Boyolali is not as popular as its neighboring cities, but Boyolali has many tourist spots that are worth a visit. Here are some recommendations for Boyolali tours.
Boyolali Regency, which is known as New Zealand van Java, is a connecting area between the cities of Surakarta, Semarang and Yogyakarta. This district is not as popular as the cities it connects to, but Boyolali has a lot of tourist charm.
Topographically, Boyolali Regency is a lowland area with hills and mountains. In this district, there are two mountains that are famous for their beauty and become one of the favorite climbing destinations, namely Mount Merapi and Merbabu.
Besides the two mountains, Boyolali Regency still has other tourist destinations that are no less cool. Starting from nature tourism to historical tourism.
Here are some recommendations for Boyolali tourism, which are summarized from various sources:
1. Kedung Kayang Waterfall
Natural tourist destinations that are quite enchanting are Kedung Kayang Waterfall in Magelang and Boyolali. (Eko Susanto/Dok. Detikcom)
This waterfall is located in two regencies, namely in Boyolali Regency and Magelang Regency. In Boyolali, this waterfall is located in Klakah Village, Selo District, Boyolali Regency. In addition, Kedung Kayang Waterfall is also located between two mountains, namely Mount Merbabu and Merapi.
This waterfall has a very beautiful view. There are two ways to enjoy this waterfall. First by simply enjoying it from above the viewing post or by going down directly to the waterfall area. The waterfall area is under the valley, so to play in the water here the traveler needs to go down the valley first.
2. Bade Boyolali Reservoir
Next is the Bade Boyolali Reservoir which is located in Bade Village, Klego District, Boyolali Regency. Initially this reservoir only functioned as a power plant. However, now it has developed into one of Boyolali’s tourist destinations.
In this reservoir a traveler can enjoy views of the expanse of water with the backdrop of Mount Merapi and Merbabu. In addition, here a traveler can also fish in the reservoir area and have a picnic in the surrounding area.
3. Brown Canyon
Brown Canyon is located in Kragilan Village, Mojosongo District, Boyolali Regency. Initially this location was a place for rock mining, but after being eroded quite a lot and leaving an interesting shape this place turned into a tourist destination.
As the name implies, Brown Canyon offers rock-style beauty or cliffs. This place is perfect for travelers who like to hunt for unique photo spots. If you visit this place, it is recommended to bring an adequate camera so that the charm of Brown Canyon can be captured beautifully.
4. Bukit Kinasih
Bukit Kinasih is located in Hamlet I, Senden Village, Selo District, Boyolali Regency. This hill is located on the slopes of a mountain and is a resting place for climbers who will ascend to Mount Merbabu or Merapi.
Because of its high enough location, travelers need to do a little trekking to get to this hill. Even so, the trekking fatigue will be paid off by the beautiful scenery that lies. This hill is very suitable to be visited in the afternoon, if you are lucky a traveler can take pictures with the scenery at sunset.
5. Gancik Hill
Gancik Hill is located in Selo Nduwur Hamlet, Selo Village, Selo District, Boyolali Regency. This hill is located near the slopes of Mount Merapi.
Just like Bukit Kinasih, this hill offers views of the surrounding nature from a height. Travelers will be treated to green and beautiful mountain views. This Boyolali Tour is perfect for refreshing the mind and spoiling the eyes.