31 Places to Breathe Fresh Air in Yogyakarta
- Kalisuci Cave Tubing
An Intimate Experience with The Stream in The Bowels of The Earth
Wading across the river that cuts across the karst slope on a floating tube will serve special sensation. The real adventure will begin when the stream enters the dark cave, so prepare yourself for this unforgettable exotic adventure.
- Cave Tubing Gua Pindul
An Adventure of Going along Underground River That Has Many Stories
Feel the sensation of an adventure in the river inside a cave using a lifebelt. While going through the dark valley in the cave with stalactite and stalagmite, you will also have a story about the journey of Joko Singlulung looking for his father.
- Ketingan Tourism Village
Chosen Habitation for Thousands of Herons
The busy voice of thousands herons was heard as we entered the area of Ketingan Tourism Village. It's been years since the birds chose to stay on the tall trees there, sharing quarters and living together with the local people.
- Embung Batara Sriten
Fascinated by the Batara, The Highest Man-Made Lake in Jogja
Batara Sriten is not a name among the many gods and goddesses in the Javanese shadow puppet stories. It is only a man-made lake on top of the highest peak of Gunungkidul, offering the panoramic beauty to fascinate everyone.
- Jomblang Cave
An Ancient Forest and Heavenly Light in The Bowel of The Earth
Jomblang cave is a vertical cave with dense ancient forest below. A 300 meter alley with its beautiful natural ornament will bring you to the edge of Gua Grubug (Grubug Cave), a place where you can see light from heaven.
- Kiskendo Cave
A Piece of Ramayana Epic Left in a Cave
Kiskendo Cave offers an experience of exploring through the long curves of the cave decorated by stalactites and the traces of what's left deep in the Earth from a piece of story of the Ramayana epic.
- Gunung Nglanggeran
An Ancient Volcano with 7 Families on Its Peak
Mount Nglanggeran is an ancient volcano form a giant boulder. Besides being able to watch the sunset & sunrise dazzling and sparkling Yogyakarta at night, in the East Peak Nglanggeran there are also the mystery of hamlet with 7 heads of households.
Tour a la Madam and Meneer
To enjoy the enchanting natural view in the north end of Yogyakarta. To touch the cool air and feel romantic atmosphere a la Dutch madam and meneer of the past time in Kaliurang that is located at the foot of Merapi Mountain.
- Mount Merapi
Admiring Sunrise at Indonesia's Most Active Volcano
Enjoying sunrise at the country's most active volcano, while directly seeing Merapi's whirling caldera-it's a must-have experience in life.
- Suroloyo Peak
Telescoping Borobudur Temple from The Hills of Sleeping Buddha
Suroloyo Peak is the highest peak of Menoreh mountains. From the height of 1019 m above sea level, we can telescope Borobudur Temple which looks very small surrounded by 4 of its "fortress": Mount Sindoro, Sumbing, Merbabu, and Merapi.
- Selokan Mataram
Cycling Along The Historic Ditch
If you were raised as "city people", going along the Mataram ditch can be a minor yet pleasant adventure to enjoy the sceneries of green rice fields and shepherds, and to go off road by crossing Krasak River while carrying our mountain bike.
- Sri Gethuk Water Fall
Thunderous Sound in The Silence in Dry Region
Located between Oya river surrounded by green rice field area, Sri Gethuk water fall flows without being influenced by the weather. It's thunderous sound seems breaking the silence in Gunungkidul that is well-known as a dry region.
- Sermo Reservoir
Waiting for Sunset at the Bank of the Lake
As the only dam in Jogja, Sermo Reservoir is like an oasis in the middle of the exotic limestone mountains of Menoreh. Sailing on a boat across the dam or enjoying the sunset at the bank will both offer the same fun.
Piece of a Story about Reforestation and The Teak Wood Tree of Prince Charles
Strong will of a temporary Srikandi named Oemi Han'in was able to change lime hill critical land into green forest. It was such a great reforestation that made Prince Charles visited Wanagama and left reminiscence there.