10 Top Tourist Attractions in Dieng – Perfect For Nature Lovers!

Top Tourist Attractions in Dieng - Perfect For Nature Lovers!

Dieng is an area in Central Java that is geographically located between Wonosobo and Banjarnegara. Dieng area is a highland area flanked by the ranks of hills in the north and south. This makes many tours in Dieng in the form of mountain or hill tours with the characteristic of very cool air.

To provide you with information regarding the most popular tourist attractions in Dieng, the following article will review the various potentials of Dieng tourism that must be included in your list of places to visit. So, check these out!

10 Top Tourist Attractions in Dieng – Perfect For Nature Lovers!

1.Savana Pangonan

  • Address: Dieng Kulong, Karangsari, Batur, Banjarnegara, Central Java
  • MapClick here
  • Opening hours: 07.00 – 18.00 WIB
  • Entrance fee: 5 thousand rupiahs (0.35$) per person, excluding vehicle parking fee.

Since February 18, 2016, the Bukit Pangonan climbing spot has been opened to the public. Tourists interested in hiking on a hill with an altitude of 2,300 meters above sea level can now do it.

One of the tours in Dieng has a large parking lot and certainly a panoramic view of the beautiful natural scenery. The cool air will welcome you to this dieng tourist spot.

If you come in the sunny weather, the magnificent charm of the mountaintop can be seen from the climbing post. It takes about 20-30 minutes to climb from the climbing postmarked by a permanent wooden house building to the top of Pangonan Hill.

After a long journey that you have traveled, upon arrival at the top of Pangonan Hill, you will find a wide valley in the form of a basin. This vast basin-shaped valley was once a lake that has now dried up.

The area is then overgrown with weeds and weeds until it looks like a green savanna that spoils the eyes. Then, when the dry season arrives, the green savanna will turn yellow because it is not splashed with rainwater.

In addition to getting a beautiful natural panorama, there are other surprises that you can see from this tour in Dieng. For example, from Pangonan Hill, you can see the magnificent Arjuna Temple, a Hindu heritage temple. This is because the location of Pangonan Hill is right above Arjuna Temple Tourism Complex.

If Dieng has a savanna named Savana Pangonan, Banyuwangi also has a savanna that is no less beautiful than the savanna in Dieng. The Padang savanna in Banyuwangi is even referred to as Africa van Java since it is so beautiful.

For those of you who want to witness the exotic savanna in Africa but do not have many opportunities and time, there can come to the savanna in Banyuwangi to visit Baluran National Park. 

2.Red and White Bridge

  • Address: Dieng, Kejajar, Wonosobo Regency, Central Java
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 07.00 – 18.00 WIB
  • Entrance ticket price: 5 thousand rupiahs (0.35$); if you want to try flying, fox needs to pay an additional fee of 20 thousand rupiahs (1.38$) per person.

Red and White Bridge is artificial tourism that was opened to the public precisely in May 2016. The Red and White Bridge is 26 meters long and extends east to west connecting the two hills above.

Visiting this tour in Dieng allows you to see the view of Telaga Warna, Telaga Pengilon, as well as the charm of the hills and mountains of Dieng from above the height. 

This is because the strategic position of the Red and White Bridge is above the height of 2,093 meters above sea level.

Besides being able to walk across the bridge with a beautiful view, you can also take pictures with the background of a red and white bridge with a beautiful natural atmosphere. So to capture your exciting moments during your visit to this tour in Dieng.

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3.Color Lake

  • Address: Dieng, Kejajar, Wonosobo Regency, Central Java
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 07.00 – 17.00 WIB
  • Entrance fee: 10 thousand rupiahs (0.69$) per person

This tour in Dieng is one of the most natural tourist spots in Dieng, aside from legends of Telaga Warna, which have been told for generations. From this tourist spot, tourists can see the beauty of the lake that often changes color.

The water contained in the basin in Telaga Warna is sometimes green, sometimes yellow, and colored like a rainbow. This phenomenon occurs because the lake water contains sulfur high enough that when the sun hits it, then the color of the water changes color.

In addition to observing the changing colors of lake water at Telaga Warna, another view that can be seen is the beauty of the hills that line the lake.

It is recommended that the visit be done during the day, or preferably early in the morning, to have the best chance of seeing the stunning scenery.

4.Pengilon Lake

  • Address: Dieng, Kejajar, Wonosobo Regency, Central Java
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 07.00 – 17.00 WIB
  • Entrance fee: 10 thousand rupiahs (0.69$) per person

Telaga Pengilon, unlike Telaga Warna, where the water often changes color, is always clear like glass. Because the waters of Telaga Pengilon are always clear like glass, it makes this lake known as Pengilon.

This tour in Dieng is located exactly next to or adjacent to Telaga Warna. Because of its adjoining location, tourists who visit Telaga Warna must stop by Telaga Pengilon and vice versa. Therefore, many tourists also often name these two ponds Telaga Kembar.

5.Merdada Lake

  • Address: Pauan, Karangtengah, Batur, Banjarnegara, Central Java
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 07.00 – 18.00 WIB
  • Entrance fee: 5 thousand rupiahs (0.35$) per person, excluding parking fee.

Telaga Merdada is the largest lake in Dieng, with an area of 25 hectares. However, Telaga Merdada, the largest lake in Dieng, has no running water, and when the dry season arrives, all the water will recede from the lake basin.

As there is no rainwater during the dry season, the lake will dry up over time. However, even though the conditions of the lake dry up in the dry season, it does not mean that the middle part of the lake can be crossed on foot since at this time of year, the basin of the lake is filled with deep mud, and it will be dangerous to cross.

For those of you who visit Telaga Merdada, besides relaxing by the lake and capturing various exciting moments, you can also install hammocks and relax there. 

Rolling out mats and joking with friends while eating and drinking is also suitable. Anyway, if you are looking for the best camping place in Dieng, Telaga Merdada is the answer.

To get to Telaga Merdada, the road access is quite easy. From Dieng T-junction, take Banjarnegara road. Walk the road until you find a signboard with the words Telaga Merdada.

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6.Wind Lamentations

  • Address: Jl. Dieng, Dieng, Kejajar, Wonosobo Regency, Central Java
  • Map: Click here
  • Opening hours: 06.00 – 17.30 WIB
  • Entrance fee: 10 thousand rupiahs (0.69$) per person, excluding photo rates at some photo spots in Batu Pandang Lamentation Wind.

Batu Pandang Lamentation Wind which is located adjacent to Telaga Warna and Telaga Pengilon is a perfect place to enjoy the nature of Dieng from above height. 

Batu Pandang Lamentation Wind is a tourist spot in the hill area, which is at an altitude of 2,100 meters above sea level.

While you vacation at one of the tourist attractions in Dieng, you will get to see not only the captivating sight of Telaga Warna or Telaga Pengilon but also the charm of beautiful green farmland and Mount Prau on its eastern side.

The Wind Lamentation Stone is ideal for those who enjoy photography. This site offers more than just two large stones, as there are various photo spots, which are either natural or artificially created.

However, as we explained earlier, if visitors want to take pictures in the artificial photo spots, they need to pay an additional fee in advance. One of the artificial photo spots presented is the hot air balloon spot.

Regarding the Batu Pandang Lamentation Wind tour journey, you can travel from the direction of Wonosobo city center with a travel time of about 1-hour drive. 

But the long journey will not make you disappointed because, upon arrival at the tourist location, a variety of beauty will be found. You can also visit several tourist attractions whose location is not far from Batu Pandang Lamentations, such as Telaga Warna or Telaga Pengilon.

7.Dieng Plateu Theater

  • Address: Dieng, Kejajar, Wonosobo Regency, Central Java
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 07.00 – 16.00 WIB
  • Entrance ticket price: 10 thousand rupiahs (0.69$) per person.

Carrying the concept of cinema, the tour in Dieng will not feel complete if you do not stop by Dieng Plateu Theater which shows a variety of documentaries about Dieng there.

A documentary film that is always screened is a film titled Bumi Kahyangan Dieng Plateu with 20 minutes of a film screening. Dieng Plateu Theater provides a seating capacity of 60 people.

By visiting here, you can enjoy the cool air of Dieng typical and get to know Dieng more closely through documentaries that are played simultaneously can get a lot of knowledge about Dieng. 

Therefore, if you are vacationing in Dieng, make sure to visit Dieng Plateu Theater.

8.Sikidang Crater

  • Address: Bakal Buntu, Dieng Kulon, Batur, Banjarnegara, Central Java
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 07.00 – 17.00 WIB
  • Entrance fee: 15 thousand rupiahs (1.04$) per person, excluding parking fee.

Sikidang Crater is one of the tourist attractions in Dieng that has recently become more popular. Years ago, the crater was formed by a volcanic eruption that was still active. 

There is one special thing you will find when visiting this tourist destination. Sikidang Crater is one place where raw eggs are sold, where visitors can buy eggs and boil them in five minutes. 

While in Sikidang Crater, you will also find tame owls that are rented to take pictures with.

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9.Sikunir Hill

  • Address: Jl. Dieng, Karangsari, Dieng Kulon, Batur, Banjarnegara, Central Java
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : Open 24 hours non stop 
  • Entrance ticket price: 10 thousand rupiahs (0.69$)

Bukit Sikunir is the most beautiful hill in Dieng, above the height of 2,263 meters above sea level. The most interesting thing that Bukit Sikunir has is the charm of the sunset and the charming sunrise. 

Therefore, many people choose to go camping on this hill.

Those of you who want to go camping here, do not forget to bring a variety of camping equipment needed. 

10.Dieng Sky Cafe

  • Address: Jl. Dieng, Sidorejo, Tieng, Kejajar, Wonosobo Regency, Central Java
  • Map : Click here
  • Opening hours : 05.00 – 21.00 WIB
  • Admission price : Free

Dieng Sky Cafe is not an ordinary café. It is located above the height of 1,789 meters above sea level. This is a great place to hang out, and you can enjoy seeing the golden sunrise or sunset from above height.

There are many menus offered at low prices, either the food menu, drinks, or snacks. Also, you can have fun and take pictures against a background of green hills that seem to blend into the thin fog. Then, on the other side, Mount Sindoro towers upright.

That’s a bit of information about Dieng and the most popular tourist recommendations in Dieng that are recommended for you to visit. Get the best holiday experience while in Dieng. Happy holiday!

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