Nglanggeran Mount: A Beautiful Ancient Volcano


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Nglanggeran Mount is an ancient volcano that active about 60 – 70 million years ago and now this mountain is declared no longer active. It only takes 1 to 1.5 hours tracking to see amazing Sunrise or exotic Sunset on the mount peak.

NGLANGGERAN MOUNT DESCRIPTION

Nglanggeran Mount is located in Baturagung area in the north of Gunungkidul Regency with an altitude between 200-700 meters above sea level and with average air temperature of 23 ˚ C – 27 ˚ C, the distance of 20 km from the city Wonosari and 25 km from the city of Yogyakarta, precisely in Nglanggeran village, Patuk district. This area is an area litologically composed by old volcanic materials and the landscape has a beauty and geologically very unique and high scientific value. No wonder, this area is then championed as a natural park or Geopark. Even when UNESCO representatives visited Nglanggeran Mount in 2010, they recognize the potential of this area as Geopark, because it has ecological value and cultural heritages and serves as a conservation area, education and sustainable development.

ANCIENT VOLCANO

Nglangeran Mount   is an ancient volcano that active millions years ago, about 60 – 70 million years ago and now this mountain is declared no longer active. The mountain is a giant andesite-shaped piece of rock stretching about 800 meters high and 300 meters tall. This ancient mountain has two peaks of the western peak and eastern peak.

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NGLANGGERAN MOUNT TREKKING

Trekking or walking to reach Nglanggeran Peak is the main activity offered in this place. However, you don’t need to deal with those difficulties when you go to Mount Nglanggeran in Patuk, Gunungkidul. It only takes 1 to 1.5 hours tracking and you can feel the sensation of walking on the conblock, rocky roads, to narrow alleys flanked by rock cliffs. At some point you have to go through the big boulders while holding on to the rope. Its real fun, you will get its western peak, which is called Mount Gede. Beautiful landscape will be in front of you. You will see the spread of clouds, a range of mountains forming unique shape, housing, and also green field.

NGLANGGERAN SUNRISE AND SUNSET

Watching the gorgeous sunset from the top of a mountain is a very special moment that not everyone can enjoy. When the day is getting dark, Yogyakarta will look like the ocean of light. The twinkling of the stars and the sparkling of the lamps in distance becomes romantic scene for those who have camping activity there. Meanwhile,

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The best spot to enjoy the sunrise at Nglanggeran Mount is from the East Peak. If you are in that place your views will be freely unobstructed. Apart from the East Peak, you can also watch the sunrise from Puncak Gede or the main peak at once you can see the panorama of Ngglanggeran Lake (Embung Nglanggeran) covered with fog from a height.

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WHERE IS NGLANGGERAN MOUNT?

Address : Nglanggeran, Patuk, Gunungkidul, Daerah istimewah yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Village             : Nglanggeran

Sub-district    : Patuk

Regency          : Gunung Kidul

Province          : Yogyakarta

HOW TO GO TO THE LOCATION BY PRIVATE CAR:

Using Private car with driver means you are free for anything without bothering anyone else. You just do your own tour with friends or family in one car maximum of 5 people, if more than 5 people we can provide a larger car.

Private car tour is included: Car, an english speaking driver, fuel, entrance fee for Nglanggeran Mount, parking, mineral water and transfer back to your hotel.

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HOW TO GO TO THE LOCATION BY SHARING CAR:

Using Sharing car means, you’re joining a small group and share the transport price and seat with the other guests that going to the same direction or in one itinerary with minimum of 2 participants. An english speaking driver will pick up to your hotel and inform about your visit time for the places you visit.

Sharing car tour is included: Car, an english speaking driver, fuel, local Guide, parking and transfer back to your hotel.

** (Sharing Car Transport is recommended for budget Travellers and Students)

HOW TO GO TO THE LOCATION BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Start From Adisucipto Airport: Firstly you can take Trans Jogja with route ( 3B ) and stop in giwangan Bus station, then please take a public bus to Wonosari city and stop at Pathuk, then please take a motorcycle ( ojek ) to the Nglanggeran Mount.

Start From Giwangan Bus Station: You can directly take a bus to Wonosari city and stop at Pathuk, then please take a motorcycle ( ojek ) to the Nglanggeran Mount.

Start From Tugu Railway Station: Firstly you can take Trans Jogja with route ( 2A ) and stop in Tungkak shelter, then please take route ( 4A ) to Giwangan Bus station, then please take a public bus to Wonosari city and stop at Pathuk, then please take a motorcycle ( ojek ) to the Nglanggeran Mount.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

HOW MUCH IS IT?

Ticket

RP15.000/Person.

HIKING DURATION

About 1 – 1.5 hours

HIKING PREPARATION

Simple short, T shirrt, Mountain shoes

FIND SOME  OTHER TOURIST PLACES  NEAR NGLANGGERAN MOUNT:

  1. KALISUCI CAVE TUBING
  2. PINDUL CAVE TUBING
  3. TIMANG BEACH
  4. TANDING CAVE TUBING
  5. SRIGETHUK WATERFALL
  6. NGLAMBOR BEACH
  7. JOMBLANG CAVE

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Anytime If you need transport to visit this place, you can contact me via Whatsapp (+62813 1880 6273)

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