East Java, Sigolo Golo Cave, Jombang

East Java, Sigolo Golo Cave, Jombang

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What make something interesting of this cave is the visitors must pass a real footpath complicated length and must take a ride the stones on the cave’s wall before reaching the cave. This journey is very compatible for visitor who loving nature and like challenge, because along the length of journey, they will pampered by the greenness of natural forest which so friendly and although on the left and right side is crevasses, but it is not fearful.

Sigolo Golo cave, is located in Sranten sub-village, Panglungan village, Wonosalam district, Jombang. It can reached using motorcycle or car, but to come to the cave, we go on foot. The cave which has 9 meters length and 10 meters width, for its development is very frequent visited because the uniquely and its history value.

From those various story about the cave, it is said that this cave is a place of Patih (docile) Maudoro meditation, Damar Wulan’s father in Majapahit era. In his meditation, Patih Maudoro always pray for people and Majapahit nation for always given safety and welfare from God, beside that the meditation is also has purpose for strength of own self spiritual in order to get good personality in his life.

Seen from its history, the moral value is what a persistent struggle in Majapahit era which being knocked by Patih Maudoro and if we implement with condition of this nation, at least Goa SigoloGolo can note a history of nation. That history needs to be byword.

Hence, it is not strange, that Goa Sigolo Golo, besides its beautiful nature, it also create a good personality of man. It is proved that this cave is become a place of meditation people with good wishes. If its intention is bad wishes, it is possible that man will get an accident, and he does not get his wishes.

East Java, Goa Tetes, Lumajang

East Java, Goa Tetes, Lumajang

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Goa Tetes is Cave tourism in there is stalagtit and stalagmite with colour multifarious.

Located in Sidomulyo village and Pronojiwo district.travelled distance from Lumajang town ± 55 Km to side South, keep handy with vehicle of wheel two / four, one line with object wisata Piket Nol, the next of journey is continued by walking to decline doorstep along the length of ± 3 Km to come to to goa orifice, with field enough challanges.

East Java, Embultuk Cave, Blitar

East Java, Embultuk Cave, Blitar

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Embultuk Cave is a natural cave with beautiful stalagmite and stalactite. Embultuk cave is located in Tumpakkepuh village, Bakung district, to the south of Blitar city with a distance of about 40 kilometers. This cave is about 1500 meters long and about 3 meters wide and high.

In full of stalagmite along the length about 1,5 km, you will feel forbear to stay with impressing atmosphere, underground water voice add the natural impression. The visitors have to use ‘petromak’ lamp and double clothes.

Embultuk cave is the only cave in Blitar that presents its unique stalagmite for the visitors. The tour to this cave is crowded of visitors on school holidays, and the road to the cave has been renovated and can be passed by four-wheel vehicles.

East Java, Maharani Cave, Lamongan

East Java, Maharani Cave, Lamongan

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Maharani Cave, is located in Tanjung Kodok sea tourism area, Paciran district Lamongan regency, about 200 m from Tanjung Kodok gateway fringe the roadway to east. About 50 m in the south of the street, there is stone that its soil is tire to form the bank that has downwards. Here, some labourers had mine the coral soil, phosphate material and dolomite fertilizer that had sold out of Paciran region. On this area, is a countryside road, which is the footpath, and every day passed by non irrigated dry field farmers, the stone mineworker workers, also once in a while is crowded passed the boy scouts who performing a camp around the area.

This Maharani Cave found by 4 labourers who being led by Mr. Sugeng. This cave had found on 6 Augusts 1992. The name of this cave had selected by the situation of the beautiful cave like a palace from a beautiful queen. Before the invention, one of the members, had dream, she had met with a beautiful woman who had a beautiful as the property of a queen that called Maharani. The queen seems to be a head time door of the cave that had found. The name of this empress has specified by the fact of this cave condition. In platform of the cave named Paseban Maharani, there is stone which has crown form, the property of a queen, which named “Selo Mahkota Maharani”. This beautiful cave room also alike an empire palace of subterranean that is full of graven pillar and roof.

The situation of the nature cave of Maharani Palace is stay at 200 m from Java seashore residing in Tanjung Kodok area, Paciran district, Lamongan regency. This cave is easily to visit and fluent to obtain the transportation towards to the location.

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East Java, Tabuhan Cave

East Java, Tabuhan Cave

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According to the public story around, Tabuhan cave has found by Kyai Santiko who lost his ox but finnaly the ox was come to a cave. His ox didn’t want to out from the cave, because it save many water from the root on it. After the brushwood has cleaned, the cave was taken care by Raden Bagus Joko Lelono and a princess Raden Ayu Mardilah.

Tabuhan Cave is on the southwest coast East Java, is the emmense interior of Tabuhan cave. This cave called Tabuhan because it sounds like local musicians play tunes by striking lomesone stalactites that resound in perfect pitch to the music.

The cave it self is spectacular, its varilored stalagmites reaching upwards as high as 50 meters toward pendant stalagtites formed by water dripping from the roof.

It is called as Tabuhan cave because if lapped will yield sound like rhythm of Javanese music (gamelan). Tabuhan cave is initialy known as Tapan cave because since ahead applied by the chevaliers for some meditation like; Sanggargenu, Bambang Trigo. Wareng village is recognized caused the legend of Banteng Wareng which is descendant of Sultan Yogyakarta. It is told also in 1825 happened war Diponegoro, Raden Banteng Wareng show his patriotic soul opposed the colonized with Diponegoro.

This cave is located in Wareng village, Punung district about 40 km from Pacitan city towards west. The facility like Musholla and souvenir shops (Multifarious stone products /Akik).

East Java, Gong Cave

East Java, Gong Cave

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Gong Cave has stalagtite and stalagmite that is said become the beautiful one in South-east Asian. It has about 256 m depth, beside that it also has 5 polls; Rogo Pool, Panguripan Pool, Jiwo Pool, Kamulyan Pool, and Ralung Nisto Pool, which have magical value to heal disease. The beauty of stalagmite and stalagtite is hardly make surprise immortalized by Selo Cengger Bumi named, Cello Giri, Selo Citro Cipto Agung, Cello Pakuan Bomo, Cello Adi Citro Buwono, Cello Bantaran Angin and Cello Susuh Angin.

On certain days every Friday, there is a sound of traditional music called “Jaranan” gong (traditional gong) is the instrument which sound hardest than others. Up to now, sometimes its sound still can be heard, that is why this cave is about 256 meters underground, has 12 rooms, 7 springs and one natural bath.

This cave is located about 30 km west of Pacitan precisely in Bomo village, Punung district and it is easily reach with all types of vehicle about 45 minutes. This area also available some facilities, such as; souvenir shops, restaurants, parking area, Mosque, etc.

East Java, Lowo Cave

East Java, Lowo Cave

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Lowo Cave (Guo Lowo) is located in Watuagung village, Watulimo district, about 30 km South East of Trenggalek city, on the way to Prigi Beach, Karanggongso Beach, Damas Beach. When the visitor have received by fresh air and the cool mountain with teak forest aroma, because the location of Lowo cave is surrounded by teak forest. From the park area to the cave, the road is split of teak forest. And when arrive at the mouth of the cave, the tourists welcomed by a wide cave room that looks like a hall. The cave roof is about 20-50 meters; the wide is about 50 meters. The cave wall is decorated by various kinds of panorama and decoration.

The beautiful of the wall with its stalactites and stalagmite, are looks so artistic with its light. Based on the cave expert person, Mr. Gilbert Manthovani and Dr. Robert K Kho in 1984, it is declared that Lowo cave is the big natural cave in south east Asia with its length is 800 meters, nine main rooms and some small rooms. To enjoy the wonder and beauty of the cave, there are bridges and artistic electric lamps a long the cave. Out side the cave there are playground facilities for children and wide parking area.

The Founding of Lowo Cave
A man named Lomedjo was came to a jungle looking for a place to had meditation. Then, he found a small cave that suitable for his meditation, which is near to a pool. He named the pool as the ‘blue pool’ (Kedung biru). Its located is about 600 meters of Lowo cave (this place is still used for meditation place by some people).
Because his pray and effort beg to the God, finally he got a dream that there is a big cave around his meditation place, which is become the animals hide.
One day, he found a big, dark and smell cave. Because there are a lot of bat in that cave, then this cave called Lowo cave. And the meditation place is about 600 meters of east side of the Lowo cave.

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East Java, Ngerong Cave, Tuban

East Java, Ngerong Cave, Tuban

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Ngerong Cave is a cave which dwelt by many bats. From the cave mouth, it flow very clear river so we could see thousands of fish that had the strange hobby. They are like to eat capok tree seeds and did not run when being held by the visitor. This kind of cave was difficult founded in the other area, moreover its location was adjacent to the highway about 30 km from the centre of Tuban city southeast and the location is in the capital of Rangel district.

People around this place believe that there is a mystery of this cave. Eventhough the fishes are massive, no braves to take fish from the river. They believe that they will get unfortunates or will be cursed by the devil that is keeping this cave if they take fish from this river.

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East Java, Akbar Cave, Tuban

East Java, Akbar Cave, Tuban

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The unique thing of Akbar Cafe is the charming of its huge spaces and also its long tunnels. There are also many interesting scenery of cave which you can not find in other places. If we come in the cave we will see the river that flow calmly, in that river we will see the various fishes, which the water comes from water fall in the centre of the cave. You may feed the fish by throwing down a little piece of bread. In other part of space, called “Mahahandhapa Sri Manganti”, the visitors will be presented with traditional music like Gamelan, Siteran and any other traditional music. Sometimes, there is a solo pionist or guitarist, and the visitors can involve in singing a song.

This cave has two sacred places called “Pasepen Kori Sinandi” and “Pasujudan Baitul Akbar”. You have to put of your shoes when you are going to enter. It is forbiden for women who get menstruation.
The area of the cave has been opened about five hundred in square meter only. The long tunnels that are forty or fifty kilometers has been closed to avoid any danger. Small cafeteria is available, too. The slow music will accompany while you’re enjoying the food and drinks.

That is the miracle of God as Mercy with dedicated to human in order to care and protect, finally it was to be enjoyed. Based on that case Mr. Haji Hindarto, head of regent of Tuban thought that, Akbar cave can be renovated to be a wonderful and amazing tourism object. So he began to realize his dream cames true. Finally, he built it up with the sense of art, and now we can see what wonderful it is.

The cave is located in the centre of the town. It is behind the traditional market “Pasar Baru”. So you will not find any difficulties to get there. Come and see its beauty.

The Legend of Akbar Cave
* This cave had been used for training centre of Ronggolawe soldiers when they planned to attack Mojopahit Kingdom at 13th Century.
* This miracles cave was well-known as a hidden place of Raden Mas Sahid, a generous robber who finally regretted and becomes the saints of Islam (Wali Songo), with his popular name “Sunan Kalijaga” in 17th century.

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Yogjakarta, Gunung Kidul, Pindul Cave

Yogjakarta, Gunung Kidul, Pindul Cave

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It is located in Gunung Kidul. Pindul Cave offers a set of interesting natural scenery and unique traveling experience. This cave provides a different style of enjoying activity. Especially, when you are laying on a set of tubes, you can enjoy drifting along the Pindul River underground with its unique caves. It filled with a cluster of bats, the magnificient stalactites within. You are trying cave tubing now.

Cave tubing is a combination of rafting and caving by using a rubber tube. You enjoy the trips by lay inside a set of tubes and following the drift of the underground river. Cave tubing is perfect for those who love adventure traveling.

Cave Tubing can be done on a personal basis or in groups. The activity itself is relatively safe and can be enjoyed by anyone from any different age groups. Expert and experienced instructors are ready anytime to guide the participants through the journey, complete with safety equipments such as safety helmets, rubber tubes, head lamp, and safety jacket for one to wear.

The activity is one of tourist attraction which is located within Bejiharjo Village in Karangmojo, Gunung Kidul, about 50 kilometers from city of Yogyakarta. The distance takes about 1 to 1.5 hours journey by car, going through the mountains. You need a vehicle with strong engines in order to reach there.

Before reaches base camp, you can see a beautiful village that different than another village in Gunung Kidul. Actually, you can see many trees on the way to go there. As you may see, it is a teak tree. It is like a small forest around your trip. This trip makes unforgettable moment. You never see this tree on Yogyakarta. You have to see this beautiful forest. It is unusual trip because it is only found in this journey. You may get a fresh sensation.

Cave tubing at Pindul cave manage by local community, to try this trip you’ll need to spend about IDR 30.000/pax for domestic or IDR 50.000/pax for foreign. That cost include standard safety cave
tubing equipment. Or just click here to pick the package trip.

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