Trekking to the Top of Nglanggeran, Gunungkidul – We love going on an adventure. One of the things that we like is trekking to the top of Nglanggeran, Gunungkidul in Yogyakarta. We love spending some time around different spots near The Kamasari.

We only need three things: a rucksack full of goods, our camera and comfy shoes.

Here are these lovely photos which smell of moss, wood and forest. There is nothing better than stopping and taking in the amazing views that nature has provided.

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The mountains are calling and I must go.

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From Pendopo Kali Song there are stairs that lead to Song Gudhel, a cave that is believed to be the site where a tiger ate a calf (gudhel) years ago. After that there is a climb to get to Lorong Sumpitan, a hedge between two giant stones 30 meters in length.

After passing Lorong Sumpitan, you will soon arrive at the first stop, a vista of Gunung Bagong. Merbabu and Merapi may also be visible weather permitting.

Lorong Sumpitan is a narrow path between two giant rocks on the way to the top of the Nglanggeran primeval volcano.

The third and last stop is the top, termed Gunung Gede (Giant Mountain). From here you can see the crater of the Nglanggeran primeval volcano and striking views of Yogyakarta, the Gunungkidul region and its surroundings.

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I'm on top of the world.

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Stay tuned for more of our adventures in Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta.


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