Amazing Shore Excursion to Borobudur from Semarang Port

Tour Description

Borobudur temple at a glance.

Borobudur Temple is a magnificent, ancient, and largest Buddhist temple located in Central Java. It was built in the 9th century, about 130 km to the south of Semarang Port. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Indonesia. 

Borobudur’s name is compounded by Boro, meaning monastery, and Buddur, meaning hill. It consists of 3 levels: 2 rectangular levels; the first level is the temple basement; the second level is where you can see the story of Buddha depicted on the temple walls; and the third level is a circular level where there are 72 large stupas, with the largest stupa as the main stupa. that you can’t find the same in other places in the world.

How does shore excursion to Borobudur from Semarang Port runs?

Borobudur One Day Tour from Semarang Port, a day shore excursion to Borobudur Temple from Semarang Cruise Port, to visit the UNESCO monument, well known as the world-class tourist destinations in Central Java, for all cruise ship passengers sailing across Indonesia’s archipelagos.

Why should cruise ship passengers take a shore excursion to Borobudur?

  • A private tour, private transport no need to wait the others
  • Flexible tour itineraries, timing and duration
  • Shore Excursion to the largest ancient Buddhist temple in the world
  • Visiting the top tourist destination in Indonesia
  • Highly recommended tour when your are in Indonesia

Price List

How much does the shore excursion to Borobudur temple from Semarang port cost? Here is its price!

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Note: Prices are subject to change without notice. To get a discounted price, please contact us.

Tour Itinerary

Step 1 Semarang Port to Borobudur Temple

  • 07.00 to 08.00 (timing depends on the ship’s schedule) Your ship docks at Semarang Port, and our team will pick you up in front of the exit gate with your name on the signboard and depart as soon as possible directly to Borobudur Temple, located in Magelang Regency. 

Step 2 Borobudur Tour

  • 11.00: Arrive at Borobudur, get the entrance ticket, then walk through the beautiful gardens, walking up to reach the courtyard around Borobudur Temple. We can watch the statues in niches with different hand positions from 4 different angles, see on the open basement a piece of relief from the Mahakaramawibangga story (stories that contain the teachings of cause-and-effect stories), and take pictures with the whole temple background.
  • Then climbing to the second level up, where we can watch the stories of Buddha life depicted on the galleries of the temple, and then to the third level, the higher level, which symbolizes the perfect life, we can watch 72 stupas, where each inside there is a Buddha. That level is arranged in a circular model, with the big one as the mother stupa.

Step 3 Borobudur Temple to Semarang Port

  • 13.00, then going down back to start a point, and before leaving the temple, going to a local restaurant or going back to Semarang Port. 
  • 14.00: going back to Semarang, passing through the same route, making a photo stop to take pictures if the time permits.
  • 16.00: Arrive back at Semarang Port, end of service


  • Transport with van AC (van, driver, gasoline, toll and parking fee)
  • Entrances Tickets
  • Local Shared English Speaking tour guide on site
  • Mineral water


  • Lunch (on request, we will help to get it if you need)
  • All personal expenses
  • Gratuity for driver and tour guide

Payment Method

We accept payment by cash upon arrival at Semarang Port and also by online payment by using or PayPal (+5%), but we do not accept payment by credit card.

How to book?

  • Please send your inquiry with details: date, ship name, total person participants
  • We will send your official invoice and instruction to payment
  • Tour will ready after you proceed payment

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