Timang Beach in Brief.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Son La | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? One 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. The Two had to take the gondola trip to fulfill the penalties for their losses in the previous chapter.
As the info, the gondola is famous for its extremes action. Normally, only travelers who want an adrenaline experience that may try. This man-driven system wooden gondola cross over the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but fun
Timang Beach is located at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta is very wide in coastal line and many new beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Son La – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Cable car and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge part of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra courage to ride this cable car, as it will walk across the oceans with full of fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that occurs the rocks could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very exciting, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can makea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a photos there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A cool spot for selfies.
Interestingly, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but relying by human power. There are four people whose pulling and pushing the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of merging the adrenaline concentration with your aim to take a selfies, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and drivers) are well-trained to help taking photos of your trip, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of ours clients that is still young, brave to challenge their adrenaline. They Both rides into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you brave?
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Son La – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for voyagers who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is resembles to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a short walk. But remember, while you come to the center of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The tariff of this attraction is cheaper than the gondola. It’s around I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to crossing the bridge, holding the camera and upload here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only making a blog about the attraction on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is equipped with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates controlled by the advance. The huge waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this extreme adventure elsewhere. If you plan to showing your trip to your friends at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the sea with a double adrenaline.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Son La – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, mostly the information about Timang Beach is just write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Most people doesn’t remember that this beach also has a shore that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a type of beach with long lines. The rock hills are very steep.
But, Do not get it wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You must walking down the wooden path by paying the entrance of trekking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that connecting main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to reach sloping beach unless using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this ramps beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is around 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can feel like owning this beach as a private beach. Because, it is less people here, although the distance is not really far from the main attraction.
Path from Purwodadi Village to The Beach.
To get to Timang beach, you may ride private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your own car. However, the route to the beach 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 advantage of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing services and Jeep Adventure. The rates of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep adventure rates.
If visitors want to push their personal vehicle through the shore, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a brilliant riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep adventure provided. Because the road is fully off-road, Standard car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Price and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Package : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 long.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 duration.
- Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours duration.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and another seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crabs and so on. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can eat Panjo Fish, a species of fish that is very rare and difficult to find. The fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
Supporting Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep tours.
- Facility : drivers, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Lodging.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Parking Zone : Large.
- Park Rates : Free.
- Operational Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Travel distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : I.D.R 10.000 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 from 2019, May.
Challenge Timang Beach Tours from Son La and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to take you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Car & Fuels.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Just contact us for other customized options. All our driver are understands completely the path to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This trip will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org