Admission fees
  • Mineral water
  • Coffee break (Foreigner tourist only)

What excluded?

  • Personal expenses
  • Insurances


03:00pm We will pick up you at the airport , hotel or any other place in Yogyakarta and directly driving to Ratu Boko palace complex, it takes around 40-50 minutes.
03:30pm Next we will get into the site complex, you can take around the complex and take as many pictures as you want, before sunset at around 05:00 upto 05:30pm.
06:00pm Finish enjoying the sunset of Ratu Boko, we will have coffee break at a restaurant nearby Ratu Boko site.
07:00pm Back to hotel in Yogyakarta and tour ends.

Necessary things to bring for this tour

  • Camera

Please pay attention to the notes below

  1. Itinerary may changes depens to the situations during the tour
  2. The tour package prices are not yet includes additional admission fees for foreign tourist, you can get to know more about this on the booking page
Number Price per pax
2 pax Rp740,000
3 pax Rp650,000
4 pax Rp590,000
5 pax Rp540,000
6 pax Rp510,000
7 pax Rp490,000
8 pax Rp470,000
9 pax Rp460,000
10 pax Rp450,000

From date Upto date Description
22nd December, 2023 7th January, 2024 Christmas and New Year
23rd December, 2024 5th January, 2025 Christmas and New Year
5th April, 2024 21st April, 2024 Eid Al-Fitr
Information Details
Tour Code KN-8443
Min/Max pax 2/10 persons
Tour duration 04 Hours tour
Package type Private Tour
Schedule Daily Tour - Everyday available
Departure time Within 03-04pm
Starting place Any place in Yogyakarta
Ending place Any place in Yogyakarta

What are available payment channels for this tour?
We receive payment via credit card and bank transfer. Payment via credit card will be charged additionally for bank fee and it is not yet included in the tour package price.

What is the additional entrance ticket for international for and how much is it?
Some of tour destination has different entrance ticket fee policy between local tourist (Indonesian citizen) and international tourist, this additional fee is not yet included in the tour package price, but you can add it into your package at booking page details, the fee amount are different in each tour destination.

Do I have to pay for this additional entrance ticket fee?
If you’re international tourist, you have to pay it additionally. But if you’re local tourist (Indonesian citizen) you don’t need to pay it additionally.

What if I forgot to add this additional entrance ticket fee into may package?
On the first day of the tour, our man who in charge for this tour will collect it from you. Please pay it in Indonesia Rupiah (IDR) in cash.

When is the best season to do this tour?
The best season to do this tour is within dry season or within June upto November. You can still visit this place outside those months but you might not get the best experience for this tour.

Does Keliling Nusantara provides hotel pick up service for this tour?
Pick up service is already included in this tour package.


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