Surakarta (Hanacaraka: ꦯꦸꦫꦏꦂꦠ, Chinese: 梭羅; pinyin: Suō luó, often called Solo and less commonly Sala) is a city in Central Java. The 46 km2 city adjoins Karanganyar Regency and Boyolali Regency to the north, Karanganyar Regency and Sukoharjo Regency to the east and west, and Sukoharjo Regency to the south. On the eastern side of Solo lies Solo River (Bengawan Solo). Its built-up (or metro) area made of Surakarta Municipality and 59 districts spread on 7 regencies was home to 3,649,254 inhabitants as of 2010 census. Surakarta is the birthplace of the current President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo. He served as Mayor of Surakarta from 2005 to 2012. Wikipedia
This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Surakarta City in Indonesia is an ideal destination for a vacation! The nearest major city to Surakarta City is Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Prambanan Temple, Water Castle, Merapi Volcano. Also, to reach Surakarta City, you'll have to take a flight to Yogyakarta; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Surakarta City.
Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!