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Cukang Taneuh, Grand Canyon in Indonesia

cukang taneuh green canyon native to indonesia

The most beautiful canyon in Indonesia is located in Pangandaran, this tourist attraction is even known by foreign tourists as Grand Canyon. Cukang Taneuh offers the natural beauty of a green valley that on either side of the cliff wall is overgrown with exotic green moss.

Another uniqueness is the existence of stalactites and stalagmites that appear in open spaces along the canyon that formed for hundreds to thousands of years which even the process is still ongoing to this day and can be enjoyed directly by tourists who come to visit this Vinegarng Taneuh tourist attraction.

Therefore, do not be surprised if Cukang Taneuh becomes the most favorite tourist attraction in Pangandaran and becomes one of the best tourism icons not only in West Java but also in Indonesia which has always been a major tourist destination when domestic and foreign tourists visit Pangandaran.

Cukang Taneuh

This very popular tourist attraction is actually better known by the surrounding residents by the name of Cukang Taneuh which in Sundanese means land bridge. This bridge is unique because it is formed naturally.

This bridge crosses the canyon with a width of up to 3 meters below which there is a flow of the Cijulang river, and until now the bridge is still used by residents as a connecting bridge between two villages around Cukang Taneuh.

Named Grand Canyon

Later this tourist attraction by tourists is better known as Grand Canyon after French tourists visited Cukang Taneuh in 1993 who felt amazed and amazed by the natural beauty in Cukang Taneuh.

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Even the character of this tourist attraction is almost the same as Grand Canyon abroad, therefore this tourist attraction later became known as Grand Canyon Indonesia.

Various tourist activities can also be done by visitors when coming to this tourist attraction such as;

Along Cijulang by Boat

Down the green Cijulang river flow by boat becomes something fun. The greenness of the trees that grow above the canyon combined with the blackish walls of the canyon stone is able to present a shady atmosphere with fresh air.

Starting from Ciseureuh pier, visitors will take a boat with a capacity of six people to be invited to enjoy the beauty of the walls that form stalactites and stalagmites due to the process of scraping rock cliffs by the cijulang river water flow for hundreds of years that penetrate karst rocks and form beautiful ornaments.

Even the character of this tourist attraction is almost the same as Green Canyon abroad, therefore this tourist attraction later became known as Grand Canyon Indonesia.

Various tourist activities can also be done by visitors when coming to this tourist attraction such as;

Along Cijulang by Boat

Down the green Cijulang river flow by boat becomes something fun. The greenness of the trees that grow above the canyon combined with the blackish walls of the canyon stone is able to present a shady atmosphere with fresh air.

Starting from Ciseureuh pier, visitors will take a boat with a capacity of six people to be invited to enjoy the beauty of the walls that form stalactites and stalagmites due to the process of scraping rock cliffs by the cijulang river water flow for hundreds of years that penetrate karst rocks and form beautiful ornaments.

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In addition, the clear river water is decorated with green moss that is able to make the river water turn green due to the gradation effect that arises by moss plants around it.

Upon entering the narrow gap that became the entrance of Grand Canyon. Boats must take turns one by one in or out guided by officers from the top of the hill because the narrow gap increasingly makes exploration feel challenging.

Playing Body Rafting

Down the rapids and cascades in the Cijulang river by playing body rafting or shaded following the flow of the Cijulang river that flows slowly with protected life jackets to head protection helmets, visitors will be carried by the flow of water while enjoying the cliff walls with their unique natural ornaments.

When playing body rafting to walk down the Cijulang river along more than 3 kilometers, instructors and guides are always on standby to supervise tourists so that even though they cannot swim, playing body rafting remains safe for anyone because it has been protected with standard equipment and supervised by a professional guide.

Swim

Or who have the ability to swim can also try the sensation of swimming by first jumping from the lip of a rock cliff with a height of about 5 meters. The sensation of jumping from the top of the height of the canyon wall will provide an experience that is very difficult to forget by anyone.

The fresh, clear and still very clean water can be the right remedy for refreshing that not only entertains but also tests anyone’s guts.

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Amenities of Cukang Taneuh

As a tourist attraction that is already very famous even to foreign countries, the facilities in Cukang Taneuh are very complete, including musala, toilets, rinse rooms to large vehicle parking areas.

In addition, downstream of the river flow there are also food stalls with relaxing huts to enjoy a variety of culinary dining that is appetizing while enjoying the natural beauty of Cukang Taneuh. There are also tour boat rentals to equipment to play body rafting for visitors.

Entrance Rates and Visiting Hours

The entry rate imposed is (IDR) Rp. 20 thousand, this rate does not include boat rental facilities or body rafting equipment and vehicle parking rates set at (IDR) Rp. 3 thousand for motorcycles and (IDR) Rp. 5 thousand for cars.

While the visiting hours are enforced, starting from 06.00 am to 17.00 pm every day.

How to Get to Cukang Taneuh

Cukang Taneuh tourist attraction is located in Kertayasa Village, Cijulang Subdistrict, Pangandaran regency, West Java, Indonesia.

 

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