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You may wonder about my website; how did this simple Yogyakarta driver/guide come to have this website. Well, the truth is that a regular client of mine from Singapore decided to help me…..


From Wong Chia Lee, Ukhi's regular client from Singapore
In 2010, I was working on a micro-banking project at Borobudur and visited regularly. Ukhi would meet me each time at Yogyakarta Airport and take me to Borobudur and then back at the end of my work trips. As I got to know Ukhi better, I developed a great respect for his professionalism and integrity and his desire to do well by his family. This made me decide to help him put together his website....

Fast forward to July 2013... it's now almost three years since I last visited the area. Ukhi again meets me at Yogya airport and takes me and my friend around Yogyakarta and Borobudur for two days. Ukhi has not changed; still gentle and smiling and ever so polite and accommodating. I am so pleased to see my hardworking friend again; especially to see that the website has brought steady work and stability into not only his life but also that of three other of his driver friends. Today, Ukhi, Ananto, Yono and Ando as a team provide personalized driver/guide service that does this tradition-rich and cultured society of Central Java proud.

From the Black Family...

We were recommended to use Ukhi by a friend who had visited Yogyakarta recently, and we were really pleased with our decision to use Ukhi.

Ukhi was at all times prompt, professional , honest, courteous and friendly. He is a very safe driver with a modern vehicle.

We made the basic arrangements by e-mail (although Ukhi’s written English is not as good as his spoken English) but we made day-to-day changes to fit in with the weather and our family’s energy levels. Ukhi was at all times accommodating and helpful.

He knows the areas well, but also understands what tourists want. He gave us excellent recommendations for eating, coffees and shopping. He also knows the best places to change money.

We are an Australian family, living in Malaysia. We have travleled widely in Asia and can confidently state that our experience with Ukhi was amongst the best travel experiences we have had in the Region.

From Jackie, visiting from the UK via Singapore

Arriving in Indonesia for the first time I was met at Jogjakarta airport by Ukhi. A friend had recommended him and I telephoned him with details of my flight.

From the first time I met him he was smiling and that's how I remember him throughout the time we spent together. He knows Central Java really well and is interesting to talk with. He drove me to Borobudur, around the surrounding countryside and back to the airport over the space of a few days. He was always punctual and a safe driver - I can't imagine him losing his temper or taking risks.

He was a mine of useful information and for example took me to a money-changing office where I got a far better rate than at Singapore airport.

I understand that another person who he drives for when they visit is helping him put this site together. I can understand their wanting to help. Ukhi is just a really nice guy.