Green Canyon or better known as Cukang Taneuh by local people, located in the village of Kertayasa, district Cijulang, Ciamis. Approximately 31 km from the town of Pangandaran. The origin of the name Green Canyon itself is of a French tourist who came in 1993. This is due to the clear waters of the river and the green moss green galore on the side of a cliff that makes him popular with the name Green Canyon.
For local residents, Cukang Taneuh have meaning land bridge. This is because over the Valley and canyons of the Green Canyon, there is a bridge of land used by the local farmers to reach their garden.
Access to the Green Canyon
If you are located outside of West Java then you can use air transport, or land towards the city of Bandung. From Bandung, you take the bus towards Pangandaran. After arriving in Pangandaran Terminal, you can use the mini bus service to terminal Cijulang, then proceed to use taxi or rent a car.
To achieve a Green Canyon himself from Ciseureuh Pier, you have to travel for 30 to 45 minutes using a modern wooden boat is also often referred to as “Ketinting“. Rate per person for ketinting this is a 75,000 rupias with a maximum capacity of five people and operates from 7.30 am until 4 pm.
Ketinting will take you down the river. Along the journey You will be treated later by views of green trees towering along the banks of the river. If you are lucky, you can see some of the wildlife around the river. You can also enjoy the waterfalls that come down from the side of a cliff.
Activities that can be done in the Green Canyon
With the beauty offered by the Green Canyon, you’ll be amazed. So don’t forget to set up the camera during a trip down the river. Take the exquisite objects dear to miss. Do not forget to prepare your camera wrapping anti water due here later on you will be interacting with a lot of water.
During a fairly long trip in ketinting, later you will meet a diverse stream that allows for you to swim. You can swim in the crystal clear river water while watching the fish swim.
You can stroll down the cave with stalactites and stalagmites that shed water. During a trip on a boat, you can also enjoy the roar of the water falling on the cliffs.
If you like adrenaline challenge, you could try plunging into a river of stone elevations of 5 meters or try rock climbing attraction. Whereas, for those of you who love tranquility, explore caves, while fishing is going to be a fun option.
One of the favorite activities of tourists is Body Rafting. The prices offered ranged from 150,000 rupias to 250,000 rupias. Package body rafting not only rafting but you can also enjoy a swim in the Green Canyon water clarity, jumping off a cliff with a height reaching 9 meters, as well as trekking.