A waterfall that is so spectacular and beautiful that’s called Madakaripura. Feel the one fresh nature. This experience will bring you back to this place.
Access to the Madakaripura waterfall
National Park Bromo-Tengger-Semeru
Madakaripura Waterfall still in the National Park Bromo-Tengger-Semeru. In this area, you can enjoy the beauty of Mount Bromo that are well known in various corners of the world. Yes, the whole region is presenting nature that is so unique, from the stunning sea of sand at Mount Bromo, Mount Semeru grandeur to the surrounding nature is so beautiful. Including on the other side of this area, you can also enjoy how beautiful and spectacular Niagara Madakaripura. This waterfall is located approximately 1 hour drive to the north Bromo.
Location of Madakaripura Waterfall toward Probolinggo, precisely in the Village Wean, District Lumbang, East Java Province. The closest major city to the region is Surabaya and Malang. The journey from Surabaya around 3 hours ago Bromo region continued to Niagara Madakaripura.
Madakaripura is the Highest Waterfall in Java
Indeed, to get to Niagara Madakaripura not too easy. From the entrance, you have to walk down the valley in the Tengger Mountains. Impassable terrain also rocky road, some of them already in the form of the neat but are often damaged when a flash flood, including crossing several rivers. However you will be satisfied with the cool air and natural beauty along the way to Niagara Madakaripura/ Madakaripura Waterfall.
You can also see the statue of Gajah Mada before continuing the journey to Madakaripura Waterfall. With a walk of no more than 30 minutes, you will be amazed to witness the beauty of Niagara Madakaripura. In the depths of the valley that resembles a tube, which is surrounded by very high cliffs, you will see how magnificent Niagara Madakaripura. It
Niagara Madakaripura with a height of about 200 meters, is the highest waterfall on the island of Java. Even in Indonesia, this waterfall is the highest ranks second in Indonesia after the Niagara Sigura-Gura near Lake Toba, North Sumatra.
That is why, traveling by foot to Madakaripura not in vain. You will see sights that fascinate the charm of the surrounding natural splendor. Water waves were so swift to make the drops like mist covering the surface of the lake as deep as 7 meters below this waterfall.
Around the waterfall there is a cave that is believed to be a meditation of Gajah Mada. In this place, according to the story hereditary, vizier Gajah Mada gets his power and in this place is also believed to be the duke mystically disappear. That’s why this site is called Madakaripura, which means “the last place”. It is also why the area is frequented by the Tengger to perform certain rituals, especially on certain days.
In the vicinity of Waterfall Madakaripura already there are several stalls selling food and drinks. So you need not fear hunger because of the cold air at this location. You can enjoy food and drinks are available in the stalls around Madakaripura.
In addition, there are also rental of umbrellas and plastic for storing your luggage. This is because the waterfall is so heavy along the cliffs towards Madakaripura that can make you wet. Bathrooms are also available at this location.
Also follow the instructions of local tour guides. Especially the lake below Madakaripura have a fairly swift current. The rivers in the vicinity can also overflow and flash floods, especially in the rainy season, so you need to be careful when visiting this waterfall in the rainy season.
However, the local government can pay more attention to all the facilities and services available in this tourist area. Because there are many inadequate facilities and poor service from the guides or guards vehicle parking.
Madakaripura Waterfall is one of the tourist areas you can visit after visit to Mount Bromo. With grandeur, is the perpetual waterfall will pour the water at any time in the “giant tube” which was in the depths of the Tengger Mountains valley.