Gajah Mountain; Unique Spot for Seeing the Hindia Ocean

Kulon Progo is one of the regencies in Yogyakarta. It has the great potential tourism objects. Because of that, Kulon Progo is called as the Jewel of Java.

The location of Kulon Progo is in the most western part of Yogyakarta. All this time, the famous places in Kulon Progo that are well known by many people are Congot Beach and Glagah Beach. The fact, there is the unique spot for the travelers to see the beautiful sunset with the new nuance.

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This spot is Gajah Mountain. This mountain is located in Hargotirto, Kokap, Kulon Progo, Yogyakarta. In Javanese, gajah means elephants. Because of the shape of this hill is like an elephant’s head, this mountain is named Gajah Mountain.

It is very easy to reach this mountain. The location is not far from the Kedung Pedut Waterfall. The road to reach the location is large enough so a car can pass this road. To reach the top of the mountain, you just need for about 15 minutes on foot.

After reaching the top, you will be amazed because you will see the beautiful natural scenery. The air is also so fresh. From there, not only the beautiful scenery of the green plants you can see. However, you can also see the view of the Sermo Reservoir. The residential district of Yogyakarta also can be seen from here. Even, you can see Parangtritis Beach.

Some tourists visit this mountain to enjoy the beautiful sunset. The different nuance can be gotten here because there are some views you can see. Even, if you come to this place in the sunny weather, you can see Hindia Ocean. This is so interesting, right?

For that, if you come to Yogyakarta, don’t forget to visit Gajah Mountain. Choose this place as one of your destination. Going to Gajah Mountain will give the different experience. It is really the unique spot. Happy traveling, guys!

Contributor : Ika Pratiwi

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