Tawangmangu is known for its beautiful natural attractions. Here are 10 Tawangmangu travel recommendations, which are summarized from various sources.
Tawangmangu which is part of Karanganyar Regency, Central Java. The air is cool, this sub-district on the slopes of Mount Lawu offers a variety of tourist destinations.
The location of Tawangmangu District, which is at the foot of Mount Lawu, makes the air cool and tends to be cold. In addition, this location also makes Tawangmangu have a variety of tourist destinations, especially charming natural attractions.
Not only nature tourism, there are also historical tourist destinations, you know!
Here are 10 Tawangmangu tourist destinations that travelers must visit:
1. Agrotourism in Nglurah Village
Nglurah Village is a tourist village that produces the largest ornamental plants in Indonesia. In 2001, this village was named a flower garden tourism village. Until now, ornamental plants produced from Nglurah Village have been exported to foreign countries, two of which are to neighboring countries, Singapore and Malaysia.
Agrotourism Nglurah Village is known for its beautiful scenery. Not only decorated by various ornamental plants, but the scenery around the village which is located at the foot of the mountain can also spoil the eye.
To get to this tourist village is quite easy, after arriving in Tawangmangu District, travelers can follow the Menggung Temple – Nglurah route which will take you directly to the gate of Nglurah Village. If travelers want to visit, Nglurah Village Agrotourism is not subject to an entrance ticket. Travelers only need to pay a levy or parking fee.
2. Indonesian Atsiri House
A number of essential plants are displayed in the aromatic garden of the Indonesian Atsiri House, Tawangmangu, Karanganyar, Central Java (ANTARA PHOTO/Akbar Nugroho Gumay)
This area is the result of the restoration of the Citronella Indonesia-Bulgaria factory complex from 1963. Rumah Atsiri Indonesia offers educational tours about the manufacture of aromatherapy oils.
Rumah Atsiri has been open for visits since 2018, this destination offers visits to various factory facilities. Such as aromatic gardens, research laboratories, production houses, training centers, museums, restaurants, shops, and areas for organizing events.
This destination is located on Jalan Watusambang, Plumbon Village, Tawangmangu District. For tourists who want to just visit, Rumah Atsiri can be visited without paying an entrance ticket. However, if travelers want to visit privately, they need to pay a special ticket with a minimum price of IDR 50,000 per person.
Rumah Atsiri also offers various tour packages, according to the needs of visitors. Starting from full-day tour packages for 8 hours, half-day packages for 4 hours, to packages for school and company activities.
3. Sakura Hills
Sakura Hills is a tourist destination located at the foot of Mount Lawu. This destination offers mountain views combined with a traditional Japanese feel. Not only decorated by replicas of cherry blossoms, but this place also features a variety of typical Japanese buildings.
When entering, tourists will be greeted by a building resembling a Takeshi castle. Then there are also Japanese red gates that decorate the road. Sakura Hills also provides many unique photo spots with Japanese elements that are rarely found in other tourist attractions. However, not only photo spots, this place also offers kimono costume rentals equipped with Japanese umbrellas.
Sakura Hills is located on Jalan Raya Matesih-Tawangmangu No. 16, Gondosuli Kidul Village, Tawangmangu District. This destination is open every day at 08.00-16.00 WIB. Sakura Hills entrance ticket is quite affordable, which is IDR 20,000 for adults and IDR 15,000 for children. For weekends, there is an increase in ticket prices for adults, which is Rp. 25,000.
4. Sekipan Hill
Sekipan Hill Tourism is a destination that is suitable for all people to visit. Both young people, adults, to children. Because this destination presents quite a lot of attractions, ranging from beautiful natural scenery around, various photo spots, to games for children.
The attractions offered by Bukit Sekipan include miniature world landmarks. In this area there are various world landmarks such as Dutch windmills, Egyptian mummies, India’s Taj Mahal, and Malaysia’s Petronas Towers. In addition, there are also miniatures of the Titanic, rocking bridges, traditional houses, mini rollercoasters, outbound arenas, and photo studios equipped with various sets of themes.
Sekipan Hill is located in Kramat Hamlet, Kalisoro Village, Tawangmangu District. This hill operates every day at 08.00-17.00 WIB for weekdays, and 08.00-18.00 for weekends. The entrance fee charged at Bukit Sekipan is IDR 50,000-100,000. IDR 50,000 for regular tickets and IDR 100,000 for canal tickets.
5. The Lawu Park
The Lawu Park is a complete recreation area that offers not only views, but also a variety of activities. This Tawangmangu tourist destination is very suitable for family visits. Good for just playing, or camping.
The Lawu Park area is an area at the foot of the mountain surrounded by pine forests. This makes the air very cool. In addition to the cool air and beautiful natural scenery, this tourist area is also equipped with various playgrounds.
Starting from the flying fox, ATV, and other outbound areas, trekking areas, flower gardens, mini farms to feed sheep and rabbits, to various interesting photo spots. Not only for playing, the Lawu Park also provides various staying facilities. Starting from ordinary campsites, cottages, to glamping.
The Lawu Park is located on the slopes of Mount Lawu, Bulakrejo, Gondosuli Kidul Village, Gondosuli, Tawangmangu District. This destination operates every day from 08.00 to 16.00 WIB.
The Lawu Park area is divided into two, namely Lawu Park 1 for restaurants and lodging and Lawu Park 2 for playgrounds. To visit the play area, visitors are charged an entrance fee of IDR 20,000 for weekdays and IDR 25,000 for weekends.
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