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Friday, March 4, 2016


If U.S.A has the Grand Canyon, then Indonesia has the Green Canyon. Actually Green Canyon named Cukang Taneuh, the name Green Canyon popularized by the French in 1993. Cukang Taneuh is the designation of the Sundanese (one of the ethnic groups in West Java, Indonesia) meaning "land bridge", because over the valley and ravine Grand Canyon there is a bridge of land used by farmers around to get their gardens.

Green Canyon

        Cukang Taneuh or Green Canyon is one of the attractions in West Java which is located in the village Kertayasa, District Cijulang, Ciamis District ± 31 km from Pangandaran. Green Canyon is formed from soil erosion due to the flow of Cijulang River over millions of years through the cave with stalactites and stalagmites charming, and flanked by two hills with rocks and trees presents unique natural phenomena and challenging.

The Hill

        To enjoy the beauty of the Green Canyon, you have to travel for 30 to 45 minutes by using modern wooden boat which is often called the "Ketinting" which can contain a maximum of 5 people. En route to the Green Canyon, you'll be treated to a view of the trees on the banks of the river and the beauty of the waterfall that fell from the side of a cliff. If you are lucky, you will encounter wild animals are around the river.

Wooden Boat (Ketinting)

        Once seen rafting with a narrow groove that is difficult to pass by boat, then you've arrived at the mouth of Green Canyon that has very clear water bluish. Here, you can do a Body Rafting, swimming, trekking, and jump off the cliff with a height of up to 9 meters into the crystal clear water of the Green Canyon. As for you who like quiet, you can use a canoe while fishing. With all the beauty that's owned, Green Canyon is an incredible place to visit.

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