Vesak ceremony is a Buddhist festival to remembering the birth, death and the enlightenment of Siddharth Gautam as Buddha Shakyamuni. All three events together are called Vesak Trisuci. This religious festival held on the evening of the full moon day in the month of april or May each year, where takes place in the Borobudur temple and is attended by thousands of Buddhists all over the world.
Each year one of a series of Buddhist organisations take the lead in the festivities, which include a procession from Candi Mendut passing through the small Candi Pawon and finally to Candi Borobudur where the main ceremony is staged. And at the peak of the ceremony will be marked with releasing thousands of lanterns into the sky that symbolizes enlightenment for the entire universe.
VESAK CEREMONY IN THIS YEAR WILL BE HELD ON 10 – 11 MAY. We invite you to get an extraordinary experience at this ceremony, which is only held once a year.
Include : Private Transport, Parking fee, entrance ticket, lunch&dinner, english speaking guide, laterns, mineral water.
Exclude : Personal expenses
Meeting point : Yogyakarta
Things to bring : Hat, sunblock, glasses, small towel, camera, power bank, snack.
Price : Domestic : 1.000.000/pax
Foreign : 1.300.000/pax
09.00 – 11.00 : Pick up from Yogyakarta airport or your hotel, then toward to Mendut temple
11.00 – 12.00 : lunch (lunch box) at Mendut temple location
12.00 – 14.00 : The procession of the parade from Mendut temple to Borobudur temple.
14.00 – 18.00 : Free time and prepare to ritual ceremony
18.00 – 19.00 : Vesak Ceremony 2561 BE / 2017 ( Government )
19.00 – 20.00 : Waisak Ceremonial 2017 with The President Republic of Indonesia
20.00 – 22.00 : Dinner (dinner box) at Borobudur location and free time
22.00 – 02.00 : Pray together continued with releasing thousands of lanterns
02.00 – 04.00 : Back to Yogyakarta
** itinerary can be changed according the situation
* minimum 2pax