The Asian Exotic Green Canyon

For those of you who are enjoying the long holiday period, and still confused want to vacation where it do not get confused again try for a trip to Green Canyon, located in the Village Kertayasa, District Cijulang, Ciamis regency, West Java, Indonesia.

Green Canyon is one of the attractions that stores incredible charm. The combination of rivers, green valleys, protected forest, and various stalactite-stalagmite. Clad beauty with silence, like a hidden paradise.
Green Canyon itself began to be developed in 1989, but initially these places do not have the dock, so many passengers scrambling boat. But after a run by the local Department of Culture and Tourism, boats are allowed to operate is limited only 20 boats per day. The boat itself is a community-owned boat around, there are about 75 boats registered.

Green Canyon, or often called by local people Cukang Taneuh which means the land bridge, this place is situated in the village of Kertayasa, District Cijulang, Ciamis, West Java. The distance is approximately 31 kilometers from Pangandaran, or about 393 km from Jakarta. Green Canyon real name was popularized by Frank and Astrid, a tourist from France and Switzerland, who in 1990 came to this place.

From the pier Cisereuh, tourists along the river that the water was greenish. The boat can only carry a maximum of five passengers are controlled by two men on duty to operate the motor and another set the direction and keep the passenger in front. Throughout the trip once in a while you will see a monitor lizard swimming in the river and disappeared into the bushes.

River splitting Cijulang was still dense forest which is overgrown with trees and inhabited by wild animals one animal lizards. The distance from the pier to Cukang Taneuh approximately three kilometers, or be within about 15 minutes.

Although the sting of the sun during the day but the air was very cool, probably oxygen supply from the forests around providing coolness and comfort. Arriving at Cukang Taneuh No fewer than 10 boats have been lean in the mouth of the cave. Apparently the trip was not the worst, the sight of other phenomena are still stored in it. Actually this Cijulang River divides the cliff, but there are sections where the soil is formed bridge that connects the top of the second cliff. Therefore, local people named the area's tourism bridge Cukang Taneuh which means land.

Once out of the boat and climbed the rocks to pass through the base of the land bridge, appeared natural beauty. On both sides of towering cliffs to the green river, a few places there are stalactite and stalagmite, and the cliff wall reliefs that formed naturally over millions of years more to make tourists feel amazed.
Not only that, if tourists want to see more beautiful scenery so tourists can swim about 10 yards into using buoys. Once there, the most amazing sights seen in front of you, the rush of water that resembles the relentless rain and wet rock cliff wall. This area is called Eternal Rain, because although the dry, water coming out from the cliff wall was never subsided. Still have not finished admiring and preserving the beauty of this, tourists can climb the 15-meter-high cliff into the bathing pool. During this community believe that anyone who bathed in the place would stay young, smooth soul mate and his fortune.

Travel Tips

When you decide to come to Green Canyon, should be ready for a tiring journey, because the travel time to get to the place where the tourist sites around eight hours from Jakarta. For those who bring a personal car, preferably someone who can take turns driving. Green Canyon open from 10:00 until 16:00. Prepare also a change of clothes and towel if you want to swim. Believe it or not there are many taboos to not say dirty words and mention 'crocodile' while he was in Green Canyon.

Therefore you should not do things that are prohibited in order to avoid the things that are not desired.

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