Taking several vacations a year isn’t a problem at all. In fact, it’s good for our health and helps us avoid stress at work. We don’t have to go very far for our own vacation. The reason is that there are a lot of beautiful and fun places to visit in Indonesia itself.
Those who often go on vacation to Jogja must be familiar with Pindul Cave. Well, the cave is one of the most popular places to visit in Jogja. In fact, it is already well-known and has become a tourist attraction in Gunung Kidul.
This Gunung Kidul’ Pindul Cave tour includes cave tubing, which takes a lot of courage, and walking through the cave below, where you can see many beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. It will definitely be a very nice time.
Location of Pindul Cave
If you don’t know where the place is, the cave is in the Gelaran 1 village, Bejiharjo urban village, Karangmojo sub-district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta. Aside from that, the cave is about 7 km away from the center of Wonosari, which is the city of Gunung Kidul Regency. If you start from Yogyakarta, it will take you about 2 hours to get there.
Route / Access to Tourist Attractions
If you have a private vehicle, you can leave Yogyakarta in the direction of Kids fun and also Bukit Bintang to reach the tourist attractions. Then, simply continue along the main road until you pass through the Tleseh and Taman Hutan Rakyat.
After that, you’ll come to a T-junction at Gading. Take the road to Wonosari. The City Boundary Monument is where you will end up after that. Then you’ll come to the Sinoyo roundabout, where you can ask people who live there how to get to these tourist spots.
However, If you use public transportation, you can get from Yogyakarta to the Giwangan terminal by bus. After that, retake the bus to Wonosari and get off at the Grogol intersection. Then, you can take an Ojek (taxibike) to get there.
Admission Prices to Pindul Cave
When it comes to tickets, there is no need for concern because the price is very reasonable and pocket-friendly. Therefore, there is no need to spend a lot of money unless you intend to purchase souvenirs in the city.
Please note that the entrance fee to Pindul Cave in Gunung Kidul is Rp 10,000 per person, whereas the entrance fee to the tourist attraction in the cave is Rp 35,000 per person. Therefore, you only need Rp. 45,000 to enter the cave, but the price does not include rafting equipment such as clothing and life jackets. Hence, if you wish to participate in these activities, you must pay for equipment rentals and a guide.
Remember that the prices listed above are subject to change at any time, depending on the policy of the tourist attraction’s manager. Obviously, you shouldn’t be surprised if the price is different when you arrive at the location.
Hours of Operation for Tourist Attractions
If you want to play as much as you want in Gunung Kidul’s Pindul cave, you need to know when it’s open. Well, this one place for tourists will be open every day from 6:30 am to 7:00 pm WIB (Western Indonesian Time). You can come whenever you want and as often as you want.
This tourist destination’s facilities are pretty comprehensive, including a restaurant that serves a wide variety of dishes. Additionally, there is parking close to the main entrance gate. Moreover, there is a designated parking area for tour package services.
In addition, there are accommodations with varying prices for a single night, which is approximately Rp. 50,000, and with a variety of additional amenities.
So much can be said about having fun while visiting Pindul Cave in Gunung Kidul. Those of you who really want to go there should be able to use this information.