Lawean Waterfall in Tulungagung Regency, East Java Province
For those who love an adventure, they must find some new places to spend the holidays. As for the reference, they should visit Tulungagung Regency in East Java Province. This region has many attractive natural vacation spots, especially beaches and waterfalls. One of them is called Lawean Waterfall, which is located in Sendang Sub-District. Tourists only need to visit Geger Village in order to reach the waterfall, actually. The location is on 1200 meters above the sea level and it is the part of Wilis Mountain. No wonder, both the panoramas and nuance are wonderful up there.
The location is on a highland, so the waterfall indeed has a nice view and ambiance. The only issue is the effort to reach the location. It takes about 3 km of walking in order to get to the site. Tourists even need to pass through several rivers and hilly landscapes. Despite the tiredness, this trip is worth a trekking experience. Not to mention the reward is quite astonishing. As for the appearance, the waterfall has a tall size and strong water discharge. Many rocks and stones reside under it, as well. As for the natural pond, the depth is shallow and the size is not quite wide.
Exploring Lawean Waterfall
The locals usually come to Lawean Waterfall for trekking and exploration. A trip to the site forces everyone to do so, after all. Along the way to the waterfall, tourists are able to enjoy beautiful panoramas and sightseeing. It is recommended to drop by for a while and take photos of those sceneries, as well. So, everyone must not forget to carry a camera or smartphones when visiting the site.
After a tiring trekking (which takes about 3 km), all tiredness goes away instantly once tourists arrive at the location. The stunning waterfall welcomes them with its great size. Even the sound of gurgling water soothes them! Not only visitors can enjoy sightseeing, but they can also do other fun things there including bathing and taking a shower under the waterfall. The natural pond is considered small, though. Thus, it feels uncomfortable if many people get in the water together.
The next recommended thing to do in Lawean Waterfall is a natural exploration. That means tourists should explore the nearby environment, as well. Here is the fact. The site is not quite far from other interesting vacation spots, including Pandan Wangi Waterfall and Penampehan Temple. Lawean resides on the foot of Wilis Mountain, after all. No wonder the environment is superb and suitable for an exploration.
- Pandan Wangi Waterfall
- Penampehan Temple
- Dolo Waterfall
How to Get There
It is considered easy to get to Lawean Waterfall. First, tourists should reach Tulungagung Regency. They can take Mojokerto – Kertosono Highway in order to get there. The distance is 158, so this trip would take around 2 hours and 58 minutes. Once arriving at Tulungagung Regency, the next destination is Geger Village at Sendang Sub-District where the waterfall is located. The distance is 37.4 km, so this trip may take approximately 1 hour and 18 minutes. For the best trip, it is recommended to take Raya Karangrejo – Sendang Street.
Where to Stay
- Swaloh Hill Resort