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Get Refreshed in These 8 Waterfalls in Yogyakarta

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As perhaps the most visited area in Indonesia, Yogyakarta continues building up its travel industry field, amplifying each possible move to pull in more tourists to come to visit. The vast majority of tourists come to Yogyakarta for its historical and cultural tourism.

In any case, Yogyakarta is additionally rich in natural wonders, including dazzling waterfalls. The southern part of Yogyakarta is dominated by the karst territory while a few parts of the north part are quite fertile on account of a volcano, Mount Merapi.

The two areas delivered wonderful waterfalls, even with various characteristics. Are you curious about the waterfalls in Yogyakarta you can visit during the holiday? Then, check out the list down below.

A List of Waterfalls in Yogyakarta

  1. Gedad Waterfall 
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Air Terjun Gedad

At a glance, Gedad Waterfall appears as though a hot spring with the water falling down on arch formed rocks. Be that as it may, this is only an ordinary waterfall with a fairly aesthetic structure. 

The subsequent lake under the waterfall is a beautiful spot to swim, and it is safe for kids as well. Access to this waterfall is still to some degree limited, however, you can reach the site via Banyuoco Village, Gunung Kidul.  Speaking of Gunung Kidul, find out things to do in Gunung Kidul.

  1. Sri Gethuk Waterfall 
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Sri Gethuk Waterfall

Sri Gethuk waterfall offers a remarkable scene of dry Karst and turquoise water. It is settled at Gunung Kidul, a southern region of Yogyakarta territory.  You might also want to know about beaches in Yogyakarta.

This 80-meter waterfall has three springs that move through stones to the Oya River. It is not unexpected if the clear water from of the Oya River is calling you to take a plunge to it, and you are by all account not the only one since you will see numerous sightseers also swim in this river. 

  1. Luweng Sampang Waterfall 
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Luweng Sampang Waterfall

Luweng Sampang is something other than a waterfall. There are formed lines layer on the rock’s upstanding that is the feature of this waterfall. 

This less touristic site has a soft stream which is ideal for swimming or relaxing. Tourists can challenge themselves to hop from the huge stone in favor of this waterfall down to the water lake beneath it.

  1. Kedung Kandang Waterfall 
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Kedung Kandang Waterfall

Kedung Kandang is a multi-layered waterfall that is just accessible during the rainy season (monsoon). There is just insufficient water to stream in this spot during the dry season. 

At the point when you can see this waterfall in its most excellent nature, you will be stunned by the number of levels it makes. The encompassing display is no less great with green fields at the inclines of certain slopes in Nglanggeran, Gunung Kidul. 

  1. Pulosari Waterfall 
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Pulosari Waterfall

Situated at the lower part of a valley you should travel across a forested path and little streams to arrive at Pulosari Waterfall. This covered waterfall is situated at Sendangsari Village, Bantul, and it appears as though a water curtain on a bluff. 

The green vegetation encompassing this waterfall makes it much more extraordinary. There is a shallow lake under the waterfall, ideal for a refreshing rest, though it is not as grand as Kalimutu Lake.

  1. Grojogan Sewu Waterfall 
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Grojogan Sewu Waterfall

Arranged at 1,000 meters above sea level on the incline of Lawu Mountain, Grojogan Sewu is a genuinely beautiful waterfall. The water drops from the 81 meters tallness with the high intense stream. 

You need to step on 1,250 steps with a delightful woods view in the surroundings to arrive at this waterfall. Nonetheless, watch your belongings since troops of long-tailed monkeys will follow your steps as you are strolling. You can arrive at this waterfall by taking around 1-hour driving from Solo City.

  1. Randusari Waterfall 
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Randusari Waterfall

Randusari Waterfall features a spotless and obscure environment, so it is appropriate for unwinding. Numerous trees fill the surrounding, particularly the one called Randu, which is why local people gave the name ‘Randu’ to the waterfall. It is dependent on the presence of this tree species.

Randusari accompanies a twin waterfall and it is encircled by lavish plants. The tallness is around 15 meters. Below the waterfall, tourists may locate a staggering natural lake, as well.

It is said the profundity is two meters and it turns into an extraordinary spot for swimming and bathing.

  1. Lepo Waterfall 
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Lepo Dlingo Waterfall

Lepo Waterfall has a few levels. The primary level is of medium tallness and has a pool profundity of about half a meter. It is normally utilized by sightseers to sit while splashing their feet. 

At this level, it is likewise alright for kids to swim on the grounds that the pool is not excessively profound, even at this level the lower part of the pool can be seen.

The waterfall was opened in 2013. The state of the waterfall is as yet natural and the characteristics of the waterfall in the form of staggered stones are strongly pulling in tourists who like nature.

So, those are 8 waterfalls in Yogyakarta you can visit during the holiday. While you are at it, check out our other articles about what to do in Ratu Boko, Yogyakarta and historical places in Yogyakarta.

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