Beautiful Tour Of West Java
Travel in West Java is identical with mall , adventure park , and shopping center . Who would have thought if it turns out West Java also has a stunning natural attractions of Green Canyon.
Green Canyon or also known as Cukang Taneuh by local people, located in Kertayasa Village, Cijulang District, Ciamis Regency. Approximately 31 km from Pangandaran City. The origin of the name Green Canyon itself is from a French tourist who came in 1993. This is because the water is crystal clear green from the river and green moss abundant on the side of the cliff that makes it popular with the name Green Canyon.
For local residents, Cukang Taneuh has the meaning of a land bridge. This is because over the valleys and ravines of Green Canyon there is a bridge of land used by local farmers to get to their garden.
Access to Green Canyon
If you are outside of West Java then you can use air transportation, or land to the city of Bandung . From Bandung , you take the bus line towards Pangandaran. After arriving at Terminal Pangandaran, you can use the services of mini bus to terminal Cijulang, then continue the trip by motorcycle taxi or rent a car.
To reach the Green Canyon itself from the Ciseureuh pier, you have to travel for 30 to 45 minutes using a modern wooden boat which is also often called “Ketinting”. Rates per person for this ketinting is 75.000 Rupiah with a maximum capacity of five people and operates from 7:30 to 16:00 pm.
This ketinting will take you down the river. Along the way you will be treated to a view of the towering green trees along the river bank. If lucky, you can see some animals around the river. You can also enjoy the waterfall that descends from the side of the cliff.
Activities can be made in Green Canyon
With the beauty offered by Green Canyon, you must be amazed. So do not forget to set up the camera during a trip down the river. Shoot the beautiful objects that are dear to miss. Do not forget to prepare a waterproof camera wrapper because here later you will interact with water.
During a long journey in the ketinting, you will meet a variety of river currents that allow for you to swim. You can swim in the super clear river water while looking at the fish swimming.
You can walk down the cave with stalactites and stalagmites that drip water. During the trip on the boat, you can also enjoy the sound of roaring water falling on the cliff.
If you love the challenge of adrenaline, you can try jumping into the river from the rocks 5 meters high or try rock climbing attractions. As for you who like tranquility, boating while fishing will be a fun option.
One of the favorite activities of the tourists is Body Rafting. The offered price ranges from 150,000 Rupiah to 250.000 Rupiah. Body rafting package is not only rafting but you can also enjoy swimming in the water clarity Green Canyon, jumping from the cliff with a height of 9 meters, and also trekking.
If you do not bring enough food, the only place where the food vendor is around the parking lot is at the entrance. There is a range of restaurants that serve Sundanese food and seafood. There are also some food carts that sell meatballs, chicken porridge, and others.
Tips on sightseeing in Green Canyon
- Do not forget to bring a change of clothes, because here you will be much interact with water.
- Do not forget to bring a special bag of waterproof to protect your electronic items such as mobile phones and cameras.
- Use anti-skid footwear, as you will often walk on slippery rocks. Try to wear mountain slippers to make it more comfortable.
- Bring your own food and drinks as the food vendors are only at the main entrance.
- Most importantly Do not Throw Trash Smoke! Bring a special plastic bag to remove the garbage so that the beauty of the Green Canyon tourist attractions are kept awake.
The operational hours of this resort takes place from 07.00 to 17.00 WIB. Especially on Friday, Green Canyon just opened at 13.00, after Friday prayers.
Entrance fee to Green Canyon ranging from 150,000 – 250.000 Rupiah depending on the tour package you take.
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