Cijulang Green Canyon in Pangandaran City, Indonesia
In Pangandaran City, some tourists might have heard about Citumang Green Canyon. Well, another reference is available for them to visit called Cijulang Green Canyon. The location is in Kertayasa Village and it belongs to Cijulang Sub-District. The one who popularized the site was the French and it was called Cukang Taneuh back then. Later, the locals call it Green Canyon which might represent the majestic nuance of America’s Grand Canyon. So, what can tourists do in the location? The most common one is to ride a boat and explore the river between majestic cliffs.
In term of nuance, it is indeed similar to its sibling (Citumang Green Canyon). A beautiful river flows gently with its clear water. The river is surrounded by cliffs, bushes, and small trees! That means the atmosphere is quite chilling or soothing on the site. Some boats are seen passing crossing the river and they are filled with passengers, as well. More boats even roam the river during weekends as the number of tourists increases too. When it comes to the weather, Cijulang Green Canyon is usually cold but comfortable.
Exploring Cijulang Green Canyon
A vacation to Cijulang Green Canyon gives a memorable experience to everyone. The first charm is related to the lush of nature. A serene nuance of the river would rejuvenate everyone’s feeling. That means exploring the river helps them to eradicate stresses and find peace, as well. For a better experience, tourists should try the boat riding. Even though it costs some money, the ride never disappoints people and it usually takes about 45 minutes to explore the river. Also, a boat usually accommodates 5-6 people (including the kids).
Apart from the boat riding, the next fun activity is swimming or body rafting. This is more challenging as tourists are going to explore the river without the boat. Only a life jacket and some primary equipment are used during the adventure. Have no worries. An instructor is always available and he would help everyone to get prepared before getting in the water. When it comes to the equipment, tourists can rent them with a nice price.
In order to enjoy those activities, tourists must reach the start point first. Also, they need to get prepared before going either body rafting or boat riding. Another precaution is that they must know the risk of the activities. Body rafting costs much stamina so people must make sure they come with a good health. Apart from that, bringing more money is quite recommended as they are going to use it to rent equipment, buy foods, and rent a hotel room.
- Pangandaran Beach
- White Sand Beach
- Sutra Cave
- Satirah River Tubing
How to Get There
From Pangandaran City, tourists can head directly to Cijulang Sub-District either by local transportation service or private vehicle. The route is Pangandaran-Cimerak Street, actually. For those coming from Bandung or nearby cities, it is better to find a hotel room in Pangandaran first. This helps them to rest before visiting the green canyon.
Where to Stay
- Riverside Batukaras
- Villa Dahon
- Kalaras Cottage Batukaras
- Sunrise Resort Batukaras
- Javacove Beach Hotel
This ecotourism becomes more popular, especially for those who travel to Mount Tangkuban Perahu. If you are heading to Tangkuban Perahu, this place is located on the left side, and it has the concept of one-stop service, where this tour is perfect for traveler who give visit in Bandung. Located on an area of ??9 hectares, right at the foot of Mount Tangkuban Perahu at an altitude of 1400 meters above sea level, the cool air temperature is about 20 degrees with stunning view. For Bandung people, Cikole region is…
Moko hill is a highland that located in the village of Cimenyan, Bandung regency, West Java. To reach this place, the visitors can take the access from several places, such as Bojongkoneng Road or Padasuka. Right on the Moko highland, there is a shop called Daweung. “Daweung” in Sundanese means daydreaming or brooding. This is because the location is often used to daydream while enjoying the splendid natural beauty from the tables and chairs which made ??of stone. During sunset, Moko highland will indulgent us with its extraordinary natural scenery.…
Pangandaran is one of West Java’s destinations that most visited by both local and international tourists. It lies in west Java southern peninsula along 91 Km from Ciamis. Pengandaran offers the exotic of black and white sandy beach, with unforgettable sunset. This tourism object is facing to Hindia Ocean, and it takes 223 Km from bandung or 400 Km from Jakarta, which is located in the middle of Bandung and Yogyakarta. Pangandaran was popular by fisherman small town, where there are fisherman start the day and back from their sailing…
Bandung is the capital of West Java province; the Indonesia’s third largest city, and 3rd largest metropolitan city in Indonesia after Surabaya. Bandung has relatively year-around cooler temperature than most other Indonesian cities. The city lies on a river basin and surrounded by volcanic mountains, then the land is morphologically like a giant bowl. There are tons of interesting destination in Bandung, related with historical time line that happened in this heroic city. Hence, there must be some places that worth to be explored. Beside, the culture, the atmosphere, the…