Location: Kalipagu Hamlet, Ketenger Village, Baturraden, Banyumas, Central Java 53152
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HTM: Rp. 5,000
Open and close: 08.00 – 18.00
“As you grow older, you learn a few things. One of them is to actually take the time you have allotted for vacation ” –John Battelle
John Battelle is a well-known journalist, entrepreneur and writer from the United States. In one of his interviews, he once said that. As we get older, we will learn many things in life.
One of them is where we can really take the time we have for the holidays. Looks like a lot of readers will agree, huh ?. Of course, the holiday referred to here can have different “interpretations” according to the readers.
Some readers may interpret the holiday simply by lazing in the room while watching TV, reading favorite novels, going to the mall with friends, playing games on a PC or game console all day long, or for those who have an adventurous spirit, they can use their relaxing days to explore places. new in Indonesia.
For readers who are fond of the latter option, there is a place in Central Java that can be used as a reference to remove fatigue from busy thinking due to work. Call it the Jenggala waterfall.
Curug Jenggala is located in Baturaden, Purwokerto. Baturaden itself is located in the north of Purwokerto City and is right south of Mount Slamet. Baturaden is also a tourist area that is usually visited by many local tourists, especially on Sundays and national holidays.
It should be remembered that from Baturaden there is also a famous folk legend, namely the story of Lutung Kasarung. The combination of cool air and stunning natural scenery is an added value for the Baturaden region. One of them is Curug Jenggala.
This hidden paradise located in the Baturaden region is still relatively new and beautiful. No wonder Jenggala Waterfall is the belle of new nature tourism in Baturaden.
Tourists outside the city may be unfamiliar when they hear Curug Jenggala. Can be obliged because this waterfall is still relatively new in the Baturaden area. The exact position of the Jenggala waterfall is in Kalipagu Hamlet, Ketenger Village, Baturaden District, Banyumas, Central Java.
The “Primadona” is still in the same area in the Perhutani KPH East Banyumas area and not far from the Baturaden Botanical Garden. Kalipagu Hamlet is known for its waterfalls which are very enchanting and can spoil the eye.
So that readers don’t have to worry if they want to linger in this hamlet, because in Kalipagu Hamlet there are also other waterfalls, such as Curug Bayan, Curug Penganten, and Curug Gedhe.
Access to the Jenggala waterfall is fairly easy. If from Purwokerto, just follow the directions to Baturaden Park. Signposts from Purwokerto City to Baturaden Tourism Park are pretty much plastered on the corner of the road and are very easy.
If you have arrived in Baturaden, readers can go to Curug Bayan. Next to the homestay, there is a narrow access road to direct readers to Jenggala Waterfall. If you have arrived at the parking lot, you still need to walk approximately 500 meters to the Jenggala waterfall.
But you need to pay attention and be careful, the road to Jenggala is still paved with soil, so when it rains the road becomes slippery. Floods in Curug Jenggala also occurred in October 2017 which caused the water to become very heavy and turned brown.
But don’t worry, “Si Cantik” from Central Java will be ready to pay the curiosity and spoil the readers when they reach their destination.
Curug Jenggala has its own uniqueness from its origins. In the beginning, the waterfall was not called Curug Jenggala but Curug Tempuan. This is because the Jenggala waterfall is a confluence of several rivers into one.
This waterfall has three streams of waterfalls with the same height. With the main waterfall in the middle it has the swiftest current. According to local residents, Jenggala means Ksatria Piningit or the main knight.
Curug Jenggala is flanked by two hills and when combined, each of its names means heaven’s water. The river at Curug Jenggala is the meeting point between two rivers, namely the Banjaran River and the Mertelu River which are united. Then in the middle between Banjaran and Mertelu there is a site called “Batur Semendeh”.
Price of admission
Curug Jenggala is a natural tourist spot that is relatively new in Central Java. To enjoy the beauty of Jenggala waterfall, visitors will be charged a fairly cheap fee of only Rp. 5000 for one entry.
However, this fee does not include the vehicle parking fee. With these low prices, visitors can already be spoiled by the cool and beautiful atmosphere typical of Baturaden. The funds will then be managed by local residents to improve existing facilities at Curug Jenggala.
Open What Hours
The operating hours of this tourist spot near Baturraden are opened at 08.00 and closed at 18.00 every day. Regarding accommodation, tourists don’t have to worry about lodging around Jenggala Waterfall.
There are several inns around the location that can be used to rest or just want to enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the place, ranging from homestays to hotels.
Still confused about what to get for Rp. 5000? As one of the well-known locations everywhere, it’s no wonder Baturaden has become a “prima donna” for local residents.
With the combination of the atmosphere which is fairly cool and beautiful, it will be an added value in itself. One of them is Curug Jenggala, a natural tourism that is relatively new but is starting to be discussed because of its beauty.
One that is busy being the talk of many people is the location of the photo spot in Curug Jenggala. The existence of the selfie desk made of wood and heart-shaped is a favorite spot in that location.
The selfie desk is right in front of the waterfall. This will be an enchanting combination with the cool air and green of the surrounding trees. But it should be noted that in order to use the photo area, visitors are prohibited from using footwear so that cleanliness and facilities in Jenggala are maintained.
In fact, the manager will closely monitor the activities carried out by visitors to minimize violations.
The harmonization between the coolness obtained from the waterfall, the beautiful environment and the green scenery around is an interesting and soothing combination of Jenggala Waterfall as a vacation location with a partner or family.
Curug Jenggala, although the area is relatively new, it can attract many tourists with its unique charm. With these various beauties, Jenggala Waterfall can be considered as one of the places that must be visited when the holidays come.
How? Are you ready to get rid of fatigue from your busy mind by traveling to one of the new “prima donna” in Central Java?