Madakaripura Waterfall, Indonesia


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If you’re the one who planned to go bromo mountain, this is another optional for who want start another adventure. Madakaripura waterfall is located near bromo mountain (not so far) in Lumbang, Probolinggo. Madakaripura waterfall-shaped alcove surrounded by hills dripping water on the ridge across the field like it’s raining, 3 of them even formed a waterfall pouring out again. Waterfalls Madakaripura believed to be the last meditation Gajah Mada of Majapahit Kingdom (one of acient kingdom in Indonesia). Towering waterfall is called eternal because it never ceases to pour water curtain fine rain similar to those who can pass underneath.

The location of this spectacular waterfall is hidden at the end of a deep valley in the foothills of the Tengger Mountains. To get to this waterfall, you need to walk about 20 minutes to cross the river and rocky road before arriving at the entrance. However, treats beautiful green scenery along the way is a separate entertainment that can treat fatigue. Patih large statue of Majapahit, Gajah Mada in sitting meditation position will greet any visitors before they continue their journey further into the center of the waterfall.

The best way to get to Niagara Falls Madakaripura are renting a car from Surabaya or Malang, or include it in a package along with a tour of Mount Bromo. From Surabaya, the capital of East Java, the trip takes approximately 3 hours to take the intercity route to Sidoarjo – Pasuruan – Probolinggo.

Although not until right at the waterfall, be careful because most likely you will be wet by water curtain that rained from the cliffs that you went through. To protect yourself from getting wet, you should bring a raincoat or an umbrella. There is an umbrella rental services and sales of plastic bags to protect your valuables, such as cameras and other, along the road to the waterfall. There will be some local guide that can help you to guide to waterfall around 10$.

Surrounded by walls of unusually high discharge Niagara Madakaripura who fell into a natural space of similar tubes were impressed mystical but amaze anyone who sees it. In the “space” altitude of 200 meters, which highlight the charm of sunlight wet green moss in the rocky wall of water is accompanied by the roar of a spectacle of beauty that might not be found anywhere else.

Tips :

  • Myth obtained from Niagara Madakaripura is recommended that you leave this place before 14:00 hours. Rain will often occur in these hours that could affect the water level around the falls is quite dangerous and difficult lets you leave the place.
  • Better not visited this waterfall as the rainy season because this area is prone to landslides. So if the weather looks unfriendly, leave immediately for the safety of your location.
  • If there are people who offer themselves as guides, you should specify the cost of such services. Usually the guide will offer voluntary services with the cost, but it helps you reach an agreement in advance so as not to regret later.
  • Already, there are many stalls around the falls where to buy food and drinks. So, bring stock to taste.
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