Private Semarang City Tour: Thousand Doors, Old City Semarang and Chinatown

Travel back into Semarang’s past and enjoy a tour of Old Town Semarang

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Tour Name Private Semarang City Tour: Thousand Doors, Old City Semarang and Chinatown
Duration 10 Hours
Tour Type Landmark Tour /Sightseeing

Private Full Day Semarang Highlights Tour with Private Vehicle

Come discover the historical significance buildings in the capital of Central Java. Semarang combines cultural influences from Chinese and Dutch. This private Semarang city tour brings you to historical intriguing journey to explore Semarang’s landmarks. The driver will pick you up from your hotel at 8 AM to start the city tour. Your private driver isn’t your guide, but we provide you an English speaking driver, so you can ask anything you’ve been thinking about your tour. 

Start your full day tour with a visit to Thousand Doors or often called Lawang Sewu. A colonial style building which originally built as headquarters of the Dutch East Indies Railway Company. After exciting tour in Thousand Doors, stop at Shabu Auce for enjoying buffet meals. Continue to Old City Semarang, it was built during Dutch colonial times. Then, end your tour by walking around Chinatown.

Story Telling

Immerse Yourself in Semarang’s City Tour

Photographs the building and feel the fear sensation of the historical heritage buildings. There are colonial style buildings such as the iconic Blenduk Protestant Church, Tawang Train Station, Old Post Office, and many more. Just ask your driver to stop for. Explore the city by walk around and take pictures with classic old city background. End your trip with exploring Semarang’s Chinatown at night and discover great finds in every corner. Ask the driver to stop at Tay Kak Sie Temple Taoist temple in Chinatown. Try some unique Semarang food like Lumpia a Chinese fried spring roll that has become Semarang’s popular local snack and various local and Chinese food.

Discover multicultural Semarang on this City Tour. Semarang is home to historical colonial buildings in Southeast Asia. Thousand Doors is a historical colonial building heritage in Semarang. The building has many doors, numerous high and wide windows throughout the complex give the impression. It was also the site of a five-day fight in 1945 during the Japanese occupation of Indonesia, when members of the Railway Youth (AMKA) fought with Japanese secret police.

There is an historic area in Semarang, Central Java, the area is named Kota Lama or Old Town. Old Town is also known as Little Netherlands. The location established in the 18th century when Indonesia was a Dutch colony.

Tay Kak Sie Temple in China Town is situated near a river, and there’s a huge replica of the ship that Admiral Cheng Ho (Sam Po Kong) used. Located near Pasar Semawis, you can enjoy the night market on the weekend.

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Tour Options

Tour Option Price per Person
Private Semarang City Tour: Thousand Doors, Old City Semarang and Chinatown 1 Person US$ 70
2 – 3 Persons US$ 50
4 – 5 Persons US$ 40
he above rate is per person rate and minimum booking is for 2 person
Note: Additional Charge might be applied in high season, Eid Fitr, Christmas, New Year, and Easter Day
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Tour Detail


  • Private full day car rental
  • English speaking driver
  • Fuel cost
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Thousand Door’s Entrance fee
  • Lunch (All You Can Eat at Shabu Auce Semarang)


  • Toll and parking fee
  • Local guide or donation in Thousand Door’s, temple, and other tourist attractions
  • Overtime fee: 10% from the total price (per hour)
  • Personal expense (extra meals, shopping, etc)

Tour Itinerary:

  • 08.00 AM | Hotel pick up
  • 08.00 AM – 09.00 AM | Move to Thousand Doors
  • 09.00 AM – 11.00 AM | Explore Thousand Doors
  • 11.00 AM – 11.30 AM | Move to Shabu AUCE Semarang
  • 11.30 AM – 12.30 PM | Lunch at Shabu AUCE Semarang
  • 12.30 PM – 01.00 PM | Move to Old Town Semarang
  • 01.00 PM – 03.00 PM | Sightseeing at Old Town Semarang
  • 03.00 PM – 03.30 PM | Move to China Town Semarang
  • 03.30 PM – 05.00 PM | Explore China Town Semarang (if you take this tour at weekend you can explore Chinese Semawis Night Market)
  • 05.00 PM – 06.00 PM | Hotel Drop Off


  • You will receive confirmation within 1 business day. Once confirmed, voucher will be sent via email.
  • If you don’t receive any email from us, please kindly check your Spam folder or notify us via email.

What to Bring

  • Voucher from Wandernesia (printed or e-voucher)
  • Comfortable and proper clothes
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun protection cream, sunglasses, hat, etc.
  • Camera


  • If you use AirBnB accomodation, please write down the nearest hotel address from your Host location. In order to simplify the pick up service, we will pick you up in the nearest hotel from your Host location.
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher.
  • The voucher is valid only on the date specified.
  • We provide hotel pick up – drop off service. So, you might contact our staff to inform your pick up location.
  • Please kindly wait at hotel lobby 5 minutes before the pick up time. And, present your confirmation voucher to your driver before departure.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Full refund will be issued for cancellations made at least 5 days prior to the activity date
  • Refund will be processed in business hours.
  • Refund handling fee is $5 per item and automatically deducted from the total amount.
  • Business hours: Monday – Friday (except public holiday) from 09:00 AM – 15:00 PM (GMT +7)

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  1. Fill the reservation form in the section below or contact us via WhatsApp for Email.
  2. We will proceed your booking and send you the online invoice by email or WhatsApp.
  3. As you receive the invoice, please complete the payment. For more details, please see payment method section.
  4. As your reservation confirmed, we will send the voucher to your email or WhatsApp.
  5. Show your voucher (e-voucher or printed version) at the location. Happy Travel!


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You can directly pay the amount of the bill based on your invoice to the driver or guide as you arrive at the tour/activity location.

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