Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

SIDOHARJO Waterfall (Curug Sidoharjo) + FREE

SIDOHARJO WATERFALL

– All Details to Know About Sidoharjo Waterfall –

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT SIDOHARJO WATERFALL?

THE VIRGIN WATERFALL & NOT MUCH VISITOR
The Sidoharjo waterfall (Curug Sidoharjo) is not much exposure and quiet tourists, even for local people.

FREE ENTRY
The entry ticket is free.
You just pay for motorcycle parking.

EXOTIC PLACE
You visiting exotic place with nice view. Quiet and peaceful.
You can hear the sound of the water, birds and the sound of blowing wind.

CLOSE TO UNMAINSTREAM TOURISM SITE
This place are close to beautiful UNMAINSTREAM place. Such as,  TOP Progo rafting, Suroloyo hill + sunrise, Nglinggo & Tritis TEA PLANTATION and MENOREH COFFEE SHOP. It just only one way to the site. So, you spend your time effectively to visit these place.

 Sidoharjo Hidden Waterfall

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WHAT IS SIDOHARJO WATERFALL?

DESCRIPTION:

This beautiful virgin waterfall is advisable to come early in the morning and not in the rainy season. When the rains come, the water that falls down to be brown. Two-wheel drive motorcycle is more advisable than using a car.

Sidoharjo waterfall has 75 meters height with a slope of 90 degrees will definitely make you stunned. You must look up until stiff if you want to see the peak.

There are no bathing facilities in this place, you should use the trekking shoes because the location of the waterfall about 700 meters or 20 minutes from the parking area with winding roads, narrow and slippery on the last few tracks.

In dry season, some local farmer block the water flow to irrigate their rice farm. This could make you little disappointed cause the water debit so little when it falling.

 A Way to Sidoharjo Waterfall

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WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Sidoharjo
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Samigaluh
Regency (Kabupaten): Kulon progo
Province (Provinsi): Yogyakarta

DISTANCE:
About 40 km to west from downtown Yogyakarta or about 1 hours.

MAP OF SIDOHARJO WATERFALL:

HOW TO GET TO SIDOHARJO 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.

*) A car can not access this site. Motorcycle is the best. Today a car can access this place, only the road is too small.

**) 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.

***) There will be other waterfall before Sidoharjo waterfall. It is Siluwok waterfall. Don’t be confused or take a wrong way.

 Slippery way:

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*) Some of way are watery & slippery.

HOW MUCH IS THE ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRANCE FEE TICKET:
FREE
Just pay for motorcycle/car parking.

*) Car parking fee IDR5K. Scooter parking fee IDR2K.

Sidoharjo Waterfall on Dry Season

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OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
There is weak signal for your smartphone.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
There is no cafe or restaurant.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
No restroom and toilet

*) This is pretty quiet place, but to get more quiet, better not visit on weekend.

GET A BIG PICTURE OF SIDOHARJO WATERFALL FROM VIDEO:

SOME  ATTRACTIONS NEAR SIDOHARJO WATERFALL:

You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Sidoharjo  waterfall:

1. Siluwok waterfall.
2. Suroloyo hill sunrise spot.
3. Top Progo river rafting.
4. Kiskendo cave.
5. Nglinggo tea plantation.
6. Menoreh coffee plantation.

10 DESTINATION THAT MOST VISITED BY INTERNATIONAL TRAVELER IN YOGYAKARTA AND AROUND:

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7. Sultan palace and Water castle
8. Timang beach + Gondola
9. Ratu Boko temple
10. Malioboro street

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