In addition to beaches and various charming cultural attractions, Yogyakarta has several exotic cave tours. One of the popular cave tours is Jomblang Cave in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Based on information from Visiting Jogja, "Jomblang Cave trekking activities are quite challenging, and require special tools and expertise to explore the cave. Because, unlike caves in general, Jomblang Cave is a type of vertical cave."


If you want to try the excitement of Jomblang Cave in Yogyakarta, the location is in Pacarejo Village, Semanu District, Gunungkidul Regency, Yogyakarta.

Highlights of Jomblang Cave 

There are many various attractions of Jomblang Cave, as follows:

1. Vertical cave

Based on information from the Visiting Jogja website, as mentioned earlier, "Jomblang Cave is a vertical cave formed due to the collapse of soil and vegetation due to geological processes".

Vertical cave

The collapse made a sinkhole with a depth of about 50 meters. Therefore, vertical caving activities in Jomblang Cave will stimulate visitors' adrenaline. Four paths can be passed based on depth.

For those of you who are beginners, you can pass the path with a depth of 15 meters, which can be passed on foot. Meanwhile, for professionals, it can be through vertical caving at a depth of 40 meters, 60 meters to 80 meters.

2. Ancient vegetation inside the cave  

Unlike the area around the cave which is fairly arid, inside this cave is very fertile. Based on information from the Gunung Kidul Regency Government website, at the bottom of this vertical cave, there is ancient vegetation that is not found outside the cave.

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When setting foot at the bottom of the cave, visitors will be fascinated by the surrounding scenery. When the feet rest, you can find a variety of beautiful and lush ancient plant vegetation.

3. The light of heaven

Jomblang Cave is famous for its uniqueness, namely the phenomenon of heaven light. This phenomenon, in the form of sunlight enters the bottom of the cave through Luweng Grubug, which is a sinkhole or cave mouth well.

Based on information from Visiting Jogja, visitors can witness the phenomenon of heaven's light by walking about 300 meters inside the cave, thus meeting Luweng Grubug.

The sunlight shining on the mouth of the cave, contrasts with the conditions in the pitch-black cave, resulting in an enchanting view. This is where the term light of heaven came from.

However, to get the phenomenon of heaven's light, visitors should come around 10.00 WIB to 12.00 WIB. On a note, the weather is clear.

Location of Jomblang Cave

Jomblang Cave is located in Pacarejo Village, Semanu District, Gunungkidul Regency, DI Yogyakarta. From the center of Yogyakarta City, the distance is about 47 km or 1 hour 30 minutes to two hours.

The condition of the road to the Jomblang Cave area can be passed by two-wheeled and four-wheeled vehicles. However, there is no public transportation to this tourist attraction.

Jomblang Cave ticket prices

The entrance ticket price of Jomblang Cave is free or free of charge. Visitors who bring caving equipment, only need to ask permission from the manager or the Head of Hamlet.

Jomblang Cave ticket prices

Based on information from Visiting Jogja, if you have not brought caving equipment, visitors can rent it to the manager with rental rates between Rp. 450,000 to Rp. 1 million per person.

The rental rate includes a vertical caving package complete with equipment, a guide, and lunch. Visitors who bring vehicles must also pay for parking, which is IDR 3,000 for motorbikes and IDR 5,000 for cars.

This tourist attraction is equipped with public facilities, such as prayer rooms, bathrooms, luggage storage, parking areas, and traditional dining areas.

That's a little information about cave tourism, "Jomblang Cave in Yogyakarta, Indonesia". Hopefully useful and a reference for you.