Kuncung Mas Waterfall in Kulon Progo Regency, Yogyakarta
Kulon Progo Regency is known for its famous Glagah Indah Beach. However, the region offers more beautiful attractions for tourists to explore including a stunning waterfall called Kuncung Mas. This one is located in Jatimulyo Village and belongs to Girimulyo Sub-District, actually. Not only it comes with a nice accessibility, but the waterfall also offers a distinct beauty as compared to others. Thus, it becomes an Indonesia prime vacation spot that tourists should not miss when exploring Kulon Progo. As for the tourist activities, visitors can simply enjoy relaxation, photography, trekking, swimming, and lessening. The site even holds an interesting legend that everyone should learn during the visit.
In terms of name, Kuncung Mas derives from a legendary fish which was once living in the natural pond below the waterfall. Unfortunately, according to the locals, the fish had vanished forever. Aside from the story, the waterfall looks majestic due to the leveled appearance. It even comes with superb fresh and crystal clear water! Not to mention a serene pond resides below it on where people can take a bath and play water. The next recognizable feature is the presence of lush trees and plants that surround the site, giving a soothing ambiance to it.
Exploring Kuncung Mas Waterfall
The first impressive allure in Kuncung Mas Waterfall is definitely the pristine or unspoiled nature. There is no keeper at all, so the nuance is quite peaceful for relaxation. The good thing is the site resides near to the main road, so tourists don’t need to spend much time for trekking. For those who want to learn more information regarding the route and history of the site, though, they need the help of a local guide when exploring the waterfall. It is said the waterfall gets the water from a nearby fountain having the shape similar to a small cave!
The next thing that makes Kuncung Mas Waterfall popular is the strategic location, which is near to Sigembor Waterfall! That means tourists can get to another beautiful natural attraction in no time from that spot. The distance is only 50 meters, after all. What is more? A clear difference makes Kuncung Mas unique, which is the tiered landscape. That means tourists may expect some levels of water discharge with a distinct beauty and appearance once they get to the site.
Another important feature in Kuncung Mas Waterfall is the serene natural pond with its refreshing and clear water. The good news is everyone is allowed to get in the pond and enjoy swimming in it! For those with guts, they can climb the waterfall and jump in the pond from above! It would be an unforgettable experience, for sure.
- Waduk Sermo
- Sigembor Waterfall
- Kedung Pedut Waterfall
- Lanang Mountain
- Tigo Mountain
- Setawing Waterfall
- Purwosari Village
How to Get There
A trip to Kuncung Mas Waterfall takes about 1 hour and 4 minutes from Adisucipto International Airport at Yogyakarta City. It is because the distance is 38.9 km. Have no worries. It becomes faster if tourists take Godean Street. Once arriving at Girimulyo Sub-District, they only need to reach Jatimulyo Village and conduct a short trekking to get to the site.
Where to Stay
- Miri Sewu Homestay
- Gado-Gado BnB
LABUHAN KERATON NGAYOGYAKARTA Labuhan Keraton or the Royal Offerings of Yogyakarta is usually performed on the 30th of Rajab, so it will probably be hold on Thursday, 27 April 2017, at 07.00 am at the “Pendhapa” (Javanese Mansion) of Kretek Subdistrict Office. The Ngayogyakarta Royal servants transfer the vessels of the offering-implement to the Bantul Government. Then the offering-implement is delivered to the “Pendhapa” of Parangkusumo, and given to the caretaker to be arranged in “ancak” (the vessel made of bamboo). After the prayer fort it in “cepuri” (a supporting…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=218GWVk1pL4 Ratu Boko Palace is located in Jl. Raya Piyungan, 3 km south of Prambanan Temple at Dawung and Sambirejo villages, Piyungan, or 19 km east of Jogjakarta. It opens daily 6 am – 5.30 pm and it entrance fee charged. Ratu Boko Palace is a huge complex built on 16 hectares as the residence of King Boko of the first Mataram dynasty. Local legend says that Ratu Boko liked to eat human flesh. Primarily in ruins, visitors must use their imaginations to fill in historical and structural gaps. Gold…
Ratu Boko Temple Settled on a hillside plateau, overlooking Prambanan temple complex and with a view to Mount Merapi behind Prambanan Temple complex, lie the remains of a once grand palace. The palace (kraton) is named Ratu Boko after a King Boko of local folklore, but the real owner of the palace is more likely to have been a king of a local dynasty. Ratu Boko temple is located on a plateau, about three kilometres south of Lara Jonggrang Prambanan temple complex in Yogyakarta Central Java, Indonesia. Grand stone gates,…
To support the need of recreational things in Yogyakarta, the accommodation is also increase. In fact, there are numbers of star hotels and non-star hotels that ready to serve their specialties to comfort your stay. Hence, this Hotels In Yogyakarta is made. This application is kind of reference to provide the information and news for tourists that want to stay in Yogyakarta. There are numbers of Hotels and its description, and it can be accessed from iPad, iPhone and Android.