Irenggolo Waterfall in Kediri Regency, East Java Province
A recommended natural attraction like Irenggolo Waterfall should be one of the best vacation destinations in Kediri Regency. Irenggolo is located near to Dolo Waterfall, which is also a famous tourist site. When it comes to location, it belongs to Jugo Village of Mojo Sub-District. Not to mention it resides in Besuki Tourist Area, which is located on 1200 meters above the sea levels. No wonder, the majestic nuance of Wilis Mountain would astonish everyone there. People usually take advantage of the atmosphere for relaxation and getting rid of boredom. Also, visitors can enjoy sightseeing due to beautiful panoramas and stunning appearance of the waterfall.
Once arriving at Irenggolo Waterfall, the first impression would be the refreshing atmosphere. The site is surrounded by several types of trees and plants. The sound of gurgling water may welcome them, as well. As for the waterfall, it has a total height of 80 meters and features several mini terraced landscapes. No wonder, the water discharge becomes smaller and weaker once reaching the bottom part of the falls (where the natural pond resides). In terms of appearance, it looks like the stairs of water!
Exploring Irenggolo Waterfall
Along the way to Irenggolo Waterfall, tourists may find a viewing post or Gardu Pandang. This area is suitable for sightseeing and resting before reaching the waterfall, actually. Next, they may approach the stairs that lead to the bottom part of the hill. One thing, the surface is slippery, so everyone should walk carefully! This trip would be soothing due to the songs of birds, as well. Not to mention various types of unique tropical plants surround the area.
After arriving at the location, tourists may see the unspoiled Irenggolo Waterfall right away. As mentioned earlier, the appearance is similar to the stairs. The water discharge is not strong, therefore. Due to this unique shape, the waterfall often becomes a background for photography without a doubt. Thus, all visitors should not forget to carry a camera when visiting the waterfall. According to the locals, in fact, the site also becomes people’s favorite place to conduct a pre-wedding photo session. Sometimes, adventurers and nature lovers choose the site for outbound activities!
What is more? Well, Irenggolo Waterfall is also popular for the local ritual called Sesaji Tirto Husodo. In order to witness the procession, though, tourists should come during Suro month of the Javanese calendar. The ritual is sacred, so everyone should not cause a disturbance on the site. Somehow, it makes both Irenggolo and Dolo Waterfall a sacred vacation site as well.
- Ngliman Mountain
- Taman Langit Besuki
- Dolo Waterfall
- Balekambang Tourism
How to Get There
From the capital of East Java Province or Surabaya City, tourists would take about 1 hour and 59 minutes in order to reach Kediri Regency. For the information, the distance is 120 km and the best route to take is Surabaya – Mojokerto Highway. Also, tourists must take Mojokerto – Kertosono Highway afterward. Once they arrive at Kediri, the next destination would be Jugo Village at Mojo Sub-District where the waterfall is located. The distance is 48.3 km, so this trip takes approximately 1 hour and 59 minutes. As for the best route, it would be Raya Kediri – Pare Street.
Where to Stay
- Selopanggung Hotel
- Pohsarang Hotel
- Swaloh Resort