Teriffic reason to eco trips Yogyakarta. Ecotourism or ecotourism is one of tourism activities that are environmentally oriented by prioritizing aspects of nature conservation, socio-cultural empowerment aspects of local communities as well as aspects of learning and education.
Ecotourism begins when there is a negative impact on conventional tourism activities. This negative impact is not only put forward and proven by environmental experts but also the cultural, public figures and business actors themselves. Impacts of environmental degradation, local uncontrolled local culture, reduced role of local communities and business competition that began to threaten the environment, culture and economy of local communities.
Yogyakarta, calling his name alone as if we were taken to a tourist town full of hospitality and art. Yogya is also known for its educational and cultural attractions. But Jogja is also rich with stunning natural attractions.
Pancoh is a village in Girikerto Village, Turi District, Sleman Regency, Special Province of Yogyakarta. The location of Pancoh area is at the foot of Mount Merapi with an altitude of 700 mdpl. Padukuhan Pancoh has a diversity of flora species such as salak plantations and several kinds of vegetables and has a diversity of fauna such as fish, farm animals, and wild animals, as well as cultures of diverse and still cultivated communities. Padukuhan is known to the public with surthongnya located at some point of the water area that sounded to reach a radius of 10 meters.
Speaking of nature tour, Jogja has two amazing waterfalls. The first waterfall named Waterfall Tlogo Muncar. This waterfall is better known as Kaliurang Waterfall because its existence is located in the tourist area of Kaliurang. In other words, Tlogo Muncar waterfall is located on the slopes of Mount Merapi.
The second waterfall is Srigetuk Waterfall. One of the most beautiful waterfalls in Indonesia is located in Menggoran Hamlet, Bleberan Village, Playen District, Gunungkidul Regency. This waterfall is on the banks of the River Oyo. Water in this waterfall comes from three sources of water, namely “kedung poh”, “ngandong”, and “ngumbul”. These three sources of water flow into one and form a stream of water that falls from the cliffs of karst rocks. Residents around believe, this waterfall is a storage area kethuk (one instrument gamelan) belongs to Jin Anggo Meduro.
To reach Sri Gethuk Waterfall, visitors must pass through the timber forest owned by Perhutani and teak tree fields. Furthermore, visitors can walk along the path with a view of the rice fields or along the Oyo River with a raft. These two options are equally exciting.
Sugeng Handoko’s determination to develop a community-based ecotourism area to bear fruit. The village, Nglanggeran village, Yogyakarta is now proven to be one of the famous tourist attraction in the area of Gunung Kidul. Although already quite famous, Nglanggeran Village’s role in the field of ecotourism is quite new. Pioneered since 1999, only in 2008, the region began to be seriously developed as a tourist area. Sugeng and the young people in the village become the motor of ‘business’ in the area.
Sandbanks are one type of coastal ecosystem that is rarely talked about than others. Sand dune is a regular accumulation of loose sands of hills (bumps), from the wind that blows in the direction and continuously in an area. Parangtritis presents the formation of ecosystems.
Sand Gumuk is a natural phenomenon of dune-like hills formed by wind movement. The word “Gumuk” is derived from the Javanese word meaning piles or portrudes from flat surfaces. In accordance with the process of its formation or morphogenetically, Gumuk Pasir Pantai Parangtritis can not rule out the existence of Mount Merapi, Mount Merbabu, Opak River, Progo River and Parangtritis Beach itself.
Boro village is located in District Kalibawang Kulonprogo Regency, can be reached by road from Yogyakarta city about 1 hour. Not difficult to find the village, because since five years ago this village became one of the natural tourist village. A place in the middle of rice fields that are still beautiful and flanked by Menoreh Mountains.
Why is this village interesting to visit?
Mongabay came to the village and met directly by the Chairman of Dolan Deso, Hartono, who was warmly welcomed. Dolan Deso in Boro Village started in 2010 because this village has tremendous potential.
Ecotourism mangroves in Baros Beach area, Tirtohargo Village, Bantul District, Yogyakarta Special Region, equipped with towers to support the development of coastal tourism destination.