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Goa Luweng Jaran, vertical cave system wells down 60 meters and length 25 kilometers in karst geosite Pacitan

Tinuku Travel ~ Goa Luweng Jaran stretches in the Sewu Mountains ecokarst along the southern coast of Yogyakarta, Pacitan and Tulungagung is a magnificent cave system with a vertical door 60 meters and a length of 25,000 meters, has two vertical pitch with the first track of 25 meters and second track 35 meters.

Luweng Jaran cave has a door in Pacitan world-famous as the City of Thousand Caves. The longest cave in the elite ranks of the world by the World Caves Database, the mouth of the cave in the form of vertical hole so that the cavers must use complete SRT (Single Rope Technique).

The first exploration in 1984 conducted by the Anglo-Australian Speleological Expedition and Acintyacunyata Spleleological Club (ASC) Yogyakarta managed to create a map of the cave length of 11 kilometers. The expedition continued in 1986 and 1992 to add a map into total length of 25 kilometers.

Tinuku Travel Goa Luweng Jaran, vertical cave system wells down 60 meters and length 25 kilometers in karst geosite Pacitan

Travel.Tinuku.com Goa Luweng Jaran, vertical cave system wells down 60 meters and length 25 kilometers in karst geosite Pacitan

Tinuku Travel Goa Luweng Jaran, vertical cave system wells down 60 meters and length 25 kilometers in karst geosite Pacitan

The mouth of the cave type "swallow hole" is the disappearance of the river's surface into the ground and are very dangerous during the rainy season. The first form of narrow hallway wells as deep as 25 meters to the first terrace, then down again as deep as 35 meters.

After the second well next horizontal central corridor and a very large chamber with several hallways. The hallways in Luweng Jaran branch out like maze and potentially misleading to cavers. One hallway enter into the Indian Ocean.

The mouth of Jaran Luweng cave located in the village Jlubang, District Pringkuku, Pacitan, including 13 geosite of Pegunungan Sewu Geopark in Pacitan area. Explore Jaran Luweng use SRT requires special expertise, standard equipment caving, cave maps and install the markers phosphorus as directions when home out.

The hallways are not obvious tip and base, but full of ornaments and decorations cave. Stalactites and stalagmites hung like curtain down the curve of the roof, pillar-shaped large rock and cave pearls. The hallways were filled labyrinth represent mystery and beauty store underground. Droplets of water from stalactites echoed throughout the room.

In some places have a room the size of an airplane hangar, soupy mud puddle, underground rivers, lakes and waterfalls. Exploring the natural world as an endless underground, befriending the dark and mingle with silence makes searchers cave forget the time.

Travel.Tinuku.com Goa Luweng Jaran, vertical cave system wells down 60 meters and length 25 kilometers in karst geosite Pacitan

Tinuku Travel Goa Luweng Jaran, vertical cave system wells down 60 meters and length 25 kilometers in karst geosite Pacitan

Travel.Tinuku.com Goa Luweng Jaran, vertical cave system wells down 60 meters and length 25 kilometers in karst geosite Pacitan

Activity: Caving,hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Restrooms

Routes and public transport: If taking the bus from Yogyakarta to the Giwangan Bus Terminal to the Pacitan, then to the District Pringkuku, then Jlubang village, and to the Goa Luweng Jaran site.

Location: Village Jlubang, District Pringkuku, Pacitan.

Reach access: 40 km from Pacitan city, 105 km from Yogyakarta city.

Advice: WARNING, down Luweng Jaran Cave can only be done by professionals.

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