About Timang Beach.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Panshi | Have your ever see the reality show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, spotted in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for losing in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Usually, only visitors who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but exciting
Timang Beach is located at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta have a wide coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the best attraction of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth beige sand and the wide spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Panshi – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its characteristic of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to cross to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. The Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very steep around it. It takes full courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk amid the oceans with full of fierce waves. The rates are relatively cheap. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150.000/person for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
In some cases, the big waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are four man whose pull and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without rates.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers that is very young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Do you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Panshi – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists whose scares to ride the cable car. The bridge is making from woven rope that is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, voyagers will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is less expensive than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, holding the camera and uploading here. I think, the other blog authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just writing an articles about the attraction on the web without doing the real thing, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never be able to have this extreme adventure in another place. If you will be exhibiting your trip to your friends at home, what else except your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Panshi – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most writer forget that the beach also has a shore that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a type of shore with long lines. The rock hills are very sharp.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Gondola Lift, you can walk to eastwards. You must stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This trekking path is the way that hubs main entrance with the non-elevated beach. There is no other easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On the weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is less people here, even the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Last Village to Timang Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you can ride private transportation tools like bicycle, motorcycle or your own car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of stone. So that’s the reason the locals of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour rates.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle through the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Normal car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Package : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crab and many more. Seafood stalls in Timang, once there was only in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are lucky, you can eat Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and difficult to find. This fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes very good.
Extra Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- Currency Converter : I.D.R 10K same as U.S.D 0.69 / S.G.D 0.96 / M.Y.R 2.91 / K.R.W 824.01 / T.H.B 22.12 / V.N.D 16221.13 / C.N.Y 4.79. Data at 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Panshi and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can contact us to guide you there safely. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Rope Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just contact us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the routes to go there. We have so many years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This tours will not make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com