Coban Kromo Waterfall in Tulungagung Regency, East Java Province
Instead of visiting waterparks or swimming pools, perhaps it feels more challenging if tourists come to natural attractions like waterfalls (especially the ones with natural ponds). In Tulungagung Regency, in this case, tourists can find a nice place called Coban Kromo Waterfall. The location is in Pelem Village and it belongs to Campur Darat Sub-District. The best thing is the location is not quite far from the downtown. For the information, the waterfall resides in a protected forest owned by Perhutani. Located in the midst of a forest, it indeed offers a nice atmosphere for relaxation and photography.
Not only Coban Kromo is located in the midst of a forest, but it also resides on a highland. This is why tourists should conduct a short trekking in order to get to the site. This tiredness is paid off once they arrive at the location, though. The best natural views await them up there, including the view of Tulungagung City, local farms, forest, etc. As for the appearance, the waterfall has a sloping water discharge with a weak current. The water is crystal clear and fresh! Not to mention the waterfall features a beautiful natural pond beneath it. The pond is surrounded by an exotic sandy landscape, which is similar to that of a beach.
Exploring Coban Kromo Waterfall
Here is the consideration. In order to arrive at the location, tourists must pay an entrance fee first. Have no worries. The price is quite cheap! The trekking experience starts at Pelem Village. Everyone would enjoy it, as the accessibility is good, so don’t worry. Once getting near to the site, tourists would hear the sound of gurgling water right away. The location is on a hill, though. Tourists need to pass through the stairs in order to reach up there.
On the tip of the stars, small natural ponds welcome everyone with their refreshing and beautiful water. It is likely all tourists would get in right away! The soothing ponds look quite alluring after all. While bathing or swimming in those ponds, tourists can also see beautiful panoramas on the horizon. Thanks to the strategic location. Those amazing views can be seen clearly from up there. The ponds face directly to mountains and forest sceneries, after all.
What is more? In Coban Kromo Waterfall, tourists may find other attractive waterfalls called Luweng and Kaliso. In order to reach the locations, though, they must walk on a slippery and challenging route. This difficulty gives the best rewards! So, don’t miss the chance to conduct waterfall hopping later.
- Luweng Waterfall
- Kaliso Waterfall
- Sanggrahan Temple
- Sendang Biru Swimming Pool
How to Get There
Before heading to Coban Kromo Waterfall, tourists should reach Tulungagung Regency first. The trip may take around 2 hours and 58 minutes if tourists come from the capital of East Java Province (Surabaya City). It is because the distance is 158 km. After arriving at Tulungagung, they should take Mojokerto – Kertosono Street and head to Pelem Village at Campur Darat Sub-District. The best route to take is Raya Boyolangu Street and the distance is 15.4 km. This trip would take around 25 minutes, therefore.