Bukit Jamur, A Unique Tourism in Gresik – East Java

Share to friendsShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on TumblrPin on PinterestShare on StumbleUponPrint this pageEmail this to someone

Gresik – Bukit Jamur

Bukit Jamur (Hill Mushroom) is tourism destination in Gresik, East Java. This unique tourism of Bukit Jamur Gresik is worthy for exploration. Located on limestone hill of Bungah village, at least suited for photography lover activities, or anyone who wants explore different sensation their travelling. To reach this location, from Gresik city pass Pantura road after pass Sembayat Solo river bridge till three-junction of Bungah village, then turn left following the directions to Dukun village for about one kilometer on the right side of the road there is an area of limestone hills of Bungah. After going straight until the t-junction of the street then left to look towards the Hill Mushroom. This eruption process on the stones remains of minerals changed similar to mushrooms, because at the bottom is more fragile than to the top position.

Posted in East Java Scenery | Leave a comment

Found the Beautiful Beach: Jumiang Beach in Pamekasan – Madura

Share to friendsShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on TumblrPin on PinterestShare on StumbleUponPrint this pageEmail this to someone

Madura has many potential marine tourist destinations. This is the beach with the beautiful panoramic, Jumiang beach. The beach is located in the village of Tanjung, Pademawu district, Pamekasan Regency, Madura Province, is about 12 Km Southeast of the central Pamekasan.

 

Jumiang Beach provide good road access, can be reached by public transport or private car. Jumiang beach is different with some other’s beaches, as it is located in the hill plains and craggy.

Despite the massive development untouched, but the Jumiang Beach is one of the tourist beaches in Pamekasan serves a variety of natural beauty scenery. Enjoy the sunrise from the beach, giving the perfect sensation of its own to visitors.

In addition, a cluster of coral cliffs serves up its own panoramic. With typical landscape, waves dashing against the cliff add to the beauty of the scenery. The coral on the sidelines, as if creating a beautiful aquatic sensation, it offers the clean sandy beach and calm sea water.

Later, this tourism potential have to be built and managed properly in order to increase income of Regional Original Revenue(PAD). Now, Jumiang is still managed by the local people in Pamekasan. Like on the weekend or holiday, the local people apply a ticket price of IDR 3,000 for once in per-person.

Posted in East Java Scenery | Leave a comment

Simpang Lima Gumul Kediri, East Java

Share to friendsShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on TumblrPin on PinterestShare on StumbleUponPrint this pageEmail this to someone

 

If you ever hear the name of L’arch D ‘ Triomphe, that is the popular monument on France. But you don’t need go to abroad, because there is a similar monument in Kediri, it is Simpang Lima Gumul Monument.

 

The Monument is resembles of L’arch D ‘ Triomphe in France that stands majestically in the midst of an Simpang Lima Gumul – Kediri is pride of Kediri city, East Java, development into the new city of Gumul in Kediri Regency. The differences, this monument has the spirit of the founding of Kediri District this monument so it is like five intersection Gumul in position right in the middle line of five streets North Pare, Kediri, Plosoklaten, Pesantren, and Pamenang.

 

The monument has a building area of 804 square metres, there are 3 ladder 3 metres of the base of the temple, and 25 meters high so that if we are on the roof of the monument we can see the whole panorama of Kediri and transformations project this trade development the overall area of 37 Ha. Monument hand carved reliefs of Kediri has history of Arts and culture to Kediri that exist now. Large numbers and high monument also reflect the date, month and year anniversary Regency Kediri, March 25, 804 CE.

 

Kediri monument located at Simpang Lima Gumul is an icon of Kediri Regency. Just a ± 6 km (± 10 minutes) from the city of Kediri or ± 120 km (CA. 2.5 hours) from Juanda international airport in Surabaya. This area is projected to become the new town and the Central Business District of East Java have started to equip themselves with the convention hall and Multipurpose Building, Bank, Bus terminal area between the town and the MPU, and magnificent Water Park recreations Gumul Paradise Island.

This area is always full of visitors in the evening by relaxing in the monument area or enjoying a traditional cuisine that is selling in street vendors who lined the Tugu market area. On the weekend morning and holiday, this area is crowded by visitors to jogging track, gathering with family, and also enjoy the hectic market Saturday week. The government of Kediri will design for future, this area will include hotels, malls, shops, wholesale Center, Tourism Information Centre and the World Trade Centre.

Posted in East Java Scenery | Leave a comment

An Amazing Buyutan Beach, Pacitan – East Java

Share to friendsShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on TumblrPin on PinterestShare on StumbleUponPrint this pageEmail this to someone

Buyutan Beach is one of the series beaches that on the capital of Pacitan. Located in Widoro Village, Subdistrict of Donorojo, Pacitan city. An amazing Buyutan Beach, with the white sand that spread out the area, the clear blue sea water, it will be unforgettable scene of Buyutan. In the afternoon, it is a good place to see the moment sunset. Even, in the early morning you also can wait the moment sunrise there.

The shore also has a vast sand spread out, it can be use as camping ground. There are also a small water spring, it can be used for camping water supply, or else, wash your body after play sand and sea water. If you have plan to camp there, you need to be careful of monkey, because the reef behind the beach area is a monkey’s habitat. Actually, the monkeys there are afraid of human, but you still need to be careful especially for your goods. 

This beach is relatively near Klayar beach. Start from this location, you can walk down to the beach, the way down is very difficult for your vehicle, it is down and winding sheer, that is why you need to walk. The route to this beach can be reach for about an hour from centrally Pacitan city. To reach this beautiful beach, you can ride by public transportation or your private vehicle to the cave area “goa Gong”. Then from Gong cave you can go straight on Kalak village. Till Kalak market, then you go along to reach Buyutan beach.

The beautiful panoramic will be presented a view of rice field acreage tracts runs with small houses/huts in the middle of the rice field acreage. Besides the charm of white sand, in the beach area you will find the uniqueness that rocks of various shapes and large corals are small so add an elegant impression on this beach. The natural charm of this beach is very noticeable when you come or visiting in the afternoon. Moments like this is going to seem a remarkable natural landscape beauty.

Posted in East Java Scenery | Leave a comment

The Beautiful Bandealit Beach in Jember, East Java

Share to friendsShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on TumblrPin on PinterestShare on StumbleUponPrint this pageEmail this to someone

Bandealit is one of interest tourism destination in Meru Betiri National Park. It has a pristine beach and many potentials tour object. In Bandealit, there is deer sanctuary, orchid green-house which offers orchid in Meru Betiri National Park which can’t be found somewhere else.

This beach is located in the south of the town Jember, exactly 35 miles from downtown. The beach is adjacent to the beach Sukamade (Captive Turtle Beach Place) is known to calm the waves that blends with the beauty of the flora. Bandealit beach is perfect for visitors who want to enjoy the marine sports.

In Bandealit, the visitors can enjoy bodysurfing here, and the board is available in this beach. This activity is secure for beginner, as the wave is regular and not so big. There are many fishermen boats in Bandealit, that visitors can enjoy grilled fresh fish.

On the east of Bandealit beach there is a vast estuary resembles to a lake. This estuary is overgrown with Sonneratia caseolaris mangrove. Then in this estuary located a guest house. The guest house is equipped by fresh water from mountain.

Activities can be undertaken on the east estuary are birdwatching, canoing and exploring river using speedboat. On dry season, the estuary is suitable for canoeing while in rainy season the estuary is dry. For, photography enthusiasts, the atmosphere of panoramic beauty of the beaches and forests are great for photographers. The current challenge for photographers is aiming for animals living in Bande Alit, including banteng (Bos javanicus).

Posted in East Java Scenery | 1 Comment

The Unknown Paradise: Banyu Tibo Beach Pacitan – East Java

Share to friendsShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on TumblrPin on PinterestShare on StumbleUponPrint this pageEmail this to someone

Pacitan is one of the regency that has many beautiful tourism. It is a regency located in the southwestern East Java Province, with Central Java Province on its west border. Pacitan is also called a city with 1001 caves. Because you can find thousands of caves in Pacitan. Not only has some exotica caves, also has beautiful beach tourism object like other beaches in Indonesia. Banyu Tibo beach is one of beautiful beach in South Ocean.

Banyu Tibo is a Javanese phrase for falling water. It has a small waterfall falling down from a river at the top of the cliff. This name clearly describes situation of the beach where one of beach corner, on a big rock, flows waterfall which falls directly to the beach. On the left and right of the beach, there are big rocks which are towering and sturdy, adding the exotic of Banyu Tibo beach.

There is a waterfall at the edge of the beach, not only you can play water as you like, you can also play under the waterfall. You can enjoy this moment with your friends or families. Interestingly, even though the waterfall is located near the beach, the water is not salty, because it is fresh water from the rivers and mountains in the area of Pacitan. Besides playing water, if you like fishing, you can catch fish there. Usually every evening, Banyu Tibo beach is full of local people who want to catch fish. Because the cliff is on the top of beach, you can try the rock fishing technique to enjoy your fishing.

After you are satisfied visiting Banyu Tibo beach, it’s not wrong, if you stop at Nampu beach, which is located not far from Banyu Tibo beach. This beach also gives other beauty of the Pacitan land. You can drop in this beach because is take same line Banyu Tibo beach.

The beach is still located not far from Buyutan, still in Widoro village. Situated at Widoro village, Donorejo sub-district, Pacitan, East Java. It is located around 110 kilometers from Solo city. The distance to the beach is closer if you begin your trip from Solo, Central Java, than from Surabaya, East Java. To reach this beach, you can use public transportation or private vehicle. If you take public transportation from Solo, you have to take a bus to Pracimantoro, then taking local transportation until Widoro village, then you have to walk around 4 kilometer to Banyu Tibo beach. If you are use private vehicle, you take the same line, but if you go by motorcycle, you can drive until the beach. If you drive a private car, you can park at the last village, around 2 kilometer from the beach. There is a small road to get to the beach, which only fits one car, but it is advisable to park the car at a villager’s house close to the main road and take a walk to the beach. The view while walking down the hill to the small cove is already a spectacle.

Posted in East Java Scenery | Comments Off

Climbing on Panderman Mountain in Batu, East Java

Share to friendsShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on TumblrPin on PinterestShare on StumbleUponPrint this pageEmail this to someone

 

 

Mount Panderman is popular with the name as the iconic nature of Batu City. Wherever you are in the area of Batu City, this mountain will always appear and become an interesting background. The peak can be seen clearly from the bottom, but even though its peak was impressed not so high, to get there you need excellent stamina because the road leading to the top of the climb is quite sharp and tiring. The mountain with a height of 2045 meters.

Come to Mount Panderman is not enough if you are not doing anything like climbing. To climb Mount Panderman there are two paths: the first lane is a common pathway that is already widely known through Toyomerto Hamlet, Village Guesthouse. The second pathway could be said not much to know because this pathway is not a common path and there are no facilities such as parking and clean water because it is not designed for those who are going to climb Mount Panderman; but this track is actually a kind of “shortcuts” to get at the top, and for members of the lovers of nature in the Batu City, this path is precisely the path of their favorites. The members of Batu nature lovers used to call the track “Heavy Bull”. A track is quite challenging because in some corner of the hill slope is almost reached 90 degrees, and can only be passed by climbing.

We can look around the scenery along this second path is not less beautiful with the first track but quite dangerous. Climbers will pass through the edge of a very steep rainfall bull yet so beautiful. If lucky, climbers can bring home the edelweiss flower or we usually called “Bunga Abadi” which is widely available around Rainfall Bull. To pass this pathway from Batu City, climbers must be towards the direction of Kusuma Agro Hotel, and continued to ride through a pretty uphill paved road to the point of beginning of the climb. If you want to try climbing in Panderman mountain, please come to Batu City, Malang, East Java.

Posted in East Java Scenery | Comments Off

Watu Ulo Beach, Jember, East Java – Indonesia

Share to friendsShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on TumblrPin on PinterestShare on StumbleUponPrint this pageEmail this to someone


Watu Ulo Beach is a very beautiful beach in East Java. It is only 33 kilometers to the south from Jember, it exactly located in Suberejo Village,  Ambulu Regency. There is special thing about the beach, which is different from any other beaches in Java Island. A big stone on the bank of beach called ‘Watu Ulo’ is unique. Ulo in Javanese means snake. It taken from the stone line that lining like a snake.  The clean and sandy beach is around 2 kilometers long. When you cross the mountainous jungle, either on foot or by vehicle to the west bank, you will find the beautiful white sandy beaches of Malikan called “Tanjung Papuma”. There are fishing boats and local cafes. Enjoy seafood BBQ and a Watu Ulo special menu. Camping ground is also available on the beach. Usually there are not many visitors. The beach will be noisy and very busy on the special occasions such as at New Year and Idul Fitri.

 

Posted in East Java Scenery | Comments Off

East Java On September 2012

Share to friendsShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on TumblrPin on PinterestShare on StumbleUponPrint this pageEmail this to someone

The East Java’s Calendar of Events 2012 contains the schedule of some traditional ceremonies, traditions, festivals and performances which held in the cities and the regencies in East Java. It is designed to promote and to publicize the tourism agenda in the whole area in East Java.

It is important to inform that the local communities usually determine the schedules of the ceremonial events by using the calendars of Javanese, Moslem, and Hindu Tenggerese. Therefore, to assure the exact date of the events, it is advisable to confirm the local Government Tourist Offices.

We hope the East Java’s Calendar of Events 2012 will be helpful and useful for visitors and travelers.

1 SEPTEMBER
SANGGRING CHICKEN KOLAK
According to the story, this traditional food is made hereditary since the reign of Kedaton Giri government. At that time, the community around the Gumeno villages was attacked by the plague that never healed. Hence, the local government ask to made a dish of chicken Kolak and given to the people. Fortunately, after consuming the chicken kolak, the plague was healed.
Location: Gumeno Village, Gresik regency.

4-7 SEPTEMBER
THE DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF IBRAHIM ASMORO QONDI
In order to commemorate the death of Ibrahim Asmoro aulia Qondi, there are various of Islamic activities held, include of:
– Khotamul qur’an
– Reading Koran
Location: The tomb of Abraham Asmoro Qondi, Palang, Tuban

6 SEPTEMBER
HARI RAYA KETUPAT
This religion activity is now become the cultural activity among Durenan sub district. Hari Raya Ketupat is a celebration day following Idul Fitri day. The society of Durenan will held an “open house” by serving traditional cuisine of Kupat or Ketupat to anyone whose visiting their house; either relatives, neighbours or even strangers.
Location: Durenan District , Trenggalek

SEPTEMBER 9, 13, 16, 23
KARAPAN SAPI
Kerapan sapi or bull race is a rural party and traditions of Madurese communities that develop from time to time since the days of the ancestors of the Madurese. It usually held after the harvest, as a form of excitement over the success that achieved.
Location: West Waru Village, Waru sub-district; Tebu Village, Penganteng sub-district; Bulay Village, Galis sub-district; Lawangan Daya village, Pamekasan; and Stadium R Soenarto, Pamekasan

18 SEPTEMBER
PASURUAN FESTIVAL / PASURUAN ANNIVERSARY
Is an activity that explores all potential tourisms in Pasuruan. At this moment, there will be tourist attractions, Arts Culture Dance, Music and Drama and Religious activities.
Location: Pasuruan Regency

19 SEPTEMBER
SEMBONYO RITUAL
This ritual is an expression of gratitude to God Almighty from the fishermen around Prigi Beach and surrounding for the abundance life and harvest.
Location: Prigi Beach, Watulimo sub-District, Trenggalek

19 SEPTEMBER
LONGKANGAN
Longkangan is a ritual as an expression of gratitude to God Almighty from the fishermen around Munjungan sub-district and surrounding for the abundance life and harvest.
Location: Blado Beach, Munjungan District, Trenggalek

FRIDAY PON 22 SEPTEMBER 2012
CLEAN THE DAM TRADITIONAL CEREMONY
This ritual is an expression of gratitude to God Almighty from the farmers that having the water supply from Bagong Dam into their field.
Location: Tomb of Bagong, Ngantru Race Village.

SEPTEMBER
BOJONEGORO CARNIVAL OF CULTURE
This cultural carnival is annualy held in Bojonegoro, to be the event of understanding about Bojonegoro tourism.
Location: Building Versatile Bojonegoro

ROKAT TASSE RITUAL
This ceremony is conducted by the fishermen community in Tara village as an expression of gratitude to God Almighty for abundant harvest.
Location: North and South Coastal of Sampang regency

THE ELECTION OF KACONG CEBBING TOURISM AMBASSADOR
Is an annual event in the form of tourism ambassador election called “Kacong and Cebbing” that always been implemented at the end of the year. The purpose of this activity is to increase participation of teenagers promoting some of potentials tourism in Sampang
Location: District Sampang

THE ELECTION OF KANGE YUNE TOURISM AMBASSADOR IN BOJONEGORO
Is an annual event in the form of tourism ambassador election called “Kange and Yune” that always been implemented at the end of the year. The purpose of this activity is to increase participation of teenagers promoting some of potentials tourism in Bojonegoro
Location: Building Versatile Bojonegoro

THE ELECTION OD BAGUS DYAH TOURISM AMBASSADOR
Is an annual event in the form of tourism ambassador election called “Bagus  and Dyah” that always been implemented at the end of the year. The purpose of this activity is to increase participation of teenagers promoting some of potentials tourism in Magetan
Location: Magetan

SENDANG BIRU CEREMONIAL
Sendang Biru ceremonial is a celebration of giving the offering to appreciate the bless of God Almighty for abundance sea harvest.
Location: Sendang Biru Beach, Malang

www.eastjava.com

Posted in Ceremony and Cultural Heritage, East Java Event, East Java People | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Ngagelan Beach – Banyuwangi

Share to friendsShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on TumblrPin on PinterestShare on StumbleUponPrint this pageEmail this to someone

Ngagelan Beach - Banyuwangi

Ngagelan Beach

Ngagelan beach is breeding area. It is located 7 km to the west of Trianggulasi Bay. It is also the hachery for the baby turtles. There are some biology students do the research here.

Turtles Breeding At Ngagelan Beach

Ngagelan beach has much kind of turtle, such as Lepidochelys olivaceae, Eretmochelys imbricata, Dermochelys coreacea, Chelonia mydas, etc. Lepidochelys olivaceae is the most available here. Ngagelan beach can reach by any vehicle from Rowobendo post through west direction or it can be reach by foot through the beach that about 8 km.

Ngagelan Beach

www.eastjava.com

Posted in East Java Places, East Java Tourism Object | Tagged , , | Comments Off