Green Canyon of Indonesia
People of the world are familiar with Green Canyon in Gulf of Mexico but you may not aware of Green Canyon of Indonesia. Different with Green Canyon in Gulf of Mexico that rich of oil fields, Green Canyon in Indonesia is all about the beautiful nature and challenging water area with waterfall, cave, and a long river. This tourism site is perfect for people who want to enjoy natural beauty and adrenaline rush.
Green Canyon Indonesia is located at Ciamis, West Java. If you go from Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, you will need about 8 hours of driving. If you want to take public transport, you can take a bus to Pangandaran bus terminal and then continue your way to Cijulang and reach Ciseureuh port. This tourism site is actually very popular but there is not direct public transport to go there.
Green Canyon is actually a new name for the place. For the local, people know this place as Cukang Taneuh (Soil Bridge). The name Green Canyon is popular due to a French citizen that comes to the canyon at year 1993. He saw this canyon looks like Green Canyon in US. People then start to call it Green Canyon as well for tourism purpose.
What Can You Do At Green Canyon Indonesia
When you visit Green Canyon Indonesia, you can simply come to enjoy the beautiful nature. You can just sit, play with water, and swim. You can enjoy the beautiful cave with stalactites and stalagmites, and then continue your journey to enjoy the green water area. However, it would not complete if you do not try the challenging activities. You can try trekking, canoeing, body rafting, diving, and more. If you really want to feel the adrenalin rush, you can try to jump from a big rock about 5 meters high to the water. This jumping is a very popular activity in Green Canyon Indonesia.
Tips to Visit Green Canyon Indonesia
When you plan to visit Green Canyon Indonesia, you need to prepare more than one clothe since you will meet water here and there. It is almost impossible to maintain dry clothes. It would be better if you carry a waterproof gadget such as waterproof camera and waterproof phone, if not, be sure to protect them from water. Then, since you will meet water, be sure you can swim or you go there with someone who can swim so if something bad happen, you have someone to help you. Of course, if you want to try the extreme activities, you definitely must able to swim. You can take children to Green Canyon, but make sure that your children are always under your supervision.
If you want to visit Green Canyon, dry season is the best time to go there. Indonesia is tropical country that only has two seasons that are dry season and rainy season. If you go there in rainy season, the water could be so high and cloudy. In dry season, the water is calmer and cleaner, so you can see it so beautiful. In Indonesia, the dry season is around April to September, but of course, there could be rain during the months.