Amazing Yogyakarta Nature Tourism. Yogyakarta, near Central Java, Indonesia, in addition to being rich in customs, also has many amazing natural attractions. Nature tourism in Yogyakarta is no less than natural tourism in Bali. In your free time, you can visit mini-tours with your family. Majalahka.com Wisata explains the natural attractions of Yogyakarta, namely Mount Merapi, Parangtritis beach, Parangkusumo and Glagah beaches.
Mount Merapi is the only volcano in the Yogyakarta special region. The site is about 30 km north of Yogyakarta and the summit is in the form of a rugged sandplain, covering an area of about 4 hectares, with several crater holes, one of which still gives off thick smoke, marking the mountain Merapi that is still active. A wonderful Indonesia For those who do not want to climb to the top, they can still satisfy their desire to admire the beauty of Mount Merapi from the Bebeng region, located about 2 km southeast of the Kaliurang region, or can also be seen Turi, about 5 km away. west of the Kaliurang region. If you want to see clearly the summit of Merapi from afar, you can use observation binoculars from the Mount Merapi observation post in Plawangan.
On the southern slope of Mount Merapi, near the Pelawangan Mountains, is a small town in Kaliurang with fresh air, 28 km north of Yogyakarta. Since the Dutch colonial era, this region offers beautiful landscapes and a variety of suitable leisure facilities. It is perfect for those looking for tranquillity. Visitors can explore the Kaliurang Tourist Forest, a well-maintained forest park at the foot of Mount Merapi. Here, visitors can walk 15 minutes to Pramojiwo, the best place to see Mount Merapi or the Tlogo Muncar waterfall.
This park is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. In Kaliurang, tourists can visit Tlogo Nirmolo, located east of the Kaliurang playground. Beautiful Indonesia Here, visitors can buy souvenirs of hot tempe tempe that tastes good. On top of that, you can see waterfalls more than 10 meters high. Now Kaliurang has become interesting again with the development and development of various recreational facilities and various other facilities, such as swimming pools, recreational forests, amusement parks, and arenas. Sports. Villas, bungalows, guest houses, and various accommodation establishments, some of which can host conferences (conferences, seminars, meetings, workshops, renovation) and restaurants. Kaliurang is a popular spot for teenagers and scouts, as there is also a campground, trails, and a beautiful natural landscape that inspires our romantic feelings.
The ParangTritis complex, a coastal region with a vast expanse of sand, is also renowned for its many historical remains. The Parangtritis complex includes the highlands of Parangtritis, Parangkusumo and Gembirowati. It is said that the origin of Parangtrites was derived from natural conditions consisting of rocks where, above one of the places on a mountain cliff composed of limestone, water always dripping always resembles a trite.
Because it contains lime, the rocks grow to form a very clear pool of water. The mini kola was discovered and maintained by Sultan Hamengkubuwono VII. Currently, a swimming pool has been built, which is pretty good. Beautiful Indonesia In this complex, there are also several other interesting objects to see. This tourist complex can be reached by two lines. The first route passes through the Kretek Bridge and the second via Imogiri and Siluk. Although on the south coast of Yogyakarta, about 13 beach objects have a tourist charm, it turns out that Parangtritis beach still occupies the number of tourist visits, compared to other beaches. This beach, located about 27 km from the city of Yogyakarta, belongs to the Bantul region and is a sloping beach, with rocky hills, white and coastal sand and a view of the limestone hills of the north coast.
In this area, tourists can move on the beach using dams and horses rented and driven by local residents. In addition to being a renowned recreational place, Parangtritis is also a sacred place. Many visitors come to meditate. This beach is one of the places where a ceremony takes place in Labuhan from the palace of Yogyakarta. In the dry season, the wind blows as hard as it does not want to be left behind by the pounding of waves from a height of 2 to 3 meters.
This beach is closely linked to the myth of the ruler of the sea, commonly called Nyi Roro Kidul (Queen of the South Coast), who likes to eliminate people who do not respect the rules of nature. From a scientific point of view, such incidents further reinforce the theory that the hollows in the South Java Sea are actually full of shifting currents. Any object that is dragged by the waves from the shore, is dragged down and washed up at a different location.
The beliefs of the local population regarding the legend of Nyi Roro Kidul naturally gave birth to its own charm. Almost every Friday night in Kliwon and Kliwon on Tuesday, local visitors and fishermen perform a ritual ceremony on site. The ritual was colored by colorful offerings and flowers at sea. The climax of the ritual events usually takes place on the first night of the hearing and two or three days after Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. Fishermen essentially demand the salvation and mercy of the rulers of the earth and heaven.
This beach is located on the west coast of Parangtritis. It has a natural beauty that is not inferior to Pantai’s Parangtritis. In addition, near this beach, there are two rocks around a concrete fence. The sacred place of the surrounding population is known as Cepuri. According to Surakso Sudarmo( 50), one of Cepuri’s principal teachers, the rock was once used as a retreat for Panembahan Senopati and as a meeting place between Panembahan Senopati and the south-facing queen of the South Sea. Cepuri is an important place for traditional and spiritual events, such as the port. Objects that want to be anchored must be placed in the Cepuri and prayed by the guards before being released into the sea.
Visitors cannot arbitrarily leave this area of Senembati Senembasan. They must remove their shoes before entering the Cepuri area and should not be noisy. Visitors are mainly pilgrims from different regions. They come with various intentions, there are those who want to have a partner quickly, want to be rich, increase authority, etc.
In the tourist area of Parangtritis, there are also sandbanks in the tropics. There are many types of them. The most unique is the discovery of barkhans, which can only be found in Indonesia. This discovery is unique and interesting to study, understand and preserve. This sand dune is an interesting phenomenon considered a tourist attraction. Glagah Beach has located 40 km from the city of Yogyakarta in the Kulon Progo Regency area.
The beach with its natural beauty is very interesting for tourists. Various facilities, including facilities, have been developed in fishing ponds, recreation parks, a campground, and an observation post. For visitors who have fun in sport, can channel their talents on this beach using Cano boats.