Grojogan Sewu Waterfall is located on the slopes of Mount Lawu in the West of Surakarta, Central Java. From Surakarta, it takes around one hour to arrive at this tourist spot. If you depart from Karanganyar, it only takes about 45 minutes.
Location of Grojogan Sewu
This waterfall is located on the slopes of Mount Lawu, precisely located in Sepanjang Village, Tawangmangu District, Karanganyar Regency, Central Java. To get to the tourist location, it takes approximately 1 hour of travel time, if you departed from downtown Solo.
How To Go To Grojogan Sewu
If you start a trip from Solo, you can use public transportation such as a bus. The Solo-Tawangmangu bus is one of the public transportation with a route to Grojogan Sewu Waterfall. The buses that have the Solo-Tawangmangu route, namely, the Rukun Sayur Bus, the Jaya Direct Bus, the Setia Usaha Bus.
Ticket and operational time of Grojogan Sewu
The price of admission to this tourist place is Rp. 25,000 per person and the time is not 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tourism activities at Grojogan Sewu
- Forest Conservation Tourism
Grojongan Sewu waterfall is a nature conservation tourism site. Therefore, the flora is well protected here. Some of the protected flora are Pine, Banyan, Gondang, and Puspa. You also can find long-tailed monkeys, squirrels, and birds. As a nature conservation tourism site, animals here are left wild. The manager protects it by allowing animals to breed naturally.
- Direct Interaction with Wild Monkeys
For visitors who like animals, Grojongan Sewu is the right place to visit. Long-tailed monkeys often appear in front of visitors. Visitors can interact directly with the monkeys.
- Riding in Grojongan Sewu Tourism Park
If visitors feel heavy in climbing the stairs, there are other alternatives such as riding a horse.
Besides playing water in the waterfall, visitors can also swim in the pool near the waterfall.