Coban Parangtejo – Relaxing and Breathtaking Waterfall at the Foot of Buthak Mountain

Oleh Malang Tourism Center (Novi) April 12, 2021

Remains unknown among tourists, coban parangtejo is waiting to accept your visits due to its million beauty. Coban Parangtejo is one of the many waterfalls that spread around Malang. The location is right at the foot of Buthak Mountain, Princi Gading Kulon, Godehan, Kucur, Dau, Malang, East Java.

Remains unknown among tourists, coban parangtejo is waiting to accept your visits due to its million beauty. Coban Parangtejo is one of the many waterfalls that spread around Malang. The location is right at the foot of Buthak Mountain, Princi Gading Kulon, Godehan, Kucur, Dau, Malang, East Java.

Coban Parangtejo origin names consist of two words, “parang” which means cliff, while “tejo” means rainbow. Coban itself means waterfall. It is named Parangtejo since you can find a rainbow between the water drop of the waterfall sometimes.

Parangtejo has a height of about 100 meters, it towering down the water from the top of the cliff. Surrounded by majestic cliffs and lush green trees, you will be amazed by its charm. It takes about 45 minutes from downtown Malang to get there. However, If you drive from Batu city, the trip only takes 30 minutes. The uneven, up and down and rocky roads seemed unavoidable to pass. You only have to spend Rp. 15,000.00 to enter Coban Parangtejo. The price is very affordable when compared to the panorama that will be gotten.

Views of mountains and plantations can be seen along the way to the waterfall. Don’t be astonished if you find lots of motorbikes that carrying garden products passing by, various kinds of plantation crops such as oranges, strawberries, tomatoes, etc. have become the main commodities of the resident.

a way to Parangtejo

From the entrance, you have to walk about one kilometer to reach the waterfall. The distance seemed quite far indeed, yet the cold air and shady trees that accompany you walking to the waterfall make it feel nearby. If you are fond of camping, this place is usually used for camping. There is a large area that is deliberately prepared for a camping ground.

Parangtejo entrance

When the waterfall is visible from a distance, your spirit will rise to hurry up your steps to the waterfall. It’s already pretty from afar, must be prettier from close. Going down under the waterfall, you need to through some rocks that have been arranged as stairs, but it is quite slippery. Take a safe distance if you find the heavy flows. You will be impressed by the clear and cooling flow of the waterfall between the scattered rocks.

the waterfall from afar
Rara, a visitor from Sidoarjo admitted that Coban Parangtejo is fascinating, “The waterfall is amazing, the clear flows of the water create a charming combination with the high cliffs on the right and left side. Yet the road is quite far and not well-maintained so that access to the waterfall is quite difficult. ” She added, “Everything paid off at the surrounding scenery, unfortunately, I arrive late in the afternoon.”

Besides camping ground, there is also an outbound area for children, swings, cool photo spots, etc. Arrow instructions are available to lead you to these places.

However, during the rainy season like today, the flow of the waterfall is extremely heavy, the cliffs are landslides prone, thus you have to be extra careful. Come over here in the morning or afternoon so you’ll have a longer time at the Waterfall. After reading the article above, are you interested in visiting it?