Traveling to Magelang, Central Java is not only about Borobudur Temple. Not far from Borobudur Temple, there is a tourist village of Karangrejo that you should visit.This tourist village is not only beautiful with a variety of tourist activities, Karangrejo is also one of the villages that has managed to obtain Sustainable Tourism Village certification from the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy in early March 2021. The location of this tourist village is in Borobudur subdistrict, Magelang, Central Java.
Karangrejo Village through the Village Economic Center (Balkondes) and Tourism Awareness Community (Pokdarwis) offers a variety of attractive tourist activities. This 174-hectare village has several tourist attractions. There are Punthuk Setumbu, Chicken Church or Bukit Rhema. There is also Karangrejo Orchard and Barede Hill.Besides tourist spots, this village also offers tour packages around the village, including to these tourist spots. If you want to visit these tourist spots, you can take the "Dolan Desa Karangrejo" tour package offered by the village-owned enterprises, the Village Economic Center and Tourism Awareness Community. Some of the packages available include Short, Medium, Long, Sunrise and Comparative Study packages. For the Short package, the price is IDR 250,000 per pax. The facilities include two visits to the selected tourist attractions, transportation around the tourist village as well as food and drink. Medium package, the price is IDR 350,000 per pax. The facilities are two visits to the selected tourist attractions, visits to the village micro, small and medium enterprises (UMKM) products, transportation around the village as well as food and drink. Long package, the price is IDR 450,000 per pax.The facilities are three visits to tourist destinations, visit to micro, small and medium enterprises (UMKM) or educational practices, transportation around tourist villages as well as two-times food and drink. Sunrise Package, the price is IDR 350,000 per pax, minimum of four pax, including sunrise facilities at Punthuk Setumbu, breakfast, visit to the village micro, small and medium enterprises (UMKM) and transportation around the tourist village.The last one is Comparative Study Package, the price is IDR 250,000 per pax, a minimum of 20 pax. The facilities include two sources from the village-owned enterprises and Tourism Awareness Community, two sightseeing tours, food and drink as well as transportation around the tourist village.
You can also enjoy the beauty of Karangrejo by traveling around in a Volkswagen (VW) car. The price is IDR 175,000 per pax. The tour duration is 4 to 4.5 hours. You can also get around by jeep, andong or horse carriage and ontel bicycle. Karangrejo village has water tourism too. You can also choose a rafting tour, which stimulates adrenaline.You will be invited to go down the river for about 12.5 kilometers in 3.5 to 4 hours. This tourist village also offers outbound tour package at a price of IDR 100,000 per pax. It includes welcome drink and snack, a place for outbound, sound, outbound trainer, outbound equipment and lunch. The outbound duration is 4 to 4.5 hours. That was Indonesian Wonder.