About Timang Beach.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Ho Chi Minh | Have your ever seeing the reality TV show named Running Man? One of their [chapter|episode} contains the adventure to Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. The Two must take the gondola trip to complete the penalties for their losses in the previous episode.
As the info, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who needs an adrenaline experience that may try. This manual 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 is very wide in coastal line and many emerging 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 spread of elevated corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Ho Chi Minh – 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. this 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 across the sea with contains huge waves. The rates are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is approximately I.D.R 150k/person for local tourist and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the big waves that hits the island could be hit the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? When touching at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, calming your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone named Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift operations is not run by machine, but relying by human power. There are 4 people whose pulling and push the gondola with rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, People there (including guides and jeep drivers) are trained to help photo services of your adventure, without getting fees.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours clients that is still young, brave to challenge their courage. They Both lifts into Timang island amid the large wave. Are you dare?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Ho Chi Minh – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually a solution for tourists who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is made of woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a ground. So, tourists will think it’s just a safe walk. But remember, when you arriving to the middle of the bridge, seeing the waves crunch, seems spur the heart beat. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this attraction is less expensive than the cable car. It’s around I.D.R 100K/person.
In this video, I make myself trying to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I think, the other article authors are not necessarily brave to do this. If they just making a blog about it on the net without capable doing this, that’s meaningless! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
Don’t worry, this attraction is quite strong. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advance. The huge waves beneath the bridge and the blowing sea breeze will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the sensation of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this extreme tour in another place. If you plan to showing your trip to your colleagues at home, what else unless your courage to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Ho Chi Minh – Walking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the article about Timang Beach is only talking about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people doesn’t remember that the beach also has a beach lips that able to tinkering with sand in the shore. The structure of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very steep.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden path by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30.000. This walking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the sloping beach. There is no such simple way to reach sloping beach except using a rock climbing rope or walking around the hill in a far distance.
When arriving at this sloping beach, you can see Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 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 may use private transportation tools either bicycle, motorcycle or your private 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 people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to make a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Tours. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30K/pax. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their personal motorcycle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good riding skills. Therefore, It’s not recommended. For those who worries the motorcycle of being damages or stuck, You probably better get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is fully off-road, Standard 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 Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination only Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination to Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Trip: 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 The Timang Beach, there is a food culinary that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squids, shrimp, crabs and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a special fish that is very rare and hard to obtain. This fish have a blue spike. It tastes so delicious.
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 am till 04.30 pm.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Child Friendly : Not Recommended for under 5 years.
- 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 at 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Ho Chi Minh and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreigner, you can contact us to guide you there safe and sound. You can pay for just U.S.D 250 for 4 pax with all the benefit :
- Jeep Adventure Trip.
- Gondola Lift.
- Cross the Bridge.
- Seafood Package for 4 pax.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to contact us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have several years experience in guiding a foreigner in Timang Beach Tour. This tours will never make you disappoint. Contact us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : email@example.com