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These 6 Tourist Attractions in Kulon Progo will Spice Up Your Vacation

by Widiya
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Kulon Progo is one of the four regencies in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It is situated on the island of Java. This regency is usually crowded with tourists when the holiday shows up. Many of them are searching for fascinating tourist attractions in Kulon Progo.

Kulon Progo is acclaimed for having numerous places that are worth visiting and rich in culture, including bunches of scenes such as highlands and lowlands. That implies tourists can visit interesting hills to relax and come to the beach in the southern part of the region to have an additionally satisfying experience. 

Some other attractions are suitable for you to visit with your family or companions. In this article, we will list down 6 tourist attractions in Kulon Progo that will spice up your vacation. So, check this out.

A List of Tourist Attractions in Kulon Progo

  1. Kembang Soka Waterfall 
Kembangs Soka Waterfall
Kembang Soka Waterfall

This waterfall is situated in a tourist spot with a 5-hectare total area. Not only does it offer you a staggering waterfall, but it additionally offers obscure woods and a few facilities for vacationers to use during the visit. 

Guests can even discover a few diners to buy snacks and beverages. A few bamboo bridges are likewise built close to the waterfall, so tourists can explore the site and appreciate nature serenely. 

The river also looks very relieving, which may lure everybody to play in the water and swim in it. Speaking of waterfalls, checking out the waterfalls in Bandung worth visiting.

  1. Kedung Pedut Waterfall 
Kedung pedut Waterfall
Kedung Pedut Waterfall

This waterfall is a newly famous spot in Kulon Progo and is 15 meters high. Simply prepare 3,000 IDR (roughly 0.23 USD) for the entry ticket and 5,000 IDR (around 0.38 USD) for the car-parking ticket. 

Before you get to the main waterfall, you will pass by two smaller waterfalls called Kedung Merak (two meters high) and Kedung Lanang (five meters high). Kedung Pedut Waterfall has a wonderful blue-turquoise shading that gives a cool impression and welcomes you to swim in it. 

You can definitely feel the freshness and the coolness after you dive into the water. You might want to know about the most popular waterfalls in Gianyar, Bali.

  1. Nglinggo Tea Plantation 
Kebun Teh Nglinggo
Kebun Teh Nglinggo

One of many things you can do at Nglinggo Tea Plantation is to meet the farmers, particularly toward the beginning of the day. At that point, tourists may see a few locals dealing with the plantation joyfully. 

Similar to Kemuning Tea Plantation in Karanganyar Regency, taking photographs is permitted on the site, as long as you do not upset those farmers while they are working. Subsequent to meeting them, the following highly suggested activity is to come to the viewing spot where you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the sunset. 

  1. Sermo Reservoir 
Waduk Sermo (Sermo Resevoir)
Waduk Sermo (Sermo Resevoir)

Sermo Reservoir has a water surface zone of in excess of 157 hectares and can accommodate up to 25 million cubic meters of water. The most profound part of the reservoir arrives at in excess of 60 meters. 

There are two different ways to have fun at Sermo Reservoir as a tourist. The first is to visit in the early evening and hold on to watch a wonderful view at nightfall. The subsequent choice is to lease a boat for 100,000 IDR (around 7.62 USD) for up to ten individuals.

Sail around the reservoir for 60 minutes, let the water contact your hands, feel the breeze all over, and appreciate the view of green trees against the blue water. 

To enter Sermo Reservoir, you have to pay IDR 3,000 (around 0.23 USD) and 5,000 IDR (roughly 0.38 USD) for a car-parking ticket. 

  1. Kalibiru Tourism Village 
Kalibiru Village
Kalibiru Village

Situated in the Menoreh Hills, 450 meters above sea level, Kalibiru Tourism Village gives an extraordinary view to every individual who visits. Kalibiru Tourism Village offers villas to tourists and furthermore outdoor exercises, for example, a flying fox; you simply need to pay 2,000 IDR (roughly 0.15 USD) for the entry ticket. 

One of many popular things to do in this place is to snap a photo from the pine tree. You can take a romantic picture with your lover, or get an incredible snap of your children at one of the wooden boards installed around the pine tree. 

The pass to go up the pine tree is 10,000 IDR (roughly 0.76 USD) and the photographic artist will take a few pictures of you; you can pick at least four pictures, and the cost for one picture is 5,000 IDR (around 0.38 USD). 

  1. Glagah Beach 
Glagah Beach
Glagah Beach

Glagah Beach has a lagoon and many tetrapods (wave-breakers with four “arms”) toward the west part of the area. These tetrapods tame the hard waves at the southern ocean beach of Yogyakarta.

The dark-sand beach turns into a well-known spot to watch the nightfall and take photos of the excellent beach. The entry ticket is just 4,000 IDR (around 0.31 USD), and it is 5,000 IDR (roughly 0.38 USD) for a car-parking ticket.

So, these are 6 tourist attractions in Kulon Progo that will spice up your vacation. While you are at it, read our other articles about things to do in Wates, Yogyakarta and things to do in Wonosari.

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