Tilu Leuwi Opat Waterfall in Parongpong Sub-District, West Bandung Regency - Indonesia
In West Java Province of Indonesia, the locals may call waterfalls as “curug”. It is a common term among travelers, as well, in fact. Speaking of waterfalls, there is a famous curug in Porongpong Sub-District called Tilu Leuwi Opat. The location is in Cihanjuang Rahayu Village and it becomes a good place for enjoying the beauty of nature and relaxation. In terms of location, this beautiful attraction resides near to Cimahi Waterfall! Visitors can also enjoy outdoor activities as the locals have built some fun outdoor rides for tourists to use.
One thing that makes Tilu Leuwi Opat different than others is the facility. Unlike others, visitors may find a small wooden bridge to explore the site comfortably. Many beautiful spots are also available for enjoying photography and selfies. The next allure is that the site offers 4 different waterfalls including Tilu, Aseupan, Citulang, and Cilaki. Not to mention 4 different rivers reside there, called Baeud, Kacapi, Bagong, and Gentong. What is more? The site also features two caves called Tokek and Lalay. The names derive from the animals living in each of the caves, actually.
Exploring Tilu Leuwi Opat Waterfall
Some tourists come to Tilu Leuwi Opat Waterfall to swim in the natural pond. Here is the thing. The pond has the depth of approximately 9 meters, so it is not suitable for beginners. Make sure to be careful during swimming, too. As an alternative, the guests can get around the site and enjoy its pristine nuance. The waterfall is surrounded by lush forest, after all. That means the atmosphere feels so cool and refreshing, so it is suitable for short trekking. The fresh air helps them to relieve stresses, in fact.
As for the tip, visitors should wear footwear when exploring the site. It is because the landscape is both rocky and slippery. Aside from that, the land contour is steep so visitors should have a good stamina for trekking. Once enjoy trekking, they must take advantage of outbound facilities provided by the management. These include flying fox, body rafting, wooden bridge, canoe, high rope, and much more. Here is the consideration. The guests should book these facilities beforehand, especially during holidays.
The next consideration is related to a tour guide service. It is recommended to get one when visiting Tilu Leuwi Opat Waterfall. He can help tourists to explore the site efficiently and arrange the schedule with the staff regarding outbound activities. When it comes to foods and drinks, tourists can take advantage of available eateries (but these are not open every day). Thus, make sure to carry some snacks and bottled water to the site, in order to avoid such disappointment.
- Bugbrug Waterfall
- Ciwangun Outbound Site
- Cimahi Rainbow Waterfall
- Ciwangun Indah Camp
How to Get There
From Bandung City, travelers’ first destination is Parongpong Sub-District. Next, they can simply head to Cihanjuang Rahayu Village through Sersan Bajuri Street. The whole trip might take about 1 hours and the distance is 21 km. It can be faster, though, as long as tourists take advantage of better transportation (especially taxi).
Where to Stay
- Cherish Hotel
- Alam Sejuk Agro Hotel
- Stevie G Hotel
- The Green Forest Resort