If yesterday we discussed Koka Soka Waterfall located in Kulon Progo, this time we will discuss Luweng Sampang Waterfall which is not less beautiful with Kembang Soka Waterfall.
Grand Canyon from Gunung Kidul
Speaking of the charm of Jogja, it seems endless, especially in the area of Gunung Kidul. If all this time you only know the beaches are charming, it is now revealed that there is a new heaven that unfold there, Luweng Sampang Waterfall his name.
Gunung Kidul area does have a beach with rocks rocks, and it turns out the waterfall in Luweng Sampang was decorated with rocks of white rock, visible contrast with the blue water is crystal clear.
There is something unique from Luweng Sampang Waterfall. The uniqueness is that you will find curved lines that follow the structure and two beautiful large rocks flanking a small channel waterfall.
Rocks are exposed to water erosion so that it is naturally eroded and forms beautiful lines. This is the main attraction of Luweng Sampang Waterfall, its beauty is equivalent to the Grand Canyon in Pangandaran. Therefore many people who dub this Waterfall with the nickname of the Grand Canyonnya Gunung Kidul.
This waterfall has a height of approximately 5 meters, with a width of approximately 1.5 meters. Around it there are huge rocks that look like a small hill. Many people say that the uniqueness of the pattern of stones Luweng Sampang Waterfall has a resemblance to rocks The Wave Rock, Arizona, United States.
The Origin of Luweng Sampang Name
The origin of the name Luweng Sampang itself is taken from the term ‘Luweng’ which means hole, and ‘Sampang’ which became the name of the local village, that is Sampang Village. This beautiful waterfall Jl. Juminahan, Sampang Village, Gedangsari Sub-district, Gunungkidul, Yogyakarta Special Region.
Luweng Sampang waterfall is also bordered by Klaten regency, Central Java. And besides the people named Luweng waterfall Sampang, there is also Klaten people who call this waterfall is Luweng Sampang Gantiwarna Waterfall.
According to residents around, the old times behind Luweng Sampang Waterfall is used for meditations by Sunan Kalijaga. Walisongo itself is a spreader of Islam in the land of Java and one of them is Sunan Kalijaga is the son of Duke of Tuban named Tumenggung Wilatika.
Tumenggung Wilatika itself is a student of Sunan Bonang. As written in history, Sunan Kalijaga is well known as a guardian who juri-uri Javanese culture. He uses the arts and culture as a means to preach, among other Wayang Kulit art and also tembang suluk.
The Color of the Water Always Changes
Luweng Sampang waterfall is still virgin because of its beauty and purity still very awake. The unique addition, the color of Luweng Sampang Waterfall is always changing. So do not be surprised if you visit this tourist destination for a second time and see the color of the water is different from before.
When entering the rainy season the color of the water is slightly brown and make a beautiful color combination with the rocks around it. Conversely, just when entering the dry season the color of the waterfall turned into clear and no less good during the rainy season.
Our suggestion for you, who want to visit Luweng Sampang Waterfall you should come at the time of the rainy season because it is during the rainy season is the falling waterfall that will fall a lot and swift so it feels the sensation. However, you are also required to remain cautious in maintaining safety, because during this rainy season the rocks will become slippery and can make you fall slip.
Don’t Forget to Bring Camera and Dress Replace
Do not forget to bring the camera is one of the obligatory tips for you who want to visit Luweng Sampang Waterfall this. Because, you will not be able to refrain from taking pictures with rocks that are artfully high in such beautiful nature creations.
Do not forget to bring a change of clothes also tips for you if it intends to visit a waterfall like the Grand Canyon is, because you will surely not stand if you do not feel the fresh waterfall.
In Luweng Waterfall this sampang, the visitors can play water and bathing as much because the pool of water is not too deep, but you can also jump from the top of the rock from the cliff.
Usually Waterfall luweng Sampang is also used as a favorite destination for those who do photo hunting prewedding because it is very beautiful scenery. Oh yes, you also try not to forget to bring underwater camera or waterproof camera to capture the beauty underwater.
Luweng Sampang Waterfall Route
Please note that the distance from the city of Yogyakarta to Luweng Sampang Waterfall is approximately 30 km and possibly can be reached within one hour journey. Well for that, we will provide a route that you can take path to Luweng Sampang Waterfall this:
First, from the direction of the city of Yogyakarta, you take the road through the ringroad ketandan then towards the Wonosari road, past Piyungan, Bukit Bintang, Patuk, then after that you will meet the intersection near GCD FM, from there you take the left until it passes Ngoro-oro Ombo.
Then in front, you will meet with the intersection of Puskesmas Patuk II, continue to take the straight path to meet the intersection of Semilir battle take the left to see the junction of SDN Belang Terbah, from there straight through the Hall of Terbah Village. You will meet with the fork again take the straight then follow the road ± 3 km Luweng Sampang on the right side of the road.
The second route, from the direction of Yogyakarta choose the road towards Maguo to pass Prambanan, after that from Jogja Solo road take the south (right). Then you will go to the village of Sampang Gunungkidul up past Sampang Village Hall. Then from there you can follow the road ± 2 km. Take the left path to enter Luweng Sampang Waterfall.
Luweng Sampang Waterfall Tour
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