Tambakrejo Beach in Blitar – East Java

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Tambakrejo beach is located in the village of Tambakrejo, Wonotirto district, approximately 30 kilometers to the south of the city of Blitar and can be reach with less than 1 hour by private car or even public transportation.

Tambakrejo beach is a favorite beach by the locals with beautiful scenery, this beach are quite clean, blue water and white sand that stretches into a bay with a length of about 10 kilometers. Tambakrejo beach waves were not too big, so it is safe to play around or even bathing in the beaches, especially during at the dusk where the water has started to recede.

If you will see beauty of the beach by other side you have to wade the flow of wave that had be small like, but it is not too deep. When low tide you will wade without boat. You must go by foot to reach the beauty of the beach for this second face. It is very beauty with white sand which has not been untouched by humans.

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Grojogan Sewu or Coban Sewu in Pujon – Malang

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Malang is prestigious to the nature tourism object. This is because some areas in Malang is the plateau, such as city of Batu, Pujon and Ngantang. This plateaus in Malang, you will find several tourist attractions such as waterfalls or named Coban in Java language. One of them is Grojogan Sewu Waterfall or Coban Sewu.

Travel oversight Grojogan Sewu or Coban Sewu Tretes is situated in Tretes sub-village, Bendosari village, Pujon district, Malang. From Malang is approximately 53 km. This waterfall is located not far from the highway that connects Batu to Kediri. From the main road, Grojogan Sewu was apparent because it is only about 100 m from the highway. If from Malang, its position is on the left side of the highway, for about 1 km before Ngeprih bridge.

For visitors who want to visit this Grojogan sewu, it is available public transportation from the city of Malang majoring in Kediri. It’s name is similar to Grojogan Sewu in Karanganyar, Central Java. However, Grojogan Sewu waterfall is also known by the name of Coban Sewu.

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Grojogan Sewu Waterfall – Pacitan

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In Pacitan, there is beautiful waterfall named Grojogan Sewu falls. This waterfall staircase shape and has a torrent, the height of the waterfall is only 6 meters. However, the waterfall is not high, but this waterfall lengthwise. Among the waterfall there are pools of water reservoir. Uniquely of this waterfall although dry season, the waterfall is not going to suffer from drought.

The scenery around the waterfall is still nature and cool, the water falling down from the waterfall was very clear and fresh. Under the waterfall there are pools of water formed naturally by the greenish color.

Grojogan Sewu is located in Punung district, Pacitan regency, East Java Province. If you are come from Pacitan can be reach by public transportation or private vehicle straight on Punung district or one line with Goa Gong. The distance from Pacitan is about 2.5 km.

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Kediri Puhsarang Church – Kediri – East Java

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Kediri Puhsarang church is one of the local tourism objects of religious (Christian) Karachi city mainstay to this day. The church is located in the village Puhsarang, Semen district, Kediri regency, East Java province. It is about 10 km south-west city of Karachi and is right on the slopes of Mount Wilis Kediri.

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Kediri Puhsarang church has a unique shape with a high-value architecture. Puhsarang enter the complex, seemed to enter a temple, there are many stones. The area surrounding the church is indeed producing stone, a round oval shape. This apparently inspired the Dutch architect who care about the context of local architecture and culture, as well as the potential of their local area.

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In the complex there is a miniature of the old church Gua Maria Lourdes which is a replica of a statue of Maria Lourdes. Around a small statue in a cave above inscribed brass using the Java language Dutch spelling: IBOE Maria ingkang pinoerba without original sin, Moegi mangestonana kawoela ingkang ngoengsi in Panjenengan Dalem. (Our Lady contained no stain of original sin, pray for me to come take refuge in You).

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The Beauty Pidakan Beach in Pacitan – East Java

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Pacitan regency is well-known with tourism potential, especially coastal tourism and a thousand of caves. One of the coastal tourism is Pidakan Beach. This beach is famous for its pebbles beach that have a variety of shapes and sizes.

Pidakan beach is located in Godek Kulon subvillage, Jetak village, Tulakan distric, Pacitan regency. The trip take about 30 kilometers to the east from central of pacitan. The visitors can get there by motor cycle or car by Jalur Lintas Selatan (South Line Road). The road is wide and smooth and the location of Pidakan beach is near the road Jalur Lintas Selatan (JLS).

The Pidakan beach is very beautiful beach indeed, coral, pebbles, and white sand are spreading along the shore.

Recently, the facilities in Pidakan Beach is more complete than years ago. There are camping ground for the visitor who want to stay here. The toilet and bathroom is rather clean. There are some food stalls around the beach.

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The Beauty Watudodol Beach in Banyuwangi

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Watu Dodol Tourism Object in Banyuwangi is located in Kalipuro district, Banyuwangi regency, East Java. The location is on By Pass Banyuwangi to Situbondo. From Banyuwangi to watudodol is 14 km distance and only 5 km from Ketapang port. As the nature of the location, this area is used as resting area, and usually this Watudodol beach is full of local tourist for weekend or holiday.

Located on the seashore, marked by a statue Gandrung, icon of Banyuwangi.
If you visit in Banyuwangi, you should stop by the Watudodol. Many interesting things here. The visitors can enjoy the panoramic ocean, or even do stroll to the hill located across the road. In addition to sculpture Gandrung and its beautiful beaches, the island of Bali looks from here. You can see the ferry crossing from the port of Ketapang to Gilimanuk. Stop by the beach, along the road there are many people selling. You can also bathe in the beach, or sailing by boat fishermen.

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Kelud Volcano – Kediri

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Mount Kelud is one of East Java’s most active volcanoes. Mount Kelud a tourist destination in East Java, located 30 kilometers from the town of Kediri, with unique natural scenery, interesting, and challenging. The uniqueness of the Mountain is strato-shaped peak with a crater lake in the middle, although the crater has now transformed into the lava dome. Mount Kelud is the only volcano in Indonesia that can reach up to the crater. Adventure tour begins with a long tunnel about 200 meters with a stone wall. This is Kelud volcano has long been a favorite destination of domestic tourists.

The Directions:
From Blitar take Jalan Ir.Soekarno north out of town past Makam Bung Karno and Penataran. At 2.7 km from the Penataran temples turn right, direction Kediri and Wates. At 6.5 km do not take direction Wates, but take the road to the right. At 8.3 km at a crossing do not follow the sign pointing to Gunung Kelud, but turn right again to Sempu village. And at 11 km from the Penataran temples turn right another time. You now pass through Sempu village and pineapple plantations, until you reach Ngancar village at 17.7 km. Here take the road through Ngancar to Kelud mountain. After 3 km you reach the plantation gate where you pay the entrance fee. From there it is another 8.6 km through Margomulyo plantation to the iron saftety gate (closed at night) and 800 m more to the parking.

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Green Bay (Teluk Ijo), the Hidden Paradise in Banyuwangi – East Java

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Banyuwangi is one of the city in East Java. It has many potential tourism objects that you want to get there. One of the tourism object as the pride of East Java is Teluk Ijo (Green Bay). The beach is still hidden and quiet in this charming white sand. Green bay increasingly exotic when the waves slammed.

To get to Green Bay, or commonly called the Teluk Ijo by local residents, the traveler must going to Pesanggaran village first. Only later, go to the Sarongan village with enough broken road conditions. Location of Green Bay or Teluk Hijau is in Banyuwangi, southern Pesanggaran, Sarongan village. This is hidden paradise in East java. Or you can take the directions towards Pesanggaran-Sukamade-Sarongan which is still a line with a route to Merubetiri National Park sukamade coast.

The beauty of the white sand beaches decorated with enchanting sound of waves. Tanks on the east and west side there are metamorphic rocks. Have the clear ocean waters and greenish colored and beautiful atmosphere make anyone who saw it felt admiration. On the eastern side there is a waterfall with freshwater.

Green Bay is behind the cliff after Batu Beach. If met with the full expanse of beach stones, you are in Batu Beach. Even so, this means that the location of Green Bay is getting closer. Little feet step forward again and you will arrive in Green Bay. Quiet, clean, and beautiful!

After arriving in Sarongan, do not rush love. This is because you still have tracking into the woods about 1-2 hours, before reaching Green Bay.

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Gili Ketapang Island, the Pride of Probolinggo – East Java

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Gili Ketapang Island is an island in North Sea Probolinggo (Pantura) of Java. As the pride of Probolinggo, this island has white sandy beach which is unpolluted and bluish. There are many kinds of colorful corals. The location is still in Probolinggo’s autorithy, virgin and has a beautiful scenery. Visitors can swim and dive to the deep sea.

Situated about 5 miles from Tanjung Tembaga, the port which has been by Probolinggo region. It takes approximately in 30 minutes by boat. This is not the large island because it just has about 68 ha in wide area, with population is about 10.000 people, where the most of them are maduranist and almost 90% consist of fisherman.

In Gili Ketapang island, you will find “Goa Kucing” (cat cave). According to the historical, this is the way of Syech Ishaq (the Islamic spiritualist who ever stay in this island). He spread the Islam religion from Gresik to Blambangan (Banyuwangi). At that time there are thousands of cats and also the cats that their heads are written by Arabic words. When he leave this island, the cats are gone everywhere. On “Legi Friday (The belief of ancient Java’s day)”, the sound of those cats is heard from the dark cave and it will lose when we are trying to run after it. Up to now, many people expect to get the goodness from “Goa Kucing”, expecially on “Legi Friday” night. This is the mysterious and belief of many people who live in Gili Ketapang island and around.

The other unique, the people believe that this island has a mysterious power who can move to middle of the sea. Because this is a coral island, it can be happened slowly. According to the people society, first, this island is being one location with Ketapang village, a village in Probolinggo land. This location is shore of Probolinggo sea, not real land but the coral stone. When Semeru Volcano exploded and the earthquake was happened, Ketapang village land was separated to middle of the sea about 5 miles from Probolinggo. Because of that, people call this island with “Gili Ketapang”. It’s comes from Madura language which means “flow” and “Ketapang” is the name of the village.

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Irenggolo Watefall in Besuki Area, Kediri

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Irenggolo Waterfall is located about 20 kilometers, 30 minutes from Kediri City. The fabulous mountainous scenery of Besuki-irenggolo has is ready to see. Besides, here the tourists can find some interesting things, such as; shady natural pine forest, playground, camping ground, hiking and jogging area, and more. Located in the hamlet Besuki, Jugo Village, District Mojo, Kediri regency, East Java.

Arrive at Besuki, while unwind, we could enjoy the panorama on the village of Jugo, Mojo, around the relay television transmitter towers and cell phones. There we can find Irenggolo Waterfall, after five minutes through the path, this natural waterfall can be seen. Hidden in the natural pine forest, mountain wind gusts, and the unique natural sound.

After about 10 minutes up the road sooner or later we will hear a gurgling waterfall. Location of the waterfall tourist area is approximately 1,800 meters above sea level. Being the height of the waterfall itself is estimated to reach 125 meters. So close to this waterfall, feel the grains of a waterfall that some flying with the wind. The rumble of the water like a complete sensation Irenggolo Waterfall.

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