5 natural attractions in Malang Raya

Malang in East Java never disappoints tourists because there are so many unique tourist attractions on offer. If you plan to have a vacation there in the near future, here are five current tourist attractions in Malang that are Instagramable

It should be noted that the tourist attractions below have reopened with a number of health protocols that must be followed.

1. Coban Rondo

If you want to take Alice-style pictures in the film Alice In Wonderland, you can visit the Maze Park in Coban Rondo. Although it is not as complicated as the maze in the film, visitors can still use it for photos in the middle of a maze that looks unique. Especially if you use Alice’s costumes and properties. Apart from taking pictures and playing in the Maze Park, visitors can play Shooting Target, Archery or just cycling around the tourist area.

Visitors can also take pictures at the waterfall or at some interesting selfie spots, such as a gate made of bamboo, or a giant triangle-shaped bamboo arrangement. There are also colorful photo spots or bridges made of bamboo, not too far from the waterfall. Coban Rondo is open every day at 07.00 – 17.00 WIB. The admission price is IDR 35,000 on weekdays and IDR 40,000 on weekends.

If you want to camp, tourists can pay IDR 30,000. For dome tent rentals, prices start from IDR 50,000. Coban Rondo is located on Coban Rondo Street, Krajan, Pandesari, Pujon District, Malang Regency.

2. Taman Kemesraan

Kemesraan Park is located on Jalan Tretes, Bendosari, Pujon District, Malang Regency. This tourist spot is open every day at 08.00 – 17.00 WIB. During their visit there, tourists will find an icon of the park, which is a statue depicting a man and a woman hugging. The statue is a statue of Kamajaya and Dewi Ratih who are known as the god and goddess of love. Both are known as symbols of harmony between husband and wife.

Besides being able to take pictures with the Taman Kemesraan icon, visitors can also take pictures on a suspension bridge surrounded by shady trees. There is also a colorful path in the middle of shady trees that has a large bird statue, a flower garden with a statue in the middle with a cliff background and a small temple. The management of the tourist attractions also provides a heart-shaped swimming pool and boat rides there. The admission price is IDR 15,000 per person including pool access and boat rides.

3. Kuneer Hill

If you want to find freshness to relieve fatigue, you can visit Kuneer Hill on Jalan Slopes Arjuno No. 65153, Kreweh, Gunungrejo, Singosari District, Malang Regency. Visitors will be treated to views of a beautiful expanse of tea garden at an altitude of 950–1,250 meters above sea level (masl) that has existed since the Dutch colonial era.

From this height, Kuneer Hill can be used as a sunset hunting spot. While there, visitors can satisfy their cravings for selfies on a long path made of wood in the middle of a tea garden. This tourist spot is included in the Wonosari Tea Plantation area, a number of other tourist activities that can be done are touring the plantation by rabbit carriage or relaxing at the Tea House Cafe.

Kuneer Hill is open every day from 07.00-17.00 WIB. Ticket prices on weekdays are IDR 8,000 and IDR 12,000 on weekends.

4. Bukit Nirwana

This tourist spot offers views of the beauty of the surrounding hills. Visitors can enjoy it while taking selfies with several spots that have been provided. One of the selfie spots there is the area near the sunflower. Then there are flower gardens, windmills, and photos on the boat.

If you still want to linger on Nirwana Hill, the manager provides camping facilities with a saving package of IDR 400,000 per tent for 4 people. Through a promo called Family Camp, visitors will get tents, mattresses, sleeping bags, as well as dishes such as roasted corn, noodles, as well as coffee and tea. Nirwana Hill is located in Tulungrejo, Pujon Kidul, Pujon District, Malang Regency. Operational hours are every day 08.00-18.00 WIB. The entrance ticket price is IDR 10,000.

5. De Tjangkul

De Tjangkul is located in the Kusuma Agro Tourism Area on Jalan Abdul Gani Atas, Ngaglik, Batu City. Apart from taking selfies, tourists can enjoy beautiful mountain views and plantations. This tourist spot offers several fun tour packages for picking oranges, apples, strawberries, and guava.

For Ayook Pick Strawberry, visitors only need to pay IDR 65,000 to pick six strawberries, get bottled fruit juice, and access to the Waterpark and De Tjangkul area. There is also an Orange Pick plus Costume for four people, picking three oranges, getting fruit juice in bottles, access to the Waterpark and De Tjangkul area, as well as borrowing costumes for photographs.

The types of costumes on loan are typical of the Netherlands, China, Japan, Korea, and farmer’s clothes to make the photos more interesting. Meanwhile, for just borrowing costumes for photos, tourists can buy the De Tjangkul + Costume package for IDR 150,000 for four people and includes access to the Waterpark and De Tjangkul area.

Some selfie spots that can be visited are round roots, swings, hot air balloons, bird nests, mill houses, dwarf houses, upside down houses, and rabbit houses. De Tjangkul is open every day from 08.00-17.00 WIB. The entrance ticket price is IDR 25,000.

During a pandemic like this time, make sure that when visiting, you should still carry out the health protocol for preventing Covid-19, wearing a mask, washing your hands with soap, keeping your distance, and not traveling if you have a fever or body temperature above 37.3 degrees Celsius.

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