WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS WATERFALL?
THE NEW DESTINATION
The Kedung Pedut waterfall is new destination and become viral.
In fact an indonesian tv show already published it. (My Trip my adventure by Trans 7)
You visiting exotic place with nice view. Quiet and peaceful.
You can see the nice hills, forest, farm field, landscape with fresh air .
NEAR TO OTHER TOURISM SITE
This place are near to beautiful UNMAINSTREAM place. Such as, Kalibiru National Park. It just only one way to the site. So, you spend your time effectively to visit these place.
This beautiful waterfall is…just check on the picture.
WHERE IS IT?
Regency (Kabupaten): Kulon progo
Province (Provinsi): Yogyakarta
About 60km to the west from downtown Yogyakarta or about 1 hours.
HOW TO GET TO THE WATERFALL?
There is no direct public transport over there.
Better you rent a car or motorcycle for cheap one. Invite local person as guide (Couchsurfer) for cheap reason.
*) Today a car can access this place, only the road is too small. Sometime in wet season you will found land slide a long the way.
**) It’s hard to find the place for new visitor. You can ask to people that you met in the street. But, you have take off your helmet and turn off the engine. This is the local manner. Otherwise, it’s not polite.
HOW MUCH IT COST?
ENTRANCE FEE AT KEDUNG PEDUT WATERFALL:
IDR 6K per person.
*) Update price: IDR 20K for international visitor.
IDR30K per person. Update price: IDR 50K per pax.
Flying fox: IDR30K per person.
Camping: IDR 25K per pax.
Rent a tent: IDR 60K.
MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
There are weak signal for your mobile phone.
There are some simple cafe.
*) For foreigner i recommend: Don’t drink with ice cube in any restaurant or street food in Indonesia, because indonesian ice cube made from not boiled water. It contain bacteria (E. Coli) that can makes stomach problem or diarrhea. Indonesian intestine become immune (adapted) to this bacteria, but not for foreigner (american and european especially).
Some bathroom and toilet. Better bring your own towel and tissue.
FREE HOTSPOT :
IDR2K. Today is IDR 3K.
Car : IDR10K
Elf : IDR??K
Bus : IDR??K
*) I suggest you to do rappelling by climb down the waterfall, jumping to the pond and swimming. It would be more fun and exciting.
GET A BIG PICTURE ABOUT KALIBIRU FROM VIDEO:
*) To enjoy this place, you really need rappelling to climb down the waterfall, swimming and jump to the water from bamboo tower. No wet no fun! 🙂