5 Greatest Natural Tourism Object in Solo Indonesia
Solo is a small city with an area of 44 km2 and has a million charms. The city is also known as Surakarta, and offers many interesting tourist attractions that must be visited.
As a city of culture, people only know that the attractions in Solo consist of historical and cultural tourism. However, if explored further, it turns out that Solo also has amazing natural attractions that are a pity to miss. Several tourist attractions in Solo are located in the Solo Raya area, namely Sukoharjo, Klaten, Karanganyar, and Boyolali. Apart from these four cities, there are still Sragen and Wonogiri.
Attractions in Solo Raya offer beautiful panoramas of waterfalls, artificial lakes, and green expanses of forest. Besides being beautiful, the price of admission to several natural tourist sites in Solo is also quite affordable. Want to know recommendations for natural tourism in Solo Raya? Check out the information below.
- Jumog Waterfall
Beautiful nature tourism that is no less interesting to visit while in Solo is Jumog waterfall. This tourist destination is located in Berjo Village, Ngargoyoso District, and close to the Ngargoyoso Tahura. To see the waterfall in Jumog, you have to make a little effort by going down 116 stairs. The struggle is still added by walking as far as 100 meters. It is tiring, but your tiredness will be paid off with a view of the beautiful waterfall in front of your eyes.
- Balekambang Park, Solo
One of the best natural attractions in the city of Solo is Balekambang Park. According to the residents, this park was created by KGPAA Mangkunegara VII for his two daughters, Partini and Partinah, in 1921.
Having up to 9.8 hectares, you can access this park from 07.00 AM to 06.00 PM. Enjoy the cool air and shady trees when you come here. Another activity that can be done while visiting Balekambang is taking a boat around the pond and seeing deer.
- Sekipan Hill
Want to have a different experience with the nature of Solo? Just come to Sekipan Hill for camping! The location is in Kalisoro Village, Tawangmangu District, Karanganyar, 42 kilometers from central Solo. The entrance ticket to the Bukit Sekipan location is quite cheap at IDR.7,500/person, but if you want to camp, you have to pay an additional fee of IDR. 10,000.
- KGPAA Mangkunegoro Forest Park I
KGPAA Mangkunegara I Forest Park is located in the Lawu Mountains. In addition to presenting cool natural scenery, this place also functioned to preserve certain flora and fauna. You can also do various other things such as playing in the children’s playground, relaxing in the gazebo, or flying fox. The entrance ticket is very cheap, and you only need to pay IDR. 5,000.
- Kemuning Tea Garden
Solo also has a tea garden where you can take an alternative vacation with your family. Located in Kemuning, Ngargoyoso, Karanganyar Regency, you can take the Kemuning Tea Garden for a 1-hour drive from downtown Solo. This tea garden is precisely in the Lawu mountains. Kemuning Tea Gardens are now increasingly visited by tourists because of the beautiful scenery and cool air that makes many people feel at home for a long time. Some locals also take advantage of this to open up instagramable photo spots for tourists. If you want to take a selfie at the photo spot, you have to pay IDR. 5000 first.
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