Welcome to Jogjakarta International Heritage Walks 2014,
We are very proud to announce you that Jogjakarta International Heritage Walk 2014 is now official member of International Marching League (IML), this great news were announced on The Annual General Meeting in Chantonnay, France. Our biggest thanks to all of the people who support us to make this annual event become a part of official event of IML, also this is a big pleasure for Indonesia especially for Jogjakarta that represents Indonesia to become the first country in the Southeast Asia to arrange this big annual event
Jogjakarta International Heritage Walk (JIHW) 2014 held by Jogja Walking Association which support walking activity is not only walk but behind this activity we bring the new idea:“Walk for Green and Community”. During the activity we expect all of the participants will enjoy the beautiful and exotic scenery of Jogjakarta and also interact with the local community who offer you the most beautiful experiences in culture like traditional food, dances and performance arts. While enjoying walking activity, participants can join us for planting 1000 trees to promote our ‘Green and Eco-Tourism’ concept.
Through this event, Jogja Walking Association wants to involve and work together with others community to support and spread the idea that walking activity can become a lifestyle without needs to compete each other, anyone can enjoy this activity from each age. This annual event will invite all of the people from any background and from the entire world to come and doing this walking activity while sharing their cultural background to the local people, bring the happiness and friendship through our motto “Lets Walk Together”
This event will be held on two days, November 15th – 16th 2014 and will take place in two different places: Prambanan temple and Imogiri Village. For the first day you will walk around the Prambanan temple, enjoy the scenery and feel the hospitality offered by the local people. For your information, Prambanan temple is the largest Hindu temple in Southeast Asia with the beautiful statue and in 1991 were declared as the World Heritage site by UNESCO. For the second day we will take you to walk around Imogiri village where you can find the uniqueness of the people who still living in tradisional way and you can also involve with their daily activity such as harvesting in the field or maybe teaching in a local school during your walking activity.
This event will give you a different experience, through the culture and the friendship that we will share. We are very glad to invite you to come to Jogjakarta and walk together.