Friday, October 16, 2009

Cukang Taneuh, Green Canyon Indonesia

If you feel too far away to visit the Green Canyon that there is in America, now you do not need too disappointed again. Indonesia has also proved itself the Green Canyon that is not less beautiful. Actually, this place has the original name is Cukang Taneuh. Green Canyon own name was popularized by a French citizen in 1993. While no meaning Cukang Taneuh the land bridge. This is because in the valley and the Green Canyon chasm a bridge of land used by farmers around there to get to their gardens.

Green Canyon is located in Indonesia Kertayasa Village, District Cijulang, Ciamis, West Java. From City Ciamis itself is about 130 km or if the Pangandaran is about 31 km. Near the tourist attractions there are objects Batukaras and Nusawiru Airport.

This wonderful tourist attraction is actually a stream of the river Cijulang passing through a cave filled with beauty and stalaktif charm stalakmitnya. In addition this region is also flanked by two hills, also with many rocks and grove of trees. Everything was formed as a natural painting is so unique and so challenging to navigate.

To reach this location from tourists to leave the dock Ciseureuh. Then traveled by boat or paddle paste that is widely available there. The distance between the dock with the Green Canyon site about 3km, which can be taken within 30-45 minutes. Along the way we will pass the river with tosca green water. Probably from Green Canyon is where the name originated.

Once seen rapids with a narrow path traveled by boat difficult that had reached the mouth of Green Canyon, where the water was very clear, bluish in color. This is where the beginning of an adventure to explore the beauty of this tourist attraction begins. From here visitors can go on to the top with a swim or crawl on the edge of the stone. Tires and floats are provided for those who choose to swim. Although the need to travel this way, the trip is guaranteed completely secure. Even for children over 6 years to secure enough to flow down the river by using tires and guided by the owner of the rented boat.

The journey will continue to be in a steep hollow walls on either side of the river flow. The walls to present the beauty of its own, the most uniquely shaped to resemble a cave whose roof had collapsed. Also in the top several times visitors will pass stalactites stalactite-drip water still flows through the soil. After a few hundred meters swim, will be seen several small waterfalls on the left and right are so charming. If you continue to swim so visitors will come to the end of the road, where there are caves inhabited by many bats.

The flow of this river long enough, so that visitors can swim with your heart's content with the flow of a waterfall. In addition to beautiful scenery above the water, the Green Canyon will be a separate heaven for those who love diving. Staying with some diving equipment, stunning scenery hollows in the water ready to be explored and enjoyed, complete with a variety of fish that swim around in the bottom. For those who like to challenge adrenaline, can jump from a big rock with a height of 5m to the bottom of the deep.

At the mouth of the cave is a waterfall with sparks Palatar so heavy that in turn make the atmosphere in this tourism object is so cool. Various fun activities can be found here ranging from rock climbing, swimming and boating while fishing.

Visitors who visited the Green Canyon was not only able to travel, tourism object is also rich in myth. It is said that those who want to get a mate and young can be wiped dripping water from cracks in the Green Canyon cliff face several times. This is believed to some visitors, especially the domestic. Even water can be drunk immediately and it felt like mineral water.

But to really enjoy the elegance of Green Canyon, visitors should be familiar with the seasons. The best time to enjoy the beauty of the Green Canyon is a few moments after entering the dry season. Because if the rainy season, it is feared heavy river currents make the water a reddish color. May until September is the best time to visit.

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