Jonambang Hill in Wonogiri Regency, Central Java Province
There is a recommended vacation spot in Wonogiri Regency, which is suitable for sightseeing and photography. The name is Jonambang Hill and it resides in Baturetno Sub-District. Tourists only need to get to Watuagung Village and conduct trekking to the top of the hill later. For the information, the hill is located in the west of Payung Mountain. As people may suggest, they can enjoy stunning panoramas once they arrive at the top of the hill. This is why everyone should not forget to carry a camera when visiting the hill later. Somehow, the site is suitable for relaxation too (considering the peaceful and comfy nuance).
The best thing is that tourists are able to ride a motorcycle to reach the top of Jonambang Hill. It is because tourists can find the route where the vehicle can pass through easily. Still, no one would miss the trekking opportunity there. During the good weather, from the top of the hill, visitors may see Merapi and Lawu Mountain clearly! Do not forget the sunset looks the best up there! Even the locals have built some small huts and benches for relaxation in that area. What is more? In the south part of the hill, tourists may find a stunning waterfall too!
Exploring Jonambang Hill
Trekking becomes the most common motive to visit Jonambang Hill. It is indeed suitable for those who love outdoor activities and adventure. Both during and after reaching the top of the hill, tourists may see stunning panoramas including the view of the famous Lawu and Merapi Mountain. In this case, everyone should not forget to take photos while trekking. No one wants to miss the opportunity, no?
The best time to visit Jonambang Hill is definitely in the afternoon, during the sunset. It is because the sun looks the best at the time, emitting both romantic and soothing nuance. Not to mention the atmosphere feels more comfortable in the afternoon as tourists can avoid the heat of the sun. That means they won’t spend too much stamina and bottled water during trekking later. Another wonderful view that they can see from the top of the hill is the famous Waduk Gajah Mungkur! Do not forget to take photos of it, as well!
What is next? Visitors can get further information related to the history of the hill. According to the locals, the hill got the name from an ancestor who died and was buried in that area. His name is Joyo Panambang. No wonder, tourists can also conduct a pilgrimage to his tomb during the visit later.
- Kali Sendang Klampean
- Waduk Ngancar Selopuro
How to Get There
The distance between Semarang City and Wonogiri Regency is 176 km. That means the trip may take approximately 3 hours and 47 minutes to get there. As for the best route, it is Semarang – Surakarta Street. Once tourists arrive at Wonogiri, their next destination is Watuagung Village at Baturetno Sub-District. The distance is 22.9 km, so this trip takes about 1 hour and 5 minutes. Later, they also need to conduct trekking to the top of the hill.
Where to Stay
- Arjuna Randualas Hotel