There are many travel destinations in Gunungkidul Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY).
Apart from the row of southern beaches, Gunungkidul has many hidden paradises rarely visited by tourists.
Other than beaches found in Gunungkidul are hills or mountains, ponds, and caves.
One of the most famous caves in Gunungkidul is the Jomblang Cave, located inPacerejo Village.
Precisely in Semanu District, Gunungkidul Regency, 49 km from Jogja City.
If from Jogja, this place can be reached in about 1.5 to 2 hours using a motorized vehicle.
Jomblang Cave was formed due to the collapse of soil and vegetation due to geological processes.
These ruins made a sinkhole or well with the mouth of the cave about 50 meters.
So that the Jomblang Cave was formed with a place for ancient plant conservation at the bottom of the cave.
Jomblang Cave is a challenging tour.
Visitors have to go down, enter, and along the cave-in.
To descend even this cave, special tools and expertise are needed. This is certainly different from other caves.
But there is no need to worry because the Jomblang Cave manager has provided safety equipment and equipment.
A guide will also guide visitors safely to the bottom of the cave.
After arriving at the bottom of the cave, visitors can walk about 300 meters and will meet Luweng Grubug.
This is where visitors can see the beauty of the ‘heavenly light’ that falls into the earth’s bowels.
To get the beauty of this ‘heavenly light,’ visitors must come from 10.00 to 12.00.
Then, the sun shone right at the mouth of the cave, and its light penetrated the bottom of the cave.
Entrance to this cave is free if visitors bring their caving tools; only a permit is needed.
However, visitors can rent for around Rp if they do not bring tools. 450 thousand – Rp. 1 million.
Meanwhile, the parking fee is only IDR 3,000 for motorbikes and IDR 5,000 for cars.
If you want to visit Goa Jomblang Cave, come when the weather is transparent so the sun can penetrate the bottom of the cave.
This explains the Jomblang Cave, which is quite adrenaline-pumping but has the ‘light of heaven’ at the bottom. Dare to come here?**