Alas purwo national park,Banyuwangi tour packages – Alas Puwo National park is located in blambangan peninsula in banyuwangi regency east java Indonesia. The park is famous for its wild banteng ( bos javanicus ) an surfing location at grajagan beach or G-land. The park names means first forest or ancient forest, in accordance with a Javanese legend that says the earth first emerged from ocean here. Mammals to be seen inside the park include banteng (the buffalo of Java), asiatic wild dog, leopard cat, muntjac deer and ebony leaf monkey. The park’s western beaches are noted turtle hatching areas with olive ridley, hawksbill, green and leatherback turtles all occurring.
In Javanese legend alas purwo means firs forest where earth first emerged from ocean. Many peoples comes to alas purwo for meditation especially in month suro (Javanese month calendar). Pura giri salokah a hindu temple in the park also attracts many people especially during hindu new year. Continue reading →
national park meru betiri sukamade turtle beach tour
Sukamade turtle beach tour -located in east Banyuwangi 96 km Merubetiri is third national park listed in triangle diamond of Banyuwangi made Merubetiri national park popular for foreign tourist. for access this object is difficult you need 4 x 4 because the road is broken and cross three river. on the way we will passing through coffee, rubber, cacao plantation also traditional java sugar factory this sugar made from coconut water, boiled until solid and then pouring into special place the taste are good try with coconut for more unique taste.
Merubetiri has three beaches there are Rajegwesi, green bay beach, and Sukamade. in Rajegwesi you would see traditional fisherman and buy some grilling fish. green bay beach a quite beach hidden among the hills over here you will feel in the private beach because not so many people visit there so take your best picture here, and relax while stretching your legs.
The last is Sukamade this beach is very special compare others beach above, you could see the turtles lay the eggs more than hundreds in the single night when is over the rangers will take that eggs and secure them at special rooms then buried them there the rangers will give label at each holes, the labels consisted type of turtles, ages, sum of eggs, dates of breeding that’s all did to avoid from predators.