As a place that is historically significant, culturally sacred, and naturally spellbinding, Madakaripura is simply a must, when you visit East Java.
While the waterfall’s sheer height is by itself already a wonder, the ambience around the area is truly something that needs to be experienced first-hand to be believed.
Decorated with a cave on the wall which was believed to be the exact location where Commander in Chief Gajah Mada performed his last meditation, this staggering waterfall radiates certain mystifying aura.
The path ends in a surreal tube-like valley where the staggering 200 meters gallant waterfall highlights the scene.
Passing the water curtain, this narrow crevice is the natural entrance into Madakaripura Waterfall.
Amongst the lush green moss covering the rocks and the ever sprinkling water, one can truly find intimacy with nature here.
As the rumbling sounds of water grows louder, a spellbinding feature of water curtains cover the path will not only please the eyes but also freshen body and soul.
Here, nature gracefully pours her endless refreshing gifts, making getting wet quite inevitable.
Set amongst beautiful sceneries along the way, visitors must trek about 20 minutes crossing rivers and a rocky path before reaching the site of Madakaripura Waterfall.
Lies hidden not too far from Mount Bromo at the end of a deep valley in the foothills of the Tengger mountain range, this spectacular waterfall is about three hours’ drive from the capital of East Java, Surabaya.