Places to Visit – Yogyakarta or local people often call “Jogja” is a place where there are millions of beautiful memories. Yogyakarta and Bali are the most visited provinces either for domestic tourists or foreign tourists. From food, drink, snack, its people, and not least, also the attractions. Tourist attractions in Jogja are so numerous, that you may not be able to visit all of it. Explore places to see in Yogyakarta tourist destination like the beaches, mountain to temple of royal relics antiquity. That’s why Yogyakarta is considered as one of best Indonesia tourism destinations. However, so that you can enjoy tours of Yogyakarta city, we’ve made the 10 Best Places to Visit in Yogyakarta Indonesia. Here are the list that we make, so you can enjoy your vacation in Yogyakarta:
Hutan Pinus Dlingo, Bantul, Yogyakarta
Let your mind drift to the one of beautiful places to visit in Hutan Pinus Dlingo (Dlingo Pine Forests). This Pine Forests or some might say Hutan Pinus Imogiri, but according to its geographical location, it is located in Dlingo not Imogiri. Location of this place is Jl. Hutan Pinus Nganjir, Mangunan, Dlingo, Bantul, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta. So that is why this place should be called Hutan Pinus Dlingo, not Hutan Pinus Imogiri.
Hutan Pinus Dlingo is a popular place of vacation in Yogyakarta among young folks who search for good place for photo, or to escape and be one with nature. When you visited this place you must be ready that this place is always crowded in weekend. But, you can come in weekday, it is not as crowded as weekend. There is something new in this pine forest, there is a platform that made by wood for theater or drama musical. This is one of the best places to visit if you have a vacation to Yogyakarta Indonesia.
Hutan Pinus Dlingo can also be used for a holiday with your family or partner. There is a provided areas for your mat. Also, in Hutan Pinus Dlingo can be used for tent or camping. If you intend to camping at Pine Forest, prepare a pretty big costs to be camping in the Pine Forest. Camping fees at Forest Pines is Rp 20.000,00 per person and Rp 5.000,00 for vehicle parking.
If you just want to enjoy the atmosphere Mangunan Pine Forest in the morning until late in the evening, you are charged only for parking only. Price of parking for two-wheeled vehicles Rp 3000,00 and Rp 10.000,00 for four-wheeled vehicles. There is no admission ticket at Pine Forest and is open every day.
Bukit Panguk Kediwung, Bantul
Bukit Panguk Kediwung is located not to far from Hutan Pinus Dlingo to be precise in Dusung Kediwung Desa Mangunan, Kec Dlingo, Kabupaten Bantul. Bukit Panguk Kediwung became famous in social media around June 2016. So, you can write this place to the note of places to visit if you have a vacation to Yogyakarta Indonesia. The natural scenery and fresh mountain air is so comforting. Moreover, you must came in the early morning to enjoy green landscapes with fog bandages that spoil your eyes. And you can enjoy a beautiful sun rise in this place.
Aside from a spot in the form of photo viewing post that protrudes toward the cliff, on the Bukit Panguk Kediwung there have been several stalls selling snacks and drinks plus there also gazebos to chill with your friend. For entrance to the place is still voluntary alias there is no fixed price. If you are two-wheelers the rates for parking is Rp 2.000,00 and Rp 5.000,00 if you bring four-wheel.
Pantai Drini, Gunungkidul
Pantai Drini is a place that you must visit if you want to relax and have a me time with nature. It gives you a beautiful beach with nice breeze and a low wave so it is a right places to visit when you want to relax. Pantai Drini is located in Desa Banjarejo, Kecamatan Tanjung Sari. The problem with this place is, to access Pantai Drini, you need to bring your own Vehicle or you can rent it. The path is winding and tiring. But It is payed off when you arrive at Pantai Drini. But, if you having vacation in Yogyakarta, this beach going to be one of good memories you have in your vacation.
If you are tired after walking down the beach you can rest in the gazebo available around the beach. You could rent a gazebo for Rp 10,000 while enjoying the freshness of coconut ice and ate grilled fish. A variety of fresh fish catch of fishermen can be selected to complement the activities of travel. Drini Beach also offers a bathroom that is widely available around the beach to clean themselves after tired of playing. Common bathroom facilities are managed by the local community by paying Rp 4,000 per person.
Pantai Drini is a great place to watch the sunrise. Take time also to watch the sunrise in Pantai Drini through gazebo. If you want to spend the night, there is need not worry because it provided some inns that can be selected. The location of other beaches in Gunung Kidul is not too far away so there also many beaches that you can explore its beauty.
Goa Tanding, Gunungkidul
Gunungkidul is a place that have offered many exotic place that you must visit. Goa Tanding provide you to raft down the Cave with 450 meter long stream. You can also see the unique ornament of the cave. There also Stalakmit and stalaktit that still active and shine if you light it with flashlight. There’s also fish therapy in Goa Tanding. It is located 20 meter from the entrance.
The ticket price for entrance is Rp 10.000,00 but there’s also renting boat which is a little bit expensive which is Rp. 150.000/person. But It also give you rubber boat that can take 6 people, safety jacket, helmet and all of the facility in Goa Tanding. It is a fun and relaxing places to visit.
Goa Jomblang Gunungkidul
Jomblang cave is a vertical cave which has a dense primeval forest basically. You can fell goa jomblang interesting natural charm, especially for those who like adventure or challenge. You will be challenged in a travel experience that is sure to spur hard adrenalin. The main attraction is search, view and capture the heavenly light that descend perpendicularly penetrating into the darkness of the cave.
Goa Jomblang is actually a package of Goa Grubug. In Goa Grubug that is known as the “celestial light” or Ray of Light down from the cave hole covered trees override kordin white stone coming from droplets of water on the ceiling of the cave for thousands of years. You can enjoy this perfect celestial light on a sunny day is between the hours of 10:00 to 13:00 pm. This photo with the celestial Light of Goa Jomblang will mark that you have vacation in Yogayakarta.
The number of participants who can enter this cave is limited to a maximum of only 25 people just for one trip to keep the ecosystem in the cave is maintained. There is Jomblang Goa tour, if you want to use the services subject to the entry price of Rp 450.000,00.
Goa Pindul Jogja
Goa Pindul have a 350 meter long stream that will treat you to travel across their world. There are three zones that could you pass that light zone, the middle zone and the zone of eternal darkness dim. With travel time for 45 minutes, you are going down the cave with cave-tubing (down the river by using a large tire). Although the water depth of 6-7 meters and the distance between the water surface and the roof of the cave 4 meters, the flow is quiet so you will feel comfortable and enjoy the atmosphere of the cave and unforgettable. You should experience yourself with all the zones of this place. You will forget all your business because it’s relaxing and comforting atmosphere.
Only Rp. 45,000 / person (local rating), you have to get a complete travel package cave-tubing Goa Pindul include admission, tour guide, cave-tubing equipment (tires, life jackets, rubber boots, and head-lamp) and insurance. If you want more information about Goa Pindul, you can click this page Goa Pindul Yogyakarta by Petani Adventure. Well, interesting is not it? Come pack your stuff and enjoy traveling cross world at Goa Pindul Jogjakarta!
Candi Ratu Boko Yogyakarta
Candi Ratu Boko is one of the few temples in Yogyakarta. You will fing Candi Ratu Boko is an interesting place because this temple is in the height of the hill and the view all around is very beautiful. Especially when dusk, Candi Ratu Boko will show you the beauty of an exceptional sunset. Some tourist that having vacation in Yoyakarta, always visit this temple if they can’t go to Borobudur or Prambanan Temple.
There is two diferent ticket for entering Candi Ratu Boko, Day Ticket and Sunset Ticket. Day Ticket has a price of Rp. 25.000,00 also included parking. And the price of Sunset Ticket is a bit expensive with Rp. 100.000,00 with sunset. If you want to enjoy sunset you can also take the Day Ticket but you must be patient waiting until sunset.
Desa Wisata Boro
Boro Tourism Village is one of the few villages that were in Yogyakarta. Every tourist village in Yogyakarta has its own characteristics and different potentials. One example is the Tembi Tourism Village near parangtritis bantul road, the tourist village of Tembi offers the potential of culture. Then on the way there are also villages bantul Kasonganyang Travel offers pottery clay.
What makes the tourist village boro is, this tourist village offers a different experience from other tourist village. In the tourist village there are boro outbound complex, complex campground, nature rustic, warm-hearted boro villagers, and there is also “joglo” to stay.
Puncak Suroloyo Kulon Progo, a tourist destination in Jogja, west of the city of Yogyakarta that has incredible natural charm. Located in a cluster of hills Suroloyo peak makes this nature has a green atmosphere. With lush greenery and surrounded by tea plantations, making Suroloyo nature has its own distinctive peak. Suroloyo peak itself has a miraculous peaks each peak has a view and a different view. The most appropriate time to go to the top Suroloyo is the turn of the rainy season to the dry season. Moreover, the tourists who like premises sunrise and sunset. The times that are circumstances where the weather at the top Suroloyo very sunny without a cloud and fog.
Administratively, Puncak Suroloyo is located in the Gerbosari village, district Samigaluh, Kulon Progo Regency. Puncak Suroloyo itself is in the hills cluster with 1,019 meters above sea level. Sufficient height to capture the beauty of the sunset and sunrise. Suroloyo route to the summit is very easy to reach. From the city center drive directly toward Kulonprogro through the streets godean. When reached the Nanggulan intersection take a right towards Kalibawang roughly around 15 kilometers. Later on the side of the road already exists sign board toward the Puncak Suroloyo.
Wisata Alam Kalibiru
Wisata Alam Kalibiru is a tour in Jogja that is still relatively new and became the pride of the citizens Kulonprogro. The amazing view that Kalibiru offers you will make your vacation in Yogyakarta complete. Try to come to kalibiru when approaching sunset. You will enjoy the view of Sermo Reservoir and the sun sank behind the mountains fetched simultaneously. This is the one of the best places to visit if you want to enjoy the beautiful lake in Yogyakarta.
As a new nature tourism was pioneered by local government Kulon Progo, and until now trying to improve facilities for Wisata Alam Kalibiru. Likewise with the access road to Wisata Alam Kalibiru is still under construction. But take it easy, the road is paved and fairly smooth. it’s just still a bit cramped.
Hope you’ve enjoyed and visited all this place when you having vacation in Yogyakarta. You should discover yourself with your own eyes these 10 best places to visit in Yogyakarta Indonesia. And may your trip to Yogyakarta be a nice and exciting trip. Have a nice trip to these best places to visit.