Becici Peak in Bantul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region
Bantul Regency is the part of Yogyakarta Special Region and it has become a significant tourist destination these days. Natural attractions become the region’s prime allure, actually. For instance, tourists can find Becici Peak! This highland is located in Muntuk Village and belongs to Dlingo Sub-District. The locals or those who live in Bantul Regency often visit the site for several reasons, including trekking, photography, and exploration. Due to the popularity, the site even gets serious attention from the local government. No wonder, the facilities get better over time.
With continuous development, Becici Peak features better facilities especially the viewing posts. These are built on a tree with simple materials, including bamboos and woods. As for the nuance, the location is definitely refreshing. The flawless panorama on the horizon looks so amazing. The natural carpet of pine trees can be seen clearly there. Not to mention many types of trees grow beautifully, including bushes and highland plants. The best views perhaps are both Merbabu and Merapi Mountain. In the south, tourists can see the southern shoreline too. Moreover, the ambiance gets better in the afternoon when the sun is setting.
Exploring Becici Peak
It is true that the best thing to do in Becici Peak is trekking. In order to reach the site, everyone should pass through the highland and hiking route after all. Have no worries. The tiredness is nothing as compared to the rewards after arriving at the location. Is that all? Aside from trekking, people have other reasons for visiting the site. For instance, it is to witness the sunset at dusk. In order to enjoy the activity, though, tourists must come at the right time.
The next popular thing to do in Becici Peak is to enjoy the beautiful scenery on the viewing posts. That means tourists should climb the posts first for witnessing those best panoramas. Climbing the ladders is easy and safe, so don’t worry. Once getting on the viewing posts, the breezy wind even feels so comfortable up there. The view of pine trees and beautiful mountains look so wonderful! It is also recommended to take photos of it.
What is more? For the information, the site features some fun facilities like swings. The best thing is that tourists can use these freely. Next, tourists should carry a hammock and install it on the nearby trees. Relaxing in a hammock would be quite satisfying, no? Another great activity is indeed camping! Visitors only need to carry the equipment and install it on some spots on Becici Peak. Spending the night in that area gives a new experience to everyone!
- Lintang Sewu Hill
- Sanggrahan Asri River
- Maskot Burung Monument
How to Get There
For those coming from Jakarta City, they can simply take an airplane at Soekarno – Hatta International Airport and head to Adisucipto Airport at Yogyakarta Special Region. This flight may take around 1 hour and 10 minutes, actually. After arriving at the airport, tourists can take Imogiri Timur Street and head to Bantul Regency right away. The distance is 20.8 km, so this trip would take around 27 minutes. From Bantul, they should take Mangunan Street in order to reach Becici Peak. The distance is 11 km, so this trip is likely to take around 22 minutes. Not to mention it involves trekking to reach the site.
Where to Stay
- Griya Limasan
- Dika Jaya Homestay
- Adiluhung Homestay