Location: Tinjomoyo, Kec. Banyumanik, Semarang City, Central Java 50262
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HTM: Rp. 3,000 per person
Open and close: 07.00-18.00
When we hear the word forest, surely what comes to our mind is a wilderness area where wild animals and plants live.
However, the Tinjomoyo forest in Semarang is different from the usual forest. Currently, the Tinjomoyo area has become a tourist park that is worth visiting, and is even suitable to be a holiday destination with family.
Initially, the Tinjomoyo Forest Tourism Park in Semarang (SMG) was a zoo with various forest animals in it.
However, there was a big flood, which severed a large bridge which became the main access to the tourism forest.
Tinjomoyo Forest itself has an area contour with a combination of hills, rivers and forests. The most abundant plants here are teak and pine trees.
Therefore, it is not surprising that this area is well suited for an unspoiled tourism forest. With a land area of 57.5 hectares, this area is more often used as a camping site., outbound, family outing, to combat game.
Various kinds of activities can be carried out on a fairly large flat land and there is a river flow on one side. This river is also often used for riverbank tourism activities.
To get to the location of the Tinjomoyo Forest Tourism, it can be reached by using private or public vehicles.
The location of this tourist forest area is in the south of Semarang City. Approximately seven kilometers from Tugumuda.
Travel route to get to the location can be reached from the direction of Sampangan or Jatingaleh. The tourist forest is open to the public from seven in the morning to six in the afternoon.
So that visitors do not get lost while in the tourist forest, visitors are advised to bring a map or use online map and also a compass.
Even though this forest area is well organized, it is still dangerous to travel alone and without using any guidance.
The Tinjomoyo mystery
The city, which has typical food tofu meatballs, has a Tinjomoyo tourist forest area. Not only famous for its natural forest that is still preserved, but also famous for the mystery that lies in it.
The mystery referred to here is a mystical story that is widely circulated among the surrounding community.
This tourist forest area or Tinjomoyo conservation forest is one of the favorite places visited by psychics.
According to the story circulating, in the middle of the forest there is a magical guesthouse, where astral beings gather. They also mentioned, it is said that under the Tinjomoyo bridge, there is a gate which is closely guarded by a pair of banaspati (blob of fire).
The gate that is mentioned can not be seen with the ordinary eye, but with the mind’s eye. Certain people who have inner insight will see a magnificent gate at the end of the bridge.
Not all jinn or other astral beings can enter through this gate. You can’t just be gentle, let alone humans who sometimes don’t respect sacred places.
So, it is hoped that the policy of the Tinjomoyo forest visitors is not to take overreaction.
There is also another group of people who say that the Tinjomoyo forest is a sacred place.
The reason was because this area was the hiding location for Prince Diponegoro’s guards. It is also stated that Tinjomoyo is used as a holy place for astral beings to perform meditation.
Beaches, mountains, old town, are some of the places mainstream to spend a vacation. However, there is one place worth trying for a new vacation spot, namely a tour in the wilderness.
Maybe for some people who love nature is used to this. However, how the forest which is used as a tourist spot is included spot interesting, even for taking pictures or photos.
In the Tinjomoyo tourist forest area, there are many spot cool for selfie starting from the entrance to the riverbank area.
Take a walk while enjoying the typical view of the original forest is equally exciting. The authenticity of the forest that is still preserved makes all kinds of forest animals still live here, including the variety of flora.
The entrance ticket to the Tinjomoyo forest tourism is very affordable, only three thousand rupiahs, can already explore the forest.
Of course, visitors still have to maintain cleanliness and beauty while walking in the forest, and not commit acts of vandalism.
As previously mentioned, the Tinjomoyo forest is a natural habitat for most forest animals, including 240 species of birds.
One of them is the Javanese eagle, which always migrates from North Asia to this tourist forest in March-April. Species Other birds are the Kepodang and the bido snake eagle.
For game types outbound, usually done in a flat area. various types of rides including flying fox, combat game to the camping area.
So if you decide to camp in this wilderness, you don’t need to worry anymore because the camping area is available.
What are you waiting for, immediately visit the Tinjomoyo tourist forest area in the southern area of the city of Semarang.
Nothing to lose comes to spend vacation time here. Everything is complete to fulfill the desires of visitors who want to enjoy the feel of a natural forest.
Whether you have fun with friends and family or hunt for mystery stories, everything is complete here.