TOP PROGO RAFTING
– All Details to Know About Top Progo River Rafting –
WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD TRY PROGO RAFTING?
MEDIUM LEVEL RAFTING:
If you bored with rafting for beginners, it means you need more challenges.
Progo river is one of the most challenging river in Java.
GRADE III TILL GRADE V
Progo river has cascade from Grade III until Grade V.
Progo rafting can pumping up your adrenaline and be nice experience
OARS PADDLE TECHNIQUE
Unlike others rafting, Progo rafting use Oars paddle.
This technique used in only two rivers in the world.
EXOTIC PLACE & NICE VIEW
You visiting exotic river with nice view. Quiet and peaceful.
You can see the Menoreh hills.
Also the waterfall in the one spot of the river.
TOP PROGO RAFTING
WHERE IS THE TOP PROGO RAFTING LOCATED?
Village (Desa): Kreo, Kebon Agung
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Minggir
Regency (Kabupaten): Sleman
Province (Provinsi): Yogyakarta
About 21 kilometers north-west of downtown Yogyakarta or about 40 minutes.
About 20 kilometers south of Borobudur temple or about 30 minutes.
MAP OF TOP PROGO RAFTING:
HOW TO GET TO TOP PROGO RAFTING?
No public transport to the site.
*) Actually no literature about rafting that allowed the boat to pass dam. It’s too dangerous cause the current can suck you and makes you trap in the ‘holes’.
Need at least 2 persons per boat. Max 4 persons.
*) Today still promo only IDR 350K per person.
About 2 hours or 10 km long away.
*) It is longer than normal paddle.
STEEL FRAME A HOLDER FOR OARS PADDLE
Grade III – V, means that it is medium level rafting.
*) It is safe enough for beginners since they use Oars paddle technique.
6.00 am – 2.00 pm
shorts and a T-shirt or even change into swimming apparel.
*) Better you bring your towel and extra clothes.
Trekking sandals or beach shoes, helmet, life jacket, waterproof pocket for camera/cell phone.
MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone.
There is one restaurant at meeting point, but they will give you snack, drink and lunch for free.
Some bathroom and toilet. Better bring your own tissue, soap and shampoo.
*) Don’t forget to bring your towel & extra clothes.
*) This rafting operator managed by Mr. Cahyo who managed the Jomblang cave.
**) This activity depend on the water level of Progo river. Since it is wet/rain season (October – April) it will lift up the water level and it’s too dangerous to do rafting caused by strong current. You need ask me before arrive on the site whether possible to do or not for rafting.
HOW TO ARRANGE A DAY TRIP TO TOP PROGO RAFTING?
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10 DESTINATION THAT MOST VISITED BY INTERNATIONAL TRAVELER IN YOGYAKARTA AND AROUND:
Find other gems in Jogja and around that you never knew existed. Here they are:
1. Borobudur temple
2. Prambanan temple
3. Jomblang cave
4. Ramayana ballet
5. Merapi volcano (Hiking)
6. Merapi volcano (Lava Tour by Jeep)
7. Sultan palace and Water castle
8. Timang beach + Gondola
9. Ratu Boko temple
10. Malioboro street